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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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Differently wired  by Deborah Reber

Differently wired

Deborah Reber

Book

"Today millions of kids are stuck in a world that doesn't respect, support, or embrace who they really are--these are what Deborah Reber is calling the "differently wired" kids, the one in five children with ADHD, dyslexia, Asperger's, giftedness, an...

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The motherhood

The motherhood

Book

Letters from new mothers about the first six weeks after giving birth. Contributors include Clare Bowditch, Clementine Ford and Zoe Foster Blake.

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Daddy blues  by Mark Williams

Daddy blues

Mark Williams

Book

Mark Williams led a content life; from a working-class background, he worked his way up into a promising career and then met the love of his life. When his wife Michelle fell pregnant, it seemed as though everything had fallen into place for them. Ex...

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Roots and wings  by Dan Mager

Roots and wings

Dan Mager

Book

"Quality parenting doesn't happen by accident or coincidence--it necessitates conscious awareness and intentional effort. Designed to guide parents in recovery so they can nurture healthy family dynamics through mindfulness, Roots and Wings will help...

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The 7pm to 7am sleeping baby routine  by Charmain Mead

The 7pm to 7am sleeping baby routine

Charmain Mead

Book

"Help your baby sleep through the night without any tears. The early months with a new baby are exciting and magical, but can be very emotional and exhausting if sleep is disturbed night after night. Baby sleep guru Charmian Mead's flexible plan, de...

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Voice lessons for parents  by Wendy Mogel

Voice lessons for parents

Wendy Mogel

Book

"Most parents are perfectly fine communicators--unless they're talking to their children. Then, too often, their pitch rises and they come across as pleading, indignant, wounded, outraged. In tone and body language they signal, 'I can't handle it when...

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Getting to calm  by Laura Scribner. Kastner

Getting to calm

Laura Scribner. Kastner

Book

Parenting a teenager is tougher than ever, but new brain research offers new insight into the best way to connect with teens. With humor, wisdom and a deep understanding of the teenaged brain, noted teen expert Dr. Laura Kastner shows parents how to stay...

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Parenting and educating with wisdom  by Margaret Iduma

Parenting and educating with wisdom

Margaret Iduma

Book

"Parenting is becoming a great challenge in our communities, and homes in recent times. Many parents are gradually giving up their responsibilities to gadgets (cellphone, television), rather than taking time for home training. Some young parents are ...

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Parent to parent  by B. Janine Fulla

Parent to parent

B. Janine Fulla

Book

"Planned Parenthood isn’t just about planning the right time in your life to have a child. It’s also about making choices regarding how you want to raise your child by understanding yourself, discovering your own coaching abilities, and developing a ...

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Feed your baby & toddler right  by Diane Chapman Bahr

Feed your baby & toddler right

Diane Chapman Bahr

Book

"The majority of our eating and drinking skills are developed in the first two years of life. Parents can help with this process by using appropriate feeding techniques from birth. Every three months from birth, your baby will have a growth spurt in the...

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The littlest learners  by Dawn Rochelle Roginski

The littlest learners

Dawn Rochelle Roginski

Book

This book explores all 5 practices of the Every Child Ready to Read® parent education initiative released by the American Library Association: Talking,Singing, Reading, Writing, and Playing. This book will help parents to incorporate literacy into their...

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Play & learn toddler activities book  by Angela Thayer

Play & learn toddler activities book

Angela Thayer

Book

"Educator, parent, and toddler approved, these fun, educational activities helps to establish key learning skills at each developmental milestone. More than 200 activities are divided by learning category and include materials lists, activity times, ...

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The art of parenting  by Drew De Soto

The art of parenting

Drew De Soto

Book

"There is an art to parenting, but nobody knows what it is. All the 'how to' books can never prepare you for the fun that lies ahead. The Art of Parenting is a must-have for soon-to-be or new parents. It is a pictorial guide to the things only parents...

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The A-Z of therapeutic parenting  by Sarah Naish

The A-Z of therapeutic parenting

Sarah Naish

Book

Parents of children with attachment difficulties, or who have experienced childhood trauma, need to parent differently to meet their child's specific needs and help them start to make sense of the world. This book is everything you need in order to.....

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Ready, set, go!  by Sarah Ockwell-Smith

Ready, set, go!

Sarah Ockwell-Smith

Book

If you're like most parents, you're probably feeling pretty nervous about potty training. But don't worry, help is on the way. This supportive guide provides step-by-step advice for a compassionate and emotionally aware processone that focuses on pos...

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Parenting what works, what won't, and why  by Sherry F. Walker

Parenting what works, what won't, and why

Sherry F. Walker

Book

"Does your child have trouble settling at bedtime? Refuse to sit at the table for meals? Ignore you or argue when you say it's time to turn off the TV? Expert parenting and educational consultant Kathy Walker recognises that being a parent is one of the...

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Your amazing itty bitty parenting teens book  by Gretchen E. Downey

Your amazing itty bitty parenting teens book

Gretchen E. Downey

Book

"Parents are struggling like never before in human history. Age-old issues are now being compounded with new age challenges facing our teens and adolescents. So how do we break the cycle and get ahead of the game? In this revolutionary Itty Bitty Boo...

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Parenting ADHD now!  by Elaine Taylor-Klaus

Parenting ADHD now!

Elaine Taylor-Klaus

Book

Watching your bright, vibrant child struggle with ADHD can make you feel helpless, especially when you don't have the tools to help them succeed. Dempster and Taylor-Klaus started off just like you, feeling frustrated and lost about how to help their...

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Mindful parenting in a messy world  by Michelle (Mindfulness teacher) Gale

Mindful parenting in a messy world

Michelle (Mindfulness teacher) Gale

Book

"Being a parent is difficult, stressful and messy: getting kids to bed at night and off to school in the morning, breaking up sibling fights, struggling to balance work and family, constantly cleaning up stuff left behind by family members and pets. And...

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Putting the children first when you divorce  by Penelope Leach

Putting the children first when you divorce

Penelope Leach

Book

Using up-to-the-minute research on child welfare and psychology, Penelope Leach, author of the best-selling Your Baby & Child, shows parents why it is crucially important to prioritise children involved in parental separation, and how this can best be...

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Infant-toddler social studies  by Carla B. Goble

Infant-toddler social studies

Carla B. Goble

Book

"This book features a developmental progression of social-studies activities, interactions, and learning experiences that reflect young children's range of development from birth to thirty-six months"--

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The discontented little baby book  by Pamela (Physician) Douglas

The discontented little baby book

Pamela (Physician) Douglas

Book

A revolutionary new approach to caring for your baby from a respected Australian GP. Did you know there are things that you can do to help your baby cry and fuss less in the first 16 weeks? Did you know that many parents' nights are unnecessarily dis...

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Worry with mother  by Francesca Hornak

Worry with mother

Francesca Hornak

Book

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Fun games and physical activities to help heal children who hurt  by Beth Powell

Fun games and physical activities to help heal children who hurt

Beth Powell

Book

Develop children's brains and bonds with this collection of no-tech, physical games, strategies and activities Ideal for children who have experienced neglect, abuse and trauma, these "real-world" experiences draw on therapeutic, trauma-focused-care ...

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What to feed your baby and toddler  by Nicole M. Avena

What to feed your baby and toddler

Nicole M. Avena

Book

"A science-based manual for feeding babies exactly what they need to hit physical and intellectual milestones from 6 to 24 months, with 60 recipes. World-renowned research neuroscientist, nutrition expert, and author of What to Eat When You're Pregnant...

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Retro toddler  by Anne H. Zachry

Retro toddler

Anne H. Zachry

Book

"You don't need to buy high-tech digital devices, apps, or expensive toys to boost your toddler's brain development! Research shows that the best way for toddlers to learn is through daily, active play and Retro Toddler includes more than 100 fun,...

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Sage homeschooling  by Rachel Rainbolt

Sage homeschooling

Rachel Rainbolt

Book

Rachel Rainbolt is the Sage Parenting Coach, bringing a unique alchemy of insight (M.A. Family Therapy), experience (2 decades helping thousands of children and gentle parents), passion (media advocate for natural sleep, breastfeeding, parenting, and...

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Rainbow relatives  by Sudi Karatas

Rainbow relatives

Sudi Karatas

Book

A parenting book covering how to open up a discussion with children about an LGBT relative. Since the Supreme Court ruled in 2015 for gay marriage equality, more and more people are coming out to their families and many parents worry that their children...

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The handmade mama  by Mary Helen Leonard

The handmade mama

Mary Helen Leonard

Book

Many of the everyday products we rely on through pregnancy and baby's first year are actually quite simple to make at home with safe and natural ingredients. Making your own food, homemade skin care products, and everyday objects allows you to choose...

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My kid is driving me crazy  by Tamara Arnold

My kid is driving me crazy

Tamara Arnold

Book

"My Kid is Driving Me Crazy helps mothers thrive while living with a child with mental illness. Mental illness in a loved one sucks! Some days, all moms want to do is stay in bed, because facing reality seems insurmountable. Living with her son, who ...

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The baby bible  by Bec Judd

The baby bible

Bec Judd

Book

What you're not expecting, when you're expecting. Bec Judd has been pregnant quite a lot: three pregnancies, three deliveries and four gorgeous newborn babies. From carrying a baby, delivering it, feeding it and raising it, Bec has experienced almost...

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Feed the baby hummus  by Lisa Lewis

Feed the baby hummus

Lisa Lewis

Book

"Parenting practices vary widely between countries and cultures. For example, in countries such as the Philippines, breastfeeding after age one year is common, and parents can make their own decision about what is right for their family. In Korea, babies...

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The tincture of time  by Elizabeth L. Silver

The tincture of time

Elizabeth L. Silver

Book

Growing up as the daughter of a dedicated surgeon, Elizabeth L. Silver felt an unquestioned faith in medicine. When her six-week-old daughter, Abby, was rushed to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit with sudden seizures, and scans revealed a serious brain...

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Raising boys in the 21st century  by Steve Biddulph

Raising boys in the 21st century

Steve Biddulph

Book

"When published in 1997, Raising Boys was an instant bestseller. Few books have stayed in the hearts and minds of parents everywhere as much as Raising Boys. Now in an increasingly complicated and nuanced world, raising boys to become emotionally strong,...

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Because I said so  by Shari Low

Because I said so

Shari Low

Book

Hilarious, heartfelt stories of a mother and her two sons from egg to empty nest. The era of the yummy mummy has finally gone and in order to celebrate this, Shari Low has taken a baby wipe to the glossy veneer of the school of perfect parenting and ...

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Raising boys in the 21st century  by Steve Biddulph

Raising boys in the 21st century

Steve Biddulph

Book

"When published in 1997, Raising Boys was an instant bestseller. Few books have stayed in the hearts and minds of parents everywhere as much as Raising Boys. Now in an increasingly complicated and nuanced world, raising boys to become emotionally strong,...

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The read-aloud family  by Sarah Mackenzie

The read-aloud family

Sarah Mackenzie

Book

Champions the lifelong benefits of reading aloud to children and offers book lists, strategies, and tools parents can use to form deep and lasting connections with their kids.

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A letter for every mother  by Kara Lawler

A letter for every mother

Kara Lawler

Book

"In A Letter for Every Mother, authors Kara Lawler and Regan Long have written a heartwarming compilation of letters addressed to mothers from all walks of life, meant to celebrate, inspire and commiserate with all stages of the parenting journey. This...

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