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Teen Brain

By: David Gillespie

Price: $32.95

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 2019

Seller ID: 9781760559465

ISBN: 1760559466

Condition: New


From Australia's most trusted non-fiction researcher and author comes the book that every parent needs to read.With their labile and rapidly developing brains, adolescents are particularly susceptible to addiction, and addiction leads to anxiety and depression. What few parents will know is that what we think of as the most typical addictions and problematic teen behaviours - smoking, drinking, drug-taking, sex leading to teenage pregnancy - are on the decline. The bad news is that a whole raft of addictions has taken their place. Whereas once the dopamine-hungry brain of a teenager got its fi... View more info

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Beyond Toddlerdom : Keeping five to twelve year olds on the rails [used book]

By: Dr Christopher Green

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Doubleday: 2000

Seller ID: 1864710209

ISBN: 1864710209

Condition: Good


The long-awaited sequel to the bestselling Toddler Taming. Beyond Toddlerdom is the book every parent needs when their child isn't a toddler any more. In the years between toddlerdom and adolescence, the rate of your child's growth and development will escalate dramatically. You will find it more and more challenging to keep up with the changes as your child starts primary school and develops new skills, becomes more social and more worldly. Family life at this time can seem like a roller coaster ride of ups and downs, but with Dr Green's help your family will stay on the rails. Beyond Toddler... View more info

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Ask Supernanny : What Every Parent Wants to Know [used book]

By: Jo Frost

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Hodder and Stoughton: 2006

Seller ID: 0340921323

ISBN: 0340921323

Condition: New


The author of the #1 "New York Times" bestseller "Supernanny" and star of ABCUs hit television series returns to answer questions from confused, conflicted, and confounded parents across the country. As ABC's Supernanny and author of the #1 New York Times bestseller of the same name (which has sold nearly 300,000 copies), Jo Frost has no problem handling even the most, er, precocious children. Her upbeat, efficient methods and warm personality have endeared her to parents all over the United States -- and she's got the fan mail to prove it. In Ask Supernanny, Jo responds to the questions she ... View more info

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Child Psychology & Development For Dummies

By: Laura L. Smith and Charles H. Elliott

Price: $25.95

Publisher: Australia, John Wiley & Sons Ltd: 2011

Seller ID: 000668

ISBN: 0470918853

Condition: New


A complete and comprehensive guide to why kids behave and think the way they do-and how to bring out the best in them. In the U.S., more than 10% of children are diagnosed with psychiatric disorders, while countless others remain undiagnosed. Defining what is "normal" and what is not is of great concern to anyone who works with, guides, nurtures, teaches, or parents children. With new discoveries in mental disorders that affect children, Child Psychology & Development For Dummies provides an informational guide to cognitive development at every stage of a child's life, as well as how to diagno... View more info

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The Indigo Children : Essential Reading for All Parents of Unusually Bright and Active Children

By: Lee Carroll and Jan Tober

Price: $28.95

Publisher: USA, Hay House: 2004

Seller ID: 9781561706082

ISBN: 1561706086

Condition: New


The Indigo Child is a boy or girl who displays a new and unusual set of psychological attributes, revealing a pattern of behaviour generally undocumented before. Throughout this work, Carroll and Tober bring together some very fine minds (doctors, educators, psychologists, and more) who shed light on the Indigo Child phenomenon. These children come in 'knowing' who they are - so they must be recognized, celebrated for their exceptional qualities, and guided with love and care. This book is a must for parents! View more info

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Everyday Resilience : Helping Kids Handle Friendship Drama, Academic Pressure and the Self-Doubt of Growing Up

By: Michelle Mitchell

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, Big Sky Publishing: 2019

Seller ID: 9781922265029

ISBN: 1922265020

Condition: New


Everyday Resilience is about developing our children’s resilience muscle in the everyday moments of life, so when the big challenges arrive they are ready. The way our children handle ‘small knocks’ is crucial, as it will be the foundation for much bigger things. Parents have an opportunity to see each small knock as a teachable moment to build resilience and help kids deal with the increasing challenges of friendship issues, academic pressure and the self-doubt they experience on a daily basis. Our children can ‘have it all’ and still be ill-prepared to handle life’s challenges. D... View more info

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Calm Kids: Using Alternative Therapies to Give Your Child the Gift of Inner Peace [used book]

By: Shirley Lane-Smith

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Australia, Lothian Books: 2000

Seller ID: 000984

ISBN: 0734400977

Condition: Good


Calm Kids advises parents on the sensible use of alternative therapies to create a successful family unit and help children - of all ages - develop a positive personal outlook, including: high self-esteem and excellent decision-making skills; self-motivation, goal setting and organisational skills; selecting friends and coping with peer pressure; dealing with stress and tackling life's challenges; Claim Kids provides practical advice on how to identify the following problems, what to do, how to cope, and where to find help when: your child is suffering from depression or grief; your child is s... View more info

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The Secret of Happy Children [used book]

By: Steve Biddulph

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Bay Books: 1988

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 0858358158

ISBN: 0858358158

Condition: Good


Psychologist and family counselor Steve Biddulph has been hailed as a "childhood guru" (The Guardian) and a "publishing phenomenon" (the Times, London), and this is his landmark book, the foundation for his major international reputation. With unparalleled clarity, common sense, and warmth, The Secret of Happy Children instructs all parents about parent-child communication from babyhood to teens. It gives parents confidence to be more themselves as parents--stronger, more loving, more definite, more relaxed. Biddulph reveals what is really happening inside kids' minds and what to do about it. ... View more info