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Being Adolescent: Conflict and Growth in the Teenage Years
Being Adolescent
Conflict and Growth in the Teenage Years
Paperback      ISBN: 0465006450
"To find out what teenagers’ lives are like, two psychologists gave beepers to seventy-five adolescents, signaled them at random, and asked them to record their thoughts and feelings as they sat in cla"
Operating Instructions: A Journal of My Son's First Year
Operating Instructions
A Journal of My Son's First Year
Paperback      ISBN: 044990928x
A single mother and writer grappling alone with the problems of a newborn baby presents a vivid account of the confusion, joys, sorrows, and struggles of the first year in her son's life. Reissue.
200 Ways to Raise a Boy's Emotional Intelligence: An Indispensible Guide for Parents, Teachers & Other Concerned Caregivers
200 Ways to Raise a Boy's Emotional Intelligence
An Indispensible Guide for Parents, Teachers & Other Concerned Caregivers
Paperback      ISBN: 1573240206
The author of 200 Ways to Raise a Girl's Self-Esteem offers a common-sense handbook for raising emotionally healthy boys that suggests practical ways in which caregivers can enhance a boy's mental and emotional well-being. Original. 25,000 first printing.
The Open Adoption Experience: A Complete Guide for Adoptive and Birth Families--From Making the Decision Through the Child's Growing Years
The Open Adoption Experience
A Complete Guide for Adoptive and Birth Families--From Making the Decision Through the Child's Growing Years
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0060969571
Discusses open adoptions, preparing for the birth and placement, the child's experience in the first year and later, and other matters
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.
Twice Blessed: Everything You Need to Know About Having a Second Child-Preparing Yourself, Your Marriage, and Your Firstborn for a New Family of Four
Twice Blessed
Everything You Need to Know About Having a Second Child-Preparing Yourself, Your Marriage, and Your Firstborn for a New Family of Four
Paperback      ISBN: 031225430x
Offers advice to parents who are expecting their second child on how to prepare the marriage and the firstborn child for the new edition to the family.
Dear Birthmother: Thank You for Our Baby
Dear Birthmother
Thank You for Our Baby
3rd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0931722209
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
500 Five Minute Games: Quick and Easy Activities for 3-6 Year Olds
500 Five Minute Games
Quick and Easy Activities for 3-6 Year Olds
Paperback      ISBN: 0876591721
From the best-selling author of Games to Play With Babies, Games to Play With Toddlers, and Games to Play With Two Year Olds comes this exciting new book for three to six-year-olds. Arranged by activity: alphabet, animal, birthday, color, counting, drama, guessing, imagination, language, listening, math, music, nursery rhymes, relaxing, rhyming, science, thinking, transition, and weather games. Also includes a skills and terms index. Great for group use!—Reviews from Parent Council The concept of short activities which can serve as "fillers" and can make transitions and waiting times more pleasant and productive is an excellent one. Teachers will welcome these 500 great ideas, and will build their own "repertoire" from these suggestions."—Education Coordinator, Project Head Start, Detroit Public Schools "When you’ve done ‘This Little Piggy’ and ‘Itsy-Bitsy Spider’ as many times as you can stand and the kid still wants more, what do you do? Turn to 500 Five Minute Games . . . this new book by Jackie Silberg will give you enough games to keep going for a long time. And they’re good games. They’re simple and teach such basic skills as listening, counting, science, music, weather and more. The book includes a skills index, so you can quickly find a game that emphasizes the skill you want to teach."—Kansas City Family
Nurture by Nature: How to Raise Happy, Healthy, Responsible Children Through the Insights of Personality Type
Nurture by Nature
How to Raise Happy, Healthy, Responsible Children Through the Insights of Personality Type
Paperback      ISBN: 0316845132
Using Personality-Type assessment for the first time in child-rearing, the authors explain how to recognize which of sixteen unique personality types matches a child's behavior, and then how to more successfully parent children of each type. Original. 100,000 first printing. Tour.