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Dr. Spock on Parenting: Sensible, Reassuring Advice for Today's Parent

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An essential guide for today's parents — from the world-renowned pediatrician and author of Dr. Spock's Baby and Child Care.

In this classic text, Dr. Benjamin Spock addresses the changing of traditional family structure and the challenges contemporary parents face. From two-job families to single parenthood, this timely reference offers sound, reliable advice on today's difficult parenting issues, including:

  • understanding the role of the modern father
  • developing healthy eating habits
  • adapting career demands to a baby's needs
  • evaluating child care outside the home
  • handling your child in public places
  • dealing with sleeping problems
  • teaching your child about strangers
  • nurturing your child's potential
  • talking to children about sex, disease, death,
  • religion and God
  • handling divorce and custody questions

About the Author

Benjamin Spock, M.D., practiced pediatrics in New York City from 1933 to 1947. He then became a medical teacher and researcher at the Mayo Clinic, the University of Pittsburgh, and Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. The author of eleven books, he was a political activist for causes that vitally affect children: disarmament, day care, schooling, housing, and medical care for all. He had two sons, a stepdaughter, and four grandchildren. Dr. Spock, who died March 15, 1998, at age ninety-four, was married to Mary Morgan. Dr. Spock's Baby and Child Care has been translated into thirty-nine languages and has sold fifty million copies worldwide since its first publication in 1946.

Table of Contents

Contents

Introduction

1. Anxieties in Our Lives

Can We Ease Our Tensions?

To Work Outside or Not

Late Parenting

Can You Raise Superkids?

Abductors and Molesters

2.Being a Father Today

What a Child Needs from a Father

Learning to Be a Father

A Father's Companionship

The Pleasures of Being a Parent

Teaching Sexual Equality

Father and Son Comfort

A Father's Role in Discipline

I Didn't Know How to Be a Stepfather

3.Divorce and the Consequences

Children and Divorce

Can One Parent Be as Good as Two?

Custody Solutions

4.The New Baby

The First Three Months

Crying

Does a Baby Change a Marriage?

Early Parent-Infant Bonding

5.Sleep Problems

Turning Night into Day

Sleep and Separation Anxiety at Two Years

Sleep Problems after Three Years

The Family Bed and Nudity

6.Discipline

Love Is the Basic Ingredient

Lenient versus Strict

Authoritarian versus Democratic

Imposed versus Inner Discipline

My Own Position on Discipline

Punishment

Do You Mean It?

Arguments with Children

Taking Children Out

7.Stages of Childhood

Weaning and Comforters

Criticism of My Ideas on Weaning

More on Comforters

How to Manage One-Year-Olds

How Much Conscience

Creative versus Single-Purpose Playthings

Children's Thoughts on Their Parents

8.Difficult Relationships

When One Child Is Particularly Irritating

Difficult Neighbors

Getting Along with Your Child's Doctor

Judging Your Child's Teacher

9.Several Behavior Problems

Bad Language

Stealing, Lying, and Cheating

Whining

Anxiety about Starting School

10.Influencing Personality and Attitudes

Curiosity, Imagination, and Creativity

Fostering Sociability

Expressing Anger

Teaching Children the Idealism of Sex and Marriage

Pets

God and Religion in the Agnostic Family

Fairy Tales and Other Stories for Children

11.Health and Nutrition

Teaching Good Eating Habits

Infant Diet

Avoiding Feeding Problems

Serious Illness

How to Talk to Children about Sexuality and Love, in General

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780743426831
Editor:
Stein, Martin
Author:
Stein, Martin
Author:
Spock, Benjamin, M.D.
Author:
Spock, Benjamin
Author:
Greenfield, Marjorie
Author:
Benjamin, M.D. Spock
Publisher:
Pocket Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
Parenting
Subject:
Child Care
Subject:
Parent and child
Subject:
Parenting - General
Subject:
Parenting - Child Rearing
Subject:
Parent and child -- United States.
Subject:
Parenting -- United States.
Subject:
Child Care and Parenting-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series Volume:
18445
Publication Date:
20010831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.31 in 18.34 oz

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