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The History of Donuts in America

<i>In Food History 101, we're hitting the books -- to explore the who, what, when, where, and why of what we eat today.</i><p><i>Today: Call them doughnuts, donut, sufganiyot, paczi, or all of the above -- we're uncovering the history of this much-loved pastry.</i><p>Donuts have a somewhat labyrinthine -- and, at …

7 Ways to Transform Bread Into Dessert

On many occasions, baking a multi-step layer cake or whipping a creamy semifreddo is an accomplished and therapeutic process. On other days, when your kitchen is sweltering and life has thrown one too many curveballs, the most you can muster is to pour a glass of milk to go with the stale box of …

How to Make Homemade Pizza Dough

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: With Amber Wilson from For the Love of the South's step by step instructions, making pizza dough no longer has to be reserved for special</i> …

Mancakes - Bacon, Green Onion, & Cheddar Corn Pancakes Recipe - Father's Day Brunch

The Baby Sleep Bible

• <b>Author:</b> Jo Wiltshire<p>Your baby is unique. And their sleep patterns are too – unfortunately! There’s lots of guides on how to get your baby to sleep, most of them siding with one of several methods championed by baby experts. But what’s right for your baby?<p>The Baby Sleep Bible will help you find the …

Weaning Made Easy

• <b>Author:</b> Dr Rana Conway<p>Baby-led or traditional puree weaning? Weaning your baby can be a daunting prospect, and the advice you’ll receive is often confusing and contradictory. Should you follow the traditional method of introducing pureed food, or should you bypass purees altogether and try baby-led …

Parenting 101 - 150 Tips for Successful Parenting

• <b>Author:</b> Eva Foxman<p>INTRO FOR PARENTING 101<p>Cars come with operator’s instructions, your new phone has an operator’s manual, even a breakfast pastry comes with instructions! But a baby, well that’s another story altogether. When a mother gives birth to her child, she’s showered with cards, flowers, …

The Contented Little Baby Book Of Weaning

• <b>Author:</b> Gina Ford<p>Weaning your baby on to solid foods is one of the most important milestones during the early months of parenthood, and Gina's expert advice on weaning makes a baby's transition from milk to solid foods as straightforward as possible. Successful weaning establishes a pattern of …

Mothering and Daughtering

• <b>Author:</b> Eliza Reynolds & Sil Reynolds, RN<p>Mothers and daughters share, and want, a bond for life—one that can remain positive and grow stronger with each passing year. Sil and Eliza Reynolds have designed a set of tools to assist you in nurturing that bond. If you're locked in a clash of wills or …

Baby and Toddler Meals For Dummies ®, Mini Edition

• <b>Author:</b> Dawn Simmons and Others<p>Understand your child's needs and prepare fast, tasty meals Babies and toddlers need good nutrition to grow and thrive, and this handy, timesaving guide makes it easy to feed your child right. It explains what foods you should introduce and shows you how to prepare …

How To Wean Your Baby

• <b>Author:</b> Mother&Baby Magazine<p>Created by the experts at Mother&Baby magazine, the UK’s No.1 pregnancy, baby and toddler title, this easy-to-use guide features expert advice and insider information on successfully weaning your baby. <br>Includes: Choosing the right time to start on solids, making weaning …

The No-Cry Sleep Solution: Gentle Ways to Help Your Baby Sleep Through the Night

• <b>Author:</b> Elizabeth Pantley<p><b>A breakthrough approach for a good night's sleep--with no tears</b><p>There are two schools of thought for encouraging babies to sleep through the night: the hotly debated Ferber technique of letting the baby "cry it out," or the grin-and-bear-it solution of getting up from dusk …

Solve Your Child's Sleep Problems

• <b>Author:</b> Richard Ferber<p>Dr Richard Ferber has been helping families sleep soundly for over 30 years. Now he shares his essential advice and proven techniques to help your baby, toddler or child get the best night's sleep. He explains how to help your child:<p><b>- enjoy his or her bedtime routine</b> <b><br>- fall</b> …

First-Time Parent

• <b>Author:</b> Lucy Atkins<p>Forget unrealistic childcare manuals – this is the book you really need to help you cope brilliantly with those first chaotic days and months ahead.<p>As a health journalist and mother-of-three, Lucy Atkins is familiar with both the medical aspects of childbirth and baby …

The Contented Baby's First Year

• <b>Author:</b> Gina Ford<p>Gina Ford's bestselling <i>The Contented Little Baby Book</i> established Gina as one of the UK's most influential voices in baby and childcare issues. Her groundbreaking routines have been the salvation of hundreds of thousands of parents and her sound advice on weaning and sleep has …

Good Night, Sleep Tight

• <b>Author:</b> Kim West & Joanne Kenen<p>Getting a young child to go to sleep and stay asleep is one of the most challenging aspects of parenting. Yet many parents resign themselves to enduring years of exhaustion. Now there is a sensible, smarter alternative, a no cry sleep method, that really works.<p>Kim …

From Crying Baby to Contented Baby

• <b>Author:</b> Gina Ford<p>All parents relish that very first cry from their newborn baby. Yet as the crying continues it can become deeply stressful. And no sooner have you worked out what your young baby is trying to tell you - often hunger, fatigue or discomfort - than they grow older and the reasons more …

What to Expect When You're Breast-Feeding... And What If You Can't?

• <b>Author:</b> Clare Byam-Cook<p>While some mothers take to breast-feeding like a duck to water, others just can't seem to get the hang of it. Clare Byam-Cook agrees that breast is best but she stresses that the most important thing is that your baby is fed - whether by the breast or bottle - and you, the …

My Bump and Me

• <b>Author:</b> Myleene Klass<p>When Myleene Klass discovered she was pregnant, her initial joy was quickly replaced by fear the moment she read her first pregnancy book. It was full of 'don't do this, don't do that' - and Myleene was terrified that she had already endangered her baby's life. Every book she …

Top Tips from the Baby Whisperer: Breastfeeding

• <b>Author:</b> Melinda Blau & Tracy Hogg<p>'How do I know if my baby is getting enough to eat?' 'How often do I feed her?' 'How can I tell if she's hungry?'<p>There are many issues that surround breast- or bottle-feeding and the introduction of solid foods to your baby, and it can be a major cause of anxiety …

What to Expect the 1st Year [Rev Edition]

• <b>Author:</b> Heidi Murkoff & Sharon Mazel<p>With over 7 million copies sold worldwide, WHAT TO EXPECT THE 1st YEAR is one of the world's bestselling books on infant care - and it has now been updated and revised throughout by Heidi Murkoff.<p>This comprehensive and practical month-by-month guide clearly …

The ABCs of Baby #2

• <b>Author:</b> Kimberly Crabb & April Paine<p>Tips, hints and real-mom advice for celebrating the arrival of your second child.

What to Expect: The Toddler Years 2nd Edition

• <b>Author:</b> Sharon Mazel & Heidi Murkoff<p>Overflowing with intelligence and good common sense, this comprehensive guide provides clear explanations and useful guidelines on everything a parent might want to know about the second and third years of their child's life. On a month-by-month basis, WHAT TO …

The Contented Baby Goes to School

• <b>Author:</b> Gina Ford<p>Your child's first days at school and nursery are exciting times, but they can be very daunting - for both your child and yourself.<p>In this book, Gina Ford helps you calm any fears with practical advice on preparing your child to be confident and capable of taking these important …

Difficult Mothers: Understanding and Overcoming Their Power

• <b>Author:</b> Terri Apter<p>An essential work for readers seeking compassionate, wise guidance about the powerful relationship between mothers and their sons and daughters.<br>Mother love is often seen as sacred, but for many children the relationship is a painful struggle. Using the newest research on human …