Introduces an understanding of parenting by asking, what is a child, what is a parent, and why does a child need a parent. This book leaves dogma behind and brings the reader to the reality of daily living.
Combining her experience as a mother and grandmother with her studies in psychology and social work, the author presents a warm and human way of understanding the nature and needs of children. Parents and professionals working with children will find this a helpful book for understanding children, developing an awareness of their individual differences and observing how behaviour is learned.
Dotty Coplen graduated from Sacramento State College with a major in psychology and received a Masters degree in Social Work from California State University in Sacramento.