Babycentre Pregnancy - from Preconception to Birth

From preconception to birth - expert advice from the world's leading website for parents, Babycentre Produced with Babycentre - the world's leading parenting website - this up-to-the-minute guide to preconception, pregnancy, birth and the first few weeks with your baby, combines expert advice from health professionals with shared experience, suggestions and tips from parents, taken from the Babycentre online community. Information on...

Girl to Girl: Honest Talk About Growing Up and Your Changing Body

Being a girl isn't always easy, and growing up is far from a walk in the park. This time of transition is particularly confusing without a confidante to help. Meet Sarah O'Leary Burningham, a real-life big sister here to coach preteens through all of life's big moments, from first bras to first periods. Filled with letters and testimonials from real girls—as well as confidence-boosting advice and myth-busting sidebars—this fun, acces...

Dad Hacks: Helpful Hints to Make Life Easier

The author of Life Hacks returns with this indispensable, fully illustrated manual—featuring 112 ingenious yet simple tricks, shortcuts, and ideas—every dad needs to solve a host of everyday annoyances and dilemmas. Packed with a wealth of advice, Dad Hacks offers invaluable solutions for more than one hundred common problems fathers face everyday. These hacks—“a trick, shortcut, skill, or novelty method that increases productivity a...

Happiness Is . . . 200 Things I Love About Dad

From the creators of the Happiness Is . . . series (more than 200,000 copies in print!) comes a smile-worthy gift book to show dads how much we care—on Father's Day, their birthday, or any other day of the year. Each book features 200 reasons to treasure those only-with-Dad moments, from getting much-needed advice to learning a new recipe, building a tree fort, taking a long walk together, sharing inside jokes, or just getting a big ...

The Strength Switch

Unlock your children's potential by helping them build their strengths. This game-changing book shows us the extraordinary results of focusing on our children's strengths rather than always trying to correct their weaknesses. Most parents struggle with this shift because they suffer from a negativity bias, thanks to evolutionary development, giving them "strengths blindness". By showing us how to throw the "strengths switch", Lea Wat...

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Genealogy

You're no idiot, of course. You know your grandmother's maiden name and the story of how your great uncle decided to settle in Oklahoma. But when it comes fo digging up the rest of the facts and growing a family tree, you feel like you're looking at an impossible job. Stop trying to dig with your bare hands! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Genalogy provides you with the tools you need, from tracking down family records to locating long...

Having Sex, Wanting Intimacy: Why Women Settle for One-Sided Relationships

Finding lasting love and intimacy can be difficult for many women. Some end up agreeing to sexual relationships hoping that they may lead to longer, more fulfilling relationships, only to be let down when they don't. Here, Jill Weber explains why women feel forced into a male model of dating that barters sex for the unrealistic hope that it will lead to emotional intimacy. What it leads to for the woman, most often, is disappointment...

25 Things Every New Dad Should Know: Essential First Steps for Fathers

A baby brings great joy to a new father, but also, perhaps, some uncertainty. For many men, fatherhood may seem like a new job for which they have had no training or experience. In these pages, pediatricians, and fathers, Robert and James Sears offer reassuring, timeless advice to help new dads prepare for and embrace their important role. In an encouraging and light-hearted tone they highlight 25 important facets of becoming a dad a...

Fathers' Rights: A Legal Guide to Protecting the Best Interests of Your Children

Millions of fathers are currently fighting for custody of their children. Many wonder if they will ever again be an important part of their children's lives. This accessible book covers every aspect of the custody process, including: – Protecting the parent/child relationship as a break-up occurs – Determining when to settle and when to litigate – Explanations concerning the court determination of a fair level of child support

Bei schlechten Noten helfen gute Eltern: Wie Sie Ihre Kinder klug fördern und richtig coachen

Nur wenige Schüler haben gar keine Probleme mit Noten und Hausaufgaben. Neueste Studien belegen, dass die Eltern für den Lern- und Schulerfolg viel wichtiger sind als Lehrer oder die besonderen Umstände an einer Schule. Eltern prägen entscheidend Motivation und Lernverhalten ihrer Kinder. Der Schul- und Erziehungsberater Christoph Eichhorn leitet Eltern an, wie sie ihren Kindern sinnvoll helfen können. Er zeigt ihnen, - welche Bedeut...