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Understanding 12-14-Year-Olds

Understanding 12-14-Year-Olds

by Margot Waddell, Your Child Understanding

  • Paperback £9.99

Margot Waddell offers helpful advice to parents whose children have reached the turbulent teenage years. From conflict management to addressing issues of bullying, stealing and same-sex friendships,... (more)

Understanding Your Baby

Understanding Your Baby

by Sophie Boswell, Your Child Understanding

  • Paperback £9.99
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How do you decide whether to breast feed your baby and what are the emotions involved for mother and baby when the baby rejects a feed, or when breast feeding stops? What happens when a baby starts... (more)

Understanding Your Three-Year-Old

Understanding Your Three-Year-Old

by Louise Emanuel, Your Child Understanding

  • Paperback £9.99

What changes when a young child begins to leave toddler-hood behind him? How do you keep track of your childs good and bad experiences at nursery and kindergarten and support her through them? What... (more)

Understanding 4-5-Year-Olds

Understanding 4-5-Year-Olds

by Lesley Maroni

  • Paperback £9.99
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Understanding 4-5-year-olds gives a thoughtful overview of the challenges that children face as they gradually move away from a strong attachment to their families and turn towards the wider world of... (more)

Understanding Your One-Year-Old

Understanding Your One-Year-Old

by Sarah Gustavus Jones

  • Paperback £9.99

How does a one-year-old's mind and personality develop and grow? How does your role as a parent change when your baby starts to walk, talk and really explore the world around her? How do you support... (more)

Understanding Your Two-Year-Old

Understanding Your Two-Year-Old

by Lisa Miller, Your Child Understanding

  • Paperback £9.99

What makes children in their 'terrible twos' behave as they do? How can parents decide when their child is ready for day care, and manage their child's transition to a trusted child minder? Lisa... (more)

Understanding 8-9-year-olds

Understanding 8-9-year-olds

by Biddy Youell

  • Paperback £9.99

Understanding 8-9-Year-Olds describes how children grow and change as they move further away from reliance on home and family, out into the world of school and community. Children of this age develop... (more)

Understanding 6-7-Year-Olds

Understanding 6-7-Year-Olds

by Corinne Aves

  • Paperback £9.99

This accessible book provides a wealth of information to help parents, educators and carers better relate to children at this exciting, yet demanding, stage of development. From the new-found sense... (more)

Understanding 10-11-year-olds

Understanding 10-11-year-olds

by Rebecca Bergese

  • Paperback £9.99

Understanding 10-11-Year-Olds introduces the challenges that face children as they start to make their transition from childhood into adolescence. Children at this age begin to express independence... (more)

Parenting from the Inside Out - 10th Anniversary Edition: How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive

Parenting from the Inside Out - 10th Anniversary Edition: How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive

by Daniel J. Siegel, Mary Hartzell

  • Paperback £14.99

Have you ever thought: "I can't believe I just said to my child the very thing my parents used to say to me! Am I destined to repeat the mistakes of my parents?" In Parenting from the Inside Out,... (more)

The Nursery Age Child

The Nursery Age Child

by Jenny Davids

  • Paperback £13.49 (RRP : £14.99 save £1.50)
  • eBook £12.14 (RRP : £14.99 save £2.85)
  • Paperback + eBook £15.49 (RRP : £27.13 save £11.64)

This book aims to facilitate the understandings of nursery age children, that is, children around three, four and five years, and their parents. Children of these ages are particularly fascinating.... (more)

Understanding Your Young Child with Special Needs

Understanding Your Young Child with Special Needs

by Pamela Bartram

  • Paperback £9.99

Understanding Your Young Child with special needs" explores the developmental impact of disability on normal stages of child development, and examines the complex nature of the emotional bonds... (more)

Can You Help Me? A Guide for Parents

Can You Help Me? A Guide for Parents

by A.H. Brafman

  • Paperback £14.39 (RRP : £15.99 save £1.60)
  • eBook £12.95 (RRP : £15.99 save £3.04)
  • Paperback + eBook £16.39 (RRP : £28.94 save £12.55)

This book is based on common questions that parents have about their children and their relationships with the world at large. Drawing from his extensive experience as a child psychoanalyst (and as a... (more)

The Magic Years: Understanding and handling the problems of early childhood

The Magic Years: Understanding and handling the problems of early childhood

by Selma H. Fraiberg

  • Paperback £12.99

The author takes the reader into the mind of the child, showing how he or she confronts the world and learns to cope with it. She discusses the problems at each stage of development and reveals the... (more)

We Need to Talk: A Straight-Talking Guide to Raising Resilient Teens

We Need to Talk: A Straight-Talking Guide to Raising Resilient Teens

by Ian Williamson

  • Paperback £12.99

How do you talk to your teen when their only focus is the screen in front of them? How do you help them to build a core of self-esteem in a world obsessed with appearances? In this empathetic, down... (more)

Sulky, Rowdy, Rude?: Why Kids Really Act Out and What to Do About it

Sulky, Rowdy, Rude?: Why Kids Really Act Out and What to Do About it

by Bo Hejlskov Elven, Tina Wiman

  • Paperback £9.99

Children can be difficult (and worse) - this is a natural part of growing up. Conflicts and arguments are nothing exceptional, but rather a part of everyday family life. For parents, though, it can... (more)

Parenting: Contemporary Clinical Perspectives

Parenting: Contemporary Clinical Perspectives

Edited by Steven Tuber

  • Hardback £47.66 (RRP : £52.95 save £5.29)

Parenting: Contemporary Clinical Perspectives offers fresh insights into treating parents and their children that highlight the evolving role of parents throughout the lifespan and amidst... (more)

Digital Kids: How to Balance Screen Time, and Why it Matters

Digital Kids: How to Balance Screen Time, and Why it Matters

by Martin L. Kutscher

  • Paperback £9.99

For many children and teens daily Internet use is the norm - but where should we draw the line when it comes to digital media usage? This handy book lays out the essential information needed to... (more)

How to Parent Your Anxious Toddler

How to Parent Your Anxious Toddler

by Natasha Daniels

  • Paperback £11.99

Why does your toddler get upset when his or her routine is disrupted? Why do they follow you from room to room and refuse to play on their own? Why are daily routines such as mealtimes, bath time,... (more)

The Parent's Guide to Occupational Therapy for Autism and Other Special Needs: Practical Strategies for Motor Skills, Sensory Integration, Toilet Training, and More

The Parent's Guide to Occupational Therapy for Autism and Other Special Needs: Practical Strategies for Motor Skills, Sensory Integration, Toilet Training, and More

by Cara Koscinski

  • Paperback £12.99

With the help of this handy guide, you can bring tried and tested occupational therapy activities into your home and encourage your child to succeed with everyday tasks while having fun in the... (more)

Finding Your Way with Your Baby: The Emotional Life of Parents and Babies

Finding Your Way with Your Baby: The Emotional Life of Parents and Babies

by Dilys Daws, Alexandra De Rementeria

  • Paperback £22.47 (RRP : £22.99 save £0.52)

Finding Your Way with Your Baby explores the emotional experience of the baby in the first year, and that of the mother, father and other significant adults. It does so in a way that is deeply... (more)

Your Baby is Speaking to You: A Visual Guide to the Amazing Behaviours of Your Newborn and Growing Baby

Your Baby is Speaking to You: A Visual Guide to the Amazing Behaviours of Your Newborn and Growing Baby

by Kevin Nugent

  • Paperback £14.99

From an international expert on infant-parent communication, Your Baby Is Speaking To You is destined to become a parenting classic. Through intimate access to babies and their families, Dr Kevin... (more)

The Psychology of Babies: How Relationships Support Development from Birth to Two

The Psychology of Babies: How Relationships Support Development from Birth to Two

by Lynne Murray

  • Paperback £16.99

This is an instructive and accessible account of the psychological development of children aged 0-2 years and how it can be supported by social relationships. The first two years are critical in a... (more)

The Essential First Year: What Babies Need Parents to Know

The Essential First Year: What Babies Need Parents to Know

by Penelope Leach

  • Paperback £14.99

This is a new research-based guide to baby-care from the world-renowned authority on child development, Penelope Leach, the expert who transformed the way we raise children. Penelope Leach draws on... (more)

The 5 to 10 Year-Old Child

The 5 to 10 Year-Old Child

by A.H. Brafman

  • Paperback £13.79 (RRP : £14.99 save £1.20)
  • eBook £12.41 (RRP : £14.99 save £2.58)
  • Paperback + eBook £15.79 (RRP : £27.40 save £11.61)

The fifth birthday represents an important landmark in a child's development. He is now ready to start full-time primary school, and we no longer speak of a baby or a little child; instead, we refer... (more)

You and Your Toddler

You and Your Toddler

by Jenny Stoker

  • Paperback £17.99 (RRP : £19.99 save £2.00)
  • eBook £16.19 (RRP : £19.99 save £3.80)
  • Paperback + eBook £19.99 (RRP : £36.18 save £16.19)

A central theme of this book is the gradual process of separation between parents and toddlers and the growth of autonomy in them all. Jenny Stoker has written with clarity, sympathy and warmth about... (more)

Teen Mental Health in an Online World: Supporting Young People around their Use of Social Media Apps Gaming Texting and the Rest

Teen Mental Health in an Online World: Supporting Young People around their Use of Social Media Apps Gaming Texting and the Rest

by Victoria Betton, James Wollard

  • Paperback £16.99

This essential book shows practitioners how they can engage with teens' online lives to support their mental health. Drawing on interviews with young people it discusses how adults can have open and... (more)

I am the Parent Who Stayed: Joyfully parenting alone

I am the Parent Who Stayed: Joyfully parenting alone

by Nina Farr

  • Paperback £10.99

Being The parent who stayed can be more beautiful than you ever imagined. It's hard to be left taking care of your family all by yourself. Parenting alone in the wake of domestic violence, intense... (more)

Tweens: What to Expect and How to Survive - Understanding Your 8-12 Year Old

Tweens: What to Expect and How to Survive - Understanding Your 8-12 Year Old

by Andrea Clifford-Poston

  • Print £9.99

This ground-breaking book provides an examination of the new phenomenon of "tweens": children who maturing earlier, both physically and psychologically, and who are becoming increasingly... (more)

Twins and Multiple Births: The Essential Parenting Guide from Pregnancy to Adulthood

Twins and Multiple Births: The Essential Parenting Guide from Pregnancy to Adulthood

by Robert G. Cooper

  • Paperback £13.49 (RRP : £14.99 save £1.50)

Having more than one baby at once can test the endurance of even the most calm and experienced parents. This inspiring and enlightening parenting guide, by a practising GP and mother of twins, will... (more)

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