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- HarperCollins 2015; US$ 11.99
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In the tradition of Paul Tough?s How Children Succeed and Wendy Mogel?s The Blessing of a Skinned Knee, this groundbreaking manifesto focuses on the critical school years when parents must learn to allow their children to experience the disappointment and frustration that occur from life?s inevitable problems so that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95
Do stepfamilies experience greater levels of stressors than first families? Do they also experience more negative manifestations of stress? Find the latest research on these questions and more in this groundbreaking exploration of the complex factors and dynamics that make up stepfamilies. The Stepfamily Puzzle fills a gap in research that has not... more...
- Nomad Press 2002; US$ 5.99
This commonsense, practical guide to talking to children about sex provides ways to launch conversations following some of the most common kid comments and questions: What?s That Thing? I?m Going to Marry Mommy. Sex Is When You Kiss. I Don?t Want to Talk About It. From teaching toddlers about body parts to important discussions with adolescents,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 67.95
View the inner workings of healthy stepfamilies through the stories of twenty families as they discuss how their households operate. This enlightening book takes a deeper look at what adults and children in stepfamilies say about such issues as discipline, money, family roles and relationships with ex-spouses, and the development of new traditions... more...
- Pear Press 2014; US$ 15.99
What?s the single most important thing you can do during pregnancy? What does watching TV do to a child?s brain? What?s the best way to handle temper tantrums? Scientists know. In his New York Times bestseller Brain Rules , Dr. John Medina showed us how our brains really workand why we ought to redesign our workplaces and schools. Now, in Brain... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 33.95
Get the latest research on juvenile offenders who have a mental illness Most youths in the juvenile justice system who have one or more mental disorders do not receive proper treatment or education, nor do they serve sentences appropriate for their crimes. Juvenile Offenders and Mental Illness: I Know Why the Caged Bird Cries takes a detailed look... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95
Here is a comprehensive source of vital information on single parent families in contemporary society. This book analyzes literature and empirical research concerning single parent families and explores issues and challenges they face. Contributing authors from many fields and perspectives examine a broad range of subjects relating to families in which... more...
- Taylor Trade Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99
Based on Deborah Doucette?s experience raising a grandchild, this book examines the myriad factors involved in kinship care, specifically when grandparents begin to raise their grandchildren. Filled with true stories from people who have raised their children?s children, this family-focused book looks at this common relationship from all sides. more...
- Lyons Press 2010; US$ 15.99
The 24/7 Baby Doctor is the essential twenty-first-century reference guide for new parents. Doing away with the often intimidating ?What to Expect? approach of so many parenting books, Dr. Victoria Rogers McEvoy coaches readers in an encouraging, you-can-do-this voice, telling parents what they can do and when they need to consult their doctor.... more...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 27.00
In the decades after the Civil War, urbanization, industrialization, and immigration marked the start of the Gilded Age, a period of rapid economic growth but also social upheaval. Reformers responded to the social and economic chaos with a ?search for order,? as famously described by historian Robert Wiebe. Most reformers agreed that one of the nation?s... more...