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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
From 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
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
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
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
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
With over 60 million views on her YouTube channel Howland s a k a Mama Natural funny but informational videos have empowered millions of women to embrace natural pregnancy and parenting Now Howland is turning to the page offering up the first week-by-week pregnancy childbirth book from a natural perspective For the last half-century control over childbirth has been in favor of doctors Many pregnancy guidebooks are conventional fear-based or written by male physicians deeply entrenched in the medical model of birth But change is underway A groundswell of women are taking back their pregnancy and childbirth and embracing a natural way Genevieve Howland the woman behind the enormously popular Mama Natural blog and YouTube channel has created an inspiring fun and informative guide that demystifies natural pregnancy and walks mom through the process one week at a time The Mama Natural s Week-by-Week Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth is the modern and yet ancient approach to pregnancy and childbirth Natural recognizes that pregnancy and birth are normal and that having a baby is a wondrous biological process and rite of passage--not a medical condition This book draws upon the latest research showing how beneficial and life-changing... natural birth is for both babies and moms Full of weekly advice and tips for a healthy pregnancy Howland details vital nutrition to take natural remedies for common and troublesome symptoms as well as the appropriate and inappropriate use of interventions Peppered throughout are positive birth and pregnancy stories from women of all backgrounds and all stages of their natural journey along with advice and insights from a Certified Nurse Midwife CNM plus a Registered Nurse RN doula and lactation consultant Encouraging well-researched and fun The Mama Natural s Week-by-Week Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth will be an essential companion for women everywhere to embrace natural pregnancy and reap all the benefits for both baby and mama more
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 over 11 million copies in print What to Expect The First Year now in a completely revised third edition is the world s best-selling best-loved guide to the instructions that babies don t come with but should And now it s better than ever Every parent s must-have go-to is completely updated Keeping the trademark month-by-month format that allows parents to take the potentially overwhelming first year one step at a time First Year is easier-to-read faster-to-flip-through and new-family-friendlier than ever packed with even more practical tips realistic advice and relatable accessible information than before Illustrations are new too Among the changes Baby care fundamentals crib and sleep safety feeding vitamin supplements are revised to reflect the most recent guidelines Breastfeeding gets more coverage too from getting started to keeping it going Hot-button topics and trends are tackled attachment parenting sleep training early potty learning elimination communication baby-led weaning and green parenting from cloth diapers to non-toxic furniture An all-new chapter on buying for baby helps parents navigate through today s dizzying gamut of baby products nursery items and gear Also new tips on preparing homemade baby food the... latest recommendations on starting solids research on the impact of screen time TVs tablets apps computers and For Parents boxes that focus on mom s and dad s needs Throughout topics are organized more intuitively than ever for the best user experience possible more
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