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Children, parenting, child care, and education

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$5 Daycare Popular, Problematic The Gazette, Montreal, November 25, 1998. A revolutionary new policy is changing parents’ lives and the quality of daycare in Quebec.

How to Find the Right Daycare The Gazette, Montreal, July 29, 1991. When quality counts, finding a space is only half the battle.

Tormented by Worry The Gazette, Montreal, December 16, 1996. Parents of teens perform an impossible balancing act every day.

Canada’s Pied Pipers of Song Canadian Reader’s Digest, March 1984. A new breed of entertainers is bringing music into our homes and schools.

Tonya Harding: The Real Story of the 1994 Olympics The Gazette, Montreal, February 14, 1994. In competitive sports, children pay a high price for winning.

Effective Management: Evaluating Daycare Educators (co-author Barbara Kaiser). Interaction, Summer 1997. Constructive feedback helps teachers do a better job.

Challenging Behavior in Elementary and Middle School (co-author Barbara Kaiser). Merrill, 2009. This compelling and necessary resource helps pre-service and practicing teachers address the behavior problems in today’s schools.

Challenging Behavior in Young Children, fourth edition (co-author Barbara Kaiser). Pearson, 2016. A comprehensive textbook for education students meets the needs of practicing teachers, too.

Meeting the Challenge (co-author Barbara Kaiser). Canadian Child Care Federation, 1999; National Association for the Education of Young Children, 1999. These practical ideas and proven strategies offer a lifeline to anyone caring for a child with challenging behavior.

HIV/AIDS and Child Care (co-author Barbara Kaiser). Canadian Child Care Federation, 1995; National Association for the Education of Young Children, 1995. This booklet about HIV focuses on the needs of school and child care, from universal precautions to confidentiality.

Partners in Quality Series: Issues, Relationships, Infrastructure, Communities (co-author Barbara Kaiser). Canadian Child Care Federation, 1999–2000. What is high quality child care? These four books dissect and explain it.

The Daycare Handbook: A Parents’ Guide to Finding and Keeping Quality Daycare in Canada (co-author Barbara Kaiser). Little, Brown Canada, 1991. Here is “everything a parent needs to know to find appropriate daycare,” according to The Toronto Sun.

Best Practices in Violence Prevention with Children and Youth, 0–18 Summer 2002. This report for the Addressing Youth Violence Project in Western Nova Scotia describes key research findings on violence prevention for children and youth and reviews middle-school programs.

Health and science

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The Last Days of Mary Ball Reader’s Digest, October 1981. A remarkable hospice program helps a 30-year-old practical nurse to die with grace and dignity.

When a Baby Dies Reader’s Digest, April 1984. A couple who lost a baby learn to live with their grief with the help of others who’ve had the same experience.

Dying to Be Thin Canadian Reader’s Digest, September 1989. A weight-obsessed teen wins a long battle with anorexia.

Seen at Last: The Brain at Work Canadian Reader’s Digest, January 1984. The amazing PET scanner makes it possible to view our mental processes.

Children and HIV (co-author Barbara Kaiser). Chatelaine, October 1994. A pediatrician gives advice on risks and safeguards.

The Tragic Legacy of DES Canadian Reader’s Digest, March 1985. Prescribed to prevent miscarriage, diethylstilbestrol is feared to cause reproductive problems in the children of women who took the drug.

HIV/AIDS and Child Care (co-author Barbara Kaiser). Canadian Child Care Federation, 1995; National Association for the Education of Young Children, 1995. This booklet provides the facts about HIV in child care, from universal precautions to confidentiality.

Social issues

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On the Road Again... with the Girls The Globe and Mail, Toronto, July 3, 2003. During 35 years of marriage, I never thought about taking a separate vacation, but when my husband abandoned me to spend two weeks at music camp, I had to figure out what to do with myself.

Farewell Letter to a Friend The Gazette, Montreal, October 28, 1996. An open letter to a friend explores the devastating connection between politics and personal life.

Ordeal by Fire (co-author Eva Neisser Echenberg). The Toronto Star, September 12, 1987. Carmen Gloria Quintana confronts the Chilean soldiers who set her on fire and emerges with a purpose for living.

On the Dumping of a “90210” Role Model Los Angeles Times, March 15, 1994. The fate chosen for Andrea, the only character on “Beverly Hills 90210” with the potential to go places, lets young women down.

She Never Looked Back Working Woman, May 1983. At a very young age, Japanese neurologist Kyoko Saida saw the difference between the lot of men and women and vowed to keep up with the men.

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