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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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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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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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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 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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Real Love: The Truth About Finding Unconditional Love & Fulfilling Relationships

By: Baer, Greg

Price: $16.25

Publisher: Avery: 2004-01-19

Seller ID: 9781592400478


With Real Love, nothing else matters; without it, nothing else is enough. Why do most people spend their whole lives searching for loving and happy relationships but rarely find them? What is the "secret something" that all relationships need in order to thrive? Dr. Greg Baer found the answers to these questions while working with hundreds of individuals and couples. In Real Love, he shares his enlightening and practical blueprint for creating successful relationship... View more info

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From Front Porch to Back Seat: Courtship in Twentieth-Century America

By: Bailey, Beth L.

Price: $34.89

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press: 1989-08-01

Seller ID: 9780801839351


"Whether or not we've come a long way since then, this engaging study of courtship shows that at least half the fun is in reading about getting there." -- "St. Louis Post-Dispatch." 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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Parents Do Make a Difference: How to Raise Kids with Solid Character, Strong Minds, and Caring Hearts

By: Borba Ed.D., Michele; Borba, Michele

Price: $20.69

Publisher: Jossey-Bass: 1999-05-07

Seller ID: 9780787946050


For Teachers and Parents of Children to Age 12 Finally, a book that shows you how to teach kids the eight indispensable skills-self-confidence, self-awareness, communication, problem solving, getting along, goal setting, perseverance, and empathy-they'll need for living confident, happy, and productive lives. Filled with step-by-step advice, practical ideas, and real-life examples, Parents Do Make a Difference puts field-tested tools into the hands of every parent an... View more info

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Can Your Relationship Be Saved? How to Know Whether to Stay or Go (Rebuilding Books)

By: Broder PhD, Michael S.

Price: $18.89

Publisher: Impact: 2002-03-01

Seller ID: 9781886230415


"The title of this book captures one of the most common issues I have dealt with in my office over the past three decades as a practicing clinical psychologist." Thus begins Dr. Broder's wise and compassionate guide to assessing a faltering love relationship, and answering the fundamental question asked by the book's title. Broder addresses individuals and couples in marriages and other love relationships--long-or short-term, and of any sexual orientation. His 40-item "C... View more info

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Rebuilding Workbook: When Your Relationship Ends (Rebuilding Books)

By: Bruce Fisher; Jere Bierhaus; Bruce Fisher Ed.D.; Fisher Ed.D., Bruce; Bierhaus , Jere

Price: $15.30

Publisher: Impact: 2001-01-02

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9781886230200


Bruce Fisher's "Rebuilding" books and workshops have influenced hundreds of thousands of divorced persons worldwide. Now his step-by-step seminar workbook is available to the general market. Built around ten carefully designed "lesson plans, " the workbook offers a self-help or group work plan for systematic progress through the most important steps in divorce recovery. Each lesson plan includes behavioral objectives, a meeting agenda (with suggested group exercises), an... View more info

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Time for a Better Marriage: Training in Marriage Enrichment (Rebuilding Books)

By: Carlson, Jon; Dinkmeyer Sr., Don

Price: $18.89

Publisher: Impact: 2002-10-01

Seller ID: 9781886230460


Return of a classic A systematic, practical model for building marriage skills, newly revised and updated. Invaluable tools to help make marriages more rewarding, effective, and satisfying by showing couples how to encourage each other, resolve conflict, communicate effectively, maintain equality in the relationship, and make better choices. Packed with usefull examples and exercises--including communication exercises, "marriage meetings, " self-evaluation questionnaire... View more info

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Sexual Anorexia: Overcoming Sexual Self-Hatred

By: Carnes Ph.D, Patrick J; Moriarity, Joseph M. [Contributor]

Price: $16.20

Publisher: Hazelden Publishing: 1997-05-13

Seller ID: 9781568381442


A first-time examination of sexual anorexia, an extreme fear of sexual intimacy and obsessive avoidance of sex, by the acknowledged leader in the treatment of compulsive sexual behavior and recovery. Author Dr. Patrick Carnes begins by defining sexual anorexia and demonstrating how it and its parallel disorder, sexual addiction and compulsivity, often arise from a background of childhood sexual trauma, neglect, and other forms of abuse, Carnes explores the numerous di... View more info

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Help! I'm in Love with a Narcissist

By: Carter, Steven; Sokol, Julia

Price: $20.69

Publisher: M. Evans & Company: 2005-01-21

Seller ID: 9781590770771


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The Mind of Your Newborn Baby

By: Chamberlain, David

Price: $16.20

Publisher: North Atlantic Books: 1998-04-02

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 9781556432644


This is the long-awaited tenth-anniversary edition of Dr. Chamberlain's 1988 classic, "Babies Remember Birth." In paperback format and enriched with a new last chapter, this book has the potential to revolutionize the way we look at babies, both before and after birth. Part I is filled with "user-friendly" information about the mind and abilities of newborns, as well as a thorough look at their development before birth. Parts II and III present evidence that babies do re... View more info

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The Long-Distance Relationship Survival Guide: Secrets and Strategies from Successful Couples Who Have Gone the Distance

By: Chris Bell; Kate Brauer-Bell

Price: $14.45

Publisher: Ten Speed Press: 2006-02-01

Seller ID: 9781580087148


Skyrocketing phone bills. Layovers and missed flights. Countless hours spent pining, worrying, and wondering, Why do we do this to ourselves? Long-distance love can be one challenge afteranother, but as most committed couples will tell you, the rewards well outweigh the stresses. In this sensitive yet sensible guide, long-distance veterans Chris and Kate provide strategies for making the distance seem shorter and outline eight essential skills for relationship success: C... View more info

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The Ministry of Motherhood: Following Christ's Example in Reaching the Hearts of Our Children

By: Clarkson, Sally

Price: $14.45

Publisher: WaterBrook: 2004-01-20

Seller ID: 9781578565825


Because Motherhood Isn't Just a Job. It's a Calling. A mother's day is packed with a multitude of tasks that require energy and time: preparing meals, washing clothes, straightening and cleaning the house, and caring for children. These jobs all are necessary and crucially important. But in the dailyness of providing for a child' s physical, emotional, and social needs, vital opportunities for spiritual nurture and training can be overlooked. This doesn't have ... View more info