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The Montessori Toddler: A Parent's Guide to Raising a Curious and...
by Simone Davies

Language

English

Pages

256

Publication Date

March 19, 2019

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<b>Turn your home into a Montessori home鈥攁nd become a more mindful, attentive, and easygoing parent.</b><br /><br /> It鈥檚 time to change the way we see toddlers. Using the principles developed by the educator Dr. Maria Montessori, Simone Davies shows how to turn life with a 鈥渢errible two鈥?into a mutually rich and rewarding time of curiosity, learning, respect, and discovery.<br /><br /> With hundreds of practical ideas for every aspect of living with a toddler, here are five principles for feeding your child鈥檚 natural curiosity, from 鈥淭rust in the child鈥?to 鈥淔ostering a sense of wonder.鈥?Step-by-step ways to cultivate daily routines with ease, like brushing teeth, toilet-training, dealing with siblings, losing the pacifier. Plus learn how to: <ul><li>Stay composed when your toddler is not and set limits with love and respect鈥攚ithout resorting to bribes or punishment</li><li>Set up your home and get rid of the chaos</li><li>Create Montessori activities that are just right for your one-to-three-year-old</li><li>Raise an inquisitive learner who loves exploring the world around them</li><li>See the world through your toddler鈥檚 eyes and be surprised and delighted by their perspective</li><li>Be your child鈥檚 guide鈥攁nd truly celebrate every stage</li></ul>
No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nu...
by , Tina Payne Bryson

Language

English

Pages

290

Publication Date

September 23, 2014

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<b><i>NEW YORK TIMES聽</i>BESTSELLER 鈥⒙燭he pioneering experts behind <i>The Whole-Brain Child </i>and <i>The Yes Brain </i>tackle the ultimate parenting challenge: discipline.</b><br /> 聽<br /> <b>鈥淎 lot of fascinating insights . . . an eye-opener worth reading.鈥濃€?lt;i>Parents</i></b><br /><br />Highlighting the fascinating link between a child鈥檚 neurological development and the way a parent reacts to misbehavior, <i>No-Drama Discipline </i>provides an effective, compassionate road map for dealing with tantrums, tensions, and tears鈥攚ithout causing a scene.<br /> 聽<br />Defining the true meaning of the 鈥渄鈥?word (to instruct, <i>not</i> to shout or reprimand), the authors explain how to reach your child, redirect emotions, and turn a meltdown into an opportunity for growth. By doing so, the cycle of negative behavior (and punishment) is essentially brought to a halt, as problem solving becomes a win/win situation. Inside this sanity-saving guide you鈥檒l discover<br /> 聽<br /> 鈥?strategies that help parents identify their own discipline philosophy鈥攁nd master the best methods to communicate the lessons they are trying to impart <br /> 鈥?facts on child brain development鈥攁nd what kind of discipline is most appropriate and constructive at all ages and stages<br /> 鈥?the way to calmly and lovingly connect with a child鈥攏o matter how extreme the behavior鈥攚hile still setting clear and consistent limits<br /> 鈥?tips for navigating your child through a tantrum to achieve insight, empathy, and repair<br /> 鈥?twenty discipline mistakes even the best parents make鈥攁nd how to stay focused on the principles of whole-brain parenting and discipline techniques<br /> 聽<br /> Complete with candid stories and playful illustrations that bring the authors鈥?suggestions to life, <i>No-Drama Discipline</i> shows you how to work with your child鈥檚 developing mind, peacefully resolve conflicts, and inspire happiness and strengthen resilience in everyone in the family.<br /><br /><b>Praise for <i>No-Drama Discipline</i></b><br /> 聽<br />鈥淲ith lucid, engaging prose accompanied by cartoon illustrations, Siegel and Bryson help parents teach and communicate more effectively.鈥?lt;b>鈥?lt;i>Publishers Weekly</i></b><br /><br />鈥淲ow! This book grabbed me from the very first page and did not let go.鈥?lt;b>鈥擫awrence J. Cohen, Ph.D., author of <i>The Opposite of Worry</i></b>
What to Expect the First Year
by Heidi Murkoff

Language

English

Pages

704

Publication Date

October 07, 2014

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<p>Some things about babies, happily, will never change. They still arrive warm, cuddly, soft, and smelling impossibly sweet. But how moms and dads care for their brand-new bundles of baby joy has changed鈥攁nd now, so has the new-baby bible. <br /><br /> Announcing the completely revised third edition of <i>What to Expect the First Year</i>. With over 10.5 million copies in print, <i>First Year</i> is the world鈥檚 best-selling, best-loved guide to the instructions that babies don鈥檛 come with, but should. And now, it鈥檚 better than ever. Every parent鈥檚 must-have/go-to is completely updated. <br /><br /> Keeping the trademark month-by-month format that allows parents to take the potentially overwhelming first year one step at a time, <i>First Year</i> is easier-to-read, faster-to-flip-through, and new-family-friendlier than ever鈥攑acked with even more practical tips, realistic advice, and relatable, accessible information than before. Illustrations are new, too. <br /><br /> Among the changes: Baby care fundamentals鈥攃rib and sleep safety, feeding, vitamin supplements鈥攁re revised to reflect the most recent guidelines. Breastfeeding gets more coverage, too, from getting started to keeping it going. Hot-button topics and trends are tackled: attachment parenting, sleep training, early potty learning (elimination communication), baby-led weaning, and green parenting (from cloth diapers to non-toxic furniture). An all-new chapter on buying for baby helps parents navigate through today鈥檚 dizzying gamut of baby products, nursery items, and gear. Also new: tips on preparing homemade baby food, the latest recommendations on starting solids, research on the impact of screen time (TVs, tablets, apps, computers), and 鈥淔or Parents鈥?boxes that focus on mom鈥檚 and dad鈥檚 needs. Throughout, topics are organized more intuitively than ever, for the best user experience possible.</p>
1-2-3 Magic: 3-Step Discipline for Calm, Effective, and Happy Par...
by Thomas Phelan

Language

English

Pages

320

Publication Date

February 02, 2016

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<p>"Dr. Phelan's strategies have seen a resurgence in the parenting world. Maybe that's why you feel like everywhere you go, you keep overhearing other moms say to their misbehaving children, 'That's one. That's two. That's three.' And then you watch in disbelief as their kid actually stops!" 鈥?PopSugar Moms</p><p>Are you the parent of a strong-willed child? Is bedtime a nightly battle? Are you looking to discipline without stress?</p><p>Since kids don't come with a manual, <em>1-2-3 Magic</em> is the next best thing. Dr. Thomas Phelan has developed a <strong>quick, simple and scientifically proven way to parent that actually works!</strong></p><p>Using his signature 1-2-3 counting method, Dr. Phelan helps parents to curb obnoxious behaviors like tantrums and meltdowns, whining and pouting, talking back, sibling rivalry and more in toddlers, preschoolers and middle schoolers. </p><p>He guides parents through drama-free discipline methods that include handling time outs in public, the appropriate length of a time out, and what to do if your child resists the time out.</p><p>Dr. Phelan also covers how to establish positive routines around bedtime, dinnertime, homework and getting up and out in the morning, and tips for strengthening your relationship with your kids.</p><p>For decades, millions of parents from all over the world have used the award-winning <em>1-2-3 Magic</em> technique to raise happier families and put the fun back into parenting. </p><p><em><strong>1-2-3 Magic</strong></em><strong> is one of Healthline's Best Parenting Books of 2017, a 2016 Mom's Choice Award Winner, a 2016 National Parenting Product Award Winner and a 2016 Family Choice Award Winner.</strong></p>
Married Roommates: How to Go From a Relationship That Just Surviv...
by , Allen Wagner

Language

English

Pages

186

Publication Date

April 19, 2019

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<h3><strong>Are You Married But Living Like Roommates?聽</strong></h3><p><strong><em>Do you sleep back-to-back or even separately?聽</em></strong></p><p><strong><em>Do you feel lonely, bored, or sexually unfulfilled in your marriage?聽</em></strong></p><p>If you feel like roommates and want more connection in your marriage, you are not alone.聽聽<br /></p><p>Millions of couples live empty, parallel lives and wonder, "Is this all there is?"聽</p><p>Talia and Allen Wagner, relationship experts and marriage and family therapists, provide couples with an easy guide to improve their relationship. Through these useful skills couples can learn to create the relationship they both want. <br /></p><p>The simple-to-implement tools and strategies will show you how to improve communication, increase appreciation and interest, and learn to reconnect. The creation of better habits will lead you to better results. Living a more satisfying and exciting life together is not only possible, it can happen a lot faster than you may think. <br /></p><p>This book helps you reclaim your marriage by learning how to:</p><p>- Communicate effectively without assumptions and misinterpretations</p><p>- Resolve conflict by avoiding fights or escalations聽</p><p>- Gain the tools to stop the disrespect, jabs, and low blows</p><p>- Grow attraction, improve intimacy, and have a better sex life</p><p>- Create new routines and reinvigorate the stale parts of your relationship聽</p><p>- Prioritize one another and work as a team</p>
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (Movie Tie-In): Neighborly Wo...
by Fred Rogers

Language

English

Pages

208

Publication Date

November 05, 2019

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<b>The inspiring profile brought to life in the major motion picture starring Tom Hanks, plus a collection of warm advice and encouragement from America鈥檚 favorite neighbor. The perfectly cozy companion to a warm holiday beverage.</b><br /><br />Tom Junod鈥檚 Esquire profile of Fred Rogers, 鈥淐an You Say... Hero?,鈥?has been hailed as a classic of magazine writing. Now, his moving story of meeting and observing the beloved host of Mister Rogers鈥?Neighborhood is the inspiration for <i>A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood</i>, directed by Marielle Heller and written by Micah Fitzerman-Blue & Noah Harpster. <br /><br />Here, Junod鈥檚 unforgettable piece appears for the first time in book form alongside an inspiring collection of advice and encouragement from Mister Rogers himself. Covering topics like relationships, childhood, communication, parenthood, and more, Rogers鈥檚 signature sayings and wise thoughts are included here. Pairing the definitive portrait of a national icon with his own instructions for living your best, kindest life, this book is a timeless treasure for Mister Rogers fans.
Toxic Parents: Overcoming Their Hurtful Legacy and Reclaiming You...
by , Craig Buck

Language

English

Pages

322

Publication Date

December 15, 2009

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BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Dr. Susan Forward's <i>Men Who Hate Women and the Women Who Love Them.</i><br /><br /><br />When you were a child...<br /><br />Did your parents tell you were bad or worthless?<br /><br />Did your parents use physical pain to discipline you?<br /><br />Did you have to take care of your parents because of their problems?<br /><br />Were you frightened of your parents?<br /><br />Did your parents do anything to you that had to be kept secret?<br /><br />Now that you are an adult...<br /><br />Do your parents still treat you as if you were a child?<br /><br />Do you have intense emotional or physical reactions after spending time with your parents?<br /><br />Do your parents control you with threats or guilt?<br /><br />Do they manipulate you with money?<br /><br />Do you feel that no matter what you do, it's never good enough for your parents?<br /><br />In this remarkable self-help guide, Dr. Susan Forward drawn on case histories and the real-life voices of adult children of toxic parents to help you free yourself from the frustrating patterns of your relationship with your parents -- and discover an exciting new world of self-confidence, inner strength, and emotional independence.
You Are Special: Neighborly Words of Wisdom from Mister Rogers
by Fred Rogers

Language

English

Pages

192

Publication Date

September 01, 1995

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<b>The beloved host of PBS鈥檚 <i>Mister Rogers鈥櫬燦eighborhood</i>, subject of the acclaimed documentary <i>Won鈥檛 You Be My Neighbor?</i>聽<b><b>and the forthcoming biopic聽<i>A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood</i>聽<b>starring Tom Hanks</b></b></b>,聽offers warm words of advice and encouragement, along with reflections on his own childhood</b><br /><br />For more than fifty years, Fred Rogers and his enchanting neighborhood have educated, comforted, and influenced millions of people, both young and young at heart. Organized by themes鈥攔elationships, childhood, communication, parenthood, and more鈥攖his touching collection gathers his signature sayings and wise thoughts, all of which he enriches with his own memories of being a child and growing up. His ability to understand all kinds of people will inspire viewers past and present, and his straightforward, compassionate guidance will help show you how to get the most from life.
The House Her Dragon Built: Tools for Creating a Strong Foundatio...
by La Shaunn Spivey-Angelett...

Language

English

Pages

51

Publication Date

November 12, 2019

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Mrs. La Shaunn Spivey-Angeletti is an exciting educator with a whole new approach to parenting. She is an expert instructor and child advocate who has developed a revolutionary approach to discovering every child鈥檚 unique gift. Once identified, Ms. Spivey empowers you the parent to cultivate and nurture those gifts.
Baby 411 (9th ed. 2019-2020): Your Baby, Brith to Age 1
by , Denise Fields

Language

English

Pages

632

Publication Date

September 24, 2019

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<p><b>Brand new, 9th edition, 2019-2020<b></b></b></p><b><b><br /><br /> You are having a baby! Congratulations! Now, the reality hits you鈥攚hat the heck am I doing?聽 What if you could bottle the wisdom of all those parents who鈥檝e come before you . . . and mix it with the solid medical advice from an nationally-renowned pediatrician? Baby 411 is the answer! Think of it as the ultimate FAQ for new parents. Inside you鈥檒l learn:<p></p> <p> 鈥?lt;b> How to pick a pediatrician</b> with savvy questions to ask and insider tips.</p> <p> 鈥?<b>Sleep</b>. The best way to get your baby to sleep through the night.<br /> <br /> 鈥?<b>First aid</b>鈥攚hen to worry, when not . . . and what to do when baby gets sick. No-nonsense, down-to-earth advice you can trust.<br /> <br /> 鈥?<b>Fussy baby 411.</b> Is it colic? Acid reflux? Or something else? Discover聽 the secrets to soothing a fussy baby.聽聽聽<br /> <br /> 鈥?<b>Detailed nutrition info</b> with a step-by-step guide for successful breastfeeding, introducing solid food and the 鈥樷€榥ew and improved鈥欌€?formulas. Plus: simple steps to avoid food allergies!<br /> <br /> 鈥?lt;b> Is my baby normal?</b> Learn how your baby will grow and develop!<br /> 聽</p> <p> <i>New in this revised 9th edition:<br /> <br /> 鈥?<strong>Designer baby formulas</strong>鈥擜re they worth it? What about goat's milk formula?<br /> <br /> 鈥?<strong>New sleeping gizmos:</strong> Do new electronic bassinets actually work at soothing baby? <br /> <br /> 鈥?lt;strong> New breastfeeding aids to boost milk supply</strong> that actually work.<br /> <br /> All that and more in the new, updated and revised BABY聽411!</i></p><i> <p> 聽</p></i></b></b>

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