Why the first 7 years matter
Theories of development provide a framework for thinking about human growth and learning. But why do we study development? What can we learn from these psychological theories? If you have ever wondered about what motivates human thought and behaviour, understanding these theories can provide useful insight into individuals and society.
The very best parenting books are better than the intentions we bring to them. The good ones are both consoling and challenging, reminding us that to be a parent who is kind, and present, and forgiving, you must first be all of these things to yourself. The parenting books listed in this section are some of the most practical and inspiring ever written.