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Parenting Collection

Par. Col. 155.4124S
THE OPTIMISTIC CHILD
Teaching children the skills of optimism is one of the best gifts a parents can give.  Learn how to foster a spirit of positive futuremindedness in your child.

Par. Col 296.74/D
JEWISH FAMILY FUN BOOK
Holiday projects, everyday activities and travel ideas with a Jewish theme, which will connect children to their Jewish heritage in a meaningful and fun way.

Par. Col. 612.64/D
YOUR DEVELOPING BABY CONCEPTION TO BIRTH
This guide takes you through every stage of your baby’s development from conception to birth. By viewing diagrams and ultrasound images, you can see the development of faces, limbs and other features. This is truly a one of a kind journey for parents-to-be.

Par. Col. 613.7046 G
ITSY BITSY YOGA for Toddlers and Preschoolers
A unique blend of yoga-based postures and games designed to promote family bonding with a healthy lifestyle.

Par. Col. 618.24/M
WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU’RE EXPECTING
A completely updated edition of the classic of the same title first published 24 years ago. Packed with information for those expecting and those hoping to be expecting. Includes the latest details on medications and up-to-date medical information.

Par. Col. 618.92/B
SOLVING HEALTH AND BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS
Explains common health and behavioral  problems in children from infancy through pre-school age. Presents practical suggestions for coping and red flags which indicate the time for professional help. Easy to read and understand.

Par. Col. 618.92/S
BABY EMERGENCY HANDBOOK
This medical emergency guide covers over forty common problems with clear information you need during the most stressful situations. Includes advice on keeping your infant safe.

Par. Col. 649.1/H
PARENTING  REWARDS AND RESPONSIBLITIES
Learn about the responsibilities as well as the rewards of being a parent and sharpen or develop new parenting skills with this information-packed book.

Par. Col.  649.122/F
BABY BARGAINS
“Parents today have many more choices than past generations…” and this is the book to guide the new  parent through the maze of products for baby.  Common-sense advice on what is really needed and when, together with comments on the over-the-top and the absurd, for example, Baby Burberry Perfume.

Par. Col. 741.56314/G
DIABETES SNACKS, TREATS & EASY EATS FOR KIDS
Healthful, creative and easy to follow recipes for kids who must deal with a serious issue that is becoming all too common. Recipes can be useful as healthier renditions of  children’s favorite foods.

Par. Col.  745.5/S
TREEHOUSES AND OTHER COOL STUFF
50 Projects You Can Build
Instructions and plans for projects that kids and parents can build together. Many use discarded materials around the house.

Par. Col. 793/W
KIDS’ PARTY GAMES & ACTIVITIES, Warner, Penny, 1993
Here are hundreds of entertaining ideas for children’s parties or anytime - geared to ages 2 to 12.

Par. Col. 796.083/W
I LOVE DIRT!
Here is a collection of fun, interactive activities to connect children with nature.Whether a child lives in the city or country,  curiosity-stimulating ideas will encourage learning about and appreciating the great outdoors.

Par. Col. 910.202/B
TRAVELWISE WITH CHILDREN
Here are 101 tips and ideas to amuse, educate and entertain your children on a family vacation. Includes projects to do when you come home which will make the memories last forever.

Par. Col. 917.4721/A
BABY FRIENDLY LONG ISLAND
A local guide to indoor and outdoor activities which are baby and toddler friendly. This covers both Nassau and Suffolk counties.

NEW ON DVD

Par. Col. 618.244/Y
YOGA FOR YOUR PREGNANCY
For new and experienced yoga practitioners, this guide will prepare you for prenatal fitness and a healthy birth.

Par.Col. 649.1/P
PARENTING DOESN’T HAVE TO BE ROCKET SCIENCE
With humor, compassion, common sense, and clarity, this video will help parents raise respectful, responsible and fun-loving children.

Par. Col. 649.122 B
BABY SIGNING TIME VOL. 1 and 2
Help your baby from three months to age three get their needs and wants met. Effective in reducing tantrums and building baby’s vocabulary, this is a fun and easy way to learn to communicate before your baby’s speech begins.

Par.Col. 649.33 B
BREASTFEEDING BASICS
As the titles states, this is a primer for the new mother who wants to have a successful and rewarding experience bonding with and feeding her new baby.

Par . Col. 749.21 B
BABYSWIM
Informative and entertaining, this joyful look at swim class for 6 to 18month old babies is a pleasure to watch. Filmed in the beautiful Bahamas, moms and babies splash and paddle their way to fun and exercise.

 
 
   
 
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