Back Parenting & Families | December Newsletter

SelectReads News
Simple News Pro
  Parenting & Families  
Thinking Differently: An Inspiring Guide for Parents of Children with Learning Disabilities

David Flink · William Morrow Paperbacks; Original edition
Format: Print book

An innovative, comprehensive guide - the first of its kind - to help parents understand and accept learning disabilities in their children, offering tips and strategies for successfully advocating on their behalf and helping them become their own best advocates.In Thinking Differently,...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Everything STEM Handbook: Help Your Child Learn and Succeed in the Fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

Rihab Sawah MS MA · Adams Media
Format: Print book

Projects and experiments to inspire and challenge your kids!The STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and math) are top education priorities in the United States--and they are growing fields with a high demand for jobs. If you want to make sure your children are prepared for the future...
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
 
 
Guardianships and the Elderly: The Perfect Crime

Sam Sugar, Dr. · Square One
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Imagine a system of justice in this country that strips its citizens of their Constitutional rights, voids their existing legal documents, gives others the right to spend their money and sell their assets, isolates them, and has the ability to limit the time they can spend with their loved...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Collapse of Parenting: How We Hurt Our Kids When We Treat Them Like Grown-Ups

Leonard Sax · Basic Books
Pages: 287
Format: eBook

Physician, psychologist, and author Leonard Sax presents data documenting a dramatic decline in the achievement and psychological health of American children. But there is hope. Sax shows how parents can help their kids by reasserting their authority--by limiting time with screens, by encouraging...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Wits Guts Grit: All-Natural Biohacks for Raising Smart, Resilient Kids

J Pincott · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

Inspired by research on how natural, invisible forces shape our kids' health and minds What if memory and learning could improve after eating certain foods - such as blueberries - high in plant chemicals called flavonols? What if primal ways of moving the body strengthen kids' working...
Read More check catalog
 
 
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...
Read More check catalog
 
 
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...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Parenting Beyond Pink & Blue: How to Raise Your Kids Free of Gender Stereotypes

Christia Spears Brown · Ten Speed Press
Format: Paperback

A guide that helps parents focus on their children's unique strengths and inclinations rather than on gendered stereotypes to more effectively bring out the best in their individual children, for parents of infants to middle schoolers. Reliance on Gendered Stereotypes Negatively Impacts...
Read More check catalog
 
 
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...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Other Side of Impossible: Ordinary People Who Faced Daunting Medical Challenges and Refused to Give Up

Susannah Meadows · Random House Publishing Group
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

You're faced with a difficult health condition. You have exhausted medicine's answers. What do you do? In The Other Side of Impossible, Susannah Meadows tells the real-life stories of seven families who were determined to solve the unsolvable. Their adventures take us to the outer frontiers...
Read More check catalog
 
 
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...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Well Played: The Ultimate Guide to Awakening Your Family's Playful Spirit

Meredith L Sinclair · William Morrow
Pages: 273
Format: Print book

From Today Show contributor, Meredith Sinclair, comes this ultimate resource for awakening your playful spirit, jumpstarting your relationships, and upping your happiness quotient. In our age of digital addiction, many of us have lost our ability to be spontaneous. More parents are complaining...
Read More check catalog
 
 
ADHD & The Focused Mind: A Guide to Giving Your ADHD Child Focus, Discipline & Self-Confidence

Sarah Cheyette · Square One Publishers
Pages: 242
Format: Print book

As a young boy, his difficulty in concentrating was diagnosed as ADHD. In school, his mind always seemed to wander until he found an activity that he liked. By using that one activity, his mother was able to teach him to focus and develop self-discipline. Debbie Phelps found a way to reach...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Learning Habit: A Groundbreaking Approach to Homework and Parenting that Helps Our Children Succeed in School and Life

Stephanie Donaldson-Pressman · A Perigee Book
Pages: 206
Format: Print book

A groundbreaking approach to building learning habits for life, based on a major new study revealing what works - and what doesn't Life is different for kids today. Between standardized testing, the Common Core Curriculum, copious homework assignments, and seemingly endless amounts of "screen...
Read More check catalog