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Buddhist Understanding of Childhood Spirituality

by Alexander von Gontard

In this book, Alexander von Gontard, a child psychiatrist, uses the language, thought and imagery of Buddhism to explore the spirituality of children. The book begins by exploring the Buddha's own childhood...


Observing and Developing Schematic Behaviour in Young Children

by Tamsin Grimmer

Observing and understanding schematic behaviour confidently is vital for anyone working with or looking after young children. This guide explains what schemas are, stripping back the technical language often...


Cognitive Development in Digital Contexts

by Fran C. Blumberg & Patricia J. Brooks

Cognitive Development in Digital Contexts investigates the impact of screen media on key aspects of children and adolescents' cognitive development. Highlighting how screen media impact cognitive development,...


Staying Connected to Your Teenager, Revised Edition: How to Keep Them Talking to You and How to Hear What They're Really Saying

by Michael Riera

Sage advice to help frustrated parents reconnect with their teenagers and keep that connection strong, even in today's hectic world, now revised and updated


A Fighting Chance

by Jane Humphries & Kari Rains

Many children have to cope with complicated and disruptive situations. Often the classroom becomes the most stable environment. Learn to embrace disruptive change, address it with professionalism, and utilize...


Building the Bonds of Attachment

by Daniel A. Hughes

A highly accessible resource for students and professionals as well as parents, Building the Bonds of Attachment presents a composite case study of one child’s developmental course following years of abuse...


The Marriage Paradox

by Brian J. Willoughby & Spencer L. James

Marriage has been declared dead by many scholars and the media. Marriage rates are dropping, divorce rates remain high, and marriage no longer enjoys the prominence it once held. Especially among young adults,...


OMG! We're Pregnant: Book I The Psychological Survival Guide for Parents

by Paul Peebles

While there is no shortage of books detailing the joys and challenges of giving birth and raising children, few focus squarely on the internal and emotional state of the parents. In OMG! We’re Pregnant, acclaimed...


Vortex of Feelings: The Early Months: Book II The Psychological Survival Guide for Parents

by Paul Peebles

In a society where two-thirds of divorces occur within six years of having a child, the first few months can be a crucial time for establishing healthy parental roles and routines. In Vortex of Feelings: The...


The DO's and DON'Ts to being a successful sports parent

by MacLelland Gordon

You do want your child to enjoy and if possible, excel at sports, but you don’t want to be one of “those” parents.

At a time when parents have become more demanding of their children’s sporting careers...


Research in Deaf Education

by Stephanie Cawthon & Carrie Lou Garberoglio

Edited by Stephanie W. Cawthon and Carrie Lou Garberoglio, Research in Deaf Education: Contexts, Challenges, and Considerations is a showcase of insight and experience from a seasoned group of researchers across...


JOHN DEWEY Ultimate Collection – 40+ Works on Psychology, Education, Philosophy & Politics

by John Dewey

This John Dewey collection is formatted to the highest digital standards. The edition incorporates an interactive table of contents, footnotes and other information relevant to the content which makes the reading...


Human Development from Middle Childhood to Middle Adulthood: Growing Up to be Middle-Aged

by Lea Pulkkinen

This seminal work focuses on human development from middle childhood to middle adulthood, through analysis of the research findings of the groundbreaking Jyväskylä Longitudinal Study of Personality and Social...


Treating Feeding Challenges in Autism: Turning the Tables on Mealtime

by Jonathan Tarbox & Taira Lanagan Bermudez

Treating Feeding Challenges in Autism: Turning the Tables on Mealtime distills existing research on feeding disorders treatment into the very best, most effective and most practical strategies for practitioners...


Scienceblind: Why Our Intuitive Theories About the World Are So Often Wrong

by Andrew Shtulman

"A fascinating, empathetic book"-Wall Street Journal

Humans are born to create theories about the world--unfortunately, they're usually wrong, and keep us from understanding the world as it really is.

Why do we...


Weaving the Cradle

by Rebecca Foster, Monika Celebi, Bridget Macdonald & Bobby Taylor et al.

Groups for parents, babies and toddlers, spanning the 1001 critical days from late pregnancy up to age two, are an effective way of supporting expectant and new parents by helping them to become more attuned,...


An Integrative Approach to Treating Babies and Children

by John Wilks, Ann Diamond Weinstein, Michael Shea & Carolyn Goh et al.

Working with babies and children is most successful when therapists have a complete understanding and overview of all appropriate treatment options, and the effects of early influences on child health and development....


Innovations in Deaf Studies: The Role of Deaf Scholars

by Annelies Kusters, Maartje De Meulder & Dai Obrien

What does it mean to engage in Deaf Studies and who gets to define the field? What would a truly deaf-led Deaf Studies research program look like? What are the research practices of deaf scholars in Deaf Studies,...


Courageous Aging: Your Best Years Ever Reimagined

by Dr. Ken Druck

The guide to embracing life at every age, readers are freed from limiting beliefs and given solid strategies for coming to terms with some of life?s most difficult age-related and non-age-related forms of adversity....


Introduction to Human Development and Family Studies

by Bridget A. Walsh, Lydia DeFlorio & Melissa M. Burnham

Introduction to Human Development and Family Studies is the first text to introduce human development and family studies (HDFS) as inextricably linked areas of study, giving students a complex yet realistic...