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  • They're Your Parents, Too!by Francine Russo

    Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 26.00

    Your parents are growing older and are getting forgetful, starting to slow down, or worse. Suddenly you find yourself at the cusp of one of the most important transitions in your life?and the life of your family. Your parents need you and your siblings to step up and take care of them, a little or a lot. To make the right things happen, you will all... more...

  • Cutting Looseby Howard Halpern

    Touchstone 1990; US$ 17.95

    With more than thirty-five years of experience in psychotherapy, Dr. Halpern enables the adult child to understand his or her parent and foster a positive, healthy adult relationship. In all respects, you appear to be well-adjusted, reasonably successful adult, but in the presence of your parents, you feel vulnerable, dependent, guilty, insecure?childlike.... more...

  • Not Quite Adultsby Richard Settersten; Barbara E. Ray

    Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.00

    Why are 20-somethings delaying adulthood? The media have flooded us with negative headlines about this generation, from their sense of entitlement to their immaturity. Drawing on almost a decade of cutting-edge research and nearly five hundred interviews with young people, Richard Settersten, Ph.D., and Barbara E. Ray shatter these stereotypes, revealing... more...

  • Emptying the Nestby Ph.D. Brad Sachs

    St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 19.99

    In today's rapidly changing world and challenging economy, young adults increasingly find themselves at a crossroads between financial and emotional dependence and autonomy. Drawing on Dr. Sachs' extensive clinical experience and his illuminating discussion of the latest psychological research, Emptying the Nest will support parents in their efforts... more...

  • Backtalkby Carolyn Crowder; Audrey Ricker

    Touchstone 2011; US$ 12.99

    "So what? All the other kids get to do it!" Few behavioral problems challenge and frustrate parents, caregivers, and teachers as does verbal rudeness in children of any age. Reinforced by the wise-cracking kids on TV and in the movies, backtalk has become all too common among today's youngsters. But there is nothing cute about this behavior. Remarks... more...

  • On Their Ownby Anne Ford; John-Richard Thompson; Sally Shaywitz

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.71

    An indispensable guide to the special challenges faced by parents of learning-disabled children as they enter adulthood, by the author of Laughing Allegra, a leading activist and parent of an adult child with LD. In 2003 Anne Ford (great-granddaughter of Henry Ford) published Laughing Allegra , about the struggles of raising her learning-disabled... more...

  • Carrie and Meby Carol Burnett

    Simon & Schuster 2013; US$ 15.00

    The New York Times bestselling memoir from legendary comedienne Carol Burnett is a ?loving, poignant? ( People ) tribute to her eldest daughter, Carrie Hamilton. The daughter of one of television?s most recognizable and beloved stars, Carol Burnett, Carrie Hamilton won the hearts of everyone she met with her kindness, her quirky humor, and her unconventional... more...

  • The Adolescent Storm - A handbook for parentsby Meg Fargher; Helen Dooley

    Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 22.08

    I don't recognise my child. Yesterday he was a sweet, polite boy who smiled a lot. Today he mumbles in monosyllables, shouts at his sister, and never comes out of his room except to raid the fridge. Think of a storm. Think how it builds - brooding slowly, dark with ominous clouds and flashes of lightning and rumbles of rolling thunder that may erupt... more...

  • The Suicide Indexby Joan Wickersham

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009; US$ 14.95

    One winter morning in 1991, Joan Wickersham?s father shot himself in the head.The father she loved would never have killed himself, and yet he had.His death made a mystery of his entire life. Who was he? Why did he do it? And what was the impact of his death on the people who loved him? Using an index?that most formal and orderly of structures?Wickersham... more...

  • I'm OK, You're My Parentsby Dale Atkins; Nancy Hass

    Henry Holt and Co. 2013; US$ 8.99

    A guilt-free guide for adults seeking more satisfying relationships with their parents In a recent study, half of all Americans rated their relationship with at least one parent as either "poor" or "terrible," and more than a third felt this way about both parents. As life expectancy continues to rise and the parent-child relationship extends further... more...