How to Talk to Your Kids About Really Important Things: Specific Questions and Answers and Useful Things to Say / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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Charles E. Schaefer and Theresa Foy DiGeronimo's classic guide offers parents, teachers, counselors, and others the help they need to find the words to talk to kids and answer their questions. The book is filled with practical advice on discussing a wide range of life's experiences with children'from family changes like moving to a new home, divorce, and remarriage to broader subjects such as child abuse and AIDS.
About the Author
CHARLES E. SCHAEFER is professor of psychology and director of the Center for Psychological Services at Fairleigh Dickinson University. He is the author of many parenting books, including Raising Baby Right (with T. DiGeronimo) which won the Child magazine award for the Best Parenting Book of 1992. THERESA FOY DIGERONIMO is adjunct professor of English at The William Paterson College of New Jersey and mother of three. As a team, she and Dr. Schaefer have coauthored several books, including Toilet Training Without Tears and Teach Your Child to Behave.
Table of Contents
MAJOR CRISES AND BIG FAMILY CHANGES. Adoption, Alcoholic Parent, Death of a Loved One, Death of a Pet, Dentist or Medical Doctor Visit, DisastersAccidents and Natural Catastrophes, Divorce, Dying Child, First Day of School, Hospital Stay, Mental Health Professional, Moving to a New Home, New Baby in the Family, Remarriage and Stepparenting, Repeating a Grade, Sleep-Away Camp. CONCERNS OF YOUTH. Death, Drug Abuse, HIV/AIDS, Homosexuality, Money and Work, Pornography, Prejudice, Puberty, Risk Taking and Failure, Santa Claus, Sex and Reproduction, Sex Play and Masturbation, Sexual Abuse, Strangers, Television and Media, Violence, War.