The Parenting Survival Kit by Aleta Koman
How to make it Through the Parenting Years

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Being a parent is never easy. And in today's complicated, hustle and bustle world, it can seem next to impossible. The Parenting Survival Kit doesn't offer theories--it provides real solutions to most common parenting issues, problems and concerns--including:

How can I tell if my child is active, overactive, or hyperactive?
Should I place my infant in child care now or wait until later?
What is the ideal approach for toilet training?
Is my child spending too much time in front of a computer and not enough time playing with friends?
How can I alleviate my child's stress about my divorce--and my own stress at the same time?
How do I confront my teenager about drug and alcohol abuse?
Is there a limit to the amount of privacy I should permit my kids?

This invaluable reference is perfect for handling your kids--and yourselves--with care.
Addresses parents' issues of stress, values, work, family conflicts, and parenting as partners
An A-to-Z compendium for easy reference
Includes extensive resource listings for books, videos and websites

About Aleta Koman

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Koman works with children and families in her private clinical practice, instructs undergraduate and graduate students in psychology, and has appeared as an expert on national and local television and radio talk shows. Edward Myers is the author of 20 books for adults and 12 for children, including "Storyteller", " "published by Clarion Books in July 2008, and two middle-grade adventure novels, "Climb or Die" and "Hostage, "published by Hyperion. He lives with his wife and two children near New York City.
Published March 1, 2000 by Perigee Trade. 480 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction

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Besides identifying and explaining the psychology of the problem, Koman offers practical help: Many parent-child conflicts are caused or aggravated by hunger—so keep snacks for everyone available in the car for the trip home from work and daycare.

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