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Learning the Dance of Attachment By Holly van Gulden
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Learning the Dance of Attachment, An Adoptive/Foster Parent's Gude to Nurturing Healthy Development, is a child development guide specifically written for adoptive and foster parents. It explains... More > the normal stages of childhood emotional development and contrasts it with disfunctional behaviors caused by early life deprivation and abuse. This book is helpful as a training tool for potential foster and adoptive parents. Parents already facing frustrating and unexplained behaviors can read this guide to understand the causes of their child's misbehavior and learn tecniques to overcome problems. Child welfare professionals should use The Dance of Attachment as a support tool for clients and families.< Less
7 Successful Principles for Single Mothers Raising Sons By Antonio D. Anderson
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7 SUCCESSFUL PRINCIPLES FOR SINGLE MOTHERS RAISING SONS IS A PRACTICAL TOOL THAT ALL SINGLE MOTHERS CAN APPLY TO THEIR FAMILY. THE AUTHOR INTENTLY TAKES 7 PRINCIPLES THAT A YOUNG 16-YEAR-OLD SINGLE... More > MOTHER USED IN RAISING HIM AND SHARES THEM WITH OTHER SINGLE MOTHERS TO BUILD STRONG SUCCESSFUL FAMILIES. EACH CHAPTER IN THE BOOK TAKES A DIFFERENT PRINCIPLE AND EXPOUNDS ON IT, DISSECTS THE WAY WE ARE RAISING OUR SONS AND PROVIDES POSITIVE OUTCOMES IN ORDER TO RAISE SONS THAT ARE SUCCESSFUL AND THRIVING. THIS QUICK EASY READ WILL NOT ONLY GIVE YOU 7 SUCCESSFUL PRINCIPLES BUT IT WILL PROVIDE THE TOOLS YOU NEED TO HELP LAY OUT A PATH OF SUCCESS FOR YOUR FAMILY.< Less
Loving You, Thinking of You, Don't Forget to Pray: Selected Letters, Poems, and Writings By Jacqueline L. Jackson
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A wonderful look at the encouraging and motivating letters from a mother to her son during his darkest hour. Jacqueline L. Jackson is loving, supporting, witty, and very descriptive in the letters... More > she writes her son daily in her efforts to let him know he is not alone. She wants him to know he is loved, supported, and covered in prayer every day. Jesse L. Jackson, Jr states, "the letters from his mom kept him going." This book should be the blueprint to guide families with family members in peril on how to support each other.< 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
The Minded Brain By Paul Baker
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This is an exciting new take on lesson plans in the classroom! This textbook includes 1 years worth of lesson plan templates!
The Vosler's Nest: 45 Short Stories of Faith, Hope and Encouragement By Rich Vosler
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A single father of 9 children shares his journey of faith, hope and encouragement as a young parent and then through the loss of his wife.
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
Bags of Apples, Oranges, Nuts and Hard Candy By Judy Johnson
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The thread of a Mother's life runs through the story of Bags of Apples, Oranges, Nuts and Hard Candy. Her life, unusual during a different era is based in the mountains of Virginia and Kentucky. ... More > The real life characters that crossed the Family's path and the family members are full of personality. A wealth of loving, human, family interaction makes the past jump out in the reading. Through the eyes of all readers a story unfolds that educates how a large family lived in the harsh, beautiful, Appalachian coal-mining area of Kentucky.< Less
Wise Adoptive Parenting: When Kids Struggle to Adopt Their Parents By Ron Nydam, PhD
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A guide for adoptive families that find themselves struggling. Gentle yet realistic words bring hope-filled encouragement and down-to-earth insight for parents who may be struggling with the... More > under-belly of adoption. The author, an experienced and empathetic therapist specializing in issues of adoptive development, weaves threads of relinquishment, adoption, and parenting challenges into a practical, honest tapestry rich in worth, love, and belonging. Adoptees and their two sets of parents receive voice and will feel understood and empowered. Families will discover new ways of being together, and caregivers will gain clinical insight in this book, a valuable addition to resources available to all who are touched by relinquishment and adoption.< 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
Honor Your Father and Your Mother By Dr. Alvin Low
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What does it mean to honor your father and your mother? How do you observe the 5th commandment? Is it relevant today?
Birth Movement: How To Use the Birth Sling, Squat Bar, Birth Ball, and Positions for Your No-to-low Intervention Hospital Birth By Jun-Nicole Matsushita
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Birth Movement is an instructional photo book. Each page features a position with color photographs taken in a hospital labor and delivery room; a code for appropriate use: laboring, pushing,... More > epidural, narcotic; and a description with instructions for the execution of the position This book is for pregnant women and their birth partners, doulas, midwives, nurses, childbirth educators, and obstetricians to learn how to use movement, positions and birth tools such as the birth sling, birth ball, and squat bar to support natural and low intervention childbirth in the hospital setting. The foreword is written by Katherine Parker Bryden.< Less
Broken Family Bonds: Poems and Stories From Victims of Parental Alienation 2nd Edition By Joan Kloth-Zanard
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Parental Alienation is psychological abuse when one parent deliberately destroys the relationship between the children and the other parent or grandparent. This book is dedicated to all the families... More > who suffer from the abuse of Parental Alienation. PAS is a form of domestic violence perpetrated using psychological abuse. The stories and poems are real. The people are real. The hurt and anger are real. Let’s not forget this and work to intervene early with prevention and intervention so we can stop PAS from harming any more families.< Less
A Meadowlark Sings By Larry L Hatfield
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“Dad, the biopsy came back . . . it’s malignant!” The silence between them felt like a vacuum, an instantaneous void created in the long-distance phone space that separated them.... More > The shock of her words threatened to implode Terry’s mind; his brain seemed to shrink to a crushing, single point upon the word malignant. When he finally spoke, his usual articulate speech came out as fumbled mush that even he couldn’t understand. Thus begins the life-numbing three-year journey shared by Marti, an energized, independent mid-twenties daughter, and Terry, her fumbling, beleaguered father. Through a parent’s eyes, we experience Marti’s intense struggles throughout the tortured scourge of her chemotherapies, radiation, and two bone marrow transplant therapies. As his precious daughter fights to survive, Terry’s anguished, helpless depression finds him recalling his sometimes-traumatic youthful experiences during his upbringing on a post-war Minnesota family subsistence farm.< Less
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
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
Pregnancy, A Man's Survival Guide By Mark Staneart
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Most books about pregnancy are targeting the mommy-to-be (understandably). This book talks to the guys. And doesn't use too many words to get the point across. Being a new mom, anticipating the... More > new arrival of the precious gift can be a little scary. Being a new dad, seeing the changes that take place in this beautiful woman you love can be, well, terrifying. This 40 page book will give the guy what he needs in order to get through it. This book was formerly titled "Helpful Advice for Expectant Dads from a Father of 10"< 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
Our Family Histories By Norman Jackson
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The book describes the history of my life and the life of I my wife Jill until her untimely death in 1999. It also describes the histories of our families.
Overhome Jason Holloman And Martha Brown Holloman Six Generations of Their Descendants By Charlie D Roberts Jr et al.
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A prevalent curiosity among humans focuses on their kin and where they fit among their kinsfolks. Some answers can be found rather easily while others require sifting, meticulously, through... More > collections of records and listening to, comparing, and verifying oral histories. Holloman Family members whose deep roots are in Southampton County, Virginia will find answers to their questions in OverHome -- Jason Holloman and Martha Brown Holloman, Six Generations of Their Descendants. This recorded journey has continued since the 19th century.< Less
THE PARENTS GUIDE FOR THE TRANSMISSION OF DESIRED QUALITIES TO OFFSPRING, AND CHILDBIRTH MADE EASY. (1848) By MRS. HESTER PENDLETON
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This is a classic reprint of the original 1848 edition. A part of Americana that goes into great detail, and delves into interesting topics concerning parenthood.
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
Ado Sassen By Geert Sassen
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Pictures of our son Ado Sassen up till April 2017. This book is primarily intended for family and friends.
Pass It On By Antonio Alfred
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Passing on of Biblical Knowledge and Understanding from Parents to Children: Discover how parents can pass on the knowledge of God and biblical understanding to their children. Parents can equip... More > their children to deal with and overcome the world, sin in the flesh, and the devil. Christian parents can learn to train up their children God’s way and minimize the unnecessary consequences that children often suffer.< Less
Agile Kids By Shirly Ronen-Harel
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A practical way of getting daily tasks done and enhancing family communication. Agile Kids is the book every modern family needs, with both parents with full time jobs, and children who need their... More > attention. An essential part of your child’s development is his ability to choose, be independent and control what happens in his life, and parents need to encourage that independence. Agile Kids will show you how to empower your children without losing your parental authority, through a collection of practical actions. Each chapter can stand alone, and offers practical advice you can act on straight away. The methods described in the book are is effective at teaching values and respect to others, and applies to public and home schooled children alike. So enjoy :)< Less