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Keep Calm and Parent On: A Guilt-Free Approach to Raising Children by Asking More from Them and Doing Less

Emma Jenner · Atria Books
Pages: 278
Format: Hardcover

From a modern-day Mary Poppins and the former star of TLC's Take Home Nanny comes a holistic and guilt-free approach to parenting children ages seven and under.Emma Jenner lives, teaches, and nannies by this philosophy: if parents are in control, they can enjoy their children more....
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Home for Dinner: Mixing Food, Fun, and Conversation for a Happier Family and Healthier Kids

Anne K. Fishel Ph.D. · American Management Association
Format: Print book

Sports, activities, long hours, and commutes - with so much to do, dinner has been bumped to the back burner. But research shows that family dinners offer more than just nutrition. Studies have tied shared meals to increased resiliency and self-esteem in children, higher academic achievement,...
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The Formula: Unlocking the Secrets to Raising Highly Successful Children

Ronald F. Ferguson · BenBella Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

We all want our children to reach their fullest potential - to be smart and well adjusted, and to make a difference in the world. We wonder why, for some people, success seems to come so naturally.

Could the secret be how they were parented?

This book unveils how parenting...

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Creative Care: A Revolutionary Approach to Dementia and Elder Care

Anne Basting · HarperOne
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A MacArthur Genius Grant recipient pioneers a radical change in how we interact with older loved ones, especially those experiencing dementia, as she introduces a proven, drug-free method that uses the creative arts to bring light and joy to the lives of elders. Caregivers for older adults...
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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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Building Love Together in Blended Families: The 5 Love Languages and Becoming Stepfamily Smart

Gary Chapman · Northfield Publishing
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

Learn how to create a loving and safe environment amidst the unique challenges of a blended family in this new book from bestselling blended family author and therapist Ron L. Deal and bestselling author of The 5 Love Languages®, Dr. Gary Chapman. Look for its release in 2020...
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Act Natural: A Cultural History of Misadventures in Parenting

Jennifer Traig · Ecco
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

From a distinctive, inimitable voice, a wickedly funny and fascinating romp through the strange and often contradictory history of Western parenting

Why do we read our kids fairy tales about homicidal stepparents? How did helicopter parenting develop if it used to be perfectly...

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Happiness Is a Choice You Make: Lessons from a Year Among the Oldest Old

John Leland · Sarah Crichton Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Based on the popular New York Times series, life-changing wisdom from an unexpected source: America's oldest old

In 2015, the award-winning New York Times journalist John Leland set out to meet some of the city's oldest inhabitants for a series on America's...

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How To Raise A Boy: The Power of Connection to Build Good Men

Michael C. Reichert · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

At a time when many boys are in crisis, a much-needed roadmap for helping boys grow into strong and compassionate men

Over the past two decades there has been an explosion of new studies that have expanded our knowledge of how boys think and feel. In How to Raise a Boy, psychologist...
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Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss

Margaret Renkl · Milkweed Editions
Pages: 248
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times opinion writer Margaret Renkl comes an unusual, captivating portrait of a family -- and of the cycles of joy and grief that inscribe human lives within the natural world. Growing up in Alabama, Renkl was a devoted reader, an explorer of riverbeds and red-dirt roads,...
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Watch My Baby Grow

DK · DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Lots of books tell you about child development and a baby's first year, but Watch My Baby Grow shows you everything that happens in the first year of life in step-by-step pictures with detailed explanations. Every milestone of baby development, from gurgles to coos to first words, is documented...
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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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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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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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Camp Grandma: Next-Generation Grandparenting?Beyond Babysitting

Marianne Waggoner Day · She Writes Press
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Warm cookies and milk are still okay, but what if they came with a workshop on goal setting or writing a business plan for the school year? Camp Grandma is full of innovative ideas that Marianne Waggoner Day, a highly successful businesswoman who became a committed and dedicated grandmother,...
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