New Titles for MOSE Ready Readers / Family Place

December 5, 2013

Annotations from Baker & Taylor or Ingram
 
All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood
Senior, Jennifer
Drawing on a vast array of sources in history, sociology, economics, psychology, philosophy and anthropology, an award-winning journalist challenges our culture’s most basic beliefs about parenthood, while revealing the profound ways children deepen and add purpose to our lives.
 
The Fitness Fun Busy Book
Kuffner, Trish
Geared towards toddlers and preschoolers, this excellent resource, filled with 365 creative, lively games and activities, provides alternatives to watching television, playing video games or doing other sedentary activities that will instill a love of physical exercise.
 
Not My Child: A Progressive and Proactive Approach for Healing Addicted Teenagers and Their Families
Lawlis, Frank, Dr.
Not My Child is an insightful, compassionate, and encouraging guide for families dealing with an addicted teen or child at risk of becoming addicted to alcohol or drugs.  This thoughtful and groundbreaking book details sound medical treatments, as well as alternative and spiritual methods for addressing a societal problem that has reached epidemic levels.
 
Raising Parents, Raising Kids: Hands-On Wisdom for the Next Generation
Menken, Dawn, Ph.D. / Mindell, Arnold, Ph.d. (FRW)
In this cutting-edge book, therapist, parent, and visionary Dr. Dawn Menken introduces a fresh approach to the joy and wonder of the world of parenting.  Going beyond the conventional how-to book, this is the ultimate guide to nurturing the emotional, spiritual, and social lives of children, helping parents create a more meaningful relationship with their children by supporting their deepest nature.
 
Sitting Still Like a Frog: Mindfulness Exercises for Kids (And Their Parents)
Snel, Eline / Kabat-Zinn, Jon (FRW) / Kabat-Zinn, Myla (NRT)
Complemented by a 60-minute audio CD of guided exercises, an introduction to mindfulness counsels parents on how to help children manage anxiety, improve concentration and handle difficult emotions, sharing illustrative anecdotes to demonstrates the author’s mindfulness-based, stress-reduction approach to therapy.
 
Spiritual Pregnancy: Develop, Nurture & Embrace the Journey to Motherhood
Tassone, Shawn A., M.d. / Landherr, Kathryn M., M.d.
Filled with unique insights into the spiritual nature of pregnancy, this compassionate guide takes you, the expectant mother, and your loved ones along a “hero’s journey” of discovery. Each trimester correlates to a stage of the epic journey where emotional, spiritual, and physical connections heighten your awareness of yourself and your unborn child. Through these stages, the mundane and everyday are elevated to the sublime and transformative.
 
What to Do When You’re Having Two: The Twins Survival Guide from Pregnancy Through the First Year
Diaz, Natalie
The founder of the Twiniversity website offers a complete guide to expectant mothers for surviving the birth of twins, including how to breastfeed for two, sticking to a single sleeping schedule and provides a list of the most essential baby items.
 
When the School Says No… How to Get the Yes!: Securing Special Education Services for Your Child
Lauer, Vaughn K.
Guides parents of children with autism or other disabilities with how to determine the needs of their child and what questions to ask when seeking an individualized education program.
Posted by Jenifer Brown
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