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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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Growing Up Mindful: Essential Practices to Help Children, Teens, and Families Find Balance, Calm, and Resilience

Christopher Willard · Sounds True
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Introducing mindfulness into the lives of our children and teenagers is perhaps the greatest gift we can offer. Mindfulness builds emotional intelligence, boosts happiness, increases curiosity and engagement, reduces anxiety and depression, soothes the pain of trauma, and helps kids (and...
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Talking Baby: Helping Your Child Discover Language

Margaret Maclagen · Finch Publishing
Pages: 183
Format: Paperback

This book starts by describing a baby's language development alongside their physical development in the first 18 months. It then discusses play - the way young children learn. It also explores childrens' very early acquisition of words, and how they use them, and it covers the exciting...
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Lost Girls: An Unsolved American Mystery

Robert Kolker · Harper
Format: Hardcover

"Award-winning investigative reporter Robert Kolker delivers a haunting and humanizing account of the true-life search for a serial killer still at large on Long Island, in a compelling tale of unsolved murder and Internet prostitution.One late spring evening in 2010, Shannan Gilbert,...
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The Baby Book: Pregnancy, birth, baby & childcare from 0 to 3

Dorling Kindersley Inc. · DK Publishing
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Now available in paperback, The Baby Book is a guide to caring for your child - from pregnancy through age three - that celebrates the joy of being pregnant and of being a parent.Affirmative, encouraging, and practical, The Baby Book provides everything you need to know as a parent...
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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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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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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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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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The Grandparent Guide : The Definitive Guide to Coping with the Challenges of Modern Grandparenting

Arthur Kornhaber · McGraw-Hill
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback

From interracial families to adopted children, same-sex parents to surrogacy, this comprehensive title covers the new challenges and new joys of being a grandparent today "Dr. Kornhaber has done it again. He draws upon years of experience to produce a comprehensive overview of grandparenting....
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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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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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