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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

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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

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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...

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP CURRICULUM SET

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP CURRICULUM SET

The Grief Support Group Curriculum provides a basis for assisting children and teenagers as they learn about mourning through facing death of a close or special friend. The aim of this curriculum is to facilitate healthy variations of mourning and positive adaptations following the death of a friend or family member. The work illustrates mourning in four stages of development and is...

Understanding Williams Syndrome: Behavioral Patterns and Interventions

Understanding Williams Syndrome: Behavioral Patterns and Interventions

Comprehensive and readable, Understanding Williams Syndrome: Behavioral Patterns and Interventions is an essential guide for all those professionally, scientifically, or personally involved with this so frequently misunderstood and underserved population--psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and other mental health professionals; special educators and vocational counselors;...

Developing Healthy Stepfamilies: Twenty Families Tell Their Stories (Haworth Marriage & the Family)

Developing Healthy Stepfamilies: Twenty Families Tell Their Stories (Haworth Marriage & the Family)

View the inner workings of healthy stepfamilies through the stories of twenty families as they discuss how their households operate. This enlightening book takes a deeper look at what adults and children in stepfamilies say about such issues as discipline, money, family roles and relationships with ex-spouses, and the development of new traditions and rituals. Incorporating actual words of...

Stepparenting: Creating and Recreating Families in America Today

Stepparenting: Creating and Recreating Families in America Today

In an era when teachers commonly report that up to half of the children in their classes come from multiple homes and have multiple caretakers, the special psychological challenges of stepparenting have never been in greater need of examination.  As thoughtful clinicians have long known, stepparenting is among the most complicated of psychological projects: it may simultaneously be a...

Stepfamilies: History, Research, and Policy (Marriage & Family Review Series)

Stepfamilies: History, Research, and Policy (Marriage & Family Review Series)

Stepfamilies: History, Research, and Policy examines language use, laws, cultural stereotypes, media images, and social policies and practices to create an understanding of how predominant views about stepfamilies and stepfamily members are constructed within society. As the rates of divorce and remarriage continue to increase, it is more important than ever to overcome nuclear family ideology...

Fertility and Familial Power Relations: Procreation in South India (Nais Monograph Series, 87)

Fertility and Familial Power Relations: Procreation in South India (Nais Monograph Series, 87)

Describes and analyses the corollaries of declining fertility in Southern India to discover how familial and gender relations are affected by the new situation of women giving birth only to 2-3 children.

Assessing Child Maltreatment Reports: The Problem of False Allegations

Assessing Child Maltreatment Reports: The Problem of False Allegations

This seminal book in the literature of child protective services stimulates critical thinking and informed discussion for those professionals and educators concerned with the quality of children’s protective services. The first book of its kind to present scholarly reports on false allegations, Assessing Child Maltreatment Reports tackles the age-old problem of deciding which reports,...

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