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Nothing can prepare you for becoming a parent. So there's no harm in getting a little bit of guidance from a parenting book. We've everything from positive parenting books to books on weaning and disciplining your child. Just use the filters below to find the right book for you.

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It's estimated that one in almost a hundred people are diagnosed as being on the autistic spectrum but there is far more hope for them today than ever before thanks to groundbreaking new research. In this fascinating and highly readable book, Temple Grandin offers her own experience as an autistic person alongside remarkable new discoveries about the autistic brain, as well as genetic research. She also highlights long-ignored sensory problems as well as the need to treat autism symptom by symptom, rather than with an umbrella diagnosis. Most exciting of all, she argues that raising and educating children on the autistic spectrum needs to be less about focusing on their weaknesses, and more about fostering their unique contributions. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781846044496 • Author: Temple Grandin • Publisher: Rider • Format: Paperback • Pages: 256 • Dimensions: 21.6 x 13.5 x 1.9cm

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It can be tough watching someone you love struggling with depression, with no idea how best to help. Depression can be mild, or so all-consuming that the person you love is hardly recognisable. It can come in bouts, or span a significant period of time, which can take its toll on those closest to the sufferer. In this accessible guide, clinical psychologist Dr Emma Cotterill gives you a clear understanding of the nature of depression, likely causes and practical ways you can help someone experiencing depression – however severe. She draws on the experiences of both sufferers and their supporters to help you feel a little less alone in this difficult time. She also shows you the importance of looking after yourself, and how to seek outside help. Throughout the book you will develop your own 'supporter's toolkit' of knowledge, understanding, skills, strategies, self-care and resources that will help you support your loved one as best you can, whilst maintaining your own self care and boundaries. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781789562637 • Author: Dr Emma Cotterill • Publisher: Welbeck Balance • Format: Paperback • Pages: 192 • Dimensions: 19.05 x 13.34 x 1.91cm

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From the author of the million-copy selling The Chimp Paradox, a guide to supporting happy, confident children. How can we help our children become more resilient, get over mistakes and develop a positive outlook? And, what can we do to become better role models? Prof Steve Peters uses his Chimp Mind Management Model to help parents, teachers and carers understand the neuroscience behind unconscious beliefs and habits that may be silently guiding children's emotions, thinking and behaviours. The Silent Guides will help challenge behaviours such as: being overly self-critical, fear of failure, low self-esteem and more. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781788700016 • Author: Prof Steve Peters • Publisher: Lagom • Format: Paperback • Pages: 320 • Dimensions: 21.6 x 13.5 x 2.3 cm

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Want to know the secret to tackling tantrums and tears, stopping squabbles in seconds and lay the foundations for your child's good mental health in the process? In There's No Such Thing As 'Naughty', mum to two young children, journalist and children's mental health advocate Kate Silverton shares her groundbreaking new approach to parenting under-fives that helps to make family life so much easier and certainly a lot more fun! Kate's unique strategies, easy-to-follow scripts and simple techniques will enable you to manage those tricky everyday challenges with ease - and help you to enjoy the strongest bond possible with your child, both now and in the years ahead. Rooted in the latest science - explained really simply - this engaging, accessible and warm parenting guide will redefine how you see and raise your children, with a new understanding that for under-fives, there can be no such thing as 'naughty'. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780349428529 • Author: Kate Silverton • Publisher: Piatkus • Format: Paperback • Pages: 336 • Dimensions: 23.2 x 15 x 2.6 cm

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"Money Mum, here, coming to you, as always, with another money tip! You don't have to be wealthy or earn a huge salary to achieve all the things you want in life - and I'm here to show you how. Just by spending a little less on everyday small costs or being savvy with your choices, you will naturally have a little more for the finer things in life. My exciting new book will show you everything you need to know to save money and be truly happy forever. When you're trying to manage a busy family, it's easy to lose sight of the things that really matter and feel like you're drowning in worries while the pennies are drowning away. So many of us feel we have to pretend to be wealthier than we are and try to hide it when we can't afford something. Why though, when we are all sharing what we had for our tea and how many press ups we did that morning on social media, can't we be more honest about our finances? Why is there still so much shame and secrecy about being a bit strapped for cash, or in debt? I feel really strongly that it has got to change, and I'm here to get you through it.. I want to empower women and girls to take responsibility for their own financial futures. To have those difficult conversations and do the uncomfortable maths, because believe me one day you will be so glad you did. From starting small and making little changes to your everyday habits, through building a second income into your lifestyle, to going for the big goals in your life that you might think are out of your reach - this book will help you reboot your finances one money tip at a time. Because money isn't a secret recipe that only rich people know, it's a mindset and an attitude that anyone can have. And Money Mum is here, as always, to show you how. Now stick the kettle on, grab a pen and paper and let's start saving you some serious cash!" Inside you'll find: - My ultimate deals and tips, covering everything from shopping and bills to selling unwanted items - How to follow my weekly 'No Spend Day' and 'Make Money Day' - What your money mindset does to your anxiety levels and the impact social media has on your spending - Tips for getting the whole family talking about money from an early age - Spending tracker templates, charts and plenty of space for your own notes! Product Information: • ISBN: 9780600637349 • Author: Gemma Bird • Publisher: Hamlyn • Format: Hardback • Pages: 288 • Dimensions: 21.6 x 13.4 x 2.2cm

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In GROW, Sunday Times bestselling author Frankie Bridge opens up about her journey with her maternal mental health. Part narrative exploration, part first aid manual for mothers this book will discuss the hidden growing pains which take place when you become a parent. Its chapters cover the HOW TOs, WHAT IFs?, WILL Is? and WHY DOs? Anxious questions all mothers ask themselves when they believe they are doing it wrong whilst also offering a brutally honest account of how hard it can be to grow a baby and raise a child whilst you are still growing into yourself. The book will combine Frankie's mental health journey into motherhood with the notes of psychologist, Maleha Khan, who will unpack the problems she experienced as she became a mother. It will also include additional guidance and parental advice from the UK's leading paediatrician Dr Ed Abrahamson. 'Brave and beautiful... a first aid manual for your mind' - Adam Kay, bestselling author of This is Going To Hurt 'Very readable. Very relatable. Intensely moving but also full of practical advice'- Alastair Campbell Product Information: • ISBN: 9781914240027 • Author: Frankie Bridge • Publisher: Brazen • Format: Hardback • Pages: 256 • Dimensions: 23.2 x 14.8 x 2.4 cm

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Welcome to the jungle… When you’ve grown up thinking your twenties are all about working hard, playing hard and trying not to get pregnant, life comes at you fast when you go from hump to bump. So you thought adulthood would mean a high-flying career and a luxury lifestyle, but instead have ended up with a Lycra-based wardrobe and a deep fear of what lies at the bottom of the ball-pit in soft play? Join comedian Sophie McCartney as she voyages deep into the uncharted territories of mating, birthing, feral offspring, mums overdoing it at the watering hole, and the perilous viper’s nest of the school WhatsApp group. With laugh out loud humour and eye-watering honesty, Sophie shows how whether you’ve had a day full of whining or a night full of wine, there’s joy to be had in the perfectly imperfect wild ride into parenthood. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780008475291 • Author: Sophie McCartney • Publisher: Harper North • Format: Hardback • Pages: 304 • Dimensions: 22.2 x 14.1 x 2.7cm

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You have a baby! Isn't it amazing - and also pretty terrifying?! I love being a Spice Girl, but what I am proudest of is being a mum. Even though I had all the real-life girl power of the actual Spice Girls on speed-dial, my incredible partner and my mum, I had so many worries and questions I couldn't always ask out loud. What I really, really wanted was one, easy-to-read, honest book that would give me support without judgement - that might even make me chuckle occasionally. So, I've written it for you! I've included all my stories about what that precious, exhausting first year was like for me, and I've also asked some brilliant experts for their help too, including a paediatric sleep consultant, a trusted NCT counsellor, a mindfulness coach, and no-less than five amazing midwives and doulas. I want you to feel like you've got this. Because guess what mama? You have! Product Information: • ISBN: 9781529104561 • Author: Emma Bunton • Publisher: Ebury Press • Format: Hardback • Pages: 256 • Dimensions: 22.6 x 16.3 x 2.5 cm

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