The complete why, when, and how-to guide for parenting a one-year-old.When will my 13-month-old start to walk?Shouldn’t my 14-month-old be talking already?How can I get my picky eater to pick something besides pasta?Sure, I can ignore a tantrum at home—but what am I supposed to do in the middle of the mall?Why does my toddler have such a hard time sharing? Taking turns? Playing nicely?When should we break the bottle habit . . . and what about the pacifier?How do I get my almost-two-year-old to settle down for bed—and stay asleep all night?Just in time for those first steps, here’s the next step in What to Expect. Picking up the action at baby’s first birthday, What to Expect the Second Year is the complete guide to the “wonder year”—twelve jam-packed months of amazing milestones, lightning-speed learning, and endless discoveries. Filled with must-have information on everything from feeding (tips to tempt picky palates) to sleep (how to get more of it), talking (decoding those first words) to behavior (defusing those first tantrums). Plus, how to keep your busy one-year-old safe and healthy.
Popular parenting guru Murkoff offers a sequel to her What to Expect in the First Year in this all-inclusive look at the toddler from 12 to 24 months. In 15 chapters the authors cover feeding, sleeping, learning, playing, health and safety, injuries and developmental disorders, discipline, and other issues with a meaty center section on behavior. The text opens with the stunning array of developmental milestones that characterize this action-packed period in a child's life, beginning at 12 to 13 months, when a toddler says two words and cruises from place to place while holding on to furniture, to 24 months when he or she can run, kick a ball, and use 50 words or more. While noting that there's a "wide range of normal," Murkoff also warns parents to "follow your gut" and check with your pediatrician if anything seems behind schedule. Murkoff covers practical matters like the importance of parents learning CPR, frequently citing professional guidelines (i.e., experts advise no TV for kids under two). She also addresses less critical topics, such as how to get a blob of oatmeal out of a toddler's hair or deal with a youngster's "wardrobe monotony." Just as expected, Murkoff offers sound advice and reassurance that will help parent and toddler stay grounded during this whirlwind period of growth and change.
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DO NOT BUY! WRONG BOOK, iTUNES SUPPORT IDIOCY
Like everyone else I got the wrong book when I downloaded. I contacted iTunes support by eMail, and it took 4 eMails before they even read my original eMail (they gave me canned responses about how to troubleshoot downloads and reinstall my iPad and computer). Finally they admitted their error and gave me a refund. I even called the publisher to tell them they had the wrong book on sale.
Since then I have received at least 3 eMails a day from a support agent named "sugar" asking if my problem has been resolved. After replying to eMail after eMail with "You gave me the refund, but you continue to have the wrong book on sale, so no you haven't resolved the issue," I finally gave up and send one last eMail saying "You apparently will never resolve my issue with this sale, so please never eMail me again about this issue."
Let's see if that finally stops the SPAM.
I can't get report a problem link in receipt to work either! Busy mom w/no time to call support, very maddening!
Wrong book. Hopefully iTunes gives our money back