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The Free-Market Family: How the Market Crushed the American Dream

Maxine Eichner · Oxford University Press
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

US families have been pushed to the wall. At the bottom of the economic ladder, poor and working-class adults aren't forming stable relationships and can't give their kids the start they need because of low wages and uncertain job prospects. Toward the top, professional parents'...
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Right from the Start: A Practical Guide for Helping Young Children with Autism

Karin Donahue · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 200
Format: Hardcover

Right from the Start: A Practical Guide for Helping Young Children with Autism asserts that autistic children can be successful when parents and teachers understand key principles of autism and have the tools to help these children expand their social and emotional skills. This book explains...
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Raising a Strong Daughter: 11 Steps to Keep Her Safe, Happy, and Healthy

Meg Meeker · Regnery Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Pediatrician and parenting expert Meg Meeker, author of Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters (over half a million sold!) , focuses in on the challenges, pressures, and dilemmas facing adolescent and teenage girls today. How can parents help shepherd their daughters into womanhood while guarding...
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The Kids Are in Bed: Finding Time for Yourself in the Chaos of Parenting

Rachel Bertsche · Plume
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

Journalist, bestselling author of MWF Seeking BFF, and mother of two Rachel Bertsche tries to find calm among the chaos and reclaim a personal life while raising her young kids, and offers solutions for how all parents can do the same, once The Kids Are in Bed. Picture it - it's 8:30...
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How to Make Your Money Last - Completely Updated for Planning: The Indispensable Retirement Guide

Jane Bryant Quinn · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 432
Format: Paperback

NOW COMPLETELY UPDATED to reflect the changes in tax legislation, health insurance, and the new investment realities. In this "highly valuable resource" (Publishers Weekly, starred review) Quinn "provides simple, straightforward" (The New York Times) solutions...
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Failure to Launch: Why Your Twentysomething Hasn't Grown Up...and What to Do About It

Mark McConville Ph.D. · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From an expert in adolescent psychology comes a groundbreaking, timely, and necessary guide for parents of the 2.2 million young adults in America who are struggling to find their way in the world.In Dr. Mark McConville's decades of experience as a family clinical psychologist, perhaps...
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Boys & Sex: Young Men on Hookups, Love, Porn, Consent, and Navigating the New Masculinity

Peggy Orenstein · Harper
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The author of the groundbreaking New York Times bestsellers Girls & Sex and Cinderella Ate My Daughter now turns her focus to the sexual lives of young men, once again offering "both an examination of sexual culture and a guide on how to improve it" (Washington Post) .Peggy...
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Unschooled: Raising Curious, Well-Educated Children Outside the Conventional Classroom

McDonald, Kerry · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Education has become synonymous with schooling, but it doesn't have to be. As schooling becomes increasingly standardized and test driven, occupying more of childhood than ever before, parents and educators are questioning the role of schooling in society. Many are now exploring and creating...
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Raising an Organized Child: 5 Steps to Boost Independence, Ease Frustration, and Promote Confidence

Korb MD Faap, Damon · American Academy of Pediatrics
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Organized children are not born, they are raised. That's the philosophy behind Raising an Organized Child, in which Dr. Korb shares medically-backed guidance on raising an independent, self-assured, and organized child. He defines the neurodevelopmental abilities critical for organization...
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The Artful Parent: Simple Ways to Fill Your Family's Life with Art and Creativity

Van't Hul, Jean · Roost Books
Pages: 296
Format: Paperback

Bring out your child's creativity and imagination with more than 60 artful activities in this completely revised and updated editionArt making is a wonderful way for young children to tap into their imagination, deepen their creativity, and explore new materials, all while strengthening...
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