Description : Adolescence is a period full of strange and exciting happenings. Yet, due to inept handling by adults, these wonder years can be marred by unpleasant experiences that may leave scars for life. In a question- answer format this book brings the message home to everyone who interacts with adolescents - parents, teachers, doctors and other community workers - that all adolescents deserve their love and care
Description : Women past a certain age often feel like they are fading into the background of life. The nest is emptying, limitations are increasing, and fear about aging and the years ahead grow. Even women of faith can feel a waning sense of value, regardless of biblical examples of godly women yielding fruit long after their youth is gone. But despite a youth-obsessed culture, the truth is that the second half of life can often be the richest. It's time to stop dreading and start embracing the wonder of life after 40. Here, well-known women of faith from 40 to 85 tackle these anxieties head-on and upend them with humor, sass, and spiritual wisdom. These compelling and poignant first-person stories are from amazing and respected authors including: Lauren F. Winner Joni Eareckson Tada Elisa Morgan Madeleine L'Engle Kay Warren These women provide much-needed role models--not for aging gracefully but for doing so honestly, faithfully, and with eyes open to wonder and deep theology along the way. Each essay provides insight into God's perspective on these later years, reminding readers that it's possible to serve the kingdom of God and His people even better with a little extra life experience to guide you. The Wonder Years is an inspiring and unforgettable guide to making these years the most fruitful and abundant of your life.
Description : From America’s most trusted pediatric authority comes an indispensable, easy-to-use guide to helping your baby and young child flourish in the first five years of life—physically, mentally, and emotionally. The first five years of a child’s life are filled with major developmental and behavioral milestones. During this period your infant becomes an individual who has mastered a range of skills—from walking to making conversation–that prepares him or her to enter the world beyond home and family. For parents, this wondrous time provides an opportunity to help children fulfill their potential. The Wonder Years shows you how to make the most of it. Written in the same warm and accessible language that has endeared the Academy’s bestselling Caring for Your Baby and Young Child: Birth to Age 5 to millions of parents for over fifteen years, this doctor-approved resource features a variety of fun-filled activities, tips, and hints, and offers the most dependable, authoritative, up-to-date information on child development, including: • Ideal patterns of growth at every stage—and normal variances • Parent-child activities that help you monitor and promote your child’s development • Easy ways to create an enriching home environment • A “behind-the-scenes” look at what’s going on in your child’s developing brain • Information on aiding children with special needs–from ADHD, autism, and learning disabilities to those who are gifted • Advice on consulting specialists, including nutritionists, occupational therapists, and counselors • Tips on safety and injury prevention • How factors like birth order and gender impact development With five hundred full-color photographs and illustrations, developmental time lines, charts, and graphs, this family-friendly book is the definitive guide no parent or caregiver can afford to be without. From the Hardcover edition.
Description : Young teens undergo multiple changes that seem to set them apart from other students. But do middle schools actually meet their special needs? The authors describe some of the challenges and offer ways to tackle them, such as reassessing the organization of grades K-12; specifically assisting the students most in need; finding ways to prevent disciplinary problems; and helping parents understand how they can help their children learn at home.
Description : From America's premier pediatric authority and the organization behind "Caring for Your Baby and Young Child" comes an accessible and essential handbook for helping parents guide their children's development through the first five years of life.
Description : Based on ABC's successful series of the same name, The Wonder Years is a wry, touching look back at reaching the "age of reason" in an unreasonable age. Includes profiles of the cast and a guide to every episode.
Description : Filled with inspiring stories, insightful interviews, and stunning color photography from Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Rick Rickman, this incredible book showcases the unique power and grace of today's senior athletes. Spanning a broad spectrum of sports, the profiles inside paint an intimate portrait of senior swimmers, runners, and others who continue to compete well into their later years. Also including an in-depth look at the spirited and increasingly popular U.S. Senior Games, The Wonder Years triumphs over the conventional wisdom that growing older means slowing down.
Description : The book is about the friendship between three guys And The lengths they would go through for each other. "There is nothing they wouldn't do!"