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Greene, Melissa Fay.

Summary: Dispatches from the new front lines of parenthood from two-time National Book Award finalist Melissa Fay Greene.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2011

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 362.734 GRE

Faber, Adele.

Summary: "Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish's down-to-earth, respectful approach to parenting has improved the lives of countless families throughout the world. Now, the authors' wisdom and advice is collected in this concise new edition of How to Be the Parent You Always Wanted to Be--an essential workbook and audio guide to their widely embraced and empowering methods of parenting--uniquely designed for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.1 FAB

Rosenstrach, Jenny.

Summary: The author presents a primer on how to establish the family meal as a time for comfort and reconnection, sharing 80 recipes and guidelines for organizing practical food menus.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 642 ROS

Burke, Diane

Summary: "The moment Diane Burke, an author and mother of two grown sons, received an unexpected certified letter in the mail, she had no idea her life would be shaken to its core. Memories of a past she had buried more than forty years ago suddenly resurfaced and she wasn't prepared to deal with them. Steve Orlandi, happily married, father of two and step-father of three, was living the typical middle...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Distribution Services 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BURKE, DIANE BUR

Carruthers, Avril.

Summary: " A guide to leaving painful, destructive relationships behind-both at home and at work Toxic relationships often come disguised as seemingly normal ones. These subtly destructive relationships are characterized by the slow erosion of self-esteem, aloss of personal identity, or a growing desire to please friends, partners, and family members who are impossible to please. In this uplifting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tarcher/Penguin 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302 CAR

Bialik, Mayim.

Summary: The author describes how she forged positive relationships with her sons through Attachment Parenting practices, sharing advice on how to address a child's needs without resorting to pop culture trends.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 649.122 BIA

MacKenzie, Robert J.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA 649.64 MAC

Lahey, Jessica

Summary: Counsels parents of school-aged children on how to overcome tendencies toward overprotectiveness to allow children to develop independence. --Publisher's description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 649 LAH

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 LAH

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 649 LAH

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 649.7 Lahey 2015

Thomas, Katherine Woodward

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Thomas forges a new path for those in the midst of a breakup or divorce. Her five-step plan promises a new way to end a failing relationship that isn't bitter and needlessly painful, but is instead characterized by goodwill, generosity, and respect. With its precepts, couples learn how to do minimal damage to themselves, each other, and their children"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harmony Books 2015

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Hamilton, Hugo.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fourth Estate 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823.914 HAM

Meeker, Margaret J.

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: "Meg Meeker, M.D., acclaimed author of Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters, now turns to an equally powerful relationship in the family: the one between mother and son. From the moment a mother holds her newborn son, his eyes tell her that she is his world. But often, as he grows up, the boy who needs her simultaneously pushes her away. Calling upon thirty years of experience as a pediatrician,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.874 MEE

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 306.874 MEE

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 306.874 MEE

Hamilton, Hugo.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fourth Estate 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823.914 HAM

Emery, Robert E.

Summary: "A paradigm-shifting model of parenting children in two homes from an internationally recognized expert. A researcher, therapist, and mediator, Robert Emery, Ph. D., details a new approach to sharing custody with children in two homes. Huge numbers of children are affected by separation, divorce, cohabitation breakups, and childbearing outside of marriage. These children have two homes. But...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avery 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.8 EME

Summary: "Red Without Blue is the groundbreaking documentary about the indestructible ties of family. This visually arresting film chronicles the close, yet sometimes strained relationship between identical twins Mark and Alex as Alex undergoes a transformation into a woman named Clair. Captured over a period of three years, RWB documents the twins and their parents, examining the Farleys' struggle to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Indiepix 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC RED

Baker, Amy J. L.

Summary: "After a messy divorce, it's all too common for one parent to try and undermine the relationship between their children and their ex. In Co-parenting with a Toxic Ex, readers are offered a positive parenting approach to coping with a hostile ex-spouse. Inside, mothers and fathers who are dealing with a toxic ex will learn how to avoid parental alienation, as well as techniques for talking to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.89 BAK

Summary: As teen pregnancy rates rise in the U.S., this ABC News program follows four families coping with the day-to-day realities of the issue. Case studies come from Massachusetts, where a teen couple tries to raise their six-month-old son together; from Kentucky, where a 14-year-old girl attends a school designed for pregnant teens; from Washington State, where a senior quarterback has impregnated...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Burkholder, Ginnie Horst

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Herald Press 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.83 Bur

Chapman, Gary D.

Summary: "Separation does not necessarily mean divorce is imminent. Matter of fact, it's possible that separation may even lead to a restored, enriched, growing marriage. The outcome of this time of transition is determined solely by the individuals involved. If you're willing to make the most of that process, begin the journey with confidence as Gary walks you step-by-step towards healing and hope"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 306.81 CHA

Schulman, Sarah

Summary: In this book, the author, a playwright and social critic, explores the family, the first place where all people, straight, gay, and bisexual, learn homophobia. For it is within the family that homophobia begins to control people's lives, whether as perpetrators or recipients. Written in the tradition of Susan Brownmiller's Against Our Will: Men, Women, and Rape, which reconceptualized rape and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.76 SCH

Summary: From childhood on, biological and social factors combine to shape an individual's sexual identity. In this program, Ruben Gur, Professor of Neuropsychology at the University of Pennsylvania; sociologist Rhoda Reddock, of the University of the West Indies; philosopher Elisabeth Badinter; historians Arlette Farge and Jennifer Stoddart; and others evaluate gender-related behavioral models from a...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Ford, Arielle.

Summary: It’s one thing to fall in love and get married. It is quite another thing to have a marriage you love. This is the true purpose of Turn Your Mate Into Your Soulmate. Author of the international bestseller The Soulmate Secret, Arielle Ford unlocks the wisdom learned in her own marriage along with expertise gleaned from friends and experts such as Harville Hendrix, John Gray, Dr. Helen Fisher,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperElixir 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.7 FOR

Payne, Kim John.

1 hold on 1 copy

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2011

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Hanstedt, Constance.

Summary: As a young girl in the Midwest, Constance Hanstedt was consumed by fear -- of her parents, especially her disapproving mother, Virginia; of social situations; and of people in general. Even as an adult she remained guarded around her mother, avoiding conflict at all costs. Still, when Virginia developed Alzheimer's, Hanstedt did what the perfect daughter she'd always struggled to be would do:...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: She Writes Press 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Hanstedt 2015

Markham, Laura.

1 hold on 1 copy

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2013

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