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A Survival Guide to Parenting Teens: Talking to Your Kids About Sexting, Drinking, Drugs, and Other Things That Freak You Out

Joani Geltman · AMACOM
Format: Paperback

Turn back the clocks! Your sweet child has morphed into a teen. And it's no longer just a messy bedroom or an attitude with a capital "A" causing concern. There's a whole new range of issues on the horizon. What if your daughter texts a naked picture to a "boyfriend"...
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Stop Teaching Our Kids To Kill, Revised and Updated Edition: A Call to Action Against TV, Movie & Video Game Violence

Lt. Col. Dave Grossman · Harmony; Rev Upd edition
Format: Book

Completely revised and updated, a much-needed call to action for every parent, teacher, and citizen to help our children and stop the wave of killing and violence gripping America's youth Newtown, Aurora, Virginia Tech, Columbine. Thereis no bigger or more important issue in America...
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Being There: Why Prioritizing Motherhood in the First Three Years Matters

Erica Komisar · Penguin Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

In this important and conversation-starting book, veteran psychoanalyst Erica Komisar offers a provocative and compelling premise: a mother's emotional and physical presence in her child's life--especially during the first three years--means that her child has a greater chance of growing...
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Healing Well and Living Free from an Abusive Relationship: From Victim to Survivor to Overcomer

RAMONA PROBASCO · Revell
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

One out of every four women in the United States will experience some form of domestic violence or abuse in her lifetime. Through Dr. Ramona Probasco's own powerful personal story of coming out of an abusive relationship, along with her twenty years of experience as a Licensed Marriage...
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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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Loving Bravely: Twenty Lessons of Self-Discovery to Help You Get the Love You Want

Alexandra H. Solomon PhD · New Harbinger Publications
Pages: 232
Format: Print book

"A godsend to anyone searching for, but struggling to find, true love in their lives." - Kristin Neff, PhD, author of Self-Compassion Real love starts with you. In order to attract a life partner and build a healthy intimate relationship, you must first become a good partner...
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Birds of a Feather

Tom Crice · DoveTale Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

A Children's Story of Love, Loss, and What Came Next. Birds of a Feather is a tender, whimsical story of loss and recovery for young children. A young boy's happy world is interrupted when his grandfather passes away. Suddenly life is filled with big questions and difficult emotions....
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Fogland Point

Doug Burgess · Poisoned Pen Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"Fogland Point is a unique, surprising, moving, occasionally hilarious, and entirely marvelous book about the complicated mysteries that lie at the heart of all families - although the Hazard family is definitely more complicated and mysterious and interesting than most." --Nick...
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The First 1,000 Days: A Crucial Time for Mothers and Children—And the World

Roger Thurow · PublicAffairs
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Based on compelling new scientific and social science research on early childhood malnutrition, a new generation of activists have been inspired to re-think old approaches to 'feeding the world.' The new target in the assault on malnutrition: the first 1,000 days of a child's...
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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 and Co.
Pages: 354
Format: Hardcover

New York Times Bestseller"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...
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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...
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The Complete IEP Guide: How to Advocate for Your Special Ed Child

Lawrence M. Siegel · NOLO; Eighth Edition edition
Format: Paperback

Create an IEP with this start-to-finish guide for caring parentsYour special needs child needs a special education, and as a parent, you face a number of obstacles as you work with your school district to develop an Individual Education Plan IEP. Lots of steps, complicated paperwork, and intimidating...
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Permission to Parent: How to Raise Your Child with Love and Limits

Robin Berman · Harperwave
Pages: 253
Format: Hardcover

After being bombarded by parenting fad after parenting fad, moms and dads finally have a friendly, commonsense guide to raising thriving children.Today, many parents have rejected the dictatorships they resented from their own childhoods. But they overcorrected by turning into child-pleasers....
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Better Apart: The Radically Positive Way to Separate

Gabrielle Hartley · Harper Wave
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Marital strife and divorce can be your chance to profoundly transform yourself, your mindset and your relationship with a more harmonious and steady vision. While many of us may be better together, some of us can actually become better apart.What if you emerged from your divorce stronger...
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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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