With impeccable storytelling and razor-sharp analysis, the authors demonstrate that many of modern society’s strategies for nurturing children are in fact backfiring–because key twists in the science have been overlooked. Baker “Since it was first published, Child Behavior has become classic reading for parents and professionals around the world.
Nothing like a parenting manual, Nurture Shock gets to the core of how we grow, learn and live” (publisher review). This authoritative guide offers the basics of child development, addressing exactly how children’s bodies can affect their behavior.
The authors not only discuss what to do to treat specific behavior problems but actually advise parents on how, in many instances, they can prevent many common and more serious problems” (publishers review).
By Adele Faber, Elaine Mazlish This is one of my favorite books to recommend to parents.
As children struggle with these important tasks parents must be able to provide praise and encouragement for achievement but parents must also be able to allow them to sometimes experience the natural consequences for their behavior or provide logical consequences to help them learn from mistakes.
There are lots of other imaginative options than can broaden this group’s horizons, from craft sets for making jewelry and puppets to a microscope, nature-study kit, or a printing set.Because of the activity in higher brain “control” centers, children increase in levels of attention and ability to inhibit impulses.By the time they’re in the primary grades, children have gotten the hang of basic dexterity, language, and social skills; now they’re eager to practice and refine them.Discusses misbehavior, communication, encouragement, natural and logical consequences, family meetings, drug and alcohol abuse prevention.If you want to learn how to pick up girls, you’ve just hit the jackpot.You might also turn the passion for collecting that many children develop at this age into a special link between the two of you: for example, by adding a special doll or action figure or set of stamps.9-14 years The maturation of the frontal lobe continues in adolescence. The Speed and efficiency of thought increases, spatial working memory improves, emotional regulation becomes greater, planning and problem solving skills increase, and scientific reasoning and ability to understand one’s own thinking develops.You learn essential child rearing rules, how to avoid four common child rearing errors, primary methods for increasing good behavior, major methods for stopping bad behavior, active ignoring, Grandmas Rule, how to avoid nine common time-out mistakes, time-out for toys that misbehave, how to handle children who rebel against time-out, using points and contracts, logical consequences, natural consequences, behavior penalty, and helping your child express feelings. Helps parents meet the challenges of raising a family today.The Parent’s Handbook shows parents how they can become more knowledgeable, confident and successful in relating to their children.It helps you discover the lagging developmental skills behind your child’s inability to cope and interact appropriately in different situations.You will learn how to help them gain these skills while resolving conflict and solving mutual problems.