This bright and beautiful baby book is delightful to look at, cuddly to hold and even safe to chew The textured fabrics and bright colours encourage babies to interact with the book as well as helping to develop their sensory awareness.
Find Out What Your Baby Is Thinking and Feeling and How to Communicate With Her
Author: Diane Fraser
Category: Family & Relationships
Your baby is trying to tell you something. And learning to understand her is the first step in becoming a better parent---and in providing the basis for a well adjusted, sociable adulthood. Now, you can pinpoint your baby's individual learning CODE. * The V CODE: is your baby content to stare at the little clowns on her blanket, or a picture of another baby? Watch out--you might just have a V coder! * The A CODE: The colorful mobile holds no interest for her. But the music box sounds make her giggle, shriek and "talk" all through the night----she's an A coder. * The K CODE: You've considered putting her on a lease, she wiggles and crawls so much. She gets into every nook and cranny, and even falls asleep while standing! WOW---you've got a K coder!
The Owner's Manual from First Breath to First Grade
Author: Michael F. Roizen
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Category: Family & Relationships
Now available as an enhanced e-book, YOU: Raising Your Child will include 12 videos that feature Dr. Oz and pediatrician Dr. Jennifer Trachtenberg answering real parents' questions about child-rearing. They talk about everything from diet to bathtime and give candid answers to questions posed by real parents. YOU: Raising Your Child could be the most valuable download for any parent's e-reader providing the answers you need about the biology, psychology, and common sense wisdom of raising a healthy child. YOU: Raising Your Child is the ultimate guide to raising children from birth to age five The authors address everything from troubleshooting infant health issues to supporting the emotional and intellectual development of your child. Included are discussions of healthy nutrition, milestones for physical activity, building good habits, taking care of YOU, and how to cope with the biggest ailments and fears parents face today. The book is filled with wisdom and age-specific advice that will help parents manage all kinds of child-rearing questions and issues. A sampling of topics include: The Mind of a Child This chapter is the foundation for what is discussed throughout the book. It explores personality quirks and how they are formed, and will talk about things that parents can do from day one to day one thousand (and beyond) to help their children develop. Tips will be about how to recognize their differences but still instill good habits. After all, good parenting is really about being a good psychologist—knowing your child’s brain, and helping them develop who they are. Nutrition Of course, a big part of parenting is making sure that kids learn how to keep themselves healthy and fit for a lifetime. This chapter emphasizes good nutrition and eating habits for all ages. it will address biologic differences like number of taste buds and requirement for dozen exposures to taste to achieve change. Physical Activity With the help of Joel Harper, fitness expert who appears on all of the YOU DVDs, this chapter will be filled with information and advice on how to make sure you kids are growing in all the right places. Taking Care of YOU This chapter takes a step back to show how being a good parent also means taking care of yourself and your dreams in order to show your kids how to love. Tips on how parenting isn’t always being selfless. With these topics and many more, America's most trusted doctors once again come to the rescue and teach parents the best ways to raise healthy, happy, children.
Designed to promote literacy in young children and to empower parents, educators, and librarians, this guide is filled with simple strategies, creative activities, and detailed instructions that help make reading fun. • Recommended book lists for promoting reading • An overview of basic strategies and components of an early literacy program • Helpful outline of pre-literacy skills required for reading success • Detailed instructions for early literacy activities
Master the art of caring for children with most effective, efficient, and affordable title on pediatric nursing care. Taking on a family focus, this student-friendly text teaches growth, development, and information on the major body system alterations. Plus, dramatically streamlined content and new learning tools make this new edition even more tailored to your learning needs. Expert reviews of chapter content ensure all chapters include current practices, terms, and updated information. Health Promotion boxes summarize information from the American Academy of Pediatrics to teach you how to perform a comprehensive assessment of well infants and children at various ages. Illustrated Procedure boxes include step-by-step instructions for common nursing tasks. Pathophysiology boxes explain changes in physiology that occur in a variety of diseases and disorders in children. Nursing process highlighted in nursing care plans and in-text discussions. Clinical Reference pages provide students with easy-to-find reference sections, including basic anatomy and physiology, pediatric differences, related laboratory and diagnostic tests, and commonly prescribed medications. Safety Alert boxes highlight patient safety as part of the QSEN initiative for better outcomes of nursing care. Updated Evidence-Based Practice boxes (formerly Using Research to Improve Practice) assist you in determining best practices in your future care of children. Patient-Centered Care boxes guide you in teaching the parents and child about self-care in the home and follow-up care in community-based health care settings. Streamlined Nursing Care Plans have been reformatted to make them easier to read and use. Updated photos throughout the book keep the text up-to-date and visually appealing. Key concepts are highlighted in the book and their definitions are provided in a glossary.