Julianne Smith

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How Do I Explain This to My Kids? Parenting in the Age of Trump

Relevant, necessary, and recommended. Public libraries will see a wide readership.
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Anxiety Relief for Kids: On-the-Spot Strategies To Help Your Child Conquer Worry, Panic & Avoidance

Although the sample dialog feels a bit staged, it does a good job of illustrating a parent's role. Those with the confidence and consistency to implement the practices introduced here will find Walker's approach useful.
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The Many Faces of Home Birth: 25 Honest, Firsthand Accounts from Parents Around the World

Expectant mothers considering home birth will find great support in these stories. Recommended for women's health collections.
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The Future Generation: The Zine-Book for Subculture Parents, Kids, Friends & Others

With all the flavor of the original zine, including clippings, drawings, photos, and a quasiscrapbook, graphic-novel feel, this will make a solid addition to sociology collections. Admirable and appreciated.
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Ella's Kitchen: The Easy Family Cookbook; More Than 100 Recipes for the Family Table

With a heavy-duty binding and wipable pages, this could easily become a household favorite. Highly recommended.
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Energy Lab for Kids: 40 Exciting Experiments To Explore, Create, Harness, and Unleash Energy

Gorgeously presented with full-color photos, sidebars, and helpful tips, this work is rounded out with a glossary and serves as an exciting and accessible STEM resource. Recommended for all public libraries.
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Becoming an Ally to the Gender-Expansive Child: A Guide for Parents and Carers

In this powerful offering, the author weaves a combination of biography and parental advice into the important topics of safety, labels, bigotry, and forgiveness. Enthusiastically recommended for growing collections on transgender youth.
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Earn It: What To Do When Your Kid Needs an Entitlement Intervention

Through reevaluating chores, allowances, rewards, and coparenting, parents can teach kids to honor responsibility, inspire gratitude, and return praise to a meaningful place in the home. Recommended.
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The ABCs of Parenthood: An Alphabet of Parenting Advice

Guaranteed to make any expectant mother weep; not a requirement for libraries.

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