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The Happiest Baby on the Block: The N...

Harvey Karp

Longtime pediatrician and child-care expert Karp illuminates the inner workings of a child's first experiences in order to help parents learn how to deal with them. With a focus on four areas--the fourth trimester, the calming reflex,...

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Published: Jan 2002

Home-Alone America: Why Today's Kids ...

Mary Eberstadt

Argues that modern divorce rates, career-oriented families, and unhealthy parenting practices are contributing to such childhood problems as obesity, risky sexual behaviors, and mental illness, drawing on a range of medical and social...

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Published: Sep 2005

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

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

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

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

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

Unconditional Parenting: Moving from ...

Alfie Kohn

Author Alfie Kohn believes that most traditional methods meant to change children’s bad behavior are about parental control and conditional love. With the support of extensive research, he suggests that youngsters are hurt by th...

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Published: Jan 2005

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

Ask Supernanny: What Every Parent Wan...

Jo Frost

The author of Supernanny shares her wisdom with confused and conflicted parents in a question-and-answer format that reveals her no-nonsense rules for dealing with unruly youngsters, covering such problem areas as mealtime, bathtime, ...

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Published: Sep 2006

How to Choose the Sex of Your Baby: F...

Landrum B. Shettles

Drawing on the latest research, an updated guide discusses the ethics of gender selection, explains how conception takes place, and tells how to use effective techniques to increase the chances of having a girl or a boy. Original. 12...

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Published: Sep 2006

You're Wearing That?: Understanding M...

Deborah Tannen

An incisive study of the mother-daughter relationship by the author of You Just Don't Understand examines every aspect of this complex bond and shows how to improve communication within a family by developing an understanding of the o...

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Published: Dec 2006

1001 Things Your Kids Should See and ...

Harry H. Harrison

When it's time for your kids to leave home, will they be ready to face the world? Will they be able to handle the NYC subway system? Will they have experienced the challenge of a summer career camp? Will they be able to compare civili...

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Published: Mar 2007

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Twins and ...

Jack Canfield

This is Chicken Soup's first book about the growing world of twins and multiples. Co-author Susan M Heim, who has published several other books on twins, provides stories that highlight the special bond that twins share, the joys and ...

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Published: Mar 2009

The Happiest Toddler on the Block: Th...

HARVEY KARP

The pediatrician-author of The Happiest Baby on the Block offers parents a groundbreaking new approach for dealing with toddlers, drawing a parallel between a child's development and humankind's journey to civilization and presenting ...

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Published: May 2005

Raising a Son

Don Elium

As the world becomes an increasingly complicated place to raise a child, parents need sensible guidance to help their sons grow into strong, sensitive men. With the perfect blend of experience, patience, compassion, and good humor, Do...

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Published: Aug 2004

The Mission of Motherhood: Touching Y...

Sally Clarkson

“Sally Clarkson has achieved a beautiful balance of biblical teaching and the heart of a mother in The Mission of Motherhood. She gently takes the reader by the hand and stands with her before the truth of her calling. Readers w...

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Published: Jan 2003

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

More Secrets of Happy Children: Embra...

Steve Biddulph

The successful sequel to The Secret of Happy Children shares twenty year's worth of warm, funny insights into raising children, covering such topics as effective discipline, how to make children feel secure, child care and working par...

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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

Pick Up Your Socks, And Other Skills ...

Elizabeth Crary

Responsibility is a skill you can teach. Hard to believe? Not with the no-nonsense advice in this classic book. For more than a decade, parents have been relying on Elizabeth Crary's step-by-step guyide to getting kids to both accept ...

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Published: Jan 1990

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

Ten Ways to Destroy the Imagination o...

Anthony Esolen

"Esolen signals with this book his presence in the top rank of authors of cultural criticism." —American SpectatorPlay dates, soccer practice, day care, political correctness, drudgery without facts, television, video game...

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Published: Mar 2013

From Innocence to Entitlement: A Love...

Jim Fay

Every parent needs this book! * Never hear, 'IIt's not fair,' or 'But I want it' again! * No more giving into your kids demands * Have the courage to say 'No' * Stop stealing your child's potential for future happiness * Create the ha...

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Published: Apr 2005

Helicopters, Drill Sergeants & Consul...

Jim Fay

Parenting Styles and the Messages They Sendwritten and told by Jim FayParenting expert and humorous storyteller, Jim Fay, helps you identify your parenting style, then shares practical, stress-free techniques for becoming a consultant...

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Published: Aug 1994

Taming the Spirited Child: Strategies...

Michael H. Popkin

Do you dread parent-teacher conferences?Does your child really know how to push your hot button?Has your child been labeled 'defiant' or 'rebellious'?Here are proven strategies that have helped millions to tame -- not break -- a spiri...

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Published: Mar 2007

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

Breaking the Good Mom Myth: Every Mom...

Alyson Schafer

Within each new mother lives an ideal that–like the perfect house and husband–is doomed to fall short. The "good mother myth"–an ideal that parents create for themselves–says psychotherapist and parent co...

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Published: Nov 2006

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
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