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love this book. use it as a quick reference whenever I am questioning if what my kid is doing is "normal".Published 2 months ago by namor 234
My mother read the original Gessell and Ames Child Behavior books and it saved everyone's sanity! About the time parents figure out the best method of discipline, etc. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Leasa A Jarman
I suggest this book to every grandparent and new mom I know. A great way to reduce anxiety over changes in childrens behavior.Published 2 months ago by gp
We have raised three children into adulthood, participated with four grandchildren into adolescence and early adulthood. Read morePublished 4 months ago by A. W. France
I would have been a much more stressed parent without this book! It is great. True, much of it comes unchanged from the fifties -- but much of child-rearing has not changed,... Read morePublished 6 months ago by oldun
The First Edition of this Book was published in 1955.
It has been revised several times since then. Read more
While some of the book is good, if not very outdated, the section on physical types determining personality/behavior is from the 1940's, unproven, and considered pop-psychology. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Lisa
This book comes in really handy for maintaining a parent's sanity. It gives common and not-so-common types of behavior arranged according to age. Read morePublished on June 28, 2010 by Ann D
I found this book to be of immense value when raising my daughter. It was recommended to me by a Senior Child Health Nurse. Read morePublished on April 24, 2009 by Lisa R. Bond