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How To Raise A Good Kid by Starbuck O'Dwyer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,260. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Essential reading for every parent, How To Raise A Good Kid is a collection of 23 hilarious, honest and heartfelt stories about growing up and raising children that help parents teach lessons about core values such as faith, honesty, courage, hard work, perseverance and love. One of the best books about parenting and successfully navigating the challenges of childhood that you will ever find.
The Misbehaving Child. Common sense discipline for the 21st. century. by R.M. Wright
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
A short guide on how to discipline from a child abuse investigators perspective. This is an easy to read guide on how to discipline children in the 21st century.
10 Most Annoying Things People Say to NICU Parents by Carma Chan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health(4.00 from 1 review)
On May 4th, 1992, Carma finally got to take her baby home after 73 days on an emotional roller coaster in a place that felt like science fiction. Surrounded by a sea of babies, most of them weighing under 2 pounds (1 kilogram), kept alive through surgeries, daily being needled, tubed, taped and treated in ways no parent wants their baby to experience.
Get your teen to talk..... by David C Johnson
Price: Free! Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
In a tough situation does your teen/young adult refuse to talk to you? Take these simple steps and I guarantee he or she will not only sit down, but you will have the opportunity to get them to do what you need....
Choices by Laura Green
Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Emotions & Feelings
Choices is a Social Story that can be used with children who believe that they don't have a choice in their bad behaviour. It is designed to introduce the concept that we don't have to use limited ways of reacting to common emotions like anger, sadness and worry. It is a great way to introduce calming strategies to children and to support Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) interventions.
Signs of Sexual Abuse in Children by Jane Gilgun
Price: Free! Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology
How to know when children have been sexually abused poses special challenges. Some children speak up, while others are scared into silence. Some show no signs, while others show signs of stress and trauma. At times, the interactions between children and the persons who may be abusing them sometimes raise concerns. This article show the many different signs that children show or may not show.
The Humanist Approach to Happiness: Practical Wisdom by Jennifer Hancock
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,860. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement, Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
The Humanist Approach to Happiness is a book that basically says – here are personal ethics, here is why they are important, and here is how you can apply them to your daily life and why doing so will help you live a happier more productive life. It isn’t a philosophy book so much as a book about the pragmatic reasons for being an ethical, compassionate and responsible person.
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens, Nonfiction » Parenting » Verbal skills
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.
The Ultimate Guide to Baby Girl Names 2011 by Linda Alchin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,230. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development, Nonfiction » Parenting » Baby names
1000's of Baby Girl Names! This ultimate collection consists of baby Girl names from all over the world. Origins of First names, Middle Names and Surnames! Name Evaluator! Name Quiz! A to Z Girls name dictionary with origins and meanings. Helpful checklists for newborn babies together with size and development charts!
Nine Months and a Week by Josh Busch
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Pregnancy and Child Birth, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood(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.
Second Stage: The Pushing Phase of Labor by Midwifery Today
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,380. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Categories: 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.
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...
Memoirs of a Singing Birth by Elena Skoko
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,690. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Pregnancy and Child Birth(4.00 from 1 review)
Romantic, inspiring, informed. This is the book that will change your perception of birth. An intimate story where pregnancy and labor are seen as an empowering initiation, where fear is transformed by chanting and pain is channeled into music. An exotic quest for natural birth that will take you to the island of Bali and its birth traditions. Lotus birth described in practice. Witty and honest.
Readiness to Adopt Children with Special Needs: A Self-Survey for Prospective Adoptive Parents by Jane Gilgun
Price: Free! Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
This survey is for prospective adoption parents who are considering adopting children children with special needs. Your answers will show you where you have strengths as a parent and where you have room for improvement.
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. Categories: 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.
Calmer: Medical Events with Cognitively Impaired Children by Melissa Hogan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,250. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Children’s health, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology(4.75 from 4 reviews)
This short book offers a toolbox of workable strategies described in parent, not psychologist, terms that are designed to reduce medical trauma in your special child. The strategies are drawn from the work of the author with her son who suffers from a rare condition called Hunter Syndrome, sees ten specialists, four therapists, has a weekly infusion, and is in a clinical trial.
Vagabond Boy: Memoir of a Youth's Journey Through a Heartland of Chaos by Joel Everett Harding
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,440. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development(5.00 from 1 review)
A boy navigates through a chaotic childhood while traveling throughout 1950s America with his restless parents. The author's encounters with strange landscapes, curious people, and dubious caretakers dangle lessons he must choose or discard. He is swept toward an emotional chasm that threatens to swallow and imprison him forever, and he must decipher secrets in a local pond to secure his future.
Learning to Love a Stranger by Cathy Bonnstetter
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 35,810. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption(5.00 from 1 review)
When families make the decision to adopt overseas they often think the big challenges come with the administrative processes. Those are huge challenges, but even bigger ones and the amazing awards come when that child, who has been just a thought, finally comes home. In this book, several families discuss that all important first year they were "learning to love a stranger."