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Natural Causes: An Epidemic of Wellness, the Certainty of Dying, and Killing Ourselves to Live Longer

Barbara Ehrenreich · Twelve
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Bestselling author of Nickel and Dimed, Barbara Ehrenreich explores how we are killing ourselves to live longer, not better.A razor-sharp polemic which offers an entirely new understanding of our bodies, ourselves, and our place in the universe, NATURAL CAUSES describes how we over-prepare...
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Balancing Life and Education While Being a Part of a Military Family: A Guide to Navigating Higher Education for the Military Spouse

Jillian Ventrone · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Military spouse education is an often overlooked topic. With the proliferation of service member programs and benefits, and the spotlight on them, it is not uncommon for spouses to neglect looking into their own educational opportunities and benefits. The hectic life of a military family...
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The Many Faces of Home Birth: 30 Honest, Firsthand Accounts from Parents around the World

Shantel Silbernagel · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Features positive and uplifting home birth stories told by thirty diverse women, illustrating that home birth is an achievable alternative for any modern woman, regardless of age, race, location, or economic status.Stories span a wide range of relevant and relatable topics of today: home...
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Diaper Dude: The Ultimate Dad's Guide to Surviving the First Two Years

Chris Pegula · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Dude, you're a dad now!Picking up where From Dude to Dad left off, author and founder of the popular Diaper Dude parenting brand Chris Pegula dives into the first two years of parenting and furthers his deeply held belief that you don't have to lose yourself when you become a father.Once...
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No More Mean Girls: The Secret to Raising Strong, Confident, and Compassionate Girls

Katie Hurley · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

In this Queen Bees and Wannabes for the elementary and middle school set, child and adolescent psychotherapist Katie Hurley shows parents of young girls how to nip mean girl behavior in the bud.Once upon a time, mean girls primarily existed in high school, while elementary school-aged girls...
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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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Being There: Why Prioritizing Motherhood in the First Three Years Matters

Erica Komisar · Penguin Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

In this important and conversation-starting book, veteran psychoanalyst Erica Komisar offers a provocative and compelling premise: a mother's emotional and physical presence in her child's life--especially during the first three years--means that her child has a greater chance of growing...
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The Boys in the Bunkhouse: Servitude and Salvation in the Heartland

Dan Barry · Harper
Pages: 340
Format: Print book

With this Dickensian tale from America's heartland, New York Times writer and columnist Dan Barry tells the harrowing yet uplifting story of the exploitation and abuse of a resilient group of men with intellectual disability, and the heroic efforts of those who helped them to find justice...
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Labor of Love: The Invention of Dating

Moira Weigel · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Does anyone date anymore? Today, the authorities tell us that courtship is in crisis. But when Moira Weigel dives into the history of sex and romance in modern America, she discovers that authorities have always said this. Ever since young men and women started to go out together, older...
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Teenagers 101: What a Top Teacher Wishes You Knew About Helping Your Kid Succeed

Rebecca Deurlein Ed.D. · AMACOM
Pages: 245
Format: Print book

As a parent, you want to see your teen succeed in school and in life--and you do your best to help. But how do you know what will make a difference? Maybe it's time to listen to a teacher. Day in and day out, teachers watch kids interact with peers, make decisions, deal with difficulty,...
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The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home

Susan Wise Bauer · W W Norton
Pages: 848
Format: Print book

Is your child getting lost in the system, becoming bored, losing his or her natural eagerness to learn? If so, it may be time to take charge of your child's education -- by doing it yourself.The Well-Trained Mind will instruct you, step by step, on how to give your child an academically...
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Uniquely Human: A Different Way of Seeing Autism

Ph.D. Barry M. Prizant · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking book on autism, by one of the world's leading experts, who portrays autism as a unique way of being human - this is "required reading....Breathtakingly simple and profoundly positive" (Chicago Tribune) .Autism therapy typically focuses on ridding individuals...
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Dealing with Doctors, Denial, and Death: A Guide to Living Well with Serious Illness

Aroop Mangalik · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Pages: 274
Format: Hardcover

Often when death is the inevitable and impending outcome of a health diagnosis, doctors are reluctant to discuss alternatives to treatment, feeding into a culture of denial that can result in expensive, ineffective, and unnecessary over treatment that may or may not extend life but almost...
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Retirement Reinvention: Make Your Next Act Your Best Act

Robin Ryan · Penguin Books
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

Retirement has changed, and America's most trusted career counselor is here to guide you through your own Retirement Reinvention. "Robin Ryan is the most knowledgeable career expert in the nation today. "- PBS For twenty years, Robin Ryan has been helping clients get the most...
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Eldercare 101: A Practical Guide to Later Life Planning, Care, and Wellbeing

Mary Jo Saavedra · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 296
Format: Paperback

The Silver Tsunami is upon us as elder care and crisis management reaches a tipping point with the graying of America. By 2020, 54 million people in the U.S. will be over the age of 65; by 2030, that number will top 80 million. Feeling the squeeze of multi-generational home demands, children...
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