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The Book of Questions for New Parents

The Book of Questions for New Parents

“ This parenting book does not tell you what to do but rather, probes you to shape your style as a parent.  I enjoyed asking my husband the questions and hearing his thoughts.  Sometimes we would surprise each other with our answers.  Communication is important and this book encourages communication. ” --SpecklesMom

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Come Rain or Come Shine: A White Parent's Guide to Adopting and Parenting Black Children

Come Rain or Come Shine: A White Parent's Guide to Adopting and Parenting Black Children

Are you prepared to adopt and parent transracially? Transracial adoption can be a daunting and exhilarating journey. At times you feel incredibly isolated and lost. However, with this conversational and practical guide in hand, you will be able to adopt with confidence and parent with education and enthusiasm. Whether you are new to adoption, a seasoned adoptive parent, or you are an...

The Strega and the Dreamer

The Strega and the Dreamer

The Strega and the Dreamer is the story of a man who is willing to sacrifice everything for a dream, and a passionate woman questioning the confining roles allowed to 19th century women. Eva is an Italian Strega, a midwife and healer, fully committed to her small hilltop village. Marcello is a man with a dream of America—a dream that Eva does not share. Famine comes to the Abruzzi....

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...

Childhood Speech, Language, and Listening Problems

Childhood Speech, Language, and Listening Problems

The essential, up-to-date guide for helping children with language and listening problems Does your child have trouble getting the right words out, following directions, or being understood? In this revised new edition of Childhood Speech, Language, and Listening Problems, speech-language pathologist Patricia Hamaguchi-who has been helping children overcome problems like these for more than...

A Practical Guide to Autism: What Every Parent, Family Member, and Teacher Needs to Know

A Practical Guide to Autism: What Every Parent, Family Member, and Teacher Needs to Know

Autism is in the public spotlight now more than ever as new research and information appears almost daily. Although in many ways this is a positive development it also presents challenges to families and practitioners who want to keep up with the latest developments and are left to sift through new information by themselves to see what is credible and relevant for them.Each of us needs a...

Divorce & New Beginnings: A Complete Guide to Recovery, Solo Parenting, Co-Parenting, and Stepfamilies

Divorce & New Beginnings: A Complete Guide to Recovery, Solo Parenting, Co-Parenting, and Stepfamilies

A timely revision of a compassionate guide to the practical and emotional aspects of divorce The first edition of Divorce and New Beginnings helped countless men and women emerge from ruptured relationships and build new lives. Enriched with new insights uncovered by researchers and in the author’s work with over 2,000 families, this sensitive guidebook provides a wealth of proven coping...

The Unofficial Guide to Getting Pregnant (Unofficial Guides)

The Unofficial Guide to Getting Pregnant (Unofficial Guides)

The inside scoop... for when you want more than the official line! Once you decide to start a family, you may think pregnancy will occur quickly. However, it takes the average healthy young couple six months to a year to conceive. This guide helps you get in the best possible shape for conceiving, discussing conception and misconceptions in depth. If pregnancy doesn't happen ...

In the Firing Line: Violence and Power in Child Protection Work (Wiley Series in Child Care & Protection)

In the Firing Line: Violence and Power in Child Protection Work (Wiley Series in Child Care & Protection)

Serious child protection failures haunt health and welfare agencies around the world. This ground-breaking book provides evidence to link two issues of major concern to health and welfare professionals: the re-abuse of children and violence against child protection workers. Janet Stanley and Chris Goddard propose that by recognising the violence faced by protective workers, protection of...

The Fit and Healthy Dancer

The Fit and Healthy Dancer

Dance is a dangerous business. The scientific and medical communities are now beginning to acknowledge that many forms of dance are as strenuous and physically demanding as most sports activities. Indeed, several scientific and dance studies report that dancers face a greater risk of suffering long-term disabilities than other elite athletes. Certainly it is fairly safe to assume that most...

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