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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...

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...

Smart but Scattered: The Revolutionary "Executive Skills" Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential

Smart but Scattered: The Revolutionary "Executive Skills" Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential

There’s nothing more frustrating than watching your bright, talented son or daughter struggle with everyday tasks like finishing homework, putting away toys, or following instructions at school. Your ┬ôsmart but scattered” child might also have trouble coping with disappointment or managing anger. Drs. Peg Dawson and Richard Guare have great news: there’s a lot you can do to...

Disruptive Behavior Disorders in Children: Treatment-Focused Assessment

Disruptive Behavior Disorders in Children: Treatment-Focused Assessment

Children and adolescents deemed "out of control" by parents and educators are among the most commonly referred for professional care. Increased professional and public interest in these children has sparked a proliferation of research focusing on etiologic, diagnostic, and research issues of disruptive behavior disorders. Accordingly, the empirical knowledge base has grown rapidly in...

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'...

In the Presence of Grief: Helping Family Members Resolve Death, Dying, and Bereavement Issues

In the Presence of Grief: Helping Family Members Resolve Death, Dying, and Bereavement Issues

Provides essential insights and strategies for practitioners working with families. Each chapter is introduced by a personal account from an individual who has suffered a particular loss, and concludes with a case example derived from the author's clinical practice.

Clinical Applications of the Adult Attachment Interview

Clinical Applications of the Adult Attachment Interview

The Adult Attachment Interview (AAI) is both a mainstay of attachment research and a powerful clinical tool. This unique book provides a thorough introduction to the AAI and its use as an adjunct to a range of therapeutic approaches, including cognitive-behavioral therapy, psychoanalytic psychotherapy, parent-infant psychotherapy, home visiting programs, and supportive work in the context of...

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