Author: Birgit Gebauer-Sesterhenn, Anne Pulkkinen, Katrin Edelmann
Publisher: GRÄFE UND UNZER
In Riesenschritten entwickelt sich das Baby vom Säugling zum Kleinkind. Für Eltern steht in dieser bewegenden Zeit stets ein Anliegen im Mittelpunkt: Geht es meinem Kleinen gut, entwickelt es sich altersgemäß? Dieser Ratgeber begleitet Eltern bis zum 3. Geburtstag des Kindes und geht auf alle bedeutsamen Entwicklungen in dieser Zeitspanne ein. Alle wichtigen Fragen des Eltern-Alltags werden hier beantwortet: Sie erfahren, wie die motorische oder sprachliche Entwicklung ihres Babys verläuft und wie sie sie spielerisch fördern können, wie ihr Kind es leicht schafft, trocken zu werden, ob der Schnuller Fluch oder Segen ist, wie man ein Kind in der Trotzphase erzieherisch am besten begleitet oder wie man ein Dreijähriges optimal auf den Kindergarten vorbereitet.
Author: Sheila McCraith
Publisher: Fair Winds Press
The Rhino: A naturally calm animal that charges when provoked. The Orange Rhino: A person that parents with warmth and determination and who doesn't charge with words when angry, impatient, or simply in a bad mood. Do you often find yourself losing your cool and yelling at your kids? It happens to us all, but it doesn't have to. With Yell Less, Love More you'll learn practical, simple solutions to keep you focused on loving more and yelling less, no matter what the circumstance. It is possible to change and enjoy a calmer life because of it! Take the Orange Rhino 30-day challenge to yell less. In this guidebook to happier parenting, author Sheila McCraith shares daily thoughts, tips, and motivational personal stories to help you toss out the screams and welcome in the peace. Whether you have one child or twenty (or one you still yell at who is twenty), strengthen your relationships and maybe even laugh a little more--by taking the challenge today.
Author: Jesper Juul
In this excellent, short and instructive book - maybe one of Jesper Juul’s best - he explains how to handle yourself as an adult in conflict with children. The many ideas, concepts and practical suggestions apply whether you are a parent or a professional working in the educational system. The title summarizes the essence of true dialogue and through plenty of everyday examples this book provides adults with alternatives to shouting, criticizing and blaming - while respecting the personal integrity of everyone involved. Jesper Juul shows how to use personal language and thereby develop relationships built on equal dignity. Ultimately, this book helps adults become more authentic so children can be treated as real people.
Author: Mark Lauren, Maggie Greenwood-Robinson
Publisher: Ballantine Books
"Lauren reveals for the first time his ... concept of 'calorie cycling, ' the secret weight-loss weapon that employs a simple week-by-week schedule of calorie and carbohydrate increases and decreases to trick the metabolism and keep the body in fat-burning mode. Lauren provides a ... meal guide and more than fifty ... breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snack recipes, formulated around the 'Magnificent 7': meats, fish, vegetables, fruit, grains, nuts, and seeds. Complementing this new eating plan is a series of ten-minute workouts that use your own body for resistance"--
Author: Steve Biddulph
Publisher: HarperCollins Australia
A very practical, 'howto' approach to parenting. More Secrets of Happy Children tackles the important concerns of parents in the nineties, with inspirational ideas and clues for daytoday living with children. As counsellors, educators and parents, Steve and Sharon Biddulph have worked with families for over twenty years, and have talked with thousands of parents about what works. Issues such as: How to help toddler's and children feel secure and settled Discipline methods that work - without hitting or yelling Making sure your love gets through Being the best kind of dad Will childcare damage your child Parent pay Parent power - changing our world and many more, are discussed with Steve's gentle blend of humour and practical advice. this is a book about putting love into action, about knowing what you are doing and why, and about raising twenty-second century children you can be proud of. A very practical, 'howto' approach to parenting. More Secrets of Happy Children tackles the important concerns of parents in the nineties, with inspirational ideas and clues for daytoday living with children. As counsellors, educators and parents, Steve and Sharon Biddulph have worked with families for over twenty years, and have talked with thousands of parents about what works. Issues such as: How to help toddler's and children feel secure and settled Discipline methods that work - without hitting or yelling Making sure your love gets through Being the best kind of dad Will childcare damage your child? Parent pay Parent power - changing our world and many more, are discussed with Steve's gentle blend of humour and practical advice. this is a book about putting love into action, about knowing what you are doing and why, and about raising twenty-second century children you can be proud of.
Author: Louis Borgenicht, Joe Borgenicht
Publisher: Quirk Books
Offers a whimsical approach to baby care that likens the newest member of the family to a machine needing extra-special care, in a guide that features schematic diagrams for such "maintenance" techniques as getting a baby to sleep through the night and taking a baby to a doctor for "servicing." Original. 30,000 first printing.
Author: Ramsey Campbell
Publisher: Tor Books
A bookstore can be a wonderful, welcoming place of both commerce and curiosity. That's the goal for Woody, an American recently transferred to England to run a branch of Texts. He wants a clean, orderly store and lots of sales to show his bosses when they arrive from the States for a pre-Christmas inspection. Not easy given the shop's location in a foggy strip mall. And things keep going wrong. No matter how often the shelves are put in order before the doors are locked at night, when the staff returns in the morning, books are lying all over the floor, many damp and damaged beyond repair. The store's computers keep acting up-errors appear in brochures and ads and orders disappear completely. And even when the machines are turned off, they seem to glow with a spectral gray light. The hit-and-run death of an employee in the store's parking lot marks a turning point. One employee accuses another of making sexual advances and they come to blows. Between one sentence and the next, one loses his ability to read. The security monitors display half-seen things crawling between the stacks that vanish before anyone can find them. Desperate, Woody musters his staff for an overnight inventory. When the last customers reluctantly depart, leaving almost-visible trails of slime shining behind them, the doors are locked, sealing Woody and the others inside for a final orgy of shelving. The damp, grey, silent things that have been lurking in the basement and hiding in the fog may move slowly, but they are inexorable. This bookstore is no haven. It is the doorway to a hell unlike any other. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Author: Jutta Ziegler
Publisher: MVG Verlag
Millions of cats and dogs live in European and American households, and almost all of them are regularly treated with far too many and useless vaccinations, chemical coshes called “medicines” and absurd diet meals which make them ill. In her bestselling tell-all book Dogs would live longer if ... veterinarian Dr. Jutta Ziegler points out everything that is going wrong in veterinary practice. She reveals the interdependence of the veterinary business and the animal feed industry, and offers case examples to explain how our pets should NOT be fed and treated. This book offers important information and advice for the responsible pet owner on how to protect their animal and themselves against corrupt and unscrupulous veterinarians for whom money is more important than ethics, and who opt to put on the line the lives of the animals entrusted to them, giving priority to their own wallet. Every pet owner who loves their pet should read this book!
Author: Wendy Agnew
Publisher: Coach House Books
Hide under your bed! Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret meets South Park in The Lillian Lectures, a collection of short poems and cheerfully nasty illustrations that will turn your universe on its head. Remember how strange you thought sex and God were when you were little? Six-year-old Melanie is weirder and naughtier than you ever were, and now she's passing her wealth of wacky wisdom on to her little sister, Lillian. Your mom would never let you play with them, but you sure would have wanted to; Melanie is the ultimate bad influence.
Author: Hannah Lothrop
Publisher: Da Capo Press
Discusses the benefits of breastfeeding, relaxation techniques such as massage and aromatherapy, and practical advice on the best position for the baby, how to get milk to flow, and breastfeeding aids
Author: Tom Clancy, Steve Pieczenik, Steve Perry
From the #1 New York Times bestselling creators of Op-Center comes a different kind of law enforcement. In the year 2010, computers are the new superpowers. Those who control them control the world. To enforce the Net Laws, Congress creates the ultimate computer security agency within the FBI: Net Force®. Minor viruses are eating away at the Net Force computers. The e-mail shut-downs and flickering monitors are hardly emergencies—but they’ve been keeping the tech department hopping. Same with the sudden rash of time-consuming lawsuits. No one in Net Force has a moment to spare, which is exactly the way Mitchell Townsend Ames wants it. Because when the shadowy mastermind launches his master plan, he wants Net Force to be looking the other way…
Author: Gina Greifenstein
Publisher: Silverback Books
50 easy palate-pleasers from 1 simple batter! Whether you need a coffee cake for a mid-morning pick me up, or a show-stopper for a formal gathering, this book provides ample ideas across the board. Also includes fresh decorating ideas and alternatives to traditional frosting.
Author: Tony Fitzjohn
Tony Fitzjohn, part missionary, part madman, has been called “one of the world’s most endangered creatures.” An internationally renowned field expert on African wildlife, he is best known for the eighteen years he spent helping Born Free’s George Adamson return more than forty leopards and lions—including the celebrated Christian—to the wild in central Kenya. Born Wild is the memoir of Fitzjohn’s extraordinary life. It shows how a man driven by an impossibly restless spirit can do almost anything, from being a bouncer in a brothel, to surviving a vicious lion attack, to fighting with the Tanzanian government, to being appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire by the Queen. A notorious hell-raiser given to scrapes with bandits, evil policemen, and wicked politicians, who has been shot at by poachers and chewed up by lions, Fitzjohn is also a wonderful raconteur. Shenanigans aside, he belongs to that rare species of humans who have sought refuge and meaning in a life truly dedicated to the restoration of the animal kingdom. Many times Tony Fitzjohn has put his life on the line for the cause in which he believes. Born Wild is the story of that passion.
Author: Lynda Nead
Anyone who examines the history of Western art must be struck by the prevalence of images of the female body. More than any other subject, the female nude connotes `art'. The framed image of a female body, hung on the walls of an art gallery, is an icon of Western culture, a symbol of civilization and accomplishment. But how and why did the female nude acquire this status? The Female Nude brings together, in an entirely new way, analysis of the historical tradition of the female nude and discussion of recent feminist art, and by exploring the ways in which acceptable and unacceptable images of the female body are produced and maintained, renews recent debates on high culture and pornography. The Female Nude represents the first feminist survey of the most significant subject in Western art. It reveals how the female nude is now both at the centre and at the margins of high culture. At the centre, and within art historical discourse, the female nude is seen as the visual culmination of enlightenment aesthetics; at the edge, it risks losing its repectability and spilling over into the obscene.