Parenting Family & Relationships Books - Life Stages

Boys & Sex: Young Men on Hookups, Love, Porn, Consent, and Navigating the New Masculinity Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062666970
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Published: Harper - January 7th, 2020


Why We Can't Sleep: Women's New Midlife Crisis Cover Image
ISBN: 9780802147851
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Published: Grove Press - January 7th, 2020

A generation-defining exploration of the new midlife crisis facing Gen X women and the unique circumstances that have brought them to this point, Why We Can't Sleep is a lively successor to Passages by Gail Sheehy and The Defining Decade by Meg Jay

Decoding Boys: New Science Behind the Subtle Art of Raising Sons Cover Image
ISBN: 9781984819031
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Published: Ballantine Books - February 11th, 2020

When boys enter puberty, they tend to get quiet—or at least quieter than before—and parents often misread their signals. Here’s how to navigate their retreat and steer them through this confusing passage, by the bestselling author of The Care and Keeping of You series and Guy Stuff: The Body Book for Boys.

Simple & Safe Baby-Led Weaning: How to Integrate Foods, Master Portion Sizes, and Identify Allergies Cover Image
ISBN: 9781646111947
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Published: Rockridge Press - January 28th, 2020

Start baby on safe, healthy whole foods with this essential guide

When My Time Comes: Conversations About Whether Those Who Are Dying Should Have the Right to Determine When Life Should End Cover Image
By Diane Rehm, John Grisham (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9780525654759
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Published: Knopf - February 4th, 2020

From Diane Rehm, renowned radio host--one of the most trusted voices in the nation--and best-selling author: a book of candor and compassion, addressing the urgent, hotly contested cause of the Right-to-Die movement, of which she is one of our most inspiring champions.

Soon to be a public television documentary of the same name, featuring the author.

Ready or Not: Preparing Our Kids to Thrive in an Uncertain and Rapidly Changing World Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062657756
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Published: Harper - February 11th, 2020

The New York Times bestselling author of The Price of Privilege and Teach Your Children Well explores how today’s parenting techniques and our myopic educational system are failing to prepare children for their certain-to-be-uncertain future—and how we can reverse course to ensure their lasting adaptability, resilience, health and happiness.

Welcome to Wherever We Are: A Memoir of Family, Caregiving, and Redemption Cover Image
ISBN: 9781978808928
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Published: Rutgers University Press - February 14th, 2020

How do you go about caregiving for an ill and elderly parent with a lifelong history of abuse and control, intertwined with expressions of intense love and adoration?

Abandoned: America's Lost Youth and the Crisis of Disconnection Cover Image
ISBN: 9781620975008
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Published: New Press - February 11th, 2020

  • Disconnection (not being in school or working) is higher in rural areas than in urban ones; in some rural counties, it is as high as 76%
  • More than a quarter of disconnected teens as young as 16 and 17 don't live at home with their parents
  • Among the top half of households, the average amount of help given to young adult children is a whopping $70,965

Feel It Out: The Guide to Getting in Touch with Your Goals, Your Relationships, and Yourself Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062938756
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Published: Harper Design - January 14th, 2020

Not everything is about you (but this book is).

The New Adolescence: Raising Happy and Successful Teens in an Age of Anxiety and Distraction Cover Image
ISBN: 9781948836548
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Published: Benbella Books - February 18th, 2020

Parents of teenagers need a new playbook--one that addresses the new challenges they face today.

Teens are growing up in an entirely new world, and this has huge implications for our parenting. Understandably, many parents are baffled by problems that didn't exist less than a decade ago, like social media and video game obsession, sexting, and vaping.

Toddler 411: Clear Answers & Smart Advice for Your Toddler Cover Image
ISBN: 9781889392622
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Published: Windsor Peak Press - November 5th, 2019

You've made it Your baby has turned one Now the real fun begins. From temper tantrums to toilet training, raising a toddler brings its own set of challenges and questions -- and Toddler 411 has the answers. Following on the heels of the best-seller Baby 411, Toddler 411 bottles the wisdom of parents who've "been there, done that" . . .

The Sleep Lady's Good Night, Sleep Tight: Gentle Proven Solutions to Help Your Child Sleep Without Leaving Them to Cry it Out Cover Image
By Kim West, Joanne Kenen (With)
ISBN: 9780738286136
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Published: Hachette Go - March 10th, 2020

The go-to guide to getting infants and toddlers to fall and stay asleep, completely revised and updated

Kim West, LCSW-C, known to her clients as The Sleep Lady®, has developed an alternative and effective approach to helping children learn to gently put themselves to sleep without letting them "cry it out" -- an option that is not comfortable for many parents.

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