Explores identity and how modern society views fatherhood by revisiting the author's upbringing as a first-generation American born to Colombian parents in 1980s-90s Miami.
A full-length memoir based on the author's viral essay recounts a harrowing family event and how it reflected changes in beliefs and heightened fears that have transformed parenting in the course of a single generation.
Jessica Lahey counsels parents of school-aged children on how to overcome tendencies toward overprotectiveness and allow children to develop independence.
A Princeton University historian describes her post-retirement decision to study art, a venture that compelled her to find relevance in the undervalued masters she loves, the obstacles faced by women artists and the challenges of balancing art and life. $20,000 ad/promo.
An eye-opening exploration of how a child's playthings and physical surroundings affect their development reveals the surprising histories behind human-made elements in a child's landscape and how they influence a child's behavior, values and health.
Offers guidance for disciplining children consisting of an apprenticeship model, which focuses on teaching the art of self-control to children and trusting them to face consequences and adapt to moderate their own behavior.
An empowering, feminist assessment of the science and culture of pregnancy and early motherhood challenges popular assumptions while offering upbeat recommendations for navigating contradictions and organizing a healthy, personalized journey based on informed decisions.
Using dark humor, honesty and frankness, a woman recounts her experience with an unplanned pregnancy in her 20s and explores what it felt like to become a mother before she even felt like a grown-up.
A trial lawyer who has dealt with over 1,000 divorcing clients offers the wisdom he's gained throughout his career on how to maintain a lasting, fulfilling and loving relationship with your spouse.
Offers clear principles and practical advice on how to support your child throughout their education, describing what parents should look for in a curriculum, how to tell if a school is right for them, and what to do if it's not.
The sister of a comedic writer who worked on Parks and Recreation discusses her brother's struggle with heroin addiction, which ultimately led to his tragic, untimely death, and her struggle to deal with the emotional devastation.
A clinical psychologist and a test-prep expert combine cutting-edge brain science with insights from their work with families to outline a case for giving children more freedom to unleash their full potential.
Examines the evolution of female friendship in pop culture and modern society, celebrating how the bonds between women have evolved to have as much significance as relationships with romantic partners and family members.
A deeply reported examination of love, marriage and the state of modern India traces the experiences of three very different Mumbai couples whose realities are shaped by disparate views regarding independence, parenthood, gender roles and religion.
Blends scholarly evidence with the experiences of numerous families in a thoroughly researched guide to raising children in today's technology-driven world, challenging popular extremist myths while counseling readers on moderate approaches. 15,000 first printing.
The award-winning New York Times reporter and author of Hip: The History presents a full-length account of his encounters with six of New York's eldest inhabitants and the wisdom they imparted about aging, life quality and the art of living with resilience and joy.