Toddler Taming: A Parents' Guide to the First Four Years

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Many parents wonder how the sweet, chubby baby which gurgles happily at them for the first twelve months changes so suddenly into a bellowing, tantrum prone, heel drumming, carpet biting toddler. What's gone wrong? Whose fault is it? What can they do about it? Consultant paedriatrician Dr Christopher Green's classic work on coping with infants has now been extensively revised and expanded in this new edition to answer these questions and others like them in a way that parents of the 1990s will instantly grasp. He quickly clams fears of 'abnormal' bad behaviour, points out the inevitable strains of bringing up children, and offers invaluable practical advice on all fronts from discipline to sleeping problems, tantrums to toilet training. Light-hearted yet authoritative, Toddler Taming is a must for family sanity.

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Dr Christopher Green is a consultant paediatrician, head of the Child Development Unit at the New Children's Hospital, Westmead in Sydney, Australia, and Clinical Lecturer in Paediatric Medicine at the University of Sydney. Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Dr Green qualified in Medicine at Queen's University, Belfast, in 1968. He undertook specialist paediatric training in the United Kingdom, Canada and Australia, and worked with children in Malawi. Before settling in Australia in 1979, Dr Green was a lecturer in Child Health at Queen's University, Belfast. As well as his professional work with families and giving university lectures, Dr Green operates a free community teaching programme called 'Coping with Toddlers' which each year attracts about 2,500 parents. He has published a number of papers, writes a monthly column for the Australian Women's Weekly, and is a much sought-after guest speaker at medical meetings as well as on television and radio. Dr Green is married to a doctor and has two sons. He spends his spare time with his family, trying ot keep up with his boys and sailing in Sydney Harbour.

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