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Social/Emotional Development: Perfectionism
||Moving Past Perfect: How Perfectionism May Be Holding Back Your Kids (and You!) and What You Can Do About It (formerly titled Freeing Our Families from Perfectionism)
||1575423871 & 978-1575423876
||Free Spirit Publishing
||In this book, author Tom Greenspon explains perfectionism, where it comes from (including influences outside the family), and what to do about it. He describes a healing process for transforming perfectionism into healthy living practices and self-acceptance. If you think your child may be a perfectionist--if you've ever wondered if you're a perfectionist--this book is for you. Click here to read a review of this book.
||Contributed by: DITD Team Member on 8/24/2005
This book takes an intimate look at the source of perfectionism, explores its destructive effects, and gives great pointers in overcoming it. We often recommend it!
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