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5 edition of Latchkey Kids found in the catalog.

Latchkey Kids

Unlocking Doors for Children and Their Families

by Suzanne Lamorey

  • 360 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Sage Publications, Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Child welfare,
  • Community care,
  • Family & relationships,
  • Social Science,
  • Family,
  • Day Care Centers,
  • Dual-Career Families,
  • Sociology - Marriage & Family,
  • Family / Parenting / Childbirth,
  • Parenting - General,
  • Sociology,
  • Latchkey children,
  • Family & Relationships / General,
  • United States,
  • Human Services,
  • Case studies

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8028687M
    ISBN 100761912592
    ISBN 109780761912590

      Many "latchkey" children experience stressful and even dangerous situations without ready access to adult guidance and support. It is estimated that as many as 10 million children care for themselves before or after school. Many latchkey kids begin their self-care responsibilities at about 8 years of age. When her babysitter moves to California, Tory wants to stay by herself after school until her mother comes home from work. But Tory soon learns that being on her own in the afternoons can get awfully lonely. That's when she decides to form a club: The Latchkey Kids .

    Latchkey kids are kids between the ages of 5 and 13 who take care of themselves with no adult supervision before and after school on a regular basis. The term self-care is .   The Latchkey Kids by Vivian Munnoch. Paperback $ Paperback. $ NOOK Book. $ View All Available Formats & Editions. Ship This Item — Qualifies for Free Shipping Buy Online, Pick up in Store Check Availability at Nearby Stores. devouring books by horror authors, and has always had a passion for books and the idea of Pages:

    Latchkey is a deliberately simple smart home device that provides automatic arrival and departure notifications. Simply plug in the Latchkey hub, and connect it to WiFi. Then, set the desired notification boundary distance, up to feet from the hub, using the free Latchkey app. Sam is a latchkey kid, a child who is at home without supervision for some part of the day, especially after school when his parents are at work. Latchkey children used to be very common and were predominantly Generation X’ers. Now that they have become adults, however, these same Gen X’ers are more likely not to allow their children to be.


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The Latchkey Children of the title are a gang of kids (who are around 11 years old or so), most of whom live on the St Latchkey Kids book Estate on the Thames Embankment and meet in the park after school. Their focal point is Latchkey Kids book old tree so when the council decides to get rid of it - and replace it with a concrete railway engine (but thats for kids!) - the children decide to mount a protest/5.

A socially adept and enjoyable book. The Latchkey Kid is set in Canada, in the small town atmosphere of the s. So of course it couldn't happen now, that women prefer to push their men out of town on work, socialise with bitter intent to top every committee, and neglect their children/5(8).

The Latchkey Kids Paperback – January 1, by Carol Stanley (Author) › Visit Amazon's Carol Stanley Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author.

Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Author: Carol Stanley. One such neglected latchkey kid, Hank, who passes the time by writing and chatting to a British woman, writes up a revenge novel and the racy content means it quickly finds a publisher in New York. Then the A socially adept and enjoyable book.

The Latchkey Kid is set in Canada, in the small town atmosphere of the s/5. Before long, however, she does establish a friendship with Nora Chen, another latchkey child, who helps Callie take a more positive approach to her situation and also becomes her partner in mischief.

After a close brush with real danger, Callie realizes that it's not the latchkey she really hates, but being locked out of her parents' : Susan Terris. Latchkey Kids: Unlocking Doors for Children and Their Families [Lamorey, Suzanne, Robinson, Bryan E., Rowland, Bobbie H., Coleman, Mick] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Latchkey Kids: Unlocking Doors for Children and Their FamiliesCited by: Grade A self-help book for children who are alone after school that is unnecessary in collections holding Hautzig's Life with Working Parents (Macmillan, ) or In Charge: a Complete Handbook for Kids with Working Parents (Knopf, ) by Kyte.

Both of the former provide chapters on cooking, with recipes, and cover more : Irene Cumming Kleeberg. Five kids, twelve and thirteen years old and on their own before and after school, each faces their own struggle. A broken home, illness, crushes, bullying, depression, absent parents, suicidal thoughts, broken friendships, 5/5(3).

The Latchkey Kids book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Eleven-year-old Callie tries to cope with her new responsibilities when /5. Confessions of a Latchkey Kid. Men are what their mothers made them. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson. I was a latchkey kid, but I never knew it.

I remember the first time I saw the term “latchkey kid” in a newspaper headline. The words conjured up an image of a tragic waif locked in a lonely hovel. Then I started reading the story. Not so bad, wrote B. Bower innoting that latchkey kids “do about as well socially and emotionally as youngsters receiving adult supervision following classes.” Though children in multiple studies didn’t show gains compared to their supervised counterparts, writes Bower, better outcomes were linked to better home situations overall.

A timely look at the problem of unsupervised children and the risks and dangers that can occur is offered in the Second Edition. Thoroughly updated with new research, the authors put the latchkey phenomenon in perspective and attempt to dispel common misconceptions.

They detail a variety of Author: Suzanne Lamorey. Latchkey children: Children in self-care. In: Primary Pediatric Care, - (R A Hoekelman, S B Friedman, N M Nelson and H M Seidel, eds). St Louis: Mosby Year Book.

Although the term "latchkey kid" first appeared in the s to describe young children taking care of themselves after school while dad fought in the war and mom went off to work, the anxiety over latchkey kids really exploded Author: Dave Roos.

A latchkey kid, or latchkey child, is a child who returns to an empty home after school, or a child who is often left at home with no supervision, because their parent are away at work.

The term refers to children as young as 5 years old who provide self-care or to older children who supervise their younger siblings. Legal Age Restrictions For Latchkey Kids.

This webpage was developed by Database Systems Corp., a leading provider of community services including CARE (Call Reassurance).CARE is an automated service that calls home alone individuals to ensure their well-being.

The past decade has seen a steady increase in the problem of unsupervised kids and its associated risks and dangers. The Second Edition of Latchkey Kids, offers a fresh outlook on this predicament and recommends future ghly updated with new research conducted betweenthe authors put the latchkey phenomenon in perspective and attempt to.

The effect of a latchkey situation on a child's educational success Article (PDF Available) in South African Journal of Education 31(3) December. Providing support for children with special needs until age Qualified, licensed staff certified in First Aid and CPR. All Latchkey Child Care & Learning Centre programs are fully licensed and meet all regulations outlined in the Child Care and Early Years Act, (CCEYA).

Buy THE LATCHKEY KID New Ed by Forrester (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(59). Get this from a library!

The latchkey kids. [Carol Stanley] -- After Troy learns that being on her own in the afternoons can get lonely, she decides to form a club: The Latchkey Kids .In Latchkey, book two of the Archivist Wasp Saga, the reader is hurled into a world of ruins, raiders, and lost tech.

Its a severe setting, and Kornher-Stace couldve gone full grim future, but instead, she manifests character friendships that just /5. Latchkey Kids Invade the Library From nasty things left in the book drop to drug busts in the bathroom, memoirist Don Borchert gives an insider's view of .