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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聽</i>BESTSELLER 鈥⒙燭he pioneering experts behind <i>The Whole-Brain Child </i>and <i>The Yes Brain </i>tackle the ultimate parenting challenge: discipline.</b><br /> 聽<br /> <b>鈥淎 lot of fascinating insights . . . an eye-opener worth reading.鈥濃€?lt;i>Parents</i></b><br /><br />Highlighting the fascinating link between a child鈥檚 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鈥攚ithout causing a scene.<br /> 聽<br />Defining the true meaning of the 鈥渄鈥?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鈥檒l discover<br /> 聽<br /> 鈥?strategies that help parents identify their own discipline philosophy鈥攁nd master the best methods to communicate the lessons they are trying to impart <br /> 鈥?facts on child brain development鈥攁nd what kind of discipline is most appropriate and constructive at all ages and stages<br /> 鈥?the way to calmly and lovingly connect with a child鈥攏o matter how extreme the behavior鈥攚hile still setting clear and consistent limits<br /> 鈥?tips for navigating your child through a tantrum to achieve insight, empathy, and repair<br /> 鈥?twenty discipline mistakes even the best parents make鈥攁nd how to stay focused on the principles of whole-brain parenting and discipline techniques<br /> 聽<br /> Complete with candid stories and playful illustrations that bring the authors鈥?suggestions to life, <i>No-Drama Discipline</i> shows you how to work with your child鈥檚 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 /> 聽<br />鈥淲ith lucid, engaging prose accompanied by cartoon illustrations, Siegel and Bryson help parents teach and communicate more effectively.鈥?lt;b>鈥?lt;i>Publishers Weekly</i></b><br /><br />鈥淲ow! This book grabbed me from the very first page and did not let go.鈥?lt;b>鈥擫awrence J. Cohen, Ph.D., author of <i>The Opposite of Worry</i></b>
The Montessori Toddler: A Parent's Guide to Raising a Curious and...
by Simone Davies

Language

English

Pages

256

Publication Date

March 19, 2019

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<b>Turn your home into a Montessori home鈥攁nd become a more mindful, attentive, and easygoing parent.</b><br /><br /> It鈥檚 time to change the way we see toddlers. Using the principles developed by the educator Dr. Maria Montessori, Simone Davies shows how to turn life with a 鈥渢errible two鈥?into a mutually rich and rewarding time of curiosity, learning, respect, and discovery.<br /><br /> With hundreds of practical ideas for every aspect of living with a toddler, here are five principles for feeding your child鈥檚 natural curiosity, from 鈥淭rust in the child鈥?to 鈥淔ostering a sense of wonder.鈥?Step-by-step ways to cultivate daily routines with ease, like brushing teeth, toilet-training, dealing with siblings, losing the pacifier. Plus learn how to: <ul><li>Stay composed when your toddler is not and set limits with love and respect鈥攚ithout resorting to bribes or punishment</li><li>Set up your home and get rid of the chaos</li><li>Create Montessori activities that are just right for your one-to-three-year-old</li><li>Raise an inquisitive learner who loves exploring the world around them</li><li>See the world through your toddler鈥檚 eyes and be surprised and delighted by their perspective</li><li>Be your child鈥檚 guide鈥攁nd truly celebrate every stage</li></ul>
What to Expect the First Year
by Heidi Murkoff

Language

English

Pages

704

Publication Date

October 07, 2014

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<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鈥攁nd 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鈥檚 best-selling, best-loved guide to the instructions that babies don鈥檛 come with, but should. And now, it鈥檚 better than ever. Every parent鈥檚 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鈥攑acked 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鈥攃rib and sleep safety, feeding, vitamin supplements鈥攁re 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鈥檚 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 鈥淔or Parents鈥?boxes that focus on mom鈥檚 and dad鈥檚 needs. Throughout, topics are organized more intuitively than ever, for the best user experience possible.</p>
1-2-3 Magic: 3-Step Discipline for Calm, Effective, and Happy Par...
by Thomas Phelan

Language

English

Pages

320

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!" 鈥?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>
Married Roommates: How to Go From a Relationship That Just Surviv...
by , Allen Wagner

Language

English

Pages

186

Publication Date

April 19, 2019

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<h3><strong>Are You Married But Living Like Roommates?聽</strong></h3><p><strong><em>Do you sleep back-to-back or even separately?聽</em></strong></p><p><strong><em>Do you feel lonely, bored, or sexually unfulfilled in your marriage?聽</em></strong></p><p>If you feel like roommates and want more connection in your marriage, you are not alone.聽聽<br /></p><p>Millions of couples live empty, parallel lives and wonder, "Is this all there is?"聽</p><p>Talia and Allen Wagner, relationship experts and marriage and family therapists, provide couples with an easy guide to improve their relationship. Through these useful skills couples can learn to create the relationship they both want. <br /></p><p>The simple-to-implement tools and strategies will show you how to improve communication, increase appreciation and interest, and learn to reconnect. The creation of better habits will lead you to better results. Living a more satisfying and exciting life together is not only possible, it can happen a lot faster than you may think. <br /></p><p>This book helps you reclaim your marriage by learning how to:</p><p>- Communicate effectively without assumptions and misinterpretations</p><p>- Resolve conflict by avoiding fights or escalations聽</p><p>- Gain the tools to stop the disrespect, jabs, and low blows</p><p>- Grow attraction, improve intimacy, and have a better sex life</p><p>- Create new routines and reinvigorate the stale parts of your relationship聽</p><p>- Prioritize one another and work as a team</p>
Dear Young Woman: There's Triumph After The Trial
by Alandria Lloyd

Language

English

Pages

173

Publication Date

October 15, 2019

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As women, we learn how to master the masquerade. We are taught to conceal our scars and hide our pain. We are encouraged to keep secrets and keep others far away and not to let anyone too close for fear that they might detect the damage buried beneath. Dear Young Woman was written by women who are determined to change this narrative. The authors of this book are from different parts of the globe, but together they stand to collectively remove their masks and speak their truth. The testimonies in this book range from molestation, to failed marriages, suicide attempts, life as a side chick, and near-death experiences, just to name a few. The stories between these pages are proof that God gives beauty for ashes and that He has a purpose for your pain. Prayerfully the power of these testimonies will shatter barriers and bridge gaps among women around the world, and create a culture of transparency that encourages meaningful dialogue so that we as women can discover the beauty in our similarities instead of highlighting our differences.
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 (9th ed. 2019-2020): Your Baby, Brith to Age 1
by , Denise Fields

Language

English

Pages

632

Publication Date

September 24, 2019

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<p><b>Brand new, 9th edition, 2019-2020<b></b></b></p><b><b><br /><br /> You are having a baby! Congratulations! Now, the reality hits you鈥攚hat the heck am I doing?聽 What if you could bottle the wisdom of all those parents who鈥檝e 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鈥檒l learn:<p></p> <p> 鈥?lt;b> How to pick a pediatrician</b> with savvy questions to ask and insider tips.</p> <p> 鈥?<b>Sleep</b>. The best way to get your baby to sleep through the night.<br /> <br /> 鈥?<b>First aid</b>鈥攚hen to worry, when not . . . and what to do when baby gets sick. No-nonsense, down-to-earth advice you can trust.<br /> <br /> 鈥?<b>Fussy baby 411.</b> Is it colic? Acid reflux? Or something else? Discover聽 the secrets to soothing a fussy baby.聽聽聽<br /> <br /> 鈥?<b>Detailed nutrition info</b> with a step-by-step guide for successful breastfeeding, introducing solid food and the 鈥樷€榥ew and improved鈥欌€?formulas. Plus: simple steps to avoid food allergies!<br /> <br /> 鈥?lt;b> Is my baby normal?</b> Learn how your baby will grow and develop!<br /> 聽</p> <p> <i>New in this revised 9th edition:<br /> <br /> 鈥?<strong>Designer baby formulas</strong>鈥擜re they worth it? What about goat's milk formula?<br /> <br /> 鈥?<strong>New sleeping gizmos:</strong> Do new electronic bassinets actually work at soothing baby? <br /> <br /> 鈥?lt;strong> New breastfeeding aids to boost milk supply</strong> that actually work.<br /> <br /> All that and more in the new, updated and revised BABY聽411!</i></p><i> <p> 聽</p></i></b></b>
The Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy
by Blaine Bettinger

Language

English

Pages

272

Publication Date

August 13, 2019

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<b>Unlock the family secrets in your DNA!</b><br /><br /> Discover the answers to your family history mysteries using the most cutting edge tool available. This plain-English guide (newly updated and expanded to include th latest DNA developments) will teach you what DNA tests are available; the pros and cons of the major testing companies; and how to choose the right test to answer your specific genealogy questions.聽 And once you've taken a DNA test, this guide will help you use your often-overwhelming results, with tips for understanding ethnicity estimates, navigating suggested cousin matches, and using third-party tools like GEDmatch to further analyze your data. <br /><br /> The book features:<br /><br /> <br /> 路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Colorful diagrams and expert definitions that explain key DNA terms and concepts such as haplogroups and DNA inheritance patterns<br /> 路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Detailed guides to each of the major kinds of DNA tests and tips for selecting the DNA test that can best help you solve your family mysteries, with case studies showing how each can be useful<br /> 路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Information about third-party tools you can use to more thoroughly analyze your test results once you've received them<br /> 路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Test comparison guides and research forms to help you select the most appropriate DNA test and organize your results <br /> 路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Insights into how adoptees and others who know little about their ancestry can benefit from DNA testing<br /><br /> Whether you've just heard of DNA testing or you've tested at all three major companies, this guide will give you the tools you need to unpuzzle your DNA and discover what it can tell you about your family tree.
Ignite Your Parenting: Real life, heartfelt stories to help paren...
by , Ashley Avinashi

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English

Pages

460

Publication Date

September 29, 2019

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<strong></strong><p><em>Ignite Your Life For Parents</em> is a compilation of incredibly powerful stories of parents from across the globe.聽 The stories demonstrate how we can take ownership of their lives and use our parenting experiences to step into true freedom, authentic love and meaningful connection.<br /></p><p>The parents profiled in this book share their inspirational stories, that encompass themes of compassion, unconditional love, joy, acceptance, patience, empowerment, trust and so much more.<br /></p><p>The parent-child relationship is truly a journey for ourselves, as much as it is for the child.聽 In an age of disconnection, we all seek to re connect and experience the love that is available to us.聽 We share stories of taking the path back to our truest self, and our hearts, so that our children can grow to become the best and most beautiful versions of themselves.聽 The parents profiled in this book have overcome many hindrances to their own greatness, by embracing the courage and wisdom within and leaning into the guidance of others on the path of love.<br /></p><p>It is our job to become the most beautiful and authentic versions of ourselves, by clearing the limiting beliefs and pain patterns that may hold us back.聽 True leadership and guidance is just that 鈥?leading with the light and love within us.聽 Our children deserve better, as do we. 聽<br /></p><p>Let us inspire you into your own greatness. 聽<br /></p><p><br /></p><strong></strong>

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