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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

The Girlfriends' Guide to Getting you...

Vicki Iovine

A mother's guide to navigating the twists and turns of perpetual parenthood and still finding time for the children, spouses, homes, work, and themselves includes advice on how to focus at work when things at home are in chaos, husban...

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Published: Apr 2001

Positive Discipline

Jane Nelsen

For twenty-five years, Positive Discipline has been the gold standard reference for grown-ups working with children. Now Jane Nelsen, distinguished psychologist, educator, and mother of seven, has written a revised and expanded editio...

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Published: Jan 2006

Dear Mr. Rogers, Does It Ever Rain in...

Fred Rogers

Every question a child or parent asks is important, and no one understands this better than the television Neighbor who has visited our homes for more than two decades. In this collection of letters and replies, Mister Rogers encourag...

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Published: Aug 1996

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 Epidemic: The Rot of American Cul...

Robert Shaw

Take a good look around you: You can't go into stores or restaurants without seeing joyless children screaming, sulking, and resisting their parents -- who try desperately to ignore their unruly offspring. According to esteemed child ...

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Published: Oct 2004

A Life's Work: On Becoming a Mother

Rachel Cusk

Moving, riotous, thought-provoking, and extremely illuminating, an intimate account of a year of modern motherhood, set against the backdrop of sexual equality, details the author's many experiences during and after her transformation...

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Published: Mar 2003

Playful Parenting

Lawrence J. Cohen

Have you ever stepped back to watch what really goes on when your children play? As psychologist Lawrence J. Cohen points out, play is children's way of exploring the world, communicating deep feelings, getting close to those they car...

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Published: Apr 2002

What Do You Really Want for Your Chil...

Wayne W. Dyer

If you have children, then you have dreams for them. You want to see them growing up happy, healthy, self-reliant, and confident in themselves and their abilities. But if you're a typical parent, you've wondered if you'll be able to g...

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Published: Sep 2001

You Are Special: Words of Wisdom for ...

Fred Rogers

Fred Rogers and his Neighborhood have been a presence in millions of homes for more than 25 years, educating, comforting, and influencing three generations of Americans. Mr. Rogers' ability to touch and inspire people will make this a...

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Published: Sep 1995

The Child, The Family And The Outside...

Donald Woods Winnicott

Dr. Winnicott explores the basic relationships of childhood starting with the bond of love between mother and infant, which he views as the key to personality. Speaking directly and informally, he explains everyday issues such as feed...

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Published: Oct 1992

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

Raising Happiness: 10 Simple Steps fo...

Christine Carter

What do we wish most for our children? Next to being healthy, we want them to be happy, of course! Fortunately, a wide array of scientific studies show that happiness is a learned behavior, a muscle we can help our children build and ...

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Published: Apr 2011

Daily Affirmations for Parents: How t...

Tian Dayton

Parents are a particularly wonderful breed of humans. We are the men and women who cannot sleep at night when we are worried about our children. We are the mothers who go through the greatest pain of our lives and immediately afterwar...

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Published: Oct 1991

The Unwritten Rules of Friendship: Si...

Natalie Madorsky Elman

A practical parenting handbook explains how to enhance any child's social skills by identifying individual social strengths and weaknesses, using case studies, drills, and exercises designed to help a child understand the complexities...

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Published: Sep 2003

Surprise Child: Finding Hope in Unexp...

Leslie Leyland Fields

Unplanned pregnancies happen to women in every season of life: the newly married, the never-married, the empty-nester, the teenager, the overworked mother, the career woman. Yet we rarely talk about how lonely and confusing this exper...

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Published: Feb 2006

Play the Forest School Way: Woodland ...

Peter Houghton

The ultimate guide to woodland fun with kids! Forest School is founded on a philosophy of nature-based play and learning  that encourages children to develop confidence and self-esteem. This book will get your kids outside, making an...

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Published: May 2016

Clark Smart Parents, Clark Smart Kids...

Clark Howard

From the bestselling author of Get Clark Smart comes this valuable new resource enabling parents to pass 'Clark Smart' skills for saving and spending wisely on to kids of every age lark Howard-bestselling author, money-saving expert, ...

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Published: Apr 2005

Because I Said So: 33 Mothers Write A...

Kate Moses

A collection of essays culled by the editors of Mothers Who Think explores the issues faced by twenty-first-century mothers, from raising kids in a pervasively sexualized culture and surviving illness, to managing racial and religious...

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Published: Jan 2006

Stupid Things Parents Do To Mess Up T...

Laura Schlessinger

Entreats parents to involve themselves in their children's hearts, minds, and souls, to cherish and protect them, and to commit to the essential task of teaching them right from wrong. Originally published as Parenthood by Proxy. Repr...

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Published: Dec 2002

Baby Catcher: Chronicles of a Modern ...

Peggy Vincent

Each time she knelt to 'catch' another wriggling baby -- nearly three thousand times during her remarkable career -- California midwife Peggy Vincent paid homage to the moment when pain bows to joy and the world makes way for one more...

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Published: Jan 2002

Queen Bee Moms & Kingpin Dads: Dealin...

Rosalind Wiseman

Explores how fierce social competition among parents can affect a child's life, offering helpful advice on when to step in and out of a child's conflicts with others; analyzing the impact on a child of how a parent handles risky behav...

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Published: Jan 2007

1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for...

Thomas W. Phelan

Addressing the task of disciplining children ages 2 through 12 without arguing, yelling, or spanking, this program offers easy-to-follow steps to immediately manage troublesome behavior with reason, patience, and compassion. Parents a...

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Published: Oct 2003

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

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

Waiting for Birdy: A Year of Frantic ...

Catherine Newman

To fifty thousand readers, Catherine Newman is the beloved author of 'Bringing Up Ben & Birdy,' a weekly column on babycenter.com. Now in the delightfully candid, outlandishly funny Waiting for Birdy, Newman charts the year she an...

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Published: Apr 2005

What the Rest of Us Can Learn from Ho...

Linda Dobson

Lessons from the annals of homeschooling are collected here and applied to conventional schools in six principles of "successful learning"--curiosity, fun in learning, desire for success, practice (not study), applying learn...

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Published: Aug 2003

Early-Start Potty Training

Linda Sonna

The time-tested, gentle, and successful method that introduces children to potty traing as early as six months. Time-tested training tips for introducing toddlers--and even infants--to the potty. Methods for combating common problems ...

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Published: Jul 2005

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
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