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This Is a Book for Parents of Gay Kids: A Question & Answer Guide to Everyday Life

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Written in an accessible Q&A format, here, finally, is the go-to resource for parents hoping to understand and communicate with their gay child. Through their LGBTQ-oriented site, the authors are uniquely experienced to answer parents’ many questions and share insight and guidance on both emotional and practical topics. Filled with real-life experiences from gay kids and parents, this is the ...

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Kids Are Turds: Brutally Honest Humor for the Pooped-Out Parent

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When do you know for sure that you’ve become a parent? For Jenny Schoberl, it wasn’t when a human fell out of her lady parts or the first time her baby said “Mama.” It was when she found herself, a grown woman, hiding in the bathroom to eat a candy bar, just so she didn’t have to share. Parenthood changes ...

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Geek Dad: Awesomely Geeky Projects and Activities for Dads and Kids to Share

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The ultimate DIY project guide for techie dads raising kids in their own geeky image, in the spirit of The Dangerous Book for Boys Today’s generation of dads grew up more tech-savvy than ever. Rather than joining the Little League team, many grew up playing computer games, Dungeons and Dragons, and watching Star Wars. Now with kids of their own, ...

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Mindsets for Parents: Strategies to Encourage Growth Mindsets in Kids

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All parents want their children to be successful in school, sports, and extracurricular activities. But it’s not just about giving your kids praise or setting them on the right direction. Research shows that success is often dependent on mindset. Hard work, perseverance, and effort are all hallmarks of a growth mindset. That’s where Mindsets for Parents: Strategies to Encourage Growth Mindsets ...

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Parent-Led CBT for Child Anxiety: Helping Parents Help Their Kids

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Parents can play a strong role in helping their children overcome anxiety disorders–given the right tools. This innovative, research-based book shows clinicians how to teach parents cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) techniques to use with their 5- to 12-year-old. Session-by-session guidelines are provided for giving parents the skills to promote children’s flexible thinking and independent problem solving, help them face specific fears, ...

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Respectful Parents, Respectful Kids: 7 Keys to Turn Family Conflict into Cooperation

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More than a tool to correct bad behavior, this handbook urges parents to move beyond typical discipline techniques by creating an environment based on mutual respect, emotional safety, and positive, open communication. The seven outlined principles redefine the parent-dominated family by teaching parents how to achieve mutual parent/child respect without being submissive, set firm limits without using demands or coercion, and ...

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Kids, Parents, and Power Struggles: Winning for a Lifetime

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End Those Power Struggles and Begin Connecting with Your Child Noted family educator Mary Sheedy Kurcinka struck a national chord with her bestselling Raising Your Spirited Child. Now she hits upon another crucial parenting topic: coping with the everyday challenges of disciplining your child, while understanding the issues behind his or her behavior. In Kids, Parents, and Power Struggles, she ...

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52 Things Kids Need from a Dad: What Fathers Can Do to Make a Lifelong Difference

“God, please help me…another game of Candy Land…”Quite a few dads spend time with their kids. However, many have no clue what their kids really need.Enter author Jay Payleitner, veteran dad of five, who’s also struggled with how to build up his children’s lives. His 52 Things Kids Need from a Dad combines straightforward features with step-up-to-the-mark challenges men will ...

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The Miracle Morning for Parents and Families: How to Bring Out the Best in Your KIDS and Your SELF (The Miracle Morning Book Series) (Volume 6)

Ready to take the lead in your family and achieve your vision of ideal family life? Hal Elrod’s ‘The Miracle Morning’ has helped redefine the mornings and the lives of millions of readers since 2012. Since then, careers have been launched, goals have been met, and dreams have been realized, all through the power of the Miracle Morning Life S.A.V.E.R.S. ...

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Q&A a Day for Kids: A Three-Year Journal

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 ...

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