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Mother Is a Verb: An Unconventional History

Sarah Knott · Sarah Crichton Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Welcome to a work of history unlike any other.

Mothering is as old as human existence. But how has this most essential experience changed over time and cultures? What is the history of maternity -- the history of pregnancy, birth, the encounter with an infant? Can one capture the historical...

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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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Do Parents Matter?: Why Japanese Babies Sleep Soundly, Mexican Siblings Don't Fight, and American Families Should Just Relax

Robert Levine · PublicAffairs
Pages: 238
Format: Hardcover

When it comes to parenting, more isn't always better-but it is always more tiring

In Japan, a boy sleeps in his parents' bed until age ten, but still shows independence in all other areas of his life. In rural India, toilet training begins one month after infants are born and is accomplished...
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Daycare Diaries: Unlocking the Secrets and Dispelling Myths Through TRUE STORIES of Daycare Experiences

Rebecca McLaughlin · Morgan James Publishing
Pages: 190
Format: Hardcover

n the United States, nearly 11 million children are in daycare each day, yet it's surprising how uninformed many parents are about what really goes on while they are away. How do you find the right daycare or know that the one you have chosen is indeed the best choice? Every parent wants...
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Why Will No One Play with Me?: The Play Better Plan to Help Children of All Ages Make Friends and Thrive

Caroline Maguire · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

From renowned parent expert Caroline Maguire, Why Will No One Play with Me? is a groundbreaking program that has helped thousands of children struggling with social skills to make friends, find acceptance, and have a happy childhood.
Every parent wants their child to be okay--to...
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A Chance to Say Goodbye: Reflections on Losing a Parent

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

"... succeeds on all counts, with lyrical writing and thorough research."
-- Starred Review, BlueInk Review

"... a heartfelt, moving reminder that loving words are never wasted."
--Foreword Clarion Review

Award winning author, Lisa J. Shultz,...
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Co-parenting Through Separation and Divorce: Putting Your Children First

Jann Blackstone · American Academy of Pediatrics
Pages: 300
Format: Paperback

Parents going through separation or divorce are understandably worried about how the change in the family will affect their children. This guide walks parents through all the factors they should consider and offers step-by-step guidance on how to work together to put their children first....
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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....
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Group: How One Therapist and a Circle of Strangers Saved My Life

Christie Tate · Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The refreshingly original debut memoir of a guarded, over-achieving, self-lacerating young lawyer who reluctantly agrees to get psychologically and emotionally naked in a room of six complete strangers - her psychotherapy group - and in turn finds human connection, and herself.Christie...
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