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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.
Calmer: Medical Events with Cognitively Impaired Children by Melissa Hogan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,270. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Children’s health, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology(4.67 from 3 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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Prodigal's Steps: The True Story of a Family's Desperate Flight Back Home by Genovi James
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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(4.33 from 3 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.
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...
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.
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.
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.