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What's My Child Thinking?: Practical Child Psychology for Modern Parents

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Published: February 2019
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Author: DK
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BIC Subject: Child care & upbringing
Published By: Dorling Kindersley
 
Published: 05-Feb-2019
Format: Paperback, 256 pages, 0x0mm
ISBN: 9780241343807
Stock Code: 1343807
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Make every moment with your child count. Tap into the psychology behind your child's behaviour at every stage of development, and respond with confidence.Find out what your child really means when they say Look what I've done!, But, I'm not tired, or You're embarrassing me - and discover what's really going on when they can't express themselves at all.Taking more than 100 everyday situations, the book leads you through scenarios step by step, explaining not only your child's behaviour and the psychology behind it but also your own feelings as a parent. It then gives instant recommendations for what you could say and do in response to best resolve the situation.Covering all your child's developmental milestones from ages 2 to 7 years, What's My Child Thinking? covers important issues - such as temper tantrums, friendships (real and imaginary), sibling rivalry, aggressive behaviour, and peer pressure. What's more, there is a bank of practical survival guides for critical times, such as travelling in the car, eating out, and going online safely. Rooted in evidence-based clinical psychology and championing positive parenting, What's My Child Thinking? will help you tune into your child's innermost thoughts and be the parent you want to be.Make every moment with your child count. Tap into the psychology behind your child's behaviour at every stage of development, and respond with confidence.Find out what your child really means when they say Look what I've done!, But, I'm not tired, or You're embarrassing me - and discover what's really going on when they can't express themselves at all.Taking more than 100 everyday situations, the book leads you through scenarios step by step, explaining not only your child's behaviour and the psychology behind it but also your own feelings as a parent. It then gives instant recommendations for what you could say and do in response to best resolve the situation.Covering all your child's developmental milestones from ages 2 to 7 years, What's My Child Thinking? covers important issues - such as temper tantrums, friendships (real and imaginary), sibling rivalry, aggressive behaviour, and peer pressure. What's more, there is a bank of practical survival guides for critical times, such as travelling in the car, eating out, and going online safely. Rooted in evidence-based clinical psychology and championing positive parenting, What's My Child Thinking? will help you tune into your child's innermost thoughts and be the parent you want to be.
Tanith Carey is a UK journalist and author who writes on the most pressing challenges facing today's parents. Her writing has featured in a wide range of publications, including the Telegraph, The Times, Daily Mirror, and New York Daily News. Tanith also regularly appears on TV and radio programmes, such as NBC Today in the US, Radio 4's Woman's Hour and You and Yours, ITV's This Morning, the Lorraine show, and Good Morning Britain. Tanith is mum to two daughters (16 and 13).Dr Angharad Rudkin is a Clinical Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. She has worked with children and families for over 15 years. Angharad has an independent therapy practice and teaches Clinical Child Psychology at the University of Southampton. She regularly contributes to articles on child and family wellbeing for national press, is an agony aunt for London's Metro daily newspaper, and appears on TV and radio as an expert on child and family issues. She has three children (9, 7, and 4).
 
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