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The Confident Parent: A Pediatrician's Guide to Caring for Your Little One--Without Losing Your Joy, Your Mind, or Yourself

Jane Scott · A TarcherPerigee Books
Pages: 265
Format: Print book

We've all heard the complaint from parents: They're more overwhelmed than ever before -- juggling demands on their time as well as conflicting advice from family, friends, frenemies and "experts" on how to achieve parental perfection--or risk jeopardizing their little one's future...
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Natural Causes: An Epidemic of Wellness, the Certainty of Dying, and Killing Ourselves to Live Longer

Barbara Ehrenreich · Twelve
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Bestselling author of Nickel and Dimed, Barbara Ehrenreich explores how we are killing ourselves to live longer, not better.A razor-sharp polemic which offers an entirely new understanding of our bodies, ourselves, and our place in the universe, NATURAL CAUSES describes how we over-prepare...
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Do Fathers Matter?: What Science Is Telling Us About the Parent We've Overlooked

Paul Raeburn · Scientific Amer Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A 2015 National Parenting Publications Awards Gold WinnerA Mom's Choice Awards Gold Medal WinnerFor too long, we've thought of fathers as little more than sources of authority and economic stability in the lives of their children. Yet cutting-edge studies drawing unexpected links...
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The Expectant Father: The Ultimate Guide for Dads-to-Be

Armin A. Brott · Abbeville Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The fourth edition of this best-selling, ground-breaking, information-packed guide for dads-to-be is now significantly, updated, revised, and expanded.We are expecting! The twentieth-anniversary edition of this thoroughly updated and revised parenting classic remains the most informative...
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Free-Range Kids, How to Raise Safe, Self-Reliant Children

Lenore Skenazy · Jossey-Bass; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

FREE RANGE KIDS has become a national movement, sparked by the incredible response to Lenore Skenazy?s piece about allowing her 9-year-old ride the subway alone in NYC. Parent groups argued about it, bloggers, blogged, spouses became uncivil with each other, and the media jumped all over...
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How to Retire Happy, Fourth Edition: The 12 Most Important Decisions You Must Make Before You Retire

Stan Hinden · McGraw-Hill; 4 edition
Format: Paperback

The Washington Post and New York Times Business Bestseller “Everyone in the workforce today should read this book!”―HORACE B. DEETS, FORMER EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, AARP “Want excellent insights on retirement planning from a professional who’s actually experienced...
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Down Syndrome Parenting 101: Must-Have Advice for Making Your Life Easier

Natalie Hale · Woodbine House
Format: Book

About.com 2012 Readers' Choice Award Winner, Favorite New Special-Needs Parenting Book! Down Syndrome Parenting 101 is a savvy book for parents, grandparents, teachers, and anyone who shares life with a person with Down syndrome! It's full of uplifting advice and best practices...
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The Silent Witness

Casey Watson · Harper Element
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

'I'm so sorry, Casey,' my link worker John said, sounding weary. 'I know this is probably the worst time I could ring you, but we desperately need someone to take a child tonight.'It's the night before Christmas when Casey and Mike get the call. A twelve year old girl,...
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The Pregnancy Bible: Your Complete Guide to Pregnancy and Early Parenthood

Keith Eddleman MD · Firefly Books; 2nd edition
Pages: 392
Format: Paperback

The Pregnancy Bible, with 300,000 copies sold, is the most attractive and complete guide to this important event in parents' lives. This updated edition includes authoritative information about the latest developments on a number of significant issues affecting the well-being of an expectant...
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Beyond Consequences, Logic, and Control: A Love-Based Approach to Helping Attachment-Challenged Children With Severe Behaviors

Heather T. Forbes · Beyond Consequences Institute, LLC; 1st edition
Pages: 152
Format: Paperback

Beyond Consequences, Logic, and Control covers in detail the effects of trauma on the body-mind and how trauma alters children's behavioral responses. The first four chapters help parents and professionals clearly understand the neurological research behind the basic model given in this...
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Duct Tape Parenting: A Less Is More Approach to Raising Respectful, Responsible, and Resilient Kids

Vicki Hoefle · Bibliomotion; 1st edition
Format: Paperback

There's a new set of 3Rs for our kids - respect, responsibility, and resilience - to better prepare them for life in the real world. Once developed, these skills let kids take charge, and let parents step back, to the benefit of all. Casting hover mothers and helicopter parents aside,...
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