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Frugal Family Fun (Parenting, Family Activities): The ultimate family resource with over 300 budget friendly activitiesby Amanda MawhinneyWant closer relationships with your family? Get your family members excited to spend time with you. Discover how to get ALL of your family members involved in activities and eager to spend more time together. Find team building exercises that you can use to work out family conflicts. Learn how to customize activities for YOUR specific family- including different age groups, family structures and even families with special needs. Utilize family directed money making activities and money savi... more
by Lawrence Broxmeyer, MDEvery 72 seconds someone in America develops Alzheimer’s disease (AD). And it has been said that almost everyone living long enough will eventually show evidence of Alzheimer’s disease. Thus far its cause has remained elusive. Nevertheless, recently, study after study, in which scientists have injected human Alzheimer diseased brain tissue into mice and other laboratory animals that later developed the disease have left little doubt that Alzheimer’s arises from an infectious process, and the foc... more
by Terrie SizemoreD is for Dog is a book for every pet owner. It is an easy guide to pet care for the enthusiastic pet owner interested in the basic health care for their pet. Colorful pictures make this read enjoyable and fun. The information is enlightening as well as interesting. Great for every family as well as for gifts. This book is fof all ages.
by Tracey SpaventaMomma’s Little Helper has designed this planner & notebook to assist you in managing your time and priorities.
by Maya Thiagarajan
In Beyond the Tiger Mom: East-West Parenting for the Global Age, Maya Thiagarajan looks at the differences between Western and Asian approaches to parenting and education.
How do Asian parents prime their children for success from a young age? Why do Asian kids do so well in math and science? What is the difference between an Asian upbringing and a Western one? Why do some Asian mothers see themselves as "tiger moms" while others shun the label? How do Asian... more
by J.B. Keats, M.D.A practical and unique guide to diabetes, prediabetes, and waist control created by a doctor diagnosed with the disease, The Habit of Habits is a straightforward method of saving your life. Guided by Benjamin Franklin's wisdom and the latest medical science, it sorts the confusing blizzard of advice about diabetes and weight control, debunking common myths in favor of a simple, mindful, take-charge method tailored to your unique personality, one that's guaranteed to decrease your blood sugar alo... more
by Anthony RebuckThere is a triple threat in the Asian air to human health and well-being. First, we are going to see an increase in tobacco-attributable deaths as more and more people smoke. Much of this mortality, as well as crippling chronic lung disease, can be prevented if smokers stop smoking. Secondly, additional suffering, disability and premature death from lung disease can be prevented if pollution – Asian pollution being the worst in the world - can be reduced. And lastly, the coughing, wheezing and... more
by Lynette LouiseMIRACLES ARE MADE: THE REAL LIFE GUIDE TO AUTISM is a real life guide, written from the happenings of real life. In Miracles Are Made Lynette not only shares stories from her personal and professional life, but also illuminates the whys and the wherefores of the social climate parents find themselves in when coping with autism. She does this by educating us on the history of science and social awareness in relation to this disorder. By highlighting neurofeedback and the plasticity of the bra... more
by Kevin ChristoforaMost parents today know very little about baseball. Unlike previous generations, they don't have a lot to pass on to their children, and most kids today know more about Angry Birds than they do about America's National Pastime. It’s a different world, and today’s kids have lost touch with the game. Kids don’t play outside much, and the sandlot’s turned into a parking lot. Baseball’s getting lost. The Hometown All Stars Book series, written for children ages 3-6, is on a mission to spread the... more
by Corine TorenThe book gives a glimpse inside a child's anxiety-driven mind. It is a unique parenting book written completely from a child's perspective. The book explores the author's personal struggles with anxiety as a child, and also offers ways parents can support their own children struggling with anxiety.
by Stella WaterhouseAutism Decoded - The Cracks in the Code takes light and somewhat controversial approach to this weighty and complex subject, illustrated by personal accounts, film and literature, and even the lives of some other people to bring new – and often surprising - insights to the search; offering views that challenge readers to reassess their thinking and join the debate.
by Jacqueline EubanyHeart disease remains the number one killer of women in the United States. It kills more women than breast and lung cancer combined. Do you know that you can decrease your risk of having a heart attack by almost 80% with some changes in lifestyle habits? This book aims to educate women about heart disease. Explains risk factors for heart disease and several principles that can be adopted to decrease one's risk for a heart attack. A heart attack can no longer be thought of as a "man's" disease.
by Malcolm Carruthers, MDThis is a controversial account of why, because of the barriers to testosterone action in the body, men can have normal levels of testosterone but still have life-, love-, and health-wrecking symptoms of testosterone deficiency which need treatment. The deficiency is increasingly being linked to common and serious medical conditions such as obesity, diabetes, heart and circulatory disorders, and even Alzheimer’s disease. This has clearly been shown by the author’s pioneering research publication... more
by Cassi ClarkWe cheer “Breastfeeding! Yay!” on social media, and around our female friends with feminist pride. But at 3 a.m. you may be cudgeling yourself with, “Oh, dear god, what have we done?” Intellectually, we all know it’s better for our babies, and instinctually, many of us want to do it. But our pregnant daydreaming does little to prepare us for the pain, frustration, self-judgment, and fear that we may experience by choosing to breastfeed. Breastfeeding can be all angels and rainbows. But more ofte... more
by Marlene Veltre
You can stop trying so hard to be healthy.
Health is simple. In this easy-to-read book, analyst and educator Marlene Veltre shares her story of beating cancer and navigating a complex world of health information, stripping well-being down to simple ideas.
Backed by 11 years of research, 7 Basics for Simple Health uses scientific fact-finding and common sense to make living well, ... more
by Kathryn Kemp GuylayAre you a parent or teacher hoping to encourage children to eat more veggies and fruits? Want to support healthy eating messages in a fun, educational and positive way? Looking for great educational messaging with peer-to-peer messaging? Give It a Go, Eat a Rainbow uses charming illustrations by 12-year old Alexander Guylay combined with real-life photography and simple rhymes by award winning nutrition educator Kathryn Kemp Guylay to create an augmented reality that immediately draws kids into ... more