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Toddler Troubles: Coping with Your Under-5s

Jo Douglas, Martin Herbert (Foreword by)
ISBN: 978-0-470-85519-5
214 pages
February 2003
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As every parent knows, looking after young children is profoundly rewarding, but it can also be extremely exhausting and frustrating.

Toddler Troubles covers a wide range of typical toddler behaviour and its associated dilemmas, from, eating, sleeping, potty-training and discipline, to more thought-provoking ideas like being a positive parent.

Parent and Clinical Psychologist Jo Douglas has been working with families for over 25 years and understands how hard bringing up toddlers can be. In this wonderful new book, she provides a wealth of tools to help you through the ups and downs of bringing up under-5's, including Frequently Asked Questions, charts, and interviews.

Toddler Troubles is the ideal companion for any parent as they negotiate the pleasures and perils of raising children.

"...not simply another 'opinionated' child care text, but one that is evidence-led wherever possible.... I heartily recommend it."
Professor Martin Herbert, Clinical Psychologist

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Table of Contents


About the author.


Being a parent.

Being a positive parent.

Setting limits.

Family stress.

Is my child overactive?

Eating and your child.

Sleeping and your child.

Fears and worries.

Dry at last.


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"…show you how to be a sensitive and sensible parent…" (Baby & You, January 2003)

"…reading it you feel she is at your side guiding you through a tricky situation…" (Parent Wise, January 2003)

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