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

    Penguin Books Ltd 2012; Not Available

    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...

  • Some Day You'll Thank Me for Thisby Gayden Metcalfe

    Hyperion 2009; US$ 9.99

    A hilarious guide to that incomparable creature--the Southern mother. Southern society is arranged along matriarchal lines, since the Southern matriarch is a far more formidable being than the much nicer Southern male. She has to be this way; she was put on earth with a sacred mission: to drum good manners and the proper religion--ancestor worship--into... 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...

  • Have a Nice Guilt Tripby Lisa Scottoline; Francesca Serritella

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 25.99

    Everyone?s favorite mother-daughter writing duo is back with a new collection of warm and witty stories that will strike a chord with every woman. With twenty-something Francesca navigating New York City, Lisa holding down the fort in the suburbs, and Mother Mary making frequent and always entertaining appearances, there are plenty of opportunities... more...

  • Nobody's Baby Nowby Susan Newman

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2009; US$ 11.99

    Are you tired of conversations or visits ending in arguments or hurt feelings-yours or theirs? Do you feel guilty about things you did and didn't do or say? Do you say "I'll never be like my parents," only to realize that you act more like them than you'd ever imagined? Nobody's Baby Now is a practical guide to resolving those and other dilemmas... more...

  • Some Day You'll Thank Me for Thisby Gayden Metcalfe

    Hyperion 2009; US$ 27.23

    A hilarious guide to that incomparable creature--the Southern mother. Southern society is arranged along matriarchal lines, since the Southern matriarch is a far more formidable being than the much nicer Southern male. She has to be this way; she was put on earth with a sacred mission: to drum good manners and the proper religion--ancestor worship--into... more...

  • Some Day You'll Thank Me for Thisby Gayden Metcalfe

    Hyperion 2009; Not Available

    A hilarious guide to that incomparable creature--the Southern mother. Southern society is arranged along matriarchal lines, since the Southern matriarch is a far more formidable being than the much nicer Southern male. She has to be this way; she was put on earth with a sacred mission: to drum good manners and the proper religion--ancestor worship--into... more...

  • Escaping the Endless Adolescenceby Joseph Allen; Claudia Worrell Allen

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 25.00

    Do you sometimes wonder how your teen is ever going to survive on his or her own as an adult? Does your high school junior seem oblivious to the challenges that lie ahead? Does your academically successful nineteen-year-old still expect you to ?just take care of? even the most basic life tasks? Welcome to the stunted world of the Endless Adolescence.... more...

  • Parenting an Adult with Disabilities or Special Needsby Peggy Lou Morgan

    AMACOM 2009; US$ 4.99

    Every parent of a child with disabilities knows just how overwhelming and frustrating it can be. When these children enter adulthood, the difficulties can become even greater. Many parents are tempted to keep their children at home, believing that they will be safer and happier under their care. But adults with special needs deserve the same chance... more...