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The A. D. D. Book: New Understandings, New Approaches to Parenting Your Child

by William Sears Lynda Thompson

An estimated 20 percent of boys and up to 8 percent of girls have attention deficit disorder -- a condition marked by distractibility, short attention span, impulsiveness, and hyperactivity. Many physicians routinely prescribe Ritalin, an amphetamine-like drug, to modify the behavior of A.D.D. children. But as Dr. William Sears and child psychologist Lynda Thompson explain, drug therapy is not the only way to approach A.D.D. Drawing on the latest research findings and their own experiences with A.D.D. children, Sears and Thompson show that these kids actually possess certain read advantages: tenacity, energy, creativity, spontaneity, and the ability to hyperfocus. They offer a state-of William the-art self-help approach to A.D.D. that will help parents reduce or eliminate the need for Lynda drugs -- including cutting-edge neurofeedback techniques and learning strategies that empower A.D.D. children and teach them how to cope. Full of real-life case histories, this landmark guide is an indispensable resource for every parent with an A.D.D. child -- and the only book available that focuses on the positive side of A.D.D.

The Attachment Parenting Book: A Commonsense Guide to Understanding and Nurturing Your Baby

by William Sears Martha Sears

Is it OK to sleep with your newborn baby? How old is too old for breastfeeding? These questions and more are answered in this latest addition to the Sears Parenting Library. Attachment Parenting encourages early, strong, and sustained attention to the new baby's needs and this book outlines the steps that will create the most lasting bonds between parents and their children. Practical and inspirational, this book, the heart of the Sears parenting creed, is a necessity for every new parents' bookshelf. William Sears, M.D., and Martha Sears, R.N., are widely regarded as North Americas foremost baby and childcare experts and have had success with their previous 16 books addressing parenting issues. William Sears, M.D., is a contributing editor to Parenting and Baby Talk magazines, as well as the parenting.com web site. The most-frequently asked parenting questions from this site have now been compiled into four easy-to-read FAQ books: The First Three Months, How To Get Your Baby to Sleep, Feeding the Picky Eater, and Keeping Your Baby Healthy.

The Baby Book

by William Sears Martha Sears James Sears Robert Sears

The classic guide of the post-Dr. Spock generation has been revised to include the latest information on virtually every aspect of infant and baby care. THE BABY BOOK is unrivaled in its scope and authority, and presents a practical, contemporary approach to parenting that reflects the way we live today. Focusing on the essential needs of babies--eating, sleeping, development, health, and comfort--it addresses the questions of greatest concern to parents. The Searses acknowledge that there is no one way to parent a baby, and they offer the basic guidance and inspiration you need to develop the parenting style that best suits you and your child. THE BABY BOOK is a rich and invaluable resource that will help you get the most out of parenting--for your child, for yourself, and for your entire family.

The Baby Book, Revised Edition

by William Sears Martha Sears James Sears Robert Sears

The classic guide of the post-Dr. Spock generation has been revised to include the latest information on virtually every aspect of infant and baby care. THE BABY BOOK is unrivaled in its scope and authority, and presents a practical, contemporary approach to parenting that reflects the way we live today. Focusing on the essential needs of babies--eating, sleeping, development, health, and comfort--it addresses the questions of greatest concern to parents. The Searses acknowledge that there is no one way to parent a baby, and they offer the basic guidance and inspiration you need to develop the parenting style that best suits you and your child. THE BABY BOOK is a rich and invaluable resource that will help you get the most out of parenting--for your child, for yourself, and for your entire family.

The Baby Sleep Book

by William Sears Martha Sears James Sears Robert Sears

America's favorite pediatric experts turn their attention to solving babies' sleep problems in a definitive book that offers immediate results. A comprehensive, reassuring, solution-filled sleep resource, this guide shows parents how to match the nighttime temperament of their baby to their own lifestyle, and provides practical tools parents need to help the entire family sleep better.

The Baby Sleep Book: The Complete Guide to a Good Night's Rest for the Whole Family

by William Sears Martha Sears

America's favorite pediatric experts turn their attention to the hottest topic in parenting--solving babies' sleep problems--in a definitive book that offers immediate results. For every parent who's ever been deprived of sleep by a restless infant or toddler, now there's hope. This much-needed addition to the Sears Parenting Library is the comprehensive, reassuring, solution-filled sleep resource that virtually every American family will want to own. Nighttime separation anxiety, new breastfeeding habits, and an increase in adult sleep problems have made babies' sleep habits a growing concern in recent years. The Searses offer solutions. Instead of espousing the kind of "one-method-fits-all" approach advocated in other parenting books, the Searses teach parents how to match the nighttime temperament of their baby to their own lifestyle. The authors draw on important new infant sleep research from the Mother-Baby Sleep Laboratory at the University of Notre Dame, as well as on their own personal experience as parents of children with a wide range of sleep habits. They also offer a detailed critique of the myriad new devices and ballyhooed techniques that promise to deliver safer and better infant sleep. The Baby Sleep Book provides parents with the practical tools they need to help the entire family sleep better.

The Breastfeeding Book: Everything You Need to Know About Nursing Your Child--from Birth Through Weaning

by William Sears Martha Sears

From North Americas foremost baby and childcare experts, the newest addition to the bestselling Sears Parenting Library--the new breastfeeding bible for nursing mothers. In recent years there has been a resurgence of interest in breastfeeding. Yet first-time mothers often lack the support and the knowledge they need. Many of the available books fail to address the practical challenges that confront many women (especially women who work outside the home) when they choose to breastfeed. For these women, The Breastfeeding Book is a godsend with comprehensive, reassuring, authoritative information on: how to get started, increasing your milk supply, breastfeeding in absentia, and making sure that your nursing baby gets the nutrition he/she needs. Taking a realistic, contemporary approach, the Searses bring an age-old practice completely up to date.

The Healthiest Kid in the Neighborhood: Ten Ways to Get Your Family on the Right Nutritional Track

by William Sears Martha Sears James Sears Robert Sears

In this book, Dr. Bill outlines ten changes families can make to raise healthier kids. They include: eating good carbs and fats, making informed food choices, and increasing activity. Dr. Bill and Martha have raised eight children and they include tips on what they did to change their diets. Their grown-up kids also provide anecdotes, i.e. how Dr. Jim turned a grocery shopping trip into a learning lab for his kids.

The Healthy Pregnancy Book

by William Sears Martha Sears Bj Snell Linda Holt

From "the man who remade motherhood" (Time) comes the definitive guide to having a healthy pregnancy--and a healthy baby.THE HEALTHY PREGNANCY BOOK guides expectant mothers and fathers through all stages of pregnancy from preconception through birth, focusing on how to enhance the health of mother and baby. In this uniquely authoritative and comprehensive month-by-month guide, the Searses address emotional and physical changes that take place during pregnancy, baby's brain development, healthy pregnancy habits, pregnancy superfoods, optimal weight gain, fitness, managing stress, sleep, choosing the right healthcare provider, birthing choices, the transition into parenthood, engaging personal stories, and more. Overflowing with the most up-to-date information, digestible and doable tips, and advice for every worry--and written in the Searses' trademark reassuring tone that makes their books long-term bestsellers--THE HEALTHY PREGNANCY BOOK is the must-have resource to fit the greater demands of today's savvy parents.

The NDD Book: How Nutrition Deficit Disorder Affects Your Child's Learning, Behavior, and Health, and What You Can Do About It-Without Drugs

by William Sears

Sears (pediatrics, U. of California, Irvine) describes the symptoms of nutritional deficit disorder, how nutrition affects the brain, and how to treat and prevent the disorder without the use of drugs. He explains how nutritional changes and supplements can improve learning, mood, and behavior, presents seven steps to prevent NDD, and provides sample meal plans and recipes. There is no bibliography. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

The Omega-3 Effect

by William Sears James Sears

We all want to live as healthfully as possible. In THE OMEGA-3 EFFECT, Dr. William Sears turns his attention to the critical role that omega-3s play in the body. Dr. Sears takes readers through each body system-including the brain, heart, joints, skin, and immune system-and demonstrates how omega-3s are essential to each. THE OMEGA-3 EFFECT also offers tips on what foods and supplements readers should incorporate into their diet, as well as several delicious recipes. Written in the wise, accessible tone that has made his books long-term bestsellers, Dr. Sears offers a practical and science-based approach to living a more healthful life.

The Portable Pediatrician: Everything You Need to Know About Your Child's Health

by William Sears Martha Sears James Sears Robert Sears Peter Sears

Imagine you are up at three o'clock in the morning with a sick child. Wouldn't it be nice to have expert advice readily at hand to help get you through the night? Encyclopedic in scope, THE PORTABLE PEDIATRICIAN features timely and practical information on every childhood illness and emergency, including when to call the doctor, what reassuring signs can help you know your child is okay, how to treat your child at home, and much more-all in a convenient A-to-Z format. Among the scores of topics covered: teething; sprains and broken bones; nosebleeds; measles; ear infections; choking; rashes; colic; headaches; eating disorders; fever; hip pain; warts; allergies; obesity; seizures; Asperger's Syndrome; bronchitis; masturbation; sunburns; pneumonia; speech delay; lice; vomiting; asthma; heart defects; blisters; sleep problems; and more. The Searses guide parents and caregivers from a child's infancy through the teen years, teaching them what to expect at regular checkups as well as how to boost a child's well-being, devise a family health plan, work effectively with their pediatrician, and more. Distinguished by the Searses' trademark comprehensiveness, reliability, and accessible, comforting one, this book is a must-have for all families who want to keep their children healthy and happy.

The Premature Baby Book: Everything You Need to Know About Your Premature Baby from Birth to Age One

by William Sears

This major new addition to the Sears Parenting Library is a comprehensive, authoritative, and reassuring guide for parents of premature babies.

Prime-Time Health: A Scientifically Proven Plan for Feeling Young and Living Longer

by William Sears Martha Sears

Twelve years ago, renowned physician and author Dr. William Sears was diagnosed with cancer. He, like so many people, wanted-and needed-to take control of his health. Dr. Sears created a comprehensive, science based, head-to-toe program for living a long, fit life-and it worked. Now at the peak of health, Dr. Sears shares his program in PRIME-TIME HEALTH. This engaging and deeply informative book will motivate readers to make crucial behavior and lifestyle changes. Dr. Sears explores how to keep each body system healthy and delay those usual age-related changes. Written in Dr. Sears' wise, accessible, and entertaining voice, PRIME-TIME HEALTH is a practical program to help you live your best life possible-pain-free, disease-free, stress-free, and medication-free.

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