Positive Discipline for Preschoolers: For Their Early Years - Raising Children Who Are Responsible, Respectful, and Resourceful by Jane NelsenCaring for young children is one of the most challenging tasks an adult will ever face. No matter how much you love your child, there will be moments filled with frustration, anger, and even desperation. There will also be questions: Why does my four-year-old deliberately lie to me? Why won’t my three-year-old listen to me? Should I ever spank my preschooler when she is disobedient? Over the years, millions of parents just like you have come to trust the Positive Discipline series and its commonsense approach to child-rearing. Now completely updated to report the latest research in child development and learning, Positive Discipline for Preschoolers will teach you how to use methods to raise a child who is responsible, respectful, and resourceful. You’ll find practical solutions for how to:- Avoid the power struggles that often come with mastering sleeping, eating, and potty training - See misbehavior as an opportunity to teach nonpunitive discipline—not punishment - Instill valuable social skills and positive behavior inside and outside the home by using methods that teach important life skills - Employ family and class meetings to tackle behavorial challenges - And much, much more!This revised and updated third edition includes information from the latest research on neurobiology, diet and exercise, gender differences and behavior, the importance of early relationships and parenting, and new approaches to parenting in the age of mass media. In addition, this book offers new information on reducing anxiety and helping children feel safe in troubled times.
The 8 Best Books on How to Raise Toddlers, According to Child-Development Experts
You've made it past the pregnancy stage and have successfully created a new human. Now what? If the idea of raising a kid without some guidance seems daunting, these parenting books will get you through the finish line. The same way What to Expect When You're Expecting took a month-by-month look at your changing body, What to Expect the First Year takes a similar approach to your growing baby. You can get a leg up on what behaviors are coming down the pike, what developmental milestones the baby should be hitting, what symptoms are red flags you should bring up to a doctor.
Every product is independently selected by obsessive editors. Welcome to Reading Lists , comprehensive book guides from the Strategist designed to make you an expert or at least a fascinating dinner-party companion in hyperspecific or newsworthy topics, from microdosing and psychedelic therapy to French cooking. Here, a selection of books on how to raise successful, emotionally healthy toddlers, according to child-development experts. When you were getting ready to be a first-time parent, you might have read one or two pregnancy and baby books and maybe even took a couple of classes to prepare for the arrival of your little bundle of joy. But what happens after the first year of life when that baby turns into an independence-seeking toddler? To help you navigate the terrible twos and beyond, we consulted child psychologists, therapists, authors, and developmental experts to create a reading list of the best books on how to raise toddlers with patience and understanding.
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Whether you're trying to navigate your first pregnancy, dealing with the terrible twos or arguing with an adolescent, these classic parenting books are the tried and true guides to turn to. I've looked to more books than I can count for advice on topics such as pregnancy, sleep solutions, and discipline issues. Our family, like many, has growing pains at each stage, along with developmentally appropriate problems. Sure, I ask friends and relatives for advice--but they can be too emotionally involved. Don't tell them, but I prefer the balanced, fair, and sane ideas I get from trusted experts who write about their work. Harvey Karp, M.