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How To Raise A Man - The Modern Mother's Guide To Parenting Her Teenage Son (Paperback): Megan de Beyer How To Raise A Man - The Modern Mother's Guide To Parenting Her Teenage Son (Paperback)
Megan de Beyer
R230 R182 Discovery Miles 1 820 Save R48 (21%) Ships in 7 - 10 working days

In How to Raise a Man, as you learn more about the development of masculinity, identify your parenting style and familiarise yourself with the issues facing parenthood today, you will become a more compassionate, centred and effective parent. In this era of #metoo and #allmenaretrash, it’s evident that something is going wrong with the way men progress from childhood into adulthood, and few realise how critical the role of the purposeful and emotionally empowered mother is in a boy’s journey to maturity.

So, what does all this mean for you as the mother of an adolescent boy? Like it or not, mom, your son is Generation Z. He has been adored and treasured, photo-graphed and recorded. Many of his generation of adolescents are outwardly assertive and outspoken and have good boundaries, yet inwardly they are full of paradoxes. And they are confusing to manage – your GenZ rules you. They are clever. But as a mother, you need to be smarter.

Teenagers need centred adults to guide them. Confident, capable adults should never overreact, sulk, withdraw or blame, and if you find yourself resorting to this behaviour, it is time to reset your parenting methods. If you are confused or irritated by your pre-teen or teenage son, or feel bewildered and hurt by his behaviour, this book will guide you to a clear understanding of teenagers in general and teenage boys in particular. Written by a parenting expert, and drawing on Western psychology as well as Eastern philosophy, the processes and ideas in this practical guide will help you raise the man you want your son to be.

Wean In 15 - Up-To-Date Advice And 100 Quick Recipes (Hardcover): Joe Wicks Wean In 15 - Up-To-Date Advice And 100 Quick Recipes (Hardcover)
Joe Wicks 3
R400 R275 Discovery Miles 2 750 Save R125 (31%) In stock

Wean your baby with help from record-breaking cookbook author – and proud dad – Joe Wicks, aka the Body Coach.

Wean in 15 includes everything you need to take your baby from breastfeeding, through first foods, to enjoying family mealtimes. Joe draws from his experience of weaning his daughter Indie, working with a leading registered nutritionist to create the most comprehensive baby bible for modern parents. Weaning can be a daunting prospect, but Joe cuts through all of the confusing information and shares the simple trustworthy knowledge that he’s found so helpful.

Whether you’re a first-time parent or not, this book guides you towards getting the best for your little one, from figuring out when to start weaning and how much food your child needs, to adapting your own meals into pures and finger foods. Joe knows how difficult it can be to manage your time, so he also shows you how to prep like a boss with shopping lists and freezable items.

With one hundred tasty recipes split into age stages, expert help with nutrients, allergies, supplements and fussy eaters, as well as knowing how to understand your child’s signals, this is the only weaning guide you will ever need to lay the foundation for a lifetime of healthy, happy eating.

Teen Brain (Paperback): David Gillespie Teen Brain (Paperback)
David Gillespie
R330 R261 Discovery Miles 2 610 Save R69 (21%) Ships in 7 - 10 working days

From Australia's most trusted non-fiction researcher and author comes the book that every parent needs to read.

With their labile and rapidly developing brains, adolescents are particularly susceptible to addiction, and addiction leads to anxiety and depression. What few parents will know is that what we think of as the most typical addictions and problematic teen behaviours - smoking, drinking, drug-taking, sex leading to teenage pregnancy - are on the decline. The bad news is that a whole raft of addictions has taken their place. Whereas once the dopamine-hungry brain of a teenager got its fix from smoking a joint or sculling a Bundy and coke, it is now turning to electronic devices for the pleasure jolt that typically comes from playing online games (if you're a boy) and engaging with social media (if you're a girl).

What is even more troubling is that, unlike drugs, alcohol and cigarettes, electronic devices are not illicit. Quite the contrary. They are liberally distributed by schools and parents, with few restrictions placed on their use.

However, all is not lost. In Teen Brain, David sets out clear, reasonable and effective rules to help you confidently manage your kids' use of screens at this critical point in their lives.

Real Food Kids Will Love - Over 100 Simple and Delicious Recipes for Toddlers and Up (Hardcover): Annabel Karmel Real Food Kids Will Love - Over 100 Simple and Delicious Recipes for Toddlers and Up (Hardcover)
Annabel Karmel 3
R380 R208 Discovery Miles 2 080 Save R172 (45%) Ships in 7 - 10 working days

Annabel Karmel brings you a mouth-watering batch of never before seen recipes featuring delicious ingredients with serious nutritional credentials. With beautiful photographs and fresh design, this is an essential book for every modern parent. Chapters range from Fifteen Minute Meals to Healthy 'Fast Food', via Holiday Cooking with Kids and Lunchbox Snacks, and fresh, easy and modern dishes include Quinoa Chicken Fingers, Crispy Baked Cod, The Best Buttermilk Pancakes and Carrot Cake Balls.

The chapters are designed to make choosing a fuss-free dish simple. Many recipes include swap-outs to cater for those with food allergies, intolerances or particularly fussy eaters! There is a huge range of meat-free and vegan meal options as well as recipes including meat and fish.

Real Food for Kids offers everything today's parents are looking for once their babies are ready to start joining in with family mealtimes. Each dish is designed to be enjoyed by the whole family, while remaining simple, healthy, and not too salty or sugary for young children.

Ready to Go! Toilet Time: a Training Kit for Girls (Hardcover): Janet Hall Ready to Go! Toilet Time: a Training Kit for Girls (Hardcover)
Janet Hall; Illustrated by Alison Brown
R169 Discovery Miles 1 690 Ships in 8 - 9 working days
Suster Lilian omvattende swangerskap-, geboorte- en ouerskapgids (Afrikaans, Paperback): Lilian Paramor Suster Lilian omvattende swangerskap-, geboorte- en ouerskapgids (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Lilian Paramor
R400 R344 Discovery Miles 3 440 Save R56 (14%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Suster Lilian is ’n ervare vroedvrou met praktiese ondervinding van swangerskap, geboorte en ouerskap. In hierdie hoog aangeskrewe gids spreek sy die belangrikste swangerskap, geboorte en ouerskap kwessies aan in haar sensitiewe maar sinvolle manier.

Hierdie boek gaan oor:

  • Stap-vir-stap gids deur elke trimester van swangerskap
  • ’n Volledige voedingsgids en oefenplan
  • Hoe om emosies te hanteer tydens swangerskap
  • Wat om te doen in die geval van ernstige siektes en komplikasies
  • Wat pa moet weet tydens swangerskap en geboorte
  • Hoe om die beste geboorteplan te kies
  • Natuurlike metodes om pyn te verlig tydens geboorte
  • Voeding vir babas en kleuters
  • Gesondheid vir die hele gesin
  • Homeopatiese middels
  • Eenvoudige antwoorde op algemene vrae en nog baie meer

Hierdie omvattende gids sal jou vertroude metgesel word wanneer jy voor die daaglikse uitdagings van swangerskap, geboorte en ouerskap te staan kom.

Bully Proof (Paperback): Gail Dore Bully Proof (Paperback)
Gail Dore
R200 R99 Discovery Miles 990 Save R101 (51%) Ships in 7 - 10 working days

Every day, thousands of South African children go to school filled with terror because they know they’re going to be bullied. Children who are targeted by bullies are at enormous risk, yet many parents don’t know why it is happening to their child, or what to do about it.

Bully Proof looks at every aspect of bullying, from name-calling, taunting and rumour-mongering to physical assault, and examines why and how bullies behave the way they do, and what can be done to help them and their victims. The more we understand bullying behaviour, the better we can address the underlying causes and put effective controls in place.

Studies have shown that the 'whole school' approach, involving pupils, teachers and parents, is by far the most effective method of reducing incidents of bullying, as well as limiting the potential for future incidents. Implementing an effective anti-bullying campaign is not just about changing the behaviour of a few maladjusted children; it is about changing the philosophy of the entire school.Using a step-by-step approach, this book provides educators, parents, counsellors and children with the tools they need to develop a successful anti-bullying programme.

Love In The Time Of Contempt - Consolations For Parents Of Teenagers (Paperback): Joanne Fedler Love In The Time Of Contempt - Consolations For Parents Of Teenagers (Paperback)
Joanne Fedler 1
R225 R186 Discovery Miles 1 860 Save R39 (17%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

In Love In The Time Of Contempt Joanne Fedler won’t tell you how to be the ‘perfect’ parent. She’s not a psychologist or an academic. But she is the mother of two teenagers, and she knows how it feels to be the parent of someone sprouting hair, zits and attitude all over the place.

This is a gritty, hilarious look at the day-to-day interactions with teenagers, and the tussled, frazzled and complex business of remaining mature while supporting someone to become an adult.

Fedler shares her philosophy that we are meant to parent imperfectly – our mistakes are the start of the important conversations we need to have with our kids. She guides us through enduring intermittent bouts of contempt and not taking it personally, picking the fights that are worth having, and surviving the journey from frustration, to confusion, to elation and back again.

Love In The Time Of Contempt is a funny, poignant account of the dramas and delights of parenting teenagers who know it all, who don’t yet have a fully functioning brain and who desperately need us to parent them – just not in the way we’re used to.

Detention Or Mindful? - A Guide For Moms, You And Every Great Teacher, On How To Human (Paperback): Levenia Pretorius Detention Or Mindful? - A Guide For Moms, You And Every Great Teacher, On How To Human (Paperback)
Levenia Pretorius
R198 R164 Discovery Miles 1 640 Save R34 (17%) In stock

Although the book is about how the suggested mindful program can replace detention, in schools, it will also be insightful for the reader to discover oneself and place him or herself on a new journey with new goals and motivation. To understand mindfulness, you must understand yourself.

To be mindful, one must discover oneself through real knowledge. The book aims to give you a dependable guideline as to how to implement a mindful program in your school. It is advisable that you have an in-depth knowledge of mindfulness, how to manage the internal self, how to understand others before you can implement a program of this nature in your school.

Your operating system (cemented beliefs), which has been developed and embedded over the years, should be formatted, removing the constant negative voice that keeps talking in the background. The voice that is telling you that you are not good enough, not pretty enough, not rich enough, not smart enough. Think for a moment. You are not good enough comparing to who?

Attachment Play - How To Solve Children's Behavior Problems With Play, Laughter And Connection (Paperback): Aletha J.... Attachment Play - How To Solve Children's Behavior Problems With Play, Laughter And Connection (Paperback)
Aletha J. Solter 1
R329 R274 Discovery Miles 2 740 Save R55 (17%) In stock

Attachment Play will help you solve discipline problems with children from birth to age twelve without using punishments or rewards. It delves beneath the surface of typical conflicts by addressing the underlying emotions that can lead to challenging behavior.

This playful and revolutionary approach to parenting will show you how to: gain cooperation while avoiding power struggles, decrease sibling rivalry and aggressive behavior, solve homework and bedtime problems, help your children overcome fears, strengthen your connection to your children, and bring joy and laughter into your home.

Sugarproof - The Hidden Dangers of Sugar That Are Putting Your Child's Health at Risk and What You Can Do (Hardcover):... Sugarproof - The Hidden Dangers of Sugar That Are Putting Your Child's Health at Risk and What You Can Do (Hardcover)
Michael Goran, Emily Ventura
R494 R299 Discovery Miles 2 990 Save R195 (39%) In stock

A leading childhood nutrition researcher and an experienced public health educator explain the hidden danger sugar poses to a child’s development and health and offer parents an essential 7- and 28-day “sugarproof” program.

Most of us know that sugar can wreak havoc on adult bodies, but few realize how uniquely harmful it is to the growing livers, hearts, and brains of children. And the damage can begin early in life. In his research on the effects of sugar on kids’ present and future health, USC Professor of Pediatrics and Program Director for Diabetes and Obesity at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Michael Goran has found that too much sugar doesn’t just cause childhood obesity, it can cause health issues in kids who are not overweight too, including fatty liver disease, prediabetes, and elevated risk for eventual heart disease. And, it is a likely culprit in the behavioral, emotional, and learning problems that many children struggle with every day.

In a groundbreaking study, Goran’s team conducted a detailed analysis of the sugary products that kids love and found that these yogurts, cereals, sodas, and juices often had more sugar than advertised and also contained different types of sugar than were being disclosed. Today’s children are not just consuming more sugar than ever, but they are consuming sugars that are particularly harmful to them–and their parents don’t even know it.

The news is dire, but there is also plenty of hope. We can prevent, address, and even in many cases reverse the effects of too much sugar. In this guide to “Sugarproof” kids, Dr. Goran and co-author Dr. Emily Ventura, an expert in nutrition education and recipe development, bust myths about the various types of sugars and sweeteners, help families identify sneaky sources of sugar in their diets, and suggest realistic, family-based solutions to reduce sugar consumption and therefore protect kids. Their unique “Sugarproof” approach teaches parents to raise informed and empowered kids who can set their own healthy limits without feeling restricted. With a 7- and 28-day challenge to help families right-size sugar in their diets, along with more than 35 recipes all without added sugars, everyone can give their children a healthy new start to life.

The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read (and Your Children Will Be Glad That You Did) - THE #1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER... The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read (and Your Children Will Be Glad That You Did) - THE #1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER (Paperback)
Philippa Perry 1
R240 R192 Discovery Miles 1 920 Save R48 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

'Hugely warm, wise, hopeful and encouraging' Alain de Botton 'So clear and true ... Helpful for all relationships in life, not just parent-child' Nigella Lawson How can we have better relationships? In this Sunday Times bestseller, leading psychotherapist Philippa Perry reveals the vital do's and don'ts of relationships. This is a book for us all. Whether you are interested in understanding how your upbringing has shaped you, looking to handle your child's feelings or wishing to support your partner, you will find indispensable information and realistic tips in these pages. Philippa Perry's sane, sage and judgement-free advice is an essential resource on how to have the best possible relationships with the people who matter to you most.

Sleep Guide for Babies and Toddlers (Paperback): Erica Neser Sleep Guide for Babies and Toddlers (Paperback)
Erica Neser
R96 Discovery Miles 960 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Erica Neser has been working with mothers and babies as a breastfeeding consultant and infant massage Instructor for more than a decade. This text grew from the knowledge and insights she gained over years in practice, but also from the personal experience of raising three children. "I have tried to jam-pack this guide with as much practical, sensitive, baby-friendly information as possible, while keeping it in an easy-to-read format (as a friend pointed out: it must be easy on tired eyes in dim light!).

Slaapgids Vir Babas En Peuters (Afrikaans, Paperback): Erica Neser Slaapgids Vir Babas En Peuters (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Erica Neser
R96 Discovery Miles 960 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Erica Neser het meer as 'n dekade se ervaring as borsvoedingkonsultant en babamasseringinstrukteur en het deur die jare n spesiale belangstelling in babas se slaappatrone ontwikkel op professionele en persoonlike vlak. Hierdie gids het begin as n artikel van twee bladsye vir die moeders by haar klinieke, en het aanhou groei namate sy oor die jare meer en meer geleer het oor slaap. "My doel met die gids is om jou n keuse van metodes en opinies te gee, sodat jy kan besluit wat die beste vir jou baba gaan werk. Ek het probeer om dit vol te laai met praktiese, sensitiewe en babavriendelike raad, maar dit steeds in n maklik leesbare formaat te hou (iemand het gese: n mens moet dit met moee oe in die halfdonker kan lees!).

The Bright Stuff - Playful ways to nurture your child's extraordinary mind (Paperback): C J Simister The Bright Stuff - Playful ways to nurture your child's extraordinary mind (Paperback)
C J Simister 1
R382 R311 Discovery Miles 3 110 Save R71 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Teach your child the real secrets to success in life. There is so much your child will learn at school. But there are other, vital things that are all too frequently absent from a busy school's syllabus, yet which are increasingly recognised as just asessential to your child's future. These secrets of success include qualities such as curiosity, independent thinking, perseverance, determination, individuality and a willingness to weigh up risks and solve problems. In The Bright Stuff, leading child education expert C J Simister takes one secret of success at a time and offers a treasure trove of imaginative, playful and above all fun activities, games and exercises that you can use to preserve, nurture and enhance your child's extraordinary potential, making sure it does not remain untapped. All are designed to fit in with everyday family life, involving little or no preparation. Appealing to a wide range of ages, they are ideal for keeping children amused in spare moments - over a meal, in the car, even when stuck in the queue at the supermarket. And while they are enjoying themselves, your children will be developing crucial qualities such as initiative, alertness and an investigative spirit. They will also be learning to form innovative ideas, to discern sense from nonsense and to use failure as a useful springboard for progress. With this ground-breaking book, you can make sure your children have the skills they need to thrive in the real world, while helping them to become happy, successful and well-rounded individuals.

BTEC First Children's Care, Learning and Development student book (Paperback): Kath Bulman, Liz Savory BTEC First Children's Care, Learning and Development student book (Paperback)
Kath Bulman, Liz Savory
R773 Discovery Miles 7 730 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Written in a straightforward way to appeal to a range of abilities. A lively new page design encourages students to engage with the information, appealing to a wide range of learning styles. Offers advice and guidance to help students get the most from work placements. An expert author team, with close links to the awarding body ensures the book meets all the requirements of this qualification. PLUS a Work Experience Journal is available to download for FREE from our website.

The Psychology of Parenting Teenagers - Thriving throughout the teenage years (Paperback): Kairen Cullen The Psychology of Parenting Teenagers - Thriving throughout the teenage years (Paperback)
Kairen Cullen
R216 R181 Discovery Miles 1 810 Save R35 (16%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

An original, theoretically informed way of thinking about, understanding and actually living with teenagers Complex, exciting and often turbulent, every teenage experience is different, and growth, development and learning are intrinsic to these years. This book is for anyone who cares about a teenager's wellbeing, development and learning. Experienced professional educational psychologist Kairen Cullen, parent of four adult children, draws upon a wealth of experience as she looks at the areas of particular challenge in the teenage years, and the different psychological theories and approaches that can be used to address them. Full of case studies, practical tips and exercises, this guide focuses on the three major issues prevalent in teenage years: achievement, belonging and control, and the behaviours that fall within these categories. Underpinning everything with educational psychology literature and psychology theory in general, Dr Kairen Cullen expertly explains how the reader can develop and improve their relationships with teenagers.

Kinders moet grense he - Doeltreffende dissipline sonder straf (Paperback): Anne Cawood Kinders moet grense he - Doeltreffende dissipline sonder straf (Paperback)
Anne Cawood
R75 R62 Discovery Miles 620 Save R13 (17%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Elke kind is by tye moeilik - uitdagend, uitputtend, irriterend en rebels. Dis ons taak as volwassenes om hulle reg te hanteer as ons gelukkige, selfversekerde kinders wil grootmaak. Wyse raad en duidelike voorbeelde vir die hantering van verskeie gedragsprobleme en uitdagings wat ouers ondervind. Hoofstukke oor spesifieke knelpunte soos twis tussen kinders, enkel- en stiefouerskap, geskeide ouers, kinders met spesiale behoeftes, en dissipline in die klaskamer. Wenke spesifiek vir oupas en oumas.

The Little Book of Baby Massage - Use the Power of Touch to Calm Your Baby (Hardcover): Jo Kellett The Little Book of Baby Massage - Use the Power of Touch to Calm Your Baby (Hardcover)
Jo Kellett 1
R155 R124 Discovery Miles 1 240 Save R31 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Easy massage routines to soothe your baby and communicate love. To a baby, touch is talk, and with these soothing techniques, you and your child can share some of your most fulfilling communicative moments. Calm and comfort your baby from head to toe with a step-by-step full-body massage; discover ways to incorporate massage into your baby's day-to-day routine; and ease common ailments such as colic, teething, and constipation. With expert guidance from a Certified Infant Massage Instructor, explore the physical and emotional benefits of baby massage and enjoy this most intimate way to relax, soothe, and nurture.

The End of Food Allergy - The First Program to Prevent and Reverse a 21st Century Epidemic (Hardcover): Kari Nadeau, Sloan... The End of Food Allergy - The First Program to Prevent and Reverse a 21st Century Epidemic (Hardcover)
Kari Nadeau, Sloan Barnett
R624 R510 Discovery Miles 5 100 Save R114 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Kleuters moet grense he - Doeltreffende dissipline sonder straf (Paperback): Anne Cawood Kleuters moet grense he - Doeltreffende dissipline sonder straf (Paperback)
Anne Cawood
R75 R62 Discovery Miles 620 Save R13 (17%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Baie kleutergedrag wat as stout en uittartend beskou word, is heeltemal normaal vir 'n kind in die ontwikkelingstadium. Die kleuterstadium is die heel belangrikste om positiewe kommunikasie en gesonde verhoudings tussen ouer en kind te vestig. Hierdie title is 'n praktiese gids vir die ouers van jonger kinders, en spreek veral die Vier Groot Kleuterkwessies aan: woedeuitbarstings; slaap; eet; toiletonderrig.

THRIVE - How to Cultivate Character So Your Children Can Flourish Online (Paperback): Dr Tom Harrison THRIVE - How to Cultivate Character So Your Children Can Flourish Online (Paperback)
Dr Tom Harrison
R355 R239 Discovery Miles 2 390 Save R116 (33%) Pre-order

When Dr Tom Harrison, a leading expert in the field of character education and the Internet, bought his daughter her first smartphone, a major milestone had been reached: she had entered the 'cyber-world'. Harrison no longer needed to know what to think; he needed to know what to do.

This is the first practical book of its kind to show parents and teachers how to develop character as the foundation for helping young people to thrive in their online interactions. It answers the question: How do we prepare our children to do the right thing when no one is watching?

Based on his own experience as a parent, more than a decade of research and thousands of conversations with parents, teachers, children and policymakers, the REACT and THRIVE models have been developed to engage with character, wellbeing, social and emotional learning, ethics and digital citizenship - all the ingredients for flourishing online.

The world is waking up to the importance of character for individual and wider societal flourishing. Harrison is at the forefront of this movement and is regularly invited to advise policymakers and thousand of teachers and parents around the world.

This book is a must-read for parents and educators who want to help children not just survive but thrive online in their cyber-worlds.

Dadventures - Amazing Outdoor Adventures for Daring Dads and Fearless Kids (Hardcover, Epub Edition): Alex Gregory Dadventures - Amazing Outdoor Adventures for Daring Dads and Fearless Kids (Hardcover, Epub Edition)
Alex Gregory 1
R346 R264 Discovery Miles 2 640 Save R82 (24%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The ultimate family activity guide for busy daring dads in need of a little inspiration to spend quality time with their kids, by double Olympic gold medallist rower, adventurer and father of three, Alex Gregory. `Time is the one resource we can't buy but we all want. It's so important to make the most of the time we have and create lasting memories.' For a parent, leaving the house can sometimes be the hardest part. But outside is where adventures and memories are waiting to be made... From after-school adventures to an overnight trip, double Olympic gold medallist rower and father-of-three Alex Gregory shares exciting ideas for enjoying time together as a family, in all seasons. Whether you have 30 minutes to do homework up a tree, or a whole day to build an ancient bridge, you can delve in together and be inspired by this practical, easy guide for all ages. Divided into categories to fit whatever time slots work within the day, the book contains chapters such as After-School Adventures, 30-Minute Activities, Two-Hour Missions, Half-Day Experiences, Full-Day Adventures, Overnight Expeditions and Pushing Away from Land. No matter how much time you have, make it count with `Dadventures' - the ultimate guide to ditching the routine and having fun with your kids.

Raising Girls in the 21st Century - Helping Our Girls to Grow Up Wise, Strong and Free (Paperback, New edition): Steve Biddulph Raising Girls in the 21st Century - Helping Our Girls to Grow Up Wise, Strong and Free (Paperback, New edition)
Steve Biddulph 1
R340 R258 Discovery Miles 2 580 Save R82 (24%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Steve Biddulph's Raising Boys was a global phenomenon. The first book in a generation to look at boys' specific needs, parents loved its clarity and warm insights into their sons' inner world. But today, things have changed. It's girls that are in trouble. There has been a sudden and universal deterioration in girls' mental health, starting in primary school and devastating the teen years. Raising Girls in the 21st Century is both a guidebook and a call-to-arms for parents. The five key stages of girlhood are laid out so that you know exactly what matters at which age, and how to build strength and connectedness into your daughter from infancy onwards. Raising Girls in the 21st Century is both fierce and tender in its mission to help girls more at every age. It's a book for parents who love their daughters deeply, whether they are newborns, teenagers, young women - or anywhere in between. Feeling secure, becoming an explorer, getting along with others, finding her soul, and becoming a woman - at last, there is a clear map of girls' minds that accepts no limitations, narrow roles or selling-out of your daughter's potential or uniqueness. All the hazards are signposted - bullying, eating disorders, body image and depression, social media harms and helps - as are concrete and simple measures for both mums and dads to help prevent their daughters from becoming victims. Parenthood is restored to an exciting journey, not one worry after another, as it's so often portrayed. Steve talks to the world's leading voices on girls' needs and makes their ideas clear and simple, adding his own humour and experience through stories that you will never forget. Even the illustrations, by Kimio Kubo, provide unique and moving glimpses into the inner lives of girls. Along with his fellow psychologists worldwide, Steve is angry at the exploitation and harm being done to girls today. With Raising Girls in the 21st Century he strives to spark a movement to end the trashing of girlhood; equipping parents to deal with the modern world, and getting the media off the backs of our daughters. Raising Girls in the 21st Century is powerful, practical and positive. Your heart, head and hands will be strengthened by its message.

Tears And Tantrums - What To Do When Babies And Children Cry (Paperback): Aletha Jauch Solter Tears And Tantrums - What To Do When Babies And Children Cry (Paperback)
Aletha Jauch Solter 2
R324 R270 Discovery Miles 2 700 Save R54 (17%) In stock

Tears and Tantrums is a revolutionary book describing the function of crying and raging during infancy and childhood (birth to eight years of age). It has been translated into Dutch, French, and German. This book will help you improve your relationship with children, whether you are a parent or a professional. You will gain a better understanding of why babies and children cry, and you will learn how best to respond. The author explains that crying often serves as a vitally important stress-release mechanism, and she recommends responding with compassionate listening and acceptance.

Benefits of this approach include:
-- helping babies sleep better (without ignoring them)
-- helping children heal from stress and trauma
-- increasing children's attention span and intelligence
-- improving children's self-esteem and emotional health
-- reducing children's violent behavior & hyperactivity
-- strengthening the parent/child bond

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