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Detoxing childhood : what parents need to know to raise happy, successful children

Author: Sue Palmer
Publisher: London : Orion, 2007.
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In this important successor volume to Toxic Childhood, Sue Palmer provides an essential guide on how to bring up children in a way that avoids the problems of a toxic world. With practical, easy-to-follow advice she explains what children need, in terms of food, play, sleep and talk; what childcare and education will help most; how families can work together for the best, given the hectic pace of 21st century life;  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Palmer, Sue, 1948-
Detoxing childhood.
London : Orion, 2007
(OCoLC)891552635
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sue Palmer
ISBN: 9780752890104 0752890107
OCLC Number: 124965387
Description: ix, 160 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Detoxing parenthood. Twenty-first century parents --
Eating habits --
Sleeping habits --
Family life --
Playtime --
Detoxing childcare and education. What's wrong with childcare? --
Birth to three --
Three to six --
Six to twelve --
Detoxing the electronic village. Growing up in an electronic village --
The marketing maelstrom --
The magic box --
Virtual worlds --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Sue Palmer.

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