If you think its hard for grown-ups to know what to do when everyday conflicts arise, you can imagine what it's like for children, who are just learning how to communicate constructively with others. Thats why this book is so important. Through photographs and simple questions, childhood development expert Barbara K. Polland portrays 14 common conflicts (jealousy, hitting, and teasing among them) at home, at school, in the parkplus 14 possible resolutions and 14 ways to celebrate success. Full-color photos of children engaged in real-life conflicts and resolutions.
Barbara K. Polland, Ph.D. has served as a professor of child development, a psychotherapist, a teacher, and a consultant to parents and teachers for over 3 decades. She has two grown children and lives in Southern California.
Craig DeRoy is executive vice president and general counsel of The First American Financial Corporation. He lives in Rolling Hills, CA., with his wife and two sons.