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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
1 New York Times Bestseller A touching and intimate correspondence between Anderson Cooper and his mother Gloria Vanderbilt offering timeless wisdom and a revealing glimpse into their livesThough Anderson Cooper has always considered himself close to his mother his intensely busy career as a journalist for CNN and CBS affords him little time to spend with her After she suffers a brief but serious illness at the age of ninety-one they resolve to change their relationship by beginning a year-long conversation unlike any they had ever had before The result is a correspondence of surprising honesty and depth in which they discuss their lives the things that matter to them and what they still want to learn about each other Both a son s love letter to his mother and an unconventional mom s life lessons for her grown son The Rainbow Comes and Goes offers a rare window into their close relationship and fascinating life stories including their tragedies and triumphs In these often humorous and moving exchanges they share their most private thoughts and the hard-earned truths they ve learned along the way In their words their distinctive personalities shine through Anderson s journalistic outlook on the world is a sharp contrast to his... mother s idealism and unwavering optimism An appealing memoir with inspirational advice The Rainbow Comes and Goes is a beautiful and affectionate celebration of the universal bond between a parent and a child and a thoughtful reflection on life reminding us of the precious insight that remains to be shared no matter our age 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
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
From one of the country s most recognizable journalists How becoming a grandmother transforms a woman s life After four decades as a reporter Lesley Stahl s most vivid and transformative experience of her life was not covering the White House interviewing heads of state or researching stories at 60 Minutes It was becoming a grandmother She was hit with a jolt of joy so intense and unexpected she wanted to investigate it as though it were a news flash And so using her 60 Minutes skills she explored how grandmothering changes a woman s life interviewing friends like Whoopi Goldberg colleagues like Diane Sawyer and grandfathers including Tom Brokaw as well as the proverbial woman next door Along with these personal accounts Stahl speaks with scientists and doctors about physiological changes that occur in women when they have grandchildren anthropologists about why there are grandmothers in evolutionary terms and psychiatrists about the therapeutic effects of grandchildren on both grandmothers and grandfathers Throughout Becoming Grandma Stahl shares stories about her own life with granddaughters Jordan and Chloe about how her relationship with her daughter Taylor has changed and about how being a grandfather has affected her... husband Aaron In an era when baby boomers are becoming grandparents in droves and when young parents need all the help they can get raising their children Stahl s book is a timely and affecting read that redefines a cherished relationship 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
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Simple smart and effective solutions to your child s struggles Harvey Karp M D Daniel Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson have created a masterly reader-friendly guide to helping children grow their emotional intelligence This brilliant method transforms everyday interactions into valuable brain-shaping moments Anyone who cares for children or who loves a child should read The Whole-Brain Child Daniel Goleman author of Emotional Intelligence In this pioneering practical book Daniel J Siegel neuropsychiatrist and author of the bestselling Mindsight and parenting expert Tina Payne Bryson offer a revolutionary approach to child rearing with twelve key strategies that foster healthy brain development leading to calmer happier children The authors explain and make accessible the new science of how a child s brain is wired and how it matures The upstairs brain which makes decisions and balances emotions is under construction until the mid-twenties And especially in young children the right brain and its emotions tend to rule over the logic of the left brain No wonder kids throw tantrums fight or sulk in silence By applying these discoveries to everyday parenting you can turn any outburst argument or fear into a... chance to integrate your child s brain and foster vital growth Complete with age-appropriate strategies for dealing with day-to-day struggles and illustrations that will help you explain these concepts to your child The Whole-Brain Child shows you how to cultivate healthy emotional and intellectual development so that your children can lead balanced meaningful and connected lives A useful child-rearing resource for the entire family The authors include a fair amount of brain science but they present it for both adult and child audiences Kirkus Reviews Strategies for getting a youngster to chill out with compassion The Washington Post This erudite tender and funny book is filled with fresh ideas based on the latest neuroscience research I urge all parents who want kind happy and emotionally healthy kids to read The Whole-Brain Child This is my new baby gift Mary Pipher Ph D author of Reviving Ophelia and The Shelter of Each Other Gives parents and teachers ideas to get all parts of a healthy child s brain working together Parent to Parentmore
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
This thoughtful advice book will guide you through the next steps of growing up With illustrations and expert contributors this book covers new questions about periods your growing body peer pressure personal care and more Written by Dr Cara Natterson for girls 10 and up The Care Keeping of You 2 follows up the original bestseller with even more in-depth details about the physical and emotional changes you re going through
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