Raising Infants, Children and Teens

This section is for parents with infants, children or teenagers to help with any issues or to assist with raising well adjusted human beings in the world.

Some wonderful books. Many also make great gifts

See also section on Learning & Development & on Products for Children & Teens
Plus the general Brain Gym material

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125 Brain Games for Babies

Filled with enjoyable ways to lay the groundwork for your baby's future. Packed with everyday opportunities to contribute to the brain development of children from birth through twelve months. The games all use simple things found around the home......


Cyberbullying and the Wild, Wild Web

Hitchcock explains how someone can become victim to cyberbullying and how they can stay safer online. Offering victims, and parents, the chance to be able to relate to and truly understand the unfortunate reality of cyberbullying through real-life......



What you feel is who you are…Explore the world of feelings and emotions with this stunning peep-through book. The lyrical text and enchanting illustrations bring each emotion to life to help children understand the universal and unique nature of....


Once Upon a Touch...

A fun and creative way to increase general well-being, improve concentration and self-awareness, and encourage relaxation in children aged 3-11, this book offers a hands-on guide to story massage......


Skills Training for Struggling Kids

Compassionate guide is packed with tried-and-true, thoroughly researched ways to help kids follow rules, get along better with family members and peers, express their feelings productively, and succeed in the classroom. Loads of worksheets, troubleshoot..


Activity Kit for Babies and Toddlers at Risk

Parents have the power to help babies and toddlers at risk for developmental delays make important strides—but many are confused and intimidated as to how. In this easy-to-navigate guide, leading experts present more than 100 games and activities.......


Baby Shiatsu

Babies feel intuitively what scientists have needed painstaking research to establish: being touched and caressed is good for you. With baby shiatsu you can support your child's development. The gentle pressure-point massage meets the needs of.......


In My Heart:

Explores a full range of emotions, describing how they feel physically, inside. With language that is lyrical but also direct, toddlers will be empowered by this new vocabulary and able to practice articulating and identifying their own emotions.


The Power of Validation

Breaks validation skills into practical steps parents can use to respond to their child’s internal experiences in healthy ways without necessarily condoning their child’s behaviours. Readers learn to pay attention to their child, acknowledge the child’s..


Advice Worth Ignoring

How Tuning Out the Experts Can Make You A Better Parent. identifies fifty of the most common child-related truisms and parenting myths that can often mislead and undercut parents, and explains how the virtues of........


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Calm Kids

Mindfulness and meditation can help children recognise and cope with pressures, releasing bad feelings gently and giving them simple tools to deal with tension and stress throughout their lives......


How to Talk so Kids will Listen

A bestselling book that will give you the know-how you need to be more "effective" with your children and more "supportive" of yourself. Enthusiastically praised by parents and professionals around the world, the down-to-earth, respectful approach of.....


How to Talk so Kids Can Learn

The guide for telling parents and teachers how to handle one of the burning issues of our day: how to motivate kids to succeed in school.........


Siblings Without Rivalry:

Gives parents the practical tools they need to cope with conflict, encourage cooperation, reduce competition, and make it possible for children to experience the joys of their special relationship. With humour and understanding-much gained from raising...


Highly Sensitive Child

.....often labelled shy, introverted, fussy or faddy. The real story is very different though and this intelligent, practical book helps parents know what to do, when to back off, and how to ensure their child is given the right sort of treatment.......


Danish Way of Parenting

What makes Denmark the happiest country in the world -- and what are the secrets of Danish parents for raising happy, confident, successful kids, year after year? This upbeat and practical guide brings together the insights of a.......


1-2-3 Magic

Breaks down the task of parenting into 3 straight jobs. The 1-2-3 book has sold over a million copies and has been translated into 20 languages. Why? Evidence based 1-2-3 Magic is simple to learn and it works - quickly.......


1-2-3 Magic Workbook

This companion workbook to 1-2-3 Magic takes parents carefully through the program in a way that maximises understanding, encourages constructive self-evaluation, and provides for systematic planning of parenting strategies.......


1-2-3 Magic for Kids

A Story book that you can read to your children or they can read for themselves written through the eyes of children of parents who have introduced the 1-2-3 magic discipline system into their lives.......


7 Habits of Happy Kids

The 7 Habits are powerful principles that have been enriching lives for generations - principles such as responsibility, goal setting, respect, teamwork and balance. It is a proven philosophy for adults and teens that can now be applied to the happiness..


How to Talk so Teens will Listen

.....& Listen so Teens will Talk. Essential guide that tackles the tough issues teens and parents face today. Filled with straightforward advice and written in their trademark, down-to-earth style sure to appeal to both parents and teens, this.....


Spoonfed Generation (sale)

All well-intentioned activity may make for an easier life at home but it encourages children to be dependent on adults for longer. This is the exact opposite of what parents have done in the past, which is to develop their children's independence and....


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