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Fine Motor Skills for Children with Down Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals

Maryanne Bruni · Woodbine House
Pages: 290
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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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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Does This Beach Make Me Look Fat?: True Stories and Confessions

Lisa Scottoline · St. Martin's Press, 2015.
Pages: 290
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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The Fireside Grown-Up Guide to the Mom

Jason Hazeley · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 64
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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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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The Boys in the Bunkhouse: Servitude and Salvation in the Heartland

Dan Barry · Harper
Pages: 340
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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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
Pages: 326
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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What to Expect When You're Expecting

Heidi Eisenberg Murkoff · Workman Publishing
Pages: 672
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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Labor of Love: The Invention of Dating

Moira Weigel · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 304
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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The End of American Childhood: A History of Parenting from Life on the Frontier to the Managed Child

Paula S Fass · Princeton University Press
Pages: 334
Format: Print book

The End of American Childhood takes a sweeping look at the history of American childhood and parenting, from the nation's founding to the present day. Renowned historian Paula Fass shows how, since the beginning of the American republic, independence, self-definition, and individual...
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Waking up Dry: A Guide to Help Children Overcome Bedwetting

Howard J. Bennett · American Academy of Pediatrics
Pages: 250
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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Father Lincoln: The Untold Story of Abraham Lincoln and His Boys--Robert, Eddy, Willie, and Tad

Alan Manning · Lyons Press
Pages: 304
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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Your New Pregnancy Bible: The Experts' Guide to Pregnancy and Early Parenthood

Keith A. Eddleman · Hamlyn; 4 edition
Format: Hardcover

Recognized by women and caregivers as simply the best pregnancy guide available, this latest edition of Your Pregnancy Bible has been updated to take account of recent changes in antenatal and newborn care and to provide more comprehensive discussion of caesarean deliveries. Given...
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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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I've Got Sand In All the Wrong Places

Lisa Scottoline · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 288
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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