Stanley I. Greenspan – The Irreducible Needs of Children: What Every Child Must Have to Grow, Learn

Parents can sometimes feel like ships being tossed in the storm–trying to keep their households afloat amidst escalating child-care and health-care costs, declining funding for public schools, and workplaces that do not favor working families. The Irreducible Needs of Children reads like a social compass, or better yet, a family’s true north. T. Berry Brazelton, one of the world’s most respected pediatricians, joins with one of the most respected child psychiatrists, Stanley Greenspan, to offer parents, as well as caregivers, teachers, policymakers, and even custody-hearing judges clear-cut guidelines for rearing healthy, well-nurtured children.

Each chapter speaks to the fundamental priorities, such as “The Need for Ongoing, Nurturing Relationships” or “The Need for Limit Setting, Structure, and Expectations.” In every chapter the two doctors offer a lively dialog as they boldly assert their child-rearing opinions based on solid research and their collective years of wisdom. They then lead into a list of joint recommendations. No topic is too controversial or specific for these hard-core child advocates, including how many hours a baby or toddler should be in child care per week (ideally less than 30), the importance of one-on-one time, setting up child-oriented custody arrangements, and how much homework or television a child should have each day. Although you may not agree with every recommendation, this makes an excellent navigational tool for parents and anyone else who controls the course of children’s destinies. –Gail Hudson  

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2001 (data przybliżona)


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psychologia rozwojowa dziecka , wychowanie dziecka

nauki społeczne (psychologia, socjologia, itd.)