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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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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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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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Wherever You Go, There They Are: Stories About My Family You Might Relate To

Annabelle Gurwitch · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

A hysterically funny and slyly insightful new collection of essays from New York Times bestselling author Annabelle Gurwitch, about her own family of scam artists and hucksters, as well as the sisterhoods, temporary tribes, communities, and cults who have become surrogates along...
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Parentology: Everything You Wanted to Know about the Science of Raising Children but Were Too Exhausted to Ask

Dalton Conley · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 237
Format: Hardcover

In this eye-opening, witty book, an award-winning scientist offers his unorthodox but highly engaged approach to childrearing - and reveals groundbreaking research and strategies to produce creative and confident children.All parenting is about experimenting (whether you know it or not)....
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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 & Company
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

"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 Children Well"For parents...
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The 2014 Baby Names Almanac

Emily Larson · Sourcebooks
Format: Paperback

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 2014 Baby Names Almanac is jam-packed with information and trends, plus thousands of names to browse. Heres a sneak peak at the ideas,...
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Age of Opportunity: Lessons from the New Science of Adolescence

Laurence Steinberg · Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: Hardcover

A leading authority draws on new research to explain why the adolescent years are so developmentally crucial, and what we must do to raise happier, more successful kids.Adolescence now lasts longer than ever before. And as world-renowned expert on adolescent psychology Dr. Laurence Steinberg...
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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,...
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The Out-of-Sync Child Grows Up: Coping with Sensory Processing Disorder in the Adolescent and Young Adult Years

Carol Kranowitz · Tarcherperigee
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

The long-awaited follow-up to the million-copy bestseller The Out-of-Sync Child, presenting information and advice for tweens, teens, and young adults living with Sensory Processing Disorder, and their parents. The Out-of-Sync Child Grows Up will be the new bible for the vast audience...
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Mama Tried: Dispatches from the Seamy Underbelly of Modern Parenting

Emily Flake · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

New Yorker cartoonist Emily Flake relates the hilarious horrors of pregnancy, birth, and early parenting in this funny, poignant, and beautifully illustrated book. For most people, having a child doesn't go exactly as planned. Not many are willing to admit that not only did they dislike...
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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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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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