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Twinsight: How to Raise Confident, Emotionally Healthy Twins

Dara Lovitz · Familius
Pages: 224
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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Push Back: Guilt in the Age of Natural Parenting

Amy M D Tuteur · Dey St.
Pages: 372
Format: Print book

A Harvard-trained physician examines the role of guilt in today's childbirth and early parenting choices, challenging popular misconceptions while arguing that the natural parenting movement is capitalizing on practices that serve to manipulate rather than assist parents.
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Baby and Toddler Basics: Expert Answers to Parents' Top 150 Questions

TANYA ALTMANN · American Academy of Pediatrics
Pages: 260
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
Pages: 376
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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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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Nolo's Essential Guide to Child Custody and Support

Emily Doskow · NOLO
Pages: 392
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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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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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 Ok To Go Up the Slide,...
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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. Untangled...
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Nodding Off: The Science of Sleep from Cradle to Grave

Alice Gregory · Bloomsbury Sigma
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

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, from the different...
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Making It Legal: A Guide to Same-Sex Marriage, Domestic Partnerships & Civil Unions

Frederick Hertz · NOLO
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Although same-sex marriage is legal nationwide, there is no federal recognition for domestic partners or civil union registrants, and many couples have messy and unresolved agreements and/or registrations that need to be cleaned up. Couples also need to consider whether they want to extend...
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Caring for Young Children with Special Needs

Cindy Croft · Redleaf Press
Pages: 88
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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It's Momplicated: Hope and Healing for Imperfect Daughters of Imperfect Mothers

Debbie Alsdorf · Tyndale Momentum
Pages: 288
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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Count Girls In: Empowering Girls to Combine Any Interests with STEM to Open Up a World of Opportunity

Karen Panetta · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

There is a place for all girls and young women - not just the science fair winners and robotics club members - in STEM classes and careers To succeed in science and tech fields today, girls don't have to change who they are. A girl who combines her natural talents, interests, and dreams...
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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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