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Family Life

    Discovering the Inner Mother

    Discovering the Inner Mother

    Bethany Webster

    Sure to become a classic on female empowerment, a groundbreaking exploration of the personal, cultural, and global implications of intergenerational trauma created by patriarchy, how it is passed down from mothers to daughters, and how we can break this destructive cycle.Why do women keep themselves small and quiet? Why do…

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  • Bring Your Baggage and Don't Pack Light

    Bring Your Baggage and Don't Pack Light

    Ellis, Helen

    The bestselling author of American Housewife and Southern Lady Code returns with a viciously funny, deeply felt collection of essays on friendship among grown-ass women.

    When Helen Ellis and her lifelong friends arrive for a reunion on the Redneck Riviera, they unpack more than their suitcases: stories of husbands and kids;…

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  • A Parents' Guide to PANDAS, PANS, and Related Neuroimmune Disorders

    A Parents' Guide to PANDAS, PANS, and Related Neuroimmune Disorders

    Patricia Rice Doran

    Having a child who suddenly develops PANDAS (Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Strep), PANS (Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome) or related conditions such as encephalitis can be a daunting challenge for parents. This clear guide explains the symptoms and diagnosis of PANDAS and PANS, with treatment options and recommended strategies…

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  • Interrupted

    Interrupted

    Jen Hatmaker

    Are you one of the millions who crave a new direction in the church, fed up with religious games, empty promises, and cultural Christianity? You are not alone. You are not crazy. Maybe Jesus is ready to interrupt your life. Snatching Jen Hatmaker from the grip of her consumer life,…

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  • The Danish Way of Parenting

    The Danish Way of Parenting

    Jessica Joelle Alexander

    International bestsellerAs seen in The Wall Street Journal—from free play to cozy together time, discover the parenting secrets of the happiest people in the worldWhat makes Denmark the happiest country in the world—and how do Danish parents raise happy, confident, successful kids, year after year? This upbeat and practical book…

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  • How to Raise a Wild Child

    How to Raise a Wild Child

    Scott Sampson

    American children today spend 90 percent less time playing outdoors than their parents did; instead, they spend an average of 7 hours a day interacting with a screen. Scott Sampson asserts that not only does exposure to nature help relieve stress, depression, and attention deficits, it also reduces bullying and…

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  • Siblings Without Rivalry

    Siblings Without Rivalry

    Adele Faber

    When parenting authorities Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish sat down to write the national bestseller How to Talk so Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk, they found that the could not contain their chapter on sibling rivalry. No matter how much they tried to pare down their…

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  • Playful Parenting

    Playful Parenting

    Lawrence J. Cohen

    Parents have heard that play is a child's work—but play is not for kids only. As psychologist Lawrence J. Cohen, Ph.D., demonstrates in this delightful new book, play can be the basis for an innovative and rewarding approach to parenting. From eliciting a giggle during baby's first game of peek-a-boo…

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  • Unconditional Parenting

    Unconditional Parenting

    Alfie Kohn

    One basic need all children have, educator Alfie Kohn argues, is to be loved unconditionally, to know that they will be accepted even if they screw up or fall short. Yet conventional approaches to parenting such as punishments (including "time-outs"), rewards (including positive reinforcement), and other forms of control teach…

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  • Your Marriage Today. . .And Tomorrow

    Your Marriage Today. . .And Tomorrow

    Crawford Loritts

    Build a marriage now that your kids will thank you for laterYour parents' marital choices have greatly affected your own attitudes and actions in marriage, for better or worse. Your choices will affect your children, and grandchildren, and so on. It's time to get proactive about your marriage legacy. Dr.…

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