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Smart Parenting, Smarter Kids

Smart Parenting, Smarter Kids

The One Brain Book You Need to Help Your Child Grow Brighter, Healthier, and Happier

From birth onward, a child’s brain develops in amazing ways. Whether you’re pregnant with your first child or trying to figure out why adolescents act the way they do, parenting expert Dr. David Walsh shows you how to make the most of the latest breakthroughs in brain science and psychology in this complete, cradle-to-college guide to parenting.

Backed by science and filled with stories, Smart Parenting, Smarter Kids finds the practical advice in groundbreaking scientific headlines about memory, language, emotions, nutrition, play, and more. Dr. Walsh equips you with usable information about exercise, sleep, emotional intelligence, connection—all of which work together to help kids reach their full potential. Some of the recent discoveries in neuroscience confirm age-old parental wisdom, while other discoveries will prompt some immediate changes. With accessible explanations and handy tool kits for building your personalized brain-wise parenting plan, Dr. Walsh helps you help your kids grow up healthy, happy, and smart as you navigate today’s unique challenges—including bullying, stress, and the risks of the Internet and other digital media. Particularly timely in its information on the highly adaptable teenage brain and how to help adolescents manage the transition into adulthood, this is a personal plan for the most important job in the world: raising kids.
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  • Atria Books | 
  • 304 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781439121191 | 
  • March 2012
List Price $16.00
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David Walsh, Ph.D., is one of the world’s leading authorities on children, teens, parenting, family life, and the impact of technology on children’s health and development. He founded the internationally renowned National Institute on Media and the Family. He is on the faculty of the University of Minnesota and lives in Minneapolis with his wife, Monica. They have three adult children and five grandchildren. 

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