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The Tech Solution

Creating Healthy Habits for Kids Growing Up in a Digital World

by Shimi Kang
edition: Paperback
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 …


Dad Up!

Long-Time Comedian. First-Time Father.

by Steve Patterson
edition: Paperback
tagged: marriage & family, entertainment & performing arts

From one of the country's most beloved comedians and host of CBC Radio's incredibly popular program The Debaters comes a funny, poignant, and at times unexpectedly wise look at what it means to be a dad in this day and age.

Steve Patterson has been thinking about dad-dom for quite a while. In Dad Up! he gives his all to be the best father possible t …


Reconcilable Differences

Marriages end. Families don't.

read by Cate Cochran
edition: Audiobook
also available: eBook Paperback
tagged: divorce & separation, alternative family


Separation and divorce can be a gruelling experience. Spouses who once loved each other can be swept up by an adversarial system where they declare war on each other, forgetting all that was good between them and disregarding the needs of their children. It doesn't have to be that way.

When Cate Cochran and her ex-husband’s marriage failed, they …


Food to Grow On

The Ultimate Guide to Childhood Nutrition--From Pregnancy to Packed Lunches

by Sarah Remmer, RD & Cara Rosenbloom, RD
edition: Paperback
tagged: children's health, baby food

The definitive guide to childhood nutrition, packed with practical advice to support you through pregnancy, and up until your little one starts school. Food to Grow On gives you the tools to confidently nourish your growing child, and set them up with a positive relationship with food for life.

From the moment you know a baby is on the way, you want …


Impossible Parenting

Creating a New Culture of Mental Health for Parents

by Olivia Scobie
edition: Paperback
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 …


Discipline Your Kids with Positive Parenting

A Practical Guide to Building Cooperation and Connecting with Your Child

by Nicole Libin, PhD
edition: Paperback
tagged: conflict resolution

Guide your children with the power of positive parenting: a practical approach to discipline

Discover how simple it is to regain peace in your home and help kids regulate their own behavior. Discipline Your Kids with Positive Parenting introduces the idea of empowering your children (and yourself), as well as using discipline as an effective teachi …


How to Talk to Your Kids About Climate Change

Turning Angst into Action

by Harriet Shugarman
edition: Paperback
tagged: environmental conservation & protection, green lifestyle, anxieties & phobias, global warming & climate change

Building grit and hope in the face of the climate emergency

With catastrophic global warming already baked into the climate system, today's children face a future entirely unlike that of their parents. Yet how can we maintain hope and make a difference in the face of overwhelming evidence of the climate crisis?

Help is at hand. Written by Harriet Shu …



Self-Reg for a Just Society

by Dr. Stuart Shanker
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
tagged: educational psychology, social work, stress management

For Stuart Shanker, the possibility of a truly just and free society begins with how we see and nurture our children.


Shanker is renowned for using cutting-edge neuroscience to help children feel happy and think clearly by better regulating themselves. In his new book, Reframed, Shanker explores self-regulation in wider, social terms. Whereas his t …

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