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Achtung baby  by Sara Zaske

Achtung baby

Sara Zaske

Book

"When Sara Zaske moved from Oregon to Berlin with her husband and toddler, she knew the transition would be challenging, especially when she became pregnant with her second child. She was surprised to discover that German parents give their children a...

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No more mean girls  by Katie Hurley

No more mean girls

Katie Hurley

Book

Once upon a time, mean girls primarily existed in high school, while elementary school-aged girls spent hours at play and enjoyed friendships without much drama. But in this fast-paced world in which young girls are exposed to negative behaviors on TV...

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Mothering addiction  by Lynda Harrison author. Hatcher

Mothering addiction

Lynda Harrison author. Hatcher

Book

No one dreams of raising a drug addict. In Mothering Addiction, Lynda Harrison Hatcher tells the heart-wrenching story of her turbulent journey as the mother of a child who desperately struggled with a heroin addiction—a story of the daily tests, constant...

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The emotional life of the toddler  by Alicia F. Lieberman

The emotional life of the toddler

Alicia F. Lieberman

Book

"The Emotional Life of the Toddler is the seminal, detailed look into the varied and intense emotional life of children aged one to three. Hailed as zgroundbreakingy by The Boston Globe after its initial publication, the new edition includes the latest...

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Parenting kids with OCD  by Bonnie Zucker

Parenting kids with OCD

Bonnie Zucker

Book

"Parenting Kids With OCD provides parents with a comprehensive understanding of obsessive-compulsive disorder, its symptoms, types, and presentation in children and teens. The treatment of OCD is explained, and guidelines on how to both find appropriate...

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Flex mom  by Sara Blanchard

Flex mom

Sara Blanchard

Book

"A guide for moms that shows them how to find the balance between being a stay-at-home mom and a working mom without losing their self-identity"--Publisher's description.

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Nourish  by Tamar N. Henry

Nourish

Tamar N. Henry

Book

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The real mum's guide to surviving parenthood  by Jen Hogan

The real mum's guide to surviving parenthood

Jen Hogan

Book

The Real Mum's Guide to (Surviving) Parenthood is a real-life, mum-of-seven's perspective on the rollercoaster of parenthood, covering pregnancy, childbirth, baby care, postnatal depression, toddler terrors, the primary school and teenage years, the new...

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The new puberty  by Amanda Dunn

The new puberty

Amanda Dunn

Book

Emily is a happy ten-year-old who wears a size 12B bra and has tampons nestled in her school bag beside her play lunch. She isn't alone. Children are going through puberty earlier than ever before. How does this affect them? What does it mean for their...

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A life. A finger. A pea up a nose  by Sarah Hunstead

A life. A finger. A pea up a nose

Sarah Hunstead

Book

Based on the enormously popular CPR Kids First Aid program, which has empowered thousands of families around Australia. From resuscitation, broken bones, choking and drowning to allergies, breathing problems and everything in between, this essential guide...

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Annabel Karmel's baby-led weaning recipe book  by Annabel Karmel

Annabel Karmel's baby-led weaning recipe book

Annabel Karmel

Book

"For over 25 years, millions of families have trusted Annabel Karmel's expertise in feeding. Now, Annabel's Baby-Led Weaning Recipe Book has been designed for parents wanting to explore self-feeding. Championing a flexible approach to feeding, this book...

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Mommy needs a raise  by Sarah Parshall Perry

Mommy needs a raise

Sarah Parshall Perry

Book

Goodbye, Board Room and Legal Briefs--Hello, Dimples, Diapers, and Destruction Women know that raising children will be different from climbing the corporate ladder. But nothing can truly prepare them for the mind-muddling world of motherhood. It doesn't...

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The yes brain  by Daniel J. Siegel

The yes brain

Daniel J. Siegel

Book

"The brain is either in a reactive (no) state, which makes us rigid and self-conscious, putting us on high alert for rules and consequences; or in a receptive (yes) state, which is what enables curiosity and creativity, and fosters resilience. Most traditional...

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Listen  by Patty Wipfler

Listen

Patty Wipfler

Book

Listen introduces parents to five simple, practical skills even the most harried parent can use. These tools will help parents strengthen their connection with their child and help build their child's intelligence, cooperation, and ability to learn as...

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Better dads, stronger sons  by Rick Johnson

Better dads, stronger sons

Rick Johnson

Book

"The relationship between a father and a son is like no other. Dads have a God-given role to protect and provide for their families, always striving to teach their sons the life skills they'll need to grow into honorable men. But many dads struggle with...

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Children's medicines  by Edward A. Bell

Children's medicines

Edward A. Bell

Book

"Most parents have worried about the side effects and possible long-term consequences of administering a particular medication to their child. The medication may be available over-the-counter, like cough syrup, or it may be prescribed by a doctor, like...

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Sink or swim  by Joy Symons

Sink or swim

Joy Symons

Book

"hether you are thinking about starting your children in swimming lessons or you already have, this book will help you get the most out of lessons.'Sink or Swim' includes tips and expert advice on what you should expect from swimming and water safety...

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Stop, think, engage  by Anna Martin

Stop, think, engage

Anna Martin

Book

"Based on more than 10 years at the coal face, child, adolescent and adult therapist and researcher Dr Anna Martin brings us Stop, Think, Engage, a humorous and informative book that pulls together her own professional experience, her PhD research and...

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GIST  by Michael W. (Psychologist) Anderson

GIST

Michael W. (Psychologist) Anderson

Book

"Gist is a fascinating look at many aspects of life that wouldn't typically be associated with parenting. But, the result is a new way to think about parenting that is effective, efficient, and enjoyable. The book's focus on life-readiness offers parents...

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Trust your body, trust your baby  by Rosie Newman

Trust your body, trust your baby

Rosie Newman

Book

"A new mother's journey is an deeply personal and individual one. Yet all too often outside influences can cloud her innate judgment, causing confusion, doubt and unhappiness. In Rosie Newman's new book Trust Your Body, Trust Your Baby, she raises the...

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Jesus, the gentle parent  by L. R. Knost

Jesus, the gentle parent

L. R. Knost

Book

In this examination of mainstream Christian parenting practices and the doctrinal beliefs behind them, best-selling author, L.R. Knost, debunks common cultural and theological beliefs about spanking, original sin, sin nature, submission, authority, obedience,...

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Born to be wild  by Jess P. Shatkin

Born to be wild

Jess P. Shatkin

Book

"A groundbreaking, research-based guide that sheds new light on why young people make dangerous choices--and offers solutions that work Texting while driving. Binge-drinking. Bullying. Unprotected sex. There are plenty of reasons for parents to worry...

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New mother's guide to breastfeeding

New mother's guide to breastfeeding

Book

Why is breastfeeding the optimal choice? What happens when my maternity leave is over? Whats the safest way to store pumped milk? The American Academy of Pediatrics answers these questions and many more in this invaluable resource to help you and your...

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Sketchy muma  by Anna (Illustrator) Lewis

Sketchy muma

Anna (Illustrator) Lewis

Book

"This ... book charts the various bewildering stages of becoming a mother, from those tell-tale blue lines in the pregnancy test, to labour, birth, coming home and venturing out. Breastfeeding nightmares, eating dinner with one hand, soft play hell and...

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Knights in training  by Heather Haupt

Knights in training

Heather Haupt

Book

"In an age when respect and honor seem like distant and antiquated relics, how can we equip boys to pursue valor and courageously put the needs of others before their own? This book helps parents to inspire their boys by captivating their imagination...

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Vaccines  by Richard Halvorsen

Vaccines

Richard Halvorsen

Book

"Now in its fourth edition, Vaccines has been updated with information on the new Hepatitis vaccine that will be added to Britain's immunisation schedule"--Publisher's description.

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Listening to the beat of our drum

Listening to the beat of our drum

Book

"Listening to the Beat of Our Drum: Stories of Parenting in a Contemporary Society is a collection of stories, inspired by a wealth of experiences across space and time from a kokum, an auntie, two-spirit parents, a Métis mother, a Tlinglit/Anishnabe...

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Gentle potty training book  by Sarah Ockwell-Smith

Gentle potty training book

Sarah Ockwell-Smith

Book

"The Gentle potty training book is a practical guide to helping your child through one of the most important developmental stages of early childhood. Avoiding strict timelines, rewards and plans that are based solely on a child's gender, Sarah Ockwell-Smith...

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The superkids activity guide to conquering every day  by Dayna Abraham

The superkids activity guide to conquering every day

Dayna Abraham

Book

Kids have a need, but lack the tools and skills to express it. In this book, she gives kids fun projects and tools that boost their ability to control their behaviors, explain how they're feeling and gain confidence. Dayna has a talent to understand kids,...

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The creative family manifesto  by Amanda Blake Soule

The creative family manifesto

Amanda Blake Soule

Book

Spark and nurture your family's creativity--a guide for making creativity an intentional part of everyday life. When you learn to awaken your family's creativity, wonderful things will happen: you'll make meaningful connections with your children in...

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The gender agenda  by Ros Ball

The gender agenda

Ros Ball

Book

"From language and clothes, to toys and the media, society inflicts unwritten rules on each gender from birth. Aiming to make people aware of the way gender is constructed and constantly reinforced, this diary chronicles the differences two parents noticed...

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Divorce poison  by Richard Ades Warshak

Divorce poison

Richard Ades Warshak

Book

This work gives parents powerful strategies to preserve and rebuild loving relationships with their children and provides legal and mental health professionals with practical advice to help their clients and ensure the welfare of children. Offers advice...

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Baby food universe  by Kawn Al-Jabbouri

Baby food universe

Kawn Al-Jabbouri

Book

"Learn to make healthy food for your baby and toddler while introducing new flavors and inspiring your children to be adventurous eaters! Baby Food Universe provides healthy baby food recipes that range from simple one- and two-ingredient purees to healthy...

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Warmth  by Edmond Schoorel

Warmth

Edmond Schoorel

Book

"Warmth is a hand-knitted woolly jumper and a crackling fire in the grate. Warmth is a smile when we need encouragement and a hug when things aren't going our way. This one word has so many powerful, positive associations. Warmth is one of the basic building...

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Nursing your child at home  by Rachael Gosling

Nursing your child at home

Rachael Gosling

Book

"A guide to support our children through illness and encourage a healthy immune response to disease. For parents looking for a more natural way to support their child's health. Promotes calmer and more confident nursing of child through a fever at home....

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Mentoring teenage heroes  by Matthew P. Winkler

Mentoring teenage heroes

Matthew P. Winkler

Book

"Mentoring Teenage Heroes is written for parents, teachers, coaches, and other ex-adolescents who now guide today’s teenagers along the heroic journey from childhood to adulthood — a rite of passage as old as the ancient myths that metaphorically describe...

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