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  1. Breathe through This

    Breathe through This

    Mindfulness for Parents of Teenagers

    • by
    • Eline Snel
    You try to be supportive through all the emotional ups and downs, but if you’re too supportive, they feel smothered. You want to give them the freedom necessary to grow, but not so much that they’re left vulnerable—and however you try to do it, you can count on being wrong. Parenting a teenager is a challenge, to be sure, but Eline Snel has some very good news for those facing… Read More

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  2. 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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  3. Sitting Still Like a Frog
  4. The Autism Mom's Survival Guide (for Dads, too!)

    The Autism Mom's Survival Guide (for Dads, too!)

    Creating a Balanced and Happy Life While Raising a Child with Autism

    • by
    • Susan Senator
    Given the daily challenges of raising a child with autism, it’s easy for parents to lose themselves and for their overall quality of life to plummet. Susan Senator interweaves the voices of autism parents, researchers, and professionals to offer guidance and encouragement on how to find happiness and fulfillment in the midst of the struggles of raising an autistic child. Topics include: how to handle feelings of despair and hopelessness;… Read More

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  5. 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… Read More

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  6. The Tao of Poop

    The Tao of Poop

    Keeping Your Sanity (and Your Soul) While Raising a Baby

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    • Vivian E. Glyck
    There's a lot of romance about becoming a parent, but at some point the storybook scenarios of serene life with baby are interrupted by the darker side of the motherhood experience: the little "bundle of joy" cries inconsolably, wakes up four times a night, won't take a bottle—the fantasy of motherhood quickly collides with reality. Vivian Glyck shows us that in fact it's the difficult parts of parenting that are… Read More

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  7. The Goldfish Went on Vacation

    The Goldfish Went on Vacation

    A Memoir of Loss (and Learning to Tell the Truth about It)

    • by
    • Patty Dann
    The moment when Patty Dann’s husband was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, she felt as though the ground had dropped out beneath her. Her grief, however, was immediately interrupted by the realization that she would have to tell their three-year-old son, Jake, that his father was dying. The prognosis gave her husband just a year to live. In that short time, the three of them—Patty, Willem, and Jake—would have to… Read More

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  8. Momma Zen

    Momma Zen

    Walking the Crooked Path of Motherhood

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    • Karen Maezen Miller
    Combining humor, honesty, and plainspoken advice, Momma Zen distills the doubts and frustrations of parenting into vignettes of Zen wisdom. Drawing on her experience as a first-time mother, and on her years of Zen meditation and study, Miller explores how the daily challenges of parenthood can become the most profound spiritual journey of our lives. This compelling and wise memoir follows the timeline of early motherhood from pregnancy… Read More

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  9. Finding Your Inner Mama

    Finding Your Inner Mama

    Women Reflect on the Challenges and Rewards of Motherhood

    • edited by
    • Eden Steinberg
    Motherhood can be one of the most intense and transformative experiences of a woman's life. While there are many books that offer the "do's and don'ts" of effective parenting, few offer guidance on navigating the tumultuous inner experience of being a mother, with all its joy, pain, change, and uncertainty. This collection of writing by psychologists, poets, novelists, spiritual teachers, and everyday moms explores the rich, transformative journey of motherhood.Poet… Read More

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  10. When No One Understands

    When No One Understands

    Letters to a Teenager on Life, Loss, and the Hard Road to Adulthood

    • by
    • Brad Sachs
    When Amanda first came to Dr. Sachs for treatment, she had attempted suicide more than once. Withdrawn and cynical, she refused to speak during her therapy sessions. Determined to connect, Dr. Sachs tried something unconventional: he wrote letters to Amanda between sessions and invited her to write back, thinking she might feel more comfortable opening up in this way—and indeed she did. This correspondence gradually built trust between them, helping… Read More

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