What does a typical three-year-old think about and feel? What can you anticipate from your five-year-old about to begin school? What does it mean that your eight-year-old seems to lie regularly?
Your Child takes you step-by-step through the developmental milestones of childhood, discussing specific questions and concerns and examining more troublesome problems. From choosing your baby's doctor to dealing with steep problems, from helping a child develop selfesteem to discerning when certain behaviors call for professional help -- and how to find it -- this book offers comprehensive and accessible information for parents on the emotional, behavioral, and cognitive development of children from infancy through the preadolescent years. Expertly and definitively offering practical advice and invaluable information, Your Child will guide you through every stage of your child's growth and help you meet the daily challenges of parenting.