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Book Review: Don't Let Your Emotions Run Your Life for Kids Book Review: Don't Let Your Emotions Run Your Life for KidsNo parent is a stranger to the often intense and overwhelming outbursts of a child. But when children experience the strong emotions that propel their behavior, many parents also wonder just how to help them, and more importantly, how to teach them how to manage ...

Book Review: Helping Your Angry Teen Book Review: Helping Your Angry TeenIf you are the parent of a teenager, I’m willing to bet you’ve experienced some anger. I’m also willing to bet that you were unsure how to diffuse the anger when it happened, and unsure how to get through to your teen. In his new book, ...

Book Review: Option B Book Review: Option BSheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and author of the bestselling book Lean In, was vacationing with her seemingly healthy 47-year-old husband Dave Goldberg when her life changed in an instant. While at the gym by himself, Dave died suddenly from an arrhythmia caused by an ...

Book Review: What's Mom Still Got To Do With It? Book Review: What's Mom Still Got To Do With It?“We don’t dispute the depth of our mother’s influence in our everyday lives, but when it comes to the workplace we draw an invisible line that we think keeps Mom out,” Ilana Tolpin Levitt writes, That’s one of the main points Levitt makes at the start ...

Book Review: Help Your Kids With Adolescence Book Review: Help Your Kids With AdolescenceAdolescence is often experienced as a confusing, overwhelming time for teenagers. For parents of teenagers, the years of transition from childhood to adulthood can be equally confusing and frustrating. As a result, teens and their parents frequently have questions about how to handle the many ...

Book Review: Engaging Adolescents Book Review: Engaging Adolescents“The two biggest issues facing parents today are how to sort out what difficult behavior really is and how to manage it,” writes Michael Hawton. In his new book, Engaging Adolescents: Parenting Tough Issues With Teenagers, Hawton asserts that not only do parents today often not ...

Book Review: Hero Book Review: HeroWhile we often talk about raising children in the right neighborhood, and ensuring that they attend the right college and study the right things, when it comes to raising children today, there is one major piece we are missing: the importance of a strong father. In her new ...

Book Review: Blinded by Hope Book Review: Blinded by HopeThe words, “You’ve suffered no hardship,” ring in Meg McGuire’s ears as she watches her forty-three year old son receive a sentence to four years in prison. It is then that she realizes there are some things a mother’s love simply cannot overcome, and mental illness is ...

Book Review: Crazy-Stressed Book Review: Crazy-Stressed“If you think your teen is more stressed, anxious, and depressed than you were back in your teen day, you’re right. If you think that’s because he’s lazy and weak or self-centered and spoiled, you’re wrong,” writes Dr. Michael Bradley in his new book Crazy-Stressed: Saving ...

Book Review: Transgender Children & Youth Book Review: Transgender Children & YouthTransgender youth, particularly transgender youth of color, are disproportionately the targets of bullying, familial abuse and violence in our society. LGBT youth make up a significant portion of the young homeless population, with transgender teens facing higher rates of homelessness than their lesbian, gay and ...

Book Review: The Attachment Bond Book Review: The Attachment BondAttachment is often described as a process that acts like a blueprint for our relationships. What we learn in our first – and most formative – relationship becomes the basis for every subsequent relationship we have, and we either spend the rest of our lives ...

Book Review: Transforming Stress for Teens Book Review: Transforming Stress for TeensThe teenage years are littered with physical, educational, emotional and hormonal changes. These changes come with their own levels of stress and do not necessarily include the stress and chaos that may surround relationships, friendships and home life. Without tools and techniques to mitigate the stress, how ...

Book Review: Engaging Adolescents Book Review: Engaging AdolescentsAdolescence is a time when kids individuate from their parents in confusing, and often troubling, ways. For many parents the question becomes not just how to keep them out of trouble, but how to keep them engaged long enough to steer through challenging times with ...

Book Review: Anxiety Free Kids Book Review: Anxiety Free KidsHaving anxiety as an adult can be debilitating. And for a parent, watching a child struggle with anxiety can be heartbreaking and confusing. Many parents have trouble finding the right words, strategies, and environmental conditions that will help children find their confidence and overcome their anxiety. In ...

Book Review: Autism & The Family Book Review: Autism & The FamilyWhile we are learning more every day about autism and how it affects a person, what is so often – and so easily– overlooked is just how autism affects a family. In her new book, Autism and the Family: Understanding and Supporting Parents and Siblings, ...

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