“ I love the movie version of this book- you actually get to see the techniques. Frankly, Harvey Karp writes about techniques that mamas have always used. The book is good, the techniques are solid, but they are really obvious. You don't need to read the whole book to the get the 6 S's. Practicing swaddling is easier while watching the movie than reading the book, and the shushing, etc. are...” --Gretchen_PDX
“ This is an amazing book. Quite shocking. I read it with the idea that it was a political document, as it had been cited in a few public consultation places for parenting etc. I was shocked at the historical overview of parenting. Made me see that the few moments of loosing my temper and shouting at my kids are nothing compared to the widespread abuse of...” --Kathy White
“ This book strongly advocates for attachment parenting practices. In that vein, it's a wonderful read. The author is very convincing, gives concrete examples on how to implement attachment parenting methods, and touches on the long-term results of attachment parenting. That said, I was a bit turned off at times with how the author seemed to leap to conclusions about the futures of...” --Partaria
Homes That Heal (and those that don't): How Your Home May be Harming Your Family's Health By Athena Thompson
Homes That Heal (and those that don't) How Your Home May be Harming Your Family's Health By Athena Thompson Media reports focus increasingly on the declining health of children in industrialized countries. Asthma, autism, learning and behavior problems, and cancer are all on the rise. At the same time there is consistent news about poor indoor air quality, mold, and how buildings can...
The authors explore the reasons why children without a conscience are growing in number. They are at risk of becoming "trust bandits," con-men, liars, dance-away lovers, backstabbers of the business world, and even psychopathic killers.
When she fell pregnant as a teenager in Ireland in 1952, Philomena Lee was sent to the convent of Roscrea, Co. Limerick, to be looked after as a `fallen woman' and at the age of three her baby was whisked away and `sold' to America for adoption. Coerced into signing a document promising `Never to Seek to Know' what the Church did with him, she never saw him again. She would spend...