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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...
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Permission to Parent: How to Raise Your Child with Love and Limits

Robin Berman · Harperwave
Pages: 253
Format: Hardcover

After being bombarded by parenting fad after parenting fad, moms and dads finally have a friendly, commonsense guide to raising thriving children.Today, many parents have rejected the dictatorships they resented from their own childhoods. But they overcorrected by turning into child-pleasers....
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It's Not Your Fault!: Strategies for Solving Toilet Training and Bedwetting Problems

Dr. Joseph Barone M.D. · Rutgers University Press
Format: Print book

Millions of children over the age of five wet their beds every night. Many parents think they must be doing something wrong when their five-year-old is still in diapers while their friends' children are perfectly trained by eighteen months of age. This undoubtedly is a very embarrassing...
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Family: The Good "F" Word: The Life-Changing Action Plan for Building Your Best Family

Troy Dunn · Bird Street Books
Format: Hardcover

Troy Dunn shares his tested and proven tools for repairing a broken family. He believes that whether you are just feeling a little stagnant in your home life or are already at your wits end, there are clear steps to restore joy, connectedness and unity within your family or partnerships....
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ASD The Complete Autism Spectrum Disorder Health and Diet Guide: Includes 175 Gluten-Free and Casein-Free Recipes

R. Smith · Robert Rose
Pages: 408
Format: Paperback

In May 2013, the American Psychiatric Association provided new diagnostic criteria for autism: autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The term incorporates diagnoses previously described as separate: autistic disorder, Asperger's Disorder, childhood disintegrative disorder, and pervasive developmental...
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The Truth: An Uncomfortable Book About Relationships

Neil Strauss · Harpercollins
Pages: 421
Format: Print book

This is not a journey that was undertaken for journalistic purposes. It is a painfully honest account of a life crisis that was forced on me by my own behavior and its consequences."As such, it requires sharing a lot of things I'm not proud of - and a few things I feel like I should...
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8 Keys to Old School Parenting for Modern-Day Families

Michael Mascolo · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Book

Raising secure and confident kids using best parenting practices from the past. Does it ever seem to you like kids these days are in control of their parents? Having a strong sense of yourself as a parent is key to raising a resilient, independent, thoughtful, and solution-focused child....
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Autism Spectrum Disorder

Chantal Sicile-Kira · Perigee
Pages: 371
Format: Paperback

Newly revised and updated, this award-winning guide covers every aspect of understanding and living with autism today Comprehensive and authoritative, Autism Spectrum Disorders explains all aspects of the condition, and is written for parents, educators, caregivers, and others looking for accurate...
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Making it Legal: A Guide to Same-Sex Marriage, Domestic Partnerships & Civil Unions

Frederick Hertz Attorney · NOLO; 2 edition
Pages: 297
Format: Paperback

The ultimate guide to the past, present, and future of same-sex relationship laws in the U.S. Same-sex relationships are treated differently under each state's laws, and nearly a quarter of the U.S. population lives in a state with some form of legal recognition for same-sex couples. More...
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Gross Motor Skills for Children With Down Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals

Patricia C. Winders · Woodbine House; 2 edition
Format: Print book

This thoroughly updated second edition is a cornerstone of Woodbine House's Down syndrome collection and an essential resource for thousands of parents and professionals. In parent-friendly language, the author explains the many physiological reasons that children with Down syndrome...
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Gummi Bears Should Not Be Organic: And Other Opinions I Can't Back Up With Facts

Stefanie Wilder-Taylor · Gallery Books
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

From the popular mommy blogger and seasoned author of Sippy Cups Are Not for Chardonnay and Naptime Is the New Happy Hour comes this hilarious book of honest, no-holds-barred musings on motherhood.Stefanie Wilder-Taylor is officially fed up with the endless mommy fads, trends, studies,...
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Thinking Differently: An Inspiring Guide for Parents of Children with Learning Disabilities

David Flink · William Morrow Paperbacks; Original edition
Format: Print book

An innovative, comprehensive guide - the first of its kind - to help parents understand and accept learning disabilities in their children, offering tips and strategies for successfully advocating on their behalf and helping them become their own best advocates.In Thinking Differently,...
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Keep Calm and Parent On: A Guilt-Free Approach to Raising Children by Asking More from Them and Doing Less

Emma Jenner · Atria Books
Pages: 278
Format: Hardcover

From a modern-day Mary Poppins and the former star of TLC's Take Home Nanny comes a holistic and guilt-free approach to parenting children ages seven and under.Emma Jenner lives, teaches, and nannies by this philosophy: if parents are in control, they can enjoy their children more....
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Whipping Boy: The Forty-Year Search for My Twelve-Year-Old Bully

Allen Kurzweil · Harpercollins
Format: Hardcover

The true account of one boy's lifelong search for his boarding-school bully.Equal parts childhood memoir and literary thriller, Whipping Boy chronicles prize-winning author Allen Kurzweil's search for his twelve-year-old nemesis, a bully named Cesar Augustus. The obsessive inquiry,...
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Speaking of Apraxia: A Parents' Guide to Childhood Apraxia of Speech

Leslie Lindsay · Woodbine House
Format: Print book

At last, a parents' guide to understanding, treating, and living with childhood apraxia of speech (CAS). Written in an empathic style by a parent who "has been there", Speaking of Apraxia offers hope and practical advice for parents of toddlers to teens with this neurologically-based...
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Breaking the Male Code: Unlocking the Power of Friendship

Robert Garfield · Gotham
Format: Hardcover

Calling for a new men's movement, a noted psychotherapist examines the critical role close male friendships play in helping men lead happy, healthy lives.For much of the past century, men have operated under the rules of Male Code, a rigid set of guidelines that equate masculinity with...
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All In: How Our Work-First Culture Fails Dads, Families, and Businesses--And How We Can Fix It Together

Josh Levs · HarperOne
Format: Hardcover

The author shows how fatherhood today is far different than for previous generations and what that means for our individual lives, families, workplaces, and society.
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Tantrums!: Managing Meltdowns in Public and Private

Thomas W. Phelan · Parentmagic, Inc.
Format: Book

A straightforward approach to managing tantrums.   Noting that of all the behavioral problems parents face from their children, temper tantrums may be the most upsetting, this handbook arms confused and frustrated parents with simple, easy-to-follow directions on how to best manage the problem...
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The Family Calendar Cookbook: From Birthdays to Bake Sales, Good Food to Carry You Through the Year

Kelsey Banfield · Running Press
Format: Book

Holidays. School events. Fun gatherings with the neighbors. This is the stuff of family life, and there's always a need for a perfect recipe, through all four seasons of the year. The Family Calendar Cookbook is organized by your family's timetable, featuring no-fuss recipes for every...
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Parentology: Everything You Wanted to Know about the Science of Raising Children but Were Too Exhausted to Ask

Dalton Conley · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 237
Format: Hardcover

In this eye-opening, witty book, an award-winning scientist offers his unorthodox but highly engaged approach to childrearing - and reveals groundbreaking research and strategies to produce creative and confident children.All parenting is about experimenting (whether you know it or not)....
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Home for Dinner: Mixing Food, Fun, and Conversation for a Happier Family and Healthier Kids

Anne K. Fishel Ph.D. · American Management Association
Format: Print book

Sports, activities, long hours, and commutes - with so much to do, dinner has been bumped to the back burner. But research shows that family dinners offer more than just nutrition. Studies have tied shared meals to increased resiliency and self-esteem in children, higher academic achievement,...
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Have a Nice Guilt Trip

Lisa Scottoline · St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

Lisa Scottoline and Francesca Serritella are back with another collection of warm and witty stories that will strike a chord with every woman. This four book series is among the best reviewed humor books published today and has been compared to the late greats, Erma Bombeck and Nora Ephron....
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Yell Less, Love More: How the Orange Rhino Mom Stopped Yelling at Her Kids - and How You Can Too!: A 30-Day Guide That Includes: - 100 Alternatives to ... Steps to Follow - Honest Stories to Inspire

Sheila McCraith · Fair Winds Pr
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

Do you often find yourself losing your cool and yelling at your kids? It happens to us all, but it doesn't have to. With Yell Less, Love More you'll learn practical, simple solutions to keep you focused on loving more and yelling less, no matter what the circumstance. It is possible...
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Vicki Lansky's Divorce Book for Parents: Helping Your Children Cope with Divorce and Its Aftermath (Lansky, Vicki)

Vicki Lansky · Book Peddlers, The; 3rd edition
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

An updated parents' guide to helping youngsters cope with divorce and its aftermath offers advice on such issues as breaking the news, custody, financial and legal matters, and support groups, emphasizing the need for cooperation and respect between divorcing partners. Original....
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Why Kids Make You Fat: ...and How to Get Your Body Back

Mark Macdonald · HarperOne
Pages: 309
Format: Print book

It's no secret that most of us get flabbier the older we get, and it's no surprise that the biggest spike in weight happens in the early stages of parenthood. Mark Macdonald knows the struggle himself, having gained thirty-five pounds after the birth of his son. It happened to him even...
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Maxed Out: American Moms on the Brink

Katrina Alcorn · Seal Press
Format: Book

Winner of a Foreword IndieFab Book of the Year AwardKatrina Alcorn was a 37-year-old mother with a happy marriage and a thriving career when one day, on the way to Target to buy diapers, she had a breakdown. Her carefully built career shuddered to a halt, and her journey through depression,...
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The Boys in the Bunkhouse: Servitude and Salvation in the Heartland

Dan Barry · Harper
Pages: 340
Format: Print book

With this Dickensian tale from America's heartland, New York Times writer and columnist Dan Barry tells the harrowing yet uplifting story of the exploitation and abuse of a resilient group of men with intellectual disability, and the heroic efforts of those who helped them to find justice...
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A Survival Guide to Parenting Teens: Talking to Your Kids About Sexting, Drinking, Drugs, and Other Things That Freak You Out

Joani Geltman · AMACOM
Format: Paperback

Turn back the clocks! Your sweet child has morphed into a teen. And it's no longer just a messy bedroom or an attitude with a capital "A" causing concern. There's a whole new range of issues on the horizon. What if your daughter texts a naked picture to a "boyfriend"...
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Sensational Kids: Hope and Help for Children with Sensory Processing Disorder

Lucy Jane Miller · Perigee Books; Revised edition
Format: Book

Revised and updated—the authoritative bestseller that presents the latest research on Sensory Processing Disorder. Sensory Processing Disorder is an increasingly common diagnosis, with a wide range of symptoms that can be difficult for parents and pediatricians to identify. In Sensational...
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Baby Knows Best: Raising a Confident and Resourceful Child, the RIE™ Way

Deborah Carlisle Solomon · Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

Raise self-confident, self-reliant children using the RIE (Resources for Infant Educarers) Approach.Your baby knows more than you think. That's the heart of the principles and teachings of Magda Gerber, founder of RIE (Resources for Infant Educarers), and Educaring. BABY KNOWS BEST...
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The Homegrown Preschooler: Teaching Your Kids in the Places They Live

Kathy H. Lee · Gryphon House
Format: Paperback

With the accessibility of a parenting how-to book and the thorough educational foundation of an expensive boxed curriculum, this guide will inspire parents to use their homes as classrooms as they take advantage of the naturally rich learning opportunities that occur in everyday home life....
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Unrequited: Women and Romantic Obsession

Lisa A. Phillips · Harper
Format: Hardcover

Blending memoir, literary exposition, and revealing case studies, Unrequited is a powerful, surprising, and empathetic cultural and psychological exploration of one-sided romantic obsession.The summer Lisa A. Phillips turned thirty, she fell in love with someone who didnt return her feelings....
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Building Resilience in Children and Teens: Giving Kids Roots and Wings

M.D. Kenneth R. Ginsburg MD FAAP · American Academy of Pediatrics; Third Edition edition
Format: Book

This award-winning guide from bestselling author and pediatrician Dr. Ken Ginsburg guides parents and other caring adults how to help kids from the age of 18 months to 18 years build the seven crucial Cs--competence, confidence, connection, character, contribution, coping, and control....
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Stress-Free Potty Training: A Commonsense Guide to Finding the Right Approach for Your Child

Sara Au · Amacom
Pages: 218
Format: Paperback(Second Edition)

Successful potty training begins with the approach that is right for your child. Is your toddler frightened of the process, afraid even to go near the bathroom? Or does he or she seem to know when it's time to go, but can't quite make it there in time? This insightful guide helps take...
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How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success

Julie Lythcott-Haims · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 354
Format: Hardcover

New York Times Bestseller"Julie Lythcott-Haims is a national treasure. . . . A must-read for every parent who senses that there is a healthier and saner way to raise our children." -Madeline Levine, author of the New York Times bestsellers The Price of Privilege and Teach Your...
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Why Can't My Son Read?: Success Strategies for Helping Boys with Dyslexia and Reading Difficulties

Ellen Burns Hurst Dr. · Prufrock Press
Format: Print book

Why Can't My Son Read? offers a practical view of dyslexia written for parents of boys who struggle with reading. Boys are kept back in schools at twice the rate of girls, they get expelled from preschool nearly five times more often than girls, they are diagnosed with learning disorders...
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50 Dangerous Things

Gever Tulley · NAL Trade; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

An activity book about danger, safety, and the incredible world around us. In a time when children are too often coddled, 50 Dangerous Things (You Should Let Your Children Do) reminds readers that climbing trees is good for the soul, and that a pocket knife is not a weapon. Full of exciting...
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The Longest Date: Life as a Wife

Cindy Chupack · Viking Adult, 2014.
Pages: 212
Format: Print book

The bestselling author of The Between Boyfriends Book and an award-winning writer for Sex and the City and Modern Family takes a hilarious, heartbreaking look at marriageCindy Chupack has spent much of her adult life writing about dating and relationships for several hit TV series and as a sex columnist...
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The Available Parent: Expert Advice for Raising Successful, Resilient, and Connected Teens and Tweens

Dr. John Duffy · Viva Editions; Second Edition edition
Format: Paperback

We have a tendency today to over-parent, micro-manage, and under-appreciate our adolescents. Dr. John Duffy's The Available Parent is a revolutionary approach to taking care of teens and tweens. Teenagers are often left feeling unheard and misunderstood, and parents are left feeling...
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Getting Back Out There: Secrets to Successful Dating and Finding Real Love after the Big Breakup

Susan J. Elliott JD MEd · Da Capo Press, Incorporated
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

You're ready for a new romance, but how can you avoid repeating past mistakes? The author of Getting Past Your Breakup offers an essential guide to building a healthy relationship.Plenty of dating books offer advice on how to flirt or catch someone's eye, but they won't help...
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BabyCalm™: A Guide for Parents on Sleep Techniques, Feeding Schedules, and Bonding with Your New Baby

Sarah Ockwell-Smith · Skyhorse Publishing
Format: Print book

Congratulations! You are about to become, or recently became, a new mom. But now what? You may feel overwhelmed by all the advice given to you by friends, family members, online sites, and the slew of contradicting information about calming a crying baby, getting on a feeding schedule,...
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When Kids Call the Shots: How to Seize Control from Your Darling Bully -- and Enjoy Being a Parent Again

Sean Grover · AMACOM/American Management Association
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Rebellious, entitled, disrespectful, many kids pummel their parents with demands, and boss them around with impunity. Experts might label them "difficult" and advise how to "fix" them. But parenting struggles rarely originate from just one side. Instead, they erupt at the volatile...
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Have a Happy Family by Friday: How to Improve Communication, Respect & Teamwork in 5 Days

Dr. Kevin Leman · Revell
Format: Hardcover

Every member of a family plays a vital role in the health and happiness of the household. Everyone is important, deserves to be treated with love and respect, and needs to know that when they make mistakes they will still be loved unconditionally. And when every member of the family is pulling...
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Reversing Dyslexia: Your Guide to Helping Children Recover Self-Esteem, Retrain Their Brains & Reclaim Their Ability to Learn

Phyllis Books · Square One

Most people do not realize that dyslexia is more than just a reading problem. It is often accompanied by social, psychological, and even physical issues that can make many everyday tasks seem unmanageable. Whether you suffer from dyslexia yourself or are the parent of a dyslexic child,...
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Teenagers 101: What a Top Teacher Wishes You Knew About Helping Your Kid Succeed

Rebecca Deurlein Ed.D. · AMACOM
Pages: 245
Format: Print book

As a parent, you want to see your teen succeed in school and in life--and you do your best to help. But how do you know what will make a difference? Maybe it's time to listen to a teacher. Day in and day out, teachers watch kids interact with peers, make decisions, deal with difficulty,...
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How Not to Calm a Child on a Plane: And Other Lessons in Parenting from a Highly Questionable Source

Johanna Stein · Da Capo Lifelong Books
Format: Hardcover

Looking for the perfect book to help you survive childbirth and parenting with your sanity intact?Look elsewhere.For Johanna Stein (writer/comedian/forward/slash/abuser and occasionally neurotic/immature/way-too-candid mom), parenting is an extreme sport. Her stories from the trenches may not always...
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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...
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Manhood: How to Be a Better Man-or Just Live with One

Terry Crews · Zinc Ink
Format: Hardcover

From NFL player turned film and TV star Terry Crews comes a wise and warmhearted memoir chronicling his lifelong quest to become a good man, loving husband, and responsible father.   What does it mean to be a man? Terry Crews, TVs iconic Old Spice Guy and co-star of the hit Golden Globe...
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Autistic Logistics: A Parent's Guide to Tackling Bedtime, Toilet Training, Tantrums, Hitting, and Other Everyday Challenges

Kate Wilde · Jessica Kingsley Publishers Ltd
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Have you ever wished that your child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) came with a manual? This book provides just that, offering clear, precise, step-by-step advice on everything you want to know, including:- How to toilet train your child without pushing or pressuring- How to get your...
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How We Live Now: Redefining Home and Family in the 21st Century

Bella DePaulo Ph.D. · Atria Books/Beyond Words
Format: Hardcover

A close-up examination and exploration, How We Live Now challenges our old concepts of what it means to be a family and have a home, opening the door to the many diverse and thriving experiments of living in twenty-first century America.Across America and around the world, in cities and suburbs...
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Blended: Writers on the Stepfamily Experience

Samantha Waltz · Seal Press
Pages: 267
Format: Paperback

95 million adults have a step relationship, according to a 2011 report. That's 95 million unexpected experiences; 95 million unique perspectives; 95 million laughs, 95 million tears, and 95 million new families.Blended explores stepfamilies from the inside out through the perspectives of thirty...
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Wise Minded Parenting: 7 Essentials for Raising Successful Tweens + Teens

Laura S Kastner Ph.D. · Parent Map
Format: Print book

Raising a happy and successful teenager is a challenge for any parent, even the most patient and wisest among us. Parenting adolescents requires all sorts of skills that most of us don't naturally possess. In this down-to-earth, practical guide, you'll learn how to tap your "wise...
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The Prenatal Bombshell: Help and Hope When Continuing or Ending a Precious Pregnancy After an Abnormal Diagnosis

Stephanie Azri · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Hardcover

Finding out your unborn child has been diagnosed with a poor or fatal prenatal diagnosis is devastating news sure to reverberate through your family's life forever. The emotional aspects of such a pregnancy and the practical implications of an adverse diagnosis are difficult to navigate....
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The Whole Spectrum of Social, Motor and Sensory Games: Using Every Child's Natural Love of Play to Enhance Key Skills and Promote Inclusion

Barbara Sher · Jossey-Bass; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Fun easy games for parents and teachers to play with kids of all ages Play is increasingly recognized by neuroscientists and educators as a vital component in brain development, academic success and learning social skills. In this inspiring and useful resource, Barbara Sher provides step-by-step...
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The Conscious Parent's Guide to Autism: A Mindful Approach for Helping Your Child Focus and Succeed

Marci Lebowitz OT · Adams Media Corporation
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Help your child feel confident and capable!If your child has a diagnosis of "on the autism spectrum," you may be feeling overwhelmed and most likely intimated. Often the focus is on "disabilities" rather than "abilities," and you may be left wondering what...
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Mama Gone Geek: Calling On My Inner Science Nerd to Help Navigate the Ups and Downs of Parenthood

Lynn Brunelle · Roost Books
Format: Paperback

How do you connect the artsy, science-nerd mom to the art and science of parenting? Lynn Brunelle shares her field trip through pregnancy and parenting, sprinkled with a sparkle of science, in this hilarious and awe-inspiring memoir. With great enthusiasm, Lynn shows how she shares...
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Adopting Older Children: A Practical Guide to Adopting and Parenting Children Over Age Four

Stephanie Bosco-Ruggiero · New Horizon Press
Format: Book

Adopting Older Children addresses the most significant challenges surrounding older-child adoption (both domestically and internationally), including mental health, behavioral, and educational concerns. This thorough guide enumerates the issues an older adopted child faces and provides...
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Girls and Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape

Peggy Orenstein · Harper
Pages: 303
Format: Print book

The author of the New York Times bestseller Cinderella Ate My Daughter offers a groundbreaking picture of the new sexual landscape girls face in the post-princess stage high school through college and reveals how they are negotiating it. A generation gap has emerged between parents and their...
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Raising Our Children's Children: Room in the Heart

Deborah Doucette · Taylor Trade Publishing; Second Edition edition
Format: Paperback

Based on Deborah Doucette’s personal experience raising a grandchild, this book examines the myriad factors involved in kinship care, specifically when grandparents begin to raise their grandchildren. Filled with true stories from people who have raised their children’s children,...
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Living Together: A Legal Guide for Unmarried Couples

Ralph Warner · NOLO; Fifteenth Edition edition
Format: Book

Living together out of wedlock can mean anything, especially in court -- unlike married couples, most unmarried couples don't automatically inherit or receive protection under the law. Consequently, you must document everything from property ownership and children to wills and other...
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Why Do They Act That Way? - Revised and Updated: A Survival Guide to the Adolescent Brain for You and Your Teen

Dr. David Walsh Ph.D. · Atria Books; 2 Rev Upd edition
Format: Print book

The tenth anniversary edition of this national bestseller goes beyond raging hormones and peer pressure to explain why adolescents act the way they do and what parents and teachers can do about it—and its now thoroughly revised and updated to address the issues facing kids today social...
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The Foster Parenting Manual: A Practical Guide to Creating a Loving, Safe and Stable Home

John DeGarmo · Jessica Kingsley Pub; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

The Foster Parenting Manual is a comprehensive guide offering proven, friendly advice for novice and experienced parents alike. Distilling many years' experience into one book, John DeGarmo combines his own wisdom with that of fellow foster parents. He describes what to expect from...
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Daddy, Stop Talking!: And Other Things My Kids Want But Won't Be Getting

Adam Carolla · Dey Street Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The comedian, actor, television host, podcast king, and New York Times bestselling author of President Me, Not Taco Bell Material, and In Fifty Years We'll All Be Chicks now lays down the law on the plight of the modern parent.Parents, do you often think that if your kids had to grow...
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Dinner Solved!: 100 Ingenious Recipes That Make the Whole Family Happy, Including You!

Katie Workman · Workman Publishing
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

Katie Workman is a gifted cook, a best friend in the kitchen, and a brilliant problem solver. Her Mom 100 Cookbook was named one of the Five Best Weeknight Cookbooks of the past 25 years by Cooking Light and earned praise from chefs like Ina Garten ("I love the recipes!") and Bobby...
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Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain

Daniel J. Siegel MD · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 321
Format: Hardcover

In this New York Times-bestselling book, Dr. Daniel Siegel shows parents how to turn one of the most challenging developmental periods in their children's lives into one of the most rewarding.Between the ages of 12 and 24, the brain changes in important, and oftentimes maddening, ways....
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Stress-Free Discipline: Simple Strategies for Handling Common Behavior Problems

Sara Au · American Management Association,
Pages: 232
Format: Print book

All children test boundaries (and sometimes your patience) . It's a natural part of growing up. Your job as a parent is to let them know what's acceptable and what isn't, praise good behavior, and enforce limits. Easier said than done. Even the best-intentioned parents can find...
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Dinner Solved!: 100 Ingenious Recipes That Make the Whole Family Happy, Including You!

Katie Workman · Workman Publishing Company
Format: Hardcover

Katie Workman is a gifted cook, a best friend in the kitchen, and a brilliant problem solver. Her Mom 100 Cookbook was named one of the Five Best Weeknight Cookbooks of the past 25 years by Cooking Light and earned praise from chefs like Ina Garten ("I love the recipes!") and Bobby...
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iRules: What Every Tech-Healthy Family Needs to Know about Selfies, Sexting, Gaming, and Growing up

Janell Burley Hofmann · Rodale Books
Pages: 261
Format: Paperback

As Janell Burley Hofmann, mother of five, wrapped her 13-year-old's iPhone on Christmas Eve, she was overwhelmed by questions: "Will my children learn to sit and wonder without Googling? Should I know their passwords for online accounts? Will they experience the value of personal connection...
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1,2,3...The Toddler Years: A Practical Guide for Parents and Caregivers

Irene Van der Zande · Toddler Center Press
Pages: 198
Format: Paperback

1,2,3 ... The Toddler Years offers practical help in an entertaining fashion on the many issues parents and caregivers face as young children experience the toddler years. The true life examples, humorous approach and clear format make the book easy to read and use. These methods have...
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ASD to Z: Basic Information, Support, and Hope for People Living with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Laurel A Falvo · CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 4 edition
Format: Print book

All too often, news and information about autism spectrum disorders is negative and/or overwhelming. This valuable resource contains 26 points (one for each letter of the alphabet) of insights, practical strategies, and hope for people living with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), whether...
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The Kids Will Be Fine: Guilt-Free Motherhood for Thoroughly Modern Women

Daisy Waugh · Metropolitan Books
Format: Hardcover

A bracing, hilarious manifesto for motherhood as it ought to be: spontaneous, loving, and just a little bit selfishPre-chewing toddler food. Flash cards for two-year-olds. Endless hours of school gatherings to sit through in smiling silence. How did motherhood--which even under the best...
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The Test: Why Our Schools are Obsessed with Standardized Testing–But You Don’t Have to Be

Anya Kamenetz · PublicAffairs
Format: Hardcover

Standardized assessments test our children, our teachers, our schools - and increasingly, our patience.Your child is more than a score. But in the last twenty years, schools have dramatically increased standardized testing, sacrificing hours of classroom time. What is the cost to students,...
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