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Ketchup Is a Vegetable: And Other Lies Moms Tell Themselves
Ketchup Is a Vegetable: And Other Lies Moms Tell Themselves

Robin O'Bryant · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 234
Format: Paperback

If you don't have anything nice to say about motherhood, then ... read this book. Robin O'Bryant offers a no holds barred look at the day to day life of being a mother to three, running a household and the everyday monotony of parenting. It's not always pretty but it's...
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Growing Up Mindful: Essential Practices to Help Children, Teens, and Families Find Balance, Calm, and Resilience
Growing Up Mindful: Essential Practices to Help Children, Teens, and Families Find Balance, Calm, and Resilience

Christopher Willard · Sounds True
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

The American Psychological Association's 2014 survey on stress made an alarming discovery: America's teens are now the most stressed-out age group in the country. Growing Up Mindful shows parents and professionals alike how to model and teach the skills of mindfulness that will...
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Permission to Parent: How to Raise Your Child with Love and Limits
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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The 2015 Baby Names Almanac
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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All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood
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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The Awakened Family: A Revolution in Parenting
The Awakened Family: A Revolution in Parenting

Shefali Tsabary · Viking
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

"Parents . . . you will be wowed and awed by [Dr. Shefali]." - Oprah WinfreyNew from the New York Times bestselling author of The Conscious Parent comes a radically transformative plan that shows parents how to raise children to be their best, truest selves.What if...? What if I told...
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The End of American Childhood: A History of Parenting from Life on the Frontier to the Managed Child
The End of American Childhood: A History of Parenting from Life on the Frontier to the Managed Child

Paula S Fass · Princeton University Press
Pages: 334
Format: Print book

The End of American Childhood takes a sweeping look at the history of American childhood and parenting, from the nation's founding to the present day. Renowned historian Paula Fass shows how, since the beginning of the American republic, independence, self-definition, and individual...
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Have a Nice Guilt Trip
Have a Nice Guilt Trip

Lisa Scottoline · St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

Lisa Scottoline and Francesca Serritella are back with another collection of warm and witty stories that will strike a chord with every woman. This four book series is among the best reviewed humor books published today and has been compared to the late greats, Erma Bombeck and Nora Ephron....
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But Dad!: A Survival Guide for Single Fathers of Tween and Teen Daughters
But Dad!: A Survival Guide for Single Fathers of Tween and Teen Daughters

Gretchen Gross · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Paperback

You're a smart guy. You read The Perfect Storm and now you find yourself living it. Your daughter, who yesterday was happy to hang out with you at Home Depot, now cries for no known reason. Last week you were her soccer coach and 'the best dad there ever was, really,' and today...
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A Complete Guide for Single Moms: Everything You Need to Know About Raising Healthy, Happy Children on Your Own
A Complete Guide for Single Moms: Everything You Need to Know About Raising Healthy, Happy Children on Your Own

Janis Adams · Atlantic Publishing Group Inc.
Format: Paperback

Recent statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau show there are 9.9 million single mothers in the United States. This number is up from only 3.4 million in 1970, showing that single motherhood is more common than ever. For every mother recently finding herself single, or new moms learning...
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Divorce Without Court: A Guide to Mediation and Collaborative Divorce
Divorce Without Court: A Guide to Mediation and Collaborative Divorce

Katherine Stoner Attorney · NOLO
Pages: 496
Format: Paperback

Get essential information on how to end a marriage fairly and inexpensively. This book guides you through a negotiated divorce, using divorce mediation, or an increasingly popular approach called collaborative divorce. Encouraging and straightforward, Divorce Without Court explains: how mediation...
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Raising a Self-Reliant Child: A Back-to-Basics Parenting Plan from Birth to Age 6
Raising a Self-Reliant Child: A Back-to-Basics Parenting Plan from Birth to Age 6

Dr. Alanna Levine · Ten Speed Press
Format: Print book

With this practical guide parents can end daily power struggles with their preschoolers toddlers and infants and create more time for the family to spend on things that matter by encouraging early childhood independence skills Wersquove all heard the news about helicopter parents and boomerang...
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Teaching Kids to Think: Raising Confident, Independent, and Thoughtful Children in an Age of Instant Gratification
Teaching Kids to Think: Raising Confident, Independent, and Thoughtful Children in an Age of Instant Gratification

Ron Stolberg · Sourcebooks Inc
Pages: 292
Format: Print book

Why Do Kids These Days Expect Everything to be Given to Them?Today's kids don't know how to read a map. They can Google the answer to any question at lightning speed. If a teen forgets his homework, a quick call to mom or dad has it hand-delivered in minutes. Fueled by the rapid pace of technology,...
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Show Me Your Mad Face: Teaching Children to Feel Angry Without Losing Control
Show Me Your Mad Face: Teaching Children to Feel Angry Without Losing Control

Connie J. · Boys Town Press
Format: Book

Children get angry for many different reasons. Young children may throw tantrums when they are tired, frustrated, or unhappy. Teens may use anger to either get what they want or get out of doing something they don t like, such as homework or chores. Exhausted or frightened by frequent outbursts,...
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