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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
Pages: 463
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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Children with Cleft Lip and Palate: A Parents' Guide to Early Speech-Language Development and Treatment

Mary A Hardin-Jones · Woodbine House,
Pages: 200
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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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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The Un-Prescription for Autism: A Natural Approach for a Calmer, Happier, and More Focused Child

Janet Lintala · AMACOM
Pages: 304
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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What to Expect When You're Expecting

Heidi Murkoff · Workman Publishing Company
Pages: 640
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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Divorce After 50: Your Guide to the Unique Legal and Financial Challenges

Janice Green Attorney · Nolo, 2016.
Pages: 384
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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Beyond the Tiger Mom: East-West Parenting for the Global Age

Maya Thiagarajan · Tuttle Publishing
Pages: 224
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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Girls and Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape

Peggy Orenstein · Harper
Pages: 303
Format: Print book

The author of the New York Times bestseller Cinderella Ate My Daughter offers a groundbreaking picture of the new sexual landscape girls face in the post-princess 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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Balanced and Barefoot: How Unrestricted Outdoor Play Makes for Strong, Confident, and Capable Children

Angela J. Hanscom · New Harbinger Publications
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

In this important book, a pediatric occupational therapist and founder of TimberNook shows how outdoor play and unstructured freedom of movement are vital for children's cognitive development and growth, and offers tons of fun, engaging ways to help ensure that kids grow into healthy,...
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Beyond Bullying: Breaking the Cycle of Shame, Bullying, and Violence

Jonathan Fast · Oxford University Press
Pages: 242
Format: Print book

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...
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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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Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood

Lisa Damour · Ballantine Books
Pages: 326
Format: Print 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, and natural....
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The Importance of Being Little: What Preschoolers Really Need from Grownups

Erika Christakis · Viking, 2016.
Pages: 400
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...
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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
Pages: 363
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...
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The Awakened Family: A Revolution in Parenting

Shefali Tsabary · Viking
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

"Parents . . . you will be wowed and awed by [Dr. Shefali]." - Oprah Winfrey

New from the New York Times bestselling author of The Conscious Parent comes a radically transformative plan that shows parents how to raise children to be their best,...
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