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This book offers inspirational yet practical advice on specific child-raising issues that will guide and shape children and create an environment for health and growth. Presented by experts in the field of child development, these reflections are encouraging and uplifting. These observations are sure to inspire everyone involved with caring for children. 2000, Peachtree Publishers, Ltd., $14.95. Ages Adult. Reviewer: N. Robertson SOURCE: Parent Council Volume 8
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781561452002
  • Publisher: Peachtree Publishers, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 10/28/2000
  • Series: Save the Children Series
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 6.94 (w) x 8.97 (h) x 0.78 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction xx
Part 1 How Do the Children Grow? Creating a Healthy Environment xx
I Need a Body xx
Creating an Ideal World xx
Lessons from School and Life xx
Raising Responsible, Cooperative, and Caring Children xx
Children Need ... xx
Grow Strong, Happy, and Confident xx
Wings to Fly xx
Laying the Groundwork for Success in School xx
Ripples upon the Water xx
Free to Be xx
Staying Involved and Engaged xx
Allowing Children's Gifts to Emerge xx
"You Come Too" [Quote] xx
Positive Parenting xx
Before You Turn Around xx
Part 2 What to do? Specific Issues in Childrearing xx
"Are You the Library Girl?" xx
The Dance: A Teacher Speaks to Parents xx
You Are Your Child's First Teacher xx
Educating Our Children xx
Listen with Your Heart xx
Help Your Children Reach for the Stars xx
The Wisdom of Our Traditions xx
Love and Respect Your Child, and You Will Be a Person of Merit xx
Lessons I'm Still Learning About Children xx
Giving Your Children Roots and Wings xx
The Big Picture and Some Small Stuff xx
The Importance of Legacy xx
Thirty Things I Have Learned about Children xx
Part 3 What Is Important to Us? Guiding and Shaping our Children xx
Love and Limits xx
Childhood Is Not a Disease xx
Relationships Are Primary xx
Behavioral Issues xx
Giving Your Child a Healthy Lifestyle xx
Raising Children of Color xx
Choosing a Dentist for Your Child xx
Raising Boys xx
Single Parenting (Not Easy!) xx
The Building Blocks of Education xx
The Triangle: Parents, Students, Teachers xx
Trust and Doubt: Parents and Adolescents xx
Advice for Your Young Adults xx
Recommended Books for Parents xx
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