Body, Puberty and Sex Ed Books to Help Kids Through Every Stage of Development
Whether you want to read along with your child or gift it to a kid who's too shy to ask questions, books can be a great resource for teaching children about their changing bodies, relationships and emotions. From sexual education and child development experts, real parents and the help of real children, these are the best books about sexuality and the human body for children of all ages, from retailers like Amazon, Target and Walmart.
'Celebrate Your Body (and It's Changes, Too!): The Ultimate Puberty Book for Girls'
Celebrate Your Body is an upbeat, positive book that helps girls navigating puberty get answers to pressing questions about breast development, periods, body hair, relationships and more. Sonya Renee Taylor's book is written with a body-positive and encouraging voice and illustrated with inclusive art that aims to not only teach girls about puberty, but to help them learn to love their bodies as they are and as they will be. ($12; amazon.com)SHOP IT
'Guy Stuff: The Body Book for Boys'
Pubescent boys can be a tough crowd. Cara Natterson's Guy Stuff offers a range of practical and helpful advice in a relaxed tone and easy format that feels casual and friendly for kids. This sex ed book for tween and teen boys outlines what to expect from puberty, when to expect it, how to navigate the awkwardness that comes with it, grooming tips, advice for handling emotions and so much more. ($12; amazon.com)SHOP IT
'What's the Big Secret? Talking About Sex with Boys and Girls'
As most parents probably know, even kids who are years away from puberty can still have a ton of difficult questions about sex, bodies, relationships and everything else under the sun. Laurie Krasny Brown's short, illustrated book for little kids helps explain body parts, touching, pregnancy and other confusing topics in a way that's educational and age-appropriate. ($7; amazon.com)SHOP IT
'Amazing You: Getting Smart About Your Private Parts'
Amazing You is an informative and medically accurate — but kid-friendly — book that teaches children about their private parts, why they're private, why they're special and how they work. Gail Seltz's sex ed book for little ones takes a "knowledge is power" stance that covers every topic and includes accurate descriptions and illustrations of private parts. ($7; amazon.com)SHOP IT
'The "What's Happening to My Body?" Book for Girls'
This physiology and sex ed book for preteen and teen girls is written by Lynda Madaras with help from her daughter, Area Madaras. This book goes in-depth giving a helpful description and explanation of the body's changes during puberty, and also covers the basics of boys' development to help girls understand what's going on with the opposite sex. ($11; target.com)SHOP IT
'The "What's Happening to My Body?" Book for Boys'
Lynda Madaras and Area Madaras also wrote this body book for boys to help preteen and teen boys navigate the confusing and hormonal world of puberty. The book helps kids learn the signs of puberty and anticipate the coming changes to their body, relationships and emotions. It also explains the basics of female puberty to help boys understand the changes girls go through. ($18; target.com)SHOP IT
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Delicious and Memorable Pizza That'll Blow Your MindWhy bore everyone at the dinner table with the same old cheese and sauce combi...nation when you can have pizzas like The BBQ Porkabella, Steak 'n' Eggs, Spinach and Bean Quesadilla or Chicken 'n' Waffles? With Revolutionary Pizza by Dimitri Syrkin-Nikolau you'll be making tasty, one-of-a-kind pizzas that your friends and family will always remember.Dimo's Pizza developed a cult following due to its delicious pizzas, specialty toppings and crazy selection of 'zas, and this book takes all of that to the next level. With pies inspired by Chinese food, street vendors, dead celebrities, tasty salads, comic book characters, Southern desserts, late night food joints, Chicago staples and everything in-between, there's truly a pizza for every mood and every craving. If you want to make an over-the-top and unforgettable creation for your family and friends, Dimo has got you covered. You'll never look at another cheese slice the same again. read more
New York Times Bestseller The Bob’s Burgers Burger Book gives hungry fans their best chance to eat one of Bob Belcher’s beloved sp...ecialty Burgers of the Day in seventy-five original, practical recipes. With its warm, edgy humor, outstanding vocal cast, and signature musical numbers, Bob’s Burgers has become one of the most acclaimed and popular animated series on television, winning the 2014 Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program and inspiring a hit ongoing comic book and original sound track album. Now fans can get the ultimate Bob’s Burgers experience at home with seventy-five straight from the show but actually edible Burgers of the Day. Recipes include the "Bleu is the Warmest Cheese Burger," the "Bruschetta-Bout-It Burger," and the "Shoot-Out at the OK-ra Corral Burger (comes with Fried Okra)." Serve the "Sweaty Palms Burger (comes with Hearts of Palm)" to your ultimate crush, just like Tina Belcher, or ponder modern American literature with the "I Know Why the Cajun Burger Sings Burger." Fully illustrated with all-new art in the series’s signature style, The Bob’s Burgers Burger Book showcases the entire Belcher family as well as beloved characters including Teddy, Jimmy Pesto Jr., and Aunt Gayle. All recipes come from the fan-created and heavily followed blog "The Bob’s Burger Experiment." read more
A damn fine collection of seventy-five mouthwatering recipes, inspired by iconic scenes and characters from David Lynch's groundbr...eaking cult classic series Twin Peaks--returning to television in 2017 with eighteen new episodes on Showtime.Widely hailed as the best television show ever created, Twin Peaks has become a beloved cult favorite classic that continues to attract legions of passionate fans today. Twenty years after it first aired, the show's influence can be see in all areas of popular culture, from television shows and commercials, to comic books and video games, to films and song lyrics. The show has also impacted popular culinary traditions; there are Double R Diner copycat diners, pop-up dining experiences, doughnut-eating contests, and David Lynch's signature coffee.Now, fans hungry for a Twin Peaks fix can sate their appetite with this quirky cookbook that pays homage to the show. Lindsey Bowden, the founder of the Twin Peaks festival in the UK, has gathered dozens of recipes inspired by its most memorable scenes and characters, including Percolator Fish Supper, the Log Lady's Chocolate and Chestnut Roulade, and the Double R Diner's famous Cherry pie.Inside Damn Fine Cherry Pie you'll find delights such as:Coffee, Pastries & Donuts: Coffee with Mexican Chihuahua ChurrosDouble R Diner Menu: Percolate Fish SupperFamily Meals: Betty Brigg's Meatloaf and Doc Hayward's Diet LasagnaMeals on Wheels Program: Mrs. Tremond's Creamed Corn ChowderBlack Lodge Supper Club: Doctor Jacobi's Secret Coconut Hawaiian StewCocktails: Audrey Horne's Cherry TwistIdeal for viewing parties or a fun date night for two, Damn Fine Cherry Pie is a must for Twin Peaks fans, pop culture aficionados, and imaginative home cooks. read more
Ready or Not, it's a new cookbook from the James Beard award-nominees and New York Times best-selling creators of Nom Nom Paleo, t...he wildly popular blog, app, and best-selling cookbook!You know how it is: some days, you're fired up and ready to cook; other days, you dread the thought of making dinner. More often than not, you find yourself floating somewhere between inspiration and desperation. What's a crazy busy (but kind of lazy) home cook to do?The answer: pick up this book. Ready or Not makes healthy Paleo home cooking a breeze, no matter if there's time to prepare or just minutes to spare. Whether you're a fastidious planner or a last-minute improviser, you'll find plenty of deliciously nourishing options, from make-ahead feasts to lightning-fast leftover makeovers. Presented in Nom Nom Paleo's deliriously fun comic book style, Ready or Not makes Paleo cooking easy, no matter how much time you have. In fact, this cookbook is organized into color-coded sections to match your readiness level:GET SET! First, stock your kitchen with essential building blocks--from store-bought necessities to D.I.Y. ingredients that'll set you up for anytime cooking.READY! Got time to cook? Turn to these recipes for make-ahead meals and spectacular dishes like Pressure Cooker Bo Ssäm and Strawberry Almond Semifreddo!KINDA READY! Learn how to transform pantry staples and leftovers into impromptu meals that'll satisfy the most discriminating palates.NOT READY! Emergency meals can be delicious, too. In this section, you'll find super-fast recipes like savory stir-fries and sheet pan suppers.Along with colorfully written and gorgeously photographed step-by-step recipes presented in a cheeky cartoon format, Ready or Not features kitchen hacks, Paleo ingredient guides, meal plans, shopping lists and more! read more
A groundbreaking graphic novel-style cocktail book from world-renowned bar The Dead Rabbit in New York City The Dead Rabbit Groc...ery & Grog in lower Manhattan has won every cocktail award there is to win, including being named "Best Bar in the World" in 2016. Since their award-winning cocktail book The Dead Rabbit Drinks Manual was published in 2015, founders Sean Muldoon and Jack McGarry, along with bar manager Jillian Vose, have completely revamped the bar's menus in a bold, graphic novel style, now featured in their newest collection The Dead Rabbit Mixology & Mayhem. Based on "Gangs of New York"-era tales retold with modern personalities from the bar world (including the authors) portrayed as the heroes and villains of the story, the menus are highly sought-after works of art. This stunning new book, featuring 90 cocktail recipes, fleshes out the tall tales even further in a collectible hardcover edition—making it a must-have for the bar's passionate fans who line up every night of the week. read more
From chef-owner of the popular all-vegetable New York City restaurant, Dirt Candy, a cookbook of nearly 100 vegetable recipes for ...home cooks everywhere.Amanda Cohen does not play by the rules. Her vegetable recipes are sophisticated and daring, beloved by omnivore, vegetarian, and vegan diners alike. Dirt Candy: A Cookbook shares the secrets to making her flavorful dishes—from indulgent Stone-Ground Grits with Pickled Shiitakes and Tempura Poached Egg, to hearty Smoked Cauliflower and Waffles with Horseradish Cream Sauce, to playfully addictive Popcorn Pudding with Caramel Popcorn. It also details Amanda’s crazy story of building a restaurant from the ground up to its success, becoming one of the most popular restaurants in New York City—all illustrated as a brilliant graphic novel. Both a great read and a source of kitchen inspiration, Dirt Candy: A Cookbook is a must-have for any home cook looking to push the boundaries of vegetable cooking. read more
The Christ Vol. 10 - In volume ten of The Christ series we enter Passion Week 1 and see Jesus curse the fig tree, give the parable... of the fig tree, turn the tables of the money changers, speak with Nicodemus, give the parable of the vineyard, describe his return, praise the widow's mite and give the parable of the sheep and the goats in the final judgement. Addendum: "THE BETRAYER" read more
Liz works for Cam, an entrepreneur who owns businesses all over Australia. Usually Liz is cool and composed on the job, but this t...ime she's in trouble. The woman who was supposed to escort Cam to a party that night cancelled at the last minute! Cam... read more
Yoko is the new teacher of the Dandelion Class, an elementary course provided within the hospital. All her students are admitted t...o the hospital with serious diseases. While trying to find her place with courage from her students, one of them takes a... read more
Having confronted his past selves, Finn must deal with the reflections of himself in the present: Fern, Farmworld Finn, Adventure ...Tim, and others to find a way out of the fourth dimension. read more
Romance passionnée et passionnanteAu musée du Louvre, Berthe et Edma Morisot, peintres en devenir, rencontrent le sulfureux Édouar...d Manet. Impressionnées par son charisme et sa vision de l’art, elles tombent immédiatement sous le charme. Lui-même n’est... read more
Et si Wonderland, le pays des merveilles, existait…Dans la réalité, Alice est une icône sex & drugs & rock n’roll, que ses excès o...nt menée où elle se trouve aujourd’hui, entre la vie et la mort, entre rêve et réalité... Au pays des merveilles, la... read more
Perdita sneaks into the wedding ceremony of famous actor Travis Falcon to get an exposé. But then she then runs into Travis’s youn...ger brother, Leonid, who looks exactly like Travis. He asks Perdita to pretend to be his lover for one day in order to... read more
Shocked by the actions of the Terraformars hiding on Earth, Akari and the members of Ichi Security are more determined than ever t...o root them out. Tracking down leads points them to an unexpected hideout and the true identity of the enemy mastermind.... read more
At the martial arts tournament, Suiryu of the Dark Body Art shows promise with his outstanding strength. But outside the stadium, ...a large number of monsters are pushing the heroes, even Genos, to their limits! Inside, unaware, Saitama approaches his... read more
'It's Not The Stork! A Book About Girls, Boys, Babies, Families and Friends'
This kid-friendly, straightforward book for little kids about sex dispels the myth of the stork once and for all. Robie H. Harris's It's Not The Stork! covers a variety of important topics like sex, pregnancy, bodies, growing up and explains sometimes unaddressed topics like IVF, circumcision, the clitoris and more with age-appropriate accuracy. ($11; amazon.com)SHOP IT
'I Said No! A Guide to Keeping Your Kids' Private Parts Private'
Learning healthy boundaries and how to understand consent is an important lesson for kids to learn, especially little ones who don't always have the language to say how they're feeling. This book is written by Kimberly King from the point of view of her son, Zack, about a real-life experience he encountered at a slumber party. I Said No! is designed to help give children the tools they need to take ownership of their body by teaching them about the different kinds of touch, the different feelings we experience when being touched, and how to react to touching that makes us feel uncomfortable. ($11; amazon.com)SHOP IT
'Your Body Belongs to You'
Your Body Belongs to You is a great introductory book about consent for toddler and preschool children. This book by Cornelia Maude Spelman avoids going in depth about heavy topics, but teaches children that while all touch isn't bad, it's always okay to say no when you don't want to be touched. For an overview of appropriate and inappropriate touch and a discussion starter with your kids, this is a great pick. ($7; amazon.com)SHOP IT
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Your baby deserves the most natural, wholesome food that Mother Nature has to offer―and you can give them exactly that
Give your baby and toddler the best start in life by feeding them nutrient-rich superfoods in easy-to-prepare recipes created by S...hazi Visram - the founder and CEO of Happy Family Organics, one of the fastest-growing organic food companies in the US - and Cricket Azima, founder and CEO of The Creative Kitchen and celebrated chef. With more than 70 easy-to-prepare recipes made with all-natural ingredients, The Happy Family Organic Superfoods Cookbook offers a fresh, nutritious, and accessible approach—and Shazi’s enlightened nutrition philosophy—to feeding children from 4 months to 3 years. Recipes for babies (4–12 months)—From single to multi-ingredient vegetable and fruit purees, including Happy Family’s best-selling spinach, mango & pear recipe, to recipes with quinoa, chia, and kale —Shazi’s and Cricket’s superfood recipes will nourish and please every kind of baby. Recipes for toddlers (1–3 years)—Meals include avocado & chicken whole wheat pizza; 3 bean farro risotto; and baked salmon with peas & rice balls; toddlers will love tasty snacks like strawberry-beet pudding with coconut milk and chia; avocado, melon & mint smoothies; banana, chocolate chip & quinoa muffins; and grilled nut-butter sandwiches with smashed berries. read more
**ENJOY 365 BABY PUREE RECIPES!** Is it time to start considering new meals for your baby? Baby food can be challenging to prepar...e but this baby puree cookbook should change everything. With the use of healthy ingredients, Jenna Gill provides a wonderful collection of recipes in "365 Days Of Organic Baby Puree Recipes". With a variety of organic baby purees, you will have something unique for every day of the year. These are easy to make and include a whole host of ingredients such as: * Kiwis * Apples * Bananas * Peaches * Avocados * Blueberries * AND MORE! All of these baby food recipes are world-class and delicious. With a powerful blend of superfoods, it is a beautiful inclusion to your collection of recipe books. This cookbook has been patiently crafted with years of research on baby food nutrition and is the perfect baby food book for you and your child. Whether it is baby led weaning or a general look into new baby food recipes, this is the book to purchase. Transitioning into solid foods is not an easy task, but these baby purees should help speed things along. This is baby food made easy. You could say it is a baby food bible! Get yours now! read more
Faced with a perpetual mealtime battle with her baby Millie, Jennie Maizels discovered it wasn't that Millie did not want to eat, ...she just didn't want to be spoon-fed by anyone else. Faced with this independence, Jennie Maizels was forced to dream up ideas for foods that Millie could hold, like a mini pizza or a rice ball, until she was able to feed herself, and life became simple again. But all babies go through a stage when finger foods are the best way to feed them. Jenny Maizels has come up with a beautifully illustrated cookbook packed with finger-food recipe ideas using a wide range of healthy ingredients, cooked and uncooked, hot and cold, savoury and sweet. read more
Nurturing Nutrition for Your Beautiful BabyStart your baby on a nutrient-dense journey by preparing his or her first foods from sc...ratch with healthy whole-food ingredients. Steal their taste palates away from processed ingredients by getting back to the basics. Your care in the first years will result in a child who knows where their food comes from and who won’t shy away from fresh vegetables or wholesome ingredients. Plus, the recipes come together in a pinch and will save you time and money along the way.Renee Kohley’s healthy foods nurture not just baby, but are delicious for the rest of the family, too. With recipes such as Bone Broth for baby transformed into Fresh Spring Vegetable Soup for the rest of the family, Renee provides simple tips to feed more hungry mouths faster, easier, cheaper and more nutritiously. With everything from single-ingredient purees for newborns to fuller meals that incorporate grains, nuts and legumes for toddlers, you have all your bases covered.With Nourished Beginnings Baby Food you will help your child develop healthy eating habits for life. read more
The Top of Its Class!The Best Homemade Baby Food on the Planet was nominated for the 2012 International Association of Culinary Pr...ofessionals annual Cookbook Awards competition. Considered the gold standard among cookbook awards and widely lauded as the most selective in the industry, the IACP has been presenting its cookbook awards for more than 25 years to promote quality and creativity in culinary writing and publishing. Past nominees include Julia Child, Mark Bittman, and Thomas Keller, among others.Food Made with Love Is Food You Can Trust!Preparing simple, homemade food in the comfort of your own kitchen is one of the greatest gifts you can give your little one. Not only does it allow you to nourish your child with the most pure and wholesome ingredients, but it also gives you the peace of mind of knowing what has gone into every bite your baby takes.Full of recipes to suit every age and stage—from six months all the way to twenty-three months—The Best Homemade Baby Food on the Planet shows you how simple and easy it is to prepare food your baby will go absolutely ga-ga for. From quick purées like Mighty Tasty Blueberry and Pear Mash and No-Cook Prune Purée, to new and nourishing meals like Sweet Omelet Surprise and Finger-Lickin’ Good Lentils and Potato with Cheese, you’ll find it a breeze to prepare any and all of the recipes you and your little one fancy.And to make things even more easy-peasy, you’ll find each recipe also contains:Two methods for preparation-stovetop or microwave-wherever applicable, so you can whip up recipes in whatever time you have. Many microwave options make it possible for meals to be made in less than 10 minutes.An easy-to-spot snowflake icon on all recipes suitable for freezing, so you can make baby’s meals at your convenience, or in batches, to save time and money.A complete nutritional analysis, so you can be sure you’re giving your child the best possible start.Make your own super-delicious, super-nutritious homemade baby food today—it’s guaranteed to be the best thing that’s ever crossed the high chair! read more
Das schmeckt den Kleinsten! Gesunde Ernährung ist für Babys in den ersten Monaten besonders wichtig. Gerade wenn man selbst auf gu...te Zutaten achtet und gerne kocht, steht es außer Frage, auch fürs Baby die Breie selbst zuzubereiten. Doch auf welche Besonderheiten muss man dabei achten und welche Lebensmittel sind die richtigen? In diesem kompetenten, liebevoll illustrierten Ratgeber und Kochbuch finden Sie die Antworten. Die Ernährungswissenschaftlerin Sophie Bromberg gibt in einer informativen Einleitung mit 4-Stufen-Plan wertvolle Tipps und bereitet auf den Beginn der Beikost vor. Ihre mehr als 20 Rezepte bieten vom allerersten Möhrenbrei über Spinat-Kartoffel-Brei mit Kalbfleisch und Apfel-Grießbrei bis zum Backpflaumenbrei Abwechslung für Sie und Ihr Kind. Dazu gibt es leckere Fingerfood-Rezepte für die Kleinen ab dem 7. Monat und ein Extra-Kapitel für den Einstieg in die Familienkost ab dem 10. Monat. - Ratgeber und Kochbuch für die Babyernährung vom 5. bis zum 12. Monat - Mit dem 4-Stufen-Plan zur richtigen Ernährung und wertvollen Informationen zum Einstieg in die Beikost - 20 abwechslungsreiche Babybreie und noch mehr Rezepte für Babys Fingerfood und erste Familienrezepte read more
IntroductionThere is a new health craze in town. Adults love the smoothie not just for the summertime, but for the whole year roun...d. This health consciousness is not just for adults. The way to go is to start the children young!So enter the Baby Bullet in the market to transform those ordinary vegetable and fruit drinks into a dynamic recipe that anyone in the house can easily prepare. Who said purees need to be bland and expensive?This book will help you go through the preparation of your little ninja’s purees and turn it into superblast. Like its adult counterparts, the Magic Bullet and Nutribullet, the Baby Bullet was produced with the health of the baby in mind. And like any adult who loves their very consistent smoothie, your baby will surely love this Baby Bullet prepared purees too! read more
When you begin feeding your baby solid foods, it’s time to think about what foods you’re going to be feeding him or her. Shortest ...and easy way is to use Pre made baby foods. Of course there are many so called healthy premade products, including organic baby food.You know exactly what you are feeding your Baby.it’s more economical than buying pre-packaged foodsYou can choose your own fruits, vegetables and other ingredients for purees, instead of relying on the flavors chosen by manufacturers. You’re not going to find melons or avocados in the baby food section of the supermarket.Last but not the least your baby used to eating the same food as the rest of the family Top 100 Homemade Baby Food Recipes. Just in puree form.In this ebook you will find Recipes like. Pea Puree, Banana Puree, Potato Puree, No Cook Puree, Cinnamon puree, Go Green Beans, Apple a Day, Carrot Puree, Honey Glazed Carrots, First Kichidi, Moong Dal Kichidi, Spinach Yams, Build Butternut, Apple Salad, Baked Apples, Roti Ladoo, Upma, Suji Halwa, Mashed Potatoes, Glazed Carrots, Potato Beans, Carrot Balls, Potato Tikkis, And Many More…….. read more
Give baby the best start in life with these 100 super-healthy recipes-and establish good eating habits that will last a lifetime. ...Renée Elliott, the creator of Britain's Planet Organic supermarket chain, has created a collection of easy-to-make dishes that focus on organic ingredients, excellent nutritional value, and child-appealing taste. The yummy selection ranges from Dried Apricot Purée and Spelt Pancakes to Chicken & Mushroom Pasta, Mini Pita Pizzas, and Blueberry Bread. Each recipe has at-a-glance ingredient symbols, as well as preparation and storage tips, and weekly meal planners show when it's right to introduce different foods. Whether you're weaning your baby at six months or cooking for your toddler or five-year-old, this cookbook will show you how to create fabulous nourishing meals your children will love. read more
Die richtige Ernährung spielt eine wesentliche Rolle im Leben der Schwangeren, der stillenden Mutter und des Babys. Ein vielseitig...er und ausgewogener Speiseplan verbessert nicht nur Ihr eigenes Wohlbefinden, sondern schafft die Grundlagen bester Gesundheit auch für Ihr Baby.Alles, was Sie dazu wissen müssen, verraten Ihnen Ingrid Gerhard, Fachärztin für Frauenheilkunde und Geburtshilfe, und Barbara Rias-Bucher, Gesundheits- und Ernährungsexpertin: wie Sie im Einklang mit Ihrem Biorhythmus essen, die tägliche Zufuhr von Bioaktivstoffen aus heimischen, leicht erhältlichen Zutaten sichern und für Harmonie im Säure-Basen-Haushalt sorgen können.Gesunde Ernährung in Schwangerschaft und Stillzeit:Abwechslungsreiche Rezepte mit ausgewogenen und gut verträglichen Zutaten gewährleisten die optimale Versorgung mit Vitaminen und Mineralstoffen. Und bei Übelkeit, Verstopfung und anderen Beschwerden geben die beiden Autorinnen hilfreiche Tipps.Gesunde Babynahrung nach dem Abstillen:Hier finden Sie viele unkomplizierte Rezepte für Babys täglichen Brei. Oft können Mutter und Kind sogar gemeinsam genießen: Gemüsebrei pur fürs Baby und als feine Zutat in Mamas Hauptgericht - Ihnen bietet sich eine ganze Reihe von einfachen und schmackhaften Möglichkeiten.- Rund 100 unkomplizierte Rezepte mit farbigen Abbildungen- Praktische Tipps für eine vielseitige und vollwertige Ernährung- Gesunde Zwischen- und Hauptspeisen und altersgerechte Babykost read more
Move over mushy carrots and peas: The French teach their children to appreciate new flavors, ingredients, and textures from the fi...rst spoonful. No one knows this better than Jenny Carenco, mother of two and founder of leading French baby food brand Les Menus Bébé.In Bébé Gourmet, Jenny shares her popular recipes from Carrot and Cumin Purée to Baby Beef Bourguignon, along with cooking tips and organizational tricks to help you awaken your baby’s taste buds and encourage healthy eating habits. Recipes for lunches, dinners, and snacks are organized by the major stages of development: 4 months, 6 months, 9 months, 12 months and up.Bébé Gourmet features:• Dishes inspired by culinary traditions from France and other international cuisines• Nutritional guidance at each stage from Dr. Jean Lalau Keraly, Pediatric Nutritionist and Endocrinologist• Quick and easy recipes that take under 30 minutes to prepare (many under 15!)• “Yummy Tips” on adapting recipes for the whole family.By preparing satisfying, homemade meals, gradually introducing natural ingredients and seasonings, and passing on the pleasures of eating, you’ll be taking the first steps in raising an adventurous eater for life! read more
Simple Recipes for a Wholesome Start Nothing compares with making your own baby food: It's fresh and unprocessed, you choose what ...goes into it, and it is a delicious way to introduce your child to a world of flavors. In Real Baby Food, Jenna Helwig helps you fit this loving act into a busy day's routine by making the process easy, fast, and flexible with 100 meals to begin a lifetime of healthy eating—from the moment your baby takes her first bite of solid food through her toddler years when she's happily ensconced in a booster seat at the family table.Real Baby Food is your guide to these important first years of eating. Find the building blocks of starting your child on solid foods, how to recognize food allergies, and easy ways to cook in bulk. Recipes progress from single-ingredient purées to multi-flavor blends like Salmon, Kale, and Sweet Potato Smash; then move on to finger foods—Turkey Meatloaf Bites, Maple Graham Animals—and finally toddler meals and snacks. Most can be made ahead and frozen, many are easily adapted for grown-up tastes, and all include full nutritional information. read more
All the advice and information you need for eating healthfully during pregnancy and in the early months of your new baby’s life.Yo...u’ve spent your whole life trying to eat right—and it’s never mattered more than it does now.Every mom-to-be wants to know how to manage nutritional needs, cravings, and vitamin supplements to create a safe and balanced diet for herself and her baby. Now, for the first time, child nutrition authority Annabel Karmel brings her knowledge and expertise to expectant mothers, guiding you through each stage of your pregnancy, and offering practical tips and advice on what to eat and what to avoid. From foods that promote conception and ways to avoid morning sickness, to the best eating habits to combat sleeplessness, amnesia, and heartburn, Annabel leads you through your pregnancy and beyond—even suggesting meals to make ahead and freeze for when your little one arrives! With Annabel’s specialized advice and more than ninety simple, fabulous recipes, Eating for Two will give you the tools and confidence you need to eat the best possible diet for you and your growing baby. read more
What if I told you that most jarred baby food comes from genetically modified ingredients, and contain loads of pesticides? What i...f I told you that the reason your baby is constantly hungry is because baby can’t derive any nutrients from processed, heated and treated, pre-packaged foods like cheerios, crackers, puffs and the like? Now, what if I also told you that baby can eat REAL food just like you, and what if I told you that it will save you money on your grocery bill not buying all that pre-packaged baby food, and what if I told you it’s as simple as ABC? In this quick, easy read, I will outline 26 foods, that you can prepare simply and easily with ingredients you may even already have on hand a create a healthy, happy, calm child. You will learn why and how certain prepackaged baby foods can harm baby, and learn how to prepare real, simple whole foods to create strong bones, immunity, and good brain development for your precious little one. read more
'Changing Bodies, Changing Lives: A Book for Teens On Sex and Relationships'
As teenagers move past puberty, sex ed topics move from learning about the patterns of puberty to discussing the nuanced and often difficult topic of relationships and sexuality. This book for teenagers (from author Ruth Bell and the editors of the Our Bodies, Ourselves books for adults) candidly discusses issues around body development, emotions, relationships and sexuality for teenagers. This helpful sex ed book leaves no stone unturned for your curious teenagers and is full of safe and practical advice. ($30; walmart.com)SHOP IT
S.E.X.: The All-You-Need-to-Know Sexuality Guide to Get You Through Your Teens and Twenties
As we send our big kids out into the world to experience independence, it's natural to still worry about them and the information they're receiving. Heather Corinna's S.E.X. is a sex ed book for teenagers and young adults that tackles mature topics, encourages embracing and exploring sexuality safely, and answers questions that young adults can often still feel are too taboo to discuss with parents and trusted friends. ($13; amazon.com)SHOP IT