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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User Review  - Vicky Galloway - Christianbook.com

Mr. Lehman is a great author and child expert. I do not always agree with everything he says, but as I gain more experience, I find he is often more right than I thought. I would say any Mom could ... Read full review

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User Review  - V Galloway - Christianbook.com

What a wonderful book! We all need to read this timely book. Though I do not agree with everything he says, I still find his input invaluable to me as a long time Mom. He always makes me think ... 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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