Ever wondered how to keep your cool when your child is all steamed up? What to do to support your child in the face of divorce and loss? How to get a toddler to go to sleep? This collection of the best articles from the award-winning "Parent and preschooler Newsletter" offers specific advice, respected research, and simple real-life examples to guide parents and professionals through the trials and tribulations of early childhood. Expert contributors discuss a wide variety of topics, including how to deal with a stubborn child; how to face the hair-raising moments of parenthood; and why good sibling relationships can improve your child's attitude in preschool and beyond. Written in an intelligent and supportive style, this book helps readers gain a practical understanding of complex developmental and family issues. Developed by the North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center, an organization that is nationally recognized for its commitment to children and families, this collection is an invaluable tool for parents and professionals.
Sandra Radzanower Wolkoff, CSW, is Director of the Marks Family Right from the Start 0-3+ Center at North Shore Child & Family Guidance Center. Among other duties, she is managing editor of and frequent contributor to Parent & preschooler Newsletter. She lives in Wantagh, New York. Neala S. Schwartzberg, Ph.D., is the editor of Parent & preschooler Newsletter and a freelance writer on parenting and children's health. Her feature articles have appeared in Parents, Child, and Redbook. She lives in Syosset, New York. Jane E. Meckwood-Yazdpour is a freelance writer, marketing and public relations specialist, and Public Information Officer for North Shore Child & Family Guidance Center. Married with one daughter, she lives on Long Island, New York.