ERIC Number: ED407117
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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What To Expect: The Toddler Years.
Eisenberg, Arlene; And Others
This guide, written for parents, explains what parents need to know about the second and third year of their child's life. Part 1 is organized by chronological age, with each of 16 chapters devoted to 1 or 2 months of development. Sections in each chapter are: (1) "What Your Toddler May be Doing Now," a monthly or quarterly milestone scale of achievements; (2) "What You Can Expect at the Checkup," medical procedures and tips for well-baby checkups; (3) "What You May Be Concerned about," typical parental concerns for toddlers, organized in a question-answer format; (4) "What It's Important for You To Know," information on typical child development problems and suggestions for parents to encourage their child's development; and (5) "What It's Important for Your Toddler To Know," specific areas of learning such as kindness toward animals, manners, reading as a fun activity, sharing, and sorting through gender roles. Specific areas covered include language development, play, television viewing, making friends, fears and phobias, traveling, self-esteem, creativity and imagination, temperamental and individual differences, parent-toddler communication, the Superchild Syndrome, lying, understanding rules, right and wrong, giving and sharing, gender roles, and grandparents. Part 2 addresses toddler care, health, and safety. The seven chapters present a toddler care primer and discuss feeding toddlers, toilet learning, keeping toddlers healthy, keeping toddlers safe, treating toddler injuries, and special needs children. Part 3 addresses the toddler in the family. Three chapters discuss siblings, parenting toddlers, and nonparental care. Part 4 is a ready reference. (KDFB)
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Child Development, Child Health, Child Rearing, Child Safety, Communication Problems, Developmental Tasks, Individual Needs, Medical Evaluation, Nutrition, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Education, Parent Materials, Parent Role, Parenting Skills, Physical Fitness, Play, Sibling Relationship, Toddlers, Toilet Training
Workman Publishing, 708 Broadway, New York, NY 10003-9555 ($15.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - General
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