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Tales of the Vintage Berry Wine Gang by Daleen Berry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,880. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
Devoted fans of New York Times Best-Selling Author Daleen Berry’s weekly newspaper column will be happy to hear those old yellowed clippings have been compiled into a book—and new material has been added! Using humor to draw from the antics of her four rambunctious children, Tales of the Vintage Berry Wine Gang will make you wonder about that crazy, loveable, dysfunctional world we call “family."
Baby Bumps: The Almost, Barely, Not-Quite-True Story of Pregnancy, Bed Rest and One Batshit Crazy Family by Amy Sprenger
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,790. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood, Nonfiction » Parenting » Pregnancy and Child Birth
From the author of the award-winning blog Snarky Mommy comes a book that will make every woman who has ever been pregnant pee with laughter (not that that’s hard).
Boarding the Baby Boat - A guide to the Baby Decision by Imogen Barnacle
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,280. Language: Australian English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
Do I want a baby? Along with exploring common fears and concerns surrounding motherhood, the author provides real-life insight into her journey from being 99.9% sure she didn’t want children to happy mother. By presenting important information, posing thought-provoking questions and speaking openly about the fears, doubts, and joys motherhood brings she provides a real look at this modern dilemma.
Unforgiving Sun by E.D. Meyer
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,220. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
Unforgiving Sun is a multi-generational saga centered around protagonist Sophie MacDougal. The tale begins with Sophie on her deathbed, an invitation to examine her inner machinations against the backdrop of a Catholic nursing home.
Sanity Check: The Dog Ate My Lipstick and My Houseplants Have Fleas by Sharon Short
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,280. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sanity Check covers everything from shredding pantyhose for stress relief, to the family dog joyfully dancing with flying eggs, to the day Sharon realized she’d lost her lips. Sanity Check’s driving philosophy is that we all goof up... but laughing at those goof-ups with each other
Out of Whole Cloth: The Life of Bettye Kimbrell by Joyce Cauthen
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,790. Language: American English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
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 by Sheryl Roush
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,260. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
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 by Melissa Miles McCarter
Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 75,820. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood, 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??? by Victoria Harr
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 50,280. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Women’s Issues
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 by Tina Taylor
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 54,480. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011 by IM Press, Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Fertility and Conception
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
I'm Still Your Mother: How to Get Along With Your Grown-Up Children for the Rest of Your Life by Jane Adams PhD
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,350. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
You raised your kids to be independent, strong, and think for themselves. So now that they're grown, why is it so hard to let them? A parent coach and psychologist offers practical wisdom, sensible strategies and familiar scenarios in the words of those who've lived them in this funny, touching, empathetic guide to life with your adult children, newly updated for digital readers.
Ordinary Aphrodite by Anne Schroeder
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,220. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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 by Amanda Hamm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,440. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011 by Before Someday Publishing. Categories: 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 by Stephanie Golden
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,410. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
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 by Lisa Manterfield
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,630. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 3 reviews)
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.