How Parents can Stop Childhood Behavioral and Emotional Problems Before They Start
Without a parent's careful attention and informed action, even minor chidhood psychological problems can become serious disorders. The multitude of conflicting opinions facing parents make it vital that there be an authoritative source for determining the methods that work best. This book presents a variety of imaginative, highly successful strategies for handling the pivotal moments in every child's development. Unlike many books on childhood development, this lively volume offers proven techniques for all stages of childhood, from infant to toddler to adolescent and beyond.
It offers solid advice for parents on such subjects as underachievement, fearfulness and extreme shyness, eating disorders, fallout from divorce, ADHD, and more. In addition, it debunks the controversial Nurture Assumption, showing that parents can have a great impact on their children's development.