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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
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.
Backyard Adventures - A Family Book for All Ages By Joseph Gonzáles
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ID# 14246476. An ePub for the entire family to use as a guide for enjoying and discovering what is in your backyard. Color photographs, easy reading and big letters. At first you don’t see... More > much, a fence, a tree and maybe a bird. But when you take some time to really look closely at different areas of your back yard you will find a gold mine of entertainment. To name just a few: Birds, animals, trees, plants, bugs, daytime sky, nighttime sky, bees, butterflies, grass, snow, leaves, sounds of dogs barking, cars, planes, silence, wind, outside furniture, houses, a place to play, eat, rest, relax, think, write and spend time with family and friends. There is more but you must take the time to find them and enjoy what you have.< 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
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
Laws of Life: For Mothers By Patty James
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This book is for every mother, whether by giving birth or by adoption, by heart’s desire or unexpected, married mom or single mom. Motherhood comes in many dimensions. Like any mom I always... More > wanted to do everything right concerning my children...< Less
Let's Let Kids Do Something Big By Anthony Recenello
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Teaching parents to utilize the passion children have for life in a way that brings value to the world.
Me and My Mom By Frances Gilbert
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Autobiography of Frances Gilbert detailing her life through the depression and raising a family in the South Pacific
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
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 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
Tuned-In Family: How to Cope, Communicate and Connect in a Digital World By Elaine Young
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Digital technologies are everywhere. They're a significant part of our lives and our children's lives. An engaging parenting guide, this book is based around the digital philosophy that holding... More > conversations about technology use in families is essential. Deciding individual comfort levels and boundaries in an online world needs to be expressed through communicating values among family members. It is also important to understand the purpose and context of digital tools online so they can be used safely and smartly by children, teens and adults alike.< Less
Still Standing...Because They Lived By Katy Larsen
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STILL STANDING…Because They Lived is the sister book to the first compilation entitled Because They Lived {a collection of little lives that changed the world}. Read through the stories of... More > Still Standing Magazine Contributors as they share their loss and they share their hope to those who have suffered Pregnancy & Infant Loss and/or the loss of a child. Included within these pages you will find art, poetry and prose spoken from the very soul of its author. You will find striking loss and glistening hope...because they lived. You will find strength in the words that we ARE STILL STANDING...Because they lived. becausetheylivedblog.com stillstandingmag.com sotrshop.com< 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
Simply Unexpected By Jennifer Jacob, Joelle Kelly
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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 birth diagnosis. Readers will follow along as the contributors describe the many facets of their diagnosis experience and the range of emotions that came with it.< Less
Expecting the Unexpected By Jennifer Jacob, Joelle Kelly, Lauren Ochalek
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{Expecting the 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... More > what it was like for them to receive a prenatal or a potential, but unconfirmed, diagnosis. Readers will follow along as the contributors describe the many facets of their diagnosis experience and the range of emotions that came with it.< 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
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
{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