Harvard Health Publications and RosettaBooks release Taming Your Child’s Temper Tantrums
New York, NY – January 19, 2013 – Any parent would be horrified if it was their child throwing a full out, screaming fit in the middle of the grocery store. Luckily, Taming Your Child’s Temper Tantrums offers solutions for this all-too-common conundrum. From prevention to management, this eBook will guide parents to a more peaceful place with their child.
The Harvard Medical School Guide reminds parents that many tantrums can be stopped before they start by ensuring the child’s needs for food, sleep, exercise, attention, and control are met. Also, reacting to an early tantrum might signal to the child that screams work, setting up a noisy and unpleasant cycle. Parents can set the stage for the child who is throwing the tantrum, so co-authors Victoria Rogers McEvoy, M.D., and Karen Weintraub examine telltale habits of participating adults.
Harvard Health Publications arranges the publication annually of more than a dozen full-length traditional books. This title is part of its first entry into “digital originals.”
“We have a robust social media presence and thought this was the time to serve our constituencies with these short, accessible, informative eBooks,” said Dr. Julie Silver, Chief Editor of Books for Harvard Health Publications.
“EBook lines from major institutions are an effective way to reach millions of people worldwide,” said Arthur Klebanoff, CEO of leading independent eBook publisher RosettaBooks. “We look forward to developing this line into a leader on health topics.”
Victoria Rogers McEvoy, M.D., is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and a Senior Pediatrician on the staff of Massachusetts General Hospital. She is the Medical Director and Chief of Pediatrics of Mass General West Medical Group. Dr. McEvoy is author of “The 24/7 Baby Doctor, a Harvard Pediatrician Answers All Your Questions From Birth to One Year” and has written for “The New York Times, The Boston Globe, and numerous other publications.
Karen Weintraub is a longtime medical journalist who was on staff at The Boston Globe and has also written for USA Today, the BBC and other outlets. She has written two other Harvard Health Publications books, “The Autism Revolution,” with Dr. Martha Herbert, and “Fast Minds,” about adult ADHD, with Drs. Craig Surman and Timothy Bilkey.
Harvard Medical School was founded in 1782 and encompasses 18 affiliated hospitals with more than 11,000 faculty physicians. Harvard Health Publications is the media and publishing division of the Harvard Medical School. The goal of its publications is to bring people around the world the most current health information that is authoritative, trustworthy, and accessible.
This title is part of a series of Harvard Medical School Guides that are short, practical original works, organized by Harvard Health Publications and drawing on the resources of Harvard Medical School.
About RosettaBooks: RosettaBooks is the leading independent eBook publisher, responsible for such timeless classics as Brave New World, Slaughterhouse-Five, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, the complete works of Winston Churchill, and the first-time digital release in the U.S. of 35 titles from renowned science fiction author Sir Arthur C. Clarke. Publisher of ten Kindle Singles, including Ray Bradbury’s The Playground, RosettaBooks has launched nine of them to bestseller status. For more information, please visit RosettaBooks.com and follow the e-publisher on Facebook.