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Cat and Nat's Mom Secrets

Coffee-Fueled Confessions from the Mom Trenches

by Catherine Belknap & Natalie Telfer
edition: Paperback
tagged: marriage & family, motherhood, school age

NATIONAL BESTSELLER
The bestselling authors of Cat and Nat's Mom Truths go deeper than ever before with outrageous revelations and relatable rants that let every mom know she's not alone.

Remember when you were first expecting, and it seemed like every woman on the planet who had ever given birth felt the need to warn you? Your life is about to cha …

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Run Towards the Danger

Confrontations with a Body of Memory

by Sarah Polley
edition: Hardcover
tagged: personal memoirs, entertainment & performing arts

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER
 
“Fascinating, harrowing, courageous, and deeply felt, these explorations of ‘dangerous stories,’ harmful past events, and trials of the soul speak to all who’ve encountered dark waters and have had to navigate them.” —Margaret Atwood via Twitter
 
“Sarah Polley tells us the truth, even when it feels razor sha …

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The Tech Solution

Creating Healthy Habits for Kids Growing Up in a Digital World

by Shimi Kang
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
tagged: school age

A Harvard-trained psychiatrist and mom of three gives parents and educators the tech habits children need to achieve their full potential--and a six-step plan to put them into action.

You may have picked up on some warning signs: The more your nine-year-old son plays video games, the more distracted and irritable he becomes. Or maybe comparing her l …

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The Race to the Bottom

How Scuba Diving in Nova Scotia Saved My Life

by Bob Chaulk
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
tagged: critical care, oncology, death, grief, bereavement

This is the story of one man’s hobby and its overwhelmingly positive effect physically, emotionally, socially, and mentally on his life. The hobby is scuba diving, but not on the reefs of southern seas. This is about diving in Halifax Harbour. Diving summer and winter in one of the biggest and deepest harbours in the world has given Bob a view of …

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When a Parent is Sick

by Joan Hamilton
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
tagged: death, grief, bereavement, oncology, critical care

What do you tell children when a parent has been diagnosed with a serious illness? What should you do? What should you talk about? When do you tell them? What words should you use?

This book provides parents and other caregivers with suggestions on how to approach children with the information that their parent is seriously ill. There are many exam …

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When A Parent is Sick

Helping Parents Explain Serious Illness to Children

by Joan Hamilton
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: critical care, death, grief, bereavement

This books provides parents and other caregivers with suggestions on how to approach children with the information that their parent is seriously ill. There are many examples of how and what to say to children and teens.

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Be the Awesome Man

A Young Man's Guide to Achieving Discipline, Success, and Happiness

by Dennis Gazarek
edition: Paperback
tagged: success, adolescence, self-esteem, happiness

A diagnosis and a prescription for a generation of young men in crisis, Be the Awesome Man is a must-read guide for young men who want to achieve lasting success and personal happiness.

Young men are underachieving in unprecedented numbers. More and more young men are not attaining standard benchmarks of maturity, such as entering and graduating fro …

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Teen Spirit

How Adolescence Transformed the Adult World

by Paul Howe
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 18
  • Grade: 12
tagged: adulthood & aging, adolescence

Teen Spirit offers a novel and provocative perspective on how we came to be living in an age of political immaturity and social turmoil. Award-winning author Paul Howe argues it's because a teenage mentality has slowly gripped the adult world.

Howe contends that many features of how we live today'some regrettable, others beneficial?can be traced to …

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Impossible Parenting

Creating a New Culture of Mental Health for Parents

by Olivia Scobie
edition: eBook
tagged: stress management, infants & toddlers

A roadmap for parents who want to feel less pressure and more joy during the intense early years of childrearing.

Why is it that research suggests people who don’t have kids are happier than people who do? Olivia Scobie provides practical solutions for parents who find themselves pushing beyond their capacity to meet impossible standards, and chal …

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