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- 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
From Beth Kobliner the author of the bestselling personal finance bible Get a Financial Life a new must-have guide showing parents how to teach their children from toddlers to young adults to manage money in a smart way Many of us think we can have the money talk when our kids are old enough to get it which won t be for years right But get this Research shows that even preschoolers can understand basic money concepts and a study from Cambridge University confirmed that basic money habits are formed by the age of seven Oh and research shows the number one influence on kids financial behaviors is mom and dad Clearly we can t afford to wait Make Your Kid a Money Genius Even If You re Not is a jargon-free step-by-step guide to help parents of all income levels teach their kids from ages three to twenty-three about money It turns out the key to raising a money genius isn t to teach that four quarters equal a dollar or how to pick a stock Instead it s about instilling values that have been proven to make people successful not just financially but in life delaying gratification working hard living within your means getting a good education and acting generously toward others More specifically you ll learn why allowance isn t the Holy... Grail when teaching your kid to handle money and why after-school jobs aren t always the answer either You ll discover the right age to give your kid a credit card and learn why doling out a wad of cash can actually be a good parenting move You don t need to be a money genius to make your kid a money genius Regardless of your comfort level with finance or your family s income this charming and fun book is an essential guide for passing along enduring financial principles making your kids wise beyond their years and peers when it comes to money 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
First it was a media sensation Then it became the 1 international bestseller A Long Way Home Now it s Lion the major motion picture starring Dev Patel Nicole Kidman and Rooney Mara nominated for six Academy Awards This is the miraculous and triumphant story of Saroo Brierley a young man who used Google Earth to rediscover his childhood life and home in an incredible journey from India to Australia and back again At only five years old Saroo Brierley got lost on a train in India Unable to read or write or recall the name of his hometown or even his own last name he survived alone for weeks on the rough streets of Calcutta before ultimately being transferred to an agency and adopted by a couple in Australia Despite his gratitude Brierley always wondered about his origins Eventually with the advent of Google Earth he had the opportunity to look for the needle in a haystack he once called home and pore over satellite images for landmarks he might recognize or mathematical equations that might further narrow down the labyrinthine map of India One day after years of searching he miraculously found what he was looking for and set off to find his family A Long Way Home is a moving poignant and inspirational true story of survival and... triumph against incredible odds It celebrates the importance of never letting go of what drives the human spirit hope more
The creator of the viral hit Empathy Cards teams up with a compassion expert to produce a visually stunning and groundbreaking illustrated guide to help you increase your emotional intelligence and learn how to offer comfort and support when someone you know is in pain When someone you know is hurting you want to let her know that you care But many people don t know what words to use or are afraid of saying or doing the wrong thing This thoughtful instructive guide from empathy expert Dr Kelsey Crowe and greeting card maverick Emily McDowell blends well-researched actionable advice with the no-nonsense humor and the signature illustration style of McDowell s immensely popular Empathy Cards to help you feel confident in connecting with anyone experiencing grief loss illness or any other difficult situation Written in a how-to relatable we ve-all-been-that-deer-in-the-headlights kind of way There Is No Good Card for This isn t a spiritual treatise on how to make you a better person or a scientific argument about why compassion matters It is a helpful illustrated guide to effective compassion that takes you step by step by step past the paralysis of thinking about someone in a difficult time to actually doing something or nothing... with good judgment instead of fear There Is No Good Card for This features workbook exercises sample dialogs and real-life examples from Dr Crowe s research including her popular Empathy Bootcamps that give people tools for building relationships when it really counts Whether it s a coworker whose mother has died a neighbor whose husband has been in a car accident or a friend who is seriously ill There Is No Good Card for This teaches you how to be the best friend you can be to someone in need 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 Most Out of Your Retirement You ll get step-by-step practical tips to Find meaning through volunteer and work opportunitiesDecide where to liveGet organized and clean out the clutterSimplify the legal paperworkAnd more Sally Balch Hurme is author of the bestselling Checklist for My Family A Guide to My History Financial Plans and Final Wishes as well as Checklist for Family Survivors the 2015 Grand APEX Award winner and Checklist for Family Caregivers A lawyer with more than 20 years of experience advocating for people 50-plus and helping them understand complex issues she recently retired and shares her professional expertise and personal experience in this newest book in her Checklist series
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
With this one-sentence journal couples can create a three-year time capsule of their relationship in the easiest way possible Our Q A a Day provides a question for every day of the year with enough space for two people to jot down a one- or two-sentence response The journal offers a variety of questions some may address the relationship Where would you like to travel with your partner others suggest writing something about each other What does your partner s laugh sound like many are simply questions that each person answers individually What is your top priority today Over a three-year period both writers can see how their answers compare contrast and change as they create a lasting keepsake of their relationship