Archive for 'Books'

Character is the Key

Character is the Key

Would you like to see your children: Taking greater initiative at home and school? Able to put themselves in others’ shoes? Taking more responsibility for their actions? Valuing togetherness as a family and wanting to spend [...]

The Shut Down Learner

The Shut Down Learner

The Shut-Down Learner is based on the author’s clinical experience as director of a program in the pediatrics department of a large teaching hospital that assesses and treats a broad range of learning problems. He has [...]

Two Jobs, No Life

Two Jobs, No Life

With almost 90 percent of adults employed outside the home, balancing the demands of work and family has become an exercise in frustration. It doesn’t have to be this way. In Two Jobs, No Life, Dr. [...]

Your Growing Child

Your Growing Child

Your Growing Child is an A-to-Z compendium of vital information and comfort for every mother and father — from new parents bringing home their first infant to parents of adolescents soon to strike out on their [...]

Your Baby and Child: From Birth to Age 5

Your Baby and Child: From Birth to Age 5

Penelope Leach’s Your Baby & Child has been a beloved favorite for years. With this new, revised edition, Leach has updated her information and approach to reflect new findings in the field of child development, and [...]

Your Active Child

Your Active Child

Today, many children fall into one of two categories, neither of which is healthy: one group is almost entirely inactive, and the other spends most of their “free” time in highly structured, overly stressful competitive sports [...]

You Have to Say I’m Pretty, You’re My Mother

You Have to Say I’m Pretty, You’re My Mother

With profound empathy and welcome humor, Stephanie Pierson, a writer whose own daughter, now a sophomore at Columbia University is successfully recovering from an eating disorder and Phyllis Cohen, CSW, a New York psychotherapist who has [...]

Why Boys Don’t Talk –  and Why It Matters

Why Boys Don’t Talk – and Why It Matters

When boys don’t talk, it is a way of protecting and preserving themselves. It should not be interpreted as disinterest or a lack of need for emotional involvement. On the contrary, boys want and need emotional [...]

Whining and Dining

Whining and Dining

Part cookbook, part parenting manual, Whining and Dining – from two food lovers who are also mums of picky eaters – will bring sanity to every family’s table. Your kids are happily sitting at the table. [...]

Where Should I Sit at Lunch?

Where Should I Sit at Lunch?

Where Should I Sit at Lunch? The Ultimate 24/7 Guide to Surviving the High School Years, by Harriet S. Mosatche, Ph.D. and Karen Unger, M.A., gives high school students the inside scoop on figuring out who [...]