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PARENTING SKILLS TRAINING

Concerned about your family? About your parenting methods? Don't worry. You are not alone. On this page we have a great selection of DVDs to help you.

The ABCs of Parenting - 3-DVD Set $299.95 (Item#PDDC-BVL8224)
Parents often turn to other parents for advice on child-rearing. This comprehensive series offers plenty of practical, and sometimes humorous, advice for raising children from the tried and true experts: other parents. Takes a look at common questions and concerns that parents have. Mothers and fathers share insights regarding why they chose to have children and when the time felt right. They discuss how being pregnant affected their lives and relationships. Covers raising a child from birth through the elementary years. Parental interviews from many different situations, such as single parents, blended families, and biracial families, are supplemented by comments from a child psychologist, pediatrician, day care provider, teacher, guidance counselor, and others.Becoming a Family discusses issues such as when is a good time to have a child, impact of the baby’s arrival, managing careers and children, and more. Growing as a Family addresses issues relevant to the toddler and preschool years. Subjects include building confidence, discipline, fears and imagination, and the second child. School Days focuses on topics such as autonomy, peer pressure, and encouraging achievement in school.

One 35- to 40-minute video each.

Buy All Three and Save - $299.95 (Item#PDDC-BVL8224)

Becoming a Family - DVD $119.95 (Item#PDDC-BVL8225)

Growing As A Family - DVD $119.95 (Item#PDDC-BVL8226)

School Days - DVD $119.95 (Item#PDDC-BVL8227)

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And Baby Makes Two: Single Motherhood - DVD $129.95 (Item#PDDC-BVL7940)
Despite statistics that indicate children need two parents, many women are choosing to have and rear their children as single parents. But is this growing number of unwed mothers sending a message that fathers aren’t important? Are men shedding their parenting responsibilities because they feel they’re not needed? This program looks at the high price that our culture may pay for becoming a fatherless society. It also examines the responsibility we all share to help children grow into confident, productive, responsible adults. (29 minutes, color)

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After the Baby Comes Home - DVD $129.95 (Item#PDDC-BVL1399)
In less than a day, a new baby can forever change an entire household. New and seasoned parents face the challenges of postpartum depression, marital stress, sleeping difficulties, sibling reactions, physical exhaustion, and other problems. This program shows some of the steps parents can take to prepare themselves for a new arrival. (19 minutes)

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And Baby Makes Two: Single Motherhood - DVD $129.95 (Item#PDDC-BVL7940)
Despite statistics that indicate children need two parents, many women are choosing to have and rear their children as single parents. But is this growing number of unwed mothers sending a message that fathers aren’t important? Are men shedding their parenting responsibilities because they feel they’re not needed? This program looks at the high price that our culture may pay for becoming a fatherless society. It also examines the responsibility we all share to help children grow into confident, productive, responsible adults. (29 minutes, color)

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Basic Parenting Skills - DVD $129.95 (Item#PDDC-BVL8151)
Presents an overview of basic parenting skills in an information-packed but attention-riveting drama. Discipline is presented as a system not just punishing bad behavior, but for teaching and reinforcing desirable behavior. Practical techniques for dealing with tantrums and other undesirable behavior are included. The importance of a relationship of love and respect between parent and child as the basis for discipline, communication, and self-esteem is discussed, and specific ideas for building a healthy parent-child relationship are set forth. Developing reasonable expectations, establishing limits, and applying them firmly and consistently is explained, together with the importance of teaching mutual parent/child respect.

One 50-minute video.

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Being a Single Parent - DVD $129.95 (Item#PDDC-BVL1467)
This program focuses on three very different kinds of single parents: a divorced woman, an unmarried woman who chose to be a single parent, and a man who raised his two sons. The program shows how parents cope with their roles as parents and wage earners, and discusses the psychological effects of divorce on the child. (19 minutes, color)

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Common Childhood Injuries - DVD $129.95 (Item#PDDC-BVL14636)
As active, young adventurers and explorers, children often put themselves into potentially dangerous situations. Although medical experts are available after emergencies occur, the actions you take at the time of an accident can make a great difference in the outcome of an injury. Common Childhood Injuries is an excellent program that teaches how to care for minor emergencies and how to prevent serious ones from getting worse before medical help arrives. Part one covers coping with emergencies; allergic reactions; bites and stings; bone, joint, and muscle injuries; and burns. Part two covers cardiopulmonary arrest; choking; cuts; scrapes; abrasions; drowning; electrical injury; eye injury; head injury; and poisoning. Also provided are practical suggestions for keeping your home safe. An important reference tool for injury prevention and intervention.

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Corporal Punishment: "Loving Smacks" - DVD $129.95 (Item#PDDC-BVL8957)
Lives of violent crime, stunted sexuality, and attempted suicides are only some of the long-term results of physical punishment of children by their parents. In this gripping program, noted psychologists discuss the myths, justifications, and effects of corporal punishment and present alternatives to the use of violence to maintain discipline. Interviews with children and adults who were punished physically, family case studies, and dramatized scenes build a compelling case for ending the cycle of "loving smacks." (52 minutes, color)

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Day Care Solutions - DVD $129.95 (Item#PDDC-BVL1530)
This program examines the results when affordable on-site day care is provided by employers: increased morale and productivity among women workers. When cost-cutting managers eliminate day care, the working mothers are back to frantic concern about their children and frustration in the search for a solution. (18 minutes, color)

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Daycare Grows Up - DVD $129.95 (Item#PDDC-BVL2069)
As staying home with their children becomes less of an option for American parents, the problems of finding reliable and affordable daycare are becoming more difficult. This program focuses on the new societal attitudes about child care and solutions evolving from those attitudes, provides an overview of government involvement, shows how some corporations are incorporating daycare into the workplace, and reviews the needs of "latch-key" kids. (52 minutes, color)

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Dedicated, Not Deadbeat - DVD $129.95 (Item#PDDC-BVL11095)
More often than not, the media portrays young men in tough circumstances as "deadbeat dads." Presenting powerful evidence to the contrary, this program introduces dedicated young fathers in Baltimore and Boston who are seeking to break the chain of negligence, abuse, and abandonment. Issues such as welfare reform and the need for counseling are addressed, along with the benefits of community support. (57 minutes, color)

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Feeding Your Baby with Love - DVD $129.95 (Item#PDDC-BVL3053)
When done with love, feeding an infant or a toddler is a precious act of bonding for both parent and child. In this timeless program, teen moms share their tips on feeding children while talking about the challenges of single-parenting. Key points covered include using feeding time as an opportunity to teach kids new words; studying eating behavior to discover their preferred foods; being watchful for appetite loss, a warning sign of possible illness; preventing distractions at mealtime; and the importance of remaining patient as young eaters try to master the coordination needed for feeding themselves. (16 minutes, color)

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Juggling Family and Work - DVD $129.95 (Item#PDDC-BVL11096)
Traditional role models of men portray them as providers, while women have historically been expected to attend to all domestic matters, regardless of who works outside the home or who is the primary caregiver for the children. This program features three men who, when forced to choose between family and career, chose their families. They discuss the implications of that choice, the impact it has had on their careers and conceptions of themselves as fathers, and the new opportunities that their nontraditional paths have afforded them. (57 minutes, color)

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Parenting Tips from the Pros - DVD $129.95 (Item#PDDC-BVL30639)
Unfortunately, kids don’t come with an instruction manual. But parents and caregivers can benefit from the helpful advice offered by the experts in this program. Leading child psychologists outline effective strategies to help manage your child’s temper tantrums and teach your kids how to cope with their own emotions. When it comes to disciplining your child, you’ll learn about the four C’s of parental conduct—being clear, concise, consistent, and calm. Parent educators demonstrate the best ways to deal with whining and explain how to know when—and when not—to give your children rewards. Created with the best expertise available, this program will make the parent-child relationship a more rewarding and loving one. A Cambridge Educational Production.

One 22-minute video and teacher’s guide.

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Raising Non-Violent Children in Violent Times - DVD $129.95 (Item#PDDC-BVL11007)
Why is violent behavior among adolescents on the rise, and what can be done to turn them away from violence? This frank and timely program examines the reasons why violence takes hold and offers concrete parenting skills that can be used to counteract such behavior early in a child’s life. Experts in the field of child psychology identify risk factors, while teenagers candidly discuss the role that violence plays in their lives. A Meridian Production. (18 minutes, color)

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Solutions To Ten Common Parenting Problems - DVD $129.95 (Item#PDDC-BVL8199)
This video provides simple and realistic solutions to many problems commonly experienced by parents of young children. Learn how to deal with temper tantrums, bed-wetting, misbehavior at mealtime and bedtime, and sibling rivalry. Answers commonly asked questions: how to toilet train; when does an illness require a doctor; is thumb-sucking bad; is television harmful; and what’s the difference between active and hyperactive? Parenting becomes more enjoyable and rewarding when you know how to interpret and handle a child’s behavior. Alleviates the need to search for advice and ideas by addressing the ten most common parenting problems and solutions in one easy-to-understand lesson.

One 30-minute video and manual.

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Teen Parents: Making It Work - DVD $129.95 (Item#PDDC-BVL30534)
Filmed in an urban setting, this classic program profiles teenage couples and single parents who express what they believe enables them to successfully raise their children: a lot of love for their babies, a healthy sense of self-respect, solid family support, and a very strong determination to succeed—at home, in school, and in life. The stresses faced by teen moms living with their parents are also explored, and advice is offered on how to deal with differences of opinion and well-meaning interference. Suggestions on how to involve reluctant teen dads in child-raising are included as well. The Laurence G. Paquin School for Expectant Teen Mothers, in Baltimore, is profiled. (19 minutes, color)

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Ten Ways to Be a Better Parent - DVD $102.95 (Item#PDDC-BVL8203)
The most important job that most of us will ever have is one that requires no formal training, no degree, no certificate of achievement, and no interviews to determine if we have the qualifications or qualities to undertake the long term project...parenting. This live-action video removes the guesswork from child rearing by teaching methods to improve parenting skills. Learn ways to develop trust, the importance of spending time together, the benefits of communication, and how to provide experiences fostering growth and learning. Viewers also see methods for building positive self-esteem and positive attitudes about health and nutrition; encouraging the expression of emotions and feelings; and providing consistent guidelines for behavior and safety. Stresses the importance of keeping a sense of humor to help cope with the challenges and failures frequently facing parents.

One 38-minute video and manual.

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