by Luke Hermann, M.D. & Tara Hermann R.N., B.S.N.
In an emergency, every second counts: with its clear language, simple pictures, quick-to-find tabs, lay-flat spiral design, and portable size, Baby MEDBASICS® is a necessary resource for parents and caregivers.
Rachel Simmons argues that in idealizing the "good girl" -- unerringly nice, polite, modest, and selfless -- we teach girls to embrace a version of selfhood that curtails their power and potential.
While other children were daydreaming about dances, first kisses, and college, Jodee Blanco was trying to figure out how to go from homeroom to study hall without being taunted or spit upon as she walked through the halls.
Like most parents, you probably notice --and often worry about -- every little change in your growing baby. Why is one of his pupils bigger than the other? What’s that bald spot on her head? Why is he walking on tippy toes? Drawn from the latest research and reviewed by a panel of pediatricians and other medical experts, Baby Body Signs will answer these and other troubling questions.
If you're frustrated by having all the responsibilities of motherhood, with none of the recognition or reward, or worried that stepfamily issues are driving a wedge between you and your husband, then you're not alone -- and you can do something about it.
Disclosed here in a friendly, wry look at motherhood, Jen Klein takes you through each lovable (and less than enjoyable) step toward that coveted title that will be screamed at you so many times in the years to come: "Mommy!"
In this sensibly chic guide, Wood reveals the secrets of surviving the emotional, physical, and spiritual challenges that emerge in that bleary-eyed, sleep- and time-deprived first year.
Kim West, The Sleep Lady® and nationally respected child and sleep expert, has brought peaceful slumber to many parents and children with her well-thumbed book, Good Night, Sleep Tight. In it West introduced a gentle and effective approach to putting babies and children to sleep that includes her signature step-by-step "Sleep Lady Shuffle."
One of America's most celebrated educators teaches parents how to create extraordinary children-in the classroom and beyond.
In Great Expectations: The Essential Guide to Breastfeeding, Marianne Neifert, MD, one of America’s leading pediatricians and a nationally recognized lactation consultant, gives nursing mothers all the advice they need to breastfeed their babies successfully.
Stepmonster illuminates the harrowing process of becoming a stepmother, exposes the myths and realities of being married to a man with children, counteracts the prevailing notion that stepmothers are solely responsible for the problems they encounter, and considers the emotional and social challenges men with children face when they remarry.
Mood swings? Check. Eye rolls? Check. Slamming doors and easily annoyed teens? Check. With an equal dose of empathy and humor, Colleary and Kimes will expertly guide parents through this traumatic, tender, and (dare we say it) sometimes terrific part of raising kids.