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Advice on parenting

See below for a selection of the latest books from Advice on parenting category. Presented with a red border are the Advice on parenting books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Advice on parenting books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Opening Minds

Opening Minds

Author: Selma Wassermann Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/03/2021

With the 2020 closing of schools, libraries, playgrounds, etc children have been forced to spend a lot of time at home.This has left parents trying to juggle their own schedules to provide educational opportunities for them so that they will not fall too far behind . This book of resource materials for parents of elementary and middle school children is not intended to replace or be a substitute for the standard curriculum of the grades. It offers parents resources that promote and engage children's thinking across various curriculum areas - critical thinking tools that can serve children at whatever grade level and give them a leg up to deal with whatever they will face. This book is a valuable asset to parents and caregivers that will provide some much needed help and information..

I Am Not Your Baby Mother

I Am Not Your Baby Mother

Author: Candice Brathwaite Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/03/2021

*THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER* 'I gobbled it in one weekend and encourage everyone - mother, or otherwise - to do the same' - Pandora Sykes 'Remarkable' - Lorraine Kelly 'Searing' - Dolly Alderton 'I absolutely loved I Am Not Your Baby Mother' - Giovanna Fletcher 'Brilliant' - Sophie Ellis-Bextor 'A brilliantly observed look at life as a black mother' - Closer 'Urgent part-memoir, part-manifesto about black motherhood' - Red '[An] original and much-needed guide to navigating black motherhood' - Cosmopolitan 'The woman bringing a fresh perspective to the mumfluencer world' - Grazia 'Every mother, everywhere, should read this book' - OK Magazine ___________ It's about time we made motherhood more diverse... When Candice fell pregnant and stepped into the motherhood playing field, she found her experience bore little resemblance to the glossy magazine photos of women in horizontal stripe tops and the pinned discussions on mumsnet about what pushchair to buy. Leafing through the piles of prenatal paraphernalia, she found herself wondering: Where are all the black mothers? . Candice started blogging about motherhood in 2016 after making the simple but powerful observation that the way motherhood is portrayed in the British media is wholly unrepresentative of our society at large. The result is this thought-provoking, urgent and inspirational guide to life as a black mother. It explores the various stages in between pregnancy and waving your child off at the gates of primary school, while facing hurdles such as white privilege, racial micro-aggression and unconscious bias at every point. Candice does so with her trademark sense of humour and refreshing straight-talking, and the result is a call-to-arms that will allow mums like her to take control, scrapping the parenting rulebook to mother their own way.

The Other Mother

The Other Mother

Author: Jen Brister Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/03/2021

'Hysterical, important, moving, wonderful' Sara Pascoe *LONGLISTED FOR THE POLARI PRIZE* I'm Jen Brister: stand-up comedian, middle-aged adolescent, and mum. But not that mum - I'm the other one. Confused? Two years ago, my partner (a woman - we're not solicitors) gave birth to twins. (I know! Believe me, I'm still reeling myself.) Like every new parent, I had absolutely no clue what I was doing. Add 'gay' and 'non-biological' to the mix and what do you get? Not a weird box of detergent, but a panicked beige lesbian desperately googling, 'Will my babies love me?' at 3 a.m. A very funny, very honest look at parenting life, from IVF awfulness to crying over the pages of sleep training manuals. This is a book for any parent who feels they don't fit the mould of a traditional family. 'Damned funny. You'll find the pages of this book brimming with rich and wonderful proof' Hannah Gadsby 'A side-splittingly honest look at the grim realities of same-sex parenting' Diva

OMG It's Twins!

OMG It's Twins!

Author: Alison Perry Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/03/2021

You're having twins - don't panic! There's little that will prepare you for the moment you hear the words: You're having twins! You might feel shocked, delighted, scared, horrified, amused - or a mixture of all of the above. As a twin mum herself, award-winning parenting blogger and podcaster Alison Perry has first-hand experience with the emotional rollercoaster of having two babies at once. This warm, reassuring book will guide you from the moment you find out, through the pregnancy, birth and beyond. Combining expert advice from midwives, psychotherapists, nutritionists, parenting experts and breastfeeding specialists and more with Alison's own experiences, as well as relatable anecdotes from other twin mums, it addresses topics including accepting your changing body, the logistics of feeding two babies, and wondering whether you will ever sleep again (answer: yes, you will!). Filled with gorgeous illustrations and easy to digest chapters, this is the perfect gift for anyone who is expecting, or has just welcomed, two little bundles of joy.

Little Miss Mum-to-Be

Little Miss Mum-to-Be

Author: Roger Hargreaves Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/03/2021

The Mr Men and Little Miss have been tickling children for generations with their funny and charming antics. This series gives adults the chance to laugh along as the Mr Men and Little Miss try to cope with the very grown-up world around them. Featuring Roger Hargreaves classic artwork alongside hilariously funny new text. Some of the Little Misses are going to be mums and they're approaching the news in the only way they know how. Little Miss Curious has a million questions, Little Miss Tidy is planning the perfect birth and nursery and Little Miss Greedy is eating her body weight in pickles. Will pregnancy and new motherhood be all they expect it to be? The perfect book for any mum-to-be who is excited and nervous about what motherhood might bring.

Working with Worry

Working with Worry

Author: Melissa L., LICSW Kilbride, Samantha C., PhD Sweeney Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/03/2021

Parent Like It Matters

Parent Like It Matters

Author: Janice Johnson Dias, PhD, Jacqueline Woodson Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/03/2021

Motherhood Your Way

Motherhood Your Way

Author: Hollie de Cruz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/02/2021

Learn to embrace your instincts and approach motherhood with confidence. Because there is no right way , only what's right for you and your baby. Following on from the success of Your Baby, Your Birth, renowned birth coach Hollie de Cruz applies her much-loved approach to the first year of motherhood. Her supportive and empowering book will guide you through the rollercoaster journey after birth, month by month, and will help you feel assured that you know your baby best. Filled with her award-winning yesmum affirmations, inspiring accounts from parents and advice from a range of experts, Motherhood Your Way shows you how to: Avoid comparisons and feel confident in your mothering abilities Understand your baby and respond to their needs Encourage positive thoughts using mindfulness techniques Find time for self-care and create your ideal support network However you choose to approach your baby's first year, Hollie's nurturing guide will help you make informed decisions calmly and confidently so you can enjoy the life-changing experience of motherhood.

Fourteen (Talks) by (Age) Fourteen

Fourteen (Talks) by (Age) Fourteen

Author: Michelle Icard Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/02/2021

Greene Two

Greene Two

Author: Alan Greene Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/02/2021

The playHOORAY! Handbook

The playHOORAY! Handbook

Author: Claire Russell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2021

The playHOORAY! Handbook by Early Years specialist and mum Claire Russell is a lifesaver for busy parents looking for activities to entertain babies, toddlers and little kids indoors and outdoors. The book includes over 100 ideas for activities, arts, crafts and games using items from the house and garden. Covering everything from One Pound Play and No-Prep Play, to the benefits of positive screentime and making homework playful, this book offers a helping hand to parents and carers on the days you need it. Find the playHOORAY! community on social media for daily inspiration and L!VE play demonstrations from Claire's kitchen where viewing with a cup of tea is compulsory.

Why Did No One Tell Me?

Why Did No One Tell Me?

Author: Emma Brockwell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2021

A reassuring, no-nonsense guide to caring for your body before, during and after giving birth. For too long, women have been told that debilitating conditions following pregnancy are normal, to be expected, and something to just put up with. Emma Brockwell is on a mission to change this. Having been through two difficult pregnancies herself, Emma combines her expertise as a specialist women's health physiotherapist with personal experience to create a warm, honest, informative and essential handbook to help pregnant women and new mums take control and care for their changing bodies. Find out how to: -Protect your pelvic floor -Heal effectively from birth - both vaginal deliveries and caesarean sections -Tackle common - and TREATABLE - post-birth problems -Exercise safely after birth Every woman has the right to be informed and this empowering guide gives you all the tools you need to look after your amazing body throughout motherhood.