How to Talk to Your Kids About Really Important Things: Specific Questions and Answers and Useful Things to Say by Charles E. SchaeferHow to Talk to Your Kids About Really Important Things: Specific Questions and Answers and Useful Things to Say by Charles E. Schaefer

How to Talk to Your Kids About Really Important Things: Specific Questions and Answers and Useful…

byCharles E. Schaefer, Theresa Foy Digeronimo

Paperback | March 18, 1994

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Charles E. Schaefer and Theresa Foy DiGeronimo's classic guide offers parents, teachers, counselors, and others the help they need to find the words to talk to kids and answer their questions. The book is filled with practical advice on discussing a wide range of life's experiences with children?from family changes like moving to a new home, divorce, and remarriage to broader subjects such as child abuse and AIDS.
CHARLES E. SCHAEFER is professor of psychology and director of the Center for Psychological Services at Fairleigh Dickinson University. He is the author of many parenting books, including Raising Baby Right (with T. DiGeronimo) which won the Child magazine award for the Best Parenting Book of 1992. THERESA FOY DIGERONIMO is adjunct pro...
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Title:How to Talk to Your Kids About Really Important Things: Specific Questions and Answers and Useful…Format:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 8.27 × 5.51 × 0.94 inPublished:March 18, 1994Publisher:Wiley

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ISBN - 10:1555426115

ISBN - 13:9781555426118

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Table of Contents

MAJOR CRISES AND BIG FAMILY CHANGES.

Adoption, Alcoholic Parent, Death of a Loved One, Death of a Pet, Dentist or Medical Doctor Visit, Disasters--Accidents and Natural Catastrophes, Divorce, Dying Child, First Day of School, Hospital Stay, Mental Health Professional, Moving to a New Home, New Baby in the Family, Remarriage and Stepparenting, Repeating a Grade, Sleep-Away Camp.

CONCERNS OF YOUTH.

Death, Drug Abuse, HIV/AIDS, Homosexuality, Money and Work, Pornography, Prejudice, Puberty, Risk Taking and Failure, Santa Claus, Sex and Reproduction, Sex Play and Masturbation, Sexual Abuse, Strangers, Television and Media, Violence, War.

From Our Editors

Every parent has been stumped at least once by an inquisitive child. The authors, who co-wrote Raising Baby Right and Teach Your Child to Behave, draw on years of experience to offer advice on handling the hard subjects. A question-and-answer format with short vignettes illustrates how to approach sticky subjects. Approx

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"A candid and honest approach to parenting. Divided into age-appropriate suggestions, this book presents simple, but meaningful ways of discussing the most difficult problems facing parents and their children today." (Frank Manginello, director of neonatology, The Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, New Jersey) "This book is clear, factual, and authoritative. . . How to Talk to Your Kids About Really Important Things belongs on the shelf of really important books for evey parent and child health provider." (William E. Sobesky, director of psychology training, University of Colorado Health Services Center) "Parents caring for and loving children, as well as professionals working with children, will find this comprehensive, clearly-written book comforting and helpful." (Marjorie Hogan, M.D., Hennepin County Medical Center and spokesperson, American Academy of Pediatrics)