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Keep It Together Man By Rick Daynes
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Marriage, children, money, and everyday battles take their toll on any parent. This book navigates a clear path through the roller coaster of life. Get ready to laugh, cry, and be motivated by... More > author, Rick Daynes, the keeping-it-real father of five, three of whom have special needs.< 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
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
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
MY HUSBAND MY HERO By Mandrine W. Ireri
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Mrs. Ireri trusts and anticipates that her book will encourage ordinary women to know that they are capable of writing a book about their life experience with their spouses. Their daily mundane... More > experience together will be the source of the material to write. This will also encourage them to learn and practice to keep journal. The hidden life experience for any couple is hidden wealth. She invites them to come out of their cache and join the club of women authors.< Less
Baby Sing & SIGN PARENT GUIDE By Anne Meeker
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BABY SING & SIGN is a wonderful, sensory-rich way to teach and practice key sign language vocabulary with hearing babies and toddlers. Sign language is a proven way to jump start language and... More > provide little ones with important communication skills to express their wants and needs before they are able to speak. We use the child's preferred activities -- music and play -- to engage families in language learning. The program is great "baby brain food" and fun and easy for the entire family. The Parent Guide gives families all the tools they need to be successful teaching baby sign and supporting their child's emerging language.< Less
Marriage Discussions Tips By Rev. Dr. Stephen Ireri
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MARRIAGE DISCUSSIONS TIPS The most common of all marriages challenges is discussion which opens the way to the real communication dynamic successes. The secret of passionate lifelong marriage is the... More > ability to adapt and manage daily discussions. This book is geared to providing the basic ingredients that marriage couples need to sustain the spark in their marriage love relationships. These are the discussions which build the couples. Dr. Ireri tells couple never to engage in discussing others. He says that couples have no business in the affairs of other people: and to know how easily a slip of the tongue can cause problems in marriage. Lastly, he maintains that for the couple to build a close lifelong marriage relationship giving time to each other on a regular basis is crucial.< 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
Groundbreaking Interventions: Working with Traumatized Children, Teens and Families in Foster Care and Adoption By Jeanette Yoffe, M.F.T.
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A book of 16 interventions designed to teach new and imaginative ways for working with traumatized children in foster care and adoption and their families. Groundbreaking Interventions provides a... More > wide variety of play-based methodologies that have been successful in working with children over the age of five in foster care and adoption.< Less
BEBÉS BIEN AJUSTADOS By Dr Jennifer Barham-Floreani
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Descubra información bien documentada y de fácil lectura por parte de la Dra. Jennifer acerca: - Mejorar la fertilidad - Cuidado personal durante el embarazo - Cubrir sus necesidades... More > físicas y emocionales - Técnicas para aliviar el dolor en el parto - Cómo tener un parto seguro y natural - La lactancia materna, las fórmulas y el cólico - Primera nutrición para bebés - Consejos para la pareja y equipo de parto - Minimizar las toxinas nocivas - Alternativas a los fármacos - Cómo guiar el desarrollo de su hijo - Hábitos saludables en la dieta familiar - Y MUCHO más...< Less
Welcome to The Peace Zone At Home By Jayne Donato Dempsey
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Experience the awesomeness of a home filled with Positive Energy!! For children who enjoy The Peace Zone in their schools, this is the perfect addition to continue The Peace Zone at home. It fulfills... More > the promise to our parents who asked, "When will there be a book for Peace Zone at Home?"< 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
Brown Babies Pink Parents By Amy Ford
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Brown Babies, Pink Parents is a real world guide for White parents who are raising Black children. Author Amy Ford is the adoptive mother of three African American daughters, with first-hand... More > experience of the challenges of transracial parenting. She addresses a multitude of concerns including basic skin and hair care, racial socialization, accepting white privilege, and ways to celebrate the diversity of your family.< 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
The Adoptive Parent Toolbox By Mike Berry, Kristin Berry
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Sharing insights and real-life stories from the adoption journey, The Adoptive Parent Toolbox is designed to be a guide to any stage of the journey, whether you are thinking about adoption, just... More > starting the process, or thinking about starting all over again. Each chapter delivers real-life perspectives from the Berry’s 14-year journey as well as the advice and wisdom of hundreds of other families who have adopted both internationally and domestically. Everything from what to expect when you first begin the process, to handling difficult adoptions, the different costs involved, to post adoption advice when it comes to trauma or attachment issues. The Adoptive Parent Toolbox is a comprehensive guide to just about any aspect on the adoption journey.< Less
"In His Image"...Fatherless to Fatherhood By Norris Thomas
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Speaker and Author Norris Thomas shares his journey of overcoming homelessness and chasing his professional football dream in search of the father that he never knew to become the father he always... More > wanted. Norris chronicles the void of not knowing his biological father and how coaches, mentors, and the kindness of others helped him to navigate life in becoming a father himself. You will be inspired to pursue your dreams and purpose while being called to action, as he addresses the importance of a positive male voice in the lives of those who are looking to fill the same void as he had. This story will make you laugh and cry, but ultimately you will be motivated to, "Stand in the Tunnel."< 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
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.
Jewish, Christian, Chewish or Eschewish? Interfaith Marriage Pathways for the New Millennium By Reeve Robert Brenner
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This book, Jewish, Christian, Chewish, or Eschewish, provides a guide for several categories of readers among whom are interfaith couples - as well as their families and loved ones - who have not yet... More > decided which direction they want to go, which of several pathways is best for them. Single-parent families, blended families, gay and lesbian couples raising families and adoptive families more than likely will also find that they have been invaluably aided and advised in the decisions they must make by the discussions relevant to their best interests. Intra-married, mixed-married, mitzvah-married, and intermarried husbands and wives who need to explore more deeply the decisions they have already made - Jewish, Christian, Muslim, or whatever. The differences among them, the several marriage classifications as well as the various religious classifications - are defined and carefully examined.< 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
Don't Sweat the Small Stuff By Marie Frost
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Back in print, this best seller by Marie Frost is as useful and fun to read as when it was first published in 1973. Mrs. Frost presents dozens of scenarios filled with wise observations and biblical... More > insights.< Less
When I Was Little By C. Faherty Brown
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Growing up doesn't really stop at any age. Do you catch yourself reflecting on lessons both learned and missed out on? Welcome to some 'when I was little' reminiscing and thoughts.