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The Challenging Child: Understanding, Raising, and Enjoying the Five "Difficult" Types of Children

The Challenging Child: Understanding, Raising, and Enjoying the Five "Difficult" Types of Children

“ I re-read parts of this once in awhile, It is most helpful for high functioning children. Focus in on emotional development and how to help a child develop socially and emotionally. I like this author. ” --theresa1

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Green Babies, Sage Moms: The Ultimate Guide to Raising Your Organic Baby

Green Babies, Sage Moms: The Ultimate Guide to Raising Your Organic Baby

“ I checked this book out from the library and devoured it. It was a light, fun read. The author is a former super model now turned mom/ business owner. She writes in a very conversational, talking-to-your-girlfriend kind of way. I really appreciated all of the resources and websites of where you can find these organic products. It was a great jumping point to research things like mattresses...” --mhemingson

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Messenger: The Legacy of Mattie J.T. Stepanek and Heartsongs

Messenger: The Legacy of Mattie J.T. Stepanek and Heartsongs

The moving tribute to the young man Oprah Winfrey called "an inspiration"-told by the woman who raised him. Mattie Stepanek's Heartsongs books were a phenomenon. Not only did they hit the bestseller lists, but the books-and Mattie himself- were a source of inspiration to many, and brought him major recognition. Jimmy Carter described young Mattie Stepanek as "the most...

The Child With Special Needs: Encouraging Intellectual and Emotional Growth

The Child With Special Needs: Encouraging Intellectual and Emotional Growth

Covering all kinds of disabilities--including cerebral palsy, autism, retardation, ADD, and language problems--this comprehensive guide offers parents specific ways of helping all special needs children reach their full intellectual and emotional potential.

Road Map to Holland: How I Found My Way Through My Son's First Two Years With Down Syndrome

Road Map to Holland: How I Found My Way Through My Son's First Two Years With Down Syndrome

An exceptional memoir that provides emotional insight and practical advice. It's like planning a trip to Italy, only to get off the plane and discover you're actually in Holland. You need a new road map, and fast... When Jennifer Groneberg and her husband learned they'd be having twin boys, their main concern was whether they'd need an addition on their house. Then, five...

The Boy Who Loved Windows: Opening The Heart And Mind Of A Child Threatened With Autism

The Boy Who Loved Windows: Opening The Heart And Mind Of A Child Threatened With Autism

This enthralling memoir is the day-by-day story of how one little boy was saved from a path leading to autistic isolation. It is also a first-hand account of the new model of research and treatment pioneered by Stanley Greenspan, M.D. that makes this recovery possible for others. Walker, whom pediatricians worried would never walk, talk, or perhaps even hear or see, was lucky enough to be born...

The Single Girl's Guide to Marrying a Man, His Kids, and His Ex-Wife: Becoming A Stepmother With Humor And Grace

The Single Girl's Guide to Marrying a Man, His Kids, and His Ex-Wife: Becoming A Stepmother With Humor And Grace

A funny, honest, and empathetic resource for the novice stepmother, which includes advice on The kids: Adjusting to suspicion, resentment, and biological-parent loyalties; The ex-wife: Living calmly alongside her, whether she's a psycho or the perfect mother; The holidays: Accommodating old family traditions and developing new ones; The sex: Keeping love alive through the kids'...

Motherhood After 35: Choices, Decisions, Options

Motherhood After 35: Choices, Decisions, Options

How is having a baby different for women in their late thirties and early forties? If you're between 35 and 45 and trying to have a baby, or have already conceived, here's the reassurance you need ... and the facts you've been waiting for. Maggie Jones evaluates the advantages as well as the risks of later motherhood. Whether you are considering your first pregnancy after 35...

The Couple's Guide to In Vitro Fertilization: Everything You Need to Know to Maximize Your Chances of Success

The Couple's Guide to In Vitro Fertilization: Everything You Need to Know to Maximize Your Chances of Success

A wise and compassionate guide to getting successfully through one of the most expensive and stressful fertility treatments. Despite the fact that it is an expensive, complex, emotionally draining, and often last-ditch fertility treatment, there are now over 250,000 couples who consider in vitro fertilization (IVF) every year; more than 125,000 couples decide to undergo it. While dry, clinical...

Mommy's Little Girl: On Sex, Motherhood, Porn, and Cherry Pie

Mommy's Little Girl: On Sex, Motherhood, Porn, and Cherry Pie

Susie Bright has gained a reputation as one of the world's leading writers on sex and sexual politics. Bright's stories in magazines like Salon, Playboy, and Bust have drawn cultish followings, and her books are national bestsellers. Mommy's Little Girl contains selected writing since the birth of Bright's now twelve-year-old daughter, Aretha. Challenging the idea that a...

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