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The Plate Spinner Chronicles by Barbara Valentin
Series: Assignment: Romance. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,760. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
“The Plate Spinner Chronicles: A Working Mother's Epic Adventure” is a hybrid memoir/how-to guide that is stuffed with multi-tasking advice and relevant, but nostalgic anecdotes, all written in the wry tone of a harried working mother who’d rather laugh than cry over the length of her to-do list.
Staying Home With the Kids: How to Stay Sane, Stay 'You' and Enjoy Your Time at Home With Your Little People by Nicola Semple
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,610. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
Nicola Semple draws on her experience of staying home with her kids, as well as interviews with other mums, to provide a frank account of what it’s really like to be a stay-at-home mum in an age when women had a 'life' BC (Before Children). Nicola shares practical advice on how to make the day-to-day reality of staying home with the kids a more rewarding and positive choice.
My Life in Yoga Pants by Stephanie Haddad
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,300. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015 by EMpress Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood, Essay » Author profile
Stephanie Haddad's collection of 15 brief essays is designed for reflection and thought, but also just for fun.
Bulletproof by Maci Bookout
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,760. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
NOW A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Maci Bookout was just a normal, slightly overachieving high school girl in Chattanooga, Tennessee. When a good southern girl becomes a single teen mom, how does she hold onto her dreams? Sometimes growing up is an act of will...and Maci's will is bulletproof.
Empty Nesters...Lose the Guilt by Diane Stolz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,170. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting
Empty Nesters...Lose the Guilt! is a humorous romp through the years of raising kids to remember, as an Empty Nester, why it's finally time to make life about YOU! As a generation of “kid pleaser” parents, we've completely wrapped our lives around our kid’s interests and activities. Because of this, we now arrive at our Empty Nester years hesitant to embrace all that it has to offer, even guilty t
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.
Wanderlust in Suburbia and Other Reflections on Motherhood by Marilyn Brant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
New York Times & USA Today bestselling author Marilyn Brant offers something unique and personal to the fans of her fiction & new readers alike — a collection of 21 essays and 5 poems on the subject of motherhood, filled with the warmth, humor & astute observations that are a trademark of her novels. A “tribute to our mothers and our grandmothers. To our women friends. And to all of us as well."
Karen's Story by Karen Gilfillan
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 23,300. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family health
"Karen's Story" is a true account of a woman coming to terms with a full-term stillbirth, death of her six-month-old baby girl and the challenges of a three-month premature baby son. It brings to home how human compassion and empathy for others can help us all to overcome the adversities life presents us with.
Mommy Loves You Exactly As You Are! by Wade Galt
Price: Free! Words: 1,840. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
Helping Children Know How Much They Are Loved and How Loveable They Are
Baby's First Year: 61 secrets of successful feeding, sleeping, and potty training by Julia Shayk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,440. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
If you want your baby to be a good sleeper, a healthy eater and a happy explorer, then this might be the most important practical guide you read during the crucial period of the baby’s first year. These first months are crucial because during this time, your baby develops his personality and learns major survival skills.
The Littlest Angel - For unto this day a child is born by Trevi Formea
Price: Free! Words: 7,500. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
The true story of Shanae, a premature baby delivered by caesarian section at 24 weeks gestation and weighing just 775gms. Shanae would begin the fight of her life over the next few months along with her mother Renee, who was also battling her controlling partner Shaun - Shanae's father. Will they survive the lot they had both been dealt? (G)
The Two-Income Trap: Why Parents Are Choosing To Stay Home by Suzanne Venker
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 40,420. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting
In The Two-Income Trap, bestselling author and Fox News contributor Suzanne Venker claims ‘having it all’ is an impossible goal and trying to prove otherwise has destroyed family life and made women miserable. Women can have most of what they want over the course of their lives, but not if they follow the cultural script feminists have laid out for them.
Her Name is Mother by Sandra Clements
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,760. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014 by Kirby Clements, Sr. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / child rearing
An indispensable guide for mothers who seek greater achievement for themselves and their children.
Lost Mothers: The “Othering” of Mothers on the TV Show Lost Femspec Issue 12.2, 2012 by Kryn Freehling-Burton
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 6,740. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
This article from the Motherhood issue of Femspec explores how the science fiction (SF) television show Lost presents a rich playground for a feminist examination of female characters and particularly those who are or become mothers during the series.
Are You There, Coffee? It's Me, Mom by Kianna Alexander
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
With young children in the house, life seldom goes as planned. In this collection of candid essays, Kianna Alexander offers the reader a humorous look at modern motherhood. Navigate through the daily mishaps of a family with two work from home parents and two kids under the age of ten. The children, Scooter and Sweetpea, may have made up nicknames, but they, and their shenanigans, are very real.
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
Adventures of a Runamuk Mom, The Early Years by Heather Dugdale
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 37,550. Language: American English. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
After receiving the "gift" of answering to three bosses (aka her children), rather than continue to work full time outside the home, Heather Dugdale quickly learned all the dirty little secrets her stay at home mom friends never told her. She began chronicling her journey and the "family fun" she created through her blog.This book is a collection of lessons learned from a Runamuk mom.
The Mom's Secret Weapon - The Ultimate Guide To Raise Happy, Successful and Stress-Free Kids From The Gecko by Susan Wild
Series: Pregnancy & Parenting. Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 9,410. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / child rearing, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
This guide will prepare you to be a good parent, even if you have some doubts about it right from the beginning. Most women do not feel confident about nurturing and protecting their kids. You have nothing to worry about, especially if you have this guide with you all the time. Babysitters and caregivers are not an option, especially when it comes to your own child - you'll understand why...