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Your all-in-one guide for a fit pregnancy! As a mom-to-be, you want the best for your baby and yourself. You need sensible, up-to-date advice on maintaining a healthy diet and a robust fitness level. The Everything Guide to Pregnancy Health and Nutrition is your ultimate mother's helper for diet, exercise, nutrition, and more--at every stage. Inside, you'll find information on: Determining your caloric needs When (and when not!) to exercise The best and worst foods for pregnancy Exercises for all your major muscle groups Vegetarian or vegan pregnancies Getting back into exercise after your baby is born With extra information on pre- and post-pregnancy health, this guide is the perfect handbook for mamas-to-be looking to stay healthy!
The Everything Guide to Pregnancy over 35 covers the physical, emotional, and social implications of a 35+ pregnancy to help ensure the healthiest and happiest nine months-and beyond.
Written by a pediatrician and a mom, The Everything Guide to Raising a One-Year-Old is full of practical and informative advice that will ensure that you and your little one enjoy a safe, healthy, and happy 12 to 24 months!
The toddler years are a wondrous time of exploration and independence. A time when your little one begins to stretch his wings and test his boundaries. If you're prepared, you can enjoy the toddler years with ease and confidence. All you need is a little direction to change these often trying years into terrific memories. Filled with practical advice and sound strategies, this guide tells you how to: Prepare great meals your toddler will actually sit still for and eat Handle tantrums Toddler-proof a home Get your toddler on a regular sleep schedule Cultivate good manners You'll also get tips on handling technology and toddlers, a slew of activities to build brainpower, and recipes that help keep toddlers performing at their best. You no longer have to worry about the toddler years--with this helpful guide, you can have a happy, well-adjusted, and terrific toddler!
Written by a pediatrician and a mom, this all-inclusive guide shows you the ins and outs of your child's second year of life in an easy, accessible way.
Millions of people belong to social networks, but a surprising number of them still don't know a tweet from a tweep. With this guide, you'll master the lingo, tools, and techniques you need to participate fully in the social media movement. Written in friendly, nontechnical language by acclaimed high-tech reporter John K. Waters, this accessible handbook covers the full range of social media services, including:Messaging and communication (Blogger, Twitter) Communities and social groups (Facebook, MySpace, Buzz) Location-based social networking (Foursquare) News and tagging (Digg, StumbleUpon) Collaboration and cooperation (Wikipedia, Wikispaces) Photo and video sharing (Flickr, YouTube) Opinion and reviews (Yelp, Epinions)Waters helps newbies become comfortable with social media--and shows more experienced users how to expand their presence online. With a special section on leveraging the growing power of social networks to build or grow a business, this up-to-the-minute guide is everything you need to walk the talk online--one wiki at a time!
Create and run your own virtual business! Whether it is a full-time online consulting business or just selling your crafts on the side, starting an Internet enterprise is a very appealing prospect to a budding entrepreneur! The Everything Guide to Starting an Online Business is the perfect guide as you navigate the online market--no matter your experience level. From developing an idea to sharing it with the world, this expert manual provides information on: Determining what kind of business to create Developing a smart business plan and online presence Transitioning from brick and mortar to the virtual world Using vendor sites like Etsy Promoting the business with social media Perfect for part-time entrepreneurs who want to make some extra cash or for full-timers who want one income stream, The Everything Guide to Starting an Online Business will help you get your businesses off the ground and onto the web!
The Everything Guide to Starting and Running a Restaurant is your key to becoming a professional restaurateur! Your dream can become a reality-just follow the steps longtime restaurant owner Ronald Lee lays out for you in this lively, informative handbook. From financing your business and choosing the perfect location to attracting and keeping satisfied customers, The Everything Guide to Starting and Running a Restaurant is your starting point to an exciting-and rewarding-new career! The Everything Guide to Starting and Running a Restaurant will set you on the fast track toward a thrilling career doing what you love! Book jacket.
All you need to get started and succeed in your own retail adventure
Here's something worth learning: Studying doesn't have to be a chore! This fun and accessible resource provides the tools you need to develop better study habits, boost your grades, and position yourself for academic success. Educational consultant Cynthia Clumeck Muchnick uses a wide range of ideas taken from hundreds of students to help you find a unique, effective method suited for your individual learning style. You'll improve transcripts for college applications, ace standardized tests, and become a better student at any level of education. This indispensable guide shows you how to: Get the most out of class time Use the best strategies for note-taking and memorizing Improve writing skills Prepare completely for tests Safely and effectively conduct online research Use Skype, iChat, or social media to form study groups With this guide in your backpack, you'll be able to balance school and activities, avoid pre-test panic, and achieve consistently better results.
An essential guide for understanding the inner workings of your brain! Do you really only use 10 percent of your brain? Can a bump to the head really restore memories? Does your brain ever lie to you? Why do you always forget where your glasses are, but never how to read? The brain makes you who you are. This fascinating organ creates your personality and controls your reactions and emotions. It's responsible for how you perceive the world around you--all while controlling hundreds of physical functions like breathing, moving, circulation, and digestion. The brain is simply amazing! The Everything Guide to the Human Brain will help you to unlock the mysteries of the brain. You'll learn how the brain communicates with each part of the body, how it affects your emotional life, why you dream, and how you remember things. And you'll also get in-depth descriptions of brain disorders and how science and medicine are working to heal or reverse them. Written in plain English, this ultimate user's guide will help you learn about the most influential part of your body!
The Everything Guide to the Middle East: Understand the People, the Politics, and the Culture of This Conflicted Regionby Arthur G. Sharp
The Middle East has long been a place where religions, cultures, and politics clash--today more than ever. How can a region called "the cradle of civilization" continue to face uprisings and violence? This guide is an objective, professional, and informed resource that will help you understand the fascinating area, covering such topics as: All the Middle Eastern nations (including Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Palestine, Jordan, Kuwait, Turkey, and Syria) The history of the first civilizations and the rise of empires The roots of the Palestinian/Israeli conflict Threats of ongoing terrorism and the demise of Osama bin Laden Recent revolutions and coups in nations like Egypt and their future Packed with easy-to-follow information and history, this handbook will broaden your understanding while following current headlines. With this guide, you'll learn to appreciate the rich cultural heritage of this region.
Complete with a glossary, additional resources, and even a section on thyroid disease in children, The Everything Health Guide to Thyroid Disease is the complete guide for everyday healthy living.
In a lively, easy-to-follow approach, The Everything Guide to Understanding Philosophy introduces you to the major thinkers and the problems they've pondered during the past 2,600 years.
A robust resource to take you from first sip to fully stocked wine cellar! Complete with a pronunciation guide and glossary of terms, this book will turn you into a true wine connoisseur.
Animal acupuncturist. Zoo designer. Wildlife rehabilitator. Working with animals can involve much more than helping at an animal shelter or grooming dogs. There are lots of different jobs out there for people who share a deep concern for the welfare of animals. Authors Michele C. Hollow and Dr. William P. Rives give you the inside scoop on all of them, including: Veterinarian and veterinary technician Zoo worker Animal trainer for movies and TV Beekeeper Guide dog trainer This unique career guide features personal stories from experts in the field, including a large-animal surgeon, a professional dog trainer, an animal behaviorist, and the former president and CEO of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. This guide gives you everything you need to find a job that fits your animal-loving personality.
Every year, thousands of romance manuscripts are submitted to publishers, but only the best are eventually published. This simple guide-written by two awardwinning romance novelists-will show readers what it takes to break into this highly competitive market and will provide them the information they need to get their manuscript out of the slush pile and onto the bookshelf. Readers will learn how to do the following techniques: build a story from premise to plot; add a fresh twist to a classic storyline; create compelling characters; write sizzling sex scenes that carry an emotional punch; research agents and markets; write a story that an editor can't reject; and promote themselves and their work. New writers, and even experienced writers, will find the solid howto information here invaluable. This is a musthave for aspiring writers who want to write the perfect love story.
The Everything® Guide to Writing Children's Books is the perfect handbook if you're looking to create a successful children's book.
Everyone wants to be a published writer. But only a few manage to break into print. In this guide, Richard D. Bank provides expert advice to help you reach your goals of writing and selling articles, essays, and books. Featuring step-by-step instructions covering all aspects of writing, including how to: Master the elements of creative nonfiction Conduct interviews and take accurate notes Find your unique voice Develop good research and editing skills Write with authority and confidence Sell writing to periodicals and publishers Whether you want to write an intimate memoir, a magazine story, or a scholarly article, you'll find all you need to see your bylines in print.
That important paper is due soon and you don't know where to start. You're out of ideas and out of time. Don't panic-- writing great research papers is not as daunting a task as you think. It's just a process'and withThe Everything Guide to Writing Research Papers, you can master that process in no time. Professional educator and writer Cathy Spalding guides you step ?by-step through the writing process'from brainstorming ideas to polishing your final work. With dozens of timesaving tips on organization, research, and revision, you'll find the actual writing easier than ever before. This easy-to-follow handbook answers all of your questions: What are the different types of research papers'and which should you write? How can you focus your research efforts, saving time and aggravation? Yikes! You're three pages short ? now what? What can you do to protect yourself from plagiarism? How do you find and cite all of your sources? Perfect for high school and college students juggling multiple assignments,The Everything Guide to Writing Research Papersshows you how to take control of your assignments ? before they take control of you!
For an aspiring novelist, nothing is more intimidating than a blank page or computer screen. This step-by-step guide helps you get past that hurdle, start writing, and cross the finish line to a first draft in only twenty-six weeks! The Everything Guide to Writing Your First Novel covers the entire novel-writing process--from polishing an idea to finding an agent and submitting to publishers. Published author and noted book reviewer Hallie Ephron takes you through the ins and outs of writing and publishing your first book, including how to: Create authentic characters, engaging plotlines, and believable settings Edit for tone, structure, and pacing Find the right agent Market and sell your work to publishers Build a career as a novelist Complete with writing exercises, inspiring examples, and expert advice from editors and agents, this is an excellent starting place for anyone interested in the art, craft, and business of writing fiction.
She came East to become a big star on Broadway, but settled for shacking up with a violent, unpublished writer#151;and performing in sex movies in a huge, dingy loft on West 26th Street.
For the more than 27 million Americans currently battling an addiction, recognizing the problem and seeking treatment is a tremendous challenge. This guide helps addicts and their families understand the nature of the disease so they can get the help they need. Because so many suffer from overlapping addictions, this book addresses a wide range of addictions including alcohol, prescription drugs, food, sex, gambling, shopping, and smoking. Readers will learn how to identify symptoms and causes, overcome social obstacles, decide on the right treatment program, avoid relapse, and more. With this book by their side, addicts will come to understand themselves and how to treat their addiction so they can live happy, healthy, substance-free lives!
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, it can be overwhelming. New medications, therapies, and lifestyle changes may be recommended. But what are the most effective treatments? With "The Everything Health Guide to Adult Bipolar Disorder, 2nd Edition," you can take charge and manage your condition, or learn the best ways to support your friend or family member. Dean Haycock, PhD, and Sheldon Whitten-Vile, MD, explain: The causes of bipolar disorderCommon side effects of medicationsAlternative and nontraditional approachesMania and manic episodesLinks between bipolar and other disordersThis completely revised and updated edition includes the latest treatment options as well as recent studies and classifications. Bipolar disorder is a complex diagnosis. With this positive, supportive guide, you'll find the answers to all your questions even the ones you haven't thought to ask.
Written in a sensitive, accessible manner, The Everything Health Guide to Adult Bipolar Disorder is the comprehensive resource readers need, revealing in compassionate, straightforward terms what bipolar disorder is, what the symptoms are, how to get a diagnosis, and what types of treatment are available.
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