The Pocket Parent

Author: Gail Reichlin,Caroline Winkler

Publisher: Workman Publishing

ISBN: 0761167773

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 400

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It's instant relief for when your 2-year-old is on the floor of the toy store, pitching a fit. Or when brother and sister discover that they can't stand each other. Or when your son can't say no to video games. The Pocket Parent is, literally, a pocket-size book of tried-and-true advice, common sense, parental wisdom, and sanity. Written by two professionals who've reared six children between them and made a career out of helping others with parenting issues, this handy book will be a lifesaver for every parent of a 2-to-5-year-old. It begins with an overall view of the Pocket Parent approach to discipline. Based on unconditional love but firm limits, and aimed at keeping the child's dignity and self-esteem intact, here are strategies that include "I" statements, modeling, family meetings, and "one word" requests. Once the ground rules are set, the guide moves to an A-to-Z compendium of common problems. Just look it up-Anger, Bad Words, Biting, Chores, Doctor Visits, Fears at Night, Lying, Separation Anxiety-and find the "Sanity Savers" list of suggestions, easy-to-follow bullets, anecdotes, and more. For the bag, glove compartment, backpack, or shelf in the kitchen, it's there for you whenever you need it.

The Pocket Coach For Parent

Your Two-week Guide to a Dramatically Improved Life With Your Intense Child

Author: Tina Feigal

Publisher: Beavers Pond Press

ISBN: 9781592982370

Category: Self-Help

Page: 111

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At last, here's a book that walks you step-by-step through the process of improving challenging child behavior. It's short and to the point, exactly the right length to help you learn Present Moment Parenting and start seeing its remarkable results right away. Read the book, use the CD to listen in on Tina coaching a mom, or both!

The Pocket Money Book

A Parent's Guide to Giving Pocket Money to Children

Author: Philip Robinson

Publisher: Phil Robinson

ISBN: 0952888572

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 12

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The Conscious Parent's Guide to Positive Discipline

A Mindful Approach for Building a Healthy, Respectful Relationship with Your Child

Author: Jennifer Costa

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1440594368

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 240

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Help your child learn self-discipline, cooperation, and responsibility! When a child misbehaves, the situation can quickly escalate into an uphill battle of yelling, tears, and resistance--on both sides. But what if you could avoid all that? Conscious parenting is about being present with your child and taking the time to understand the reasons and motivations behind behaviors. This relationship-centered approached means that you respect your child's point of view as you both learn how to create a mutually-beneficially set of behavioral rules. By practicing this mindful method, you can support your child emotionally and help nurture important social development. Parent coach Jennifer Costa teaches you how to: Communicate openly with your child about proper behavior Build a supportive home environment Determine your child's behavioral triggers Learn strategies that will help your child feel calm Teach your child long-term coping skills Discipline your child without embracing anger With The Conscious Parent's Guide to Positive Discipline, you will learn to create a calm and mindful atmosphere for the whole family, while helping your child feel competent, successful, and healthy.

The Pocket Guide To Understanding A.D.H.D.

Practical Tips for Parents

Author: Christopher Green,Kit Chee

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1446460819

Category: Education

Page: 176

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The Pocket Guide to Understanding A. D. H. D. offers authoritative but instant, practical and commonsense advice for parents, including the latest research on this distressing and misunderstood condition. In his typically friendly and direct style, Dr Chris Green, with Dr Kit Chee, explains the causes and effects of A. D. H. D. and provides quick, practical strategies to help cope with common problems such as inattention, impulsiveness and underachievement and includes advice on: - how to identify A. D. H. D. in your child - medication and alternative therapies - where to get support - improving behaviour at school and home And much more!

The on Deck Circle of Life

Author: Harley A. Rotbart

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595423906

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 180

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THE ON DECK CIRCLE OF LIFE - 101 Lessons from the Dugout is "a game plan for happiness and success in the major leagues of school, friendships, and family life". The author brings his unique perspective as pediatrician, teacher, kids' baseball coach, and parent to this book of 101 life lessons. As an internationally recognized pediatric specialist and professor, Dr. Harley Rotbart has been named to Best Doctors in America every year since 1996. As a kids' baseball coach, from T-ball through high school, Coach Harley has studied the fine points of a fine game. He has used baseball to guide his players, his patients, and his own kids in everything from homework, humility and helping others, to dating, driving and drugs. Everything a child needs to know about life can be learned from the dugout steps. Every pitch, hit, and play on the baseball field is its own life lesson. From taking charge under a pop fly, to taking risks on the base paths, to taking heart on the bench, THE ON DECK CIRCLE OF LIFE connects parents and their kids through the analogies, axioms, and allegories that baseball offers for life off the field. Written for kids of all ages to read, and for parents to read over their kids' shoulders, this is a warm and wise playbook for the game of life. Endorsed by Cal Ripken, Jr: You and I share the belief that baseball is a great avenue to learning skills that can translate to all aspects of our life. I have shared your book with our foundation staff and encouraged them to incorporate the lessons into our character education program. Thank you for contributing to the development of healthy, happy children. Cal Ripken, Jr., Member, National Baseball Hall of Fame; Co-Founder and Vice-Chairman, Ripken Foundation Parenting experts are in agreement - this book is just what the doctor ordered: "This book has home run written all over it. Dr. Rotbart is a masterful writer and his baseball metaphors are brilliant. He has turned baseball into a philosophy of life. Every parent will want to give their baseball and softball players a copy of ON DECK for their birthday"--(Barton D. Schmitt, M.D., Bestselling Author of Your Child's Health) "With style, wit and wisdom, this beautiful little book captures the essence of life lessons we all would like our children to understand and embrace. Each brief chapter stands alone, offering clear, practical advice and insight regarding the challenges and opportunities life throws our way."--(Gail Reichlin, Founder and Executive Director, Parents Resource Network; and, Bestselling Author of The Pocket Parent)

The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Play Groups

Author: Marian Edelman Borden

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101217219

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 192

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Make the most out of precious playtime! For busy parents-and children-The Pocket Idiot's GuideTM to Play Groups offers suggestions and advice on forming and organizing play groups and keeping them going. This book covers such issues as setting up rules for caregiver and parent attendance, child anxieties, uncooperative parents, and much more. *First information-packed guide on the market *Features great ideas for indoor and outdoor activities for play groups of various sizes

The Pocket Therapist, Ii.

Author: David A. Brown

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595753752

Category: Self-Help

Page: 92

View: 8654

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Dr. Brown has developed and led successful experiential training programs in the Florida swamps to resolve relationship problems among high school students in high-risk areas. He led groups of 300 pharmacists through personal conflict resolution experiences, as well as groups of neighborhood women and men in emotional survival encounters. Rational living, stress management, conflict resolution, and problem solving workshops were presented to industrial managers, school psychologists, college students, counselors and administrators with exciting success. Stress management, Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy, and rational use of hypnosis are topics Dr. Brown has presented nationally. He is board certified by the National Academy of Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselors, and the National Board of Certified Counselors, Inc. He is presently a Professor of Psychology at International College in Fort Myers, Florida. This book contains a collection of stories written by Dr. Brown for his family, patients and students.

How to Listen so Parents Will Talk and Talk so Parents Will Listen

Author: John Sommers-Flanagan,Rita Sommers-Flanagan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118068017

Category: Psychology

Page: 256

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"In keeping with person-centered theory and therapy, John and Rita Sommers-Flanagan have produced a book that will be immensely helpful for professionals who work with parents. Throughout the pages, there are many examples of practitioners honoring and respecting parents and listening deeply to how best be of help. I am delighted that this book continues to echo and expand on my father's work." —Natalie Rogers, PhD, REAT, author, The Creative Connection and The Creative Connections for Groups "Because parenting can be such a dizzying task, professionals working with parents need to have intelligible, compassionate, and ethical principles to guide their work. John and Rita Sommers-Flanagan have mastered this complex terrain, and we are fortunate, in this articulate and accessible book, to gain from their exceptional experience and wisdom." —Andrew Peterson, EdD, author, The Next Ten Minutes: 51 Absurdly Simple Ways to Seize the Moment Step-by-step guidance for building healthy dialogues with parents that open communication and promote positive outcomes Embracing the uniqueness of every parent, family situation, and practitioner, How to Listen so Parents Will Talk and Talk so Parents Will Listen helps professionals address the parent-child problems that families often find puzzling or challenging and for which they seek support and guidance. How to Listen so Parents Will Talk and Talk so Parents Will Listen features many specific interventions and methods for helping parents implement developmentally appropriate and scientifically supported strategies for building healthy parent-child relationships and working through the most common conflicts encountered in families. It includes: Tips for creating a positive therapist-client experience with parents Guidelines for working with a variety of parents Parenting tip sheets and homework assignments Case studies focusing on many different parenting problems, including the strong-willed child, divorce, homework battles, spanking, and more How to Listen so Parents Will Talk and Talk so Parents Will Listen will help you develop positive relationships with parents so that constructive two-way dialogue can be established. Even the most difficult and resistant parents can be successfully engaged through the helpful strategies, advice, and tools found in this practical guide.

Pocket Companion to Guyton & Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology E-Book

Author: John E. Hall

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455711942

Category: Medical

Page: 736

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John E. Hall’s Pocket Companion to Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology, 12th Edition offers at-a-glance reference to the most important facts and concepts from one of the world’s favorite medical physiology texts, all in a portable, quick-access format. It assembles all of the physiologic data and principles needed for the study of medicine, presents them in a concise, no-nonsense manner, and fits them into your pocket – for convenient access anytime! Efficiently review key concepts thanks to a concise, at-a-glance format. Carry the same authoritative, useful knowledge that readers of Guyton have come to trust – right in your pocket. Easily locate more in-depth discussions inside the parent text with abundant cross-references and a parallel chapter organization. Quickly access all of the most current physiology information on the go.

The Pocket Pediatrician

The BC Children's Hospital Manual

Author: M. Seear

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521568814

Category: Medical

Page: 626

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This compact yet comprehensive handbook is an essential source of expert practical advice for pediatric residents. It covers the full range of pediatric problems likely to be encountered in the hospital setting. Written by a highly experienced team of specialists based at the BC Children's Hospital in Vancouver, it provides the most up-to-date and authoritative advice available on the care of the sick child. The style of presentation is designed to facilitate quick and easy reference, which is so essential in emergency cases.

The Pocket Guide to Every Child Matters

An At-a-Glance Overview for the Busy Teacher

Author: Rita Cheminais

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134020120

Category: Education

Page: 112

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The aim of this pocket guide is to provide an at-a-glance overview and insight into Every Child Matters for busy trainee, newly qualified and experienced teachers, working with pupils in a range of educational settings, who want a quick point of reference in order to know how: the concept, aims and principles of Every Child Matters influences their practice to develop a shared vision and ethos for Every Child Matters Every Child Matters policy informs practice to develop effective teamwork and collaborative partnership working to embed Every Child Matters outcomes in personalised learning to monitor and evaluate the impact of Every Child Matters at classroom level. Pocket Guide to Every Child Matters is an invaluable, good value, user-friendly resource for all busy Children’s Workforce practitioners, working directly with pupils in classrooms, offers practical tips and guidance, effective strategies, models of good practice and signposting to further sources of information. It features step-by-step advice, useful checklists and templates which can be customised to suit the context of a range of primary and secondary phase educational settings.

The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Being An Expectant Father

Author: Joe Kelly

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440650896

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 240

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From the home pregnancy test to handing out cigars - and beyond... Dads to be often worry more than they let on about the emotional, financial, and physical changes that come with their partners' pregnancies. Here, expectant fathers can find information related to pregnancy, childirth, and baby care, including training to be the birthing coach, how to understand what's ahead for mom; sex during pregnancy; baby-proofing the home; how to prepare for the baby's arrival; getting used to an infant's schedule, and preparing for the unexpected.

The Pocket Pediatrician

650 Tips on Caring for Kids

Author: Michael A. LaCombe

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Pub

ISBN: 9780836228953

Category: Medical

Page: 320

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Written in a confident and reassuring style, this collection of 650 highly useful tips provides parents with a necessary, simple, and to-the-point health guide that covers everything from the chickenpox to poison ivy. Original. 15,000 first printing.

The Pocket Occupational Therapist for Families of Children With Special Needs

Author: Cara Koscinski

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 0857007211

Category: Medical

Page: 144

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If you are unsure about what occupational therapy (OT) is and how it can help your child, this accessible overview is for you. Answering all of the common questions about the issues an occupational therapist might address with a child with special needs, including core muscle strength, feeding, fine motor skills, sensory sensitivities, transitions and life-skills, this book also offers simple activities to practice at home that are inexpensive, fun and, most-importantly, OT-approved. This will be an illuminating and essential guide for parents and carers of children with physical and developmental disabilities or parents of children in rehabilitation from illness or injury. Professionals who want to learn more about the principles and practicalities of occupational therapy will also find it useful.

The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Wedding Etiquette

Author: Robyn S. Passante

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440637814

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 192

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The essential book of I do's-and I don'ts. Savvy couples put a wedding etiquette book right next to their wedding planners to be sure they have all their bases covered. This is the ideal reference to choose-succinct, practical, and focused on the complete wedding experience, from invitations to gift registries to the reception. * Follows in the successful footsteps of The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Being a Groom, The Pocket Idiot's Guide® to Being the Father of the Bride, and The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Being the Mother of the Bride * Covers traditional weddings, second weddings, cross-cultural weddings, and civil unions * Easy-to-use, portable format * A great gift book for newlyweds-to-be