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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.
So, You're Living With An Addict By Kristine Scullin
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So, You're Living With An Addict is a Practical Guide for Family Members. This book addresses family concerns such as: What can I do to help my addict? What role can or should I play in my addict's... More > recovery? Where can I find help? The book also includes study questions for family members to ponder and journalize as they develop their own strategies for dealing with the addict in their family. These same study questions can be used as discussion topics for substance abuse counselors facilitating family treatment groups. So, You're Living With An Addict is written by Kris Scullin.< Less
Forever Connected: A Guide for Parents By Caitlin Koch
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The death of a parent is a frightening and deeply painful experience for the entire family. When a parent's death is anticipated, caregivers have a unique opportunity to help children say goodbye.... More > This guide offers caregivers over 50 simple, hands-on activities to help children of various ages build positive memories with a dying parent, communicate final farewells, and remain connected with a parent following his or her death.< Less
'Normal' is a Four Letter Word By Julie Ufema
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This memoir chronicles the hilarity and severity of raising two amazing little boys with dramatically different special needs. Within two weeks I was informed that my newborn had cerebral palsy and... More > my one year old was diagnosed with autism. I have an uncommonly tough but humorous approach to handling the tidal wave of responsibility that comes when navigating through the confusing and all consuming worlds of Medical Assistance, HIPAA and Early Intervention. This family could have been crushed beneath the weight of such adversity but the Ufemas have only grown stronger. We are an unconventional family living an unconventional life. We break rules and make rules. The boys’ progress has been nothing short of miraculous. On paper our story sounds tragic, but if you turn the first page or walk in our front door you will immediately be drawn into our beautifully, crazy lives. Sometimes, when you listen closely, you can hear the sound of life changing. Let it.< Less
Keys to Loving Relationships Workbook By Dr. Gary Smalley
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The workbook for the best-selling marriage videos of all time from Dr. Gary Smalley.
Where Did I Go Wrong? How Did I Miss the Signs? Dealing with Hostile Parenting & Parental Alienation By Joan Kloth-Zanard
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Where Did I Go Wrong? How Did I Miss The Signs? is a prevention and intervention resource tool for parents, courts, attorney's, counselors, agencies and anyone else who needs help with high conflict... More > divorce and relationships. From start to finish, this book talks about divorce, marriage, hostile aggressive parenting during and after a divorce, how to deal with this, and help the children to thrive. From cover to cover, this book is filled with information to help stop the snowball affect of high conflict divorce, hostile aggressive parenting, all of which leads to the psychological abuse of the children by destroying their relationship with one of their parents or another relative. It is the hope that this book can help prevent this abuse from happening and help these families to move forward in a healthy, positive and successful way. All proceeds from this book go to PAS Intervention, a 501(c)(3) non-profit.< Less
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
The Mad Adventures of a First-time Dad By Yashivan Govender
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Follow the journey of a new dad on the mad adventure of rebalancing work, family, and life in general while immigrating to a foreign country. With a fine disregard for the physical limitations of the... More > human body, Yashivan leaps head first not only into a new culture but into hands-on fatherhood as well. Wrestle through the paradigm shift of fatherhood as Yashivan confronts it with great respect, yet maintains his characteristic playfulness and optimism. In the global world we are now living in, Yashivan has proven that business to be run from anywhere on the planet. He has now taken this a step further, yet he still manages to balance a mobile phone in one hand, a baby in the other, a laptop on his knee and cinche that contract, literally! Based on a true story and written by three first time fathers. From the producers of FirstStep.me and Breaking Stereotypes comes an adventure set in the land of baby making…Bavaria!< Less
Love, Care, and Repair, A Juvenile Justice Case Management Training Manual By Barry S. McCrary Sr.
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The purpose of this juvenile justice workbook is to explore the current challenges in meeting the social developmental needs for youth in the juvenile justice system. This workbook will explore... More > strategies for addressing these challenges at a policy and practice level. The attempt to improve social developmental needs requires the promotion of a different perspective for juvenile justice workers moving from providing a service of managing behaviors toward learning about the offender in order to manage and address specific needs.< 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
Separate Prisons: A Reunification Guide for Families Impacted by Incarceration By Malinda Davenport-Crisp, PhD
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Separate Prisons: A Reunification Guide for Families Impacted by Incarceration is a hands-on resource during the reentry process where it is common to experience disconnect in relationships with... More > loved ones. This book strives to assist families in the difficult separation time, through the tricky restoration and reunification process. It can increase the degree of connection through education and practical guidance 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
Ten Moons: The Inner Journey of Pregnancy, Preparation for Natural Birth By Jane Hardwicke Collings
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Ten Moons – The Inner Journey of Pregnancy, Preparation for Natural Birth A unique guide to pregnancy and birth. Written by a homebirth midwife, mother and grandmother, this book gives the... More > power back to the woman to be the centre of her birthing universe, returning to her the keys to the long locked gates of the realm of feminine strength and the spiritual essence of birth. “The female body is designed for ecstasy—at menstruation, during lovemaking and giving birth. This book is your guide into the ecstasy and sacredness of birth. Full of love for everything that’s right about your amazing body as a woman, you’ll discover a wiser, more empowered approach to pregnancy and birth. It’s knowledge that should be every woman’s birthright…lets spread the word!” Alexandra Pope, author of ‘The Wild Genie: The Healing Power of Menstruation” and “The Woman’s Quest”< 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
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 Fantastic Amazing Story Titled “ ” By K. McCauley
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Memories are precious and should be recorded and preserved. In The Fantastic Amazing Story Titled “ ,” author K. McCauley offers a means to keep track of a child’s life from... More > birth to sixteen years old. With ample space for letters, photos, and journaling, this memory-keeping book provides a way to help children remember who they are, help them connect the pieces of their lives, and discover talents and patterns in their interests. Parents can assist children in recording everything from funny moments, to insightful words spoken, to major life events such as illnesses, awards received, travel memories, and much more. Allowing a child to create a bird’s eye view of their life, The Fantastic Amazing Story Titled “ ” preserves a host of memories and may inspire the child to design an amazing life filled with fun, excitement, and endless joy.< Less
Reparenting the Parent By Ashley Coleman- Green
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This manual teaches parents five simple skills in raising the whole child to be successful. Success is not something you reach when you get a big check on your job. Success is measured by attaining... More > dreams and goals and can be reached at any age. By reading this manual, you will acquire simple life skills to train your child to become who they were created to be.< 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
Autism: The Ultimate Survival Guide For Fathers By Charles J. Gowen
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Autism The Ultimate Survival Guide For Fathers is a must have for any father dealing with the challenges of raising an autistic child. This is a story of how one man changed his entire life around to... More > meet the needs of his autistic son Luke, This book is loaded with faith based tips that are sure to encourage all fathers of special needs children!< 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
When Tomorrow Starts Without Me By Lori Plegge
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Have you ever wanted to know what NOT to be when you grow up? Well this book is a prime example of that. They say once you are in a drug gang you never get out, this is true. Anthony was 19 years... More > old when he passed away. When Anthony was 17 years old he came to me and told me we needed to plan his funeral. I didn't bat an eye because at that age he had already been shot at and stabbed. He told me he didn't think he would live to be 18 years old and I agreed with him. That day we sat down and planned his funeral. He told me the song he wanted played at his funeral so I burned it to a CD and put it up until the day I would need it. Your child should NEVER come to you at such a young age and tell you that the two of you need to plan their funeral based on the choices they are making in life. My biggest fear was that when Anthony died his body would never be found and I would never get to tell him bye. My son ended up dying in my arms and that was such a blessing to me.< Less
From the Mind of Ethan By Ethan Hysjulien, Kristen Hysjulien
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From the Mind of Ethan - Ethan Hysjulien lives with his mother, his father, his brother, his sister, and the two family dogs. He has an interesting mind, filled with action, adventure,... More > philosophies, and answers to life's many questions. What results is a lot of funny stories and "Ethanisms". This is a collection of them from ages 4 to 8.< Less
Next Time I'll Raise Chickens II By John Coburn
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The endearing story of a mother and father raising sixteen children, with the trials and triumphs encountered along the way.
WHO'S YOUR DADDY? By Ray Mingo
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There is a cause that has the power to change the course of our society, heal the ills of our communities, and determine the future of our very existence. It is a cause of great significance, but its... More > significance is being weakened by the prison system, capitalism, social genocide, irresponsibility, and absenteeism. Yet the power of this cause remains unmatched, unmistakable, and irreplaceable; its effects are certain and irrefutable.< Less