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Nighttime Parenting: How to Get Your Baby and Child to Sleep

Nighttime Parenting: How to Get Your Baby and Child to Sleep

“   I found this book used.  It is very helpful.  I never intended to co sleep, but found that it worked best for me, and I was glad for the information this book provided.  However, as my toddler got older, and I needed my own sleep back, I changed my method.  It was a tough 2-day transition, but then it was over and we all sleep excellently now.  I attribute...” --lollie2357

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Super Baby Food

Super Baby Food

ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING you should know about feeding your baby and toddler from beginning solid foods through age three years. How and when to start your baby on solid foods, with detailed information on the best and safest high chair, spoons, bibs, and other feeding equipment. Which foods to introduce to your baby during each month of his first year, with details on proper food...

Diaper Free: The Gentle Wisdom of Natural Infant Hygiene

Diaper Free: The Gentle Wisdom of Natural Infant Hygiene

Most new parents think of diapers as a smelly, expensive, and unavoidable necessity. The good news is that it’s possible—even practical—to raise your kids without diapers. In Diaper Free!, Ingrid Bauer shows how you can: * Save thousands of dollars * Reduce landfill waste (single-use disposable diapers are responsible for one third of the non- biodegradable waste in...

The Elephant in the Playroom: Ordinary Parents Write Intimately and Honestly About Raising Kids with Special Needs

The Elephant in the Playroom: Ordinary Parents Write Intimately and Honestly About Raising Kids with Special Needs

A view from within the whirlwind of parenting a child with special needs Four years ago, Denise Brodey-s young son was diagnosed with a combination of special needs. As she struggled to make sense of her new, chaotic world, what she found comforted her most was talking with other parents of kids with special needs, learning how they coped with the emotional, medical, and social challenges they...

Scattered:  How Attention Deficit Disorder Originates And What You Can Do About It

Scattered: How Attention Deficit Disorder Originates And What You Can Do About It

A groundbreaking book explains what really causes Attention Deficit Disorder. Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) has quickly become a controversial topic in recent years. Whereas other books on the subject describe the condition as inherited, Dr. Gabor Mate believes that our social and emotional environments play a key role in both the cause of and cure for this condition. In Scattered, he ...

How to Help Children with Common Problems (Mosby Medical Library)

How to Help Children with Common Problems (Mosby Medical Library)

In this immensely practical manual, two leading child psychologists provide specific, down-to-earth advice for effectively handling the everyday problems of children from early childhood through adolescence.

West Meets East: Americans Adopt Chinese Children

West Meets East: Americans Adopt Chinese Children

Who are the new families that are appearing on city streets, in suburban malls, and at Fourth of July celebrations? The parents, in their 40s and 50s, are obviously Caucasian, and their very young daughters are obviously Chinese. This book is about these new "American & Chinese" families that are being formed through the mechanism of international adoption.

Siblings in Adoption and Foster Care: Traumatic Separations and Honored Connections

Siblings in Adoption and Foster Care: Traumatic Separations and Honored Connections

Normally, our relationships with our brothers and sisters are the longest relationships in our lives, outlasting time with our parents, and most marriages today. The sibling relationship is emotionally powerful and critically important, giving us a sense of continuity throughout life. So what happens when a child loses contact not only with his or her parents, but with siblings too? That is...

The Basics of Adoption: A Guide for Building Families in the U.S. and Canada

The Basics of Adoption: A Guide for Building Families in the U.S. and Canada

With about 70,000 domestic and international adoptions each year in the United States and Canada, adoption remains a major means of building families in both countries. Its continued success can be inferred not only from the yearly statistics, but from a report issued in 2003 by the U.S. Census Bureau. To the surprise of many, the report announced the existence of 1.6 million adopted children...

Adopting Maternity: White Women Who Adopt Transracially or Transnationally

Adopting Maternity: White Women Who Adopt Transracially or Transnationally

Discusses the issues related to race, class, and gender involved in adoption based on in-depth interviews with 22 adoptive mothers. This text compares and contrasts the experiences of white women who adopted Asian, black, or biracial children. The bulk of the book is dedicated to presenting the women's words as they talk about their perceptions of fertility treatments, birth mothers, other...

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