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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
Real Families, Real Stories: Celebrating Life With Down Syndrome By Stephanie Sumulong
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A goal of the International Down Syndrome Coalition (IDSC) is to celebrate individuals living with Down syndrome. Showcasing family stories and personal accomplishments has been an integral part of... More > the IDSC since its inception. The IDSC thanks all those families who have shared their stories and photos with us about their loved ones with Down syndrome. This book is a compilation of those stories which come directly from parents and siblings.< Less
Xbox, Hip Hop and Dreadlocks: "Reconnecting the Generations" By Randolph Lewis
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Drastic times have seen drastic measures in American History. Families have evolved and the teenagers of today appear to be so much different than the youth of yesterday. But are they really that... More > different than yesterday’s youth? This book takes a look at the three factors that influence youth: Music, Media and Peers.In Xbox, Hip Hop and Dreadlocks we introduce, analyze and develop strategies geared toward improving our ability to approach, communicate and interact on a positive level with the youth of today.< 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
Ticklish By Dr Jennifer Barham-Floreani
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Ticklish is a stunning, full-colour, highly practical, easy-to-read parenting and child development book covering many new ways to help your child learn, love and play.
A Family's Quest for Rhythm: Living with Tourette, ADD, OCD & Challenging Behaviors By Kathy Giordano, Matt Giordano
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When their youngest child, Matthew, was diagnosed with Tourette syndrome, ADD and OCD, Kathy and Tony Giordano tried everything they could think of to alleviate Matt’s severe symptoms and... More > significant behavior issues. But once they discovered their son’s undeniable talent for drumming, the Giordanos began to focus on Matt’s abilities instead of only on his difficulties. In this no-holds-barred memoir, the Giordanos discuss Matt’s intense childhood symptoms and the family’s feelings of isolation and blame. Kathy shares her desperate search for an answer and struggle to keep her family intact, while Tony tells the story of a frustrated yet determined father. Matt reflects on his difficult childhood and provides tips for parents of children with similar obstacles, plus explains the critical support that allowed him to start his company, Drum Echoes, Inc.< Less
WHO'S YOUR DADDY? By Ray Mingo
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Now, here he lay, lifeless in front of me in a coffin, without the ability to redeem himself from the blunder of abandonment and to become the father he could have been — without the chance to... More > explain why. Death had robbed him of the chance to make right the wrong he had done to his children .I know now, as a father, I can hurt my children more in life than I can in death, because they will remember the quality of our interactions together. However, I also know that if a child is not hurt because of your death, you may have hurt them while you were alive.< Less
Two Due! A Twin Pregnancy Journal By Kellie Asaro
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Your journey through twin pregnancy is something you'll want to remember. This journal provides a simple, easy way to keep track of both your developing babies, as well as your own thoughts and... More > memories. Month to month format with additional pages for "Labor and Delivery" and "Twinformation" for when your twins are born. Space to add pictures too. You will enjoy having the journal as a keepsake or to compare other pregnancies you may have with singletons. Its convenient coil binding makes it easy to fill out. And, you can take it just about anywhere for making entries on the go.< Less
The Budget Notebook (Academic 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
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
The Homeschool Notebook (Weekly) By Mama's Notebooks
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The Homeschool Notebook by Mama’s Notebooks provides you with a convenient and efficient way to lay out unit or monthly school plans. Each planning chart gives you room to lay out nine... More > subjects, Monday-Friday. The chart boxes are made to have space for listing plans for more than one child. The rear section of the notebook has space for you to plan out schedules, chores and routines, track field trips, list resources and activities, keep wish lists, recap and brainstorm for next year—all in one notebook! Included are 52 week pages for families who homeschool year round or in case you just need a fresh sheet to rework one of your weeks. There’s plenty of space! Pages are not pre-dated so that you have maximum flexibility in customizing the notebook to your family’s needs.< Less
The Homeschool Notebook (Customizable Unit/Monthly) By Mama's Notebooks
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The Homeschool Notebook by Mama’s Notebooks provides you with a convenient and efficient way to lay out unit or monthly school plans. Each planning chart faces a calendar so that you can map... More > out what you are doing and then plan out when you are going to do it. Included is 15 month/unit planning pages. This notebook does not have subjects or categories filled into the planning chart and the lists are not titled. The rear section of the notebook has space for you to plan out schedules, chores and routines, track field trips, list resources and activities, keep wish lists, recap and brainstorm for next year—all in one notebook! This notebook is great for homeschoolers doing unit plans, whole month plans, eclectic homeschooling, and people schooling several little ones at once. It is a great way to plan and supplement a standard curriculum with extra subjects and activities.< Less
Family Finances at Your Fingertips: Your Family’s Go-to-Guide for Financial Documentation By Kimberly West
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Family Finances at Your Fingertips: Your Family’s Go-to-Guide for Financial Documentation will help you and your family to document your family’s important financial contact information... More > in one easy to use, central location. It is a practical, user-friendly workbook to record your family's basic financial information to keep on hand for day-to-day business or in case of an emergency.< Less
The Road Map to Senior Care By Stephen Andriko
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Author Stephen Andriko provides expert analysis that affords the reader a non-judgmental approach to navigate through the maze of confusion that surrounds this extremely sensitive subject. He... More > discusses various delivery means such as in-home care or out-of-home placement. Further, he discusses average costs for the various alternatives and offers resources that can help along the journey. The purpose of the book is to minimize the effects that painful emotion can have on the decision process.< Less
I'm in Charge! A Parenting Strategy to Help You Raise Happy and Cooperative Children By Megan Davis, Kathleen Todd
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In “I’m in Charge!” we created four children with typical characteristics to show how you can be in charge even if your child is hyperactive, has learning challenges, is strong... More > willed or sensitive. All of them have really great parents who are feeling lost and are finding new ways to help their children. They use the basics of the PPC Program-Coaching Strategies, Executive Functions of the Brain, Basics of the Brain, Developmental Stages and Temperament. The book highlights four challenging areas of parenting; Morning Madness, Homework Hassle, Dreaded Dinner Time and Bedtime Battles.< Less
Moms, Monsters, Media & Margaritas By Angela Williams Glenn
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Moms, Monsters, Media & Margaritas examines the perceptions and expectations of motherhood in our 21st Century digital world. Today’s social media world can send today’s mother on a... More > chase of supermom and leave her with moments of doubt and guilt for her choices and abilities. Each mother walks her own path with her children. Through a look at the different factors and influences of today’s world on motherhood, Moms, Monsters, Media & Margaritas will leave you with a humorous and inspirational look at the individual journey of motherhood that takes each of us from the girl we were to the woman we become.< 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
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
{Unexpected} By Jennifer Jacob
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{Unexpected} is a collection of stories that include real-life accounts from families who have received a diagnosis of Trisomy 21 (Down syndrome). Families from around the world share what it was... More > like for them to receive a prenatal, birth, or uniquely timed diagnosis, and those families with a potential but unconfirmed diagnosis share their experiences as well. Readers will follow along as the contributors describe the many facets of their diagnosis experience and the range of emotions that came with it. {Please visit www.missiont21.com for our stories and http://www.dsdiagnosisnetwork.org/ for additional support}< Less
For Ever For Always No Matter What By Cheryl Stouffer
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This is my journey of raising an adopted, bi-racial, ADHD, ODD, difficult child, and what God taught me through the journey. My prayer is, that on these pages, readers struggling through similar... More > circumstances will find the hope and strength to go the distance through their challenging circumstances.< Less
The Story of Baby Rabbit: A Resource to Help You Talk to Young Children About Miscarriage or Stillbirth By Graeme Smith et al.
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Graeme Smith, MD, PhD is a Professor and Head of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Queen’s University. He works with many families who have suffered a miscarriage or stillbirth. He has developed a... More > website (www.themothersprogram.ca) as a resource for women during pregnancy and after delivery. Sian Phillips, PhD is a Child Psychologist who is an adjunct professor at Queen’s University who specializes in working with interpersonal trauma and attachment issues. Jerri Oehler, PhD is a pediatric nurse/psychologist at the Carteret Clinic for Adolescents and Children affiliated with Duke University. She has a long history of working with families who have had a loss during pregnancy or postpartum. Malia Murphy is a PhD student at Queen’s University studying complications in pregnancy and their impact on maternal outcomes.< Less
Family Reunification Handbook By Malinda Davenport-Crisp, PhD
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Family Reunification: An Everyday Encounter assists families impacted by incarceration and/or reentry process where it is common to experience disconnect in relationships with loved ones. This book... More > strives to assist families in the difficult restoration and reunification process, increase a connection through education, and assist in building intrapersonal and interpersonal skills which are kin to learning to speak a new language. Be patient and practice these new skills in your class, support group or therapy session.< Less
Avoiding The Autism Trap By Portia C. Thomas, M.A., BCBA
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“Avoiding the Autism Trap” is an honest and practical guide to recovering your family from some of the most prominent impacts of raising a child with special needs. Every parent, every... More > teacher, and every therapist should have this straight forward and informative guide in the palms of their hands. New parents and seasoned parents alike will find the contents of this book both delightfully refreshing, simple, and well put. This book serves two main purposes: To empower families of children with special needs to live their best life, and to educate the world around those families. Avoid the “Autism Trap,” and take back control over your social life, your finances, and your marriage.< Less
The Unlikely Journey By Derek Stewart
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In the summer of 2008, 10 year old Coy Stewart shared his dream of becoming an actor with his parents. Their unwavering support of his dream changed the course of their lives...forever. Since that... More > summer, Coy has appeared in a regional commercial for CARQUEST, performed on stage as Travis Younger in A Raisin in the Sun, guest starred on an episode of A&E's hit drama The Glades, and become a regular cast member of the PBS award winning children's show, The Electric Company. In 2010, Coy was cast as Kevin Kingston-Persons on the TBS hit sitcom, Are We There Yet? The Unlikely Journey is the remarkable story of the Stewart family. Derek, Keisha, Coy, and Chayse. Follow them as they embark on an inspirational journey that will take them to places they never thought they would go and do things they never imagined they would do. Their true story is certain to inspire you and leave you believing that dreams do come true.< Less
Turning The Corner By Jeremiah Griffin, Melvia Wallace
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Turning the Corner chronicles the experiences of the authors who have worked with thousands of participants with multiple challenges, including early life trauma. The book highlights The Inner... More > Journey Training© model that they used to help participants get back on track with their lives. In preparing participants for living wage jobs, the authors used a holistic approach to address both the lack of employable skills as well as the emotional, educational, behavioral, psychological, and other issues that contribute to their lack of success. This included problem solving at work and home, shifting cultural paradigms, and addressing the behavioral issues and belief systems that prevent participants from getting and keeping employment. Turning the Corner has two purposes: (1) to help practitioners understand the mindset of the participants that they serve and (2) to provide effective intervention strategies that assist the hardest to serve population in leading successful lives.< Less