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The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World 2020 (The Unofficial Gu...
by , Len Testa

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English

Pages

1248

Publication Date

August 13, 2019

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<p><b>THE trusted source of information for a successful Walt Disney World vacation</b><br /></p><p>The best-selling independent guide to Walt Disney World has everything you need to plan your family’s trip—hassle-free. Whether you are planning your annual vacation to Walt Disney World or preparing for your first visit ever, this book gives you the insider scoop on hotels, restaurants, and attractions. <br /></p><p><i>The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World 2020</i> explains how Walt Disney World works and how to use that knowledge to make every minute and every dollar of your vacation count.<br /></p><p>With an Unofficial Guide in hand, and with authors Bob Sehlinger and Len Testa as guides, find out what’s available in every category, from best to worst, and get step-by-step, detailed plans to help make the most of your time at Walt Disney World.</p>
Raising a Sensory Smart Child: The Definitive Handbook for Helpin...
by , Nancy K. Peske

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English

Pages

512

Publication Date

August 25, 2009

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<b>BRAND NEW FOR 2018: A fully revised edition of the most comprehensive guide to sensory processing challenges</b><br /><br />"At least, here are the insights and answers parents have been searching for." -Dr. Temple Grandin<br /><br />For children with sensory difficulties - those who struggle process everyday sensations and exhibit unusual behaviors such as avoiding or seeking out touch, movement, sounds, and sights - this groundbreaking book is an invaluable resource. Sensory processing challenges affect all kinds of kind - from those with developmental delays, learning and attenion issues, or autism spectrum disorder to those without <i>any</i> <i>other </i>issues. Now in its third edition, <i>Raising a Sensory Smart Child</i> is even more comprehensive and helpful than ever.<br /><br />In this book, you'll learn:<br /><br /> *How the 8 senses (yes, 8!) are supposed to work together and what happens when they don't<br /> *Practical solutions for daily challenges-from brushing teeth to getting dressed to handling holiday gatherings <br />* Strategies for managing sensitivities to noise, smell textures, and more<br /> *"Sensory diet" activities" that help meet sensory needs, with new ideas for kids, teens, adults, and families<br />* Parenting tips for handling discpline, transitions, and behavioral issues<br /> *How to practically and emotionally support children and teens with autism and sensory issues<br /> * Ways to advocate for your child at school and make schools more "sensory smart"<br />*How to help your child with sensory issues use technology effectively and responsibly<br />* Ways to empower your child and teen in the world<br />* Where to get the best professional help and complementary therapies<br /><br /><br /><br /> ***WINNER of the <b>NAPPA</b> GOLD AWARD and <b>iPARENTING</b> MEDIA AWARD***
And Baby Makes Three: The Six-Step Plan for Preserving Marital In...
by , Julie Schwartz Gottman

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English

Pages

272

Publication Date

January 09, 2007

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Having a baby is a joyous experience, but even the best relationships are strained during the transition from duo to trio. Lack of sleep, never-ending housework, and new fiscal concerns often lead to conflict, disappointment, and hurt feelings. In And Baby Makes Three Love Lab™ experts John Gottman and Julie Schwartz Gottman teach couples the skills from their successful workshops, so partners can avoid the pitfalls of parenthood by:<br /><br />• maintaining intimacy and romance <br />• replacing a culture of criticism and irritability with one of appreciation <br />• preventing post-partum depression <br />• creating a home environment that nurtures physical, emotional, and mental<br /> health, as well as cognitive and behavioral development for your baby<br /><br />Complete with exercises that separate the “master” from the “disaster” couples, And Baby Makes Three helps new parents positively manage the strain that comes along with their bundle of joy.
The Enchanted Hour: The Miraculous Power of Reading Aloud in the ...
by Meghan Cox Gurdon

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English

Pages

264

Publication Date

January 15, 2019

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<p>A <em>Wall Street Journal</em> writer’s conversation-changing look at how reading aloud makes adults and children smarter, happier, healthier, more successful and more closely attached, even as technology pulls in the other direction.<br /><br />A miraculous alchemy occurs when one person reads to another, transforming the simple stuff of a book, a voice, and a bit of time into complex and powerful fuel for the heart, brain, and imagination. Grounded in the latest neuroscience and behavioral research, and drawing widely from literature, <em>The Enchanted Hour</em> explains the dazzling cognitive and social-emotional benefits that await children, whatever their class, nationality or family background. But it’s not just about bedtime stories for little kids: Reading aloud consoles, uplifts and invigorates at every age, deepening the intellectual lives and emotional well-being of teenagers and adults, too.</p><p>Meghan Cox Gurdon argues that this ancient practice is a fast-working antidote to the fractured attention spans, atomized families and unfulfilling ephemera of the tech era, helping to replenish what our devices are leaching away. For everyone, reading aloud engages the mind in complex narratives; for children, it’s an irreplaceable gift that builds vocabulary, fosters imagination, and kindles a lifelong appreciation of language, stories and pictures.</p><p>Bringing together the latest scientific research, practical tips, and reading recommendations, <em>The Enchanted Hour</em> will both charm and galvanize, inspiring readers to share this invaluable, life-altering tradition with the people they love most. </p>
Healthier Together: Recipes for Two--Nourish Your Body, Nourish Y...
by Liz Moody

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English

Pages

220

Publication Date

April 09, 2019

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<b>A healthy cookbook to share with a partner, featuring more than 100 recipes designed to nourish your bodies and souls.</b><br /><b> </b><br /><b>An <i>Epicurious</i> Best Cookbook for Spring</b> • <b>“<i>Healthier Together</i> focuses on real whole foods and bringing community together.”—Kelly LeVeque, celebrity nutritionist and bestselling author of <i>Body Love</i></b><br /><br />Food writer and health blogger Liz Moody once followed trendy diets and ate solely for fuel, not for flavor. That changed when she met her soon-to-be-boyfriend and they started cooking nutrient- and vegetable-rich meals. She not only fell in love with food again, but she also discovered that setting goals and sticking to them is easier and more gratifying when paired with someone else. Mincing garlic and sautéing onions together eventually led the couple to marriage—proving that good food really is the universal connector!<br /><br /> These 100+ flavor-packed recipes are designed to be cooked and enjoyed by two people, plus they’re all gluten-free, dairy-free, and plant-centered. They include homemade alternatives for all the foods you love to share, such as brunch, takeout, and sweet treats. Indulge in Cardamom Banana Bread Pancakes with Candied Coffee Walnuts, Cornflake “Fried” Chicken, General Tso’s Cauliflower, and Chocolate Tahini Brownie Bites. Pick your partner—near or far—and get ready to get healthy. <br /><br /><b>Praise for <i>Healthier Together</i></b>
I Love You Rituals
by Becky A. Bailey

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English

Pages

224

Publication Date

October 13, 2009

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<p><em>I Love You Rituals</em> offers more than seventy delightful rhymes and games that send the message of unconditional love and enhance children's social, emotional, and school success.Winner of a 1999 Parent's Guide Children's Media Award, these positive nursery rhymes, interactive finger plays, soothing games, and physically active can be played with children from infancy through age eight. In only minutes a day, these powerful rituals:</p> <p> </p><ul><li>Prime a child's brain for learning </li><li>Help children cope with change </li><li>Enhance attention, cooperation, and self-esteem </li><li>Help busy families stay close </li><li>Affirm the parent-child bond that insulates children from violence, peer pressure, and drugs, and much more.</li></ul><p></p><p>Easy to learn and especially effective in stressful situations, <em>I Love You Rituals </em>gives parents, grandparents, caregivers, and teachers inspiring tools to help children thrive.</p>
The Catholic All Year Compendium: Liturgical Living for Real Life
by Kendra Tierney

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English

Pages

345

Publication Date

October 19, 2018

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<p>If you've been wondering how to bring the rich traditions of the Catholic Church's liturgical year into your home and into your family, this is the book for you. If you have no idea what the liturgical calendar is, this still might be the book for you, if you are looking for ways to bring your faith home from Sunday Mass, in every season, all year long.</p><p>Catholic blogger and mother of many, Kendra Tierney shares how her family incorporates traditional Catholic practices into today's family life throughout the Church year—from Advent and Christmas, through Lent and Easter, to Pentecost and beyond. She provides ideas for stories, decorations, activities, and foods that will help you to celebrate your Catholic faith with your family and friends without expertise or much advance planning. She also offers tips and tricks from her fifteen years in the Catholic mommy trenches on things like surviving bringing young children to Mass and saying a family Rosary.</p><p>Whether you're a convert or a revert, an expert theologian or a brand-new Catholic, a member of a big family or a little one, a stay-at-home or a working parent, you're sure to find ways to make your Catholic faith a memorable and meaningful part of your busy family life.  And have fun doing it!</p>
Art Lab for Kids (Lab Series)
by , Rainer Schwake

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English

Pages

144

Publication Date

February 01, 2012

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<div><p>"Susan Schwake's <I>Art Lab for Kids </I>is a well-thought-out guide, making it easy to introduce art into children's lives. Simple, clear explanations of technique, combined with inspiration from established artists, will enable children to feel successful and encouraged to explore art as a form of expression." - Rebecca Emberley, best-selling children's book author and illustrator</p><p>"<I>Art Lab for Kids</I> encourages all ages to be fearless in seeking and nurturing their creativity. With lessons, inspiration, and advice, Susan Schwake gives you the tools to find and explore your artistic side." - Kathreen Ricketson<p>A refreshing source of ideas for creating fine art with children, <I>Art Lab for Kids</I> encourages the artist’s own voice, marks, and style. This fun and creative book features 52 fine art projects set into weekly lessons, beginning with drawing, moving through painting and printmaking, and then building to paper collage and mixed media. Each lesson features and relates to the work and style of a contemporary artist. Lisa Congdon, Megan Bogonovich, and Amy Rice are just a few of the artists included. The labs can be used as singular projects or to build up to a year of hand-on fine art experiences. The lessons in this book are open-ended to be explored over and over–with different results each time! Colorful photos illustrate how different people using the same lesson will yield different results, exemplifying the way the lesson brings out each artist’s personal style. <I>Art Lab for Kids</I> is the perfect book for creative families, friends, and community groups and works as lesson plans for both experienced and new art teachers. Children of all ages and experience levels can be guided by adults and will enjoy these engaging exercises.</p></div>
Mindful Games: Sharing Mindfulness and Meditation with Children, ...
by Susan Kaiser Greenland

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English

Pages

217

Publication Date

November 15, 2016

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Mindful play is a great way for kids to develop focusing skills while learning to regulate their emotions and respond to any situation calmly, with kindness and compassion. Here are fifty simple and accessible games that can bring mindfulness to your daily routine.<br /><br />These delightful games, developed and tested over many years of working with children and their caregivers, are designed for kids, but they can be just as fun and transformative for adults! Susan Kaiser Greenland encourages parents to play these games themselves to develop their own attention, balance, and compassion. As caregivers, our own mindfulness has a powerful effect on everyone in our lives, especially children.
Planting Seeds with Music and Songs: Practicing Mindfulness with ...
by Thich Nhat Hanh

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English

Pages

242

Publication Date

March 01, 2013

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<i> Planting Seeds with Music and Songs <i/> is an audio-enhanced eBook. Recorded audio music and song lyrics from the book are included with this new digital edition. Readers can listen to music while reading the eBook.<br /><br /><i> Planting Seeds<i/> is the fruit of decades of development and innovation in the Plum Village community's collective practice with children. Based on Thich Nhat Hanh's over 30 years of teaching mindfulness and compassion to parents, teachers, and children, the book covers a wide range of contemplative and fun activities parents and educators can do with their children or students. The activities are designed to help relieve stress, increase concentration, nourish gratitude and confidence, deal with difficult emotions, touch our interconnection with nature, and improve communication.<br /><br />Adults wishing to plant seeds of peace, relaxation, and awareness in children will find this book helpful. It is full of wisdom on how to simply be with children and nourish their compassion for themselves and others. Beautiful, color illustrations.</i></i>

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