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What to Expect the Toddler Yearsby Heidi Murkoff
Synopses & Reviews
Overflowing with intelligence and good common sense.
A first-rate accomplishment. . . . I can hardly imagine a parent's question that goes unanswered in these pages.
--Mark D. Widome, M.D., M.P.H., Professor of Pediatrics, Pennsylvania State University
"This wonderful guide reminds us that it's never too early to begin teaching values such as kindness, respect, and sharing, and basics like self-esteem and honesty. . . . It is essential to every parent's library."
--Marian Wright Edelman, President and founder of the Children's Defense Fund
In a direct continuation of What to Expect When You're Expecting and What to Expect the First Year, America's most trusted pregnancy and child-care books, comes an all-inclusive guide for parents of toddlers. Complete with information on self-esteem; emotional, physical, and social development; discipline; eccentric behaviors; and making time for yourself in the midst of it all.
Support and Reassurance for Hundreds of Concerns
· How can I get my toddler talking?
· How can I be sure my toddler is eating right?
· Is there a way to head off my two-year-old's tantrums?
· My husband and I need a weekend away. Should we wait for our child's consent?
· Is preschool really necessary?
· How can we help our son overcome his fears?
· Our daughter is turning three and won't even look at a potty. What can we do?
With more than six million copies in print, the What to Expect books have become America's pregnancy and childcare bibles. The fourth book in the series provides comprehensive, lively, and reassuring coverage for the toddler ages of two and three, Previously annotated. Illustrated.
Covering each growth-and-developmental phase that parents are likely to encounter, this comprehensive guide to the toddler years features hundreds of questions and answers on everything from eating and sleeping problems to tantrums and shyness in small children. Illustrations.
Would you like to know what to expect during the first stages of motherhood and parenthood, from pregnancy to the toddler years? To be prepared for whatever may come your way? To be able to compare your baby's progress with the progress of others? If so, the phenomenal WHAT TO EXPECT series should be your indispensable guide. This group of six books has captured the hearts America's top pediatricians--and America's most conscientious parents. With over 14 million volumes in print, this is the series that has been reassuring parents for over ten years. Also available in the series: WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU'RE EXPECTING, the landmark bestselling bible for parents-to-be; WHAT TO EXPECT THE FIRST YEAR, the most comprehensive guide to newborn care; WHAT TO EAT WHEN YOU'RE EXPECTING, an easy-to-follow, up-to-date diet plan using a simple system to monitor servings; the WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU'RE EXPECTING PREGNANCY ORGANIZER, a companion for every stage of pregnancy; and QUE SE PUEDE ESPERAR CUNADO SE ESTA ESPERANDO, the Spanish translation of WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU'RE EXPECTING.
About the Author
Arlene Eisenberg worked on all three editions of What to Expect When You're Expecting and remained active in the What To Expect Foundation until her death in February 2001. She was also co-author, with Heidi Murkoff, of the "What to Expect" magazine columns.
Table of Contents
Foreword: A Pediatrician's Prescription
Introduction: A Tale of Two Toddlers
The Second and Third Years
Toddler Care, Health, and Safety
The Toddler in the Family
What Our Readers Are Saying
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