From a bright yellow sunflower to a pair of pink shoes, little learners will soon master their first colors with this vibrant board book. With simple text labels to introduce first words, and a soft padded cover to touch and hold, Baby Basics Colors is a perfect introduction to the wonderful world of color around us.
Are you ready to care for your new baby? Here's all the practical advice you need! Distinguished pediatrician Robert Needlman, one of the new team of experts at The Dr. Spock Company, provides the best up-to-date information on your baby's most fundamental needs, with plenty of useful tips on day-to-day care. An easy-to-use reference that you'll turn to again and again, Dr. Spock's Baby Basics will help you: Succeed at breastfeeding and bottle-feeding Encourage good sleep habits, right from the start Bathe, diaper, and groom your baby Choose a crib, a car seat, and other essentials Understand the different causes of crying Start your baby on solid foods, and much more For more than 50 years, Dr. Benjamin Spock was the world's best-known pediatrician. Drawing upon his trusted philosophy of baby and child care, a new generation of experts at The Dr. Spock Company brings today's moms and dads the latest parenting and child-health information. Watch for the next two books in the Take Charge Parenting Guides series: Dr. Spock's Pregnancy Guide and Dr. Spock's Safety & First Aid for Babies and Toddlers.
A comprehensive book for apprehensive parents Baby Basics is a reassuring guide that takes the worry out of first-time parenting and lets you spend your time enjoying your baby. Filled with sound advice and useful tips, it will help you make the best choices and most practical decisions for your child. From the "Top Six Things to Do Before Baby Arrives" to "Investing in the Future," Baby Basics explains everything you need to know. It will help you identify your options and get a handle on day-to-day matters like feeding, choosing diapers, and finding child care, as well as less obvious responsibilities like writing a will and purchasing life insurance. This indispensable, down-to-earth book will help you save time and money while giving your baby the best.
Here is all the information parents could ever need to create a safe environment for their children. Practical "childproofing" tips are offered for every room in the house as well as for outdoors. The updated chapter on poison control includes a complete listing of poisonous household products—plants both indoor and outdoor—and what to do if a poisoning actually occurs.
Because researchers often treat baby boomers of color as belonging to one group, quality data on the individual status of specific racial populations is lacking, leading to insufficiently designed programs, policies, and services. The absence of data is a testament to the invisibility of baby boomers of color in society and deeply affects the practice of social work and other helping professions that require culturally sensitive approaches. Melvin Delgado rectifies this injustice by providing a comprehensive portrait of the status and unique assets of boomers of color. Using specific data, he grounds an understanding of boomers'financial, medical, and emotional needs within a historical, socioeconomic, cultural, and political context, resulting in tailored recommendations for meeting the challenges of a growing population. His research focuses on African American, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, and Native American older adults and addresses issues of financial security, employment stability, housing, and health care, which are often complicated by linguistic and cultural differences. Rather than treat baby boomers of color as a financial burden on society and its resources, Delgado recognizes their strengths and positive contributions to families and communities, resulting in an affirming and empowering approach to service.
Everything the modern baby needs (and mommy too) for party time, playtime, quiet time, or go time. Stitch up some of these imaginative and practical designs, and the days will be a little easier for both mom and baby. Marcea Owen and Janice Liljenquist, founders of Abbey Lane Quilts, bring you 24 projects including quilts, bibs, diaper bags, soft toys, and so much more, using fresh, modern fabrics. Choose from a variety of unique colorways, embellishments, and skill levels. Get creative with coordinating projects to make great gift sets—get more “oohs” and “aahs” at every baby shower!