First-time Mom: Getting Off on the Right Foot--from Birth to First Grade

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Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., 2004 - Family & Relationships - 242 pages
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What does it take to rear a firstborn child? Renowned psychologist Kevin Leman educates moms and dads on the essentials of parenting and expounds on the traits that characterize firstborn children so new parents know what to expect. He explains how birth order can influence each stage of development--from infancy on into young adulthood. This book will help first-time parents--especially mothers--adjust to their new situation and role while raising a happy, healthy child.
 

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Review: First Time Mom: Getting Off On The Right Foot From Birth To First Grade

User Review  - Michelle - Goodreads

Great book for expecting moms. Not a bad idea for first-time dads to also read part or all of this book. I had a hard time seeing eye to eye on everything he said about moms and working, but, overall ... Read full review

Review: First Time Mom: Getting Off On The Right Foot From Birth To First Grade

User Review  - Ashleigh Rivers - Goodreads

Lots of good food for thought Read full review

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Contents

Welcome Home
1
The First Ten Days
15
The Big Three Eating Sleeping and Crying
43
The First Year
63
The Ten Most Common FirstTime Parenting Mistakes
75
To Work or Not to Work outside the home?
107
Caring for Your Other Child
129
Here Comes the Firstborn Birth Order Bang
143
Tricks of the Trade
181
The Birds and the Bees
199
When the Thing Comes Home or Armageddon on Maple Street
211
Theres Nothing Better Than Being Loved
229
Favorite Baby Games
233
Notes
239
A Childs Ten Commandments to Parents
240
About Dr Kevin Leman Practical Wisdom with a Smile
241

Toddler Time
159

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About the author (2004)

Dr. Kevin Leman is the best-selling author of over thirty-five books including Have a New Kid by Friday, The Birth Order Book, Sheet Music, and Have a New Husband by Friday. A master communicator, Dr. Leman is a frequent guest on hundreds of radio and TV shows such as The View, Oprah, Today, Fox & Friends, and Focus on the Family. He and his wife, Sande, live in Tucson, Arizona. They are the parents of five children and two grandchildren.

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