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The Pinkalicious series by Victoria Kann would not be complete without this new book. Inside are all the recipes you will need to create a dessert-themed Pinkalicious party. The Classic Cupcake fits the theme of the first picture book, while othersólike Purple Power Tower, Star Wands, and Emeraldaliciousóreplicate the colors from the other books in the series. Click here for more of the curledupkids.com review of Johanna Basford's Magical Jungle: An Inky Expedition and Coloring Book for Adults.
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*I Love My Hair: A Coloring Book of Braids, Coils, and Doodle Dos* by Andrea Pippins - click here for our parenting book review

I Love My Hair: A Coloring Book of Braids, Coils, and Doodle Dos

*Lost Ocean: An Inky Adventure and Coloring Book for Adults* by Johanna Basford - click here for our parenting book review

Lost Ocean: An Inky Adventure and Coloring Book for Adults

*Pinkalicious Cupcake Cookbook* by Victoria Kann - click here for our kids activities book review

Pinkalicious Cupcake Cookbook

*My Brother's Book* by Maurice Sendak - click here for our parenting book review

My Brother's Book by Maurice Sendak

*Talk to Me First: Everything You Need to Know to Become Your Kids' Go-To Person about Sex* by Deborah Roffman - click here for our parenting book review

Talk to Me First: Everything You Need to Know to Become Your Kids' Go-To Person about Sex

*Fairy Houses...Unbelievable!: A Photographic Tour (The Fairy Houses Series)* by Barry and Tracy Kane - click here for our kids activities book review

Fairy Houses...Unbelievable!: A Photographic Tour (The Fairy Houses Series)

*Kids Made Modern: All About...* series by Todd Oldham - click here for our kids activities book review

Kids Made Modern: All About... series (Collage / Dye / Embroidery / Fabric Painting)

*Screamfree Parenting: The Revolutionary Approach to Raising Your Kids by Keeping Your Cool* by Hal Edward Runkel - click here for our parenting and family book review

Screamfree Parenting: The Revolutionary Approach to Raising Your Kids by Keeping Your Cool
 
 
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100 Promises to My Baby - Mallika Chopra
100 Simple Secrets of Happy Families: What Scientists Have Learned and How You Can Use It - Tim Murphy, Ph.D.
365 Unplugged Family Fun Activities: A Year's Worth Of Ideas For Tv-Free, Video-Free, And Computer Game-Free Entertainment - Steve & Ruth Bennett
52 Family Time Ideas: Draw Closer to Your Kids as you Draw Your Kids Closer to God - Timothy Smith
500 Five-Minute Games: Quick & Easy Activities for 3 to 6 Year Olds - Jackie Silberg

Adoption: The Essential Guide to Adopting Quickly and Safely - Randall Hicks
Alternadad: The True Story of a Family's Struggle to Raise a Cool Kid in America - Neal Pollack
And the Cow Jumped Over the Moon: Over 650 Activities to Teach Toddlers Using Familiar Rhymes and Songs - Pam Schiller & Thomas Moore
The Angry Child: Regaining Control When Your Child Is Out of Control - David Niven

The Baby Name Wizard: A Magical Method for Finding the Perfect Name for Your Baby - Laura Wattenberg
Baby Read-Aloud Basics: Fun and Interactive Ways to Help Your Little One Discover the World of Words - Caroline J. Blakemore & Barbara Weston Ramirez
Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction - David Sheff
The Bipolar Child: The Definitive and Reassuring Guide to Childhood's Most Misunderstood Disorder (3rd Ed.) - Demitri Papolos M.D. and Janice Papolos
Body, Soul, and Baby: A Doctor's Guide to the Complete Pregnancy Experience, from Preconception to Postpartum - Tracy Gaudet MD with Paula Spencer
The Boy Who Loved Windows: Opening the Heart and Mind of a Child Threatened with Autism - Patricia Stacey
Boys Adrift: The Five Factors Driving the Growing Epidemic of Unmotivated Boys and Underachieving Young Men - Leonard Sax
Bump It Up: Transform Your Pregnancy into the Ultimate Style Statement - Amy Tara Koch
Buy, Buy Baby: How Consumer Culture Manipulates Parents and Harms Young Minds - Susan Gregory Thomas

The City Parent Handbook: The Complete Guide to the Ups and Downs and Ins and Outs of Raising Young Kids in the City - Kathy Bishop & Julia Whitehead
Communicating Partners: 30 Years of Building Responsive Relationships with Late-Talking Children including Autism, Asperger's Syndrome (ASD), Down Syndrome, and Typical Development - James D. MacDonald
Control Your Child's Asthma: A Breakthrough Program for the Treatment and Management of Childhood Asthma - Dr. Harold Farber and Michael Boyette
Could It Be Autism?: A Parent's Guide to the First Signs and Next Steps - Nancy Wiseman
Crawling: A Father's First Year - Elisha Cooper
Cross-Cultural Adoption: How To Answer Questions from Family, Friends & Community - Amy Coughlin & Caryn Abramowitz
Cute Yummy Time: 70 Recipes for the Cutest Food You'll Ever Eat - La Carmina

Dancing with My Daughter: Poems of Love, Wisdom and Dreams - Jayne Jaudon Ferrer
Dojo Wisdom for Mothers: 100 Simple Ways to Become a Calmer, Happier, More Loving Parent -Jennifer Lawler
Dr. Guttmacher's Pregnancy, Birth & Family Planning - Ronnie Lichtman, Lynn Louise Simpson & Allan Rosenfield

Easter Treats: Recipes and Crafts for the Whole Family (A Holiday Celebrations Book) - Jill O'Connor
The Encyclopedia of Infant and Toddler Activities: Written by Teachers for Teachers - Kathy Charner & Maureen Murphy, eds.
Engaging Autism: Using the Floortime Approach to Help Children Relate, Communicate, and Think - Stanley I. Greenspan and Serena Wieder
The Epidemic: The Rot of American Culture, Absentee and Permissive Parenting, and the Resultant Plague of Joyless, Selfish Children - Robert Shaw

Fairy Houses...Everywhere - Barry & Tracy Kane
Feeding Your Child: The Brazelton Way - T. Berry Brazelton, MD & Joshua D. Sparrow, MD
Freeing Your Child from Negative Thinking: Powerful, Practical Strategies to Build a Lifetime of Resilience, Flexibility, and Happiness - Tamar E. Chansky, PhD

Girl Wars: 12 Strategies That Will End Female Bullying - Cheryl Dellasega & Charisse Nixon
Great Games for Young Children: Over 100 Games to Develop Self-Confidence, Problem-Solving Skills, & Cooperation - Rae Pica
Great with Child: Letters to a Young Mother - Beth Ann Fennelly

Happily Married With Kids: It's Not a Fairy Tale - Carol Ummel Lindquist
Hello Baby!: A Keepsake Journal for Baby's First Year - Eunice Moyle
Hello Baby!: A Photo Album of Baby's Delightful Moments - Eunice Moyle
Helping Children With Autism Learn: A Guide to Treatment Approaches for Parents and Professionals - Bryna Siegel
Here Comes Baby!: The Survival Guide for the Transition to Parenthood - Michelle S. Brenner
The Holistic Pediatrician: A Pediatrician's Comprehensive Guide to Safe and Effective Therapies for the 25 Most Common Ailments of Infants, Children, and Adolescents - Kathi J. Kemper
The Homework Myth: Why Our Kids Get Too Much of a Bad Thing - Alfie Kohn
How My Breasts Saved the World: Misadventures of a Nursing Mother - Lisa Wood Shapiro

I Can Handle It!: 50 Confidence-Building Stories to Empower Your Child - Susan Jeffers, PhD and Donna Gradstein
The Imperfect Mom: Candid Confessions of Mothers Living in the Real World - Therese J. Borchard
It's Not the Media: The Truth About Pop Culture's Influence on Children - Karen Sternheimer

A Journal for Baby's First Year - Eric Carle
Just a Little Too Thin: How to Pull Your Child Back from the Brink of an Eating Disorder - Michael A. Strober & Meg F. Schneider

Kids Are Worth It!: Giving Your Child the Gift of Inner Discipline - Barbara Coloroso

Learning Like a Girl: Educating Our Daughters in Schools of Their Own - Diana Meehan
Listening to Fear: Helping Kids Cope, from Nightmares to the Nightly News - Steven Marans

Mastering Anger and Aggression the Brazelton Way - T. Berry Brazelton & Joshua D. Sparrow
Megaskills for Babies, Toddlers, and Beyond: Building Your Child's Happiness and Success for Life - Dorothy Rich and Beverley Mattox
Miles from the Sideline: A Mother's Journey With Her Special Needs Daughter - Maura Weis and Jessica Trobaugh Temple
The Mom Book Goes to School: Insider Tips to Ensure Your Child Thrives in Elementary and Middle School - Stacy M. DeBroff
The Mommy Brain: How Motherhood Makes Us Smarter - Amy Katherine Ellison
A Mother of Sons: Poems of Love, Wisdom, & Dreams - Jayne Jaudon Ferrer
The Mozart Effect for Children: Awakening Your Child's Mind, Health, and Creativity with Music - Don Campbell
My Life as a Furry Red Monster: What Being Elmo Has Taught Me About Life, Love and Laughing Out Loud - Kevin Clash with Gary Brozek
Mystic Mommy: Knowing Who You Are, Why You're Here, & What You're Going to Do About It - Cat Runningelk

Nerds: Who They Are and Why We Need More of Them - David Anderegg
Noah's Children: Restoring the Ecology of Childhood - Sara Stein
Nurturing Adoptions: Creating Resilience After Neglect and Trauma - Deborah D. Gray

Odd Girl Speaks Out: Girls Write about Bullies, Cliques, Popularity, and Jealousy - Rachel Simmons
The Overachievers: The Secret Lives of Driven Kids - Alexandra Robbins

Photojojo!: Insanely Great Photo Projects and DIY Ideas - Amit Gupta and Kelly Jensen
The Power of Play: How Spontaneous, Imaginative Activities Lead to Happier, Healthier Children - David Elkind, PhD
Practical Wisdom for Parents: Raising Self-Confident Children in the Preschool Years - Nancy Schulman and Ellen Birnbaum
Pushed: The Painful Truth About Childbirth and Modern Maternity Care - Jennifer Block

Raising a Reader: A Mother's Tale of Desperation and Delight - Jennie Nash
Raising a Secure Child: Creating an Emotional Connection Between You and Your Child - Zeynep Biringen, PhD
Raising America: Experts, Parents, and a Century of Advice About Children - Ann Hulbert
Raising Boys Without Men: How Maverick Moms are Creating the Next Generation of Exceptional Men - Peggy Drexler & Linden Gross
Raising Confident Girls: 100 Tips for Parents and Teachers - Elizabeth Hartley-Brewer
Raising Happy Kids: Over 100 Tips for Parents and Teachers - Elizabeth Hartley-Brewer
The Read-Aloud Handbook: Sixth Edition - Jim Trelease
Rescuing Your Teenager from Depression - Norman T. Berlinger
The Road to Whatever: Middle-Class Culture and the Crisis of Adolescence - Elliott Currie

Saving Henry: A Mother's Journey - Laurie Strongin
The Secure Child: Helping Our Children Feel Safe and Confident in a Changing World - Stanley Greenspan
See Jane Hit: Why Girls Are Growing More Violent and What We Can Do About It - James Garabino, Ph.D.
The Sensory-Sensitive Child: Practical Solutions for Out-of-Bounds Behavior - Karen A. Smith & Karen R. Gouze
Shadowchild: A Meditation on Love & Loss - P.F. Thomese
Sign Me Up! The Parents' Complete Guide to Sports, Activities, Music Lessons, Dance Classes, and Other Extracurriculars - Stacy M. DeBroff
Sock and Glove: Creating Charming Softy Friends from Cast-Off Socks and Gloves - Miyako Kanamori
Softies Only a Mother Could Love: Lovable Friends for You to Sew, Knit, or Crochet - Jess Redman and Meg Leder
Sparks: How Parents Can Ignite the Hidden Strengths of Teenagers - Peter L. Benson
A Special Education: One Family's Journey Through the Maze of Learning Disabilities - Dana Buchman
Spilled Milk: Breastfeeding Adventures and Advice from Less-Than-Perfect Moms - Andy Steiner
Stepmonster: A New Look at Why Real Stepmothers Think, Feel, and Act the Way We Do - Wednesday Martin
Summer Smarts 1st Grade: Activities in Math, Science, Language Arts, & Social Studies to Prepare Students for 1st Grade - Jeanne Crane Castafero & Janet Van Roden
Super Duper Art & Craft Activity Book: Over 75 Indoor and Outdoor Projects for Kids - Lynn Gordon & Karen Johnson
Superfoods: For Babies & Children - Annabel Karmel

Talking To Tweens: Getting It Right Before It Gets Rocky with Your 8- to 12-Year-Old - Elizabeth Hartley-Brewer
The Thinking Parent's Guide to College Admissions: The Step-by-Step Program to Get Kids into the Schools of Their Dreams - Eva Ostrum
Tiny Yarn Animals: Amigurumi Friends to Make and Enjoy - Tamie Snow
Toilet Training: The Brazelton Way - T. Berry Brazelton, MD & Joshua D. Sparrow, MD
The Travel Mom's Ultimate Book of Family Travel: Planning, Surviving, and Enjoying Your Vacation Together - Emily Kaufman

Understanding Sibling Rivalry: The Brazelton Way - T. Berry Brazelton, MD & Joshua D. Sparrow, MD
Up, Up I Go: A Growth Chart - Eric Carle

Wacky Baby Knits: 20 Knitted Designs for the Fashion-conscious Toddler - Alison Jenkins
Weight Loss Confidential: How Teens Lose Weight and Keep It Off - and What They Wish Parents Knew - Anne M. Fletcher
Welcome to the World: A Celebration of Birth & Babies from Many Cultures - Nikki Siegen-Smith, ed.
What Babies Say Before They Can Talk: The Nine Signals Infants Use to Express Their Feelings - Paul Holinger & Kalia Doner
What Happy Working Mothers Know: How New Findings in Positive Psychology Can Lead to a Healthy and Happy Work/Life Balance - Cathy L. Greenberg and Barrett S. Avigdor
Why Didn't Anyone Tell Me?: True Stories of New Motherhood - Melanie Bowden
Why Gender Matters: What Parents & Teachers Need to Know about the Emerging Science of Sex Differences - Leonard Sax
Wiped!: Life with a Pint-Size Dictator - Rebecca Eckler
Woman First, Family Always: Real-Life Advice from a Mother of Ten - Kathryn Sansone
The Woman Who is Always Tan & Has a Flat Stomach (And Other Annoying People) - Lauren Allison & Lisa Perry
The Worst Baby Name Book Ever - David Narter
The Writing Road to Reading: The Spalding Method for Teaching Speech, Spelling, Writing, and Reading - Romalda Bishop Spalding & Mary E. North, PhD, ed.

Your Child at Play Three to Five Years: Conversation, Creativity, and Learning Letters, Words, and Numbers - Marilyn Segal
Your Pregnancy Quick Guide: Feeding Your Baby - Glade B. Curtis & Judith Schuler
Your Pregnancy Quick Guide: Labor and Delivery - Glade B. Curtis & Judith Schuler







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