Back To School - For Mom And Dad

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Getting back into the school routine after the lazy crazy days of summer can be just as hard for Mom and Dad as it is for the kids. Check out any of these titles on organization, time management, homework help, lunches, and more; you'll be back into the swing of things before you know it.


Debbie Lillard
Description: Simple Solutions To Control Clutter, Schedules And Spaces
Call Number: 648.8 Lil
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 14, 2012
Anne T Henderson
Description: A practical hands-on primer which reveals how to build strong collaborative relationships and offers practical advice for improving interactions between parents and teachers.
Call Number: 371.192 Bey
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 14, 2012
Carrie Goldman
Description: After her first-grade daughter, Katie, was roundly bullied for having what was considered a gender-inappropriate Star Wars thermos, the author, purveyor of a popular blog on Chicago.now, wrote a post that went into overdrive. Here, she offers concrete advice on dealing with bullying, something one in five teens say they have experienced in the last year. In this book she brings together the expertise of leading authorities with the candid accounts of families dealing first hand with peer victimization to present proven strategies and tools for teaching children how to speak up and carry themselves with confidence, call each other out on cruelty, resolve conflict, cope with teasing, taunting, physical abuse, and cyberbullying, and be smart consumers of of technology and media.
Call Number: 302.343 Gol
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 14, 2012
Andrew Ferguson
Description: Andrew Ferguson's widly entertaining memoir of his absurd experience trying to do all the right things to get his son into college.
Call Number: 378.161 Fer
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 14, 2012
Emily Hall, Philip S. Hall, Nancy D. Hall
Description: Make dinnertime a lively experience the whole family looks forward to, as kids share their ideas, explore their creativity, and let you in on their wildest dreams with fun (and thought-provoking) questions.
Call Number: 306.87 Hal
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 14, 2012
Mark Northeast
Description: The book features 50 of the very best Funky Lunch sandwich ideas as well as some fun and creative interactive spreads to help get the little ones involved in choosing and making their lunch. - Amazon description
Call Number: 641.84 Nor
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 14, 2012
Ann K Dolin
Description: Dolin, an educator with over 20 years teaching and tutoring experience, reveals the core problems that commonly lead to homework stress. She identifies six key student profiles and provides tips and strategies to deal with the each type.
Call Number: 371.3028 Dol
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 14, 2012
Cynthia Townley Ewer
Description: America's leading housekeeping expert shows you how to de-clutter, organize, and clean your home, with easy-to-remember tips for every job, from keeping your bathroom clean and doing the laundry to sorting out paperwork and organizing the family photo album. - Amazon description
Call Number: 648.5 Ewe
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 14, 2012
Adele Faber, Elaine Mazlish, Kimberly Ann Coe
Description: Faber and Mazlish use real-life situations to show how you can respect and respond to your child's feelings and satisfy your own needs.
Call Number: 649.1 Fab 2012
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 15, 2012
Marina Koestler Ruben
Description: "A top academic tutor gives parents the tools they need to inspire after-school learning at home, without having to hire a pricey outside tutor"--Provided by publisher.
Call Number: 371.394 Rub
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 14, 2012
Annabel Karmel
Description: Renowned children's cooking and nutrition expert Annabel Karmel shares more than 120 healthy, creative recipe ideas as well as time-saving hints and tips that will help you make a complete and nutritious lunch without increasing the chaos of your morning routine.
Call Number: 641.53 Kar
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 14, 2012
Ann Cooper, Lisa M Holmes
Description: Chef Ann Cooper and Lisa Holmes spell out how parents and school employees can help instill healthy eating habits in children. Includes recipes and tips.
Call Number: 641.53 Coo
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 14, 2012
Martin L Kutscher, Marcella Moran
Description: "How can I help my child get organized without waging a battle?" This essential toolkit for parents and educators factors organizational styles into the equation, and offers effective strategies that deliver amazing long-term results. ADHD expert Dr. Martin Kutscher and coach Marcella Moran explain the roots of our children's organizational problems, and the parents' role in fixing them. They outline different organizational styles used by different students, (not all kids organize the same way!), outline exactly what school materials to buy, and how to set up the study area--Provided by publisher.
Call Number: 371.3028 Kut
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 14, 2012
Sandra Felton, Marsha Sims
Description: Well-managed time reduces stress, helps you accomplish more in less time, and most importantly, gives you greater freedom to enjoy doing what you love.
Call Number: 650.11 Fel
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 14, 2012
Emily Wilska
Call Number: 648.8 Wil
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 14, 2012
Marcia L Tate
Description: An authoritative and practical guide for parents who are interested in creating a brain-compatible home environment conducive to the optimal growth and development of their children. In this collection of recommended best practices, Marcia Tate draws on what we know about how our brains behave and learn, the latest research in human growth and development, and her years of being a mother to three to explain how parents can design a brain-compatible environment, put a plan into place to help children develop character and responsible behavior, and use key strategies that grow children's brain cells while working with them at home.--Excerpted from publisher.
Call Number: 649.1 Tat
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 14, 2012
Andrew L. Egel, Katherine C. Holman, Christine H. Barthold
Description: "Covers topics such as understanding how schools define autism; helping students make transitions between teachers, schools, and grade levels; finding the best instructional strategies and supports for inclusive classrooms; selecting curriculum; helping kids with homework; and providing interventions in the home to help develop needed skills."--P. [4] of cover.
Call Number: 371.94 Sch
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 14, 2012
David Allen Walsh
Description: When children are guided in healthy ways, their minds blossom and they are able to reach their full potential--academically, socially, physically, and emotionally. A complete guide to parenting from birth through the teen years, with recommendations that will help maximize any child's potential. Some discoveries in neuroscience confirm age-old parental wisdom, while others may prompt you to make immediate changes; still other brain discoveries help explain behaviors that have puzzled parents forever. This book doesn't just describe new findings or explain interesting facts--it equips parents with usable information across a range of topics, like exercise, nutrition, play, sleep, stress, self-discipline, emotional intelligence, and connection.--From publisher description.
Call Number: 649.1 Wal
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 14, 2012
Laurie David, Kirstin Uhrenholdt
Description: To help America's overwhelmed families sit down to a family dinner, David provides all the reasons, recipes and fun tools to do so. Includes more than 75 kid-approved recipes.
Call Number: 641.5 Dav
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 14, 2012
Lisa Rivero
Description: This book addresses the major questions parents are bound to have as they consider this option: socialization, curriculum, special needs arrangements, resources, and more.
Call Number: 371.042 Riv
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 14, 2012
Kate McMillan, Sarah Putman Clegg
Call Number: 641.53 McM
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 14, 2012
Stacy M DeBroff
Description: Insider Tips To Ensure Your Child Thrives In Elementary And Middle School
Call Number: 371.192 DeB
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 14, 2012
Brian Isley, William Vought, Julia McMeans, Center City Film and Video, Schlessinger Media
Description: Explores the causes and symptoms of test anxiety and discusses strategies to overcome this condition. Discusses the role studying and preparing plays in relieving pre-test stress. Breathing exercises, progressive muscle relaxation techniques, creative visualization and positive self-talk are demonstrated.
Call Number: 371.26 Tes
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 15, 2012
Awankana, Smith Show Entertainment
Call Number: 371.3028 Fiv
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 15, 2012
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Absolutely Organize Your Family
Debbie Lillard
648.8 Lil
Organizing The Disorganized Child
Martin L Kutscher, Marcella Moran
371.3028 Kut
Beyond The Bake Sale: The Essential Guide To Family-School Partnerships
Anne T Henderson
371.192 Bey
Organizing Your Day: Time Management Techniques That Will Work For You
Sandra Felton, Marsha Sims
650.11 Fel
Bullied
Carrie Goldman
302.343 Gol
Organizing Your Home: Decluttering Solutions And Storage Ideas
Emily Wilska
648.8 Wil
Crazy U: One Dad's Crash Course In Getting His Kid Into College
Andrew Ferguson
378.161 Fer
Preparing Children For Success In School And Life
Marcia L Tate
649.1 Tat
Dinner Talk
Emily Hall, Philip S. Hall, Nancy D. Hall
306.87 Hal
School Success For Kids With Autism
Andrew L. Egel, Katherine C. Holman, Christine H. Barthold
371.94 Sch
Funky Lunch: Happy Food For Happy Children
Mark Northeast
641.84 Nor
Smart Parenting, Smarter Kids
David Allen Walsh
649.1 Wal
Homework Made Simple
Ann K Dolin
371.3028 Dol
The Family Dinner
Laurie David, Kirstin Uhrenholdt
641.5 Dav
House Works: Cut The Clutter, Speed Your Cleaning, And Calm The Chaos
Cynthia Townley Ewer
648.5 Ewe
The Homeschooling Option
Lisa Rivero
371.042 Riv
How To Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk
Adele Faber, Elaine Mazlish, Kimberly Ann Coe
649.1 Fab 2012
The Lunch Box
Kate McMillan, Sarah Putman Clegg
641.53 McM
How To Tutor Your Own Child
Marina Koestler Ruben
371.394 Rub
The Mom Book Goes To School
Stacy M DeBroff
371.192 DeB
Lunch Boxes And Snacks
Annabel Karmel
641.53 Kar
Test-taking Strategies For Students: Test Anxiety [DVD]
Brian Isley, William Vought, Julia McMeans, Center City Film and Video, Schlessinger Media
371.26 Tes
Lunch Lessons: Changing The Way We Feed Our Children
Ann Cooper, Lisa M Holmes
641.53 Coo
The 5 Steps To Study Skills Success [DVD]
Awankana, Smith Show Entertainment
371.3028 Fiv