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Dictator Lunches

release date: Sep 13, 2022
Dictator Lunches
Jenny Mollen--New York Times bestselling author, media darling, and Instagram personality behind @dictatorlunches--takes the stress out of packing lunch with this fun and creative collection of lunchbox ideas and healthy recipes that are sure to please even your pickiest child. "Sid, or, as I lovingly refer to him, ''the dictator,'' rarely finishes any meal, and that''s okay. My goal isn''t to stuff him like a foie gras goose, it''s just to expose him to things and, truth be told, to entertain him. That is how empires are won and salad eaters are made: brick by brick, seaweed snack by seaweed snack." --Jenny Mollen Lighthearted cooking with a heavy dose of love Any parent will tell you that raising dictators... errr, children ... can be challenging. Thankfully Jenny Mollen of @dictatorlunches takes the power struggle out of mealtime with this inspired collection of 40 recipes, from filling breakfasts to healthy snacks, dinners, and desserts--with a special emphasis on solving the age-old problem of school lunch. Dictator Lunches will soon become your secret weapon in the kitchen. Mollen shares her foolproof method for packing winning lunches along with easy-to-master techniques that will transform ordinary ingredients into adorable edible art, like Strawberry Actresses, Cucumber Penguins, and Rice Pandas. With her trademark playfulness and whimsy, Mollen turns meals into feasts fit for any autocrat, no matter how demanding, featuring: Insta-ready Avocado Toast Better Than Alphabet Cookies Logs. They Aren''t Just for Ants Anymore Fruit-juiced Gummy Worms in Granola soil Healthy Chocolate-Peanut Butter Cups on a Stick Complete with international dishes for your jet-setting tyrant like Amateur Hour Japchae, Curry Chicken, and Coconut Rice and Beans, and holiday-themed boxes with Reindeer Celery Sticks, Baruch Atah Adon-Applesauce, and Spinach Frankenstein Quesadillas, Dictator Lunches has you covered for every meal, every holiday, and any dictator''s whim.

OCD in Children and Adolescents

release date: Feb 18, 2020
OCD in Children and Adolescents
In a large-size format for easy photocopying, this user-friendly manual presents a tested treatment protocol for children and adolescents (ages 6 to 18) struggling with obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD). Ten flexible modules give clinicians tools for engaging kids and their parents and implementing successful exposure and response prevention activities, as well as other cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) strategies. Each module includes vivid clinical vignettes, sample scripts, “tips and tricks” drawn from the authors’ extensive experience, and numerous reproducible child and parent handouts and worksheets. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print additional copies of the reproducible materials, in color.

The Deepest Well

release date: Jan 01, 2018
The Deepest Well
A pioneering physician reveals how childhood stress leads to lifelong health problems, and what we can do to break the cycle.

Posttraumatic Play in Children

release date: Feb 07, 2017
Posttraumatic Play in Children
From leading expert Eliana Gil, this book provides child clinicians with essential knowledge and tools for evaluating and working with posttraumatic play. Such play, which is often repetitive and disturbing, may help resolve traumatic experiences--but can also become toxic. The book guides the clinician to determine what is going on with a given child and intervene sensitively and effectively. Evocative case material is interwoven with up-to-date information on the developmental impact of trauma and ways to facilitate children''s natural reparative capacities. A reproducible assessment checklist to help clinicians differentiate between useful and dangerous posttraumatic play can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. ÿ

ADHD

release date: Jan 01, 2017
ADHD
"In a discussion of ADHD treatments, Wender and Tomb stress that drug therapy remains the most effective in treating the disorder. They add, however, that psychological techniques, when combined with medication, can produce further improvement. Wender and Tomb offer practical, comprehensive instructions on how parents of an ADHD sufferer can best help their child. Now a classic work, ADHD grants parents and adults whose lives have been touched by this disorder an indispensable source of help, hope, and understanding"--

Secret Path

release date: Oct 18, 2016
Secret Path
Gord Downie creates a concept album that tells the true story of Chanie Wenjack, an Indigenous boy who died in 1996, trying to escape one of Canada''s residential schools.

Child Development and the Brain

release date: Mar 24, 2015
Child Development and the Brain
Packed full of images, case studies, reflection points, this accessibly written textbook is designed to introduce undergraduate students on social science courses to the science behind the brain.

Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child

release date: Jan 01, 2015
Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child
The latest research on the best course of action for sleep problems: prevention and treatment common mistakes parents make to get their children to sleep different sleep needs for different temperaments stopping the crybaby syndrome, nightmares, bedwetting, and more ways to get your baby to fall asleep according to her internal clock.

Children in the Hellenistic World

release date: Jan 01, 2015
Children in the Hellenistic World
Based on the author''s thesis (doctoral)--University of Oxford, 2006 issed under the title: Statues of children in the Hellenistic period.

The Happy Sleeper

release date: Dec 26, 2014
The Happy Sleeper
The science columnist for Babble.com and a Mommy and Me counselor challenges the practices of popular sleep methods to outline mindfulness-based techniques for helping both babies and their sleep-deprived caregivers to sleep in healthy ways. Original. 15,000 first printing.

Moral Laboratories

release date: Oct 03, 2014
Moral Laboratories
Moral Laboratories is an engaging ethnography and a groundbreaking foray into the anthropology of morality. It takes us on a journey into the lives of African American families caring for children with serious chronic medical conditions, and it foregrounds the uncertainty that affects their struggles for a good life. Challenging depictions of moral transformation as possible only in moments of breakdown or in radical breaches from the ordinary, it offers a compelling portrait of the transformative powers embedded in day-to-day existence. From soccer fields to dinner tables, the everyday emerges as a moral laboratory for reshaping moral life. Cheryl Mattingly offers vivid and heart-wrenching stories to elaborate a first-person ethical framework, forcefully showing the limits of third-person renderings of morality.

Dialects in Schools and Communities

release date: May 22, 2014
Dialects in Schools and Communities
This book describes dialect differences in American English and their impact on education and everyday life. It explores some of the major issues that confront educational practitioners and suggests what practitioners can do to recognize students’ language abilities, support their language development, and expand their knowledge about dialects. Topics addressed include: *popular concerns about the nature of language variation; *characteristic structures of different dialects; *various interactive patterns characteristic of social groups; *the school impacts of dialect differences in speaking, writing, and reading, including questions about teaching Standard English; and *the value of dialect education in schools to enable students to understand dialects as natural and normal language phenomena. Changes in the Second Edition: In this edition the authors reconsider and expand their discussion of many of the issues addressed in the first edition and in other of their earlier works, taking into account especially the research on dialects and publications for audiences beyond linguistics that have appeared since the first edition. This edition is offered as an updated report on the state of language variation and education in the United States. Dialects in Schools and Communities is rooted in questions that have arisen in workshops, surveys, classes, discussion groups, and conversations with practitioners and teacher educators. It is thus intended to address important needs in a range of educational and related service fields. As an overview of current empirical research, it synthesizes current understandings and provides key references—in this sense it is a kind of translation and interpretation in which the authors’ goal is to bring together the practical concerns of educators and the vantage point of sociolinguistics. No background in linguistics or sociolinguistics is assumed on the part of the reader. This volume is intended for teacher interns and practicing teachers in elementary and secondary schools; early childhood specialists; specialists in reading and writing; speech/language pathologists; special education teachers; and students in various language specialties.

Childhood Obesity

release date: Apr 01, 2014
Childhood Obesity
This book is the first to focus on the ethical and policy issues raised by childhood obesity. The authors, whose backgrounds are in philosophy, epidemiology, and community medicine, address topics including: parental responsibility; equity, stigma and discrimination; proposals to tax foods and drinks; and marketing to children.

Ellray Jakes is Magic

release date: Jan 01, 2014
Ellray Jakes is Magic
Third-grader EllRay, a "shrimpy, goof-up kid," discovers magic all around him when he and his schoolmates participate in the Oak Glen Primary School talent show and work together on a wedding shower gift for their teacher.

Caring for Your Baby and Young Child

release date: Jan 01, 2014
Caring for Your Baby and Young Child
Provides a comprehensive guide to early child care from birth to preschool, covering topics ranging from food allergies, sleeping habits, autism and breastfeeding.

Lead Wars

release date: Apr 30, 2013
Lead Wars
In this incisive examination of lead poisoning during the past half century, Gerald Markowitz and David Rosner focus on one of the most contentious and bitter battles in the history of public health. Lead Wars details how the nature of the epidemic has changed and highlights the dilemmas public health agencies face today in terms of prevention strategies and chronic illness linked to low levels of toxic exposure. The authors use the opinion by Maryland’s Court of Appeals—which considered whether researchers at Johns Hopkins University’s prestigious Kennedy Krieger Institute (KKI) engaged in unethical research on 108 African-American children—as a springboard to ask fundamental questions about the practice and future of public health. Lead Wars chronicles the obstacles faced by public health workers in the conservative, pro-business, anti-regulatory climate that took off in the Reagan years and that stymied efforts to eliminate lead from the environments and the bodies of American children.

Pediatric Osteoarticular Infections

release date: Jan 30, 2013
Pediatric Osteoarticular Infections
This concise guide brings orthopaedic surgeons and paediatricians up to date with the latest developments in the management of bone and joint (osteoarticular) infections in children. Beginning with an introduction to the causes and development of osteoarticular disorders, the following chapters discuss their clinical features, laboratory diagnosis and treatment options, both surgical and conservative. Each chapter describes a different infection and its management, with a separate chapter examining drug-resistant osteoarticular tuberculosis and co-infection with HIV. The final section discusses advances and research in the condition. Key points Concise guide to the diagnosis and management of bone and joint infections in children Each chapter discusses a different infection and covers conservative and surgical treatment Final chapter describes new advances and research Includes more than 150 full colour images and illustrations

Stuck in the Middle with You

release date: Jan 01, 2013
Stuck in the Middle with You
Filled with interviews that examine the relationships with fathers and mothers, a memoir about gender and parenting follows the author as she transitioned from a man to a woman and from a father to a mother.

Textbook of Children's Environmental Health

release date: Jan 01, 2013
Textbook of Children's Environmental Health
The first-ever Textbook of Children''s Environmental Health codifies the knowledge base in this rapidly emerging field and offers an authoritative and comprehensive guide for public health officers, clinicians and researchers working to improve child health.

Child Workers and Industrial Health in Britain, 1780-1850

release date: Jan 01, 2013
Child Workers and Industrial Health in Britain, 1780-1850
A comprehensive study of the occupational health of employed children within the broader context of social, industrial and environmental change between 1780 and 1850.

Pocket Book of Hospital Care for Children

release date: Jan 01, 2013
Pocket Book of Hospital Care for Children
The Pocket Book is for use by doctors nurses and other health workers who are responsible for the care of young children at the first level referral hospitals. This second edition is based on evidence from several WHO updated and published clinical guidelines. It is for use in both inpatient and outpatient care in small hospitals with basic laboratory facilities and essential medicines. In some settings these guidelines can be used in any facilities where sick children are admitted for inpatient care. The Pocket Book is one of a series of documents and tools that support the Integrated Managem.

Noisy Poems for a Busy Day

release date: Sep 01, 2012
Noisy Poems for a Busy Day
Chock-full of playful pocket-sized poems that capture adventures big and small in a child''s day, this collection begs to be read aloud from sunup to sundown!

Growing Up with Languages

release date: May 24, 2012
Growing Up with Languages
Primarily aimed as a practical resource for parents, but also of interest to students and researchers because of its unique content, this book includes recollections of and advice on many of the common issues or dilemmas that arise in multilingual families.

Hutchison's Paediatrics

release date: May 15, 2012
Hutchison's Paediatrics
This second edition has been fully updated to present a comprehensive guide to the field of paediatrics. The renowned author and editor team from the UK, Asia and the USA, provide practical advice on the diagnosis, investigation techniques and treatment of a wide range of childhood disorders, both surgical and non surgical, including haematological, endocrine, urinary and ophthalmological. Four new chapters discuss paediatric rehabilitation, prescribing for children, child abuse and neglect, and practical paediatric procedures.

Smart Parenting, Smarter Kids

release date: Mar 20, 2012
Smart Parenting, Smarter Kids
Shares advice for parents on how to help children bolster their brain power while improving focus and attention, covering practical topics ranging from exercise and nutrition to sleep and play.

I Just Don't Like the Sound of No! Activity Guide for Teachers

release date: Jan 01, 2012
I Just Don't Like the Sound of No! Activity Guide for Teachers
Classroom Ideas for Teaching the Skills of Accepting No for an Answer and Disagreeing Appropriately.

Listening to Learn

release date: Jan 01, 2012
Listening to Learn
Audiobooks not only present excellent opportunities to engage the attention of young people but also advance literacy. Learn how the format can support national learning standards and literacy skills in the K-12 curricula.

Unequal Childhoods

release date: Aug 02, 2011
Unequal Childhoods
This book is a powerful portrayal of class inequalities in the United States. It contains insightful analysis of the processes through which inequality is reproduced, and it frankly engages with methodological and analytic dilemmas usually glossed over in academic texts.

Advanced Play Therapy

by: Dee Ray
release date: Mar 01, 2011
Advanced Play Therapy
The purpose of this text is to present a resource to students and practitioners of play therapy that addresses topics beyond the training level. x; It x;provides advanced knowledge on the three main areas of play, child development, and play therapy and integrates them to help the play therapist gain a holistic understanding of how play therapy works.

Free for All

release date: Jan 10, 2011
Free for All
As this book takes us on an eye-opening journey into the nation''s school kitchens, the author offers an assessment of school food in the United States. She reveals the forces that determine how lunch is served, such as the financial troubles of schools, the commercialization of childhood, and the reliance on market models. The author explores the deep politics of food provision from multiple perspectives including history, policy, nutrition, environmental sustainability, taste, and more. How did our children end up eating nachos, pizza, and Tater Tots for lunch? How did we get into the absurd situation in which nutritionally regulated meals compete with fast food items and snack foods loaded with sugar, salt, and fat? What is the nutritional profile of the federal meals? How well are they reaching students who need them? Opening a window onto our culture as a whole, she concludes with a vision for change: fresh, healthy food for all children as a regular part of their school day.

Pediatric Anesthesia

release date: Jan 01, 2011
Pediatric Anesthesia
No longer merely a subspecialty, pediatric anesthesia is now a professional entity in its own right, as is amply demonstrated in this comprehensive addition to the medical and surgical literature. Pediatric Anesthesia: Basic Principles--State of the Art--Future contains the contributions of 220 international experts from all five continents. This is the only textbook of its kind that has such a strong international representation of the very best authorities in the field. This textbook will help anesthesiologists already interested in pediatric anesthesia to the knowledge and skills inherent to the safe practice of anesthesia for infants and children.

Language Development

release date: Nov 15, 2010

Clinical Skills in Children's Nursing

release date: Apr 29, 2010
Clinical Skills in Children's Nursing
Designed as a compelling text for students, Clinical Skills in Children''s Nursing offers evidence-based and family centred practical guidance for procedures in all care settings. Emphasis is placed on the development of decision-making skills and sensitive care. It is enhanced by illustrations, online resources, and regular updates to evidence.

Paediatric Intensive Care

release date: Mar 25, 2010
Paediatric Intensive Care
Paediatric Intensive Care gives practical and realistic advice for all those who care for critically ill children. Organised predominantly by system or speciality for easy reference, it also comprehensively covers the underlying principles that guide clinicians in every day practice.

The Divorced Child

release date: Jan 05, 2010
The Divorced Child
Argues that there is a three year window in which to acclimatize children to a new family life following divorce, uses case studies and new research to advise parents on the transition.

Integrated Child Development Services: A Study Of Job Performance Of Supervisors

release date: Jan 01, 2010
Integrated Child Development Services: A Study Of Job Performance Of Supervisors
The Book Integrated Child Development Services A Study of Job Performance of Supervisors gives an insight in to the various factors influencing the job performance and job expectations of Supervisors working in urban, rural and tribal ICDS projects. The results of the study are presented under the heads like; distribution of supervisors based on their personal, socioeconomic, organisational and psychological factors, level of job performance and job expectations and their relationship with independent variables, predicting the contribution of independent variables to job performance of Supervisors, problems expressed and suggestions given by Supervisors to improve the functioning of ICDS Scheme etc. The research findings described in this book are highly useful to policy makers and top level executives of the scheme in analysing the factors associated with job performance and job expectations of Supervisors and to take appropriate action for improving the functions of their Supervisors who are the back bone of this welfare programme

The Philosophical Baby

release date: Aug 04, 2009
The Philosophical Baby
A revelatory examination of how babies and young children think draws on new scientific understandings to identify links between key behaviors and subsequent abilities, explaining how the latest findings offer profound insight into the nature of being human.

Children and Young People's Worlds

release date: Jul 08, 2009
Children and Young People's Worlds
This comprehensive reader combines post-graduate level theory with contemporary case studies to illustrate and analyse the complications of children and young people''s lived experiences in the UK and worldwide in the early 21st century.Authors in several fields of childhood and youth studies apply their expertise to areas such as young people and the law, children''s rights, child protection, sexuality, participation, politics and family life. Using the voices of the children and young people themselves, key topics illustrate important contemporary issues in the study of childhood and youth and show how these impact on policy initiatives and practical interventions in children''s lives.

A Book

release date: Apr 14, 2009
A Book
Among a family who lives in a book, the youngest daughter is the only one who doesn''t have a story to belong to, so she sets out among fairy tales, adventures, mysteries, histories, science fiction, and others to track down her story. By the Calecott Medal winner of The Man Who Walked Between the Towers.

Beyond Tears

release date: Mar 03, 2009
Beyond Tears
Nine women from a support group of mothers who had lost children offer their unique perspective, comfort, and advice for bereaved parents, candidly discussing the grieving process, the impact of grief on personal relationships, and the different ways in which mothers and fathers cope with the pain. Original. 10,000 first printing.
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