The Portable Pediatrician by William, Martha, Robert, James, and Peter Sears can help you get through the night with your sick child. Like an encyclopedia, this book features timely and practical information on every childhood illness and emergency—including when to call the doctor, what signs make you know your child is okay, how to treat your child at home. Topics covered include teething, nosebleeds, ear infections, and asthma. This book will guide you through your child’s infancy to their teenage years and help you devise a family health plan and work effectively with their pediatrician. This book is a must-have for all families.
The Happiest Baby on the Block by Harvey Karp will help you to calm your baby’s crying and help your newborn baby sleep longer. In perhaps one of the most important parenting books of the decade, Dr. Harvey Karp reveals an automatic off-switch for their baby’s crying. By blending modern science and ancient wisdom together, he proves that newborns are not fully ready for the world when they are born. He developed four basic principles that are crucial in understanding babies, improving their sleep, and soothing their senses: The Missing Fourth Trimester, The Calming Reflex, The 5 S’s, and The Cuddle Cure.
How to Talk so Kids Will Listen & Listen so Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish is an excellent communication tool-kit based on a series of workshops designed by the authors. They provide a step-by-step approach to improving relationships in your house. Helpful cartoon illustrations and excellent exercises will improve your abilities as a parent to talk and problem solve with your kids. It can be used in parenting groups and is appropriate for kids of all ages.
You Can’t Make Me (But I Can Be Persuaded) by Cynthia Ulrich Tobias provides strategies for bringing out the best in strong-willed children. These children are difficult to discipline and impossible to motivate at times. Strong-willed children present unique and frustrating challenges to their parents. They can also be exhausting. Finally, a miracle arrives for parents with these kinds of children. Offering a new hope to these parents and achievable goals, Tobias explains how the minds of strong-willed children work and how to use that information to the child’s best advantage. This book is a breath of fresh air to families and teachers because it will provide immense relief from dealing with stubborn children.
1-2-3 Magic by Thomas W. Phelan illustrates effective disciplinary tactics for children ages two to twelve. This book addresses the difficult task of disciplining children with bits of humor, keen insight, and experience. The technique is one that is fool-proof and disciplines children without yelling or spanking. Through three easy steps, parents learn to deal with troublesome behavior, encourage good behavior, and strengthen parent-child relationship. Ten different types of ways to build up children’s self esteem and the six types of testing and manipulation a parent can expect from their child are discussed as well.
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