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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 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 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
Deployed kids By Debbie Nichols
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Written by two sisters, age 13 and 10 who's single parent military mother deployed to Afghanistan and they went to live with their guardian/grandparents. A kid to kid guide book for military children... More > facing a parent's military deployment.< Less
Five Questions By Ginny Findlow
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What do Ned Kelly, Beethoven's nephew and Israel have in common? This is a fascinating tale of rejected masculinity, violence and what makes the world go round, written by a retired Australian... More > professional. It blends science with ancient wisdom, using everyday skills of a family therapist, to ferret out what is at the bottom of [global] teenage angst; then it gives parents a handle on how to deal with the fall-out.< 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
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
The Predictor Scale By Faye Snyder, PsyD
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A useful tool to standardize and assess evaluations while addressing issues of genetics and prevention
My Mother Has Alzheimer's and My Dog Has Tapeworms A Caregiver's Tale By R Lynn Barnett
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This book is about how we dealt with my mom with Alzheimer's. It's written with humor and heart.
Pregnancy Resource Guide By mnpdp
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This guide contains the information needed to make healthy choices for you and your family during your pregnancy in the context of incarceration. It also explains strategies to advocate for your own... More > health needs, and how to access supports and resources, including a doula, from jail or prison.< 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
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
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.
Planning for Peace Journal By Melisa Nielsen
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Take a journey with us as we help you plan your Waldorf homeschooling year. We will help you with goal setting for your family relationships as well as give you the tools to have a wonderful school... More > year! This journal has online content. When you are done with your purchase, please drop us a note and we will add you to the course.< 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
The Organized Life Planner | Full Size 6-Month | Aqua Dot Cover By Kayse Pratt
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The Organized Life Planner* is a 6-month daily planner designed to help you prioritize your tasks so you can actually start making time for the things that matter most. What you’ll find in The... More > Organized Life Planner: Worksheets to help you find your focus & set realistic goals; Monthly planning pages for home care, goal progress, and personal projects; Weekly planning pages for priorities, prayers, & habit tracking; Meal planning & shopping lists; Unique daily planning pages to help you keep track of everything in your day; Plenty of notes pages for extra lists, brain dumping, and more! It is truly the most comprehensive planner you’ll find anywhere! To look inside this planner, check out this video: https://youtu.be/llYS5fbmyaI *This is an undated, 6-month planner, with a total of 12 monthly calendars, to help you plan out the remainder of the year in a big picture view. To cover the full year, including all the weekly and daily pages, you will want to purchase 2 of these planners.< Less
Rise Up: The Story of the James and Esther Roberts Family By Whitney Danielle Tolman
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This is the story of the James & Esther Roberts family who lived in England in the late 1800s. It follows their lives and the lives of all their children.
Terrific Toddlers!: Simple Solutions Practical Parenting By Judy Schumacher, MA
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OK, so you are about to begin your journey into parenting a toddler. Some have called this stage the “terrible twos.” Guess what? It’s not terrible at all! It can be challenging,... More > yes, but it’s also a fascinating, sometimes frustrating, unpredictable and often hilarious stage of human development. Within these pages you will find the support and encouragement you’re looking for as you begin this new adventure. You will learn many positive parenting techniques that are proven to work well, as you come face-to-face with a myriad of new and different toddler behaviors. Terrific Toddlers! is a “You can do it!” parenting book, not only because you will learn many effective ways to handle everyday behaviors, but because you will have a much better understanding of what your toddler is feeling and why these behaviors happen. You will soon realize, as you learn your way through this magical period of growth and development, that parenting is a constant adjustment to a changing child and can be really fun!< Less
Cold Coffee MOMents: You Can’t Spell Moments Without Mom By Amy Clary
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As a mom of three children, 3-years-old and under, I became an expert on motherhood’s meaningful moments. You know, like, nursing a newborn… with two toddlers wrapped around my... More > legs… while I’m on the toilet… drinking cold coffee. Magical. I could have cried. Instead, I laughed. Ok, I cried a little. Ok, a lot. But then, I laughed. It did not take long before I gave birth to my 4th baby- Cold Coffee MOMents. An online community to share the laughter, tears and not so ordinary MOMents with comical, guilt-ridden stories, advice, videos and information and resources on motherhood, parenting, home management, and family travel. So, sit back and enjoy clean, high-quality PG-13 entertainment while you sip on your 4-hour-old, twice reheated, cold coffee.< Less
Intersection of Where To and Which Way By Edward Slater
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The intersection of your instincts, intuition, education, and beliefs lies in an accessible location, but sometimes an exhaustive search is necessary in order to find it. This book is intended to jog... More > and jar your mind and to encourage you to think critically how your family history meshes with your dreams. There's a connection. You can learn a lot about yourself and your potential if you ask "which way?"< Less
Getting to the H.E.A.R.T. of Fathers By Lamont Jones & Jeremy A. Maynard
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Getting to the H.E.A.R.T. of Fathers is a research-based curriculum covering the 5 core principles of Furthering Fathering, which are honor, encouragement, accountability, reconciliation and... More > training. These five sessions will equip every male/dad with information, affirmation and confirmation to grow on. You will communicate more clearly your love toward your child and become more mindful of your impact on your future generations and legacy. Your fatherhood journey will change for the better, equipping you with tools to positively impact the relationship with your child, other dads in your sphere of influence as well as your community.< Less
Thumbs Up for Thumbs Out By Karen Reisner, DDS
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A great resource for parents of tenacious thumb suckers. Practical, easy to follow advice from orthodontist Dr. Karen Reisner who has successfully guided many children in quitting the habit of thumb... More > sucking over 20 years of practice.< Less
Coach Joe - What I Learned from the Kids By Joseph A. Rossi
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Children are an investment. When I decided to have them I became obligated to do the best I could as a parent. It takes a lot of effort, but I can’t imagine anything more rewarding than... More > watching them draw from their own experiences to make the right decisions in the future. I wrote this book because I realized that I was benefitting more from my volunteering than the kids were from my coaching. Coaching gave me the opportunity to listen and learn from hundreds of kids. I didn’t realize that what I learned would help me raise my own kids and become the foundation for how I live my life; personally and professionally. All of the stories are true and each one has its own life lesson. I am grateful for the experiences, lucky enough to have seen their value, and happy to be able to share them with you. (Any profit received due to the sale of this book will be donated to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.)< Less
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As I Remember By Mildred Coates
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This is a reprint of a personal memoir by Mildred Coates, of Saginaw, Michigan, as well as posthumous remembrances by her grandchildren.