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Dad Desperately In Need of Training Wheels
By Paul Stankus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,440. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood
Paul thought he had caring for a newborn all figured out from studying baby books—that is, until the first diaper was fired. Come along with him as he juggles food-art explosions, sleepless nights, diaper disasters and the wonderment of raising a child. As Paul says, “Watching myself be proven completely wrong was one of the happiest moments of my life.”
Backseat Driver: Wit and Wisdom from Father to Son
By Jeff Mudd
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 44,280. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood
"Getting your teeth cleaned can be pretty humbling. The best-case scenario is that you follow a hillbilly." Such is the advice passed down from father to son in Mudd's rite-of-passage humor book. This how-to (and how-to-not) guidebook is great for fathers and sons alike and spans the milestones and molehills of life from grade school to fatherhood. Hop into "Backseat Driver" and enjoy the ride!
Ned Davy's Road to Redemption
By Matthew Jansen
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 103,730. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood
The story of a forty-mumble fat man turning his life around so that the All Blacks will win the Rugby World Cup 2011.
The Myth of Mr. Mom - Real Stories by Real Stay-At-Home Dads
By Jeremy Rodden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,540. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011 by Portmanteau Press LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The Myth of Mr. Mom is a collaborative non-fiction essay anthology written by stay-at-home dads that shares the personal stories of eight men from around the world.
Dances With My Father
By Wendy Alexander
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,500. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood
This book was written in the 14 days straight after her fathers’ cancer diagnosis. It’s not a dry stilted memoir, it’s an outpouring of love, tears, respect and celebrations that’ll have you crying and laughing at the same time. Relive their dividing upsets, celebrate their smallest victories and share two lives lived with courage, hope and humour.
Winning the Baby Mama Drama Dilemma
By Leopole Astonelli McLaughlin III
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,000. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Absentee parents
(5.00 from 1 review)
We always hear a lot about deadbeat dads — those who don’t claim, spend time, raise, or even support their children. However we rarely hear about the fathers who want to be in their child’s life, but the mothers won’t allow them to? Winning the Baby Mama Drama Dilemma is a book to help non-custodial fathers obtain more control and to be able to exert their rights over their children.
Real Men Don't Do Desitin
By Lenny Rudow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,740. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood
Think of this book as a survival guide for the modern male who will soon be having children. In it, you'll learn all about baby care task-avoidance techniques; why you should never talk to a woman who's breast-feeding; pottie-training for dummies; why you should quit pretending to wash your hands after you pee; and much, much more. Caution: women should NOT read this book - please!
A Father's Nightmare
By Sean Keefe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,320. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood
A Father’s Nightmare tells the tale of my unique struggle with the devastation caused by adultery and the darkest secret a wife can keep from a husband. An unfaithful wife, aided by a blind and deaf family court system, introduced me to a jail cell. This same partnership led me to the love of my life.
So, is it just me? - 'cliches'
By Gavin Kennedy
Price: Free! Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood
I very often find that the insensitive, un-spoken and socially frowned-upon thoughts that are in the minds of the people in the room, somehow always come out of my mouth :-)
Dad Love
By Donna Stafford-Munro
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 8,330. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood
This delightful book is filled with quotes and insights into 'Dad Love'. Why do we love our dads so much? That question is answered in short paragraphs of reminiscing, memories, feelings, thoughts, humour and love from everyday people, celebrities, authors and philosophers.
A Jew from Riga
By Greta Beigel
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood
The author in 2004 visited Riga in order to learn more about her Dad’s mysterious past. How did her father, a young soldier at the start of World War II end up migrating from Eastern Europe to South Africa? And why did he leave suddenly when she was 10 and head for the States? On her travels, Greta learns a lot about Latvia, land of his youth, and Riga, the Baltics' capital city that rocks.
Wadie's Sandbox
By Brian Christofferson
Series: For Compensation or Hire, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,660. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood
In the spring of 1977 a young man drove north on Highway 93 in Montana to take a job flying the night air mail. The plan was to gain the experience necessary to land a better job, flying a bigger airplane for more money. The passing of four and a half years found him married to the woman of dreams. They had a house, dog and an economy car. And three children.
The Butterfly and the Stone
By Dan Mayhew
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 25,580. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood
For anyone who has loved a prodigal child, here is a voice in the night that says you are not alone. 'The Butterfly and the Stone' is a story of fear and hope on a journey that leads from the safety of home to Iraq, and home again to face a fiercer enemy: post-traumatic stress and addiction. Yet, along the way is God's love...found in a most unexpected place.
Gerry Tales: How I Lived Happily Ever After, Despite Stabbing Myself in the Back, Scalding My Cojones, and Really Pissing Off My Wife During Childbirth
By Gerry Boylan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,870. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In this collection of personal essays, Gerry Boylan recounts a lifetime of adventures and misadventures. His stories are sweet, loopy, and hilarious, ranging from hitchhiking experiences gone awry to the birth of his first child. Whether he's fleeing in terror from a marauding bat or causing a thousand-bicycle pileup in Beijing, he'll have you laughing at his unique mixture of lunacy and heart.
Nine Months and a Week
By Josh Busch
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Pregnancy and Child Birth
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young man's life is changed in a flash as a new little person erupts forth into the world. His feelings, for better or for worse, were captured only days after the momentous event.
Interpreting Daddy
By Brian Montgomery
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 9,400. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood
An intelligent, informative, and witty How-To book for the man expecting his first child or the man expecting yet another child. This entertaining and engaging book deals with every facet of fatherhood, from dealing with new in-laws to how your pets will deal with your new bundle of joy (trouble!). Despite the droll approach, there is priceless information and advice herein. Congratulations!
The Difference a Father Makes
By Ed McGlasson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,300. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2010 by Ampelon Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood
Former NFL lineman and pastor Ed Tandy McGlasson challenges dads to excel in fatherhood and equips them to do so. He demonstrates how we can set up goal lines in the lives of children, marking when they enter into adulthood. He contends it is a must -- and a father's job does not end there. In a powerful way, he answers the "Yeah, but how?" question every man asks after being challenged.
Dear Jack: Tracking the journey from only child to big brother
By Scott T. Holland
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,140. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood
(5.00 from 1 review)
A series of letters from a father to his three-year-old son, written during his wife's pregnancy with Baby Two. The focus is how the new baby will change the family dynamic, but the letters also touch on the issues of raising a three-year-old, placing him in a difficult day care situation and facing the death of a great-grandparent.
Dear Papa: Letters to My Father
By Danita Whyte
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,170. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2010 by Torch Legacy Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Religion and Spirituality
". . . the glory of children are their fathers. " Proverbs 176 Father's Day is a very special day for fathers and their children. Unfortunately, it only comes around once a year. On this day, fathers are recognized and honored by those who love them the mosttheir children. However, in my opinion, fathers should be honored and celebrated every day of the year...
Successfully Raising Young Black Men
By Kevin D Barnes, Sr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,580. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2010 by Torch Legacy Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting
With honesty, humor, love and wisdom, Kevin D. Barnes, Sr., father of three great young black men, and pastor of Abyssinian Missionary, in Oakland, CA, shows African-American fathers and mothers how to do something that apparently many are struggling to do -- successfully raise young black men. If you are trying to raise a young black man successfully, or know someone who is, This book is for you!