Making Babies, Making Families

Thanks to new reproductive technologies and new ways of forming families, the world of parenting is opening up as never before. What defines a legal family? Should there be any restrictions on buying and selling eggs and sperm, or hiring "surrogate mothers"? How many parents can a child have? While there's no going back to the traditional family, Mary Lyndon Shanley shows us that we don't have to live in moral chaos. She offers a new...

Fertility Demystified: A Self-Teaching Guide

Eat for health, for healing, for life Can something as delicious as Sesame Salmon Roulades really help increase your chances for conception? Every day, believe it or not, medical researchers are making surprising discoveries about the link between diet and infertility--and Healing Gourmet is dedicated to bringing the latest scientific breakthroughs into your kitchen. With this complete nutrition guide, you'll learn how to increase ov...

Babies for Sale?

Transnational surrogacy parenthood is on the rise. For example, in the United States, the practice has been legalized in several states, while in India state sponsored “medical tourism” has established nearly three thousand surrogacy clinics. Globalization, new reproductive technologies, and rising infertility rates are combining to produce a quiet revolution in social ethics and the nature of parenting. Whereas much of the current s...

J'arrête de ramollir ! - 21 matins pour changer

Vous avez décidé de sortir de votre train-train qui vous fait sentir vieux avant l'âge, de devenir plus actif, plus performant et de vous occuper de vous dans votre intégralité ? Vous avez le bon outil entre les mains. L'objectif de ce livre est d'offrir un coaching en 21 jours qui mêle le mental au physique pour se réconcilier avec son corps, le chouchouter mais aussi le bousculer pour retrouver tonus et vitalité. Barbara Meyer, pro...

Parent-Child Relations

Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 0134290054. This life-span approach to parent-child relations gives students a comprehensive, contemporary look at theories, research, andtechniques withinhistorical and cultural contexts. It covers every stage of development, including older parents and their adult chil...

The Spectrum of Family Caregiving for Adults and Elders with Chronic Illness

The vast majority of care provided to adults and elders with chronic illness is given in the home, most often by family members. The caregiver's role is daunting; caregiving is often referred to as a 'career,' requiring long hours and arduous tasks. Primary caregivers show higher rates of morbidity and mortality, and caregiving is a major source of stress and burden to caregiving families. Presently, very little support is available ...

Montessori: The Science Behind the Genius, 3 edition

One hundred and ten years ago, Maria Montessori, the first female physician in Italy, devised a very different method of educating children, based on her observations of how they naturally learn. In Montessori, Angeline Stoll Lillard shows that science has finally caught up with Maria Montessori. Lillard presents the research behind nine insights that are foundations of Montessori education, describing how each of these insights is a...

When Happily Ever After Ends

Divorce is tough. It's filled with painful emotions that can stop you in your tracks. But what you are feeling right now does not have to take over your life. When Happily Ever After Ends shows you how to regain control. It empowers you to look at yourself and your situation, and find a way through this time that will leave you financially sound and legally protected. By gaining an understanding of the three universal laws of every d...

Confessions of an Adoptive Parent

Know That You Are Not Alone on This Journey Adopting or fostering a child brings its own unique set of challenges only another parent facing the same uphill climb could possibly understand. From parenting children with traumatic pasts, to dealing with attachment issues, to raising a child with special needs, it can sometimes be a struggle just getting through the day. Mike Berry knows the loneliness and isolation you can easily feel ...

The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Pickup Artists

Hidden somewhere, in nearly every major city in the world, is an underground seduction lair. And in these lairs, men trade the most devastatingly effective techniques ever invented to charm women. This is not fiction. These men really exist. They live together in houses known as Projects. And Neil Strauss, the bestselling author, spent two years living among them, using the pseudonym Style to protect his real-life identity. The resul...