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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

100% Positive Reviews
Parenting For a Peaceful World by Robin Grille

Parenting For a Peaceful World by Robin Grille

“ 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

100% Positive Reviews
The Natural Child: Parenting from the Heart By Jan Hunt

The Natural Child: Parenting from the Heart By Jan Hunt

“ 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

100% Positive Reviews
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.

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

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 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...

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...

The Lost Child of Philomena Lee: A Mother, Her Son and A Fifty-Year Search

The Lost Child of Philomena Lee: A Mother, Her Son and A Fifty-Year Search

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...

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