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Marriage should be based on love right But does it seem as though you and your spouse are speaking two different languages New York Times bestselling author Dr Gary Chapman guides couples in identifying understanding and speaking their spouse s primary love language quality time words of affirmation gifts acts of service or physical touch By learning the five love languages you and your spouse will discover your unique love languages and learn practical steps in truly loving each other Chapters are categorized by love language for easy reference and each one ends with specific simple steps to express a specific language to your spouse and guide your marriage in the right direction A newly designed love languages assessment will help you understand and strengthen your relationship You can build a lasting loving marriage together Gary Chapman hosts a nationally syndicated daily radio program called A Love Language Minute that can be heard on more than 150 radio stations as well as the weekly syndicated program Building Relationships with Gary Chapman which can both be heard on fivelovelanguages com The Five Love Languages is a consistent new York Times bestseller - with over 5 million copies sold and translated into 38 languages... This book is a sales phenomenon with each year outselling the prior for 16 years running Includes a promotional code to gain exclusive online access to the new comprehensive love languages assessment 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
You Have to F ing Eat makes parents of picky eaters smile --TODAY Parents Adam Mansbach will delight exhausted and exasperated parents everywhere for a second time with You Have to F king Eat--another children s book that is most definitely not for children --Entertainment Weekly An equally hilarious ode to kids at the table --Huffington Post Parents Adam Mansbach gets you He understood that sometimes your kids just won t go the f k to sleep And in his new foulmouthed bedtime book for parents out Wednesday he understands that sometimes they just won t f king eat And he knows well it s really f king annoying So how about some f king comic relief --GQ A likeable variation on a universal f ing theme --Kirkus Reviews You Have to F cking Eat Sequel to Go the F k to Sleep Is Finally F king Coming It will arrive just in time to gift it to your brother-in-law who upon unwrapping it will clutch it immediately to his chest and shake his head furiously at his waist-high daughter as she claws at him with her chewed up nails No no it s not for you he ll say laughing and crying at the same time --Flavorwire An uproarious spoof of bedtime board books --San Francisco Chronicle Parents when your precious angel rips you from your three hours of... sleep to demand food that he won t actually eat you ll want this f ing book --Mashable Forthcoming new book by genius funnyman Adam Mansbach --BoingBoing Mansbach s offering is so simple that it s genius Eat already has bestseller written all over it --Yummy Mummy ClubFrom the author of the international best seller Go the F to Sleep comes a long-awaited sequel about the other great parental frustration getting your little angel to eat something that even vaguely resembles a normal meal Profane loving and deeply cathartic You Have to F ing Eat breaks the code of child-rearing silence giving moms and dads new old grand- and expectant a much-needed chance to laugh about a universal problem A perfect gift book like the smash hit Go the F to Sleep over 1 5 million copies sold worldwide You Have to F ing Eat perfectly captures Mansbach s trademark humor which is simultaneously affectionate and radically honest You probably shouldn t read it to your kids 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 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
Announcing a brand new cover-to-cover revision of America s pregnancy bible What to Expect When You re Expecting is a perennial New York Times bestseller and one of USA Today s 25 most influential books of the past 25 years It s read by more than 90 of pregnant women who read a pregnancy book--the most iconic must-have book for parents-to-be with over 14 5 million copies in print Now comes the Fourth Edition a new book for a new generation of expectant moms--featuring a new look a fresh perspective and a friendlier-than-ever voice It s filled with the most up-to-date information reflecting not only what s new in pregnancy but what s relevant to pregnant women Heidi Murkoff has rewritten every section of the book answering dozens of new questions and including loads of new asked-for material such as a detailed week-by-week fetal development section in each of the monthly chapters an expanded chapter on pre-conception and a brand new one on carrying multiples More comprehensive reassuring and empathetic than ever the Fourth Edition incorporates the most recent developments in obstetrics and addresses the most current lifestyle trends from tattooing and belly piercing to Botox and aromatherapy There s more than ever on pregnancy... matters practical including an expanded section on workplace concerns physical with more symptoms more solutions emotional more advice on riding the mood roller coaster nutritional from low-carb to vegan from junk food dependent to caffeine-addicted and sexual what s hot and what s not in pregnant lovemaking as well as much more support for that very important partner in parenting the dad-to-be Overflowing with tips helpful hints and humor a pregnant woman s best friend this new edition is more accessible and easier to use than ever before It s everything parents-to-be have come to expect from What to Expect only better more
Actress and author of the New York Times bestseller Down Came the Rain Brooke Shields explores her relationship with her unforgettable mother Teri in her new memoir Brooke Shields never had what anyone would consider an ordinary life She was raised by her Newark-tough single mom Teri a woman who loved the world of show business and was often a media sensation all by herself Brooke s iconic modeling career began by chance when she was only eleven months old and Teri s skills as both Brooke s mother and manager were formidable But in private she was troubled and drinking heavily As Brooke became an adult the pair made choices and sacrifices that would affect their relationship forever And when Brooke s own daughters were born she found that her experience as a mother was shaped in every way by the woman who raised her But despite the many ups and downs Brooke was by Teri s side when she died in 2012 a loving daughter until the end Only Brooke knows the truth of the remarkable difficult complicated woman who was her mother And now in an honest open memoir about her life growing up Brooke will reveal stories and feelings that are relatable to anyone who has been a mother or daughter
Seventeen-year-old Sadie Robertson star of A E s Duck Dynasty and daughter of Willie and Korie Robertson shares her outlook on life as she opens up about herself and the values that make her family what it is Sadie Robertson represents everything that a well-adjusted teenager should be even while growing up in the spotlight on Duck Dynasty She exhibits poise respect for her family and friends and a faith that influences her choices Everyone wants to know how a family as eclectic as the Robertsons are raising such confident fun family-loving kids With this book Sadie sheds light on the values instilled by her family that make her the person she is Sadie lives by a simple list of principles that lead her to personal and spiritual growth and allow the relationships she has with her friends and family to flourish These values include think happy be happy dream big shake the hate do something and many more Living as a culturally relevant teen who loves God and her family Sadie has become a role model for other teens and for parents who are eager to instill the same characteristics in their children
The spellbinding story of Chris McCandless who gave away his savings hitchhiked to Alaska walked into the wilderness alone and starved to death in 1992 fascinated not just New York Times bestselling author Jon Krakauer but also the rest of the nation Krakauer s book Into the Wild became an international bestseller translated into thirty-one languages and Sean Penn s inspirational film by the same name further skyrocketed Chris McCandless to global fame But the real story of Chris s life and his journey has not yet been told - until now The missing pieces are finally revealed in The Wild Truth written by Carine McCandless Chris s beloved and trusted sister Featured in both the book and film Carine has wrestled for more than twenty years with the legacy of her brother s journey to self-discovery and now tells her own story while filling in the blanks of his Carine was Chris s best friend the person with whom he had the closest bond and who witnessed firsthand the dysfunctional and violent family dynamic that made Chris willing to embrace the harsh wilderness of Alaska Growing up in the same troubled household Carine speaks candidly about the deeper reality of life in the McCandless family In the many years since the tragedy of... Chris s death Carine has searched for some kind of redemption In this touching and deeply personal memoir she reveals how she has learned that real redemption can only come from speaking the truth more
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
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