Dr. Phil McGraw talks about the importance of families. He emphasizes that families are not becoming obsolete and are not simply old-ashioned. He stresses what parents need to stop doing in order to lead their families in such a way that competing messages and influences are drowned out.
Topic include: Excpetional teachers: Our children as our guides; The essence of heartglow; The field of intuitive harmony; The resonance of sound; The resonance of touch; The resonance of love; The sensory exploration approach; Self-healing for parents; Living with an intuitive heart.
A stay-at-home dad's history of North America -- Searching for role models : Ed and Rachelle's story -- Stay-at-home economics or, five myths of caregiving fatherhood -- Searching for community : Chien's story -- Interlude : now you see it, now you don't -- Returning to glory : Ta-Nehisi's story -- The astonishing science of fatherhood, or, three more myths about male caregiving -- Searching for heroism : Kent and Misun's story -- Conclusion: Remember the future -- Another fatherhood is possible.
Summary: With insight and wit, Dr. Leman offers readers a fascinating and often funny look at how birth order affects personality, marriage and relationships, parenting style, and career choice.
Guess the birth order -- Introduction : Maybe Abel did have it coming -- Birth order : does it really make sense? -- But Doc, I don't fit the mold! Birth order variables, part 1 -- What's parenting got to do with it? Birth order variables, part 2 -- First come, first served : firstborns -- How good is good enough? -- Perfect or excellent? -- The lonely only, super firstborn : only children -- I never did get no respect : the middle child -- Born last but seldom least : the baby of the family -- The winning edge in business : getting behind others' eyes -- Birth order marriages aren't made in heaven -- I count only when : what are you really telling yourself? -- Flaunt your imperfections : Parenting firstborns and only children -- Two may be company or a crowd : parenting the two-child family -- Taking off the squeeze : parenting the middle child -- Helping the family cub grow up : parenting the lastborn -- Epilogue : There's only one thing you can't do without -- Guess the birth order quiz answers -- US Presidents and their birth order -- Notes -- About Dr. Kevin Leman -- Resources by Dr. Kevin Leman.
Award-winning science journalists Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman demonstrate that many of modern society's strategies for nurturing children are in fact backfiring--because key twists in the science of child development have been overlooked. The authors discuss the inverse power of praise, why insufficient sleep adversely affects kids' capacity to learn, why white parents don't talk about race, why kids lie, why evaluation methods for "giftedness" and accompanying programs don't work, and why siblings really fight.
Presents evidence-based advice on raising children, enhancing a collection of the author's blog posts with statistics, charts, and summaries to discuss four themes--prevention, social-emotional support, immunizations, and work-life balance.
The official site of the American Academy of Pediatrics—an organization of 60,000 pediatricians committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
This website features information on fertility, pregnancy, baby, toddler, child, recipes, family time, gear, mom, and dad. It also provides links to many other topics of interest to parents with kids of all ages.
This website provides information on health a-z, drugs and supplements, living healthy, family and pregnancy, and news and experts. It also provides a variety of tools, quizzes, and popular family topics.