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Belly Laughs: The Naked Truth About Pregnancy And Childbirth

Jenny McCarthy · Da Capo Press; 1st Da Capo Lifelong Bks Ed 2004 edition
Pages: 165
Format: Hardcover

Oh, the joys of pregnancy! There's the gasiness, constipation, queasiness, and exhaustion; the forgetfulness, crankiness, and the constant worry. Of course, no woman is spared these discomforts and humiliations, but most are too polite to complain or too embarrassed to talk about them....
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Sleep: What Every Parent Needs to Know

The American Academy of Pediatrics · American Academy Of Pediatrics
Pages: 219
Format: Paperback

Sooner or later, most parents face challenges at bedtime. From infants and toddlers, to school-age kids and adolescents, sleeptime problems can affect everyone in the family. And no matter what your child's difficulty may be - getting to sleep, staying asleep, bed-wetting, fears or nightmares...
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Not Quite Adults: Why 20-Somethings Are Choosing a Slower Path to Adulthood, and Why It's Good for Everyone

Barbara E. Ray · Bantam
Format: Book

Why are 20-somethings delaying adulthood? The media have flooded us with negative headlines about this generation, from their sense of entitlement to their immaturity. Drawing on almost a decade of cutting-edge research and nearly five hundred interviews with young people, Richard Settersten,...
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Your Left-Handed Child: Making things easy for left-handers in a right-handed world

Lauren Milsom · Hamlyn; Reprint edition
Format: Book

Around one in ten people are left-handed, but being a left-handed child in a right-handed world isn't easy. Nothing seems to fit and parents don't always know how to give guidance on even everyday activities when they're approached from the "wrong" position. Leading...
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Building Resilience in Children and Teens: Giving Kids Roots and Wings

Kenneth R. Ginsburg · American Academy of Pediatrics; Second Edition edition
Format: Print book

Please be aware this book is now available in third edition.  The third edition is updated and includes videos.Confronting the overwhelming amount of stress kids face today, this invaluable guide offers coping strategies for facing the combined elements of academic performance, high...
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Invisible Girls: The Truth about Sexual Abuse

Patti Feuereisen · Seal Press
Pages: 334
Format: Book

The statistics are staggering.One in four girls will experience sexual abuse by the time she is sixteen, and 48 percent of all rapes involve a young woman under the age of eighteen. It's not surprising then, that in a society where sexual abuse of young women is rampant, many women...
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What Does Baby Want?

TUPERA TUPERA · Phaidon Press
Pages: 22
Format: Board book

This baby is not comforted by a teddy bear or toy. This baby wants only one thing: milk!When baby is hungry, neither his teddy bear, his ball, nor even his shiny tambourine will soothe him. This tribute to the nursing baby - and even more so, to the breastfeeding mother - will read as conventional...
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Escaping the Endless Adolescence: How We Can Help Our Teenagers Grow Up Before They Grow Old

Joseph Allen · Ballantine Books; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Do you sometimes wonder how your teen is ever going to survive on his or her own as an adult? Does your high school junior seem oblivious to the challenges that lie ahead? Does your academically successful nineteen-year-old still expect you to “just take care of” even the most...
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Ben Franklin's Almanac of Wit, Wisdom, and Practical Advice: Useful Tips and Fascinating Facts for Every Day of the Year

Wisdom and Practical Advice: Useful Tips and Fascinating Facts for Every Day of the Year Ben Franklin's Almanac of Wit · Yankee Books
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Ben Franklin's inventiveness made him the greatest American genius of them all. Now, the spirit of Ben meets the challenges of 21st-century living in Ben Franklin's Almanac of Wit, Wisdom, and Practical Advice. With the 1,538 tips in this amazing book, you'll be able to do everything...
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Stop Second-Guessing Yourself--The Toddler Years: A Field-Tested Guide to Confident Parenting

Jen Singer · HCI; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

When it comes to raising a toddler, forget about what to expect. Its the unexpected that transforms calm, collected women into frazzled, fried moms. Days when youre running on four hours sleep and your toddler is melting down on the grocery store floor times when youre wondering how to dislodge...
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The Family Caregiver's Manual: A Practical Planning Guide to Managing the Care of Your Loved One

David J Levy · Central Recovery Pr
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Family caregiving expert David Levy sets forth how to evaluate priorities, understand options, and face bedrock issues (legal, financial, emotional, social) , so caregivers can make wise and informed decisions for their loved ones, while gaining peace of mind from knowing they did the best...
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Why My Third Husband Will Be a Dog: The Amazing Adventures of an Ordinary Woman

Lisa Scottoline · St. Martin's Press; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A hilarious collection of stories from the life of the New York Times bestselling author of Look Again At last, together in one collection, are Lisa Scottolines wildly popular Philadelphia Inquirer columns. In her column, Lisa lets her hair down, roots and all, to show the humorous side...
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Have a New Teenager by Friday

Leman Kevin · Baker Pub Group
Format: Paperback

Parents may survive the terrible twos and the first years of school all right, but the teenage years bring entirely new and alien creatures. So, parents have a choice: either send that teenager to boarding school and visit him when he reaches normalcy again (in about ten years) or choose...
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The Foster Parenting Manual: A Practical Guide to Creating a Loving, Safe and Stable Home

John DeGarmo · Jessica Kingsley Pub; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

The Foster Parenting Manual is a comprehensive guide offering proven, friendly advice for novice and experienced parents alike. Distilling many years' experience into one book, John DeGarmo combines his own wisdom with that of fellow foster parents. He describes what to expect from...
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