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Whether you're parenting a wee one or a teenager, there's bound to be tips and expert advice you can get from our parenting books. This list updates when we add new titles to the collection.

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Proactive parenting  by Mandy Saligari

Proactive parenting

Mandy Saligari

Book

The pressures faced by children and adolescents today are unprecedented, and the corresponding statistics around poor mental health deeply alarming. Behind every mental health issue, from addiction to ADHD, lies a host of underlying problems that nee...

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What's my child thinking?  by Tanith Carey

What's my child thinking?

Tanith Carey

Book

Make every moment with your child count. Tap into the psychology behind your child's behaviour at every stage of development, and respond with confidence. Find out what your child really means when they say "Look what I've done!", "But, I'm not tired",...

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Under one sky  by Chris Auer

Under one sky

Chris Auer

Book

Under One Sky recounts poignant encounters surrounding birth, breastfeeding, and the life circumstances of families from over 77 countries. As a lactation consultant, Chris Auer met with thousands of women as they began their mothering and breastfeed...

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The new childhood  by Jordan Shapiro

The new childhood

Jordan Shapiro

Book

"In The New Childhood, world-renowned global policy and education pioneer Jordan Shapiro provides a hopeful counterpoint to the fearful hand-wringing that has come to define our narrative around children and technology. Drawing on groundbreaking research...

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The gift of values. [Vol. two]  by Rosie Boom

The gift of values. [Vol. two]

Rosie Boom

Book

"Do you struggle with family devotions? Do you long to help your children develop values such as honesty, perseverance, encouragementy, and forgiveness? These books will encourage and inspire you to give your children the priceless gift of values."--...

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Helping your child with sleep problems  by Rachel Hiller

Helping your child with sleep problems

Rachel Hiller

Book

"Does your child have trouble getting to sleep? Are they worried about being left alone? This book uses tried and trusted techniques from cognitive behaviour therapy that help with insomnia and other sleep problems for school-aged children. It provides...

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Happy parent, happy child  by Genevieve Von Lob

Happy parent, happy child

Genevieve Von Lob

Book

"An essential 10-step plan for a stress-free family life. We all know that raising happy, confident and resilient children can be a tough job in this fast-paced world - and there's never any shortage of well-meaning advice on how to be a better parent....

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At home with dyslexia  by Sascha Roos

At home with dyslexia

Sascha Roos

Book

'This book will empower parents by giving them the tools and strategies to deal with dyslexia, making them confident and knowledgeable in the process. It offers: a guidebook that is visually appealing, including bullet points, mind-maps, illustrations...

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Prime time parenting  by Heather Miller

Prime time parenting

Heather Miller

Book

A two-hour school-night routine that helps parents support their children's social, emotional and intellectual development.

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How to be a happier parent  by K. J. Dell'Antonia

How to be a happier parent

K. J. Dell'Antonia

Book

In all the writing and reporting KJ Dell'Antonia has done on families over the years, one topic keeps coming up again and again: parents crave a greater sense of happiness in their daily lives. In this optimistic, solution-packed book, KJ asks: How can...

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More creative coping skills for children  by Bonnie Thomas

More creative coping skills for children

Bonnie Thomas

Book

"This collection of fun and adaptable activities, games, stories and handouts is a complete resource for supporting children coping with stress and difficult emotions. From engaging arts and crafts, to interactive stories and relaxing meditations, all...

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Mothering our boys  by Maggie Dent

Mothering our boys

Maggie Dent

Book

"If we can see the world through boys' eyes a little better, we will make different choices in the way we mother them... and we will find them less confusing, and love them more deeply. Mothers of sons are worried about raising their boys in a world ...

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Fathers and daughters  by Madonna King

Fathers and daughters

Madonna King

Book

"What do our girls think about their fathers? And what are fathers struggling with when it comes to their relationship with their daughters?... Award-winning journalist, author and commentator Madonna King has interviewed over five-hundred girls and ...

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The tantrum survival guide  by Rebecca Schrag Hershberg

The tantrum survival guide

Rebecca Schrag Hershberg

Book

"If you are the parent of a toddler or preschooler, chances are you know a thing or two about tantrums. While those epic meltdowns can certainly be part of "normal" toddler behavior, they are still maddening, stressful, and exhausting--for everyone i...

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Nurturing your baby's potential  by Nicola Woollaston

Nurturing your baby's potential

Nicola Woollaston

Book

"Babies are bursting with potential. Each new experience and sensation stimulates their brain and provides pathways for future learning. Interaction and play are the keys to maximising a baby's learning potential in the first year, and Nurturing Your...

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The art of parenting  by Dennis Rainey

The art of parenting

Dennis Rainey

Book

In The Art of Parenting, Dennis and Barbara will help you to experience God's truth and apply his Word in your family by focusing your attention on four crucial elements in your children's lives: identity -- understanding who they are in Christ; character...

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My kids can't eat that  by Christine Bailey

My kids can't eat that

Christine Bailey

Book

"Having a child diagnosed with a food allergy, sensitivity or intolerance can be a daunting prospect. How did it happen? What can they eat? What will make the symptoms worse? And can anything make it better? Award-winning functional nutritionist Chri...

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Mindfulness for children  by Tracy L. Daniel

Mindfulness for children

Tracy L. Daniel

Book

"Introduce your children to the practice of mindfulness so they can learn to reduce stress, regulate behavior and emotions, and develop a positive self-image along the way. Mindfulness and meditation are becoming increasingly integrated into everyday...

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The joyful child  by Susan Mayclin Stephenson

The joyful child

Susan Mayclin Stephenson

Book

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On the other side of chaos  by Ellen Van Vechten

On the other side of chaos

Ellen Van Vechten

Book

"A lawyer turned therapist examines the chaos many families endure when addiction disrupts their lives. Based in part on her own family's journey, Van Vechten explains the science of addiction, the theory of treatment, and the Twelve-Step model of re...

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The slow cooker baby food cookbook  by Maggie Meade

The slow cooker baby food cookbook

Maggie Meade

Book

"You don't eat all of your food out of jars, why should your baby?The Slow Cooker Baby Food Cookbook shows you how to make your own baby food from natural, safe ingredients with flavors you know your baby will love. Not everyone has time to make fresh...

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The miracle morning for parents & families  by Hal Elrod

The miracle morning for parents & families

Hal Elrod

Book

"Ready to Take the Lead in Your Family, and Achieve Your Vision of an Ideal Family Life? The solution is to change what you do first thing in the morning. And that's why you should read The Miracle Morning for Parents and Families: How to How to Bring...

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Help your child deal with stress - and thrive  by Stuart Shanker

Help your child deal with stress - and thrive

Stuart Shanker

Book

"In this ground-breaking parenting book, Stuart Shanker argues that teaching children the art of self-regulation will transform their behaviour by helping them to identify, talk about and manage their emotions. Self-reg, as he calls it, will help return...

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Precious little sleep  by Alexis Dubief

Precious little sleep

Alexis Dubief

Book

"The Expert, Hilarious, and Tactically Comprehensive Baby Sleep Book! Parenting a baby or toddler is the grandest adventure of all when you?re not miserably exhausted. Sleep expert Alexis Dubief, of the wildly popular website Precious Little Sleep, i...

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Parenting the first twelve years  by Victoria L. Cooper

Parenting the first twelve years

Victoria L. Cooper

Book

"Why is parenting so fraught and so difficult in today's society? There has never been a time when advice was so easy to find and so much help available yet there is also a sense that parents are getting it wrong. This book examines the arguments and...

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The nerdy parent's guide to raising a nerdy child  by Leo (Writer on parenting) Murphy

The nerdy parent's guide to raising a nerdy child

Leo (Writer on parenting) Murphy

Book

Once upon a time, you were a nerdy child, and now that you're a parent, let's make sure your kid can be a nerdy child too! In a world filled with superheroes, wizards, spaceships, and magical telephone booths, everyone should be part of a fandom, and...

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101 things great dads do  by Jay K. Payleitner

101 things great dads do

Jay K. Payleitner

Book

"If being a great dad doesn't come natural to you, welcome to the club. No guy has fatherhood totally figured out and that's okay. What matters is the small, consistent steps you take to show your kids you care and that you are there. Bestselling author...

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