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ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education, Urbana, IL. – 1980
This set of 24 bulletins provides parents with information on various topics related to child development, behavior and education. Topics discussed include: parents as role models; parental needs; parental expectations; talking with one's child; avoiding childhood labels; helping children learn to cope; setting limits; listening to children;…
Descriptors: Behavior Development, Child Development, Child Rearing, Childhood Interests
Smith, Bert Kruger – 1986
This document addresses the dilemma faced by families with an aging or disabled member and the stress associated with the role of family caregiver. Emotions experienced by family caregivers, especially when the caregiver is an adult child caring for an elderly or frail parent, are discussed and feelings of desertion, dependence, and sibling…
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Coping, Decision Making, Family Problems
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Hemati Alamdarloo, Ghorban; Shojaee, Setareh; Khaghaninejad, Mohammad Saber; Teymori Asfichi, Mohammad Mehdi – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2021
The aim of the present study was to compare the relationships of siblings of children with sensory impairments and typically developing children. The statistical population of the study included all siblings of children with blindness, deafness, and typically developing children in Shiraz, Iran. The sample consisted of 91 siblings (23 siblings of…
Descriptors: Siblings, Sibling Relationship, Family Characteristics, Parent Child Relationship
Warren-Newport Public Library, Gurnee, IL. – 1987
The parent education materials in this packet are intended for use by professionals, and some paraprofessionals, who work with children from birth through 5 years of age and with their families. Included are guidelines for choosing playthings for children of any age, and lists of suggested toys for children of various ages, and, in particular,…
Descriptors: Child Development, Disabilities, Discipline, Guidelines
Moore, Helen H. – 1997
This collection of 180 poems was assembled with classroom needs in mind. Intended to delight students every day, the collection's poems span the school year from September to summertime. Its introduction gives teachers before-, during-, and after-reading ideas. Sections in the collection include: Me and My World, Primary Concepts, Seasons and…
Descriptors: Childhood Interests, Class Activities, Classroom Environment, Figurative Language
Cicirelli, Victor G. – 1982
Sibling relationships are not only maintained throughout life in most cases, but assume considerable importance in old age. Siblings provide psychological support for each other as well as more tangible forms of helping and caregiving. In order to investigate variables leading to sibling help in the area of psychological support, a path model…
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Behavior Patterns, Emotional Response, Gerontology
Lansky, Vicki – 1992
Noting that other parents can be an excellent source of practical parenting advice, this book compiles over a thousand practical tips--those not generally found in baby care books or pediatrician's offices--with over 400 new tips compiled since the book's 1982 version. Major topics include: (1) new baby care, including cesarean deliveries,…
Descriptors: Child Behavior, Child Health, Child Rearing, Family Relationship
Frazier, Billie H.; Hayes, Kathleen C. – 1994
This publication is part of an ongoing project which produces bibliographies on family topics. This bibliography, begun in July 1993, is a compilation of selected materials on a type of family violence which receives little attention. When all types of mild aggression and extreme violence toward a sibling are considered, it appears that sibling…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Child Abuse, Child Welfare, Family Environment
Pergjini, Vesna – 1999
This article discusses the use of visual arts activities to help young children cope with separation anxiety and sibling rivalry. Addressed to preschool and elementary school teachers seeking therapeutic classroom activities, the article suggests ways of using children's literature as starting points for drawing activities focused on anxiety…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Therapy, Childrens Literature, Class Activities
Lieberman, Alicia F. – 1993
Noting that parenting a toddler can be both exhilarating and frustrating, this book draws on lifelong research into children's emotional development to provide parents with a better understanding of toddlers' emotional range and how it affects toddler behavior. The 10 chapters and the conclusion cover the following areas: (1) the emotional…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Attachment Behavior, Child Development, Childhood Needs
Moreno, Steve – 1981
These 3 booklets provide ideas, guidelines, and activities for establishing effective parenting and are part of a series of 22 booklets specifically designed to help parents understand their children and help them to learn. The first booklet (booklet #20) discusses preparation for parenthood, infant and toddler developmental stages, the importance…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Discipline, Early Childhood Education, Guidelines
This videotape series offers emotional support and self-confidence to parents reaching out for knowledge about how young children, grow, develop, and learn. The video "Common Concerns of Parents of Young" (30 minutes) features parents expressing some universal concerns regarding their young children. Child psychologists and pediatricians offer…
Descriptors: Child Development, Childhood Needs, Early Experience, Infant Care
Phillips, Shelley – 1988
Discussed are adults' egocentric attitudes about children, particularly toddlers, and ways in which such attitudes can creat unnecessary stress in the caregiver and toddler. Emphasis is given to: (1) hostile myths about toddlers that obscure reality and muddy relationships; (2) misunderstandings about ways in which toddlers think; (3) young…
Descriptors: Aggression, Anxiety, Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Development
Webber, Ruth P. – SET: Research Information for Teachers, 1988
This paper describes stepfamily life; much of its content is derived from responses of 29 Australian couples who attended a six-session educational program on living in a stepfamily and who completed pre- and post-tests on marital adjustment and self-esteem plus a weekly problem rating scale. While the major part of the study was concerned with…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Discipline, Family Problems, Foreign Countries
Gerlach, Kent – 1992
This annotated bibliography concerns itself with issues that may contribute to childhood stress, provides resource materials for teachers and parents, and covers a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction for students (K-12). The publication's organization along with examples of the issues included follows: (1) adolescence issues (substance abuse,…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Childhood Needs, Childrens Literature, Elementary Secondary Education
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