Moms on Call Guide to Basic Baby Care, The

The First 6 Months

Author: Laura Hunter,Jennifer Walker

Publisher: Revell

ISBN: 0800731883

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 160

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These on-call pediatric nurses and moms answer the questions all new parents have on topics from feedings and routines to common medical questions. Instructional DVD included.

Practice Makes Perfect Mastering Grammar

Author: Gary Muschla

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071747133

Category: Education

Page: 256

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Helpful instruction and plenty of practice for your child to understand the basics of grammar and vocabulary Understanding grammar is essential for your child to speak and write with competence and clarity. Practice Makes Perfect: Exploring Grammar gives your child bite-sized explanations of grammar and vocabulary, with engaging exercises that keep her or him motivated and excited to learn. They can practice the grammar skills that are challenging, polish skills they’ve mastered, and stretch themselves to explore skills they have not yet attempted. This title features 170 activities (plus answer key) that increase in difficulty as your child proceeds through the book. This book is appropriate for a 6th grade student working above his or her grade level, or as a great review and practice for a struggling 7th or 8th grader. Your student will learn how to: Recognize types of sentences Understand sentence structure Identify parts of speech Use punctuation and capitalization together Find her or his own grammar mistakes Topics include: Sentences, Nouns, Verbs, Pronouns, Adjectives, Adverbs, Prepositions, Conjunctions and Interjections, Punctuation and Capitalization, Usage and Proofreading

Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Vocabulary, 2nd Edition

With 240 Exercises + Free Flashcard App

Author: Dorothy Richmond

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071804137

Category: Study Aids

Page: 464

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Go beyond ¿Cómo se dice? and add thousands of words to your Spanish vocabulary To communicate comfortably in Spanish, you need access to a variety of words that go beyond the basics, as well as a solid foundation in grammar. In Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Vocabulary you get the tools you need to expand your lexicon and sharpen your speaking and writing skills. And how do you this? PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE! Each chapter of this comprehensive book focuses on a theme, such as family or travel, so you can build your language skills in a systematic manner. As you lay the foundation for a burgeoning vocabulary, you will perfect your new words with plenty of exercises and gain the confidence you need to communicate well in Spanish. This new edition of Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Vocabulary offers you: More than 240 exercises Concise grammatical explanations The latest vocabulary in such areas as technology, communications, and the media An answer key to gauge your comprehension WITH HELP FROM THIS BOOK, YOU CAN EASILY SPEAK OR WRITE IN SPANISH ABOUT: Different occupations and jobs * Spanish holidays and traditions * Food and drink * Politics and current events * Your social life * Your family and friends * Business and money * Your favorite entertainment venues * Your family's background . . . and much more

Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child

A Step-by-step Program for a Good Night's Sleep

Author: Marc Weissbluth

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 0553394800

Category: FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS

Page: 688

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The latest research on the best course of action for sleep problems: prevention and treatment common mistakes parents make to get their children to sleep different sleep needs for different temperaments stopping the crybaby syndrome, nightmares, bedwetting, and more ways to get your baby to fall asleep according to her internal clock.

Practice Makes Perfect Complete Spanish Grammar

Author: Gilda Nissenberg

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071763422

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 416

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Build your confidence in your Spanish skills with practice, practice, practice! From present tense regular verbs to double object pronouns, this comprehensive guide and workbook covers all those aspects of Spanish grammar that you might find a little intimidating or hard to remember. Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Spanish Grammar focuses on the practical aspects of Spanish as it's really spoken, so you are not bogged down by unnecessary technicalities. Each unit features crystal-clear explanations, numerous realistic examples, and dozens of engaging exercises in a variety of formats--including multiple choice, fill-in sentences and passages, sentence rewrites, and creative writing--perfect for whatever your learning style. Whenever possible, explanations include comparisons you to understand the basic logic behind the rules and to remember correct usage. This new edition includes: Time-saving vocabulary panels that eliminate having to look words up Advice on how to avoid common mistakes A detailed answer key for quick, easy progress checks Free online audio recordings of all the answers at audiostudyplayer.com Offering a winning formula for getting a handle on Spanish grammar right away, Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Spanish Grammar your ultimate resource for learning to speak Spanish the way the native speakers do.

No Biting

Policy and Practice for Toddler Programs, Second Edition

Author: Gretchen Kinnell

Publisher: Redleaf Press

ISBN: 1605541834

Category: Education

Page: 120

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Biting is one of the most frustrating and widespread issues childcare providers and parents face. No Biting discusses why toddlers bite, how to respond to biting, and how to develop a plan to address repeated biting. It also explores what parents think of biting, how to respond to their suggestions and demands, and how to create biting policies. This second edition includes additional anti-biting strategies, new information on the causes of biting, and sample newsletter articles to educate parents.

7,300 Days

Author: Isabella Mente

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781537112701

Category:

Page: 344

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this book holds my story, my odyssey, through twenty years of life. it shares my story through the darkness and the light. get comfy, put your favorite sweats on, boil some water, and make tea. crack open the pages and feel with me. hold my art upon your lap and let it become a part of you. because this story is not just mine, it is yours, too. all my love, me. [themes found within this text: femininity, mental health: depression/anxiety, self-love, sexual abuse, love, trauma, etc. a coming of age] xx

Homeopathy for Pregnancy, Birth, and Your Baby's First Year

Author: Miranda Castro

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 146689055X

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 336

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No period in a woman's life is as filled with special concerns as pregnancy and new motherhood. Among the many discomforts and ailments treatable with the homeopathic remedies explained in this book are: For the mother: anemia, back pain, breastfeeding problems, constipation, exhaustion, hemorrhoids, insomnia, morning sickness, post-partum depression, sinusitis, varicose veins, yeast infections For the baby: breathing difficulties, chicken pox, constipation, cough, diaper rash, diarrhea, ear infection, hiccups, mumps, sleep problems, teething pains, vomiting In Homeopathy for Pregnancy, Birth, and Your Baby's First Year, practicing homeopath, Mirando Castro introduces readers to the many safe, effective, inexpensive, and nonmedical remedies that homeopathy has to offer women in this very important period. With reassuring, easy-to-read text, the book explains the principles of homeopathy and tells readers how to select the remedies that correlate to hundreds of common symptoms of physical and emotional distress. The book also offers natural ways to make labor and birth as relaxed as possible, using homeopathic methods. Complete with case histories, materia medica, and supportive and helpful tips throughout, this guidebook offers a wealth of natural-health information every expentant mother should consider.

Baby Massage: The Calming Power of Touch

Author: Alan Heath,Nicki Bainbridge

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 075665484X

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 96

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Baby Massage offers parents and caretakers safe and easy-to-learn massage techniques that reinforce bonding and all-around wellbeing. Step-by-step pictures show simple methods to soothe fretful babies, help them to get to sleep, and ease the pain of common ailments such as colic, and teething. Massage has been proven to enhance babies' and toddlers' brain development, encouraging brighter, happier children--and this beautifully illustrated guidemakes it abundantly clear how easy it is to learn how.

House of Commons - Transport Committee: Access to Transport For Disabled People - Volume I: HC 116

Fifth Report of Session 2013-14, Report, Together with Formal Minutes, Oral and Written Evidence

Author: Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Transport Committee

Publisher: The Stationery Office

ISBN: 9780215062307

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 219

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In the UK some 11.5m people already live with a recognised disability and more than a fifth of them experience some difficulty when using transport networks. So it's essential that the Department for Transport delivers an ambitious Accessibility Action Plan. Changes made ahead of the 2012 Paralympic Games delivered access for disabled people to significantly more parts of the public transport network for the first time and highlighted the immense value of such improvements for all. Yet a year later, there is a risk that some of the momentum from London 2012 is being lost because further key accessibility improvements planned have been watered-down or abandoned. The Committee's recommendations include: imposing penalties on bus operators who claim to offer accessible routes but then fail to provide accessible buses; the phased introduction of audio-visual information systems on all buses over the next ten years; phasing out the need for disabled travellers having to book organised assistance in advance; financial incentives to encourage investment in fully accessible vehicles by taxi and private care hire vehicle operators; and a change to EU rules so that in future airlines are required to allow carers to travel free of charge when the airline judges a disabled person incapable of travelling independently. The Cabinet Office should convene a working group of ministers and officials to improve cross-government working on accessibility in order to secure the full benefits to be gained from widening disabled people's access to employment and training, healthcare and wider participation in all parts of society

Naturally Healthy Babies and Children

A Commonsense Guide to Herbal Remedies, Nutrition, and Health

Author: Aviva Jill Romm, M.D.,Jill Aviva Romm

Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.

ISBN: 1587611929

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 448

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Committed to finding natural ways to care for their children, many parents seek techniques that do not require the invasive procedures and medications often associated with Western medicine. In NATURALLY HEALTHY BABIES AND CHILDREN, midwife and herbalist Aviva Romm offers a comprehensive handbook that addresses the common health issues of children, from newborns to preadolescents. Aviva'¬?s whole-child approach integrates herbal remedies, nutrition, hygiene, and alternative health techniques with supportive, informed parenting. From anemia to whooping cough, each entry includes herbal, dietary, and general recommendations, including tips on when to pursue professional medical care. NATURALLY HEALTHY BABIES AND CHILDREN is indispensable reading for families seeking safe, effective ways to practice healing techniques at home.

Strategy-technology Alignment

Deriving Business Value from ICT

Author: Paul Griffiths

Publisher: Academic Conferences Limited

ISBN: 1908272112

Category: Business

Page: 258

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It has been known for quite some time that ICT can directly improve corporate performance if it is employed in an appropriate way. There are many stories of how organisations have been transformed by the use of this technology. However it is also known that it is not a simple task to employ ICT effectively. Many organisations have spent considerable sums of money and had only very modest returns. This book addresses the issues of how to deliver significant improvements in corporate performance through the use of ICT and it offers different models which can be of assistance to organisational leaders in this respect. These models are brought to life by analysing a series of real life case studies encompassing both successes and failures in the adoption of ICT, from which deep insights on how to apply this technology for competitive advantage are extracted. The book is suitable for both ICT professionals and for members of senior management including CEOs. It has been written in an accessible way so that it will also be of value to academics who offer courses in ICT strategy and implementation. It will expose their students to the dilemmas of management decisions concerning the different uses of ICT and its role in value creation. 260 Pages

The future of Britain's electricity networks

second report of session 2009-10. Oral and written evidence

Author: Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Energy and Climate Change Committee

Publisher: The Stationery Office

ISBN: 9780215544148

Category:

Page: 286

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Incorporating HC 388-i - vi, session 2008-09

Foundations of Agile Python Development

Author: Jeff Younker

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430206357

Category: Computers

Page: 416

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The agile development movement represents the latest advances in tools and techniques intended to boost developer productivity. This is the first book to apply these sought after principles to Python developers, introducing both the tools and techniques built and supported by the Python community. Authored by Jeff Younker, who is perhaps best known for his creation of a popular Python testing framework, this book is sure to be a hit among readers who may have reached their limits of knowledge regarding the Python language, yet are seeking to improve their understanding of how sound processes can boost productivity to unparalleled heights.

Research-Based Practices for Teaching Common Core Literacy

Author: P. David Pearson,Elfrieda H. Hiebert

Publisher: Teachers College Press

ISBN: 0807773735

Category: Education

Page: 272

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This one-of-a-kind resource will be invaluable to every teacher educator, every curriculum director, and every literacy coach, whether or not they must meet Common Core Standards. Bringing together perspectives from literacy luminaries, each addressing their specialty, this book offers an accessible fund of rich practices in literacy instruction. The book serves two purposes: First, it assembles a body of knowledge and wisdom from leading literacy researchers who each draw from a long career in the field to address topics of central importance to good literacy instruction. Second, these research-to-practice leaders connect established best practices and foundational research to the current challenge of instruction to meet Common Core Standards and other rigorous curriculum guidelines. The contributors point out strengths of the Common Core as well as issues and oversights that educators should be aware of. Closing chapters situate the Common Core within a continuum of educational policy and legislation. Contributors: Richard L. Allington, Monica T. Billen, Jay S. Blanchard, Robert Calfee, Gina N. Cervetti, Michael F. Graves, John T. Guthrie, Elfrieda H. Hiebert, James V. Hoffman, Rosalind Horowitz, Michael L. Kamil, Barbara Kapinus, Richard Long, Leigh Ann Martin, Kimberly McCuiston, James Nageldinger, David Paige, P. David Pearson, Timothy Rasinski, S. Jay Samuels, Barbara Taylor, Joanna P. Williams, Kathleen Wilson “Pearson and Hiebert have long advocated for children in schools, and this volume is no exception. They and their chapter authors situate the CCSS within the historical and policy context in which it was written and support the literacy education community as we wrestle with the implications the standards have for research, for teachers, for teaching, and for learning.” —Sharon Walpole, University of Delaware “This book gets way beyond generalities and polemics about the Common Core, taking a deep and measured dive into a wide range of essential topics within the standards. I read a lot, and I can't think of the last time I read anything about the CCSS as engaging and thought provoking as this.” —Nell K. Duke, University of Michigan

Complete Mandarin Chinese

Author: Elizabeth Scurfield

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780340958933

Category: Chinese language

Page: 432

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Are you looking for a complete course in Mandarin Chinese which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident speaker? Whether you are starting from scratch, or are just out of practice, Complete Mandarin Chinese will guarantee success.

Suzuki Violin School

Violin Part

Author: Shinichi Suzuki,William Preucil

Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing

ISBN: 9780739048177

Category: Music

Page: 27

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Teach violin with the popular Suzuki Violin School. Revised edition features: New engravings in a 9" x 12" format New editing of pieces, including bowings and fingerings 16 additional pages Additional exercises, some from Dr. Suzuki, plus additional insight and suggestions for teachers Glossary of terms in English, French, German and Spanish Musical notation guide Fingerboard position. Titles: Study Points * Tonalization * Vibrato Exercises * Gavotte (P. Martini) * Minuet (J. S. Bach) * Gavotte in G Minor (J. S. Bach) * Humoresque (A. Dvor?k) * Gavotte (J. Becker) * Gavotte in D Major (J. S. Bach) * Bourr?e (J. S. Bach) This title is available in SmartMusic.

Puppy Start Right

Foundation Training for the Companion Dog

Author: Kenneth M. Martin

Publisher: Sunshine Books (MA)

ISBN: 9781890948443

Category: Pets

Page: 184

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Osteopathy

Models for Diagnosis, Treatment and Practice

Author: Jon Parsons,Nicholas Marcer

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0443073953

Category: Medical

Page: 341

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This book is a textbook of basic osteopathic concepts, working from first principles underpinned by anatomy and physiology. This text will synthesize and integrate osteopathic models in an easy-to-understand way, a subject often daunting to students and confusing to graduates. Composed of four sections, the first is a discussion of basic principles, the second focusses on models and diagnosis of treatment which is followed by anatomical, neurophysiological and osteopathic considerations. The last section describes clinical case-studies to enable students to put into practice the theories and models which they have learned. This book is essential reading for all osteopathic BSc degree courses and a core textbook for undergraduate students. At the end of each section there will be clinical examples for students to work on to integrate previous knowledge. Key point boxes.