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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...

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...

Childhood Stress

Childhood Stress

Disorders of Learning in Childhood Archie A. Silver and Rosa A. Hagin The fruit of a working relationship extending more than thirty-five years between a child psychiatrist who also had training in neurology and psycho-analysis and a psychologist specializing in education, Disorders of Learning in Childhood offers a comprehensive, interdisciplinary understanding of the subject. Up-to-date...

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