Tag Archives: Parenting

This Little Piggy Went to Prada: Nursery Rhymes for the Blahnik Brigade

Author: Amy Allen Publisher: It Books Product Description For the woman more accustomed to singing Missoni’s praises than singing lullabies comes Amy Allen’s irresistible This Little Piggy Went to Prada: Nursery Rhymes for the Blahnik Brigade. Filled from cover to cover with sumptuous full color illustrations by Eun-Kyung Kung, This Little Piggy Went to Prada […]

It’s Time to Sleep in Your Own Bed (Transition Times)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Lawrence E. Shapiro Publisher: New Harbinger Publications Product Description In this book, children learn that sleeping in their own bed makes them feel more grown-up and more independent. This book includes helpful advice and tips for parents to deal with this problematic situation. Growing up is hard, but when children have […]

Summer Bridge Activities: 7th to 8th Grades

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Hobbs Ann Julia Publisher: Rainbow Bridge Publishing (UT) Product Description NEW and Improved Summer Bridge Activities for 2006! This year the bestselling summer workbook features new covers, new activities, new reading lists, updated bonus sections, and a whole lot more to give kids a summer learning experience they won’t forget! Designed […]

My Body, My Self for Boys, Revised Third Edition (What’s Happening to My Body?)

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Lynda Madaras Publisher: Newmarket Product Description The bestselling guides for preteens and teens updated with a brand-new look. The Madaras growing-up guides are acknowledged by parents, educators, librarians, and doctors for their unique, nonthreatening style, excellent organization, and thorough coverage of both the physical and emotional issues surrounding puberty and adolescence. […]

The Anxiety Workbook for Teens: Activities to Help You Deal With Anxiety & Worry

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Lisa M. Schab Publisher: New Harbinger Publications Product Description If you feel anxious most of the time, you’re not alone. About one in three people your age struggles with feelings of worry, fear, and panic. And the scary thing is, if you don’t find a way to cope with anxiety, it […]

Do Hard Things: A Teenage Rebellion Against Low Expectations

Rating: (127 reviews) Author: Alex Harris Publisher: Multnomah Books Product Description Most people don’t expect you to understand what we’re going to tell you in this book. And even if you understand, they don’t expect you to care. And even if you care, they don’t expect you to do anything about it. And even if […]

Preparing Your Son for Every Man’s Battle: Honest Conversations About Sexual Integrity (The Every Man Series)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Stephen Arterburn, Fred Stoeker, Mike Yorkey Publisher: WaterBrook Press Book Description It’s never been easy for a father or mother to talk to a son about sex. For Christian parents, it’s always been a challenge to know exactly how to teach God’s standards of purity and integrity. But today, the stakes […]

1-2-3 Magic for Kids: Helping Your Children Understand the New Rules

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Thomas W. Phelan, Tracy M. Lewis Publisher: Parentmagic, Inc. Product Description By presenting the popular 1-2-3 Magic parenting program from a child’s point of view, this innovative guide provides kids with a thorough understanding of the disciplinary system—from the counting and time-out methods parents will be using to how better behavior […]

“What’s Happening to Me?” A guide to puberty

Rating: (30 reviews) Author: Peter Mayle Publisher: Lyle Stuart

Summer Bridge Activities: Kindergarten to 1st Grade

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Julia Ann Hobbs, Carla Fisher Publisher: Rainbow Bridge Publishing (UT) Book Description NEW and Improved Summer Bridge Activities for 2006! This year the bestselling summer workbook features new covers, new activities, new reading lists, updated bonus sections, and a whole lot more to give kids a summer learning experience they won’t […]

Summer Bridge Activities: Preschool to Kindergarten

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Julia Ann Hobbs, Carla Fisher Publisher: Rainbow Bridge Publishing (UT) Book Description NEW and Improved Summer Bridge Activities for 2006! This year the bestselling summer workbook features new covers, new activities, new reading lists, updated bonus sections, and a whole lot more to give kids a summer learning experience they won’t […]

Summer Bridge Activities: 5th to 6th Grade

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Hobbs Ann Julia, Carla Fisher Publisher: Rainbow Bridge Publishing (UT) Book Description NEW and Improved Summer Bridge Activities for 2006! This year the bestselling summer workbook features new covers, new activities, new reading lists, updated bonus sections, and a whole lot more to give kids a summer learning experience they won’t […]

What’s Love Got to Do With It: Talking With Your Kids About Sex

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: John T. Chirban Publisher: Thomas Nelson Product Description What’s Love Got To Do With IT is a Mom’s Choice Awards® Gold Recipient. Unfortunately, for many parents, the most important conversations are the hardest. Ninety-three percent of adults are dissatisfied with the sex education they received as children, which is precisely why […]

Boys Adrift: The Five Factors Driving the Growing Epidemic of Unmotivated Boys and Underachieving Young Men

Rating: (36 reviews) Author: Leonard Sax Publisher: Basic Books Product Description Something scary is happening to boys today. From kindergarten to college, they are less resilient and less ambitious than they were a mere twenty years ago. As for young men, it turns out the film Failure to Launch is not far from the truth. […]

Summer Bridge Activities: 6th to 7th Grade

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Leland Graham, Frankie Long Publisher: Rainbow Bridge Publishing (UT) Book Description NEW and Improved Summer Bridge Activities for 2006! This year the bestselling summer workbook features new covers, new activities, new reading lists, updated bonus sections, and a whole lot more to give kids a summer learning experience they won’t forget! […]

Summer Bridge Activities: 4th to 5th Grade

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Hobbs Ann Julia, Carla Fisher Publisher: Rainbow Bridge Publishing (UT) Book Description NEW and Improved Summer Bridge Activities for 2006! This year the bestselling summer workbook features new covers, new activities, new reading lists, updated bonus sections, and a whole lot more to give kids a summer learning experience they won’t […]

My Big Boy Potty

Rating: (40 reviews) Author: Joanna Cole Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description “What a big boy you are!” Potty training can be fun. With warmth and sensitivity, Joanna Cole and Maxie Chambliss guide young boys though the challenges and rewards potty training—from the first steps to the joy of graduating to big boy underpants! A helpful “Note […]

Summer Bridge Activities: 3rd to 4th Grade

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Hobbs Ann Julia, Carla Fisher Publisher: Rainbow Bridge Publishing (UT) Book Description NEW and Improved Summer Bridge Activities for 2006! This year the bestselling summer workbook features new covers, new activities, new reading lists, updated bonus sections, and a whole lot more to give kids a summer learning experience they won’t […]

Summer Bridge Activities: 1st to 2nd Grade

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Julia Ann Hobbs, Carla Fisher Publisher: Rainbow Bridge Publishing (UT) Book Description NEW and Improved Summer Bridge Activities for 2006! This year the bestselling summer workbook features new covers, new activities, new reading lists, updated bonus sections, and a whole lot more to give kids a summer learning experience they won’t […]

The Original Summer Bridge Activities: 2nd to 3rd Grade

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Julia Ann Hobbs, Carla Fisher Publisher: Rainbow Bridge Publishing (UT) Book Description NEW and Improved Summer Bridge Activities for 2006! This year the bestselling summer workbook features new covers, new activities, new reading lists, updated bonus sections, and a whole lot more to give kids a summer learning experience they won’t […]

He’s Just Not That Into You: The No-Excuses Truth to Understanding Guys (The Newly Expanded Edition)

Rating: (795 reviews) Author: Greg Behrendt, Liz Tuccillo Publisher: Simon Spotlight Entertainment Product Description For ages women have come together over coffee, cocktails, or late-night phone chats to analyze the puzzling behavior of men. He’s afraid to get hurt again. Maybe he doesn’t want to ruin the friendship. Maybe he’s intimidated by me. He just […]

Baby’s First Words in Chinese (Baby’s First Words)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Living Language Publisher: Living Language Book Description Before they focus in on their native language, babies have an amazing ability to hear and absorb sounds that adults unconsciously block out, like the subtleties of a foreign language. Baby’s First Words in Chinese is an introduction to the sounds of Chinese and […]

The Body Project: An Intimate History of American Girls

Rating: (44 reviews) Author: Joan Jacobs Brumberg Publisher: Vintage Amazon.com Adolescent girls today face the issues girls have always faced: “Who am I?” and “Who do I want to be?” Unfortunately their answers, now more than ever before, revolve around the body rather than the mind, heart, or soul. “The body is at the heart […]

You Can Go to the Potty (Sears Children Library)

Rating: (26 reviews) Author: William Sears, Martha Sears, Christie Watts Kelly Publisher: Little, Brown Young Readers

Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul on Tough Stuff: Stories of Tough Times and Lessons Learned (Chicken Soup for the Soul)

Rating: (59 reviews) Author: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Kimberly Kirberger Publisher: HCI Teens Book Description This latest offering in the best-selling Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul series explores a host of challenges faced by today’s teens. Within its pages teens will find portraits of life’s complexities expressed from the viewpoint of their peers. […]

The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective Teens

Rating: (179 reviews) Author: Sean Covey Publisher: Fireside Amazon.com Based on his father’s bestselling The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Sean Covey applies the same principles to teens, using a vivacious, entertaining style. To keep it fun, Covey writes, he “stuffed it full of cartoons, clever ideas, great quotes, and incredible stories about real […]

Mean Chicks, Cliques, and Dirty Tricks: A Real Girl’s Guide to Getting Through the Day with Smarts and Style

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Erika V. Shearin Karres Publisher: Adams Media Corporation

Your Defiant Child: Eight Steps to Better Behavior

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Russell A. Barkley, Christine M. Benton Publisher: The Guilford Press Book Description Every child has “ornery” moments, but more than 1 in 20 American children exhibit behavioral problems that are out of control. For readers struggling with an unyielding or combative child, YOUR DEFIANT CHILD: EIGHT STEPS TO BETTER BEHAVIOR offers […]

Up and Down the Worry Hill: A Children’s Book about Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and its Treatment

Rating: (15 reviews) Author: Aureen Pinto Wagner, Paul A. Jutton Publisher: Lighthouse Press, Inc. Book Description Over one million children and adolescents in the US suffer from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), a baffling illness that can be debilitating for the child in school, with friends, and family. In this uniquely creative and heart-warming book, Dr. Wagne

How to Take the Grrrr Out of Anger

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Elizabeth Verdick, Marjorie Lisovskis Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing Book Description Anger is a part of life. We can’t avoid it, we shouldn’t stuff it, and we can’t make it go away. Kids need help learning how to manage their anger. This book speaks directly to kids and offers strategies they can […]

My New Baby And Me: A First Year Record Book For Big Brothers And Big Sisters

Rating: (17 reviews) Author: Metropolitan Museum of Art Publisher: Little Simon

This Little Piggy Went to Prada: Nursery Rhymes for the Blahnik Brigade

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Amy Allen Publisher: HarperEntertainment

The Twelve Gifts of Birth

Rating: (53 reviews) Author: Charlene Costanzo Publisher: Collins Book Description There is no more magical moment than when a newborn baby is laid in a mother’s arms. What was for many months a dream and a mystery is now a miraculous new person at the threshold of a life filled with possibilities. Through a tender, […]

Ready, Set, Grow!: A What’s Happening to My Body? Book for Younger Girls

Rating: (23 reviews) Author: Lynda Madaras Publisher: Newmarket Press Book Description From the award-winning author of the best books on puberty — A completely new book written especially for 8-11-year-old girls, playfully illustrated in an appealing, two-color design. Young girls before the onset of puberty have a curiosity about their soon-to-be changing bodies that needs […]

The Survival Guide for Kids With Add or Adhd

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: John F. Taylor Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing Book Description What are ADD and ADHD? What does it mean to have ADD and ADHD? How can kids diagnosed with ADD and ADHD help themselves succeed in school, get along better at home, and form healthy, enjoyable relationships with peers? In kid-friendly language […]