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Activities for Responsive Caregiving: Infants, Toddlers, and Twos

by Jean Barbre Redleaf Press (November 16, 2012)

Optimize children's development in the first three years with more than 80 intentional activities and learning experiences.


Chinese Brain Twisters: Fast, Fun Puzzles That Help Children Develop Quick Minds

by Baifang Wiley (January 01, 1994)

A smart way to teach children to think logically and creatively

One of the most precious gifts you can offer a child is a sharp mind. The 56 puzzles in this delightful collection were passed down through generations...


More Chinese Brain Twisters: 60 Fast, Fun Puzzles That Help Children Develop Quick Minds

by Baifang Wiley (August 24, 2007)

Get your family's brains going with 57 more creative calisthenics for the mind

In China, for centuries it has been acknowledged that early childhood training supports lifelong intellectual growth. For generations,...


YOU: Having a Baby

by Michael F. Roizen & Mehmet Oz Scribner (October 07, 2009)

America's favorite doctors Michael Roizen and Mehmet Oz cover pregnancy from conception to birth.

Few life experiences feature emotional swings as extreme as those of pregnancy—it’s a monumental mix of both...


Backtalk

by Carolyn Crowder & Audrey Ricker Touchstone (January 18, 2011)

"So what? All the other kids get to do it!"

Few behavioral problems challenge and frustrate parents, caregivers, and teachers as does verbal rudeness in children of any age. Reinforced by the wise-cracking kids...


Nurturing Spirituality in Children

by Peggy Joy Jenkins Atria Books/Beyond Words (June 30, 2008)

The greatest gifts that a child can receive are an opened mind, a caring heart, and ignited creativity. This fully expanded, illustrated edition of Nurturing Spirituality in Children includes sixty-two simple...


What Babies Say Before They Can Talk

by Paul Holinger & Kalia Doner Touchstone (September 01, 2009)

In What Babies Say Before They Can Talk, psychiatrist and psychoanalyst Paul C. Holinger, M.D., M.P.H., a explains how infants communicate with us, and we with them, and outlines the nine easily identifiable...


Parent Talk: How to Talk to Your Children in Language That Builds Self-Esteem and Encourages Responsibility

by Chick Moorman Touchstone (February 25, 2003)

The right words for every situation.

Do you find yourself in those maddening situations where you sound like a broken record when talking to your child? Your preschooler won’t decide what she wants to wear,...


Music, Music Therapy and Child Development

by Guylaine Vaillancourt Éditions du Chu Sainte-Justine (November 21, 2013)

This book is intended to make parents, educators and care-givers aware of how music and music therapy can benefit children.


The Gift of Failure

by Jessica Lahey Harper (August 11, 2015)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

In the tradition of Paul Tough’s How Children Succeed and Wendy Mogel’s The Blessing of a Skinned Knee, this groundbreaking manifesto focuses on the critical school years when...


Understanding Teenage Depression

by Dr. Maureen Empfield & Nicholas Bakalar Henry Holt and Co. (July 30, 2013)

Based on the latest scientific findings, a comprehensive guide to the diagnosis and treatment of teenage depression.

Each year thousands of American teenagers are diagnosed with clinical depression. If ignored,...


The Mislabeled Child: How Understanding Your Child's Unique Learning Style Can Open the Door to Success

by Brock Eide & Fernette Eide Hachette Books (August 01, 2006)

An incredibly reassuring approach by two physicians who specialize in helping children overcome their difficulties in learning and succeeding in school

For parents, teachers, and other professionals seeking practical...


Parenting Done Right: An Easy Guide for Raising a Child That You Can Be Proud of

by Judie O. Michael eBookIt.com (September 02, 2013)

Children are a big responsibility but they fail to come with a manual or a guidebook. They teach you how to change their diaper and how to feed them, but then you get sent home and now what? New parents, and...


So This Is Normal Too?

by Deborah Hewitt Redleaf Press (November 08, 2011)

Easy-to-understand child development information on challenging behaviors, specifically written for teachers and families.


Focusing and Calming Games for Children: Mindfulness Strategies and Activities to Help Children to Relax, Concentrate and Take Control

by Deborah Plummer Jessica Kingsley Publishers (June 15, 2012)

A book of games and activities to help children to focus, concentrate, and stay calm. The book includes a comprehensive but accessible theory section, and a host of games and activities suitable for use with...


Scientific Parenting: What Science Reveals About Parental Influence

by Nicole Letourneau & Justin Joschko Dundurn (August 05, 2013)

Scientific Parenting brings readers to the frontier of research in child development, unlocking the fascinating scientific discoveries currently hidden away in academic tomes and scholarly journals. Above all,...


My Child "The Quick Fix?"

by C.S. Harrison CSR Publishing (August 07, 2013)

Children are sponges. They soak up all that the world has to offer—both good and bad. In a world flooded with insta-fun, insta-wrong, and lightning speed access; author C.S. Harrison has taken an unbiased...


Twins and Supertwins: A Handbook for Early Childhood Professionals

by Eve-Marie Arce, EdD Redleaf Press (July 01, 2010)

Highlights issues specifically affecting twins and supertwins in preschool.


The Scientist In The Crib: Minds, Brains, And How Children Learn

by Alison Gopnik, Andrew N. Meltzoff & Patricia K. Kuhl HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

This exciting book by three pioneers in the new field of cognitive science discusses important discoveries about how much babies and young children know and learn, and how much parents naturally teach them.It...


The Open-Hearted Way to Open Adoption: Helping Your Child Grow Up Whole

by Lori Holden & Crystal Hass Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 28, 2013)

The Open-Hearted Way to Open Adoption is a guide for those involved in adoption— domestic, international, and foster, as well as those who come to parenting via assisted reproduction—as it helps readers...


Foundations of Responsive Caregiving: Infants, Toddlers, and Twos

by Jean Barbre Redleaf Press (November 16, 2012)

Learn the foundations of responsive caregiving and create and sustain environments that foster young children's growth and development.


Listening to Fear

by Steven Marans, Ph.D. Henry Holt and Co. (May 21, 2013)

Learn how to read the behavioral language of fear and talk through your child's anxieties

Adults often have trouble understanding and addressing the sources of their children's fears. In Listening to Fear, Dr....


Attachment in Common Sense and Doodles: A Practical Guide

by Miriam Silver Jessica Kingsley Publishers (February 15, 2013)

An informal introduction to attachment and what it means for understanding and helping children who have experienced trauma, neglect or abuse. Doodles featuring throughout the book bring the ideas to life -...


Winning Cooperation from Your Child!: A Comprehensive Method to Stop Defiant and Aggressive Behavior in Children

by Kenneth Wenning Jason Aronson, Inc. (September 01, 1999)

Winning Cooperation from Your Child provides parents and therapists with a comprehensive, home-based behavioral recovery program for oppositional, defiant, and aggressive children. In response to the national...


How Behavioral Optometry Can Unlock Your Child's Potential: Identifying and Overcoming Blocks to Concentration, Self-Esteem and School Success with Vi

by Joel H. Warshowsky Jessica Kingsley Publishers (February 15, 2012)

This comprehensive guide to behavioral optometry and vision therapy will be a welcome resource for adults investigating how to best help children whose lives are negatively impacted by vision problems. It fully...


Connecting with Kids Through Stories: Using Narratives to Facilitate Attachment in Adopted Children Second Edition

by Melissa Nichols, Denise B. Lacher, Joanne C. May & Todd Nichols Jessica Kingsley Publishers (December 15, 2011)

This is an accessible guide to using therapeutic stories to help connect with troubled adopted children. It demonstrates how parents and professionals can create their own stories to help children heal, and...


Expecting: Praying for Your Child's Development-Body and Soul

by Marla Taviano Howard Books (March 05, 2013)

Create a keepsake you and your child will cherish forever.

Just as the heart of your baby begins to beat and as little ears take shape, speak words of prayer asking for a heart that beats for God and for ears...


Babies in the Rain: Promoting Play, Exploration, and Discovery with Infants and Toddlers

by Jeff A. Johnson Redleaf Press (June 01, 2009)

Explains how to help children thrive in the earliest years of their life.


Family Play Therapy

by Charles Schaefer & Lois J. Carey Jason Aronson, Inc. (October 01, 1994)

Family play therapy and play therapy need not be exclusionary. The two approaches actually can enhance and enrich each other. While each therapist ultimately will use his or her own ideas in the critical combining...


For Your Own Good

by Alice Miller, Hildegarde Hannum & Hunter Hannum Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 14, 2002)

For Your Own Good, the contemporary classic exploring the serious if not gravely dangerous consequences parental cruelty can bring to bear on children everywhere, is one of the central works by Alice Miller,...


The Divorced Child

by Joseph Nowinski St. Martin's Press (January 05, 2010)

Divorce is a reality of today's family life, but clinical research has shown that it is possible to mitigate its negative effects on children. Dr. Joseph Nowinski, a family therapist with over 20 years of experience...


Sandplay: Therapy with Children and Families

by Lois J. Carey Jason Aronson, Inc. (April 01, 1999)

Lois Carey explores the application of sandplay therapy as she learned it from Dora Kalff, among others, and shares her professional experience in a chapter on equipping the office with miniatures and also with...


Baby's First Tattoo: A Memory Book for Modern Parents

by Jim Mullen & Barry Blitt Simon & Schuster (September 25, 2012)

MILLIONS OF PEOPLE THINK CHILDREN ARE THE CUTEST,

CUDDLIEST, MOST WONDERFUL, SAINTLY CREATURES

IN THE ENTIRE WORLD.

THESE PEOPLE DO NOT HAVE CHILDREN.

THEY HAVE NICE THINGS. THEY COLLECT FRAGILE POTTERY. THEY HAVE...


Family Therapy in Clinical Practice

by Murray Bowen Jason Aronson, Inc. (December 01, 1993)

When Bowen was a student and practitioner of classical psychoanalysis at the Menninger Clinic, he became engrossed in understanding the process of schizophrenia and its relationship to mother-child symbiosis....


Children's Dreams: Understanding the Most Memorable Dreams and Nightmares of Childhood

by Kelly Bulkeley & Patricia M. Bulkley Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 23, 2012)

Children’s Dreams teaches readers how to understand and appreciate memorable “big dreams” of childhood. The book introduces readers to the basic psychology and neuroscience of dreaming, then discusses...


31 Things to Raise a Child's Self-Esteem

by Edie Hand & Judy Kuriansky Turner (October 25, 2010)

Adolescence is a time of change and growing pains, making it especially challenging for a child's self-esteem. Expert psychologist Judy Kuriansky and author Edie Hand explore these challenges in31 Things to...


Parent Guide: ADD/ADHD Breakthrough - How to increase concentration, focused attention, build self-esteem and achieve success at school and in life

by Enza Lyons Dynamic Learning & Health Centre (June 07, 2012)

ADD / ADHD Breakthrough is about transforming children struggling with learning challenges to succeed at school and in life. Clearly you can see these children are intelligent, just stuck. Enza Lyons shares...


My Child's Development

by Francine Ferland Éditions du Chu Sainte-Justine (May 07, 2009)

Should I worry if my child's development does not correspond to the ages given in books ? When will I know if my child is right or left-handed ? Why do 5-to-6 month old babies put their feet in their mouth ?...


Over The Hill To Piccadillyville

by Janet York eBookIt.com (February 21, 2013)

Can they teach a big bully bear to Care?

Stand up to him.....will they DARE?

Join two doggie pals as they emBark on an enchanted journey full of fancy, friendship, and fun.


YOU: Raising Your Child

by Michael F. Roizen & Mehmet Oz Scribner (September 13, 2010)

Picking up where YOU: Having a Baby left off, the New York Times #1 bestselling authors of the YOU health series present the ultimate parent’s guide to raising a happy, healthy child.

Dr. Mehmet Oz—host of...


Beyond the Sling

by Mayim Bialik & Jay Gordon Gallery Books (March 06, 2012)

A real-world guide to Attachment Parenting from the Big Bang Theory actress, neuroscientist, and mother Mayim Bialik—a book hailed by Dr. William Sears as “delightful” and by Ricki Lake as “a fantastic...


Teddy & His Magical Paw: A New Home for the Honeypies

by Anna Ph.D Parille eBookIt.com (February 21, 2013)

It's time to move, and the Honeypie family is preparing for the changes that this brings. This book is focused on the experiences children face when they are moving. Children can develop a high level of anxiety...


Wild

by Ralph OSB Wright & Kevin Nickolai Monograph Publishing (February 21, 2013)

Is WILD... a children's book? Well, yes, of course, but no...not exactly. Much of the humor will be way beyond the kids. Is it a humor book for adults? Well...maybe in an Aliceinwonderland or Doctorseussian...


Grand Theft Childhood

by Lawrence Kutner & Cheryl Olson Simon & Schuster (April 15, 2008)

Listening to pundits and politicians, you'd think that the relationship between violent video games and aggressive behavior in children is clear. Children who play violent video games are more likely to be socially...


First-Year Baby Care

by Paula Kelly Meadowbrook (September 06, 2016)

Babies Didn’t Come with Instructions…Until Now!

Keep this easy-to-use book handy, so you can get the latest medical advice whenever you need help!

It provides up-to-date medical information to guide you...


Raising An Emotionally Intelligent Child

by John Gottman, Joan Declaire & Daniel Goleman Simon & Schuster (September 20, 2011)

Intelligence That Comes from the Heart

Every parent knows the importance of equipping children with the intellectual skills they need to succeed in school and life. But children also need to master their emotions....


The Diaper-Free Baby

by Christine Gross-Loh William Morrow Paperbacks (October 13, 2009)

Imagine infants free from painful diaper rash, new parenthood without thousands of dollars wasted in diapering costs, toilet training that is natural and noncoercive, and, most important, happier babies and...


Saving Childhood: How to Protect Your Children from the Na

by Michael Medved & Diane Medved HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Saving Childhood offers parents and grandparents practical strategies to cope with a society that seems perversely determined to frighten and corrupt its young. Cultural critic and popular radio host Michael...


Raising Your Spirited Child Rev Ed

by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka William Morrow Paperbacks (February 24, 2009)

Newly revised, featuring the most up-to-date research, effective strategies, and real-life stories

The spirited child—often called "difficult" or "strong-willed"—possesses traits we value in adults yet find...


Guided Imagery for Healing Children

by ELLEN CURRAN Atria Books/Beyond Words (June 21, 2011)

Their own naturally rich imaginations are one of the best resources for healing children or helping them through difficult times. Guided Imagery for Healing Children and Teens shows parents, caregivers, and...