Following the success of the three previous volumes in this series--The Expectant Father; The New Father: A Dad's Guide to the First Year; and Fathering Your Toddler--this new book is similarly packed with facts, tips, and advice on all aspects of fatherhood. When is it the best time to encourage a child's independence? What's the difference between daycare vs. preschool? What are the unique ways fathers impact their youngster's life? The answers to these questions and hundreds more are found in the pages of this easy-to-follow, informative volume. With wisdom, compassion, and humor, author…
Intended for parents in North Dakota, this brochure explores key issues that need to be considered when contemplating leaving a child home alone. Feelings children and adolescents might experience when they are in self-care situations are explained, as well as guidelines that have been developed for different age groups. Parents are urged to consider key factors other than age when deciding if a child should be left alone, and safety tips are listed for ensuring the home is safe for children and that the children know what to do in emergencies.
This fact sheet offers information for single parents on child behavior and offers tips on positive parenting.
This booklet describes the development and needs of infants and children ages birth to three. It lists physical, language, mental, and emotional developmental milestones for children ages birth to 1, 1 to 2, and 2 to 3 years of age, along with parenting strategies for each age group and developmental area. Other tips are included for toilet training, discipline, vision and hearing screening, sleep safety, and diet. Finally, commonly asked questions about child rearing are answered.
This booklet describes the development and needs of children ages three to six years. It lists physical, language, mental, and emotional developmental milestones for children ages 3 to 4 years old, 4 to 5 years old, and 5 to 6 years old, along with parenting strategies for each age group and developmental area. Other tips are included for providing safe toys and play areas, helping your child adjust to school, and using positive discipline. Finally, commonly asked questions about child rearing are answered.
Explores the practical and emotional challenges of parenthood. Reminds teen parents not to neglect their own needs as they take responsibility for their child's well-being, provides tips on ensuring that their child's needs are met, and lists special services available. (Author abstract)
A resource from the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program, this tip sheet provides a list of ways to support your child through this very painful experience.
Parenting in contemporary times provides Matthew Keenan with an endless amount of material. Keenan looks at life with a smile and shares his humorous perspective with his readers on a variety of topics that resonate with parents of all ages.
Keenan doles out parental observations from A to Z, including: * Teens, cell phones, and parental insanity. * Axe body spray: Gagging for fresh air on a Friday night. * A daughter's diary and three teenage brothers: Dial 911 now! * Your daughter wants a horse: Hire a bankruptcy attorney first. * Boy Scouts and campouts: Expect heavy rain. *…
Starting a conversation with another parent can sometimes be a little intimidating. Dads can feel a little awkward in starting or carrying on a parenting conversation, particularly if they don't know the other person in that conversation well (or at all). This fact sheet offers tips on connecting with other parents including finding other dads with similar interests, the best ways to initiate contact, as well as what kinds of conversations to have with women with children. (Author abstract modified)
This handbook is designed to assist parents in managing their anger while raising their children. It begins with information on the causes of anger, problems anger can cause, symptoms of child abuse, and ways anger can help parents reach their goals and solve problems. The following sections discuss how anger can affect the family, warning signs, recognizing triggers, healthy habits to be better prepared to deal with anger, and strategies for controlling anger. Worksheets are provided for starting an anger journal and for reflecting on anger management. Positive discipline techniques are…