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Media Violence and Children: A Complete Guide for Parents and Professionals

Douglas A. Gentile · Praeger; 2 edition
Format: Hardcover

There are many opinions about media violence and children, but not all are supported by science. In this book, the top experts gather the latest results from 50 years of scientific study as the basis for a comprehensive, in-depth examination of the complex issues surrounding the effects...
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Women Who Were Sexually Abused as Children: Mothering, Resilience, and Protecting the Next Generation

Teresa Gil · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 200
Format: Hardcover

Mothering, Courage, and Resilience in Women Who Were Sexually Abused as Children unravels the veil of silence and captures the experiences of mothers who were sexually abused as children. The first step in both supporting mothers and disrupting the cycle of intergenerational abuse is to break...
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Raising Our Children's Children: Room in the Heart

Deborah Doucette · Taylor Trade Publishing; Second Edition edition
Format: Paperback

Based on Deborah Doucette’s personal experience raising a grandchild, this book examines the myriad factors involved in kinship care, specifically when grandparents begin to raise their grandchildren. Filled with true stories from people who have raised their children’s children,...
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The ''Perfect'' Parent: 5 Tools for Using Your Inner Perfection to Connect with Your Kids

Roma Khetarpal · Greenleaf Book Group
Format: Book

National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) GOLD Award Winner!Parents' Choice Recommended Award Winner!Mom's Choice Gold Award Winner!Get ready for a parenting makeover! If you're a parent today, you face extreme pressure to get everything exactly ''right''--a...
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Adopting Older Children: A Practical Guide to Adopting and Parenting Children Over Age Four

Stephanie Bosco-Ruggiero · New Horizon Press
Format: Book

Adopting Older Children addresses the most significant challenges surrounding older-child adoption (both domestically and internationally), including mental health, behavioral, and educational concerns. This thorough guide enumerates the issues an older adopted child faces and provides...
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The Emotional Journey of the Alzheimer's Family

Robert B. Santulli MD · Dartmouth; 1 edition
Format: Print book

Alzheimer’s disease is a growing public health crisis. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, there are 5.4 million victims of this disease; by 2050, there will be close to 15 million people who suffer from this debilitating disorder of memory, thinking, personality,...
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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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Ready, Set . . . Baby!

Elizabeth Rusch · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Big kids Anna and Oliver give young readers the inside scoop on what to expect when a new baby is expected. In a fresh picture book/comic style, Ready, Set . . . Baby offers up a funny, loving, reassuring peek into life as a big brother or sister - with solid information, kid-friendly humor,...
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Mommy Burnout: How to Reclaim Your Life and Raise Healthier Children in the Process

SHERYL GONZALEZ-ZIEGLER · Dey Street Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The ultimate must-read handbook for the modern mother: a practical, and positive tool to help free women from the debilitating notion of being the "perfect mom," filled with funny and all too relatable true-life stories and realistic suggestions to stop the burnout cycle, and protect...
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No Fourth River. A Novel. Based on a True Story. A profoundly moving read about a woman's fight for survival.

Christine Clayfield · RASC Publishing
Pages: 310
Format: Paperback

Electroshock therapy, child abuse and modern-day slavery ... just another day in Christine's life.Take a heart-wrenching yet inspiring ride through one woman's incredible journey that is so compelling that you are simultaneously trying to look away and unable to stop yourself from...
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Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World 2019

BOB SEHLINGER · Unofficial Guides
Pages: 864
Format: Paperback

THE trusted source of information for a successful Walt Disney World vacation Compiled and written by a team of experienced researchers whose work has been cited by such diverse sources as USA Today and Operations Research Forum, The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World digs deeper and offers...
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Like My Mother Always Said...: Wise Words, Witty Warnings, and Odd Advice We Never Forget

Erin McHugh · Harry N. Abrams
Format: Hardcover

During an afternoon of coffee and conversation, a friend of Erin McHugh’s pointed out that she frequently invoked quotations and memories from her mother. Then Erin started noticing how many other people did the same. It also became clear how humorous, moving, and unusual these gems...
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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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