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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 £16.99

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.

This updated edition is informed by... (more)

The Late Teenage Years: From Seventeen to Adulthood

The Late Teenage Years: From Seventeen to Adulthood

by Luis Rodriguez De La Sierra, Joan Schachter

  • Paperback £18.99

The problems which the individual has to deal with in adolescence are qualitatively different from those of childhood; they are related in particular to the adolescent's reaction/responses to the... (more)

Understanding Your Baby

Understanding Your Baby

by Sophie Boswell, Your Child Understanding

  • Paperback £10.99
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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)

Infancy: The Basics

Infancy: The Basics

by Marc H. Bornstein, Martha E. Arterberry

  • Paperback £17.09 (RRP : £18.99 save £1.90)

Infancy: The Basics offers an introduction to the developmental science behind the fascinating world of infant development. This book takes the reader from before birth through the moment infants... (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 £18.99

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)

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 £20.00

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 5 to 10 Year-Old Child

The 5 to 10 Year-Old Child

by A.H. Brafman

  • Paperback £16.99

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)

Understanding 8-9-year-olds

Understanding 8-9-year-olds

by Biddy Youell

  • Paperback £10.99

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)

Can You Help Me? A Guide for Parents

Can You Help Me? A Guide for Parents

by A.H. Brafman

  • Paperback £19.99

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)

Understanding Your One-Year-Old

Understanding Your One-Year-Old

by Sarah Gustavus Jones

  • Paperback £10.99

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 £10.99

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)

Therapeutic Parenting Essentials: Moving from Trauma to Trust

Therapeutic Parenting Essentials: Moving from Trauma to Trust

by Sarah Naish, Sarah Dillon

  • Paperback £16.99

All families of children affected by trauma are on a journey, and this book will help to guide you and your family on your journey from trauma to trust. Sarah Naish shares her own experiences of... (more)

The Positive Parenting Handbook: Developing happy and confident children

The Positive Parenting Handbook: Developing happy and confident children

by Judy Hutchings

  • Paperback £14.99

Drawing on Judy Hutchings many years of work with parents and children, The Positive Parenting Handbook is a concise, straightforward guide that offers simple solutions to daily dilemmas. The clear... (more)

Emily Is Being Bullied What Can She Do?: A Story and Anti-Bullying Guide for Children and Adults to Read Together

Emily Is Being Bullied What Can She Do?: A Story and Anti-Bullying Guide for Children and Adults to Read Together

Edited by Helen Cowie, Harriet Tenenbaum

  • Print £9.99

Meet Emily. She is being bullied by a group of children at school. She describes how this makes her feel, think and act. Eventually, she finds ways to help herself and also realises that she can get... (more)

The Simple Guide to Understanding Shame in Children: What It Is and How to Help

The Simple Guide to Understanding Shame in Children: What It Is and How to Help

by Betsy de Thierry

  • Paperback £9.99

What is shame? * How does it affect children? * How can adults help? The perfect starting point for any adult or carer working with children who have experienced shame, this guide provides... (more)

My Child's Different: The lessons learned from one familys struggle to unlock their sons potential

My Child's Different: The lessons learned from one familys struggle to unlock their sons potential

by Elaine Halligan

  • Paperback £12.99

Elaine Halligan's My Child's Different: The lessons learned from one family's struggle to unlock their son's potential explores the enabling role that parents can play in bringing the best out of... (more)

Real Parenting for Real Kids: Enabling Parents to Bring Out the Best in Their Children

Real Parenting for Real Kids: Enabling Parents to Bring Out the Best in Their Children

by Melissa Hood

  • Paperback £16.99

The essential guide to bringing out the best in your children. The Parent Practice team, led by Melissa Hood and Elaine Halligan, have been delivering positive parenting courses since 2004 designed... (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)

Raising Rosie: Our Story of Parenting an Intersex Child

Raising Rosie: Our Story of Parenting an Intersex Child

by Stephani Lohman

  • Paperback £13.99

When their daughter Rosie was born, Eric and Stephani Lohman found themselves thrust into a situation they were not prepared for. Born intersex - a term that describes people who are born with a... (more)

The A-Z of Therapeutic Parenting: Strategies and Solutions

The A-Z of Therapeutic Parenting: Strategies and Solutions

by Sarah Naish

  • Paperback £16.99

Therapeutic parenting is a deeply nurturing parenting style, and is especially effective for children with attachment difficulties, or who experienced childhood trauma. This book provides everything... (more)

The Parents' Practical Guide to Resilience for Preteens and Teenagers on the Autism Spectrum

The Parents' Practical Guide to Resilience for Preteens and Teenagers on the Autism Spectrum

by Jeanette Purkis, Emma Goodall

  • Paperback £13.99

This book empowers parents of autistic young people aged 11 to 20 to help them promote resilience in their child. Full of suggestions and simple activities, this easy-to-use resource will help guide... (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 £13.99

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)

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 £19.99

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)

Can't Eat, Won't Eat: Dietary Difficulties and Autistic Spectrum Disorders

Can't Eat, Won't Eat: Dietary Difficulties and Autistic Spectrum Disorders

by Brenda Legge

  • Print £16.99

Finding out that your child has Asperger Syndrome can be devastating enough, but when you discover that he or she won't eat 99.9 per cent of all food and drink in the known universe, the fun really... (more)

Managing Behaviour in the Early Years

Managing Behaviour in the Early Years

by Janet Kay

  • Print £18.99

A practical guide for early years practitioners on managing children's behaviour in childcare and early years settings. Brimming with tips and suggestions on how practitioners can help children to... (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)

Working with Co-Parents: A Manual for Therapists

Working with Co-Parents: A Manual for Therapists

by Mary Jeppsen

  • Paperback £28.99

Working with Co-Parents: A Manual for Therapists is a hands-on guide for therapists who work with divorced, separated and divorcing parents of children. Unique among other books that focus on therapy... (more)

Little Kids, Big Dilemmas: Your Parenting Problems Solved by Science

Little Kids, Big Dilemmas: Your Parenting Problems Solved by Science

by Sarah Kuppen

  • Paperback £18.99

Fashions in parenting come and go and it can be difficult for parents to reconcile the many recommendations of friends, family and media gurus. This book, which is based on many findings from... (more)

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