Is there an uneasiness that tugs at you from your interior? Do you want to live in the world without being of the world? This book, written by parents in the process of raising fourteen living... More > children, unmasks many of the fundamental errors of our time, offering a concrete hierarchy of values or priorities to live by in the midst of a seriously disordered modern dominant culture. It is an appealing and interesting read for anyone and everyone designed to move the reader to serious reflection on the state of his or her life, and to hopefully come away with some helpful resolutions of a spiritual and/or practical nature. BETTER BY THE DOZEN, PLUS TWO includes anecdotes and a philosophy of life from a family of sixteen providing insights into the meaning and purpose of life, with the goal of helping the reader to achieve true happiness and fulfillment.< Less
Mothers average 14 to 15 months without menstruation after childbirth when they breastfeed according to the Seven Standards of Ecological Breastfeeding. The author analyzes the research and focuses... More > on the seven mothering behaviors that define ecological breastfeeding. This form of baby care is the gold standard of going for the green. It is eminently healthy for mother and baby and will save parents many times the small cost of this life-changing book.< Less
Expecting Multiples is the ultimate guide to higher-order multiple pregnancies (triplets, quadruplets and more). The book is filled with information about the medical aspects of these high-risk... More > pregnancies, and practical advice garnered from twenty years experience helping other parents of triplets or more through this difficult, joyous and life-altering journey.< Less
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
The author, Karen E. Weis, understands the devastating effects of losing a child. In March of 2006 she and her husband lost their son in a car accident. About six months after losing her son, she... More > started writing in hopes of helping other grieving parents. Finding strength in the words that were kept deep within her, she wanted to find her voice to support and connect with parents experiencing the grief of losing a child. Karen also wanted to make family and friends more aware of how difficult the journey is after losing a child so they could help the parents cope.
Her hope is to inspire parents to endure and realize they will survive their loss and with time find peace.< Less
Your journey through twin pregnancy and birth is something you will want to remember. This journal provides a simple way to record details of both your developing babies, as well as your own... More > thoughts, doctor visits, and memories. There is additional space to add pictures, ultrasound images, or your own doodles. Laid out on a monthly basis with extra pages to record how you found out you were having twins as well as labor and delivery and birth information for each baby. Conveniently coil bound to make it easy to fill out. You will enjoy having the journal as a keepsake or to compare with other pregnancies you may have with singletons.< Less
BABY SING & SIGN is a wonderful, sensory-rich way to teach and practice key sign language vocabulary with hearing babies and toddlers. Sign language is a proven way to jump start language and... More > provide little ones with important communication skills to express their wants and needs before they are able to speak. We use the child's preferred activities -- music and play -- to engage families in language learning. The program is great "baby brain food" and fun and easy for the entire family. The Parent Guide gives families all the tools they need to be successful teaching baby sign and supporting their child's emerging language.< Less
Over forty topics related to parenting issues presented in an easy-to-read format for individual exploration or group discussion. Parents of children of any age can gain useful insight to face the... More > challenges of parenthood.< Less
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
Dive into the mind of an early 20th century school teacher as Elizabeth Humphreys explores the development of child education. Using the works of German scholar Friedrich Froebel as her cornerstone,... More > Elizabeth Humphreys discusses and analyzes the various stages of children's mental and spiritual growth, from their toddler years into adulthood. Focusing on how their development not only effects their education but also their families, communities and their overall perspective of the world around them.< Less
How are dreams, nightmares, night terrors, and post-traumatic stress disorder similar, yet different? What are simple strategies for eliminating nightmares and the anxiety they provoke? You will... More > learn how easy and fun it is to use Integral Deep Listening with your children so that they sleep better and are less troubled by anxiety and fear. Beyond that, you will learn how to use IDL interviewing to heal and strengthen each member of your family as you share and listen to each other's dreams.< Less
For four years Rob and Cathy learned to communicate in their marriage through dialoguing with each other. This tool helped them forge the lasting bonds of love that endured until her untimely death... More > from cancer. The book shows the reader how to use the tool to make a marriage one between soulmates.< Less
The Sandpaper Effect provides easy tactics for parents to use in stimulating the entrepreneur in their kids. Each chapter concludes with a fun parental exercise they can implement right away. Most... More > cost nothing at all and the final chapter ends with a bonus introductory of Fluff & Fright (formerly Million Dollar Toddler); an online site where kids can tap into their creativity.< Less
This is a daughter's story about her difficult journey caregiving for her mother who is suffering from dementia.
This story describes the maze of processes and paperwork where advocacy is a must. It... More > articulates the anger, bewilderment, belief, and burn-out that caregivers often feel. This book will help caregivers know that they are not alone and that the memory of their loved one, as the person they were, does return along with peace.< Less
Up Past O'Clock! is a collection of comedic excerpts from real-life conversations between a clever young boy and his heard-it-all-before parents. This hilarious coffee table read is sure to make you... More > laugh, and the proceeds help to cover the family's adoption costs.< Less
A Daily Dose of Inspiration & Motivation for a Summer filled with Family, Food, and Fun, 100 Days of Summertime 2013 is a journey that begins around Memorial Day, and leads you day-by-day through... More > the best parts of summertime. Included are links to 34 interactive lists from ListPlanIt.com for end-of-school planning, summer camp, family vacations, party planning/entertaining, back to school and more!< Less
The Case for Christian Homeschooling is a clear, thorough, and compelling look, not at ideas and opinions, but data and statistics. We look at the beliefs, practices, and performance of high school... More > seniors, spiritually and academically. How exactly does the fruit of homeschooling compare to the fruit of public schooling?
The studies have been done; the research is available; the findings are clear, stark, and without ambiguity. Hundreds of thousands of Christian families make education decisions every year without knowing the facts. Let the facts be known.< Less
The Caregiving Years helps you answer these questions: Why me? Why now? What now?
The stages describe how you'll feel as you care for a family member with a chronic illness. Through the stages,... More > you'll find what you need so that you can be manage today and prepare for your tomorrow. You'll also follow the journey of two family caregivers through the six stages.
"Absolutely terrific. You really have captured the stages well, very very well... This is a fabulous resource for caregivers."
"Your book, The Caregiving Years, helped me enormously. It would have saved me substantial stress had I had it at the beginning of these fours years of 24-hours a day caregiving to my husband! THANK YOU! It is a masterpiece and I've recommended it for other hard-pressed caregivers and those who are about to become 'and dread it'. I tell them if they are armed with the knowledge and know-how from this book, they will be enabled to handle it."< Less
A Most Powerful insight into making Right Choices and Right Decisions in life...from High School to many years as an adult. This book will give you simple, yet HIGHLY EFFECTIVE tools in dealing with... More > life increasing challenges. Many people do look back and say; "If I ONLY KNEW BACK THEN WHAT I KNOW NOW", my life would be different. This book is a MUST HAVE for: Parents, High School/College Students, Young Adults, Everyone. This book opens the door to conversations that many parents need to have with young adults under their care. It will motivate and inspire you to take action, set goals and help you inspire others. Parents, if you feel you haven't had adequate time to prepare your children for life beyond the home, this book would be a Great gift to yourself and to your children. This book can be a Homework Assignment for your children. Or better yet, a "How To Prepare For Life" assignment that you both can discuss in the days, months, and years ahead. It will definitely give them a head start in life.< Less