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become better at parenting

A guide by Grant (Washington)

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Raising children is without a doubt the most rewarding thing my wife Rebecca and I have done in our lives, but it's also the most difficult. I've compiled a list of books about parenting techniques and memoirs as well as some books about grandparenting, preventing drug abuse, and raising children with autism and special needs.

Playful Parenting
For the Love of Aimee: A Memoir
Choices and Consequences: What to Do When a Teenager Uses Alcohol/Drugs
Raising Drug-Free Kids: 100 Tips for Parents
The Lost Years: Surviving a Mother and Daughter's Worst Nightmare
Stay Close: A Mother's Story of Her Son's Addiction
Caring for Your Baby and Young Child, 5th Edition: Birth to Age 5
Mamalita: An Adoption Memoir
Live Through This: A Mother's Memoir of Runaway Daughters and Reclaimed Love
Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother
Weather Reports from the Autism Front: A Father's Memoir of His Autistic Son
A Better Woman: A Memoir of Motherhood
Good-Enough Mother: The Perfectly Imperfect Book of Parenting
Uncommon Voyage: Parenting a Special Needs Child
Coop: A Family, a Farm, and the Pursuit of One Good Egg
Home Game: An Accidental Guide to Fatherhood
The Lunch-Box Chronicles: Notes from the Parenting Underground
The Grandparents Handbook
Positive Discipline for Preschoolers: For Their Early Years--Raising Children Who are Responsible, Respectful, and Resourceful (Positive Discipline Library)
The Essential Grandparent: A Guide to Making a Difference
So You're Expecting to be a Grandparent!: More than 50 Things You Should Know About Grandparenting
Another Place at the Table
Practical Tools for Foster Parents
Secret Thoughts of an Adoptive Mother
Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew

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3.  Choices and Consequences: What to Do When a Teenager Uses Alcohol/Drugs  by Dick Schaefer
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5.  The Lost Years: Surviving a Mother and Daughter's Worst Nightmare  by Constance Curry
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6.  Stay Close: A Mother's Story of Her Son's Addiction  by Libby Cataldi
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7.  Caring for Your Baby and Young Child, 5th Edition: Birth to Age 5  by American Academy Of Pediatrics
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8.  Mamalita: An Adoption Memoir  by Jessica O'Dwyer
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9.  Live Through This: A Mother's Memoir of Runaway Daughters and Reclaimed Love  by Debra Gwartney
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10.  Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother  by Amy Chua
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11.  Weather Reports from the Autism Front: A Father's Memoir of His Autistic Son  by James C. Wilson
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12.  A Better Woman: A Memoir of Motherhood  by Susan Johnson
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13.  Good-Enough Mother: The Perfectly Imperfect Book of Parenting  by Rene Syler
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14.  Uncommon Voyage: Parenting a Special Needs Child  by Laura Shapiro Kramer
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15.  Coop: A Family, a Farm, and the Pursuit of One Good Egg  by Michael Perry
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16.  Home Game: An Accidental Guide to Fatherhood  by Michael Lewis
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17.  The Lunch-Box Chronicles: Notes from the Parenting Underground  by Marion Winik
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18.  The Grandparents Handbook  by Elizabeth LaBan
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19.  Positive Discipline for Preschoolers: For Their Early Years--Raising Children Who are Responsible, Respectful, and Resourceful (Positive Discipline Library)  by Jane Nelsen
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20.  The Essential Grandparent: A Guide to Making a Difference  by Lillian Carson
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21.  So You're Expecting to be a Grandparent!: More than 50 Things You Should Know About Grandparenting  by Dale Burg
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22.  Another Place at the Table  by Kathy Harrison
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23.  Practical Tools for Foster Parents  by Lana Temple-Plotz
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24.  Secret Thoughts of an Adoptive Mother  by Jana Wolff
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25.  Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew  by Sherrie Eldridge
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Looking for children's fiction dealing with overscheduled lives 2 May 20, 2014
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Last updated: 1/25/11
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