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Raising Ruckus: The Decline of Public Education in the 21st Century
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,410. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
What is the purpose of education? Why did we create a national school system? The answers are a lot darker than you think. Before we can solve the problems in schools today, we must consider how schools were first started. Witbeck takes the reader back in time to the Industrial Revolution to discover what our schools are really for, the hidden agenda of education, and how it can be stopped.
Single Dad Rules (the first year)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,070. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Divorce and children
Single Dad Rules is the first year of posts from the popular blog for single dads. It offers guidance for raising kids alone, dating advice, fun projects for kids, cooking, and fun stories as you watch this single dad of three young girls struggle and grow from the lessons life teaches. All posts in one place in chronological order so you can follow along in this fun entertaining ebook.
Empowering Our Children
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
Empowering the Child, Encourage, Strengthen and Nourish Your Child with these Powerful Concepts. Teaching a child to have a strong positive self image will also help to keep the child from having future behavioral problems. Building self esteem in a child will be the creating factor in the makings of a health adult both in mind and body.
Kid Help (Parents Taking Control)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,850. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
Kids are raising parents; parents aren’t raising kids. Would you like to know the solution to raise your child to obey you so that he or she can learn the important values of life? These insights will save you a tremendous amount of grief. Kid Help gives you handles to teach your child many practical traits needed for life, such as: self-discipline, self-control, integrity, and others.
The Prodigal Parent
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Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 17,550. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
I know intimately the journey of the prodigal parent. Life has given us some incredible experiences that has turned us into the parents we are how we use those is up to use. In The Prodigal Parent we examine how to use these experiences for personal growth and recognize opportunities to build, challenge and rebuild mutually strengthening and healthy relationships with our children and loved ones.
Pacifiers Anonymous: How to Kick the Pacifier or Thumb Sucking Habit
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,950. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012 by Possibilities Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
THE answer to all of your questions about the pacifier and the thumb! "If your child is 'hooked' -- if you can't get that pacifier or thumb out of his mouth - then this informative and charming book is a worthwhile resource. I say this as a doctor, a journalist, and as the mom of a former 'pacifier addict'.
Upon my Heart, Upon my Soul: A Compilation of Reflections, Realizations and Revelations
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,350. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
"WHAT DO I DO?" I asked myself, as I paced back and forth with the baby crying so loud that the sound pierced my ears... "I CAN'T DO THIS!", I shouted. As tears filled my eyes, fear set in my bones. HOW WILL I MAKE IT? HOW WILL I GO ON...
Favorite Family Lecutres
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,240. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / adolescence
Sometimes the most important things in life are the hardest to talk about. Whether it's the keys to the car or the keys to life, this book helps parents and teens talk about the tough issues that matter most. This is a reassuring and practical book that helps teens and parents talk and laugh together about life's most important lessons.
The Emily Updates (Vol. 5): One Year in the Life of the Girl Who Lived
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,250. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Seventeen years ago, authors Tom and Vonne Barnett were suddenly confronted with every parent’s worst medical “bolt from the blue”: their only child, 30-month-old Emily, was diagnosed with an advanced – meaning metastasized – pediatric cancer. At the time, the thirty-something couple was living in northern Virginia. What followed was the defining crisis of their now 26-year union.
The Emily Updates (Vol. 4): One Year in the Life of the Girl Who Lived
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,750. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Seventeen years ago, authors Tom and Vonne Barnett were suddenly confronted with every parent’s worst medical “bolt from the blue”: their only child, 30-month-old Emily, was diagnosed with an advanced – meaning metastasized – pediatric cancer. At the time, the thirty-something couple was living in northern Virginia. What followed was the defining crisis of their now 26-year union.
The Emily Updates (Vol. 3): One Year in the Life of the Girl Who Lived
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,320. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Seventeen years ago, authors Tom and Vonne Barnett were suddenly confronted with every parent’s worst medical “bolt from the blue”: their only child, 30-month-old Emily, was diagnosed with an advanced – meaning metastasized – pediatric cancer. At the time, the thirty-something couple was living in northern Virginia. What followed was the defining crisis of their now 26-year union.
The Emily Updates (Vol. 2)): One Year in the Life of the Girl Who Lived
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,040. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Seventeen years ago, authors Tom and Vonne Barnett were suddenly confronted with every parent’s worst medical “bolt from the blue”: their only child, 30-month-old Emily, was diagnosed with an advanced – meaning metastasized – pediatric cancer. At the time, the thirty-something couple was living in northern Virginia. What followed was the defining crisis of their now 26-year union.
The Emily Updates (Vol. 1)): One Year in the Life of the Girl Who Lived
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Price: Free! Words: 52,370. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Seventeen years ago, authors Tom and Vonne Barnett were suddenly confronted with every parent’s worst medical “bolt from the blue”: their only child, 30-month-old Emily, was diagnosed with an advanced – meaning metastasized – pediatric cancer. At the time, the thirty-something couple was living in northern Virginia. What followed was the defining crisis of their now 26-year union.
How to Talk to Kids about Babies, Birth, and Puberty: Tips to foster conversations from toddlers to teens
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Price: $6.27 USD. Words: 50,170. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Children’s health
Many parents dread the topics of sex and sexuality, but children are born with a natural curiosity about everything, including their bodies. Dr. Chrystal de Freitas is not only a doctor, but a parent as well. In her book, parents will learn that these topics don’t have to be embarrassing for either parent or child, and can be turned into positive opportunities to share values and information.
I Talk Slower Than I Think: An Antidote to Helicopter Parenting
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,110. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
These 52 Creative Nonfiction stories capture some of the amusing tales and a few tragic moments we had growing up. Most of the stories will make funnybones ache, but a few will make heartstrings feel like fresh sutures. Few people have tasted a biscuit that was so hard firemen had to remove it, dodged bobcats on their way to the bathroom, or waded through a treasure of Confederate money.
Raising Teens in the 21st Century
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,210. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
A one-stop resource with effective parenting strategies for raising happy, health, productive teens in the new millennium. Topics include everything from cell phones to spirituality, chores to curfews, grades to dating, videogames to family vacations, summer jobs to substance abuse, punishing to praising, arguing to negotiating, communicating to motivating.
Surviving Your Child's Adolescence
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 46,290. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
Parents have come to Jean's web site for years for insight into living with teens. Attitude, chores, grades, mood swings, lying, sex, drugs, power struggles: she covers it all while helping parents understand the whys underlying teen emotions and behavior (and their own). "Jean Walbridge has written an incredibly useful book for both clinicians and parents." --Constance Kintzler, LCSW, Chicago
The S.M.A.R.T. Strategy: Grooming Your Child for Future Success
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,160. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
These days, going through the honorable but perfunctory routine of raising your child in a comfortable, loving home is not enough. You can spend years overseeing homework, soccer games, dance class, and music lessons but would be remiss in your parental duties if you failed to adequately prepare your child for his future career, many years before he actually starts it.
Breastfeeding
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,040. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Breast Feeding
Breastfeeding is a collection of articles previously published in Midwifery Today magazine. This volume contains insights into breastfeeding duration, breast milk sharing, milk supply and more, as well as personal accounts of breastfeeding adventures. Contributors include Michel Odent and Suzanne Colson.
Children Playdates - Tips for Building Kid's Social Skills
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012 by Mega Media Depot. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology
Whether you are new to the play date scene or you've been taking part in them for years, these helpful tips will ensure you and your child have a positive experience in your play date future. If you are new to the play date arena and are not sure how to get started just know you are not alone.