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The Family Firm: A Data-Driven Guide to Better Decision Making in the Early School Years

Emily Oster - Penguin Press
Format: Hardcover

In The Family Firm, Brown professor of economics and mom of two Emily Oster offers a classic business school framework for data-driven parents to think more deliberately about the key issues of the elementary years: school, health, extracurricular activities, and more.Unlike the hourly...
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Childhood Speech, Language, and Listening Problems

Patricia McAleer Hamaguchi - Wiley; 3 edition
Format: Paperback

The essential, up-to-date guide for helping children with language and listening problems Does your child have trouble getting the right words out, following directions, or being understood? In this revised new edition of Childhood Speech, Language, and Listening Problems , speech-language...
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Resolving Conflict

Penelope S Nelson
Format: Hardcover


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The Best of Me

David Sedaris - Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

For more than twenty-five years, David Sedaris has been carving out a unique literary space, virtually creating his own genre. A Sedaris story may seem confessional, but is also highly attuned to the world outside. It opens our eyes to what is at absurd and moving about our daily existence....
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Camp Grandma: Next-Generation GrandparentingBeyond Babysitting

Marianne Waggoner Day - She Writes Press
Format: Paperback

Warm cookies and milk are still okay, but what if they came with a workshop on goal setting or writing a business plan for the school year? Camp Grandma is full of innovative ideas that Marianne Waggoner Day, a highly successful businesswoman who became a committed and dedicated grandmother,...
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Raising Twins: Parenting Multiples From Pregnancy Through the School Years

Shelly Vaziri Flais - American Academy of Pediatrics
Format: Paperback

Pediatrician and twin-mom, Dr. Shelly Vaziri Flais, offers expert advice for raising healthy, well-adjusted twins and triplets in this fully revised and updated third edition. Her guidance will help parents of multiples prepare for their babies' arrival, weather the first few months of infancy,...
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Project Fatherhood: A Story of Courage and Healing in One of America's Toughest Communities

Jorja Leap - Beacon Press
Format: Print book

A group of former gang members come together to help one another answer the question "How can I be a good father when I've never had one?" In 2010, former gang leader turned community activist Big Mike Cummings asked UCLA gang expert Jorja Leap to co-lead a group of men struggling...
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Sound Foundations: A Manual for Easily Building a Thriving and Successful Homeschool

Jennifer Elia - Independently published
Format: Paperback

Looking to homeschool but don't know where to start? Sound Foundations walks you through a step by step process to easily build a successful and thriving homeschool from day one. Learn about planning and designing your own curriculum to save thousands of dollars, different homeschool...
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A Guide to Writing College Admissions Essays: Practical Advice for Students and Parents

Cory M. Franklin - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Hardcover

This book is a guide for students writing their college admissions essays, primarily the 650-word Common App essay and supplementary essays that many schools require as part of their admission applications. With more students applying to college, and those students applying to more schools...
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Middle School Matters: The 10 Key Skills Kids Need to Thrive in Middle School and Beyond--and How Parents Can Help

Phyllis L. Fagell - Da Capo Lifelong Books
Format: Paperback

A counselor and popular Washington Post contributor offers a new take on grades 6-8 as a distinct developmental phase--and the perfect time to set up kids to thrive.Middle school is its own important, distinct territory, and yet it's either written off as an uncomfortable rite of passage...
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