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Your Kid's a Brat and It's All Your Fault: Nip the Attitude in the Bud--from Toddler to Tween

Elaine Glickman · Tarcher
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

In this wise and hilarious parenting book, Elaine Rose Glickman tells parents that - when it comes to their bratty kids - the buck stops with them!

You've seen them - kids running wild through restaurants while the parents avert their gaze and order another cappuccino. You've...
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How Not to Hate Your Husband After Kids

Jancee Dunn · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 269
Format: Hardcover

A hilariously candid account of one woman's quest to bring her post-baby marriage back from the brink, with life-changing, real-world advice. How Not To Hate Your Husband After Kids tackles the last taboo subject of parenthood: the startling, white-hot fury that new (and not-so-new) mothers...
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Be the Parent, Please: Stop Banning Seesaws and Start Banning Snapchat: Strategies for Solving the Real Parenting Problems

Naomi Schaefer Riley · Templeton Press
Pages: 264
Format: Paperback

Toddlers on tablets. Pre-teens on Tumblr. Thanks to a variety of factors - from tech companies hungry for new audiences, to school administrations bent on making education digital, to a culture that promotes everyone as the star of their own reality shows - technology is irrevocably a part...
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The Connected Parent: An Expert Guide to Parenting in a Digital World

John Palfrey · Basic Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Today's teenagers spend about nine hours per day online. Parents of this ultra-connected generation struggle with decisions completely new to parenting: Should an eight-year-old be allowed to go on social media? How can parents help their children gain the most from the best aspects...
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The Other Side of Impossible: Ordinary People Who Faced Daunting Medical Challenges and Refused to Give Up

Susannah Meadows · Random House Publishing Group
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

You're faced with a difficult health condition. You have exhausted medicine's answers. What do you do?

In The Other Side of Impossible, Susannah Meadows tells the real-life stories of seven families who were determined to solve the unsolvable. Their adventures take us to the outer...
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Thinking Differently: An Inspiring Guide for Parents of Children with Learning Disabilities

David Flink · William Morrow Paperbacks; Original edition
Format: Print book

An innovative, comprehensive guide - the first of its kind - to help parents understand and accept learning disabilities in their children, offering tips and strategies for successfully advocating on their behalf and helping them become their own best advocates.In Thinking Differently,...
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I Need a Lifeguard Everywhere but the Pool

LISA SCOTTOLINE · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

"Lisa and Francesca, mother and daughter, bring you the laughter of their lives." -- Delia Ephron, bestselling author

The bestselling and "perennially hilarious" mother-daughter team is back with a new collection of stories from their real lives, guaranteed...

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The Sandwich Generation's Guide to Eldercare

Kimberly Wickert MRC CRC · Demos Health; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Gold Winner, 2013 Foreword Reviews IndieFab Book of the Year Awards, Family Relationships Category A practical, accessible, and comprehensive guide to the legal, financial, emotional and daily living challenges of caring for aging parents while raising your own family. If you are caring...
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Programming for Children and Teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Barbara Klipper · Amer Library Assn Editions
Format: Paperback

Those who understand the unique sensitivities of young people with autism spectrum disorder, now the second most commonly diagnosed serious developmental disability, know that ordinary library programming guides are not up to the task of effectively serving these library users. Klipper...
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All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood

Jennifer Senior · HarperCollins Publishers
Pages: 308
Format: Hardcover

Thousands of books have examined the effects of parents on their children. In All Joy and No Fun, award-winning journalist Jennifer Senior now asks: what are the effects of children on their parents?In All Joy and No Fun, award-winning journalist Jennifer Senior tries to tackle this question,...
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