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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
Journey By Beverly Beske
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This is a true story of my journey in life as an adopted child from my present perspective as a grandmother, known as “Mammy”. I can now see the hand of my living God that has gently... More > held me throughout my entire life. Psalm 27: 9 -10 says it so well in the Living Bible: “You’ve always been right there for me; don’t turn your back on me now. Don’t throw me out, don’t abandon me; you’ve always kept the door open. My father and mother walked out and left me, but God took me in.”< Less
Motherhood: Not for the Weak By Jennifer White Gradnigo
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Madison illuminates her mother’s world. Some days, Jennifer White Gradnigo feels like Madison’s the only thing in her world. She wanted a child so badly before she met her husband that... More > she was in the process of adoption. When Madison came into their life, it truly was like Christmas. However, she didn’t fully realize how all-consuming motherhood would be for her. In Motherhood: Not for the Weak, Jennifer talks candidly about what she experienced during her pregnancy and in the weeks immediately after giving birth. She never heard about most of what she experienced from anyone, including her sisters. Once she started sharing the good, the bad, and the ugly about pregnancy, it seemed to make others feel comfortable enough to do the same. Jennifer shares honest reflections about her pregnancy, birth story, and the first few weeks postpartum.< Less
Social Work with Children and Families - Tutorial 10 By Keltik Excalibur
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Tutorial for: Q1. Describe some of the transitions involving loss and gain that can occur in families. Q2. What are the effects on families of children growing up? Q3. Describe how new families form.... More > Q4. Discuss how illness may affect the members of the family. Q5. Describe the impact of a person dying on other family members. Q6. Describe the impact of separation and divorce on children. Q7. Identify the skills you will have to develop to work with the family through the process of dying, death and bereavement. Q8. Explain the process of working with the family at times of dying, death and bereavement.< Less
A Labor With Love: A Dad's-To-Be Guide To Romance During Pregnancy By Leon Scott Baxter
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Not only are there physical, physiological, hormonal, and emotional changes in pregnancy. But, romance changes, too. Based on moms’, new moms’, and moms’-to-be responses, as well... More > as pregnancy professionals, A Labor With Love walks a man through each stage of pregnancy and shows him how to make his pregnant partner feel loved and cared for. A family is like a house, and Mom and Dad are the foundation. Before Baby arrives, to secure that the foundation is a strong and secure one, work needs to go into the relationship. Because once Junior makes his arrival, things can get a bit crazy. But, if Mom and Dad maintain a bonding and caring connection (which starts before delivery), the family unit will be a loving one. A Labor With Love is the book every dad-to-be needs to read and that every mom-to-be will buy for him. (151 pages)< Less
FINANCIAL ABUSE OF THE ELDERLY; A Detective's Case Files Of Exploitation Crimes By Joe Roubicek
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A sobering picture of the elderly exploitation epidemic that reveals legitimate issues with a true crime story line. The author is a Florida detective recognized as an expert investigator of... More > exploitation crimes who presents 11 shocking and factual investigations. He dispels the myths of this misunderstood crime while providing practical prevention advice.... How to recognize exploitation, expose exploiters and help them to incriminate themselves....Why you should not depend on the government for protection if you lose mental capacity.... Easy legal steps to take to prevent someone from emptying an elder's bank accounts. The author enlightens the reader with perspective through his first-hand investigative experiences.< Less
it's ok Eli By carol surber
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This is not your typical, "I am the parent of a special needs child" book. This is a copy of personal journal notes from birth to age 22 years, of a child born with Down syndrome. Unique,... More > as this child also has autism, non-medical catatonia and Bi-polar disorder. Fascinating, as symptoms of each disorder are recorded before diagnosis made. Shocking as agency's are exposed for the treatment he received. Heartwarming, as his mom allows us to experience her personal thoughts of her special child. Eli, born 33 years ago, a time when nothing was available to help with his needs, will allow the reader to believe in miracles and experience determination of any parent. Documents printed in book providing truth to the unbelievable stories published.< Less
Bipolar & Pregnancy By Donna Merrill
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It is estimated that 5.4 million adults in the US are diagnosed with bipolar. Yet, there is surprisingly little (or conflicting) information on treating women for bipolar during pregnancy in ways... More > that prevent birth defects. This guide, Bipolar and Pregnancy, is essential for anyone with bipolar who is pregnant or thinking about becoming pregnant. Donna Lynn Merrill, the author, writes candidly about her own experience with pregnancy and bipolar and how she almost lost custody of her child because of it. This is a practical guide full of useful tips to help develop good treatment plans for any person with a mental illness, but especially pregnant women with bipolar.< Less
Descendants of John & Rebekah Sog By Betty Rhodes
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This is book two on the Family History of the Soggs Family of Dartmouth Massachusetts. Only the covers are different - the contents are the same as book #1 at http://www.lulu.com/content/8220394
What happened? By Kathleen Legler
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What happened? A guide to help children understand the intact and circumcised penis.
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
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
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
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.
Up Past O'Clock! and other nonsensicals. By Jack & dad.
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Up Past O'Clock! is a collection of comedic excerpts from real-life conversations between a clever young boy and his heard-it-all-before parents. This hilarious coffee table read is sure to make you... More > laugh, and the proceeds help to cover the family's adoption costs.< Less
The Promise: The Story of an Adoptive Mother and a Support Worker By Christen Shepherd, Lisa Highfield
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When Christen Shepherd adopted four children from foster care she jumped into the treacherous waters of raising traumatized children. Because of mammoth tantrums, explosive rages, destroyed rooms,... More > and unending grief, the Shepherds enlisted the help of a Child and Youth Counselor, Lisa Highfield. The Promise is a raw and compelling memoir. It offers insight into the behaviours of adopted and foster children, gives hope to struggling families, and is a must-read for adoptive parents who are at a loss after bringing wounded children into the family.< Less
Animal Ballet By Susan B. Bailey
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Love ballet? Join 4 dancers and their ballet teacher in an imaginative animal ballet class adventure, as you explore and practice a variety of ballet movements, including: plie, pas de cheval, pas... More > de chat, and arabesque. As the ballet studio transforms into different settings, become a frog, a horse, a cat, and a swan. Then, bow and curtsy to thank your teacher and audience, with a reverence! Download your FREE Animal Ballet bonus songs that you can sing and dance to, and color away with FREE Animal Ballet bonus coloring pages...< 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
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 Budget Notebook (Academic Year) By Mama's Notebooks
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The Budget Notebook by Mama's Notebooks is designed to help you keep a household budget that is simple, easy, and accurate. It features charts for everything you’ll need to get your budget... More > under control, as well as a Notes section at the back with ample room for planning, organizing, writing reminder and to-do lists, and tallying up sums. www.mamasnotebooks.com< Less
The Boy Who Smiles with His Heart (A Moebius Syndrome Story) By Kiowana E. Phillips
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This is a story about a mother with a son born with Moebius Syndrome among other medical issues. Throughout this book, she takes you through the first 9 years of his life. Experiencing many... More > emotions as you read, each page will leave you wanting more. So take a journey through the eyes of this mother as she tells you about the boy who smiles with his ♥< 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
Family Finances at Your Fingertips: Your Family’s Go-to-Guide for Financial Documentation By Kimberly West
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Family Finances at Your Fingertips: Your Family’s Go-to-Guide for Financial Documentation will help you and your family to document your family’s important financial contact information... More > in one easy to use, central location. It is a practical, user-friendly workbook to record your family's basic financial information to keep on hand for day-to-day business or in case of an emergency.< Less
Adventures of a Runamuk Mom - The Early Years By Heather Dugdale
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This book is a collection of true confessions from a Runamuk mom. Heather Dugdale lives with her husband and three miniture versions of herself that she calls the Trifecta. Heather has a Juris... More > Doctor degree and is a professional certified fundraising executive. After moving to California (aka the Bar Exam Hell of the World) in 2000, Heather decided not to pursue a legal career, and instead volunteered for local local nonprofit organizations. She fell in love with that work and spent more than a decade working for some of the largest nonprofits in San Diego. In December 2010, Heather was given the "gift" of answering to THREE bosses (aka her children), rather than continue to work full time outside the home. Very quickly Heather learned all the dirty little secrets her stay at home mom friends never told her and in June 2011 she began chronicling her journey and the "family fun" she created through her blog, Recoveringworkingmom.com.< Less
A Spanking Good Relationship By Vicki Blue
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Vicki Blue has long been known on the Internet as one of the top experts on Domestic Discipline, adult relationships in which spanking goes beyond the erotic into the realm of "reality."... More > While not offered from a Christian perspective, Vicki's advice is essential for anyone considering this lifestyle. For couples interested in having a true domestic discipline relationship, Vicki has compiled eight of her basic essays into a book. It's thought provoking and practical advice on deciding whether this is really for you, and if it is, how to get it. Chapters Include: Foreward by Bethany Chapter 1: Why Domestic Discipline? Chapter 2: Winning the Shame Game Chapter 3: Spankings hurt; rules shouldn’t Chapter 4: He spanks me; he spanks me not. A case for patience Chapter 5: Your husband or your spanking demons: Who’s the boss? Chapter 6: Caring for your dominant mate Chapter 7: DD Discretion: The danger of going public Chapter 8: Broken Dreams: When he says “no”< Less