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A Parents' Guide to Selecting Toys for Infants and Toddlers
By Waln Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology
There is no such thing as a “foolproof” pick. However, by following a few basic guidelines, parents can see to it that their hard-earned money is wisely invested, rather than wasted, and with some reliable knowledge about what infants and toddlers are like at different stages of development, they can ensure that their baby will have an ample supply of appropriate and enjoyable playthings.
A Parents' Guide to the World of the Newborn
By Waln Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,240. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology
Unlike automobiles, newborn babies do not come with owner’s manuals. Parents certainly would feel better if they could be reasonably confident that they were avoiding major mistakes and handling matters in the most beneficial manner. Therefore, some sensible guidance regarding the world of the newborn is in order to ensure that their baby's debut is a success.
A Parents' Guide to Ensuring a Successful Day Care Experience for an Infant or Toddler
By Waln Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology
As they go about the business of selecting an ideal facility, mothers and fathers should definitely look for certain standards of quality. However, in order to ensure the best circumstances possible, they also must reconsider and reinforce their own commitment to be full partners in their child’s day care experience.
A Parents' Guide to Making Sense of Developmental Milestones During Infancy and Toddlerhood
By Waln Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology
For most parents, the “as expected” appearance of major developmental milestones during infancy and toddlerhood is a relief. For other parents, the “off-schedule” emergence of these achievements produces anxiety. However, while a child “missing the mark” may be cause for concern, in many cases the real problem is simply misunderstanding of what developmental milestones represent.
A Parents' Guide to Encouraging Imagination and Creativity During Early Childhood
By Waln Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology
There is no known method of bestowing or teaching imagination and creativity. However, research has demonstrated that these qualities certainly can be encouraged and enhanced during early childhood. Furthermore, psychologists and educators have discovered how important it is to do so. Without adequate and appropriate nurturing, they actually may be severely diminished or destroyed.
A Parents' Guide to Enhancing Early Language Development
By Waln Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology
Perhaps no other event of the early years has received as much attention and acclaim as the onset of speech. Researchers have discovered that what children require in this regard is remarkably easy to provide. By maintaining adequate awareness and following a few basic strategies, most parents can see to it that their children will emerge from the early years with first-rate language skills.
A Parents' Guide to Promoting Social Skill Development During Infancy and Toddlerhood
By Waln Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology
Fortunately, helping a child along the path toward life-long interpersonal proficiency is not difficult. Although “fundamental” in nature, social skill development during the early years is not particularly complicated, and with a little awareness and information, parents can easily pursue policies and practices that will ensure optimal progress in this area.
A Parents' Guide to Toilet Training
By Waln Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology
Perhaps no other subject in early childhood is surrounded by as many concerns as the topic of toilet training. Certainly, during the period when toilet training is contemplated and carried out, nothing else seems to have a higher priority or greater importance. Nevertheless, the entire process can be surprisingly smooth and simple as long as readiness is respected and relaxation is the rule.
A Parents' Guide to Nurturing the Roots of Emotional Security and Self-Esteem
By Waln Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology
The major portions of a child’s personality begin to develop before birth. They progress through a series of stages, with each new step resting upon the former one. If the lower stages are built wide and firm, they will provide a solid base for whatever comes along later. If, conversely, the lower stages are shaky, the entire structure will become increasingly unstable as time goes by.
A Parents' Guide to Avoiding the Superbaby Syndrome
By Waln Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology
There is no evidence to suggest that programs designed to produce precocious infants and toddlers provide any lasting educational advantage. In fact, while serious, systematic scientific instruction of this sort may produce immediately remarkable results, the evidence is overwhelming that it can be rather counterproductive in the long run.
A Parents' Guide to the Mind of the Infant and Toddler
By Waln Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology
A newborn has practically no capacity for intelligent behavior, nor can he be expected to begin using his mind on a regular basis until many months later. Furthermore, a child does not turn into a rational creature overnight. Thinking ability emerges gradually, with the child’s behavior thus reflecting an intriguing blend of new advances and remaining limitations at each step along the way.
A Parents' Guide to Dealing With a Child's Anger During Infancy, Toddlerhood and the Pre-School Years
By Waln Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology
Unfortunately, mothers and fathers often have no clue as to where their child’s anger is coming from, and no idea what to do about it. As a result, they routinely react in a harsh and excessive manner that makes matters worse. However, with information and advice, most parents can more accurately assess such situations and then pursue sensible practices that will improve the outcomes for all.
A Parents' Guide to Raising an Only-Child
By Waln Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology
While raising an only-child is no longer such an unusual experience, it does remain a relatively stressful one. Having just one child still is not generally considered the norm, nor is it particularly looked upon with favor by society, and most mothers and fathers who make the decision to limit their family size sooner or later start wondering whether it was the right thing to do.
A Parents' Guide to Raising Twins
By Waln Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Twins, Triplets & More
There are no simple, universal rules for coping with multiples. However, experts on child development and experienced parents do propose some general guidelines and specific suggestions. These, along with fundamental childrearing tenets, can help mothers and fathers formulate strategies that will make raising multiples more pleasant and less stressful for everyone involved.
A Parents' Guide to Making a Home Safe and Suitable for an Infant or Toddler
By Waln Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology
Jaded to the contents of the typical household, adults tend to forget how fascinating and stimulating just about anything can be when it is seen, heard, smelled, tasted, pushed, pulled and dropped for the first time. The potential for gaining information from these experiences makes the period between six months and two years of age both educational and dangerous.
A Parents' Guide to "The Terrible Twos"
By Waln Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology
Contrary to popular beliefs, “the terrible twos” are NOT natural, inevitable or temporary. Such unpleasant personality traits in a two-year-old are largely the result of faulty and preventable childrearing practices; and once these traits are firmly established, they are extremely difficult to eliminate.
Journal Writing Can Inspire Your Kids to Write Better and to Love It
By Mary Versteeg
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,660. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010 by Jennifer Stewart. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Writing skills
How to encourage your children to use journals to improve their writing skills and to learn to love to write. Your children can develop both writing skills and a love of writing. Even if they're too young to write, they can tell you what to write, and as they grow, they'll benefit from journal writing in both tangible and intangible ways.
Mom, I’m Bored: Fun Activities for Elementary and Pre-Teen Children
By Christina Intranuovo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2010 by Jennifer Stewart. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
What can you do to keep your kids occupied and entertained without sitting them in front of the television? Keeping your kids active keeps them happy and healthy! Discover how easy it is to keep your school-aged children happily occupied with crafts and games. Try some (or all) of the suggestions that follow and your children will never be bored again!
10 Most Annoying Things People Say to NICU Parents
By Carma Chan
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
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On May 4th, 1992, Carma finally got to take her baby home after 73 days on an emotional roller coaster in a place that felt like science fiction. Surrounded by a sea of babies, most of them weighing under 2 pounds (1 kilogram), kept alive through surgeries, daily being needled, tubed, taped and treated in ways no parent wants their baby to experience.
Parents' Handbook: NLP and Common Sense Guide for Family Well-Being
By Roger Ellerton
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,310. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)
Parenting is not an idea, concept or belief. It's a process and therefore is neither static nor fixed in time that results in something special being created. The Parents' Handbook provides you with tools, techniques, insights and approaches to improve the way you communicate, to be available emotionally and physically and to successfully fulfill the different roles expected of you as a parent.