A smart, funny, provocative guide to the hidden dangers of parentspeak those seemingly innocent phrases parents use when speaking to their young children, from Good job! to Can you say thank you? that advocates for a more conscious approach to parenting based on respect and love for the child as an... More Info
A tribute to the unique contributions of veteran teachers as demonstrated by a year in the educational lives of a class of prototypical kindergarteners guides readers through myriad details of classroom life while offering insight into school culture, curriculum, and teaching models. 15,000 first... More Info
Combining ethnology and memoir, this fascinating book describes the issues surrounding childbirth and motherhood for disabled women. The author, a paraplegic, tells about her own hunt for medical advice before getting pregnant--and then about the normal births of her two children--before widening... More Info
A feminist historian and an adoptive parent, Laura Briggs gives an account of transracial and transnational adoption from the point of view of the mothers and communities that lose their children.
Written by top experts in the field, Raising the Transgender Child offers much-needed answers to all the questions parents and other adults ask about raising and caring for transgender and gender diverse children: Is this just a phase? Did I do something to cause this? How do we protect these... More Info