Practical Parenting Tips

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The best collection of down-to-earth ideas for new parents.

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Overview

The best collection of down-to-earth ideas for new parents.

Practical tips from experienced parents like you.

You'll find suggestions for:

Coping with colic

Getting a baby to sleep

Diaper dos and don'ts

Toilet training tricks

Traveling with tots

Keeping kids safe

Keeping toys under control

Pleasing picky eaters

Building self esteem

Sibling jealousy

Lansky, a Family Circle columnist and bestselling author, has added over 400practical, parent-tested ideas to this popular backlist bestseller to make itthe most complete and up-to-date book of its kind.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781931863148
  • Publisher: Book Peddlers
  • Publication date: 6/23/2012
  • Edition description: Revised Edition
  • Pages: 206
  • Sales rank: 958,211
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Vicki Lansky has been a trusted name in parenting advice and household hints since she first published Feed Me I'm Yours in 1975. She collects practical ideas and offers easy-to-use information on issues ranging from recycling to ear-tube surgery to potty training. She has written for Sesame Street, Parent's Guide and is a contributing editor to Family Circle magazine. She has made numerous TV appearances on programs from Oprah to The View. Her books have sold over 6 million copies. Lansky is an author/publisher, mother and grandmother, and resides in Deephaven, MN.

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Table of Contents

1 New Baby Care

Your New Baby and You 8

Feeding Your Baby 9

Putting Your Baby to Sleep 16

When Your Baby Cries 19

Keeping Your Baby Clean 22

Baby Laundry 30

A Stimulating Environment 32

Siblings 34

Doctor Visits 37

Returning to Work 39

2 Child Care: The Basics

Feeding Time 42

Clothing 54

Sleeping 70

3 Hygiene and Health

Soap and Water 76

Clean and Neat 82

Dental Care 87

Toilet Training 90

First Aid 94

In Sickness and in Health 99

4 Coping with Kids

Childproofing Your Home 107

Outdoor Safety 115

Getting Chores Done 118

Getting Organized 122

Storing Stuff 124

5 The Challenge of Parenthood

Manners 129

Sibling Rivalry 136

Kicking Habits 138

Leave-Taking without Tears 145

Developing Self-Esteem 147

Social Skills 150

Transition from Worker to Parent 151

6 Family Heritage

Being Part of the Clan 153

Traditions 158

7 Families on the Go

Errands 165

Trips 168

Enjoying the Outdoors 179

8 Child's Play

Daycare 183

Seasonal Fun 184

Indoors and Out 185

Arts and Crafts 192

Encouraging Reading 198

Preparing for School 199

index 203

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 17, 2006

    Great For Yourself...Or To Give As A Gift!

    I bought a copy of this book for myself many years ago before it was revised. I found it to be loaded with excellent suggestions on being a practical and frugal parent. Raising children doesn't have to be SO expensive, as you will find in these pages. I have given this book at baby showers, and it is always read and appreciated. You won't go wrong with this book you'll pick it up again and again.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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