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Good job! : the 15 things a parent should never say and what to say instead

Jennifer Lehr · Workman
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

A provocative guide to the hidden dangers of "parentspeak" - those seemingly innocent phrases parents use when speaking to their young children. Imagine if every time you praise your child with "Good job!" you're actually doing harm? Or that urging a child to say "Can...
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How Women Decide: What's True, What's Not, and What Strategies Spark the Best Choices

Therese Huston · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

A definitive playbook for making stronger, wiser choices that thoughtfully addresses how the cultural landscape - and the research - defines how women decide Books about decision making are often inadvertently tailored primarily to men. Meanwhile, books about women in business overlook...
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The Self-Driven Child: The Science and Sense of Giving Your Kids More Control Over Their Lives

William Stixrud · Viking
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

"An invaluable resource for the thinking parent." - Lisa Damour, bestselling author of UntangledA clinical neuropsychologist and test-prep guru combine cutting-edge brain science with insights from their work with families to make a radical case for giving kids more agency to unleash...
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The Spider and the Fly: A Reporter, a Serial Killer, and the Meaning of Murder

Claudia Rowe · Dey Street Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

In this superb work of literary true crime - a spellbinding combination of memoir and psychological suspense - a female journalist chronicles her unusual connection with a convicted serial killer and her search to understand the darkness inside us."Well, well, Claudia. Can I call you Claudia?...
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Uniquely Human: A Different Way of Seeing Autism

Tom Fields-Meyer · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

Essential reading for any parent, teacher, therapist, or caregiver of a person with autism a groundbreaking book on autism, by one of the worlds leading experts, who portrays autism not as a tragic disability, but as a unique way of being human. Autism is usually portrayed as a checklist...
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Your Friend Forever, A. Lincoln: The Enduring Friendship of Abraham Lincoln and Joshua Speed

Charles B Strozier · Columbia University Press
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

On April 15, 1837, a "long, gawky" Abraham Lincoln walked into Joshua Speed's dry-goods store in Springfield, Illinois, and asked what it would cost to buy the materials for a bed. Speed said $17, which Lincoln didn't have. He asked for a loan to cover that amount until...
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Babies, kids and dogs: Creating a safe and harmonious relationship

Melissa Fallon · Hubble & Hattie
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

Children and dogs both benefit mentally and physically from a harmonious relationship. Dogs help to develop empathy and social skills in children, as well as build their confidence. It is, however, important to also develop this confidence in our dogs, and prepare them to be around babies...
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Stop Caretaking the Borderline or Narcissist: How to End the Drama and Get On with Life

Margalis Fjelstad · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers; Reprint edition
Format: Book

People with Borderline or Narcissistic Personality Disorders have a serious mental illness that primarily affects their intimate, personal, and family relationships. Often they appear to be normally functioning at work and in public interactions, and Narcissists may even be highly effective,...
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Assassination Generation: Video Games, Aggression, and the Psychology of Killing

Dave Grossman · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 264
Format: Hardcover

The author of the 400,000-copy bestseller On Killing reveals how violent video games have ushered in a new era of mass homicide--and what we must do about it.Paducah, Kentucky, 1997: a 14-year-old boy shoots eight students in a prayer circle at his school. Littleton, Colorado, 1999: two high...
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The Futilitarians: Our Year of Thinking, Drinking, Grieving, and Reading

ANNE GISLESON · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Recommended Summer Reading -- Louise Erdrich, New York TimesA memoir of friendship and literature chronicling a search for meaning and comfort in great books, and a beautiful path out of griefAnne Gisleson had lost her twin sisters, had been forced to flee her home during Hurricane Katrina,...
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Getting Past Your Past: Take Control of Your Life with Self-Help Techniques from EMDR Therapy

Francine Shapiro · Rodale Books; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A totally accessible users guide from the creator of a scientifically proven form of psychotherapy that has successfully treated millions of people worldwide.Whether weve experienced small setbacks or major traumas, we are all influenced by memories and experiences we may not remember or dont...
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Ruthless: Scientology, My Son David Miscavige, and Me

Ron Miscavige · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

The only book to examine the origins of Scientology's current leader, RUTHLESS tells the revealing story of David Miscavige's childhood and his path to the head seat of the Church of Scientology told through the eyes of his father. Ron Miscavige's personal, heartfelt story is a riveting...
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The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone

Olivia Laing · Picador, 2016.
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

A dazzling work of biography, memoir, and cultural criticism on the subject of loneliness, told through the lives of iconic artists, by the acclaimed author of The Trip to Echo SpringWhat does it mean to be lonely? How do we live, if we're not intimately engaged with another human being?...
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The Miracle Mindset: Show Up. Step Up. You Are Stronger Than You Think.

J J Virgin · North Star Way
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Celebrity health expert and four-time New York Times bestselling author, JJ Virgin reveals how one life-altering event taught her to tap into an indomitable mindset, trust her instincts, and defy the odds, ultimately saving her son's life ... and her own. She'll share the lessons she learned...
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Never Get Angry Again: The Foolproof Way to Stay Calm and in Control in Any Conversation or Situation

David J Lieberman · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Never Get Angry Again is New York Times and internationally bestselling author David J. Lieberman's comprehensive, holistic look at the underlying emotional, physical, and spiritual causes of anger, and a practical guide to what the reader can do to gain perspective.David J. Lieberman understands...
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