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The Learning Habit: A Groundbreaking Approach to Homework and Parenting that Helps Our Children Succeed in School and Life

Stephanie Donaldson-Pressman · A Perigee Book
Pages: 206
Format: Print book

A groundbreaking approach to building learning habits for life, based on a major new study revealing what works - and what doesn't Life is different for kids today. Between standardized testing, the Common Core Curriculum, copious homework assignments, and seemingly endless amounts of "screen...
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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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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,...
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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 & Company
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

"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 Children Well"For parents...
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Minimalist Parenting: Enjoy Modern Family Life More by Doing Less

Christine Koh · Bibliomotion; First edition

Were in the midst of a parenting climate that feeds on more more expert advice, more gear, more fear about competition and safety, and more choices to make about education, nutrition, even entertainment. The result? Overwhelmed, confused parents and overscheduled, over-parented kids. In Minimalist...
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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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Baby Poop: What Your Pediatrician May Not Tell You ... about Colic, Reflux, Constipation, Green Stools, Food Allergies, and Your Child's Immune Health

Linda F. Palmer DC · Baby Reference; 1 edition
Format: Print book

Eat, sleep, and poop. That's what babies do. Every parent has challenges and questions about these activities and there is an abundance of information on eating and sleeping, but poop? The appearance and behavior of a child's stools can give more information about the child's...
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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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The Impulsive, Disorganized Child: Solutions for Parenting Kids with Executive Functioning Difficulties

Mary Anne Richey · Prufrock Press
Format: Print book

Impulsive, scattered, lost, unfocused, unprepared, disorganized: These are just a few of the words used to describe kids with executive functioning deficits, which commonly affect many children already diagnosed with ADHD, learning disabilities, and autism. The Impulsive, Disorganized Child:...
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One and Only: The Freedom of Having an Only Child, and the Joy of Being One

Lauren Sandler · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

A humorous, tough-minded, and honest case for being and having an only child . Journalist Lauren Sandler is an only child and the mother of one. After investigating what only children are really like and whether stopping at one child is an answer to reconciling motherhood and modernity,...
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The Sandwich Generation's Guide to Eldercare

Kimberly Wickert MRC CRC · Demos Health; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Gold Winner, 2013 Foreword Reviews IndieFab Book of the Year Awards, Family Relationships Category A practical, accessible, and comprehensive guide to the legal, financial, emotional and daily living challenges of caring for aging parents while raising your own family. If you are caring...
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The Biting Solution: The Expert's No-Biting Guide for Parents, Caregivers, and Early Childhood Educators

Lisa Poelle MA · Parenting Press
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

For early childhood educators, caregivers, nannies, and parents dealing with a child who bites other children and/or adults, this practical guide provides proven and realistic advice, including:* how to intervene immediately after a child bites* seven key questions to help you assess exactly...
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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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Just Ordinary Moms: True Stories by Moms For Moms

Robin Courmoyer · Ingram Publishing Services, Inc, 2013. ©2013
Pages: 236
Format: Paperback

These true stories of motherhood are addicting - you can't read just one! "Real, raw, poignant, heartfelt and timeless - a must read for every mom!" say readers groups nationwide. Motherhood is wonderful, most of the time ~ except when when your teenage boy doesn't come home,...
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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,...
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