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You’re a mom, a dad, a teacher, a counselor, or a parenting educator. You need help right this very minute. You can get it here—whenever you want it.

To meet your need for more information available on your schedule, Parenting Press now offers several new and classic publications as QWIK Books. They include Spanish translations of parenting guides that are ideal when you only have a minute or two; how-to’s on teaching kids about feelings; and books for young children.

“I appreciate your downloadables both as a professional working with children and parents and as a grandparent passing on information to the parents of my grandchildren. And the downloads are easy.”
—Play Therapist

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Children and Chores

Why children should help around the home, what you should expect them to do, how to get them to accept chores and the surprising importance in adulthood of having done chores is all spelled out in Elizabeth Crary’s new guide. More . . .

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What to Do About Sleep Problems in Young Children

Sleep has always been the No. 1 source of questions from parents for Helen F. Neville, who has spent more than 30 years as a pediatric advice nurse, parent educator and temperament specialist. She’s worked with innumerable families to determine how to get babies and young children into bed and to sleep. More . . .

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ADHD/ADD Medications

Written by physician Peter Levine and nurse Helen F. Neville, this guides you through one aspect of rearing a child with ADHD/ADD. It describes the symptoms of attention deficit disorders and hyperactivity, the various medications available today, their advantages and disadvantages, and the issues involved with medication holidays and your child’s future if medication is your current choice. Straight talk about a serious issue, in everyday language. More . . .

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The Secret of Toddler Sharing: Why Sharing Is Hard and How to Make It Easier

Toddlers don’t share because they don’t know how, and they don’t understand that “sharing” doesn’t equal “giving away” and “never to be seen again.” This practical book provides realistic suggestions for teaching small children how to share. More . . .

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14 Ways to Protect Your Baby from SIDS: Safe Sleep Advice from the Experts

Why do healthy babies die for no obvious reason? Most often it happens when the baby is sleeping. That’s why two doctors have teamed up to tell prospective and new parents and caregivers about the risk factors of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and other sleep-related deaths. Which babies are at greatest risk? How can you protect your child? You’ll find the answers here. More . . .

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24 Simple Self-Calming Tools

Acknowledging feelings is not enough. Parents and caregivers need to teach children concrete skills to calm themselves. Sometimes parents try to do this when children are upset, however, that rarely works. 24 Simple Self-Calming Tools explains briefly why kids get angry and how to introduce self-calming tools, and then provides 24 tools children can use to sooth themselves. More . . .

Last updated February 01, 2017