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From the author of the bestselling Care & Keeping of You series! This book will provide you with the answers that will help you take care of yourself better, from hair care to healthy eating, bad breath to shaving, acne to voice changes, and everything in between. With tips, how-tos, and facts from a real pediatrician, it's the perfect book to help you learn about your body's changes.


Welcome to the updated version of American Girl's best selling body book. The original TCKY came out in 1998 and currently has more than 4 million copies in print. Its success is credited to word-of-mouth: parents telling other parents, girls telling other girls, and doctors telling families in their practices. The updated version dives deeper into basic health – nutrition, exercise, sleep, hygiene, and screen time – giving tween girls age-appropriate and highly useful information. It also covers basic information about the body changes in puberty, and emphasizes the importance of talking to a parent when there are worries.


The follow-up book that girls have been requesting for years is a New York Times best seller! TCKY2 picks up where the first book leaves off. Girls will learn about the biology of puberty but in the tradition of TCKY the subjects are presented with clear text and animated illustrations. The goal is to help girls understand what is going on in their bodies and their brains during puberty, so that they can feel more in control and make better choices. The book covers mood swings, social pressures, body image, and self esteem too. And of course it discusses healthy living (diet, exercise, sleep, and hygiene) from the perspective of a slightly older girl. Like the first book in the series,TCKY2 emphasizes seeking advice from parents and trusted adults.


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Wow, life is changing fast! And there's so much for moms and girls to talk about. But how do girls ask the questions they need answers to, and what words can moms use to answer those questions? Here's the solution! This kit includes twin books, one for girls and one for moms, filled with dozens of how-to-say-it scripts to get the conversations going. These scripts give girls the words to talk about all the big topics from body basics, hygiene, and healthy habits to friends, first-love crushes, clothing, and more. And mom's book gives her the actual words to respond to her girl's questions, as well as scripts to initiate important conversations with her daughter. Plus, a sharing journal lets both moms and girls jot down everything from jokes, memories, and must-remember moments to thoughts, questions, and even to-dos. Two bookmarks are included to guide each other to the latest entry or point out something they don?t want the other to miss. The journal becomes a great keepsake, and the books will be a hand-me-down resource to treasure. Kit includes: The Care & Keeping of Us: A How-To-Say-It Book for Girls, The Care & Keeping of Us: A How-To-Say-It Book for Moms, and The Care & Keeping of Us: A Book for Girls and Their Moms to Share. Journal by Emma MacLaren Henke.


With constant debates on the playground and conflicting reports in the media, parents simply don’t know what’s dangerous for their children. Dr Cara Natterson uses her experience as a pediatrician and a mom to answer parental questions about hot button issues. She translates scientific data and offers straightforward advice on what parents should avoid, which so-called dangerous products are completely safe, and what she does for her own children at home. Dr Natterson is a smart, reasonable voice in an era of hysteria. Worry Proof is a valuable, no-nonsense resource for every parent, winning the Wall Street Journal's Best Health Book of the Year award.


The original guide to help parents understand what is dangerous for their children and what is just hype.Dr Cara Natterson uses her skills as both a pediatrician and a mom to offer straightforward advice on what parents should and shouldn't avoid. Most of the time, she reassures us that so-called dangerous products are completely safe. Perhaps most importantly, Dr. Natterson tells parents what she does for her own children in her own home.In this era of helicopter parenting and endless worry, Dangerous or Safe? provides a calm voice filled with valuable, no-nonsense advice for every parent.


This one-of-a-kind guide explains, in a clear and comforting tone, precisely what is happening on the inside and outside of your child’s body. A follow up to Your Newborn: Head to Toe, theToddler book covers a full spectrum of child maladies, from ear infections to rashes and bruises, from fevers to broken teeth, from sore throats to stomach flu. Dr. Natterson explains what you can and should do for your child before you call the doctor.

This essential guide to your toddler’s health and well-being is filled with practical, immediately useful advice.


After countless conversations with parents, Dr. Cara Natterson wrote a book to answer the most preoccupying questions. Whether you are wondering about vaccines or your baby’s sleep habits, Your Newborn: Head to Toe is an invaluable source of counsel and comfort. Working her way down a baby’s body, Dr. Natterson writes about issues that may affect a baby from stem to stern. For each topic—from a slow-healing belly button to constipation—covers what parents can do, when a doctor needs to be involved, tests that are required, what the results mean, treatments and possible complications

Publisher’s Weekly raved, “L.A.-based pediatrician Natterson wisely taps into parents’ need for practical medical information during the first year of their child’s life, providing a comprehensive, straightforward guide… Natterson’s style is parent-friendly yet professional, and she’s terrific at tackling universal parenting questions that may be especially compelling during the first days and weeks of a child’s life. Both veteran and parenting newcomers will find this a worthy resource, with solid advice and information.”