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My Special Angel - Raising a Child With Autism as a Single Parent by Melody Ravert
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,370. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Fideli Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The book, My Special Angel, deals with raising an autistic child as a single parent. It is a true account written by the author and her now deceased husband that details their journey raising a daughter with special needs. This book also includes testimonies of people from various walks or life about this child and how they see her as she relates to them on a daily basis.
Theme and Variations about Short Lives, Child Death, Parent Grief by Jane Nelson O'Leary
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 26,420. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
The death of an infant, child, or young adult, and the effects of that death on parents and other family is the central theme. Its variations are considerations of the experiences and observations of the author, the mother of three. Two of her children died in car accidents 23 years apart. The variations include essays, metaphors, and stories that address parental, sibling and grandparent grief.
The Anxious Parent's Guide to Pregnancy by Gerard M. DiLeo
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 134,000. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Pregnancy & Child Birth, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Women's health
This is an update (2nd Edition) of the original critically-acclaimed McGraw-Hill publication of "The Anxious Parent's Guide to Pregnacy," by Gerard M. DiLeo, MD. Completely revised and brought up to date for 2012, it is also like no other pregnancy book you've ever seen. It's what not to expect when you're reading a book about expecting.
Knowing Me, Knowing Them by Tracy Tresidder, Margaret Loftus, & Jacqui Pollock
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,840. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology
To have any hope of fully understanding their kids, parents need to properly understand themselves first. 'Knowing Me, Knowing Them' is a book designed specifically to help parents get a solid grasp of what it is that makes them tick. In three steps, this book helps parents discover their parenting personality, explore how that affects their parenting style and unlock their children's potential.
Changing Diapers: The Hip Mom's Guide to Modern Cloth Diapering by Kelly Wels
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 27,930. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Green living
The decision about diapering is a big one. With the state of the economy and the green movement, more moms tend to be looking at cloth diapers as a way to save money and the environment. Upon researching, you will find that modern cloth diapers are really hip, functional, and work just as well, if not better than disposables.
You Could Be Prime Minister One Day Son - Memoir of a Baby-Boomer by Dennis Harrison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,330. Language: Australian English. Published: August 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Dennis is brutally honest, open and frank in this memoir. The big themes of family relationships, sense of spirituality and refusal to see himself as a victim are interweaved in the story and all told with great humour. The importance of male mentors to advance a boy into manhood can be observed as the story unfolds. Through their guiding hands and leadership wisdom is gained. Love wins through.
Great Sex After Kids Survival Guide by Jacqueline Hellyer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,950. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex & Relationships » Sex guides & how tos, Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference
How do you keep your sex life strong when kids come along? Read this book to find out!
Bringing Up Happy Confident Children: A practical guide to nurturing resilience, self-esteem and emotional well-being by John Sharry
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,690. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology
Based on evidence-based principles, Dr John Sharry presents an innovative model of self-esteem that focuses on building children and teenagers’ resilience and character strengths to ensure they grow up to be well-adjusted, confident and happy adults. Suitable for all ages, the book contains powerful and practical principles you can immediately apply at home to make a difference in your family.
Everyday Dad by Dale Alderman
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 48,680. Language: American English. Published: August 20, 2014 by Lasaria Creative Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Parenting
Take a wild ride through fatherhood with Dale Alderman and his two young sons, Chase and Logan. You will laugh out loud as this goofball dad and his kinetic kids turn normal daily activities into hilarious escapades. From a Little League baseball game to a grade school field trip, Dale finds a wealth of humor in his real-world experiences. Let Dale show you how much he loves being an everyday dad!
Slow Parenting Teens by Molly Wingate
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 40,230. Language: American English. Published: September 2, 2012 by NorLights Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference
Slow Parenting Teens provides a news flash to parents: If your relationship with your teen isn’t what you want--YOU can change it. The five “slow” attitudes in this book will help you face your own fears and create a positive, respectful, and fun parenting relationship with your teenager.
The Nameberry Guide to the Best Baby Names for Boys by Pamela Redmond Satran
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,920. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Baby names
The baby name experts who created Nameberry choose the 600 best names for boys.
Uninterrupted Joy: My journey through infertility, pregnancy and special needs by Christi Caldwell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,720. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Children with special needs, Nonfiction » Parenting » Fertility & Conception
The following journey was never intended for publication. It was written from a mother, to her unborn child. The words detailed her struggle through infertility and the joy of finally being pregnant. A stunning revelation at her son's birth opened a world of both fear and discovery. This is the story of one mother's love and hope and... her quest for uninterrupted joy.
Are We Normal? “Funny, True Stories From an Everyday Family” by Christina Scalise
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,570. Language: American English. Published: June 6, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference
“Life is way too short,” says Christina Scalise, “so try to enjoy every minute of it with a sense of humor!” Scalise’s book, “Are We Normal?” started as a journal of their family’s funny and challenging moments, meant for her own kids to enjoy. Then she decided to share the stories with the world. If others can’t relate to them, she says, “I hope readers at least get a good laugh out of them.”
How to Have a Baby and Not Lose Your Shit by Kirsty Smith
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,010. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Pregnancy & Child Birth
Written by a mum of two who thinks her children are wonderful but wishes they could be wonderful in a quieter, tidier, less annoying way, this book is a funny, insightful, and honest account of being at home with babies and small children and all the wondrous things that entails.
The Infant Sleep Schedule by N T Hamlin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,970. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Breast Feeding
The Infant Sleep Schedule is a proven, safe, and revolutionary strategy that will enable new parents to succeed with their babies. It is structured, and designed to implement a full night’s sleep for both mother and baby from the beginning. It is the book that every new mother is searching for, the book that every family with a new baby should have, and the book that new fathers only dream of.
Loss, Adoption, & Love... My Human And Spiritual Journey by Ann James
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 62,560. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
This deeply personal story will resonate with many people, including those who are not actually involved with adoption. The Author’s life journey is inspiring, and has been one of Australia’s catalysts for growth since the secrecy laws around adoption were lifted.
A Family No Matter What by Sandrine Perradin
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 39,330. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Divorce, Nonfiction » Parenting » Divorce & children
Divorce is always painful. But it doesn’t always have to be ugly. In her stirring personal memoir, A Family No Matter What, Ontological Coach, Sandrine Perradin reveals how with mutual respect, commitment, boundary setting and love, it really is possible to create a Beautiful Divorce. If you have children and have considered separation or divorce, this is a book you absolutely must read.
Ser padre, ¿cuestión de poder? by Andrés Cano, Sr
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,320. Language: Spanish. Published: February 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Fatherhood
Muchos padres se han sentido relegados de su presencia en muchas familias y contextos, lo que ha producido cierta desvaloración de sus posibilidades para con sus hijos y familia. A partir de la experiencia del autor y la investigación hecha por él en tres generaciones familiares, luego de haber observado sus cambios y significados, formula el verdadero poder que tiene el padre de amar a sus hijos.
Mumma to Be by Amanda Starling
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 29,210. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014 by Aurora House. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Pregnancy & Child Birth
Grab a cuppa, some chocolate, prop those feet up and enjoy this light-hearted read with helpful tips for all Mumma's to Be. Revealing the unspoken truth about a first time mum's challenging journey through pregnancy, child birth and the first three months of motherhood. Humourous, witty, and informative. A must read for all expecting mums!
Birth of a New Brain: Healing from Postpartum Bipolar Disorder by Dyane Harwood & Dr. Carol Henshaw
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,370. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2017 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Mood Disorders, Nonfiction » Parenting » Psychiatric disorders
When a new mother becomes manic overnight from a rare form of bipolar disorder, she stops at nothing to find the mental stability she needs to stay alive.