Parenting with Reason: Evidence-Based Approaches to Parenting Dilemmas

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2009-11-30
  • Publisher: Routledge
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This is a rich common-sense manual on evidence-based parenting. Grounded in the best research available, it provides parents with the evidence to help them make the tough parenting decisions that they face.

Table of Contents

Author biographies and acknowledgementsp. ix
A history of science and parenting advicep. 1
Sleep and its controversiesp. 23
Breastfeeding vs. bottle-dilemmas in infant nutritionp. 45
Diet dilemmas and childhood obesityp. 63
The 'Mozart Effect', baby Einsteins, and other media-related mythinformationp. 81
Understanding and dealing with temperamentp. 105
Medical decisions for the faint of heartp. 127
What goes in must come out: medical perspectives on toilet trainingp. 143
How to discipline your childp. 153
Violence in the mediap. 179
Parents' psychological health: effects on childrenp. 209
Your child's psychological health: nurturing strenghts and handling problemsp. 227
Neuropsychology for parent: ADHD and head injuriesp. 245
Parenting adolescents: handling the transitions from childhood to adulthoodp. 261
Children, family structure, and life choicesp. 281
Who's minding the children?p. 305
Referencesp. 327
Indexp. 345
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