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Operating Instructions: A Journal of ...

Anne Lamott

The most honest, wildly enjoyable book written about motherhood is surely Anne Lamott's account of her son Sam's first year. A gifted writer and teacher, Lamott (Crooked Little Heart) is a single mother and ex-alcoholic with a pleasin...

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Published: Mar 2005

Mind in the Making: The Seven Essenti...

Ellen Galinsky

Ellen Galinsky has spent her entire career studying early childhood development, first at Vassar College, then for twenty-five years at the Bank Street College of Education, and for the past twenty years as the founder and now preside...

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Published: May 2010

Preschooler Playtime: Creative Activi...

Melissa Bogdany

In Preschooler Playtime, harried parents will find easy, fun, and inexpensive ways to keep that little one occupied. The book is divided into two easy-to-use parts for parents without much prep time: “Instant Ideas,” and &...

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Published: Jun 2007

The Complete Organic Pregnancy

Deirdre Dolan

A guide to natural living during pregnancy, childbirth, and throughout the first months of a baby's life covers such topics as the benefits of organic foods, lead testing in a home, and avoiding chemicals that can be transmitted in br...

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Published: Oct 2006

The Sneaky Chef: Simple Strategies fo...

Missy Chase Lapine

Parents will do almost anything to get their kids to eat healthier, but unfortunately, they've found that begging, pleading, threatening, and bribing don't work. With their patience wearing thin, parents will "give in" for t...

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Published: Apr 2007

Make Your Own Playdough, Paint, and O...

Patricia Caskey

Make Your Own Playdough, Paint, and Other Craft Materials contains more than one hundred recipes for making craft materials-dough, clay, paint, glitter, and other creative -materials-with young children. Parents, as well as childca...

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Published: Sep 2006

Quiet Kids: Helping Your Introverted ...

Christine Fonseca

Being an introverted child is difficult, especially in an ever-increasingly noisy world. Often viewed as aloof, unmotivated or conceited, introverted children are deeply misunderstood by parents, educators and even their peers. That's...

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Published: Oct 2013

Eat, Sleep, Poop: A Common Sense Guid...

Scott W. Cohen

Eat, Sleep, Poop is an informative, easy-to-use guide to the first year of a child's life by an award winning pediatrician and young father.

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Published: Mar 2010

The Late Talker: What to Do If Your C...

Marilyn C. Agin

A guide for parents offers advice on how to know if a late-talking child has a speech delay or disorder, providing coverage of such topics as the warning signs of a serious disorder, finding a therapist, working with an educational sy...

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Published: Jul 2004

A Love That Multiplies: An Up-Close V...

Michelle Duggar

In this second book from the Duggars, they focus on the principles that equip them to face life's challenges—drawing from their most recent challenge with the 3-month premature birth of their newest child, Josie. They also share the...

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Published: Mar 2012

What to Read When: The Books and Stor...

Pam Allyn

The books to read aloud to children at the important moments in their lives. In What to Read When, award-winning educator Pam Allyn celebrates the power of reading aloud with children. In many ways, books provide the first opportunity...

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Published: Apr 2009

10 Days to a Less Defiant Child: The ...

Jeffrey Bernstein

Occasional clashes between parents and children are not uncommon, but when defiant behavior — such as tantrums, resistance to chores, and negativity — becomes chronic, it can cause big problems within the family. In 10 Day...

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Published: May 2006

How to Unspoil Your Child Fast: A Spe...

Richard Bromfield

This exceedingly practical book outlines concrete tips and strategies on how to reverse the effects of overindulgent and spoiled parenting today, and how to instill character and self-reliance in kids before it's too late. Concise and...

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Published: Sep 2010

The Idle Parent: Why Laid-Back Parent...

Tom Hodgkinson

Why can't we just leave our kids alone? If you've ever wondered why so many of today's children are unhappy, spoilt, stressed and selfish - mini-adults, really - then the answers and the remedy are to be found in "The Idle Parent...

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Published: May 2010

The Art of Catholic Mothering: Twelve...

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How does a Catholic mother instill the Faith in her children? How does she deal with issues of education and discipline, how does she maintain her own faith—and hold her family together—in the face of life's routine or unexp...

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Published: Nov 2005

The Kidfixer Baby Book: An Easy-to-Us...

Stuart J. Altman

Here is a lifeline of reliable, reassuring information for those busy days and often sleepless nights from pregnancy through your baby's first year. Written by an experienced pediatrician (and father of two), this trouble-shooting, sa...

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Published: Aug 2004

You and Your Anxious Child: Free Your...

Anne Marie Albano

One of the world's foremost experts on anxiety in children provides a guide to recognizing and alleviating a range of debilitating fears. Anxiety affects more children and teens than any other psychiatric illness, but it's also the ...

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Published: Apr 2013

Co-Parenting with a Toxic Ex: What to...

Amy J. L. Baker

There's no question about it: your children are the most important thing in your life. But if you have gone through a messy divorce, your relationship with your children may become strained if you have to deal with a toxic ex. Your e...

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Published: May 2014

No More Meltdowns: Positive Strategie...

Jed Baker

If you have a child with challenging behavior problems, this book was written for you! Many components of Dr. Bakers approachbased on years of applied researchwere initially intended for children on the autism spectrum. However, over ...

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Published: Apr 2008

Eat Well, Lose Weight, While Breastfe...

Eileen Behan

The new mom’s most trusted resource–now revised and updated to include the latest in nutrition and dietary concernsThis hands-on guide provides mothers with expert advice on losing weight and eating well, so you can feel g...

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Published: Mar 2007

SuperBaby: 12 Ways to Give Your Child...

Jenn Berman

The first three years of life are the most important for nurturing a child's full potential: that's when they start forming attachments, developing a sense of self, and learning to trust. During this time, there are critical windows o...

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Published: Aug 2011

Beyond the Sling: A Real-Life Guide t...

Mayim Bialik

BA funny, honest, and practical guide to attachment parenting from actress, mother, and neuroscientist Mayim Bialik.Mayim Bialik was the child star of the popular 1990s TV sitcom IBlossom, but she definitely didn't follow the typical ...

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Published: Sep 2012

Whale Done Parenting: How to Make Par...

Ken Blanchard

What does raising children have to do with training killer whales? More than you'd think. Mega-selling author Ken Blanchard teams up again with his Whale Done coauthors to show how positive reinforcement techniques used by trainers at...

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Published: Sep 2009

The Everything Parent's Guide to Chil...

Rebecca Branstetter

The vital skills children need to achieve their full potential!Being organized. Staying focused. Controlling impulses and emotions.These are some of the basic executive functioning (EF) skills children need to function and succeed as ...

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Published: Dec 2013

Parenting Beyond Pink and Blue: How t...

Christia Spears Brown

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...

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Published: Mar 2014

Taking Back Childhood: A Proven Roadm...

Nancy Carlsson-Paige

Based on early-childhood development expert Nancy Carlsson-Paige's thirty years of researching young children, this groundbreaking book helps parents navigate the cultural currents shaping, and too often harming, kids today—and rest...

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Published: Mar 2009

Fearless Feeding: How to Raise Health...

Jill Castle

An essential guide to understanding and improving any child's eating habitsThis comprehensive nutrition guide gives parents the tools for encouraging kids of any age on the path to healthy eating. Pediatric nutrition experts Castle an...

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Published: Apr 2013

Beyond Discipline : Parenting That La...

Edward Christophersen

Dr. Christophersen, the author of LITTLE PEOPLE, now helps you develop your children into adolescents and adults who can handle stress and who are equipped with lifestyles to deal with lifestresses they are likely to encounter. Dr. C...

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Published: Nov 1997

Little People: Guidelines for Common ...

Edward R. Christophersen

Dr. Christophersen takes the commonsense approach that children are little people but still people. How well children are prepared for life and how much they will enjoy life has a lot to do with how they are raised. 'Catch 'em Bei...

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Published: Dec 1998

How Much Is Too Much? [previously pub...

Jean Illsley Clarke

A down-to-earth guide to regaining control of your kids and your family Overindulgence is not the badge of a bad parent. In fact, it comes directly from having a good and generous heart. But despite our good intentions, the abundance ...

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Published: Dec 2013
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