From Publishers Weekly
ediatrician Neifert (otherwise known as "Dr. Mom") shares sensible advice for parents (especially mothers) of preschool-age children. She encourages parents to set clear, ranked priorities during their children's formative years, and to follow seven "essential" guidelines for raising loving, confident kids. Among these are passing on a heritage of Christian faith, instilling healthy self-esteem and finding tender "alternate caretakers," such as preschool teachers. Chapter seven delves into age-specific concerns such as potty training, tantrums and picky eating. Despite the occasional gimmicky phrase ("children spell love t-i-m-e"), Dr. Mom offers solid guidance for shepherding those delightful, willful, funny creatures called preschoolers.
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From the Back Cover
Dr. Moms Prescription for Preschoolers is a practical, confidence-inspiring guide that will increase your parenting effectiveness during the crucial preschool years.
With Dr. Mom at your side, youve got expert help for promoting your childs emotional well-being and handling specific concerns. You will acquire empowering knowledge and practical skills in seven essentials:
* Making parenting a priority * Understanding the stages of early childhood * Passing on your faith * Nurturing healthy self-esteem * Disciplining with love and limits * Enlisting alternate caretakers * Dealing with common concerns (toilet training, thumb sucking, etc.)
Meeting your preschoolers varied needs may be challenging, but it doesnt have to be a mystery. Keep this hugely helpful resource within easy reach--youll turn to it often for the sage advice and encouraging support you need to parent effectively and lovingly.