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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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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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Little Hands & Big Hands: Children and Adults Signing Together

Kathy MacMillan · Huron Street Press
Pages: 150
Format: Paperback

Appropriate for adults who are completely new to signing, this authoritative guide on sign language helps them engage with children up to age five, regardless of their hearing ability. Each of the eight chapters contain a variety of activities, such as games, finger plays, songs, and crafts,...
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Raising Our Children's Children: Room in the Heart

Deborah Doucette · Taylor Trade Publishing; Second Edition edition
Format: Paperback

Based on Deborah Doucette’s personal experience raising a grandchild, this book examines the myriad factors involved in kinship care, specifically when grandparents begin to raise their grandchildren. Filled with true stories from people who have raised their children’s children,...
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The End of American Childhood: A History of Parenting from Life on the Frontier to the Managed Child

Paula S Fass · Princeton University Press
Pages: 334
Format: Print book

The End of American Childhood takes a sweeping look at the history of American childhood and parenting, from the nation's founding to the present day. Renowned historian Paula Fass shows how, since the beginning of the American republic, independence, self-definition, and individual...
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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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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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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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Long-Term Care: How to Plan & Pay for It

Joseph Matthews Attorney · NOLO; Tenth edition
Format: Paperback

Finding the right long-term care often means making difficult decisions during difficult times. Whether you're planning for the future or need to make a quick decision, Long-Term Care helps you understand the alternatives to nursing facilities and shows you how to find the best care...
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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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The Other Side of Impossible: Ordinary People Who Faced Daunting Medical Challenges and Refused to Give Up

Susannah Meadows · Random House Publishing Group
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

You're faced with a difficult health condition. You have exhausted medicine's answers. What do you do? In The Other Side of Impossible, Susannah Meadows tells the real-life stories of seven families who were determined to solve the unsolvable. Their adventures take us to the outer frontiers...
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ASD The Complete Autism Spectrum Disorder Health and Diet Guide: Includes 175 Gluten-Free and Casein-Free Recipes

R. Smith · Robert Rose
Pages: 408
Format: Paperback

In May 2013, the American Psychiatric Association provided new diagnostic criteria for autism: autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The term incorporates diagnoses previously described as separate: autistic disorder, Asperger's Disorder, childhood disintegrative disorder, and pervasive developmental...
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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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I've Got Sand In All the Wrong Places

Lisa Scottoline · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Lisa and Francesca are back with another collection of warm and witty stories that will strike a chord with every woman. This six book series is among the best reviewed humor books published today and has been compared to the late greats, Erma Bombeck and Nora Ephron. Delia Ephron said...
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