Parents in the south Asian subcontinent have a lot of the same questions as parents everywhere, but they also face challenges that are unique to their environment. The pace of change means that, like it or not, as a parent in India today you must make choices: if you are a traditionalist, do you follow your family's traditions absolutely, or only part-way? If you are preparing your children to take their places in the world of tomorrow, how can you best do that? You may choose to emulate some as..
This is a story about a mother, two daughters, and two dogs. This was supposed to be a story of how Chinese parents are better at raising kids than Western ones. But instead, it's about a bitter clash of cultures, a fleeting taste of glory, and how I was humbled by a thirteen-year-old...
Brain Rules For Baby: How To Raise A Smart And Happy Child From Zero To Five, published in 2011, answers many practical questions that parents ask regarding child rearing. It focuses on how the human brain develops and functions. The first five years of a child’s life has a profound impact on the rest of his or her life. This book has been designed to bridge the gap between scientific research and practical parental actions...
Steve Biddulph's Raising Boys was a global phenomenon. The first book in a generation to look at boys' specific needs, parents loved its clarity and warm insights into Stheir sons' inner world. But today, things have changed. It's girls that are in trouble. There has been a sudden and universal deterioration in girls' mental health, starting in primary school and devastating the teen years. Steve Biddulph's Raising Girls is both a guidebook and a call-to-arms for parents. The five key stages of ..
The Complete Book of Mother and Babycare was the first baby book to provide illustrated step-by-step instructions on how to care for your baby. Now it is fully revised and updated to include the latest in babycare guidelines and recommendations - from sleeping advice to postnatal recovery. Packed with new, fresh photography and essential advice, tips and suggestions, this guides you through every stage of your pregnancy and beyond, up to the first three years of your baby's life...
Whether you are a parent, grandparent or childminder there will always be times when you throw your hands up in despair and wish you had some useful tips to help you. That's the time to reach for this great little book! In a fun and informative way Vickey Burford has distilled her experiences of raising four children to give you the advice you need to handle all situations surrounding the upbringing of your baby or toddler. ..
From the American Academy of Pediatrics—the nation’s most trusted name in child care—Your Baby’s First Year is the definitive all-in-one guide to caring for your infant. Revised and updated, including two new chapters on sleep and allergies, Your Baby’s First Year provides authoritative advice on all aspects of infant care including expanded sections on raising twins, multiples, and children with autism..
The prospect of bringing a tiny baby home for the first time is daunting. Stories of sleep-starved nights, inconsolable crying and feeding on demand can make any proud parent fearful of what the future may hold. Take heart because The New Contented Little Baby Book is here to help you. Fully updated and expanded to include helpful input from members of her website and readers who love her routines The New Contented Little Baby Book gives you reassuring and practical advice from Britain's number ..
All parents relish that very first cry from their newborn baby. Yet as the crying continues it can become deeply stressful. And no sooner have you worked out what your young baby is trying to tell you – often hunger, fatigue or discomfort - than they grow older and the reasons more complex – teething pain, anxiety or simply frustration. In From Crying Baby to Contented Baby, Britain’s bestselling childcare author, Gina Ford, outlines the common triggers for each specific age group, whether it’s ..
Organising childcare can seem complicated and daunting. How do you navigate your way through all the various options? How do you make the right choice and what can you afford? This clear and comprehensive guide tells you everything you need to know, including • What your childcare choices are and the pros and cons of each • How much it will cost and what financial support is available • The best interview questions and how to assess a childcare setting • Settling your child in From au pairs and..
Sleep is the number one issue that plagues parents from the moment they bring their baby home from hospital. Even the lucky ones, whose babies are naturally good sleepers, wonder when their baby will sleep through the night. With reassuring, down-to-earth advice, Tracy Hogg's practical sleep programme will help you overcome your baby's sleep problems an works with infants from as young as a day old. A lifesaver for any busy parent...
Combining expert knowledge with sympathetic common sense, this completely updated comprehensive handbook offers help and advice , to all parents and carers of children with Down's syndrome, and shows them how to help their children flourish and reach their full potential. Written in association with die Down's Syndrome Association, this book goes beyond the average introduction to Down's syndrome and addresses the questions, practical or otherwise, that parents will often find themselves asking,..
Tizzie Hall is an international bestselling childcare author who has been working with babies and parents for over 18 years. The tried and tested information in this parenting book will help you to deal with the inevitable challenges that come as your baby becomes a toddler. This easy-to-use guide includes: Sleep and feeding routines for children between one and three years
Solutions to common sleep problems and advice on the transition from cot to bed
Dealing with tantrums and introducing bou..
With 69 per cent of children under the age of 10 affected by sleep problems that can lead to mood swings, behavioural disorders and irritability, good sleep plays a major part in their wellbeing. In The Good Sleep Guide for Kids, Sammy Margo addresses problems such as night waking, sleep terrors and sleep walking and offers sound advice on ensuring the best quality sleep for your child. \n\nWith expert guidance on bedroom environment, bedclothes, bedtime routines and foods that help and hinder s..
Happy Children through Positive Parenting is a parenting book with a difference. It does not tell you how to potty-train or when to move your toddler into a bed. Instead, it concentrates on the relationship rather than the mechanics of childrearing; highlighting that what really matters is helping children to grow up .. feeling secure and good about themselves, enabling them to gain positive self-esteem, self-confidence and self-reliance.
Children - like adults - perform best when they feel ..
Girls can be ready to potty train earlier than boys but can also be more sensitive to accidents. So how can you tell wheri she's ready? This simple, reassuring guide answers this question and many more, addressing everything that is specific to potty training girls, including • How to begin, and troubleshooting problems in the following weeks • Sensitive advice on how to handle a girl who is a 'late starter' or a rebel ..• Tips on specific girl challenges, such as what to do when she's not near ..
A handy, tip-filled mini edition of Understanding A. D. H. D., the definitive guide for parents of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder The Pocket Guide to Understanding A. D. H. D. offers authoritative but instant, practical and commonsense advice for parents, including the latest research on this distressing and misunderstood condition. In his typically friendly and direct style, Dr Chris Green, with Dr Kit Chee, explains the causes and effects of A. D. H. D. and provides qui..
Weaning your baby on to solid foods is one of the most important milestones during the early months of parenthood. It can also be a daunting prospect, filled with questions such as 'when do I start?' and 'What food should be avoided?' In Top Tips for Weaning Gina Ford provides expert advice to ensure the smooth transition from milk to solid foods...
Behavioural expert Charlie Taylor has the answers in this practical handbook which is full of simple, effective techniques for improving your child's behaviour. Focusing predominately on the under-fives, Charlie Taylor's straighttalking, no-nonsense approach guides you away from knee-jerk parenting towards a more proactive and positive relationship with your child. With particular emphasis on the power of praise - the basis of his acclaimed 6 to 1 strategy - and planning in advance for behaviou..
In a world where 'one-size-fits-all' parenting advice doesn't actually work for everyone, this intimate and surprising look at how parents all around the globe raise their children offers a complete breath of fresh air...
Good sleep is essential for your children's health, growth and development. But establishing a successful sleep schedule is not easy, and training twins and multiples offers an even greater challenge for parents...
Tizzie Hall is an international childcare expert who has been working with babies and parents for over 18 years. Her different sleep routines for breast and bottle-fed babies and advice on weaning and common health concerns have helped thousands of restless babies sleep peacefully through the night...
Parents have a vital role in their children's development. Many different factors can influence a child's growth. Genetics and environment are two important influences. As children grow from infancy to adulthood, they develop motor skills, strength, coordination, and intellectual and social skills. During this process of growth, innumerable hows and whys assail a parent's mind.
Speaking of Child Care is a comprehensive guide to pregnancy and everyday child care. It offers practical advice on all aspects of pregnancy, childbirth, and taking care of the newborn as well as on common problems faced by parents during their child's preteens and adolescence. An ideal book on parenting, it will help you in bringing up your child as a complete human being. A must especially for every new mother, this book will also be of great value to doctors, nurses, midwives, home science st..
Childhood brings visions of innocence and mischief. Prior knowledge of various aspects of childhood can help parents guard the child from developing major health problems. The book provides a plethora of information on child-related issues ranging from breastfeeding, diapering, vaccination regimen, potty training to language and speech training. Also dealt with are childhood ailments and their treatment. Light is also shed on relevant issues like puberty changes and adolescent demands. ..
Based on nearly two decades of Chantal Sicile-Kira's personal and professional experiences with individuals and families affected by this growing epidemic, Autism Spectrum Disorders explains all aspects of the condition, including - The causes of autism spectrum disorders - How to properly diagnose ASDs - Treatments based on behavioral, psychological and biomedical interventions - Coping strategies for families - Educational needs and programs - Living and working conditions for adults with ASD ..
Enjoy the act of parenting by allowing your child to enjoy the process of childhood.
Raising children is like baking a cake. No matter how precisely you measure the ingredients, you can't always control the result. The cake seems to have its own mind. Similarly children too have their own personalities. As parents we should be facilitators for their intrinsic talents to emerge and provide them unconditional love. There is nothing more satisfying than to achieve completeness in ourselves and ins..
Till recently; most of the child-care books were concentrating on the baby's body, not his brain. This book, on the other hand, brings a sharp focus on your infant's intellectual development. For research has proved beyond doubt, that parents can contribute substantially to raise a child's level of intelligence by providing proper, positive stimulation to his brain, in the first 6 years of his life. These are the most crucial years for the child-the pre-school years-during which a youngster's br..
The birth of a child brings tremendous joy into the life of the mother and the family, but this joy is often mixed with plenty of worries, doubts and anxieties about the baby's health and well-being. ..
Baby and Child Care offers authoritative, invaluable information and sound practical advice on child care. It is a comprehensive guide for parents and parents-to-be on, among other things, how to have a healthy, normal baby, appropriate care of a newborn, handling children with learning, speech and behavioural problems, and common childhood diseases...
Whether as parents, grandparents or teachers, we interact with children on a regular basis. Make Your Child A Winner attempts to qualitatively improve this interaction. On one hand it provides new insights into the art of parenting. On the other it reinforces the good practices prevalent in society...
Summary of 'Start-Up Sutra What The Angels Wont Tell You About Business And Life' By Rohit Prasad
An entrepreneur is someone who stands up to the universe, to all that has come before, and says, I can know your essence, I will change your expr..
Summary of 'Eat & Run - My Unlikely Journey To Ultramarathon Greatness' By Scott Jurek And Steve Friedman
'What a triumph - both Scott Jurek's life and this one-of-a-kind book. I've seen Scott in action as he defies unimaginable..
From the Backcover of 'Albert Einstein - A Biography' By Alice Calaprice
Albert Einstein was named 'Person of the Century' and remains one of the most famous scientists in, world history. But what was he really like, as a person?