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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)

Couples as Parents: Explorations in Couple Therapy

Couples as Parents: Explorations in Couple Therapy

Edited by Kate Thompson, Damian McCann

  • Paperback £22.49 (RRP : £24.99 save £2.50)

Couples as Parents: Explorations in Couple Therapy explores the complex task of parenting from the perspective of the couple relationship.

A book for clinicians and parents alike, it describes... (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 £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)

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)

Understanding 12-14-Year-Olds

Understanding 12-14-Year-Olds

by Margot Waddell, Your Child Understanding

  • Paperback £10.99

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)

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)

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 £10.99

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)

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 Essential First Year: What Babies Need Parents to Know

The Essential First Year: What Babies Need Parents to Know

by Penelope Leach

  • Paperback £18.99

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)

Understanding 10-11-year-olds

Understanding 10-11-year-olds

by Rebecca Bergese

  • Paperback £10.99

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)

Understanding Your Young Child with Special Needs

Understanding Your Young Child with Special Needs

by Pamela Bartram

  • Paperback £10.99

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)

Understanding 4-5-Year-Olds

Understanding 4-5-Year-Olds

by Lesley Maroni

  • Paperback £10.99
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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 6-7-Year-Olds

Understanding 6-7-Year-Olds

by Corinne Aves

  • Paperback £10.99

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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