The Blessing of a B Minus

The Blessing of a B Minus
Author: Wendy Mogel
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2011-09-13
ISBN 10: 1416542043
ISBN 13: 9781416542049
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Blessing of a B Minus Book Review:

Counsel parents of teens on how to overcome anxiety and dependence in older children by drawing on a Jewish system of character refinement that focuses on developing a young person's sound judgment.

The Blessing Of A Skinned Knee

The Blessing Of A Skinned Knee
Author: Wendy Mogel
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2008-12-02
ISBN 10: 1416593063
ISBN 13: 9781416593065
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Blessing Of A Skinned Knee Book Review:

Provides parents with advice on using Jewish teachings from the Torah and Talmud to overcome struggles with raising children, nurture strengths and uniqueness, and encourage respectfulness towards their parents and others.

The Power of Showing Up

The Power of Showing Up
Author: Daniel J. Siegel,Tina Payne Bryson
Publsiher: Ballantine Books
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2021-01-05
ISBN 10: 1524797731
ISBN 13: 9781524797737
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Power of Showing Up Book Review:

Parenting isn't easy. Showing up is. Your greatest impact begins right where you are. Now the bestselling authors of The Whole-Brain Child and No-Drama Discipline explain what this means over the course of childhood. "There is parenting magic in this book."--Michael Thompson, Ph.D., co-author of the New York Times bestselling classic Raising Cain One of the very best scientific predictors for how any child turns out--in terms of happiness, academic success, leadership skills, and meaningful relationships--is whether at least one adult in their life has consistently shown up for them. In an age of scheduling demands and digital distractions, showing up for your child might sound like a tall order. But as bestselling authors Daniel Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson reassuringly explain, it doesn't take a lot of time, energy, or money. Instead, showing up means offering a quality of presence. And it's simple to provide once you understand the four building blocks of a child's healthy development. Every child needs to feel what Siegel and Bryson call the Four S's: * Safe: We can't always insulate a child from injury or avoid doing something that leads to hurt feelings. But when we give a child a sense of safe harbor, she will be able to take the needed risks for growth and change. * Seen: Truly seeing a child means we pay attention to his emotions--both positive and negative--and strive to attune to what's happening in his mind beneath his behavior. * Soothed: Soothing isn't about providing a life of ease; it's about teaching your child how to cope when life gets hard, and showing him that you'll be there with him along the way. A soothed child knows that he'll never have to suffer alone. * Secure: When a child knows she can count on you, time and again, to show up--when you reliably provide safety, focus on seeing her, and soothe her in times of need, she will trust in a feeling of secure attachment. And thrive! Based on the latest brain and attachment research, The Power of Showing Up shares stories, scripts, simple strategies, illustrations, and tips for honoring the Four S's effectively in all kinds of situations--when our kids are struggling or when they are enjoying success; when we are consoling, disciplining, or arguing with them; and even when we are apologizing for the times we don't show up for them. Demonstrating that mistakes and missteps are repairable and that it's never too late to mend broken trust, this book is a powerful guide to cultivating your child's healthy emotional landscape.

Parent Talk

Parent Talk
Author: Dr Wendy Mogel
Publsiher: Penguin UK
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2018-09-06
ISBN 10: 0241276594
ISBN 13: 9780241276594
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Parent Talk Book Review:

Parent talk: Transform your relationship with your child by learning what to say, how to say it, and when to listen Are you tired of arguing with your children? Do you find you're repeating the same messages over and over? Or perhaps you've given up trying to communicate with your kids at all? In this frank and open book, parenting expert of over three decades, and New York Times bestselling author Dr. Wendy Mogel offers an essential and realistic guide of how to take steps to transform your relationship with your child. Several years ago Mogel began giving lessons to parents who were struggling with their children, demonstrating how changing the way they talked to them improved how well their child received the message, leading to fewer arguments and less household stress. In Parent Talk, Mogel elaborates on her approach, teaching parents: · How to talk to your children at every age from babies through to the teenage years · How to break the cycle of nagging, pleading, and shouting · How to feel less like your children are strangers to you · How to talk to your child about difficult topics such as death and sex · How to really listen to what it is your child is trying to say to you · Why talking to girls is a world away from talking to boys, and how to master this skill · Overcome the distraction of digital devices - for both you and your child Revealing how each stage of life brings new opportunities to relate better to your children, Parent Talk is the definitive guide for how to talk with your child, conquer parenting frustrations, and shape meaningful and lasting family relationships.

Raising Respectful Children in a Disrespectful World

Raising Respectful Children in a Disrespectful World
Author: Jill Rigby
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 305
Release: 2013-08-06
ISBN 10: 1476718784
ISBN 13: 9781476718781
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Raising Respectful Children in a Disrespectful World Book Review:

Provides a guide for parents that recommends an alternative approach that encourages respect for the self and others, in a reference that explains how to foster such values in children as thankfulness and unselfishness.

Teach Your Children Well

Teach Your Children Well
Author: Madeline Levine, PhD
Publsiher: Harper Collins
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2012-07-24
ISBN 10: 0062196685
ISBN 13: 9780062196682
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Teach Your Children Well Book Review:

Psychologist Madeline Levine, author of the New York Times bestseller The Price of Privilege, brings together cutting-edge research and thirty years of clinical experience to explode once and for all the myth that good grades, high test scores, and college acceptances should define the parenting endgame. Teach Your Children Well is a toolbox for parents, providing information, relevant research and a series of exercises to help parents clarify a definition of success that is in line with their own values as well as their children’s interests and abilities. Teach Your Children Well is a must-read for parents, educators, and therapists looking for tangible tools to help kids thrive in today’s high-stakes, competitive culture.

Forever My Hero

Forever My Hero
Author: Sharon Sala
Publsiher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2019-02-26
ISBN 10: 1492663549
ISBN 13: 9781492663546
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Forever My Hero Book Review:

"Sharon Sala is a consummate storyteller."—DEBBIE MACOMBER, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author for A Piece of My Heart Every storm they've weathered...has led them to each other Dan Amos lost his wife and son years ago, when they inadvertently got in the way of a death threat meant for him. He's never had eyes for anyone since, and he doesn't want to. But fellow Blessings resident Alice Conroy sparks something inside him... Newly widowed, Alice was disillusioned by marriage and isn't looking to fall in love anytime soon. Then a tropical storm blazes a path straight for the Georgia coast, and as the town prepares for the worst, Dan opens his heart and his home. The tempest is raging, but Alice and Dan are learning to find shelter...in each other. Blessings, Georgia Series: You and Only You (Book 1) I'll Stand by You (Book 2) Saving Jake (Book 3) A Piece of My Heart (Book 4) The Color of Love (Book 5) Come Back to Me (Book 6) Forever My Hero (Book 7) Praise for the Blessings, Georgia series by Sharon Sala: "With plenty of danger and passion, Sala will have readers flipping the pages..."—RT Book Reviews for The Color of Love, 4 Stars "It will bring a tear to your eye and put a smile in your heart."—Harlequin Junkie for The Color of Love "Sharon Sala works magic with words as she brings characters to life on the pages of A Piece of My Heart."—Long and Short Reviews for A Piece of My Heart "You cannot go wrong with a book by Sharon Sala!"—RT Book Reviews

The Phantom Tollbooth

The Phantom Tollbooth
Author: Norton Juster
Publsiher: Yearling Books
Total Pages: 256
Release: 1996
ISBN 10: 0394820371
ISBN 13: 9780394820378
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Phantom Tollbooth Book Review:

A journey through a land where Milo learns the importance of words and numbers provides a cure for his boredom.

Consider the Blessings

Consider the Blessings
Author: Thomas S. Monson
Publsiher: Deseret Book
Total Pages: 150
Release: 2013-01-01
ISBN 10: 9781609077167
ISBN 13: 1609077164
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Consider the Blessings Book Review:

Presents fifty of the true accounts President Thomas S. Monson has shared over the years.

Tuck Everlasting

Tuck Everlasting
Author: Natalie Babbitt
Publsiher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2015-01-20
ISBN 10: 0374302030
ISBN 13: 9780374302030
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Tuck Everlasting Book Review:

Critically acclaimed when it was first published, Tuck Everlasting has become a much-loved, well-studied modern-day classic. This anniversary edition features an in-depth interview conducted by Betsy Hearne in which Natalie Babbitt takes a look at Tuck Everlasting twenty-five years later. What if you could live forever? Is eternal life a blessing or a curse? That is what young Winnie Foster must decide when she discovers a spring on her family’s property whose waters grant immortality. Members of the Tuck family, having drunk from the spring, tell Winnie of their experiences watching life go by and never growing older. But then Winnie must decide whether or not to keep the Tucks’ secret—and whether or not to join them on their never-ending journey. Praise for Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt: “A fearsome and beautifully written book that can't be put down or forgotten.” —The New York Times “Exciting and excellently written.” —The New York Times Book Review “With its serious intentions and light touch the story is, like the Tucks, timeless.” —Chicago Sun-Times “Probably the best work of our best children's novelist.” —Harper's “Natalie Babbitt's great skill is spinning fantasy with the lilt and sense of timeless wisdom of the old fairy tales. . . . It lingers on, haunting your waking hours, making you ponder.” —The Boston Globe “This book is as shapely, crisp, sweet, and tangy as a summer-ripe pear.” —Entertainment Weekly This title has Common Core connections.

Decoding Boys

Decoding Boys
Author: Cara Natterson
Publsiher: Ballantine Books
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2020-02-11
ISBN 10: 1984819046
ISBN 13: 9781984819048
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Decoding Boys Book Review:

“If you’re raising a boy, you need this brilliant book. It is clear, wise, and eye-opening.” —Lisa Damour, Ph.D., author of Untangled When boys enter puberty, they tend to get quiet—or at least quieter than before—and parents often misread their signals. Here’s how to navigate their retreat and steer them through this confusing passage, by the bestselling author of The Care and Keeping of You series and Guy Stuff: The Body Book for Boys. What is my son doing behind his constantly closed door? What’s with his curt responses, impulsiveness, newfound obsession with gaming, and . . . that funky smell? As pediatrician and mother of two teenagers Cara Natterson explains, puberty starts in boys long before any visible signs appear, and that causes confusion about their changing temperaments for boys and parents alike. Often, they also grow quieter as they grow taller, which leads to less parent-child communication. But, as Natterson warns in Decoding Boys, we respect their increasing “need” for privacy, monosyllabic conversations, and alone time at their peril. Explaining how modern culture mixes badly with male adolescent biology, Natterson offers science, strategies, scripts, and tips for getting it right: • recognizing the first signs of puberty and talking to our sons about the wide range of “normal” through the whole developmental process • why teenagers make irrational decisions even though they look mature—and how to steer them toward better choices • managing video game and screen time, including discussing the unrealistic and dangerous nature of pornography • why boys need emotional and physical contact with parents—and how to give it in ways they’ll accept • how to prepare boys to resist both old and new social pressures—drugs, alcohol, vaping, and sexting • teaching consent and sensitivity in the #MeToo culture Decoding Boys is a powerful and validating lifeline, a book that will help today’s parents keep their sons safe, healthy, and resilient, as well as ensure they will become emotionally secure young men. Praise for Decoding Boys “Comforting . . . a common-sensical and gently humorous exploration of male puberty's many trials.”—Kirkus Reviews

Smart Parenting for Smart Kids

Smart Parenting for Smart Kids
Author: Eileen Kennedy-Moore,Mark S. Lowenthal
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2011-01-20
ISBN 10: 047094000X
ISBN 13: 9780470940006
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Smart Parenting for Smart Kids Book Review:

WINNER! Mom's Choice Gold Award for parenting books -- Mom's Choice Awards: The best in family-friendly media "My kid is smart, but..." It takes more than school smarts to create a fulfilling life. In fact, many bright children face special challenges: Some are driven by perfectionism; Some are afraid of effort, because they're used to instant success; Some routinely butt heads with authority figures; Some struggle to get along with their peers; Some are outwardly successful but just don't feel good about themselves. This practical and compassionate book explains the reasons behind these struggles and offers parents do-able strategies to help children cope with feelings, embrace learning, and build satisfying relationships. Drawing from research as well as the authors’ clinical experience, it focuses on the essential skills children need to make the most of their abilities and become capable, confident, and caring people.

A Court of Mist and Fury

A Court of Mist and Fury
Author: Sarah J. Maas
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2016-05-03
ISBN 10: 1619634473
ISBN 13: 9781619634473
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Court of Mist and Fury Book Review:

The seductive and stunning #1 New York Times bestselling sequel to Sarah J. Maas's spellbinding A Court of Thorns and Roses. Feyre has undergone more trials than one human woman can carry in her heart. Though she's now been granted the powers and lifespan of the High Fae, she is haunted by her time Under the Mountain and the terrible deeds she performed to save the lives of Tamlin and his people. As her marriage to Tamlin approaches, Feyre's hollowness and nightmares consume her. She finds herself split into two different people: one who upholds her bargain with Rhysand, High Lord of the feared Night Court, and one who lives out her life in the Spring Court with Tamlin. While Feyre navigates a dark web of politics, passion, and dazzling power, a greater evil looms. She might just be the key to stopping it, but only if she can harness her harrowing gifts, heal her fractured soul, and decide how she wishes to shape her future-and the future of a world in turmoil. Bestselling author Sarah J. Maas's masterful storytelling brings this second book in her dazzling, sexy, action-packed series to new heights.

Letting Go with Love and Confidence

Letting Go with Love and Confidence
Author: Kenneth Ginsburg M.D.,Susan FitzGerald
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2011-08-02
ISBN 10: 1101517336
ISBN 13: 9781101517338
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Letting Go with Love and Confidence Book Review:

A parenting guide to adolescence - a sensible and considerate resource for navigating your teen to adulthood, transforming a traditional time of strife into an opportunity for positive growth for both you and your child. For parents, nurturing their teens to become healthy, well-adjusted adults seems more challenging now than ever before. There are many pressures for kids to grow up faster than they should. Here, renowned adolescent medicine specialist Kenneth Ginsburg, M.D., and award-winning journalist Susan FitzGerald offer parents a practical, thoughtful strategy for guiding children through all the turning points on the way to adulthood - the "whens" and "hows" of adolescence. Letting Go with Live and Confidence helps parents achieve five goals: Manage Their Own Emotions. Many parents are conflicted about their teens growing up. The desire to keep things the way they've always been may get in the way of wise parental decisions. This book addresses the emotional turmoil that surrounds letting go, and urges parents to care for themselves, so they can better care for their children. Reduce Conflict Around the Whens. It's the everyday "When can I?" questions that trigger many struggles. Parents will learn to turn potential sources of conflict into opportunities for growth as they consider 18 scenarios, including When is my child ready to stay home alone? Get a cell phone? Manage money? Date? Drive? Minimize Anxiety Over the Hows. Certain subjects are tough to talk about and the stakes in these conversations are high. How in the world do you talk about sex? Drugs? Peer pressure? Parents will learn how to approach critical topics with honesty and clarity, increasing the chances that they'll actually be heard. Gain Confidence To Make the Right Decisions. Parents reading this book will be better prepared to make decisions because they'll have a strategy to apply to each situation and gain new insight into their child's developmental needs. Understand That Nurturing Independence Is An Act of Love. The ultimate goal of parenting is to produce a well-adjusted adult. When teens understand that their parents support their independence, they're less likely to rebel. As importantly, when independence is not a battle, families can move toward lifelong interdependence. Letting Go with Live and Confidence is filled with the latest findings on successful parenting and is infused with Dr. Ginsburg's expert advice on how to build resilience in teens. This comprehensive volume also contains stories from real parents from diverse backgrounds who have faced the challenges of raising teens. Empowering and groundbreaking, this book is a one-stop resource to parenting teens in the twenty-first century.

Perfect Madness

Perfect Madness
Author: Judith Warner
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 332
Release: 2006
ISBN 10: 9781594481703
ISBN 13: 1594481709
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Perfect Madness Book Review:

An exploration of the world of modern motherhood describes the author's early parenting experiences in Paris and how they contrasted with anxiety-marked parenting expectations in the United States, drawing on mainstream media sources to identify what is shaping American cultural assumptions about parenting. By the author of Hilary Clinton: The Inside Story. Reprint.

Following Ezra

Following Ezra
Author: Tom Fields-Meyer
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2011-09-06
ISBN 10: 1101544090
ISBN 13: 9781101544099
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Following Ezra Book Review:

A heartwarming, intimate and amusing memoir of a father's experience raising his autistic son. When Tom Fields-Meyer's son Ezra was three and showing early signs of autism, a therapist suggested that the father needed to grieve. "For what?" he asked. The answer: "For the child he didn't turn out to be." That moment helped strengthen the author's resolve to do just the opposite: to love the child Ezra was, a quirky boy with a fascinating and complex mind. Full of tender moments and unexpected humor, Following Ezra is the story of a father and son on a ten-year journey from Ezra's diagnosis to the dawn of his adolescence. It celebrates his growth from a remote toddler to an extraordinary young man, connected in his own remarkable ways to the world around him.

The Defining Decade

The Defining Decade
Author: Meg Jay
Publsiher: Twelve
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2012-04-17
ISBN 10: 0446575062
ISBN 13: 9780446575065
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Defining Decade Book Review:

New York Times bestselling psychologist Dr. Meg Jay uses real stories from real lives to provide smart, compassionate, and constructive advice about the crucial (and difficult) years we cannot afford to miss. Our "thirty-is-the-new-twenty" culture tells us the twentysomething years don't matter. Some say they are a second adolescence. Others call them an emerging adulthood. Dr. Meg Jay, a clinical psychologist, argues that twentysomethings have been caught in a swirl of hype and misinformation, much of which has trivialized what is actually the most defining decade of adulthood. Drawing from almost two decades of work with hundreds of clients and students, The Defining Decade weaves the latest science of the twentysomething years with the behind-closed-doors stories from twentysomethings, themselves. The result is a provocative read that provides the tools necessary to make the most of your twenties, and shows us how work, relationships, personality, social networks, identity, and even the brain can change more during this decade than at any other time in adulthood—if we use the time wisely. The Defining Decade is a smart, compassionate and constructive book about the years we cannot afford to miss.

Complete Jewish Bible

Complete Jewish Bible
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Messianic Jewish Publisher
Total Pages: 1728
Release: 2016-10-15
ISBN 10: 9781936716852
ISBN 13: 1936716852
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Complete Jewish Bible Book Review:

NEW features of this Bible: Updated text and an introduction for each book of the bible written from a biblically Jewish perspective. Why is this Bible different from all other Bibles? Because it is the only English version fully Jewish in style and presentation. It includes Dr. Stern s newly updated version of the Tanakh ( Old Testament ) and his highly acclaimed Jewish New Testament. The Complete Jewish Bible follows the Hebrew Bible order of the Tanakh s books, the order with which Yeshua (Jesus) was familiar makes no separation between Old and New Testaments clarifies misunderstandings by recognizing the Jewish historical/ cultural background of the text offers the original Hebrew names for people, places, and concepts, using easy-to-read English transliterations and pronunciations focuses on Messianic prophecy gives the traditional weekly and holiday synagogue readings, plus relevant readings from the B rit Hadashah (New Testament)

The Price of Privilege

The Price of Privilege
Author: Madeline Levine, PhD
Publsiher: Harper Collins
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2009-10-13
ISBN 10: 0061851957
ISBN 13: 9780061851957
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Price of Privilege Book Review:

Madeline Levine has been a practicingpsychologist for twenty-five years, but it was only recently that she began to observe a new breed of unhappy teenager. When a bright, personable fifteen-year-old girl, from a loving and financially comfortable family, came into her office with the word empty carved into her left forearm, Levine was startled. This girl and her message seemed to embody a disturbing pattern Levine had been observing. Her teenage patients were bright, socially skilled, and loved by their affluent parents. But behind a veneer of achievement and charm, many of these teens suffered severe emotional problems. What was going on? Conversations with educators and clinicians across the country as well as meticulous research confirmed Levine's suspicions that something was terribly amiss. Numerous studies show that privileged adolescents are experiencing epidemic rates of depression, anxietydisorders, and substance abuse—rates that are higherthan those of any other socioeconomic group ofyoung people in this country. The various elements of a perfect storm—materialism, pressure to achieve, perfectionism, disconnection—are combining to create a crisis in America's culture of affluence. This culture is as unmanageable for parents—mothers in particular—as it is for their children. While many privileged kids project confidence and know how to make a goodimpression, alarming numbers lack the basic foundation of psychological development: an authentic sense of self. Even parents often miss the signs of significant emotional problems in their "star" children. In this controversial look at privileged families, Levine offers thoughtful, practical advice as she explodes one child-rearing myth after another. With empathy and candor, she identifies parenting practices that are toxic to healthy self-development and that have contributed to epidemic levels of depression, anxiety, and substance abuse in the most unlikely place—the affluent family.

Lionheart

Lionheart
Author: Thea Harrison
Publsiher: Teddy Harrison LLC
Total Pages: 350
Release: 2018-10-15
ISBN 10: 1947046098
ISBN 13: 9781947046092
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Lionheart Book Review:

From New York Times and USA Today best-selling author Thea Harrison comes the final story in her spellbinding Moonshadow trilogy… King Oberon reigned over his Dark Court in Lyonesse for centuries until an assassination attempt laid him low. Now he lies unconscious in his snow-bound palace while his Power battles the enchantment that threatens to end his life. A skilled trauma surgeon and magic user, Dr. Kathryn Shaw reigns at the top of her profession in New York. Then comes a challenge she can’t resist—she is asked to cure the incurable. Just getting close enough to try healing Oberon is a dangerous proposition. When she does reach him, he awakens too soon. Roused from darkness by Kathryn’s presence, Oberon confronts the beautiful stranger who claims she wants to save his life. But the enchantment has frozen his emotions. How can he learn to trust her when he can’t feel anything? Oberon’s desire is icy, devoid of all tenderness. Not only must Kathryn match wits with him, she must also fight her reaction to his touch, because there is so much more at stake than her own endangered heart. For the Dark Court faces its most deadly peril yet. Its ancient enemy Isabeau, Queen of the Light Court, is obsessed with its annihilation, and Oberon must be brought to remember his loyalty and affection for his people. Because if he won’t fight for them, Lyonesse itself may very well be destroyed… p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-indent: 36.0px; font: 12.0px 'Times New Roman'; color: #000000; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none}