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Surviving Your Two-Year-Old
     

Surviving Your Two-Year-Old

by Janet Poland, Judi Craig (Editor), Judi Craig (Editor)
 

Is my child hyperactive, or just normally active? What should I do about tantrums? How can I teach my child to share? Is late talking a problem? How much fantasy and make-believe is healthy?

Understanding what physical and psychological developments have turned your sunny one-year-old into a rambunctious two-year-old is an important part of being an effective

Overview

Is my child hyperactive, or just normally active? What should I do about tantrums? How can I teach my child to share? Is late talking a problem? How much fantasy and make-believe is healthy?

Understanding what physical and psychological developments have turned your sunny one-year-old into a rambunctious two-year-old is an important part of being an effective parent. In this friendly, informative guide, you'll learn to handle education and discipline, social skills and nutrition, while you give your two-year-old fun, affection, and a safe place to grow during every stage, from 25-36 months, including:

*getting along with other children *willfulness and temper tantrums *sexual curiosity *nightmares, fears, and phobias *television viewing *books for reading to twos *the best toys *pre-reading and pre-math learning games

• table manners and politeness *stuttering

• easy and stress-free toilet training *dangers inside and outside the home *food preferences and problems *and more

Filled with helpful suggestions and hands-on advice, Surviving Your Two-Year-Old in The Magical Years series lets you feel confident about being a good parent, at one of your child's critical turning points.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312955823
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
08/15/1995
Series:
Magical Years Series
Pages:
209
Product dimensions:
4.24(w) x 6.86(h) x 0.59(d)

Meet the Author

Janet Poland is a writer, poet, and former newspaper editor who has written extensively about families and children for newspapers and magazines.

She graduated from Grinnell College and earned a graduate degree in political science from the University of Wisconsin. Whe worked in state government and in public television before beginning a career in journalism. For more than a decade, she was a reporter, columnist, and editor on the staff of daily newspapers in Pennsylvania, and received numerous journalism awards. More recently, as a freelance journalist, her work has appeared frequently in the Philadelphia Inquirer.

She lives in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, with her husband and two sons.

Judi Craig, Ph.D., has counseled thousands of parents and children in more than twenty-seven years as a clinical psychologist. Readers are delighted with the common-sense approach of her most recent books, Little Kids, Big Questions and Parents on the Spot. Her "Parent Skills" column was featured for eight years in the Sunday San Antonio Light; her new column "Family Matters" appears in Images, a Sunday magazine in the San Antonio Express News. She has also been a consultant to corporations, agencies, schools, and psychiatric hospitals, and recently completed her training as a Master Practitioner in Neurolinguistic Programming. She is a frequent guest on national radio and television. Dr. Craig is the mother of three grown children, and lives in San Antonio, Texas.

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