ERIC Number: ED348132
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Kazanjian, Elise, Ed.
Parent Express, Oct 1982-Nov 1988
Intended for use by parents of infants and toddlers, this series of 27 8-page month-by-month newsletters provides research-based information on infant and child development and care from 0 to 36 months. Topics in the series for infants include: becoming a parent; getting ready for child birth; the newborn child; and characteristics of the child at each of the first 12 months of life. Tips concern support for teenage parents, keeping a record of infant health, safety guidelines, developmental milestones, feeding, bathing, illness, physical and emotional health of new mothers, babies' games, single parents, typical infant behaviors, coping with daily stress, discipline, infant ways of learning, family rules, a daily special time for parent and child, temper tantrums, and building self-confidence. Each newsletter offers answers to questions parents of infants commonly ask and cites sources of information. Also included is an executive summary of the evaluation of the home learning series for new parents and a parent survey questionnaire on the degree to which the series met the needs of its readers. Topics in the series of booklets for infants and toddlers include: developmental milestones and characteristics; age-appropriate games; research findings; homemade toys that teach; coping strategies for parents; television; safety; guidance and discipline; nutrition; copy play; playing responsively; language acquisition; self-esteem; sex; choice of a preschool; stress; lying and stealing; toddler problem solving; birthday parties; and difficulities and variations in development. Each booklet cites references and suggested readings. (RH)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Coping, Discipline, Early Parenthood, Games, Guidelines, Health, Individual Development, Infants, Learning Activities, Neonates, Nutrition, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Education, Parenting Skills, Pregnancy, Safety, Toddlers
ANR Publications, University of California, 6701 San Pablo Avenue, Oakland, CA 94608-1239 ($3).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Berkeley. Cooperative Extension Service.
Note: A series of 15 "Parent Express--A Month-by-Month Newsletter for You and Your Baby" is combined with 12 issues of "Parent Express--A Series of Booklets for Parents of Infants and Toddlers."