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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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The Princess Problem: Guiding Our Girls through the Princess-Obsessed Years

Rebecca Hains · Sourcebooks
Format: Print book

How to Raise Empowered Girls in a Princess World It's no secret that little girls love princesses. Behind the twirly dresses and glittery crowns, however, sits a powerful marketing machine, encouraging obsessive consumerism and delivering negative stereotypes about gender, race, and beauty...
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Parenting Difficult Children: Strategies for Parents of Preschoolers to Preteens

Michael Hammond · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Hardcover

Parenting young children is a challenge, and dealing with difficult or problem behavior can set up an atmosphere of tension and strife - not just between the child and the parents, but between parents as well. Parenting Difficult Children provides a method of removing that tension with...
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Lyme Disease: Why It's Spreading, How It Makes You Sick, and What to Do about It

Alan G. Barbour · Johns Hopkins University Press
Pages: 330
Format: Paperback

Once restricted to small forested areas in the northeast and north-central United States, Lyme disease is now a common infection in North America and Europe. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that more than 300,000 new cases occur each year in the United States. Misunderstandings...
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The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist's Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults

Frances E. Jensen · Harper
Format: Hardcover

New York Times BestsellerDrawing on her research knowledge and clinical experience, internationally respected neurologist - and mother of two boys - Frances E. Jensen, M.D., offers a revolutionary look at the science of the adolescent brain, providing remarkable insights that translate...
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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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Surviving Parental Alienation: A Journey of Hope and Healing

Amy J L Baker · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 173
Format: Print book

Half of all marriages end, and, when they do, most parents hope to achieve a "good divorce" in which they can amicably raise their children with their former spouse. Unfortunately, about 20% of divorces are high-conflict, involving frequent visits to court, allegations of abuse,...
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1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2–12

Thomas W. Phelan · Parentmagic, Inc.; 4th edition
Format: Paperback

This revised edition of the award-winning 1-2-3 Magic program addresses the difficult task of child discipline with humor, keen insight, and proven experience. The technique offers a foolproof method of disciplining children ages two through 12 without arguing, yelling, or spanking....
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The New Puberty: How to Navigate Early Development in Today's Girls

Louise Greenspan · Rodale Books; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

What happens when a girl has the brain of an 8-year-old and the body of a 13-year-old?A sea change is underway among many of today's girls: They are developing faster and entering puberty earlier than ever before. Just a generation ago, fewer than 5 percent of girls started puberty...
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Raising Passionate Readers: 5 Easy Steps to Success in School and Life

Nancy Newman · Tribeca View Press, LLC
Format: Book

When neuroscientists cracked the mystery of reading in the 1980s, they pinpointed the simple steps parents can take to help all children become skilled, avid readers. Yet this information still hasn't spread from the research community to the general public, leaving a huge gap between...
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A Disease Called Childhood: Why ADHD Became an American Epidemic

Marilyn Wedge · AVERY, a member of Penguin Group (USA)
Pages: 250
Format: Print book

A surprising new look at the rise of ADHD in America, arguing for a better paradigm for diagnosing and treating our children In 1987, only 3 percent of American children were diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, also known as ADHD. By 2000, that number jumped to 7 percent,...
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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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When Lions Roar: The Churchills and the Kennedys

Thomas Maier · Crown
Pages: 767
Format: Book

The first comprehensive history of the deeply entwined personal and public lives of the Churchills and the Kennedys and what their "special relationship" meant for Great Britain and the United States When Lions Roar begins in the mid-1930s at Chartwell, Winston Churchill's country...
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Home Grown: Adventures in Parenting off the Beaten Path, Unschooling, and Reconnecting with the Natural World

Ben Hewitt · Roost Books
Pages: 166
Format: Paperback

When Ben Hewitt and his wife bought a sprawling acreage of field and forest in northern Vermont, the landscape easily allowed them to envision the self-sustaining family farm they were eager to start. But over the years, the land became so much more than a building site; it became the birthplace...
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Coming Back Together: A Guide to Successful Reintegration After Your Partner Returns from Military Deployment

Steven L. Sayers PhD · New Harbinger Publications; 1 edition
Format: Book

When a partner or spouse returns from war, it is a time of joy; but it is also a time of transition, challenges, and uncertainty. The truth is that the process of reintegration can last for years, and it can be a particularly difficult time for both returning heroes and their families....
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