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When Someone Very Special Dies - Children Can Learn to Cope with Grief (Paperback): Marge Eaton Heegaard When Someone Very Special Dies - Children Can Learn to Cope with Grief (Paperback)
Marge Eaton Heegaard
R201 R163 Discovery Miles 1 630 Save R38 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

A workbook to help children work out feelings about death. Heegaard provides a practical format for allowing children to understand the concept of death and develop coping skills for life. Children, with the supervision of an adult, are invited to illustrate and personalise their loss through art. When Someone Very Special Dies encourages the child to identify support systems and personal strengths.

Rattled - What He's Thinking When You're Pregnant (Paperback): Hogan Hilling Rattled - What He's Thinking When You're Pregnant (Paperback)
Hogan Hilling
R308 R251 Discovery Miles 2 510 Save R57 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

An insightful, humorous guide to understanding your husband's thoughts and feelings during pregnancy a one-of-a kind pregnancy book.

When it comes to his feelings, not every new dad is willing to come clean with his pregnant wife. And not every expecting mother should expect her husband to know just how she feels. Baby Brain (for Her) is an insightful, humorous guide to understanding your husband's feelings so you can encourage him to become more involved in your journey of parenthood. Navigate the nine months in his head with topics that include:

How your husband really feels about his job and family finances

What he needs from you emotionally, mentally, and intimately

Why his me"" time, ""man cave,"" and buddies are important

How to help define his role and responsibilites throughout the pregnancy""

Never Quit (Paperback): Edwin Louis Cole Never Quit (Paperback)
Edwin Louis Cole; Foreword by Ray Johnston
R299 R279 Discovery Miles 2 790 Save R20 (7%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Raising Empowered Daughters - A Dad-to-Dad Guide (Paperback): Mike Adamick Raising Empowered Daughters - A Dad-to-Dad Guide (Paperback)
Mike Adamick
R366 R297 Discovery Miles 2 970 Save R69 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Stay-at-home dad and journalist Mike Adamick jumps into the feminist-parenting fray with a book designed to help dads understand the dynamics behind sexist micro-messages our daughters experience every day, so they can combat them in daily life. Addressing a wide range of challenges facing dads who want to raise empowered girls, Raising Empowered Daughterscovers all the angles and issues dads need to know so they can better understand society's subtle silencing of girls, and their own role in the gender imbalance that kids all experience. Taking readers into the home, the schools, and through the public influences of pop culture and media, Adamick shows dads exactly where their daughters are being undermined by male-dominated traditions and standards. Armed with this awareness, he gives dads practical actions they can take to infuse their daughters with the confidence and role models they need to avoid the traps of patriarchy.

How to Win Friends and Influence People for Teen Girls (Paperback, Reissue ed.): Donna Dale Carnegie How to Win Friends and Influence People for Teen Girls (Paperback, Reissue ed.)
Donna Dale Carnegie
R345 R280 Discovery Miles 2 800 Save R65 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Raising Giant-Killers Participant's Guide - Releasing Your Child's Divine Destiny through Intentional Parenting... Raising Giant-Killers Participant's Guide - Releasing Your Child's Divine Destiny through Intentional Parenting (Paperback)
Bill Johnson, Beni Johnson
R377 R301 Discovery Miles 3 010 Save R76 (20%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

With honesty, humor, and keen biblical insight, bestselling authors Bill and Beni Johnson help you discover the keys to successful parenting in God's kingdom. "Parents, we rule for the purpose of protection, but we also serve with the purpose of empowering," they write. "We want to release our children into their destiny--that's the privilege of parenting." In these pages you will gain the wisdom, kingdom concepts, and practical tools you need to help raise your children to their best. You'll discover how to parent to their uniqueness, gifts, and strengths, as well as how you can demonstrate and reveal who God is to your kids. The authors also address pressing issues parents face today, including how to * be fully engaged in hearing what the Lord is saying over each child * maintain relationship and discipline * develop character * train your children for worship * fan the flame of what God has put in their hearts * and more No matter what age your kids are, you have an incredible opportunity to shape their hearts, minds, and values. Here is everything you need to help your children walk into the destiny of their lives and see them become the awesome people they were created to be.

Biological Nurturing - Instinctual Breastfeeding (Paperback, 2nd revised and updated edition): Suzanne Colson Biological Nurturing - Instinctual Breastfeeding (Paperback, 2nd revised and updated edition)
Suzanne Colson
R396 R312 Discovery Miles 3 120 Save R84 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Many say that breastfeeding is natural yet most health professionals teach mothers to practise responsive, baby-led feeding using a set of predetermined, latching instructions. This book describes a new, proactive, mother-led approach called biological nurturing. Biological nurturing research highlights that, under certain conditions, mothers have an inborn breastfeeding capacity aiding them to nourish and nurture their babies. However, tapping into this instinctual heritage is diametrically opposed to the thinking involved in a skills-teaching approach. Biological nurturing is quick and easy to do. Maternal comfort is a priority and the laid-back breastfeeding postures optimise baby gazing and eye-to-eye contact. Spontaneity and reciprocity are the watchwords and once comfortable, most mothers and babies discover what works through the hit and miss of the experience. The challenge for health professionals lies with promoting an oxytocin-friendly environment, understanding breastfeeding releasing mechanisms, and learning when not to intervene. This book restores confidence in nature's biological design and in mothers' innate capacity to breastfeed. 2nd revised and updated edition.

Warmth - Nurturing Children's Health and Wellbeing (Paperback): Edmond Schoorel Warmth - Nurturing Children's Health and Wellbeing (Paperback)
Edmond Schoorel; Translated by Barbara Mees
R208 R169 Discovery Miles 1 690 Save R39 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Warmth is a hand-knitted woolly jumper and a crackling fire in the grate. Warmth is a smile when we need encouragement and a hug when things aren't going our way. This one word has so many powerful, positive associations. Warmth is one of the basic building blocks of existence; without it, there would be no life or growth. As parents we want our children to be warm -- physically and emotionally. We raise them to be warm people full of compassion and hope. In the first book of its kind, anthroposophical therapist Edmond Schoorel explores the role of warmth across many aspects of child development, including: -- physical warmth and what children should wear; -- the role of warmth in bodily processes such as growth, energy and health; -- the importance of emotional warmth; -- warmth of spirit, or enthusiasm. This fascinating and practical book gives parents and caregivers valuable insight into how to nurture different aspects warmth in everyday family life, and will also be useful for teachers and anyone who works with children.

Movement:Your Child's First Language - How music and movement assist brain development in children aged 3-7 years... Movement:Your Child's First Language - How music and movement assist brain development in children aged 3-7 years (Paperback, New edition)
Sally Goddard Blythe; Artworks by Michael Lazarev
R648 R491 Discovery Miles 4 910 Save R157 (24%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Based on whole body approaches to learning perfected by Sally Goddard Blythe and with songs by Michael Lazarev, this book gives us an essential overview of child growth from age three to seven years. It explains why movement and music are essential for healthy brain development and learning, and includes tried and tested exercises for helping children become school ready. Sally describes the neonatal reflexes and how children learn with their bodies, and explains the dangers of speeding up childhood. Two CDs of Michael Lazarev's 10 songs and exercises provide creative and enjoyable music and movement activities to help develop coordination and language skills, while the action-stories and nursery rhymes will encourage children to move, listen, and learn. This invaluable resource is suitable for parents, teachers, early-years educators, health visitors, paediatricians, special needs teachers and educational psychologists.

Trusted Advice Your Healthy Pregnancy (Paperback): Miriam Stoppard Trusted Advice Your Healthy Pregnancy (Paperback)
Miriam Stoppard
R140 R112 Discovery Miles 1 120 Save R28 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

This title talks about caring for your baby, body and mind during pregnancy. From parenting Guru Dr Miriam Stoppard comes the "Trusted Advice" series; providing warm and reassuring advice and guidance for every step of the way. With a fresh, contemporary feel and affordable price, these books are perfect for reading cover to cover or to dip in and out of for quick reference. Focusing on diet, exercise and emotional preparation for parenthood, Miriam guides you through each phase of your pregnancy. Every aspect of your physical and mental well-being is covered; from keeping fit to stylish maternity wear, working during pregnancy and how to maintain a sensual relationship for as long as possible. As well as practical advice on nutrition, exercise and health, this book highlights the importance of taking care of yourself in terms of emotional changes, relaxation and getting in touch with your body.

Man vs. Toddler - The Trials and Triumphs of Toddlerdom (Paperback): Matt Coyne Man vs. Toddler - The Trials and Triumphs of Toddlerdom (Paperback)
Matt Coyne 1
R240 R192 Discovery Miles 1 920 Save R48 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

More inept, more clueless and more exhausted than ever, the man behind the blogging phenomenon Man vs Baby is back with the latest instalment in his (and his son Charlie's) journey through the chaos and comedy of parenting In the follow-up to the critically acclaimed Sunday Times bestseller Dummy comes Man vs Toddler - the story of what happens when your little one is transformed from an innocent bundle of joy into a creature that walks, talks... and craps in a plastic bucket in the middle of your living room. Man vs Toddler exposes the lie that, that when it comes to parenting 'it gets easier'. But it is just as foul-mouthed and heart-warming as Matt's first book, and will have you laughing and crying with recognition as he shares his observations and advice on everything from tantrums to the horrors of soft-play.

Preemies - Second Edition (Paperback, 2nd ed.): Dana Wechsler Linden Preemies - Second Edition (Paperback, 2nd ed.)
Dana Wechsler Linden
R596 R546 Discovery Miles 5 460 Save R50 (8%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

The comprehensive "Dr. Spock"-like reference that is both reassuring and realistic--now updated to reflect the many advances in neonatology.
P "reemies, Second Edition" is the only parents' reference resource of its kind--delivering up-to-the-minute information on medical care in a warm, caring, and engaging voice. Authors Dana Wechsler Linden and Emma Trenti Paroli are parents who have "been there." Together with neonatologist Mia Wechsler Doron, they answer the dozens of questions that parents will have at every stage--from high-risk pregnancy through preemie hospitalization, to homecoming and the preschool years--imparting a vast, detailed store of knowledge in clear language that all readers can understand.
"Preemies, Second Edition" covers topics related to premature birth, including:
What are your risk factors for having a premature baby?
Can you do something to delay early labor?
What do doctors know about you baby's outlook during her first minutes and days of life?
How will your preemie's progress be monitored?
How do you cope with a long hospitalization?
Are there special preparations for you baby's homecoming?
What kind of stimulation during the first year gives your baby the best chance?
Will your preemie grow up healthy? Normal?

35 Things to Know to Raise Active Kids (Paperback): Adam Shafran (a K a Dr Fitness), Lee Kantor (a K a the Fat Guy) 35 Things to Know to Raise Active Kids (Paperback)
Adam Shafran (a K a Dr Fitness), Lee Kantor (a K a the Fat Guy)
R218 R181 Discovery Miles 1 810 Save R37 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Raising Happy Healthy Children - Why Mothering Matters (Paperback, New edition): Sally Goddard Blythe Raising Happy Healthy Children - Why Mothering Matters (Paperback, New edition)
Sally Goddard Blythe
R459 R364 Discovery Miles 3 640 Save R95 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Fully updated second edition of What Babies and Children Really Need. Presents convincing research to show how a baby's relationship with its mother has a lasting, deep impact. Recent social changes - such as delayed motherhood, limited uptake of breastfeeding and early return to work - are interfering with the key developmental milestones essential for wellbeing in later life. Sally Goddard Blythe says, 'We need a society that gives children their parents, and most of all, gives babies their mothers back.'

Dad, I Want to Hear Your Story - 101 Thought Provoking and Fun Prompts For Fathers to Share His Life and His Love! (Hardcover):... Dad, I Want to Hear Your Story - 101 Thought Provoking and Fun Prompts For Fathers to Share His Life and His Love! (Hardcover)
C J Press, Best Dad Ever
R470 Discovery Miles 4 700 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Fully Fertile - A Holistic 12-Week Plan for Optimal Fertility (Paperback, 2nd Edition, Expanded Edition): Tami Quinn, Jeanie... Fully Fertile - A Holistic 12-Week Plan for Optimal Fertility (Paperback, 2nd Edition, Expanded Edition)
Tami Quinn, Jeanie Lee Bussell, Beth Heller; Foreword by Brian Kaplan
R441 R415 Discovery Miles 4 150 Save R26 (6%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

The healing powers of traditional yoga, Oriental medicine, nutrition, and other mind/body techniques are accessible with this do-it-yourself manual for women who are struggling with infertility or just looking to improve their odds of conception. Natural methods based on Integrative Care for Fertility (TM) use a holistic approach to demonstrate how a home-based holistic fertility program can improve mind, body, and spirit, and in turn, maximize chances for conceiving. Photographs are provided to illustrate the proper yoga postures, and interspersed stories from yoga practitioners and experts present real-life struggles of infertility patients and victories that will inspire all women who are trying for a healthy pregnancy and birth. With more than 30 pages of new information, this updated edition also includes a study guide.

Breaking the Mould: Learning To Thrive As A Ministry Mum (Paperback): Breaking the Mould: Learning To Thrive As A Ministry Mum (Paperback)
R260 R211 Discovery Miles 2 110 Save R49 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

`You really are a breath of fresh air.' If Rev. Jules Middleton had a penny for every time she'd heard that, she'd be able to hire someone else to put on her kids' birthday parties! Even as a compliment its message is clear: you're different to what we expect. Jules is one of hundreds of mums in ministry across the Church today, and yet against a predominantly white, middle-class, male-dominated history, they can still be something of an anomaly. Bringing together stories from all different walks of life - Pentecostal to Methodist, single mums to adopters, RAF chaplains to disability advisors and everything in-between - Jules maps the highs and lows ministry mums may face as they seek to `break the mould' and challenge the `shoulds' and stereotypes that surround both roles. From identity and expectations to prayer and prosecco, this book will inform, entertain and ultimately encourage women that though you may not be able to `do it all' perfectly, by God's grace (and the help of some good friends and gin!) you can learn to thrive as a ministry mum.

The Parent Compass - Navigating Your Teen's Wellness and Academic Journey in Today's Competitive World (Paperback):... The Parent Compass - Navigating Your Teen's Wellness and Academic Journey in Today's Competitive World (Paperback)
Muchnick, Cynthia Clumeck Muchnick, Jenn Bowie Curtis; Foreword by Denise Pope
R352 R287 Discovery Miles 2 870 Save R65 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Screen Kids (Paperback): Gary D Chapman Screen Kids (Paperback)
Gary D Chapman
R331 R270 Discovery Miles 2 700 Save R61 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Growing With - Every Parent's Guide to Helping Teenagers and Young Adults Thrive in Their Faith, Family, and Future... Growing With - Every Parent's Guide to Helping Teenagers and Young Adults Thrive in Their Faith, Family, and Future (Paperback, ITPE)
Kara Powell
R306 R249 Discovery Miles 2 490 Save R57 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Many parents of a teenager or young adult feel as though they're guessing about what to do next--with mixed results. We want to stay connected with our maturing child, but we're not sure how. And deep down, we fear our child doesn't want or need us. Based on brand-new research and interviews with remarkable families, Growing With equips parents to take steps toward their teenagers and young adults in a mutual journey of intentional growth that trusts God to transform them all. By highlighting three groundbreaking family strategies, authors Kara Powell and Steven Argue show parents that it's never too early or too late to accept the child you have, not the child you wish you had; work toward solutions rather than only identifying problems; develop empathy that nudges rather than judges; fight for your child, not against them; connect your children with a faith and church big enough to handle their doubts and struggles; dive into tough discussions about dating, career, and finances; and unleash your child's passions and talents to change our world. For any parent who longs for their kids to keep their roots even as they spread their wings, Growing With offers practical help and hope for the days--and years--ahead.

Let's Talk About the Birds and the Bees - Starting conversations about the facts of life (From how babies are made to... Let's Talk About the Birds and the Bees - Starting conversations about the facts of life (From how babies are made to puberty and healthy relationships) (Hardcover)
Molly Potter 1
R354 R288 Discovery Miles 2 880 Save R66 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

From the author of How Are You Feeling Today? and Will You Be My Friend? comes a brand new picture book all about the birds and the bees (sex education). It's natural for young children to have questions about their bodies and where they came from, but it can seem a daunting task to answer honestly so that they understand the subtleties of puberty, sex, reproduction and relationships, and are comfortable with their bodies. This books uses clear, easy to understand language to answer complex questions about sex and relationships, and covers all manner of tricky subjects from puberty to consent with delicate accuracy and honesty. Filled with bright, fun illustrations and helpful advice for parents and carers, Let's Talk About the Birds and Bees is the perfect book for explaining the facts of life to small children.

Breastfeeding Answers Made Simple: A Pocket Guide for Helping Mothers (Paperback, 14th edition): Nancy Mohrbacher Breastfeeding Answers Made Simple: A Pocket Guide for Helping Mothers (Paperback, 14th edition)
Nancy Mohrbacher
R828 Discovery Miles 8 280 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Breastfeeding Answers Made Simple: A Pocket Guide for Helping Mothers is a must-have reference from Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA, co-author of The Breastfeeding Answer Book. How does this pocket guide compare to its larger cousin, Breastfeeding Answers Made Simple (BAMS)? Both contain the basic information and strategies you need to help mothers with a vast array of common and unusual breastfeeding challenges. But to make this companion volume portable enough to keep on hand while working with families, what's been removed are the thousands of research citations and often lengthy explanations for its strategies. Written for all levels of expertise, from beginners to advanced practitioners, BAMS Pocket Guide is an ideal resource for hospitals, clinics, medical practices, public-health offices, breastfeeding peer counselors, and mother-support groups. This up-to-date resource provides the information you need to empower mothers to meet their breastfeeding goals. For Nancy's continuing commentary on breastfeeding research and trends, follow her blog at NancyMohrbacher.com.

Parenthood The Swedish Way (Paperback): Cecilia Chrapkowska, Agnes Wold Parenthood The Swedish Way (Paperback)
Cecilia Chrapkowska, Agnes Wold; Translated by Stuart Tudball, Chris Wayment 1
R420 R336 Discovery Miles 3 360 Save R84 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Swedes are some of the world’s happiest people, and their children are no exception. Parenting the Swedish Way will help you and your family embrace the Scandi style of childrearing: practical, egalitarian, and free from outdated myths.

Expectant parents will be relieved to hear: Put away the vacuum ― dust does not lead to allergy. Breastfeeding protects against allergies? Never has done, never will do. Stop boiling bottles and pacifiers ― sterilising is unnecessary in most industrial countries. Think you shouldn’t drink alcohol when breastfeeding? Plain moralism.

Dr Agnes Wold has been named Sweden’s Woman of the Year for her tireless work in women’s health. Paediatrician Cecilia Chrapkowska runs the country's most popular parenting blog and is a specialist on vaccinations. Together they present cutting-edge research from around the world which can guide you to make better parenting choices. Drawing on Sweden’s famously generous parental leave and enlightened social policies, they also demonstrate the importance of equal parenting and provide practical tools for parents everywhere to share responsibility equally.

From the progressive land in the North, this is the fact-based, feminist guide to parenting you have been waiting for.

Child Care and Education 6th Edition (Paperback, 6th Revised edition): Carolyn Meggitt, Julia Manning-Morton, Tina Bruce Child Care and Education 6th Edition (Paperback, 6th Revised edition)
Carolyn Meggitt, Julia Manning-Morton, Tina Bruce
R1,019 Discovery Miles 10 190 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Deliver an in depth programme of teaching for level 3 and level 4 with this classic textbook that inspires your students to go further. Written by an expert team of childcare authors, the sixth edition of this classic textbook offers an in-depth approach to Childcare and Early Years study unmatched by any course specific texts. Child Care and Education 6th Edition provides full details of all the topics and frameworks relevant to level 3 and level 4 qualifications. It offers the opportunity to analyse and explore theories and practice at a high level of detail. - Provides post level 3 material in clearly marked 'Moving On' sections at the end of each chapter. - Focuses on the practicalities of working within a real-life setting using case studies and observation tasks. - Suitable for level 3 qualifications and courses that bridge the gap between levels 3 and 4.

Commando Dad - Basic Training: How to be an Elite Dad or Carer. From Birth to Three Years (Paperback): Neil Sinclair Commando Dad - Basic Training: How to be an Elite Dad or Carer. From Birth to Three Years (Paperback)
Neil Sinclair 1
R338 R220 Discovery Miles 2 200 Save R118 (35%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

As used by Prince William himself, here's the basic training manual for fatherhood recruits! Attention! In your hand is an indispensable training manual for new recruits to fatherhood. Written by ex-Commando and dad of three, Neil Sinclair, this manual will teach you, in no-nonsense terms, how to: * Survive the first 24 hours * Prepare and Plan to Prevent Poor Parental Performance * Maintain morale in the ranks * Feed, clothe, transport and entertain your troops * Transport the troops successfully on manoeuvres * Increase your 'flash to bang' time and 'square away' tasks along the way. And much, much more. Let Training Commence.

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