Families & Parents
Real Food Kids Will Love: Over 100 simple and delicious recipes for toddlers and up
Real Food Kids Will Love offers everything today's parents are looking for once their babies are ready to start joining in with family mealtimes. Each dish is designed to be enjoyed by the whole family, while remaining simple, healthy, and not too salty or sugary for young children.
The Day-by-Day Pregnancy Book: Count Down Your Pregnancy Day by Day with Advice From a Team of Experts
Fully updated to reflect changes in medical practice, including advice on non-invasive prenatal testing and ways to adapt special diets during pregnancy, The Day-by-day Pregnancy Book provides a comprehensive look at every week of pregnancy. From early foetal development to how your hormones prepare you for birth, Q&As with experts and mums will help put your mind at ease. The Day-by-day Pregnancy Book also breaks down the 12 hours post delivery with an hour-by-hour account and the day-by-day format continues for the first two weeks of life with a newborn baby.
Weaning: New Edition - What to Feed, When to Feed and How to Feed your Baby
This new edition of Weaning guides you through every aspect of weaning your baby, with advice on when to start weaning, which foods to introduce first, how to prepare foods safely, and how to spoon feed purées and solid foods. With up-to-date information on allergies and intolerances, advice on how to encourage baby-led weaning, and tips on combining foods to build up flavours and textures, you can be sure your baby is getting exactly what his or her growing body needs.
How to Make Children Laugh (Little Ways to Live a Big Life)
Writer and Professor of Children's Literature Michael Rosen, whose books - from We're Going on a Bear Hunt to Chocolate Cake - have made millions of children rock with laughter, gives us the tools for this greatest of gifts.
Ready to Go Reward Chart: Build Best Behaviour
Build Best Behaviour Reward Chart Kit features specific parenting advice on topics included in the reward charts, such as learning lifeskills, helping at home, and caring for myself and others. ... Reward chart with 130 stickers makes good and considerate behaviour even more fun!
Toilet Time: A Training Kit for Boys (Ready to Go!)
Potty training doesn't have to be the long, frustrating process it's frequently made out to be. Inside this gender-appropriate kit, expert child psychologist and mother of two, Dr. Janet Hall offers parents a wealth of guidance for getting little boys potty trained in six easy steps!
Looking After Your Mental Health
We talk about our physical health - but not so much about how we're feeling. With lots of practical advice, this lively, accessible guide explains why we have emotions, and what can influence them. Covering everything from friendships, social media and bullying to divorce, depression and eating disorders, this is an essential book for young people.
Raising Girls - Helping Our Girls to Grow Up Wise, Strong and Free
Steve Biddulph's Raising Girls is both a guidebook and a call-to-arms for parents. The five key stages of girlhood are laid out so that you know exactly what matters at which age, and how to build strength and connectedness into your daughter from infancy onwards. Raising Girls is both fierce and tender in its mission to help girls more at every age. It's a book for parents who love their daughters deeply, whether they are newborns, teenagers, young women - or anywhere in between.
Growing Pains: Making Sense of Childhood – A Psychiatrist’s Story
Child psychiatrist Dr Mike Shooter sheds light on the painful issues and universal experience of growing up, through the stories of his patients and their families. Growing Pains is compelling and compassionate - a book to make us wiser and braver, and to help us see how children's stories can find happier endings.
What's My Child Thinking?: Practical Child Psychology for Modern Parents
Find out what your child really means when he or she says "Look what I've done!", "But, I'm not tired", or "You're embarrassing me" - and discover what's really going on when they can't express themselves at all. Taking more than 100 everyday situations, the book leads you through scenarios step-by-step, explaining not only your child's behaviour and the psychology behind it but also your own feelings as a parent.
Part-Time Working Mummy
Want to know the true about what life is like as a mum and step-mum with a chaotic patchwork family? Hundres of thousands of fans flock to the PTWM page online and now, in this book, Rachaele shares her behind the scens experiences with single parenthood, unexpected pregnancy, domestic violence, relationships, bullying and much more..
Confessions of a Learner Parent
Stand-up comedian Sam Avery (aka the Learner Parent) started his award-winning blog when his twin boys were born. A million nappies, Peppa Pig episodes and a lot less sleep later, he shares all the lows, highs and hilarious in-betweens of his experiences of first-time parenthood in this, his highly anticipated first book.
Inside Out Parenting: How to Build Strong Children from a Core of Self-Esteem
Inside Out Parenting is a witty blend of hard science from a research and professional point of view, memoir and hands-on anecdotal evidence, offering an assured route to both happiness and success. With a balance of top tips and failed attempts, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Holan Liang offers an empowering and holistic approach to parenting that champions building a strong base of 'inside things' so that the 'outside things', such as achievement in musical exams and academia, have a strong foundation and core of security, giving them a deeper meaning for your child.