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Babies with Down Syndrome: A New Parents' Guide

By: Skallerup, Susan

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Woodbine House: September 2008

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 100164

ISBN: 1890627550

Condition: Used - Like New


Babies with Down Syndrome, the trustworthy guide which has benefited thousands of families since it was first published in 1985, is completely revised and updated in a new, third edition. Covering the best practices for raising and caring for children with Down syndrome through age five, this book is invaluable to new parents who have welcomed a baby with Down syndrome into their lives. This new edition incorporates the latest scientific, medical, educational research, and practical information available, as well as parents' suggestions and feedback. Existing chapters have been revised, some c... View more info

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Violence Proof Your Kids Now: How to Recognize the 8 Warning Signs and What to Do About Them, For Parents, Teachers, and other Concerned Caregivers

By: Karres, Erika V. Shearin

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Conari Pr: September 2000

Seller ID: 128754

ISBN: 1573245143

Condition: Used - Good


According to Erika Karres, all it would have taken to prevent the Columbine massacre was one person -- one parent, coach, or neighbor who recognized the signs. In this book, Karres distills 30 years' experience working with students as an antiviolence expert into a sensible guide for adults dealing with the current youth crisis. She explains the indicators of potential violence -- including weak human connections, emotional difficulties, weapons access, and school alienation -- and recommends ways adults can help troubled kids. View more info

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No Mind Left Behind: Understanding and Fostering Executive Control--The Eight Essential Brain Skills Every Child Needs to Thrive

By: Adam J. Cox

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Perigee Trade: September 2007

Seller ID: 105712

ISBN: 0399533591

Condition: Used - Good


A top child psychologist explains the eight essential cognitive skills every child needs to thrive. In this revolutionary new book, Dr. Adam J. Cox describes how to enhance learning by revealing the latest research on Executive Control Skills: - Initiation-Organizing thoughts well enough to get started on a task - Flexibility-Learning to adapt as situations unfold - Attention-Focusing long enough to retain important information - Organization-Managing space to promote forward momentum - Planning-Managing time - Working memory-Memorizing information long enough for it to be learned - Self-aware... View more info

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From First Kicks to First Steps : Nurturing Your Baby's Development from Pregnancy Through the First Year of Life

By: Alan Greene

Price: $8.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill: September 2004

Seller ID: 40586

ISBN: 0071427864

Condition: Used - Good


Innovative ways parents can nurture their child's development even before birth Most expectant parents can't wait to get to know the mysterious little person who will be arriving. Now parents can find out what's really going on in there and start nurturing their baby's development during pregnancy with the help of "From First Kicks to First Steps." Beautifully written by a pioneering pediatrician, this groundbreaking book focuses on the transition between pregnancy and the first year to help parents give their baby the very best start in life. Dr. Alan Greene answers such common paren... View more info

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Baby Massage

By: ALAN HEATH, NICKI BAINBRIDGE, JULIE FISHER

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Dk Pub: February 2004

Seller ID: 21183

ISBN: 0756602467

Condition: Used - Good


"Baby Massage" offers parents and caretakers safe and easy-to-learn massage techniques that reinforce bonding and all-around wellbeing. Step-by-step pictures show simple methods to soothe fretful babies, help them to get to sleep, and ease the pain of common ailments such as colic, and teething. Massage has been proven to enhance babies' and toddlers' brain development, encouraging brighter, happier children--and this beautifully illustrated guide makes it abundantly clear how easy it is to learn how. View more info

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Your Baby's First Year (Second Edition)

By: American Academy Of Pediatrics

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Bantam: December 2004

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 25851

ISBN: 0553587943

Condition: Used - Good


With more than 2,000,000 copies in print, here is state-of-the-art advice you can trust from the American Academy of Pediatrics, the organization that represents the nation's finest pediatricians. The second edition of "Your Baby's First Year" is the essential guide to all aspects of infant care. Here, in an easy-to-use format, you'll find: - A month-to-month guide to your baby's first year that lets you know what to expect in terms of growth, behavior, and development- A complete health encyclopedia, plus detailed instructions for coping with emergency medical situations View more info

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New Mother's Guide to Breastfeeding (American Academy of Pediatrics)

By: American Academy of Pediatrics

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Bantam: July 2002

Seller ID: 76978

ISBN: 0553381075

Condition: Used - Good


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Your Baby's First Year

By: American Academy Of Pediatrics

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Bantam: June 1998

Seller ID: 119226

ISBN: 0553579045

Condition: Used - Good


This authoritative and invaluable volume from the organization representing the nation's finest pediatricians brings state-of-the-art answers to all your medical and parenting concerns. Here is sound, reassuring advice on baby care that covers everything from preparing for childbirth to family issues such as adoption and stepfamilies to age-appropriate toys. Here too is an indispensable guide to recognizing and solving common health problems during the first year, plus detailed instructions for coping with emergency medical situations. Comprehensive, accurate, and up-to-date, "Your Baby's ... View more info

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Caring for Your Baby and Young Child: Birth to Age 5

By: American Academy Of Pediatrics

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Bantam: June 1998

Seller ID: 119790

ISBN: 0553379623

Condition: Used - Acceptable


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Caring for Your Baby and Young Child, Revised Edition: Birth to Age 5

By: American Academy Of Pediatrics, Steven P Shelov

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Bantam: June 2004

Edition: 4

Seller ID: 51978

ISBN: 055338290X

Condition: Used - Good


The organization that represents the nation's finest pediatricians and the most advanced research and practice in the field of child health answers all your medical and parenting questions. Here is sound, reassuring advice on child rearing that covers everything from preparing for childbirth to toilet training to nurturing your child's self-esteem. Here, too, is an indispensable guide to recognizing and solving common childhood health problems, plus detailed instructions for coping with emergency medical situations. Comprehensive, accurate, and doctor-approved, Caring for Your Baby and You... View more info

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The Belly Book: A Nine-Month Journal for You and Your Growing Belly (Potter Style)

By: Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Potter Style: March 2006

Seller ID: 93929

ISBN: 0307336182

Condition: Used - Good


Before you get to meet your baby, you spend a swell (so to speak) nine months getting acquainted with your growing belly. The first pregnancy journal devoted 100% to you and your belly, The Belly Book is organized by trimester and includes pages for "time-lapse" belly photos and ultrasound images, as well as prompts for writing about morning sickness, food cravings, maternity clothes you never want to see again, and much more. 96 two-color pages (guided), 8 x 9 inches, with a concealed wire-O binding View more info

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Mother Shock: Loving Every (Other) Minute of It

By: Andrea J. Buchanan

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Seal Press: April 2003

Seller ID: 103944

ISBN: 1580050824

Condition: Used - Good


According to Andrea Buchanan, "Mother shock" is the state in which many new parents exist during those first confusing, chaotic and often comical years of parenting. It is the clash between expectation and result, theory and reality. It is the twilight zone of 24-hour-a-day living; where life is no longer neatly divided into day and night; the triple-impact of hormonal imbalance, sleep deprivation, and physical exhaustion. It is the stress of trying to acclimate quickly to the immediacy of mothering; a new conception of oneself, one's role in the family and in the world; a fearful new level of... View more info

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Celebrate Home!

By: Angie Peters

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Arch Books: January 2005

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 30272

ISBN: 0758608411

Condition: Used - Good


- A proven seller return with new packaging.- Information updated for new readers- Addresses an increasing market- Anecodotal writing style appeals to readers- New chapters included for stay-at-home dads and working at home- Endorsed by MOPs (Mothers of Preschoolers) View more info

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What Really Happens in School : A Guide to Your Childs Emotional, Social, and Intellectual Development, Grades K-5

By: ANN E. LAFORGE

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Hyperion Books: August 1999

Seller ID: 23892

ISBN: 0786882115

Condition: Used - Good


How can you tell if your child is ready for kindergarten? What is the social scene like in each grade? How do you get an answer to the question, What did you do in school today? How much homework should your kids really have? In What Really Happens in School, parenting expert Ann LaForge answers all these questions and more, relaying the most up-to-date information on what kids do in school and how they develop year by year. Replete with first-person accounts from teachers and parents, this comprehensive guide shows parents how children develop in each grade from kindergarten through grade fiv... View more info

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What to Expect the Toddler Years

By: Arlene Eisenberg

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Workman Publishing Company: November 1994

Seller ID: 68729

ISBN: 0894809946

Condition: Used - Good


They guided you through pregnancy, they guided you through baby's first year, and now they'll guide you through the toddler years. In a direct continuation of "What to Expect When You're Expecting "(over 9.6 million copies in print) and" What to Expect the First Year" (over 5.6 million copies in print), America's bestselling pregnancy and childcare authors turn their uniquely comprehensive, lively, and reassuring coverage to years two and three. Organized month by month for the second year (months 12-24) and quarterly through the third year (months 24-36), "What to Expect the Toddler Years"... View more info

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The Complete Lesbian and Gay Parenting Guide

By: Arlene Istar Lev

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Berkley: November 2004

Seller ID: 127418

ISBN: 0425191974

Condition: Used - Good


Gay parenting is a productive and positive decision, but author and lesbian mother Arlene Lev admits it isn't always an easy one. With practical wisdom and advice, and personal real-life stories, Lev prepares gay parents for this endeavor with everything they need to know and everything they can expect while making their own significant and challenging mark on family life in the 21st century. View more info

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The Expectant Father: Facts, Tips and Advice for Dads-to-Be, Second Edition

By: Armin A. Brott

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Abbeville Press: May 2001

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 19851

ISBN: 0789205386

Condition: Used - Good


This indispensable book explores the emotional, financial, and even physical changes the father-to-be may experience during his partner's pregnancy. Written in an easy-to-absorb format and filled with sound advice and practical tips for men on such topics as how to make sense of your conflicting emotions, how pregnancy affects your sex life, and how to start a college fund, this volume reassures, commiserates, and informs. It also incorporates the wisdom of top experts in the field, from obstetricians and birth-class instructors to psychologists and sociologists.This new edition features th... View more info

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NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children

By: Ashley Merryman, Po Bronson

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Twelve: January 2011

Seller ID: 125158

ISBN: 0446504130

Condition: Used - Good


One of the most influential books about children ever published, NurtureShock offers a revolutionary new perspective on children that upends a library's worth of conventional wisdom. With impeccable storytelling and razor-sharp analysis, the authors demonstrate that many of modern society's strategies for nurturing children are in fact backfiring--because key twists in the science have been overlooked. Nothing like a parenting manual, NurtureShock gets to the core of how we grow, learn and live. Released in hardcover in September 2009, NurtureShock remained on the New York Times best selle... View more info

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Backtalk: 4 Steps to Ending Rude Behavior in Your Kids

By: Audrey Ricker

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Touchstone: March 1998

Seller ID: 66775

ISBN: 068484124X

Condition: Used - Good


"So what? All the other kids get to do it " Few behavioral problems challenge and frustrate parents, caregivers, and teachers as does verbal rudeness in children of any age. Reinforced by the wise-cracking kids on TV and in the movies, backtalk has become all too common among today's youngsters. But there is nothing cute about this behavior. Remarks like "Yeah, right," "Big deal," and "Make me" -- form children as young as three -- get in the way of "real" communication between parents and kids, and can also be detrimental to a child's social and intellectual development. Now two exp... View more info

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Bad Mother: A Chronicle of Maternal Crimes, Minor Calamities, and Occasional Moments of Grace

By: Ayelet Waldman

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Anchor: May 2010

Seller ID: 100821

ISBN: 076793069X

Condition: Used - Good


In our mothers' day there were good mothers, indifferent mothers, and occasionally, great mothers. Today we have only Bad Mothers: If you work, you're neglectful; if you stay home, you're smothering. If you discipline, you're buying them a spot on the shrink's couch; if you let them run wild, they will be into drugs by seventh grade. Is it any wonder so many women refer to themselves at one time or another as a "bad mother"? Writing with remarkable candor, and dispensing much hilarious and helpful advice along the way--Is breast best? What should you do when your daughter dresses up as a "... View more info