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  1. Parenting in the Age of Attention Snatchers

    Parenting in the Age of Attention Snatchers

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Balancing Your Child's Use of Technology

    • by
    • Lucy Jo Palladino
    Are your kids glued to their screens? Here is a practical, step-by-step guide that gives parents the tools to teach children, from toddlers to teens, how to gain control of their technology use. As children spend more of their time on tablets and smartphones, using apps specially engineered to capture their attention, parents are becoming concerned about the effects of so much technology use—and they feel powerless to intervene. They… Read More

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  2. Mindful Learning

    Mindful Learning

    • by
    • Dr. Craig Hassed,
    • Dr. Richard Chambers
    Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), as pioneered by Jon Kabat-Zinn and others, is now being successfully applied in myriad areas of human activity—and most recently, in education. It’s no surprise that psychologists and educators have found that mindfulness-based practices improve attention and performance and reduce stress in the classroom and in other school-based activities. This practical guide explains mindfulness and its applications and shows educators how it can be used with… Read More

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  3. Mama Gone Geek

    Mama Gone Geek

    Calling On My Inner Science Nerd to Help Navigate the Ups and Downs of Parenthood

    • by
    • Lynn Brunelle
    Science is the ultimate parenting tool. After all, it’s really all about observing, asking questions, solving problems, making mistakes, and trying again and again and again—just like being a mom or dad! Come along with Lynn Brunelle as she initiates you into the joys of geek-style parenting. A proud geek mom herself—and an Emmy-winning writer for the show Bill Nye, the Science Guy—Lynn has had a love of science from… Read More

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  4. Tinkerlab

    Tinkerlab

    A Hands-On Guide for Little Inventors

    • by
    • Rachelle Doorley
    Design, Build, Concoct, and Discover—55 creative experiments for curious kids! Kids are natural tinkerers. They experiment, explore, test, and play—and learn a great deal in the process through problem-solving and hands-on experiments. From art making to simple robot building, magic potion testing, and nature exploration, this book is about creative experiments, in all fields, that help kids explore the world. Perfect for young children up to age six.… Read More

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  5. Imagine Childhood

    Imagine Childhood

    Exploring the World through Nature, Imagination, and Play

    • by
    • Sarah Olmsted
    For children, potential is limitless, curiosity is an electrical current, and every moment is open to the possibility of the unexpected. Day-to-day life is filled with adventure. Road blocks are invitations to try new routes. And the world is vast and expansive. This book is a celebration of childhood through the crafts and activities that invite wonder and play. The twenty-five projects and activities in this book are meant to… Read More

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  6. Playful Learning

    Playful Learning

    Develop Your Child's Sense of Joy and Wonder

    • by
    • Mariah Bruehl
    Children are natural scientists, artists, mathematicians, authors, and scholars. From the time they are born they seek out information about the world around them in an effort to construct meaning and further their development. While children have an inherent drive to make sense of their reality, parents have a unique opportunity to harness their children’s curiosity and channel it into a love of learning. Playful learning is the magic… Read More

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  7. Rip the Page!

    Rip the Page!

    Adventures in Creative Writing

    • by
    • Karen Benke
    Here are the ideas, experiments, and inspiration to unfold your imagination and get your writing to flow off the page! This is the everything-you-need guide to spark new poems and unstick old stories, including lists of big, small, gross-out, and favorite words; adventurous and zany prompts to leap from; dares and double dares to help you mash up truths and lies into outrageous paragraphs; and letters of encouragement written directly… Read More

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  8. Raising a Left-Brain Child in a Right-Brain World

    Raising a Left-Brain Child in a Right-Brain World

    Strategies for Helping Bright, Quirky, Socially Awkward Children to Thrive at Home and at School

    • by
    • Katharine Beals
    Does your child: Have impressive intellectual abilities but seem puzzled by ordinary interactions with other children?Have deep, all-absorbing interests or seemingly encyclopedic knowledge of certain subjects?Bring home mediocre report cards, or seem disengaged at school, despite his or her obvious intelligence? If you answered “yes” to these questions, this book is for you. Author Katharine… Read More

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  9. Teaching Yoga

    Teaching Yoga

    Exploring the Teacher-Student Relationship

    • by
    • Donna Farhi
    Drawing on decades of experience in training yoga teachers, Donna Farhi offers the first book to set professional standards for yoga teachers. Teaching Yoga explores with depth and compassion a variety of topics both practical and philosophical, including how to create healthy boundaries; the student-teacher relationship (including whether a sexual relationship is acceptable); how to create physical and emotional safety for the student; what is a reasonable class size; how… Read More

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  10. The Parents' Guide to Alternatives in Education
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