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Child care & upbringing

See below for a selection of the latest books from Child care & upbringing category. Presented with a red border are the Child care & upbringing books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Child care & upbringing books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

What Every Parent Should Know About Education How knowing the facts can help your child succeed

What Every Parent Should Know About Education How knowing the facts can help your child succeed

Author: Chris Atherton, Stuart Kime Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/05/2020

What do you really know about how children learn? How helpful are different types of assessment and what do the results mean? Is homework necessary and how you can you encourage your child at home? Will ability groups and setting help your child achieve more? How do you choose the right school to suit your child? The government and the media have a lot to say about education, but what is the evidence behind these debates? This book walks you through all the most important issues in education, comparing commonly-held beliefs with simple summaries of the evidence, providing you with clear, jargon-free information. It covers topics including school choice, testing and assessment, homework and revision, primary- and secondary-specific topics, stress and mental health, and special needs. Most importantly it ensures you will be able to ask schools the right questions, interact positively with teachers and effectively support your child throughout their education.

Cribsheet A Data-Driven Guide to Better, More Relaxed Parenting, from Birth to Preschool

Cribsheet A Data-Driven Guide to Better, More Relaxed Parenting, from Birth to Preschool

Author: Emily Oster Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/04/2020

'Emily Oster is the non-judgemental girlfriend holding our hand and guiding us through pregnancy and motherhood. She has done the work to get us the hard facts in a soft, understandable way' Amy Schumer Parenting is full of decisions, nearly all of which can be agonized over. There is an abundance of often-conflicting advice hurled at you from doctors, family, friends, and strangers on the internet. But the benefits of these choices can be overstated, and the trade-offs can be profound. How do you make your own best decision? Armed with the data, Oster finds that the conventional wisdom doesn't always hold up. She debunks myths and offers non-judgemental ways to consider our options in light of the facts. Cribsheet is a thinking parent's guide that empowers us to make better, less fraught decisions - and stay sane in the years before preschool.

Parenting Made Simple Straightforward, Practical Strategies for Common Childhood Challenges

Parenting Made Simple Straightforward, Practical Strategies for Common Childhood Challenges

Author: Dr. Sarah, Ph.D. Hughes Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/04/2020

In this practical, easy-to-implement guide, specialist child psychologist Dr Sarah Hughes gives you the tools you need for every age and stage of your child's development. Focusing on six key areas: challenging behaviour emotions and tantrums confidence social skills and friendships anxiety parenting well through separation and divorce You'll learn all the do's and don'ts, and discover effective techniques for raising well-adjusted children. Dr Hughes uses real-world examples and scenarios to delve deep into the emotional and behavioural development of children, including rooting out just why kids can't always behave well (hint: because their brains haven't finished developing yet). From how to reward positive behaviour to the best way to set rules and guidelines, Parenting Made Simple offers a warm and commonsense approach all parents can benefit from.

Climbing Lessons Stories of fathers, sons, and the bond between

Climbing Lessons Stories of fathers, sons, and the bond between

Author: Tim Bascom Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/04/2020

Love In, Love Out A Compassionate Approach to Parenting Your Anxious Child

Love In, Love Out A Compassionate Approach to Parenting Your Anxious Child

Author: Dr Malie Coyne Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/04/2020

An indispensable guide that empowers parents to understand and recognise anxiety in their children, and to help them to develop strategies to manage it together. Parents hold the key to helping their children with the strains of our always-on world. Love In, Love Out helps parents to step back, take a break, and learn to understand the anxiety our children all experience at one time or another. In her book, Clinical Psychologist, National University of Ireland Lecturer, A Lust for Life Mental Health Lead and mother of two, Dr Malie Coyne sets out to help parents to help their anxious children. Drawing from key psychological theories (attachment theory, cognitive behavioural therapy and compassion-focused therapy), and real-life case studies, Coyne translates her knowledge and experience into practical advice for busy families and stressed-out parents. As parents learn to become the 'emotional anchor' from which their child can learn to trust and begin to explore their world, they will find the balance between showing their children compassion and encouraging them to face their fears as they grow and develop. Filled with hands-on activities and centred on a compassionate, kind approach to children and their parents, Love In, Love Out will become a bedside bible for parents of children of any age, helping them to negotiate the many bumps in the road to managing their anxiety.

The Highly Sensitive Parent How to Care for Your Kids When You Care Too Much

The Highly Sensitive Parent How to Care for Your Kids When You Care Too Much

Author: Elaine N. Aron Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/04/2020

From the world-renowned authority and internationally bestselling author of The Highly Sensitive Person, comes an indispensable guide for the significant number of parents who are unusually attuned to their children. The Highly Sensitive Parent is the only book of its kind, written specifically for parents who think deeply about every issue affecting their kids, experiencing strong emotions as a result, and face unique stressors that do not impact parents without high sensitivity. Parenting is the most valuable and rewarding job in the world, and also one of the most challenging. This is especially true for highly sensitive people. The good news is that sensitivity can also be a parent's most valuable asset, leading to increased personal joy and a closer, happier relationship with their child. Dr Elaine Aron, world-renowned author of the classic The Highly Sensitive Person and other bestselling books on the trait of high sensitivity, has written an indispensable guide for these parents. Drawing on extensive research and her own experience, she helps highly sensitive parents identify and address the implications of their heightened sensitivity, offering: * A self-examination test to help parents identify their level of sensitivity * Tools to cope with over-stimulation * Advice on dealing with the negative feelings that can surround parenting * Ways to manage the increased social stimulation and interaction that comes with having a child * Techniques to deal with shyness around other parents * Insight into the five big problems that face highly sensitive parents in relationships - and how to work through them Highly sensitive people have the potential to be not just good parents but great ones. Practical yet warm and positive, this groundbreaking guide will show parents how to build confidence, awareness, and essential coping skills so that they - and their child - can thrive on every stage of the parenting journey.

The New Baby Blueprint Caring for You and Your Little One

The New Baby Blueprint Caring for You and Your Little One

Author: Whitney Casares Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/03/2020

What Science Tells Us about Autism Spectrum Disorder Making the Right Choices for Your Child

What Science Tells Us about Autism Spectrum Disorder Making the Right Choices for Your Child

What have scientists learned about the causes of autism spectrum disorder? Why do different kids have such different symptoms, and what are the best ways to deal with them? Will there ever be a cure? From leading autism researchers, this accessible guide helps you put the latest advances to work for your unique child. Separating fact from fiction about causes, treatments, and prevention, the book guides you to make lifestyle choices that support the developing brain. From the impact of sleep, exercise, diet, and technology, to which type of professional help might be the right fit, the authors cover it all with expertise and compassion. Learn about the choices you face--and the steps you can take--to build a happier, healthier life for your child and family.

What Science Tells Us about Autism Spectrum Disorder Making the Right Choices for Your Child

What Science Tells Us about Autism Spectrum Disorder Making the Right Choices for Your Child

What have scientists learned about the causes of autism spectrum disorder? Why do different kids have such different symptoms, and what are the best ways to deal with them? Will there ever be a cure? From leading autism researchers, this accessible guide helps you put the latest advances to work for your unique child. Separating fact from fiction about causes, treatments, and prevention, the book guides you to make lifestyle choices that support the developing brain. From the impact of sleep, exercise, diet, and technology, to which type of professional help might be the right fit, the authors cover it all with expertise and compassion. Learn about the choices you face--and the steps you can take--to build a happier, healthier life for your child and family.

Sound Sleep Calming and Helping Your Baby or Child to Sleep

Sound Sleep Calming and Helping Your Baby or Child to Sleep

Author: Sarah Woodhouse Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/01/2020

Sound Sleep is a widely-researched book for parents with babies, toddlers or older children. The book is full of useful insights, inspiring stories, handy checklists and a variety of easy-to-understand skills and strategies for you to use and to remember. It includes vital research findings and knowledge from world- renowned baby care specialists. It offers practical tips for soothing your new baby to sleep with touch, warmth and settling routines. It helps you understand the cues your baby is giving you all the time and how best to respond to them. It describes ways to introduce a day and night rhythm for you and your baby so that broken nights and sleep starvation can become the exception rather than the rule. The book offers strategies which have been proven to quickly comfort a crying or screaming baby or toddler. It introduces 'Timed Settling' for getting wakeful toddlers into the habit of sleeping through the night, and other tactics to solve older children's sleep problems.