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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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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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The Me, Me, Me Epidemic: A Step-by-Step Guide to Raising Capable, Grateful Kids in an Over-Entitled World

Amy McCready · Tarcher
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Cure your kids of the entitlement epidemic so they develop happier, more productive attitudes that will carry them into a successful adulthood.Whenever Amy McCready mentions the "entitlement epidemic" to a group of parents, she is inevitably met with eye rolls, nodding heads,...
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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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We Believe the Children: A Moral Panic in the 1980s

Richard Beck · PublicAffairs
Pages: 323
Format: Print book

A Wall Street Journal Best Book of 2015A Boston Globe Best Book of 2015A brilliant, disturbing portrait of the dawn of the culture wars, when America started to tear itself apart with doubts, wild allegations, and an unfounded fear for the safety of children.During the 1980s in California,...
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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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Parenting Beyond Pink & Blue: How to Raise Your Kids Free of Gender Stereotypes

Christia Spears Brown · Ten Speed Press
Format: Paperback

A guide that helps parents focus on their children's unique strengths and inclinations rather than on gendered stereotypes to more effectively bring out the best in their individual children, for parents of infants to middle schoolers. Reliance on Gendered Stereotypes Negatively Impacts...
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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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Your Kid's a Brat and It's All Your Fault: Nip the Attitude in the Bud--from Toddler to Tween

Elaine Glickman · Tarcher
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

In this wise and hilarious parenting book, Elaine Rose Glickman tells parents that - when it comes to their bratty kids - the buck stops with them! You've seen them - kids running wild through restaurants while the parents avert their gaze and order another cappuccino. You've heard...
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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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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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Allergy-Free Kids: The Science-Based Approach to Preventing Food Allergies

Robin Nixon Pompa · William Morrow
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Based on recent groundbreaking studies that will change the way parents feed their children, Allergy-Free Kids is a revolutionary guide to preventing food allergies.When her infant daughter was diagnosed with life-threatening food allergies, Robin Nixon Pompa found Dr. Gideon Lack, a clinical...
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The Complete IEP Guide: How to Advocate for Your Special Ed Child

Lawrence M. Siegel · NOLO; Eighth Edition edition
Format: Paperback

Create an IEP with this start-to-finish guide for caring parentsYour special needs child needs a special education, and as a parent, you face a number of obstacles as you work with your school district to develop an Individual Education Plan IEP. Lots of steps, complicated paperwork, and intimidating...
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ADHD & The Focused Mind: A Guide to Giving Your ADHD Child Focus, Discipline & Self-Confidence

Sarah Cheyette · Square One Publishers
Pages: 242
Format: Print book

As a young boy, his difficulty in concentrating was diagnosed as ADHD. In school, his mind always seemed to wander until he found an activity that he liked. By using that one activity, his mother was able to teach him to focus and develop self-discipline. Debbie Phelps found a way to reach...
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How We Live Now: Redefining Home and Family in the 21st Century

Bella DePaulo Ph.D. · Atria Books/Beyond Words
Format: Hardcover

A close-up examination and exploration, How We Live Now challenges our old concepts of what it means to be a family and have a home, opening the door to the many diverse and thriving experiments of living in twenty-first century America.Across America and around the world, in cities and suburbs...
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