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Fine Motor Skills for Children with Down Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals

Maryanne Bruni · Woodbine House
Pages: 290
Format: Print book

The popular book, Fine Motor Skills for Children with Down Syndrome is now available in a completely revised third edition. The author, an occupational therapist and parent of an adult with Down syndrome, describes how the characteristics of Down syndrome can impact the acquisition and progression...
My Partner, My Enemy: An Unflinching View of Domestic Violence and New Ways to Protect Victims

John Michael Leventhal · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 266
Format: Print book

The problem of domestic violence and partner abuse knows no bounds, can affect anyone, and when kept silent and in the dark can become deadly. Hon. John Leventhal presided over the Brooklyn Felony Domestic Violence Court, the first felony domestic violence part in the nation, since it opened...
How Do I Explain This to My Kids?: Parenting in the Age of Trump

Sarah Swong · The New Press
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

The day after the 2016 presidential election, filmmaker Carlos Sandoval found Ku Klux Klan fliers on the seats of the Long Island Railroad and recounts how his Cuban American niece Lexi's world was "shattered" by the election - she is one of thousands of children wondering if they...
The Silent Garden: A Parent's Guide to Raising a Deaf Child

Paul W Ogden · Gallaudet University Press
Pages: 344
Format: Print book

For over 30 years, The Silent Garden has offered parents of deaf children the support and unbiased information needed to fully realize their children's potential. This completely revised third edition is a must-have resource that will help parents navigate the complex and unique challenges...
The Good Mother Myth: Redefining Motherhood to Fit Reality

Avital Norman Nathman · Seal Press
Format: Paperback

In an era of mommy blogs, Pinterest, and Facebook, The Good Mother Myth dismantles the social media-fed notion of what it means to be a "good mother." This collection of essays takes a realistic look at motherhood and provides a platform for real voices and raw stories, each adding...
The End of American Childhood: A History of Parenting from Life on the Frontier to the Managed Child

Paula S Fass · Princeton University Press
Pages: 334
Format: Print book

The End of American Childhood takes a sweeping look at the history of American childhood and parenting, from the nation's founding to the present day. Renowned historian Paula Fass shows how, since the beginning of the American republic, independence, self-definition, and individual...
Ketchup Is a Vegetable: And Other Lies Moms Tell Themselves

Robin O'Bryant · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 234
Format: Paperback

If you don't have anything nice to say about motherhood, then ... read this book. Robin O'Bryant offers a no holds barred look at the day to day life of being a mother to three, running a household and the everyday monotony of parenting. It's not always pretty but it's...
Unlatched: The Evolution of Breastfeeding and the Making of a Controversy

Jennifer Grayson · Harper
Pages: 324
Format: Print book

Since the rise of artificial formula, we have turned a biological process into a never-ending controversy: A mother breastfeeding her three-year-old son on the cover of Time magazine sets off a firestorm. Facebook takes down photos of women nursing, citing the content as "offensive."...
What to Believe When You're Expecting: A New Look at Old Wives' Tales in Pregnancy

Jonathan Schaffir · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 168
Format: Hardcover

Pregnant women encounter advice from many directions about how to have a healthy pregnancy - not only from health care providers, but from relatives, friends, and the Internet. Some of these pieces of advice (on topics that range from inducing labor to telling the baby's gender to improving...
I've Got Sand In All the Wrong Places

Lisa Scottoline · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Lisa and Francesca are back with another collection of warm and witty stories that will strike a chord with every woman. This six book series is among the best reviewed humor books published today and has been compared to the late greats, Erma Bombeck and Nora Ephron. Delia Ephron said...
What to Do When You're Having Two: The Twins Survival Guide from Pregnancy Through the First Year

Natalie Diaz · Avery Trade
Format: Paperback

The creator of Twiniversity delivers the ultimate survival guide for parents of twins The rate of twin births has risen 79 percent over the last three decades, and continues to increase. A mom of fraternal twins and a national guru on having two, Natalie Diaz launched Twiniversity, a supportive...