Teens as Parents of Babies and Toddlers
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Birckmayer, Jennifer; Mabb, Katherine; Westendorf, Bonnie-Jo; Wilson, Jerridith
This educator's manual contains 51 workshop outlines, divided into 4 major sections: 1) The social world of teen parents, 2) Babies, 3) Toddlers and two-year olds, and 4) Health and safety. Worksheets, diagrams, lists, illustrations, discussion questions, fact sheets and resources for educators comprise the tools for use in classes and workshops with teen parents. Identifying support networks, dealing with stress and crises, controlling violence, infant and toddler development, feeding, crying, understanding temperaments, play activities, discipline, difficult babies, bedtime problems, language development, separation issues, toilet training, identifying good child care, food activities, recipes, health and safety issues, nutrition, working with doctors, and when to call a doctor are among the topics covered.
Cornell Cooperative Extension