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The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults

Motivated by her experience of parenting two teenagers, renowned neurologist Frances E. Jensen, MD, gathers what we've discovered about adolescent brain functioning and wiring, and in this groundbreaking, accessible book, explains how these eye-opening findings not only dispel commonly held myths about teens but also yield practical suggestions for adults and teenagers negotiating the mysterious and magical world of adolescent biolog...

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Reading Stories with Young Children

It should be obvious that reading stories with young children greatly assists their literacy development, yet this often appears to be forgotten in the rush to add still more new activities to the curriculum. Reading Stories With Young Children redresses the balance, focusing on what remains the most important basic requirement for learning. The book explores the ways in which reading stories with young children can best enhance thei...

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How Eskimos Keep Their Babies Warm: And Other Adventures in Parenting

  A pleasure to read . . . No doubt some details will be too enticing not to try, like recruiting the whole family for meal preparation and training young children to take responsibility for simple tasks. Ultimately, this absorbing assemblage of perspectives will help widen our own. A tour of global practices that will inspire American parents to expand their horizons (and geographical borders) and learn that there’s more than o...

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Whale Done Parenting: How to Make Parenting a Positive Experience for You and Your Kids

Whales are mammals. Your children are mammals. The techniques to teach the former can be applied to the later. "Whale Done Parenting: How to Make Parenting a Positive Experience for You and Your Kids" is a different, yet effective approach to parenting. whale trainers take their lessons from their careers and grant it to parents who want to make their children behave and be better parents. A unique set of analogies, "Whale Done Paren...

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Parents’ Guide to the Middle School Years

This book ranks as one of the best I've seen on helping your child transition out of the elementary years into a future of academic success. For many kids, middle school is the beginning of a radically different learning environment. For the first time, they travel from classroom to classroom to learn from a variety of teachers who each cover a specific subject. They also confront social issues at an age that would have been unthinka...

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Good Enough Parenting: An In-depth Perspective On Meeting Core Emotional Needs

"Good Enough Parenting" helps parents to recognize unintentional mistakes, keeps parents from passing down their own dysfunction, guides parents through repair and reconnection, and REALLY WORKS! "Good Enough Parenting" combines principles from schema therapy and the latest research with the Louis’ experiences as therapists, community leaders and parents to provide a thorough, practical, easy-to-read and well-reasoned guide. "Good En...

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Navigating Differences: Friendships Between Gay and Straight Men

Navigating Differences: Friendships Between Gay and Straight Men is a one-of-a-kind cross-sexual study that shows you how today’s gay and straight men build, maintain, and foster true friendships. In this activist, participatory study, you’ll get a day-in-the-life look at 44 pairs of cross-sexual men’s friendships and see what helps them negotiate the terrain of their emotional, sexual, psychological, and social differences in today’...

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I’m a Mom! Now What?

A fully illustrated month-by-month guide to the development and care of your baby from birth to 24 months, this innovative book walks moms through the early years of development when babies develop rapidly and have changing needs that parents need to respond to quickly. AUTHOR BIO: Susan Laurent is a consultant pediatrician at Barnet and Chase Farm Hospital in London and is a mother of three children, aged 5 to 15. Kate Cronan, the U...