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Why Don't Children Sit Still?: A Parent's Guide to Healthy Movement and Play in Child Development

Evelien van Dort - Floris Books
Format: Paperback

Why is my son so clumsy? Why is my daughter's handwriting so messy? My children only want to play video games: will lack of movement really hurt them? Movement is essential in helping children develop not only motor skills but also intellectual, emotional and social skills. Children learn...
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The Last Ocean: A Journey Through Memory and Forgetting

Nicci Gerrard - Penguin Press
Format: Hardcover

From the award-winning journalist and author, a lyrical, raw and humane investigation of dementia that explores both the journeys of the people who live with the condition and those of their loved onesAfter a diagnosis of dementia, Nicci Gerrard's father, John, continued to live life on his own terms,...
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Winter Cottage

Mary Ellen Taylor
Format: Large Print


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Whoa, baby! what just happened? : what nobody tells you about the postpartum year

Kelly Rowland - Da Capo Lifelong Books
Format: Hardcover

When vocalist and actress Kelly Rowland, whose albums have sold millions of copies worldwide, gave birth to her son, it was love at first sight. But she was also a little freaked out about what had happened to her body and the overwhelming new thoughts and emotions. In Whoa Baby!,...
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The Happy Stepcouple: How Couples with Stepchildren Can Strengthen Their Relationships

Katz, Rachelle - ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD

The Happy Stepcouple is a comprehensive and practical self-help book designed to help couples with children from prior relationships thrive despite the complexity of stepfamily life. The number of issues stepfamilies juggle, from supporting multiple households to establishing healthy boundaries...
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Nurture: A Modern Guide to Pregnancy, Birth, Early Motherhood?and Trusting Yourself and Your Body

Erica Chidi Cohen - Chronicle Books
Format: Paperback

Nurture is the only all-in-one pregnancy and birthing book for modern mothers-to-be and their partners who want a more integrative approach. Author Erica Chidi Cohen has assisted countless births and helped hundreds of families ease into their new roles through her work as a doula. This...
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If I Get Lost: Stay Put, Remain Calm, and Ask for Help

Dagmar Geisler - Sky Pony
Format: Hardcover

A thoughtful book that explains to children what to do if they are ever separated from their parents in public. Lu is excited to go to the marketplace with Mama today. It's crowded, and she clings to Mama's red coat, but when she stoops for a second to pet the cutest little puppy,...
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Let It Go: Downsizing Your Way to a Richer, Happier Life

Peter Walsh - Rodale Books
Format: Hardcover

Say goodbye to clutter, reduce stress, and live simply with this easy-to-use guide to downsizing!Whether you are selling your family home, blending households into a new home, or cleaning out your aging parents' home, sorting through a lifetime's worth of accumulated possessions can be a daunting...
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Asperger Syndrome: The OASIS Guide, Revised Third Edition: Advice, Inspiration, Insight, and Hope, from Early Intervention to Adulthood

Patricia Romanowski Bashe - Harmony; 3 Rev Upd edition
Format: Book

Since 2001, The OASIS Guide has been the reliable, comprehensive, authoritative guide to Asperger syndrome. This fully revised, updated, and expanded edition captures the latest in research, strategies, and parenting wisdom, and delivers it all in the empathetic, practical, and hope-filled...
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Screen Schooled: Two Veteran Teachers Expose How Technology Overuse Is Making Our Kids Dumber

JOE CLEMENT - Chicago Review Press
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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