The Happiest Toddler On The Block

Author: Harvey Karp, M.D.
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 0553905600
Size: 19.40 MB
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Perfect for expecting parents who want to prepare themselves for the challenging toddler years (which starts around eight months of age), this essential guide, a national bestseller by respected pediatrician and child development expert Dr. Harvey Karp, not only helps reduce tantrums but makes happy kids even happier by boosting patience, cooperation, and self-confidence. Toddlers can drive you bonkers…so adorable and fun one minute…so stubborn and demanding the next! Yet, as unbelievable as it sounds, there is a way to turn the daily stream of “nos” and “don’ts” into “yeses” and hugs…if you know how to speak your toddler’ s language. In one of the most useful advances in parenting techniques of the past twenty-five years, Dr. Karp reveals that toddlers, with their immature brains and stormy outbursts, should be thought of not as pint-size people but as pintsize…cavemen. Having noticed that the usual techniques often failed to calm crying toddlers, Dr. Karp discovered that the key to effective communication was to speak to them in their own primitive language. When he did, suddenly he was able to soothe their outbursts almost every time! This amazing success led him to the realization that children between the ages of one and four go through four stages of “evolutionary” growth, each linked to the development of the brain, and each echoing a step in prehistoric humankind’s journey to civilization: • The “Charming Chimp-Child” (12 to 18 months): Wobbles around on two legs, grabs everything in reach, plays a nonstop game of “monkey see monkey do.” • The “Knee-High Neanderthal” (18 to 24 months): Strong-willed, fun-loving, messy, with a vocabulary of about thirty words, the favorites being “no” and “mine.” • The “Clever Caveman” (24 to 36 months): Just beginning to learn how to share, make friends, take turns, and use the potty. • The “Versatile Villager” (36 to 48 months): Loves to tell stories, sing songs and dance, while trying hard to behave. To speak to these children, Dr. Karp has developed two extraordinarily effective techniques: 1) The “fast food” rule—restating what your child has said to make sure you got it right; 2) The four-step rule—using gesture, repetition, simplicity, and tone to help your irate Stone-Ager be happy again. Once you’ve mastered “toddler-ese,” you will be ready to apply behavioral techniques specific to each stage of your child’ s development, such as teaching patience and calm, doing time-outs (and time-ins), praise through “gossiping,” and many other strategies. Then all the major challenges of the toddler years—including separation anxiety, sibling rivalry, toilet training, night fears, sleep problems, picky eating, biting and hitting, medicine taking — can be handled in a way that will make your toddler feel understood. The result: fewer tantrums, less yelling, and, best of all, more happy, loving time for you and your child. From the Hardcover edition.

The Happiest Baby On The Block And The Happiest Toddler On The Block 2 Book Bundle

Author: Harvey Karp, M.D.
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 9780345536945
Size: 20.18 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Attention parents and grandparents, nurses and nannies: If the child in your life is under five, this convenient eBook bundle is for you. From respected pediatrician and child development expert Dr. Harvey Karp, national bestsellers The Happiest Baby on the Block and The Happiest Toddler on the Block will help you calm a crying baby, survive the “Terrible Twos,” and much more, resulting in more loving time for you and your child. THE HAPPIEST BABY ON THE BLOCK The New Way to Calm Crying and Help Your Newborn Baby Sleep Longer “The best way I’ve ever seen to help crying babies.”—Steven P. Shelov, M.D., editor in chief, American Academy of Pediatrics’ Caring for Your Baby and Young Child With Dr. Karp’s sensible advice, you will be able to soothe even the fussiest infants and increase their sleep. His highly successful method is based on four revolutionary concepts: The Fourth Trimester (re-creating the womblike atmosphere your newborn still yearns for), The Calming Reflex (an “off switch” all babies are born with), The 5 S’s (five easy methods to turn on the calming reflex), and The Cuddle Cure (combining the 5 S’s to calm even colicky babies). THE HAPPIEST TODDLER ON THE BLOCK How to Eliminate Tantrums and Raise a Patient, Respectful, and Cooperative One- to Four-Year-Old “An informative and engaging romp about toddlers. Roll over, Dr. Spock.”—The New York Times Dr. Karp provides fast solutions for molding toddler behavior by combining his trademark tools of Toddler-ese and the Fast-Food Rule with a highly effective new green light/yellow light/red light method. As you learn how to boost your child’s good (green light) behavior, curb his annoying (yellow light) behavior, and immediately stop his unacceptable (red light) behavior, you will be able to alleviate stormy outbursts with amazing success—and better yet, prevent these tantrums before they begin.

Das Gl Cklichste Kleinkind Der Welt

Author: Harvey Karp
Publisher: Goldmann Verlag
ISBN: 9783641170134
Size: 14.43 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Für Eltern, Großeltern, Erzieher und Tagesmütter »Die Welt vom einzigartigen Standpunkt unserer Kinder aus betrachten ...« Mit Dr. Harvey Karp können Eltern die Zeit zwischen dem ersten und vierten Lebensjahr eines Kindes genießen. Um Kleinkinder liebevoll zu erziehen, muss man ihre Art des Denkens und Begreifens verstehen lernen. Wutausbrüche, Geschrei und Trotzanfälle gehören dann bald der Vergangenheit an. Das Ergebnis: zufriedene Eltern und glückliche Kleinkinder. Die Ergänzung zu »Das glücklichste Baby der Welt«.

The Happiest Toddler On The Block

Author: Harvey Karp
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 0553381431
Size: 17.93 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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The pediatrician-author of The Happiest Baby on the Block offers parents a groundbreaking new approach for dealing with toddlers, drawing a parallel between a child's development and humankind's journey to civilization and presenting specific behavioral techniques designed to enhance parent-child communication, alleviate tantrums, and increase positive relationships. Reprint. 60,000 first printing.

Das Gl Cklichste Baby Der Welt

Author: Dr. Harvey Karp
Publisher: Goldmann Verlag
ISBN: 9783641101084
Size: 12.27 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Karp erfüllt den sehnlichsten Wunsch aller Eltern: ein zufriedenes Baby, das nachts durchschläft. Wenn das Baby Tag und Nacht schreit, sind die Eltern bald am Ende ihrer Weisheit und ihrer Kraft. Der Kinderarzt Dr. Harvey Karp erklärt, wie die ganze Familie Schlaf und Erholung findet. Mit seiner "5-Schritte"-Methode knüpft er an traditionelles Wissen und an die wohligen Erfahrungen des Ungeborenen im Mutterleib an.