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Black, Pregnant and Loving It: The Comprehensive Pregnancy Guide for Today's Woman of Color

Suzanne Greenidge-Hewitt · Page Street Pub Co
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

The Only Month-By-Month Pregnancy Guide for Black Women Let's face it: Not all pregnancies are created equal. African American women are at a higher risk for complications such as hypertension, asthma and preterm birth. That's why Dr. Suzanne Greenidge-Hewitt and Yvette Allen-Campbell...
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Best Baby Names for 2016: Over 8,000 Names & 100 Inspiration Lists

Siobhan Thomas · Vermilion
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

A modern baby name guide for 2015 with all the latest naming trends Choosing a name for your baby has never been easier with this ultimate baby-naming guide. With all the information on the latest naming trends, this comprehensive and easy-to-use guide is full of inspirational names. It includes...
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Financial Care for Your Aging Parent

Lise Andreana · Self-Counsel Press, Inc.; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Is your parent taken care of financially?Caring for your aging parent can feel overwhelming, and having to assume control of your parents finances in order to ensure bills are paid and he or she has enough to live on can be more than anyone wants to take on. However, children of aging parents...
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Of Mess and Moxie: Wrangling Delight Out of This Wild and Glorious Life

JEN HATMAKER · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author, Big Sister Emeritus, and Chief BFF Jen Hatmaker returns with another round of hilarious tales, shameless honesty, and hope for the woman who has forgotten her moxie.

In this highly anticipated new book, beloved author Jen Hatmaker parlays her own triumphs...

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121 First Dates: How to Succeed at Online Dating, Fall in Love, and Live Happily Ever After

Wendy Newman · Atria Books/Beyond Words, 2016.
Pages: 296
Format: Print book

Based on years of research and 121 real-life first dates, relationship expert Wendy Newman dishes up practical wisdom for navigating the online dating trenches with grace, efficiency, and a strong dose of humor.

Wendy Newman has made every imaginable dating mistake so you don't have...
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Baby Names 2016: This Year's Best Baby Names: State to State

Eleanor Turner · Crimson Publishing; 5 edition
Format: Print book

Choosing a name for your baby has never been easier or more enjoyable with Baby Names 2016. Whether you are looking for a traditional name or something more adventurous, Baby Names 2016 will help solve your baby-naming dilemmas. Inside you'll find over 8,000 of this year's favourite...
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Why Can't My Son Read?: Success Strategies for Helping Boys with Dyslexia and Reading Difficulties

Ellen Burns Hurst Dr. · Prufrock Press
Format: Print book

Why Can't My Son Read? offers a practical view of dyslexia written for parents of boys who struggle with reading. Boys are kept back in schools at twice the rate of girls, they get expelled from preschool nearly five times more often than girls, they are diagnosed with learning disorders...
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Blatantly Honest: Normal Teen, Abnormal Life

Nichols Makaila · Brown Books Publishing Group
Pages: 178
Format: Print book

Being a teenager today is one of the hardest jobs in the world. You have grades to maintain, obligations to extra-curricular activities, and soul-crushing pressure to excel at everything so colleges take notice. On top of it all, you're forced to act as your own public relations manager...
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Aspertools: The Practical Guide for Understanding and Embracing Asperger's, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and Neurodiversity

Harold Reitman · HCI; 1 edition
Format: Print book

If you ask Dr. Harold Reitman, labels are a lousy way to describe a unique human being, whether its Aspergers, high functioning autism, ADHD, dyslexia, Tourettes or even the so-called neurotypical brain itself. One size does not fit all. Everyones brain is different.   Helping others...
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Beyond Mars and Venus: The Power of Evolutionary Relationships

John Gray · Benbella Books
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

For more than twenty years, John Gray's Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus has helped couples deepen their intimacy and rejuvenate their love lives. Men and women, it revealed, communicate so differently, we might as well be from different planets. By learning to speak each other's...
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The 36-Hour Day, sixth edition: The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for People Who Have Alzheimer Disease, Other Dementias, and Memory Loss

Nancy L Mace · Johns Hopkins University Press
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Through five editions, The 36-Hour Day has been an essential resource for families who love and care for people with Alzheimer disease. Whether a person has Alzheimer disease or another form of dementia, he or she will face a host of problems. The 36-Hour Day will help...

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Lost Girls: An Unsolved American Mystery

Robert Kolker · Harper
Format: Hardcover

"Award-winning investigative reporter Robert Kolker delivers a haunting and humanizing account of the true-life search for a serial killer still at large on Long Island, in a compelling tale of unsolved murder and Internet prostitution.One late spring evening in 2010, Shannan Gilbert,...
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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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The 5 Love Languages of Teenagers: The Secret to Loving Teens Effectively

Gary D Chapman · Northfield Publishing
Pages: 303
Format: Paperback

Over 600,000 copies sold! Socially, mentally, and spiritually, teenagers face a variety of pressures and stresses each day. Despite these pressures, it is still parents who can influence teens the most, and The 5 Love Languages of Teenagers equips parents to make the most...

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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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With Love . . .: Humorous Quotes for Someone Special

Malcolm Croft · Prion
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

"Love isn't something you find. Love is something that finds you." - Loretta Young "Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead." - Oscar Wilde
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Eat, Play, Sleep: The Essential Guide to Your Baby's First Three Months

Luiza DeSouza · Atria Books
Format: Hardcover

From a caretaker of newborns who's had years of hands-on experience with celebrity clients, comes this practical and reassuring guide to the first three months with your new baby.Are you a new or soon-to-be new mother? Are you caught between self-doubt and conflicting parenting advice...
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Boys Adrift: The Five Factors Driving the Growing Epidemic of Unmotivated Boys and Underachieving Young Men

Leonard Sax · Basic Books
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

Something scary is happening to boys today. From kindergarten to college, American boys are, on average, less resilient and less ambitious than they were a mere twenty years ago. The gender gap in college attendance and graduation rates has widened dramatically. While Emily is working hard...
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The Dad Dialogues: A Correspondence on Fatherhood

George Bowering · Arsenal Pulp Press
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

In this unique book of correspondence, two men from different generations write to each other about the burdens, anxieties, and singular joys of parenthood. Thirtysomething Charles Demers and 80-year-old George Bowering are both celebrated authors and the best of friends, and soon both...
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8 Keys to Raising the Quirky Child: How to Help a Kid Who Doesn't

Mark Bowers · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

Tips and strategies for parents of kids who are "different" than all the rest. A quirky child experiences difficulty fitting in and connecting with others usually due to an interpersonal style or behavior that stands out from the other kids. Maybe they are obsessed with a topic...
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The 2016 Baby Names Almanac

Emily Larson · Sourcebooks
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback

The Hottest Baby Name Trends, Lists, and ForecastsAn instant snapshot of how the world today is shaping the name you may choose for your child tomorrow, The 2016 Baby Names Almanac is jam-packed with information and trends, plus thousands of names to browse. Here's a sneak peak at the ideas,...
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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....

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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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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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Living Together: A Legal Guide for Unmarried Couples

Ralph Warner · NOLO; Fifteenth Edition edition
Format: Book

Living together out of wedlock can mean anything, especially in court -- unlike married couples, most unmarried couples don't automatically inherit or receive protection under the law. Consequently, you must document everything from property ownership and children to wills and other...
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Haynes Explains Marriage: All models - From I do to on and on - Handling - Management - Conversions

Boris Starling · Haynes Publishing
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Written by bestselling author Boris Starling, Marriage is one of the first titles in the brand new Haynes Explains series. A light-hearted and entertaining take on the classic workshop manual, it contains everything you'd expect to see including exploded views, flow charts, fault diagnosis...
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American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers

Nancy Jo Sales · Knopf
Pages: 404
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times Bestseller


Instagram. Whisper. Yik Yak. YouTube. Kik. Ask.fm. Tinder. The dominant force in the lives of girls coming of age in America today is social media. What it is doing to an entire generation of young women is the subject of award-winning Vanity...
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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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Healthy Beginnings: Giving Your Baby the Best Start, from Preconception to Birth

Nan Schuurmans · Wiley
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Canada's premier resource for planning a happy, healthy pregnancy Healthy Beginnings is the ultimate guide to having a baby, with expert guidance through planning, conception, pregnancy, labor, and more. Developed by The Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada (SOGC) , this...
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Complete IEP Guide, The: How to Advocate for Your Special Ed Child

Lawrence M Siegel · NOLO
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

Put the law on your child's side Federal law guarantees every child a free, appropriate education, and the goal of the Individualized Education Program (IEP) is to assure that every child with special needs receives what the law promises. But if you have a special ed child, you know...
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Divorce Without Court: A Guide to Mediation and Collaborative Divorce

Katherine Stoner Attorney · NOLO
Pages: 496
Format: Paperback

Get essential information on how to end a marriage fairly and inexpensively. This book guides you through a negotiated divorce, using divorce mediation, or an increasingly popular approach called collaborative divorce. Encouraging and straightforward, Divorce Without Court explains: how mediation...
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The New Parent's Guide to Down Syndrome: Advice and Information for Raising Your Child

Jen Jacob · Adams Media
Format: Paperback

Help your child succeed and thrive!As a parent of a child diagnosed with Down syndrome, you may be feeling unsure of what to do next or where your child's journey will take you. In this book, authors Jen Jacob and Mardra Sikora share their experiences and guide you through life with...
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Waking Up from War: A Better Way Home for Veterans and Nations

Joseph Bobrow · Pitchstone Publishing
Pages: 248
Format: Hardcover

Voices and stories of veterans, their families, and their care providers, reveal what is necessary for postwar healing

This book argues that the elements that contribute to healing war trauma - including safety, connection, community, dialogue, mutual respect, diversity, and compassion...
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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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When You're Expecting Twins, Triplets, or Quads 4th Edition: Proven Guidelines for a Healthy Multiple Pregnancy

Barbara Luke · William Morrow & Company
Pages: 640
Format: Print book

This fourth edition of the book that introduced readers to the revolutionary, nutritionally based prenatal program for the growing number of women pregnant with multiples is now revised and expanded for an era when multiple births are on the rise and includes updated diet and exercise recommendations...
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The Conscious Parent's Guide To Asperger's Syndrome: A Mindful Approach for Helping Your Child Succeed

William Stillman · Adams Media,
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

A positive, mindful plan for the whole family!If your child has been given a diagnosis of Asperger's syndrome, you may be feeling overwhelmed and unsure of what to do next. With The Conscious Parent's Guide to Asperger's Syndrome, you will learn how to take a relationship-centered...
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Winning the Math Homework Challenge: Insights for Parents to See Math Differently

Catheryne Draper · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 154
Format: Hardcover

If you've ever been stumped by your child's math homework, this is the book for you. Winning the Math Homework Challenge shares students' reasoning, thinking, and even misunderstandings about mathematics to provide you with the opportunity to see math through their eyes, including...
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Divorce in Georgia: The Legal Process, Your Rights, and What to Expect

Douglas G Andrews · Addicus Books
Pages: 275
Format: Paperback

Providing accurate and objective information to help make the right decisions during a divorce in Georgia, this guide provides answers to 360 queries such as What is the mediation process in Georgia and is it required? How quickly can one get a divorce? Who decides who gets the cars, the pets,...
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Parenting with a Story: Real-Life Lessons in Character for Parents and Children to Share

Paul Smith · AMACOM
Format: Book

Tell a young person what to do--play fair, be yourself, stick to the task at hand--and most will tune you out. But show them how choices and consequences play out in the real world, with real people, and the impact will be far more profound. "Parenting with a Story" gathers 101 narratives...
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The Toddler Brain: Nurture the Skills Today that Will Shape Your Child's Tomorrow

Laura Jana · Da Capo
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

What if, despite the best of intentions, we are raising our children to succeed in a world that no longer exists? The Toddler Brain helps parents recognize the connection that exists between their own parenting behaviors and their child's ability to acquire valuable twenty-first-century...
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Haynes Explains Babies: Production and delivery - Oil changes - Identifying leaks - Emission control

Boris Starling · Haynes Publishing
Pages: 135
Format: Print book

Written by bestselling author Boris Starling, Babies is one of the first titles in the brand new Haynes Explains series. A light-hearted and entertaining take on the classic workshop manual, it contains everything you'd expect to see including exploded views, flow charts, fault diagnosis...
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Baby Names 2018: This Year's Best Baby Names: State to State

ELEANOR TURNER · Crimson Publishing
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

Choosing a name for your baby has never been easier or more enjoyable than with Baby Names 2018. Whether you are looking for a traditional name or something more adventurous, Baby Names 2018 will help solve your baby-naming dilemmas.Popular culture continues to affect baby naming. The recent...
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Reset Your Child's Brain: A Four-Week Plan to End Meltdowns, Raise Grades, and Boost Social Skills by Reversing the Effects of Electronic Screen-Time

Victoria L. Dunckley · New World Library
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

A no-cost, nonpharmaceutical treatment plan for children with behavioral and mental health challengesIncreasing numbers of parents grapple with children who are acting out without obvious reason. Revved up and irritable, many of these children are diagnosed with ADHD, bipolar illness, autism,...
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Nolo's Essential Guide to Child Custody and Support

Emily Doskow · NOLO
Pages: 392
Format: Paperback

Custody and Support: Get the Answers You Need

When you're getting divorced, you can make a tough time easier for your children (and yourself) if you work with the other parent to agree on a custody plan and child support. If you can't resolve these issues, you'll have to head...
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Your Pregnancy Week by Week, 8th Edition

Glade B Curtis · Da Capo
Pages: 608
Format: Print book

In print for twenty-five years, Your Pregnancy Week by Week has sold millions of copies worldwide as an established go-to resource. The book's trademark week-by-week formula helps expectant parents easily and effortlessly compare the details of their pregnancy with the same weekly schedule...
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All About ADHD: A Family Resource for Helping Your Child Succeed with ADHD

Thomas W Phelan · Sourcebooks Inc
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

By the author of the bestselling parent book 1-2-3 Magic

For the estimated 20 million Americans with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder comes the third edition of All About ADHD by Dr. Thomas W. Phelan, an internationally renowned expert and lecturer on child discipline and ADHD....
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Dementia in the Family: Practical Advice From a Caregiver

LEE CARDWELL · Self-Counsel Press
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

Approximately six million people have some form of dementia in North America, and they each have an average of five care partners. This number is growing each year and will continue to grow until a cure is found. There are books that are very clinical and books that are fictional, but Dementia...
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Get Out of My Room!: A History of Teen Bedrooms in America

Jason Reid · University Of Chicago Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Teenage life is tough. You're at the mercy of parents, teachers, and siblings, all of whom insist on continuing to treat you like a kid and refuse to leave you alone. So what do you do when it all gets to be too much? You retreat to your room (and maybe slam the door) . Even in our era of Snapchat...
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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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Your Left-Handed Child: Making things easy for left-handers in a right-handed world

Lauren Milsom · Hamlyn; Reprint edition
Format: Book

Around one in ten people are left-handed, but being a left-handed child in a right-handed world isn't easy. Nothing seems to fit and parents don't always know how to give guidance on even everyday activities when they're approached from the "wrong" position. Leading...
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The First Forty Days: The Essential Art of Nourishing the New Mother

Heng Ou · Harry N Abrams
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

The first 40 days after the birth of a child offer an essential and fleeting period of rest and recovery for the new mother. Based on author Heng Ou's own postpartum experience with zuo yuezi, a set period of "confinement," in which a woman remains at home focusing on healing...
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The Parents' Concise Guide to Childhood Vaccinations, Second Edition: From Newborns to Teens, Practical Medical and Natural Ways to Protect Your Child

Lauren Feder · Hatherleigh Pr
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

As a physician trained in both standard and holistic medicine - and as a parent herself - Lauren Feder, M.D., presents the facts about vaccinations. Regardless of where you stand on the issue of childhood vaccination, everyone agrees that the health of our children is paramount. The Parents'...
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The Caregivers: A Support Group's Stories of Slow Loss, Courage, and Love

Nell Lake · Scribner
Format: Hardcover

A moving, intimate, and compassionate book that chronicles the experiences of a group of long-term caregivers and illuminates critical issues of old age, end-of-life care, medical reform, and social policy In 2010, journalist Nell Lake began sitting in on the weekly meetings of a local...
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Childhood Speech and Language Disorders: Supporting Children and Families on the Path to Communication

Suzanne M Ducharme · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Communication is one of life's most fundamental joys, yet one often taken for granted until it is lost or fails to develop. Yet for millions of children each year, the skills that encompass communication stall or do not emerge at all. Even a mild disorder or temporary interruption in development...
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Caring for Your Baby and Young Child, 6th Edition: Birth to Age 5

American Academy Of Pediatrics · Bantam; 6 New Rev edition
Format: Book

From the American Academy of Pediatrics, the most up-to-date, expert advice for mothers, fathers, and care providers All parents want to provide the very best care for their children. This essential resource from the most respected organization on child health is the one guide pediatricians...
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How To Raise An Amazing Child the Montessori Way, 2nd Edition

TIM SELDIN · DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

"A practical parenting program to help build a calm and happy home life with your child, from birth through age six. This guide is based on Montessori school methods and packed with creative activities to help children discover more about their world as well as foster independence,...
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Coming Back Together: A Guide to Successful Reintegration After Your Partner Returns from Military Deployment

Steven L. Sayers PhD · New Harbinger Publications; 1 edition
Format: Book

When a partner or spouse returns from war, it is a time of joy; but it is also a time of transition, challenges, and uncertainty. The truth is that the process of reintegration can last for years, and it can be a particularly difficult time for both returning heroes and their families....
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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 thrive

Discipline is an essential part of raising happy and successful kids, but as more and more parents are discovering, conventional approaches often...
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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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Your Pregnancy, Your Way: Everything You Need to Know about Natural Pregnancy and Childbirth

Allison Hill · Da Capo Lifelong Books
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

As an OB/GYN, Dr. Allison Hill has delivered thousands of babies; as a mom, she's given birth to her own two children. Hill has a unique perspective on the many questions moms have surrounding pregnancy and childbirth - especially when it comes to "going natural." Drawing...
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My Partner, My Enemy: An Unflinching View of Domestic Violence and New Ways to Protect Victims

John Michael Leventhal · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 266
Format: Print book

The problem of domestic violence and partner abuse knows no bounds, can affect anyone, and when kept silent and in the dark can become deadly. Hon. John Leventhal presided over the Brooklyn Felony Domestic Violence Court, the first felony domestic violence part in the nation, since it opened...
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2017 Baby Names Almanac

Emily Larson · Sourcebooks Inc
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

The Hottest Baby Name Trends, Lists, and Forecasts

An instant snapshot of how the world today is shaping the name you may choose for your child tomorrow, The 2017 Baby Names Almanac is jam-packed with information and trends, plus thousands of names to browse. Here's a sneak peak...

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Commando Dad: A Basic Training Manual for the First Three Years of Fatherhood

Neil Sinclair · Chronicle Books
Format: Book

As used by Prince William himself, here's the basic training manual for fatherhood recruits!This easy-to-use reference is packed with practical, fieldtested instructions for caring for new troopers, from birth to age three. New dads will learn how to prepare the home for the latest...
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At Mama's Knee: Mothers and Race in Black and White

April Ryan · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

In her first book, The Presidency in Black and White, journalist April Ryan examined race in America through her experience as a White House reporter. In this book, she shifts the conversation from the White House to every home in America. At Mama's Knee looks at race and race relations...
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Grandma You're the Best!: Humorous Quotes Celebrating Brilliant Grandmothers

Malcolm Croft · Prion
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

"As I learned from growing up, you don't mess with your grandmother." - Prince William "If nothing is going well, call your grandmother." - Italian Proverb "A grandmother is a little bit parent, a little bit teacher, and a little bit best friend."...
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The Myth of Laziness

Mel Levine · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

How many times have you heard a teacher say that your child has tremendous potential "if only he'd just apply himself" or "if only she'd work just a little harder"? How often have you said the same thing to your son or daughter? Or perhaps you have a coworker...
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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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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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Do Fathers Matter?: What Science Is Telling Us About the Parent We've Overlooked

Paul Raeburn · Scientific Amer Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A 2015 National Parenting Publications Awards Gold WinnerA Mom's Choice Awards Gold Medal WinnerFor too long, we've thought of fathers as little more than sources of authority and economic stability in the lives of their children. Yet cutting-edge studies drawing unexpected links...
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Secrets of the Nanny Whisperer: A Practical Guide for Finding and Achieving the Gold Standard of Care for Your Child

Tammy Gold · Perigee Books
Format: Print book

The New Childcare Bible-- A Must-Have Whether You Have Occasional Sitters or a Full-Time NannyFinding the right caregiver can be one of the most life-changing decisions a parent makes. Whether its a kindly neighbor for the weekday latchkey hours, a teenage babysitter one night a week, or a full-time...
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So You're Going to Be a Dad, revised edition

Peter Downey · Da Capo Lifelong
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

For new dads, So You're Going to Be a Dad is the bottom line on pregnancy, childbirth, newborns, and young children. Inspiring and down-to-earth, the guide prepares readers for the changes, challenges, and joys of parenthood, from what to say (and what not to say) when she shares...
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Baby Names 2015: This year's best baby names: state to state

Eleanor Turner · Crimson Publishing; 4 edition
Format: Book

Fully up-to-date for 2015, this guide is packed with advice and information from celebrity baby names and trends to tips on choosing a name and dealing with family expectations. In its 4th edition Baby Names 2015 now has over 8,000 baby names inside, alongside meaning and origin, so parents-to-be...
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Victory over Autism: Practical Steps and Wisdom toward Recovery for the Whole Family

Mary Romaniec · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Children are recovering from autism, as are their families.Children are recovering from autism, and yet the general public is largely unaware that this is even possible, let alone happening at astounding rates. While traditional medicine continues to be stymied on the causes and potential...
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Raising Boys, Third Edition: Why Boys Are Different--and How to Help Them Become Happy and Well-Balanced Men

Steve Biddulph · Ten Speed Press; 3 edition
Format: Paperback

A revised edition of the bestselling and practical guide to the issues parents face in raising sons--including sex, violence, homework, sports, the Internet, and more--and how to best aid boys' development from birth to manhood.Raising a happy, loving, responsible boy in today's...
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29 Rules for Smart Parenting: How to Raise Children without Being a Tyrant

Rolf Arnold · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

The 29 Rules for Smart Parenting are intended to help the reader to become more effective as parents and teachers. On this basis, any advice to establish a friendly relationship with your children misses the fundamental point in the parenting challenge: the responsibility felt and lived....
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My Brother's Book

Maurice Sendak · HarperCollins; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Fifty years after Where the Wild Things Are was published comes the last book Maurice Sendak completed before his death in May 2012, My Brother's Book. With influences from Shakespeare and William Blake, Sendak pays homage to his late brother, Jack, whom he credited for his passion...
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8 Simple Tools for Raising Great Kids

Todd Cartmell · Moody Publishers, 2016.
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

"I love my child, but parenting is hard."

Whether you find parenting intuitive or impossible, we could all use a hand here and there. Let child psychologist and father Todd Cartmell walk you through the nuts and bolts of healthy, effective parenting.

Using examples...

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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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