by Mallika Chopra
Mallika Chopra's stories and essays are compelling and human -- whether you are pregnant, parenting a newborn, or supporting a "baby" who is in college, 100 Promises to My Baby is a reminder to connect with the parent you'd like to be, even if you occasionally miss the mark.
The perfect baby name will speak to your heart, give your child a great start in life -- and maybe even satisfy your relatives. But you can't expect to just stumble on a name like that in an A-to-Z dictionary or on a trendy list.
In the past few years, it has become painfully clear that all is not well with the children of middle-class America. Hardly a day goes by without stories of drug use, binge drinking, destructive violence, and senseless suicides among middle-class adolescents. But the "why" of these tragedies has eluded us, until now.
Written in a style that blends humor, insightful stories, and practical experience, Ready to Learn provides a flexible time-tested approach, using step-by-step strategies that will help your preschoolers become confident and love learning -- before they enter the classroom.
In What Babies Say Before They Can Talk, Paul C. Holinger, M.D., M.P.H., a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who has been studying children and their emotions for more than twenty-five years, explains how infants communicate with us, and we with them.