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HELPING MY CHILD TO SLEEP - From Infants to Teens.
HELPING MY CHILD TO SLEEP - From Infants to Teens.
In this book, you will learn about your child's sleep requirements, at every stage of development, and you will be warned about common traps to avoid. You also will be told about the crucial part you play in teaching them how to sleep well. At last, your whole family will be sleeping soundly!
INFANT SLEEP
INFANT SLEEP
It is at birth that is built the relationship to sleep : according to the habits adopted, the baby becomes a good or a bad sleeper. The author shares in this book her experiences with babies aged 8 weeks to 9 months. She explains the normal sleep and the infant's needs, the various sleep disorders, the conditions for a good sleep, elucidates many myths about it and finally offers a proven strategy.
ALLEGORIES FOR LIFE'S CHALLENGES
ALLEGORIES FOR LIFE'S CHALLENGES
Allegory plays an important role in child developement because it is constructed with the precise aim of helping the young in their development. The book is aimed at parents, educators, and childcare professionals, helping them to make better use of allegory.
MOTHER FOR THE BEST AND THE WORST
MOTHER FOR THE BEST AND THE WORST
You feel overwhelmed ty your new role? Maybe you doubt, at times? Do not worry : you are perfectly normal! The majority of mothers faces at one time or another to thoughts, emotions or situations that she did not expect. This book offer valuable advice, inspiring texts to allow each mother to go a little futher in her thinking.
A SOFT DISCIPLINE
A SOFT DISCIPLINE
The birth of a child does not automatically confer knowledge and wisdom in parenting. Who, among us, would not want a little instruction manual attached to the arrival of our little treasure? When behavior problems occur at home, at school or daycare, how to respond without resorting to bargaining, with cries, or spanking? This book offers effective methods of intervention, non-violent practices to correct undesirable behavior and instill healthy lifestyle habits. Moreover, different strategies are supported by many examples, according to age groups.
DANGER - Child Under Pressure! Stress in children.
DANGER - Child Under Pressure! Stress in children.
The author identifies the major sources of stress in children and its impact on children’s health. He also provides effective and up-to-date strategies for improving stress management so children (and parents!) may take full advantage of each moment of life.
BULLYING, HARASSMENT  What you need to know in orde to take action
BULLYING, HARASSMENT What you need to know in orde to take action
More and more incidents of bullying and harassment are reported in the media these days. Far from trivial, this form of violence and domination is a serious and disturbing social problem that gives rise to incomprehension and indignation, as well as an acute sense of helplessness and distress. This book is designed to promote better understanding of these problematic situations and help those concerned to resist, denounce and put an end to them.
AUTHORITY ON A DAILY BASIS
AUTHORITY ON A DAILY BASIS
Asserting parental authority with children and teens is a daily challenge, sometimes requiring a change of perspective and methods. This long-awaited book helps parents, educators and teachers to rise to the challenge. The approach and tools it provides give families access to a vastly improved quality of life, day by day.
DISCIPLINE - CHILD'S PLAY
DISCIPLINE - CHILD'S PLAY
After identifying the needs of children and the importance of fulfilling them, the author defines what is meant by “incentivebased discipline”. She warns against the use of punishment and rewards, emphasizing the benefits of reparative action to achieve family harmony.
SELF-ESTEEM, A PASSPORT FOR LIFE
SELF-ESTEEM, A PASSPORT FOR LIFE
3e edition. In addition to a description of the four components of self-esteem (feeling of confidence, self-knowledge, a feeling of belonging, a feeling of competence), this book contains a completely new chapter on the feeling of parental competence.
PARENTING IN THE SINGULAR
PARENTING IN THE SINGULAR
The author discusses the different types of single parenthood and what they involve: the questions, challenges, problems, sacrifices, reorganization, adjustments and achievements. The book offers testimonies from men and women confronting these issues on a daily basis, and is an invaluable resource for anyone involved in solo parenting.
AGRESSIVE BEHAVIOR IN THE CHILD OF 0 TO 5 YEARS
AGRESSIVE BEHAVIOR IN THE CHILD OF 0 TO 5 YEARS
In the years between birth and the age of 5, physical aggression is most frequently observed. This book is for parents wanting to understand their child’s aggressive acts and acquire strategies to support his or her social development. It also answers the questions of educators involved in the child’s socialization.
MANAGING HYUPERACTIVITY AND ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER
MANAGING HYUPERACTIVITY AND ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER
This book offers a range of active ways to help children achieve their potential within the family, at school and in their daily environment. The author presents parents with three courses of action for each age group (ages 3-5, ages 6-12, and the teen years).
CHILDREN AND SCREENS
CHILDREN AND SCREENS
Over the past ten years, our lives have been invaded by the iPod®, iPhone®, iPad®, smart phones, digital cameras and ultralight computers... A screen may be a window on the world but can also expose children to highly disturbing images. This book illustrates the need to address the issue of the ubiquitous screen and its influence on children so to become more “screen-wise” parents.
MY BRAIN WON'T LISTEN TO ME
MY BRAIN WON'T LISTEN TO ME
Dyspraxia is a disorder that impairs the ability to plan an coordinate movements needed to complete a new task aimed at a specific goal. The authors present the challenges of everyday life and learning in school as well as rehabilitative interventions.
LET'S PLAY OUTSIDE
LET'S PLAY OUTSIDE
Recent statistics confirm that children have become increasingly sedentary. And yet the benefits of outdoor play are considerable. The real challenge is to help children develop a taste for playing outside. Besides providing parents with good arguments for doing so, Let’s Play Outside! is full of ideas for games and activities for different age groups, locations and seasons.
EDUCATE TO ENSURE HAPPINESS
EDUCATE TO ENSURE HAPPINESS
Educating a human being to ensure his happiness, is teaching him to be himself, to be in relationship with others, to be creative of his life, his dreams and the world. Especially written by a human relations specialist for educators of every walk of life, this book is mostly intended as a practical guide that provides parents and teachers with concrete and realistic means to fulfill their mission towards the educated.
INSPIRING AND IMPARTING RESPECT
INSPIRING AND IMPARTING RESPECT
The value of respect is unanimously approved. Nevertheless, at the dawn of this new century, after having condemned with legitimacy some values of authoritarianism and having tested those which led to the reign of children-kings, many parents, teachers and educators find themselves deprived in their search for respectful relationships with their children, their teenagers or their students. Why do some educators gain respect while others don’t and are made ridiculous, ignored and bring on disrespect? How should we inspire respect to our children and impart it to them?
THE JOYS AND WORRIES OF MOTHERHOOD
THE JOYS AND WORRIES OF MOTHERHOOD
Motherhood gave me the most wonderful gift, revealing the incredible strength that lay dormant within me. Like all mothers, I became a superwoman who accomplished extraordinary things every day. I discovered the human body’s amazing tolerance for fatigue. I learned that patience is renewed, even when we think we’ve reached the end of our rope. I found the kind of love that overcomes all trials and unceasingly gives us the strength to go on. In short, I discovered the infinite strength that lies within every mother.
COMMON SENSE PARENTING
COMMON SENSE PARENTING
In this book filled with humour and common sense, Nancy explores the issues of discipline and focuses on creating a healthy and harmonious family life. Common Sense Parenting provides an invaluable boost to parents who want more than pre-packaged recipes and who are committed to their role as educators.
SAY NO TO BULLYING A practical guide to help children deal with bullying.
SAY NO TO BULLYING A practical guide to help children deal with bullying.
You may have experienced situations of violence or bullying; ridicule, rejection or even cyberbullying. If you talked about it with an adult, their advice may have been to leave it be or just ignore the hurtful words. But does that mean that you should just sit back and put up with the violence? Other people may tell you to defend yourself. Okay, but how? This book is designed to give you the tools and ideas of positive ways to defend yourself effectively against bullying. It will help you learn to assert yourself in healthy and convincing ways.
LET'S TALK ABOUT TYPE 1 DIABETES - An educational picture books on understanding and living with the disease.
LET'S TALK ABOUT TYPE 1 DIABETES - An educational picture books on understanding and living with the disease.
This nonfiction picture book is intended for primary school age children – and their parents. In a style resembling a child’s scrapbook, this very colourful volume presents the story of a young girl with diabetes. Using her own words and humorous illustrations, she describes how she found out she had the disease and how she lives with this condition. Filled with tips and advice, children’s drawings, photographs and many surprises, the book is designed specifically to appeal to children and help them better understand and live with diabetes.