Child Care

1-2-3 Magic: 3-Step Discipline for Calm, Effective, and Happy Parenting

$15.99

- The quick, simple and effective way to parent
- A life-changing parenting guide that actually works
- The go-to parenting guide recommended by child psychologists and counselors

- One of Healthline's Best Parenting Books of 2017
- 2016 Mom's Choice Award Winner
- 2016 National Parenting Product Award Winner
- 2016 Family Choice Award Winner

"1-2-3 Magic made parenting fun again."

"My three-year-old has become a different little girl, and she is so much happier now."

"All I have to say is that the ideas in this book really WORK! It really is like magic!"

"Our home has become a much more positive place."

The sixth edition of the 1.8 million-copy bestseller 1-2-3 Magic by internationally acclaimed parenting expert Thomas W. Phelan, Ph.D. compiles two decades of research and experience into an easy-to-use program designed for parents striving to connect more deeply with their children and help them develop into healthy, capable teenagers and adults. Dr. Phelan breaks down the complex task of parenting into three straightforward steps:

1. Helping your children learn how to control their emotions and refrain from negative behavior, including tantrums, whining, and sibling rivalry
2. Encouraging good behavior in your children and providing positive feedback
3. Strengthening your relationships with your children to reinforce the natural parent-child bond

You'll find tools to use in virtually every situation, as well as real-life stories from parents who have successfully navigated common parenting challenges such as reluctance to do chores, talking back, and refusing to go to bed or getting up in the middle of the night. For years, millions of parents from all over the world have used the award-winning 1-2-3 Magic program to help their children develop emotional intelligence, raise healthier, happier families, and put the fun back into parenting.

Along with other highly-respected parenting classics such as How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk, Parenting with Love and Logic, The 5 Love Languages of Children, No Drama Discipline, and The Whole Brain Child, 1-2-3 Magic is an essential tool for parents hoping to connect more deeply with their children.

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9781492629887
Publication Date: 
2016-02-02
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100,000+ Baby Names

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$12.95
The most helpful, complete, and yearly up-to-date name book

Includes the latest:
- Naming trends & advice
- The current top 100 names for boys & girls
- Newly popular names
- Notorious celebrity baby names
- Gender-neutral names
- Over 600 helpful lists of names to consider

What's New About Names?

The Most Complete, Helpful, Up-to-Date, and Fun-to-Read Name Book Just Got Better!

The new edition of 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky features the most up-to-date lists of names, trends, advice, and fascinating facts about names.

Here's what's new:
- Hundreds of newly popular names and variations
- The latest list of top 100 names for boys and girls
- The latest naming trends: what's hot and what's not
- The most rapidly rising and falling top 1,000 names
- Updated lists of names to consider, including names of newly famous people and fictional characters
- The most popular gender-neutral names and their rates of use (more for boys, more for girls, or 50/50)
- New (and classic) celebrity baby names
- Original birth names of newly popular celebrities

And our list of names from around the world keeps growing!
Here you'll find more than 100,000 names--complete with origins, meanings, variations, fascinating facts, and famous namesakes. You'll find names from major linguistic and ethnic groups of origin, including English (19,000 names), Latin (11,000 names), Greek (11,000 names), American (11,000 names), Hebrew (9,000 names), Hispanic (9,000 names), French (8,000 names), Irish (7,000 names), and German (6,000 names)--plus thousands of Scottish, Welsh, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Chinese, Scandinavian, Polish, Native American, Hawaiian, Korean, Thai, Vietnamese, Australian/Aboriginal, African, and Hindi names. The list features unique spellings of popular names that are catching on, plus newly popular names and variations not listed in other books and websites.

This book will help you choose a name that you and your baby will love!

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9780684039992
Publication Date: 
2006-03-01
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8 Keys to End Bullying Activity Book for Kids & Tweens

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$19.95

The 8 Keys to End Bullying Activity Book for Kids & Tweens is designed to be both useful and fun. There are quizzes, experiments, questions, and answers mixed in with games, puzzles, journaling challenges, and real-life stories that teach kids how to:

  • Tell the difference between rudeness, mean behavior, and bullying
  • Respond well when someone is bullying them
  • Stand up for someone else before, during, and after bullying
  • Have fun online and while texting without hurting others or putting themselves at risk
  • Keep a cool head and make good choices, even when they are upset
  • Pick fun, kind, trustworthy friends
  • Connect with helpful adults when necessary
  • Reach out to kids who bully, knowing that everyone has a story
  • Create awareness about the problem of bullying
  • Every part of this book is designed to teach kids what to do to bring an end to bullying, and to choose kindness whenever possible.
  • Organized around the groundbreaking principles of 8 Keys to End Bullying, the two-book 8 Keys to End Bullying Activity Program for Kids & Tweens builds key social-emotional skills in readers ages 8-12, empowering them to cope with conflict and end bullying in their communities and schools. Younger kids can complete the activities with a parent or teacher's guidance, while older kids can complete the activities independently. These simple activities cultivate (1) assertiveness, emotion management, and friendship skills in kids vulnerable to bullying, (2) problem-solving skills for kids who witness bullying, and (3) empathy and kindness skills in kids who are likely to bully their peers. Books are available individually or as a set.

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    9780393711806
    Publication Date: 
    2016-10-25
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    Awakened Family

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    $17.00
    FINALIST FOR THE BOOKS FOR A BETTER LIFE AWARD - NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

    "Parents . . . you will be wowed and awed by [Dr. Shefali]." --Oprah Winfrey

    As seen on Oprah's SuperSoul Sunday,

    a radically transformative plan that shows parents how to raise children to be their best, truest selves, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Conscious Parent.


    What if...?

    What if I told you that you can put an end to all of your parenting struggles?

    That you can learn to parent without fear or anxiety?

    That you can end conflict with your children?

    That you can create close and connected relationships within your family?

    ...Would you accept this invitation to a revolution in parenting?

    We all have the capacity to raise children who are highly resilient and emotionally connected. However, many of us are unable to because we are blinded by modern misconceptions of parenting and our own inner limitations. In The Awakened Family, I show you how you can cultivate a relationship with your children so they can thrive; moreover, you can be transformed to a state of greater calm, compassion and wisdom as well.

    This book will take you on a journey to transcending your fears and illusions around parenting and help you become the parent you always wanted to be: fully present and conscious. It will arm you with practical, hands-on strategies and real-life examples from my experience as a parent and clinical psychologist that show the extraordinary power of being a conscious parent.

    Everyone in your family is ready to be awakened.

    Will you take this journey with me?

    --Shefali

    ISBN/SKU: 
    9780399563973
    Publication Date: 
    2017-05-30
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    Baby's Handprint Kit and Journal with Sophie La Girafe

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    $24.95
    Sophie la girafe is back with an adorable journal and handprint kit, complete with nontoxic clay and a keepsake tin

    A newborn's first few months of life are filled with wonder, both for baby and for the lucky parents. Of course, new parents want to remember everything--from those tiny hands and feet and that first smile to baby's first steps. In Baby's Handprint Kit and Journal with Sophie la girafe, parents will find two unique mementos to keep for a lifetime.

    The clay handprint kit is easy to use and safe for baby. No baking or mixing is required. Just unwrap the dough, use the 61/2-inch tin to shape it into a circle, make an impression of baby's hands or feet (or both), and let it air-dry. The finished keepsake can be displayed or kept in its one-of-a-kind Sophie tin for years to come.

    The 96-page, full-color journal, Baby's Little Book of Firsts with Sophie la girafe, is filled with fun prompts for documenting baby's exciting "firsts" with Sophie and friends. Together, the kit and journal offer amazing value and make a thoughtful gift!
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9781615193646
    Publication Date: 
    2017-03-07
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    Baby-Led Weaning Family Cookbook

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    $19.95
    A National Parenting Product Award (NAPPA) Winner

    Yes, your baby can join in at family mealtimes--right from the start!

    Gill Rapley and Tracey Murkett are the creators of baby-led weaning (BLW), a commonsense way to introduce your baby to solid foods. There's no need to struggle with purées and spoon-feeding! Instead, Baby can explore the same foods you enjoy--how they feel, smell, and taste; how to grasp them and chew them--all at his or her own pace.

    The Baby-Led Weaning Family Cookbook includes 99 all-new recipes, many suited for families of 4 or more. Plus, Rapley and Murkett review all the benefits of BLW:

  • It's convenient: The whole family eats the same meal--together. No one puts Baby in the corner!
  • It helps Baby learn: BLW builds motor skills, coordination, and confidence.
  • It promotes lifelong health: By teaching Baby to love a variety of foods and to gauge fullness, BLW helps prevent picky eating, and overeating, later on!
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    9781615193998
    Publication Date: 
    2017-08-22
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    Children's Medical Guide

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    $20.00
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9780756633998
    Publication Date: 
    2008-06-01
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    Diaper Dude

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    $15.00
    Dude, you're a dad now!

    Picking up where From Dude to Dad left off, author and founder of the popular Diaper Dude parenting brand Chris Pegula dives into the first two years of parenting and furthers his deeply held belief that you don't have to lose yourself when you become a father.

    Once again written in Pegula's everyman voice and filled with humorous takes on fatherhood from the front lines, the book is an easy-to-read resource for new dads, combining hard-won lessons learned, pitfalls to avoid, and practical advice from a dude who hasn't lost his identity (or his sanity).

    Filled with useful information, hilarious stories of dad madness, a little psychology and science, and engaging sidebars, Diaper Dude covers everything from bonding, babyproofing, and when you'll have sex again to toddlerhood, tantrums, and tag-teaming with your partner to cover all the bases while staying (somewhat) sane.

    **Winner, Family Choice Award!
    **Winner, National Parenting Product Award!

    ISBN/SKU: 
    9780143110262
    Publication Date: 
    2017-05-09
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    Dirt Is Good: The Advantage of Germs for Your Child's Developing Immune System

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    $25.99

    From two of the world's top scientists and one of the world's top science writers (all parents), Dirt Is Good is a q&a-based guide to everything you need to know about kids & germs.

    "Is it OK for my child to eat dirt?"

    That's just one of the many questions authors Jack Gilbert and Rob Knight are bombarded with every week from parents all over the world. They've heard everything from "My two-year-old gets constant ear infections. Should I give her antibiotics? Or probiotics?" to "I heard that my son's asthma was caused by a lack of microbial exposure. Is this true, and if so what can I do about it now?"

    Google these questions, and you'll be overwhelmed with answers. The internet is rife with speculation and misinformation about the risks and benefits of what most parents think of as simply germs, but which scientists now call the microbiome: the combined activity of all the tiny organisms inside our bodies and the surrounding environment that have an enormous impact on our health and well-being. Who better to turn to for answers than Drs. Gilbert and Knight, two of the top scientists leading the investigation into the microbiome--an investigation that is producing fascinating discoveries and bringing answers to parents who want to do the best for their young children. Dirt Is Good is a comprehensive, authoritative, accessible guide you've been searching for.

    ISBN/SKU: 
    9781250132604
    Publication Date: 
    2017-06-06
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    Girls & Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape

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    $15.99

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

    A Time Top 10 Book of the Year - A San Francisco Chronicle Book of the Year

    The author of the New York Times bestseller Cinderella Ate My Daughter offers a clear-eyed picture of the new sexual landscape girls face in the post-princess stage--high school through college--and reveals how they are negotiating it.

    A generation gap has emerged between parents and their girls. Even in this age of helicopter parenting, the mothers and fathers of tomorrow's women have little idea what their daughters are up to sexually or how they feel about it. Drawing on in-depth interviews with over seventy young women and a wide range of psychologists, academics, and experts, renowned journalist Peggy Orenstein goes where most others fear to tread, pulling back the curtain on the hidden truths, hard lessons, and important possibilities of girls' sex lives in the modern world.

    While the media has focused--often to sensational effect--on the rise of casual sex and the prevalence of rape on campus, in Girls and Sex Peggy Orenstein brings much more to the table. She examines the ways in which porn and all its sexual myths have seeped into young people's lives; what it means to be the "the perfect slut" and why many girls scorn virginity; the complicated terrain of hookup culture and the unfortunate realities surrounding assault. In Orenstein's hands these issues are never reduced to simplistic "truths;" rather, her powerful reporting opens up a dialogue on a potent, often silent, subtext of American life today--giving readers comprehensive and in-depth information with which to understand, and navigate, this complicated new world.

    ISBN/SKU: 
    9780062209740
    Publication Date: 
    2017-03-07
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