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Questions children ask & how to answer them / Dr Miriam Stoppard.

By: Stoppard, Miriam [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Vermilion, 2016Copyright date: ©2016Edition: [New edition].Description: iv, 187 p. ; 24 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781785040658; 9781785040658.Other title: Questions children ask and how to answer them.Subject(s): Children's questions and answers | Moral educationDDC classification: 649.7
Partial contents:
Sex & birth -- The unkown -- Relationships -- Differences -- Safety & health.
Summary: "Where did I come from? What happens when you die? What's divorce? From the moment children can formulate questions they begin to bombard their parents with "Why?" "What?" "Where" and "How?" Naturally curious they often catch us off guard leaving us unsure of how to answer their questions with an appropriate response. Fully revised and updated for the digital age, this new edition of Dr Miriam Stoppard's essential parenting manual provides age-appropriate answers to a huge range of challenging questions. Drawing from extensive research in child development and specifically on what children can handle at each age, Stoppard offers parents a foundation on which they can build their own answers as their child's understanding expands."--amazon.com
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Where did I come from? What happens when you die? What's divorce? From the moment children can formulate questions they begin to bombard their parents with "Why?" "What?" "Where" and "How?" Naturally curious they often catch us off guard leaving us unsure of how to answer their questions with an appropriate response. Fully revised and updated for the digital age, this new edition of Dr Miriam Stoppard's essential parenting manual provides age-appropriate answers to a huge range of challenging questions. Drawing from extensive research in child development and specifically on what children can handle at each age, Stoppard offers parents a foundation on which they can build their own answers as their child's understanding expands.

First published in Great Britain in 1997 by Dorling Kindersley Limited, London, UK.

Includes index.

Sex & birth -- The unkown -- Relationships -- Differences -- Safety & health.

"Where did I come from? What happens when you die? What's divorce? From the moment children can formulate questions they begin to bombard their parents with "Why?" "What?" "Where" and "How?" Naturally curious they often catch us off guard leaving us unsure of how to answer their questions with an appropriate response. Fully revised and updated for the digital age, this new edition of Dr Miriam Stoppard's essential parenting manual provides age-appropriate answers to a huge range of challenging questions. Drawing from extensive research in child development and specifically on what children can handle at each age, Stoppard offers parents a foundation on which they can build their own answers as their child's understanding expands."--amazon.com

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Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction (p. 1)
  • Questions about sex & birth (p. 7)
  • Where did I come from? (p. 9)
  • Does the baby grow inside you? (p. 13)
  • How does the baby get out? (p. 17)
  • What is sex? (p. 21)
  • What's a vagina? (p. 25)
  • What's a penis? (p. 30)
  • Why can't I take my clothes off? (p. 34)
  • What does puberty mean? (p. 38)
  • What's a period? (p. 42)
  • What's a contraceptive? (p. 46)
  • What's masturbation? (p. 50)
  • Does sex feel nice? (p. 54)
  • What does it mean if you're gay? (p. 58)
  • Questions about the unknown (p. 62)
  • What happens when you die? (p. 63)
  • Why do some babies die? (p. 67)
  • What is religion? (p. 71)
  • What is God? (p. 75)
  • Will I be safe in the dark? (p. 79)
  • Questions about relationships (p. 83)
  • Where's Daddy/Mummy gone? (p. 85)
  • What's divorce? (p. 89)
  • Do I have to call him Daddy? (p. 93)
  • Why am I adopted? (p. 97)
  • Why do I always get the blame? (p. 101)
  • Why can't I make friends? (p. 105)
  • Why do I have to go to school? (p. 109)
  • Questions about differences (p. 113)
  • Why isn't my skin brown? (p. 114)
  • Why can't she walk? (p. 118)
  • Do I have to eat meat? (p. 122)
  • Am I too fat? (p. 126)
  • Questions about safety & health (p. 131)
  • Why can't I talk to strangers? (p. 133)
  • Can I have a mobile phone? (p. 138)
  • Can I go on the internet? (p. 142)
  • Do I have to let him kiss me? (p. 146)
  • Why does his Mum shout at him? (p. 150)
  • What's a bully? (p. 154)
  • What does violence mean? (p. 158)
  • What's alcohol? (p. 162)
  • Why is smoking bad for you? (p. 166)
  • What are drugs? (p. 170)
  • What's AIDS? (p. 175)
  • What's cancer? (p. 179)
  • Index (p. 183)