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New First Three Years of Life: Completely Revised and Updated

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andlt;Bandgt;THE MOST IMPORTANT GUIDE TO EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT EVER WRITTENandlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; First published in 1975, andlt;Iandgt;The First Three Years of Lifeandlt;/Iandgt; became an instant classic. Based on Burton White's thirty-seven years of observation and research, this detailed guide to the month-by-month mental, physical, social, and emotional development of infants and toddlers has supported and guided hundreds of thousands of parents. Now completely revised and updated, it contains the most accurate information and advice available on raising and nurturing the very young child. White gives parents real-world-tested advice on: andlt;BRandgt; * Creating a stimulating environment for your infant and toddlerandlt;BRandgt; * Using effective, age-appropriate discipline techniquesandlt;BRandgt; * How to handle sleep problemsandlt;BRandgt; * What toys you should (and should not) buyandlt;BRandgt; * How to encourage healthy social developmentandlt;BRandgt; * How and when to toilet-train andlt;BRandgt; No parent who cares about a child's well-being can afford to be without this book.

Synopsis:

Based on Burton White's thirty-seven years of observation and research, this detailed guide to the month-by-month mental, physical, social, and emotional development of infants and toddlers has supported and guided hundreds of thousands of parents. Now completely revised and updated, it contains the most accurate information and advice available on raising and nurturing the very young child. White gives parents real-world-tested advice on creating a stimulating environment for your infant and toddler; using effective, age-appropriate discipline techniques; how to handle sleep problems; what toys you should (and should not) buy; how to encourage healthy social development; and how and when to toilet-train.

Synopsis:

THE MOST IMPORTANT GUIDE TO EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT EVER WRITTEN

First published in 1975, The First Three Years of Life became an instant classic. Based on Burton White's thirty-seven years of observation and research, this detailed guide to the month-by-month mental, physical, social, and emotional development of infants and toddlers has supported and guided hundreds of thousands of parents. Now completely revised and updated, it contains the most accurate information and advice available on raising and nurturing the very young child. White gives parents real-world-tested advice on:

x Creating a stimulating environment for your infant and toddler
x Using effective, age-appropriate discipline techniques
x How to handle sleep problems
x What toys you should (and should not) buy
x How to encourage healthy social development
x How and when to toilet-train

No parent who cares about a child's well-being can afford to be without this book.

About the Author

andlt;Bandgt;Burton L. Whiteandlt;/Bandgt; is the director of the Center for Parent Education in Newton, Massachusetts, and the designer of the Missouri New Parents as Teachers Project. The father of four (now grown) children, he lives in Waban, Massachusetts.

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface

Section I: She Seven Phases of the First Three Years of Life

1 Birth to Eight Months: Guidelines for Phases I to V

2 Phase I: Birth to Six Weeks

3 Phase II: Six to Fourteen Weeks

4 Phase III: Three and a Half to Five and a Half Months

5 Phase IV: Five and a Half to Eight Months

6 Phase V: Eight to Fourteen Months

7 Phase VI: Fourteen to Twenty-four Months

8 Phase VII: Twenty-four to Thirty-six Months

9 An Overview of Educational Developments During the First Three Years of Life

Section II: Topics Related to Child Rearing During the First Three Years of Life 257

Introduction

Part I: Major Issues

Avoidance of Spoiling

Sibling Rivalry

Discipline

Hearing Ability

Developmental Difficulties

Breast-Feeding

Substitute Child Care

Onset of Early Behaviors

Play

Toys

Nature Versus Nurture

Older First-Time Mothers

Part II: Other Issues

Programs That Promise Precocity

Teaching Infants to Swim

The Role of the Father

Bonding

Play Groups

The Bilingual Home

How Amazing Is the Newborn?

Toilet Training

Professional Services

Aider the Third Year

Nursery School

Concluding Remarks

How Tough It Is to Know

A Hot Potato

The Toughest Parts of the Job

New Parents as Teachers

Recommended Readings

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780684804194
Author:
White, Burton L.
Publisher:
Touchstone Books
Author:
White, Burton L.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Parenting
Subject:
Psychology
Subject:
Child Care
Subject:
Child psychology and development
Subject:
Infants & Toddlers - Infants
Subject:
Infant psychology
Subject:
Parenting - General
Subject:
Parenting - Child Rearing
Subject:
Life Stages - Infants & Toddlers/Infants
Subject:
Child Care and Parenting-Infancy and Toddlerhood
Subject:
Infants & Toddlers
Copyright:
Edition Number:
20
Edition Description:
B102
Series Volume:
J
Publication Date:
January 1995
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
12 B/W LINE DRAW, GRAPH, IND
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.12 in 14.385 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Based on Burton White's thirty-seven years of observation and research, this detailed guide to the month-by-month mental, physical, social, and emotional development of infants and toddlers has supported and guided hundreds of thousands of parents. Now completely revised and updated, it contains the most accurate information and advice available on raising and nurturing the very young child. White gives parents real-world-tested advice on creating a stimulating environment for your infant and toddler; using effective, age-appropriate discipline techniques; how to handle sleep problems; what toys you should (and should not) buy; how to encourage healthy social development; and how and when to toilet-train.
"Synopsis" by ,

THE MOST IMPORTANT GUIDE TO EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT EVER WRITTEN

First published in 1975, The First Three Years of Life became an instant classic. Based on Burton White's thirty-seven years of observation and research, this detailed guide to the month-by-month mental, physical, social, and emotional development of infants and toddlers has supported and guided hundreds of thousands of parents. Now completely revised and updated, it contains the most accurate information and advice available on raising and nurturing the very young child. White gives parents real-world-tested advice on:

x Creating a stimulating environment for your infant and toddler
x Using effective, age-appropriate discipline techniques
x How to handle sleep problems
x What toys you should (and should not) buy
x How to encourage healthy social development
x How and when to toilet-train

No parent who cares about a child's well-being can afford to be without this book.

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