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iRules: What Every Tech-Healthy Family Needs to Know about Selfies, Sexting, Gaming, and Growing up

Janell Burley Hofmann · Rodale
Pages: 261
Format: Paperback

As Janell Burley Hofmann, mother of five, wrapped her 13-year-old's iPhone on Christmas Eve, she was overwhelmed by questions: "Will my children learn to sit and wonder without Googling? Should I know their passwords for online accounts? Will they experience the value of personal...
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When Parents Part: How Mothers and Fathers Can Help Their Children Deal with Separation and Divorce

Penelope Leach · Knopf Publishing Group
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

From the acclaimed, best-selling author of Your Baby & Child and one of the world's leading experts on child development and parenting, a practical, comprehensively researched guide to doing the best for your child during and after separation or divorce. Recent research clarifies...
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How to Talk to Your Kids about Your Divorce: Healthy, Effective Communication Techniques for Your Changing Family

Dr. Samantha Rodman · Adams Media Corporation
Pages: 254
Format: Print book

Expert advice for discussing divorce with your childrenWritten by Dr. Samantha Rodman, founder of DrPsychMom.com, How to Talk to Your Kids about Your Divorce teaches you how to raise a happy, thriving family in a changing environment. Each page offers expert advice for discussing your decision...
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Mindful Parenting: Simple and Powerful Solutions for Raising Creative, Engaged, Happy Kids in Today's Hectic World

Kristen Race · St. Martin's Griffin; Reprint edition

A mindful approach to parenting that helps children (and their parents) feel happier, healthier, calmer, and less stressed in our frenetic eraRooted in the science of the brain, and integrating cognitive neuroscience and child development, Mindful Parenting is a unique program that speaks...
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Raising Boys, Third Edition: Why Boys Are Different--and How to Help Them Become Happy and Well-Balanced Men

Steve Biddulph · Ten Speed Press; 3 edition
Format: Paperback

A revised edition of the bestselling and practical guide to the issues parents face in raising sons--including sex, violence, homework, sports, the Internet, and more--and how to best aid boys' development from birth to manhood.Raising a happy, loving, responsible boy in today's...
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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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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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With a Little Help from Our Friends: Creating Community as We Grow Older

Beth Baker · Vanderbilt University Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

In this book, an award-winning journalist tells the story of people devising innovative ways to live as they approach retirement, options that ensure they are surrounded by a circle of friends, family, and neighbors. Based on visits and interviews at many communities around the country,...
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The Unofficial Guide to Disneyland 2015

Bob Sehlinger · Unofficial Guides
Format: Book

The Unofficial Guide to Disneyland by Bob Sehlinger Seth Kubersky makes Disneyland one of the most accessible theme parks in the world. With advice that is direct, prescriptive, and detailed, it takes the guesswork out of the readers vacation. Whether they are at Disneyland for a day or a week,...
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8 Keys to Raising the Quirky Child: How to Help a Kid Who Doesn't

Mark Bowers · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

Tips and strategies for parents of kids who are "different" than all the rest. A quirky child experiences difficulty fitting in and connecting with others usually due to an interpersonal style or behavior that stands out from the other kids. Maybe they are obsessed with a topic...
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The MomShift: Women Share their Stories of Career Success After Having Children

Reva Seth · Random House Canada, 2014. ©2014
Pages: 295
Format: Print book

The MomShift is the first book to exclusively research and showcase the stories of a diverse range of relatable women who share the multitude of ways in which they achieved greater career success after starting their families. Women are regularly told that having children will hurt their...
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The First 1,000 Days: A Crucial Time for Mothers and Children—And the World

Roger Thurow · PublicAffairs
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Based on compelling new scientific and social science research on early childhood malnutrition, a new generation of activists have been inspired to re-think old approaches to 'feeding the world.' The new target in the assault on malnutrition: the first 1,000 days of a child's...
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The Dos and Don'ts of Pregnancy: From Conception to Birth

Louise Baty · Summersdale Publishers
Pages: 171
Format: Print book

Confused about what's good and bad for you and your baby? With the constant bombardment of what you can and can't do during pregnancy, parents-to-be can often feel stressed at a time which should be full of new and exciting discoveries. This concise and accessible book is packed...
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