With such a dizzying array of parenting theories, tactics, and fads out there, how can any parent know which advice to follow? Help is here for parents who want to find a practical path that produces exceptional results: strong family bonds, calmer interactions, and healthy, happy kids who are set up for future success.
The latest in Dr. Kastner’s celebrated parenting series... More >>
Spare Me 'The Talk'!: A Guy's Guide to Sex, Relationships, and Growing Up By Jo Langford, M.A.
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With real-world stats and tips for both parents and their sons, this is not the typical, “what’s happening down there?” book with a blue cover instead of a pink one. It’s a comprehensive crash course for boys into staying safe — emotionally, mentally, and physically — while navigating the danger-laden worlds of teenage sex and sexuality in a digital age. With a strong moral compass, veteran sex educator Langford offers a powerful supplement to those notoriously awkward... More >>
Raising a happy and successful teenager is a challenge for any parent, even the most patient and wisest among us. Parenting adolescents requires all sorts of skills that most of us don’t naturally possess. In this down-to-earth, practical guide, you’ll learn how to tap your “wise mind” to calmly navigate even the stormiest of parenting moments. You'll learn how to preserve your loving relationship while encouraging progress towards the 7 essentials of happy, healthy teens... More >>
Breathtaking … infuriating … exasperating and magnificent: The teenage years can make parents doubt themselves like nothing else. Never have there been more social pressures at play during the sometimes tumultuous years between ages 10 and 18. But new brain research is shedding light on the causes behind the chaos, giving parents insight into a better way to relate to their teen.... More >>
Can parents really make a difference in their child’s learning? This book answers with a resounding “yes!” Beyond Smart gives parents practical, realistic tools for maximizing all aspects of their child’s educational experience, from academics to social and emotional learning, from the cradle to college. More >>
What do families really want when they travel? Maximum fun with minimum hassle. Northwest Kid Trips serves it up with humor, a sense of adventure, and sensitivity to family-budget issues, guiding travelers through four vibrant Northwest cities. Packed with ideas and itineraries that are uniquely geared for families with children in tow, this book offers the best options for sleeping, eating and sightseeing, then piles on fun facts about locations, including nicknames, movies and books, and famous locals and locales.