Back Parenting & Families | April Newsletter

SelectReads News
Dearreader template
  Parenting & Families  
All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood
All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood

Jennifer Senior · HarperCollins Publishers
Pages: 308
Format: Hardcover

Thousands of books have examined the effects of parents on their children. In All Joy and No Fun, award-winning journalist Jennifer Senior now asks: what are the effects of children on their parents?In All Joy and No Fun, award-winning journalist Jennifer Senior tries to tackle this question,...
Read More check catalog
 
 
To the End of June: The Intimate Life of American Foster Care
To the End of June: The Intimate Life of American Foster Care

Cris Beam · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: Hardcover

A triumph of narrative reporting and storytelling. . . .  Beam gives foster children a much-needed voice and does what too many adults in the foster-care system cant, or wont She advocates for them. -- New York Times Book ReviewWho are the children of foster care? What, as a country,...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Girls and Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape
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...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Heading Home With Your Newborn: From Birth to Reality
Heading Home With Your Newborn: From Birth to Reality

Laura A. Jana · American Academy of Pediatrics; Third Edition edition
Format: Print book

The new edition of this bestselling guide to newborn care has been fully revised and updated. Written by two pediatricians and focusing on the first few months of an infant's life, Heading Home With Your Newborn, 3rd Edition, includes new information on breastfeeding and the involvement...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Encyclopedia of Domestic Violence and Abuse
Encyclopedia of Domestic Violence and Abuse

Laura L. Finley · ABC-CLIO
Format: Hardcover

An estimated 1,300 to 1,800 Americans are murdered by intimate partners each year. Far from being a problem that only impacts women, domestic violence hurts society as a whole both socially as well as financially, with an estimated direct and indirect cost of nearly 6 billion annually in the United...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Raising Girls: How to Help Your Daughter Grow Up Happy, Healthy, and Strong
Raising Girls: How to Help Your Daughter Grow Up Happy, Healthy, and Strong

Steve Biddulph · Random House Inc
Pages: 216
Format: Paperback

A practical guidebook and passionate call-to-arms for parents of girls that empowers them to raise confident, well-rounded daughters in an exploitative world, from the author of the international bestseller Raising Boys.Raising a happy, healthy, well-adjusted daughter from babyhood to womanhood...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Listen to Your Mother: What She Said Then, What We're Saying Now
Listen to Your Mother: What She Said Then, What We're Saying Now

Ann Imig · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Format: Hardcover

Irreverent, thought-provoking, hilarious, and edgy: a collection of personal stories celebrating motherhood, featuring #1 New York Times bestselling authors Jenny Lawson and Jennifer Weiner, and many other notable writers.Listen to Your Mother is a fantastic awakening of why our mothers...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Daddy, Stop Talking!: And Other Things My Kids Want But Won't Be Getting
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...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Positive Parenting: An Essential Guide
Positive Parenting: An Essential Guide

Rebecca Eanes · A TarcherPerigee Book
Pages: 183
Format: Print book

"This is a must-read for every family that yearns to create peace and harmony."--Dr. Shefali Tsabary, bestselling author of The Awakened Family and The Conscious ParentTired of yelling and nagging? True family connection is possible--and this essential guide shows us how.Popular...
Read More check catalog
 
 
What the Fun?!: 427 Simple Ways to Have Fantastic Family Fun
What the Fun?!: 427 Simple Ways to Have Fantastic Family Fun

Donna Bozzo · Plume
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Where is the fun in your family's life? Have you sunk so deep in the day-to-day crunch of life, you've forgotten how to make things fun? What The Fun?! answers every parent's question, What can I do to make my family happy? Creating more fun in your days will make you a joy to be around...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Two Homes, One Childhood : A Parenting Plan to Last a Lifetime.
Two Homes, One Childhood : A Parenting Plan to Last a Lifetime.

Robert E Emery · Avery
Pages: 325
Format: Print book

A paradigm-shifting model of parenting children in two homes from an internationally recognized expert. A researcher, therapist, and mediator, Robert Emery, Ph.D., details a new approach to sharing custody with children in two homes. Huge numbers of children are affected by separation,...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Starting Sensory Integration Therapy: Fun Activities That Won't Destroy Your Home or Classroom
Starting Sensory Integration Therapy: Fun Activities That Won't Destroy Your Home or Classroom

Bonnie Arnwine · Future Horizons
Pages: 115
Format: Print book

Winner of a 2006 iParenting Media Award! This book is a great resource for busy parents whose children are starting therapy. Bonnie Arnwine, the parent of a child with sensory processing disorder (also called dysfunction in sensory integration) has packed this book with fun activities,...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Raising Children in a Digital Age: Preparing Your Children for the Digital Jungle
Raising Children in a Digital Age: Preparing Your Children for the Digital Jungle

Bex Lewis · Lion
Pages: 252
Format: Print book

Written for anyone who wants to stay one step ahead of their children is this accessible and user-friendly book on how to use, understand, and protect oneself in the digital world In this vital and timely book, Dr. Bex Lewis shows readers how to empower young people to get the best out of new technology...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Pathways to Positive Parenting
Pathways to Positive Parenting

Jolene Pearson · Zero To Three
Format: Paperback

An essential resource for all professionals who work with families of infants, this valuable handbook serves as a parent educator's guide to coaching and supporting new parents. Describes innovative teaching techniques, along with practical and effective strategies that are field-tested,...
Read More check catalog