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Do Parents Matter?: Why Japanese Babies Sleep Soundly, Mexican Siblings Don't Fight, and American Families Should Just Relax

Robert Levine · PublicAffairs
Pages: 238
Format: Hardcover

When it comes to parenting, more isn't always better-but it is always more tiringIn Japan, a boy sleeps in his parents' bed until age ten, but still shows independence in all other areas of his life. In rural India, toilet training begins one month after infants are born and is accomplished...
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Loving, Supporting, and Caring for the Cancer Patient: A Guide to Communication, Compassion, and Courage

Stan Goldberg · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 212
Format: Print book

At least once in your life someone will say to you, "I have cancer," and when she says the three words, you may struggle with a response. If a loved one or friend hasn't informed you of a cancer diagnosis, it's only a matter of time until they will. Every year fourteen...
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I Can't Believe I Dated Him: The Art of Knowing When to Break Up, When to Stay Single and When You've Met the One

Jackie Viramontez · Morgan James Publishing
Pages: 200
Format: Hardcover

I Can't Believe I Dated Him includes the practical insights of Brene Browne's The Gifts of Imperfection, the heart-centered tools of Melody Beattie's Codependent No More, and the scientifically backed modalities of Nick Ortner's Tapping Solution. No matter how much we learn...
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Digital Kids: How to Balance Screen Time, and Why it Matters

Martin L Kutscher · Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

For many children and teens daily Internet use is the norm - but where should we draw the line when it comes to digital media usage? This handy book lays out the essential information needed to understand and prevent excessive Internet use that negatively impacts behaviour, education, family...
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What to Believe When You're Expecting: A New Look at Old Wives' Tales in Pregnancy

Jonathan Schaffir · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 168
Format: Hardcover

Pregnant women encounter advice from many directions about how to have a healthy pregnancy - not only from health care providers, but from relatives, friends, and the Internet. Some of these pieces of advice (on topics that range from inducing labor to telling the baby's gender to improving...
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Gentle Discipline: Using Emotional Connection--Not Punishment--to Raise Confident, Capable Kids

Sarah Ockwell-Smith · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

A practical guide that presents an alternative to shouting, shaming, and blaming--to give kids the skills they need to grow and thriveDiscipline is an essential part of raising happy and successful kids, but as more and more parents are discovering, conventional approaches often don't work,...
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When Your Adult Child Breaks Your Heart: Coping With Mental Illness, Substance Abuse, And The Problems That Tear Families Apart

Joel Young · Globe Pequot Press, The
Pages: 251
Format: Paperback

Behind nearly every adult who is accused of a crime, becomes addicted to drugs or alcohol, or who is severely mentally ill and acting out in public, there is usually at least one extremely stressed-out parent. This parent may initially react with the bad news of their adult child behaving...
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He Never Came Home: Interviews, Stories, and Essays from Daughters on Life Without Their Fathers

Regina R Robertson · Agate Bolden
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

He Never Came Home is a collection of 22 personal essays written by girls and women who have been separated from their fathers by way of divorce, abandonment, or death. The contributors to this collection come from a wide range of different backgrounds in terms of race, socioeconomic status,...
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Understanding the NICU: What Parents of Preemies and other Hospitalized Newborns Need to Know

Jeanette Zaichkin · Amer Acad Of Pediatrics
Pages: 260
Format: Print book

Most parents do not expect to begin life with their new baby in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) . They often feel lost and powerless amidst this new world of medical vocabulary, technology, and numerous health care providers.Understanding the NICU will guide you through your NICU...
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The Newborn Sleep Book: A Simple, Proven Method for Training Your New Baby to Sleep Through the Night

Dr. Lewis Jassey · Perigee Books; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Developed and refined by two successful pediatricians, the "Jassey Way" boasts more than a 90% success rate of getting children to sleep through the night in their first 4 weeks of life. A safe and proven technique, the Jassey Way uses a feeding schedule that allows newborns (and...
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Getting to 30: A Parent's Guide to the 20-Something Years

Elizabeth Fishel · Workman Publishing Company; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

“This is the book parents have been waiting for”—Michael Thompson, coauthor of Raising Cain. The book that is “helpful, hopeful, and engaging”—Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Ph.D., Columbia University. It is the book that addresses the new reality for parents...
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Blending Families: Merging Households with Kids 8-18

Trevor Crow · Rowman & Littlefield, 2016.
Pages: 190
Format: Print book

Blending Families responds to the need for a book that explores step-parenting by starting with the marriage as the central relationship in a new blended family unit. Just as you are better able to help your child in an airplane emergency if you put your oxygen mask on first, you are better...
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Life Story Books for Adopted and Fostered Children, Second Edition: A Family Friendly Approach

Joy Rees · Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Pages: 152
Format: Paperback

Through words, pictures, photographs, certificates and other 'little treasures', a Life Story Book provides a detailed account of the child's early history and a chronology of their life. Fully updated, this clear and concise book shows a unique family-friendly way to compile...
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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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