You and Your Toddler

Author(s) : Jenny Stoker

Part of The Karnac Developmental Psychology Series - more in this series

You and Your Toddler

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  • Publisher : Karnac Books
  • Published : 2005
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Pages : 128
  • Category :
    Parenting
  • Category 2 :
    Child and Adolescent Studies
  • Catalogue No : 21990
  • ISBN 13 : 9781855753686
  • ISBN 10 : 1855753685
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A central theme of this book is the gradual process of separation between parents and toddlers and the growth of autonomy in them all. Jenny Stoker has written with clarity, sympathy and warmth about the multiple problems children face in their toddler years and she has addressed the parents with immense empathy. Stoker manages to convey complex concepts and arguments in a lucid and simple style that all readers will find most helpful.

'Each of the authors featured has published papers and books for the academic and clinical communities; the present volumes, however, are specifically aimed at parents. The intent is not to convince but to inform the reader. Rather than offering solutions, we are describing, explaining and discussing the problems that parents meet while bringing up their children, from infancy through to adulthood.

'We try to provide portraits of the various stages in the child's cognitive, intellectual, and emotional development and how these unfolding stages affect not only the child's experience of himself, but also how he perceives and relates to the world in which he lives. Our hope is that establishing this context will help the parents who read these books to see their child from a different perspective.'
- Dr. A. H. Brafman, from his Series Editor's Foreword

About the Author(s)

Jenny Stoker is a psychoanalyst who works with adults and children. She is also a member of staff at the Anna Freud Centre and has run a parent-toddler group there for many years.

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