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Kids and the Media [electronic resource]

How are children affected by television? Do they tend to mimic televised violence? This video studies the connection between kids and the media in today's society, and the need to make TV a positive force in child development.
Online
2005; 2000
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Discipline [electronic resource]

The most effective discipline is not punishment, but a form of teaching-and that requires an understanding of how a child learns. This video examines learning capacity at critical stages of development, presenting the best strategies for setting limits.
Online
2005; 2000
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Child Safety [electronic resource]

This video teaches parents about a wide range of safety issues, such as how to prevent or deal with common accidents, in addition to larger concerns such as safety and security at school.
Online
2005; 2000
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Troubled Kids [electronic resource]

What can be done about the escalating violence in the lives of today's teenagers? This video focuses on ways to identify and reduce aggressive tendencies in young children.
Online
2005; 2000
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Kids and Computers [electronic resource]

The high-tech revolution is led by children, many of whom possess skills that baffle their parents. From chat rooms to Web pages to kid-created Internet companies, this video explores computer-assisted learning and the value of the "virtual classroom.
Online
2005; 2000
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Challenged Kids [electronic resource]

Assistance is rapidly developing for parents of children with special needs. This video examines the role of science and technology in helping challenged kids enter the mainstream learning community.
Online
2005; 2000
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Kids Under Pressure [electronic resource]

More American children are showing symptoms of severe stress-from poor academic performance to psychosomatic illnesses. This video illustrates methods that help reduce anxiety in children while building their love of learning.
Online
2005; 2000
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Kids and Divorce [electronic resource]

Unfortunately, the concerns of divorcing parents often overshadow the needs of their children. This video shows how that discrepancy is being reexamined by parents and experts.
Online
2005; 2000
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Kids in the Spotlight [electronic resource]

Auditions, photo shoots, talent agencies. should they be a part of childhood? This video provides an inside look at the show business game-studying its effects on the families of aspiring child stars.
Online
2005; 2000
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The New Family [electronic resource]

Can the American family be defined? Today's isolated nuclear families, some with unmarried or same-sex parents, challenge traditional notions. This video explores the evolution of new family types and what they mean for the future.
Online
2005; 2000
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Fatherhood [electronic resource]

New research points to the role that a father plays in his child's IQ development, social adaptation, and even the stability of that child's eventual marriage. This video offers a fascinating look at today's father, and what he can and does mean to his kids.
Online
2005; 2000
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Teen Parents [electronic resource]

Over 1,400 teenage girls become pregnant every day in America. This video identifies three sources of support-family, school, and community-that are essential in helping teen parents raise children successfully.
Online
2005; 2000
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All About Girls [electronic resource]

This video explores conflicting definitions of femininity and what it means to be a girl, and discusses how parents can help their daughters grow into healthy and well-adjusted adults.
Online
2005; 2000
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All About Boys [electronic resource]

This video analyzes the links between biological and cultural development in boys, and addresses problems-such as Attention Deficit Disorder and behavioral difficulties in schools-that tend to involve boys.
Online
2005; 2000
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Siblings [electronic resource]

Sibling relationships present complex issues. This video untangles the inner dynamics of those relationships, with a focus on birth order and its role in personality development.
Online
2005; 2000
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Twins, Triplets, and More [electronic resource]

Increased use of fertility drugs has led to a rise in multiple births-twins, triplets, sometimes more. This video sheds light on the phenomenon, detailing the serious health and developmental issues that sometimes accompany multiple births.
Online
2005; 2000
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Grandparents [electronic resource]

In many families, grandparents have become a valuable resource in childcare-but their importance is more than economic. This video discusses the role of extended family in child development, and gives advice on helping a child cope with a grandparent's death.
Online
2005; 2000
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Birth [electronic resource]

Many women now give birth at home. Modern hospitals increasingly employ doulas and midwives. This video examines trends in birthing, including late-in-life motherhood and the treatment of postpartum depression.
Online
2005; 2000
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Preemies [electronic resource]

Babies born more than three months prematurely have low chances of survival, and a preemie that beats the odds may face serious-even lifelong-medical issues. This video describes the battle for life in a high-tech neonatal care unit and how parents of preemies can find support.
Online
2005; 2000
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Kids and Food [electronic resource]

A shocking number of American children suffer from obesity and eating disorders. This video offers parents practical tips on managing a child's weight and eating habits.
Online
2005; 2000