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Author Ockwell-Smith, Sarah, author.

Title The gentle parenting book : how to raise calmer, happier children from birth to seven / Sarah Ockwell-Smith.

Publication Info. London : Piatkus, 2016.
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  649.12 OCK    AVAILABLE
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Description 307 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm.
Series Parenting resources.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : What is gentle parenting? -- Sailing the seven Cs -- It starts in the beginning -- from bump to birth -- Fourth trimester -- Birth to three months -- Early babyhood -- Three to six months -- Older babyhood -- six to twelve months -- Welcome to toddlerdom -- One to four years -- Growing up -- four to seven years -- Transitioning from mainstream to gentle parenting -- What to expect in terms of results -- Taking care of your own needs -- Gentle parenting in special circumstances.
Summary Gentle parenting is mainstream, accessible and backed by science. It is parenting with empathy, respect, understanding and boundaries. In The Gentle Parenting Book, Sarah Ockwell-Smith provides a trustworthy combination of 'what to expect' type information and gentle parenting solutions to the most common challenges faced by parents of young children. Sarah addresses a wide variety of topics including: coping with crying babies; introducing solid foods and creating healthy eating habits; potty training; starting nursery; starting school; coping with homework; coping with bullying; sibling rivalry; tantrums; whining; sulking; aggressive behaviour and much more. In addition the book provides much needed comprehensive information on how to change to a more gentle parenting style for those parents who may have previously been using a more authoritarian style.
Subject Parenting.
Child rearing.
ISBN 9780349408729 paperback
0349408726 paperback
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