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I Want My Epidural Back: Adventures in Mediocre Parenting
I Want My Epidural Back: Adventures in Mediocre Parenting

Karen Alpert · William Morrow & Company
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Now that I'm a mom, I know the most painful part isn't getting something giant through your hooha. It's having a real live child.If you are the kind of mom who shapes your kiddo's organic quinoa into reproductions of the Mona Lisa, do not read this book. If you stayed up past midnight to create...
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How We Live Now: Redefining Home and Family in the 21st Century
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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Drawing Autism
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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Refeathering the Empty Nest: Life After the Children Leave
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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The New Puberty: How to Navigate Early Development in Today's Girls
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 Difficult Children: Strategies for Parents of Preschoolers to Preteens
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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Home Grown: Adventures in Parenting off the Beaten Path, Unschooling, and Reconnecting with the Natural World
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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Surviving Parental Alienation: A Journey of Hope and Healing
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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The Emotional Journey of the Alzheimer's Family
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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When I First Held You: 22 Critically Acclaimed Writers Talk About the Triumphs, Challenges, and Transformative Experience of Fatherhood
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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The Kids Will Be Fine: Guilt-Free Motherhood for Thoroughly Modern Women
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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Like My Mother Always Said...: Wise Words, Witty Warnings, and Odd Advice We Never Forget
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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When Lions Roar: The Churchills and the Kennedys
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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