ERIC Number: ED432402
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Winning at Child Caring: Easier Ways with Young Children in Child Care Centers, Homes and Malls.
This booklet is a compilation of articles from a column in the "Warner Center News" written by an experienced early childhood educator on various topics related to child care. The brief articles describe the problems and pleasures that preschool children bring to child care centers, homes, markets, and malls. The articles are grouped into four sections: (1) "The Problems and Pleasures of Preschool"; (2) "Growing Up and Getting Smarter"; (3) "Easier Ways with Kids Everywhere"; and (4) "Holidays and Hot Issues." Examples of articles in the first section are "Dragging In and Hurrying Out of Child Care,""Get Me to My Work on Time," and "Helping the Five Something Child Wait for Kindergarten." In the second section are articles such as "Show and Tell Time in Preschool,""Warriors on the Preschool Playground,""Men in Child Care Centers," and "The Truly Liberated Courageous Mother's Thanksgiving." Articles in the third section include "Shopping with Children in Malls and Markets,""Terrific Twos with Terrible Tempers,""Going Broke from Birthday Parties," and "Out of Diapers and into Underwear." The last section contains articles such as "Art for Art's Sake and Stain Remover for Mom's Sake,""Running Noses and Running Children," and "Downsizing Christmas." (EV)
Descriptors: Caregiver Attitudes, Caregiver Child Relationship, Child Behavior, Child Caregivers, Classroom Environment, Day Care, Day Care Effects, Parent Child Relationship, Parenting Skills, Preschool Education
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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