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Packed with a wealth of activities that help students apply what they learn about children and parenting, the Student Activity Guide encourages practical application of parenting strategies and the use of higher-order thinking skills. Some activities are thought-provoking and encourage students to form their own ideas about information presented in the text.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781590709269
  • Publisher: Goodheart-Willcox Publisher
  • Publication date: 2/3/2009
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 624
  • Age range: 14 - 18 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Verdene Ryder is a nationally recognized author and family life specialist. In addition to authoring Parents and Their Children, she is also the author of the popular family living texts Contemporary Living and Human Sexuality: Responsible Life Choices. Mrs. Ryder has extensive teaching experience at both the high school and university levels.

Dr. Celia A. Decker, Ed.D., taught courses in early childhood education, child development, and family relations at Northwestern State University of Louisiana, Texas A&M at Commerce, and the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. She is also the author of Child Development: Early Stages Through Age 12. Dr. Decker and her husband, Dr. John R. Decker, coauthored Planning and Administering Early Childhood Programs.

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Table of Contents

  1. Parenting as a Career
  2. Parenting: A Choice
  3. Families
  4. Effective Parenting
  5. Planning a Family
  6. Pregnancy
  7. Prenatal Care
  8. Decisions Facing Parents-to-Be
  9. Childbirth
  10. New Parents, New Baby
  11. Parents and Their Infants
  12. Parents and Their Toddlers
  13. Parents and Their Preschoolers
  14. Parents and Their School-Age Children
  15. Parents and Their Teens
  16. Theories and Guidelines
  17. Guiding Healthy Development
  18. Family Concerns
  19. Family Crises
  20. A Look at Child Care Options
  21. Children’s Education and Health
  22. The Challenge of a Child and Family Services Career
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