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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
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
In this 1 New York Times bestseller Bill O Reilly and James Patterson together present a beautifully illustrated instantly classic picture book that celebrates the magic of the word Please for our children In this inspired collaboration bestselling authors Bill O Reilly and James Patterson remind us all that a single word-- Please --is useful in a thousand different ways From finding a lovable stray dog to needing a partner on a seesaw from reading a bedtime story to really really needing a cookie Give Please a Chance depicts scenes and situations in which one small word can move mountains With a vivid array of illustrations by seventeen different artists this charming helpful book is a fun and memorable way for children to learn the magic power of one simple word please
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
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
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
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
A journal for parents and children ages roughly four to ten although age range is flexible to share the evolution of thoughts feelings and dreams over the years Also great for kids who want to keep a time capsule of their own whimsical thoughts and serious ideas about the world Inspired by the previous bestselling Potter Style title Q A a Day this journal is the perfect family keepsake A question by children s author Betsy Franco is featured for each day with only a few lines provided for a response making this journal the ultimate no-fuss record keeper Simply turn to today s date and record your child s answer When you finish the year move on to the next section As the years go by you ll notice how your child s answers evolve sometimes silly sometimes precocious but always interesting The diary can be started on any day of the year and makes a terrific keepsake or gift for parents
Keep track of who goes where and when with MOM S FAMILY WALL CALENDAR The perennially bestselling family organizing calendar covers 17 months so the whole school year is organized It s been going strong for two decades with 5 million copies sold The ingeniously designed grids are arranged vertically with five columns across the top and the days of the month running down the left-hand side with plenty of space for writing down the daily activities and appointments for Mom Dad and each of the kids But this is much more than just a workhorse of a calendar Bright lively and overrun with curiously captivating Boynton animals it brings humor and cheer to wherever it s hung This special 20th anniversary edition is packaged with a vinylized sheet with 9 magnets and 500 full-color stickers to mark birthdays sleepovers school vacations and other events for the whole family A drop-down storage pocket is a handy place for storing receipts coupons and other small papers 12 x 12
The fourth edition of this best-selling ground-breaking information-packed guide for dads-to-be is now significantly updated revised and expanded We are expecting The twentieth-anniversary edition of this thoroughly updated and revised parenting classic remains the most informative and reassuring book for expectant fathers everywhere In addition to sharing the wisdom of the ages Armin A Brott Mr Dad presents new insight into the emotional financial and physical yes physical effects of impending parenthood on men Thanks to this handy reference moms-to-be will know their partner understands and supports them during this anxious and exciting time and that he has all the tools he needs to be a fantastic hands-on dad This information-packed month-by-month guide incorporates the expertise of top practitioners in their fields from obstetricians and birth-class instructors to psychologists and sociologists It also draws from Brott s own experience as a father of three and from the real-world experiences of the thousands of dads he s interviewed With the humor of New Yorker cartoons and Brott s gentle approach The Expectant Father serves as a friendly and readable companion for dads-to-be seeking confidence guidance and joy What s new in... this edition of The Expectant Father The latest health and safety info How technology is changing fatherhood How men s brains change by being involved during pregnancy Society s shifting expectations for dads The amazing effects on children when fathers are active partners before birth How pre-birth participation makes dads more likely to be active parents post-birth Updated resources and new research on the big questions that haven t changed much over the years Am I really ready to be a dad How are we going to afford this How do I balance work and family Will I be able to handle labor and delivery while being there for my partner What if something goes wrong How will this affect my relationship with my partner Will we ever have sex again What am I supposed to do with a new baby How can I be a good dad Will I ever see my friends again or have any time to myself more