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Heading Home with Your Newborn

Offering parent-tested, pediatrician-approved advice, Heading Home with Your Newborn has everything new parents need to prepare for the first few months of their infant's life. Written by two pediatricians who are also parents, the book includes information on appearance, health, feeding, sleeping, changing, dressing, traveling, sickness, and more!

Food Fights

Food Fights provides parents with practical, reality-based strategies for dealing with common behavioral and developmental issues that can make getting kids to eat healthy foods a daily challenge. Readers are sure to relish the 10 palatable peacekeeping strategies served up by Drs Jana and Shu, who bring together the science of nutrition with the practical insight of parents who have "been there."

Caring For Your Baby and Young Child

With more than 4 million copies in print, the AAP's top-selling parenting guide has shaped the health and well-being of children for nearly 20 years. Drawing on the contributions and practical wisdom of more than 100 pediatric specialists. Includes information on basic child care from infancy through 5 years.

Caring For Your School-Age Child

​Caring for Your School-Age Child is an essential childcare resource for all parents who want to provide the very best care for their children! This comprehensive health reference and a complete guide to the complex developmental issues of the middle years includes more than 100 illustrations and offers up-to-date information on various topics.

Caring for Your Teenager

​Now in one comprehensive AAP volume, parents can access accurate, up-to-date scientific information to promote and support positive physical, emotional, cognitive, and psychologic growth in their teenagers. Spanning the full spectrum of adolescent development issues, this easy-to-use handbook helps parents and their children navigate the "tumultuous teens" with practical advice from a trusted authority-an essential "survival" guide to meet the challenge of raising a happy, healthy teenager.

Parenting Teens with Love & Logic

​Parents need help to teach their teens how to make decisions responsibly―and do so without going crazy or damaging the relationship. Parenting Teens with Love and Logic, from the duo who wrote Parenting with Love and Logic, empowers parents with the skills necessary to set limits, teach important skills, and encourage decision-making in their teenagers. Covering a wide range of real-life issues teens face―including divorce, ADD, addiction, and sex―this book gives you the tools to help your teens find their identity and grow in maturity. Indexed for easy reference.

Raising Your Spirited Child

​The spirited child—often called "difficult" or "strong-willed"—possesses traits we value in adults yet find challenging in children. In this revised edition of the award-winning classic, voted one of the top twenty books for parents, Kurcinka provides vivid examples and a refreshingly positive viewpoint.

1-2-3- Magic

Addressing the task of disciplining children ages 2 through 12 without arguing, yelling, or spanking, this program offers easy-to-follow steps to immediately manage troublesome behavior with reason, patience, and compassion. Parents and teachers learn how to encourage and respect childrens growing independence with 10 strategies for building self-esteem.

The Happiest Toddler on the Block

Dr. Karp offers a unique approach to the tantrums, melt-downs and overriding challenges that often accompany the demanding years from one to four. Additionally, Karp offers suggestions for positive discipline and guides parents through early expected milestones.

On Becoming Baby Wise

Becoming Baby Wise is a comprehensive method to encourage a full night's sleep for the seven- to nine-week-old baby. It's easy to read, easy to follow, supported by research and by testimonials from parents and pediatricians, and includes suggestions for making the process fit into the reader's lifestyle. 

The Happiest Baby on the Block

Dr. Karp offers a new method to calm and soothe crying infants. While nursing or being held satisfies some babies, others seemingly cry for hours for no reason. These babies suffer from what Karp calls the Fourth Trimester. Karp recommends a series of five steps designed to imitate the uterus. 

Toilet Training in Less Than a Day

From two noted learning specialists, here is the amazing, scientifically proved Azrin-Foxx method that teaches toilet training quickly -- in less than four hours for the average child. And after that rewarding learning period, he or she will willingly use the toilet without assistance or a reminder!

On Becoming Child Wise

As a child moves beyond the toddler years, new challenges arise for parents. Be prepared for this exciting stage with fifteen "Childwise" principles for training children ages 3-7 in happy and responsible living.

Waking Up Dry

​Parents and children can address the challenges of bedwetting together with this delightful book that guides them through Dr. Bennett's Waking Up Dry Program. Along the way, they will meet Bladderman, who graduated from superhero school years ago, and his 9-year-old fried Nephron, who wants to be a superhero when he grows up. The two join forces with parent-child teams to win the battle of becoming dry at night.

Smart but Scattered Teens

"I told you, I'll do it later."
"I forgot to turn in the stupid application."

If you're the parent of a "smart but scattered" teen, trying to help him or her grow into a self-sufficient, responsible adult may feel like a never-ending battle. Now you have an alternative to micromanaging, cajoling, or ineffective punishments. This positive guide provides a science-based program for promoting teens' independence by building their executive skills--the fundamental brain-based abilities needed to get organized, stay focused, and control impulses and emotions. Executive skills experts Drs. Richard Guare and Peg Dawson are joined by Colin Guare, a young adult who has successfully faced these issues himself. Learn step-by-step strategies to help your teen live up to his or her potential now and in the future--while making your relationship stronger.

Smart but Scattered

The latest research in child development shows that many kids who have the brain and heart to succeed lack or lag behind in crucial “executive skills”--the fundamental habits of mind required for getting organized, staying focused, and controlling impulses and emotions. Learn easy-to-follow steps to identify your child’s strengths and weaknesses, use activities and techniques proven to boost specific skills, and problem-solve daily routines. Small changes can add up to big improvements--this empowering book shows how.

Love and Logic Magic for Early Childhood

This book is the tool parents of little ones have been waiting for. America's Parenting Experts® Jim Fay and Charles Fay, Ph.D., help you start your child off on the right foot. The tools in Love and Logic Magic for Early Childhood will give you the building blocks you need to create children who grow up to be responsible, successful teens and adults.

Love and Logic Magic for Early Childhood

​This book is the tool parents of little ones have been waiting for. America's Parenting Experts® Jim Fay and Charles Fay, Ph.D., help you start your child off on the right foot. The tools in Love and Logic Magic for Early Childhood will give you the building blocks you need to create children who grow up to be responsible, successful teens and adults.

Baby 411

You are having a baby! Congratulations! Now the reality hits you: what the heck am I doing? What if you could bottle the wisdom of all those parents who've come before you and mix it with the solid medical advice from an nationally-renowned pediatrician? Baby 411 is the answer! Think of it as the ultimate FAQ for new parents. 

What To Expect The First Year

Everything new parents need to know about the care (and feeding) of an infant, from the authors of What to Expect, When You're Expecting. Covers monthly growth and development, feeding for every age and stage, sleep strategies that really work. Filled with the most practical tips (how to give a bath, decode your baby's crying, what to buy for baby, and when to return to work).

1-2-3- Magic

​Addressing the task of disciplining children ages 2 through 12 without arguing, yelling, or spanking, this program offers easy-to-follow steps to immediately manage troublesome behavior with reason, patience, and compassion. Parents and teachers learn how to encourage and respect childrens growing independence with 10 strategies for building self-esteem.

What to Expect the Toddler Years

​In a direct continuation of What to Expect When You're Expecting (over 9.6 million copies in print) and What to Expect the First Year (over 5.6 million copies in print), America's bestselling pregnancy and childcare authors turn their uniquely comprehensive, lively, and reassuring coverage to years two and three.