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Secrets of the Centenarians: What is it Like to Live for a Century and Which of Us Will Survive to Find Out?

John Withington · Reaktion Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

In October 1995, a blind, deaf, French grandmother broke a world record. Jeanne Calment became, so far as we know, the oldest human being who has ever lived when she reached the age of 120 years and 238 days. She went on to survive for nearly three more years - dying in 1997 at 122 years...
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Dead White Guys: A Father, His Daughter and the Great Books of the Western World

Matt Burriesci · Viva Editions
Format: Print book

Dead White Guys is a timely defense of the great books, arriving in the middle of a national debate about the fate of these books in high schools and universities around the country. Burriesci shows how the great books can enrich our lives as individuals, as citizens, and in our careers....
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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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Looking Out for Number Two: A Slightly Irreverent Guide to Poo, Gas, and Other Things That Come Out of Your Baby

Bryan S Vartabedian · Harper Wave
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

Dr. Spock meets Go the F*ck to Sleep in this informative, entertaining, and practical guide to understanding your baby's digestion.Let's face it: babies don't do much. So when we want to know how a baby is feeling, we look at how they are eating, sleeping, and pooping. But baby...
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Baby Play for Every Day

Clare Halsey · DK
Format: Hardcover

New parents take heart - you can boost your baby's development, bond with your newborn and infant, and get back into shape after pregnancy through play! Baby Play for Every Day highlights a simple baby play activity for every day of the year, so you can combine bonding and baby development...
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Temple Grandin: Voice for the Voiceless

Annette Wood · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 232
Format: Print book

Since Temple Grandin's life story was told in the 15 x Emmy-nominated film Temple Grandin, and since her heartwarming speech at the award ceremony, she has become one of the world's most well-known members of its community.In this fascinating biography, Annette Wood delves deep into Grandin's...
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Allergy-Free Kids: The Science-Based Approach to Preventing Food Allergies

Robin Nixon Pompa · William Morrow
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Based on recent groundbreaking studies that will change the way parents feed their children, Allergy-Free Kids is a revolutionary guide to preventing food allergies.When her infant daughter was diagnosed with life-threatening food allergies, Robin Nixon Pompa found Dr. Gideon Lack, a clinical...
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Vitamins & pregnancy : the real story : your orthomolecular guide for healthy babies and happy moms

Helen Saul Case · Basic Health Publications
Format: Paperback

xi, 339 pages ; 23 cm
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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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Nolo's IEP Guide: Learning Disabilities

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

Create an individualized education plan (IEP) and secure the education your child deserves!Children with learning disabilities have different needs than other kids in special education -- let Nolo's IEP Guide: Learning Disabilities help you work with your child's school to make...
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Positive Parenting: An Essential Guide

Rebecca Eanes · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

"This is a must-read for every family that yearns to create peace and harmony."--Shefali Tsabary, Ph.D., New York Times bestselling author of The Conscious ParentTired of yelling and nagging? True family connection is possible--and this essential guide shows us how.Popular parenting...
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Reversing Dyslexia: Your Guide to Helping Children Recover Self-Esteem, Retrain Their Brains & Reclaim Their Ability to Learn

Phyllis Books · Square One

Most people do not realize that dyslexia is more than just a reading problem. It is often accompanied by social, psychological, and even physical issues that can make many everyday tasks seem unmanageable. Whether you suffer from dyslexia yourself or are the parent of a dyslexic child,...
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Minimalist Parenting: Enjoy Modern Family Life More by Doing Less

Christine Koh · Bibliomotion; First edition

Were in the midst of a parenting climate that feeds on more more expert advice, more gear, more fear about competition and safety, and more choices to make about education, nutrition, even entertainment. The result? Overwhelmed, confused parents and overscheduled, over-parented kids. In Minimalist...
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A Freshman Survival Guide for College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Stuff Nobody Tells You About!

Haley Moss · Jessica Kingsley; 1 edition
Format: Print book

How do you know which college is right for you? What happens if you don't get on with your roommate? And what on earth is the Greek system all about? As a university student with High-Functioning Autism, Haley Moss offers essential tips and advice in this insider's guide to surviving...
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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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