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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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The awakened family  by Shefali Tsabary

The awakened family

Shefali Tsabary

Book

What if I told you that you can put an end to all of your parenting struggles? That you can learn to parent without fear or anxiety? That you can end conflict with your children? That you can create close and connected relationships within your family?...

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ARFID (Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder)  by Rachel Bryant-Waugh

ARFID (Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder)

Rachel Bryant-Waugh

Book

ARFID Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder: A Guide for Parents and Carers is an accessible summary of a relatively recent diagnostic term. People with ARFID may show little interest in eating, eat only a very limited range of foods or may be te...

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Nurturing your new life  by Heidi Sze

Nurturing your new life

Heidi Sze

Book

Becoming a mother brings extraordinary physical and emotional changes to a woman's life, but it also taps into deep instincts and joy. Heidi Sze's message is to surrender to the changes, reject the guilt and accept the imperfect reality of this new l...

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Relaxed homeschooling  by Christine Owens

Relaxed homeschooling

Christine Owens

Book

Is your homeschool full of worksheets and never-ending tasks that are draining the enjoyment of learning from your children? Do you find yourself dreading certain subjects because they only result in tears and frustration? Or maybe your homeschooling...

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Why will no one play with me?  by Caroline Maguire

Why will no one play with me?

Caroline Maguire

Book

Every parent wants their child to be okay--to have friends, to be successful, to feel comfortable in his or her own skin. But many children lack important social and executive functioning skills that allow them to navigate through the world with ease...

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Self-compassion for parents  by Susan M Pollak

Self-compassion for parents

Susan M Pollak

Book

"I yelled at the kids again--and feel so ashamed." "I barely have time to shower, let alone exercise; no wonder I’m so out of shape." "I'm just not the dad I hoped I would be." Parenting is hard. That's why self-compassion is so important. In this em...

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How to raise successful people  by Esther Wojcicki

How to raise successful people

Esther Wojcicki

Book

There are no Nobel Prizes for parenting or education, but if there were, Esther Wojcicki would be the bookies' favourite. Known as the Godmother of Silicon Valley or simply Woj Esther's three daughters have all gone on to huge success in their profes...

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The wonder weeks  by Hetty Vanderijt

The wonder weeks

Hetty Vanderijt

Book

The Wonder Weeks. How to stimulate your baby's mental development and help him turn his 10 predictable, great, fussy phases into magical leaps forward" describes in easy-to-understand terms the incredible developmental changes that all babies go through...

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Understanding teenage anxiety  by Jennifer (Jennifer Shay) Browne

Understanding teenage anxiety

Jennifer (Jennifer Shay) Browne

Book

If you're the parent of a teenager experiencing chronic anxiety, this book is for you. Today's teens are high-strung and socially overextended. We shrug it off as a millennial problem, but is it? In a world that encourages the quick fix, instant grat...

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Stand tall like a mountain  by Suzy Reading

Stand tall like a mountain

Suzy Reading

Book

Stand Tall Like a Mountain is specifically designed to help parents empower their children to: - Learn tools for dealing with everyday emotions - Express how they are feeling - Learn about their bodies and minds in easy-to-read and understandable language...

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How to stop losing your sh*t with your kids  by Carla Naumburg

How to stop losing your sh*t with your kids

Carla Naumburg

Book

So, you're losing your sh*t with your kids. You scream, you shout, you snap at them. You're cranky and irritable more often than you'd like to admit. You know how you want to parent; you want to be a calmer, more rational and intentional parent, but no...

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Jo Frost's toddler rules  by Jo Frost

Jo Frost's toddler rules

Jo Frost

Book

"From the beloved TV disciplinarian and bestselling author of Supernanny comes an amazingly simple five-step program of Toddler Rules to help parents tame tantrums, prevent bad behavior, and create long-term peace and stability in the home. Jo Frost has...

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Special  by Melanie Dimmitt

Special

Melanie Dimmitt

Book

Most of us expect to meander through the motions of love, marriage and (textbook) baby in the carriage, but once in a while life has something a little more special in store. Special is an uplifting, candid companion for those in the early stages of ...

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Baby names 2020  by Eleanor Turner

Baby names 2020

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 2020. Updated annually, Baby Names is...

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Anxious kids  by Michael Grose

Anxious kids

Michael Grose

Book

Anxious Kids offers parents a new perspective on their children's anxiety, encouraging them to view each episode as an opportunity to empower their kids with the skills to manage anxiety, and thrive. Bestselling parenting author Michael Grose and wel...

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Let's play math  by Denise Gaskins

Let's play math

Denise Gaskins

Book

"Yes, Your Kids CAN Learn Math Without Tears. All parents and teachers have one thing in common: we want our children to understand and be able to use math. Filled with stories and pictures, Let's Play Math offers a wealth of practical, hands-on ideas...

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Family, food & feelings  by Kate Berry

Family, food & feelings

Kate Berry

Book

Family, Food & Feelings charts the ebbs and flows of family life through the four school terms. This inspiring, hand-on-heart look at modern families is full of instantly recognisable parenting moments and advice on how to deal with them (be it negot...

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How to raise a reader  by Pamela Paul

How to raise a reader

Pamela Paul

Book

Do you remember your first visit to where the wild things are? How about curling up for hours on end to discover the secret of the Philosopher’s Stone? Combining clear, practical advice with inspiration, wisdom, tips, and curated reading lists, How to...

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Socks are like pants, cats are like dogs  by Malke Rosenfeld

Socks are like pants, cats are like dogs

Malke Rosenfeld

Book

Do you want your children to feel like algebra is beautiful, playful, and intuitive? Socks Are Like Pants, Cats Are Like Dogs inspires families and groups to play, solve, talk, and make math-together! The book is filled with a diverse collection of math...

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Raising a screen-smart kid  by Julianna Miner

Raising a screen-smart kid

Julianna Miner

Book

For parents who didn't grow up with smartphones but can't let go of them now, expert advice on raising kids in our constantly connected world. Most kids get their first smartphone at the same time that they're experiencing major developmental changes....

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Oh crap! I have a toddler  by Jamie Glowacki

Oh crap! I have a toddler

Jamie Glowacki

Book

Toddlers-commonly defined as children aged between two and five years old-can be a horribly misunderstood bunch. What most parents view as bad behavior is in fact just curious behavior. Toddlerdom is the age of individuation, seeking control, and above...

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Autism spectrum disorder

Autism spectrum disorder

Book

Offers an overview of how to care for a child diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder, with information on symptoms, causes, treatments, education, medical care, community resources, developmental milestones, child advocacy, and family challenges.

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You will (probably) survive  by Lauren Dubois

You will (probably) survive

Lauren Dubois

Book

You walk out of the maternity ward with your new baby, looking back over your shoulder, waiting for someone to stop you and tell you you're not qualified to do this. But they don't. They just wave you on your merry way and that's it. It's up to you n...

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How to talk so little kids will listen  by Joanna Faber

How to talk so little kids will listen

Joanna Faber

Book

For over thirty-five years, parents have turned to How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk for its respectful and effective solutions to the unending challenges of raising children. Now, in response to growing demand, Adele's daugh...

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Families in the digital age  by Toni Hassan

Families in the digital age

Toni Hassan

Book

Smartphones and other interactive devices have turned up the volume on stress and are harming our mental and physical health. They have shrunk the capacity of families to spend time together, and when together, they have increased conflicts. Two-thirds...

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Cribsheet  by Emily Oster

Cribsheet

Emily Oster

Book

With Expecting Better, award-winning economist Emily Oster spotted a need in the pregnancy market for advice that gave women the information they needed to make the best decision for their own pregnancies. By digging into the data, Oster found that much...

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The silent guides  by Steve (Sports psychiatrist) Peters

The silent guides

Steve (Sports psychiatrist) Peters

Book

The silent guides explores some neuroscience and psychological aspects of the developing mind, unconscious thinking, behaviours, habit formation and related topics in an easy to understand way. It then offers practical ideas and thoughts for the reader...

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The art of growing up  by John Marsden

The art of growing up

John Marsden

Book

"When I hear parents say 'I want my children to enjoy their childhood; there'll be time when they're older to learn about those things', I hear the voices of those who are scared of the vastness of the universe. These adults have a view of childhood as...

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The Montessori toddler  by Simone Davies

The Montessori toddler

Simone Davies

Book

An inspiring, beautifully designed guide for parents of toddlers looking to bring the principles of Montessori education--curiosity, independence, respect--into their daily lives.

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The Organix baby and toddler cookbook.

The Organix baby and toddler cookbook.

Book

Great taste. No junk. As a leading children's food brand, Organix want a world where healthy, nutritious food is a real choice for everyone. With over 70 delicious and guilt-free recipes, for different stages of nutritional development, and tips on how...

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Understanding your gifted child from the inside out  by James R. Delisle

Understanding your gifted child from the inside out

James R. Delisle

Book

Understanding Your Gifted Child From the Inside Out provides an engaging and encouraging look at raising gifted children today. A follow-up to the best-selling "Parenting Gifted Kids: Tips for Raising Happy and Successful Children," this new edition focuses...

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Parenting in the pew  by Robbie Castleman

Parenting in the pew

Robbie Castleman

Book

"Daddy, I'd like you to meet my children". That's Robbie Castleman's attitude about taking her children to church. She believes that Sunday morning isn't a success if she has only managed to keep the kids quiet. And she knows there's more to church for...

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Get your kids to eat anything  by Emily Leary

Get your kids to eat anything

Emily Leary

Book

Get Your Kids to Eat Anything is an achievable 'how to' for parents in the battle to overcome picky eating and 'make new the norm'. Emily Leary's unique 5-phase program looks at the issue of 'fussy eating' in a holistic way that links imagination with...

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Tranquility parenting  by Brittany B. Polat

Tranquility parenting

Brittany B. Polat

Book

Tranquility Parenting encourages parents to find engaged contentment as they learn to stay calm, deal with problems, reduce negative emotions, and truly enjoy being with their children. Based on an ancient Greek philosophy called Stoicism, this approach...

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The whole-brain child  by Daniel J. Siegel

The whole-brain child

Daniel J. Siegel

Book

"Your toddler throws a tantrum in the middle of a store. Your preschooler refuses to get dressed. Your fifth-grader sulks on the bench instead of playing on the field. Do children conspire to make their parents’ lives endlessly challenging? No - it’s...

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Learn to swim  by Tracy Ayton

Learn to swim

Tracy Ayton

Book

The Learn to Swim book is a superb how-to guide for parents and caregivers to teach their baby the basics of swimming and water familiarization in the lead up to, and in conjunction with, swimming lessons. Each chapter focuses on a new skill for the parent...

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How to talk so teens will listen & listen so teens will talk  by Adele Faber

How to talk so teens will listen & listen so teens will talk

Adele Faber

Book

Living with teenagers can be overwhelming. Overnight, it seems, the children you were once so close to turn into independent strangers with thoughts, tastes, and values all their own. And today's teens are growing up in a popular culture that is meaner,...

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Bare minimum parenting  by James Breakwell

Bare minimum parenting

James Breakwell

Book

The slacker's guide to parenting from Twitter's most popular dad. Overachieving parents want you to believe the harder you work, the better your children your will turn out. That lie ends now. The truth is most kids end up remarkably unremarkable no ...

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Parenting children with mental health challenges  by Deborah Vlock

Parenting children with mental health challenges

Deborah Vlock

Book

Drawing on her own experiences and those of other parents, plus tips from mental health professionals, Vlock suggests ways of parenting smarter, partnering better, and living more fully and less fearfully in the shadow of childhood psychiatric illness....

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Cooperative and connected  by Aletha Jauch Solter

Cooperative and connected

Aletha Jauch Solter

Book

Cooperative and Connected marks a major breakthrough in our understanding of children's emotional needs from two to eight years of age. It is a revised and updated version of Helping Young Children Flourish, and it continues the same approach described...

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Parenting forward  by Cindy Wang Brandt

Parenting forward

Cindy Wang Brandt

Book

A progressive Christian parenting book with a social-justice orientation. How do we build a better world? One key way, says Cindy Wang Brandt, is by learning to raise our children with justice, mercy, and kindness. In Parenting Forward Brandt equips ...

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The good night, sleep tight workbook for children with special needs  by Kim West

The good night, sleep tight workbook for children with special needs

Kim West

Book

With its easy-to-use and clear step-by-step format, the Good Night, Sleep Tight Workbook will help tired parents create and follow an effective sleep plan to achieve sleep success for their kids with special needs--toddlers to tweens. Thousands of parents...

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How to be a dad  by Oscar Duke

How to be a dad

Oscar Duke

Book

In this first doctor-written guide to fatherhood, Oscar combines the medical knowledge of a healthcare professional with his real-life experience to provide an honest, humorous and engaging book that takes you on a journey from baby scans to birthing...

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Mind kind  by Joanna North

Mind kind

Joanna North

Book

Mind Kind: Your Child's Mental Health gives vital insight into the world of mental health and provides a value based system to help parents and carers to connect with their children and support them towards positive mental health and wellbeing. As a ...

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Viral parenting  by Mindy McKnight

Viral parenting

Mindy McKnight

Book

A guide to raising responsible, safe, and communicative kids in the digital world. From cell phone contracts, rules for earning an allowance, and creating a family mantra, this book teaches readers to solve problems before they happen.

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The tech diet for your child & teen  by Brad Marshall

The tech diet for your child & teen

Brad Marshall

Book

Brad Marshall provides real-life strategies that any parent can implement to create a healthy balance and put your kids' development first. Based on solid psychological research explaining why screen addiction is so powerful, the jargon-free advice gives...

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Embracing the journey  by Greg McDonald

Embracing the journey

Greg McDonald

Book

A sympathetic, compassionate, and inspiring guide for parents, from the founders of one of the first Christian ministries for parents of LGBTQ children. Greg and Lynn McDonald had never interacted with members of the LGBTQ community until they discovered...

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ParentShift  by Linda Hatfield

ParentShift

Linda Hatfield

Book

Groundbreaking in both its scope and methodology, ParentShift dismantles some of our most pervasive myths and challenges some of our most popular parenting tools — including punishments, threats, bribery, and rewards — which, science has shown, consi...

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Parenting like a ninja  by Faith Clarke

Parenting like a ninja

Faith Clarke

Book

As a mommy of a child with autism, the daily reality of food wars, tantrums, a steady variety of body fluids, erratic non-sleep, and the revolving door of therapists is just exhausting. Autism moms keep it together, but sometimes, they just want the ...

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Confessions of a bad mother  by Stephanie Calman

Confessions of a bad mother

Stephanie Calman

Book

When you’re pregnant you think: ‘I’m having a baby’, not a person who will eventually catch trains by themselves, share a fridge with ten strangers, go to a festival in Croatia without succumbing to a drug overdose, and one day, bring you a gin and tonic...

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The book you wish your parents had read (and your children will be glad that you did)  by Philippa Perry

The book you wish your parents had read (and your children will be glad that you did)

Philippa Perry

Book

In this absorbing, clever and funny book, renowned psychotherapist Philippa Perry tells us what really matters and what behaviour it is important to avoid the vital dos and don'ts of parenting. Instead of mapping out the 'perfect' plan, Perry offers ...

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Simple happy parenting  by Denaye Barahona

Simple happy parenting

Denaye Barahona

Book

In Simple Happy Parenting, Denaye Barahona, Ph.D., provides a revolutionary approach to parenting, full of practical tips to help you step back from the system overload so common in modern family life and, instead, create more time to enjoy living and...

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Potty training magic  by Amanda Jenner

Potty training magic

Amanda Jenner

Book

The easy, effective and playful way to potty train - fast! Potty training is a major and exciting milestone for toddlers yet something all parents universally dread – and put off! Amanda Jenner, ITV’s Toilet Training expert with decades of experience,...

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My hidden chimp  by Steve (Sports psychiatrist) Peters

My hidden chimp

Steve (Sports psychiatrist) Peters

Book

My Hidden Chimp is an effective and powerful new educational book that offers parents, teachers and carers some ideas and thoughts on how to help children to develop healthy habits for life. The science behind the habits is discussed in a practical way...

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