8 Great Smarts by Kathy Koch, PhD

8 Great Smarts
  • Author : Kathy Koch, PhD
  • Publisher : Moody Publishers
  • Release Date : 2016-02-18
  • Categories : Family & Relationships
  • ISBN : 9780802493576

Your child is smart, but does he or she believe it? "Smart" is a power word. Children who believe they’re smart excel more in school and approach life with greater confidence. But children who don’t can struggle to apply themselves. Do you wish your child could see how smart he or she is? Find hope in 8 Great Smarts. You’ll be empowered and equipped with new language and creative ideas for how to: Accept and affirm your child’s unique smarts Motivate your child to learn and study with all 8 smarts Reawaken any "paralyzed" smarts Redirect misbehavior in new, constructive ways Guide your child spiritually, relationally, and to a good career fit Dr. Kathy Koch loves seeing children flourish and helping parents make it happen—and it’s never too late to start. Now is the time to help your child be all that God designed him or her to be. BONUS: Every book includes a FREE access code for the official 8 Great Smarts Quiz located at: www.8greatsmarts.com.

Splitting Heirs by Ron Blue

Splitting Heirs
  • Author : Ron Blue
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2016-03-01
  • Categories :
  • ISBN : 0802413595

Help your children be smart with their smarts. At one time or another, most kids will ask (or secretly wonder), "Am I smart?" But a better question is, "In what way am I smart?" Dr. Kathy Koch's down-to-earth and practical guide to the theory of multiple intelligences helps parents and teachers discern and develop their children's unique wiring. 8 Great Smarts will help you: Identify how your child can best learn and study Explore your child's characteristic spiritual struggles and his or her ways of connecting to God Learn how you can awaken and nurture your child's weaker intelligences Uncover how your behavior can paralyze your child's smarts, and how to change Recognize how your child's misbehavior may be connected to his or her strengths Discover creative teaching methods and potential careers that are ideal for each intelligence Every child is some combination of the following smarts: word, logic, picture, music, body, nature, people, and self. The sooner you and your child discover his or her best smarts, the sooner you can nurture their potential and help them to flourish and use their gifts for God and others. Revised and updated version of How Am I Smart?

How Am I Smart by Dr. Kathy Koch

How Am I Smart
  • Author : Dr. Kathy Koch
  • Publisher : Moody Publishers
  • Release Date : 2007-02-01
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 1575674289

Has your daughter come to you in tears, asking, “Am I smart?" Or has your son wanted to know, “How smart am I?" Dr. Kathy wants children to ask an even more important question, “How am I smart?" When parents determine ways children can be smart, they'll better understand their own children's educational needs and how they learn best. This must-read reveals roots of behavior struggles and relationship conflicts, and their possible solutions. Would you believe that knowing your children's intelligence strengths can also help you raise them to know, believe in, love, and serve God? With great detail and positive insight, Dr. Kathy unfolds the eight different ways intelligence manifests itself through the "multiple intelligences." This practical guide gives you valuable ideas and pays rich dividends for you and your children.

Start with the Heart by Kathy Koch, PhD

Start With The Heart
  • Author : Kathy Koch, PhD
  • Publisher : Moody Publishers
  • Release Date : 2019-03-05
  • Categories : Family & Relationships
  • ISBN : 9780802497574

Parenting strategies you can be proud of You know the feeling. You got frustrated, desperate, or overwhelmed and you reacted before you could think it through. Whether it’s a one-time thing or it becomes a habit, we all parent in ways we don’t like. But it doesn’t have to continue. Whether it’s bribery, yelling, counting to three, or threats of punishment you didn’t mean to make, reacting never feels good. But if you can learn to act with intentionality, you’ll feel better about your choices and be grateful for the results. Dr. Kathy Koch (pronounced “cook”), author of Screens and Teens and 8 Great Smarts, will teach you proven strategies for training your child’s heart and parenting in a way that honors God. She’ll help you move your child from, “I can’t, I won’t," to “I can, I will, and I did.” We can do better than “Because I said so.” or “No screen time for 3 days.” We can do better than mere behavior modification. We can change our children’s hearts and teach them to do what is good, godly, and right even when we’re not around. Once you’ve learned to put these motivation strategies in place there’s no more need to nag, you’ll be astounded at what your kids will do without being asked. Dr. Kathy doesn’t offer a quick-fix. Starting with the heart is all about changing what children believe in order to change their behavior. And learning to use this kind of motivation takes effort, consistency, and strategy, but it works. And it’s never too late! If you’re willing to commit to a little hard work up front, you’ll enjoy your kids, your life, and yourself much more when you learn to start with the heart.

Five to Thrive by Kathy Koch, PhD

Five To Thrive
  • Author : Kathy Koch, PhD
  • Publisher : Moody Publishers
  • Release Date : 2020-02-04
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 9780802498526

Answering 5 Questions Can Change Your Life. Who can I trust? Who am I? Who wants me? Why am I alive? What do I do well? Every human has five core needs, and if you're going to thrive, these needs must be met in healthy ways—primarily through God. Learn what they are and how you can develop beliefs and skills so they're met and you become whole, content, and at peace. Start thriving as you use the ideas in this revised and updated edition of Finding Authentic Hope and Wholeness. With humor and vulnerability Dr. Kathy Koch gives you the tools to develop an authentic sense of self and a positive outlook on the future.Take the time to ask yourself these five questions, and discover the answers as you journey with Dr. Kathy toward hope and wholeness. You'll be glad you did—for the rest of your life.

No More Perfect Kids by Jill Savage

No More Perfect Kids
  • Author : Jill Savage
  • Publisher : Moody Publishers
  • Release Date : 2014-03-01
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 9780802490070

Love your kids for who they are. Mom and dad, your kids are created in God's image, not your own. Jill Savage and Kathy Koch will guide you in truly appreciating your kids. They will teach you how to study and become an expert on your children, because you cannot fully embrace them until you truly know them. In No More Perfect Kids, Jill Savage and Kathy Koch equip us with the tools and perspective to: Identify and remove the Perfection Infection from our parenting Release our children from unrealistic expectations Answer the questions our kids are silently asking in a way that gives them the courage and freedom to be themselves Meet the needs of our children, including those with special needs Written in a passionate, candid, and personal tone, the authors will instill within you hope and contentment. You'll be inspired to apply the practical, realistic, and relevant ideas and tactics Jill and Kathy share.

Screens and Teens by Kathy Koch

Screens And Teens
  • Author : Kathy Koch
  • Publisher : Moody Publishers
  • Release Date : 2015-02-18
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 9780802492944

If you feel like you’re losing your teen to technology, you’re not alone. Screen time is rapidly replacing family time, and for teens especially, it is hardwiring the way they connect with their world. In Screens and Teens, Dr. Kathy helps you make sense of all this and empowers you to respond. She: Exposes the lies that technology can teach your teen Guides you in countering those lies with biblical truths and helpful practices Shares success stories of families who have cut back on technology and prioritized each other Kathy’s research, experience, and relatability all come together for an inspiring book, sure to help you be closer with your kids. "Dr. Kathy continues to inform and inspire me with Screens and Teens. I feel better equipped to parent my kids in our constantly changing world because of her wisdom. Dr. Kathy’s expertise makes her my "go-to" person when I have questions about technology and the way it affects our family. Whether you have kids or not, this book will make you more aware of the tech-driven world we live in and encourage you to make bold, smart choices." -Kirk Cameron, Actor/Producer Grab a pen and get ready to underline, circle, and write "That’s so us!" in the margins. Be equipped to keep your family connected. BONUS: Every book includes an access code to stream or download a powerful 9-session video series (valued at $20) for FREE! In these videos, Dr. Kathy presents eye-opening insights to help you connect with your teen in a whole new way. Designed to be watched prior to reading each chapter, they will help you to engage the book on a deeper level.

Heart Smarts Guts and Luck by Anthony K. Tjan

Heart  Smarts  Guts  And Luck
  • Author : Anthony K. Tjan
  • Publisher : Harvard Business Press
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Categories : Business & Economics
  • ISBN : 9781422161944

Examines the traits that define most people who achieve success, heart, smarts, guts, and luck, and helps readers to determine which traits they possess.

7 Traits of Effective Parenting by Danny Huerta

7 Traits Of Effective Parenting
  • Author : Danny Huerta
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2020-08-18
  • Categories : Family & Relationships
  • ISBN : 9781589979789

In today's complex world, parenting is a tough job. Beyond the difficulties of the changing world we live in, there are also the daily frictions of imperfect people sharing a home together. However, Daniel P. Huerta, Focus on the Family's Vice President of Parenting, offers hope and help for you to become an effective parent. Based on exhaustive research, Huerta presents a collection of seven powerful character traits designed to help parents grow and thrive as they take on the task of raising children. Parents will be encouraged to navigate family life with grace and love so their children ultimately see God's transformative power, love, and influence.

Discipline Without Distress by Judy Arnall

Discipline Without Distress
  • Author : Judy Arnall
  • Publisher : Professional Parenting
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Categories : Family & Relationships
  • ISBN : 0978050908

Discipline that you and your child will feel good about! Spanking and time-outs do NOT work. At last, a positive discipline book that is full of practical tips, strategies, skills, and ideas for parents of babies through teenagers, and tells you EXACTLY what to do "in the moment" for every type of behaviour, from whining to web surfing. Includes 50 pages of handy charts of the most common behaviour problems and the tools to handle them respectfully! Parents and children today face very different challenges from the previous generation. Today's children play not only in the sandbox down the street, but also in the world wide web, which is too big and complex for parents to control and supervise. As young as aged four, your child can contact the world and the world can contact them. A strong bond between you and your child is critical in order for your child to regard you as their trusted advisor. Traditional discipline methods no longer work with today's children and they destroy your ability to influence your increasingly vulnerable children who need you as their lifeline! You need new discipline tools!

Sensory Smarts by Kathleen Ann Chara

Sensory Smarts
  • Author : Kathleen Ann Chara
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Categories : Family & Relationships
  • ISBN : 184310783X

Many children, especially those with autism-related problems, struggle with sensory integration - problems in the detection and/or processing of environmental or bodily events. Christian is a 12-year-old who has suffered from both aspects of sensory integration problems since birth. Following his experiences as a young child, Chara and Chara relate Christian's painful reactions to touch and extreme sensitivity to temperature, noise, taste and texture. Through detection, diagnosis, therapy and treatment, this book looks at the battles, frustrations and triumphs familiar to those with (or caring for those with) sensory integration problems. Sensory Smarts offers real solutions, such as a sensory sensitivity scale, a behavioral rating chart, and a list of helpful organizations, as well as genuine hope of overcoming sensory integration problems. With much of it written from the perspective of a child, this richly illustrated book encourages children to work with adults in overcoming their sensory difficulties. Based on mainstream psychological theories, this book will be indispensable to those grappling with, or trying to raise awareness of, sensory problems in childhood.

Smart Parenting for Smart Kids by Eileen Kennedy-Moore

Smart Parenting For Smart Kids
  • Author : Eileen Kennedy-Moore
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-01-20
  • Categories : Family & Relationships
  • ISBN : 9780470940006

WINNER! Mom's Choice Gold Award for parenting books -- Mom's Choice Awards: The best in family-friendly media "My kid is smart, but..." It takes more than school smarts to create a fulfilling life. In fact, many bright children face special challenges: Some are driven by perfectionism; Some are afraid of effort, because they're used to instant success; Some routinely butt heads with authority figures; Some struggle to get along with their peers; Some are outwardly successful but just don't feel good about themselves. This practical and compassionate book explains the reasons behind these struggles and offers parents do-able strategies to help children cope with feelings, embrace learning, and build satisfying relationships. Drawing from research as well as the authors’ clinical experience, it focuses on the essential skills children need to make the most of their abilities and become capable, confident, and caring people.

Finding Authentic Hope and Wholeness by Dr. Kathy Koch

Finding Authentic Hope And Wholeness
  • Author : Dr. Kathy Koch
  • Publisher : Moody Publishers
  • Release Date : 2005-01-01
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 9781575678207

Your mother always said that you would never amount to much. Or perhaps a teacher asked you to help her because you were just so good at (fill in the blank). Those early messages about our intelligence and worth affect our lives forever ... or do they? How do we find authentic hope and wholeness based on truth, reality, and God's view? Dr. Kathy Koch draws on decades of seminars and workshops geared to the educational community. She knows the right questions to ask. She also knows that intelligence and worth take different forms in each of us. Readers of all ages and stages will benefit from the life-changing wisdom contained in Finding Authentic Hope and Wholeness.

Raising Up Dreamers by Shelia Erwin

Raising Up Dreamers
  • Author : Shelia Erwin
  • Publisher : Focus on the Family
  • Release Date : 2020-07-07
  • Categories : Family & Relationships
  • ISBN : 9781684282685

How do you raise Christian kids who have dreams that seem beyond their reach? Parenting is an important task, but the pressure doesn't need to be on us. As parents, we simply need to follow the leading of the Lord with the understanding that our children's natural abilities are actually the Lord working out their destiny. When we give Christ unlimited control of our parenting, we learn that Jesus is a better parent to our children than we can ever hope to be. As Sheila Erwin shares personal stories of raising two successful filmmakers and delves into biblical principles, you will be encouraged to cultivate your children’s gifts and help them reach their dreams—no matter how impossible they seem. By parenting from a position of trust and rest in God, you can guide your children to chase their God-given dreams and channel their talents to glorify God instead of being gripped by the world.

Screen Smart Parenting by Jodi Gold

Screen Smart Parenting
  • Author : Jodi Gold
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Release Date : 2014-10-17
  • Categories : Psychology
  • ISBN : 9781462518791

As a practicing child psychiatrist and mother of three, Jodi Gold has a unique understanding of both the mind-boggling benefits and the serious downsides of technology. Dr. Gold weaves together scientific knowledge and everyday practical advice to help you foster your child's healthy relationship to technology, from birth to the teen years. You'll learn: *How much screen time is too much at different ages. *What your kids and teens are actually doing in all those hours online. *How technology affects social, emotional, and cognitive development. *Which apps and games build smarts and let creativity shine. *How your own media habits influence your children. *What you need to know about privacy concerns, cyberbullying, and other dangers. *Ways to set limits that the whole family can live with. Winner (Second Place)—American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award, Child Health Category

Bringing Elizabeth Home by Ed Smart

Bringing Elizabeth Home
  • Author : Ed Smart
  • Publisher : Image
  • Release Date : 2003-10-28
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 9780385512718

At 3:58 in the morning of June 5, 2002, Ed and Lois Smart awoke to the sound of their nine-year-old daughter Mary Katherine’s frightened voice. “She’s gone. Elizabeth is gone.” At first they thought she was having a bad dream about her older sister, but Mary Katherine’s seeming bad dream would quickly become their worst nightmare. Their daughter Elizabeth was gone. They were not sure why the media picked up on Elizabeth’s story, but after their daughter was kidnapped she became the whole world’s daughter. After nine months of a strange, hard, sometimes rewarding, but mostly painful journey, Elizabeth was miraculously returned to them. Just as millions throughout the world had grieved for her loss, now they celebrated her safe return. In Bringing Elizabeth Home, Ed and Lois share the pain of every parent’s worst fear: “What would I do if my child was taken from me?” They also share a story of great hope, strong faith, and trust in God. The Smart family had always been devoted to their Mormon faith, but through their terribly painful experience they gained a tremendous inner strength, which became the key to their survival. They write, “Having our daughter back home, in our arms, is nothing short of a miracle. It is the ultimate proof that God answers prayers. Granted, sometimes the answer is not the one we pray for, but still it remains an answer. We feel truly blessed that He answered our prayers the way we had hoped for, although we realize, regretfully, that this is not always the outcome in kidnapping cases. We have met so many families with missing children and we’ve seen how deep their pain goes . . . But what we hope to convey through our journey of faith and hope is that with a strong belief in God, all things are possible. Miracles do happen.” In the end, the Smarts’ story brings one point poignantly home--nothing is more important in this world than family. Not money. Not work. No

Play to Their Strengths by Brandon Miller

Play To Their Strengths
  • Author : Brandon Miller
  • Publisher : Harvest House Publishers
  • Release Date : 2019-06-04
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 9780736976176

Bring Out the Best in Your Children How can a good parent like you become an even greater parent? By shifting the focus to what’s right with your kids instead of what is wrong with them. Discover how you can replace your frustration with joy by taking the pressure of performance and comparison off your children’s shoulders. Based in the belief that every child has God-given greatness within them, Play to Their Strengths shows you how to move with the natural momentum of your kids’ talents and make the shift to a collaborative, strengths-based, and motivational approach to parenting. You’ll see the powerful results of this shift in your children’s shining eyes—and your own. The unique Playbook in the back of the book equips you to put into practice the ideas in each chapter. Answer questions and engage in activities with your spouse and kids to uncover talent and discover greatness. The Playbook makes great advice personal as you apply it to the specific family dynamics in your home. Now is the perfect time to experience a fresh fascination with your children and uncover the hidden gem inside each of them.

Work Smarts by Betty Liu

Work Smarts
  • Author : Betty Liu
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2013-11-27
  • Categories : Business & Economics
  • ISBN : 9781118744932

Award-winning Bloomberg television host Betty Liu compilesthe wisdom of the world's best CEOs into a fun, insightful, andpractical guide for success. Betty Liu is famous the world over for asking the toughquestions of today’s most successful people—and for heruncanny ability to get straight answers where others have failed.As an award-winning financial journalist and Bloomberg Televisionanchor, Betty has sat down with billionaires, CEOs, politicians,and celebrities to get their views from the top. Now, in Work Smarts, Betty helps you get to thetop by distilling the wisdom of some of the most prominent CEOs inthe country. Warren Buffett, Jamie Dimon, Elon Musk, Sam Zell, JohnChambers, Anne Mulcahy, and many more spill the beans on what itreally takes to be successful, giving practical, “fromthe street” advice on how to get ahead in your career. Packed with candid, often humorous, revelations from leaders inthe world of finance, technology, retail, telecom, entertainment,and more, Work Smarts delivers priceless guidance on: How to really network The importance of being likable What your boss is thinking when you ask for a raise Winning every negotiation Bouncing back from a firing or layoff Thinking like a true entrepreneur The secret skill every successful person needs Overcoming fear Being a standout job candidate Knowing what’s holding you back Knowing what can propel you forward Why sometimes being good at your job just isn’tenough Combining the trademark, hands-on approach of one oftoday’s most respected financial journalists with the wisdomof the world’s most successful business leaders, WorkSmarts is a gold mine of real-world insight and advice on howto get ahead in business and forge a career that maximizes all yourbest talents and skills.

Smart Trust by Stephen M. R. Covey

Smart Trust
  • Author : Stephen M. R. Covey
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2012-01-19
  • Categories : Business & Economics
  • ISBN : 9780857207944

Trust continues to be the most pivotal element needed in successful relationships-from personal to political to business. Smart Trustshows how to develop optimal trust relationships, revealing how this approach been successfully used already for both organizations and on a personal level, and offering targeted advice on how to make trust relationships work in your business and your life.

You re Smarter Than You Think by Thomas Armstrong

You Re Smarter Than You Think
  • Author : Thomas Armstrong
  • Publisher : Turtleback Books
  • Release Date : 2002-12-15
  • Categories : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • ISBN : 0613673522

For use in schools and libraries only. Describes eight different forms of intelligence, from verbal ability to a concern for nature, and suggests ways to benefit from the strong intelligences, and to develop the weaker ones.

Smart Choices by John S. Hammond

Smart Choices
  • Author : John S. Hammond
  • Publisher : Harvard Business Review Press
  • Release Date : 2015-07-21
  • Categories : Business & Economics
  • ISBN : 9781633691056

Become confident in your choices. Where should I live? Is it time to get a new job? Which job candidate should I hire? What business strategy should I pursue? We spend the majority of our lives making decisions, both big and small. Yet, even though our success is largely determined by the choices that we make, very few of us are equipped with useful decision-making skills. Because of this, we often approach our choices tentatively, or even fearfully, and avoid giving them the time and thought required to put our best foot forward. In Smart Choices, John Hammond, Ralph Keeney, and Howard Raiffa—experts with over 100 years of experience resolving complex decision problems—offer a proven, straightforward, and flexible roadmap for making better and more impactful decisions, and offer the tools to achieve your goals in every aspect of your life. Their step-by-step, divide-and conquer approach will teach you how to: • Evaluate your plans • Break your potential decision into its key elements • Identify the key drivers that are most relevant to your goals • Apply systematic thinking • Use the right information to make the smartest choice Smart Choices doesn’t tell you what to decide; it tells you how. As you routinely use the process, you’ll become more confident in your ability to make decisions at work and at home. And, more importantly, by applying its time-tested methods, you’ll make better decisions going forward. Be proactive. Don’t wait until a decision is forced on you—or made for you. Seek out decisions that advance your long-term goals, values, and beliefs. Take charge of your life by making Smart Choices a lifetime habit.