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Love Entanglement by Jean-Nichol Dufour
Price: Free! Words: 100,860. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships » Sexual behavior, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
This is part 3 of a 10 books suite. Here I will describe how I see love and sexuality. I will defend true love while waging war to any other view. I will explain what normality in sexuality is, and what is abnormal.
How to Die Consciously: Secrets from Beyond the Veil by Diane Goble
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,520. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
This is a handbook for caregivers and patients who are involved in end of life care situations, as well as anyone who wants to be prepared when their time comes, written by someone who died and came back to share what she learned from her experience to help others realize that we don't die and our journey continues. The author offers a simple method to achieve a peaceful transition experience.
Prodigal's Steps: The True Story of a Family's Desperate Flight Back Home by Genovi James
Series: The Prodigal Journey. Price: Free! Words: 83,750. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Family, Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
The James Family had it all: Dad, a Navy fighter pilot, now flying commercial planes; Mom, an attorney with her own small law firm. Their 4 children completed the picture: smart, athletic, successful, beautiful. This is the perfect story of how they had finally 'arrived'. Yet, it is also the story of how they almost lost it all; and how they fought to save their children - from hell itself...
The Emily Updates (Vol. 1)): One Year in the Life of the Girl Who Lived by Thomas PM Barnett
Price: Free! Words: 52,370. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
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.
A Parenting Toolbox by Gregory H. Wlodarski
Price: Free! Words: 57,060. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / child rearing, Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference
This book presents issues of personality and character development that underly the parenting strategies presented. The book also discusses multiple age-specific strategies to make parenting easier and more fulfilling. These strategies are gleaned from multiple sources and experiences. Techniques of behavioral modification & emotional fluency are also detailed. Corrected and updated 11/4/2015.
Autism Goes to School - Book One in the School Daze Series by Sharon A. Mitchell
Price: Free! Words: 67,980. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Amazon Bestseller - After suddenly receiving custody of his five year old son, Ben must learn how to be a dad to a child with autism. Ben's sixty hour a week work schedule goes out the window. Teacher Melanie Nicols sees Ben as a dead beat dad, but grudgingly comes to admire how he hangs in, determined to learn for his son’s sake. Her admiration grows to more as father and son come to rely on her.
Making the Best of Second Best: A Guide to Positive Stepparenting by Kathleen Fox
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,020. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2010 by FoxCraft. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Divorce and children
Thanks for volunteering to be a stepparent! Do your very best, and you might just win—second place. This book encourages parents and stepparents to focus on the positives and make the "second-best" of a stepfamily as good as it can be. It offers practical solutions to common stepfamily problems. Its humorous, personal style makes it a readable and supportive guide.
Midwife Wisdom, Mother Love by Sarah James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,230. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Pregnancy and Child Birth
In an age when many mothers to be have never even held a baby, Midwife Wisdom, Mother Love provides an understanding and practical guide. It is an authoritative, candid and often fun account of childbirth - from pregnancy through to labour (and what to expect afterwards), which unlocks the mystery surrounding birth and provides answers for the most concerned parent to be.
The Lost Art of Parenting: Training Children for Success by Rick and Becky Kraemer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,790. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference
As children we all swore that things would be different when we were parents. We want to do a better job raising our kids, but sometimes they baffle us. We can’t dismiss the nagging feeling that there might be some secret parenting knowledge floating around that we could tap into.
Life With Toddlers: 3 simple strategies to ease the struggle and raise happy, healthy toddlers by Michelle Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,560. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting
Time to get tough, Mommies! Witty and fun, Life with Toddlers dishes out no-nonsense guidance and down to earth techniques. Pulling no punches, this mom of three lays out toddler discipline with empathy, and yes, a few migraines of her own! Most toddler books are filled with peachy, useless, it'll-be-fine advice. Well, no more!
Breaking the Sound Barriers: 9 deaf success stories by Julie Postance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,120. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference
An inspiring collection of real life stories capturing the struggles and successes of parents of deaf children and deaf adults as they explore what helped and what hindered them in navigating the world of hearing loss. An immensely practical book full of insights, strategies, tips and advice for parents and carers of deaf and hard of hearing children.
Bankrupt at Birth: Why Child Identity Theft Is On The Rise & How It's Happening Under Parents' Noses by Joe Mason
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,040. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by Difference Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Child Identity Theft is the fastest growing form of ID theft and it's the one that's least understood. In Bankrupt at Birth, author Joe Mason uses stories and statistics to outline the problem of child identity theft and offers parents practical advice to protect their kids.
Abby's Road, the Long and Winding Road to Adoption; and how Facebook, Aquaman and Theodore Roosevelt helped! by Michael Curry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,350. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption, Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
Abby's Road leads a couple through their days of infertility treatments and adoption. It is told with gentle (and sometimes not-so-gentle) humor from the perspective of a nerdy father and his loving and understanding wife. Join Mike and Esther as they prepare their house, prepare their family and prepare themselves; and then wait for their daughter to be born a thousand miles from home.
A Just God Would Punish That! A Hilarious look at Teenagers by Jack Bessie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 136,420. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Jack Bessie and his wife raised five bio kids, and then adopted six more. This book is a collection of two page humorous essays on every possible aspect of herding teens. Grouped by subject; school, sex and dating, self esteem issues, chores, and more. The titles of each piece are things the teens actually said, snide, stupid or absurd. A funny, and deeply personal look at life with teens.
Parenting and the Internet by Todd Curtis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,590. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Social networking
Based on his experience raising an online child, and creating the web’s most popular airline safety site, AirSafe.com, Dr. Todd Curtis identifies the most important problem areas for online families, and provides parents and children with advice for avoiding or eliminating the most common problems in areas such as online privacy and avoiding inappropriate material.
Yêu thương và tự do by QuangVanBooks
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 113,430. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
Điều gì làm nên sức hấp dẫn của “Yêu thương và tự do”? Điều gì đã khiến “Yêu thương và tự do” mang lại sự thay đổi to lớn cho nhiều gia đình và trẻ nhỏ đến vậy? Chính nhờ vào nền tảng của phương pháp giáo dục nổi tiếng toàn cầu Montessori, kết hợp với kinh nghiệm thực tiễn nhiều năm của Tôn Thụy Tuyết trong lĩnh vực giáo dục mầm non và được chắp bút bằng tình yêu thương con trẻ vô hạn của tác giả.
Người cha tốt hơn là người thầy tốt by QuangVanBooks
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 143,040. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
Nếu như nói trong việc giáo dục gia đình, người cha là một cây đại thụ, thì người mẹ là một thảm cỏ xanh. Cây đại thụ và thảm cỏ xanh giống như không khí và nước, hợp sức tạo nên cho trẻ không gian trưởng thành tốt đẹp. Như vậy, trẻ sẽ có một nhân cách phát triển toàn diện. Nhưng những người cha hiện nay đều không nhận thức được điều này, mà dồn tất cả việc nuôi dạy con cho người mẹ...
To Madeleine From Grandad Patrick by Patrick Barnett
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 133,140. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference
A very worthwhile contribution to the lives of all people, this is a must have book for any child, teenager or adult, male or female, of any nationality, race, culture, religion, ethnic origin, belief or way of life. Words of wisdom, experience, knowledge, guidance and support on sixteen subjects of great relevance to all of our lives.
21 Schools by Jillian Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,650. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
21 Schools is based on my daily journal and updates of five foster children spanning 25 years. This book is written to assist in preparing people to become foster parents, to be a case study resource for the training or continuing education of professionals engaged in the foster parent system and to make the general public aware of the desperate situation of so many of our precious children.
Calming The Storm: Learning To Live More Peacefully With Your Extra-Active (Hyperactive, ADD, ADHD) Child by Annette Oaks Pierce
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,270. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
This book is a guide to assist parents, teachers and others associated with an extra-active (Hyperactive, ADD, ADHD) child in their lives. It has practical suggestions to make life easier for both the adults and the child as the child progresses through the daily ups and downs in his or her life. The suggestions in the book can also assist adults in dealing with extra-active Asperger children.