Teen-Parent Trust, Creative Block Play, Blended Families, Tech Education | Parenting Reviews, November 1, 2016

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Brown’s work is full of practical expectations; a solid offering for tech-education collections; Hicks delivers a healthy framework for negotiating a stable family structure; Creative Block Play should be on every early childhood educator’s bookshelf

Life with a Special-Needs Child, First Dads, Early Literacy, Teen Talk | Parenting Reviews, February 15, 2016

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In this go-round of reviews of the child-rearing literature, we get a glimpse into the diverse parenting styles of U.S. presidents, life with a special-needs child, and new approaches to language development in children with cleft lip and palate.

Baby Care Basics, Outdoor Adventure, Straight Talk for Teens | Parenting Reviews, November 1, 2015

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FALL’S OFFERING ENCOURAGE outdoor exploration, discuss sexuality, text a warning to mom and dad, and provide some tongue-in-cheek looks at raising children.

Nonfiction: 19th-Century Crime, World Hunger, Robotics, Greek Philosophy, Butterflies, More | Xpress Reviews

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Crimes of the Romantic period, world hunger, history of the human race, Frank Sinatra, women in the military, for readers who like their history with a little personality, Thelma Todd, a workable plan for guiding youth toward healthy life choices, ancient Greek philosophy, butterflies, modern science, history of physics

Get Out and Play | Parenting Reviews, August 2015

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BACK TO A BALANCED APPROACH Ten years ago the child-rearing literature was rife with harried time lines, limited windows of opportunity, benchmarks of necessary accomplishments, and a generally frantic approach to raising kids.

Baby’s First Year, Nanny Whisperer Gold, Amish Wisdom, Raising Brave Girls, & More | Parenting Reviews, February 15, 2015

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Arnold’s thoughtful worldview approach is inspiring, DK celebrates the loveliness of babies, Gold presents an excellent resource for families looking to hire a nanny, Miller looks at the parenting culture of the Amish community.

Standouts from Deurlein and McCraith, Raising Passionate Readers, Adoption, First Bites | Parenting Reviews, November 15, 2014

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Child rearing literature is constantly evolving with the times and can provide the tools or new approach that a baffled parent needs. These eight titles consider topics such as worrisome behavior, technology use, yelling, and nutrition.

Science & Technology Reviews | September 1, 2013

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Reviews of Chickens in the Road: An Adventure in Ordinary Splendor, The Sensory Child Gets Organized: Proven Systems for Rigid, Anxious, or Distracted Kids, Falling Upwards: How We Took to the Air, plus a full list of Science & Technology titles from the September 1, 2013 issue.

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, July 19, 2013

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From The Sports Gene to an essential Complete Guide to Special Needs Planning to Gentleman Bankers, and Kertész’s Dossier K. Nonfiction titles for all readers.

Parenting Reviews | November 15, 2012

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Reviews of Edward A. Bell’s A Parent’s Guide to Children’s Medicines, Meg Cox’s The Book of New Family Traditions, and Mei-Ling Hopgood’s How Eskimos Keep Their Babies Warm, plus a full list of parenting reviews from the Nov. 15 issue.