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Ann Douglas is the author of numerous books about pregnancy and parenting and the creator of The Mother of All Books series:

The Mother of All Pregnancy Books: (2nd US edition, July 2012 and 2nd Canadian edition, June 2011)
The Mother of All Baby Books
The Mother of All Toddler Books
The Mother of All Parenting Books and
The Mother of All Pregnancy Organizers.

Ann speaks at conferences related to mothering, parenting, politics, and technology; and has contributed to the following anthologies The Maternal is Political ("Campaign Confidential"), Mothering and Blogging (Web 2.0: Meet the Mommyblogger"), It's a Girl ("The Food Rules"), and Gravity Pulls You In ("As Great As Trees").

The mother of four children, ages 16 through 25, Ann enjoys cot...more











...or, at least, there should be soon.

Researchers at University of California San Diego have been developing an app that is designed to suggest helpful strategies for dealing with the frustrations of parenting when you need those strategies most -- in the moment.

Initially tested on parents who have children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, the app is teamed up with a sensor that i...

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The Unofficial Guide to Hav...
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Sleep Solutions for Your Ba...
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