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The 2015 Baby Names Almanac

Emily Larson · Sourcebooks
Format: Book

The Hottest Baby Name Trends, Lists, and ForecastsAn instant snapshot of how the world today is shaping the name you may choose for your child tomorrow, The 2015 Baby Names Almanac is jam-packed with information and trends, plus thousands of names to browse. Here's a sneak peak at the ideas,...
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Yell Less, Love More: How the Orange Rhino Mom Stopped Yelling at Her Kids - and How You Can Too!: A 30-Day Guide That Includes: - 100 Alternatives to ... Steps to Follow - Honest Stories to Inspire

Sheila McCraith · Fair Winds Pr
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

Do you often find yourself losing your cool and yelling at your kids? It happens to us all, but it doesn't have to. With Yell Less, Love More you'll learn practical, simple solutions to keep you focused on loving more and yelling less, no matter what the circumstance. It is possible...
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If It's Not One Thing, It's Your Mother

Julia Sweeney · Simon & Schuster; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

I took so long to assemble my lovely family. If only they would disappear. While Julia Sweeney is known as a talented comedienne and writer and performer of her one-woman shows, she is also a talented essayist. Happily for us, the past few years have provided her with some rich material....
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Love in the Land of Dementia: Finding Hope in the Caregiver's Journey

Deborah Shouse · Central Recovery Press, 2013.
Pages: 181
Format: Paperback

From the earliest indicators and faint forebodings to the eventual grim diagnosis, Deborah Shouse carries readers along on the difficult - and at times joyous - road she and her parents walked through the Land of Dementia - Alzheimer's disease.She shares the challenges she faced during...
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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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It Doesn't Have to Be That Way: How to Divorce Without Destroying Your Family or Bankrupting Yourself

Laura A. Wasser · St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

Maria Shriver, Kim Kardashian, Stevie Wonder, Britney Spears . . . Who do they have in common? Top LA divorce lawyer Laura Wasser.If anyone ever had a platform to write a divorce book for today's generation, it's Laura Wasser. She has been practicing in her field for nearly twenty...
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How Not to Calm a Child on a Plane: And Other Lessons in Parenting from a Highly Questionable Source

Johanna Stein · Da Capo Lifelong Books
Format: Hardcover

Looking for the perfect book to help you survive childbirth and parenting with your sanity intact?Look elsewhere.For Johanna Stein (writer/comedian/forward/slash/abuser and occasionally neurotic/immature/way-too-candid mom), parenting is an extreme sport. Her stories from the trenches may not always...
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Like My Mother Always Said...: Wise Words, Witty Warnings, and Odd Advice We Never Forget

Erin McHugh · Harry N. Abrams
Format: Hardcover

During an afternoon of coffee and conversation, a friend of Erin McHugh’s pointed out that she frequently invoked quotations and memories from her mother. Then Erin started noticing how many other people did the same. It also became clear how humorous, moving, and unusual these gems...
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How to Age in Place: Planning for a Happy, Independent, and Financially Secure Retirement

Mary A. Languirand Ph.D. · Ten Speed Press
Format: Paperback

The first authoritative and comprehensive guide to "aging in place"--a burgeoning movement for those who don't want to rely on assisted living or nursing home care--which allows seniors to spend their later years living comfortably, independently, and in their own home...
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The Enlightened College Applicant: A New Approach to the Search and Admissions Process

Andrew Belasco · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Deluged with messages that range from "It's Ivy League or bust" to "It doesn't matter where you go," college applicants and their families often find themselves lost, adrift in a sea of information overload. Finally - a worthy life preserver has arrived. The Enlightened...
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How to Be a Friend to a Friend Who's Sick

Letty Cottin Pogrebin · PublicAffairs; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Everyone knows someone who’s sick or suffering. Yet when a friend or relative is under duress many of us feel uncertain about how to cope.Throughout her recent bout with breast cancer, Letty Cottin Pogrebin became fascinated by her friends’ and family’s diverse reactions...
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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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All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood

Jennifer Senior · HarperCollins Publishers
Pages: 308
Format: Hardcover

Thousands of books have examined the effects of parents on their children. In All Joy and No Fun, award-winning journalist Jennifer Senior now asks: what are the effects of children on their parents?In All Joy and No Fun, award-winning journalist Jennifer Senior tries to tackle this question,...
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Pittsburgh Dad: Everything Your Dad Has Said to You

Chris Preksta · Plume
Format: Print book

When Pittsburgh Dad debuted on YouTube three years ago, creators Chris Preksta and Curt Wootton little suspected their sitcom would receive more than sixteen million views and turn their blue-collar everyman into a nationally known figure. Illustrated with hilarious black-and-white photos,...
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