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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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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: Print book

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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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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Solving Sleep Problems in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Guide for Frazzled Families

Terry Katz · Woodbine House

2014 ForeWord Reviews INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards Finalist Health category Do nightly struggles to get your child with an autism spectrum disorder ASD to go to sleep and stay asleep leave you frazzled and frustrated? Pinpoint and solve the problems underlying sleep difficulties and improve...
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I See Life Through Rosé-Colored Glasses

LISA SCOTTOLINE · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In I See Life Through Rosé Colored-Glasses, the bestselling mother/daughter pair is back with another hilarious and heartfelt collection of essays about the possibilities and pitfalls of everyday life. Lisa Scottoline and Francesca Serritella's delightful essays are sure to strike a chord...
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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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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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Raising Kids with Sensory Processing Disorders: A Week-by-Week Guide to Solving Everyday Sensory Issues

Varleisha Gibbs · Prufrock Press, Inc.
Pages: 168
Format: Paperback

Whether it's having to remove tags from clothing or using special dimmed lighting when they study, kids with sensory disorders or special sensory needs often need adaptations in their everyday lives in order to find success in school and beyond. Taking a look at the most common sensory...
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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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Connecting in the Land of Dementia: Creative Activities to Explore Together

Deborah Shouse · Central Recovery Press
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

"Innovative ideas designed so care partners can engage and connect with people living with dementia. " On the dementia journey, each quality moment of connection is priceless. Deborah Shouse and dozens of experts in the field of dementia share ideas that engage the creative spirit...
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The Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando 2018

SETH KUBERSKY · Unofficial Guides
Pages: 392
Format: Paperback

THE Comprehensive Guide to Universal OrlandoThe Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando by Seth Kubersky is packed with detailed, specific information on every ride, show, and restaurant in the resort, including insider details on Harry Potter's Hogsmeade and Diagon Alley, as well as the new waterpark...
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Long-Term Care: How to Plan & Pay for It

Joseph Matthews · NOLO
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

Finding the right long-term care often means making difficult decisions during difficult times. Whether you're planning for the future or need to make a quick decision, Long-Term Care helps you understand nursing home costs, the alternatives to nursing facilities, and how to find the best...
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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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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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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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