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Paula
Paula
Paperback      ISBN: 0060927216
Written next to the hospital bedside of her critically ill daughter, the acclaimed author of The House of the Spirit presents the story of her ancestors and youth, reflecting on the challenges and achievements of one family during a turbulent era in Chilean history. Reprint.
The Out-Of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping With Sensory Integration Dysfunction
The Out-Of-Sync Child
Recognizing and Coping With Sensory Integration Dysfunction
Paperback      ISBN: 0399523863
A guide to Sensory Integration Disorder describes the common condition, which can manifest itself in children in excessively high or low activity levels, problems with motor skills, oversensitivity or undersensitivity to sensations and movements, and other symptoms. Original.
The Safe Child Book: A Commonsense Approach to Protecting Children and Teaching Children to Protect Themselves
The Safe Child Book
A Commonsense Approach to Protecting Children and Teaching Children to Protect Themselves
Paperback      ISBN: 0684814234
Offering positive, concrete safety techniques that parents can use and teach to children, a guide to personal safety presents anxiety-free tips that cover everything from code words to communication games. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.
The Lost Boy: A Foster Child's Search for the Love of a Family
The Lost Boy
A Foster Child's Search for the Love of a Family
Paperback      ISBN: 1558745157
The author continues the story of his own child abuse, and his experiences being a foster child moving in and out of five different foster homes
Getting Pregnant: What You Need to Know Right Now
Getting Pregnant
What You Need to Know Right Now
Paperback      ISBN: 0684864045
A reference source for prospective parents discusses fertility drugs, surgery options, sexual practices, diet, and common threats to fertility.
Empty Cradle, Broken Heart: Surviving the Death of Your Baby
Empty Cradle, Broken Heart
Surviving the Death of Your Baby
Paperback      ISBN: 1555913024
Reassurance for parents who struggle with anger, guilt, and despair after a miscarriage, stillbirth, infant death.
Giving the Love That Heals: A Guide for Parents
Giving the Love That Heals
A Guide for Parents
Paperback      ISBN: 0671793993
The author of the best-sellers, Getting the Love You Want and Keeping the Love You Find, shows parents how to foster their children's emotional well-being by resolving issues stemming from their own childhood. Reprint.
Celebrating the Great Mother: A Handbook of Earth-Honoring Activities for Parents and Children
Celebrating the Great Mother
A Handbook of Earth-Honoring Activities for Parents and Children
Paperback      ISBN: 0892815507
Adults have a wide array of books to help explore earth-based spirituality. But what if they want to include their children? Here is a handbook to help parents, caregivers, teachers, and counselors create meaningful spiritual experiences that will inspire children of all ages. The ideas, suggestions, and activities collected here show how to bring children into rituals that celebrate seasonal cycles and help reclaim the spiritual roots of today's modern holidays. With surprisingly little effort, earth-centered activities and rituals can be incorporated into simple daily routines. Part 1, "Handbook for Earth-Connected Parenting," gives techniques for developing a child's inner wisdom and sense of the sacred: dream journals, visualization, Tarot play, talismans, and interactions with the natural world Part 2 is a guide to the specific seasonal festivals, and offers a comprehensive collection of practical and enjoyable ways to celebrate the sacred days of our ancestors. Make a bean rune divination system, gather smudge sticks, grow grass pots, assemble a "dream pillow," create altars the authors offer easy-to-follow suggestions. Includes suggested reading and resource sections for locating additional information and materials for creative projects.
Mind over Labor
Mind over Labor
Paperback      ISBN: 0140467629
Explaining how to ease the fear and pain of childbirth, the author demonstrates an eight-step method that teaches the expectant mother how to cope with labor and childbirth
Are You the One for Me?: Knowing Who's Right and Avoiding Who's Wrong
Are You the One for Me?
Knowing Who's Right and Avoiding Who's Wrong
Paperback      ISBN: 0440215757
A guide to finding the right person reveals to readers the childhood events that prevent them from finding real love, the five myths about love, the six biggest mistakes made on a first date, and how to test relationship compatibility. Reprint.