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You Sexy Mother

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A life-changing approach to motherhood

You Sexy Mother redefines what it means to be a stay-at-home mum today – one who is sexy, vibrant, healthy, happy and engaged in a life that has meaning and value.

If you feel like you’ve lost yourself; if you need a new outlook on life; if you want to be the best mum you can be then You Sexy Mother is for you. This is the book that inspired the groundbreaking Motherhood Study launched in 2009. For more information visit author Jodie Hedley-Ward’s website.

SPECIFICATIONS:  Paperback | 229 x 178 mm | 192 Pages |

You Sexy Mother – The Journal

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You Sexy Mother: The Journal is a beautiful but practical follow-up to the author’s first book, offering sensible advice on self-perception, self-respect, the importance of relationships, simplifying your life, creativity through motherhood and making use of community resources. But this book is also a workbook, containing numerous reflection questions, quotes and thoughts to stimulate change. Jodie has also updated the transformational ten-day turnaround plan that appeared in her first book, making this book even more useful.

SPECIFICATIONS: Paperback | 229 x 178 mm | 160 Pages |

Raising Stress-Proof Kids

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Parenting today’s children for tomorrow’s world

Drawing on cutting-edge research, Raising Stress-Proof Kids explores the powerful and potentially long-term effects of stress on our children. Most importantly, it offers simple but effective steps that parents can take to minimise the impact of stress at home and at school. A must-read for every parent who wants to raise smart, emotionally stable, responsible, stress-proof kids!

SPECIFICATIONS: Paperback | 234 x 151 mm | 240 Pages |

Paper Cranes

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A mother’s story of hope, courage and determination

Paper Cranes is the moving story of Cheryl Koenig, a Sydney mother whose son Jonathan was left brain-damaged after an horrific car accident, and the amazing sense that together with persistence, determination, family and love, almost any challenge can be faced and conquered. Jonathan has defied the odds and lives a rich and fulfilling life.

SPECIFICATIONS: Paperback with Flaps | 234 x 153 mm | 256 Pages | 8pp Photographs

Nurturing a Healthy Mind

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Knowing your child’s mind…

There is nothing so fascinating as the human brain. Over the past couple of decades, advances in technology have made possible new and exciting insights into how the brain grows, learns and operates. And there is growing consensus that this knowledge is of great relevance to parenting and all manner of child-rearing contexts.

Nurturing a Healthy Mind takes the available science on how the brain responds to environment stimuli and presents it in an easy-to-understand and user-friendly format. It ‘translates’ what neuroscience is telling us about the development of the brain from infancy to the early school years and explains how this knowledge can help us deal with the everyday realities of raising healthy and happy children.

So if you’ve ever wondered whether enrolling your three-year-old in enrichment programs will give them a head start in life, or have simply despaired at your four-year-old’s inability to sit still, you’ll find the book Nurturing a Healthy Mind essential reading.

SPECIFICATIONS: Paperback | 234 x 153 mm | 248 Pages |

Heart’s Desire

Essential reading for any woman who’s ever longed to be a mother…

Judith Uyterlinde had it all; health, intelligence, good looks, a fabulous career and a happy relationship with a wonderful man.
All that was missing from her perfect life was a child, and how hard could that be?
As it turned out, Judith would experience the agony of miscarrying twins, suffer two ectopic pregnancies, and endure four failed IVF attempts before finally having to accept that she could not give birth to a child of her own.
Written with a searing intensity, Judith’s years of struggling are recounted with humour and honesty.

SPECIFICATIONS: Paperback with Flaps | 234 x 153mm | 120 Pages |

Fit for Birth and Beyond

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A guide for women over 35

Many older women spend months, if not years, trying for motherhood, then endure an anxious pregnancy wondering if they are eating and exercising properly. Fitness expert Suzy Clarkson has been there. Her first pregnancy at the age of 38 was relatively trouble-free, but trying to get pregnant again a few years later was very different. Following fertility treatment, she finally gave birth to her second child at the age of 45.

Qualified in physiotherapy, Suzy has now devised a practical guide to assist older women through their pregnancies, using her own experiences of motherhood to support her text. This easy-to-follow fitness programme will take you through each trimester, showing suitable exercises and suggesting how to develop healthy habits to achieve a safe outcome, a successful childbirth and a speedy recovery afterwards. The book is fully illustrated with step-by-step photographs showing the exercises in detail. The information she provides is based on the latest research, and is endorsed by leading specialists in obstetrics and fertility.

But the book is more than its exercises. Suzy is a ‘real mum’ who offers encouragement and a compassionate helping hand to all older mothers. Fit for Birth and Beyond is the guide you can trust and use with confidence.

SPECIFICATIONS:  Paperback | 242 x 184 mm | 256 Pages |

Lessons from my Child

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Parents’ Experiences of Life With a Disabled Child

Every expectant parent dreams of having a healthy, ‘perfect’ baby. But for some, those expectations are shattered forever with the arrival of a disabled child. Long-cherished hopes must now be set aside as these parents begin to deal with a new, unwelcome reality and take the first tentative steps on a long and challenging life journey. Lessons from my Child is a collection of stories gathered from parents of special-needs children from around the world. In their own words, these parents speak openly and honestly about raising a child with intellectual or physical disabilities – the sleepless nights, the long periods of sadness, the tiny triumphs and the ongoing battle to ensure that their child assumes his or her rightful place in the world. The stories are grouped into chapters that reflect the main stages of many parents’ journeys as they move from grief, denial and anger to a point where they can accept their situation, and perhaps see their child’s disability as embodying a profound life lesson. Each chapter begins with an expert psychological commentary on what parents may be experiencing at that stage. These accounts from parents allow rare insights into the challenges of their world and reveal the extraordinary rollercoaster of emotions many face daily. What emerges is a testament to human determination and a powerful reaffirmation of the strength of love.

SPECIFICATIONS: Paperback | 215 mm x 152 mm | 224 Pages |

Understanding Autism

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The essential guide for parents

Our understanding of the autism spectrum has improved dramatically in recent years. In Understanding Autism, two leading experts in the field combine their decades of experience to offer an extensive, accessible guide for parents and relatives.

This empathetic book covers everything from the causes of autism and the latest research to how it manifests at various ages and stages of life, from how to cope with common challenging behaviours to the importance of self-care for caregivers. An essential resource, it reassures and supports parents in coping during times of difficulty or transition, as well as with everyday life.

SPECIFICATIONS: Paperback | 198 x 129 mm / 7 ¾ x 5 Inches | Black & White | 272 Pages |

Engaging Adolescents eBook

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eBook

Drawing on psychologist Michael Hawton’s 30 years of experience, Engaging Adolescents is a practical guide to help you steer your teenager through the challenging times with confidence.

The book covers the following areas:

  • teenagers and what helps them develop personal control
  • how to sort out behaviour so you don’t over react
  • what we can learn from watching professionals who manage emergencies
  • proven, practical methods for managing tempestuous teenagers.

Using case studies and based on universally-accepted mediation principles, this is a highly practical, skills-based book that gives you the tools to resolve conflict and build better family relationships.

Engaging Adolescents offers a clear, method-based approach to ease the distress of parents experiencing difficulties with their teenagers’ behaviour.

SPECIFICATIONS: eBook | 216 Pages |

Engaging Adolescents: Parenting Tough Issues with Teenagers

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Drawing on psychologist Michael Hawton’s 30 years of experience, Engaging Adolescents is a practical guide to help you steer your teenager through the challenging times with confidence.

The book covers the following areas:

  • teenagers and what helps them develop personal control
  • how to sort out behaviour so you don’t over react
  • what we can learn from watching professionals who manage emergencies
  • proven, practical methods for managing tempestuous teenagers.

Using case studies and based on universally-accepted mediation principles, this is a highly practical, skills-based book that gives you the tools to resolve conflict and build better family relationships.

Engaging Adolescents offers a clear, method-based approach to ease the distress of parents experiencing difficulties with their teenagers’ behaviour.

SPECIFICATIONS: Paperback | 229 x 152 mm / 9 x 6 Inches | 216 Pages |

Healthy Family, Happy Family: The complete healthy guide to feeding your family

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Healthy Family, Happy Family shows you how to cook quick and delicious meals. You also prepare many of them in bulk so you don’t have to cook every night. It also teaches you how to ‘market’ healthy food to fussy kids so that they choose veggies over KFC!

The book includes over 100 recipes as well as weekly menus and detailed shopping lists. These are the keys to saving time and money. Specialised recipes cover lunchbox options, vegetarians and vegans, gluten-free, parties and picnics.

SPECIFICATIONS: Paperback | 229 x 178 mm / 9 x 7 Inches | 256 Pages |

The ADHD Handbook: What Every Parent Needs to Know to get the Best for Their Child

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The ADHD Handbook draws on the most up-to-date research from around the world to present a comprehensive look at ADHD, covering everything from how it is diagnosed to the common myths surrounding what causes it, from the brain anatomy implicated in the disorder to the pros and cons of the various types of medication, and from the most effective psychotherapies to the best parenting techniques.

In addition, there are chapters looking at the experience of ADHD from the sufferer’s point of view, as well as the facts and myths surrounding ADHD in adults.

SPECIFICATIONS:Paperback | 234 x 151 mm | 9 ½ x 6 Inches | 264 Pages |

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Smart Start: How Exercise can Transform your Child’s Life

It has been shown that children’s neurophysiological development is vital for their ability to read and learn, and Smart Start provides a fun-filled platform for parents and carers to gain greater knowledge of what this entails in order to maximise their child’s development. Using the detailed illustrations in Smart Start you can work with your child to stimulate their neurological responses, increase coordination and enhance their capacity for learning when they reach school age. The book is carefully organised to provide a step-by-step programme for each year of an infant’s life.

Simply written and attractively presented with lively illustrations and practical exercises, Smart Start will soon become an indispensable tool for all parents.
All it takes is ten minutes a day!

SPECIFICATIONS: Paperback | 234 x 173 mm / 9 ⅕ x 6 ⅘ Inches | 150 Illustrations | 160 Pages |

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Parenting for a Happier Home: The Step-by-Step Guide to Keeping your Kids on Track

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Being a parent can be tough and there are times when you just don’t have all the answers. For parents who find themselves faced with a seemingly endless spiral of conflict, poor behaviour and ineffective discipline, this is the evidence-based parenting program they’ve been waiting for. Divided into 12 sessions, it first focuses on developing a strong relationship between parent and child. Once a firm foundation of parenting strategies has been developed, the program then moves onto effective discipline. The discipline program is designed so that it is self-sustaining and allows the parent to step back from what is often an emotionally charged situation and instead use predetermined consequences. It also emphasises teaching children ownership of their behaviour.

The beauty of this program is that the principles can be used in each of the child’s environments (at home, at school, with grandparents, etc.), while it has also been designed so that any parent can use it as well as those with children who have been diagnosed with behavioural disorders such as ADHD, Oppositional Defiance Disorder, or explosive and non-compliant behaviour. It’s a common sense, practical guide to getting your kids back on track and creating a happier home!

SPECIFICATIONS: Paperback | 234 x 151 mm / 9 ¼ x 6 Inches | 240 Pages |

Coolmind: The Young Person’s Guide to a Calmer Life

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Are you fed up with being nervous and full of self-doubt? Do you wonder how you will ever get to feel confident and comfortable with yourself? Are you bursting with energy to try something new … but the same old nerves and doubts freeze you up?

If any of these situations seem familiar to you, then you have found the right little book, because this book is all about the art of relaxing, the art of becoming consciously cool now to rise above stress. And the good news is … it’s not hard! From as little as three minutes a day, author David Keefe will show you in this book how to gain mental calm and clarity in any situation by selecting from the techniques outlined in Coolmind. Written specifically for teenagers, this is the young person’s guide to a calmer life.

SPECIFICATIONS: Paperback | 138 x 105 mm / 5 ½ x 4 ¼ | 120 Pages |