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Parenting and Child Care: A Guide for Christian Parents
Parenting and Child Care A Guide for Christian Parents
Author: William Sears
ISBN-13: 9780840748478
ISBN-10: 0840748477
Publication Date: 9/1993
Pages: 478
Edition: Rev/Updtd
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Publisher: Thomas Nelson Inc
Book Type: Paperback
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Revised edition of original title: Christian Parenting and Child Care.

This is a fabulous book!

Contents:
1. LAYING THE FOUNDATION
Commitment to a God-centered life
Commitment to a husband-wife relationship
Fathering: Commitment to being a spiritual leader
2. PREGNANCY TO DELIVERY
[All of the chapters are broken down into several subsections, but I'm only going to type out a few of them. The subsections range in nature from the philosophical, as in chapter 1, to the physical. Chapter 3's subsections are about going to the hospital and what to expect during labor and delivery.]
3. THE BIRTH OF A CHRISTIAN FAMILY
4. POSTPARTUM PARENTING
5. DEVELOPING A PARENTING SYTLE THAT WORKS
6. THE DILEMMA OF THE WORKING MOTHER
7. NIGHTTIME PARENTING
8. HOW TO RESPOND TO YOUR BABY'S CRIES
9. THE FUSSY BABY ALIAS THE HIGH-NEED CHILD
10. FEEDING YOUR INFANT (mostly about breastfeeding)
11. WEANING, SOLID FOODS, AND OTHER DIETARY CONCERNS
The Biblical approach to weaning
The dos and don'ts of weaning
Formula feeding
Introducing solid foods--when, what, and how much?
Give your infant a balanced diet
How to prepare your own baby food
Feeding your toddler--the picky eater
Feeding problems
Childhood obesity
Nutrition for the young athlete
12. COMMON CONCERNS OF INFANCY
13. COMMON DEVELOPMENTAL CONCERNS OF CHILDHOOD
14. DISCIPLINE AND SPIRITUAL TRAINING THROUGH AGE THREE
15. DISCIPLINING THE CHILD THREE TO SIX YEARS OLD
Spiritual training of the three to six year old
Teaching your child about God
Teaching your child about Jesus
Establishing and improving family devotions
Spiritual training improves your child's self-esteem
Teaching impulse control and delayed gratification
Other ways to encourage desirable behavior
16. DISCIPLINE IN MIDDLE CHILDHOOD
17. CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS
18. SEXUALITY EDUCATION FOR THE CHRISTIAN CHILD
19. CONTROLLING ELECTRONIC INFLUENCES ON YOUR CHILD
20. HELP! I'M A SINGLE PARENT