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Gentle Discipline: Using Emotional Connection--Not Punishment--to Raise Confident, Capable Kids

Sarah Ockwell-Smith · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

A practical guide that presents an alternative to shouting, shaming, and blaming--to give kids the skills they need to grow and thriveDiscipline is an essential part of raising happy and successful kids, but as more and more parents are discovering, conventional approaches often don't work,...
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The Toddler Brain: Nurture the Skills Today that Will Shape Your Child's Tomorrow

Laura Jana · Da Capo
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

What if, despite the best of intentions, we are raising our children to succeed in a world that no longer exists? The Toddler Brain helps parents recognize the connection that exists between their own parenting behaviors and their child's ability to acquire valuable twenty-first-century...
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I'm Sorry...Love, Your Husband: Honest, Hilarious Stories From a Father of Three Who Made All the Mistakes

CLINT EDWARDS · Page Street Publishing
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Clint Edwards's parenting tips include: 1.You don't have to give your kid a bath all the time, just wipe them down from time to time. 2. If you find a long lost sippy cup, don't open it. Just throw it away, trust me. 3. Getting a sitter so you can go to the store alone is worth...
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Raising the Bottom: Making Mindful Choices in a Drinking Culture

Lisa Boucher · She Writes Press
Pages: 278
Format: Paperback

Have you ever wondered if social drinking has unintended consequences to your health, family, relationships, or your profession? Have you ever thought that losing control of your drinking couldn't happen to you or someone you love? All the women you know are too smart. Too rich. Too kind....
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I'm OK! Building Resilience through Physical Play

Jarrod Green · Redleaf Press
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Children must learn to pick themselves up, brush themselves off, and bounce back. How do you allow for the physicality required to build resilience why you are tasked with children's safety? This guide provides the tools and strategies for creating a culture of resilience, including...
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Screen Schooled: Two Veteran Teachers Expose How Technology Overuse Is Making Our Kids Dumber

JOE CLEMENT · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Over the past decade, educational instruction has become increasingly digitized as districts rush to dole out laptops and iPads to every student. Yet the most important question, "Is this what is best for students?" is glossed over. Veteran teachers Joe Clement and Matt Miles...
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Age in Place: A Guide to Modifying, Organizing and Decluttering Mom and Dad's Home

Lynda G Shrager · Bull Publishing Company
Pages: 216
Format: Paperback

A practical step-by-step, room-by-room guide to simple modifications that can help seniors make their homes safer and easier to navigate, this reference offers readers clear and practical solutions. Author Lynda Shrager is a registered, national board certified occupational therapist, a master's...
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How to Raise Kind Kids: And Get Respect, Gratitude, and a Happier Family in the Bargain

Thomas Lickona · Penguin Books
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

Can you teach your child to be kind? This vital question is taking on a new urgency as our culture grows ever more abrasive and divided.We all want our kids to be kind. But recognizing that abstractly is not the same as knowing what to do when your son tunes you out or you catch your daughter...
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Understanding the NICU: What Parents of Preemies and other Hospitalized Newborns Need to Know

Jeanette Zaichkin · Amer Acad Of Pediatrics
Pages: 260
Format: Print book

Most parents do not expect to begin life with their new baby in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) . They often feel lost and powerless amidst this new world of medical vocabulary, technology, and numerous health care providers.Understanding the NICU will guide you through your NICU...
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Homemade: 707 Products to Make Yourself to Save Money and the Earth

Editors of Reader's Digest · Reader's Digest
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback

Make your own pantry staples, cleaning products, pet food, health and beauty supplies, and hundreds of other household items - fast, fresh, and more naturally.Here are low-cost, all-natural replacement recipes for more than 700 name-brand products that you buy week in and week out at the supermarket,...
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How Not to Hate Your Husband After Kids

Jancee Dunn · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 269
Format: Hardcover

A hilariously candid account of one woman's quest to bring her post-baby marriage back from the brink, with life-changing, real-world advice. How Not To Hate Your Husband After Kids tackles the last taboo subject of parenthood: the startling, white-hot fury that new (and not-so-new) mothers...
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Whoa, baby! what just happened? : what nobody tells you about the postpartum year

Kelly Rowland · Da Capo Lifelong Books
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

When vocalist and actress Kelly Rowland, whose albums have sold millions of copies worldwide, gave birth to her son, it was love at first sight. But she was also a little freaked out about what had happened to her body and the overwhelming new thoughts and emotions. In Whoa Baby!, Rowland...
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The Inward Empire: Mapping the Wilds of Mortality and Fatherhood

CHRISTIAN DONLAN · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

In the vein of The Noonday Demon and When Breath Becomes Air, a father's gorgeous account of navigating his own neurological decline while watching in wonder as his young daughter's brain activity blossoms, a stunning examination of neurology, loss, and the meaning of life.Soon...
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Graceful Exit: How to Advocate Effectively, Take Care of Yourself, and Be Present for the Death of a Loved One

Gustavo Ferrer · Sounds True
Pages: 200
Format: Paperback

When we are thrust into the role of caregiver for a loved one who is in the process of dying, it's easy to get overwhelmed. Yet it's a situation millions of us face every year with virtually no sort of preparation or guidance. With Graceful Exit, Dr. Gustavo Ferrer offers an all-in-one...
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Untying Parent Anxiety

Lisa Sugarman · Familius
Pages: 188
Format: Paperback

Raising the perfect child . . . it's our dream as parents. But the reality is: the perfect child doesn't exist. Yet parents everywhere are putting the full-court press on their kids to be perfect, fixating on raising them to be smarter, faster, more successful, and more popular...
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