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  • How to Be a Family

    How to Be a Family

    Kois Dan  著 Baker & Taylor Books 出版 2019/9/17 出版

    what happens when one frustrated dad turns his kids’ lives upside down in search of a new way to be together? slate editor dan kois sets out with his wife and daughters on a journey around the world to change their lives together. dan kois and his wife always did their best for their kids. busy professionals living in the d.c. suburbs they scheduled their children’s time wisely and when they weren’t arguing over screen time the kois family-- dan his wife alia and their two pre-teen daughters-- could each be found searching for their own happiness. but aren’t families supposed to achieve happiness together?in this eye-opening heartwarming and very funny book the fractious loving kois family goes in search of other places on the map that might offer them the chance to live away from home-- but closer together. over a year the family lands in new zealand the netherlands costa rica and small-town kansas. the goal? to get out of their rut of busyness and distractedness and to see how other families live outside the east coast parenting bubble.how to be a family brings readers along as the kois girls-- witty solitary extremely online lyra and goofy sensitive social butterfly harper-- hike through the kiwi bush ride bikes to a dutch school in the pouring rain battle iguanas in their costa rican kitchen and learn to love a town where everyone knows your name. meanwhile dan interviews neighbors public officials and scholars to learn why each of these places work the way they do. will this trip change the kois family’s lives? or do families take their problems and conflicts with them wherever we go?a journalistic memoir filled with heart empathy and lots of whining how to be a family will make readers dream about the amazing adventures their own families might take.

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  • Raising Twins

    Raising Twins

    Flais Shelly Vaziri  著 Amer Academy of Pediatrics 出版 2019/9/17 出版

    pediatrician and twin-mom dr. shelly vaziri flais offers expert advice for raising healthy well-adjusted twins and triplets in this fully revised and updated third edition. her guidance will help parents of multiples prepare for their babies’ arrival weather the first few months of infancy manage toddlerhood and help establish individual identities through the school-age and teenage years. the combination of sound medical advice and real-world experience will give twin-parents the direction and reassurance that they need. packed with thoughtful advice parenting tips and anecdotes from twin-moms and -dads this new edition also includes interviews with twins including astronaut scott kelly.

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  • Baby Names 2020

    Baby Names 2020

    Turner Eleanor  著 Crimson Pub Ltd 出版 2019/9/12 出版

    fully updated for 2020 the bestselling original baby names book now has over 8000 names inside. from each state’s most popular names and trends for 2020 to tips about initials last names and nicknames baby names 2020 includes everything parents-to-be need to know to pick the perfect name for their baby.

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  • You Are a F*cking Awesome Mom

    You Are a F*cking Awesome Mom

    Bruce Leslie Anne  著 Seal Pr 出版 2019/9/10 出版

    a much-needed voice of encouragement for every woman who had a baby and lost her mindsometimes motherhood feels never-ending. a child is born chaos ensues and it seems like life will never return to normal.in you are a f*cking awesome mom award-winning journalist and instagram star leslie anne bruce acknowledges that yes motherhood is a total mind f*ck-but then she offers the self-empowerment lessons new mothers need to get through the psychic upheaval and emerge stronger than ever. after childbirth a woman’s body her relationships and her very sense of self are tested like never before. bruce encourages readers to look past the sugarcoated truisms about the miracles of child-rearing in order to embrace the real joys of motherhood spit-up stains and all.loaded with unfettered support from a mom who has been through it all you are a f*cking awesome mom offers a lifeline of encouragement inspiration and community for the new mama who got a baby lost her mind and desperately wants to find herself again.

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  • Connoisseur Kids

    Connoisseur Kids

    Scott Jennifer L.Owens Clare (ILT)  著 Chronicle Books Llc 出版 2019/9/10 出版

    from jennifer scott—author of the new york times bestselling madame chic series and founder of the daily connoisseur blog—comes this playful take on manners and being a good global citizen. parents and younger children work together to read about a wide range of topics: communication table manners tidiness thinking of others grooming and health. activities learning games fill-in-the-blanks letter-writing exercises recipes (for food and for slime!) and some fun songs and rhymes help kids learn concepts and practice good behaviors. featuring charming illustrations and go-to advice from a trusted source this is a timely guide for raising well-mannered neat and gracious children for parents grandparents and children of reading age.

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  • The Wonder Weeks

    The Wonder Weeks

    with nearly 4 million downloads the wonder weeks app is a must-have. the revised and updated book with exclusive material is the perfect companion or gift.

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  • The Book of Myself

    The Book of Myself

    Marshall DavidMarshall Carl  著 Baker & Taylor Books 出版 2019/9/10 出版

    ever wanted to create your own autobiography or wished you had the life stories of a loved one? this do-it-yourself journal helps record and preserve the experiences and knowledge of a lifetime. divided into early middle and later years this keepsake volume contains 201 questions that guide you through the process of keeping memories on subjects such as family and friends learning and education work and responsibilities and the world around you. created by a grandson and grandfather the book of myself is the perfect way for you or someone close to you to remember the turning points and everyday recollections of a lifetime and share them with future generations.

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  • You Can Make Me!

    You Can Make Me!

    Ball James  著 Future Horizons Inc 出版 2019/9/6 出版

    a unique look at behavior through the child’s perspective! every parent has experienced behavior challenges with their children. this book applies a whole-person perspective toward behavior management that connects across home school and community. it describes the functions of behavior from both the adult and child’s perspective and offers simple yet effective evidence-based strategies and ideas for creating behavior plans that work. features: behavior plan template; behavior communication & social skills strategies for each function of behavior.

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  • Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood

    Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood

    Media Lab Books (COR)  著 Baker & Taylor Books 出版 2019/9/3 出版

    daniel tiger neighborhood: let’s play together! provides parents and caretakers with hundreds of fun imaginative activities - originally developed for the mister rogers’ neighborhood television program - for entertaining young children at a moment notice while educating them about basic life lessons at the same time.

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  • Being at Your Best When Your Kids Are at Their Worst

    Being at Your Best When Your Kids Are at Their Worst

    Payne Kim John  著 Shambhala Pubns 出版 2019/9/3 出版

    a practical meditative approach that can be used in the moment to help you stay calm and balanced when your child’s behavior is pushing you to your limit--by the popular author of simplicity parenting.in difficult and challenging situations with our kids every parent wants to react as much as possible in a way that reflects our family values and expectations. and yet when our children push our buttons we often find ourselves reacting in ways that we know are far from our principles and even seem to further inflame a situation. most distressing of all is when we feel ourselves falling into these predictable relationship patterns as they begin to happen. it gives us the sinking feeling of oh no here we go again.we know that when our children are at their worst they need us to be at our best--or as close to it as we can get at the time. but how can we move from a stress regress to speaking in a voice that is warm calm and firm? educator kim john payne offers techniques that simply but very directly shift these damaging patterns of communication and parental behavior. it is a grounded and practical tool that he has taught to numerous parents worldwide to:  *   slow down the interaction   *   give them a greater feeling of inner spaciousness  *   be more in control of their reactions and the situation  *   sense what their child’s deeper needs are even though they are misbehaving  *   respond in a way that gives the child a feeling of being heard and yet puts a boundary in place being at your best when your kids are at their worst is a technique that you can use in the moment to reframe the situation and help you respond effectively appropriately and with kindness.

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  • My Dearest Mommy-to-be

    My Dearest Mommy-to-be

    Pellowski Melanie J.  著 Skyhorse Pub Co Inc 出版 2019/9/3 出版

    the relationship a mother develops with her baby begins long before hearing that first cry in the delivery room.   there are the emotions! the questions! the cravings! beginning with that very first ultrasound through every enjoyable (or not so enjoyable) moment leading up to the delivery date the first-time mom is a sentimental yet playful interactive journal for the mommy-to-be in your life a lasting offering of the bonds formed between a mother and her child during pregnancy and a genuine reflection of what anticipating parenthood is all about. inside this sweet memento you’ll find: journaling pages for mommy-to-be to document the ups and downs of pregnancyplanning tips for the baby including must-haves for the nurseryphoto inserts for ultrasounds and the evolution of pregnancy through the birth of the childadvice on nutrition mental health preparing for delivery and so much more! an ideal gift for any new mother the first-time mom honors the blessings and beauty of having a baby and keeps those proud pregnant memories kicking with love for years to come.

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  • Grown and Flown

    Grown and Flown

    Heffernan LisaHarrington Mary Dell  著 Baker & Taylor Books 出版 2019/9/3 出版

    an essential parenting guide for building a strong relationship with your teen while preparing them to take flight from the nest high school: it a time when kids are constantly changing as they draw closer to graduation and young adulthood. but how do you parent your kids through this complicated time? and how do you maintain a strong relationship as they prepare to transition from life at home to life outside of the nest? lisa heffernan and mary dell harrington are here to help. after seeing their own kids through this transition they founded grown and flown: an online community for parents of teens that features curated content from experts shared experiences from parents and tried and true advice. and now theye compiled key takeaways and fresh insights from all that theye learned over the years to form this handy essential guide. grown and flown is a crucial resource for parenting teenagers leading up tond throughhe transition from high school to college. it covers everything from the monumental of parenting (how to let your kids go) to the mundane (how to shop for a dorm room). organized by topicuch as love and sex anxiety and mental health and academicst features a combination of the authors’ stories advice from experts and practical lists and sidebars. in this accessible easy-to-use manual parents will feel supported and understand in their quest to support and understand their teens. grown and flown is required reading for anyone looking to raise an adult with whom you have an enduring profound connection.

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  • How to Raise a Reader

    How to Raise a Reader

    a parent’s guide to raising a lifelong reader packed with practical ideas for engaging children of all ages in books plus wonderful lists of books arranged by age and subject matter will keep the shelves stocked and young readers’ interests high from birth through teens.

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  • Become Your Child’s Sleep Coach

    Become Your Child’s Sleep Coach

    Schneeberg Lynelle  著 Da Capo Lifelong 出版 2019/9/3 出版

    proven bedtime solutions for parents of preschool and elementary-aged children -- from a yale doctorwhile there are plenty of resources available to establish healthy sleeping patterns for infants and babies there’s hardly any guidance for handling preschoolers and elementary school kids who are still fighting sleep. become your child’s sleep coach focusing on this older demographic of children meets that need providing parents with straightforward advice: first an awareness of the two biggest mistakes that parents make (staying with children until they fall asleep and allowing too many callbacks and curtain calls) followed by a five-step program:step 1: prepare your child’s bedroom for great sleepstep 2: use the 5b bedtime routine to calm and settle your child at bedtimestep 3: allow your child to learn to self-comfort with the bedtime buddy and bedtime basket and taper your presence from your child’s roomstep 4: manage behaviors that happen after the 5b bedtime routine is overstep 5: manage night and early morning wakingsin addition to her extremely successful five-step program dr. schneeberg addresses several common questions and concerns parents may have about their child’s sleep -- how many hours they really need deciding what the ideal bedtime for their child is deciding on managing the transition from a crib to a toddler bed using a white noise machine handling sleep during potty training the use of melatonin and sleep aids dealing with night terrors and other sleep issues and beyond. become your child’s sleep coach is every parent’s guide to better sleep for children and the whole family!

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  • Civility

    Civility

    Selzer Steven  著 Andrews McMeel Pub 出版 2019/9/3 出版

    with advice for handling conflict managing stress and promoting respect this book is for anyone longing for a more civil world.rudeness. crudeness. thoughtlessness. hostility. uncivilized behavior is everywhere. we all recognize how much happier we’d be if the prevailing culture were a civil one. sometimes in order to move forward we need to take a long look back. at the age of fourteen george washington wrote 110 guidelines to cultivate civility and orient himself toward others which he called rules of civility and decent behaviour in company and conversation. in this book author steven selzer examines and expands on washington’s rules proving they’re still as necessary today as they were 250 years ago. with subjects ranging from media literacy to choosing friends to nail biting the principles and proposals in civility will enable readers to better handle interpersonal conflicts conduct business manage everyday stress with grace and treat their fellow citizens with more respect. 

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  • The Grandma Force

    The Grandma Force

    Hodgson Harriet  著 Baker & Taylor Books 出版 2019/9/1 出版

    becoming the grandmother of twins changed harriet hodgson and altered her life course. according to hodgson we live in a fast-paced complex time a time when too many grandchildren are victims of bullying internet scams and sexual abuse. hodgson believes that grandmothers are needed today more than any other time in history. grandmas can’t be passive she declares. every grandma has the power to protect and guide her grandchildren and needs to tap this power. this narrative weaves hodgson’s personal story with research findings and is packed with ideas for helping grandchildren. the grandma force is about the power of love and the power of one hodgson says. one-by-one grandmas are standing up for grandchildren and creating a hopeful future for them. 

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  • Conceiving Family

    Conceiving Family

    Hansen Danielle Tumminio  著 Baylor Univ Pr 出版 2019/8/30 出版

    biology continues to be the most widely recognized determinant of family in the united states and heterosexual intercourse the most common form of family creation. but what happens when children cannot be created in this way? is it still possible to create a family? surrogacy provides an alternative means of conception not only to heterosexual couples who encounter infertility or reproductive loss but also to single same-sex or transgender individuals who want to have children.but is surrogacy really an all-encompassing solution? or does it introduce as many difficulties as it solves? in conceiving family danielle tumminio hansen tackles the unnamed and unexamined problems surrounding surrogacy within a theological framework.tumminio hansen begins by investigating the primacy of the biological family and the profound influence it has had on how infertility and reproductive loss have been understood culturally. by using the united states israel and india as case studies tumminio hansen profiles the cultural constructions of surrogacy and the complications surrounding it in places where the biological family is considered the norm. through a theological lens conceiving family analyzes what is at stake for the self family and society in surrogacy; through a close reading of the bible it proposes that surrogacy is only as healthy for the individual as society views allow. tumminio hansen shows how a cultural misconception of surrogacy isolates the parents surrogates and children involved through self-alienation community alienation and divine-human alienation. she concludes that surrogates and intended parents must therefore construct their relationships in terms of social belonging and that this process affords human dignity to those involved by expanding community beyond the simple science of biological connection.in conceiving family tumminio hansen ultimately reclaims surrogacy as an act that exists both within and beyond the reproductive realm concluding that surrogacy has the potential to transform the identities of parenthood and community re-conceiving family in the process.

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  • Managing Meltdowns and Tantrums on the Autism Spectrum

    Managing Meltdowns and Tantrums on the Autism Spectrum

    for parents of children with asd (and other conditions) aged 2-9 who need advice on managing meltdowns. offering simple and clear explanations of triggers for arousal and meltdowns it is followed by clear strategies of how to deal with them to help the child and the parent themselves.

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  • The Autism Language Launcher

    The Autism Language Launcher

    Wilde KateKaufman Samahria Lyte (FRW)  著 Jessica Kingsley Pub 出版 2019/8/21 出版

    this book guides parents in helping their autistic children to talk by using games that aid with language development. by responding to issues such as echolalia scripting and repetitious language in an accessible and simple manner wilde provides answers that will help in their success.

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  • Baby Sign Language Flash Cards

    Baby Sign Language Flash Cards

    Briant Monta Z.  著 Hay House Inc 出版 2019/8/20 出版

    newly repackaged with fresh visuals and an expanded instructional booklet this deck is a fun easy tool for parents and caregivers to communicate with pre-verbal children using simple asl signs.babies learn fastest when sign language is included in a variety of daily routine and fun activities. illustrated with clear brightly colored photographs these flash cards are the perfect tool for signing about the fun things that babies get excited about such as toys animals and everyday objects. the deck consists mostly of nouns since these are the concepts conveyed most effectively by a flash card. this refreshed edition of monta briant’s baby sign language basics flash cards--a perfect companion to her book of the same name also recently repackaged with new visuals-gives parents and caregivers a fun easy-to-use tool for making sign language enjoyable and easy to learn.

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