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The Stuff of Family Life: How Our Homes Reflect Our Lives

Michelle Yvonne Janning · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Does putting your smartphone on a restaurant table during a date impact your relationship? How does where you place your TV in your home impact your family? The Stuff of Family Life takes readers inside the changing world of families through a unique examination of their stuff. From online...
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Autistic Logistics: A Parent's Guide to Tackling Bedtime, Toilet Training, Tantrums, Hitting, and Other Everyday Challenges

Kate Wilde · Jessica Kingsley Publishers Ltd
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Have you ever wished that your child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) came with a manual? This book provides just that, offering clear, precise, step-by-step advice on everything you want to know, including:- How to toilet train your child without pushing or pressuring- How to get your...
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Dealing with Doctors, Denial, and Death: A Guide to Living Well with Serious Illness

Aroop Mangalik · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Pages: 274
Format: Hardcover

Often when death is the inevitable and impending outcome of a health diagnosis, doctors are reluctant to discuss alternatives to treatment, feeding into a culture of denial that can result in expensive, ineffective, and unnecessary over treatment that may or may not extend life but almost...
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Raising Boy Readers

Michael Sullivan · Independent Pub Group
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

Using stories and anecdotes to humanize the research presented, Raising Boy Readers conveys an understanding of the differences that are common among many boys and how these differences affect reading. It provides practical approaches to promote reading to boys, addressing physical differences,...
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The Toddler Brain: Nurture the Skills Today that Will Shape Your Child's Tomorrow

Laura Jana · Da Capo
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

What if, despite the best of intentions, we are raising our children to succeed in a world that no longer exists? The Toddler Brain helps parents recognize the connection that exists between their own parenting behaviors and their child's ability to acquire valuable twenty-first-century...
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The Pre-K Home Companion: Learning the Importance of Early Childhood Education and Choosing the Best Program for Your Family

Sherelyn R Kaufman · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 181
Format: Print book

This book is a one-stop resource for parents and families facing decisions about how to provide their children the best educational experiences before kindergarten. We know that early childhood learning experiences have a dramatic impact on the success and well-being of children, the community,...
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Family Whispering: The Baby Whisperer's Commonsense Strategies for Communicating and Connecting with the People You Love and Making Your Whole Family Stronger

Melinda Blau · Atria Books
Pages: 324
Format: Hardcover

The long awaited Baby Whisperer's guide to building a strong and loving family.Parenting is something you do. Family is something you are. - Tracy Hogg Before her untimely death in 2004, Tracy - aka the Baby Whisperer - and her longtime collaborator, journalist Melinda Blau, conceived...
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The ABA Consumer Guide to Adopting a Child: Everything You Need to Know for a Successful Adoption

Robert A. Kasky · American Bar Association
Pages: 107
Format: Print book

Adopting a child is an extraordinarily important decision. In this authoritative guide, adoption experts Robert and Jeffrey Kasky provide all the information needed to navigate the adoption process and to successfully adopt a child. The book discusses the various types of adoptions; alerts...
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The Self-Motivated Kid: How to Raise Happy, Healthy Children Who Know What They Want and Go After It

Dr. Shimi Kang · Tarcher; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

Winner of the 2015 USA Book News International Book Award for Parenting and FamilyIn this inspiring book, Dr. Shimi Kang, a Harvard-trained child and adult psychiatrist and an expert in human motivation, provides a guide to the art and science of encouraging children to develop their own internal...
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Daddy, Stop Talking!: And Other Things My Kids Want But Won't Be Getting

Adam Carolla · Dey Street Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The comedian, actor, television host, podcast king, and New York Times bestselling author of President Me, Not Taco Bell Material, and In Fifty Years We'll All Be Chicks now lays down the law on the plight of the modern parent.Parents, do you often think that if your kids had to grow...
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The 5 Money Personalities: Speaking the Same Love and Money Language

Bethany Palmer · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

The hidden key to a healthy relationship is not just managing money but understanding how the other approaches money. Every couple argues about money. It doesnt matter if youve been married for 40 years or dating for 4 months, money touches every decision you make as a couplefrom the 5 cup of coffee...
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French Twist: An American Mom's Experiment in Parisian Parenting

Catherine Crawford · Ballantine Books; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

Adventures in Franco-inspired American parenting—a winning mix of witty cross-cultural observation, hilariously blunt French wisdom, and one American mom’s journey to create her own hybrid parenting approach   “If there is no blood, don’t get up.” This...
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How to Retire Happy, Fourth Edition: The 12 Most Important Decisions You Must Make Before You Retire

Stan Hinden · McGraw-Hill; 4 edition
Format: Paperback

The Washington Post and New York Times Business Bestseller “Everyone in the workforce today should read this book!”―HORACE B. DEETS, FORMER EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, AARP “Want excellent insights on retirement planning from a professional who’s actually experienced...
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Communicating Better with People on the Autism Spectrum: 35 Things You Need to Know

Paddy-Joe Moran · Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

Covering verbal and non-verbal communication, Paddy-Joe Moran presents 35 simple tips and strategies to help professionals improve their communication and relationships with individuals on the autism spectrum. The language that professionals choose to use can have a long-term impact on autistic...
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Autism Spectrum Disorders: What Every Parent Needs to Know

Alan I. Rosenblatt · American Academy of Pediatrics; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Autism Spectrum Disorders: What Every Parent Needs to Know is an invaluable resource for parents and caregivers of children who have been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Prepared under the editorial direction of 2 distinguished pediatricians who are autism experts—one...
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