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HOW TO BE THE LOVING, WISE PARENT YOU WANT TO BE...EVEN WITH YOUR TEENAGER! By Darryl Sollerh, Leslie King, LCSW
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"Sage advice for frustrated parents." KIRKUS REVIEWS Through their years of working with teens and their parents, Darryl Sollerh and Leslie King, LCSW, have developed a deeply compassionate... More > yet realistic approach that takes into consideration both the parent and their teen's point of view. Filled with real-life examples, they examine the likely flashpoints for family conflicts, from teenager social lives to their homework habits and grades, from their misrepresentations to their demands for justice, from their calls for independence to their need for dependence. Sollerh and King's approach, at heart, seeks to spark and an empathetic awakening in both parent and teen, not only as they each meet the initially difficult phases of any challenge or crisis, but also as they move into the future, guided by a new awareness capable of supporting their ongoing efforts to grow in a relationship of shared dialogs, mutual respect and deepening understanding.< Less
"In His Image"...Fatherless to Fatherhood By Norris Thomas
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Speaker and Author Norris Thomas shares his journey of overcoming homelessness and chasing his professional football dream in search of the father that he never knew to become the father he always... More > wanted. Norris chronicles the void of not knowing his biological father and how coaches, mentors, and the kindness of others helped him to navigate life in becoming a father himself. You will be inspired to pursue your dreams and purpose while being called to action, as he addresses the importance of a positive male voice in the lives of those who are looking to fill the same void as he had. This story will make you laugh and cry, but ultimately you will be motivated to, "Stand in the Tunnel."< Less
Parenting in Good Humor: Finding Sanity Among the Chaos of Raising Children By Hildee Weiss
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Award winning humorist Hildee Weiss shares her many tales of parenting five children with refreshing candor and good humor. From dealing with a tween to explaining the birds and the bees, Hildee... More > Weiss has found sanity among the chaos of raising children.< Less
Legacy Workbook By Sharon Sarles
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The Legacy Workbook provide practical application of character formation themes from in the Great Shalom Broadcast's Legacy series. Truthtelling, kindness, handling money and relations with the... More > opposite sex, faith and much more.< Less
108 Days By Melisa Nielsen
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108 Days is a deep look at how we parent and how we can progress in an ever changing material world. This world is so much more! 108 Days takes mothers through the process of claiming motherhood... More > and completely embracing their role as Beacon for their family.< Less
Double Duty Log Book for Twins By Kellie Asaro
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Ask any parent of twins and they will tell you that the early months are the most challenging. Caring for two babies at a time can become confusing and downright stressful. Who was fed when? Which... More > twin needs a diaper change? Is it time for the next dose of medication? With the Double Duty Log Book for Twins you can save your sanity and stay on schedule! Keep track of both babies with one convenient daily log. Quickly and easily fill in feedings, diaper changes, naps, medications, important appointments and other notes. Useful for parents and caretakers alike. Gain helpful insight into your twins’ sleeping and eating habits as well as general behavior patterns. Coil bound for easy access. Handy 3 month supply.< Less
Laws of Life: For Mothers By Patty James
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This book is for every mother, whether by giving birth or by adoption, by heart’s desire or unexpected, married mom or single mom. Motherhood comes in many dimensions. Like any mom I always... More > wanted to do everything right concerning my children...< Less
Better By The Dozen Plus Two, Part Two: Lessons Learned through Loss and Leukemia by a Family of Sixteen By Kathleen Littleton
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Better By The Dozen Plus Two, Part Two subtitled Lessons Learned through Loss and Leukemia by a Family of Sixteen is the sequel to Better By The Dozen Plus Two subtitled Anecdotes and a Philosophy of... More > Life by a Family of Sixteen (2007). The story relates how a large family stays strong, hopeful and faith-filled while learning the lessons of life through the challenges of foreclosure, death, loss, and leukemia through surrender and reliance on God and His love manifested through the love of others.< Less
The Sport Parent's Playbook By Adam Naylor
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The purpose of The Sport Parent’s Playbook is to provide some support for the good ideas that sport parents have and some reflections to minimize the bad ones. It is a playbook to refer to for... More > establishing the “when in doubt do this” list for sports parents. The entries are short. They are meant to be easy and focused reads. The first section Foundations relates core ideas that are at the root of successful sports parenting. The second section Beyond the Basics dives into the challenging concepts of specialization and the role of fun in competitive play. The text concludes with Philosophical Musings. These articles put some thought to the societal dilemmas of parental pushing, abusive coaching, and rewarding the young athlete. It is the hope that these pages will serve as a guide to parents and a discussion starter for sports communities.< Less
Friendly Not Friends: How to Do the Hard Work of Parenting & Still Make Your Home Fun By S. Marnise Roberts
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A practical, humorous, quick read based on 12 true stories from this wife and mother's experiences raising three successful college students.
Happy Mealtimes with Happy Kids: How to Teach Your Child About the Joy of Food! By Melanie Potock, MA, CCC-SLP
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Melanie Potock, MA, CCC-SLP is a certified speech language pathologist who has specialized for over 12 years in helping children love a variety of food. Her practice focuses on the family and... More > teaching the fundamentals of parenting in the kitchen. Mel wrote this book in the same manner that she works with families; with an open heart and a touch of humor. Raising an adventurous eater is meant to be fun. Enjoy the journey! “This is a much needed book. Happy Mealtimes addresses the important and neglected topic of HOW to feed children. It has all the tools you need to help your child explore new tastes and enjoy eating!” - Carolyn Aibel, Ph.D.< Less
Mama's Notebook: Weekly Planner and Organizer By Mama's Notebooks
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Mama’s Notebook provides you with an easy, flexible, and efficient way to organize your life. In one glance, you can coordinate your meal plan with the whole day’s events and tasks, and... More > there’s always ample room to take notes on the things that matter to you most! Unlike other planners, you can start up Mama’s Notebook on any week of the year, and you can skip weeks as needed. The back section of the planner provides you with easy reference sheets to help you schedule and shop efficiently. www.mamasnotebooks.com< Less
The Parent's 20 Minute Guide (Second Edition) By The Center for Motivation and Change
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The Parent's 20 Minute Guide helps parents change their child's substance use. Developed by psychologists at the Center for Motivation and Change, the 20 Minute Guide pulls from Motivational... More > Interviewing (MI), CRAFT (Community Reinforcement and Family Training), Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT), and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to give family members the best tools to help a loved one change their substance use while staying connected and using the power of science and kindness. This guide will help you with such tools as: How to react when your child has been using substances and when he has NOT been using; How to co-parent and collaborate as effectively and smoothly as possible; Getting more of what you want to see from your child and less of what you don’t; How to talk to your child so that you are more likely to be heard; How to take care of yourself all along the way.< Less
#dadlife By Jordan Stowe
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The hashtag dadlife movement was started the summer of 2015. With all that is going on in the world, I felt a call to action was in order. Hashtag dadlife is about the modern dad. One that has... More > time for his son or daughter, goes on playdates, one that reads bedtime stories, and when he or she falls down, it is a dad that picks them up and nurtures them. Hashtag dadlife is about bringing back traditional family values back to a modern world. You will read about what a real dad is, tips on how to be a better dad, and most importantly, the difference in a “baby daddy” and a father. Anybody can make a baby, but it takes a special man to stand up and be a father. While this book is not vulgar, it is very real. As real dads I feel that it is important to not get caught up in the "hallmark" mushy-gushy stuff. This book is directed to the real men/dads out there. If you are looking for a book that is equivalent to a greeting card, this is not your book.< Less
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The Partner's 20 Minute Guide (Second Edition) By The Center for Motivation and Change
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The Partner's 20 Minute Guide helps partners change their loved one's substance use. Developed by psychologists at the Center for Motivation and Change, the 20 Minute Guide pulls from Motivational... More > Interviewing (MI), CRAFT (Community Reinforcement and Family Training), Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT), and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to give family members the best tools to help a loved one change their substance use while staying connected and using the power of science and kindness. This guide will help you with such tools as: How to react when your child has been using substances and when he has NOT been using; How to utilize your support network as effectively as possible; Getting more of what you want to see from your spouse and less of what you don’t; How to talk to your partner so that you are more likely to be heard; How to take care of yourself all along the way.< Less
Love Me By Okeema S. Woods
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Children are the ultimate gift in life! All they want from their parents is love. Children feel so special when they hear that heartfelt four letter word from their parents. It provides inspiration... More > and a sense of worthiness to children as they grow up and become responsible adults. In Love Me, author Okeema S. Woods provides a narrative about the importance of love and of the importance of a parent’s involvement in the lives of their children. Based on interviews with elementary, middle school, and high school students, she offers advice for all parents to pay close attention to their children instead of making them rely on the Internet and search engines for life-affirming information. Addressing a significant issue in today’s society, Love Me presents a powerful message to all parents about the importance of offering unconditional love, attention, and guidance to children of all ages from all walks of life.< Less
From Monsters to Miracles: Parent-Driven Recovery Tools that Work By Anette Edens, PhD
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Although it’s probably the most important job many people will have, most of us enter parenthood seriously unprepared. Regardless of how much we believe we know, we raise our children pretty... More > much by what feels like instinct, doing what our parents did or what we wish they had done. When a child veers off course, our parenting approach has to change. In her book From Monsters to Miracles: Parent-Driven Recovery Tools that Work author Anette Edens, PhD, shares her experience as a parent and psychologist helping families with children who have addictions. From Monsters to Miracles: Parent-Driven Recovery Tools that Work is a must-read for parents of substance-abusing teens. You’ll learn how to maneuver through the chaos to create a harmonious family life. Even if your teen is not ready or willing to change, there is help and hope.< Less
The Road Map to Senior Care By Stephen Andriko
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Senior care expert, Stephen Andriko, provides a concise, down to earth, non-judgmental approach to navigating the confusing maze of senior care options. With both candor and compassion, he discusses... More > various delivery methods such as in-home care or out-of-home placement. Furthermore, he explains the average costs of the various alternatives and offers resources that can help along the journey. Senior care is an extremely sensitive topic for most families. The purpose of this book is twofold: to reduce the painful emotions families can experience during the decision-making process, and to provide senior care consumers with the resources and knowledge needed to make confident and informed decisions.< Less
2016-2017 Homeschool and Day Planner Full Size By Sara Dennis
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August 2016-July 2017 Homeschool and Day Planner to keep track of all the details of your life. When you're homeschooling, it's critical to be able to keep track of what you're doing and when you're... More > doing it. Add a couple children to the mix and it becomes a truly difficult task! In addition to planning your children's education, there's the house to care for, field trips to attend, and activities. Homeschooling may have home in the name, but homeschoolers are busy. Many activities happen outside the house. That's the problem I found as a busy homeschool mom of six active kids. None of the customary planners worked for us. They planned the home or they planned the homeschool. They never planned both. So just how do you keep track of it all? So I created a unique homeschool and day planner to do just that... help you stay on top of your homeschool, your household, and all the myriad activities your family enjoys.< Less
Psycanthropy By Francesco Gamba
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Life cycle and the events that characterize it - childhood, adolescence, work, couple formation, child birth, retirement, old age, departure from life - as seen through the eyes of the anthropologist... More > that examines the cultural models and their mode of transmission between generations, and of psychologist, which focuses on the dynamics more or less conscious that work within families and the individual. A book written using clear and concise language, aimed not so much to communicate certainties but to arouse interest and curiosity about the phenomenon still largely unintelligible and complex which is our peculiar mode of existence in the world.< Less
Restored and Remarried Workbook By Gil and Brenda Stuart
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Your remarriage and step family faces many unique challenges. You’ll find this 8-week workbook practical, encouraging and a great resource for your stepfamily adventure. Your... More > “opportunities for growth” are directly addressed with no-nonsense tools you can use now. Each week will offer insight and conversation that will help strengthen your marriage. Because all relationships are not the same, the tools provided can be customized to your unique situation. In a small group setting, you'll have a guide as you dialogue with others around the terms and concepts related to remarriage and stepfamily life. This workbook can also be used for “just the two of you.” You can never get enough support and encouragement in your marriage. We are honored to be part of your process of leaving a healthy, strong legacy for your family.< Less
Big Book of Unschooling By Sandra Dodd
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Summary of Sandra Dodd's website on unschooling and mindful parenting, with hundreds of practical ideas about how to move from schoolish thinking to living a life of natural learning and joy.
Agile Kids By Shirly Ronen-Harel
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A practical way of getting daily tasks done and enhancing family communication. Agile Kids is the book every modern family needs, with both parents with full time jobs, and children who need their... More > attention. An essential part of your child’s development is his ability to choose, be independent and control what happens in his life, and parents need to encourage that independence. Agile Kids will show you how to empower your children without losing your parental authority, through a collection of practical actions. Each chapter can stand alone, and offers practical advice you can act on straight away. The methods described in the book are is effective at teaching values and respect to others, and applies to public and home schooled children alike. So enjoy :)< Less