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Maternal Bodies: Redefining Motherhood in Early America

Nora Doyle · The University of North Carolina Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

In the second half of the eighteenth century, motherhood came to be viewed as women's most important social role, and the figure of the good mother was celebrated as a moral force in American society. Nora Doyle shows that depictions of motherhood in American culture began to define...
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Baby Care Anywhere: A Quick Guide to Parenting On the Go

M.D. Benjamin D Spitalnick · American Academy of Pediatrics; 1 edition
Format: Print book

This portable pocket guide to baby basics fits in a diaper bag or stroller pocket, making it a great resource for on-the-go moms and dads. Written by two pediatricians, Baby Care Anywhere addresses 150 of the most frequent questions and concerns raised by new parents. Covers picking a pediatrician,...
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Talking Baby: Helping Your Child Discover Language

Margaret Maclagen · Finch Publishing
Pages: 183
Format: Paperback

This book starts by describing a baby's language development alongside their physical development in the first 18 months. It then discusses play - the way young children learn. It also explores childrens' very early acquisition of words, and how they use them, and it covers the exciting...
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Jump-Starting Boys: Help Your Reluctant Learner Find Success in School and Life

Pam Withers · Viva Editions
Format: Paperback

Everyone knows that boys are falling behind in education Largely left out of the discussion are parents of boys who are most aware that their bright eager sons hit an invisible wall somewhere near fourth grade after which they become disengaged discouraged and disaffected There are dozens...
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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...
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Living with Schizophrenia: A Family Guide to Making a Difference

Jeffrey Rado · Johns Hopkins University Press
Pages: 136
Format: Print book

An estimated 51 million people worldwide have schizophrenia, 2.2 million of them in the United States. While early diagnosis and appropriate treatment improve the long-term prognosis, schizophrenia is a disease that is difficult to manage. In Living with Schizophrenia, Drs. Jeffrey Rado...
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How To Raise An Amazing Child the Montessori Way, 2nd Edition

TIM SELDIN · DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

"A practical parenting program to help build a calm and happy home life with your child, from birth through age six. This guide is based on Montessori school methods and packed with creative activities to help children discover more about their world as well as foster independence,...
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The Happiest Kids in the World: A Stress-Free Approach to Parenting-the Dutch Way

RINA MAE ACOSTA · EXPERIMENT LLC
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

The secret to raising the happiest kids in the world? Whatever it is, it's somewhere in the Netherlands . . . Would parents rather their children be successful or happy? Kids in the US face lots of pressure to excel - often at the expense of happiness. But does it have to be this way? Not in the Netherlands!...
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The Warner Boys: Our Family's Story of Autism and Hope

Curt Warner · Little A
Format: Hardcover

An emotional, revealing memoir of one family's life in seclusion - and the love, strength, and faith it took to save it.Seahawks star running back Curt Warner and his wife, Ana, were prominent figures in Seattle in the early 1990s. When they dropped from the public eye after Curt's retirement,...
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Screen Schooled: Two Veteran Teachers Expose How Technology Overuse Is Making Our Kids Dumber

JOE CLEMENT · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Over the past decade, educational instruction has become increasingly digitized as districts rush to dole out laptops and iPads to every student. Yet the most important question, "Is this what is best for students?" is glossed over. Veteran teachers Joe Clement and Matt Miles...
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A Parent's Guide to Teen Addiction: Professional Advice on Signs, Symptoms, What to Say, and How to Help

Laurence M. Westreich · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

From Berkeley to the Bronx, teenage addiction has reached epidemic levels. Parents may suspect their teen's substance use, but often don't know if their teen is addicted or what to do about it. Dr. Laurence Westreich, an addiction expert and the father of two teenagers, helps parents...
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Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters: 10 Secrets Every Father Should Know

Meg Meeker · Regnery Publishing; Reprint edition
Format: Hardcover

*New hardcover gift edition of the bestselling guide for fathers*Drawing on her thirty years' experience practicing pediatric and adolescent medicine, teen health expert Dr. Meg Meeker explains why an active father figure is maybe the single most important factor in a young woman's...
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