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Advent Spiral: A Guide for a Simple Winter Garden Celebration By Rebecca Besbris
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There is no festival in the Waldorf calendar like the Advent Spiral. It is a very reverent, sacred ceremony that touches us deeply in our cores. This festival celebrates the inner light that we all... More > carry within us through the darkest half of the year. There is nothing as magical as a glowing, lit, Advent Spiral in a dark room on the day of Winter Solstice! This little booklet includes everything you need to have your own Advent Spiral: * Just what is an Advent Spiral? * Getting ready, including directions for creating apple lanterns and setting up your Advent Spiral * A festival outline -- what to do when * A story and a spiral walking song with sheet music * A centering verse and a discussion of reverence and "holding" the children As with all of my booklets, this is an accounting of things I have actually done and have used to enrich my own homeschool.< Less
A Different Alphabet, 2nd edition By Amber Sellers
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A cheerful play therapy book of suggestions for learning to live with learning disabilities, it humorously addresses various emotions and situations. Written by a young adult, this book describes the... More > ABC's of "being different." Each page shows a colorful food-sculpture, and the caption explores the particular feeling shown, giving suggestions for growing and becoming comfortable in a world that does not always welcome differences. These suggestions are based on personal experiences. The book also contains suggestions for creating your own food sculptures. As a form of play therapy, this can help young people explore their own feelings and arrive at insights regarding ways to cope with the world each day.< Less
A Spanking Good Relationship By Vicki Blue
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Vicki Blue has long been known on the Internet as one of the top experts on Domestic Discipline, adult relationships in which spanking goes beyond the erotic into the realm of "reality."... More > While not offered from a Christian perspective, Vicki's advice is essential for anyone considering this lifestyle. For couples interested in having a true domestic discipline relationship, Vicki has compiled eight of her basic essays into a book. It's thought provoking and practical advice on deciding whether this is really for you, and if it is, how to get it. Chapters Include: Foreward by Bethany Chapter 1: Why Domestic Discipline? Chapter 2: Winning the Shame Game Chapter 3: Spankings hurt; rules shouldn’t Chapter 4: He spanks me; he spanks me not. A case for patience Chapter 5: Your husband or your spanking demons: Who’s the boss? Chapter 6: Caring for your dominant mate Chapter 7: DD Discretion: The danger of going public Chapter 8: Broken Dreams: When he says “no”< Less
The Everyday Family Chore System By Vicki Bentley
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Practical ideas for getting your family to help at home - from a busy mom of eight and foster mom of over fifty! Includes the tried-and-true How-to-Do-It cards now used successfully in many homes,... More > ideas for using the cards as a stand-alone system or in conjunction with another system you may already be using, plus tips on how to organize your household to maximize success. 88 pages, lay-flat coil binding. Also available in e-book format so you can print the cards straight from your computer!< Less
Teardrops in the Rain By Carly Presser
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A true account of the author's experience of emotional abuse at the hands of her mother, and the enabling behavior of her family.
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.
Help I'm a New Mommy By Deborah-Leigh Hambides
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Nothing in my life could have prepared me for the journey into motherhood. There is a dramatic shift in your reality when you are no longer simply somebody's daughter or sister. It was five years ago... More > that I began "mommy training". I cannot tell you my training is over, no, my daughter is still teaching me things about herself, myself, life and God and I have a sense we are far from done with the "apprenticeship". If you are a "mommy in training" then you have an idea of what I am talking about. It is for you that I am writing this book. I have chosen to share my high's, low's, glories and failures on my journey so far. I hope you are able to draw strength, hope, guidance and encouragement as you read about my journey so far.< Less
The Seven Standards of Ecological Breastfeeding: The Frequency Factor By Sheila Kippley
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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
Down Syndrome: What You CAN Do By Qadoshyah Fish
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Down Syndrome: What You CAN Do is designed to give parents, friends, families, and professionals accurate and up-to-date information about Down syndrome. Information in the book is written by... More > doctors, parents, professionals & individuals with Down syndrome. This book is written with the idea that many families would have benefited from a book like this when their child was diagnosed with Down syndrome.****PLEASE NOTE: This book is only up here because it is the published book which has the ISBN that is in Amazon.com and similar stores. This is the same book as the ones above, but LuLu's self publishing makes the price increase when you assign it to other retailers.**< Less
The Everyday Family Chore System By Vicki Bentley
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Practical ideas for getting your family to help at home - from a busy mom of eight and foster mom of over fifty! Includes the tried-and-true How-to-Do-It cards now used successfully in many homes,... More > ideas for using the cards as a stand-alone system or in conjunction with another system you may already be using, plus tips on how to organize your household to maximize success. 88 pages, lay-flat coil binding. Also available in e-book format so you can print the cards straight from your computer!< Less
Brandon's Window By Lynne George
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My grandson Brandon was diagnosed and evaluated with autism at the age of 17 months. This documentary depicts the end result of a 4 month culmination of reversing Brandon’s autism... More > “naturally.” Brandon’s window of opportunity opened at the age of 5 years, 4 months, and we followed his progress until the age of 5 years, 9 months. On September 2 & 3, 2008, I was invited to share Brandon’s story on the most comprehensive and cutting-edge health show on radio today [WGUN]—”To Your Health with Dr. Chris Greene regarding ‘Autism’ (feat. US Representative for Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride (‘Gut and Psychology Syndrome’) and Stuart Tomc/National Educator and Spokesperson for Nordic Naturals). We discussed my documentary in detail. Dr. Chris and his guests were fascinated and suggested that I share my story about Brandon’s progress and the programs we implemented. Seeing is believing! There are correlating videos of Brandon at www.brandonswindow.com< Less
The Kids Drank Pickle Juice By Martie Byrd
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You stayed up all night with a crying baby. Dad escaped the madness claiming an early morning meeting. There's nothing to eat in the house. If you bring all the kids to Walmart, your head may... More > explode. What's a mom to do? The Kids Drank Pickle Juice will convince you that you are not alone. So plop the kids in front of the TV and heat up your cup of coffee for the third time. Then dig in for a laugh and a sigh. We're all in this together! "Martie Byrd’s triumphant reign over a houseful of teens… in the easy-going, witty tone we’ve all come to know and love. If there’s any down-to-earth woman out there who’s literally capable of doing it all, it’s Martie…. taking over the world one large leap at a time."-- Lauren Ford, Beck Media Group "So relevant to my world--down to earth in a lighthearted "You've been there, haven't you?" way. You can digest it with a smile...and walk away thinking, "Maybe I am normal!" " --Robin Kingery< Less
On My Own Two Feet: Helping Your Baby with Hypotonia Learn to Walk By Elisabeth Callahan, Patrick Callahan
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On My Own Two Feet is a comprehensive guide with over 100 pages of valuable research and information from the authors' first hand experiences. The book offers 50 games and activities to do with your... More > child to promote development throughout different developmental stages. The games and activities are complete with photo illustrations, safety tips, and toy suggestions to make each activity more fun and engaging for a child. The book also provides valuable research on (i) typical infant and toddler developmental timelines and warning signs that may indicate a developmental delay; (ii) possible medical expenses associated with developmental delays; (iii) the role of health insurance and government resources in covering part of the medical expenses; and (iv) other support resources for parents and families with a developmentally delayed child. By purchasing this book you agree to the terms and conditions here: http://helpyourbabywalk.com/download/documents/TermsandConditions_001.pdf.< Less
Why is he so mean to me? By Cindy Burrell
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Why Is He So Mean to Me? offers a sobering look at verbal and emotional abuse and the confusing, chaotic and debilitating dynamic of the enabler-abuser relationship. It unveils many of the tactics... More > used by the verbal/emotional abuser, the enabler-victim’s ever-unsuccessful attempts to understand and earn love from her abuser, and the opposing forces at work within the abusive relationship. Without change, the relationship will continue to spiral toward collapse from the weight of the insanity, or every member of the family will suffer and carry the wounds and behaviors of this devastating lifestyle into the next generation. There is never an excuse for abuse. The enabler must learn the truth, and equip himself or herself in order to make the hard choices necessary for change and restoration. The more you know, the better equipped you will be to reclaim your life.< Less
What happened? By Kathleen Legler
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What happened? A guide to help children understand the intact and circumcised penis.
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
In Love With The Girl-Child By Edeh Jonathan Onche
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-What would you do if you knew your Girl-child, another, or your daughter’s daughter doesn’t stand a chance of having a happy and fulfilled life? -What would you do to make the life of... More > the girl-child in your care better? -Would you do the same for a girl-child you don’t know, and have never met before? -How do you plan to go about this noble commitment? -Can we trust you to do the right thing? -By saying ‘Yes’ you have not only committed yourself, but your life and resources to this vision- In Love With The Girl-Child. -By saying ‘Yes’ you have also agreed to be transparent and accountable. -And by saying ‘Yes’ you have just signed up with me on making the world a better place for the girl-child- I say welcome on board.< Less
I Love You Mom.......See You In Heaven By Paul Swanson
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A son's story of what he learned through his Mom's battle with cancer and her death.
The Budget Notebook (Calendar Year) By Mama's Notebooks
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The Budget Notebook by Mama's Notebooks is designed to help you keep a household budget that is simple, easy, and accurate. It features charts for everything you’ll need to get your budget... More > under control, as well as a Notes section at the back with ample room for planning, organizing, writing reminder and to-do lists, and tallying up sums. www.mamasnotebooks.com< 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
Warthogs Don't Waste By Marika Lee Connole
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A young warthog learns to be a happy, healthy eater when a dream confirms his parent's teaching! The STORY: This book can be enjoyed just for the story, or can be used as a learning opportunity. The... More > story is designed so that a non-reading child can help a reader “read” the story by saying the words the little pictures represent along with the words that the reader reads. The Discussion QUESTIONS/TIPS for parents: After the story there is a list of questions that can be discussed to better understand the message of the story. The parenting tips offer practical, useful advice in dealing with the picky eaer. The ACTIVITIES/GAMES: This book, and other books in this series, has pictures, activities, and/or games that can be used to reinforce the lesson of the story. The story can be used as part of a Family Home Evening time, a parent/child learning time, individual reading enjoyment, for classroom or other use.< Less
The Parent's 20 Minute Guide to Change By The Center for Motivation and Change
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The Parent's 20 Minute Guide helps parents utilize CRAFT (Community Reinforcement and Family Training) and Motivational Techniques to help you change your child's substance use. Family members who... More > are trained in CRAFT are more likely (than those trained to do interventions or who attend Al-Anon) to reduce or stop substance use in their loved one as well as increase the loved one’s willingness to get help. In CRAFT, the concerned family member (that’s you!) also feels better. 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
The Partner's 20 Minute Guide By The Center for Motivation and Change
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The Partner's 20 Minute Guide helps spouses utilize CRAFT (Community Reinforcement and Family Training) and Motivational Techniques to help you change your child's substance use. Family members who... More > are trained in CRAFT are more likely (than those trained to do interventions or who attend Al-Anon) to reduce or stop substance use in their loved one as well as increase the loved one’s willingness to get help. In CRAFT, the concerned family member (that’s you!) also feels better. This guide will help you with such tools as: How to react when your partner has been using substances and when he has NOT been using; Getting more of what you want to see from your partner 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
Birthday Weekend By Noel Bailey
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A photographic record of a family birthday weekend, one of millions but still unique - it being our family and MY wife!