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Dave Ramsey and Rachel Cruze teach parents how to raise money-smart kids in a debt-filled world In Smart Money Smart Kids financial expert and best-selling author Dave Ramsey and his daughter Rachel Cruze equip parents to teach their children how to win with money Starting with the basics like working spending saving and giving and moving into more challenging issues like avoiding debt for life paying cash for college and battling discontentment Dave and Rachel present a no-nonsense common-sense approach for changing your family tree
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
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
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
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
In perhaps the most important parenting book of the decade Dr Harvey Karp reveals an extraordinary treasure sought by parents for centuries an automatic off-switch for their baby s crying No wonder pediatricians across the country are praising him and thousands of Los Angeles parents from working moms to superstars like Madonna and Pierce Brosnan have turned to him to learn the secrets for making babies happy Never again will parents have to stand by helpless and frazzled while their poor baby cries and cries Dr Karp has found there IS a remedy for colic I share with parents techniques known only to the most gifted baby soothers throughout history and I explain exactly how they work In a innovative and thought-provoking reevaluation of early infancy Dr Karp blends modern science and ancient wisdom to prove that newborns are not fully ready for the world when they are born Through his research and experience he has developed four basic principles that are crucial for understanding babies as well as improving their sleep and soothing their senses The Missing Fourth Trimester as odd as it may sound one of the main reasons babies cry is because they are born three months too soon The Calming Reflex the automatic reset switch to stop... crying of any baby in the first few months of life The 5 S s the simple steps swaddling side stomach position shushing swinging and sucking that trigger the calming reflex For centuries parents have tried these methods only to fail because as with a knee reflex the calming reflex only works when it is triggered in precisely the right way Unlike other books that merely list these techniques Dr Karp teaches parents exactly how to do them to guide cranky infants to calm and easy babies to serenity in minutes and help them sleep longer too The Cuddle Cure the perfect mix the 5 S s that can soothe even the most colicky of infants In the book Dr Karp also explains What is colic Why do most babies get much more upset in the evening How can a parent calm a baby in mere minutes Can babies be spoiled When should a parent of a crying baby call the doctor How can a parent get their baby to sleep a few hours longer Even the most loving moms and dads sometimes feel pushed to the breaking point by their infant s persistent cries Coming to the rescue however Dr Karp places in the hands of parents grandparents and all childcare givers the tools they need to be able to calm their babies almost as easily as turning off a light more
Meg Meeker M D acclaimed author of Strong Fathers Strong Daughters now turns to an equally powerful relationship in the family the one between mother and son From the moment a mother holds her newborn son his eyes tell her that she is his world But often as he grows up the boy who needs her simultaneously pushes her away Calling upon thirty years of experience as a pediatrician Meg Meeker M D a highly sought after national speaker assistant professor of clinical medicine and mother of four shares the secrets that every mother needs to know in order to strengthen or rebuild her relationship with her son Boys today face unique challenges and pressures and the burden on mothers to guide their boys through them can feel overwhelming This empowering book offers a road map to help mothers find the strength and confidence to raise extraordinary sons by providing encouragement education and practical advice about the need for mothers to exercise courage and be bolder and more confident about advising and directing their boys the crucial role mothers play in expressing love to sons in healthy ways so they learn to respect and appreciate women as they grow up the importance of teaching sons about the values of hard work community service... and a well-developed inner life the natural traps mothers of boys often fall into and how to avoid them the need for a mother to heal her own wounds with the men in her life so she can raise her son without baggage and limitations the best ways to survive the moments when the going gets tough and a mom s natural ways of communicating talking analyzing exploring only fuel the fire When a mother holds her baby boy for the first time she also instinctively knows something else If she does her job right and raises her son with self-esteem support and wisdom he will become the man she knows he was meant to be PRAISE FOR MEG MEEKER M D Strong Fathers Strong Daughters Dr Meeker s conclusions are timely relevant and often deeply moving No one interested in what girls experience growing up in our culture today and the impact that parents especially fathers have on the experience can afford to miss reading this book Armand M Nicholi Jr M D professor of psychiatry Harvard Medical School Reassuring and challenging a helpful road map for concerned fathers that tackles difficult issues National Review Boys Should Be Boys If you want to raise a boy you ll be proud of read Boys Should Be Boys Dave Ramsey author of The Total Money Makeover Filled with inspirational vignettes Boys Should Be Boys empowers parents to stay involved and protect their sons innocence It s a wonderfully written and eye-opening book a must-read Neil Bernstein Ph D author of There When He Needs You The 10 Habits of Happy Mothers Offers practical ways to help you let go of mom guilt in order to become a happier healthier woman Parent Child Just about any mom or dad can find useful wisdom in this book Associated Pressmore
It s All About Relationships In this delightful and very personal book the four oldest Duggar girls share their hearts and their core beliefs explaining that it s all about relationships Relationship with self The girls share their own personal journeys to self-acceptance and navi gating the difficult stage of adolescence Relationship with parents You ll find revelations about how Jim Bob and Michelle keep the lines of communication open with their children Relationships with siblings Here you ll get a peek into the Buddy system how the siblings handle conflict and how the loss of little Jubilee their sister affected their relationships with each other Relationships with friends You ll find principles on how the Duggar kids deal with peer pressure and how they interact with friends outside their family Relationships with boys You ll learn the Duggar view of dating and courtship and these four sisters will address the often-asked question of when one of them will get married Relationship with God And woven throughout the book the girls talk about their most impor tant relationship of all their relationship with God and their own personal faith and beliefs This candid look into what Jana Jill Jessa and Jinger believe and why they... believe it will give you practical insights into your own life and will inspire you to evaluate principles that will work for you more
Following the success of Go the F k to Sleep Confessions of a Scary Mommy and Ketchup Is a Vegetable a collection of funny warm and charmingly profane tales from the frontlines of parenthood by the author of the popular Baby Sideburns blog Once upon a time you and your partner had a perfect life dinners out weekend mornings cuddling in bed brunch with friends Then you gave birth to a poop machine or two Now it s all about the pediatrician breast pumps princess dresses and minivans And discovering that your pride and joy is actually a little A-hole When your son wakes you up at 3 00 A M because he wants to watch Caillou he s an a-hole When your daughter outlines every corner of your living room with a purple crayon she s an a-hole When your rug rats purposely paint the kitchen ceiling with their smoothies they re a-holes At times like these it s only natural to want to kill them or yourself But it s against the law and there s the suicide hotline Plus there s that whole loving them more than anything in the whole world thing In I Heart My Little A-Holes Karen Alpert shares hilarious stories lists and deep thoughts on the joys and horrors of raising children Accompanied by cheery illustrations and photos I Heart My Little A-Holes... will make you laugh so hard you ll wish you were wearing a diaper 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