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The Overparenting Epidemic: Why Helicopter Parenting Is Bad for Your Kids . . . and Dangerous for You, Too!

by George Glass & David Tabatsky

Helicopter parents, tiger moms, cosseters, hothouse parents . . .

Whatever we label it, overparenting—anxious, invasive, overly attentive, and competitive parenting—may have finally backfired. As we witness...


A Girl's Childhood: Psychological Development, Social Change, and The Yale Child Study  Center

by Stephen Lassonde, Linda C. Mayes & Deborah Weinstein

Sixty years ago, a group of prominent psychoanalysts, developmentalists, pediatricians, and educators at the Yale Child Study Center joined together with the purpose of formulating a general psychoanalytic theory...


The Neurobehavioral and Social-Emotional Development of Infants and Children (Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology)

by Ed Tronick

Internationally recognized as one of the premier researchers on child development, Ed Tronick has held notable teaching positions and conducted vital research for nearly 30 years. Over the course of his esteemed...


No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind

by Daniel J. Siegel & Tina Payne Bryson

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The pioneering experts behind The Whole-Brain Child—Tina Payne Bryson and Daniel J. Siegel, the author of Brainstorm—now explore the ultimate child-raising challenge: discipline. Highlighting...


Generation Stressed: Play-Based Tools to Help Your Child Overcome Anxiety

by Michele Kambolis

Anxiety is rampant in society in general and among children in particular. Written by Registered Clinical Counselor and national parenting columnist Michele Kambolis, Generation Stressed explains the causes...


Emotional Lives of Animals and Children: Insights from a Farm Sanctuary

by William Crain

In 2008, Bill Crain, a professor of psychology at The City College of New York, and his wife Ellen, a pediatrician, opened Safe Haven Farm Sanctuary in Poughquag, New York. The sanctuary provides a permanent...


The Origin of the Idea of Chance in Children

by Jean Piaget & Barbel Inhelder

Although originally published in France in 1951 this English translation was not published until 1975. The book supplements the authors' previous publications on the development of thought in the child and is...


Born Reading: Bringing Up Bookworms in a Digital Age -- From Picture Books to eBooks and Everything in Between

by Jason Boog & Betsy Bird

A program for parents and professionals on how to raise kids who love to read, featuring interviews with childhood development experts, advice from librarians, tips from authors and children’s book publishers,...


Dr. Toy's Smart Play Smart Toys - Expanded & Updated 4th Edition: How to Select and Use the Best Toys & Games

Children and Separation: Socio-Genealogical Connectedness Perspective

by Kwame Owusu-Bempah

Childhood separation and loss have become virtually a way of life for a large number of children throughout the world. Children separated from their genetic parent(s) and consequently their genealogical, social...


Ordinary Magic: Resilience in Development

by Ann S. Masten

From a pioneering researcher, this book synthesizes the best current knowledge on resilience in children and adolescents. Ann S. Masten explores what allows certain individuals to thrive and adapt despite adverse...


Psychological Assessment of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Children and Adolescents: A Practitioner's Guide

by Esther, PhD Geva & Judith, PhD Wiener

This is the only text for school and clinical psychologists and other mental health professionals to provide a systematic developmental framework for assessment, diagnosis, and consultation of children and adolescents...


Personality Development in Children

by Ira Iscoe & Harold W. Stevenson

This book presents penetrating observations by six authorities on the personality development of children for the enlightenment of parents, teachers, and others who have a vital interest in children.In the first...


Early Social Cognition: Understanding Others in the First Months of Life

by Philippe Rochat

In recent years, much stimulating research has emerged on children's theories of mind, construed as the understanding of others' intentions, beliefs, and desires. In this context, there is a renewed interest...


Memory Development in Children (Ple: Memory)

by Peter A. Ornstein

Originally published in 1978, the contributors to this volume offer here chapters and position papers concerned with children's memory. The chapters represent in-depth reports on children's sensory memory, rehearsal...


Children's Trust in Testimony: Children's Selective Learning from Testimony

by Elizabeth J. Robinson & Shiri Einav

Children learn a great deal from other people, including history, science and religion, as well as language itself. Although our informants are usually well-intentioned, they can be wrong, and sometimes people...


Dyslexia: Learning Disorder or Creative Gift?

by Cornelia Jantzen

Dyslexia has long been known as a learning difficulty that primarily affects literacy skills. Increasingly, however, researchers and professionals working with dyslexia suggest that it is less a disorder than...


Brothers and Sisters: The Order of Birth in the Family

by Karl König

Are you an oldest, middle, youngest or only child? What effect has your birth order had on your life? In this classic work, Karl König attempts to explain the various characteristics of first-, second- and...


How to Get Kids Offline, Outdoors, and Connecting with Nature: 200+ Creative activities to encourage self-esteem, mindfulness, and wellbeing

by Bonnie Thomas

Enjoying natural surroundings is an effective way to boost creativity, play and wellbeing in children aged 4-13. Full of ideas, activities and exercises, this book provides imaginative ways to inspire young...


Assessing Disorganized Attachment Behaviour in Children: An Evidence-Based Model for Understanding and Supporting Families

by Yvonne Shemmings & David Shemmings

Presenting an evidence-based model for assessing children with disorganized attachment and their adult carers, this book outlines key indicators of child maltreatment and effective interventions for child protection...