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Acupressure and Reflexology For Dummies
by Synthia Andrews, Bobbi Dempsey
Ease your aches and find relief through the power of touch
Searching for alternative treatments for pain? This friendly, do-it-yourself guide introduces you to the basics and benefits of acupressure and reflexology, showing you step by step how to nurture your emotional and physical well-being and that of someone else. You’ll see how to target specific body parts to address your ailments and improve your emotional as well as your physical well-being.
- Understand basic healing principles
Relieve your specific aches and pains
Boost your immune system
Address age-related ailments
Find professional help
Coping with crying and colic
by Siobhan Mulholland
From the leading publishers of parenting books comes a brand new series of beautifully illustrated and easy-to-follow guides covering all the essential phases of childcare.
When babies cry too much parents can sometimes worry and misunderstand the reasons for the cries. This comprehensive guide offers parents practical and reassuring advice on why their babies cry and how to respond to and reduce their crying. They will learn to understand certain signals and how best to remedy them to soothe their baby. The book also outlines exactly what colic is, common misconceptions about colic and how best to ease it.
Baby Massage For Dummies
by Joanne Bagshaw, Ilene Fox
Soothe your baby and promote well-being the all-natural way
Curious about baby massage? Featuring illustrations and step-by-step instructions, this friendly guide makes it easy to use techniques that can reduce your baby’s stress; ease the discomfort of colic, constipation, and teething; and create a strong attachment between the two of you. You’ll also find suggestions for making massage part of your everyday routine.
Discover how to:
* Ease common ailments
* Enhance your bond with your baby
* Stimulate growth and development
* Comfort a fussy baby
* Massage babies with special needs
Dad’s Guide to Pregnancy For Dummies®
by Matthew M. F. Miller, Sharon Perkins
When it comes to pregnancy, dads’ roles have changed so much in the past few decades that expectant fathers don’t always know where to turn to for guidance and advice on this milestone event. Now they do!
Dad’s Guide to Pregnancy For Dummies is packed with practical, straightforward information for fathers-to-be, covering all of the logistical, physical, and emotional aspects of pregnancy from dad’s point of view.
- What to expect at doctor’s visits
- Tips for being a supportive partner during pregnancy and preparing for fatherhood
- Advice on birth plans, labor and delivery, and the first days and weeks of a baby’s life
Packed with helpful information on the typical struggles and feelings expectant fathers face, Dad’s Guide to Pregnancy For Dummies gives first-time fathers and veteran dads alike a wealth of useful information.
Children’s Health For Dummies
by Katy Holland, Sarah Jarvis
Allotment Gardening For Dummies
by Sven Wombwell
Allotment Gardening For Dummies includes:
Part 1: Getting to Grips with Allotment Gardening
Chapter 1: What Are Allotments All About?
Chapter 2: Getting hold of an Allotment
Chapter 3: Getting Started
Part 2: Preparing for Allotment Success
Chapter 4: Deciding What to Grow, When
Chapter 5: Preparing Your Plot
Chapter 6: Keeping Your Soil Healthy
Chapter 7: Keeping Your Plants Healthy
Chapter 8: Growing Organic
Part 3: Growing a Few of Your Favourite Vegetables
Chapter 9: Going Underground
Chapter 10: The Staples
Chapter 11: Growing Leafy Greens
Chapter 12: Planting Peas, Beans and Other Pods
Chapter 13: Growing More Exotic Veg
Part 4: Extending Your Allotment Repetoire
Chapter 14: Growing Wholesome Herbs
Chapter 15: Growing Fruitful Fruit
Chapter 16: Nurturing Flowers on an Allotment
Part 5: Getting the Most Out of Your Allotment
Chapter 17: Involving Children Around the Allotment
Chapter 18: Hobnobbing with Allotment Society
Chapter 19: Growing Giant Veg
Part 6: The Part of Tens Chapter
Chapter 20: Ten Common Accidents and How to Prevent Them
Chapter 21: Ten Ways to Revive a Flagging Allotment
Horse Health and Nutrition For Dummies
by Audrey Pavia, Kate Gentry-Running
Packed with practical advice on equine first aid and alternative therapies, this completely practical, plain-English guide explains exactly what to feed your four-legged “hayburner” and how much. You’ll find out what kind of preventive care is vital to keeping your horse in good physical shape and how to recognize signs of illness when things go wrong. You’ll get the low-down on the diseases and conditions most likely to plague the domestic horse and find help in deciding whether to treat problems yourself or call the vet. Discover how to:
- Manage your horse’s diet
- House your horse safely and comfortably
- Tend to the daily details of horse care
- Examine coat, eyes, hooves and manure
- Identify, control, and prevent equine diseases
- Understand links between horse behavior and health
- Practice good horse nutrition
- Grow your own horse food
- Cover horse-health-care costs
- Breed your horse
- Care for pregnant mares and newborns
A healthy horse is a happy horse. Keep your horse fit with a little help from Horse Health and Nutrition For Dummies, and you’ll be happy too!
Parenting For Dummies
by Sandra Hardin Gookin, Dan Gookin
Whether you’re child is a newborn, a teen, or somewhere in-between, Parenting For Dummies gives you the scoop on parenting basics. From dealing with a crying baby and potty training, to building self-esteem and talking with them about sex, it offers a gold mine of up-to-date advice and guidance on how to:
- Learn to communicate with your kids
- Develop a good relationship with your kids
- Keep your kids safe and healthy
- Help your kids grow up to be good people
- Keep your cool and control their behavior
- Discipline constructively and with a minimum of stress
- Build self-esteem in your children
- Avoid committing the parenting sins your parents taught you
Experts Sandy and Dan Gookin—she’s the parenting expert for Parents Magazine and Working Mother Magazine and he’s a father of four—avoid the psychological hype and medical terminology and give you the straight poop on all aspects of child-rearing, including:
- Speaking and listening to kids
- The importance of being consistent
- Keeping a sense of humor
- Dealing with babies
- Childhood growth and development
- Health and nutrition
- Kids’ changing physical needs
- Developing a good person
Written by parents for parents, Parenting For Dummies gives you the know-how and skills you need to be the parent of healthy, happy kids.
Herb Gardening For Dummies
by Karan Davis Cutler, Kathleen Fisher, Suzanne DeJohn, National Gardening Association
Starting an herb garden isn’t free, but it certainly outweighs the growing costs of buying retail herbs. Plus, adding homegrown ingredients to your meals is a healthy and tasty way to improve upon any dish you whip up at home.
This friendly, hands-on guide is an excellent introduction to the world of herb gardening. It gives you tips and advice to grow a thriving herb garden that will add depth and flavor to home-cooked meals-as well as boost your health.
- How to choose, plant, and care for herbs
- Covers ready-made versus homemade soil mixes, starting plants from seeds, and other fundamentals
- How to prevent insects, pests, and diseases from invading your containers
- Over 30 herb recipes for everyday uses, including rubs, marinades, beauty products, and more
Whether you’re interested in getting step-by-step instructions for starting on your first herb garden or already have one and want to learn new tips and techniques, Herb Gardening For Dummies, 2nd Edition has you covered!
Hobby Farming For Dummies
by Theresa A. Husarik
You’ll get a real idea of what it really means to jump from your current lifestyle to a life farming in the countryside. You’ll get the information you need to decide if the farming lifestyle is right for you and your personality. You’ll learn everything you need to know about property and how to access a power supply. You’ll get practical advice on which animals would work best for your farm and you’ll learn how to acquire them and what you need to know about caring for them properly. You’ll get help with all of the major decisions like whether you’re better off with subsistence farming or a more ambitious project. Find out how to:
- Make from change to a farm lifestyle
- Get along with your neighbors
- Find and buy rural properties
- Select and maintain equipment
- Raise and care for animals
- Use and preserve food items
- Avoid common farming pitfalls
- Choose plans for your farm
Complete with lists of the ten unique opportunities for fun and the top ten misconceptions about farm living, Hobby Farming For Dummies will help you discover how you can live the simple life.