Browsing posts tagged: Parenting
Playing Together

Ideal for vacation time, trips, family get-togethers, and days when your kids just can’t find anything to do, Playing Together is a treasure trove of parent-friendly projects with kid-tested results.Smolen makes getting siblings, cousins, or neighborhood children of different ages together an easy task, providing a collection of outdoor and indoor games and arts and […]

Grand Theft Childhood

Listening to pundits and politicians, you’d think that the relationship between violent video games and aggressive behavior in children is clear. Children who play violent video games are more likely to be socially isolated and have poor interpersonal skills. Violent games can trigger real-world violence. The best way to protect our kids is to keep […]

Kids‘ Backyard Activities and Games

Keeping the kids entertained (without sticking them in front of the television) can be quite the task. But with Kids‘ Backyard Activities and Games, you’ll find plenty of ideas for activities you can all enjoy outside. This handy download will keep everyone happy hands down! Keeping the kids entertained (without sticking them in front of […]

The Art of Roughhousing

Everywhere you look, physical play what some might call “roughhousing” is being marginalized. Gym classes are getting shorter. Recess periods are being eliminated. Some new schools don’t even have playgrounds. Is it any wonder children retreat to “virtual horseplay” via video games?But Drs. Anthony T. DeBenedet and Lawrence J. Cohen are here to shake things up literally! With The […]

Happy & Healthy

A guide for parents to the first year of doctor’s visits, illnesses, and vaccinations

The Ultimate Baby & Toddler Q&A

How do I pick him up? Is it OK to bring her into bed with me? Is it OK to give him a dummy? When will she sleep through? When should I start weaning? When will she start crawling? How do I make a start on solids? When will he start talking? When should I […]

Kids & Sports

Readable, practical, a much-needed resource from a pediatric sports medicine specialist the only book that focuses on all aspects of sports, exercise, nutrition, and physical activity for kids of all ages and abilities, from infancy through adolescence.One of the few pediatricians specializing in sports medicine, Dr. Small reminds us that children are not miniature adults; […]

The New Pregnancy & Childbirth

A classic for all new parents, this book inspires, informs and reassures. From conception through to birth, Sheila Kitzinger describes what to expect and prepares parents-to-be for the physical changes ahead. Now includes information on Caesarean births, the birthing sling, sex during pregnancy, and nutrition. Encourages expectant parents to be actively involved in decisions about […]

Twins & Multiple Births

Updated in 2013 with the latest statistics and guidelines, this inspiring and enlightening parenting guide is for all parents of twins or more. It’s written by a practising GP and mother of twins who seamlessly combines her medical know-how with first-hand experience of having more than one baby at once.With statistics on multiple births and […]

IVF & Everafter

IVF and Ever After focuses on IVF treatment, its effects on families and relationships, and how to minimize the stress it causes. A groundbreaking work no other book deals with the emotional experiences involved in IVF treatment and bringing up an IVF child.  IVF clinics are overflowing with new patients and have little room for the […]