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Parent & Adult Child

  • The Accordion Familyby Katherine S. Newman

    Beacon Press 2012; US$ 25.95

    Why are adults in their twenties and thirties boomeranging back to or never leaving their parents' homes in the world's wealthiest countries? Acclaimed sociologist Katherine Newman addresses this phenomenon in this timely and original book that uncovers fascinating links between globalization and the failure-to-launch trend. With over 300 interviews... 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...

  • Adult Children of Divorceby Elizabeth Thayer; Jeffrey Zimmerman

    New Harbinger Publications 2003; US$ 16.95

    The first-ever guide written for the adult children of divorced parents teaches readers how to identify their inherited distrust of relationships and develop, in their own lives, fulfilling and lasting partnerships. more...

  • Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parentsby Lindsay C. Gibson

    New Harbinger Publications 2015; US$ 16.95

    What happens when children are more mature than their parents? Growing up with an emotionally unavailable, immature, or selfish parent is painful, but rarely discussed. In this breakthrough book, clinical psychologist Lindsay C. Gibson exposes an often overlooked, yet extremely common syndrome that shapes the lives of so many people. Gibson also provides... more...

  • Adults on the Autism Spectrum Leave the Nestby Nancy Perry

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 24.95

    This book shows that with appropriate lifelong care, it is possible for those with neurodevelopmental disabilities to achieve supported independence and fulfilling adult lives. It provides a guide for parents on how to prepare their children for adulthood, and describes in detail the kinds of services people with ASDs need to live independently. more...

  • The Age of Citiesby Brett Josef Grubisic

    Arsenal Pulp Press 2006; US$ 14.99

    A young man from a small town discovers that the big city holds many secrets. more...

  • Aging Mothers and Their Adult Daughtersby PhD Karen L. Fingerman

    Springer Publishing Company 2001; US$ 87.99

    žAs far as I am aware, there is no other scholarly book on adult mother/daughter relationships, particularly one that incorporates data from pairs of mothers and daughters...I believe that the contents provide useful material for instructors, researchers, and therapists alike.Ó - Rosemary Blieszner, PhD Professor of Gerontology and Family Studies... more...

  • Alexander and the Wonderful, Marvelous, Excellent, Terrific Ninety Daysby Judith Viorst

    Free Press 2007; US$ 12.99

    Judith Viorst is known and loved by readers of all ages, for children?s books such as Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day; nonfiction titles, including the bestseller Necessary Losses; and her collections of humorous poetry, which make perfect gifts for birthdays, Mother?s Day, graduation, Christmas, Chanukah, or at any... more...

  • All in the Familyby Sharon Graham Niederhaus; John L. Graham

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99

    Many families are creating multigenerational households to consolidate resources and save money. This book covers the financial and emotional benefits of living together, proximity and privacy, designing and remodeling your home to accommodate adult children or elderly parents, overcoming cultural stigmas, financial and legal planning, and making... more...

  • Amy's Answering Machineby Amy Borkowsky

    Atria Books 2002; US$ 10.99

    Does your mother call you in a panic whenever there's a storm warning for your area? Does she act as though it's her duty to alert you to every health story on the news? Have you ever been briefly out of touch with your mother only to find she's phoned everyone short of the National Guard to track you down -- or, just maybe, are you that mother? ... more...