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New Child Development and Parenting Documents!

Mark Dombeck, Ph.D. Updated: Jan 17th 2008

Links to New Child Development and Parenting Topic Centers:

preschool girl with finger at mouth indicating quiet pleaseCenterSite is pleased to annouce new content offerings in the areas of Child Development and Parenting. We have been working on a comprehensive series of documents covering these topics for children from birth through young adulthood. We have just reached the halfway point, releasing documents covering preschool development and parenting. Still to come are documents addressing child development and parenting for school-aged children, and for teenagers.

In order to accomodate the new and large influx of material we have reorganized how Child Development and Parenting topics are arranged in our system.

We know that Child Development and Parenting topics are of great interest to our readers simply by looking at our statistics. We hope you will take a look at our newly expanded offerings in these topic areas.

Below is a list of the topic centers, specifying chapter headings and article titles, so that you get an idea about the range of what is covered here.

In the "Child and Adolescent Development Overview" topic center:

An Overview of Child Developmental Theories
- An Overview of Child Development Theories
- Child Development Stages vs. Continuous Development
- Developmental Stages and Milestones of Child Development
- Sensitive Periods in Child Development
- Major Child Development Theories and Theorists
- Sigmund Freud and Child Development
- Erik Erikson and Child Development
- Lawrence Kohlberg and Child Development
- Jean Piaget and Child Development
- Urie Bronfenbrenner and Child Development
- Child Development Overview Summary

In the "Child Development and Parenting: Infants" topic center:

Infant Development: How Your Baby Grows and Matures
- Infancy Introduction
- Infancy Physical Development
- Infancy Physical Development: Motor Development
- Infancy Physical Development: Gross Motor Skills
- Infancy Physical Development: Fine Motor Skills
- Infancy Physical Development: Average Growth
- Infancy Cognitive Development
- Infancy Cognitive Development Continued
- Infancy Cognitive Development: Language Development
- Cognitive Development: Language Development Continued
- Infancy Emotional/Social Development: Emotional Expression and Understanding
- Infancy Emotional/Social Development: Temperament
- Infancy Emotional and Social Development: Social Connections
- Infancy Sexuality and Body Awareness Development
- Infancy Conclusion

Infant Parenting: Keeping Your Baby Healthy and Happy
- Infancy Parenting Introduction
- Holding and Physical Support
- Facilitating Growth and Movement
- Feeding and Nutrition
- How Much to Feed
- Breastfeeding
- Selecting and Preparing Bottles
- How to Feed
- Burping and Spitting Up
- When and What Solid Foods to Introduce
- How to Feed Solid Foods
- How Much to Feed Toddlers
- Weaning
- Elimination and How to Diaper
- Penis and Cord Care
- Sleeping
- Bathing
- Other Baby Hygiene
- Dressing Baby
- Soothing a Crying Baby
- Well-Baby Checks and Immunizations
- Common Baby Medical Concerns
- Common Baby Medical Concerns - Teething
- Common Baby Medical Concerns - Colic
- Common Baby Medical Concerns - Coughs and Colds
- Common Baby Medical Concerns - Fever
- Common Baby Medical Concerns - Diarrhea and Vomiting
- Nurturing children
- Discipline
- Baby Safety
- Baby Safety Continued
- Conclusion

Infant Safety: Keeping Your Baby Safe
- Introduction to Infant Safety
- Nursery/Playroom Safety
- Nursery/Playroom Continued
- Kitchen Safety
- Bathroom Safety
- Fire/Electrical Safety
- Fire/Electrical Continued
- Pet Safety
- Car Safety
- Car Safety Continued
- Outdoor Safety
- Outdoor Safety Continued
- Preparing for the Worst

Infant Enrichment: Stimulating Your Baby
- Introduction to Baby Enrichment Activities
- Different Types of Development
- Love and Nurturing
- Toys, Songs, and Games as Learning Tools
- Enhancing Play and 0-6 Months
- 6-12 months
- 12 to 24 Months

In the "Child Development and Parenting: Early Childhood" topic center

Development During Early Childhood, Toddler, and Preschool Stages
Introduction- Development During Early Childhood
Early Childhood Physical Development: Average Growth
Early Childhood Physical Development: Gross and Fine Motor Development
Early Childhood Physical Development: Toilet Training
Early Childhood Cognitive Development: Introduction
Early Childhood Cognitive Development: Symbolic Function
Early Childhood Cognitive Development: Intuitive Thought
Early Childhood Cognitive Development: Information Processing
Early Childhood Cognitive Development: Language Development
Early Childhood Emotional and Social Development: Emotional Expressiveness and Understanding
Early Childhood Emotional and Social Development: Reflective Empathy
Early Childhood Emotional and Social Development: Aggression
Early Childhood Emotional and Social Development: Conclusion
Early Childhood Emotional and Social Development: Identity and Self-Esteem
Early Childhood Emotional and Social Development: Social Connections
Early Childhood Emotional and Social Development: Social Connections Continued
Early Childhood Moral Development
Early Childhood Moral Development Continued
Early Childhood Gender Identity and Sexuality
Early Childhood Gender Identity and Sexuality Continued
Early Childhood Conclusion

Parenting Your Todder, Preschooler, and Young Child
- Introduction to Parenting Your Toddler, Preschooler, and Young Child
- Early Childhood Feeding and Nutrition
- Early Childhood Food and Nutrition Continued
- Early Childhood Food and Nutrition Conclusion
- Early Childhood Sleep
- Early Childhood Toilet Training
- Early Childhood Hygiene
- Early Childhood Hygiene Continued
- Early Childhood Exercise
- Early Childhood Love and Nurturing
- Early Childhood: It's Important to Encourage Reading
- Early Childhood Medical Care
- Early Childhood Mental Health Care
- Early Childhood Safety
- Coping with Transitions in Early Childhood: Getting a New Sibling or Remaining an Only Child
- Coping with Transition: in Early Childhood: Going to Daycare
- Coping with Transition: Starting Preschool or Kindergarten and Final Conclusions

Toilet Training
- Early Childhood Toilet Training Introduction
- The Right Time to Start Toilet Training: Children's Readiness
- The Right Time to Start Toilet Training: Family Readiness and Red Flags
- Pre-Toilet Training in Early Childhood
- Preparing the Space for Toilet Training in Early Childhood
- Toilet Training-Friendly Clothing
- Early Childhood Toilet Training Methods
- Early Childhood Toilet Training Methods Continued
- Early Childhood Toilet Training Methods Conclusion
- How to Deal with Toilet Training Challenges: Travel
- How to Deal with Toilet Training Challenges: Constipation and Fear of Flushing
- Bedwetting, Encopresis and Enuresis, and Conclusions

Disciplining Your Toddler, Preschooler, and Young Child
- Disciplining Your Toddler, Preschooler, and Young Child Introduction
- Parents as Disciplinarians in Early Childhood
- Preventing Early Childhood Misbehavior Before it Happens
- The Use of Choice in Early Childhood
- A Step-by-Step Guide for How to Discipline Children in Early Childhood
- Natural and Logical Consequences in Early Childhood
- Combining Choice and Consequences in Early Childhood
- Early Childhood Time Outs
- Spanking in Early Childhood
- Coordinating to Provide Continuity of Early Childhood Discipline Across Caregivers
- Lying in Early Childhood
- Supportive Communication in Early Childhood and Discipline Conclusion

Nurturing Your Toddler, Preschooler, and Young Child
- Nurturing Your Toddler, Preschooler, and Young Child Introduction
- Creating Nurturing Space in Early Childhood
- Physical Nurturing: Gross Motor Activities in Early Childhood
- Physical Nurturing: Fine Motor Activities in Early Childhood
- Cognitive Nurturing in Early Childhood
- Cognitive Nurturing in Early Childhood Continued
- Cognitive Nurturing in Early Childhood Conclusion
- Social Nurturing in Early Childhood
- Emotional Nurturing in Early Childhood
- Cultural and Spiritual Nurturing in Early Childhood
- Nurturing at Home and Outside the Home and Nurturing Conclusions

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