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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
The Partner's 20 Minute Guide By The Center for Motivation and Change
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The Partner's 20 Minute Guide helps spouses 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 partner has been using substances and when he has NOT been using; Getting more of what you want to see from your partner 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 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
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
Peacemaking: Family Activities for Justice and Peace, Vol. 1, Facing Challenges and Embracing Possibilities By Jacqueline Haessly
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Peacemaking: Family Activities for Justice and Peace, consists of two volumes. Vol. 1, Facing Challenges and Embracing Opportunities, integrates theory and practical advice for families, educators,... More > and community leaders on eight themes. Vol. 2, Examining Values, Developing Skills, and Acting for Peace in the Family, the Community, and the World, includes a variety of family activities: some light and lively and some that encourage deeper reflection on each of these eight themes. Each volume includes a section devoted to Interfaith Prayer Services, as well as a Resource Guide and Bibliography. The activities can be adapted for people of all ages.< Less
Peacemaking: Family Activities for Justice and Peace, Vol. 2 By Jacqueline Haessly
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Peacemaking: Family Activities for Justice and Peace, consists of two volumes. Vol. 1, Facing Challenges and Embracing Opportunities, integrates theory and practical advice for families, educators,... More > and community leaders on eight themes. Vol. 2, Examining Values, Developing Skills, and Acting for Peace in the Family, the Community, and the World, includes a variety of family activities: some light and lively, some that foster personal discovery, and some that encourage deeper reflection on each of these eight themes. Each volume includes a section devoted to Interfaith Prayer Services, as well as a Resource Guide and Bibliography. The activities can be adapted for people of all ages.< Less
Connecting With Young Children: Educating the Will By Stephen Spitalny
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A guide to the world of the young child, this book is an amazing resource for developing capacities for true connecting with young children as a support to their own development.
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
The China Cabinet By Michelle Metje
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The China Cabinet is a series of short stories written from the perspective of a modern woman. It tells of a woman's struggles as well as successes. Michelle Metje is a Consultant that works with... More > individuals and companies who, like herself, are committed to professional and personal growth.< Less
Loving the Pregnant You Companion Journal By Amy Riley
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Loving the Pregnant You Companion Journal. This journal is designed to be used with your copy of the Loving the Pregnant You book. There are "Check Ins" throughout the Loving the... More > Pregnant You. ("Check Ins" pose open-ended inquiries for you to answer. These are opportunities for you to step away from the stories you just read and consider what you most want to do, think, or consider in regards to an aspect of pregnancy.) This journal contains all the "Check Ins" and gives you additional space to write, reflect, brainstorm, cross out, create.... journal.< 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
I Love You Mom.......See You In Heaven By Paul Swanson
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A son's story of what he learned through his Mom's battle with cancer and her death.
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
{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
I'm Your Parent Not Your Friend By Stefanie King
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This book's content is intended for all who are parents, potential parents, or caregivers of young people. Today's society offers many avenues for our children, some not as positive as we would like.... More > It is time for us as parents to take our children back from the world and raise them ourselves. The best way to do this is through discipline, love, and consistency. "Raise a child the way he/she should go.."< Less
For Ever For Always And 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
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
Warthogs Don't Waste By Marika Lee Connole
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A young warthog learns to be a happy, healthy eater when a dream confirms his parent's teaching! The STORY: This book can be enjoyed just for the story, or can be used as a learning opportunity. The... More > story is designed so that a non-reading child can help a reader “read” the story by saying the words the little pictures represent along with the words that the reader reads. The Discussion QUESTIONS/TIPS for parents: After the story there is a list of questions that can be discussed to better understand the message of the story. The parenting tips offer practical, useful advice in dealing with the picky eaer. The ACTIVITIES/GAMES: This book, and other books in this series, has pictures, activities, and/or games that can be used to reinforce the lesson of the story. The story can be used as part of a Family Home Evening time, a parent/child learning time, individual reading enjoyment, for classroom or other use.< Less
An Affair Worth Remembering With Huntington's Disease By Debbie Pausig
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Huntington's Disease is a progressive, life stripping hereditary disease for which there is no cure. LOVE is the most powerful medicine available in living with and caring for a person at-risk and... More > in the throws of it. This is a Love Story that illustrates how a marriage and a family can live, survive and thrive with an illness. Humor, frustration and sadness are just a few emotions experienced by the reader. True Love prevails as this disease bruises and batters a family's spirit. Many gifts are discovered during times of illness. Incurable love and intimacy are two such gifts. This book speaks to at least three communities, those affected by Huntington's Disease or any chronic, progressive or terminal illness; the spiritual community, those who find strength through faith in the most trying moments; and the therapeutic community, those who treat individuals, couples and families affected by illness.< Less
Lessons from Petie By David Smoot
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A father's life stories impart valuable lessons and values to his four sons.
Teaching Your Child: Guide to Learning By Nicole & Nathan Bills
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TAKE ADVANTAGE OF PROVEN STRATEGIES THAT HELP YOU IDENTIFY STUDENT’S LEARNING STYLES AND HOW YOU CAN BEST TAKE ADVANTAGE OF YOUR CHILDREN’S UNIQUE LEARNING ABILITIES HELP YOUR FAMILY GET... More > THE MOST OUT OF HOMESCHOOLING AND GIVE YOUR KIDS THE BEST EDUCATION POSSIBLE.< Less
The Single Parent's Guide: Part 1 By Nikki Evette
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Being a parent is both wonderful and challenging. Accepting the role as a single parent comes with tough issues and life-changing decisions. In The Single Parent's Guide: Part 1, author Nikki Clark... More > applies timeless strategies and principles that provide a guide to help improve self-image, build relationships, achieve goals and much more. The Single Parent's Guide: Part 1 is a practical guide that helps develop effective relationships and structure for you and your child. The Single Parent's Guide: Part 1 will help establish peace and order in your everyday routine while creating long term goals for you and your child in every area of your life.< Less
The Single Parent's Guide: Part 1 By Nikki Evette
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Being a parent is both wonderful and challenging. Accepting the role as a single parent comes with tough issues and life-changing decisions. In The Single Parent’s Guide: Part 1, author Nikki... More > Evette applies timeless strategies and principles that provide a guide to help improve self-image, build relationships, achieve goals and much more. The Single Parent’s Guide: Part 1 is a practical guide that helps develop effective relationships and structure for you and your child. The Single Parent’s Guide: Part 1 will help establish peace and order in your everyday routine while creating long term goals for you and your child in every area of your life.< Less
Adoption By Mel Friesen
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Adoptive parents share the difficulties, motivations, and blessings of adoption.