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There's No Such Thing as Bad Weather: A Scandinavian Mom's Secrets for Raising Healthy, Resilient, and Confident Kids

Linda Keson McGurk · Touchstone
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Bringing Up Bébé meets Last Child in the Woods in this lively, insightful memoir about a mother who sets out to discover if the nature-centric parenting philosophy of her native Scandinavia holds the key to healthier, happier lives for her American children.When Swedish-born Linda McGurk...
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We Need to Talk: How to Have Conversations That Matter

CELESTE HEADLEE · Harper Wave
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"WE NEED TO TALK."They are, perhaps, the most dreaded four words in the English language. But in her timely, insightful, and wonderfully practical book, We Need to Talk, Celeste Headlee - who earns a living by talking on the airwaves of National Public Radio - makes the case that...
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13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don't Do: Raising Self-Assured Children and Training Their Brains for a Life of Happiness, Meaning, and Success

Amy Morin · William Morrow
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The author of the international bestseller 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do turns her focus to parents, teaching them how to raise mentally strong and resilient children.Do today's children lack the flexibility and mental strength they need to cope with life's challenges...
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De-Escalate: How to Calm an Angry Person in 90 Seconds or Less

Douglas Noll · Atria Books/Beyond Words
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Discover how to successfully and efficiently calm an angry person or diffuse a volatile situation in ninety seconds or less with this proven and accessible peacekeeping method by self-described "lawyer turned peacemaker" Douglas E. Noll.We live in an increasingly divided world...
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Education a la Carte: Choosing the Best Schooling Options for Your Child

Kevin Leman · Revell
Pages: 275
Format: Hardcover

Every parent wants the best possible education for their child--one that fits their child's unique needs, challenges them to grow, and equips them to succeed. But there are so many options--public, private, and charter schools, plus homeschooling and online schooling--that it's...
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The Co-Parenting Handbook: Raising Well-Adjusted and Resilient Kids from Little Ones to Young Adults through Divorce or Separation

KAREN BONNELL · Sasquatch Books
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

A practical manual for parents transitioning from being a married couple with children to being solely co-parents together. This guide helps them navigate difficult emotional terrain, create boundaries, and establish guidelines so that together they can be the parents their children deserve....
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The Littlest Learners: Preparing Your Child for Kindergarten

Dawn Rochelle Roginski · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

The Littlest Learners connects the most recent research on emergent literacy, the skills necessary to become a reader and concrete activities that parents and caregivers can do to maximize their child's reading readiness. The book is divided into 5 activities:1) talking with young...
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In Good Faith: Secular Parenting in a Religious World

Maria Polonchek · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 206
Format: Hardcover

Part memoir, part cultural exploration, this book covers the author's journey as she grows up in an evangelical Christian home, leaves religion behind as a young adult, and goes on to raise children in a family outside of religious belief. Maria Polonchek weaves a personal story with...
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Gentle Discipline: Using Emotional Connection--Not Punishment--to Raise Confident, Capable Kids

Sarah Ockwell-Smith · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

A practical guide that presents an alternative to shouting, shaming, and blaming--to give kids the skills they need to grow and thriveDiscipline is an essential part of raising happy and successful kids, but as more and more parents are discovering, conventional approaches often don't...
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Parenting the Addicted Teen: A 5-Step Foundational Program

Barbara Krovitz-Neren · Central Recovery Press
Pages: 200
Format: Paperback

An innovative approach that teaches parents how to reconnect with the entire family and reclaim their parenting power. The program is designed to help parents let go of the addicted family system and begin parenting with renewed strength and positive power. Krovitz-Neren's 5-Step Foundational...
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