Magazine article Work & Family Life

A to Z Guide to a Range of Early Childhood Issues

Magazine article Work & Family Life

A to Z Guide to a Range of Early Childhood Issues

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For today's busy families, child development specialist and bestselling author David Elkind has written Parenting on the Go, a handy reference guide that parents of young children can turn to for quick answers to pressing problems.

Well known for his groundbreaking book The Hurried Child, Dr. Elkind has long been praised for his timely, resonant responses to key childrearing issues.

Here, with characteristic insight and comforting sensibility, he offers practical answers to more than 100 common parenting questions organized in an A to Z format.

Dr. Elkind covers issues such as toilet training, spanking, fullday kindergarten, school readiness, night terrors, ear infections, educating kids about sex and money, and child-proofing computers.

Under B, for example, he talks about Baby-Proofing a home to insure that there's nothing dangerous a crawling, toddling or curious child can get into. Infants and toddlers are amazingly fast when they want to explore, so it's important to keep anything remotely harmful out of their reach.

In many U.S. communities, over 30 percent of kids with summer birthdays are held back from entering kindergarten or placed in transition classes. …

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