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The Deployment Toolkit: Military Families and Solutions for a Successful Long-Distance Relationship

Janelle B. Moore · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 300
Format: Hardcover

Deployment comes in many forms and serves many purposes. Any separation from loved ones is an emotionally difficult time for all concerned, especially when children are involved - but separation is now a modern day military reality. Those unfamiliar with the military may not understand...
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Tantrums!: Managing Meltdowns in Public and Private

Thomas W. Phelan · Parentmagic, Inc.
Format: Book

A straightforward approach to managing tantrums.   Noting that of all the behavioral problems parents face from their children, temper tantrums may be the most upsetting, this handbook arms confused and frustrated parents with simple, easy-to-follow directions on how to best manage the problem...
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Living Together: A Legal Guide for Unmarried Couples

Frederick Hertz Attorney · NOLO
Pages: 376
Format: Paperback

Find answers you need br> Living together out of wedlock can mean anything, especially in court -- unlike married couples, Unmarried couples living together should take certain precautions, whether you've lived together for years on end, or are simply considering the idea. For over...
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Blended: Writers on the Stepfamily Experience

Samantha Waltz · Seal Press
Pages: 267
Format: Paperback

95 million adults have a step relationship, according to a 2011 report. That's 95 million unexpected experiences; 95 million unique perspectives; 95 million laughs, 95 million tears, and 95 million new families.Blended explores stepfamilies from the inside out through the perspectives of thirty...
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Fine Motor Skills for Children with Down Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals

Maryanne Bruni · Woodbine House
Pages: 290
Format: Print book

The popular book, Fine Motor Skills for Children with Down Syndrome is now available in a completely revised third edition. The author, an occupational therapist and parent of an adult with Down syndrome, describes how the characteristics of Down syndrome can impact the acquisition and progression...
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Autism Adulthood: Strategies and Insights for a Fulfilling Life

Susan Senator · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 280
Format: Print book

One of the biggest fears of parents with children with autism is looming adulthood and all that it entails. In her new book Susan Senator takes the mystery out of adult life on the autism spectrum and conveys the positive message that even though autism adulthood is complicated and challenging,...
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iRules: What Every Tech-Healthy Family Needs to Know about Selfies, Sexting, Gaming, and Growing up

Janell Burley Hofmann · Rodale Books
Pages: 261
Format: Paperback

As Janell Burley Hofmann, mother of five, wrapped her 13-year-old's iPhone on Christmas Eve, she was overwhelmed by questions: "Will my children learn to sit and wonder without Googling? Should I know their passwords for online accounts? Will they experience the value of personal connection...
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Secrets of the Nanny Whisperer: A Practical Guide for Finding and Achieving the Gold Standard of Care for Your Child

Tammy Gold · Perigee Books
Format: Print book

The New Childcare Bible-- A Must-Have Whether You Have Occasional Sitters or a Full-Time NannyFinding the right caregiver can be one of the most life-changing decisions a parent makes. Whether its a kindly neighbor for the weekday latchkey hours, a teenage babysitter one night a week, or a full-time...
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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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The Long Run

Catriona Menzies-Pike · Crown Publishers

"An unlikely convert to distance running finds her way through grief and into the untold history of women and running. Thirty-year-old Catriona Menzies-Pike defined herself in many ways: voracious reader, pub crawler, feminist, backpacker, and, since her parents' deaths a decade...
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Unlatched: The Evolution of Breastfeeding and the Making of a Controversy

Jennifer Grayson · Harper
Pages: 324
Format: Print book

Since the rise of artificial formula, we have turned a biological process into a never-ending controversy: A mother breastfeeding her three-year-old son on the cover of Time magazine sets off a firestorm. Facebook takes down photos of women nursing, citing the content as "offensive."...
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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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When I First Held You: 22 Critically Acclaimed Writers Talk About the Triumphs, Challenges, and Transformative Experience of Fatherhood

Brian Gresko · Berkley
Format: Print book

From some of today’s most critically acclaimed writers—including Dennis Lehane, Justin Cronin, Andre Dubus III, and Benjamin Percy—comes a rich collection of essays on what it means to be a dad. Becoming a father can be one of the most profoundly terrifying, exhilarating,...
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Youth Cultures in America

Cindy Dell Clark · Greenwood Press 2015.
Pages: 821
Format: Print book

Although issues of youth culture are frequently cited in classrooms and public forums, most encyclopedias of childhood and youth are devoted to history, human development, and society. A limitation on the reference bookshelf is the restriction of youth to pre-adolescence, although issues...
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The Vaccine-Friendly Plan: Dr. Paul's Safe and Effective Approach to Immunity and Health-from Pregnancy Through Your Child's Teen Years

Paul Thomas M.D. · Ballantine Books
Pages: 464
Format: Paperback

The new standard for pediatric care from one of today's most trusted pediatriciansPaul Thomas, M.D., is a vaccine-friendly doctor: knowledgeable about both the latest scientific research and the community's disease exposure, and respectful of a family's risk factors, health...
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