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Parent Guidance in the Nursery School

reviewed by Elizabeth Alden - 1961

coverTitle: Parent Guidance in the Nursery School
Author(s): Margarete Ruben
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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Developed as an outgrowth of her seminar for nursery school directors and teachers at the School For Nursery Years in Los Angeles, California, Margarete Ruben's small handbook suggests ways to help parents who are concerned with such common issues as: Thumbsucking, The Child and His Food, Toilet Training, Aggression, The Timid Child, The New Baby, Masturbation and Fantasy, Sleep Disturbances, Jealousy, and The Child's Growing Ego. Since each of these topics is presented as a lively, believable interview between a parent and a counselor, the author is able also to discuss subtly various procedures in the counseling process. In my opinion this little book will be a real find for the psychoanalytically oriented audience for which it was intended. However, its use of a nontechnical vocabulary, its readability, and its practical suggestions will also recommend it to all who work with pre-school children and their parents. ELIZABETH ALDEN Teachers College, Columbia University... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 62 Number 6, 1961, p. 511-511
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 3337, Date Accessed: 8/8/2020 11:34:11 AM

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