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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 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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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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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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Differently Wired: Raising an Exceptional Child in a Conventional World

DEBORAH REBER · Workman Publishing Company
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Today millions of kids are stuck in a world that doesn't respect, support, or embrace who they really are - these are what Deborah Reber is calling the "differently wired" kids, the one in five children with ADHD, dyslexia, Asperger's, giftedness, anxiety, sensory processing...
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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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Nolo's Essential Guide to Divorce

EMILY DOSKOW · NOLO
Pages: 528
Format: Paperback

Nolo's Essential Guide to Divorce provides clear answers that can help make divorce simpler and reduce its financial and emotional cost. Readers will even learn how to complete the divorce with minimal help from an attorney. With compassion and understanding, Nolo's Essential Guide to Divorce...
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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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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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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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Autism Adulthood: Strategies and Insights for a Fulfilling Life

Susan Senator · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 280
Format: Print book

One of the biggest fears of parents with children with autism is looming adulthood and all that it entails. In her new book Susan Senator takes the mystery out of adult life on the autism spectrum and conveys the positive message that even though autism adulthood is complicated and challenging,...
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Happiness Is a Choice You Make: Lessons from a Year Among the Oldest Old

John Leland · Sarah Crichton Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Based on the popular New York Times series, life-changing wisdom from an unexpected source: America's oldest oldIn 2015, the award-winning New York Times journalist John Leland set out to meet some of the city's oldest inhabitants for a series on America's fastest-growing age group: those...
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