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The Awakened Family: A Revolution in Parenting

Shefali Tsabary · Viking
Pages: 348
Format: Hardcover

FINALIST FOR THE BOOKS FOR A BETTER LIFE AWARD * NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"Parents . . . you will be wowed and awed by [Dr. Shefali]." - Oprah WinfreyAs seen on Oprah's SuperSoul Sunday, a radically transformative plan that shows parents how to raise children to be their best,...
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Dinner Solved!: 100 Ingenious Recipes That Make the Whole Family Happy, Including You!

Katie Workman · Workman Publishing Company
Format: Hardcover

Katie Workman is a gifted cook, a best friend in the kitchen, and a brilliant problem solver. Her Mom 100 Cookbook was named one of the Five Best Weeknight Cookbooks of the past 25 years by Cooking Light and earned praise from chefs like Ina Garten ("I love the recipes!") and Bobby...
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How to Be a Superhero Called Self-Control!: Super Powers to Help Younger Children to Regulate their Emotions and Senses

Lauren Brukner · Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016.
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

Meet Self-Control, a superhero who wants to teach young children his super powers of self-control! Anxiety, frustration, anger, and other difficult feelings won't stand a chance against their new-found powers. Self-Control teaches children with emotional and sensory regulation difficulties...
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Tantrums!: Managing Meltdowns in Public and Private

Thomas W. Phelan · Parentmagic, Inc.
Format: Book

A straightforward approach to managing tantrums.   Noting that of all the behavioral problems parents face from their children, temper tantrums may be the most upsetting, this handbook arms confused and frustrated parents with simple, easy-to-follow directions on how to best manage the problem...
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The Everything Parent's Guide to Special Education: A Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Advocating for Your Child with Special Needs

Amanda Morin · Adams Media Corporation
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

Be your child's best advocate!Children with special needs who succeed in school have one thing in common--their parents are passionate and effective advocates. It's not an easy job, but with The Everything Parent's Guide to Special Education, you will learn how to evaluate,...
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How Not to Calm a Child on a Plane: And Other Lessons in Parenting from a Highly Questionable Source

Johanna Stein · Da Capo Lifelong Books
Format: Hardcover

Looking for the perfect book to help you survive childbirth and parenting with your sanity intact?Look elsewhere.For Johanna Stein (writer/comedian/forward/slash/abuser and occasionally neurotic/immature/way-too-candid mom), parenting is an extreme sport. Her stories from the trenches may not always...
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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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Raising Girls: How to Help Your Daughter Grow Up Happy, Healthy, and Strong

Steve Biddulph · Random House Inc
Pages: 216
Format: Paperback

A practical guidebook and passionate call-to-arms for parents of girls that empowers them to raise confident, well-rounded daughters in an exploitative world, from the author of the international bestseller Raising Boys.Raising a happy, healthy, well-adjusted daughter from babyhood to womanhood...
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The Learning Habit: A Groundbreaking Approach to Homework and Parenting that Helps Our Children Succeed in School and Life

Stephanie Donaldson-Pressman · A Perigee Book
Pages: 206
Format: Print book

A groundbreaking approach to building learning habits for life, based on a major new study revealing what works - and what doesn't Life is different for kids today. Between standardized testing, the Common Core Curriculum, copious homework assignments, and seemingly endless amounts of "screen...
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The Sh!t No One Tells You About Toddlers

Dawn Dais · Seal Press
Format: Print book

They're getting bigger. And you're not getting any more sleep.Second in the Sh!t No One Tells You series, in The Sh!t No One Tells You About Toddlers Dawn Dais tells it like it is - again - offering real advice for parents of growing children. Filled with tips, encouragement, and a strong...
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Yell Less, Love More: How the Orange Rhino Mom Stopped Yelling at Her Kids - and How You Can Too!: A 30-Day Guide That Includes: - 100 Alternatives to ... Steps to Follow - Honest Stories to Inspire

Sheila McCraith · Fair Winds Pr
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

Do you often find yourself losing your cool and yelling at your kids? It happens to us all, but it doesn't have to. With Yell Less, Love More you'll learn practical, simple solutions to keep you focused on loving more and yelling less, no matter what the circumstance. It is possible...
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The Family Calendar Cookbook: From Birthdays to Bake Sales, Good Food to Carry You Through the Year

Kelsey Banfield · Running Press
Format: Book

Holidays. School events. Fun gatherings with the neighbors. This is the stuff of family life, and there's always a need for a perfect recipe, through all four seasons of the year. The Family Calendar Cookbook is organized by your family's timetable, featuring no-fuss recipes for every...
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Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn: The Complete Guide

Penny Simkin PT · Simon & Schuster, 2016.
Pages: 512
Format: Print book

If you only buy one pregnancy book, this should be the one! It's the most complete. It covers all aspects of childbearing, from conception through early infancy, and tells you what to expect. It offers detailed information, suggestions on decisions to make, and advice on steps to take...
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The First 1,000 Days: A Crucial Time for Mothers and Children—And the World

Roger Thurow · PublicAffairs
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Based on compelling new scientific and social science research on early childhood malnutrition, a new generation of activists have been inspired to re-think old approaches to 'feeding the world.' The new target in the assault on malnutrition: the first 1,000 days of a child's...
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Overcoming Autism: Finding the Answers, Strategies, and Hope That Can Transform a Child's Life

Lynn Kern Koegel PhD · Penguin Books; Revised edition
Format: Book

A fully revised and updated edition of the definitive guide to reducing symptoms of autism spectrum disorderSince Overcoming Autism was first published nearly a decade ago, many theories about autism have fallen by the wayside. But the interventions described in this book have been shown...
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The Conscious Parent's Guide to Coparenting: A Mindful Approach to Creating a Collaborative, Positive Parenting Plan

Jenna Flowers · Adams Media
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

A positive, mindful plan for children and parents in transition! If you're facing the challenge of raising children in two homes, you may be feeling overwhelmed and unsure of how to build a healthy coparenting relationship. With The Conscious Parent's Guide to Coparenting, you'll...
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Attaching Through Love, Hugs and Play: Simple Strategies to Help Build Connections with Your Child

Deborah D Gray · Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Pages: 239
Format: Paperback

Capturing the warmth and fun of forming close relationships with children, this book offers simple advice to parents of children who find it difficult to attach and bond - whether following adoption, divorce or other difficult experiences. Attachment therapist Deborah D. Gray describes...
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Understanding Autism: The essential guide for parents

Katrina Williams · Exisle Publishing
Format: Print book

This is the essential reference for parents and carers of children with autism. Written by two leading experts in the field, it covers everything from the causes of autism to how it manifests at the various ages and stages of a child's life, as well as diet and nutrition, the importance...
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Listen to Your Mother: What She Said Then, What We're Saying Now

Ann Imig · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Format: Hardcover

Irreverent, thought-provoking, hilarious, and edgy: a collection of personal stories celebrating motherhood, featuring #1 New York Times bestselling authors Jenny Lawson and Jennifer Weiner, and many other notable writers.Listen to Your Mother is a fantastic awakening of why our mothers...
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Raising Boy Readers

Michael Sullivan · Independent Pub Group
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

Using stories and anecdotes to humanize the research presented, Raising Boy Readers conveys an understanding of the differences that are common among many boys and how these differences affect reading. It provides practical approaches to promote reading to boys, addressing physical differences,...
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How to Talk to Your Kids about Your Divorce: Healthy, Effective Communication Techniques for Your Changing Family

Dr. Samantha Rodman · Adams Media Corporation
Pages: 254
Format: Print book

Expert advice for discussing divorce with your childrenWritten by Dr. Samantha Rodman, founder of DrPsychMom.com, How to Talk to Your Kids about Your Divorce teaches you how to raise a happy, thriving family in a changing environment. Each page offers expert advice for discussing your decision...
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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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How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success

Julie Lythcott-Haims · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 354
Format: Hardcover

New York Times Bestseller"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...
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Heading Home With Your Newborn: From Birth to Reality

Laura A. Jana · American Academy of Pediatrics; Third Edition edition
Format: Print book

The new edition of this bestselling guide to newborn care has been fully revised and updated. Written by two pediatricians and focusing on the first few months of an infant's life, Heading Home With Your Newborn, 3rd Edition, includes new information on breastfeeding and the involvement...
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Adopting Older Children: A Practical Guide to Adopting and Parenting Children Over Age Four

Stephanie Bosco-Ruggiero · New Horizon Press
Format: Book

Adopting Older Children addresses the most significant challenges surrounding older-child adoption (both domestically and internationally), including mental health, behavioral, and educational concerns. This thorough guide enumerates the issues an older adopted child faces and provides...
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The ABA Consumer Guide to Adopting a Child: Everything You Need to Know for a Successful Adoption

Robert A. Kasky · American Bar Association
Pages: 107
Format: Print book

Adopting a child is an extraordinarily important decision. In this authoritative guide, adoption experts Robert and Jeffrey Kasky provide all the information needed to navigate the adoption process and to successfully adopt a child. The book discusses the various types of adoptions; alerts...
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All In: How Our Work-First Culture Fails Dads, Families, and Businesses--And How We Can Fix It Together

Josh Levs · HarperOne
Format: Hardcover

The author shows how fatherhood today is far different than for previous generations and what that means for our individual lives, families, workplaces, and society.
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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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Raising Kids with Sensory Processing Disorders: A Week-by-Week Guide to Solving Everyday Sensory Issues

Varleisha Gibbs · Prufrock Press, Inc.
Pages: 168
Format: Paperback

Whether it's having to remove tags from clothing or using special dimmed lighting when they study, kids with sensory disorders or special sensory needs often need adaptations in their everyday lives in order to find success in school and beyond. Taking a look at the most common sensory...
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Autism Adulthood: Strategies and Insights for a Fulfilling Life

Susan Senator · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 280
Format: Print book

One of the biggest fears of parents with children with autism is looming adulthood and all that it entails. In her new book Susan Senator takes the mystery out of adult life on the autism spectrum and conveys the positive message that even though autism adulthood is complicated and challenging,...
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How We Live Now: Redefining Home and Family in the 21st Century

Bella DePaulo Ph.D. · Atria Books/Beyond Words
Format: Hardcover

A close-up examination and exploration, How We Live Now challenges our old concepts of what it means to be a family and have a home, opening the door to the many diverse and thriving experiments of living in twenty-first century America.Across America and around the world, in cities and suburbs...
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Keep Calm and Parent On: A Guilt-Free Approach to Raising Children by Asking More from Them and Doing Less

Emma Jenner · Atria Books
Pages: 278
Format: Hardcover

From a modern-day Mary Poppins and the former star of TLC's Take Home Nanny comes a holistic and guilt-free approach to parenting children ages seven and under.Emma Jenner lives, teaches, and nannies by this philosophy: if parents are in control, they can enjoy their children more....
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The Conscious Parent's Guide To ADHD: A Mindful Approach for Helping Your Child Gain Focus and Self-Control

Rebecca Branstetter PhD · Adams Media
Format: Print book

"A guide for parents with kids who have ADHD"--
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Blending Families Successfully: Helping Parents and Kids Navigate the Challenges So That Everyone Ends Up Happy

M.D. George S. Glass · Skyhorse Publishing
Format: Book

According to the National Center for Health Statistics, less than half of the people who get married in the United States remain with their first spouse, and less than 50 percent of children grow up with both biological parents. In short, we live in a society of blended families. Everyone...
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Games and Activities for Attaching With Your Child

Deborah D. Gray · Jessica Kingsley Publishers; 1 edition
Format: Print book

Packed full of great ideas for fun games and activities, this book encourages positive attachments between a parent or carer and their child. When it comes to choosing the best games to play with children who have difficulties attaching, it is often hard to know how to play with a purpose....
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Breaking Through!: Helping Girls Succeed in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

Harriet S Mosatche · Prufrock Press Inc.
Pages: 250
Format: Print book

Even with increased pressure to involve more girls in STEM areas in education, parents are often left wondering what they can do to encourage their daughter's love of science, math, and technology from fading. In Breaking Through! Helping Girls Succeed in Science, Technology, Engineering,...
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Daddy, Stop Talking!: And Other Things My Kids Want But Won't Be Getting

Adam Carolla · Dey Street Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The comedian, actor, television host, podcast king, and New York Times bestselling author of President Me, Not Taco Bell Material, and In Fifty Years We'll All Be Chicks now lays down the law on the plight of the modern parent.Parents, do you often think that if your kids had to grow...
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Two Homes, One Childhood : A Parenting Plan to Last a Lifetime.

Robert E Emery · Avery
Pages: 325
Format: Print book

A paradigm-shifting model of parenting children in two homes from an internationally recognized expert. A researcher, therapist, and mediator, Robert Emery, Ph.D., details a new approach to sharing custody with children in two homes. Huge numbers of children are affected by separation,...
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Beyond the Tiger Mom: East-West Parenting for the Global Age

Maya Thiagarajan · Tuttle Publishing
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

"Beyond the Tiger Mom is a brilliant book - hard-hitting and brutally honest but also balanced, insightful, and funny." - Amy Chua, author of Battle Hymn of the Tiger MomDispel the hype and myths about Asian parenting and uncover the practical with this effective parenting guide.How...
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Home for Dinner: Mixing Food, Fun, and Conversation for a Happier Family and Healthier Kids

Anne K. Fishel Ph.D. · American Management Association
Format: Print book

Sports, activities, long hours, and commutes - with so much to do, dinner has been bumped to the back burner. But research shows that family dinners offer more than just nutrition. Studies have tied shared meals to increased resiliency and self-esteem in children, higher academic achievement,...
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The No-Cry Sleep Solution for Newborns: Amazing Sleep from Day One - For Baby and You

Elizabeth Pantley · Mcgraw-Hill Education
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Elizabeth Pantley spins her baby magic She towers above her competitors by showing us what babies really need, and how best to give it to them. James J. McKenna, PhD, Director, Mother-Baby Behavioral Sleep Laboratory, University of Notre Dame You have a newborn, so sleep is impossible,...
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Parenting Beyond Pink & Blue: How to Raise Your Kids Free of Gender Stereotypes

Christia Spears Brown · Ten Speed Press
Format: Paperback

A guide that helps parents focus on their children's unique strengths and inclinations rather than on gendered stereotypes to more effectively bring out the best in their individual children, for parents of infants to middle schoolers. Reliance on Gendered Stereotypes Negatively Impacts...
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Stop Teaching Our Kids To Kill, Revised and Updated Edition: A Call to Action Against TV, Movie & Video Game Violence

Lt. Col. Dave Grossman · Harmony; Rev Upd edition
Format: Book

Completely revised and updated, a much-needed call to action for every parent, teacher, and citizen to help our children and stop the wave of killing and violence gripping America's youth Newtown, Aurora, Virginia Tech, Columbine. Thereis no bigger or more important issue in America...
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Have a Nice Guilt Trip

Lisa Scottoline · St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

Lisa Scottoline and Francesca Serritella are back with another collection of warm and witty stories that will strike a chord with every woman. This four book series is among the best reviewed humor books published today and has been compared to the late greats, Erma Bombeck and Nora Ephron....
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Surviving Parental Alienation: A Journey of Hope and Healing

Amy J L Baker · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 173
Format: Print book

Half of all marriages end, and, when they do, most parents hope to achieve a "good divorce" in which they can amicably raise their children with their former spouse. Unfortunately, about 20% of divorces are high-conflict, involving frequent visits to court, allegations of abuse,...
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Raising Twins: Parenting Multiples from Pregnancy Through the School Years

Shelly Vaziri Flais · American Academy of Pediatrics; Second Edition edition
Format: Print book

Even with years working as a pediatrician, Shelly Vaziri Flais, MD, FAAP, was nervous about what lay ahead when she was told she was pregnant with twins. Now, several years into parenting her twin boys, Dr Flais is sharing her wisdom and experience as a mom and her expertise as a doctor...
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The Complete IEP Guide: How to Advocate for Your Special Ed Child

Lawrence M. Siegel · NOLO; Eighth Edition edition
Format: Paperback

Create an IEP with this start-to-finish guide for caring parentsYour special needs child needs a special education, and as a parent, you face a number of obstacles as you work with your school district to develop an Individual Education Plan IEP. Lots of steps, complicated paperwork, and intimidating...
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Parenting Children with ADHD: 10 Lessons That Medicine Cannot Teach

Vincent J. Monastra · American Psychological Association
Format: Print book

Over the past 30 years, Dr. Monastra has treated more than 15,000 clients who have ADHD. In this indispensable book he shares the knowledge he has gained. Engaging and straightforward, the book is directed at parents of children who have, or might have, ADHD. In a conversational style,...
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Teenagers 101: What a Top Teacher Wishes You Knew About Helping Your Kid Succeed

Rebecca Deurlein Ed.D. · AMACOM
Pages: 245
Format: Print book

As a parent, you want to see your teen succeed in school and in life--and you do your best to help. But how do you know what will make a difference? Maybe it's time to listen to a teacher. Day in and day out, teachers watch kids interact with peers, make decisions, deal with difficulty,...
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Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive

Devorah Heitner · Bibliomotion
Pages: 244
Format: Print book

Screenwise offers a realistic and optimistic perspective on how to thoughtfully guide kids in the digital age. Many parents feel that their kids are addicted, detached, or distracted because of their digital devices. Media expert Devorah Heitner, however, believes that technology offers...
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Baby Signing Essentials: Easy Sign Language for Every Age and Stage

Nancy Cadjan · Sourcebooks
Format: Print book

Start "talking" with your baby today and discover what they're really trying to tell youWith the gift of sign language, you can communicate with your child as early as four to six months, reduce tantrums, build verbal language skills, and create a stronger bond than ever!...
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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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ADHD & The Focused Mind: A Guide to Giving Your ADHD Child Focus, Discipline & Self-Confidence

Sarah Cheyette · Square One Publishers
Pages: 242
Format: Print book

As a young boy, his difficulty in concentrating was diagnosed as ADHD. In school, his mind always seemed to wander until he found an activity that he liked. By using that one activity, his mother was able to teach him to focus and develop self-discipline. Debbie Phelps found a way to reach...
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Big Science for Little People: 52 Activities to Help You and Your Child Discover the Wonders of Science

Lynn Brunelle · Roost Books
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Make your child's first forays into science fun! 52 clever and easy experiments for things that will zip, zoom, and fly, and fizz, bubble, and burst. For children ages 4 to 8.Introduce future engineers, inventors, naturalists, and artists to the physics and chemistry, biology and ecology...
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Waking up Dry: A Guide to Help Children Overcome Bedwetting

Howard J. Bennett · American Academy of Pediatrics
Pages: 250
Format: Paperback

A positive, interactive plan for overcoming bedwetting, geared to parents of kids ages 6-13. Author Dr. Howard Bennett is both a pediatrician and a parent, and he encourages parents to read the book together with their children and develop a plan that includes behavior management techniques,...
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Teach Your Baby to Sign, Revised and Updated 2nd Edition: An Illustrated Guide to Simple Sign Language for Babies and Toddlers - Includes 30 New Pages of Signs and Illustrations!

Monica Beyer · Fair Winds Press
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Better communication is right around the corner with Teach Your Baby to Sign.You may feel like you can't possibly be any closer with your young child, but the truth is, you can--through sign language.The gift of signing helps children communicate well before they have the verbal ability...
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The Boys in the Bunkhouse: Servitude and Salvation in the Heartland

Dan Barry · Harper
Pages: 340
Format: Print book

With this Dickensian tale from America's heartland, New York Times writer and columnist Dan Barry tells the harrowing yet uplifting story of the exploitation and abuse of a resilient group of men with intellectual disability, and the heroic efforts of those who helped them to find justice...
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The Only Baby Book You'll Ever Need: A Parent's Guide to Everything!

Marian Borden · Adams Media
Format: Paperback

Expert advice for caring for babies and toddlers!From learning how to change a dirty diaper to pleasing a picky eater, it can sometimes be difficult to navigate parenthood--especially if you're new to it all. Featuring advice from top childcare experts, The Only Baby Book You'll...
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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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The Science of Parenting, 2nd Edition

Margot Sunderland · Dk Publishing
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Backed by the most up-to-date scientific research, The Science of Parenting, 2nd Edition provides evidence-based parenting advice about how you should care for your child, with practical strategies from birth to 12 years of age. Child psychotherapist Dr. Margot Sunderland has more than...
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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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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 ''Perfect'' Parent: 5 Tools for Using Your Inner Perfection to Connect with Your Kids

Roma Khetarpal · Greenleaf Book Group
Format: Book

National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) GOLD Award Winner!Parents' Choice Recommended Award Winner!Mom's Choice Gold Award Winner!Get ready for a parenting makeover! If you're a parent today, you face extreme pressure to get everything exactly ''right''--a...
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Finding Quality Early Childcare: A Step-by-Step Guide for Parents about What Matters Most

Sarah Vanover · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 122
Format: Print book

Finding Quality Early Childcare is a tool for parents to use in selecting quality childcare that best meets the needs of their family. This book reviews foundational elements of childcare, such as health and safety features, while explaining educational strategies, including styles of teaching...
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iRules: What Every Tech-Healthy Family Needs to Know about Selfies, Sexting, Gaming, and Growing up

Janell Burley Hofmann · Rodale Books
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 connection...
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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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The Calm and Happy Toddler: Gentle Solutions to Tantrums, Night Waking, Potty Training and More

Rebecca Chicot · Vermilion
Pages: 300
Format: Print book

Child development expert Dr. Rebecca Chicot shares with you the secrets to calm and stress-free toddler parenting. Based on her unique parent-toddler approach, she reveals that by understanding how your toddler thinks and what changes he is going through, you can respond with confidence...
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Motherhood Smotherhood: Fighting Back Against the Lactivists, Mompetitions, Germophobes, and So-Called Experts Who Are Driving Us Crazy

JJ Keith · Skyhorse Publishing
Format: Hardcover

What's the first thing a woman does when she thinks she might be pregnant? She Googles. And it goes downhill from there. While the internet is full of calming and cheerily supportive articles, it's also littered with hyper-judgmental message boards and heaps of contradictory and scolding...
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STEP PARENTING: 50 One-Minute DOs and DON'Ts for Stepdads and Stepmoms

Randall Hicks · WordSlinger Press
Pages: 102
Format: Print book

A great step parenting and blended families resource for both the stepparent and the existing parent. Tired of reading a book that is hundreds of pages in length, then thinking they could have boiled down the "important parts" and saved you a lot of time? Here's a book that...
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The Kids' Guide to Staying Awesome and In Control: Simple Stuff to Help Children Regulate their Emotions and Senses

Lauren Brukner · Jessica Kingsley Publishers; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Packed with simple ideas to regulate the emotions and senses, this book will help children tackle difficult feelings head-on and feel awesome and in control! From breathing exercises, pressure holds and finger pulls, to fidgets, noise-reducing headphones and gum, the book is brimming...
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Strong Mothers, Strong Sons: Lessons Mothers Need to Raise Extraordinary Men

Margaret J Meeker · Ballantine Books
Pages: 341
Format: Hardcover

Meg Meeker, M.D., acclaimed author of Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters, now turns to an equally powerful relationship in the family: the one between mother and son. From the moment a mother holds her newborn son, his eyes tell her that she is his world. But often, as he grows up, the boy who needs...
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Unplug and Play: 50 Original Group Games That Don't Need Charging

Brad Berger · Familius
Pages: 120
Format: Print book

Unplug and Play! 50 Original Group Games That Don't Need Charging brings people together for hours of hilarious, interactive, technology-free fun that requires virtually nothing more than pens and paper. This compact, travel-friendly book guarantees hours of engaging entertainment with...
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Growing Up Mindful: Essential Practices to Help Children, Teens, and Families Find Balance, Calm, and Resilience

Christopher Willard · Sounds True
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Introducing mindfulness into the lives of our children and teenagers is perhaps the greatest gift we can offer. Mindfulness builds emotional intelligence, boosts happiness, increases curiosity and engagement, reduces anxiety and depression, soothes the pain of trauma, and helps kids (and...
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Unofficial Minecraft Lab for Kids: Family-Friendly Projects for Exploring and Teaching Math, Science, History, and Culture Through Creative Building

John Miller · Quarry
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Now an Amazon Best Kids' Books of 2016 pick!Balancing your child's screen time can be difficult, especially when it comes to wildly popular, open-ended video games like Minecraft. Minecraft offers players an environment focused on exploration, imagination, and creation, but its nonlinear...
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Living with Schizophrenia: A Family Guide to Making a Difference

Jeffrey Rado · Johns Hopkins University Press
Pages: 136
Format: Print book

An estimated 51 million people worldwide have schizophrenia, 2.2 million of them in the United States. While early diagnosis and appropriate treatment improve the long-term prognosis, schizophrenia is a disease that is difficult to manage. In Living with Schizophrenia, Drs. Jeffrey Rado...
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Becoming Brilliant: What Science Tells us About Raising Successful Children

Roberta M Golinkoff · American Psychological Association
Pages: 314
Format: Print book

In just a few years, today's children and teens will forge careers that look nothing like those that were available to their parents or grandparents. While the U.S. economy becomes ever more information-driven, our system of education seems stuck on the idea that "content is king,"...
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