Barnes & Noble Clyde the Closet Monster Knit Baby Hat and Plush Toy Gift Set

Quick! Put on this hat on baby and hide! Here comes Clyde the Closet Monster, and he wants his hat back! Strange, because the hat was obviously designed with a baby in mind! But you must admit, it looks magnificent on the monster, too. Feat...ures and facts: Monsterously adorable knit baby s cap with fuzzy pom pop on top and plush, one-eyed, smiley-face toy with fins, fingers and toes, all in bright shades of blue, green, orange, yellow, beige, black and white. Hat is machine-washable cotton-poly blend and plush bee is surface-washable. Plush monster measures approximately 7 1/2" h x 5 1/2" in diameter. Size 0-6 months. Keep away from fire. Read More

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There is no more magical moment than when a newborn baby is laid in a mother s arms. What was for many months a dream and a myster...y is now a miraculous new person at the threshold of a life filled with possibilities. Through a tender, inspiring tale, The Twelve Gifts of Birth reveals the birthright inheritance that all children receive at this moment. Wise women, otherwise known as fairy godmothers, announce the twelve gifts in the form of blessings and show how to use them to enrich one s life. This keepsake book encourages new parents to nurture and protect the wondrous qualities that have been bestowed on their tiny miracles. When shared with young children, this message helps form within them a strong foundation of values and self-respect. For teens and adults, this story offers healing and hope during times of diminished self-esteem and uncertain transition. It reminds all readers to see the dignity that is inherent in themselves and others. Read More

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True fear is often a signal that can save your life. Are you listening? The baby-sitter you ve just hired makes you uneasy what sh...ould you do? You sense you are being followed do you confront the stranger...or run? A fired employee says "You ll be sorry" should you take him seriously? A person in the elevator you are about to enter just doesn t look right do you wait for the next car? A date won t take "no" for an answer. The new nanny gives a mother an uneasy feeling. A stranger in a deserted parking lot offers unsolicited help. The threat of violence surrounds us every day. But we can protect ourselves, by learning to trust and act on our gut instincts. In this empowering book, Gavin de Becker, the man Oprah Winfrey calls the nation s leading expert on violent behavior, shows you how to spot even subtle signs of danger before it s too late. Shattering the myth that most violent acts are unpredictable, de Becker, whose clients include top Hollywood stars and government agencies, offers specific ways to protect yourself and those you love, including...how to act when approached by a stranger...when you should fear someone close to you...what to do if you are being stalked...how to uncover the source of anonymous threats or phone calls...the biggest mistake you can make with a threatening person...and more. Learn to spot the danger signals others miss. It might just save your life. Read More

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Safety skills for children outside the home Warning signs of sexual abuse How to screen baby-sitters and choose schools Strategies... for keeping teenagers safe from violence All parents face the same challenges when it comes to their children s safety: whom to trust, whom to distrust, what to believe, what to doubt, what to fear, and what not to fear. In this empowering book, Gavin de Becker, the nation s leading expert on predicting violent behavior and author of the monumental bestseller The Gift of Fear, offers practical new steps to enhance children s safety at every age level, giving you the tools you need to allow your kids freedom without losing sleep yourself. With daring and compassion, he shatters the widely held myths about danger and safety and helps parents find some certainty about life s highest-stakes questions: How can I know a baby-sitter won t turn out to be someone who harms my child? (see page 103) What should I ask child-care professionals when I interview them? (see page 137) What s the best way to prepare my child for walking to school alone? (see page 91) How can my child be safer at school? (see page 175) How can I spot sexual predators? (see page 148) What should I do if my child is lost in public? (see page 86) How can I teach my child about risk without causing too much fear? (see page 98) What must my teenage daughter know in order to be safe? (see page 191) What must my teenage son know in order to be safe? (see page 218) And finally, in the face of all these questions, how can I reduce the worrying? (see page 56) Read More

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Pediatrician Robert Bucknam and co-author Gary Ezzo s infant management concepts presented in this book have found favor with over... six million parents in all 50 states and 16 languages around the world. The infant management concepts presented in this book have found favor with over two million parents and twice as many contented babies. On Becoming Babywise brings hope to the tired and bewildered parents looking for an alternative to sleepless nights and fussy babies. The Babywise Parent Directed Feeding concept has enough structure to bring security and order to your baby s world, yet enough flexibility to give mom freedom to respond to any need at any time. It teaches parents how to lovingly guide their baby s day rather than be guided or enslaved to the infant s unknown needs. The information contained within On Becoming Babywise is loaded with success. Comprehensive breast-feeding follow-up surveys spanning three countries, of mothers using the PDF method verify that as a result of the PDF concepts, 88% breast-feed, compared to the national average of only 54% (from the National Center for Health Statistics). Of these breast-feeding mothers, 80% of them breast-feed exclusively without a formula complement. And while 70% of our mothers are still breast-feeding after six months, the national average encourage to follow demand feeding without any guidelines is only 20%. The mean average time of breast-feeding for PDF moms is 33 1/2 weeks, well above the national average. Over 50% of PDF mothers extend their breast-feeding toward and well into the first year. Added to these statistics is another critical factor. The average breast-fed PDF baby sleeps continuously through night seven to eight hours between weeks seven and nine. Healthy sleep in infants is analogous to healthy growth and development. Find out for yourself why a world of parents and pediatricians utilize the concepts found in On Becoming Babywise. Read More

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"My mommy didn t carry me in her tummy, she carried me in her heart." Bailey, a 5-years old who was adopted from China. Her story ...is included in this book. According to People magazine, parents from all over the country seek adoption expert and Worldwide Orphans Foundation founder Dr. Jane Aronson s help ?as if consulting a master detective.? Angelina Jolie praised Dr. Aronson s ?drive and ambition to help children dream? (Elle). Indeed, over the course of the past three decades, Dr. Aronson has touched the lives of thousands of adopted children from around the world and in this inspiring book she presents moving first-person testimonies from parents (and a few children themselves) whose lives have been blessed by adoption. Divided into thematic sections such as "The Decision," "The Journey," and "The Moment We Met") each prefaced by Dr. Aronson, this book introduces readers to Claude Knobler, a writer from Los Angeles whose journey to Ethiopia to adopt his son led to an unexpectedly moving encounter with the boy s courageous birthmother; actor Mary Louise-Parker whose older adopted son s bond with her newly adopted baby daughter was deep and unwavering from the instant the two children met; and Lynn Danzker, an entrepreneur who set off alone to adopt her son, Cole, and in the process, met and married her husband. The authors of these testimonies range from doctors to filmmakers, from financial consultants to celebrities all of them bound by their moving and transformative experience as adoptive parents. ISBN-13: 9781101616017 Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Publication date: 4/18/2013 Sold by: Penguin Group Format: eBook Pages: 336 Sales rank: 149,861 File size: 7 MB Read More

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The Gardenbug Foot Finder and Wrist Rattle Set encourages discovery! Bright patterns and faces with fun sounds reward exploration.... Ideal for developing hand-to-eye coordinator skills. Encourages discovery Bright patterns and faces Ideal for developing hand-eye coordination Set of four For ages 6 months and up. Read More

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Treasure and record your baby s progress! With this Pearhead Babyprints Wall Frame do-it-yourself kit, now you can create and lovi...ngly exhibit an impression of your child s hand or foot alongside a favorite photo of your little one. Sure to bring you many years of joy, this easy-to-use kit has everything you need for assembly, including a painted, white wood frame. It s the perfect gift for showers, Mother s Day, and other special occasions. Elegant wood frame with glass facing Includes wood rolling pin, shaping ruler, acid-free photo mat, pink/blue reversible background board, and double-sided tape Includes non-toxic, air-drying impression material that s mess-free Measures 15.25? x 13? x 1.6? Imported UPC: 698904114307 Manufacturer:Pearhead Publication date: 8/25/2011 Read More

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You remember their first steps, their first words and now - a special frame for their first birthday. A modern keepsake for every ...baby. The frame is decorated with a festive party hat and the phrase "first birthday". A wonderful shower gift and a great tradition to start in any family. Hand-finished wooden frame Screen-printed with a vibrant icon Measures 6"H x 10"W Holds one 4" x 4" photo UPC: 698904701019 Manufacturer:Pearhead Publication date: 7/21/2010 Read More

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Welcome your new baby into the world with the Welcome Baby Sign Banner. This banner shows a baby stork carrying a baby bear in a c...loth next to WELCOME BABY written in dark blue lettering. The background is a soft pale yellow so it will work whether you have a new baby girl or boy. Hang the Welcome Baby Sign Banner outside of your home and everyone that comes by will congratulate you and maybe give a gift or two. This sign is made of all-weather plastic so you can keep it outside without worry and because it is reusable the next time you bring life into the world you can hang it up again. We have a large amount of Baby Shower Party Supplies to choose from and also a good selection for 1st Birthday. Be proud of your brand new son or daughter and share them with the world. Each banner measures sixty (60) inches long by twenty-one (21) inches high. Material: All-Weather Vinyl. For use indoors or outdoors. Printed on one (1) side. Each package includes (1) banner. Read More

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Welcome your new baby into the world with the Welcome Baby Sign Banner. This banner shows a baby stork carrying a baby bear in a c...loth next to WELCOME BABY written in dark blue lettering. The background is a soft pale yellow so it will work whether you have a new baby girl or boy. Hang the Welcome Baby Sign Banner outside of your home and everyone that comes by will congratulate you and maybe give a gift or two. This sign is made of all-weather plastic so you can keep it outside without worry and because it is reusable the next time you bring life into the world you can hang it up again. We have a large amount of Baby Shower Party Supplies to choose from and also a good selection for 1st Birthday. Be proud of your brand new son or daughter and share them with the world. Each banner measures sixty (60) inches long by twenty-one (21) inches high. Material: All-Weather Vinyl. For use indoors or outdoors. Printed on one (1) side. Each package includes (1) banner. Read More

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There is no more magical moment than when a newborn baby is laid in a mother s arms. What was for many months a dream and a myster...y is now a miraculous new person at the threshold of a life filled with possibilities. Through a tender, inspiring tale, The Twelve Gifts of Birth reveals the birthright inheritance that all children receive at this moment. Wise women, otherwise known as fairy godmothers, announce the twelve gifts in the form of blessings and show how to use them to enrich one s life. This keepsake book encourages new parents to nurture and protect the wondrous qualities that have been bestowed on their tiny miracles. When shared with young children, this message helps form within them a strong foundation of values and self-respect. For teens and adults, this story offers healing and hope during times of diminished self-esteem and uncertain transition. It reminds all readers to see the dignity that is inherent in themselves and others. Read More

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$7.99 at Barnes & Noble

True fear is often a signal that can save your life. Are you listening? The baby-sitter you ve just hired makes you uneasy what sh...ould you do? You sense you are being followed do you confront the stranger...or run? A fired employee says "You ll be sorry" should you take him seriously? A person in the elevator you are about to enter just doesn t look right do you wait for the next car? A date won t take "no" for an answer. The new nanny gives a mother an uneasy feeling. A stranger in a deserted parking lot offers unsolicited help. The threat of violence surrounds us every day. But we can protect ourselves, by learning to trust and act on our gut instincts. In this empowering book, Gavin de Becker, the man Oprah Winfrey calls the nation s leading expert on violent behavior, shows you how to spot even subtle signs of danger before it s too late. Shattering the myth that most violent acts are unpredictable, de Becker, whose clients include top Hollywood stars and government agencies, offers specific ways to protect yourself and those you love, including...how to act when approached by a stranger...when you should fear someone close to you...what to do if you are being stalked...how to uncover the source of anonymous threats or phone calls...the biggest mistake you can make with a threatening person...and more. Learn to spot the danger signals others miss. It might just save your life. Read More

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Safety skills for children outside the home Warning signs of sexual abuse How to screen baby-sitters and choose schools Strategies... for keeping teenagers safe from violence All parents face the same challenges when it comes to their children s safety: whom to trust, whom to distrust, what to believe, what to doubt, what to fear, and what not to fear. In this empowering book, Gavin de Becker, the nation s leading expert on predicting violent behavior and author of the monumental bestseller The Gift of Fear, offers practical new steps to enhance children s safety at every age level, giving you the tools you need to allow your kids freedom without losing sleep yourself. With daring and compassion, he shatters the widely held myths about danger and safety and helps parents find some certainty about life s highest-stakes questions: How can I know a baby-sitter won t turn out to be someone who harms my child? (see page 103) What should I ask child-care professionals when I interview them? (see page 137) What s the best way to prepare my child for walking to school alone? (see page 91) How can my child be safer at school? (see page 175) How can I spot sexual predators? (see page 148) What should I do if my child is lost in public? (see page 86) How can I teach my child about risk without causing too much fear? (see page 98) What must my teenage daughter know in order to be safe? (see page 191) What must my teenage son know in order to be safe? (see page 218) And finally, in the face of all these questions, how can I reduce the worrying? (see page 56) Read More

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Pediatrician Robert Bucknam and co-author Gary Ezzo s infant management concepts presented in this book have found favor with over... six million parents in all 50 states and 16 languages around the world. The infant management concepts presented in this book have found favor with over two million parents and twice as many contented babies. On Becoming Babywise brings hope to the tired and bewildered parents looking for an alternative to sleepless nights and fussy babies. The Babywise Parent Directed Feeding concept has enough structure to bring security and order to your baby s world, yet enough flexibility to give mom freedom to respond to any need at any time. It teaches parents how to lovingly guide their baby s day rather than be guided or enslaved to the infant s unknown needs. The information contained within On Becoming Babywise is loaded with success. Comprehensive breast-feeding follow-up surveys spanning three countries, of mothers using the PDF method verify that as a result of the PDF concepts, 88% breast-feed, compared to the national average of only 54% (from the National Center for Health Statistics). Of these breast-feeding mothers, 80% of them breast-feed exclusively without a formula complement. And while 70% of our mothers are still breast-feeding after six months, the national average encourage to follow demand feeding without any guidelines is only 20%. The mean average time of breast-feeding for PDF moms is 33 1/2 weeks, well above the national average. Over 50% of PDF mothers extend their breast-feeding toward and well into the first year. Added to these statistics is another critical factor. The average breast-fed PDF baby sleeps continuously through night seven to eight hours between weeks seven and nine. Healthy sleep in infants is analogous to healthy growth and development. Find out for yourself why a world of parents and pediatricians utilize the concepts found in On Becoming Babywise. Read More

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"My mommy didn t carry me in her tummy, she carried me in her heart." Bailey, a 5-years old who was adopted from China. Her story ...is included in this book. According to People magazine, parents from all over the country seek adoption expert and Worldwide Orphans Foundation founder Dr. Jane Aronson s help ?as if consulting a master detective.? Angelina Jolie praised Dr. Aronson s ?drive and ambition to help children dream? (Elle). Indeed, over the course of the past three decades, Dr. Aronson has touched the lives of thousands of adopted children from around the world and in this inspiring book she presents moving first-person testimonies from parents (and a few children themselves) whose lives have been blessed by adoption. Divided into thematic sections such as "The Decision," "The Journey," and "The Moment We Met") each prefaced by Dr. Aronson, this book introduces readers to Claude Knobler, a writer from Los Angeles whose journey to Ethiopia to adopt his son led to an unexpectedly moving encounter with the boy s courageous birthmother; actor Mary Louise-Parker whose older adopted son s bond with her newly adopted baby daughter was deep and unwavering from the instant the two children met; and Lynn Danzker, an entrepreneur who set off alone to adopt her son, Cole, and in the process, met and married her husband. The authors of these testimonies range from doctors to filmmakers, from financial consultants to celebrities all of them bound by their moving and transformative experience as adoptive parents. ISBN-13: 9781101616017 Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Publication date: 4/18/2013 Sold by: Penguin Group Format: eBook Pages: 336 Sales rank: 149,861 File size: 7 MB Read More

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The Gardenbug Foot Finder and Wrist Rattle Set encourages discovery! Bright patterns and faces with fun sounds reward exploration.... Ideal for developing hand-to-eye coordinator skills. Encourages discovery Bright patterns and faces Ideal for developing hand-eye coordination Set of four For ages 6 months and up. Read More

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$29.95 at Barnes & Noble

Treasure and record your baby s progress! With this Pearhead Babyprints Wall Frame do-it-yourself kit, now you can create and lovi...ngly exhibit an impression of your child s hand or foot alongside a favorite photo of your little one. Sure to bring you many years of joy, this easy-to-use kit has everything you need for assembly, including a painted, white wood frame. It s the perfect gift for showers, Mother s Day, and other special occasions. Elegant wood frame with glass facing Includes wood rolling pin, shaping ruler, acid-free photo mat, pink/blue reversible background board, and double-sided tape Includes non-toxic, air-drying impression material that s mess-free Measures 15.25? x 13? x 1.6? Imported UPC: 698904114307 Manufacturer:Pearhead Publication date: 8/25/2011 Read More

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$12.95 at Barnes & Noble

You remember their first steps, their first words and now - a special frame for their first birthday. A modern keepsake for every ...baby. The frame is decorated with a festive party hat and the phrase "first birthday". A wonderful shower gift and a great tradition to start in any family. Hand-finished wooden frame Screen-printed with a vibrant icon Measures 6"H x 10"W Holds one 4" x 4" photo UPC: 698904701019 Manufacturer:Pearhead Publication date: 7/21/2010 Read More

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$59.30 at Barnes & Noble

Welcome your new baby into the world with the Welcome Baby Sign Banner. This banner shows a baby stork carrying a baby bear in a c...loth next to WELCOME BABY written in dark blue lettering. The background is a soft pale yellow so it will work whether you have a new baby girl or boy. Hang the Welcome Baby Sign Banner outside of your home and everyone that comes by will congratulate you and maybe give a gift or two. This sign is made of all-weather plastic so you can keep it outside without worry and because it is reusable the next time you bring life into the world you can hang it up again. We have a large amount of Baby Shower Party Supplies to choose from and also a good selection for 1st Birthday. Be proud of your brand new son or daughter and share them with the world. Each banner measures sixty (60) inches long by twenty-one (21) inches high. Material: All-Weather Vinyl. For use indoors or outdoors. Printed on one (1) side. Each package includes (1) banner. Read More

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Welcome your new baby into the world with the Welcome Baby Sign Banner. This banner shows a baby stork carrying a baby bear in a c...loth next to WELCOME BABY written in dark blue lettering. The background is a soft pale yellow so it will work whether you have a new baby girl or boy. Hang the Welcome Baby Sign Banner outside of your home and everyone that comes by will congratulate you and maybe give a gift or two. This sign is made of all-weather plastic so you can keep it outside without worry and because it is reusable the next time you bring life into the world you can hang it up again. We have a large amount of Baby Shower Party Supplies to choose from and also a good selection for 1st Birthday. Be proud of your brand new son or daughter and share them with the world. Each banner measures sixty (60) inches long by twenty-one (21) inches high. Material: All-Weather Vinyl. For use indoors or outdoors. Printed on one (1) side. Each package includes (1) banner. Read More

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