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Ignore It!: How Selectively Looking the Other Way Can Decrease Behavioral Problems and Increase Parenting Satisfaction

CATHERINE PEARLMAN · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

This book teaches frustrated, stressed-out parents that selectively ignoring certain behaviors can actually inspire positive changes in their kids. With all the whining, complaining, begging, and negotiating, parenting can seem more like a chore than a pleasure. Dr. Catherine Pearlman,...
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Complete IEP Guide, The: How to Advocate for Your Special Ed Child

Lawrence M Siegel · NOLO
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

Put the law on your child's side Federal law guarantees every child a free, appropriate education, and the goal of the Individualized Education Program (IEP) is to assure that every child with special needs receives what the law promises. But if you have a special ed child, you know...
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Preparing, Adjusting, and Loving the Empty Nest

MICHELE HOWE · Hendrickson Pub
Pages: 140
Format: Paperback

After Empty Nest, What's Next? Parenting Adult Children without Losing Your Mind, readers asked author Michele Howe for more--covering topics not discussed in the rst book, along with questions at the end of each chapter for personal or group discussions. With Preparing, Adjusting,...
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The Philosophical Parent: Asking the Hard Questions About Having and Raising Children

Jean Kazez · Oxford University Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Becoming parents draws us into philosophical quandaries before our children have even been born. Why do most of us want to have children? Should we make new people, despite life's travails and our crowded world? Is adoptive parenthood just the same as biological parenthood? Once...
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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 Strength Switch: How The New Science of Strength-Based Parenting Can Help Your Child and Your Teen to Flourish

Lea Waters · Avery
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Unlock your children's potential by helping them build their strengths.This game-changing book shows us the extraordinary results of focusing on our children's strengths rather than always trying to correct their weaknesses. Most parents struggle with this shift because they suffer...
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The Stuff of Family Life: How Our Homes Reflect Our Lives

Michelle Yvonne Janning · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Does putting your smartphone on a restaurant table during a date impact your relationship? How does where you place your TV in your home impact your family? The Stuff of Family Life takes readers inside the changing world of families through a unique examination of their stuff. From online...
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Creating Compassionate Foster Care: Lessons of Hope from Children and Families in Crisis

JANET MANN · Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

"Every child's way of being can open doors to wisdom, compassion, and human connection. We need only to listen."This is among the conclusions that the authors, one of whom is an experienced foster parent and the other a professor of developmental psychology, draw as a result...
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Raising the Bottom: Making Mindful Choices in a Drinking Culture

Lisa Boucher · She Writes Press
Pages: 278
Format: Paperback

Have you ever wondered if social drinking has unintended consequences to your health, family, relationships, or your profession? Have you ever thought that losing control of your drinking couldn't happen to you or someone you love? All the women you know are too smart. Too rich. Too kind....
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The Boy Who Loved Too Much: A True Story of Pathological Friendliness

Jennifer Latson · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The poignant story of a boy's coming-of-age complicated by Williams syndrome, a genetic disorder that makes people biologically incapable of distrust.What would it be like to see everyone as a friend? Twelve-year-old Eli D'Angelo has a genetic disorder that obliterates social inhibitions,...
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