Elevating Child Care

  • by Janet Lansbury
  • Narrated by Janet Lansbury
  • 3 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Janet Lansbury's advice on respectful parenting is quoted and shared by millions of listeners worldwide. Inspired by the pioneering parenting philosophy of her friend and mentor, Magda Gerber, Janet's influential voice encourages parents and child-care professionals to perceive babies as unique, capable human beings with natural abilities to learn without being taught; to develop motor and cognitive skills; communicate; face age appropriate struggles; initiate and direct independent play for extended periods; and much more. Once we are able to view our children in this light, even the most common daily parenting experiences become stimulating opportunities to learn, discover, and to connect with our child. Elevating Child Care is a collection of 30 popular and widely discussed articles from Janet's website that focus on some of the most common infant/toddler issues: eating, sleeping, diaper changes, communication, separation, focus and attention span, creativity, boundaries, and more. Eschewing the quick-fix tips and tricks of popular parenting culture, Janet's insightful philosophy lays the foundation for a closer, more fulfilling parent/child relationship, and children who grow up to be authentic, confident, successful adults.

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Highly recommended

Would you listen to Elevating Child Care again? Why?

Yes, I would. Since the information given applies to children of a very wide range: infants, toddlers as well as teenegers is a book that I would listen again in the future.


What did you like best about this story?

That this approach makes total sense to me, to treat babies and small children in a respectful manner as you would treat an adult.


Have you listened to any of Janet Lansbury’s other performances? How does this one compare?

It's my first time listening to Janet Lansbury.


Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Yes, when she talked about her mum and her relationship with her.


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- B. Clark

Essential parenting guidance

Brilliant examples and realistic, understandable advice. Highly recommended and one for repeat listening. Buy it.
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- Bashy

Book Details

  • Release Date: 25-06-2014
  • Publisher: JLML Press