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Stop Staring at Screens!: A Digital Detox for the Whole Family

Tanya Goodin · Ilex Press
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Technology was designed to make our lives easier, and yet it's one of the biggest drivers of family rifts and stress. Making healthy and realistic decisions about when and where you really need technology can be tricky but is essential for restoring harmony in your home. Family Unplugged...
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Mom Hacks: 100 Science-Backed Shortcuts to Reclaim Your Body, Raise Awesome Kids, and Be Unstoppable

Darria Long Gillespie · Lifelong Books
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

100 self-care hacks for any mom to eat right, move more, stress less and get a good night's sleep, by a doctor who is also a momWhy is it generally accepted that motherhood comes at the expense of our health--with all that weight gain, fatigue, and exhaustion? It doesn't have to be that...
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Do You Have Kids?: Life When the Answer Is No

Kate Kaufmann · She Writes Press
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

A savvy and validating guide to what might be in store for growing numbers of childfree and childless adults worldwide, Do You Have Kids? Life When the Answer is No takes on topics from the shifting meaning of family to what we leave behind when we die. Weaving together wisdom from women...
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To Have and to Hold: Motherhood, Marriage, and the Modern Dilemma

Molly Millwood PhD · Harper Wave
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A clinical psychologist's exploration of the modern dilemmas women face in the wake of new motherhood When Molly Millwood became a mother, she was fully prepared for what she would gain: an adorable baby boy; hard-won mothering skills; and a messy, chaotic, beautiful life. But what...
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Weird Parenting Wins: Bathtub Dining, Family Screams, and Other Hacks from the Parenting Trenches

Hillary Frank · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Unconventional--yet effective--parenting strategies, carefully curated by the creator of the popular podcast The Longest Shortest TimeSome of the best parenting advice that Hillary Frank ever received did not come from parenting experts, but from friends and podcast listeners who acted...
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Kid Confidence: Help Your Child Make Friends, Build Resilience, and Develop Real Self-Esteem

Eileen Kennedy-Moore PhD · New Harbinger Publications
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Help your child cultivate real, lasting confidence! In Kid Confidence, a licensed clinical psychologist and parenting expert offers practical, evidence-based parenting strategies to help kids foster satisfying relationships, develop competence, and make choices that fit who they are and want...
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The Irishman's Daughter

V.S. Alexander · Kensington
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

From the acclaimed author of The Magdalen Girls and The Taster comes a powerful, unforgettable novel of strength and resilience, set against the backdrop of the Irish famine. Ireland, 1845. To Briana Walsh, no place on earth is more beautiful than Carrowteige, County Mayo, with its sloping...
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Southern Lady Code: Essays

Helen Ellis · Doubleday
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

"I loved it." - Ann Patchett The bestselling author of American Housewife ("Dark, deadpan and truly inventive." --The New York Times Book Review) is back with a fiercely funny collection of essays on marriage and manners, thank-you notes and three-ways, ghosts,...
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Simple Acts: The Busy Family's Guide to Giving Back

Natalie Silverstein MPH · Gryphon House
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Teaching young children to be socially conscious, community oriented, and eager to volunteer seems like a daunting task, especially for busy families with children of varying ages. Simple Acts brings busy parents practical, easy-to-do ideas, to involve the whole family in volunteering and helping...
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Nanaville: Adventures in Grandparenting

Anna Quindlen · Random House
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

A bighearted book of wisdom, wit, and insight, celebrating the love and joy of being a grandmother, from the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and #1 New York Times bestselling authorIt's a little challenging to suss out why exactly it can be so magical. . . . All I know is: The hand....
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