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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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Homeschooling  by Jennifer Kaufeld

Homeschooling

Jennifer Kaufeld

Book

Interest in homeschooling was booming even before the coronavirus pandemic inspired many parents to consider the homeschooling choice as an alternative to in-person classroom learning. Fully updated with new resources and technologies, this guide is just...

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Elevating child care  by Janet Lansbury

Elevating child care

Janet Lansbury

Book

"Janet Lansbury's advice on respectful parenting is quoted and shared by millions of readers worldwide. Inspired by the pioneering parenting philosophy of her friend and mentor, Magda Gerber, Janet's influential voice encourages parents and child car...

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Things they don't want you to know  by Ben Brooks

Things they don't want you to know

Ben Brooks

Book

The child-rearing tactics they'd read about in parenting manuals or learned from their own parents were useless. Anyway, how do you punish someone who's already so miserable? Things They Don't Want You To Know is a field guide for confused parents who...

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The conscious parent  by Shefali Tsabary

The conscious parent

Shefali Tsabary

Book

"Instead of being merely the receiver of the parents' psychological and spiritual legacy, children function as ushers of the parents' development. Parents unwittingly pass on an inheritance of psychological pain and emotional shallowness. To handle t...

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Baby names 2021  by Eleanor Turner

Baby names 2021

Eleanor Turner

Book

Choosing a name for your baby is really exciting - it can also feel like a huge decision that you're terrified of getting wrong! Never fear: we bring you the very latest news, trends and inspiration in Baby Names 2021. Thousands of inspirational name...

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Teach your child to sleep  by Mandy Gurney

Teach your child to sleep

Mandy Gurney

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From your child needing a feed in the night to night-waking, this book covers a range of situations, using gentle and persuasive methods. Adapt the programme to your circumstances and see good results in 2-3 weeks. This edition of Teach Your Child to...

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The new parents' survival guide  by Wendy Green

The new parents' survival guide

Wendy Green

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No matter how much you long for and plan for a baby, no one is quite prepared for the impact their new arrival has on their life. Learn to thrive (not just survive!) during the early months of parenthood with this guide, which is packed with practical...

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The starting school book  by Sarah Ockwell-Smith

The starting school book

Sarah Ockwell-Smith

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An indispensable guide for parents whose children are about to start, or have recently started school. Starting school is a huge important milestone for children and their parents. The best school years happen when everyone involved feels happy and e...

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Attachment play  by Aletha Jauch Solter

Attachment play

Aletha Jauch Solter

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Attachment play will help you solve discipline problems with children from birth to age twelve without using punishments or rewards.

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Healthy, quick & easy baby food  by Catherine M. Daugherty

Healthy, quick & easy baby food

Catherine M. Daugherty

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Nourish your baby at every stage! It doesn’t have to be complicated or time-consuming to feed your little one. You want fresh, unprocessed foods for your baby, but you need it to be quick and easy. With very few ingredients per recipe, you can have a...

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The essential guide to raising complex kids with ADHD, anxiety, and more  by Elaine Taylor-Klaus

The essential guide to raising complex kids with ADHD, anxiety, and more

Elaine Taylor-Klaus

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The Essential Guide to Raising Complex Kids is a step-by-step guide and coaching book for parents raising kids with ADHD, anxiety, and other challenges, written by renowned ADHD educator Elaine Taylor-Klaus.

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The mindful parent  by Shirley Pastiroff

The mindful parent

Shirley Pastiroff

Book

"With a deceptively simple approach, author Shirley Pastiroff explodes the unhelpful and stressful myths that underpin much of how we parent today. She reveals the beating heart at the centre of what we all long for - a deep and lasting relationship with...

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Out of control  by Shefali Tsabary

Out of control

Shefali Tsabary

Book

Every parent wants the golden key to raising well-behaved, academically gifted, successful, happy children. Embedded in our collective psyche is the notion that discipline is the cornerstone to achieving these goals. This book lambasts this notion, offering...

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No-drama discipline  by Daniel J. Siegel

No-drama discipline

Daniel J. Siegel

Book

"No drama discipline provides an effective, compassionate road map for dealing with such tantrums, tensions, and tears - without causing a scene. Based on recent discoveries about the brain that give us deep insights into the children we care for, what...

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Self-regulation and mindfulness activities for sensory processing disorder  by Stephanie M. Foster

Self-regulation and mindfulness activities for sensory processing disorder

Stephanie M. Foster

Book

When children are out of sync with their senses, navigating everyday life can be challenging. Children with sensory processing disorder (SPD) can have a harder time interacting with their teachers, peers, and even parents. Self-Regulation and Mindful...

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Worry-proofing your anxious child  by Bev Aisbett

Worry-proofing your anxious child

Bev Aisbett

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From the bestselling author of Living with IT and Taming the Black Dog comes a practical guide for parents of anxious children. If your child is too often: seeks reassurance, invents illnesses, avoids interactions, avoids trying new things, becomes e...

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From boys to men  by Maggie Dent

From boys to men

Maggie Dent

Book

For boys, adolescence can be a confusing minefield and parents are often bewildered as to how to best guide their precious sons. Many parents wake one day to find that their beautiful little boys have grown into silent, withdrawn, sometimes angry and...

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Babies & toddlers  by Kaz Cooke

Babies & toddlers

Kaz Cooke

Book

"Now you have a baby, what are you going to do with it? Kaz Cooke, the author of the bestselling pregnancy book Up the Duff, has you covered from your very first day with a baby. With reassuring info, helpful suggestions, answers to your worries and ...

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How to raise happy and successful children  by Esther Wojcicki

How to raise happy and successful children

Esther Wojcicki

Book

Being a parent is complicated - but the trick to succeed is simpler than you think. Known as the Godmother of Silicon Valley, Esther Wojcicki's three daughters are all hugely successful in both their professional and personal lives. What's her parent...

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The ABCs of diversity  by Carolyn B. Helsel

The ABCs of diversity

Carolyn B. Helsel

Book

How do we raise the next generation to respect and learn from people who look or believe differently than they do? From two educators who are also moms comes a guide to help parents and other teachers navigate conversations about all kinds of diversity....

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When the world feels like a scary place  by Abigail H. Gewirtz

When the world feels like a scary place

Abigail H. Gewirtz

Book

In a lifesaving guide for parents, Dr. Abigail Gewirtz shows how to use the most basic tool at your disposal, conversation, to give children real help in dealing with the worries, stress, and other negative emotions caused by problems in the world, from...

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How toddlers thrive  by Tovah P. Klein

How toddlers thrive

Tovah P. Klein

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Leading toddler expert Dr Tovah P. Klein reveals why age two to five is the most crucial time for a child's brain development and how parents can harness this period to have a lifelong positive effect on their children's lives. Based on extensive research...

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Heartfelt parenting  by Shelly Chauhan

Heartfelt parenting

Shelly Chauhan

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This book will show you how to nurture your child's brain for life-long emotional resilience, authenticity and well-being. Drawing on current powerful neuroscience, this book equips you with a deep insight into how your interconnected brain, mind and...

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Taking charge of ADHD  by Russell A. Barkley

Taking charge of ADHD

Russell A. Barkley

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Now in a revised and updated fourth edition, this comprehensive, bestselling work has earned its place as the leading resource for parents. Prominent authority Russell A. Barkley guides parents to understand why 6- to 18-year-olds with...

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What mummy makes  by Rebecca Wilson

What mummy makes

Rebecca Wilson

Book

Say goodbye to cooking multiple meals every day and the faff of making special little spoonfuls for your baby, plainer dishes for fussy older siblings, and something different again for the grown-ups. With this ingenious new way to introduce solid food...

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Eating well when you're expecting  by Heidi Eisenberg Murkoff

Eating well when you're expecting

Heidi Eisenberg Murkoff

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What to Expect: Eating Well When You're Expecting is the essential companion to What to Expect When You're Expecting. This cover-to-cover update provides a fresh, fun, realistic, and body-positive approach to help moms-to-be navigate healthily and ta...

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The healthy baby gut guide  by Vincent Ho

The healthy baby gut guide

Vincent Ho

Book

Childhood allergies are booming, affecting almost one in five Australian kids. But what if there was a way to prevent allergies in the first place? What if simple lifestyle changes in the critical first 1000 days could change your baby's life? For fa...

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Dadding it!  by Rob Kemp

Dadding it!

Rob Kemp

Book

Kids don't come with an instruction manual. (Not that most men would read one if they did). Instead they're shaped by life-forming milestones and learn-as-they-go mistakes which you, as modern, responsible fathers must be there to help them deal with,...

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