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  • When Your Child Has a Strong-Willed Personalityby Carl Pickhardt; Vince Iannelli

    F+W Media 2008; US$ 6.95

    Many parents of strong-willed children feel inadequate or like they're doing something wrong. But this isn't true! Although strong-willed children do present a unique challenge, it is possible for Mom and Dad to tailor parenting practices and actually enjoy their time with the kids. Written by two distinguished parenting authorities, this book offers... more...

  • The Power of Validationby Karyn Hall; Melissa Cook; Shari Y. Manning

    New Harbinger Publications 2011; US$ 16.95

    By recognizing and accepting their childís feelings, parents can improve their childís emotional resilience. The Power of Validation is the first book to explain this critical process and offer parents skills they can use to validate and empower children in order to reduce behavioral problems, instill confidence, and increase childrenís ability... more...

  • Social Order in Child Communicationby Jürgen Streeck

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1983; US$ 102.00

    ?Context? is a concept for linguistic analysis which has rarely been subjected to close empirical scrutiny. This volume presents an attempt to investigate in microscopic detail various processes of contextualization by which children organize their interaction ?frame by frame?, achieve, sustain, and embody their working consensus on what it is that... more...

  • Altruism and Aggressionby Carolyn Zahn-Waxler; E. Mark Cummings; Ronald J. Iannotti

    Cambridge University Press 1986; US$ 44.00

    In this timely collection, biological and behavioral scientists address questions emerging from new research about the origins and interconnections of altruism and aggression within and across species. more...

  • Sibling Relationships in Childhood and Adolescenceby Avidan Milevsky

    Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 31.99

    The most long-lasting and enduring relationship an individual can develop is with a sibling. Considering their closeness in age and early association, siblings can bond for a lifetime. Psychologists are beginning to appreciate the sibling link and its dynamic role in a child's social development. Beyond the mother-child dyad, sibling associations... more...

  • The Orphanageby Richard Bergeron; Peter McCambridge

    Baraka Books 2012; US$ 9.99

    The story of a public personality?the possible future mayor of Montreal?this memoir recounts how Richard Bergeron and his four brothers lived in an orphanage for five years in the 1960s. Set in a small city in Northern Quebec, surrounded by bush and industry, this account describes the five floors of dormitories with 50 children on each floor, the... more...

  • A Treasure Hunt for Mama and Meby Renee Le Verrier; Samuel Frank; Adam Taylor

    New Horizon Press 2013; US$ 9.95

    Billy is excited to take a walk through the woods with his mama. But Billy's mama is different than other mamas. She often stumbles and shakes and needs to stop to take medicine and rest. Billy's mama has Parkinson's disease. While his mama takes breaks, Billy hunts for treasure to add to their collection. They find a pine cone and two shiny stones... more...

  • Los consejos del psicólogo para comprender al adolescenteby Silvio Crosera

    De Vecchi Ediciones 1753; Not Available

    A los 11 años, su hijo deja de ser un niño. Su cuerpo crece, sus deseos evolucionan y se siente dividido entre el mundo adulto y la infancia. ¿Cómo podemos ayudarle a que atraviese lo mejor posible esta edad difícil y a que se construya un futuro de adulto? ¿Cómo podemos comprenderlo y acercarnos a él sin confrontación, dialogar y educarlo? Con este... more...

  • The Stress Reduction Workbook for Teensby Gina Biegel

    New Harbinger Publications 2010; US$ 15.95

    First, the bad news: your teenage years are some of the most stressful of your life. Up to 70 percent of teens say they're stressed out, and with pressure about grades at school, parents who just don't seem to get it, and friends who drive you crazy, it's no wonder. Here's the good news! If you learn a few strategies for getting stress under... more...

  • If You Can't Trust Your Mother, Whom Can You Trust?by Leonard Shengold

    Karnac Books 2013; US$ 31.95

    The main theme of this book concerns the continuing psychic centrality of parents for their children. Several chapters examine an author and his works, outlining that author's relationships with parents, good-and-bad, and making descriptive comments about these based both on information gleaned from the author's life and writings as well as from observations... more...