Summertime Survival Guide For Parents

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Summertime Survival Guide For Parents

Author : Rebecca Kochenderfer
ISBN : 109352958X
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The Summertime Survival Guide for Parents - Helps you plan a summer that is so much fun your kids won't want to spend all their time on TV and video games. - Shows you how to keep summer boredom away by creating fun learning centers in your home in 4 easy steps. - Tells you how to develop your child's special talents and interests. - Shows you how to save money on summer camp and how to create your own summer day camp. - Helps you turn tortuously long car trips into creativity time. - Keeps kids from getting into trouble by giving them constructive things to do over the long summer months. - Helps students catch up academically and gives them a head start on the coming school year. "If you are using a babysitter or childcare provider, give them a copy of this book!" Matthew Gollub, author of the Jazz Fly books, and Give the Gift! 10 Fulfilling Ways to Raise a Lifetime Reader "I'm always on the lookout for ways to inject our days with a sense of togetherness and wonder, whether during the school year or in the summer. Resources like yours help me to find motivation and inspiration in addition to the practical tips and "how-to". I liked that some of the ideas were easy to implement and required very little prep time (many chapter 6 ideas) while other ideas were for the more advanced thinker who may have done the "easier" ideas already (like setting up discovery stations)." - Jenny Schae (Parent)
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The Music Parents Survival Guide

Author : Amy Nathan
ISBN : 9780199837144
Genre : Music
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This book of parent-to-parent advice aims to encourage, support, and bolster the morale of one of music's most important back-up sections: music parents. Within these pages, more than 150 veteran music parents contribute their experiences, reflections, warnings, and helpful suggestions for how to walk the music-parenting tightrope: how to be supportive but not overbearing, and how to encourage excellence without becoming bogged down in frustration. Among those offering advice are the parents of several top musicians, including the mother of violinist Joshua Bell, the father of trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, the parents of cellist Alisa Weilerstein, and those of violinist Anne Akiko Meyers. The book also features advice from music educators and more than forty professional musicians, including Paula Robison, Sarah Chang, Anthony McGill, Jennifer Koh, Jonathan Biss, Toyin Spellman-Diaz, Marin Alsop, Christian McBride, Miguel Zenón, Stephanie Blythe, Lawrence Brownlee, Kelli O'Hara, as well as Joshua Bell, Alisa Weilerstein, Wynton Marsalis, Anne Akiko Meyers, and others. The topics they discuss span a wide range of issues faced by the parents of both instrumentalists and singers, from how to get started and encourage effective practice habits, to how to weather the rough spots, cope with the cost of music training, deal with college and career concerns, and help young musicians discover the role that music can play in their lives. The parents who speak here reach a unanimous and overwhelming conclusion that music parenting is well worth the effort, and the experiences that come with it - from sitting in on early lessons and watching their kids perform onstage to tagging along at music conventions as their youngsters try out instruments at exhibitors' booths - enrich family life with a unique joy in music.
Category: Music

The Parent Survival Guide

Author : Theresa Kellam
ISBN : 9781135858070
Genre : Psychology
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When parents turn to the parenting/self-help section of their local bookstore, they are looking for both practical guidance and a childrearing philosophy that resonates with them - an approach they can relate to and be comfortable implementing in their own household. In The Parent Survival Guide: From Chaos to Harmony in Ten Weeks or Less, Theresa Kellam presents a way to strengthen the relationship with the child that simultaneously promotes the parent's own emotional healing and wellness. Grounded in a research-supported therapeutic technique that uses structured play time as the catalyst for interpersonal connection and growth, Kellam's model is subtle in its simplicity. Through a series of guided exercises, Kellam gives parents the skills they need to begin to set aside special playtimes with their children, during which the most important part of the process is simply "being there" in a way that promotes healing, growth, and communication. The beauty of this approach is that in only 30 minutes, once a week, the results can be seen in only a few weeks. Features of the book include: "Parent Survival Tip" at the start of each chapter Original cartoon illustrations bring text to life Short but insightful workseet questions bring focus to the program The Parent Survival Guide is structured over a series of 10 chapters, which can be read in conjunction with the 10-sessions of the CPRT workshops for those parents enrolled in a formal filial training program. But the material in the book is designed to be read and implemented by anyone. The author is not only a licensed psychologist and filial therapist, but she has also gone through the program with her own son and continues to rely on its principles within her family.
Category: Psychology

Sanity In The Summertime

Author : Linda Dillow
ISBN : 0840731884
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Suggests a variety of summer activities for parents to share with their children
Category: Family & Relationships

A Freshman Survival Guide For College Students With Autism Spectrum Disorders

Author : Haley Moss
ISBN : 9780857009227
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 39.20 MB
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How do you know which college is right for you? What happens if you don't get on with your roommate? And what on earth is the Greek system all about? As a university student with High-Functioning Autism, Haley Moss offers essential tips and advice in this insider's guide to surviving the Freshman year of college. Chatty, honest and full of really useful information, Haley's first-hand account of the college experience covers everything students with Autism Spectrum Disorders need to know. She talks through getting ready for college, dorm life and living away from parents, what to expect from classes, professors and exams, and how to cope in new social situations and make friends. This book is a must-read for all students on the autism spectrum who are about to begin their first year of college, parents and teachers who are helping them prepare, and college faculty and staff.
Category: Family & Relationships

Top Ten Tips

Author : Teresa A. Cardon
ISBN : 1934575305
Genre : Family & Relationships
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A Survival Guide for Families with Children on Autism Spectrum
Category: Family & Relationships

The Lila Guide By Parents For Parents

Author : Oli Mittermaier
ISBN : 097212862X
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 79.6 MB
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This pocket-sized guide provides ratings and reviews of over 1,000 baby-friendly stores, activities, restaurants, playgrounds and much more in the LA & Orange County Area (includes LA, West LA, Pasadena & San Gabriel Valley, The Beaches and OC). Each listing in the guide provides contact information in addition to parent ratings and quotes/commentary. Alphabetical city/neighborhood, product and activity indexes make finding relevant information easy and fun.
Category: Family & Relationships

Premiere Parent Los Angeles

Author : Lisa Precious
ISBN : 0658004018
Genre : Travel
File Size : 87.5 MB
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This exciting new guide is a must-have for any family visiting, moving to, or already living in Los Angeles. Includes hundreds of great ideas for things to see and do with kids, from theme parks and zoos to restaurant, bookstores, and classes. Also features a directory of emergency, health, and safety resources.
Category: Travel

The Lilaguide Baby Friendly Chicago Area

Author : Tricia Ponicki
ISBN : 1932847146
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Provides information on baby gear stores, pediatricians, activities and outings, nanny and babysitter referrals, parks and playgrounds, photographers, and baby-friendly restaurants in the Chicago area.
Category: Family & Relationships

Crossroads

Author : Mikea Osei
ISBN : 9781469174815
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 79.34 MB
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Along lifes journey, everyone will encounter many crossroads and forks in the road which will require a decision. The decision may not always be the right one. It is important to recognize that the decisions that have been made or the path chosen to take has also its share of equivalent consequences. In Crossroads, author Mikea Osei writes a heartwarming story that chronicles his life as a Jamaican immigrant living in the United States. Along his journey, from the tiny island nation of Jamaica, he has encountered individuals who served as his mentors and role models.
Category: Self-Help

Children S Magazine Guide

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ISBN : IND:30000003620139
Genre : Children's periodicals
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Category: Children's periodicals