Do you want to raise a happy, confident child? Do you find yourself asking "what can I do to ensure that my child develops a positive self-esteem and sense-of-self?" The secrets to raising a motivated, successful child can be found in this helpful parenting guide. Tips include how to communicate successfully with your child, the importance of building strong relationships through encouragement and mutual respect, the necessity of routines and chores, steps to helping children resolve conflict and strategies for developing a strong self-esteem and self-discipline in children.
When a child is diagnosed with Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH) parents experience a range of emotions and responses. They want to understand not only the condition, but also what the future holds for their child. This comprehensive book covers everything you need to know about DDH, from symptoms and explanations of the condition to details of the treatments involved. It also looks at what life is like when your child is in a cast as well as the emotional side of DDH, an area that is often overlooked. Natalie Trice, whose son was born with DDH, wrote Cast Life specifically for other parents as she knows only too well the questions that run through your mind when a diagnosis is made. This essential book doesn't bombard you with medical jargon, but equips you with the knowledge and facts you need to understand and get to grips with DDH. With comments from other parents and case studies, plus expert advice, Cast Life is a must have book for anyone dealing with DDH. The author, Natalie Trice, regularly writes about DDH, parenting and lifestyle issues for various publications, websites and on her blog, www.justbecauseilove.co.uk. She lives in the UK with her husband and two young sons, Eddie and Lucas. Lucas inspired this book and is still on his DDH journey. Part of the royalties from the sale of the book are donated to Spica Warrior (www.spicawarrior.org), a UK based charity raising awareness of DDH.
My Child Would Never Do That! are famous last words uttered by parents in every school and every school district across the country when they are surprised about something they believe their child would never do. In my experiences students of all ages can make poor choices due to peer pressure, poor parenting or behavioral concerns. Students can stand and do great things as well. For those few students that do shocking things, I am presenting twelve principles for parents which will prevent them from falling into an embarrassing scenario and they would be able to truly know, "My Child Would Never Do That!"
This book shows that "bringing up" a puppy rather than "training" it is the route to success.
"Cop Doc's Guide to Public Safety Complex Trauma Syndrome" is written in response to the need for an advanced, specialized guide for clinicians to operationally define, understand, and responsibly treat complex post-traumatic stress and grief syndromes in the context of the unique varieties of police personality styles. The book continues where Rudofossi's first book, "Working with Traumatized Police Officer Patients", left off. Theory is wed to practice and practice to effective interventions with police officer-patients. The 'how' and 'why' of a clinician's approach is made highly effective by understanding the distinct personality styles of officer-patients. Rudofossi's theoretical approach segues into difficult examples that highlight each officer-patient's eco-ethological field experience of loss in trauma, with a focus on enhancing resilience and motivation to - otherwise left disenfranchised. Thus, this original work expands the ecological-ethological existential analysis of complex PTSD into the context of personality styles, with an emphasis on resilience - without ignoring the pathological aspects of loss that often envelop officer-patient trauma syndromes.
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