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Another day in the death of America : a chronicle of ten short lives

Gary Younge · Nation Books
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

On an average day in America, seven young people, aged nineteen or under, will be shot dead.In Another Day in the Death of America, award-winning Guardian journalist Gary Younge tells the stories of the lives lost on one random day - November 23, 2013. Ten children died that day. From Jaiden...
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Complete IEP Guide, The: How to Advocate for Your Special Ed Child

Lawrence M Siegel · NOLO
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

Put the law on your child's side Federal law guarantees every child a free, appropriate education, and the goal of the Individualized Education Program (IEP) is to assure that every child with special needs receives what the law promises. But if you have a special ed child, you know...
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Understanding the NICU: What Parents of Preemies and other Hospitalized Newborns Need to Know

Jeanette Zaichkin · Amer Acad Of Pediatrics
Pages: 260
Format: Print book

Most parents do not expect to begin life with their new baby in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) . They often feel lost and powerless amidst this new world of medical vocabulary, technology, and numerous health care providers.Understanding the NICU will guide you through your NICU...
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Helping Your Anxious Teen: Positive Parenting Strategies to Help Your Teen Beat Anxiety, Stress, and Worry

Sheila Achar Josephs PhD · New Harbinger Publications
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Parenting a teen isn't easy, but parenting an anxious teen is especially challenging. Written by a psychologist and expert on adolescent anxiety, this essential book will show you what really works to overcome all types of teen anxiety and how to apply specific skills to support your teen....
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The Caregivers: A Support Group's Stories of Slow Loss, Courage, and Love

Nell Lake · Scribner
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

A moving, intimate, and compassionate book that chronicles the experiences of a group of long-term caregivers - spouses, parents, and friends of the elderly and ill - illuminating critical issues of old age, end-of-life care, medical reform, and social policy - and "providing comfort...
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Motherhood Smotherhood: Fighting Back Against the Lactivists, Mompetitions, Germophobes, and So-Called Experts Who Are Driving Us Crazy

JJ Keith · Skyhorse Publishing
Format: Hardcover

What's the first thing a woman does when she thinks she might be pregnant? She Googles. And it goes downhill from there. While the internet is full of calming and cheerily supportive articles, it's also littered with hyper-judgmental message boards and heaps of contradictory and scolding...
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The Enlightened College Applicant: A New Approach to the Search and Admissions Process

Andrew Belasco · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Deluged with messages that range from "It's Ivy League or bust" to "It doesn't matter where you go," college applicants and their families often find themselves lost, adrift in a sea of information overload. Finally - a worthy life preserver has arrived. The Enlightened...
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Raising Human Beings: Creating a Collaborative Partnership with Your Child

Ross W Greene · Scribner Book Company
Pages: 281
Format: Hardcover

In Raising Human Beings, the renowned child psychologist and New York Times bestselling author of Lost at School and The Explosive Child explains how to cultivate a better parent-child relationship while also nurturing empathy, honesty, resilience, and independence. Parents have an important...
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Talking Baby: Helping Your Child Discover Language

Margaret Maclagen · Finch Publishing
Pages: 183
Format: Paperback

This book starts by describing a baby's language development alongside their physical development in the first 18 months. It then discusses play - the way young children learn. It also explores childrens' very early acquisition of words, and how they use them, and it covers the exciting...
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When Your Child Has Food Allergies: A Parent's Guide to Managing It All - From the Everyday to the Extreme

MIREILLE SCHWARTZ · AMACOM
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

All the answers parents need. Keeping kids safe takes vigilance. But when your child has food allergies, the challenge is greater and you worry that much more. As a food-allergy mom (and someone seriously allergic herself) , author Mireille Schwartz has been through it all. Now, in this...
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A Bittersweet Season: Caring for Our Aging Parents--and Ourselves

Jane Gross · Vintage Books
Pages: 434
Format: Paperback

When Jane Gross found herself suddenly thrust into a caretaker role for her eighty-five year-old mother, she was forced to face challenges that she had never imagined. As she and her younger brother struggled to move her mother into an assisted living facility, deal with seemingly never-ending...
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Childhood Speech and Language Disorders: Supporting Children and Families on the Path to Communication

Suzanne M Ducharme · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Communication is one of life's most fundamental joys, yet one often taken for granted until it is lost or fails to develop. Yet for millions of children each year, the skills that encompass communication stall or do not emerge at all. Even a mild disorder or temporary interruption in development...
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STEP PARENTING: 50 One-Minute DOs and DON'Ts for Stepdads and Stepmoms

Randall Hicks · WordSlinger Press
Pages: 102
Format: Print book

A great step parenting and blended families resource for both the stepparent and the existing parent. Tired of reading a book that is hundreds of pages in length, then thinking they could have boiled down the "important parts" and saved you a lot of time? Here's a book that...
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Parenting Your Sensitive Child

Lynne Woolfson MA · CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 60
Format: Paperback

Do you have a sensitive child? One who, * seems to carry the weight of the world on their shoulders, * who feels everything with quivering intensity, * who easily falls apart. If so, take heart. This book will help you navigate the sometimes bumpy, but always fulfilling parenting waters....
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Raising the Bottom: Making Mindful Choices in a Drinking Culture

Lisa Boucher · She Writes Press
Pages: 278
Format: Paperback

Have you ever wondered if social drinking has unintended consequences to your health, family, relationships, or your profession? Have you ever thought that losing control of your drinking couldn't happen to you or someone you love? All the women you know are too smart. Too rich. Too kind....
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