Parenting

Here is a small sample of highlighting the variety of our parenting section.

The Essential Hip Mama: Writing from the Cutting Edge of Parenting Cover Image
By Ariel Gore (Editor)
$14.36
ISBN: 9781580051231
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Seal Press (CA) - November 1st, 2004

It's been over a decade since Ariel Gore, in a caffeine-induced brainstorm, invented Hip Mama as her senior project in college.


Packaging Girlhood: Rescuing Our Daughters from Marketers' Schemes Cover Image
$20.69
ISBN: 9780312370053
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Griffin - May 15th, 2007

Winner of the Books for a Better Life Award

Every parent who cares about empowering her daughter should own a copy."
- Rachel Simmons, author of "Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls"


What Mothers Do: Especially When It Looks Like Nothing Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781585425914
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Tarcher - September 6th, 2007

Instead of preaching what mothers ought to do, psychotherapist Naomi Stadlen explains what mothers already do in the course of any exhausting day's work.


200 Ways to Raise a Girl's Self-Esteem Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781573241540
Availability: Special Order
Published: Conari Press - June 1st, 1999

200 Ways to Raise a Girl's Self-Esteem provides straightforward advice and helpful guidelines for parents and teachers who want to help girls build positive self-images and develop full, exuberant lives.


200 Ways to Raise a Boy's Emotional Intelligence: An Indispensible Guide for Parents, Teachers & Other Concerned Caregivers Cover Image
By Will Glennon, Don Elium (Foreword by), Jeanne Elium (Foreword by)
$15.26
ISBN: 9781573240208
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Conari Press - June 1st, 2000

A nationally recognized parenting expert and spokesperson for fathers, Glennon presents straightforward and well-researched-ways- both to nurture young men and, in turn, to teach them how to be nurturing.


Everyday Blessing: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting Cover Image
$15.30
ISBN: 9780786883141
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Hachette Books - May 1st, 1998

The bestselling author of Wherever You Go, There You Are (more than 1,000,000 total copies in print) and Full Catastrophe Living joins forces with his wife, Myla, in this groundbreaking revised edition (released in October, 2014) of the classic book about mindfulness in parenting children of all ages.


How to Get Your Child to Love Reading Cover Image
$17.06
ISBN: 9781565123083
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill - June 6th, 2003

Are children reading enough? Not according to most parents and teachers, who know that reading aloud with children fosters a lifelong love of books, ensures better standardized test scores, promotes greater success in school, and helps instill the values we most want to pass on.


Girls Will Be Girls: Raising Confident and Courageous Daughters Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9780786886579
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Hyperion Books - August 20th, 2003

Now available in paperback is a bold, fresh, and timely work that "offers parents humor, understanding, parenting philosophy, and well-founded pearls of wisdom." --Michael G. Thompson, Ph.D., coauthor of Raising Cain


The Hip Mama Survival Guide: Advice from the Trenches on Pregnancy, Childbirth, Cool Names, Clueless Doctors, Potty Training, and Toddler Avengers Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780786882328
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Hyperion Books - May 1st, 1998

"The Gen-X Dr. Spock" and the founder of Hip Mama: The Parenting 'Zine gives readers advice from the trenches on pregnancy, childbirth, cool names, clueless doctors, potty training, domestic mayhem, right-wing losers, the evil patriarchy, nervous breakdowns, and way more. Line drawings.


Queen Bee Moms & Kingpin Dads: Dealing with the Difficult Parents in Your Child's Life Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781400083015
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Three Rivers Press (CA) - January 30th, 2007

What happens to Queen Bees and Wannabes when they grow up?


Operating Instructions: A Journal of My Son's First Year Cover Image
$14.36
ISBN: 9781400079094
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Anchor Books - March 8th, 2005

With the same brilliant combination of humor and warmth she brought tobestsellerBird by Bird, Anne Lamott gives us a smart, funny, and comforting chronicle of single motherhood.


It's a Boy: Women Writers on Raising Sons Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9781580051453
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Seal Press (CA) - November 11th, 2005

The most popular question any pregnant woman is asked aside from "When are you due?" has got to be "Are you having a girl or a boy?" When author Andrea Buchanan, already a mom to a little girl, was pregnant with her second child, she marveled at the response of friends and total strangers alike: "Boys are wonderful," "Boys are so much better than girls," "Boys love their mothers differently than g


It's a Girl: Women Writers on Raising Daughters Cover Image
By Andrea J. Buchanan (Editor)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781580051477
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Seal Press (CA) - March 31st, 2006

The most popular question any pregnant woman is asked aside from "When are you due?" has got to be "Are you having a girl or a boy?" When author Andrea Buchanan was pregnant with her daughter, she was thrilled to be expecting a girl. Some people were happy for her; visions of flouncy pink dresses and promises of mother-daughter bonding were the predictable responses.


Raising Boys Without Men: How Maverick Moms Are Creating the Next Generation of Exceptional Men Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9781594865381
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Rodale Books - October 3rd, 2006

Backed by peer-reviewed research, this hotly debated bestseller (San Francisco Chronicle) continues to open eyes with its finding that raising thriving, emotionally healthy sons does not require a man in the house.


Unconditional Parenting: Moving from Rewards and Punishments to Love and Reason Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780743487481
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Atria Books - March 28th, 2006

Most parenting guides begin with the question "How can we get kids to do what they're told?" and then proceed to offer various techniques for controlling them.


Raising Your Spirited Child: A Guide for Parents Whose Child Is More Intense, Sensitive, Perceptive, Persistent, and Energetic Cover Image
$15.29
ISBN: 9780060739669
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: HarperCollins Publishers - November 28th, 2006

Newly revised, featuring the most up-to-date research, effective strategies, and real-life stories