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When I First Held You: 22 Critically Acclaimed Writers Talk About the Triumphs, Challenges, and Transformative Experience of Fatherhood

Brian Gresko · Berkley
Format: Print book

From some of today’s most critically acclaimed writers—including Dennis Lehane, Justin Cronin, Andre Dubus III, and Benjamin Percy—comes a rich collection of essays on what it means to be a dad. Becoming a father can be one of the most profoundly terrifying, exhilarating,...
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Have a Nice Guilt Trip

Lisa Scottoline · St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

Lisa Scottoline and Francesca Serritella are back with another collection of warm and witty stories that will strike a chord with every woman. This four book series is among the best reviewed humor books published today and has been compared to the late greats, Erma Bombeck and Nora Ephron....
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1,2,3...The Toddler Years: A Practical Guide for Parents and Caregivers

Irene Van der Zande · Toddler Center Press
Pages: 198
Format: Paperback

1,2,3 ... The Toddler Years offers practical help in an entertaining fashion on the many issues parents and caregivers face as young children experience the toddler years. The true life examples, humorous approach and clear format make the book easy to read and use. These methods have...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Beyond Intelligence: Secrets for Raising Happily Productive Kids

Dr. Dona Matthews · House of Anansi Press
Format: Print book

What is intelligence? What can parents and teachers do to nurture it when it isnt obvious and support it when it is? Drawing on insights from current brain research, Dona Matthews and Joanne Foster show that intelligence is not fixed rather, it can be increased. Through myriad anecdotes...
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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 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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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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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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When Kids Call the Shots: How to Seize Control from Your Darling Bully -- and Enjoy Being a Parent Again

Sean Grover · AMACOM/American Management Association
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Rebellious, entitled, disrespectful, many kids pummel their parents with demands, and boss them around with impunity. Experts might label them "difficult" and advise how to "fix" them. But parenting struggles rarely originate from just one side. Instead, they erupt at the volatile...
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