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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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Refeathering the Empty Nest: Life After the Children Leave

Wendy Aronsson · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Book

Many parents have demonstrated a desire to parent skillfully and artfully. They read the latest child development and parenting books, configure their schedules to accommodate the social and educational lives of their children, and focus like lasers on their childrens’ well-being....
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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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Drawing Autism

Jill Mullin · Akashic Books
Pages: 158
Format: Paperback

Editor Jill Mullin is the recipient of the inaugural Felix in Art Award, presented by Extreme Kids & Crew!"Drawing Autism highlights an 'area where individuals with autism can have great abilities.'...Jill Mullin, a clinical therapist, explores the recurring themes in art made...
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I Heart My Little A-Holes: A bunch of holy-crap moments no one ever told you about parenting

Karen Alpert · William Morrow & Company
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Following the success of Go the F**k to Sleep, Confessions of a Scary Mommy, and Ketchup Is a Vegetable, a collection of funny, warm, and charmingly profane tales from the frontlines of parenthood by the author of the popular Baby Sideburns blog. Once upon a time you and your partner had a perfect...
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Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy: 2nd Edition: Fully Revised and Updated

MYRA J WICK · Mayo Clinic
Pages: 520
Format: Paperback

An essential pregnancy resource for all parents-to-be.Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy, second edition is an authoritative, yet practical reference manual from the pregnancy experts at the #1 ranked hospital in America. The newly updated book includes information on everything 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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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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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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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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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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Enough As She Is: How to Help Girls Move Beyond Impossible Standards of Success to Live Healthy, Happy, and Fulfilling Lives

Rachel Simmons · Harper
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

"Is it wrong that I wanted to underline every single word in this book? Simmons brilliantly crystallizes contemporary girls' dilemma: the way old expectations and new imperatives collide; how a narrow, virtually unattainable vision of 'success' comes at the expense of self-worth and well-being....
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Uniquely Human: A Different Way of Seeing Autism

Tom Fields-Meyer · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

Essential reading for any parent, teacher, therapist, or caregiver of a person with autism a groundbreaking book on autism, by one of the worlds leading experts, who portrays autism not as a tragic disability, but as a unique way of being human. Autism is usually portrayed as a checklist...
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Better Apart: The Radically Positive Way to Separate

Gabrielle Hartley · Harper Wave
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Marital strife and divorce can be your chance to profoundly transform yourself, your mindset and your relationship with a more harmonious and steady vision. While many of us may be better together, some of us can actually become better apart.What if you emerged from your divorce stronger...
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The Emotional Journey of the Alzheimer's Family

Robert B. Santulli MD · Dartmouth
Pages: 232
Format: Hardcover

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, and functioning....
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