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Mindful Parenting

Author : Kristen Race, PhD
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A mindful approach to parenting that helps children (and their parents) feel happier, healthier, calmer, and less stressed in our frenetic era Rooted in the science of the brain, and integrating cognitive neuroscience and child development, Mindful Parenting is a unique program that speaks directly to today's busy families who make up what Dr. Race calls "Generation Stress." Research has shown that mindfulness practices stimulate the prefrontal cortex of the brain. Regular stimulation of this part of the brain helps us feel happier, healthier, calmer, less anxious, less stressed, and makes it easier for us to concentrate and think clearly—the very behavior we are hoping our children will display. Dr. Race provides: An explanation of the way the brain works and why parents and kids today are more stressed, anxious, and angry than ever before Practical solutions to the problem: Things parents can do to change brain patterns and create a more relaxed and happier home "Brain Coolers": Quick tips that can be used in the moment to help families relax, recharge, and create happiness (such as "The Three Breath Hug") Mindful Parenting understands the realities of raising a family in our fast paced and often-frenetic world and provides hundreds of easy-to-implement solutions, both for parents and their children, to help them manage stress, create peace, and live happier lives. "This book is a must-read for all parents of our generation.” --Sara Blakely, founder of Spanx

Introducing Your Kids to the Outdoors

Author : Christopher Van Tilburg
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Collects fifty outdoor family adventures that include hiking, camping, biking, swimming, snowboarding, and mountaineering.

Teaching Kids to Read For Dummies

Author : Tracey Wood
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You’re thinking of teaching a child to read. What a great idea! Now all you need is exactly the right blueprint. This easy-to-follow book is written with two people in mind; you, and the child you’re thinking of teaching. Mother and children’s reading specialist Tracey Wood gives you all the down-to-earth, honest information you need to give a child a happy, solid start with reading. Teaching Kids to Read For Dummies is for parents of young children who want to give their kids a head start by teaching them to read before they enter school or to supplement their children’s school instruction, as well as teachers and caregivers of young children. Filled with hands-on activities that progress a child from sounds to words to sentences to books, this friendly guide shows you how to: Prepare a child to read Sharpen his listening skills Correct her errors graciously Choose the right books Have kids read out loud Find help if you need it Whether the child you want to teach is two or twelve; fast paced or steady; an absolute beginner or someone who’s begun but could use a little help, this empathetic book shows you how to adapt the simple, fun activities to your child’s individual needs. You’ll see how to make activities age appropriate, how to add more challenge or support, and how to make gender allowances if that’s relevant. Plus, you’ll discover how to: Lay the foundation for good reading skills Tell the difference between a reading delay and a reading problem Help your child build words from letters and sounds, advance to short and long vowel words, and conquer syllables and silent letters Select entertaining workbooks, recycle them, and make up your own reading activities Get your child ready for sentences Keep your child reading — with others or on his own Complete with lists of word families, phonics rules, and reading resources, Teaching Kids to Read For Dummies will help you make learning fun for your child as he or she develops this critical skill!

Is There Really Sex After Kids

Author : Jill Savage
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Identifies the impact of children on the sexual dynamics between a husband and wife, offering women creative advice on how to restore intimacy and passion in a marriage while raising a family. Original.

Children s Books in Print 2007

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Curtain Rising

Author : Lois Silverstein
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Lois Silverstein was born in New York. She has lived in Boston, Montreal, Pensacola, San Francisco, and currently lives in Berkeley. Lois received her B.A. from Barnard College, her M.A. from Hunter College, City University of New York, and her Ph.D. from McGill University. She works as a writing consultant, Expressive Arts Therapist and College Literature Instructor. Lois has written and published three novels, five books of poems, essays, and reviews, and produced and performed in VALIA: The Story of a Woman of Courage. She is married to Dick Coleman and she has one son, Julian Steinberg.

The World Almanac for Kids 2002

Author : Elaine Israel
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Offers facts on a range of topics, from animals to weather and from computers to sports.


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Internet Directory for Kids and Parents

Author : Barbara Moran
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Lists addresses for sites covering sports, toys, art, science, history, careers, genealogy, health, finances, pets, cooking, movies, and ecology, and discusses filtering software


Author : Shelley Malcolm
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Words and photos to inspire, encourage, and affirm . . . Shelley Malcolm uses the image of hands to reveal much of what we have in common, as well as, like fingerprints, that which makes each of us completely unique. The pages of REAL tell the stories of actual people who are comfortable with sharing their dreams and triumphs as well as their imperfections, losses and failures. These stories, paired with dramatic and honest photographs by Terilee Dawn Ouimette, present a refreshing and tangible new perspective that can change the way the reader might see his or her self. REAL allows us to not only forgive that which may seem ordinary, have disappointed us, or caused shame . . . and instead embrace that which does not pretend to be anything but REAL.

The World Almanac for Kids 2003

Author : World Almanac
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Offers facts on a range of topics, from animals to weather and from computers to sports.


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Includes Annual report of the Boy Scouts of America.

A Journal for Christa

Author : Grace George Corrigan
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The mother of Christa McAuliffe recounts her daughter's life, her selection and training for NASA's "Teacher in Space" program, and the many tributes to her after her death

U S News World Report

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Knock Wood

Author : Candice Bergen
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Candice Bergen’s bestselling 1984 memoir: an “engaging, intelligent, and wittily self-deprecating autobiography” (The New York Times).

The Reading Idea Book

Author : Bruce Raskin
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Hot Stars for Kids on the Net

Author : Lisa Trumbauer
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This up-to-date kids' directory to the coolest Internet websites that feature news about their favorite music, movie, and television celebrities features sites chosen by a panel of eight- to fourteen-year-olds. Original.

Major Health Care Policies

Author : Health Policy Tracking Service
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The Complete Idiot s Guide to Protecting Your Child Online

Author : Preston Gralla
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A guide to the dangers of the Internet covers online etiquette, parental control software, filters, privacy, chat rooms, downloading, security, viruses, Internet marketing, AOL, law enforcement, and child-friendly activities.

Net Guide

Author : Kelly Maloni
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A roadmap to the electronic highway features thousands of listings to the hottest spots on the Internet and commercial services, including CompuServe, America Online, Prodigy, and hundreds of bulletin boards. Original. (All Users)