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A Parent's Guide to Baseball & Softball

Millions of kids throughout the country participate in organized youth baseball and softball programs each year. It’s an exciting world of colorful uniforms, post-game ice cream treats, and lots of smiling faces. It’s also one in which you as a parent can make a positive difference in helping your youngster grow and make the most of this experience. A Parent’s Guide to Baseball & Softball lends ...

A.D.D. The Natural Approach

Children with ADD are given powerful drugs to cope with their condition, but the drugs often have dangerous side effects. Without medication, though, how can these children be helped? In their new book, Nina Anderson and Dr. Howard Peiper provide a creative solution. They first explain how ADD is triggered by a central nervous system imbalance, and then offer a variety of effective natural ...

ADHD & The Focused Mind

As a young boy, his difficulty in concentrating was diagnosed as ADHD. In school, his mind always seemed to wander until he found an activity that he liked. By using that one activity, his mother was able to teach him to focus and develop self-discipline. Debbie Phelps found a way to reach past her son’s ADHD—and that young boy, Michael Phelps, went on to win twenty-two Olympic medal and break ...

Conversations With God for Parents

Soon after the first Conversations with God book was published in May 1995, demand began for tools that would assist parents in teaching the marvelous concepts of this extraordinary dialogue to children. Readers wanted to share with their offspring what CwG had shared with them. "If only I have been introduced to these ways of seeing God and myself when I was 8 or 9, my whole life would have ...

Creative Therapy for Children with Autism, ADD, and Asperger's

Over thirty years ago, Janet Tubbs began using art, music, and movement to reach children with low self-esteem and behavioral problems. Believing that unconventional children required unconventional therapies, she then applied her program to children with autism, ADD/ADHD, and Asperger’s syndrome. Her innovative methods not only worked, but actually defied the experts. In this book, Tubbs has ...

Does Your Baby Have Autism?

For many years, the diagnosis of autism has centered on a child’s social interaction--from poor eye contact to lack of language skills. Although the autism community agrees that early intervention is key to effective treatment, the telltale signs of this disorder usually don’t reveal themselves until the age of two or three. But what if it were possible to detect the potential for autism within ...

Enough, Inigo, Enough

Enough, Inigo, Enough and Nose Is Not Toes were designed to be read by young children who are being taught to read by their parents at home. They were created in recognition of the orderly way in which a young child’s brain grows and develops, and are intended to be used and enjoyed as part of the reading program outlined in Doman’s books How To Teach Your Baby To Read and How To Multiply Your ...

Finding Robert

Diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, oppositional defiance disorder,and pervasive developmental disorder in the early 1990s, Robert Stevens was anexceptionally intelligent child who could not function in a mainstream environment.Being the “problem child” of every play group, sports league, and extracurricular activityhe joined, Robert had no friends, no internal means of ...

Fit Baby, Smart Baby, Your Baby!

The early development of mobility in newborns is a vital part of their future ability to learn and grow to full potential. We may be wasting our children's most important years by preventing them from physically exploring their world and maximizing their mobility development when they are young-the time that is is easiest for them to do so. In Fit, Baby, Smart Baby, Your Baby!, Glenn ...

Help for the Hyperactive Child

As hyperactivity in children becomes more and more common, many parents are desperate to find a solution. Although there is no quick fix—prescription medications, for example, can often make the situation worse rather than better— there is an answer that has worked for many families. Scientific studies have shown that a change in diet—specifically, the restriction of certain foods and the ...

Hey! Who's Having This Baby Anyway?

In this important book, Breck Hawk explains how pregnant women can avoid the sometimes serious repercussions caused by unnecessary labor drugs and medical interventions. Hey! Who’s Having This Baby Anyway? begins with the Patient Bill of Rights and Responsibilities so that moms-to-be understand how they can remain involved in their own care. The author then presents information on the types of ...

High Performance Vision

Beyond physical superiority, mental stamina, and smart play, most of the world’s best athletes possess another specific advantage that gives them an edge. We’re not talking about performance-enhancing drugs or blood doping, but something a lot more natural—good vision. Being able to follow a fastball as it flies over home plate, judge the shooting distance to a basketball hoop, or leap in the ...

How Smart Is Your Baby?

The first months after birth are vital to the long-term well-being of a child. Yet parents do not have the information they need to make their baby’s life as stimulating as it should be. How Smart Is Your Baby? provides parents with all the information required to help their baby achieve full potential. The authors first explain infant growth, and then guide parents in creating a home ...

How to Give Your Baby Encyclopedic Knowledge

Time and again, the work performed at The Institutes for the Achievement of Human Potential has demonstrated that children from birth to age six are capable of learning better and faster than older children. How To Teach Your Baby To Read shows just how easy it is to teach a young child to read, while How To Teach Your Baby Math presents the simple steps for teaching mathematics through the ...

How to Maximize Your Child's Learning Ability

Over twenty years ago, Dr. Lauren Bradway discovered that all children use one of three distinct ways to grasp and remember information. Some learn best through sound and language; others, through visual stimulation; and others, through touch. In this unique book, Dr. Bradway first shows you how to determine your child’s inherent style. She then aids you in carefully selecting the toys, ...