The Baby Owner s Manual

Author: Louis Borgenicht
Publisher: Quirk Books
ISBN: 1931686238
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Family & Relationships

Offers a whimsical approach to baby care that likens the newest member of the family to a machine needing extra-special care, in a guide that features schematic diagrams for such "maintenance" techniques as getting a baby to sleep through the night and taking a baby to a doctor for "servicing." Original. 30,000 first printing.

The Toddler Owner s Manual

Author: Brett R. Kuhn
Publisher: Quirk Books
ISBN: 1594740267
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Family & Relationships

Just when you feel like you've mastered your infant's maintenance routine, the little rascal begins to malfunction: refusing fuel, crying in public and roaming the house at 3 a.m.Your infant has upgraded to a toddler! How can you master this changing technology?With hilarious schematic diagrams, trouble-shooting tips, step-by-step instructions and advice for toddler maintenance, The Toddler Owner's Manual has the answers. Written by a child psychologist in simple and straightforward language, the helpful strategies cover everything about dealing with toddlers 12 months old and up, from training the toddler for self waste disposal to how and when to upgrade the crib to a bed.The Toddler Owner's Manual is the ideal follow-up to The Baby Owner's Manual.

The Baby Owners Manual for the Pitter Patter of Little Fetus

Author: Boo Heisey
ISBN: 1720017751
Release Date: 2018-08-31

New cars come equipped with operating manuals, but new babies don't. This humorous baby owner's manual, featuring The Criblings, will help parents see the lighter side of baby ownership. It's geared for fathers and formatted like a car owner's manual with a comical slant, but even mothers with no prior baby-ownership experience will get the help they need to own and operate their new acquisitions. Not only is this book fun to read, but it also offers sound advice. Grandparents, godparents and friends of the new baby owner will likewise find it fun as well as helpful. If you've already been a parent, that's no reason not to read this manual; as you'll learn things you didn't pick up the first time around. It would make a great gift for anyone with baby-on-the-brain.

The Groom s Instruction Manual

Author: Shandon Fowler
Publisher: Quirk Books
ISBN: 9781594741906
Release Date: 2007-11
Genre: Family & Relationships

For decades, bookstore childcare sections were dominated by books for women that is, until Quirk's Baby Owner's Manual offered a fun and refreshing alternative for male readers. Now we're crashing the wedding section with The Groom's Instruction Manual, an irreverent guide to everything guys need to know about: Getting Engaged (popping the question, finding a ring) Wedding Planning (choosing a location, drafting a guest list) The Big Day (rehearsal dinners, toasts, what to do if you start crying) Post-Wedding (honeymooning, thank-you notes, newlywedding) And much more Illustrated in the award-winning visual style that has made our Owner's Manual series a smash success, The Groom's Instruction Manual is the perfect shower gift for (engaged) men of all ages.

The Baby Owner s Starter Kit

Author: Louis Borgenicht
Publisher: Quirk Books
ISBN: 1594741751
Release Date: 2007-03-29
Genre: Family & Relationships

The Baby Owner's Manual has taught more than 300,000 parents worldwide how to "operate" newborns and infants. Now the bestselling book is back in an all-new deluxe packageand it's the perfect shower gift for any hip parent-to-be. The Baby Owner's Starter Kit includes: The Baby Owner's Manual Growth Chart, with stickers for marking baby's progress Diaper Changing Instructional Poster Babysitter's Memo Pad Decorative magnet Packaged with irreverent schematic diagrams, troubleshooting tips, and a handsome keepsake box, The Baby Owner's Starter Kit makes parenting as easy as 1-2-3.

Baby Owner s Manual

Author: Steve Bedwell
Publisher: Rockpool Pub
ISBN: 1921878428
Release Date: 2012-10-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

For fathers and their partners, a humorous laugh-out-loud introduction to the chaotic world of parenting, packaged as a retro car manual Regardless of the model you have taken delivery of, your baby will have certain standard equipment in common with all babies, and some which vary from model to model. No two Mother Nature Heavy Industries (MNHI) babies are identical. A humorous operating guide for fathers, this book likens a new baby to the other love in a man's life—no, not his wife, his car! This essential handbook covers everything from delivery of baby from Mother Nature Heavy Industries, regular servicing of your baby, standard equipment, the cooling system and liquid waste disposal, warning signs, even optimizing economy, and getting the most out of your baby. This is a must-have book for any father-to-be.

The Pediatrician s New Baby Owner s Manual

Author: Horst D. Weinberg
Publisher: Quill Driver Books
ISBN: 1884956076
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Family & Relationships

This manual covers everything from what to get for the nursery, to recognizing the seriously ill child, to disciplining with love, and will appeal to both new parents and those buying gifts for new parents. Written in a folksy, warm, simple-to-understand, commonsense manner, this book is chock-full of useful information.

Great Myths of Child Development

Author: Stephen Hupp
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118521243
Release Date: 2014-12-08
Genre: Psychology

Great Myths of Child Development reveals the latestevidence-based science behind the myths and misconceptions aboutthe developing child. Shatters the most commonly-held child development myths Reveals the science behind such topical issues astwin-telepathy, sex-prediction, and imaginary friends Covers hot-button issues like childhood vaccines, spankings,“time-outs,” and breastfeeding of older children Features numerous pop culture references and examples drawnfrom popular TV shows and movies, such as Duck Dynasty,Modern Family and Mad Men Points to a wealth of supplementary resources for interestedparents—from evidence-based treatments and self-help books torelevant websites

The Baby Owner s Maintenance Log

Author: Louis Borgenicht
Publisher: Quirk Books
ISBN: 1931686254
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Family & Relationships

Based on the successful Baby Owner's Manual, The Baby Owner's Maintenance Log presents a refreshing alternative to traditional sugar-sweet baby journals. Hip parents can record all major milestones and measurements in these pages, including the arrival of the unit, fuel preferences and speech activation. Spiral binding, hilarious illustrations and a bound-in envelope for keepsakes make this guided journal a great shower gift.

Help My Baby Came Without Instructions

Author: Blythe Lipman
Publisher: Cleis Press
ISBN: 9781573443906
Release Date: 2010-05-04
Genre: Family & Relationships

A truly helpful how-to manual, Blythe Lipman's guide to caring for babies is the perfect resource for first-time parents who wish their new baby had come with an instruction manual. Lipman has devoted her life to the art of infant care and offers wise and practical advice in this parent-tested, expert-approved book. Filled with the kind of valuable information new parents really need, Lipman's manual includes plenty of true stories and guidance to help them through those first, nerve-racking months.

The Instruction Manual for Kids Parent s Edition

Author: Kerri Yarsley
Publisher: Balboa Press
ISBN: 9781452523262
Release Date: 2014-10-20
Genre: Family & Relationships

Whenever a new baby is born, someone usually says, “Good luck with your kid, because he doesn’t come with an instruction manual!” Well, Kerri Yarsley, a successful mother of four, is about to change all that. The Instruction Manual for Kids – Parent’s Edition is an eminently readable, informative, and entertaining book that takes the reader on a journey from pre-pregnancy preparation all the way through to the late teenage years. It covers the basics as well as some interesting behavioral perspectives that you might not expect in a parenting book. So whether you have one or many kids, be prepared to change your thoughts, words, and actions, and have a brilliant and joyful life with your amazing kids. This comprehensive book sets out many “rules of engagement” between children and their environment during the formative years from birth to early adulthood. Written specifically for parents – both new and seasoned – the book contains information that makes practical sense on all levels. If you are a resident of Planet Earth, then I highly recommend Kerri’s book to you. It will inform, amuse, inspire, and move you. —Author Bill Statham, The Chemical Maze Shopping Companion

Supervising Child Protective Services Caseworkers

Author: Thomas D. Morton
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 0788119206
Release Date: 1994
Genre: Political Science

Provides the foundation for supervisory practice in Child Protective Services (CPS). It describes the roles & responsibilities of the CPS supervisor, & provides practice-oriented advice on how to carry out supervisory responsibilities. Designed for CPS supervisors & administrators, but it also may be helpful to child welfare agency staff who provide training for supervisory personnel & to schools of social work as they prepare new social workers for the child welfare field. Also includes a glossary of terms & a bibliography.