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Tell Them It Was Mozart

Angeline Schellenberg · Brick Books
Pages: 123
Format: Paperback

Poetry. Disability Studies. Linked poems that uncover the ache and whimsy of raising children on the autism spectrum. Through public judgments, detouring dreams and unspoken prayers, Tell THEM IT WAS MOZART, Angeline Schellenberg's debut collection, traces both a slow bonding and the emergence...
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The Confident Parent: A Pediatrician's Guide to Caring for Your Little One--Without Losing Your Joy, Your Mind, or Yourself

Jane Scott · A TarcherPerigee Books
Pages: 265
Format: Print book

We've all heard the complaint from parents: They're more overwhelmed than ever before -- juggling demands on their time as well as conflicting advice from family, friends, frenemies and "experts" on how to achieve parental perfection--or risk jeopardizing their little one's future...
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The Mommy Shorts Guide to Remarkably Average Parenting

Ilana Wiles · Harry N Abrams
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Ilana Wiles is not a good mother. She's not a bad mother either. Like most of us, she's normal. From the creator of the wildly popular blog Mommy Shorts comes Ilana Wiles's first humor book on remarkably average parenting. If you want solid advice about raising kids, this book...
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The Hopeful Mom's Guide to Adoption: The Wit & Wisdom You Need for the Journey

Rachel Garlinghouse · CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 185
Format: Paperback

Choosing to adopt can be overwhelming, rendering you anxious, hopeful, and confused. This no-holds-barred guide gives you the authentic offerings of Rachel Garlinghouse's ten-year (and counting) commitment to encouragement, education, ethics, and empathy. From the day you first consider...
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Eldercare 101: A Practical Guide to Later Life Planning, Care, and Wellbeing

Mary Jo Saavedra · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 264
Format: Print book

The Silver Tsunami is upon us as elder care and crisis management reaches a tipping point with the graying of America. By 2020, 54 million people in the U.S. will be over the age of 65; by 2030, that number will top 80 million. Feeling the squeeze of multi-generational home demands, children...
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All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood

Jennifer Senior · HarperCollins Publishers
Pages: 308
Format: Hardcover

Thousands of books have examined the effects of parents on their children. In All Joy and No Fun, award-winning journalist Jennifer Senior now asks: what are the effects of children on their parents?In All Joy and No Fun, award-winning journalist Jennifer Senior tries to tackle this question,...
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iRules: What Every Tech-Healthy Family Needs to Know about Selfies, Sexting, Gaming, and Growing up

Janell Burley Hofmann · Rodale
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...
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Like My Father Always Said...: Gruff Advice, Sweet Wisdom, and Half-Baked Instructions on How to Fix Your Stuff and Your Life

Erin McHugh · Harry N. Abrams
Format: Hardcover

Erin McHughs last book, Like My Mother Always Said, collected a rainbow of helpful, humorous, and questionable wisdom from our moms and has been a solid success.  Its not fair that mothers should get all the attention, so the next branch on the family tree to explore belongs to fathers. ...
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How Not to Hate Your Husband After Kids

Jancee Dunn · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 269
Format: Hardcover

A hilariously candid account of one woman's quest to bring her post-baby marriage back from the brink, with life-changing, real-world advice. How Not To Hate Your Husband After Kids tackles the last taboo subject of parenthood: the startling, white-hot fury that new (and not-so-new) mothers...
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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. From Jaiden...
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Raising Human Beings: Creating a Collaborative Partnership with Your Child

Ross W Greene · Scribner Book Company
Pages: 281
Format: Hardcover

In Raising Human Beings, the renowned child psychologist and New York Times bestselling author of Lost at School and The Explosive Child explains how to cultivate a better parent-child relationship while also nurturing empathy, honesty, resilience, and independence. Parents have an important...
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The Unofficial Guide to Disney Cruise Line 2017

Len Testa · Unofficial Guides
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

The Unofficial Guide to the Disney Cruise Line is a no-nonsense, consumer-oriented guide to Disney's cruise vacations. This detailed guide points out the best of Disney's ships and itineraries, including a couple of stellar restaurants, top-notch children's activities, and Castaway...
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The Interracial Adoption Option: Creating a Family Across Race

Marlene Gail Fine · Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Pages: 168
Format: Paperback

The perfect starting point for parents of transracially adopted children and those who are considering adopting transracially. The Interracial Adoption Option is a personal guide to interracial adoption which draws on the lives and experiences of the authors, a white US couple, who adopt...
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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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How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success

Julie Lythcott-Haims · Henry Holt & Company
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

"Julie Lythcott-Haims is a national treasure. . . . A must-read for every parent who senses that there is a healthier and saner way to raise our children." -Madeline Levine, author of the New York Times bestsellers The Price of Privilege and Teach Your Children Well"For parents...
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