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1 New York Times BestsellerThe Newest Oprah Bookclub 2016 SelectionThe highly anticipated new memoir by bestselling author Glennon Doyle Melton tells the story of her journey of self-discovery after the implosion of her marriage Just when Glennon Doyle Melton was beginning to feel she had it all figured out three happy children a doting spouse and a writing career so successful that her first book catapulted to the top of the New York Times bestseller list her husband revealed his infidelity and she was forced to realize that nothing was as it seemed A recovering alcoholic and bulimic Glennon found that rock bottom was a familiar place In the midst of crisis she knew to hold on to what she discovered in recovery that her deepest pain has always held within it an invitation to a richer life Love Warrior is the story of one marriage but it is also the story of the healing that is possible for any of us when we refuse to settle for good enough and begin to face pain and love head-on This astonishing memoir reveals how our ideals of masculinity and femininity can make it impossible for a man and a woman to truly know one another - and it captures the beauty that unfolds when one couple commits to unlearning everything they ve been... taught so that they can finally after thirteen years of marriage commit to living true true to themselves and to each other Love Warrior is a gorgeous and inspiring account of how we are born to be warriors strong powerful and brave able to confront the pain and claim the love that exists for us all This chronicle of a beautiful brutal journey speaks to anyone who yearns for deeper truer relationships and a more abundant authentic life more
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 beautiful family-centric cookbook for the home chef from Ayesha Curry In THE SEASONED LIFE Ayesha Curry will share 100 of her favorite recipes and invite readers into the home she has made with her two daughters and her husband Stephen Curry Ayesha knows firsthand what it is like to be a busy mom and wife and she knows that for her family time in the kitchen and around the table is where that balance begins This book has something for everybody The simple delicious recipes include Cast Iron Biscuits Smoked Salmon Scramble Homemade Granola Mom s Chicken Soup Stephen s 5 Ingredient Pasta and plenty of recipes that get the whole family involved -- even the little ones
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
Winner of a Books for a Better Life Award The inspiring and hilarious instant New York Times bestseller from the beloved writer speaker activist and founder of Momastery com whose new memoir Love Warrior is an Oprah s Book Club selection Glennon Doyle Melton s hilarious and poignant reflections on our universal yet often secret experiences have inspired a social movement by reminding women that they re not alone In Carry On Warrior she shares her personal story in moving refreshing and laugh-out-loud-funny new essays and some of the best-loved material from Momastery com Her writing invites us to believe in ourselves to be brave and kind to let go of the idea of perfection and to stop making motherhood marriage and friendship harder by pretending they re not hard In this one woman s trying to love herself and others readers will find a wise and witty friend who shows that we can build better lives in our hearts homes and communities
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
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
Julie Lythcott-Haims is a national treasure A must-read for every parent who senses that there is a healthier and saner way to raise our children -Madeline Levine author of the New York Times bestsellers The Price of Privilege and Teach Your Children Well For parents who want to foster hearty self-reliance instead of hollow self-esteem How to Raise an Adult is the right book at the right time -Daniel H Pink author of the New York Times bestsellers Drive and A Whole New MindA provocative manifesto that exposes the harms of helicopter parenting and sets forth an alternate philosophy for raising preteens and teens to self-sufficient young adulthoodIn How to Raise an Adult Julie Lythcott-Haims draws on research on conversations with admissions officers educators and employers and on her own insights as a mother and as a student dean to highlight the ways in which overparenting harms children their stressed-out parents and society at large While empathizing with the parental hopes and especially fears that lead to overhelping Lythcott-Haims offers practical alternative strategies that underline the importance of allowing children to make their own mistakes and develop the resilience resourcefulness and inner determination necessary... for success Relevant to parents of toddlers as well as of twentysomethings--and of special value to parents of teens--this book is a rallying cry for those who wish to ensure that the next generation can take charge of their own lives with competence and confidence 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
Is your child halfway through first grade and still unable to read Is your preschooler bored with coloring and ready for reading Do you want to help your child read but are afraid you ll do something wrong SRAs DISTAR is the most successful beginning reading program available to schools across the country Research has proven that children taught by the DISTAR method outperform their peers who receive instruction from other programs Now for the first time this program has been adapted for parent and child to use at home Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons is a complete step-by-step program that shows patents simply and clearly how to teach their children to read Twenty minutes a day is all you need and within 100 teaching days your child will be reading on a solid second-grade reading level It s a sensible easy-to-follow and enjoyable way to help your child gain the essential skills of reading Everything you need is here -- no paste no scissors no flash cards no complicated directions -- just you and your child learning together One hundred lessons fully illustrated and color-coded for clarity give your child the basic and more advanced skills needed to become a good reader Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons... will bring you and your child closer together while giving your child the reading skills needed now for a better chance at tomorrow more
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