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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.
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...
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. 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.
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.
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Absentee parents, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
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
5 Keys Parenting by Sue Edgerley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,160. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2010. Categories: 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.
Get Fit For Your Pregnancy: Control Excess Body Fat, Fit & Firm After Your Birth, Strengthen Muscles, Easier Labor, Quick Recovery, Prevent Injuries by Andy Charalambous
Price: Free! Words: 17,730. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Pregnancy and Child Birth, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
Get Fit For Your Pregnancy has been put together to help women stay fit and healthy during and after their pregnancy. Who will benefit the most from reading it? If you are pregnant and unsure how to go about staying in shape during those important 9 months. You want to aim for an easy as possible labor. You want to recover from the birth as quickly and safely as possible.
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.
Mama Milk: A Breastfeeding Mum's Story by Sinead Hoben
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 24,670. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Breast Feeding, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition
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.
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.
The Third Stage of Labor by Midwifery Today
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,730. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Pregnancy and Child Birth
The Third Stage of Labor is a comprehensive volume, including insights regarding the umbilical cord, the placenta and natural approaches to this phase of birth. Contributors include Sarah J. Buckley, Gail Hart, Naoli Vinaver and Robin Lim.
Better Men by Jacobus Kotze
Series: My American Patriot, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 28,600. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: June 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Absentee parents
This is a book for both men and women about relationships in the modern world. It looks at soul mate love as well as what is expected from men i.e. to fulfil the natural leadership role in his household in terms of finance, religion, good manners and house chores.
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.
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.
Learning Difficulties: Auditory Processing Disorder by Marlize Schmidt
Price: Free! Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Hearing & speech, Nonfiction » Parenting » Psychiatric disorders
Are you worried about your child? Does your child often ask to repeat what you said? Does your child have difficulty following orders or not responding when you ask them a question? Your child may have Auditory Processing Disorder or some sort of auditory processing problem. Read this free book to learn more...
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. Categories: 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.
Don't Bully Me Because I'm Different. I'm Aspie and I'm Not Afraid to Show It. by Laura Green
Price: Free! Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology(5.00 from 1 review)
This Social Story was created for a beautiful child who thought it was ok that he got bullied because he has Asperger's Syndrome. It can be used as a general explanation of Asperger's and Autism but if bullying isn't a current concern it would be best to remove the pages that refer to bullying and just keep the general information about Asperger's. It is part of a larger Autism Awareness series.
Parents' Guide to Early Autism Intervention by Kimberly Kaplan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,160. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development(4.00 from 1 review)
This book is intended to help other parents who are currently in the situation we were in. Our one year old had developmental delays. We immediately got him evaluated and he was placed into an early intervention program. We experienced the good and the bad during this time. I intend this book as a learning experience, and hopefully your road within the autism system will be smoother.
The Four Disconcerting Habits of Lousy Parents by L J Robinson
Price: Free! Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting, Nonfiction » Parenting » Verbal skills
Why are some people such lousy parents? Are lousy parents a lost cause? Are you a lousy parent? In this short book, Leroy J Robinson discusses the four main factors that make a lousy parent and what can be done to improve their parenting.