New Parenting Materials

Smart baby cookbook : boost your baby's immunity and brain development / Lauren Cheney ; foreword by Natalia Vollrath-Hale. cover
A blueprint for your child's nutrition and brain health. Doctor-approved and parent-tested, the Smart Baby Cookbook helps you give your young one a head-start for a healthy life, beginning with the best first foods, through to finger foods and family meals. Including: The science behind 'SMART' foods and their effects on immunity and brain function; Meal planners organised by baby's age and stages of development, plus advice for starting solids; Easy-to-make family favourite recipes designed for maximum nutrition; Budget-friendly recipes with minimal prep and no separate cooking required. When chef Lauren Cheney's baby was born with a rare immunity disorder, she threw herself into researching the best foods that could help him thrive. Drawing on advice from child health experts, she developed recipes for nutrient-packed everyday meals. Now with this empowering guide, her advice and recipes are available for families everywhere, helping to nourish the bodies and brains of the little ones we love.
Raising an organized child : 5 steps to boost independence, ease frustration, and promote confidence / Damon Korb, MD, FAAP. cover
Guidance that can boost your child's organization and lower your frustration. It includes specific activities for your child's age and developmental level to improve executive function.
The artful parent : simple ways to fill your family's life with art and creativity / Jean Van't Hul. cover
"Bring out your children's creativity and imagination with more than 60 kids' art activities from the creator of www.ArtfulParent.com. Art making is a wonderfully fun way for young children to tap into their imagination, deepen their creativity, and explore new materials, all while strengthening their fine motor skills and developing self-confidence. The Artful Parent has all the tools and information you need to encourage your children's creativity through art. You'll learn how to set up an art space, how to talk to children about their artwork, how to choose the best art supplies (without breaking the bank), how to repurpose and organize the piles of art created, and even how to use kids' art activities to soften everyday transitions. The more than sixty engaging kids' arts and crafts projects included here are accessible and developmentally appropriate for one- to eight-year-olds, and they're a far cry from the cookie-cutter crafts many of us did in school as kids. From bubble prints to musical chairs art, these kids' art activities allow children to explore art materials, techniques, and ideas as they grow more creative every day. With activities for downtimes, action art for releasing energy, and recipes for making your own art materials, this book is your guide for raising an artful family"-- Provided by publisher.
The empowered child : raising conscious, confident & connected kids / Mary Tan. cover
"The Empowered Child is a valuable resource for conscious moms who are frustrated by a child who won't follow directions and are looking for a better way. Ever feel bad for losing control and screaming, only to contend with the guilt of being mean and the madness of a child who still won't listen? After working with moms who wished life as a parent wasn't so stressful, Mary Tan shows moms how to raise a child while staying cool, calm, and collected so they can be the moms they've always wanted to be: patient, loving, and in control."--Amazon.com