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Birth Order & You

by Ronald W. Richardson & Lois A. Richardson
edition: eBook
tagged: child development

Between each birth, the family undergoes a reshaping. The experiences of a first child or an only child are very different from those of a youngest child with three siblings. This book explains how birth order affects the type of person you are, the type of spouse you choose, and the type of employer or employee you make.

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Raising Boys in a New Kind of World

by Michael Reist
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback eBook
tagged: child development, child rearing

From video games to the Internet, technology and popular culture are having a profound effect on today's boys. Boys need guidance more than ever. But how can we help them do better in school? How can we keep the lines of communication open?

Raising Boys in a New Kind of World is a passionate call for greater empathy. The more we know about boys, the …

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Connecting with Kids Through Stories

Using Narratives to Facilitate Attachment in Adopted Children

by May, Joanne C.; Denise B. Lacher; Todd Nichols & Melissa Nichols
edition: Paperback
tagged: child development

Adopted children whose early development has been altered by abuse or neglect may form negative beliefs about themselves and parents, and may resist connecting with others. This book outlines how therapeutic stories can help children to heal and develop healthy attachments.With a thorough theoretical grounding, the book demonstrates how to create t …

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The Toddler Care Book

A Complete Guide from 1 Year to 5 Years Old

by Jeremy Friedman
edition: Paperback
  • age: 18
  • Grade: 12
tagged: infants & toddlers, child development

Everything a parent needs to know about the all-important toddler years.

At the onset of the toddler years parents get some rude surprises, no matter who well prepared they are. Seemingly overnight a previously easy baby turns into a mobile, opinionated individual already testing adults and making independent decisions. Written by a leading pediatri …

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Canada's Toddler Care Book

A Complete Guide from 1 Year to 5 Years Old

by Jeremy Friedman
edition: Paperback
tagged: infants & toddlers, child development

Everything parents need to know about the all-important toddler years

Nothing can quite prepare parents for the toddler years, when, seemingly overnight, their reliant baby turns into an incredibly mobile, opinionated individual. This wonderful resource, written by leading pediatric experts, provides age-appropriate strategies to help parents deal …

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Le Comportement agressif chez les enfants et les jeunes

Quand doit-on s'en préoccuper “

prepared for publication by Centre For Addiction And Mental Health
edition: Paperback
tagged: anger, child development, child & adolescent

Ce dépliant est un outil de référence rapide pour les parents, les enseignants et les autres personnes qui sont régulièrement en contact avec des jeunes. Les causes de l’agressivité sont multiples.

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Aggressive Behaviour in Children and Youth

When is it something to be concerned about?

prepared for publication by Centre For Addiction And Mental Health
edition: Paperback
tagged: anger, child development, child & adolescent

Aggressive Behaviour in Children and Youth is a quick-reference tool for parents, teachers and others who interact with young people on a regular basis. The brochure suggests ways to prevent aggression and manage aggressive behaviour that does occur—it also offers ways to determine if a young person has a serious problem with aggression and needs …

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Favoriser la résilience chez les enfants et les jeunes

prepared for publication by Centre For Addiction And Mental Health
edition: Paperback
tagged: child development, child rearing, child & adolescent

La résilience est la capacité de surmonter les difficultés et de composer avec les changements. être résilient est un aspect important du bien-être mental.

Favoriser la résilience chez les enfants et les jeunes offre aux parents, enseignants et autres des conseils sur la façon de renforcer la résilience des jeunes dans divers domaines de le …

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Raising Resilient Children and Youth

prepared for publication by Centre For Addiction And Mental Health
edition: Paperback
tagged: child development, child rearing, child & adolescent

Resilience is the ability to recover from difficulties or change. Being resilient is an important aspect of mental well-being.

Raising Resilient Children and Youth identifies resilience-building tips that parents, teachers and others can use to enhance resiliency in various areas of young people’s lives.

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Raising a Kid with Special Needs

The Complete Canadian Guide

by Lisa Bendall
edition: Paperback
tagged: child development, children with special needs

Up to 20 per cent of Canadian families are raising a child with some sort of disability. Raising a Kid with Special Needs: The Complete Canadian Guide is a comprehensive and friendly guide for those families. Disability expert Lisa Bendall offers parents an essential lifeline. In clear, friendly language, Bendall presents a step-by-step guide to g …