The Wonder Weeks

The Wonder Weeks Author Frans X. Plooij
ISBN-10 9491882163
Release 2017-09-05
Pages 510
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--The worldwide bestseller and multiple award winning--The Wonder Weeks. How to stimulate your baby's mental development and help him turn his 10 predictable, great, fussy phases into magical leaps forward describes the incredible mental developmental changes (leaps) and regression periods that all babies go through. Understanding the real reason behind crying, eating and sleeping problems is the only real solution every parent needs. The Wonder Weeks reveals what's going on inside baby's mind.



The Wonder Weeks

The Wonder Weeks Author Hetty Van de Rijt
ISBN-10 9491882007
Release 2013
Pages 465
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The Wonder Weeks describes in easy-to-understand terms the incredible developmental changes and regression periods that all babies go through during the first 20 months of their lives. Age-related fluctuations and the need for body contact and attention are all related to major and quite dramatic changes in the brains of children. These changes enable a baby to enter a whole new perceptual world and, as a consequence, to learn many new skills. Wonder week by wonder week you'll discover the dates in the first 20 months when all babies take ten major development leaps. Learn how to encourage each leap forward. Help your baby with the three Cs' of fussy behavior: Cranky, Clingy and Crying. Recognize the on-set of stressful times and join your children in coping with them. Based on the scientific- and parental-world-changing discovery of a phenomenon: all normal, healthy babies appear to be more fussy at very nearly the same ages, regression periods, and sleep less in these phases, The Wonder Weeks will help your baby, and you, get the most out of these developmental phases.



The Wonder Weeks

The Wonder Weeks Author Hetty van de Rijt
ISBN-10 9079208043
Release 2010-11-01
Pages 510
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This resource describes in easy-to-understand terms the incredible developmental changes that all babies go through during the first 20 months of their lives. These changes enable a baby to enter a whole new perceptual world and, as a consequence, to learn many new skills.



The Discontented Little Baby Book

The Discontented Little Baby Book Author Pamela Douglas
ISBN-10 9780702253003
Release 2014-08-01
Pages 272
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A revolutionary new approach to caring for your baby from a respected Australian GP. Did you know there are things that you can do to help your baby cry and fuss less in the first 16 weeks? Did you know that many parents' nights are unnecessarily disrupted? Are you longing for a deeper connection with your newborn? The first months after a baby's arrival can be exhausting, and attempts at quick fixes are often part of the problem. But a number of obstacles are accidentally put in the way of a healthy night's sleep, and much can be done to help your baby cry less. The Discontented Little Baby Book gives you practical and evidence-based strategies for helping you and your baby get more in sync. Dr Pamela Douglas offers a path that protects your baby's brain development so that he or she can reach his or her full potential. She also offers simple strategies to help you enjoy your baby and live with vitality when faced with the challenges of this extraordinary time. With real-life stories, advice on dealing with feelings of anxiety and depression, and answers to your questions about reflux and allergies, The Discontented Little Baby Book is a compassionate revolution in baby care.



Control in the Classroom

Control in the Classroom Author Timothy A. Carey
ISBN-10 9781938090103
Release 2012-08-01
Pages 184
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Have you ever wondered how learning happens? Control in the Classroom introduces the main ideas of a profound explanation of human behavior and then applies these ideas to the issue of curriculum delivery. This illuminating explanation, known as Perceptual Control Theory, shows that control is the fundamental phenomenon at the core of the business of living. Control is critical in the classroom - both for teachers and for students. From this perspective, teaching can be considered to be a process of helping students develop greater control capabilities. The first part of the book introduces the theory in an easy-to-read, light-hearted style. Through an abundance of examples the principles of the theory are applied both to classroom activity and life in general. You might even discover that understanding this theory helps you in other areas of your life, not only in teaching. The second part of the book addresses specific aspects of curriculum delivery such as lesson plans and goal setting. Forms are provided to help you develop expertise in this approach. Examples of completed forms are included as well. This exciting and intriguing book will be an invaluable resource for both inexperienced and seasoned teachers. Any educator who wants to improve life in the classroom by taking a behind-the-scenes peek at what might be going on when students learn will be delighted with this book. By taking some time to understand the important principles and becoming familiar with the suggested forms and practices, teachers will be able to help themselves and their students have more rewarding experiences in the classroom. With this book in your collection, walking into your classroom really will be embarking on an adventure in learning and achievement.



Perceptual Control Theory

Perceptual Control Theory Author William T. Powers
ISBN-10 9781938090127
Release 2016-05-17
Pages 424
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These introductions and readings provide a comprehensive range of information for the study of Perceptual Control Theory—papers, books, book reviews, resources on-line, demos and tutorial programs for your computer. Perceptual Control Theory, PCT, results from one man's curiosity, expertise, creativity and determination. The articles, books, and tutorial programs introduced in this volume would not have been written, certainly not this way, if it were not for William T. (Bill) Powers's seminal insight and tireless efforts across more that sixty years. The PCT explanation for what behavior is, how it works and what it accomplishes is well documented. It lays a foundation for a new natural science and can handle behavioral phenomena within a single testable concept of how living systems work. You can demonstrate it yourself with functioning computer simulations. Whether you are interested in improving education, resolving chronic psychological stress, understanding what is going on with an inconsolable baby, understanding the basis for our universal sense of justice, getting a different take on what emotions are, resolving conflict in general, becoming a better parent, manager, sales person, friend or lover, you will find fascinating insight when you review these readings and study this new explanatory concept with care.



The Baby Book Revised Edition

The Baby Book  Revised Edition Author William Sears
ISBN-10 9780316230506
Release 2013-01-08
Pages 784
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The classic guide of the post-Dr. Spock generation has been revised to include the latest information on virtually every aspect of infant and baby care. The Baby Book is unrivaled in its scope and authority, and presents a practical, contemporary approach to parenting that reflects the way we live today. Focusing on the essential needs of babies--eating, sleeping, development, health, and comfort--it addresses the questions of greatest concern to parents. The Searses acknowledge that there is no one way to parent a baby, and they offer the basic guidance and inspiration you need to develop the parenting style that best suits you and your child. The Baby Book is a rich and invaluable resource that will help you get the most out of parenting--for your child, for yourself, and for your entire family.



Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief Approaches to a Science of Life

Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief Approaches to a Science of Life Author William T. Powers
ISBN-10 9780974015514
Release 2010
Pages 610
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Correspondence between William T. Powers, originator of Perceptual Control Theory, PCT, and Philip J. Runkel, professor of psychology and education at the University of Oregon. 500 pages of original letters show how Phil Runkel reevaluated everything he knew about psychology. This focused correspondence deals with the science (or lack thereof) and (inappropriate) methods used in psychology while introducing a new approach to a new natural science of psychology. Enclosures that go with the letters are available on the web.



The Wonder Weeks Milestone Guide

The Wonder Weeks Milestone Guide Author Frans Plooij
ISBN-10 9491882171
Release 2017-10-07
Pages 160
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Dr. Frans Plooij answers questions regarding babies' physical, mental, and emotional development, covering topics such as crying, sleeping, changing family dynamics, and many more."Wouldn't you just love to know everything you need to know about your baby's physical development, sleep, crying, diet, emotional development, stress, intelligence, and health but have no time to read a gazillion books? The Authors of the Worldwide bestseller The Wonder Weeks have created the TO-GO version for you that tailors all your needs. It's practical, to the point but complete. The Wonder Weeks Milestone guide: the ideal book to join it's big brother, Worldwide Bestseller and multiple award winning The Wonder Weeks! "Including:-Unique developmental charts -Fill-in schedules-Unique insights into babies' development-Practical and concise informationAll parents want to know about baby's:* physical development* sleep* crying* diet* emotional development* stress* intelligence* healthShort and sweet, but complete!



The Wonder Weeks

The Wonder Weeks Author Hetty Vanderijt
ISBN-10 1579546455
Release 2003-01-18
Pages 336
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Your Baby's Developing Mind: What a Wonder-ful World! In The Wonder Weeks, you'll discover the specific dates during their first 14 months when all babies take eight major developmental leaps. And you'll learn how to help your baby through the eight great "fussy phases" that mark these leaps within a week or two. Wonder week by wonder week, you'll see how your baby's mind is developing. Now you will know which games and toys are best for your baby during each key week and how to encourage each leap forward. Calendars, charts, and checklists help you track your baby's progress-- and finally make sense of his fussy behavior. This is a baby book like no other. It will be your indispensable guide to the crucial "wonder weeks" of your baby's first year.



The Good Sleeper

The Good Sleeper Author Dr. Janet Kennedy
ISBN-10 9781448177820
Release 2016-04-21
Pages 304
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Cry it out or co-sleep? Silence or Mozart? Darkness or night lights? Exhausted parents have tried everything to get their children to sleep through the night so they can too. Overwhelmed by complicated and conflicting advice, many mums, dads and babies still struggle to get a good night's sleep. In The Good Sleeper, sleep expert Dr Janet Kennedy presents the clear, concise and straightforward information parents have been missing. In a simple plan, she teaches parents to put their baby’s needs ahead of his or her wants, explaining how to read the early signs of tiredness so children can be put to bed before they become overtired and start to fight sleep. Includes: • The basics of infant sleep patterns • How to make sure your child is well rested • Soothing techniques for fussy babies • How to help your child learn to put herself to sleep • How to avoid excessive crying • How to address sleep problems as they arise • Transitioning from crib to bed • Early wakings • Night wakings and wanderings • Bedtime routines and battles • Sharing a room with a sibling • ...and how to keep the whole family well rested! By learning how to understand your baby's signals, you'll be able to ensure that the whole family enjoys a calm bedtime and a restful night's sleep. A good night's sleep doesn't have to be a dream.



Your Baby Week By Week

Your Baby Week By Week Author Caroline Fertleman
ISBN-10 9781446447659
Release 2012-03-31
Pages 304
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Finding out what to expect during each week of pregnancy is easy; the shops are heaving with informative guides. Yet when the baby finally arrives and you are left to face the weeks of unpredictability and worry that a newborn baby brings, there are no week-by-week baby manuals to offer the advice, information and reassurance you need. Your Baby Week By Week is the guide you've been crying out for. Each chapter covers just one week of a baby's development, and, ideal for tired and anxious parents, the week is divided into sections so that you can quickly and easily skim the chapter and find the information you're looking for. It covers the basics - sleep, feeding, crying, washing, play and development - as well as being packed full of vital information and handy tips for checking a baby's progress, including: - which vaccinations he needs and when - how much milk/feeds he needs - planning ahead - specific problems you may encounter, such as colic, and how to deal with them Clearly laid out and written by two experienced mothers - one a paediatrician, the other the Daily Mirror's health editor, this is a reassuring and practical guide to help you through the crucial first six months of parenthood.



Parenting Without Borders

Parenting Without Borders Author Christine Gross-Loh Ph.D
ISBN-10 9781101609064
Release 2013-05-02
Pages 320
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An eye-opening guide to the world’s best parenting strategies Research reveals that American kids lag behind in academic achievement, happiness, and wellness. Christine Gross-Loh exposes culturally determined norms we have about “good parenting,” and asks, Are there parenting strategies other countries are getting right that we are not? This book takes us across the globe and examines how parents successfully foster resilience, creativity, independence, and academic excellence in their children. Illuminating the surprising ways in which culture shapes our parenting practices, Gross-Loh offers objective, research-based insight such as: Co-sleeping may promote independence in kids. “Hoverparenting” can damage a child’s resilience. Finnish children, who rank among the highest academic achievers, enjoy multiple recesses a day. Our obsession with self-esteem may limit a child’s potential.



Bedtiming

Bedtiming Author Isabela Granic
ISBN-10 9781615191147
Release 2010-01-12
Pages 244
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When it comes to getting your baby or toddler to sleep through the night, discover why when matters more than how Are you tired of endless hours spent rocking your baby to sleep? Have you “hit the wall” when it comes to sleepless nights? Teaching your baby or toddler to sleep through the night can be a bewildering and frustrating experience. Developmental psychologists Marc D. Lewis and Isabela Granic reveal that the key to your child’s sleep habits is not which method you choose to help your child sleep, but when you use it. Timing is everything, and Bedtiming walks you through the stages of child development, offering helpful advice on such topics as: • time windows when sleep-training will be most effective and when it will stand the least chance of success • the pros and cons of several popular sleep-training techniques—including the “cry-it-out,” “no-cry,” and Ferber methods • common sleep setbacks and how to handle them • how to successfully transition your child from your bed to his or her own crib or bed. Bedtiming is a simple, sensible, and reassuring guide that will help children—and parents—get a good night’s sleep.



The Rookie Mom s Handbook

The Rookie Mom s Handbook Author Heather Gibbs Flett
ISBN-10 1594742197
Release 2008
Pages 215
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Bookshelves abound with a plethora of activity books for babies and toddlers. Now here is the first ever to offer activities designed exclusively for new moms. These 250 enjoyable activities will help rookie moms maintain a sense of individuality and boost their confidence about leaving the house, socializing and doing things they like to do.Written in a lively, friendly tone and illustrated throughout with cute artwork, The Rookie Mom's Handbook is the perfect gift or resource to remind new moms that there's more to life than dirty diapers and 3:00 a.m. feedings.



Healthy Sleep Habits Happy Child

Healthy Sleep Habits  Happy Child Author Marc Weissbluth
ISBN-10 9781409003267
Release 2010-06-15
Pages 528
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In this completely revised and expanded edition, Dr Marc Weissbluth - a leading paediatrician - updates his groundbreaking approach to solving and preventing children's sleep problems, from infancy through to adolescence. In Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child he explains with authority and reassurance his step-by-step regime for parents for instituting beneficial habits within the framework of their child's natural sleep cycles. This valuable sourcebook outlines the best course of action for sleep problems: prevention and treatment; reveals the common mistakes parents make to get their children to sleep; helps stop the crybaby syndrome, nightmares and bedwetting and provides new material on: - how to handle 'nap-resistant' kids and when to start sleep training - help for working mums and children with sleep issues - the father's role in comforting children - the benefits and drawbacks of allowing kids to sleep in the family bed And much more. Rest is vital to children's health, growth and development. Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child outlines proven strategies that ensure good, healthy sleep for every age.



The Wonder Years

The Wonder Years Author American Academy Of Pediatrics
ISBN-10 9780307493361
Release 2009-09-23
Pages 224
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From America’s most trusted pediatric authority comes an indispensable, easy-to-use guide to helping your baby and young child flourish in the first five years of life—physically, mentally, and emotionally. The first five years of a child’s life are filled with major developmental and behavioral milestones. During this period your infant becomes an individual who has mastered a range of skills—from walking to making conversation–that prepares him or her to enter the world beyond home and family. For parents, this wondrous time provides an opportunity to help children fulfill their potential. The Wonder Years shows you how to make the most of it. Written in the same warm and accessible language that has endeared the Academy’s bestselling Caring for Your Baby and Young Child: Birth to Age 5 to millions of parents for over fifteen years, this doctor-approved resource features a variety of fun-filled activities, tips, and hints, and offers the most dependable, authoritative, up-to-date information on child development, including: • Ideal patterns of growth at every stage—and normal variances • Parent-child activities that help you monitor and promote your child’s development • Easy ways to create an enriching home environment • A “behind-the-scenes” look at what’s going on in your child’s developing brain • Information on aiding children with special needs–from ADHD, autism, and learning disabilities to those who are gifted • Advice on consulting specialists, including nutritionists, occupational therapists, and counselors • Tips on safety and injury prevention • How factors like birth order and gender impact development With five hundred full-color photographs and illustrations, developmental time lines, charts, and graphs, this family-friendly book is the definitive guide no parent or caregiver can afford to be without. From the Hardcover edition.