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This is a 3-in-1 reference book. It gives a complete medical dictionary covering hundreds of terms and expressions relating to breast milk. It also gives extensive lists of bibliographic citations. Finally, it provides information to users on how to update their knowledge using various Internet resources.
Break through brick walls in your genealogical researchLearn how to use innovative methods to unearth hard-to-find ancestors. Advanced Genealogy Research Techniques shows you, step by step, how to uncover elusive details by taking advantage of specialized tools and software programs and using proven best practices for breaking through the brick walls that have hindered your progress.You’ll get professional advice on formulating a research strategy, understanding the details you discover, keeping careful track of your data, analyzing the evidence, and developing hypotheses.
Do the words "I want to talk about the wedding" make you break out in a cold sweat? Are you having nightmares of being chased by good china, flower bouquets, and flaming wedding cakes? Do you sometimes wonder why you couldn’t just go from the proposal to the honeymoon?
With an increasing number of elders moving into nursing homes, the shift from family to nursing home care calls for an exploration of caregiving decision-making in urban China. This study examines how a rapidly growing aging population, the one-child policy, and economic reform in urban China pose unprecedented challenges to the country’s ingrained tradition of family caregiving. It presents interviews of matched elders and their children from a government-sponsored nursing home in Shanghai and analyzes the decision-making process of institutionalization.
With more than a million copies sold worldwide, “The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work” has revolutionized the way we understand, repair, and strengthen marriages. John Gottman’s unprecedented study of couples over a period of years has allowed him to observe the habits that can make and break a marriage. Here is the culmination of that work: the seven principles that guide couples on a path toward a harmonious and long-lasting relationship. Straightforward yet profound, these principles teach partners new approaches for resolving conflicts, creating new common ground, and achieving greater levels of intimacy.
Childhood today is big business. It is impossible for any child growing up to avoid intense marketing and research shows that these commercial pressures affect children’s health and wellbeing. Featuring high profile contributors with hard-hitting views, this book argues that these corporate and commercial pressures are new forms of child abuse.
New parents take heart — you can boost your baby’s development, bond with your newborn and infant, and get back into shape after pregnancy through play! Baby Play for Every Day highlights a simple baby play activity for every day of the year, so you can combine bonding and baby development while having fun with your new baby. There’s no need to turn to boring, theoretical books on development or do complicated exercises to boost your baby’s development. Instead, have fun, and get back into shape with simple newborn activities.B
From the author of the New York Times bestseller that defined nature-deficit disorder and launched the international children-and-nature movement, Vitamin N (for “nature”) is a complete prescription for connecting with the power and joy of the natural world right now, with-500 activities for children and adults-Dozens of inspiring and thought-provoking essays-Scores of informational websites-Down-to-earth adviceIn his landmark work Last Child in the Woods, Richard Louv was the first to bring widespread attention to the alienation of children from the natural world, coining the term nature-deficit disorder and outlining the benefits of a strong nature connection–from boosting mental acuity and creativity to reducing obesity and depression, from promoting health and wellness to simply having fun.
Married in 1764, Abigail and John Adams worked side by side for a decade, raising a family while John became one of the most prosperous, respected lawyers in Massachusetts. When his duties as a statesman and diplomat during the Revolutionary War expanded, Abigail and John endured lengthy separations. But their loyalty and love remained strong, as their passionate, forthright letters attest.
Some things about babies, happily, will never change. They still arrive warm, cuddly, soft, and smelling impossibly sweet. But how moms and dads care for their brand-new bundles of baby joy has changed and now, so has the new-baby bible. Announcing the completely revised third edition of “What to Expect the First Year.” With over 10.5 million copies in print, “First Year” is the world s best-selling, best-loved guide to the instructions that babies don t come with, but should. And now, it s better than ever.
When it comes to your new baby, everyone from Dr. Spock to Dr. Brazleton has an armful of advice. But no one’s delivering any tips on how you can care for yourself. Now, four-time delivery room veteran Vicki Iovine answers your questions, calms your fears, and cracks you up as only a girlfriend can, with straight advice and hilarious observations on… "Baby euphoria": Is it a mind-altering drug?"Husband? What Husband?": Taking care of the big baby, as well as the little baby"I Want My Old Body Back!": What you can fix and what you can’t"The Droning Phenomenon": The inability to discuss anything but your baby for more than thirty seconds"Do I Have to Become Carol Brady?": Conquering your fear of being a less-than-perfect mother"Competitive Mothering": Coping with know-it-alls, finger-pointers, and others who try to "Out-Mom" youNOTE: Pausing to read this book may be the only selfish thing you do all year, since you’ll have time for nothing else!
This illuminating investigation takes a fresh look at the role of media in children’s lives. An overview of the formidable challenges parents face and creative ways to overcome them are included, as are strategies for turning a home environment from "high-tech" to "high-touch."
East Asian societies are changing rapidly, and one of the most important facets of this transformation is population the ageing. of society. "Active ageing" is one of the few concepts available today to effectively address the problems arising from a highly-aged and, particularly in East Asia, fast-ageing society, offering a new social policy paradigm to redirect and innovate new social policies, particularly social services, social transfers, social regulations and laws, towards more investment in and support of the fast rising number of olderelderly citizens.T
We all hope that we will be cared for as we age. But the details of that care, for caretaker and recipient alike, raise some of life’s most vexing questions. From the mid-nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century, as an explosive economy and shifting social opportunities drew the young away from home, the elderly used promises of inheritance to keep children at their side. Hendrik Hartog tells the riveting, heartbreaking stories of how families fought over the work of care and its compensation.Someday All This Will Be Yours narrates the legal and emotional strategies mobilized by older people, and explores the ambivalences of family members as they struggled with expectations of love and duty.
This book explores the importance of effective multi-agency and multi-disciplinary partnership work for the mental health of children and young people in care and adoption. It takes an overall systemic perspective, but the co-authors contribute different theoretical approaches. It focuses on practice, showing how practitioners can draw on their varied theoretical approaches to enhance the way they work together and in partnership with carers and with professionals from other agencies.The book provides a context that looks at the needs of children and young people in the care and adoption systems, the overall importance for their mental health of joined up "corporate parenting", and national and local approaches to this.
ADHD Can Also Be An ADVANTAGE?!Do you really know what ADHD is?What if I told you ADHD doesn’t have to be characterized as a disorder?What if I told you ADHD can actually be used to one’s advantage?The topic of ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) has been thrownaround a lot recently. Unfortunately, it usually has a negative connotation attached to it. If one is already diagnosed with ADHD, why not use it to one’s benefit?Time to open up your eyes to a new perspective!
Reaching for Insights: Stories of Love, Faith, and the Kitchen Sink is a thoughtful collection of meaningful vignettes for people in search of inspiration and a new way of navigating life’s daily challenges. The collection is brimming with more than 200 brief essays from author and licensed clinical social worker Mitch Rosenzweig’s personal and professional observations and experiences.There is something relatable for every reader within this motivational treasure, written with light-hearted candor and a direct, dry sense of humor.
To Save the Children of Korea is the first book about the origins and history of international adoption. Although it has become a commonplace practice in the United States, we know very little about how or why it began, or how or why it developed into the practice that we see today.Arissa Oh argues that international adoption began in the aftermath of the Korean War. First established as an emergency measure through which to evacuate mixed-race "GI babies," it became a mechanism through which the Korean government exported its unwanted children: the poor, the disabled, or those lacking Korean fathers.
2014 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST
In her first memoir, Roz Chast brings her signature wit to the topic of aging parents. Spanning the last several years of their lives and told through four-color cartoons, family photos, and documents, and a narrative as rife with laughs as it is with tears, Chast’s memoir is both comfort and comic relief for anyone experiencing the life-altering loss of elderly parents.
When it came to her elderly mother and father, Roz held to the practices of denial, avoidance, and distraction.
What Now?Nothing your marriage has sustained in the past compares to the pain of discovering that your spouse has been unfaithful. The betrayal, rage, sadness, and jealousy is unlike anything you’ve experienced before. And yet it is possible to move forward, decide what to do in your marriage, and most important, heal.For more than 10 years, Surviving Infidelity has been offering sage advice and compassionate, nonjudgmental analysis. Based on the private practices of licensed marriage and family therapist Rona B.
An instant snapshot of how the world today is shaping the name you may choose for your child tomorrow, The 2011 Baby Names Almanac is jam-packed with information and trends, plus thousands of names to browse. Here’s a sneak peek at the ideas, forecasts, predictions, and suggestions you’ll find:Why some names are a lot more popular than you think (Carly, Tristan)The cutting edge names on the rise (Kellan, Serenity) and the superhot names cooling fast (Miley, Kaden)The crossover pop culture names that will be moving to the cribs of tomorrow (Pandora)Just how many Isabellas and Jacobs are out thereA look at whether popular unisex names like Riley are used more for boys or girlsThe hottest names in your stateThe girls’ name that jumped more than 675 places on the top 1000 names, and the boys’ name that can’t shake a 902 ranking Packed with easy-to-read charts, graphs, and maps, this book is a screen shot of the world today.
Mothers and daughters share, and want, a bond for life―one that can remain positive and grow stronger with each passing year. Sil and Eliza Reynolds have designed a set of tools to assist you in nurturing that bond. If you’re locked in a clash of wills or fear the prospect of getting into one, with Mothering and Daughtering you can learn how to build the foundation for a deep and lasting relationship that is a source of support, joy, and love throughout your lives.Offering you two breakthrough guides in one, Mothering and Daughtering was created to help you find and protect the unique treasure that is your relationship.
This latest, enhanced and updated edition will help guide the thinking of those challenged with aging in the family.Since the last edition in 2006, much has happened in the field of eldercare. There is now an increasing awareness of the complex challenges posed by the expanding aging population in North America. When our parents reach a certain age and have difficulty coping, we find ourselves wondering how to provide them with the kind of love, care, support, and attention they need, just as they have done for us all our lives.T
The Adult Attachment Interview (AAI) is both a mainstay of attachment research and a powerful clinical tool. This unique book provides a thorough introduction to the AAI and its use as an adjunct to a range of therapeutic approaches, including cognitive-behavioral therapy, psychoanalytic psychotherapy, parent-infant psychotherapy, home visiting programs, and supportive work in the context of foster care and adoption.
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