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The Best Single Parent

by LiBook

Are you a single parent?

Do you need a practical guide on how to take care of your children?

or

Don't you know how to face the challenges for single parents and look for recommendations?

"The Best Single Parent"...


Language Pangs

by Ilit Ferber

We usually think about language and pain as opposites, the one being about expression and connection, the other destructive, "beyond words" so to speak, and isolating. Language Pangs challenges these familiar...


9 Months In, 9 Months Out

by Vanessa LoBue

Expertise can explain the science of what's happening to a fetus or a baby throughout development, but all the science in the world can't tell you what it feels like to have a baby: the pang of morning sickness,...


Developmental Cascades

by Lisa M. Oakes & David H. Rakison

Children take their first steps, speak their first words, and learn to solve many new problems seemingly overnight. Yet, each change reflects previous developments in the child across a range of domains, and...


Principles of Effective Parenting

by Joan E. Grusec

Grounded in pioneering research, this authoritative text examines the parenting strategies that help children and adolescents develop into productive, happy members of society. Joan Grusec gives students and...


Self-Confidence Secrets

by Carl Adam

Self-confidence can be limitless. The more confident you become, the more confident you are, the more actions you take and the more opportunities you give yourself to get even better.

The bottom line is you need...


The Power of Your Subconscious Mind

by Joseph Murphy

"The Power of Your Subconscious Mind" will open a world of success, happiness, prosperity, and peace for you. It is one of the most brilliant and beloved spiritual self-help works of all time which can help...


Brothers

by Kim Evensen, Mark Greene & Susan L'Estrange

None of us have been created to live mediocre lives, so we shouldn’t settle for mediocre friendships.

Why do many male friendships tend to be shallow? Are men supposed to be interested in deep connections with...


Coaching Parents of Vulnerable Infants

by Mary Dozier & Kristin Bernard

This is the authoritative presentation of Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-Up (ABC), the widely disseminated, evidence-based home-visiting intervention for parents of infants who have experienced adversity,...


Deaf Education Beyond the Western World

by Harry Knoors, Maria Brons & Marc Marschark

If teachers want to educate deaf learners effectively, they have to apply evidence-informed methods and didactics with the needs of individual deaf students in mind. Education in general -- and education for...


Attachment, Play, and Authenticity

by Steven Tuber

D.W. Winnicott’s work provides the underpinning for much of the empirical and clinical enterprises regarding the psychodynamic/developmental process over the past half-century. Using his most thought provoking...


Pause and Reset

by Nancy M. Petry

Over 90% of children and adolescents play electronic or computerized games, and 25% play for three hours a day or even longer. Although some degree of video game playing is normal, excessive playing can negatively...


Healing Self-Injury

by Janis Whitlock & Elizabeth E. Lloyd-Richardson

Subtle scars disappearing up a shirt sleeve, unexplained bruises, burn marks. As many as one out of every four young people engage in non-suicidal self-injury, defined as the deliberate destruction of body tissue...


The sources and aim of human progress

by Boris Sidis

Famous pioneer in many fields of psychology and psychiatry, Boris Sidis is known to have applied his knowledge of psychology by fathering the child prodigy William James Sidis, who at age 11 became the youngest...


Handbook of Personality Development

by Dan P. McAdams, Rebecca L. Shiner & Jennifer L. Tackett

Bringing together prominent scholars, this authoritative volume considers the development of personality at multiple levels--from the neuroscience of dispositional traits to the cultural shaping of life stories....


The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

by Thomas H. Ollendick, Susan W. White & Bradley A. White

At the founding in 1896 of the first psychological clinic dedicated to children and adolescents, the study of the psychological treatment of young people lagged behind that of adults, and the basic psychopathology...


The Rape of Childhood

by Salman Akhtar, Christie Huddleston, Gordon Caras & Calvin Colarusso et al.

The Rape of Childhood: Development, Clinical, and Sociocultural Aspects of Childhood Sexual Abuse details the dark realm of childhood sexual abuse. While lived experience, memory, subjectivity, and affect cannot...


Lasting Happiness and Well-Being

by H. George Adams

This book based on the works of great philosophers, deals with how to identify and develop the state of mind that leads on the path of lasting happiness and well-being. Here is an excerpt from this book:

We...


Aspects of Playwork

by Bob Hughes, Fraser Brown, Morgan Leichter-Saxby & Dr. Wendy Russell et al.

The postwar years in the UK saw the development of numerous artificial playgrounds intended to compensate children for increasing urbanization and a lack of wild places to play. Many of these sites employed...


Qualitative Research and Complex Teams

by Judith Davidson

Most qualitative researchers work on teams at some point. Qualitative Research and Complex Teams charts new methodological territory by providing hands-on help for qualitative researchers working on team projects....