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1 New York Times Best SellerFrom Facebook s COO and Wharton s top-rated professor the 1 New York Times best-selling authors of Lean In and Originals a powerful inspiring and practical book about building resilience and moving forward after life s inevitable setbacks After the sudden death of her husband Sheryl Sandberg felt certain that she and her children would never feel pure joy again I was in the void she writes a vast emptiness that fills your heart and lungs and restricts your ability to think or even breathe Her friend Adam Grant a psychologist at Wharton told her there are concrete steps people can take to recover and rebound from life-shattering experiences We are not born with a fixed amount of resilience It is a muscle that everyone can build Option B combines Sheryl s personal insights with Adam s eye-opening research on finding strength in the face of adversity Beginning with the gut-wrenching moment when she finds her husband Dave Goldberg collapsed on a gym floor Sheryl opens up her heart and her journal to describe the acute grief and isolation she felt in the wake of his death But Option B goes beyond Sheryl s loss to explore how a broad range of people have overcome hardships including illness job loss sexual... assault natural disasters and the violence of war Their stories reveal the capacity of the human spirit to persevere and to rediscover joy Resilience comes from deep within us and from support outside us Even after the most devastating events it is possible to grow by finding deeper meaning and gaining greater appreciation in our lives Option B illuminates how to help others in crisis develop compassion for ourselves raise strong children and create resilient families communities and workplaces Many of these lessons can be applied to everyday struggles allowing us to brave whatever lies ahead Two weeks after losing her husband Sheryl was preparing for a father-child activity I want Dave she cried Her friend replied Option A is not available and then promised to help her make the most of Option B We all live some form of Option B This book will help us all make the most of it more
THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn an era of safe spaces trigger warnings and an unprecedented election the country s youth are in crisis Senator Ben Sasse warns the nation about the existential threat to America s future Raised by well-meaning but overprotective parents and coddled by well-meaning but misbegotten government programs America s youth are ill-equipped to survive in our highly-competitive global economy Many of the coming-of-age rituals that have defined the American experience since the Founding learning the value of working with your hands leaving home to start a family becoming economically self-reliant are being delayed or skipped altogether The statistics are daunting 30 of college students drop out after the first year and only 4 in 10 graduate One in three 18-to-34 year-olds live with their parents From these disparate phenomena Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse who as president of a Midwestern college observed the trials of this generation up close sees an existential threat to the American way of life In The Vanishing American Adult Sasse diagnoses the causes of a generation that can t grow up and offers a path for raising children to become active and engaged citizens He identifies core formative experiences... that all young people should pursue hard work to appreciate the benefits of labor travel to understand deprivation and want the power of reading the importance of nurturing your body and explains how parents can encourage them Our democracy depends on responsible contributing adults to function properly without them America falls prey to populist demagogues A call to arms The Vanishing American Adult will ignite a much-needed debate about the link between the way we re raising our children and the future of our country more
- Over 11 million copies sold- 1 New York Times Bestseller for 8 years running- Now celebrating its 25th anniversary 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
Soon to be a major motion picture from Lionsgate starring Brie Larson Woody Harrelson and Naomi Watts MORE THAN SEVEN YEARS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LIST The perennially bestselling extraordinary one-of-a-kind nothing short of spectacular Entertainment Weekly memoir from one of the world s most gifted storytellers The Glass Castle is a remarkable memoir of resilience and redemption and a revelatory look into a family at once deeply dysfunctional and uniquely vibrant When sober Jeannette s brilliant and charismatic father captured his children s imagination teaching them physics geology and how to embrace life fearlessly But when he drank he was dishonest and destructive Her mother was a free spirit who abhorred the idea of domesticity and didn t want the responsibility of raising a family The Walls children learned to take care of themselves They fed clothed and protected one another and eventually found their way to New York Their parents followed them choosing to be homeless even as their children prospered The Glass Castle is truly astonishing a memoir permeated by the intense love of a peculiar but loyal family
Your go-to gift for new fathers Dave Ramsey New York Times bestselling author motivational speaker and radio hostWhether you know it or not if you re a dad you re a hero that s the message of bestselling author and pediatrician Meg Meeker Even if you re struggling with all the demands of fatherhood let Dr Meeker reassure you every man has it within him to be the hero father his children need With simple step-by-step instructions and drawing on long experience including her work with the NFL s Fatherhood Initiative Dr Meeker shows you how to be the father you want to be and your children need you to be Discover why fathers are even more important to their children than their mothers are why your children want you to be their hero even if their relationship with you has been strained or distant and secrets that can help divorced dads widowed dads and stepfathers maintain or rebuild a strong relationship with their children As Dr Meeker writes If you want what is best for your children if you want what is best for you you should strive to be a hero father In this book I hope to show you how
For the first time the go-to wedding website The Knot has compiled all their essential planning tools and dozens of new ideas into this beautiful wedding organizer Inside you will find Detailed timelines and worksheets for scheduling and budgeting Planning and money-saving tips on everything from the dress to the music to the reception decor 8 tabbed dividers packed with visual inspiration including more than 100 color photos of centerpieces table settings favors and more A perforated color swatch page for mixing and matching your own wedding palette Extensive information on choosing your vendors including checklists of key questions to ask Ideas for the twenty-first-century bride including how to use online tools and mobile for maximum convenience Pockets for collecting inspiring tearsheets important contracts and business cards Removable stickers on the front spine and back so you can make the binder your ownThe Knot Ultimate Wedding Planner Organizer is an indispensable resource and a lovely keepsake after the meaningful joyful and customized celebration you re sure to have
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
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 also available as well as Seriously You Have to Eat for finicky ones everywhere more
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
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