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Healthy Sleep Habits Happy Child

Author : Marc Weissbluth
ISBN : 9780553394801
File Size : 51.19 MB
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The perennial favorite for parents who want to get their kids to sleep with ease--now in a completely revised and expanded fourth edition! In this fully updated fourth edition, Dr. Marc Weissbluth, one of the country's leading pediatricians, overhauls his groundbreaking approach to solving and preventing your children's sleep problems, from infancy through adolescence. In Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child, he explains with authority and reassurance his step-by-step regime for instituting beneficial habits within the framework of your child's natural sleep cycles. Rewritten and reorganized to deliver information even more efficiently, this valuable sourcebook contains the latest research on * the best course of action for sleep problems: prevention and treatment * common mistakes parents make trying to get their children to sleep * different sleep needs for different temperaments * stopping the crybaby syndrome, nightmares, bedwetting, and more * ways to get your baby to fall asleep according to her internal clock--naturally * handling nap-resistant kids and when to start sleep-training * why both night sleep and day sleep are important * obstacles for working moms and children with sleep issues * the father's role in comforting children * how early sleep troubles can lead to later problems * the benefits and drawbacks of allowing kids to sleep in the family bed Rest is vital to your child's health, growth, and development. Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child outlines proven strategies that ensure good, healthy sleep for every age. Praise for Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child "I put these principles into practice--with instant results. Dr. Weissbluth is a trusted resource and adviser."--Cindy Crawford

Healthy Happy Baby

Author : Pat Thomas
ISBN : 9781905744138
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 87.66 MB
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The greatest gift parents can give their children is good health, but babies and small children are uniquely vulnerable to environmental pollution. In this practical and wide-ranging book, Ecologist editor Pat Thomas gives every parent the information they need to reduce the level of toxins and unnecessary chemicals that their baby is exposed to – from conception through to birth and beyond. The book covers everything today’s well-informed parents are concerned about – from the importance of a healthy diet and cutting down on toxic toiletries in pregnancy to advice on reading the label on baby products and finding and choosing alternatives to plastic toys. In this fascinating, topical and sometime shocking book, Pat Thomas lifts the lid on the advice, guidelines and products all parents are advised to follow or use on their babies and provides practical, easy suggestions and tips and advice on realistic alternatives. She discusses the health risks of exposure to toxins in the womb and after your baby is born and tells us how we can all make changes to our lifestyle and reduce the risk for ourselves and our children.
Category: Family & Relationships

Healthy Sleep Habits Happy Twins

Author : Marc Weissbluth, M.D.
ISBN : 9780345514813
Genre : Family & Relationships
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From one of the nation’s most trusted experts on children’s bedtime and nap time comes a new guide for sleep-training twins so that everybody (including Mom and Dad) will be rested and happy! As parents of twins and multiples know, double the fun can be double the sleep deprivation. Now, in Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Twins, beloved pediatrician and renowned sleep authority Dr. Marc Weissbluth combines specialized advice for parents of twins with his tried-and-true sleep-training methods to show exhausted moms and dads how to get their babies to sleep on their own, stay asleep, and sleep regularly. This essential step-by-step guide to establishing good sleep patterns reveals how to build healthy habits in twins’ natural slumber cycles, including • how healthy sleep differs from “junk” sleep, plus a helpful tutorial on the techniques of sleep training for new parents • the five ingredients of healthy sleep, and why daytime sleep is different from nighttime sleep but equally important to good health • why it’s crucial for babies to master the ability to fall asleep unassisted, without protest or crying, and how to help them do so • essential tips for synchronizing your twins’ sleep schedules, plus information about how twins sleep best–when to keep them together, and when it’s time to separate them • how to recognize early drowsy cues in your babies so you can catch the sleep wave before it turns into nervous energy that will keep them awake Sleep-training twins presents a unique set of challenges. This invaluable guide will not only get your babies to sleep through the night but help you stay healthy and rested so you can enjoy the many blessings of having more than one! From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Family & Relationships

Healthy Mum Happy Baby

Author : Annemarie Tempelman-Kluit
ISBN : 9780307366009
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 69.44 MB
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The indispensable cookbook designed for the demanding, chaotic and sleep-deprived days of new motherhood. Mothers-to-be read all the manuals and are diligent about eating well and getting enough exercise, fully aware that their health directly affects their baby’s development. But what about after the baby is born? How can an exhausted new mother who is low on energy and time still manage to eat healthily? For new mothers, especially those who are breastfeeding, maternal health is more important than ever, and yet during those first few weeks of hazy, blurry,“What am I doing?” chaos, it can be tough to find the time or inclination to look after oneself. Annemarie Tempelman-Kluit, a new mum roaming the house at 3:00 a.m., desperately trying to find something, ANYTHING, to eat, decided she wanted to make mothers’ lives easier as they learned to cope with their new, harried schedules. Consulting other parents, as well as breastfeeding and nutritional experts, Annemarie began to devise strategies for fast, easy and healthy eating. Healthy Mum, Happy Baby is packed with creative, delicious recipes that don’t require exact measurements and won’t be ruined if they aren’t served immediately (while you deal with the cranky baby), as well as big-batch meals for the freezer, time-saving tips on how to stock your pantry before baby and useful ideas for healthy snacks you can eat one-handed while you nurse. You’ll find the most current breastfeeding guidelines from the Canadian Paediatric Society, up-to-date information on toxins in breast milk, the scoop on omega-3s, and even a few ideas for reclaiming a bit of your life before baby. The perfect shower or baby gift, Healthy Mum, Happy Baby is a practical, invaluable resource for every new mother.
Category: Family & Relationships

Top 100 Finger Foods

Author : Annabel Karmel
ISBN : 9781439164952
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 59.13 MB
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Following up on her hit bestseller Top 100 Baby Purees, Annabel Karmel presents Top 100 Finger Foods, a scrumptious guide to creating tasty tidbits that young children can really sink their teeth (or gums!) into. By the age of nine months, many babies are ready and eager to start feeding themselves. Although they might not be able to handle a spoon, children of this age can master the art of eating on their own -- as long as the food they're served is right-sized! Finger foods are the perfect solution. This essential collection is packed with tempting, nourishing recipes for babies and older children -- from French Toast Fingers and Mini Chicken Sliders to Tuna Muffin Melts and Salad Lollipops -- helping you safely introduce new tastes and textures to your baby and ensuring that your child is healthy, happy, and content. In Top 100 Finger Foods you will find: • Delicious options for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert • Creative ideas for making hearty meals finger-friendly • Important information on choking prevention and soothing suggestions for your teething little one • Quick and easy recipes, using basic ingredients, that your child can prepare with you Packed with wholesome fruits and vegetables, and innovative fish, meat, and chicken creations, Top 100 Finger Foods will satisfy the appetites of growing children -- and with dishes so tasty, parents will want to join in the fun, too. Eating with your hands has never been so delicious and nutritious!
Category: Cooking

Top 100 Baby Purees

Author : Annabel Karmel
ISBN : 1439183546
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 90.87 MB
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Babies grow more rapidly in their first year than at any other time in their lives, so how you feed your newborn will be one of the most important decisions you make for your new baby. Making your own baby food is not only more economical than buying commercial brands, it also assures that your child consumes only the freshest, top-quality ingredients. British television personality and children's nutrition expert Annabel Karmel's essential collection of best-ever purees grants new parents their wish: one hundred quick and easy recipes that will make for a healthy and happy baby. From first tastes and weaning, right through to meals for older babies, all the recipes are suitable for children aged six months and older. And with all these fruit and vegetable favorites, and innovative fish, meat, and chicken purees, the dishes are so tasty you will want to eat them yourself! In addition to easy and delicious recipes, Top 100 Baby Purees also includes information on: Weaning your baby and transitioning to solid foods Food allergies Time-saving food preparation tips Freezing and reheating your homemade baby food Tricks on finding the hidden nutrition in everyday foods Featuring a preface by Dr. Michel Cohen, New York pediatrician and author of The New Basics: A-to-Z Baby & Child Care for the Modern Parent
Category: Cooking

Raising A Healthy Happy Eater A Parent S Handbook

Author : Nimali Fernando
ISBN : 9781615192694
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 24.37 MB
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How to Raise a Healthy, Adventurous Eater (in a Chicken-Nugget World) Pediatrician Nimali Fernando and feeding therapist Melanie Potock (aka Dr. Yum and Coach Mel) know the importance of giving your child the right start on his or her food journey—for good health, motor skills, and even cognitive and emotional development. In Raising a Healthy, Happy Eater they explain how to expand your family’s food horizons, avoid the picky eater trap, identify special feeding needs, and put joy back into mealtimes, with: Advice tailored to every stage from newborn through school-age Real-life stories of parents and kids they have helped Wisdom from cultures across the globe on how to feed kids Helpful insights on the sensory system, difficult mealtime behaviors, and everything from baby-led weaning to sippy cups And seven “passport stamps” for good parenting: joyful, compassionate, brave, patient, consistent, proactive, and mindful. Raising a Healthy, Happy Eater shows the way to lead your baby, toddler, or young child on the path to adventurous eating. Grab your passport and go!
Category: Family & Relationships

Good Dog Happy Baby

Author : Michael Wombacher
ISBN : 9781608683505
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 52.28 MB
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For years dog trainer Michael Wombacher has worked with expecting dog owners to prevent problems between dogs and children. He has also unfortunately witnessed too many families forced to surrender their beloved family companions because they failed to prepare the dog for the arrival of a new family member. In Good Dog, Happy Baby, Wombacher lays out a twelve-step process that will give families the skills they need to navigate this new era of their lives. These skills include how to evaluate dogs, resolve common behavior problems, and fully prepare dogs for a new baby. This easy-to-use guide, filled with photos and simple instructions, makes a great gift for any expecting family with a dog, whether the dog is perfectly trained or in serious need of behavioral help.
Category: Health & Fitness

Healthy Happy Pregnancy Cookbook

Author : Stephanie Clarke
ISBN : 9781501130915
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 77.24 MB
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Everybody tells pregnant women what they can’t eat. Now, certified nutritionists and registered dietitians Stephanie Clarke and Willow Jarosh are here to tell them what they should! Featuring recipes for wholesome, unprocessed meals and snacks, accompanied by nutritional breakdowns and tips for the best ways to alleviate pesky pregnancy symptoms, Healthy, Happy Pregnancy Cookbook is the go-to guide for new moms throughout pregnancy and after. Healthy, Happy Pregnancy Cookbook is the perfect guide for pregnant women. Full of humor, heart, and wisdom, it promotes clean eating and the idea that using food as medicine is the best remedy for dealing with the symptoms that occur most during pregnancy—such as swollen ankles, bloating, and more. Leg cramps? Sit back with an Orange Carrot Cream Smoothie. Constipated? Try a Sweet & Salty Popcorn Trail Mix. Exhausted? Put your partner to work on a 3-Minute Salsa and Cheddar Microwave Egg Sandwich. There are also recipes for nausea, water retention, and heartburn, as well as nibbles sure to satisfy even the most bizarre cravings, prep ahead recipes for after the baby arrives and time is precious, and power meals made for moms who are breastfeeding. Healthy, Happy Pregnancy Cookbook will help new parents make smart and satisfying food choices whether dining in or out, before and after the kiddo arrives. The perfect gift for any new parent, it is sure to help make pregnancy healthier, happier, and even more delicious.
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Brain Rules For Baby Updated And Expanded

Author : John Medina
ISBN : 9780983263395
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 24.16 MB
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What’s the single most important thing you can do during pregnancy? What does watching TV do to a child’s brain? What’s the best way to handle temper tantrums? Scientists know. In his New York Times bestseller Brain Rules, Dr. John Medina showed us how our brains really work—and why we ought to redesign our workplaces and schools. Now, in Brain Rules for Baby, he shares what the latest science says about how to raise smart and happy children from zero to five. This book is destined to revolutionize parenting. Just one of the surprises: The best way to get your children into the college of their choice? Teach them impulse control. Brain Rules for Baby bridges the gap between what scientists know and what parents practice. Through fascinating and funny stories, Medina, a developmental molecular biologist and dad, unravels how a child’s brain develops – and what you can do to optimize it. You will view your children—and how to raise them—in a whole new light. You’ll learn: Where nature ends and nurture begins Why men should do more household chores What you do when emotions run hot affects how your baby turns out, because babies need to feel safe above all TV is harmful for children under 2 Your child’s ability to relate to others predicts her future math performance Smart and happy are inseparable. Pursuing your child’s intellectual success at the expense of his happiness achieves neither Praising effort is better than praising intelligence The best predictor of academic performance is not IQ. It’s self-control What you do right now—before pregnancy, during pregnancy, and through the first five years—will affect your children for the rest of their lives. Brain Rules for Baby is an indispensable guide.
Category: Family & Relationships