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What to Expect the First Year
by , Sharon Mazel

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English

Pages

704

Publication Date

October 07, 2014

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<DIV><P>Some things about babies, happily, will never change. They still arrive warm, cuddly, soft, and smelling impossibly sweet. But how moms and dads care for their brand-new bundles of baby joy has changed—and now, so has the new-baby bible. <BR /><BR /> Announcing the completely revised third edition of <I>What to Expect the First Year</I>. With over 10.5 million copies in print, <I>First Year</I> is the world’s best-selling, best-loved guide to the instructions that babies don’t come with, but should. And now, it’s better than ever. Every parent’s must-have/go-to is completely updated. <BR /><BR /> Keeping the trademark month-by-month format that allows parents to take the potentially overwhelming first year one step at a time, <I>First Year</I> is easier-to-read, faster-to-flip-through, and new-family-friendlier than ever—packed with even more practical tips, realistic advice, and relatable, accessible information than before. Illustrations are new, too. <BR /><BR /> Among the changes: Baby care fundamentals—crib and sleep safety, feeding, vitamin supplements—are revised to reflect the most recent guidelines. Breastfeeding gets more coverage, too, from getting started to keeping it going. Hot-button topics and trends are tackled: attachment parenting, sleep training, early potty learning (elimination communication), baby-led weaning, and green parenting (from cloth diapers to non-toxic furniture). An all-new chapter on buying for baby helps parents navigate through today’s dizzying gamut of baby products, nursery items, and gear. Also new: tips on preparing homemade baby food, the latest recommendations on starting solids, research on the impact of screen time (TVs, tablets, apps, computers), and “For Parents” boxes that focus on mom’s and dad’s needs. Throughout, topics are organized more intuitively than ever, for the best user experience possible.</P></DIV>
1-2-3 Magic: 3-Step Discipline for Calm, Effective, and Happy Par...
by Thomas Phelan

Language

English

Pages

288

Publication Date

February 02, 2016

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<p>"Dr. Phelan's strategies have seen a resurgence in the parenting world. Maybe that's why you feel like everywhere you go, you keep overhearing other moms say to their misbehaving children, 'That's one. That's two. That's three.' And then you watch in disbelief as their kid actually stops!" — PopSugar Moms</p><p>Are you the parent of a strong-willed child? Is bedtime a nightly battle? Are you looking to discipline without stress?</p><p>Since kids don't come with a manual, <em>1-2-3 Magic</em> is the next best thing. Dr. Thomas Phelan has developed a <strong>quick, simple and scientifically proven way to parent that actually works!</strong></p><p>Using his signature 1-2-3 counting method, Dr. Phelan helps parents to curb obnoxious behaviors like tantrums and meltdowns, whining and pouting, talking back, sibling rivalry and more in toddlers, preschoolers and middle schoolers. </p><p>He guides parents through drama-free discipline methods that include handling time outs in public, the appropriate length of a time out, and what to do if your child resists the time out.</p><p>Dr. Phelan also covers how to establish positive routines around bedtime, dinnertime, homework and getting up and out in the morning, and tips for strengthening your relationship with your kids.</p><p>For decades, millions of parents from all over the world have used the award-winning <em>1-2-3 Magic</em> technique to raise happier families and put the fun back into parenting. </p><p><em><strong>1-2-3 Magic</strong></em><strong> is one of Healthline's Best Parenting Books of 2017, a 2016 Mom's Choice Award Winner, a 2016 National Parenting Product Award Winner and a 2016 Family Choice Award Winner.</strong></p>
No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nu...
by , Tina Payne Bryson

Language

English

Pages

290

Publication Date

September 23, 2014

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<b><i>NEW YORK TIMES </i>BESTSELLER • The pioneering experts behind <i>The Whole-Brain Child </i>and <i>The Yes Brain </i>tackle the ultimate parenting challenge: discipline.</b><br />  <br /> <b>“A lot of fascinating insights . . . an eye-opener worth reading.”—<i>Parents</i></b><br /><br />Highlighting the fascinating link between a child’s neurological development and the way a parent reacts to misbehavior, <i>No-Drama Discipline </i>provides an effective, compassionate road map for dealing with tantrums, tensions, and tears—without causing a scene.<br />  <br />Defining the true meaning of the “d” word (to instruct, <i>not</i> to shout or reprimand), the authors explain how to reach your child, redirect emotions, and turn a meltdown into an opportunity for growth. By doing so, the cycle of negative behavior (and punishment) is essentially brought to a halt, as problem solving becomes a win/win situation. Inside this sanity-saving guide you’ll discover<br />  <br /> • strategies that help parents identify their own discipline philosophy—and master the best methods to communicate the lessons they are trying to impart <br /> • facts on child brain development—and what kind of discipline is most appropriate and constructive at all ages and stages<br /> • the way to calmly and lovingly connect with a child—no matter how extreme the behavior—while still setting clear and consistent limits<br /> • tips for navigating your child through a tantrum to achieve insight, empathy, and repair<br /> • twenty discipline mistakes even the best parents make—and how to stay focused on the principles of whole-brain parenting and discipline techniques<br />  <br /> Complete with candid stories and playful illustrations that bring the authors’ suggestions to life, <i>No-Drama Discipline</i> shows you how to work with your child’s developing mind, peacefully resolve conflicts, and inspire happiness and strengthen resilience in everyone in the family.<br /><br /><b>Praise for <i>No-Drama Discipline</i></b><br />  <br />“With lucid, engaging prose accompanied by cartoon illustrations, Siegel and Bryson help parents teach and communicate more effectively.”<b>—<i>Publishers Weekly</i></b><br /><br />“Wow! This book grabbed me from the very first page and did not let go.”<b>—Lawrence J. Cohen, Ph.D., author of <i>The Opposite of Worry</i></b>
9 Laws of Success: Attracting the Life, Love, Health & Success Yo...
by Stormy Wellington

Language

English

Pages

153

Publication Date

September 09, 2018

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The book that will inspire Millions<br /><br />Stormy Wellington has always been a fighter, and after joining one of the most well-known network marketing companies in the industry, Stormy quickly made her way to the top. Earning over a million within the first year, Stormy built one of the largest organizations in the country.<br /><br />But then a tragedy hit her life, and she spiraled into a depression that left her broken and broke. Stormy was at the very bottom when she began to study the principles, and laws, that helped her achieve success. Implementing these laws that had taken her to the top before, Stormy began applying them to her circumstances, and within months, she was not only back on top, but exceeding all of the goals that she'd set for her life personally, physically, and financially. Her new goal is to create 1000 millionaires, and she has already helped produce more than 10.<br /><br />In this book, Stormy reveals The 9 Laws of Success that are her founding principles. Her mission is to share with others her personal journey, and these laws that have helped her achieve success in every area of her life. These principles can be applied to every facet of life and every career.<br /><br />No matter where you are in your life, following the 9 Laws will help you achieve the success that you not only desire but that you deserve. Stormy is a renowned motivational speaker and wealth coach. Her story of hope and purpose will leave you feeling encouraged and inspired, knowing that by embracing your past, like her, you can step into the magnificence of your future! Visit: 9lawsofsuccess.com<br /><br />Learn how to transform your life and become financially independent. This book will help millions of readers and can do the same for you. Order your copy today and turn your life around!<br />
Toxic Parents: Overcoming Their Hurtful Legacy and Reclaiming You...
by , Craig Buck

Language

English

Pages

322

Publication Date

December 15, 2009

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BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Dr. Susan Forward's <i>Men Who Hate Women and the Women Who Love Them.</i><br /><br /><br />When you were a child...<br /><br />Did your parents tell you were bad or worthless?<br /><br />Did your parents use physical pain to discipline you?<br /><br />Did you have to take care of your parents because of their problems?<br /><br />Were you frightened of your parents?<br /><br />Did your parents do anything to you that had to be kept secret?<br /><br />Now that you are an adult...<br /><br />Do your parents still treat you as if you were a child?<br /><br />Do you have intense emotional or physical reactions after spending time with your parents?<br /><br />Do your parents control you with threats or guilt?<br /><br />Do they manipulate you with money?<br /><br />Do you feel that no matter what you do, it's never good enough for your parents?<br /><br />In this remarkable self-help guide, Dr. Susan Forward drawn on case histories and the real-life voices of adult children of toxic parents to help you free yourself from the frustrating patterns of your relationship with your parents -- and discover an exciting new world of self-confidence, inner strength, and emotional independence.
Baby 411: Clear Answers & Smart Advice for Your Baby's First Year...
by , Denise Fields

Language

English

Pages

616

Publication Date

December 07, 2017

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You are having a baby! Congratulations! Now, the reality hits you--what the heck am I doing?  What if you could bottle the wisdom of all those parents who've come before you . . . and mix it with the solid medical advice from an nationally-renowned pediatrician? Baby 411 is the answer! Think of it as the ultimate FAQ for new parents. Inside you'll learn:</p> <p> ✪<b> How to pick a pediatrician</b> with savvy questions to ask and insider tips.</p> <p> ✪ <b>Sleep</b>. The best way to get your baby to sleep through the night.<br /> <br /> ✪ <b>First aid</b>—when to worry, when not . . . and what to do when baby gets sick. No-nonsense, down-to-earth advice you can trust.<br /> <br /> ✪ <b>Fussy baby 411.</b> Is it colic? Acid reflux? Or something else? Discover  the secrets to soothing a fussy baby.   <br /> <br /> ✪ <b>Detailed nutrition info</b> with a step-by-step guide for successful breastfeeding, introducing solid food and the ‘‘new and improved'' formulas. Plus: simple steps to avoid food allergies!<br /> <br /> ✪<b> Is my baby normal?</b> Learn how your baby will grow and develop!<br />  </p> <p> <i>New in this revised 7th edition:</i><br /> <br /> 1. <strong>Screens and your baby</strong> ―The latest recommendations on when and how to use technology with your newborn!<br /> <br /> 2. <strong>That's nuts!</strong> When should you introduce baby to peanut butter? We've got the latest important research findings on peanut allergies.<br /> <br /> 3. <strong>Amber teething necklaces</strong> and other internet crazes to avoid!<br /> <br /> All that and more in the new, updated and revised BABY 411!</p>
The Magic of Me: A Kids' Spiritual Guide to Health and Happiness
by Becky Cummings

Language

English

Pages

202

Publication Date

September 24, 2018

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<p>Do you want to teach your children that the power of health and happiness is within them? <em>The Magic of Me</em> is an inspiring spiritual journey for children ages 8 and up, to empower their minds, open their hearts, and awaken their souls. In this go-to guide, which gives children access to the things they really need to know in life, children will discover:<br /></p><p>• Self-love and healing with nutrition, water, sunlight and sleep<br />• The power of positive thoughts, words, actions, and mediation<br />• How to live in the now<br />• Giving, forgiveness, and gratitude<br />• Earth is a like a giant classroom filled with teachers and lessons<br /></p><p>Let the magic begin! </p>
Be Prepared: A Practical Handbook for New Dads
by , Jeannie Hayden

Language

English

Pages

244

Publication Date

June 16, 2008

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An indispensable survival manual for guys entering the trenches of fatherhood, <I>Be Prepared</I> is loaded with one-of-a-kind insights, MacGyver-esque tips and tricks, and no-nonsense advice for mastering the first year as a dad.<BR><BR>Finally, a book that teaches men all the things they <i>really</i> need to know about fatherhood...including how to:<BR> <BR>-Change a baby at a packed sports stadium<BR> -Create a decoy drawer full of old wallets, remote controls, and cell phones to throw baby off the scent of your real gear<BR> -Stay awake (or at least upright) at work<BR> -Babyproof a hotel room in four minutes flat<BR> -Construct an emergency diaper out of a towel, a sock, and duct tape<BR> <BR>Packed with helpful diagrams and detailed instructions, and delivered with a wry sense of humor, <i>Be Prepared</i> is the ultimate guide for sleep-deprived, applesauce-covered fathers everywhere.
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families: Building a Beautiful F...
by Stephen R. Covey

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English

Pages

406

Publication Date

August 05, 2014

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<p><b><i>The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families</i> is Stephen R. Covey's newly revised and updated paperback edition of the <i>New York Times</i> bestseller that offers precious lessons in creating and sustaining a strong family culture in a turbulent world.</b></p><p>In his first major work since <i>The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People</i>, Covey presents a practical and philosophical guide to solving the problems--large and small, mundane and extraordinary--that confront all families and strong communities. By offering revealing anecdotes about ordinary people as well as helpful suggestions about changing everyday behavior, <i>The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families</i> shows how and why to have family meetings, the importance of keeping promises, how to balance individual and family needs, and how to move from dependence to interdependence. <i>The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families</i> is an invaluable guidebook to the welfare of families everywhere.</p>
The Breastfeeding Mother's Guide to Making More Milk: Foreword by...
by , Lisa Marasco

Language

English

Pages

306

Publication Date

October 25, 2008

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<p><b>Concerned about making enough milk for your baby? Wondering how to make more? Two lactation experts are here to help.</b></p> <p>Separate fact from fiction with help from this comprehensive book about improving low milk supply. Written by two leading experts who have been there themselves and officially recommended by La Leche League International, <i>The Breastfeeding Mother's Guide to Making More Milk</i> incorporates the latest research and discoveries about causes of low milk supply, the way your body makes milk, and how babies contribute to your milk production. Best of all, you'll find valuable suggestions for both time-honored and innovative ways to make more milk.</p> <p>Learn the facts about:</p> <ul><li>Determining if baby is really getting enough milk</li> <li>Supplementing without decreasing your supply</li> <li>Maximizing the amount of milk you can make</li> <li>Identifying the causes of your low supply</li> <li>Increasing your supply with the most effective methods, including pumping, herbs, medications, foods, and alternative therapies</li> <li>Making more milk when you return to work, exclusively pump, have a premie or multiples, relactate, or induce lactation</li> </ul>

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