Occasional clashes between parents and children are not uncommon, but when defiant behavior including tantrums, resistance to chores, and negativity becomes chronic, it causes big problems within the ..
What's happening to boys? At home, they sprawl before a flickering screen, lost in a solitary, sedentary fantasy world; at school, the choice of role seems limited to nerd or thug, bullied or bullying..
With more than five million copies in print all around the world, "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens" is the ultimate teenage success guide--now updated for the digital age. Imagine you had a roa..
Adolescence now lasts longer than ever before. And as world-renowned expert on adolescent psychology Dr. Laurence Steinberg argues, this makes these years the key period in determining individuals' li..
Award-winning journalist Jennifer Senior tries to tackle the issue of the effects of children on their parents, isolating and analyzing the many ways in which children reshape their parents' lives, wh..
The list of what foods to introduce to your child and when can be daunting, especially in this day and age when everything from food safety to allergy issues dictates certain rules. Written by the UK'..
The up-to-date, practical guide for helping your child deal with anxiety Fear, worry, stomach pains, self-doubt--these are classic symptoms of anxiety in children. Using kid-friendly concepts, this r..
The workplace can be a difficult environment for people with Asperger's Syndrome (AS) and this often impedes their ability to make use of particular skills and sustain meaningful and fulfilling employ..
If you ask Dr. Harold Reitman, labels are a lousy way to describe a unique human being, whether it's Asperger's, high functioning autism, ADHD, dyslexia, Tourette's or even the so-called neurotypical ..
Autism Spectrum Disorder, or ASD, is the umbrella term used to describe a whole family of related conditions. Within this group, there is a subgroup of conditions known as PDD (NOS) - Pervasive Develo..
In "Baby-led Weaning", leading health visitor Gill Rapley and journalist and mum Tracey Murkett introduced parents to a common sense, easy and enjoyable approach to feeding your child, allowing your b..
Let your baby take control of their eating habits and create a healthy relationship with food! Your baby's relationship with food starts with her first bite. Set your child up for lifetime of healthy,..
A fully illustrated guide to the latest parenting trend "Baby Sign Language" is a practical, illustrated guide that shows parents how to teach their babies simple, easy-to-remember gestures to convey ..
This is the practical handbook that every mother needs when preparing for a new baby. Broken down into easy-to-follow timeframes from preparing for arrival and birth right through to 12 months, you'll..
Somehow, somewhere, parenting has become far too complicated and serious. Battlefield Wisdom is the perfect antidote. As a gift for newbie parents, or a soothing balm for the bumps and bruises of the ..
Nothing will ever be as easy as your school years,' well-meaning adults told her, but I knew for my daughter, and for many kids who have struggled as square pegs trying to make themselves round, this ..
What's the single most important thing you can do during pregnancy? What does watching TV do to a child's brain? What's the best way to handle temper tantrums? Scientists know. In Brain Rules for Baby..
This work offers the reader deep insights into how to integrate Buddhist philosophy with contemporary psychology to arrive at a method of parenting that is both effective and enables family members to..
The "Bullying Workbook for Teens" incorporates cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to help ease anxiety, fear, stress, and other emotions associated with being bullied. The workbook is made up 42 step-..
Most parenting books focus on changing a child's behaviour, but the truth is that children only change when their relationship with their parents changes. In Calm Parents, Happy Kids, Dr Laura Markham..
Simple strategies for bringing out the best in boys In Calmer Easier Happier Boys, parenting expert Noel Janis-Norton explains simple strategies for the unique challenges of raising motivated, coopera..
Do you constantly find yourself battling to stop your kids spending hours in front of a screen? Whether it's a tv, an ipad, a pc or a playstation children are spending more and more time absorbed in t..
"Co-Parenting 101" is based on the premise that co-parenting is a must, not an option. The involvement of both parents- not just the primary guardian-is the cornerstone of successful co-parenting. Thi..
Read Jennifer Kolari's posts on the Penguin Blog. A groundbreaking, counterintuitive parenting approach to create deep, empathic bonds with challenging children A child and family therapist for more ..
If your child is questioning their gender identity, you may have questions of your own. "The Conscious Parent's Guide to Gender Identity" helps answer those questions, providing a relationship-oriente..
At the age of 14, Lynsey Calderwood suffered a traumatic brain injury that left her physically unmarked but destroyed her memory. Thrust back into an apparently nonsensical world of which she had no r..
In ancient Rome parents would consult the priestess Carmentis shortly after birth to obtain prophecies of the future of their newborn infant. Today, parents and doctors of critically ill children cons..
From the author of Disconnected Kids, a scientifically developed program for feeding kids with special needs-based on the popular Brain Balance Program. In Disconnected Kids, Dr. Robert Melillo prese..
In "Do Fathers Matter? "the award-winning journalist and father of five Paul Raeburn overturns the lingering myths and stereotypes of bumbling dads and disciplinarian patriarchs through an in-depth an..
Sexting. Virginity. Consent. The Big O ...Let's face it, doing it can be tricksy. I don't know anyone (including myself) who has sex all figured out. So I've written a book full of honest, hilarious (..
Taking the words out of every father's mouth, Toby Morris' Don't Puke on Your Dad is a hilarious and heart-warming first-hand account of the first year of parenthood. Featuring his charming illustrati..
This is the astounding story of how one man's quest to help his daughter led to a whole new way of developing our underlying skills in order to overcome the symptons associated with dyslexia, ADHD and..
This book, written by two highly qualified New Zealand literacy researchers, is for students and other individuals with dyslexia and also for those working with them as tutors and in the workplace. Th..
What links Winston Churchill, Alan Sugar, Richard Branson, Jamie Oliver, David Bailey, Will Smith and countless other high achievers in a huge range of fields? In this paradigm-shifting book, neuro-le..
This ground-breaking book is bursting with up-to-date medical information that will guide prospective parents through pregnancy, childbirth and the first 6 weeks of their baby's life. Every aspect of ..
Almost everyone knows an explosive child, one whose frequent, severe fits of temper leave his or her parents standing helpless in their fear, frustration, and guilt. Most of these parents have tried e..