However, eight is also a time when the child begins to do a great deal of analyzing and evaluating, finding fault in himself and others--especially Mohter. How do parents help an eight-year-old through this up-and-down age? What should parents expect in their relationships with the child and how can life in the family be made easier? What will the child's relationship with friends and siblings be like? In the successful tradition of the Gesell institute series, Your Eight-Year-Old is a well-researched, highly accessible guide.
Great reference book for knowing what to expect from your 8 year old. It's an easy read that can be read in a week or less.Published 1 month ago by Noah's Mama
I liked the 2-3-4 age books better. Seems like the explanations were more thorough. This was good but I did not leave the book with an a-ha moment or realizationPublished 4 months ago by 3language
It seems that in the past 20 years our kids environments have changed a bit but their development is similar. I wish I had found these books sooner. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Annmarie Henson
eye-opener … just when you thought there was something wrong with your kid, you read the book and realise things are going in the right direction :)Published 10 months ago by Vera Dragovic
Love these books. Puts things into perspective and answers questions when you just aren't positive it's age related or not. Brings a sense of relief.Published 12 months ago by A. Hernandez
I love this series of books. While they don't offer concrete tips to help you, they offer a picture of what a "normal" child of this age looks like, offering reassurance. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Emily Klimkiewicz
I remember liking this series of books years ago as an education student but looking at them again as a parent I see they are so generalized and stereotypical that I have a hard... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Amy - homeschooling mom