Raising Smart Kids For Dummies
Part I: Getting Off to a Good Start.
Chapter 1: Defining Smarts.
Chapter 2: Realizing That You Can Raise a Brain.
Chapter 3: Disciplining in a Positive Way.
Chapter 4: Growing Smarter Minds from Healthier Bodies.
Part II: The Early Years: Birth to Kindergarten.
Chapter 5: Before Your Baby Is Born.
Chapter 6: Energizing Your Baby through the Senses.
Chapter 7: Pumping Up Your Smart Toddler/Preschooler.
Chapter 8: Setting Boundaries That Matter.
Chapter 9: You're Not Alone! Finding Help and Support.
Chapter 10: Preparing for Big-Kid School.
Part III: The Eager-to-Learn Years: Elementary School.
Chapter 11: Nurturing Your Smart Student at Home.
Chapter 12: Monitoring Media.
Chapter 13: Launching Lifelong Study Habits.
Chapter 14: Connecting with School.
Chapter 15: Developing Smarts for Success Outside of School.
Chapter 16: Deciding to Switch Learning Situations.
Part IV: The Know-It-All Years: Middle School and High School.
Chapter 17: Working wirh the Teenage Psyche.
Chapter 18: Eliminating Brain Drain.
Chapter 19: Thinking Beyond High School.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 20: Ten Family Characteristics That Nurture Smart Kids.
Chapter 21: Ten Popular Reads from Preschool to Teen Years.
Chapter 22: Ten Resources That Bolster Parent Confidence.