Successful Child What Parents Can Do to Help Kids Turn Out Well

ISBN-10: 0316777498

ISBN-13: 9780316777490

Edition: 2002 (Reprint)

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List price: $17.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Little Brown & Company
Publication date: 3/27/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

William Sears, M.D., received his pediatric training at Harvard Medical School's Children's Hospital & Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children, the largest children's hospital in the world. He has practiced as a pediatrician for nearly thirty years & is a former assistant professor at the University of Southern California School of Medicine. He & Martha Sears are the parents of eight children.

Martha Sears, R.N., is a registered nurse, childbirth educator, & breastfeeding consultant. She & her husband, William Sears, M.D., are the parents of eight children.

Elizabeth Pantley is the author of the now-classic baby sleep book, The No-Cry Sleep Solution, as well as other books in the series: The No-Cry Sleep Solution for Toddlers and Preschoolers, The No-Cry Potty Training Solution, The No-Cry Discipline Solution, and The No-Cry Nap Solution, along with four other parenting books. She is the president of Better Beginnings, a parent education company, and a regular radio show guest on stations across the U.S. and Canada, as well as a featured expert on a wide variety of parenting websites, such as, as well as her own site, She is in great demand as a keynote speaker at parenting conferences. Her school newsletter, Parent Tips, is distributed nationwide. She is frequently quoted in such magazines as Redbook, Parents, Parenting, American Baby, Woman's Day, Good Housekeeping, Canadian Parents and Today's Parent.

A Word from Dr. Bill
The Tools of Success
What's Success?
The Real Meaning of Success
Turning Out Well--But with a Struggle
Creating the Capacity for Resilience
Raising Connected Kids
Getting Connected
Birth to One Year
Connecting Tools: Practice Attachment Parenting
Seven Attachment Tools: The Baby B's
Toddler Times: Getting More Connected
Three to Five Years: The Connected Preschooler
Five to Ten Years: Searching for Connections
How Attachment Parenting Helps Kids and Families Succeed
The Early Road to Success: How the Baby B's Translate into the Childhood C's
Ten Family Discipline Practices of Kids Who Turned Out Well
Practice Attachment Parenting
Give Children High-Investment Parenting
Frame Your Child Positively
Study Your Child
Provide Structure, Then Set Limits
Shape Rather than Control Your Child
Allow Appropriate Failures and Frustration
Just Say No!
Screen Persons of Significance
Expect a Lot from Your Child
Giving Your Child a Smart Start
How Brains Grow
How Brains Grow Smarter
Twelve Ways to Build a Brighter Child
A Smart Womb Start
Smart Carrying
A Smart Nutritional Start
"Smart Talk"
Smart Responses
Smart Reading
Smart Music
Smart Play
Smart Toys
Discover How Your Child Is Smart
A Smart School Start
Smart Learning from Life
Planting Healthy Sibling Relationships
Practice Attachment Parenting
Prepare the Expectant Sibling
Get Them Connected--Early
You're Special, Too!
Encourage Together-Alone Time
Convey the Behavior You Expect
Keep Siblings Connected
Get Them Behind the Eyes of Their Siblings
Avoid Comparisons
Play Favorites--Equally
Taunts and Teasing Not Allowed Here
Let Children Work Out Their Own Squabbles
Friends Come and Go, but Family Is Forever
Raising Healthy Kids
Nine Nutritional Tips for Success
Breastfeed Your Child as Long as Possible
Shape Young Tastes
Allow Grazing for Good Behavior
Keep Children Lean
Give Your Child a Brainy Breakfast
Give Your Child a Right-Fat Diet
Take Your Child Shopping
Feed Your Child's Immune System
Model Healthy Eating Habits
Keep Children Exercising
No Smoking, Please!
Working with Your Doctor
Nurturing the Tools of Success
The Compassionate Child
How to Teach Empathy: From Infancy Through Adolescence
Planting the Capacity to Care: How Infants Learn Empathy
Nurturing the Capacity to Care: Teaching Empathy to Toddlers and Preschoolers
Teaching School-Age Children to Care
Teaching Empathy and Compassion to Teens
The Ability to Make Wise Choices
Ages and Stages of Decision Making
Decisions for School-Age Children
Helping Your Child Develop Decision-Making Skills
Teaching the Moral Dimension
Learning to Let Go
Teaching Children Communication Skills
Helping Your Baby Communicate
Modeling Communication Skills
Understanding Nonverbal Communication
Communicating about Feelings
Listening Tips
Communicating Through Touch
Helping the Shy Child Blossom
Raising a Responsible Child
A Responsible Beginning
Kids Need Chores
The Five Benefits of Chores
Give Your Child Responsibilities
From Being Responsible to Being Accountable
Teaching Children to Think and Plan Ahead
Putting Teens to Work: Why, When, How Much?
Raising a Moral Child
How Children Learn to Make Moral Choices
Moral Kids Are Kids Who Care
How Children Develop Morals and Values
Preteens and Teens
Moral Norms
Helping Your Child Think and Act Morally
Spiritual Values
Raising a Spiritual Child
Twelve Ways to Guide Your Child's Spiritual Development
Eleven Ways to Boost Your Child's Self-Confidence
Boost More Than Break a Child's Self-Belief
Build Baby's Self-Confidence
Mirror Positive Messages
Play with Your Child
Show and Tell Your Children That They're Important
Respect Your Child's Opinions
Stamp Out Put-Downs
Protect Your Child's Self-Confidence
Frame Your Child's Quirks Positively
Help Children Discover Their Special Something
Value Doesn't Depend Upon Performance
Ten Ways to Encourage Your Child
Build a Strong Trust Relationship
Stamp Out Discouraging Words
Write Encouragers
Play the Erase Game
Give "We" Messages
Show Great Expectations
Push Rather than Pressure
Model an "I Can" Attitude
Learn from Mistakes
Help Your Child Get an A for Attitude
Kindness and Manners
Ten Ways to Teach Kindness and Manners
Teaching the Art of Apologizing
The Rewards of Being Kind
Building Successful Sexuality
Teaching Sexuality Early
Fostering Healthy Gender Identity
Teen Sexuality
How to Monitor Media and Technology Influences
Taming the TV: Why and How
TV and Preschoolers
How Parents Can Monitor the TV
There's a Computer in My the My Hand!
Concerns about Computers
What Parents and Teachers Can Do
Video Violence Is Coming to a Screen Near You
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