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Baby Smarts: Games for Playing and Learning

Jackie Silberg · Gryphon House
Format: Print book

Filled with developmental games based on the latest brain research, this book helps you build your baby's brain power--one activity at a time! Complete with lists of developmental milestones, every activity builds the foundation for future learning.
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Save the Date: The Occasional Mortifications of a Serial Wedding Guest

Jen Doll · Riverhead Books
Format: Hardcover

From a fresh and exciting new voice, a hilarious and insightful examination of the search for love and the meaning of marriage in a time of anxiety, independence, and indecision.Weddings. Theyre fun, festive, and joyful, and at a time when people marry later in life—and sometimes not at all—they...
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The Bully, the Bullied, and the Bystander: From Preschool to HighSchool--How Parents and Teachers Can Help Break the Cycle (Updated Edition)

Barbara Coloroso · William Morrow Paperbacks; Updated edition
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

It's the deadliest combination going: bullies who terrorize, bullied kids who are afraid to tell, bystanders who watch, and adults who see the incidents as a normal part of childhood. All it takes to understand that this is a recipe for tragedy is a glance at headlines across the country....
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The Smart Woman's Guide to Diabetes

Amy Stockwell Mercer · Demos Health; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Of the 17 million Americans who have diabetes, approximately 9.3 of that number are women. And it appears that number of women with diabetes is increasing each year. Diabetes is particularly difficult for women in large part due to the hormonal changes associated with the menstrual cycle,...
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The Pregnancy Encyclopedia

Dorling Kindersley Inc. · DK Publishing
Pages: 351
Format: Print book

The Pregnancy Encyclopedia is an engaging and accessible question-and-answer guide to some of the most commonly asked questions about pregnancy, packed with full-color photographs and illustrations.The Pregnancy Encyclopedia has answers to all your questions - including the ones you haven't...
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Baby Care Basics

Jeremy Friedman · Robert Rose Inc., 2015.
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Despite all the planning in the world, nothing can really prepare a soon-to-be new parent for that big step after the baby is born. All that well-intentioned information and counsel offered by family and friends is just not enough and likely confusing when the stressful days arrive. Written...
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The Happiest Baby Guide to Great Sleep: Simple Solutions for Kids from Birth to 5 Years

Harvey Karp · William Morrow
Format: Hardcover

Americas favorite pediatrician, Dr. Harvey Karp, now focuses his unparalleled knowledge, experience, and insight on solving the 1 concern of parents everywhere sleep. With The Happiest Baby Guide to Great Sleep, Dr. Karp—arguably the worlds foremost parenting expert and bestselling author...
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Are Your Prescriptions Killing You?: How to Prevent Dangerous Interactions, Avoid Deadly Side Effects, and Be Healthier with Fewer Drugs

PharmD. Armon B. Neel Jr. · Atria Books; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

In an epidemic of overmedication, who can you turn to for help? You most certainly know someone whose life depends on the prescription drugs they take: it may be your husband, who takes sleeping pills to counteract the anxiety his heart medications cause him, or it may be your aging father,...
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Instinctive Parenting: Trusting Ourselves to Raise Good Kids

Ada Calhoun · Gallery Books
Format: Hardcover

Babble.com’s readership has tripled in the past year and is still growing rapidly, indicating that today’s busy parents—especially those from Gen X and Gen Y—are hungry for advice. According to editor-in-chief Ada Calhoun, many parents are unnecessarily anxious,...
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The Parent Backpack for Kindergarten through Grade 5: How to Support Your Child's Education, End Homework Meltdowns, and Build Parent-Teacher Connections

ML Nichols · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 306
Format: Book

Finally, a book that demystifies our daunting education system by giving parents the insights and strategies they need to build positive relationships with teachers and connect to their children's learning in productive ways. Decades of research confirm that involved parents = better students....
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Experimenting with Babies: 50 Amazing Science Projects You Can Perform on Your Kid

Shaun Gallagher · Perigee Books
Format: Print book

Babies can be a joy—and hard work. Now, they can also be a 50-in-1 science project kit!This fascinating and hands-on guide shows you how to re-create landmark scientific studies on cognitive, motor, language, and behavioral development—using your own bundle of joy as the research subject....
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To the End of June: The Intimate Life of American Foster Care

Cris Beam · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: Hardcover

A triumph of narrative reporting and storytelling. . . .  Beam gives foster children a much-needed voice and does what too many adults in the foster-care system cant, or wont She advocates for them. -- New York Times Book ReviewWho are the children of foster care? What, as a country,...
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American Academy of Pediatrics: Immunizations & Infectious Diseases: An Informed Parent's Guide

Margaret C. Fisher MD FAAP · American Academy Of Pediatrics; 1 edition
Pages: 447
Format: Paperback

Informed by the expertise of the American Academy of Pediatrics, this authoritative guide to immunizations and infections in children covers a wide range of subject matter in easy-to-understand terms. Divided into four parts, this resource covers immunizations, antibiotics, prevention,...
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