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Parenting Nought to Fives
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- Parenting Teens
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- Girls / Boys
- Special Needs / Situations


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Parenting Nought To Fives


Elizabeth Crary
Without Spanking or Spoiling, A Practical Approach to Toddler and Preschool
Guidance (Parenting Press Incorporated; 2nd Ed edition 1993)
Excellent workbooks which give a variety of approaches for you to try out






Elizabeth Crary
Kids Can Cooperate: Practical Guide to Teaching Problem Solving (Parenting Press Incorporated 1986)
Shows how to help preschoolers and school-aged children avoid quarrels and solve problems they may have with their brothers, sisters and parents, and discusses the skills of negotiation.





Sue Gerhardt
Why Love Matters: How Affection Shapes a Baby's Brain (Brunner-Routledge 2004)
This book tells you that how you parent really does influence your child's (brain) development. Manages to be technically detailed and scholarly whilst still remaining simple enough for the layperson. Very readable





Helen Likierman and Valerie Muter
Top tips for starting School (Vermilion, 2008)
Simple steps to help you and your child prepare for school and deal with any anxieties associated with this stage. Very readable







Naomi Stadlen
What Mothers Do: Especially When It Looks Like Nothing (Piatkus Books 2004)
In this look at mothering, Naomi Stadlen draws on many years' work with hundreds of other mothers of a wide variety of ages and backgrounds. She explores mothers' experiences to reveal what they - and you - are doing when it may look, to everyone else, like nothing.




Margot Sunderland
The Science of Parenting (Dorling Kindersley 2006) A book about the latest neurological research applied to 0 to 3 year olds, lots of lovely photos and an easy read.