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I've Got Sand In All the Wrong Places...

Lisa Scottoline

Lisa and Francesca are back with another collection of warm and witty stories that will strike a chord with every woman. This six book series is among the best reviewed humor books published today and has been compared to the late gre...

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Published: Jun 2017

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

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

The Secret Life of Supermom: How the ...

Kathy Buckworth

Until now, it's been a well-kept secret, but in fact, Supermom DOESN'T have a pristine house, immaculate polite children and a thriving professional life. No, the real Supermom always leaves the office too early and arrives home too ...

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Published: May 2005

Sippy Cups Are Not for Chardonnay: An...

Stefanie Wilder-Taylor

The moment the second line on the pee stick turns pink, women discover they've entered a world of parenting experts. Friends, family, colleagues, the UPS delivery guy -- suddenly everybody is a trove of advice, much of it contradic...

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Published: Mar 2006

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

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

No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain ...

Daniel J. Siegel

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The pioneering experts behind The Whole-Brain Child—Tina Payne Bryson and Daniel J. Siegel, the author of Brainstorm—now explore the ultimate child-raising challenge: discipline.Highlighting the fa...

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Published: Jul 2016

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

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

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

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

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

The Everything Tween Book: A Parent's...

Linda Sonna

Has your daughter started wearing makeup and thinking about boys—years before you dreamed it could happen? Are you concerned that your son has been acting up and talking back—while you're sure you should still be his hero? As you...

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Published: May 2003

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

The Balanced Mom: Raising Your Kids W...

Bria Simpson

This is the age of the hyperparent. Today's mothers seem to believe that if they don't watch over their children's every move—don't sign them up for a coveted preschool before they're even born and make sure they practice ballet ...

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Published: May 2006

The Diaper Diaries: The Real Poop on ...

Cynthia L. Copeland

A humorous, cartoon-illustrated guide for new mothers chronicles the first year of motherhood from a hospital stay to a baby's first birthday, sharing true stories and survival advice. By the author of Really Important Stuff My Kids H...

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Published: Apr 2003

The Official Lamaze Guide: Giving Bir...

Charlotte DeVries

The Official Lamaze Guide is the first and only official pregnancy and childbirth guide endorsed by Lamaze International, the leading childbirth education organization in North America. It presents childbearing as an elegant, simple, ...

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Published: Oct 2005

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

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

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

If Mama Ain't Happy, Ain't Nobody Hap...

Lindsey O'Connor

“What fun it is to join Lindsey O’Connor on her journey toward joy! Her own struggles and triumphs as a busy mother of five encourage all women to take a leap of faith toward balance and contentment.” Liz Curtis Hig...

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Published: Apr 2006

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
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