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Simple ideas lasting loveFalling in love is easy Staying in love that s the challenge How can you keep your relationship fresh and growing amid the demands conflicts and just plain boredom of everyday life In the 1 New York Times bestseller The 5 Love Languages you ll discover the secret that has transformed millions of relationships worldwide Whether your relationship is flourishing or failing Dr Gary Chapman s proven approach to showing and receiving love will help you experience deeper and richer levels of intimacy with your partner starting today The 5 Love Languages is as practical as it is insightful Updated to reflect the complexities of relationships today this new edition reveals intrinsic truths and applies relevant actionable wisdom in ways that work Includes the Couple s Personal Profile assessment so you can discover your love language and that of your loved one
A completely revised and updated edition of America s pregnancy bible the longest-running New York Times bestseller ever With 18 5 million copies in print What to Expect When You re Expecting is read by 93 of women who read a pregnancy book and was named one of the Most Influential Books of the Last 25 Years by USA Today This cover-to-cover including the cover new edition is filled with must-have information advice insight and tips for a new generation of moms and dads With What to Expect s trademark warmth empathy and humor it answers every conceivable question expecting parents could have including dozens of new ones based on the ever-changing pregnancy and birthing practices and choices they face Advice for dads is fully integrated throughout the book All medical coverage is completely updated including the latest on Zika virus prenatal screening and the safety of medications during pregnancy as well as a brand-new section on postpartum birth control Current lifestyle trends are incorporated too juice bars raw diets e-cigarettes push presents baby bump posting the lowdown on omega-3 fatty acids grass-fed and organic health food fads and GMOs Plus expanded coverage of IVF pregnancy multiple pregnancies breastfeeding while... pregnant water and home births and cesarean trends including VBACs and gentle cesareans more
Our best-selling body book for girls just got even better With all-new illustrations and updated content for girls ages 8 and up it features tips how-tos and facts from the experts Medical consultant Cara Natterson MD You ll find answers to questions about your changing body from hair care to healthy eating bad breath to bras periods to pimples and everything in between Once you feel comfortable with what s happening you ll be ready to move on to the The Care Keeping of You 2
Jeannette Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were both their curse and their salvation Rex and Rose Mary Walls had four children In the beginning they lived like nomads moving among Southwest desert towns camping in the mountains Rex was a charismatic brilliant man who when sober captured his children s imagination teaching them physics geology and above all how to embrace life fearlessly Rose Mary who painted and wrote and couldn t stand the responsibility of providing for her family called herself an excitement addict Cooking a meal that would be consumed in fifteen minutes had no appeal when she could make a painting that might last forever Later when the money ran out or the romance of the wandering life faded the Walls retreated to the dismal West Virginia mining town -- and the family -- Rex Walls had done everything he could to escape He drank He stole the grocery money and disappeared for days As the dysfunction of the family escalated Jeannette and her brother and sisters had to fend for themselves supporting one another as they weathered their parents betrayals and finally found the resources and will to leave home What is so astonishing about Jeannette Walls is not just that she had the... guts and tenacity and intelligence to get out but that she describes her parents with such deep affection and generosity Hers is a story of triumph against all odds but also a tender moving tale of unconditional love in a family that despite its profound flaws gave her the fiery determination to carve out a successful life on her own terms For two decades Jeannette Walls hid her roots Now she tells her own story A regular contributor to MSNBC com she lives in New York and Long Island and is married to the writer John Taylor more
Nothing has driven home a certain truth about my generation which is approaching the apex of its childbearing years quite like this --The New Yorker A parenting zeitgeist --Washington Post A hilarious take on that age-old problem getting the beloved child to go to sleep --National Public Radio A new Bible for weary parents --New York Times Resonates powerfully with almost everyone --Boston Globe Go the F to Sleep challenges stereotypes opens up prototypes and acknowledges that shared sense of failure that comes to all parents who weary of ever getting their darling s to sleep and briefly resuming the illusion of a life of their own --Midwest Book ReviewGo the F to Sleep is a bedtime book for parents who live in the real world where a few snoozing kitties and cutesy rhymes don t always send a toddler sailing blissfully off to dreamland Profane affectionate and radically honest California Book Award-winning author Adam Mansbach s verses perfectly capture the familiar--and unspoken--tribulations of putting your little angel down for the night In the process they open up a conversation about parenting granting us permission to admit our frustrations and laugh at their absurdity With illustrations by Ricardo Cortes Go the F to Sleep... is beautiful subversive and pants-wettingly funny--a book for parents new old and expectant You probably should not read it to your children Seriously Just Go to Sleep a children s book inspired by Go the F to Sleep and appropriate for kids of all ages is forthcoming from Akashic Books in April 2012 and available NOW for pre-order more
The ultimate parenting bible The Boston Globe with a new foreword and available as an ebook for the first time a timeless beloved book on how to effectively communicate with your child from the 1 New York Times bestselling authors Internationally acclaimed experts on communication between parents and children Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish are doing for parenting today what Dr Spock did for our generation Parent Magazine Now this bestselling classic includes fresh insights and suggestions as well as the author s time-tested methods to solve common problems and build foundations for lasting relationships including innovative ways to Cope with your child s negative feelings such as frustration anger and disappointment Express your strong feelings without being hurtful Engage your child s willing cooperation Set firm limits and maintain goodwill Use alternatives to punishment that promote self-discipline Understand the difference between helpful and unhelpful praise Resolve family conflicts peacefullyEnthusiastically praised by parents and professionals around the world the down-to-earth respectful approach of Faber and Mazlish makes relationships with children of all ages less stressful and more rewarding
Andi Dorfman the beloved finalist of season eighteen of The Bachelor who infamously rejected Juan Pablo and went on to star on season ten of The Bachelorette dishes about what it s like to live out a love story and its collapse in front of the cameras offering hard-won advice for moving on after a break-up public or not Andi Dorfman star of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette talks candidly about what it s like to be courted by twenty-five handsome single men in this juicy insider s peek at dating and breaking up on national TV She shares entertaining and heartfelt stories about her fellow Bachelor alums many of whom are still close friends comes clean about calling out Bachelor 18 Juan Pablo for bad behavior and reflects on her personal challenges and uplifting experiences in love that she hopes will help you get through your own break-ups with grace and style
With more than five million copies in print all around the world The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens is the ultimate teenage success guide now updated for the digital age Imagine you had a roadmap a step-by-step guide to help you get from where you are now to where you want to be in the future Your goals your dreams your plans they are all within reach You just need the tools to help you get there That s what Sean Covey s landmark book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens has been to millions of teens a handbook to self-esteem and success Now updated for the digital age this classic book applies the timeless principles of the 7 Habits to the tough issues and life-changing decisions teens face In an entertaining style Covey provides a simple approach to help teens improve self-image build friendships resist peer pressure achieve their goals and get along with their parents as well as tackle the new challenges of our time like cyberbullying and social media In addition this book is stuffed with cartoons clever ideas great quotes and incredible stories about real teens from all over the world An indispensable book for teens as well as parents teachers counselors or any adult who works with teens The 7 Habits of Highly Effective... Teens has become the last word on surviving and thriving as a teen and beyond If The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens doesn t help you then you must have a perfect life already Jordan McLaughlin Age 17more
The New York Times and Washington Post bestseller that changed the way millions communicate Crucial Conversations draws our attention to those defining moments that literally shape our lives our relationships and our world This book deserves to take its place as one of the key thought leadership contributions of our time from the Foreword by Stephen R Covey author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People The quality of your life comes out of the quality of your dialogues and conversations Here s how to instantly uplift your crucial conversations Mark Victor Hansen cocreator of the 1 New York Times bestselling series Chicken Soup for the Soul The first edition of Crucial Conversations exploded onto the scene and revolutionized the way millions of people communicate when stakes are high This new edition gives you the tools to Prepare for high-stakes situations Transform anger and hurt feelings into powerful dialogue Make it safe to talk about almost anything Be persuasive not abrasive
Now a New York Times BestsellerA hilarious thoughtful and in-depth exploration of the pleasures and perils of modern romance from one of this generation s sharpest comedic voicesAt some point every one of us embarks on a journey to find love We meet people date get into and out of relationships all with the hope of finding someone with whom we share a deep connection This seems standard now but it s wildly different from what people did even just decades ago Single people today have more romantic options than at any point in human history With technology our abilities to connect with and sort through these options are staggering So why are so many people frustrated Some of our problems are unique to our time Why did this guy just text me an emoji of a pizza Should I go out with this girl even though she listed Combos as one of her favorite snack foods Combos My girlfriend just got a message from some dude named Nathan Who s Nathan Did he just send her a photo of his penis Should I check just to be sure But the transformation of our romantic lives can t be explained by technology alone In a short period of time the whole culture of finding love has changed dramatically A few decades ago people would find a decent person who lived... in their neighborhood Their families would meet and after deciding neither party seemed like a murderer they would get married and soon have a kid all by the time they were twenty-four Today people marry later than ever and spend years of their lives on a quest to find the perfect person a soul mate For years Aziz Ansari has been aiming his comic insight at modern romance but for Modern Romance the book he decided he needed to take things to another level He teamed up with NYU sociologist Eric Klinenberg and designed a massive research project including hundreds of interviews and focus groups conducted everywhere from Tokyo to Buenos Aires to Wichita They analyzed behavioral data and surveys and created their own online research forum on Reddit which drew thousands of messages They enlisted the world s leading social scientists including Andrew Cherlin Eli Finkel Helen Fisher Sheena Iyengar Barry Schwartz Sherry Turkle and Robb Willer The result is unlike any social science or humor book we ve seen before In Modern Romance Ansari combines his irreverent humor with cutting-edge social science to give us an unforgettable tour of our new romantic world From the Hardcover edition more
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