Fathering Your Child from the Crib to the Classroon: A Dad's Guide to Years 2-9 (Boxed Set)

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From author Armin Brott's successful New Father series--with more than 1 million copies in print--this convenient boxed set skillfully and humorously guides Dad from years two through nine.

When is it the best time to encourage a child's independence? What's the difference between daycare vs. preschool? America's most trusted Dad(TM) answers these questions and hundreds more in this attractive slipcased set including Fathering Your Toddler: A Dad's Guide to the Second and Third Years and Fathering Your School-Age Child: A Dad's Guide to the Wonder Years: 3 to 9.

A perfect companion to the two-volume The Expectant Father and First-Year Father boxed set, Fathering Your Child from the Crib to the Classroom incorporates the author's and other fathers' personal experiences and the advice of top researchers in the field. Both books are illustrated throughout with delightful New Yorker-style cartoons that underscore the joys and woes of parenting.

With wisdom, compassion, and humor, Armin Brott devotes each chapter of Fathering Your Toddler to every three months of the second and third years. Each chapter of the set's second handbook, Fathering Your School-Age Child, guides Dad through the early school years from pre-K to the fourth grade. In each section he outlines the physical, intellectual, emotional, and social changes the child is going through, and examines the emotional and psychological development the father may be experiencing. He also discusses issues that develop between Dad and Mom, as well as matters that involve the whole family.

All chapters contain an activities section called "You and Your Child," in which exercises and issues appropriate to the given age are discussed. Other topics cover the latest research on child development, including brain growth and the use of computers and other technology. Both books include ample advice for dads who are older, single, divorced, in the military, stepfathers, and stay-at-home dads.

The indisputable leader in its field, expectant and new fathers have learned to rely on the guidance and knowledge of Armin Brott. As an essential parenting resource, moms are sure to find fresh insights and the perfect gift for Mom in Fathering Your Child from the Crib to the Classroom boxed set.

About the Author

Armin A. Brott, author of The Expectant Father, Fathering Your Toddler, Fathering Your School-Age Child, The Single Father, and Father for Life: A Journey of Joy, Challenge, and Change, as well as the audiobook of The Expectant Father, has written on fatherhood for such leading publications as The New York Times Magazine, Newsweek, and Parenting. Host of "Positive Parenting," a weekly talk show, he lives with his family in Oakland, California.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780789209580
ISBN-10: 0789209586
Publisher: Abbeville Press
Publication Date: March 25th, 2008
Pages: 592
Language: English