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Your One-Year-Old: The Fun-Loving, Fussy 12-To 24-Month-Old Paperback – May 1 1983
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About the Author
Louise Bates Ames is a lecturer at the Yale Child Study Center and assistant professor emeritus at Yale University. She is co-founder of the Gesell Institute of Child Development and collaborator or co-author of three dozen or so books, including The First Five Years of Life, Infant and Child in the Culture of Today, Child Rorschach Responses, and the series Your One-Year-Old through Your Ten- to Fourteen-Year-Old. She has one child, three grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
Frances L. Ilg wrote numerous books, including The Child from Five to Ten, Youth: The Years from Ten to Sixteen, and Child Behavior, before her death in 1981. She was also a co-founder of the Gesell Institute of Child Development at Yale.
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These books helped me figure out what "the small stuff" was, so, I could identify "normal" behavior and relax. If you are determined to raise your children in a nurturing, supportive way, without a lot of criticism and policing, this series will help you. Knowing what developmental stage your child is in really helps keep the anxiety level low.
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I have not read this book cover-to-cover, but I think I get the idea from reading large sections throughout the book. I don't like it. Read morePublished on Dec 18 2001 by Acumama
This book is very outdated. ... says it has been revised, but mine was 15 years old, with no revisions. I returned it.Published on June 15 2001 by S. Kennedy