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    Shelly Vaziri Flais, MD, FAAP, editor-in-chief, Pediatric Health Associates, Naperville, Illinois, assistant professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois.
    Summary: "By the preeminent pediatric organization, a fully revised and updated edition of the bestselling children's parenting primer, reflecting the most up-to-date information and statistics about topics ranging from physical development and changing nutritional needs to stress, school issues, screen time, and sibling rivalry. During the years from five to twelve, today's children must master the skills and habits that determine their future health and well-being--from good sleep hygiene to healthy screen usage to nutritious food choices--and parents have a crucial role to play. The organization that represents the nation's finest pediatricians, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), is the standard-setter for best practices in pediatric medicine. This revised edition of one of their flagship titles presents a new wealth of information for parents who want to help their children thrive during these exciting and challenging years. Caring for Your School-Age Child is an essential childcare resource for all parents who want to provide the very best care for their children--and the one guide pediatricians routinely recommend and parents can safely trust"-- Provided by publisher.

    Part 1. Nutritional and physical fitness. Maintaining your child's health
    Healthy nutrition and specific considerations
    Physical fitness and sports
    Part 2. Promoting health and development. Physical development
    Safely : prevention of injuries and substance use
    Emergency preparedness
    Your growing child and sex education
    If your child needs the hospital
    Part 3. Personal and social development. Your child's developing self
    Developing social skills
    Dealing with prejudice
    Part 4. Behavior and discipline. Communication and your child's behavior
    Communicating with your child
    Your child's behavior and discipline
    Managing common behavior problems
    Seeking professional help
    Part 5. Family matters. The importance of family
    Your family routines and dealing with disruptions
    Your development as a parent
    Brothers and sisters
    Sibling rivalry
    Child care
    Responsibilities and chores
    Money skills
    If you choose a summer camp
    When both parents work
    Separation, divorce, and the school-age child
    Single-parent families
    A death in the family
    Part 6. Children in school. Making school choices
    Preparing for a new school year
    Getting involved in your child's schooling
    Problems at school
    Learning disabilities
    Other educational concerns
    If your child is gifted
    School and your child's health
    Part 7. Chronic health problems. If your child has a chronic health condition
    School issues for children with chronic health conditions
    The family's adjustment to a chronic health condition
    Part 8. Medical, mental health, and behavior issues. Abdominal issues and gastrointestinal tract
    Behavior and emotional issues
    Chest and lungs
    Child abuse
    Chronic conditions and diseases
    Ears, nose, and throat
    Environmental health
    Genital and urinary
    Head, neck, and nervous system
    Musculoskeletal problems
    Digital Access AAP ebooks 2018