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The Process of Parentingis a comprehensive introduction to parenting that describes the many ways parents and caregivers can translate their love and concern for children into effective parenting behavior. With a strong emphasis on the developmental process and on the changing nature of parent-children relationships over time, the book presents a wide range of theories and research with a focus on real-life applications. Because parents and children are distinct individuals, a problem-solving approach is emphasized that can help parents arrive at solutions that fit them, their children, and their life circumstances. Two basic tasks of parenting are emphasized as ultimate ends: creating close emotional relationships with children and supporting the development of children's full potential.
Table of Contents
|General Concepts, Goals, and Strategies of Parenting|
|Parenting Is a Process|
|Cultural Influences on Parenting|
|Nuturing Close Emotional Relationships|
|Supporting Children's Growth and Development|
|Parenting at Developmental Stages|
|Parenting Infants: The Years from Birth to Two|
|Parenting in Early Childhood: The Years from Two to Five|
|Parenting Elementary School Children|
|Parenting Early Adolescents|
|Parenting Late Adolescents|
|Parenting in Varying Life Circumstances|
|Working and Parenting|
|Parenting in Complex Family Structures|
|Parenting in Challenging Times|
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