Back Parenting & Families | December Newsletter

SelectReads News
Simple News Pro
  Parenting & Families  
How Not to Hate Your Husband After Kids

Jancee Dunn · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 269
Format: Hardcover

A hilariously candid account of one woman's quest to bring her post-baby marriage back from the brink, with life-changing, real-world advice. How Not To Hate Your Husband After Kids tackles the last taboo subject of parenthood: the startling, white-hot fury that new (and not-so-new) mothers...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Talking Baby: Helping Your Child Discover Language

Margaret Maclagen · Finch Publishing
Pages: 183
Format: Paperback

This book starts by describing a baby's language development alongside their physical development in the first 18 months. It then discusses play - the way young children learn. It also explores childrens' very early acquisition of words, and how they use them, and it covers the exciting...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Baby Signing Book: Includes 450 ASL Signs for Babies and Toddlers

Sara Bingham · Robert Rose; Second Edition edition
Format: Print book

This second edition 9780778804512 replaces the first edition 9780778801634 Now with 100 additional American Sign Language ASL symbols plus more case studies. The interest surrounding baby signing continues to increase as more and more parents embrace this special world of communication,...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Unlatched: The Evolution of Breastfeeding and the Making of a Controversy

Jennifer Grayson · Harper
Pages: 324
Format: Print book

Since the rise of artificial formula, we have turned a biological process into a never-ending controversy: A mother breastfeeding her three-year-old son on the cover of Time magazine sets off a firestorm. Facebook takes down photos of women nursing, citing the content as "offensive."...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Our Black Sons Matter: Mothers Talk about Fears, Sorrows, and Hopes

George Yancy professor of philosophy Emory University · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Our Black Sons Matter is a powerful collection of original essays, letters, and poems that addresses both the deep joys and the very real challenges of raising black boys today. From Trayvon Martin to Tamir Rice, the list of young black men who have suffered racial violence continues to grow....
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Strength Switch: How The New Science of Strength-Based Parenting Can Help Your Child and Your Teen to Flourish

Lea Waters · Avery
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Unlock your children's potential by helping them build their strengths.This game-changing book shows us the extraordinary results of focusing on our children's strengths rather than always trying to correct their weaknesses. Most parents struggle with this shift because they suffer from...
Read More check catalog
 
 
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 MagicFor 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. Completely...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Spectrum of Hope: An Optimistic and New Approach to Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias

Gayatri Devi · Workman Publishing Company
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Imagine finding a glimmer of good news in a diagnosis of Alzheimer's. And imagine how that would change the outlook of the 5 million Americans who suffer from Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, not to mention their families, loved ones, and caretakers. A neurologist who's been specializing...
Read More check catalog
 
 
No More Mean Girls: The Secret to Raising Strong, Confident, and Compassionate Girls

Katie Hurley · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

In this Queen Bees and Wannabes for the elementary and middle school set, child and adolescent psychotherapist Katie Hurley shows parents of young girls how to nip mean girl behavior in the bud.Once upon a time, mean girls primarily existed in high school, while elementary school-aged girls...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Enlightened College Applicant: A New Approach to the Search and Admissions Process

ANDREW BERGMAN DAVE BELASCO · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 252
Format: Paperback

Deluged with messages that range from "It's Ivy League or bust" to "It doesn't matter where you go," college applicants and their families often find themselves lost, adrift in a sea of information overload. Finally - a worthy life preserver has arrived. The Enlightened...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Be the Parent, Please: Stop Banning Seesaws and Start Banning Snapchat: Strategies for Solving the Real Parenting Problems

Naomi Schaefer Riley · Templeton Press
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Toddlers on tablets. Pre-teens on Tumblr. Thanks to a variety of factors - from tech companies hungry for new audiences, to school administrations bent on making education digital, to a culture that promotes everyone as the star of their own reality shows - technology is irrevocably a part...
Read More check catalog
 
 
You, Your Child, and School: Navigate Your Way to the Best Education

Ken Robinson · Viking
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

An essential book for parents to help their children get the education they need to live happy, productive lives from The New York Times bestselling author of The Element and Creative Schools Parents everywhere are deeply concerned about the education of their children, especially now,...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Child Sense: From Birth to Age 5, How to Use the 5 Senses to Make Sleeping, Eating, Dressing, and Other Everyday Activities Easier While Strengthening Your Bond With Child

Priscilla Dunstan · Bantam Books
Pages: 303
Format: Print book

Your infant is crying and you don't know why. Your toddler refuses every kind of food-except one. Your preschooler wages war with you each morning over what to wear. Every day, parents struggle unsuccessfully to understand why their children act the way they do. Now child development...
Read More check catalog
 
 
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...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Natural Causes: An Epidemic of Wellness, the Certainty of Dying, and Killing Ourselves to Live Longer

Barbara Ehrenreich · Twelve
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Bestselling author of Nickel and Dimed, Barbara Ehrenreich explores how we are killing ourselves to live longer, not better.A razor-sharp polemic which offers an entirely new understanding of our bodies, ourselves, and our place in the universe, NATURAL CAUSES describes how we over-prepare...
Read More check catalog