New Titles for MOSE Ready Reader/Family Place

May 23, 2012

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 But Dad!: A Survival Guide for Single Fathers of Tween and Teen Daughters
Gross, Gretchen / Livingston, Patricia / Pierattini, Robert, M.D. (FRW)
Teen and tween girls can be mystifying, even to sensitive and caring parents. But for fathers, the changes girls go through may take on a new dimension, especially if dad is single and trying his best to navigate these years with his daughter.  No father, single or otherwise, should be without this field guide to parenting a teen or tween girl.
Mean Moms Rule: Why Doing the Hard Stuff Now Creates Good Kids Later
Schipani, Denise
Mean moms say no. Mean moms are consistent. Mean moms trust themselves. Mean moms don’t care what everyone else is doing. Mean moms teach the kids the life skills they need to know. Mean moms slow it down. Mean moms fail their kids a little bit every day. And mean moms prepare their kids for the world, not the world for their kids, raising children into adults who know how to make themselves happy. Mean moms rule, and their kids benefit
Parenting Your Child Through the Challenges of Autism: Understand Autism Spectrum Disorder, Navigate Treatment Options, and Become Your Child’s Best Advocate
Sastry, M. Anjali / Aguirre, Blaise
“Parenting Your Child Through the Challenges of Autism” takes a revolutionary approach to helping parents find and implement the most effective and powerful treatments for children with autism, a condition that still baffles many mental health professionals. Autism expert M. Anjali Sastry and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) psychiatrist Blaise Aguirre offer practical tips and guidance parents can use to track the effects of treatment on their children and draw from their own observations to find the treatments that will get the best results.
The Sand Bucket List: 366 Things to Do With Your Kids Before They Grow Up
Hoffman, David
Kids grow up in the blink of an eye, so before they do, take advantage of every moment with 366 ideas for making unforgettable family memories–from deciding where to go on vacation by throwing a dart at a map to leading the conga line at a wedding or jumping into a swimming pool with your clothes on. Whether it’s simple (have an indoor picnic), silly (take a family portrait where everyone is wearing Groucho glasses), selfless (pay the entrance fee for the stranger in line behind you) or an aspiration (shake hands with the President of the United States), “The Sand Bucket List” is the ultimate handbook for re-imagining quality time and creating magical shared experiences as you go.
School Success for Kids With Autism
Egel, Andrew L., Ph.D. (EDT) / Holman, Katherine C., Ph.D. (EDT) / Barthold, Christine H., Ph.D. (EDT)
With the increasing numbers of children diagnosed with autism each year, parents need the valuable information provided in School Success for Kids With Autism to help ensure their children receive the educational programming they need and deserve. By outlining the best practices found in today’s classrooms, School Success for Kids With Autism describes how parents and teachers can work together to create nurturing, supportive, and effective classroom environments from preschool to high school.
Talk to Me First: Everything You Need to Know to Become Your Kids’ “Go To” Person About Sex
Roffman, Deborah
From nationally acclaimed educator and author of “Sex and Sensibility” a guide to raising sexually healthy kids in a world saturated with sexual language and imagery.
Toilet Training Without Tantrums
Rosemond, John
In his 15th parenting book, Toilet Training Without Tantrums, nationally recognized expert John Rosemond lays to rest the notion that potty training must be the complicated, emotionally draining, stressful event it has become for children and parents. Your great-grandmother would be amazed to learn that toilet training has become one of Mom’s greatest sources of anxiety and frustration during her child’s early years. To Great-Grandma, it was no worse than teaching her child to use a spoon.
Posted by Jenifer Brown

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