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The Smart Guide to Life After Divorce

Tanya Stewart · Smart Guide Publications, Inc.; Second Edition, Second edition edition
Format: Book

Fusing practical legal advice with caring support, this guide helps readers direct their lives and control their stress following an emotionally fraught and financially costly divorce. Attorney Tanya Stewart brings more than a dozen years of legal, consulting, and life-coaching experience...
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Financial Care for Your Aging Parent

Lise Andreana · Self-Counsel Press, Inc.; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Is your parent taken care of financially?Caring for your aging parent can feel overwhelming, and having to assume control of your parents finances in order to ensure bills are paid and he or she has enough to live on can be more than anyone wants to take on. However, children of aging parents...
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War on Autism: On the Cultural Logic of Normative Violence

Anne McGuire · University of Michigan Press
Pages: 274
Format: Paperback

Autism is widely understood in contemporary times as nothing more than a biomedical disorder in need of treatment and/or cure. War on Autism disrupts this singularity by examining autism as a historically specific and power-laden cultural phenomenon that has much to teach about the social...
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Are Racists Crazy?: How Prejudice, Racism, and Antisemitism Became Markers of Insanity

Sander L Gilman · New York University Press
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

In 2012, an interdisciplinary team of scientists at the University of Oxford reported that - based on their clinical experiment - the beta-blocker drug, Propranolol, could reduce implicit racial bias among its users. Shortly after the experiment, an article in Time Magazine cited the study,...
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Temple Grandin: Voice for the Voiceless

Annette Wood · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 232
Format: Print book

Since Temple Grandin's life story was told in the 15 x Emmy-nominated film Temple Grandin, and since her heartwarming speech at the award ceremony, she has become one of the world's most well-known members of its community.

In this fascinating biography, Annette Wood delves...
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Mama Tried: Dispatches from the Seamy Underbelly of Modern Parenting

Emily Flake · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

New Yorker cartoonist Emily Flake relates the hilarious horrors of pregnancy, birth, and early parenting in this funny, poignant, and beautifully illustrated book. For most people, having a child doesn't go exactly as planned. Not many are willing to admit that not only did they dislike...
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The Highly Sensitive Child: Helping Our Children Thrive When the World Overwhelms Them

Elaine Aron · Three Rivers Press; 1 edition
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

The bestselling author and psychologist whose books have topped 240,000 copies in print now addresses the trait of “high sensitivity” in children–and offers a breakthrough parenting guidebook for highly sensitive children and their caregivers.With the publication of The Highly...
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Heal Your Child from the Inside Out: The 5-Element Way to Nurturing Healthy, Happy Kids

Robin Ray Green · Hay House
Pages: 239
Format: Print book

Drawing from the ancient wisdom of the Five Elements of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Robin Ray Green, L.Ac., MTCM, offers simple solutions for creating a natural healing program that is as unique as your child. Questionnaires and quizzes help you gain an understanding of your child's...
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All You Ask For is Longing: New and Selected Poems

Sean Thomas Dougherty · Boa Editions
Pages: 201
Format: Print book

For over twenty years Sean Thomas Dougherty has negotiated between modernist and avant-garde writing and more populist traditions that extend back to Walt Whitman. His subject matter ranges from basketball to Bjork, from blue collar workers to Biggie Smalls, from Luciano Pavarotti to women...
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On Becoming Baby Wise: Giving Your Infant the GIFT of Nighttime Sleep

Gary Ezzo · Parent-Wise Solutions
Pages: 279
Format: Paperback

Distinguished pediatrician Dr Robert Bucknam, M.D. and co-author Gary Ezzo are two of the world's leading experts on infant management concepts. In this revised 5th edition, they have updated their groundbreaking approach which has found favor with over six million parents in all 50 states...
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Autistic Logistics: A Parent's Guide to Tackling Bedtime, Toilet Training, Tantrums, Hitting, and Other Everyday Challenges

Kate Wilde · Jessica Kingsley Publishers Ltd
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Have you ever wished that your child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) came with a manual? This book provides just that, offering clear, precise, step-by-step advice on everything you want to know, including:- How to toilet train your child without pushing or pressuring- How to get your...
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Family Whispering: The Baby Whisperer's Commonsense Strategies for Communicating and Connecting with the People You Love and Making Your Whole Family Stronger

Melinda Blau · Atria Books
Pages: 324
Format: Hardcover

The long awaited Baby Whisperer's guide to building a strong and loving family.Parenting is something you do. Family is something you are. - Tracy Hogg Before her untimely death in 2004, Tracy - aka the Baby Whisperer - and her longtime collaborator, journalist Melinda Blau, conceived...
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Consuming Work: Youth Labor in America

Yasemin Besen-Cassino · Temple University Press
Pages: 188
Format: Print book

Youth labor is an important element in our modern economy, but as students' consumption habits have changed, so too have their reasons for working. In Consuming Work, Yasemin Besen-Cassino reveals that many American high school and college students work for social reasons, not monetary...
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Same Family, Different Colors: Confronting Colorism in America's Diverse Families

Lori L. Tharps · Beacon Press
Pages: 216
Format: Hardcover

Weaving together personal stories, history, and analysis, Same Family, Different Colors explores the myriad ways skin-color politics affect family dynamics in the United States.

Colorism and color bias - the preference for or presumed superiority of people based on the lighter...
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Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive

Devorah Heitner · Bibliomotion
Pages: 244
Format: Print book

Screenwise offers a realistic and optimistic perspective on how to thoughtfully guide kids in the digital age. Many parents feel that their kids are addicted, detached, or distracted because of their digital devices. Media expert Devorah Heitner, however, believes that technology offers...
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