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When Our Grown Kids Disappoint Us: Letting Go of Their Problems, Loving Them Anyway, and Getting on with Our Lives

By: Adams, Jane

Price: $14.46

Publisher: Free Press: 2004-06-03

Seller ID: 9780743232814


How do today's parents cope when the dreams we had for our children clash with reality? What can we do for our twenty- and even thirty-somethings who can't seem to grow up? How can we help our depressed, dependent, or addicted adult children, the ones who can't get their lives started, who are just marking time or even doing it? What's the right strategy when our smart, capable "adultolescents" won't leave home or come boomeranging back? Who can we turn to when the kids ... View more info

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The High-Conflict Couple: A Dialectical Behavior Therapy Guide to Finding Peace, Intimacy, and Validation

By: Alan E. Fruzzetti; Marsha M. Linehan [Foreword]

Price: $17.10

Publisher: New Harbinger Publications: 2006-12-03

Seller ID: 9781572244504


You hear and read a lot about ways to improve your relationship. But if you've tried these without much success, you're not alone. Many highly reactive couples--pairs that are quick to argue, anger, and blame--need more than just the run-of-the-mill relationship advice to solve their problems in love. When destructive emotions are at the heart of problems in your relationship, no amount of effective communication or intimacy building will fix what ails it. If you're p... View more info

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Raising Drug-Free Kids: 100 Tips for Parents

By: Aletha Solter

Price: $15.33

Publisher: Da Capo Press: 2006-08-29

Seller ID: 9780738210742


In a nation where an estimated 25 percent of high-school seniors use illegal substances on a monthly basis, parents are wise to be concerned about setting their children on a drug-free course. While much advice handed out these days focuses on teen behavior and on what to do once drugs have become a problem in the home, "Raising Drug-Free Kids" takes an innovative approach and focuses instead on "preventative" measures that can be followed early on in a child's life. Dev... View more info

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AD/HD Parenting Handbook: Practical Advice for Parents from Parents

By: Alexander-Roberts, Colleen

Price: $15.30

Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing: 2006-07-20

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9781589792838


Parenting a child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD) can be challenging and demanding. But now, with the help of The AD/HD Parenting Handbook, 2nd Edition, your job as a parent will get easier. Here, other parents of AD/HD children tell what really worked for them. With hundreds of inspired ideas, author Colleen Alexander-Roberts gives you practical suggestions for handling your child with AD/HD. View more info

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The ADHD Parenting Handbook: Practical Advice for Parents from Parents

By: Alexander-Roberts, Colleen

Price: $15.30

Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing: 1994-10-01

Seller ID: 9780878338627


A compilation of practical advice and tips for handling day-to-day activities that routinely become problematic for ADHD children, such as getting dressed for school, going to bed, performing chores, completing homework, and playing with other children. View more info

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ADHD & Teens: A Parent's Guide to Making it through the Tough Years

By: Alexander-Roberts, Colleen

Price: $14.42

Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing: 1995-10-01

Seller ID: 9780878338993


ADHD and Teens is a manual of practical advice to help parents cope with the problems that can arise during these years. A crash course is offered on parenting styles that really work with teens with ADHD and how these styles allow the teen to safely move from dependence to independence. View more info

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Comrades: Brothers, Fathers, Heroes, Sons, Pals

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $13.56

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2000-09-07

Seller ID: 9780743200745


From the author of "Undaunted Courage" and "D-Day" comes this celebration of male friendship, taken both from the pages of history and from Ambrose's own life. Acclaimed historian Stephen Ambrose begins his examination with a glance inward -- he starts this book with his brothers, his first and forever friends, and the shared experiences that join them for a lifetime, overcoming distance and misunderstandings. He writes of Dwight D. Eisenhower, who had a golden gift... View more info

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Humble Bumbles Baby Journal

By: Amy Meyer Allen

Price: $18.89

Publisher: WS Publishing Group: 2002-07-01

Seller ID: 9781887169318


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Black Swan: The Twelve Lessons of Abandonment Recovery

By: Anderson, Susan

Price: $16.23

Publisher: Rock Foundations Press: 1999-01-01

Seller ID: 9780967375519


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Helping Your Child Overcome Separation Anxiety or School Refusal: A Step-by-Step Guide for Parents

By: Andrew R. Eisen; Linda B. Engler; Joshua Sparrow

Price: $18.89

Publisher: New Harbinger Publications: 2006-06-06

Seller ID: 9781572244313


Effective Tools for ParentsDoes your child cling to you whenever you try to leave? Does he or she react strongly to the thought of being left alone? Psychologists call this kind of behavior separation anxiety, and it's usually a normal part of your child's developmental process -- one that they outgrow. Sometimes, though, extreme or persistent kinds of separation anxiety can make life difficult for both you and your child. In some cases, separation anxiety issues c... View more info

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Helping Your Child with Selective Mutism: Practical Steps to Overcome a Fear of Speaking

By: Angela E. McHolm, Ph.D.; Charles E. Cunningham, Ph.D.; Melanie K. Vanier

Price: $17.99

Publisher: New Harbinger Publications: 2005-08-01

Seller ID: 9781572244160


Often described as "social phobia's cousin" and misdiagnosed as autism, selective mutism is a debilitating fear of speaking in some situations experienced by some children. The disorder usually presents in children before the age of five, but it may not be recognized until the child starts school. When requested to speak, children with selective mutism often look down, blush, or otherwise express anxiety that disrupts their engagement with people and activities. Selec... View more info

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The Highly Sensitive Child: Helping Our Children Thrive When The World Overwhelms Them

By: Aron Ph.D., Elaine N.

Price: $15.33

Publisher: Harmony: 2002-10-08

Seller ID: 9780767908726


"The bestselling author and psychologist whose books have topped 240,000 copies in print now addresses the trait of "high sensitivity" in children-and offers a breakthrough parenting guidebook for highly sensitive children and their caregivers."With the publication of "The Highly Sensitive Person," Elaine Aron became the first person to identify the inborn trait of "high sensitivity" and to show how it affects the lives of those who possess it. Up to 20 percent o... View more info

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Life Touches Life: A Mother's Story of Stillbirth and Healing

By: Ash, Lorraine; Christiane Northrup; Northrup M.D., Christiane [Foreword]

Price: $14.46

Publisher: NewSage Press: 2004-05-07

Seller ID: 9780939165506


Although 26,000 babies are stillborn in the United States every year, stillbirth continues to be a taboo subject. Life Touches Life shatters the silence that has hidden a bane as old as humankind. Lorraine Ash met that silence head-on when, after a trouble-free pregnancy, her baby was declared dead on what was to be her date of birth. After a C-section, Ash fought a fever that raged at 104 degrees and she almost succumbed to the silent B-strep infection that had robbed h... View more info

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The ADD & ADHD Answer Book: Professional Answers to 275 of the Top Questions Parents Ask

By: Ashley Ph.D., Susan

Price: $14.42

Publisher: Sourcebooks: 2005-09-01

Seller ID: 9781402205491


--What can I do to help my child now?--What are the symptoms of ADD? --What questions will the doctor ask me about my child? --Do children with AD/HD qualify for special education? --Should I medicate my child? ADD and ADHD are estimated to affect at least 3 to 7 percent of school-age children and the amount of information available on the subject can be overwhelming, confusing and oftentimes, conflicting. The ADD & ADHD Answer Book is a reassuring, a... View more info

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Parenting a Child with Sensory Processing Disorder: A Family Guide to Understanding and Supporting Your Sensory-Sensitive Child

By: Auer MA, Christopher R.; Blumberg PhD, Susan; Miller PhD OTR, Lucy Jane

Price: $18.89

Publisher: New Harbinger Publications: 2006-12-01

Seller ID: 9781572244634


Does your child react strongly to noises or smells or textures that other children take in stride? Or does he or she beg for more touch and massage, rocking until he or she is dizzy? This child may be living with a little-known condition called sensory processing disorder (SPD). Kids with SPD may seem unduly sensitive to physical sensations, light, and sound, or they may seek out sensations that might make another child woozy. SPD can make it hard for kids to concent... View more info

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Best Books for Kids Who (Think They) Hate to Read: 125 Books That Will Turn Any Child into a Lifelong Reader

By: Backes, Laura

Price: $16.25

Publisher: Three Rivers Press: 2001-07-19

Seller ID: 9780761527558


Get Your Child Hooked on Books Reading can become a favorite part of "any" child's life--even children who "think" they hate to read. And, with the help of this unique book, it's easy to put your reluctant reader on the path to becoming an "enthusiastic" reader. Inside are 125 books that are certain to ignite your child's interest in reading. You'll find a variety of titles with real kid appeal--the best of the best for children of all reading levels. These books wil... View more info

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I Love You Rituals

By: Bailey, Becky A.

Price: $15.33

Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks: 2000-11-21

Seller ID: 9780688161170


I Love You Rituals 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: Prime a child's brain for learning... View more info

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Love Letters to My Baby: A Guided Journal for Expectant and New Mothers

By: Banks, Vickey

Price: $15.33

Publisher: Multnomah: 2000-04-25

Seller ID: 9781576735800


A woman has sacred feelings for the child she carries within for nine months, brings into life, and nurtures through the first two years of infancy. "Love Letters to My Baby" fills a unique niche as a guided journal to help mothers put down in words how their unborn and newborn child is wanted, dreamed about, cherished and loved. These messages from the heart are written in letter form so they may someday be given to the child who inspired them. Each chapter begins with ... View more info

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Codependents' Guide to the Twelve Steps

By: Beattie, Melody

Price: $15.35

Publisher: Touchstone: 1992-04-09

Seller ID: 9780671762278


"First the Hurt, Now the Healing..." Millions identified with Melody Beattie in "Codependent No More" and gained inspiration from her in "Beyond Codependency." Now she's back to help you discover how recovery programs work and to help you find the right one for you. Interpreting the famous Alcoholics Anonymous Twelve Steps specifically for codependent issues for the very first time, this groundbreaking book combines Melody's expertise with the experience of other pe... View more info