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Caring for Your School-Age Child: Ages 5 to 12

Ages 5 to 12

American Academy of Pediatrics

Edited By:
Edward L. Schor, MD, FAAP
$ 20.00
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This comprehensive health reference and a complete guide to the complex developmental issues of the middle years includes more than 100 illustrations and offers up-to-date information on:

  • Charting your child's physical, emotional, social, and intellectual growth
  • Dealing with the gender-specific issues facing boys and girls as they approach adolescence
  • Recognizing your child's important emotional and social issues, including making friends, school behavior, sex education, self-esteem, and attention deficit disorder
  • Maintaining discipline and authority while forging a respectful relationship with your child
  • Handling divorce, stepfamilies, adoption, sibling rivalry, and dual-working-parent households
  • Combating procrastination, laziness, aggressiveness or shyness, and bed-wetting
  • Understanding your child's inborn temperament--and how it affects the child-parent relationship
  • Treating childhood injuries and ailments--a comprehensive health guide
  • And much more

Caring for Your School-Age Child is an essential childcare resource for all parents who want to provide the very best care for their children!

About the author

American Academy of Pediatrics

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is an organization of 60,000 member pediatricians dedicated to the health, safety, and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. One of the major activities of the AAP is providing reliable educational materials for parents and caregivers. Under the direction of a medical editor, content developed by the AAP is rigorously reviewed by appropriate committee members to ensure compliance with the organization's current policy and recommendations.

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