Just when you’ve mastered your infant’s maintenance routine, he begins to malfunction, refusing fuel, crying inexplicably, and resisting your attempts to clothe him. Your infant has upgraded to a toddler! But how can you master your toddler’s changing technology?
Through step-by-step instructions and helpful schematic diagrams, The Toddler Owner’s Manual explores hundreds of frequently asked questions: How should I react when my toddler throws a tantrum? How do I train my toddler for self–waste disposal? Whatever your concerns, you’ll find the answers here—courtesy of pediatric psychologist Dr. Brett R. Kuhn and co-author Joe Borgenicht. Together, they provide plenty of useful advice for anyone who wants to learn the basics of toddler care.
About the Author
Brett R. Kuhn, Ph.D., is an associate professor of Pediatrics and director of the Pediatric Sleep Clinic at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He has been published in The American Family Physician, Journal of Psychosomatic Research, Child & Family Behavior Therapy, Psychological Bulletin, and Journal of Pediatric Psychology, and has been featured as an expert in Parents and Parenting magazines. Brett and his wife, Tami, have three children, all of whom successfully upgraded through the toddler years. Joe Borgenicht, D.A.D., is a writer, producer, and current toddler owner. He is the co-author of The Baby Owner’s Manual, The Action Hero’s Handbook, The Action Heroine’s Handbook, Undercover Golf, and The Reality TV Handbook. Paul Kepple and Jude Buffum are better known as the Philadelphia-based studio Headcase Design. Their work has been featured in many design and illustration publications, such as American Illustration, Communication Arts, and Print. Paul worked at Running Press Book Publishers for several years before opening Headcase in 1998. Both graduated from the Tyler School of Art, where they now teach.