The educated parent 2 [electronic resource] : child rearing in the 21st century / Joseph D. Sclafani.
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- 2nd ed.
- Santa Barbara, CA : Praeger, c2012.
1 online resource (267 p.)
Parent and child.
- Electronic books.
- Filled with relevant, expert, and practical child-rearing information, this invaluable guide also helps parents understand and utilize parenting resources ranging from scientific research to Internet sites to popular press output.
- Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Assumptions about Good Parenting; Child Development Themes; Organization of The Educated Parent 2; ONE: Parenting 101; Foundational Parenting Skills; "Good Enough" Parenting; Parenting after Divorce/Separation; Helping Children to Adjust and Cope after Divorce; Visitation Do's and Don'ts; A List of Visitation Don'ts; Coping Strategies for Children; Supporting and Protecting Children; How Parents and Children Influence Each Other; TWO: Parenting Skills for the 21st Century; Helicopter Parents and Tiger Moms
Wellness-Raising a Healthy Child in a Healthy HomePrevention Practices; Parent Advocacy for Health and Wellness; Parents' Roles in Developing Spirituality and the Search for Meaning in Life; Other Issues for 21st-Century Parents; THREE: Temperament, Attachment, and Parenting Style: The Developmental Triad; Why Temperament Is Important and How It Affects Your Ability to Parent; What Attachment Is and Why It Is Important; Attachment as a Predictor of How a Child Will Turn Out; Parenting Style and Its Effects on Your Child's Behavior; Parenting Style and Teens
FOUR: The Importance of an Organized Family Life and DisciplineMarital Quality and Child Outcome; Issues Related to Discipline Styles; Corporal Punishment-To Spank or Not to Spank; FIVE: Parents as Teachers; Setting up Your Child to Succeed in School; Parental Behavior and Educational Achievement; Related Issues for Your Child's Education; Homeschooling; Parenting Advocacy in Support of Education; SIX: Childhood Stress, Anxiety, and Behavioral Disorders; Impacts of Stress on Your Child's Development; Impacts of Anxiety on Your Child's Development
Other Mental Health Issues and Your Child's DevelopmentSEVEN: Societal and Cultural Stressors in Your Child's Life; School as a Source of Stress; Cultural and Media-Based Stressors: Television; Cultural and Media-Based Stressors: The Internet; Cultural and Media-Based Stressors: Video Games; Do Video Games or Internet Time Change Brain Organization?; What Parents Can Do to Protect their Children from Outside Stressors; EIGHT: Why Fathers Matter; Fatherhood-Definitions, Roles, and History; Some Contemporary Perspectives on Fathering; Research on the Effects of Father Influence
Postdivorce Fathering IssuesNINE: How Daycare Affects Your Child; Daycare Done Right; The Debate about Daycare; Attachment Supports at Home; Health Issues; A Brief Review of Research on Daycare Effects; Some Conclusions; Afterword: Some Conclusions and Final Thoughts on Parenting Today; Chapter References, Sources, and Resources; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; V; W; Y; Z
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -235) and index.
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