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Steering The Mothership: The Complexities of Mothering
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Price: $8.30 USD. Words: 50,140. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
Start to understand the journey, both as a child and as a mother, and investigate the single relationship that affects us most throughout our lives, whether it has been a positive or a negative experience. This book is essential reading for anyone not only working in Early Years Development, Social Work or Education, but also for those simply trying to understand this profound relationship.
Out of Whole Cloth: The Life of Bettye Kimbrell
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,790. Language: American English. Published: January 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Abandoned by her mother when 8 years old, married at 13, a mother at 14, Bettye Kimbrell’s steadfast goal was to create good lives for the five children she had with her charming but unfaithful husband. A natural storyteller, Kimbrell vividly relates how she overcame one obstacle after another to raise her family and to achieve unforeseen recognition as a quilter of the highest order.
Heart of a Mother
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,380. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Heart of a Mother, covers both the traditional themes of motherhood, as well as, mothers of choice (rather than family of origin), and mothers as inspiration, and even mother of pets. The book includes a selection of personal stories, poems and quotations on the topic by everyone from world famous celebrities to people who could be your next-door neighbor.
Joy, Interrupted: An Anthology On Motherhood and Loss
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Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 75,820. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Lifestyles / City & Town Life
Joy can be interrupted - but not lost. Most people think of motherhood as a joyous experience, but for some it can be an experience of interrupted joy. This anthology delves into the subject of motherhood and loss from different perspectives of authors and artists from all over the world. Contributors explore such topics as Adoption, Death, Infertility, Disabilities, Illness, and Estrangement.
Single Mom??? What Now???
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 50,280. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
This book tackles not just surviving, but overcoming the challenges of being a single mother in both practical and spiritual ways. You will discover how God uniquely views single mothers and how His Word addresses her special situation. Times and cultures change, but the Bible and its answers do not. This book primarily focuses on the single mother’s circumstances and how to triumph over them.
Painless Childbirth: Experience Labour and Birth without Pain, Step-by-Step
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 54,480. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011 by IM Press, Inc. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
Painless Childbirth uses a number of holistic techniques including self-hypnosis, NLP, breathing and relaxation to eliminate the need for drugs, extreme stress and pain during the childbirth process whether you choose to give birth in a hospital, with a midwife or at home. Forewords by Richard Bandler & Paul McKenna
Ordinary Aphrodite
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,220. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
Ordinary Aphrodite is an extraordinary collection of essays that celebrate the woman's journey. Written by a baby boomer who understands how her life of small steps has created spiritual and creative connections and who opens herself so that other women will recognize themselves in her story. Filled with humor, insight and inspiration, this is a life-changer read.
Double Take: My First Year as a Mother of Twins
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,440. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011 by Before Someday Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
Double Take is a collection of personal and often humorous essays about one women's experiences with newborn twins.
Slaying the Mermaid: Women and the Culture of Sacrifice
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,770. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement
Why do so many women feel obliged to put other people's needs first—even when they don’t want to? Slaying the Mermaid explains why the self-sacrificing impulse comes from women's history, not their nature.
I'm Taking My Eggs and Going Home: How One Woman Dared to Say No to Motherhood
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 67,630. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
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This award-winning memoir traces Manterfield’s descent from rational 21st century woman to desperate mama-wannabe. She examines the siren song of motherhood and the truth about being childless in a mom-centric society. This is a story about love, desire, and choices; it is the story of a woman who escapes her addiction, not with a baby, but with her sanity, marriage and sense-of-self intact.
Report From The Heart
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,800. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
Mommy isn't happy. Should she stay? Should she go? Would she be better off single? Mommy had no choice. “If I hadn’t had children, I would have made the begetting of a child my life’s work. There was no other way for my generation.” One ordinary day in a woman’s life. A book about the pleasures, irritations, and yes, rage of marriage; children; the anxieties of sex; the compromises.