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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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Hippie mamas  by Rita Balshaw

Hippie mamas

Rita Balshaw

Book

Hippie Mamas: A guide to holistic parenting is the ultimate natural remedies manual for expecting, new and established parents. Discover the world of holistic parenting with recipes and practical information involving herbal alchemy, aromatherapy, me...

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They'll be okay  by Collett Smart

They'll be okay

Collett Smart

Book

Collett Smart is a psychologist, teacher, lecturer, writer and a mum of three. She knows professionally and personally that it is crucial for parents to address difficult yet fundamentally important topics with their children and this book tells them...

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The second baby book  by Sarah Ockwell-Smith

The second baby book

Sarah Ockwell-Smith

Book

Having a second baby is a very different experience from having your first, yet there is little recognition of the wide range of issues that need to be considered when bringing a second child into the family. In this incredibly helpful book, Sarah...

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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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Time to parent  by Julie Morgenstern

Time to parent

Julie Morgenstern

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Morgenstern views parenting as the ultimate time-management challenge and shares concrete ways for you to structure and spend true quality time with your kids. Finding a healthy balance between raising a human and being a human often feels impossible,...

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The mother of all jobs  by Christine Armstrong

The mother of all jobs

Christine Armstrong

Book

When Christine Armstrong became a mother, it never occurred to her that she would want to stop work or even work part-time. But the truth is, combining work and small kids is hard. From the broken breast pumps on business trips, to hiding chickenpox from...

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Teen brain  by David Gillespie

Teen brain

David Gillespie

Book

With their labile and rapidly developing brains, adolescents are particularly susceptible to addiction, and addiction leads to anxiety and depression. What few parents will know is that what we think of as the most typical addictions and problematic ...

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Kids, sex & screens  by Jillian Roberts

Kids, sex & screens

Jillian Roberts

Book

"Our kids are being exposed to sexual content at a younger and younger age, whether through the Internet, advertisements, or interactions with their peers. When children are exposed to this sexual information without context, or images of a graphic n...

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Smart mothering  by Natalie Flynn

Smart mothering

Natalie Flynn

Book

Psychologist Dr Natalie Flynn has examined all the research on key baby topics such as feeding, sleeping and crying. The result? Smart Mothering, a revolutionary book that separates the facts from the opinions. Find out what research says about the dilemmas...

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Baby's first year milestones  by Aubrey Hargis

Baby's first year milestones

Aubrey Hargis

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To celebrate each new development, Baby's First Year Milestones offers a practical month-by-month guide to understanding the major milestones in your child's life. Clear descriptions of major developmental milestones for every month of the baby's first...

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Self harm  by Michelle Mitchell

Self harm

Michelle Mitchell

Book

Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) is a global mental health concern with studies conservatively indicating 10% of young people experiment with self-harm. The ways in which young people self-harm are wide and varied, and a challenge many families now have...

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Healing self-injury  by Janis Whitlock

Healing self-injury

Janis Whitlock

Book

Subtle scars disappearing up a shirt sleeve, unexplained bruises, burn marks. As many as one out of every four young people engage in non-suicidal self-injury, defined as the deliberate destruction of body tissue without suicidal intent. Parents who ...

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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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