Rest, Play, Grow: Making Sense of Preschoolers (Or Anyone Who Acts Like One)

Rest, Play, Grow: Making Sense of Preschoolers (Or Anyone Who Acts Like One)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780995051201
Publisher: Aona Management Inc
Publication date: 04/29/2016
Pages: 306
Sales rank: 136,352
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Dr. Deborah MacNamara is a clinical counsellor and educator with more than twenty-five years experience working with children, youth, and adults. She is on faculty at the Neufeld Institute, operates a counselling practice, and speaks regularly about child and adolescent development to parents, childcare providers, educators, and mental health professionals. She continues to write, do radio and television interviews, and speak to the needs of children and youth based on developmental science. Deborah resides in Vancouver, Canada, with her husband and two children.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Dr. Gordon Neufeld
Introduction: Why Making Sense Matters
Chapter 1: How Adults Grow Young Children Up
Chapter 2: The Preschooler Personality: Part Beauty, Part Beast
Chapter 3: Preserving Childhood: Defending Play in a Digital World
Chapter 4: Hungry for Connection: Why Relationships Matter
Chapter 5: Who's in Charge? The Dance of Attachment
Chapter 6: Feelings and Hurts: Keeping Children's Hearts Soft
Chapter 7: Tears and Tantrums: Understanding Frustration and Aggression
Chapter 8: Alarmed by Disconnection: Bedtime, Separations, and Anxiety
Chapter 9: "You're Not the Boss of Me": Understanding Resistance and Opposition
Chapter 10: Discipline for the Immature: Buying Time for the Child to Grow Up
Chapter 11: How Young Children Grow Adults Up
About the Neufeld Institute
About the Author
Acknowledgements
Notes

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