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Child Visitation and the Formation of Self-Esteem
By Steven T. Griggs, Ph.D.
Price: Free! Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Divorce and children
This ebook discusses what not to do after the divorce, or put more positively, what to do to help your child(ren) cope and process this very big life-changing event with specific emphasis on the development of their self-esteem. This is a time when kid's self-esteem is likely to take a very big hit, unless...
Breech Birth
By Midwifery Today
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,680. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Pregnancy and Child Birth
A comprehensive grouping of articles on the subject of breech birth. Some of the greatest minds in the natural childbirth world have articles featured in this little volume of necessary breech birth information. Authors featured include Michel Odent, Ina May Gaskin and Gloria Lemay. A must-read for any midwife, obstetrician or student of natural childbirth.
Mama Milk: A Breastfeeding Mum's Story
By Sinead Hoben
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 24,670. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Breast Feeding
Mama Milk explores the trials and tribulations, the pleasure and the pain, the humour, rumour and the reality of being a breastfeeding mum. With a Top Tips section at the end of every chapter, Mama Milk is, however, much more than a memoir; it's a reference book many women will thoroughly enjoy returning to time and again.
Torn: True Stories of Kids, Career & the Conflict of Modern Motherhood
By Samantha Parent Walravens
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 74,530. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Absentee parents
Striking the right balance between career and motherhood is one of the most stressful, heart-wrenching tasks facing women today. Forty-seven women examine the conflict between the need to nurture and the need to work and reveal creative solutions for having the best of both worlds. They offer hope and inspiration but also reveal the messy realities of modern motherhood.
A Perfect Christmas
By Mary Brewer
Price: Free! Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012 by Western Grebe Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Music
(5.00 from 1 review)
Heart warming story of sharing the Christmas spirit in a large family in hard times.
Journal Writing Can Inspire Your Kids to Write Better and to Love It
By Mary Versteeg
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,660. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010 by Jennifer Stewart. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Writing skills
How to encourage your children to use journals to improve their writing skills and to learn to love to write. Your children can develop both writing skills and a love of writing. Even if they're too young to write, they can tell you what to write, and as they grow, they'll benefit from journal writing in both tangible and intangible ways.
Babysitting 101: How to Start, Run, and Market your own Babysitting Business
By Patricia Johnson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,850. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Absentee parents
In this guide you will learn: -How to setup your babysitting service -What you need to know before you start -How to handle misbehaving kids -Safety class you MUST take -The No No things while you're babysitting -What you can do to expand your business to the max
How to Prepare Your Young Child for Success in School
By Margaret Welwood
Price: Free! Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Verbal skills
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A simple guide to fostering language development pre-birth to four years old. How does music help? What kind of music? What kind of toys are best? What colors? What kind of books work well for very young children? How much TV should children under two years old watch? And what can you do now to delay symptoms of Alzheimer's when your child is an older adult?
5 Keys Parenting
By Sue Edgerley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,160. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
How would you feel if your home was peaceful and filled with laughter and love instead of arguments and disrespect? What if there was a way to end all the arguing, whining, backchatting and rudeness in your family in just a few weeks? The 5 Keys system is a simple and effective strategy, based on generations-old principles, that will help you to create a happy, calm family within a few weeks.
Teen Leadership: A Parent's Guide
By David Osborn
Price: Free! Words: 5,620. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
With the advent of many leaders falling short, we need to ensure our future is lead by a strong group of men and women who will pull this country out of it's rut. This guide is meant to foster thought and interaction so that leadership qualities are identified and developed among teenagers. There are some resources identified and a ten step plan to help guide a person along the growth path
Gradebusters: How Parents Can End The Bad Grades Battle
By Stephen Schmitz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,760. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
From three decades as a counselor, Stephen Schmitz knows that most parents deeply want to help their children at school. But he knows all too well how powerless most parents feel in turning their lackluster learners around. In Gradebusters: How Parents Can End the Bad Grades Battle, he shares his practical methods with parents disturbed about their kids’ low levels of academic achievement.
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.
The Secret...(for troubled kids).
By Robyn Hill
Price: Free! Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology
This book is in a game format. While going through choices, the child can gain or lose points, depending on the choices they make through the pages. It shows examples of adults who make similar choices as adults and what the outcome is. It gives children a chance to see the big picture before it is too late. For kids of any age.
Breastfeeding 101: Breastfeeding How to, Diet, Problems and Tips
By Patricia Johnson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Breast Feeding
"Breastfeeding 101: Breastfeeding How to, Diet, Problems and Tips" will help you through some common question you have. -The benefits of breastfeeding -What diet the mother should take to ensure the proper nutrition for her newborn baby -Breastfeeding positions -Tips and tools for breastfeeding -Common breastfeeding problem and how to handle them -When to wean a baby and how to do it the right way
Basic Parenting 101 The Manual Your Child Should Have Been Born With
By Philip Copitch, Ph.D.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,390. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology
Basic Parenting 101 The Manual Your Child Should Have Been Born With is a realistic view of the importance of parenting. Dr. Phil focuses on showing parents how to solve problems with understanding, humor and love. Dr. Phil clearly explains how parents, step parents, teachers and counselors can raise honest, responsible, and caring children. Dr. Phil makes psychology usable.
The Myths of Single Parenting
By Loanda Cullen
Price: Free! Words: 1,000. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Divorce and children
First published in 1986,all rights for this essay are reverted to me, the author. It's about being a single parent, beyond stigma, with real tools. It's popular to blame America’s up-trend in violence and other social problems on family breakdown: on single parents. Myths and stereotypes have been promoted by half-truths and often prejudiced viewpoints. Research based work allows a new view.
Taboo Secrets of Pregnancy: A Guide to Life with a Belly
By Michelle Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,430. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Pregnancy and Child Birth
Brass, outspoken and witty, "Taboo Secrets of Pregnancy" dishes out practical advice and pee-in-your-pants fun like no one yet. Join this pregnant mom of two as she journeys yet again through the rough and tumble life of a pregger. Boldly proclaiming taboo truths on those touchy subjects that books gloss over and doctors 'forget' to mention.
Second Stage: The Pushing Phase of Labor
By Midwifery Today
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,380. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Pregnancy and Child Birth
A collection of articles from Midwifery Today magazine on the second stage of labor. Contributors include Michel Odent, Carol Gautschi and Cornelia Enning.
When Good Kids Get You In A Gotcha War
By Katherine Gordy Levine
Price: Free! Words: 8,280. Language: American English. Published: November 12, 2012 by MetaPlume. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
No one can push your buttons like a teen out to win what Katherine Gordy Levine calls the Gotcha Wars. Most of the parent experts will preach sympathy for the teen. Not Katherine. She's on the side of the parents and finally knows how parents can step out of the battle and turn them into a win/win for all.
Piercing Confessions of a Wicked Stepmother
By Kit Frazier
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Divorce and children
Insta-parents don't come with Insta-instructions, but they sure would come in handy. In her latest compilation of hilarious insights, Kit Frazier includes: • New and inventive ways to annoy small children • Body art and B-average bribes • Juggling fire batons & other good times • Who’s got what and how much can I get my hands on? • Most sex does not come with screaming cat sounds.