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Adopting Older Children: A Practical Guide to Adopting and Parenting Children Over Age Four

Stephanie Bosco-Ruggiero · New Horizon Press
Format: Book

Adopting Older Children addresses the most significant challenges surrounding older-child adoption (both domestically and internationally), including mental health, behavioral, and educational concerns. This thorough guide enumerates the issues an older adopted child faces and provides...
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The ''Perfect'' Parent: 5 Tools for Using Your Inner Perfection to Connect with Your Kids

Roma Khetarpal · Greenleaf Book Group
Format: Book

National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) GOLD Award Winner!Parents' Choice Recommended Award Winner!Mom's Choice Gold Award Winner!Get ready for a parenting makeover! If you're a parent today, you face extreme pressure to get everything exactly ''right''--a...
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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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Grandparents as Parents, Second Edition: A Survival Guide for Raising a Second Family

Deborah Edler Brown · The Guilford Press; Second Edition edition
Format: Print book

If you're among the millions of grandparents raising grandchildren today, you need information, support, and practical guidance you can count on to keep your family strong. This is the book for you. Learn effective strategies to help you cope with the stresses of parenting the second...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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 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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