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  • Developing Healthy Stepfamiliesby Patricia Kelley; Terry S Trepper

    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...

  • Brain Rules for Baby (Updated and Expanded)by John Medina

    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...

  • Juvenile Offenders and Mental Illnessby Lisa A. Rapp-Paglicci

    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...

  • Single Parent Familiesby Marvin B Sussman; Shirley Hanson

    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...

  • Raising Our Children's Childrenby Deborah Doucette; Dr. Jeffrey R. LaCure

    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...

  • 24/7 Baby Doctorby Victoria Mcevoy; Florence Isaacs

    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...

  • Toxic Childhoodby Sue Palmer

    Orion 2015; US$ 10.99

    One in six children in the developed world is diagnosed as having 'developmental or behavioural problems' - this book explains why and shows what can be done about it. Children throughout the developed world are suffering: instances of obesity, dyslexia, ADHD, bad behaviour and so on are all on the rise. And it's not simply that our willingness... more...

  • Children and Youth During the Gilded Age and Progressive Eraby James Marten; Paula S. Fass

    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...

  • Developmental Milestones of Young Childrenby Karen Petty

    Redleaf Press 2015; US$ 14.99

    Describes each age group's typical developmental milestones and explains how to observe and record them. more...

  • The Intelligent Parent's Guide to Faster Potty Trainingby Jacqueline Coe

    Panoma Press 2013; US$ 6.99

    Free up your time, enjoy your child and be the best parent I know you are able to be. I know how potty training can be a bit of a nightmare for parents, so I have written this book to help parents learn the process of faster potty training. Parenting is such a wide arena that many say doesn't come with a handbook; however, the problem with taking... more...