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The Enchanted Hour: The Miraculous Power of Reading Aloud in the Age of Distraction

Meghan Cox Gurdon · Harper
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A Wall Street Journal writer's conversation-changing look at how reading aloud makes adults and children smarter, happier, healthier, more successful and more closely attached, even as technology pulls in the other direction.A miraculous alchemy occurs when one person reads to another,...
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Adopting Hope

Lorri Antosz Benson · Familius
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

All My Children actress Jill Larson moved mountains as a single mother to adopt her daughter from China. George Fadok, a former Navy commander, grappled with "changing the rules" eighteen years after placing his daughter in a closed adoption. Angela Paxton, wife of the Texas attorney...
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Gender: Your Guide: A Gender-Friendly Primer on What to Know, What to Say, and What to Do in the New Gender Culture

Lee Airton · Adams Media
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

An authentic and accessible guide to understanding - and engaging in - today's gender conversation.The days of two genders - male, female; boy, girl; blue, pink - are over, if they ever existed at all. Gender is now a global conversation, and one that is constantly evolving. More people...
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Parenting Children with Mental Health Challenges: A Guide to Life with Emotionally Complex Kids

Deborah Vlock · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 184
Format: Hardcover

Parenting Children with Mental Health Challenges: A Guide to Life with Emotionally Complex Kids offers overwhelmed readers guidance, solidarity, and hope. The author, a "mental-health mom" who's survived indignity, exhaustion, and the heartbreak of loving a child with multiple...
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United in Autism: Finding Strength inside the Spectrum

Julie Hornok · Brown Books Publishing Group
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

A diagnosis of autism can rock a family's world. The toll it takes on everyone involved can be one of isolation; a child who doesn't respond to the world around them, a parent who gives dedication, patience and love often with no expressible love given back. It's a messy equation...
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Demystifying Hospice: Inside the Stories of Patients and Caregivers

Karen J Clayton · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Hospice care is available to patients and families dealing with terminal illness. , People often do not avail themselves of hospice care because they don't understand what it entails. Many wait until their last few days to request this extraordinary comfort care instead of using the full...
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