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One and Only: The Freedom of Having an Only Child, and the Joy of Being One

Lauren Sandler · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

A humorous, tough-minded, and honest case for being and having an only child . Journalist Lauren Sandler is an only child and the mother of one. After investigating what only children are really like and whether stopping at one child is an answer to reconciling motherhood and modernity,...
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Riding The Rails

Errol Lincoln Uys · TV Books; First Edition edition
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

"There is no feeling in the world like sitting in a side-door Pullman and watching the world go by, listening to the clickety-clack of the wheels, hearing that old steam whistle blowing for crossings and towns." -George Phillips in Riding the RailsAt the height of the Great Depression,...
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The Awakened Family: A Revolution in Parenting

Shefali Tsabary · Viking
Pages: 348
Format: Print book

FINALIST FOR THE BOOKS FOR A BETTER LIFE AWARD * NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"Parents . . . you will be wowed and awed by [Dr. Shefali]." - Oprah WinfreyAs seen on Oprah's SuperSoul Sunday, a radically transformative plan that shows parents how to raise children to be their best,...
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The Jane Austen Rules: A Classic Guide to Modern Love

Sinead Murphy · Melville House
Format: Book

What Would Jane Do?What’s a strong, independent-minded woman supposed to do in a world of insipid dating guides? Sinéad Murphy responds by asking: Who has more time-tested secrets than Jane Austen, whose novels continue to captivate us almost two hundred years later?Whether...
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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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The Child Catchers: Rescue, Trafficking, and the New Gospel of Adoption

Kathryn Joyce · PublicAffairs; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

When Jessie Hawkins adopted daughter told her she had another mom back in Ethiopia, Jessie didnt, at first, know what to think. Shed wanted her adoption to be great story about a child who needed a home and got one, and a family led by God to adopt. Instead, she felt like shed done something...
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Modern Dating: A Field Guide

Chiara Atik · Harlequin
Format: Print book

From the creators of the popular online dating site howaboutwe.com comes the definitive guide for navigating the modern dating world. The single woman is having a moment. In the worlds of work, personal finances, and education, women are more successful than ever before. When it comes to dating,...
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The Sandwich Generation's Guide to Eldercare

Kimberly Wickert MRC CRC · Demos Health; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Gold Winner, 2013 Foreword Reviews IndieFab Book of the Year Awards, Family Relationships Category A practical, accessible, and comprehensive guide to the legal, financial, emotional and daily living challenges of caring for aging parents while raising your own family. If you are caring...
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Middle School: The Inside Story: What Kids Tell Us, But Don't Tell You

Cynthia Ulrich Tobias · Focus on the Family
Format: Book

Remember middle school? Many parents would rather not. Its often a rough ride, filled with insecurity, peer pressure, awkwardness, and world-rocking change. This book provides practical, hands-on advice for helping your child through this minefieldwith information about what he or she is really...
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To the End of June: The Intimate Life of American Foster Care

Cris Beam · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: Hardcover

A triumph of narrative reporting and storytelling. . . .  Beam gives foster children a much-needed voice and does what too many adults in the foster-care system cant, or wont She advocates for them. -- New York Times Book ReviewWho are the children of foster care? What, as a country,...
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Creative Yoga for Children: Inspiring the Whole Child through Yoga, Songs, Literature, and Games

Adrienne Rawlinson · North Atlantic Books; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Creative Yoga for Children offers a simple, ready-to-teach Montessori-based yoga program for children age twelve and under. Following age-appropriate classroom themes, the books forty detailed, one-hour lessons are designed to supplement any learning environment and are accessible to parents...
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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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I Need a Lifeguard Everywhere but the Pool

LISA SCOTTOLINE · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 323
Format: Hardcover

"Lisa and Francesca, mother and daughter, bring you the laughter of their lives." -- Delia Ephron, bestselling author The bestselling and "perennially hilarious" mother-daughter team is back with a new collection of stories from their real lives, guaranteed to make...
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Blending Families: Merging Households with Kids 8-18

Trevor Crow · Rowman & Littlefield, 2016.
Pages: 190
Format: Print book

Blending Families responds to the need for a book that explores step-parenting by starting with the marriage as the central relationship in a new blended family unit. Just as you are better able to help your child in an airplane emergency if you put your oxygen mask on first, you are better...
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