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Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do

Jennifer L. Eberhardt PhD - Viking
Format: Hardcover

"A fascinating new book... [Dr. Jennifer Eberhardt is] a genius."--Trevor Noah, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah"This book should be required reading for everyone."--Robin DiAngelo, author of White FragilityAs featured on CBS This Morning, NPR's All Things Considered,...
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The Awakened Family: A Revolution in Parenting

Shefali Tsabary - Viking
Format: Hardcover

FINALIST FOR THE BOOKS FOR A BETTER LIFE AWARD * NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"Parents . . . you will be wowed and awed by [Dr. Shefali]." - Oprah WinfreyAs seen on Oprah's SuperSoul Sunday, a radically transformative plan that shows parents how to raise children to be their...
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Ready, Set, Go!: A Gentle Parenting Guide to Calmer, Quicker Potty Training

SARAH OCKWELL-SMITH - TarcherPerigee
Format: Paperback

A calmer, simpler approach to potty training If you're like most parents, you're as nervous about potty training as your little one is. But help is on the way. This supportive guide provides step-by-step advice for a compassionate and emotionally aware process - one that focuses on positive...
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Divorce After 50: Your Guide to the Unique Legal and Financial Challenges

Janice Green Attorney - Nolo, 2016.
Format: Print book

Divorce rates are soaring among seniors, but the legal and emotional challenges you face as an older adult are different from those that apply to younger divorcees. That's why you need Divorce After 50, the only guide around that addresses the challenges unique to your age group....
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I See Life Through Ros-Colored Glasses

LISA SCOTTOLINE - St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

In I See Life Through Ros Colored-Glasses, the bestselling mother/daughter pair is back with another hilarious and heartfelt collection of essays about the possibilities and pitfalls of everyday life. Lisa Scottoline and Francesca Serritella's delightful essays are sure to strike...
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Your Dad Stole My Rake: And Other Family Dilemmas

TOM PAPA - St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

"I have been a close friend of Tom Papa for 17 years. His lack of ability to perceive even the most basic principles of human functioning have made him an invaluable asset to me as a friend and colleague. Because he sees nothing, knows nothing and understands nothing, I always seek...
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Enlightened Aging: Building Resilience for a Long, Active Life

Eric B Larson - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Hardcover

A leading expert in the science of healthy aging, Dr. Eric B. Larson offers practical advice for growing old with resilience and foresight. More than just canned advice, Enlightened Aging proposes a path to resilience - one that's proven to help many stave off disability until very...
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Hangry: 5 Simple Steps to Balance Your Hormones and Restore Your Joy (Including a Customizable Paleo/Mediterranean Plan!)

Sarah Fragoso - St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

HANGRY IS THE COMPREHENSIVE HORMONE BOOK WE'VE BEEN WAITING FOR. Get ready to restore your joy, heal your hormones, and reset your metabolism in just four weeks.Sarah Fragoso, the bestselling author and creator of Everyday Paleo, and Dr. Brooke Kalanick, a leading expert in functional...
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Midnight Promises

Sherryl Woods - MIRA
Format: Paperback

Midnight Promises by Sherryl Woods will be available May 29, 2018. Preorder your copy today!
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Poems of Love and Friendship

Arcturus Publishing - Sirius
Format: Paperback

A collection of poems about love and relationships in their many and varied forms. From romantic words on love and longing, poems on home and family right through to light-hearted verses on humor and nonsense, the writings of these famous and best-loved poets are sure to inspire and warm...
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Your Birth Plan: A Guide to Navigating All of Your Choices in Childbirth

Megan Davidson - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Paperback

There is no right way or best way to give birth, but if you're pregnant, you're likely already hearing advice and stories about what you should do, how you should feel, and what you should want from your birth experience. Your Birth Plan is an intervention: it's a birth book that equally...
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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...
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Differently Wired: Raising an Exceptional Child in a Conventional World

DEBORAH REBER - Workman Publishing Company
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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The Fireside Grown-Up Guide to the Mom

Jason Hazeley - Simon & Schuster
Format: Print book

The international publishing phenomenon and ridiculously funny new parody series that helps grown-ups learn about the world around them using large clear type, simple and easy-to-grasp words, frequent repetition, and thoughtful matching of text with pictures.Have you been having trouble...
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Childfree by Choice: The Movement Redefining Family and Creating a New Age of Independence

Amy Blackstone - Dutton
Format: Hardcover

From Dr. Amy Blackstone, childfree woman, co-creator of the blog we're {not} having a baby, and nationally recognized expert on the childfree choice, comes a definitive investigation into the history and current growing movement of adults choosing to forgo parenthood: what it means...
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Gender Roles in American Life

Constance L. Shehan - ABC-CLIO
Format: Hardcover

This two-volume set examines how the evolution of gender roles in the United States has changed family dynamics, business practices, and our concepts of womanhood and manhood as well as affected debates about equality, political and military service, and childrearing roles and practices.*...
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Count Girls In: Empowering Girls to Combine Any Interests with STEM to Open Up a World of Opportunity

Karen Panetta - Dreamscape Media, LLC
Format: Audiobook

To succeed in science and tech fields today, girls dont have to change who they are. A girl who combines her natural talents, interests, and dreams with STEM skills has a greater shot at a career she loves and a salary she deserves.The authors present compelling research in a conversational,...
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Fleishman Is in Trouble: A Novel

Taffy Brodesser-Akner - Random House
Format: Hardcover

"Just the sort of thing that Philip Roth or John Updike might have produced in their prime (except, of course, that the author understands women) ." - Elizabeth Gilbert "This is a remarkable...
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I Need a Lifeguard Everywhere but the Pool

LISA SCOTTOLINE - St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

"Lisa and Francesca, mother and daughter, bring you the laughter of their lives." -- Delia Ephron, bestselling author The bestselling and "perennially hilarious" mother-daughter team is back with a new collection of stories from their real lives, guaranteed to make...
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Weird Parenting Wins: Bathtub Dining, Family Screams, and Other Hacks from the Parenting Trenches

Hillary Frank - TarcherPerigee
Format: Paperback

Unconventional--yet effective--parenting strategies, carefully curated by the creator of the popular podcast The Longest Shortest TimeSome of the best parenting advice that Hillary Frank ever received did not come from parenting experts, but from friends and podcast listeners who acted...
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The Boys in the Bunkhouse: Servitude and Salvation in the Heartland

Dan Barry - Harper
Format: Print book

With this Dickensian tale from America's heartland, New York Times writer and columnist Dan Barry tells the harrowing yet uplifting story of the exploitation and abuse of a resilient group of men with intellectual disability, and the heroic efforts of those who helped them to find justice...
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Raising an Organized Child: 5 Steps to Boost Independence, Ease Frustration, and Promote Confidence

Damon Korb
Format: Book

Guidance that can boost your child's organization and lower your frustration. It includes specific activities for your child's age and developmental level to improve executive function.

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Nolo's Essential Guide to Divorce

EMILY DOSKOW - NOLO
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...
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Nurture: A Modern Guide to Pregnancy, Birth, Early Motherhood?and Trusting Yourself and Your Body

Erica Chidi Cohen - Chronicle Books
Format: Paperback

Nurture is the only all-in-one pregnancy and birthing book for modern mothers-to-be and their partners who want a more integrative approach. Author Erica Chidi Cohen has assisted countless births and helped hundreds of families ease into their new roles through her work as a doula. This...
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Hopeless to Hopeful: A Mom's Guide to Raising Children with Special Needs and Staying Inspired

CATHERINE TODD - Lifestyle Entrepreneurs Press
Format: Paperback

Hopeless to Hopeful: A Mom's Guide to Raising Children with Special Needs and Staying Inspired is a blueprint for any mom raising a special needs child looking to live a balanced life. Cathrine Todd shares the story of two of her children who struggle with autism, ADHD, and anxiety...
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Labor of Love: The Invention of Dating

Moira Weigel - Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Format: Print book

Does anyone date anymore? Today, the authorities tell us that courtship is in crisis. But when Moira Weigel dives into the history of sex and romance in modern America, she discovers that authorities have always said this. Ever since young men and women started to go out together, older...
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Being There: Why Prioritizing Motherhood in the First Three Years Matters

Erica Komisar - Penguin Books
Format: Print book

In this important and conversation-starting book, veteran psychoanalyst Erica Komisar offers a provocative and compelling premise: a mother's emotional and physical presence in her child's life--especially during the first three years--means that her child has a greater chance of growing...
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Loving Bravely: Twenty Lessons of Self-Discovery to Help You Get the Love You Want

Alexandra H. Solomon PhD - New Harbinger Publications
Format: Print book

"A godsend to anyone searching for, but struggling to find, true love in their lives." - Kristin Neff, PhD, author of Self-Compassion Real love starts with you. In order to attract a life partner and build a healthy intimate relationship, you must first become a good partner...
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Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets & Advice for Living Your Best Life

Ali Wong - Random House
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * Ali Wong's heartfelt and hilarious letters to her daughters (the two she put to work while they were still in utero) cover everything they need to know in life, like the unpleasant details of dating, how to be a working mom in a male-dominated profession,...
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Beyond the Tiger Mom: East-West Parenting for the Global Age

Maya Thiagarajan - Tuttle Publishing
Format: Print book

"Beyond the Tiger Mom is a brilliant book - hard-hitting and brutally honest but also balanced, insightful, and funny." - Amy Chua, author of Battle Hymn of the Tiger MomDispel the hype and myths about Asian parenting and uncover the practical with this effective parenting guide.How...
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How to Raise Kind Kids: And Get Respect, Gratitude, and a Happier Family in the Bargain

Thomas Lickona - Penguin Books
Format: Paperback

Can you teach your child to be kind? This vital question is taking on a new urgency as our culture grows ever more abrasive and divided.We all want our kids to be kind. But recognizing that abstractly is not the same as knowing what to do when your son tunes you out or you catch your daughter...
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Brown White Black: An American Family at the Intersection of Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Religion

Nishta J. Mehra - Picador
Format: Hardcover

Intimate and honest essays on motherhood, marriage, love, and acceptanceBrown, White, Black is a portrait of Nishta J. Mehra's family: her wife, who is white; her adopted son, who is black; and their experiences dealing with America's rigid ideas of race, gender, and sexuality. Her clear-eyed...
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Beyond Bullying: Breaking the Cycle of Shame, Bullying, and Violence

Jonathan Fast - ‎Oxford University Press; 1st edition
Format: 1st Edition

The first book to integrate shame research into a single overarching theory· Why are some kids magnets for bullying?· Why do gay teens commit suicide four times as frequently as "straight" teens? · Why do we have more men and women in prison than any other country in the world?·...
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Wits Guts Grit: All-Natural Biohacks for Raising Smart, Resilient Kids

J Pincott - Chicago Review Press
Format: Paperback

Inspired by research on how natural, invisible forces shape our kids' health and minds What if memory and learning could improve after eating certain foods - such as blueberries - high in plant chemicals called flavonols? What if primal ways of moving the body strengthen kids'...
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Dragonfly: A Daughter's Emergence from Autism: A Practical Guide for Parents

Lori Ashley Taylor - Skyhorse Publishing
Format: Hardcover

A parent's guide to helping children with autism maximize their potential. Over a decade ago, an autism diagnosis had confined Lori Ashley Taylor's daughter Hannah to an inaccessible world. Lori became a tireless researcher, worker, and advocate, and her dedication showed results....
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How to Be a Person in the World: Ask Polly's Guide Through the Paradoxes of Modern Life

Heather Havrilesky - Doubleday
Format: Print book

A collection of original, impassioned, and inspiring letters by the author of the popular advice column Ask PollyShould you quit your day job to follow your dreams? How do you rein in an overbearing mother? Will you ever stop dating wishy-washy, noncommittal guys? Should you put off having...
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Ungovernable: The Victorian Parent's Guide to Raising Flawless Children

Therese Oneill - Hachette B and Blackstone Audio
Format: Audiobook

From the author of the ""hysterically funny and unsettlingly fascinating""* New York Times bestseller Unmentionable, a hilarious illustrated guide to the secrets of Victorian child-rearing [*Jenny Lawson] Feminist historian Therese Oneill is back, to educate...
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Fine Motor Skills for Children with Down Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals

Maryanne Bruni - Woodbine House
Format: Print book

The popular book, Fine Motor Skills for Children with Down Syndrome is now available in a completely revised third edition. The author, an occupational therapist and parent of an adult with Down syndrome, describes how the characteristics of Down syndrome can impact the acquisition and progression...
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Natural Causes: An Epidemic of Wellness, the Certainty of Dying, and Killing Ourselves to Live Longer

Barbara Ehrenreich - Twelve
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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The Parent’s Autism Sourcebook: A Comprehensive Guide to Screenings, Treatments, Services, and Organizations

Kim Mack Rosenberg - Skyhorse Publishing; 1 edition
Format: Print book

A one-stop compendium for parents of children with autism.The most recent studies estimate that 1 in 68 children in America are on the autism spectrum. For the parents and families of these children, having support is vital. But the search for the right information can be difficult, and it may be even...
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The World Is Our Classroom: How One Family Used Nature and Travel to Shape an Extraordinary Education

CINDY ROSS - Skyhorse Publishing
Format: Hardcover

Cindy's story begins in the Rocky Mountain wilderness on a unique and extraordinary journey: two parents leading their young children 3,100 miles on the backs of llamas. This Canada-Mexico trek illustrated to Cindy and her husband what experiential education can do. Inspired by the experience,...
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The Un-Prescription for Autism: A Natural Approach for a Calmer, Happier, and More Focused Child

Janet Lintala - AMACOM
Format: Print book

Each year, more than 50,000 U.S. families receive an autism diagnosis. On top of turmoil and worry, they share the same urgent question: What can we do to help our child? The answers parents find can be contradictory...even dangerous. The conventional approach (employed by too many pediatricians)...
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No Visible Bruises: What We Don't Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us

Rachel Louise Snyder - Bloomsbury Publishing
Format: Hardcover

"Gut-wrenching, required reading."-Esquire, "Most Anticipated Books of 2019"An award-winning journalist's intimate investigation of the true scope of domestic violence, revealing how the roots of America's most pressing social crises are buried in abuse that happens...
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The Many Faces of Home Birth: 25 Honest, Firsthand Accounts from Parents around the World

Shantel Silbernagel - Skyhorse
Format: Paperback

With limited resources for hopeful home birth parents, the unknowns can feel overwhelming. The Many Faces of Home Birth fills that void for knowledge by providing a rare glimpse into the private moments of twenty-five unique and modern home births from around the world. With honesty, humor,...
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Twinsight: How to Raise Confident, Emotionally Healthy Twins

Dara Lovitz - Familius
Format: Paperback

It s a fact: twins experience life differently than singleton children. They re compared to each other in everything from athletics to academics. They encounter unique social issues (what happens when one child is invited to a social outing while her twin is not?) . They can even have...
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Caring for Young Children with Special Needs

Cindy Croft - Redleaf Press
Format: Paperback

This easy-to-use guide gives you a quick overview on many topics related to working with young children with special needs. Learn about inclusion in early childhood programs and disability law, as well as typical vs. atypical development. The quick guide also covers several specific disabilities/special...
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What to Feed Your Baby: A Pediatrician's Guide to the Eleven Essential Foods to Guarantee Veggie-Loving, No-Fuss, Healthy-Eating Kids

Tanya Remer Altmann - HarperOne
Format: Print book

Dr. Tanya Altmann is an experienced pediatrician and knows exactly how to get your baby to eat well and happily. What to Feed Your Baby provides easy, fun, and tasty advice (Harvey Karp, MD, FAAP, author of The Happiest Toddler on the Block and The Happiest Baby on the BlockAs a pediatrician,...
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World Class: One Mothers Journey Halfway Around the Globe in Search of the Best Education for Her Children

Teru Clavel - Atria Books
Format: Hardcover

"An upbeat chronicle of [Clavels] childrens school experiences in Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Tokyo ... [offering] advice about vetting schools and enriching childrens education." - Kirkus Reviews "An intriguing volume on the differences in global education." - Library...
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What to Expect When You're Expecting

Heidi Murkoff - Workman Publishing Company
Format: Print book

Announcing a brand new, cover-to-cover revision of America's pregnancy bible. What to Expect When You're Expecting is a perennial New York Times bestseller and one of USA Today's 25 most influential books of the past 25 years. It's read by more than 90% of pregnant women who read...
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Nolo's Essential Guide to Child Custody and Support

Emily Doskow - NOLO
Format: Paperback

Custody and Support: Get the Answers You Need When you're getting divorced, you can make a tough time easier for your children (and yourself) if you work with the other parent to agree on a custody plan and child support. If you can't resolve these issues, you'll have to head to court,...
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Father Lincoln: The Untold Story of Abraham Lincoln and His Boys--Robert, Eddy, Willie, and Tad

Alan Manning - Lyons Press
Format: Print book

President Abraham Lincoln is known as the Great Emancipator, the Savior of the Union, and as an American martyr to the people who read about him. But that was not how his sons knew him. Presidential historian and lawyer Alan Manning invites readers to see not the thoughtful, burdened president...
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The Montessori Toddler: A Parent's Guide to Raising a Curious and Responsible Human Being

Simone Davies - Workman Publishing Company
Format: Paperback

Turn your home into a Montessori home - and become a more mindful, attentive, and easygoing parent. It's time to change the way we see toddlers. Using the principles developed by the educator Dr. Maria Montessori, Simone Davies shows how to turn life with a "terrible two" into...
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Baby and Toddler Basics: Expert Answers to Parents' Top 150 Questions

TANYA ALTMANN - American Academy of Pediatrics
Format: Paperback

Parents of children from birth to age three will find answers to their most-frequently asked questions about child health and wellness in this easy-to-understand volume. Tanya Altmann, MD, FAAP, practicing pediatrician and frequent contributor to NBC's "Today" show, helps parents...
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Living Together: A Legal Guide for Unmarried Couples

Frederick Hertz Attorney - NOLO
Format: Paperback

Find answers you need br> Living together out of wedlock can mean anything, especially in court -- unlike married couples, Unmarried couples living together should take certain precautions, whether you've lived together for years on end, or are simply considering the idea. For over...
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Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood

Lisa Damour - Ballantine Books
Format: Book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * Lisa Damour, Ph.D., director of the internationally renowned Laurel School's Center for Research on Girls, pulls back the curtain on the teenage years and shows why your daughter's erratic and confusing behavior is actually healthy, necessary,...

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Going Solo While Raising Children with Disabilities

Laura E. Marshak - Woodbine House Inc.,U.S.
Format: Print book

It's a fact that children with disabilities are more likely than other children to be living in single-parent homes. If you're raising a child with disabilities on your own--solo parenting--whether by choice or circumstance, you'll find a wealth of support, affirmation, and practical...
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Dead People Suck: A Guide for Survivors of the Newly Departed

LAURIE KILMARTIN - Rodale Books
Format: Hardcover

An honest, irreverent, laugh-out-loud guide to coping with death and dying from Emmy-nominated writer and New York Times bestselling co-author of Sh*tty Mom Laurie Kilmartin.Death is not for the faint of heart, and sometimes the best way to cope is through humor. No one knows...
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Ready, Set . . . Baby!

Elizabeth Rusch - Clarion Books
Format: Hardcover

Big kids Anna and Oliver give young readers the inside scoop on what to expect when a new baby is expected. In a fresh picture book/comic style, Ready, Set . . . Baby offers up a funny, loving, reassuring peek into life as a big brother or sister - with solid information, kid-friendly humor,...
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Does This Beach Make Me Look Fat?: True Stories and Confessions

Lisa Scottoline - St. Martin's Press, 2015.
Format: Print book

The unstoppable, irreverent mother-daughter team presents a new collection of funny stories and true confessions that every woman can relate to. From identity theft to the hazards of bicycling to college reunions and eating on the beach, Lisa and Francesca tackle the quirks, absurdities,...
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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Mom Knows Best: 101 Stories of Love, Gratitude & Wisdom

Amy Newmark - Chicken Soup for the Soul
Format: Paperback

Every mom knows that she's usually right. It just takes a while for the kids to catch on. These stories celebrate the experience, understanding and wisdom of mothers, grandmothers, stepmothers, and mothers-in-law. What a great way to show the mothers in your family that you know they...
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Awake at 3 a.m.: Yoga Therapy for Anxiety and Depression in Pregnancy and Early Motherhood

Suzannah Neufeld - Parallax Press
Format: Paperback

Pregnancy and new motherhood are often thought of as the most joyful, exciting, and blissful times in your life--but they can also be difficult and overwhelming. Yoga therapy offers practical mind-body tools (simple breath, movement, and mindfulness practices) to support you and provide...
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How Children Learn (50th anniversary edition) (A Merloyd Lawrence Book)

John Holt - Da Capo Lifelong Books
Format: Paperback

This enduring classic of educational thought offers teachers and parents deep, original insight into the nature of early learning. John Holt was the first to make clear that, for small children, "learning is as natural as breathing." In this delightful yet profound book, he looks...
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The Inward Empire: Mapping the Wilds of Mortality and Fatherhood

CHRISTIAN DONLAN - Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

In the vein of The Noonday Demon and When Breath Becomes Air, a father's gorgeous account of navigating his own neurological decline while watching in wonder as his young daughter's brain activity blossoms, a stunning examination of neurology, loss, and the meaning of life.Soon...
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What to Expect When You're Expecting

Heidi Eisenberg Murkoff - Workman Publishing
Format: Print book

A completely revised and updated edition of America's pregnancy bible, the longest-running New York Times bestseller ever. With 18.5 million copies in print, What to Expect When You're Expecting is read by 93% of women who read a pregnancy book and was named one of the "Most...
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The Children Money Can Buy: Stories from the Frontlines of Foster Care and Adoption

Anne Moody - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Hardcover

The Children Money Can Buy covers decades of dramatic societal change in foster care and adoption, including the pendulum swings regarding open adoption and attitudes toward birth parents, the gradual acceptance of gay and lesbian adoption, the proliferation of unregulated adoption facilitators...
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The Seed: Infertility Is a Feminist Issue

Alexandra Kimball - Coach House Books
Format: Paperback

In pop culture as much as in policy advocacy, the feminist movement has historically left infertile women out in the cold. This book traverses the chilly landscape of miscarriage, and the particular grief that accompanies the longing to make a family. Framed by her own desire for a child,...
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Children with Cleft Lip and Palate: A Parents' Guide to Early Speech-Language Development and Treatment

Mary A Hardin-Jones - Woodbine House,
Format: Print book

Turn to this book for family-friendly guidance and support for young children with clefts--cleft lip, cleft palate, and cleft lip/palate--one of the most commonly occurring birth defects. Learn about: - what clefts are - how they are repaired and when - feeding problems before and after...
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Waking up Dry: A Guide to Help Children Overcome Bedwetting

Howard J. Bennett - American Academy of Pediatrics
Format: Paperback

A positive, interactive plan for overcoming bedwetting, geared to parents of kids ages 6-13. Author Dr. Howard Bennett is both a pediatrician and a parent, and he encourages parents to read the book together with their children and develop a plan that includes behavior management techniques,...
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Beyond the Checkup from Birth to Age Four: A Pediatrician's Guide to Calm, Confident Parenting

Luke Voytas - Sasquatch Books
Format: Paperback

This health and wellness handbook follows the typical checkup schedule from birth to age four with the goal of instilling calm and confidence in new or anxious parents. With the tangle of information available on the internet, it's easy for new parents to become overwhelmed. In this handbook,...
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In Time of Plague: The History and Social Consequences of Lethal Epidemic Disease

Arien Mack - NYU Press
Format: Hardcover

Plague. The word itself is like a blow, connoting misery, miasma and death. Plague takes many forms: influenza, typhus, cholera, the Black Death, and, recently, AIDS. AIDS has reminded us that epidemic infectious disease is not simply a historical phenomenon - or one limited like famine...
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I've Got Sand In All the Wrong Places

Lisa Scottoline - St. Martin's Press
Format: Print book

Lisa and Francesca are back with another collection of warm and witty stories that will strike a chord with every woman. This six book series is among the best reviewed humor books published today and has been compared to the late greats, Erma Bombeck and Nora Ephron. Delia Ephron said...
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Pregnancy Made Simple: An Illustrated Guide from Conception to Birth

Claire Plimmer - Skyhorse Publishing
Format: Paperback

Pregnancy is exciting for parents-to-be! Your life is about to change forever, whether this is the first new baby in your life or not. The amount of information out there about pregnancy can be overwhelming for everyone involved. But fear not: this practical pictorial guide, packed with...
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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 and Co.
Format: Hardcover

New York Times Bestseller"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...
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Girls & Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape

Peggy Orenstein - HarperAudio
Format: Hardcover

The author of the New York Times best seller Cinderella Ate My Daughter offers a clear-eyed picture of the new sexual landscape girls face in the postprincess stage - high school through college - and reveals how they are negotiating it. A generation gap has emerged between parents and their...
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Situation Momedy: A First-Time Mom's Guide To Laughing Your Way Through Pregnancy & Year One

Jenna Von Oy - Medallion Press
Format: Print book

While preparing to give birth to her first daughter, actress Jenna von Oy, well-known for her roles as Six on Blossom and Stevie on The Parkers, discovered that the market was filled with clinical guides to pregnancy and beyond. Though they had their merits, she craved a best friend's guide...
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What to Eat When: A Strategic Plan to Improve Your Health and Life Through Food

Michael Roizen - National Geographic
Format: Paperback

NY Times best-selling author Dr. Michael Roizen reveals how the food choices you make each day--and when you make them--can affect your health, your energy, your sex life, your waistline, your attitude, and the way you age.What if eating two cups of blueberries a day could prevent...
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It's Momplicated: Hope and Healing for Imperfect Daughters of Imperfect Mothers

Debbie Alsdorf - Tyndale Momentum
Format: Hardcover

Let's face it: when it comes to mothers and their daughters, things can get a little . . . complicated. Momplicated, you might say.Whether your relationship with your mom has been wonderful or stressful, redeemed or broken, close or nonexistent, it's one of your life's most...
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It's OK to Go Up the Slide: Renegade Rules for Raising Confident and Creative Kids

Heather Shumaker - Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin
Format: Print book

When it comes to parenting, sometimes you have to trust your gut.With her first book, It's OK Not to Share, Heather Shumaker overturned all the conventional rules of parenting with her "renegade rules" for raising competent and compassionate kids. In It's Ok To Go Up the Slide,...
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Sharing Love Abundantly in Special Needs Families: The 5 Love Languages for Parents Raising Children with Disabilities

Gary Chapman - Northfield Publishing
Format: Paperback

"With a frank and honest observation on how disability can unravel family unity, this book inspires and equips us to live out our faith as we interact with those we love."-Joni Eareckson Tada, founder & CEO, Joni and FriendsBetween the worry, the doctor's appointments,...
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Nodding Off: The Science of Sleep from Cradle to Grave

Alice Gregory - Bloomsbury Sigma
Format: Book

Sleep is vital to the way we learn, remember and forget, to how we feel about family and partners, our wellbeing, and our mental and physical health. It is essential for life itself.

In Nodding Off, renowned sleep researcher Alice Gregory explores every aspect of sleep,...

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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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Overcomer

Chris Fabry
Format: Hardcover


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The Sh!t No One Tells You About Pregnancy: A Guide to Surviving Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Beyond

DAWN DAIS - Seal Press
Format: Paperback

The fourth book in Dawn Dais's popular Sh!t No One Tells You series offers "been there, freaked out about that" advice for expectant parents The fourth title in Dawn Dais's popular parenting series, The Sh!t No One Tells You About Pregnancy is quite possibly the funniest,...
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The Importance of Being Little: What Preschoolers Really Need from Grownups

Erika Christakis - Viking, 2016.
Format: Print book

"Teach your children well. It's easier to sing than do. Erika Christakis wants to foment a revolution in early childhood education, and with this deeply insightful, scientifically grounded, and utterly original book, she may just get her way." - Dan Gilbert, author of Stumbling...
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Be the Parent, Please: Stop Banning Seesaws and Start Banning Snapchat: Strategies for Solving the Real Parenting Problems

Naomi Schaefer Riley - Templeton Press
Format: Hardcover

Toddlers on tablets. Pre-teens on Tumblr. Thanks to a variety of factors - from tech companies hungry for new audiences, to school administrations bent on making education digital, to a culture that promotes everyone as the star of their own reality shows - technology is irrevocably a part...
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The Unexpected Journey of Caring: The Transformation from Loved One to Caregiver

Donna Thomson - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Hardcover

With a foreword by Judy Woodruff, The Unexpected Journey of Caring is a practical guide to finding personal meaning in the 21st century care experience.Personal transformation is usually an experience we actively seek out - not one that hunts us down. Becoming a caregiver is one transformation...
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Live Right and Find Happiness

Dave Barry - G.P. Putnam's Sons; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

During the course of living (mumble, mumble) years, Dave Barry has learned much of wisdom,* (*actual wisdom not guaranteed) and he is eager to pass it on - to the next generation, the generation after that, and to those idiots who make driving to the grocery store in Florida a death-defying...
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Gentle Discipline: Using Emotional Connection--Not Punishment--to Raise Confident, Capable Kids

Sarah Ockwell-Smith - TarcherPerigee
Format: Paperback

A practical guide that presents an alternative to shouting, shaming, and blaming--to give kids the skills they need to grow and thriveDiscipline is an essential part of raising happy and successful kids, but as more and more parents are discovering, conventional approaches often don't work,...
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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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