Schwestern: Interaktion und Ambivalenz in lebenslangen Beziehungen

Schwestern sind häufig durch eine lebenslange soziale Beziehung und gemeinsam erlebte Lebensphasen, z. B. in der Herkunftsfamilie, gekennzeichnet. Dadurch teilen sie in der Regel eine Vielzahl prägender und identitätsstiftender Erinnerungen sowie Erfahrungen, die an weibliche Geschlechterrollen geknüpft sind. Gleichwohl stellen Schwesternbeziehungen innerhalb familiensoziologischer Forschungen einen weitgehend vernachlässigten Themen...

Dad's Guide to Baby's First Year For Dummies

Your comprehensive, practical guide to dadhood Your new baby is nothing short of a miracle—and it's no wonder you want to keep your bundle of joy safe and sound through every stage of their first year. Dad's Guide to Baby's First Year For Dummies takes the guesswork out of being your baby's primary caregiver, giving you sound instruction and helpful advice on looking after your baby, the essential gear you'll need to baby-proof your ...

The Break Up Manual for Men

Listen to this audiobook if you're truly serious about getting over her…. Kiss agonizing pain good-bye; say hello to a deep herculean strength and self-empowered confidence that attracts new women, and discover the real secrets to overcoming a breakup and using it as a launchpad to reinvent your life and pursue your dreams. Guys, let's face it, a serious breakup can suck! There is no one that is immune to experiencing a broken relati...

LGBT Families (Contemporary Family Perspectives (CFP))

Nancy J. Mezey’s LGBT Families presents a comprehensive yet accessible understanding of LGBT families today by drawing upon and making sense of the burgeoning scholarly literature about LGBT families from the late twentieth and early twenty first centuries. It pays particular attention to how structures of race, class, gender, sexuality, and age shape LGBT families, and how members of such families negotiate the social landscapes wit...

Raising Happy Children for Dummies

Every parent would like to have a happy, well- behaved child – but every parent also knows this is not often a reality! Raising Happy Children For Dummies helps you better understand your children – from toddler to teen, boys and girls – and is packed with practical tips from an experienced parenting coach to improve your parenting, your child’s happiness and as a result, their behaviour. The book helps you explore your own parenting...

Maria and Me: A father, a daughter (and Autism)

  Giving a father's insight into life with his daughter Maria, aged 12, who has autism, this comic tells the story of their week holiday in the Canary Islands, Spain. Delightful illustrations and dialogue between father and daughter show the day-to-day challenges that people with autism and their carers face, and how Miguel and Maria overcome them. Funny and endearing, this comic helps to show how Maria sees and experiences the ...

Apprendre à s'organiser, c'est facile !

Au travail, à la maison et en vacances, l'organisation, c'est la liberté ! Et parce que ça n'est pas si compliqué, ce guide complet propose une méthode tout-terrain et des outils adaptés à toutes les circonstances. Étudiants, parents, travailleurs à domicile, cadres, retraités… ce livre vous propose : Une démarche pas à pas Des astuces efficaces Un programme d'exercices Des fiches pratiques (déménagement, rangement, courses, déplacem...

What's Your STEM?: Activities to Discover Your Child's Potential in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

Set your child up for a bright future with this new, interactive activity book that helps kids decide which STEM—science, technology, engineering, and math—skills they most enjoy—and where they most excel! How do batteries work? How exactly does a bridge stay up? How likely is it that someone shares your birthday? Kids are curious. And parents can help foster that curiosity and channel it into a passion for science, technology, engin...

Moving Toward Positive Systems of Child and Family Welfare

Faced with rapidly changing social and economic conditions, service professionals, policy developers, and researchers have raised significant concerns about the Canadian child welfare system. This book draws inspiration from experiences with three broad, international child welfare paradigms―child protection, family service, and community healing/caring (First Nations)―to look at how specific practices in other countries, as well as ...