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How to Love Your Kids : More Than You Hate That Man By Kim B. Miller
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This guide is for parents, children and family members. When parents are having problems sharing custody everyone is affected. Parent alienation and extended family limitation are real issues. Don't... More > let them consume your family. This book talks about Kim's life; how she ended up divorced and the struggles she went through. This is a personal journey that we all can learn from. Love is as powerful as we make it!< Less
Leave Your Footprints Along The Way By Carolyn Viens
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One of the hardest things for mothers to do is to share their hopes, values, and life’s lessons with their teenage daughters. Written as a workbook, 'Leave Your Footprints Along The Way' helps... More > mothers discuss these important topics, in an easy to use format. Each chapter provides an opportunity for mothers to write their own thoughts, and share their individual views with their daughter. In turn, your daughter can write her thoughts in private. This book will help you find the right words and the right time to communicate what’s important to you.< Less
Prenatal Promises: A Nine Month Devotional for Expectant Mothers By Jennifer Pruszinski
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Nine months of scripture, reflections and prayers focused on God's promises for expectant mothers.
For Our Own Good: The Politics of Parenting in an Ailing Society By Erica Etelson
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For Our Own Good examines the psycho-social and political repercussions of prevailing approaches to child-rearing. Learn why warm and nurturing parents produce secure, altruistic children who go on... More > to form progressive political beliefs while the children of punitive, authoritarian parents are bound by fear and shame to support right-wing causes and candidates. If you've ever wondered how big a role parenting plays in shaping personality and the political and cultural values of the broader society, this book is a must read.< 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
Keeping The Flames Burning Before and After Til Death Do Us Part By Donna Marie Walker-Morton
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No one wants to be in an unhappy marriage,nor do they want to get divorced.Don't give the devil the final word in your marriage by throwing in the towel.Prayerfully you will give him a headache as... More > you work on what God has put together through the findings of self,mate and a renewing of your love.< Less
Yes My Kid! Addiction and Other Things You Cannot Fathom By John Michael Weber
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Yes My Kid is a program developed by IBE Ministries, Inc. that has helped those with loved ones addicted to drugs and alcohol. This book gives instruction on how to navigate the troubled waters of... More > addiction.< Less
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
{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
Homes of Honor Parenting Workbook By Gary Smalley
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Parents can better learn how to raise their children when they can discuss their strengths and weaknesses with other parents. This series has 8 sessions with over 4 hours of teaching by Gary Smalley... More > and includes a workbook and the book.< 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
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
Autism: The Potential Within: The PLAY Project Approach to Helping Young Children with Autism By Richard Solomon, MD
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Every parent wants to discover the potential within his or her child. For parents of children with autism, The PLAY Project can help. Autism: The Potential Within describes the journey of Jacob... More > Grant – a composite of all young children with autism – and his family as they learn The PLAY Project approach. The book follows Jacob along the path from early diagnosis until entry into kindergarten. Through a series of office visits, “Dr. Rick” empowers Jim and Julie Grant to be Jacob’s best play partners. He also guides them on how to use Jacob’s misbehavior – tantrums in public, sibling rivalry, picky eating and sleep problems – to help him learn appropriate behavior and social skills. Over time, Jacob moves from nonverbal to constantly talking, and from self-isolation to being warmly connected. Based on scientific research and decades of practice, this guide provides parents and professionals with a new way of working and interacting with young children with autism.< Less
365 Caregiving Tips: Practical Tips from Everyday Caregivers By Trish Hughes Kreis et al.
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The authors have different caregiving experiences but share a common bond: a strong sense of advocacy and a desire to help others while having a little fun! We know that caregiving is tough -... More > emotionally, physically, spiritually and intellectually. We also know it can be rewarding and full of love, surprises and adventure. Sometimes we laugh, cry or scream but always we advocate and always we support each other. We want to support you, too. 365 Caregiving Tips: Practical Tips from Everyday Caregivers is the beginning of a series of books created with the intent of helping others through their caregiving journey. The tips are practical because as caregivers, we have to be practical. We have to make the most of our limited time, money and energy and these tips are designed with those limited resources in mind. Read one tip a day or enjoy them all at once. Our hope is that by sharing these tips your caregiving day will be easier and your load a little lighter.< Less
Keeping Kyrie By Emily Christensen
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How much can a life change in just five years? For Emily Christensen, that span began with her conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and ended with the adoption of six... More > children with special needs. But the highs and lows between those two points are almost too hard to believe: enduring cochlear implant surgeries, meeting and marrying the man of her dreams, grieving the death of both of her parents, becoming a chaplain, and fostering more than seventy children. At the core of the story is an account of her ongoing efforts to save the life of her youngest daughter, Kyrie (pronounced keer-ree-ay). Born with captivating eyes and a full head of curly hair, Kyrie also came into the world with Pierre Robin Sequence, a disorder where her lower face and airway were not properly formed. First as a foster mom and then as an adoptive mother, Christensen has fought her way just to help her daughter breathe.  < Less
Keeping Kyrie By Emily Christensen, with , Nathan Christensen
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How much can a life change in just five years? For Emily Christensen, that span began with conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and ended with the adoption of six children... More > with special needs. In KEEPING KYRIE, she shares the equally astonishing events in between: cochlear implant surgeries, marrying the man of her dreams, the loss of both of her parents, ovarian cancer, and fostering more than seventy children. At the heart of the story is her heroic efforts to save the life of her youngest daughter, Kyrie, who was born with Pierre Robin Sequence, a disorder where her lower face and airway were not properly formed. As a foster mom and then adoptive mother, Christensen has fought red tape and made tremendous sacrifices to help her daughter breathe. A real-life page-turner, this memoir abounds with tears and laughter, surprising insights into our relationship with God, and hope for surviving those seasons of trial that come to everyone.< Less
The Mask By Dr. Michael Burcham
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I have written this book to honor my son Ryan, and to share my journey of grief after losing him. The weight of sadness is often too heavy for conversation; so I’ve tried to share my feelings... More > in poetry and thoughts. Love never dies - neither will my grief. But with grace, it is teaching me to be a better man. I’ve made a conscious choice to embrace grief; To reflect on its lessons as I write about the journey. These are my thoughts from my first year of loss. I never knew I had so many tears.< Less
Supervision in Child and Youth Care Practice By James Freeman, Grant Charles, Thom Garfat
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Supervision in Child and Youth Care Practice Grant Charles, James Freeman and Thom Garfat - editors ISBN 978-1-928212-22-5 (ebook) Published: December 2016 Pages: 126 Dimensions: 6 x 9 inches
Managing Multiple Children By Jerri B
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This book is about the journey of a mother parenting six children. She tells her story, from her perspective. She speaks of disbelief, faith, growth, and fortitude. Her story will make you smile,... More > laugh, and even empathize with her journey of motherhood.< Less
Penelope and Kylee's PB&J Party "Special Edition" By Shonjrell Ladner
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Special hardback edition. Mrs. PBJ, Penelope Butterjelly, wants to be the best homemaker, while being a successful entrepreneur! She represents all women with this issue in daily life. How can she... More > be fashion forward, inspired, and a successful business woman, and above all the best mother she can be, with so little time? Join Mrs. PBJ and her daughter, Kylee Butterjelly, as they experience their first PB&J Party and find the solution to her problems!< Less
Penelope and Kylee's PB&J Party By Shonjrell Ladner
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Mrs. PBJ, Penelope Butterjelly, wants to be the best homemaker, while being a successful entrepreneur! She represents all women with this issue in daily life. How can she be fashion forward,... More > inspired, and a successful business woman, and above all the best mother she can be, with so little time? Join Mrs. PBJ and her daughter, Kylee Butterjelly, as they experience their first PB&J Party and find the solution to her problems!< Less
Intersection of Where To and Which Way By Edward Slater
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The intersection of your instincts, intuition, education, and beliefs lies in an accessible location, but sometimes an exhaustive search is necessary in order to find it. This book is intended to jog... More > and jar your mind and to encourage you to think critically how your family history meshes with your dreams. There's a connection. You can learn a lot about yourself and your potential if you ask "which way?"< Less
Raising Sydney By Christian Smith
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Do you feel stuck remembering the wisdom your parents taught you? Now that it’s your turn to raise your daughter, do you find yourself going through the motions and doing it (for better or... More > worse) the way you were raised? In, Raising Sydney, A Dads Book Of Wisdom For The First 18 Years, motivational writer Christian Smith talks straight about laying a foundation for raising a daughter and how to live the legacy you want to leave. A father of two and foster parent to over a dozen children in need, Christian writes for his daughter and shares the greatest lessons in fife. Through stories, humor and dozens of practical tips, he shows a path for living a fruitful life for his daughter as well as future generations. If you are raising a daughter, you control the life’s lessons you teach her. If you want to see how to make them stick so your daughter will be able use those lessons her whole life, this book is for you.< 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
Where Have All The Milkmen Gone? By Mark Neary
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This is the story of one year in the life of an autistic man, his family and friends as they navigate their way through Planet Social Care.