Parent Hacks

Author: Asha Dornfest
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 0761189068
Size: 41.95 MB
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Drawing from the award-winning website ParentHacks.com, here are 134 ingenious ideas for simplifying life with kids. A parent hack can be as simple as putting the ketchup under the hot dog, minimizing the mess. Or strapping baby into a forward-facing carrier when you need to trim his fingernails—it frees your hands while controlling the squirming. Or stashing a wallet in a disposable diaper at the beach—who would ever poke through what looks like a used Pamper? On every page, discover easy-to-do, boldly illustrated, unconventional solutions, arranged by category from Pregnancy & Postpartum through Sleep, Eating, Bath Time, Travel, and more.

Ignore It

Author: Catherine Pearlman, PhD, LCSW
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1524704008
Size: 22.52 MB
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This book teaches frustrated, stressed-out parents that selectively ignoring certain behaviors can actually inspire positive changes in their kids. With all the whining, complaining, begging, and negotiating, parenting can seem more like a chore than a pleasure. Dr. Catherine Pearlman, syndicated columnist and one of America’s leading parenting experts, has a simple yet revolutionary solution: Ignore It! Dr. Pearlman’s four-step process returns the joy to child rearing. Combining highly effective strategies with time-tested approaches, she teaches parents when to selectively look the other way to withdraw reinforcement for undesirable behaviors. Too often we find ourselves bargaining, debating, arguing and pleading with kids. Instead of improved behavior parents are ensuring that the behavior will not only continue but often get worse. When children receive no attention or reward for misbehavior, they realize their ways of acting are ineffective and cease doing it. Using proven strategies supported by research, this book shows parents how to: - Avoid engaging in a power struggle - Stop using attention as a reward for misbehavior - Use effective behavior modification techniques to diminish and often eliminate problem behaviors Overflowing with wisdom, tips, scenarios, frequently asked questions, and a lot of encouragement, Ignore It! is the parenting program that promises to return bliss to the lives of exasperated parents.

Mamma No Stress

Author: Asha Dornfest
Publisher: Bur
ISBN: 8858687779
Size: 27.22 MB
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Dal bagnetto ai pannolini, dai vestiti al cibo, dalla nanna all'organizzazione della casa, dai pasti ai viaggi: per tutti i neogenitori ogni giorno è una sfida, con un bebè in famiglia. Con l'unica certezza che nulla andrà come ci si aspetta. Ma molti papà e mamme non sanno di avere già dentro di sé tutte le risorse per mettere in pratica i consigli geniali di questo libro, che ci faranno esclamare: "Ma come ho fatto a non pensarci prima?!". Asha Dornfest, scrittrice americana da anni punto di riferimento per i genitori con i suoi suggerimenti brillanti e originali, offre più di 100 idee pratiche scritte nero su bianco – e con molte illustrazioni colorate e divertenti – per cavarsela in ogni circostanza, in modo semplice, low cost, veloce e ingegnoso. Per risolvere i piccoli grandi problemi dei vostri primi anni con il nuovo arrivato!

Life Hacks F R Eltern

Author: Asha Dornfest
Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH
ISBN: 3644401098
Size: 68.30 MB
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Lässig überleben mit Kindern: Das unverzichtbare, unterhaltsame, superpraktische Buch für den forderndsten aller Jobs: Kinder erziehen. Aus dem preisgekrönten Blog «ParentHacks.com» entstand dieses Buch und wurde sofort zum Bestseller. Es zeigt mit kurzen Texten und vielen bunten Illustrationen, wie man sich mit unkonventionellen Lösungen für die täglichen Herausforderungen, die jede Familie immer wieder verzweifeln lassen, das Leben mit kleinen Kindern einfacher macht; z.B. wie An- und Ausziehen des Babys leicht gelingt oder wie man für ruhigen Schlaf sorgt, welche Tricks Essen und Trinken erleichtern und wie eine Wohnung sicher wird, wofür ein Schlitten im Sommer gut ist, wie hilfreich Weinträger sein können oder wie in Sekundenschnelle eine Sandkiste entsteht und vieles, vieles mehr. Diese clevere Sammlung zeit- und nervensparender Tricks wird das Leben von Eltern buchstäblich verändern!