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Push Back: Guilt in the Age of Natural Parenting

Amy M D Tuteur · Dey St.
Pages: 372
Format: Print book

A Harvard-trained physician examines the role of guilt in today's childbirth and early parenting choices, challenging popular misconceptions while arguing that the natural parenting movement is capitalizing on practices that serve to manipulate rather than assist parents.
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The Unofficial Guide to Disneyland 2018

Kubersky. Seth · Unofficial Guides
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

A great destination and thorough preparation are what make a wonderful vacation, and The Unofficial Guide toDisneyland 2018 makes Disneyland one of the most accessible theme parks in the world. With advice that is direct, prescriptive, and detailed, it takes the guesswork out of the reader's...
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The Gutsy Girl: Escapades for Your Life of Epic Adventure

Caroline Paul · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Why should girls miss out on the joy of adventure? They can jump off rocks, swing on ropes, and climb trees just as well as boys can. But girls often allow fear to stand in their way.In The Gutsy Girl, author Caroline Paul emboldens girls to seek out a life of exhilaration. Once a young...
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The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World 2018

Bob Sehlinger · Unofficial Guides
Pages: 864
Format: Paperback

Compiled and written by a team of experienced researchers whose work has been cited by such diverse sources as USA Today and Operations Research Forum, The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World digs deeper and offers more than any other guide. The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World 2018...
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Nolo's Essential Guide to Divorce

Emily Doskow Attorney · NOLO
Pages: 512
Format: Paperback

Nolo's Essential Guide to Divorce provides clear answers that can help make divorce simpler and reduce its financial and emotional cost. Readers will even learn how to complete the divorce with minimal help from an attorney. With compassion and understanding, Nolo's Essential Guide...
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The Importance of Being Little: What Preschoolers Really Need from Grownups

Erika Christakis · Viking, 2016.
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

"Teach your children well. It's easier to sing than do. Erika Christakis wants to foment a revolution in early childhood education, and with this deeply insightful, scientifically grounded, and utterly original book, she may just get her way." - Dan Gilbert, author of Stumbling...
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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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The Big Letdown: How Medicine, Big Business, and Feminism Undermine Breastfeeding

Kimberly Seals Allers · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 290
Format: Print book

Pediatricians say you should but it's okay if you don't. The hospital says, "Breast is best," but sends you home with formula "just in case." Your sister-in-law says, "Of course you should!" Your mother says, "I didn't, and you turned out just fine."...
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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 family members...
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Raising Healthy Parents: Small Steps, Less Stress, and a Thriving Family

Sid Garza-Hillman · Roundtree Press
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

Healthy and happy families start with healthy and happy parents.In the complicated, fast-paced world of raising children, it is easy to forget that a family is really the sum of its parts. In Raising Healthy Parents, Sid Garza-Hillman -- a certified nutritionist, health coach, host of the popular...
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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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Hurts Like a Mother: A Cautionary Alphabet

Jennifer Weiss · Doubleday Books
Pages: 64
Format: Hardcover

Amy overdid the Pinot at the parent potluckBrenda was concave from a post-partum nip/tuckAt last - the book that truly feels your pain... Whether you've had a kid for decades or a few minutes, you know it can hurt - physically, emotionally, and, let's just say it: like a motherf*&^%!...
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Geek Parenting: What Joffrey, Jor-El, Maleficent, and the McFlys Teach Us about Raising a Family

Stephen H Segal · Quirk Books
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

It takes a starship to raise a child. Or a time machine. Or a tribe of elves. Fortunately, Geek Parenting offers all that and more, with thoughtful mini-essays that reveal profound child-rearing advice (and mistakes) from the most beloved tales of geek culture. Nerds and norms alike...
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I Need a Lifeguard Everywhere but the Pool

LISA SCOTTOLINE · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 323
Format: Hardcover

"Lisa and Francesca, mother and daughter, bring you the laughter of their lives." -- Delia Ephron, bestselling author The bestselling and "perennially hilarious" mother-daughter team is back with a new collection of stories from their real lives, guaranteed to make...
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The Long Run

Catriona Menzies-Pike · Crown Publishers

"An unlikely convert to distance running finds her way through grief and into the untold history of women and running. Thirty-year-old Catriona Menzies-Pike defined herself in many ways: voracious reader, pub crawler, feminist, backpacker, and, since her parents' deaths a decade...
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