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More than 30 percent of children ages 6 to 19 are now overweight, and half of those children are obese. Now, gain valuable insights on what causes children to become overweight and how to help them to change their eating habits and become more physically active. Most important, learn what you can do to break the cycle of obesity that can lead to severe medical problems in the future. Get the professional advice you need to motivate your child to eat well, get active, and stay healthy.Technical Review by Vincent Iannelli
Set boundaries and eliminate power struggles#151;without conflict! "I won't go!" "I don't care!" "You can't make me!" Every parent hears these words at one time or another, but if you have a strong-willed child, the arguments can seem never-ending. Fortunately, there's hope. The Everything Parent's Guide to the Strong-Willed Child, 2nd Edition can help you put a stop to the endless cycle of battles with your child and rebuild a relationship based on love and respect#151;rather than conflict. This essential guide shows you how to trade in exhausting and ineffective punishment for techniques that can help you: Identify the triggers of combative behaviors Understand strong-willed and spirited motivations Give your child tools to develop self-control Learn how your reaction can lessen#151;or intensify#151;strong-willed behaviors Communicate more effectively with your child Strengthen the family bond and create a safe environment Featuring a positive approach to discipline and including new ways to compromise and communicate with children, this all-in-one guide has everything you need to raise capable, happy, and agreeable kids!
The Everything Paying for College Book: Grants, loans, scholarships, and financial aid--all you need to fund higher educationby Nathan Brown Sheryle A. Proper
Finding the right college-from filling out applications to getting accepted-should be one of the most thrilling times of your life. But it won't be if you're still figuring out how to pay for it come Labor Day. Whether you're a graduating high-school senior, a parent making financial investments for your child's future, or an adult returning to school,The Everything Paying for College Bookis a valuable resource that provides the information you need to face the challenge of college tuition. With appendices listing organizations and other resources, you'll find smart ways to save and find extra cash for books and class. The Everything Paying for College Bookhelps you learn about: The difference between loans and grants Conditional cash Options for long-term investing When and how to fill out the forms Qualification guidelines Whom you should approach for money Easily accessible and highly informative,The Everything Paying for College Booktakes the mystery out of myriad money sources, where to find grants and loans, and how to fill out the endless paper trail of forms so that you can spend less time thinking about your finances and more time hitting the books!
Get control of your finances - and your future! Do you feel like you'll never pay off your student loans? Worried about your mounting credit card debt? Wondering when you'll ever make enough money to stop living paycheck to paycheck? You're not alone - millions of young Americans are finding it hard to save for the future and still pay today's bills on time. But withThe Everything Personal Finance in Your 20s and 30s Book, 3rd Edition, you'll learn how to be financially independent by: Creating a workable budget Minimizing credit card and student loan debt Investing money wisely Building an emergency fund You'll also learn how the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau can help you navigate the often-confusing world of financial service products. With this easy-to-use guide, you'll learn how to manage, save, and invest wisely - starting today!
Every day, more than 10,000 people turn forty in the United States, moving toward retirement without traditional pension plans backing them up. Lacking the safety net that protected their parents and grandparents, they're forced to take the initiative for their own financial security. They need a source of information that doesn't scare them away with insider jargon and intimidating complications. This book will help those who have felt uninformed, intimidated, or excluded from the process, and will simplify difficult topics like budgeting, investing, paying for college while saving for retirement, and helping kids with debt. People will find the essential tools and resources they need to set a course toward retirement and security at this critical stage in life.
For those who have always wanted to learn philosophy but were too intimidated, here is a book that finally makes philosophic ideas and concepts accessible. The Three Sages: Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle; The Decline and Fall of the Hellenistic Period; The Medieval Mind; The Renaissance Period; Humanism; The Protestant Reformation; The Scientific Revolution; British Empiricism; French Enlightenment; German Idealism; Utilitarianism; Phenomenology and Existentialism; Modern and Postmodem Philosophers; Soclology and Anthropology; Psychology; Eastern School of Thought; The Big Three Religions; The Forgotten Philosophers; Philosophy and the Couch Potato
A practical handbook for novice photographers provides step-by-step instruction on the art and technique of photography, explaining how to select the right camera, adjust shutter speed, set up lighting, frame the perfect shot, and more.
Whether you're a ballerina or a couch potato, a mountain biker or a fitness novice, you can do Pilates-and reap its amazing benefits. Perfect for building stronger, leaner, more flexible muscles, relieving stress, and achieving full body health, the Pilates method is a revolutionary program that has the power to transform lives. Written by the founders of the internationally renowned studio, The Pilates Center, The Everything Pilates Book gives you all you need to start doing Pilates in your own home-and choose a studio that's right for you. The book provides step-by-step instruction on how to do such incredible exercises as the Spine Stretch, the Roll-Up, and the Swan, as well as more than 100 clear photographs that make it easy to get started.
The Everything Pirate Book will take you on a pirate tour from ancient times to their Golden Age to the modern-day search for buried treasure and reveals the truth behind the Hollywood hype.
Beginning with the history of pizza and its origin in Naples, Italy, The Everything Pizza Cookbook slices up everything aspiring pizza chefs like you want to know--from how to buy the correct equipment and the freshest ingredients to preparing an appetizing collection of pies.
Your toddler has a meltdown in the middle of a store Your two-year-old is terrified to go to bed at night Your three-year-old refuses to sit on the potty When you're in the middle of a parenting emergency, you need answers fast. Luckily, this guide is the ultimate resource for time-strapped moms who need help--now! Inside, you'll find valuable information to relieve any "mommy moment," such as: Potty-training and bed-wetting Diffusing bad behaviors in public Encouraging socialization Proper nutrition and recipes for easy-to-prepare meals and take-along snacks Getting your child to sleep This handy guide also features more than fifty quick activities you can use to curb an impeding tantrum or entertain little ones when you're on the go. Packed with guidance ranging from how to stop hitting to helping ease separation anxiety, this portable go-to provides answers for any parenting problem!
Written by pet writer and poodle owner Janine Adams, The Everything Poodle Book is your definitive guide to learning how to care for your dog from puppyhood into adulthood.
If you're contemplating weight loss surgery, then you already know that the truly hard work will begin after the operation. You'll have to deal with the emotions that come after surgery; enough exercise to keep off the weight; and eating the correct portions of nutritious, low-fat foods. Whether you're questioning what comes next or dealing firsthand with complications, you'll find comfort and practical advice in this one-stop resource.
Potlucks are a great way to get friends and relatives together without the pricey grocery or restaurant bill! In this cookbook, veteran cook Linda Larsen gives you an array of options for every meal and course. In addition, easy-to-understand icons indicate whether a recipe is easy, healthy, quick, or inexpensive. Everything you need to host, or attend, a successful potluck is here, including: 300 tasty and creative recipes Tips for transporting food safely Indications of whether a recipe can be made ahead of time Menu suggestions for a variety of potluck parties Guests can make the dishes on their own and bring them to the host's home, or they can all gather in the host's kitchen and make them together. With this book, cooking for the perfect potluck party has never been easier!
You just got that positive pregnancy test and suddenly you feel lost in a sea of questions, concerns, what-ifs, and what-nows? To navigate this new world of body changes, blood tests, mood swings, and baby gear, you need a helpful guide that's with you from the first positive test to the last push. Luckily, this is the ideal guide for soon-to-be moms who are unsure of what to do after they get the big news. Completely revised and packed with even more information, this month-by-month resource walks you through the different phases of pregnancy and offers practical advice on: Understanding physical and emotional changes Selecting the right diet for you and baby Understanding prenatal tests and screenings Choosing the best labor and delivery options Budgeting for the new addition to the family This new edition also includes the latest information on nutrition, finding alternative care and treatments (yoga, anyone?), and checklists and worksheets to help parents-to-be plan for any occasion. This indispensable guide gives you the inspiration, support, and advice you need to get through your pregnancy--and beyond!
The Everything Pregnancy Nutrition Book gives mothers expert advice on how to: - Know which vitamins, supplements, and herbs are safe to take- Manage pregnancy weight gain- Measure carbs, protein, fat, and sugar intake- Start baby on a healthy diet
Includes 300 expertly crafted pressure-cooker recipes, for everything from Hash Browns with Smoked Sausage and Apples to, Cranberry-Braised Turkey Breast, to Peanut Butter and Fudge Cheesecake!
Observe someone without being observed. Dig up long-buried dirt. Catch a cheating spouse. The Everything Private Investigation Bookshows you the basic research techniques and tricks the pros use. You'll learn how to get background information using a wide range of sources, including newspapers, court records, military files, and even the DMV. Written by experienced investigators, this guide helps you to: Use the Internet to get information on anyone and anything Conduct background checks for prospective employees or tenants Uncover hidden identities and assets Manage a physical or electronic surveillance Protect privacy and avoid identity theft Whether you're a journalist, an amateur genealogist, a business owner, a landlord, or just curious, you'll find essential information in this guide. In addition to being a valuable resource,The Everything Private Investigation Bookis also a fascinating read. Even "armchair detectives" will enjoy reading about famous real-life and fictional PIs and the little-known secrets professionals use to crack the case. Sheila L. Stephenswas the first female Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms (ATF) special agent in the state of Alabama and one of the first in the nation. She recently graduated from Boston University with a master's degree in criminal justice. After leaving the ATF due to injury, Ms. Stephens opened a private investigation/security business. She is a criminal justice professor at Andrew Jackson University and a contributing writer and associate editor ofThe Agent, the newsletter of the National Association of Federal Agents (NAFA). Ms. Stephens lives in Bessemer, AL.
The Everything Project Management Book, 2nd Edition is the perfect resource to help you complete any type of job successfully and on time.
The Everything Psychology Book is an easy-to-follow guide to the experiments, theories, and principles that have shaped modern psychology and given us insights into human behavior.
What do dreams mean? How important is childhood, really? Why do you forget this--and remember that? There's nothing more fascinating--or frightening--than the ins and outs of the human mind. But understanding the complex links between your brain, your emotions, and your behavior can be challenging. The Everything Psychology Book, 2nd Edition unravels even the most arcane mysteries of psychology, including: The human drive for food, sex, and other desires; What happens when thinking and emotions go awry; Why you fall in love with one person and not another; How you can develop a strong sense of self; When traumatic events can change who you are. Scientific information is coupled with real-life examples to help you better understand the basic principles and theories of psychology. With this comprehensive guide you'll achieve a better understanding of yourself--and everyone else around you, too!
If you're afraid to speak in public, you're not alone. A well-known study showed that more people put fear of public speaking at the top of their list of fears, even above the fear of death! But armed with The Everything Public Speaking Book, you can conquer your fears and learn practical ways to: Reduce nervousness Set up a room for effective presentations Deal with hecklers "Wow" the audience with a motivating message and delivery Leave them begging for more This pocket guide is packed with practical tools for creating a focused presentation that holds the audience's attention. You'll gain confidence as you build the skills you need to deliver a crowd-pleasing performance-every time!
In today's busy working world, it's difficult enough to get your family to sit down and eat together, much less find the time to prepare an appetizing dinner every night. with the Everything Quick and Easy, 30-Minute, 5-Ingredient Cookbook, you will learn how to make delicious, quality meals and snacks in just half an hour! Tasty highlights include Turkey Amandine, Spicy Veggie Pizza, Grilled Orange Pork Tenderloin, Parmesan Cups with Cheesy Filling and more!
American families are busier than ever, and a nutritious dinner often falls to the bottom of the priority list. This cookbook shows them how easy it can be to prepare wholesome meals everyone will love. This second edition of an Everything® bestseller is packed with quick-cooking tips and 300 all-new, easy-to-follow recipes, including: 10-Minute Yogurt and Rice Pudding; Fast Frittata with Beans; Easy Skillet Zucchini Quiche; One-Dish Baked Chicken and Potatoes; Five-Ingredient Steak Diane; Foil-Wrapped Fish Fillets with Dill; Simple Rigatoni with Tomato Sauce; 5-Minute Chocolate "Mousse"; Fast Chicken Fajitas, and more. With these recipes, readers will learn how to make delicious, quality meals in minutes, not hours!
For centuries, Reiki has been valued by Eastern cultures as a means for relieving pain and balancing the body's natural energies. This hands-on healing method is now gaining subscribers in the Western world who seek a mind-body approach to overall wellness. The Everything Reiki Book introduces you to basic Reiki techniques and teaches you how you can channel positive energy to reduce stress, enhance vitality, and strengthen the immune system. Packed with easy-to-follow instruction and helpful illustrations, The Everything Reiki Book is the perfect resource if you are interested in using this effective touch therapy in the comfort of your own homes. Written with the beginner in mind, The Everything Reiki Book is a practical approach to all-around wellness for the body, mind, and soul.
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