Children and Chores
Why children should help around the home, what you should expect them to do, how to get them to accept chores and the surprising importance in adulthood of having done chores is all spelled out in Elizabeth Crary’s new guide. More . . .
What to Do About Sleep Problems in Young Children
Sleep has always been the No. 1 source of questions from parents for Helen F. Neville, who has spent more than 30 years as a pediatric advice nurse, parent educator and temperament specialist. She’s worked with innumerable families to determine how to get babies and young children into bed and to sleep. More . . .
Internet Safety and Your Family
You childproof your home before infants start to crawl, so of course you should get Internet-savvy before kids hit the keyboard. And believe it or not, what friends, relatives, schools and organizations post on the web about your family may create even more risk than what your kids do. More . . .
Teaching Your Kids to Give Back
This 36-page guide describes community service projects for children of all ages, for families and for teams such as youth group or school clubs. Many projects are quick and easy; others are ideal for teenagers meeting community service requirements for Camp Fire, scouts and school. You’ll find activities that demonstrate caring, projects for gardeners, tips on organizing benefit sales and drives, and even virtual projects. There’s a special section on projects for teenagers and community service that families take on together. More . . .
Written by physician Peter Levine and nurse Helen F. Neville, this guides you through one aspect
of rearing a child with ADHD/ADD. It describes the symptoms of attention deficit disorders and
hyperactivity, the various medications available today, their advantages and disadvantages, and
the issues involved with medication holidays and your child’s future if medication is your current
choice. Straight talk about a serious issue, in everyday language. More . . .
14 Ways to Protect Your Baby from SIDS: Safe Sleep Advice from the Experts
Why do healthy babies die for no obvious reason? Most often it happens when the baby is sleeping. That’s why two doctors have teamed up to tell prospective and new parents and caregivers about the risk factors of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and other sleep-related deaths. Which babies are at greatest risk? How can you protect your child? You’ll find the answers here. More . . .
24 Simple Self-Calming Tools
Acknowledging feelings is not enough. Parents and caregivers need to teach children concrete skills to calm themselves. Sometimes parents try to do this when children are upset, however, that rarely works. 24 Simple Self-Calming Tools explains briefly why kids get angry and how to introduce self-calming tools, and then provides 24 tools children can use to sooth themselves. More . . .
Tips from the Field
If you work with families in at least part of your job, you may be looking for how-to help, resources or simply reassurance that you’re heading in the right direction. Maybe you’re new to your profession or to a specific assignment. What you’ll find in Tips from the Field are practical, realistic suggestions from people who confront issues like yours every day. More . . .
20 Tips from Parenting Press
Created to celebrate a Parenting Press anniversary, this booklet is packed with excerpts from some of our most popular books. Its concise advice on sleep, abuse, tattling, and 17 other topics is almost 100 per cent guaranteed to squelch some of the most common behavior problems. Created by Elizabeth Crary. Free download