Back Parenting & Families | March Newsletter

SelectReads News
Dearreader template
  Parenting & Families  
Listen to Your Mother: What She Said Then, What We're Saying Now
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...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Asanas for Autism and Special Needs: Yoga to Help Children with their Emotions, Self-Regulation and Body Awareness
Asanas for Autism and Special Needs: Yoga to Help Children with their Emotions, Self-Regulation and Body Awareness

Shawnee Thornton Hardy · Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Pages: 204
Format: Print book

Teaching yoga to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other special needs is easy using this visual how-to handbook.Breaking down yoga instruction pose by pose, body part by body part, breath by breath, this book uses easy-to-understand language and clear photographs to show parents,...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Test: Why Our Schools are Obsessed with Standardized Testing–But You Don’t Have to Be
The Test: Why Our Schools are Obsessed with Standardized Testing–But You Don’t Have to Be

Anya Kamenetz · PublicAffairs
Format: Hardcover

Standardized assessments test our children, our teachers, our schools - and increasingly, our patience.Your child is more than a score. But in the last twenty years, schools have dramatically increased standardized testing, sacrificing hours of classroom time. What is the cost to students,...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive
Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive

Devorah Heitner · Bibliomotion
Pages: 240
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...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Awakened Family: A Revolution in Parenting
The Awakened Family: A Revolution in Parenting

Shefali Tsabary · Viking
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

"Parents . . . you will be wowed and awed by [Dr. Shefali]." - Oprah WinfreyNew from the New York Times bestselling author of The Conscious Parent comes a radically transformative plan that shows parents how to raise children to be their best, truest selves.What if...? What if I told...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Becoming Brilliant: What Science Tells us About Raising Successful Children
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,"...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Baby Bargains: Secrets to Saving 20% to 50% on baby furniture, gear, clothes, strollers, maternity wear and much, much more!
Baby Bargains: Secrets to Saving 20% to 50% on baby furniture, gear, clothes, strollers, maternity wear and much, much more!

Denise Fields · Windsor Peak Press, 2015.
Pages: 640
Format: Print book

America's best-selling and best-loved guide to baby gear is back with an updated and revised edition! Yes, a baby book that actually answers the big question about having a baby: How am I going to afford all this? With the average cost of a baby topping $7000 for just the first year...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The New Parent's Guide to Down Syndrome: Advice and Information for Raising Your Child
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...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Summers Family of Maryland and Kentucky Descendants
Summers Family of Maryland and Kentucky Descendants

Mr. Charles D. Summers · Createspace
Pages: 300
Format: Paperback

This genealogy book follows the descendants of John Summers of Maryland in a direct line to the author, with each receiving a chapter with sources. Others, from the main line and allied families are also investigated, with appropriate sources. There are outline descendant charts for the following:...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Ready, Set . . . Baby!
Ready, Set . . . Baby!

Elizabeth Rusch · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Big kids Anna and Oliver give young readers the inside scoop on what to expect when a new baby is expected. In a fresh picture book/comic style, Ready, Set . . . Baby offers up a funny, loving, reassuring peek into life as a big brother or sister - with solid information, kid-friendly humor,...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Have a Nice Guilt Trip
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....
Read More check catalog