Baby Signs: How to Talk with Your Baby Before Your Baby Can Talk, Third Edition

Author: Linda Acredolo,Susan Goodwyn,Doug Abrams

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071615040

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 208

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The Essential Parenting Guide- NOW COMPLETELY UPDATED AND EXPANDED! In 1982, child development experts Linda Acredolo, Ph.D., and Susan Goodwyn, Ph.D., discovered that babies can communicate with simple signs-even before they're able to talk. The result: Baby Signs, the groundbreaking technique that has changed parenting forever. Now, with the widespread popularity of signing with hearing babies and new and exciting research findings to report, the authors have completely revised and expanded Baby Signs to create this indispensable new edition. Featuring an American Sign Language approach, as well as a set of “baby-friendly” alternatives, this comprehensive new program offers all the information any parent needs to join the hundreds of thousands of families around the world who are using Baby Signs to help their children communicate their “joys and fears without tears.” (Newsweek) Inside you will find . . . An expanded dictionary with easy-to-follow photos of 150 ASL signs along with a set of 35 “baby-friendly” alternatives New research showing the benefits of Baby Signs for children's emotional development, for the parent-child relationship, and for reducing frustration and aggression in childcare settings Information to help parents use the magic of Baby Signs to meet the challenges of potty training (as seen on CBS's The Doctors) Real-life stories of parents achieving both stunning and heartwarming communication breakthroughs with their children
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Baby Minds

Brain-Building Games Your Baby Will Love

Author: Linda Acredolo, Ph.D.,Susan Goodwyn, Ph.D.

Publisher: Bantam

ISBN: 0307805077

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 240

View: 8722

More than 65 delightful games and activities to jump-start your baby's amazing brainpower Can simply singing a song or blowing a dandelion under a toddler's nose help her mind to blossom? Can your baby count, remember events, and solve problems even before he can talk? The exciting answer to both questions is yes! Breakthrough research is revealing the extraordinary inborn abilities of infants. It is also showing how experiences during the first years of life profoundly influence intelligence, creativity, language development-and even later reading and math skills. Now two psychologists and child development experts-authors of the bestselling Baby Signs-have created a delightful guide for parents based on the most up-to-date knowledge of how babies discover the world. You'll learn how to: _ Create a homemade mobile to stimulate your three-month-old's delight in solving problems _ Play a patty-cake game to help your two-year-old make logical connections _ Initiate bedtime conversations that build your child's memory and sense of personal history _ Develop "Baby Signs" to help your toddler communicate before he or she can talk _ Stimulate your child's natural number skills with puppets and counting games _ Use nursery rhymes and special read-aloud techniques to foster reading readiness _ Nurture budding creativity with humor and fantasy play _ And much more! Baby Minds is not another program for creating "super babies." Instead it builds on activities that babies instinctively love to develop their unique abilities and make your daily interactions full of the joy of discovery-for both of you. NOTE: This edition does not include photographs.
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Understanding Child Development: 0-8 Years, 3rd Edition

Linking Theory and Practice

Author: Jennie Lindon

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 1444189425

Category: Medical

Page: 272

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Understanding child development 0-8 provides you with thorough coverage of theory about how young children develop and the practical implications of research. This book will enable students and practitioners to understand what happens within early childhood and factors that promote secure learning and well being. The author focuses especially on the importance of personal, social and emotional development, the significance of developing communication skills and the contribution of young children's physical development. This book is part of Jennie Lindon's series 'Linking Theory and Practice'. The established approach provides accessible descriptions of relevant theory and research, yet links this information closely to best practice with young children and families. The content and style of the series has been developed to support students on Early Childhood degree programmes, Early Years Foundation Degree courses, practitioners working towards Early Years Professional Status and also experienced senior practitioners extending their professional development and that of their team.
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Child of Mine

Feeding with Love and Good Sense

Author: Ellyn Satter

Publisher: Bull Publishing Company

ISBN: 1936693267

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 536

View: 9537

Widely considered the leading book involving nutrition and feeding infants and children, this revised edition offers practical advice that takes into account the most recent research into such topics as: emotional, cultural, and genetic aspects of eating; proper diet during pregnancy; breast-feeding versus; bottle-feeding; introducing solid food to an infant's diet; feeding the preschooler; and avoiding mealtime battles. An appendix looks at a wide range of disorders including allergies, asthma, and hyperactivity, and how to teach a child who is reluctant to eat. The author also discusses the benefits and drawbacks of giving young children vitamins.
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Caring for Your School-Age Child, 3rd Edition

Ages 5 To 12

Author: American Academy Of Pediatrics,Shelly Vaziri Flais

Publisher: Bantam

ISBN: 0425286045

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 704

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"By the preeminent pediatric organization, a fully revised and updated edition of the bestselling children's parenting primer, reflecting the most up-to-date information and statistics about topics ranging from physical development and changing nutritional needs to stress, school issues, screen time, and sibling rivalry. During the years from five to twelve, today's children must master the skills and habits that determine their future health and well-being--from good sleep hygiene to healthy screen usage to nutritious food choices--and parents have a crucial role to play. The organization that represents the nation's finest pediatricians, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), is the standard-setter for best practices in pediatric medicine. This revised edition of one of their flagship titles presents a new wealth of information for parents who want to help their children thrive during these exciting and challenging years. Caring for Your School-Age Child is an essential childcare resource for all parents who want to provide the very best care for their children--and the one guide pediatricians routinely recommend and parents can safely trust"--
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Baby Sign Language Made Easy

101 Signs to Start Communicating with Your Child Now

Author: Lane Rebelo

Publisher: Rockridge Press

ISBN: 9781641520775

Category: Education

Page: 168

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Baby Sign Language Made Easy makes it fun and simple to communicate with your little one long before they are able to talk. From clapping their hands in excitement to lifting their arms to be held, babies are naturally inclined to use gestures to communicate. With Baby Sign Language Made Easy you'll discover 101 useful, everyday signs such as "more", "all done", "bed", "milk" that will help you understand what your child is saying while having fun and strengthening your bond. In Baby Sign Language Made Easy Lane Rebelo, founder of the award-winning Tiny Signs® baby sign language program, delivers the step-by-step guidance that has helped thousands of parents integrate baby sign language into their daily routine. As a busy mother of two, Lane knows that parents don't have much free time on their hands to learn about baby sign language. Here, she offers simple strategies to learn the basics of baby sign language that will help you get started. Simple and effective, Baby Sign Language Made Easy follows a clear structure that includes: An overview of baby sign language that addresses signing at different ages and developmental milestones 10 quick-start signs to get your baby signing right away about topics that are most essential and relevant to their daily life A total of 101 illustrated ASL signs that feature memory tips, suggestions for when to use the sign, and advice on how to identify baby's response Chapters organized by theme--such as Mealtimes & Manners, Bath Time & Bedtime, Family & Feelings, and more With Baby Sign Language Made Easy you and your child will quickly learn to communicate about everything that goes on in their little world--and you'll have fun doing it.
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Baby Signs

A Baby-Sized Introduction to Speaking with Sign Language

Author: Joy Allen

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0735228663

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 16

View: 3798

Long before they're able to talk, babies have a whole lot to say. With this adorable board book of essential signs, babies and toddlers can easily learn how to communicate their needs, wants, and feelings and even make basic observations with a simple gesture. Studies show that babies who use sign language feel less frustrated, throw fewer tantrums, and often learn to talk more easily. Just point to a sign in the book, say the word while making the sign, and the baby will soon be signing. Communicating a wet diaper or a hungry belly, asking for help or saying "all done" becomes as easy as waving hello or good-bye. And these are just a few of the thirteen signs inside this small and adorably illustrated board book, perfect for little hands and minds to grasp.
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Putting Analysis Into Child and Family Assessment, Third Edition

Undertaking Assessments of Need

Author: Ruth Dalzell,Emma Sawyer

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 1909391271

Category: Social Science

Page: 240

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Putting Analysis into Child and Family Assessment bridges theory and practice, and provides clear guidance to improve assessments in child and family social work. It addresses the issues of central concern to child and family social workers, including analytical assessment, outlines how to avoid common pitfalls, provides strong theoretical foundations, and demonstrates how the theory can be translated into practice. With reference to common and specialist assessments, the book covers every stage of the assessment process: planning and preparation, hypothesising, involving children, and making, recording and reviewing decisions. It features practice tools, case studies and practice development sessions and activities. This third edition has been fully updated with recent policy changes and new research findings. This book will be valued by practitioners, managers, trainers and lecturers looking for a grounded resource which provides practical guidance on how to improve assessments.
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Essentials of Nursing

Care of Adults and Children

Author: Barbara Kuhn Timby,Nancy Ellen Smith

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781750981

Category: Medical

Page: 989

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This readable and user-friendly textbook presents the most essential material from Barbara Kuhn Timby’s market-leading textbook, Introductory Medical-Surgical Nursing, Eighth Edition. Essentials of Nursing contains essential medical-surgical content and also includes two units on maternity nursing and pediatric nursing. More than 250 full-color illustrations complement the text. Essentials of Nursing offers LPN/LVN students an easy-to-digest overview of medical-surgical nursing, and is an excellent supplement to Timby’s Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts.
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The Complete Guide to Baby Sign Language

101 Tips and Tricks Every Parent Needs to Know

Author: Tracey Porpora

Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company

ISBN: 1601383932

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 288

View: 7340

Using a tailored form of American Sign Language (ASL), the book guides parents through the process of teaching an infant to understand beginning sign language.
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Population-Based Public Health Clinical Manual, Third Edition: The Henry Street Model for Nurses

Author: Patricia M. Schoon,Carolyn M. Porta,Marjorie A. Schaffer

Publisher: Sigma

ISBN: 1945157755

Category: Medical

Page: 528

View: 8164

Population-Based Public Health Clinical Manual: The Henry Street Model for Nurses has proven to be one of the most important public health texts for students and practitioners alike. Focused on developing a competent public health nursing practice in diverse settings, the core text builds on the Henry Street Consortium’s framework of 12 competences for population-based, entry-level public health nursing. This full-color, newly designed third edition has completely revised and updated coverage, including: · 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that provide a framework for public health nursing practice · A new competency on utilizing principles and science of environmental health to promote safe and sustainable environments for individuals, families, systems, and communities · Examples demonstrating the global growth in public health nursing · Theory applications showing how PHNs use frameworks to further public health initiatives
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Regretting Motherhood

A Study

Author: Orna Donath

Publisher: North Atlantic Books

ISBN: 1623171377

Category: FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS

Page: 272

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Women who opt not to be mothers are frequently warned that they will regret their decision later in life, yet we rarely talk about the possibility that the opposite might also be true-that a woman who becomes a mother might regret it. Sociologist Orna Donath dispels the silence around this profoundly taboo subject in a powerful work that draws from her years of research interviewing women who wish they had never become mothers.Donath treats regret as a feminist issue- as regret marks the road not taken, we need to consider whether alternative paths for women may currently be blocked off. Donath asks that we pay attention to what is forbidden by our contemporary rules governing motherhood, time, and emotion, including the cultural assumption that motherhood is a "natural" role for women-for the sake of all women, not just those who regret becoming mothers. Donath finds that the women in her study became mothers for a wide variety of reasons- some did so to avoid divorce, exclusion from their family, or alienation from their friends; others did not think about it at all, but accepted it as the "next step" of what society considers to be a normal and natural life course. Others experinced regret despite initially having an strong desire to become mothers. Though they may love their children, these women each describe the agonizing guilt and suffering they have experienced as a result of becoming mothers, and consider the different ways they have each come to recognize and deal with these conflicts.If we are disturbed by the idea that a woman might regret becoming a mother, Donath says, our response should not be to silence and shame these women; rather, we need to ask honest and difficult questions about how society pushes women into motherhood and why those who reconsider it are still seen as a danger to the status quo. Groundbreaking, thoughtful, and provocative, this is an especially needed book in our current political climate, as women's reproductive rights continue to be at the forefront of nationwide debates.
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Clinical Genetics in Nursing Practice

Third Edition

Author: Felissa R. Lashley, PhD, RN, FABMGG

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826123671

Category: Medical

Page: 584

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Designated a Doody's Core Title! The third edition of this award-winning text provides new and updated knowledge about genetics issues relevant to nursing practice. Read in sequence or used as a reference, this is a comprehensive overview of how genetics affetcs the care that nurses provide. In addition to a summary of basic human genetics and discussion of the Human Genome Project, this new edition includes the latest research findings and implications about inheritance, major genetic disorders (cytogenetics or chromosomal, inherited biochemical, and congenital anomalies), and genetics in twin studies. A consideration of the ethical impact of genetics on society and future generations, as well as information on assisted reproduction round out the overview. Includes over 100 illustrations and photos of specific genetic disorders; tables and figures on the distribution of disease; and an extensive appendix listing associations, organizations, and websites relevant to genetics.
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You Are Your Child's First Teacher

Encouraging Your Child's Natural Development from Birth to Age Six

Author: Rahima Baldwin Dancy

Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.

ISBN: 1607743027

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 322

View: 8046

Explains how young children think and develop, describes ways parents can help their children learn about the world, and covers creativity, imagination, artistic ability, and music.
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Child Development

Through Time and Transition

Author: Malinda Jo Muzi

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780131316812

Category: Psychology

Page: 616

View: 5249

Offering a practical guide to child development, this book takes the exciting and unique approach of featuring the childhood of a renowned individual in each chapter, e.g., Rachel Carson, Bill Clinton, Carly Simon, Tiger Woods, the Dalai Lama, Stephen King, Stephen Speilberg, among others. Using famous young lives, this book examines all aspects of child development, from reproduction through adolescence, and explores how beliefs, attitudes, gender roles, parenting styles, sibling relationships, role expectations, among other aspects of child development, differ cross-culturally. It is ideal for parents and caregivers who must handle the daily aspects of child rearing.
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Raising Your Spirited Child

A Guide for Parents Whose Child Is More

Author: Mary Sheedy Kurcinka

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061750743

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 320

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The spirited child—often called "difficult" or "strong-willed"—can easily overwhelm parents, leaving them feeling frustrated and inadequate.Spirited kids are, in fact, simply "more"—by temperament, they are more intense, sensitive, perceptive, persistent, and uncomfortable with change than the average child.Through vivid examples and a refreshingly positive viewpoint, Mary Sheedy Kurcinka offers parents emotional support and proven strategies for handling their spirited child. Raising Your Spirited Child will help you: Understand your child's—and your own—temperamental traits Plan for success with a simple four-step program Discover the power of positive—rather than negative—labels Cope with tantrums and blowups when they do occur Develop strategies for handling mealtimes, bedtimes, holidays, school and many other situations Filled with personal insight and authorative advice, Raising Your Spirited Child can help make parenting the joy it should be, rather than the trial it can be.
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Selfish Reasons to Have More Kids

Why Being a Great Parent is Less Work and More Fun Than You Think

Author: Bryan Caplan

Publisher: Basic Books

ISBN: 046502341X

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 240

View: 3785

We've needlessly turned parenting into an unpleasant chore. Parents invest more time and money in their kids than ever, but the shocking lesson of twin and adoption research is that upbringing is much less important than genetics in the long run. These revelations have surprising implications for how we parent and how we spend time with our kids. The big lesson: Mold your kids less and enjoy your life more. Your kids will still turn out fine. Selfish Reasons to Have More Kids is a book of practical big ideas. How can parents be happier? What can they change--and what do they need to just accept? Which of their worries can parents safely forget? Above all, what is the right number of kids for you to have? You'll never see kids or parenthood the same way again.
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Resources in Education

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: N.A

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How to Talk to Your Baby

Author: Dorothy P. Dougherty

Publisher: Avery

ISBN: 9780895299321

Category: Children

Page: 120

View: 2482

A simple, proven method for maximizing your child's language and learning skills.
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The Baby Book

Everything You Need to Know About Your Baby from Birth to Age Two

Author: William Sears,Martha Sears,Robert Sears,James Sears

Publisher: Little, Brown

ISBN: 0316045691

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 704

View: 3239

The classic guide of the post-Dr. Spock generation has been revised to include the latest information on virtually every aspect of infant and baby care. THE BABY BOOK is unrivaled in its scope and authority, and presents a practical, contemporary approach to parenting that reflects the way we live today. Focusing on the essential needs of babies--eating, sleeping, development, health, and comfort--it addresses the questions of greatest concern to parents. The Searses acknowledge that there is no one way to parent a baby, and they offer the basic guidance and inspiration you need to develop the parenting style that best suits you and your child. THE BABY BOOK is a rich and invaluable resource that will help you get the most out of parenting--for your child, for yourself, and for your entire family.
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