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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.
How to Die Consciously: Secrets from Beyond the Veil by Diane Goble
Price: $3.99 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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
Breastfeeding by Midwifery Today
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,040. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Breast Feeding, Nonfiction » Parenting » Pregnancy and Child Birth
Breastfeeding is a collection of articles previously published in Midwifery Today magazine. This volume contains insights into breastfeeding duration, breast milk sharing, milk supply and more, as well as personal accounts of breastfeeding adventures. Contributors include Michel Odent and Suzanne Colson.
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.
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.
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."
Cool Names for Babies by Pamela Redmond Satran
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,260. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Pregnancy and Child Birth, Nonfiction » Parenting » Baby names
Cool Names for Babies is the ultimate style guide to naming your baby by America's leading experts, the authors of ten books on names and the creators of nameberry.com.
The Chronicles of Ben - Adventures in Autism by David Royko
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,290. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Psychiatric disorders, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychopathology / autism spectrum disorders
The Chronicles of Ben collects the writings by psychologist and author David Royko about his son and the severe autism that has been at his family’s core ever since Ben’s diagnosis. This book presents, in chronological order, both published and previously unpublished Ben Stories, offering parents, professionals and anyone interested in life with severe autism an intimate view from the inside.
The Secret...(for troubled kids). by Robyn Hill
Price: Free! Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Categories: 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.
Winning the Baby Mama Drama Dilemma by Leopole Astonelli McLaughlin III
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,000. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Absentee parents, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood(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.
Nanna is a Star! by Laura Green
Price: Free! Words: 820. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Death & Dying, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology(5.00 from 1 review)
This book has been created to support parents, teachers and carers to explain the death of a family member, friend or pet. It uses simple language and pictures and can be adapted into a Social Story for teaching kids with developmental disorders to understand death.
Bringing Up Baby by Alan Hutchinson
Price: Free! Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development, Nonfiction » Parenting » Child nutrition(4.00 from 1 review)
These brief notes are distilled from the past one and a half decades which have been unlike anything I have experienced before. They are most likely to be helpful to prospective fathers. Mothers are likely to pick such ideas up anyway, but perhaps they will be some help to some mothers too.
What You Need To Know When You're Expecting - The Complete Pregnancy Guide For Moms And Dads by Dr. Jyothi Shenoy
Price: Free! Words: 17,470. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood, Nonfiction » Parenting » Pregnancy and Child Birth
Do You Want To Know What To Do To Prepare For A New Child? Dr. Jyothi Shenoy explains EXACTLY what you need to do, why you need to do it, and when you need to do it...all in an easy to understand, step-by-step fashion.
Torn: True Stories of Kids, Career & the Conflict of Modern Motherhood by Samantha Parent Walravens
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 74,510. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: 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.