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Father Figure: How to Be a Feminist Dad
Father Figure: How to Be a Feminist Dad
By Shapiro, Jordan
2021-05 - Little, Brown Spark
9780316459969 Check Our Catalog

 

A thoughtful and long-overdue exploration of fatherhood and masculinity in the 21st century that "redefines what it means to be a good father" (Adam Grant).

There are hundreds of books on parenting, and with good reason--becoming a parent is scary, difficult, and life-changing. But when it comes to books about parenting identity, rather than the nuts and bolts of raising …More
 

Taking Charge of Your Pregnancy: The New Science for a Safe Birth and a Healthy Baby
Taking Charge of Your Pregnancy: The New Science for a Safe Birth and a Healthy Baby
By Fisher, Susan
2021-05 - Houghton Mifflin
9780358409076 Check Our Catalog

 

 

An indispensable guide to the revolutionary advances in pregnancy and childbirth, Taking Charge of Your Pregnancy contains trailblazing science that explains:

  • Why the first eight weeks are the most important and how to optimize them
  • Which prenatal genetic tests are risk-free and which are a waste of money
  • Why miscarriages are common and the preventive …More
     

     

Give Birth Like a Feminist: Your Body. Your Baby. Your Choices.
Give Birth Like a Feminist: Your Body. Your Baby. Your Choices.
By Hill, MILLI
2021-05 - HQ
9780008456948 Check Our Catalog

 

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When You Wonder, You're Learning: Mister Rogers' Enduring Lessons for Raising Creative, Curious, Caring Kids
When You Wonder, You're Learning: Mister Rogers' Enduring Lessons for Raising Creative, Curious, Caring Kids
By Behr, Gregg
Author Rydzewski, Ryan
Foreword by Rogers, Joanne
2021-04 - Hachette Go
9780306874734 Check Our Catalog

 

Bringing the lessons of Mister Rogers into the digital age

Playful and practical, When You Wonder, You're Learning introduces a new generation of families to the lessons of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. By exploring the science behind the iconic television program, the book reveals what Fred Rogers called the "tools for learning" skills and mindsets that scientists now …More
 

What to Eat When You Want to Get Pregnant: A Science-Based 4-Week Program to Boost Your Fertility with Nutrition
What to Eat When You Want to Get Pregnant: A Science-Based 4-Week Program to Boost Your Fertility with Nutrition
By Avena, Nicole
2021-03 - Citadel Press
9780806540702 Check Our Catalog

 

Making a healthy baby begins with healthy ingredients.

Dr. Nicole Avena--nutrition expert and author of What to Eat When You're Pregnant--presents the preface to that guide, new revolutionary research on how nutrition impacts the ability to conceive and offers a 4-week plan to get readers on the path to parenthood.

Joining the ranks with pregnancy experts such as Heidi Murkoff, Dr. …More
 

Hunt, Gather, Parent: What Ancient Cultures Teach Us about the Lost Art of Raising Happy, Healthy, Little Humans
Hunt, Gather, Parent: What Ancient Cultures Teach Us about the Lost Art of Raising Happy, Healthy, Little Humans
By Doucleff, Michaeleen
2021-03 - Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster
9781982149673 Check Our Catalog

 

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The oldest cultures in the world have mastered the art of raising happy, well-adjusted children. What can we learn from them?

"Hunt, Gather, Parent is full of smart ideas that I immediately wanted to force on my own kids." --Pamela Druckerman, The New York Times Book Review

When Dr. Michaeleen Doucleff becomes …More
 

To Raise a Boy: Classrooms, Locker Rooms, Bedrooms, and the Hidden Struggles of American Boyhood
To Raise a Boy: Classrooms, Locker Rooms, Bedrooms, and the Hidden Struggles of American Boyhood
By Brown, Emma
2021-03 - Atria/One Signal Publishers
9781982128081 Check Our Catalog

 

"To Raise a Boy is a clear-eyed and sometimes shocking view of the world that we have created for boys, and a call for change." --Peg Tyre, author of the New York Times bestseller The Trouble with Boys

"A stunning work of investigative journalism that looks at the systems and structures that have failed our boys." --Soraya Chemaly, author of Rage Becomes …More
 

Thrivers: The Surprising Reasons Why Some Kids Struggle and Others Shine
Thrivers: The Surprising Reasons Why Some Kids Struggle and Others Shine
By Borba, Michele
2021-03 - G.P. Putnam's Sons
9780593085271 Check Our Catalog

 

The bestselling author of UnSelfie explains why the old markers of accomplishment (grades, test scores) are no longer reliable predictors of success in the 21st century -- and offers 7 teachable traits that will safeguard our kids for the future.

Michele Borba has been a teacher, educational consultant, and parent for 40 years -- and she's never been more worried than she is …More
 

Parent Like It Matters: How to Raise Joyful, Change-Making Girls
Parent Like It Matters: How to Raise Joyful, Change-Making Girls
By Johnson Dias, Janice
Foreword by Woodson, Jacqueline
2021-03 - Ballantine Books
9781984819628 Check Our Catalog

 

An accessible blueprint to embolden our daughters to be critical thinkers, fearless doers, and joyful change agents for our future--from the proud mother of teen activist Marley Dias, founder of 1000BLACKGIRLBOOKS.

"A stunning and pathbreaking how-to guide and memoir for every mom, dad, or caregiver who believes in rearing children to be healthy individuals and caring citizens."--Khalil …More
 

Quirky Kids: Understanding and Supporting Your Child with Developmental Differences
Quirky Kids: Understanding and Supporting Your Child with Developmental Differences
By Klass, Perri
Author Costello, Eileen
2021-02 - American Academy of Pediatrics
9781610024198 Check Our Catalog

 

This classic, coauthored by New York Times columnist and pediatrician Dr. Perri Klass, has been fully revised and updated to reflect the recent significant changes in the recognition and care of children whose development doesn't go as expected. It includes new information about therapeutic interventions, managing co-morbidities, and getting support for children with developmental …More
 

The Scaffold Effect: Raising Resilient, Self-Reliant, and Secure Kids in an Age of Anxiety
The Scaffold Effect: Raising Resilient, Self-Reliant, and Secure Kids in an Age of Anxiety
By Koplewicz, Harold
2021-02 - Harmony
9780593139349 Check Our Catalog

 

Prevent and counteract the general anxiety and emotional fragility prevalent in children and teenagers today--a new parenting philosophy and strategies that give children the tools to flourish on their own.

"A master synthesizer of attachment science, medical practice, and his own experience as a father, Harold Koplewicz capably and compassionately leads us through the art of …More
 

Parenting While Working from Home: A Monthly Guide to Help Parents Balance Their Careers, Connect with Their Kids, and Establish Their Inner Strength
Parenting While Working from Home: A Monthly Guide to Help Parents Balance Their Careers, Connect with Their Kids, and Establish Their Inner Strength
By Tunis, Karissa
Author Medini, Shari
2021-01 - Skyhorse Publishing
9781510764828 Check Our Catalog

 

Parenting in December is very different from parenting in July―especially while working from home

As more parents work from home than ever before, there are unique challenges when it comes to meeting the demands of their job, helping their kids thrive, and finding even five minutes to take care of themselves. Parenting While Working from Home offers tips, strategies, and …More
 

Work-From-Home Hacks: 500+ Easy Ways to Get Organized, Stay Productive, and Maintain a Work/Life Balance While Working from Home!
Work-From-Home Hacks: 500+ Easy Ways to Get Organized, Stay Productive, and Maintain a Work/Life Balance While Working from Home!
By Frost, Aja
2020-12 - Adams Media Corporation
9781507215593 Check Our Catalog

 

Be as productive as possible at work while never leaving your home with these 500 easy-to-follow hacks that will instantly improve your work-from-home experience.

As many have discovered during the Covid-19 pandemic, working from home certainly has its perks. From the easy (non)commute to your computer to the extra time you can spend with your family and pets to the benefits of …More
 

Raising Your Spirited Baby: A Breakthrough Guide for You and Your Child to Thrive Despite the Shrieks and Struggles to Sleep
Raising Your Spirited Baby: A Breakthrough Guide for You and Your Child to Thrive Despite the Shrieks and Struggles to Sleep
By Kurcinka, Mary Sheedy
2020-12 - William Morrow & Company
9780062961525 Check Our Catalog

 

 

"Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, Ed.D., brings her expertise in raising spirited children to help you understand and soothe your spirited baby. Her research-based, parent-tested strategies will help your baby sleep better and develop a calmer, more resilient brain and nervous system." --Dr. Laura Markham, founder of AhaParenting.com, and author of Peaceful Parent, Happy …More
 

Do Right by Me: Learning to Raise Black Children in White Spaces
Do Right by Me: Learning to Raise Black Children in White Spaces
By Harrison, Valerie I.
Author D'Angelo, Kathryn Peach
2020-11 - Temple University Press
9781439919958 Check Our Catalog

 

 

For decades, Katie D'Angelo and Valerie Harrison engaged in conversations about race and racism. However, when Katie and her husband, who are white, adopted Gabriel, a biracial child, Katie's conversations with Val, who is black, were no longer theoretical and academic. The stakes grew from the two friends trying to understand each other's perspectives to a mother navigating, with input from …More
 

Busy Toddler's Guide to Actual Parenting: From Their First "no" to Their First Day of School (and Everything in Between)
Busy Toddler's Guide to Actual Parenting: From Their First "no" to Their First Day of School (and Everything in Between)
By Allison, Susie
2020-09 - Innovation Press
9781943147854 Check Our Catalog

 

 

You don't need to feel alone in parenting. You don't need to feel like you're failing. And you definitely don't need another parenting book filled with theoretical advice about theoretical children. You need actual parenting help from an actual parent. It's time to feel confident in your parenting.

Susie Allison, creator of the massive online community Busy …More
 

What to Expect: Eating Well When You're Expecting, 2nd Edition
What to Expect: Eating Well When You're Expecting, 2nd Edition
By Murkoff, Heidi
2020-08 - Workman Publishing
9781523501397 Check Our Catalog

 

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In addition to 150 dazzling, healthy recipes that acknowledge the time constraints on working women, chapters in this revised edition are devoted to nutrition, weight gain, food safety, the postpartum diet, and how to eat when trying to conceive again. 
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How Babies Sleep: The Gentle, Science-Based Method for a Good Night's Sleep
How Babies Sleep: The Gentle, Science-Based Method for a Good Night's Sleep
By Axelrod, Sofia
2020-08 - Atria Books
9781982112578 Check Our Catalog

 

Discover the best baby sleep method--gentle, science-backed, and inspired by the latest Nobel Prize-winning research--that shows you how to get your baby to sleep through the night naturally.

Sleep--or the lack of it--is one of the most crucial issues for new parents. Newborn babies typically wake every two to three hours, and there's nothing bleary-eyed, exhausted parents want more …More
 

Mayo Clinic Guide to Your Baby's First Years: 2nd Edition Revised and Updated
Mayo Clinic Guide to Your Baby's First Years: 2nd Edition Revised and Updated
By Cook, Walter
Author Klaas, Kelsey
2020-07 - Mayo Clinic Press
9781893005570 Check Our Catalog

 

Not every parenting journey looks alike. In this best-selling reference guide, the parents and childcare experts at Mayo Clinic offer a trusted manual on expected--and not so expected--developments that can occur during your baby's first years.

Updated and Revised 2nd edition.

While new and experienced parents alike find that every baby brings its own set of challenges, the Mayo Clinic …More
 

The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read: (and Your Children Will Be Glad That You Did)
The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read: (and Your Children Will Be Glad That You Did)
By Perry, Philippa
2020-02 - Penguin Life
9781984879554 Check Our Catalog

 

A beautifully comprehensive look at what it might mean to be a sane and emotionally intelligent parent . . . hugely warm, wise, hopeful and encouraging.--Alain de Botton, author of How Proust Can Change Your Life

Instant #1 Sunday Times Bestseller

Every parent wants their child to be happy and every parent wants to avoid screwing them up (the way their parents did ). …More
 

The Montessori Toddler: Planting the Seeds to Grow a Curious and Responsible Human Being
The Montessori Toddler: Planting the Seeds to Grow a Curious and Responsible Human Being
By Davies, Simone
Illustrator Imai, Hiyoko
2019-03 - Workman Publishing
9781523506897 Check Our Catalog

 

Turn your home into a Montessori home--and become a more mindful, attentive, and easygoing parent.

It's time to change the way we see toddlers. Using the principles developed by the educator Dr. Maria Montessori, Simone Davies shows how to turn life with a "terrible two" into a mutually rich and rewarding time of curiosity, learning, respect, and discovery.

With hundreds of …More
 

You Can't F*ck Up Your Kids: A Judgment-Free Guide to Stress-Free Parenting
You Can't F*ck Up Your Kids: A Judgment-Free Guide to Stress-Free Parenting
By Powers, Lindsay
2020-03 - Atria Books
9781982110130 Check Our Catalog

 

Cribsheet meets The Sh't No One Tells You in this no-holds-barred, judgment-free parenting guide that sets the record straight on every hot-button parenting topic by longtime journalist and founder of the viral #NoShameParenting movement.

What if you could do more for your kids, by doing a whole lot less?

Parenting today has become a competitive sport, and it …More
 

The New Baby Blueprint: Caring for You and Your Little One
The New Baby Blueprint: Caring for You and Your Little One
By Casares, Whitney
2020-03 - American Academy of Pediatrics
9781610023757 Check Our Catalog

 

Pediatrician and mother of two young daughters, Dr. Whitney Casares, delivers a modern, empathetic guide to preparing for a baby and those first few days, weeks, and months of being a parent. From basic newborn care to breastfeeding success and from childcare choices to the emotional ups and downs of new motherhood, Dr. Casares's advice combines important health and safety information from the …More
 

The Little Book of Baby Massage: The Power of Touch to Calm Your Baby
The Little Book of Baby Massage: The Power of Touch to Calm Your Baby
By Kellett, Jo
2020-02 - DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
9781465491077 Check Our Catalog

 

Easy massage routines to soothe your baby and communicate love.

To a baby, touch is talk, and with these soothing techniques, you and your child can share some of your most fulfilling communicative moments.

Calm and comfort your baby from head to toe with a step-by-step full-body massage; discover ways to incorporate massage into your baby's day-to-day routine; and ease common …More
 

The Power of Showing Up: How Parental Presence Shapes Who Our Kids Become and How Their Brains Get Wired
The Power of Showing Up: How Parental Presence Shapes Who Our Kids Become and How Their Brains Get Wired
By Siegel, Daniel J.
Author Bryson, Tina Payne
2020-01 - Ballantine Books
9781524797713 Check Our Catalog

 

Parenting isn't easy. Showing up is. Your greatest impact begins right where you are. Now the bestselling authors of The Whole-Brain Child and No-Drama Discipline explain what this means over the course of childhood.



"There is parenting magic in this book."--Michael Thompson, Ph.D., co-author of the New York Times bestselling classic 
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Right from the Start: A Practical Guide for Helping Young Children with Autism
Right from the Start: A Practical Guide for Helping Young Children with Autism
By Donahue, Karin
Author Crassons, Kate
2019-11 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
9781475844405 Check Our Catalog

 

Right from the Start: A Practical Guide for Helping Young Children with Autism asserts that autistic children can be successful when parents and teachers understand key principles of autism and have the tools to help these children expand their social and emotional skills. This book explains the importance of self-regulation, the ability to moderate our feelings and reactions. In prioritizing this …More
 

The Kids Are in Bed: Finding Time for Yourself in the Chaos of Parenting
The Kids Are in Bed: Finding Time for Yourself in the Chaos of Parenting
By Bertsche, Rachel
2020-01 - Plume Books
9781524744014 Check Our Catalog

 

All new moms should shove a copy of The Kids Are in Bed in the diaper bag between the asswipes and Aquaphor A perfect guide on how-to not morph solely into someone's mom and retain your badassery in a world of Disneyfication and baby sharks."

--Jill Kargman, author of Sprinkle Glitter on My Grave and creator of Odd Mom Out

Picture it--it's 8:30 p.m. You …More

 



Date: 
Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 3:45pm