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I Need a Lifeguard Everywhere but the Pool

LISA SCOTTOLINE · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 323
Format: Hardcover

"Lisa and Francesca, mother and daughter, bring you the laughter of their lives." -- Delia Ephron, bestselling author The bestselling and "perennially hilarious" mother-daughter team is back with a new collection of stories from their real lives, guaranteed to make...
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The Kids Will Be Fine: Guilt-Free Motherhood for Thoroughly Modern Women

Daisy Waugh · Metropolitan Books
Format: Hardcover

A bracing, hilarious manifesto for motherhood as it ought to be: spontaneous, loving, and just a little bit selfishPre-chewing toddler food. Flash cards for two-year-olds. Endless hours of school gatherings to sit through in smiling silence. How did motherhood--which even under the best...
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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 Learning Tree: Overcoming Learning Disabilities from the Ground Up

Stanley I. Greenspan · Da Capo Lifelong Books; NONE, A Merloyd Lawrence Book edition
Format: Print book

The Learning Tree offers a new understanding of learning problems. Rather than looking just at symptoms, this new approach describes how to find the missing developmental steps that cause these symptoms. The best solution to the problem comes from knowing what essential skills to strengthen.Using...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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