Parenting

Smart Parenting for Smart Kids
HmmmThis book would have been better titled Tips for Non-Smart Parents with Smart but Disfunctional Kids.The book tends to assume that the "smart kid" is inevitably going to be socially and emotionally dysfunctional - and then offers...

06.02.2014

Be Prepared
An indispensable survival manual for guys entering the trenches of fatherhood, Be Prepared is loaded with one-of-a-kind insights, MacGyver-esque tips and tricks, and no-nonsense advice for mastering the first year as a dad. Finally, a...

13.08.2013

Co-parenting 101
A successful co-parenting relationship is as vital to your child's well-being and health as nutritious food or proper exercise. Research, anecdotal evidence, and plain common sense all point to the fact that children are happier, healthier, and...

08.07.2015

The Baby Bump
Becoming pregnant is hugely exciting, but with so many things to think about, it can also be a bit overwhelming. Ease all worries with The Baby Bump, a comprehensive guide that offers expert and real mom advice on surviving those...

13.12.2013

Thanks to You
Thanks to you . . . a cloud becomes a castle for a kingThanks to you . . . I notice wonder in the smallest thingChildren learn much about the world from their mothers. But what about the unexpected wisdom mothers gain while...

16.02.2015

What Mary & Joseph Knew About Parenting
This probably could have gotten four stars from me. The author picks various parents from the Old and New Testament of the Bible and draws lessons form their flaws and virtues. It's pretty nicely done. You may or may not agree with all of his...

29.12.2013

The Shaping of a Christian Family
Elisabeth Elliot, whose courage and faith have helped so many to follow Christ, is one of the most loved and respected Christian communicators of our time. In this book, she offers useful insights on the shaping of a Christian home and family....

04.07.2015

Mommy Wars
A candid and thought-provoking collection of twenty-six essays by both working and stay-at-home mothers of all ages and geographical locations explores the complex issues involved in how women balance their personal and professional lives, with...

15.02.2013

Parenting the Hurt Child
When a child is adopted, he or she can arrive with hurts from past pain. With time, patience, informed parenting, and appropriate therapy, your adopted child can heal, grow, and develop beyond what seems possible now.Gregory C. Keck and...

25.03.2018

Three Steps to a Strong Family
I didn't like some of the heavy handed conservative views in the beginning especially (maybe it had something to do with the publishing date?), but once it got to the meat of the book I was hooked. I loved so many of their ideas (everyone involved...

03.06.2013

Raising Vegetarian Children
When parents choose a vegetarian lifestyle for their child, it can set family fingers wagging in dietary disapproval. It's no easier on steak-loving parents when Junior announces he's sworn off meat. With the strategies in "Raising Vegetarian...

26.04.2016

Father's First Steps
Robert W. Sears, MD, is a father of three, board-certified in Pediatrics, and a co-author in the Sears Parenting Library. "Dr. Bob", as he likes to be called by his little patients, earned his medical degree at Georgetown University School of...

16.01.2015

It's Not Fair, Jeremy Spencer's Parents Let Him Stay up All Night!
Anthony Wolf’s groundbreaking book focuses on the most difficult challenges of parenting post-infant to pre-teen children—setting limits and making demands. Dr. Wolf covers all the class parenting problem areas: family disputes, including who’s in...

12.09.2014

Creative Play for Your Toddler
Give your kids more than a diet of television and plastic toys with this inspiring course. Following hot on the heels of the hugely popular Creative Play for your Baby, this is the ideal resource for modern parents who want their children...

29.03.2017

Emotional Intensity in Gifted Students
Designed to provide support for the difficult job of parenting and teaching gifted children, "Emotional Intensity in Gifted Students: Helping Kids Cope With Explosive Feelings" provides the resource parents and teachers need to not only understand...

20.10.2013

Your Child's Strengths
An essential book for parents and teachers that explores how children’s individual strengths create success With this groundbreaking work, educator Jenifer Fox is poised to change the conversation about education in this...

04.08.2015

What the Scriptures Teach Us about Raising a Child
In these times of enormous stress on families, where can we find down-to-earth help for raising our children?Declaring that the scriptures are the Lord's handbook for families, father and author S. Michael Wilcox applies in What the...

15.12.2013

Manners That Matter for Moms
Corporate trainer and mentor Maralee McKee turns her attention to the home and shares the simple, savvy, and sincere skills kids need in order to flourish in today’s culture.Skills for each stage of life make this the go-to book for moms with...

07.07.2015

The No-Cry Picky Eater Solution
SAY GOOD-BYE TO the daily frustration of picky eating with these effective child-tested, parent-approved No-Cry solutions--including healthy, family-friendly recipes"Without expecting parents to earn their registered dietitian degree by the...

26.09.2013

The Power of Validation
Validation—recognizing and accepting your child’s thoughts and feelings, regardless of whether or not you feel that your child should be experiencing them—helps children develop a lifelong sense of self-worth. Children who are validated feel...

17.11.2017

Motherlove 2
This is the follow up to Motherlove. More birth stories and parenting stories, shocking and reassuring all together.

02.11.2014

Stress-Free Potty Training
No two children experience the toilet-training process in exactly the same way. While some kids might be afraid to even go near the bathroom, others may know when to go...but still never seem to make it there in time. This helpful guide takes the...

26.06.2014

The 3 Big Questions for a Frantic Family
In this unique and groundbreaking book, business consultant and "New York Times" best-selling author Patrick Lencioni turns his sights on the most important organization in our lives--the family. As a husband and the father of four young boys,...

18.02.2018

The Self-Esteem Trap
Kids today are depressed and anxious. They also seem to feel entitled to every advantage and unwilling to make the leap into adulthood. As Polly Young-Eisendrath makes clear in this brilliant account of where a generation has gone astray, parents...

07.12.2012

Bestfeeding
A straightforward and comprehensive guide to the do's and don'ts of breastfeeding. The authors provide advice for before the baby is born, to the first days at home, to the daily reality of fitting breastfeeding into family life.

20.11.2017

The Dr. James Dobson Parenting Collection
It can be tough to be a mom or dad. Aren't there days when you wish you could sit down with an expert on parenting--somebody who really understands what you're going through and knows just what advice and counsel to give you? Good news: The...

13.09.2017

Raising Kids Who Read
How parents and educators can teach kids to love reading in the digital ageEveryone agrees that reading is important, but kids today tend to lose interest in reading before adolescence. In "Raising Kids Who Read," bestselling author and psychology...

07.12.2013

How to Parent So Children Will Learn
As the Today show's contributing correspondent and the director of the Family Achievement Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, Dr. Sylvia Rimm is our foremost expert on how to raise children in an environment that encourages learning and achievement. In How...

10.07.2017

Jumping Ship
There is a troubling trend that is rising in Christian Families today: Their children are discontent and rebellious, jumping ship as soon as they can survive without the family, some as young as 16 years old. Parents are crying, "Where did we go...

27.10.2014

Mengapa Anak Saya Suka Melawan dan Susah Diatur?
aku menganggap aku adalah orang yang beruntung karena bekerja di sekolah. artinya, secara tidak langsung aku sudah belajar di sekolah untuk "orang tua". ironinya, di Indonesia, susah kita jumpai buku tentang "parenting" made in Indonesia yang...

28.02.2015

The Purpose of Boys
Being a father of three daugthers, but one who works with young men in the Scouting program, I bought this book in hopes of understanding a bit more about the young men I work with. I found much in the first half of the book to reinforce my...

19.09.2015

What Stories Does My Son Need?
A lot of the lower ratings dismiss the book for recommending "gasp" R-rated movies for teenagers. If you don't think it would be good for your son at age 16 to see a movie like Schindler's list or Saving Private Ryan, then I can't help you. This...

19.09.2014

Don't Make Me Come Up There!
A calm moment is a rare find in a mom s chaotic day. But she needs it. She needs the moment to refocus and refresh her soul. She needs the inspiration to find God in the mess and the mundane that often defines her. She craves the solitude of a...

17.05.2015

Building Resilience in Children and Teens
Confronting the overwhelming amount of stress kids face today, this invaluable guide offers coping strategies for facing the combined elements of academic performance, high achievement standards, media messages, peer pressure, and family...

08.02.2016

Saving Our Sons
When Marita Golden decided to write her personal account of the challenges of raising a black son in today's world, she didn't intend to write more than her own faily's story. But through the story of raising her son against the backdrop of a...

04.10.2013

The Chinese Daughter
just rediscovered this book which I read as a young child (many years ago) - I am impressed at how modern and thorough this children's book is in its approach to adoption. To my mind it is free of racist overtones, astonishingly so for a book from...

08.02.2014

Good Families Don't Just Happen
Based on the knowledge gained from raising their own family, the authors detail principles and real-world experiences that any family—no matter the size, economic status, or cultural background—can use to develop a respectful, compassionate...

23.05.2018

The Nursing Mother's Companion
First you'll use this book when you're pregnant, to gain some breastfeeding confidence and reinforce the "basics".Then hopefully you'll bring it with you to the hospital, where you and your partner will use it to try out different holds for...

19.06.2013

My Fathers' Daughter
In 1974 Hannah Pool was adopted from an Orphanage in Eritrea and brought to England by her white adoptive father. She grew up unable to imagine what it must be like to look into the eyes of a blood relative until one day a letter arrived from a...

19.01.2016

Lucky Girl
In a true story of family ties, journalist Mei-Ling Hopgood, one of the first wave of Asian adoptees to arrive in America, comes face to face with her past when her Chinese birth family suddenly requests a reunion after more than two...

09.04.2014

The M Word
A Dropped Threads-style anthology, assembling original and inspiring works by some of Canada's best younger female writers -- such as Heather Birrell, Saleema Nawaz, Susan Olding, Diana Fitzgerald Bryden, Carrie Snyder, and Alison Pick -- The M Word...

24.10.2012

God's Whisper in a Mother's Chaos
Mothering small children is exhausting and mind-numbing work. Just finding time to get dressed each day can be a challenge. So how can you possibly find time for God? Your need for God may be greatest at this time of life more than any other. You...

23.04.2013

Out of the Spin Cycle
What lists and systems and self-help books have failed to do for young moms in the trenches, Jesus can accomplish blindfolded. Yes, moms are busy, they need a break, and they'd just like a shower. But they are also strong and brilliant and have the...

21.02.2015

Brian Was Adopted
A boy who was adopted from Korea as an infant describes his new life in America and the love he receives from his new parents.

28.07.2016

Parenting with Love and Logic
I am not a parent. I also do not think it's my job to instruct other parents on how to raise their children. What I am is a student of the counseling profession and someone who has worked with young children in that capacity. As such I have seen the...

04.09.2013

Smart Stepfamily, The
Ron Deal explodes the myth of the "blended" family as he provides practical, realistic solutions to the issues that stepfamilies face. He helps remarried and soon-to-be married couplesRecognize the unique personality and place of each family...

16.02.2015

Beyond Intelligence
What is intelligence? What can parents and teachers do to nurture it when it isn’t obvious and support it when it is? Drawing on insights from current brain research, Dona Matthews and Joanne Foster show that intelligence is not fixed — rather, it...

15.04.2017

Your Vital Child
Popular natural health experts Mark and Angela Stengler deliver just what every parent and parent-to-be needs: a comprehensive book that shows how they can be their child's necessitate using conventional medical treatment, and this book gives...

11.03.2017

Raising Resilient Children
"TOP CHILD PSYCHOLOGISTS OFFER EXPERT INSIGHT AND PRACTICAL ADVICE FOR RAISING STRONG KIDS IN TODAY'S COMPLICATED WORLD"""Thoughtful and sound in its approach, practical and clear in its suggestions, direct and supportive in its tone,...

14.10.2012

Rescuing Julia Twice
In moving and refreshingly candid prose, Rescuing Julia Twice tells Traster’s foreign-adoption story, from dealing with the bleak landscape and inscrutable adoption handlers in Siberia, to her feelings of inexperience and ambivalence at...

10.10.2012

Your Fussy Baby
If your new baby cries inconsolably for many hours a day, take heart. The soothing help you need is here.Renowned pediatrician Dr. Marc Weissbluth knows firsthand how stressful life can be for a sensitive, fussy newborn—not to mention the...

04.10.2014

The Elephant in the Playroom
A view from within the whirlwind of parenting a child with special needs Four years ago, Denise Brodey’s young son was diagnosed with a combination of special needs. As she struggled to make sense of her new, chaotic world,...

22.08.2014

The No-Cry Potty Training Solution
Say good-bye to diapers and hello to fast, effective potty training, from the parenting author millions trustPotty training your child doesn't have to be a stressful experience. Parenting authority Elizabeth Pantley helps your child get on...

11.05.2017

Long Story Short
Transform Your Family with Ten Minutes a Day in the Gospel Story Christian parents know the importance of passing the gospel story on to their children, yet we live in a busy world filled with distractions. Schedules collide, there is homework and...

22.11.2015

Selfish Reasons to Have More Kids
We've needlessly turned parenting into an unpleasant chore. Parents invest more time and money in their kids than ever, but the shocking lesson of twin and adoption research is that upbringing is much less important than genetics in the long run....

09.07.2013

If I Have to Tell You One More Time. . .
Put an end to painful power struggles with your children! Why is it so difficult sometimes to get kids to listen? You ask your child to turn off the TV, do her homework, or get ready for school or bedtime. You know he heard...

13.01.2014

Different Children, Different Needs
Biblical parenting involves encouraging, exhorting, and empathizing with children according to their unique needs and character. This re-release of Different Children, Different Needs clarifies what the Bible means when it commands us to "train up a...

13.09.2017

SOS
I actually read the second edition, not the third, but I assume they're similar. I was disappointed- the author basically says that time-out works for everyone, and if by chance it's not working, you'll need a psychologist: "If...

05.06.2018

Teaching Your Children to Fly
Want your children to move out of the house someday? Practical, funny, and always sensible, Merrilee Boyack, author of The Parenting Breakthrough, shares field- tested ideas that will help children become self- reliant and independent. She talks...

03.05.2013

Inside Transracial Adoption
The cofounders of Pact: An Adoption Alliance offer cutting edge tools for fostering honesty and authenticity in matters of adoption and race. Acknowledging white identity issues for transracial adopters and deomonstrating predictable milestones in...

01.08.2015

Homeschooling Abbey
Award-winning novelist Carol Plum-Ucci takes readers on her magical journey through four years of home schooling with daughter Abbey, now 11. This entertaining memoir will appeal to parents who want an intimate look at home schooling life as well...

05.12.2017

Angry Kids Frustrated Parents
This book has two goals: 1) to help parents recognize aggressive behavior in their children and act before it becomes a problem, and 2) to show parents how they can teach their children to stop using negative aggressive behaviors and learn new...

30.06.2016

How To Raise an Amazing Child the Montessori Way
Things I learned:BabiesSimple approach to babies: respect all babies as individaul human beings allow them as much freedom of movement as possible help them to become increasingly independent by creating a safe, child...

07.07.2017

Prudent Advice
Like Mitch Albom’s Tuesday with Morrie or Randy Pausch’s The Last Lecture, Prudent Advice is an inspiring primer of lessons, observations, and knowledge conveyed to her daughter by a very...

27.11.2013

A Mother for Choco
Twenty years after P.D. Eastman’s classic Are You My Mother?, Keiko Kasza presents a heartwarming story of another lonely bird who...

15.10.2015

Seasons of a Mothers Heart
Your life is a whirlwind of changing seasons that can just as easily exhaust as exhilarate you. Sit down, take a few moments, and allow yourself to be refreshed and encouraged by stories, insights, and lessons from a friend. Sally Clarkson...

08.12.2016

10 Mindful Minutes
"Goldie Hawn embodies delight and joy, and 10 Mindful Minutes radiates these. Her book can help any adult-parent, grandparent, teacher-make double use of their moments with the children they love and have a terrific time while helping shape...

03.11.2012

As Good as I Could Be
Having children transforms us -- through the amazing power of our love for them and theirs for us, through the anger they can provoke, and because being good parents means we must accept that we are no longer children. In As Good as I Could...

08.06.2013

Sara Sue Learns to Yell & Tell
An award-winning author steps into troubled waters writing books for children instructing them how to respond if a sexual predator makes an advance. The predator can be another child, a family friend, an older sibling, a church leader, or another...

11.10.2013

We Adopted You, Benjamin Koo
I am currently looking for books to help my children now and future children understand and perhaps relate to feelings of other kids who have expereinced adoption. Especially inter-racial adoption. I think this book did an excellant job of providing...

26.09.2017

Culture-Proof Kids
Scared about raising your children in today's culture?  With practical how-tos, this encyclopedic guide covers everything from using the Bible for drawing boundaries to teaching children how to forgive. It even includes a...

17.06.2016

The Explosive Child
This book was very helpful to me, as I do have a child who is a tad on the explosive/inflexible side. However, I think this book may have helped me more than him directly. It helped me see that my expectations are too high, and that re-focusing my...

29.11.2017

Future Men
How do we build our sons to be tough but not arrogant? mannered but not soft? imaginative but not lazy? bold but not hollow? Future Men is a Christian guide to raising strong, virtuous sons, contrary to the effeminacy and sentimentalism of...

22.10.2017

Mothering multiples
Reading this book in order to plan how you are going to raise multiples is like trying to find one book that you can read to tell you how to live your life in every possible situation that may come up in the future... no book can do this.The...

10.08.2016

Praying God's Promises For My Child
Contains 120 devotionals based on God's promises from the Bible. Guides the reader in praying about priorities ("Praying the Promises of God for Busy People"), children ("Praying the Promises of God for My Child"), mariage ("Praying the Promises of...

10.12.2013

Between Parent and Child
Between Parent and Haim GinottKhaya: Dr. Ginott, I have so many feelings about your book. It’s hard for me to sort them all out.Dr. Ginott: You’re confused and you don’t know where to start. You feel many different...

29.04.2014

Baby Play
All new parents are eager to help their baby discover the world around them, and BABY PLAY was designed to help parents engage their infant in activities that will encourage developmental skills. From the first month home through the twelfth, BABY...

23.12.2016

Dear Birthmother
This book was recommended to me as a "classic" in adoption literature, and I would have to concur with this assessment. Originally written in the early 80's, when open adoption was an extreme rarity, the book does a great job of alternating...

01.10.2012

Ain't Misbehavin'
Bestselling author, psychotherapist, and leading parenting expert on tackling any child's worst behaviorFollowing her phenomenally successful, "Honey, I Wrecked the Kids, " parenting guru Alyson Schaefer addresses every parent's secret fear: their...

19.06.2017

And Then I Had Kids
Susan Alexander Yates is an author who has truly "been there." When her twin daughters were born, they joined siblings ages two, four, and seven. Through the challenges of raising those five young children, Susan realized the need for an honest,...

24.03.2015

1-2-3 Magic
I didn't finish this book. I got fed up with it after reading the phrase, "1-2-3-Magic is not magic, it just seems like it!" five times in the first thirty pages. It was also peppered with sarcastic remarks that were probably meant to be cute and...

16.11.2015

The Happiest Baby on the Block and The Happiest Toddler on the Block 2-Book Bundle
Attention parents and grandparents, nurses and nannies: If the child in your life is under five, this convenient eBook bundle is for you. From respected pediatrician and child development expert Dr. Harvey Karp, national bestsellers The Happiest...

06.02.2018

That Mama is a Grouch
Will anything get a mother yelling about time outs and withholding favors faster than a toy-strewn house? In That Mama is a Grouch, an intelligent and very wise narrator reminds us in charming rhyme that mothers are human, most often loving, and...

15.08.2014

How to be the Loving, Wise Parent You Want To Be...Even With Your Teenager!
"Sage advice for frustrated parents." - Kirkus Reviews. Through their years of working with teens and their parents, Leslie King, LCSW, and Darryl Sollerh have developed a deeply compassionate yet practical approach that takes into consideration...

09.07.2017

The Pregnancy Journal
Since its publication in 1996, this definitive journal for expectant families has sold over a million copies. Author A. Christine Harris brings a revised and thoroughly updated edition to todays parents-to-be. Still featuring daily entries, a...

22.05.2017

Toddler Taming
The thing I liked best about Dr Christopher Green's 'Toddler Taming' was the constant reminders to be realistic about what to expect from toddlers and to enjoy this stage of our children, there is, after all, so much wonder and magic in even the...

19.04.2013

King Me
We are to build sons so that they may build sons. But we don't have what it takes to pull this off. But our Heavenly Father does. We can't father without the Heavenly Father. He is there and He is not silent. On the 8th day of July in the...

31.03.2018

Raising Fit Kids in a Fat World
One out of five American children are severely overweight, and this trend shows no signs of stopping. This increasingly common problem is prompting parents to ask how they can protect their kids from the dangers of obesity. In this unique book, Judy...

31.07.2014

Nurture the Nature
From Michael Gurian, the best-selling author of "The Minds of Boys" and "The Wonder of Girls," comes the next-step book that shows how any parent can tune into a child's unique core personality, hard wiring, temperament, and genetic predisposition...

28.08.2013

Mastering Anger and Aggression - The Brazelton Way
How to react when your toddler bites his playmate or your kindergartner confronts a bully? Drs. Brazelton and Sparrow bring their much-admired insight and support to this crucial, and ever more timely, childrearing challenge. From an early age,...

15.10.2016

The New Mom's Guide to Living on Baby Time
New mums run into a host of new challenges once baby arrives, including getting back into shape, developing a parenting style, readjusting schedules, and interacting with their husbands in new ways. Each of the four books in this series offer...

13.04.2014

Chicken Soup for the Working Mom's Soul
Mom's Work Is Never Done Whether you work full time or part time, in an office or from your home, or are a stay-at-home moms Chicken Soup for the Working Mom's Soul is for you. The stories found in this heartwarming book are from women who,...

31.07.2014

Teaching Your Children Joy
I picked up this book after hearing Richard and Linda Eyre speak at a writers' convention last October. Their presentation was delightful, and they seemed like down-to-earth, laid-back parents who had mostly gotten it right while making their share...

07.06.2015

10 achtsame Minuten für stressfreie und ausgeglichene Kinder
Die bekannte Schauspielerin Goldie Hawn hat mit einem Team aus ­renommierten Ärzten, Neurowissenschaftlern und Psychologen ein Achtsamkeits-Übungsprogramm entwickelt, das nachweislich die soziale und emotionale Intelligenz von Kindern...

29.05.2016

Making the "Terrible" Twos Terrific
I learned the terrible two's can be terrific if you're a middle-aged grandpa who doesn't have a toddler in the house and likes to dote on his grandkids and make money by overly pontificating in books. My feelings are very ambivalent about this...

21.11.2013

All Children Flourishing
Wow - what a find! I am so excited about this book. I heard about this author while listening to an educational seminar presented by Margaret Dawson (Scattered but Smart). The statistics she presented from "this guy's" theory/work were unbelievable,...

07.04.2016

Vaccines and Your Child
Paul A. Offit, M.D., and Charlotte A. Moser, leading advocates for modern vaccines, answer parents' numerous questions about the underlying science of modern vaccines and the value of childhood immunization, while forthrightly addressing parents'...

21.05.2018

Good Families Don't Just Happen
Based on the knowledge gained from raising their own family, the authors detail principles and real-world experiences that any family—no matter the size, economic status, or cultural background—can use to develop a respectful, compassionate family....

20.12.2016

Easy to Love, Difficult to Discipline
Learn how to stop policing and pleading and become the parent you want to be.You love your children, but if you're like most parents, you don't always love their behavior. But how can you guide them without resorting to less-than-optimal...

24.08.2013