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Jump-Starting Boys: Help Your Reluctant Learner Find Success in School and Life

Pam Withers · Viva Editions
Format: Paperback

Everyone knows that boys are falling behind in education Largely left out of the discussion are parents of boys who are most aware that their bright eager sons hit an invisible wall somewhere near fourth grade after which they become disengaged discouraged and disaffected There are dozens...
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Baby Care Anywhere: A Quick Guide to Parenting On the Go

M.D. Benjamin D Spitalnick · American Academy of Pediatrics; 1 edition
Format: Print book

This portable pocket guide to baby basics fits in a diaper bag or stroller pocket, making it a great resource for on-the-go moms and dads. Written by two pediatricians, Baby Care Anywhere addresses 150 of the most frequent questions and concerns raised by new parents. Covers picking a pediatrician,...
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How To Raise An Amazing Child the Montessori Way, 2nd Edition

TIM SELDIN · DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

"A practical parenting program to help build a calm and happy home life with your child, from birth through age six. This guide is based on Montessori school methods and packed with creative activities to help children discover more about their world as well as foster independence,...
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Dinner Solved!: 100 Ingenious Recipes That Make the Whole Family Happy, Including You!

Katie Workman · Workman Publishing
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

Katie Workman is a gifted cook, a best friend in the kitchen, and a brilliant problem solver. Her Mom 100 Cookbook was named one of the Five Best Weeknight Cookbooks of the past 25 years by Cooking Light and earned praise from chefs like Ina Garten ("I love the recipes!") and Bobby...
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Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters: 10 Secrets Every Father Should Know

Meg Meeker · Regnery Publishing; Reprint edition
Format: Hardcover

*New hardcover gift edition of the bestselling guide for fathers*Drawing on her thirty years' experience practicing pediatric and adolescent medicine, teen health expert Dr. Meg Meeker explains why an active father figure is maybe the single most important factor in a young woman's...
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A Chance to Say Goodbye: Reflections on Losing a Parent

Lisa J Shultz · High Country Publications
Pages: 242
Format: Paperback

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Natural Causes: An Epidemic of Wellness, the Certainty of Dying, and Killing Ourselves to Live Longer

Barbara Ehrenreich · Twelve
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Bestselling author of Nickel and Dimed, Barbara Ehrenreich explores how we are killing ourselves to live longer, not better.A razor-sharp polemic which offers an entirely new understanding of our bodies, ourselves, and our place in the universe, NATURAL CAUSES describes how we over-prepare...
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Strong Mothers, Strong Sons: Lessons Mothers Need to Raise Extraordinary Men

Margaret J Meeker · Ballantine Books
Pages: 341
Format: Hardcover

Meg Meeker, M.D., acclaimed author of Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters, now turns to an equally powerful relationship in the family: the one between mother and son. From the moment a mother holds her newborn son, his eyes tell her that she is his world. But often, as he grows up, the boy who needs...
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No More Mean Girls: The Secret to Raising Strong, Confident, and Compassionate Girls

Katie Hurley · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

In this Queen Bees and Wannabes for the elementary and middle school set, child and adolescent psychotherapist Katie Hurley shows parents of young girls how to nip mean girl behavior in the bud.Once upon a time, mean girls primarily existed in high school, while elementary school-aged girls...
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Maternal Bodies: Redefining Motherhood in Early America

Nora Doyle · The University of North Carolina Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

In the second half of the eighteenth century, motherhood came to be viewed as women's most important social role, and the figure of the good mother was celebrated as a moral force in American society. Nora Doyle shows that depictions of motherhood in American culture began to define...
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What to Do When You're Having Two: The Twins Survival Guide from Pregnancy Through the First Year

Natalie Diaz · Avery Trade
Format: Paperback

The creator of Twiniversity delivers the ultimate survival guide for parents of twins The rate of twin births has risen 79 percent over the last three decades, and continues to increase. A mom of fraternal twins and a national guru on having two, Natalie Diaz launched Twiniversity, a supportive...
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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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Unofficial Minecraft Lab for Kids: Family-Friendly Projects for Exploring and Teaching Math, Science, History, and Culture Through Creative Building

John Miller · Quarry
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Now an Amazon Best Kids' Books of 2016 pick!Balancing your child's screen time can be difficult, especially when it comes to wildly popular, open-ended video games like Minecraft. Minecraft offers players an environment focused on exploration, imagination, and creation, but its nonlinear...
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The Good Mother Myth: Redefining Motherhood to Fit Reality

Avital Norman Nathman · Seal Press
Format: Paperback

In an era of mommy blogs, Pinterest, and Facebook, The Good Mother Myth dismantles the social media-fed notion of what it means to be a "good mother." This collection of essays takes a realistic look at motherhood and provides a platform for real voices and raw stories, each adding...
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Permission to Parent: How to Raise Your Child with Love and Limits

Robin Berman · Harperwave
Pages: 253
Format: Hardcover

After being bombarded by parenting fad after parenting fad, moms and dads finally have a friendly, commonsense guide to raising thriving children.Today, many parents have rejected the dictatorships they resented from their own childhoods. But they overcorrected by turning into child-pleasers....
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