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Book Cover: All In: How Our Work-First Culture Fails Dads, Families, and Businesses--And How We Can Fix It Together

All In: How Our Work-First Culture Fails Dads, Families, and Businesses--And How We Can Fix It Together

Author: Josh Levs

ISBN: 9780062349613

The author shows how fatherhood today is far different than for previous generations and what that means for our individual lives, families, workplaces, and society.

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Book Cover: Strong Mothers, Strong Sons: Lessons Mothers Need to Raise Extraordinary Men

Strong Mothers, Strong Sons: Lessons Mothers Need to Raise Extraordinary Men

Author: Margaret J Meeker

ISBN: 9780345518095

Meg Meeker, M.D., acclaimed author of Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters, now turns to an equally powerful relationship in the family: the one between mother and son. From the moment a mother holds her newborn son, his eyes tell her that she is his world. But often, as he grows up...

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Book Cover: The Spectrum of Hope: An Optimistic and New Approach to Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias

The Spectrum of Hope: An Optimistic and New Approach to Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias

Author: Gayatri Devi

ISBN: 9780761193098

Imagine finding a glimmer of good news in a diagnosis of Alzheimer's. And imagine how that would change the outlook of the 5 million Americans who suffer from Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, not to mention their families, loved ones, and caretakers. A neurologist who's been specializing in dementia and...

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Book Cover: Ma Speaks Up: And a First-Generation Daughter Talks Back

Ma Speaks Up: And a First-Generation Daughter Talks Back

Author: Marianne Leone

ISBN: 9780807060049

The acclaimed actress and author of Jesse: A Mother's Story tells the story of her outspoken, frequently outrageous Italian immigrant mother.Marianne Leone's Ma is in many senses a larger-than-life character, one who might be capable, even from the afterlife, of shattering expectations. Born on a farm in Italy, Linda finds...

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Book Cover: Same Family, Different Colors: Confronting Colorism in America's Diverse Families

Same Family, Different Colors: Confronting Colorism in America's Diverse Families

Author: Lori L. Tharps

ISBN: 9780807076781

Weaving together personal stories, history, and analysis, Same Family, Different Colors explores the myriad ways skin-color politics affect family dynamics in the United States.Colorism and color bias - the preference for or presumed superiority of people based on the lighter color of their skin - is a pervasive but rarely...

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Book Cover: Spit that Out!: The Overly Informed Parent's Guide to Raising Healthy Kids in the Age of Environmental Guilt

Spit that Out!: The Overly Informed Parent's Guide to Raising Healthy Kids in the Age of Environmental Guilt

Author: Paige Wolf

ISBN: 9780865718302

From BPA in baby bottles and asbestos in crayons to misleading "natural" labels - it can despair even the most steadfast parent.Lighthearted yet authoritative, Spit That Out! cuts through the information overload, sorts cloth from disposable, and empowers readers to make simple but impactful changes.Featuring real life anxieties and advice...

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Book Cover: Something Very Sad Happened: A Toddler's Guide to Understanding Death

Something Very Sad Happened: A Toddler's Guide to Understanding Death

Author: Bonnie Zucker

ISBN: 9781433822667

Something Very Sad Happened is a useful tool for parents, caregivers, therapists, and teachers to help young children understand the concept of death and begin the process of coping with the loss. Intended for children ages 2 and 3, the book explains death and loss to a very young child...

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Book Cover: toughLove: Eighteen Top Experts Share Proven Strategies for Raising Confident, Kind, Resilient Kids

toughLove: Eighteen Top Experts Share Proven Strategies for Raising Confident, Kind, Resilient Kids

Author: Lisa Stiepock

ISBN: 9781476733265

From toughLOVE, a unique online community: balanced, practical advice for parents of school-age children from child psychology experts on how to handle everything from picky eating to media consumption to the homework wars.The challenges of parenting evolve as the world becomes more complex. How do we set limits on what...

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Book Cover: The Heart of a Military Mom

The Heart of a Military Mom

Author: Army Mom Strong

ISBN: 9781545365069

Do you need someone encouraging you, especially when you are learning to let go of your child to military service? How about when they are difficult places or in harm's way? Do you feel stressed or worried? You are not alone. Elaine Brye and Army Mom Strong have combined their...

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Book Cover: Another day in the death of America : a chronicle of ten short lives

Another day in the death of America : a chronicle of ten short lives

Author: Gary Younge

ISBN: 9781568589756

On an average day in America, seven young people, aged nineteen or under, will be shot dead.In Another Day in the Death of America, award-winning Guardian journalist Gary Younge tells the stories of the lives lost on one random day - November 23, 2013. Ten children died that day. From...

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Book Cover: The Big Book of Symptoms: A-Z Guide to Your Child’s Health

The Big Book of Symptoms: A-Z Guide to Your Child’s Health

Author: Steven P. Shelov

ISBN: 9781581108408

From the most respected authority in pediatrics comes a must-have resource for all parents. Symptoms: What Every Parent Needs to Know. From time to time every parent has to evaluate their child's symptoms and determine what action to take. This book is designed to help you distinguish minor everyday concerns...

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Book Cover: Building Resilience in Children and Teens: Giving Kids Roots and Wings

Building Resilience in Children and Teens: Giving Kids Roots and Wings

Author: M.D. Kenneth R. Ginsburg MD FAAP

ISBN: 9781581108668

This award-winning guide from bestselling author and pediatrician Dr. Ken Ginsburg guides parents and other caring adults how to help kids from the age of 18 months to 18 years build the seven crucial Cs--competence, confidence, connection, character, contribution, coping, and control.  These are the critical ingredients young people need to...

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Book Cover: Michigan Day Trips by Theme

Michigan Day Trips by Theme

Author: Mike Link

ISBN: 9781591936428

Discover unique attractions around the Great Lake State! Take a simple day trip, or string together a longer vacation of activities that catch your interest. No more information overload! Sections are divided by themes like waterfalls, lighthouses and fun days, so you can decide what to do and then figure...

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Book Cover: Newborn 101: Secrets from Expert Nurses on Preparing and Caring for Your Baby at Home

Newborn 101: Secrets from Expert Nurses on Preparing and Caring for Your Baby at Home

Author: Carole Kramer Arsenault

ISBN: 9781615193851

National Parenting Publications Gold Award WinnerEver wish you could have a baby nurse at home to answer your most urgent questions around the clock? Now you can!Carole Kramer Arsenault has spent the last two decades helping parents through pregnancy, labor, and all of their new responsibilities once baby comes home...

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Book Cover: Best Baby Names for 2017: Over 8,000 Names and 100 Inspiration Lists

Best Baby Names for 2017: Over 8,000 Names and 100 Inspiration Lists

Author: Siobhan Thomas

ISBN: 9781785040436

Choosing a name for your baby has never been easier with this ultimate baby-naming guide. With all the information on the latest naming trends, this comprehensive and easy-to-use guide is full of inspirational names, including an A-Z directories of more than 8,000 names and their meanings, more than 100 inspirational...

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