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Love Entanglement by Jean-Nichol Dufour
Price: Free! Words: 100,860. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships » Sexual behavior, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
This is part 3 of a 10 books suite. Here I will describe how I see love and sexuality. I will defend true love while waging war to any other view. I will explain what normality in sexuality is, and what is abnormal.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
From Birth to Bliss by Raewyn McGrigor
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,730. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2011 by Bev Robitai. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Pregnancy and Child Birth(4.00 from 1 review)
This manual relates specifically to the practical realities of the first days and weeks of life with a new baby in it, and explains what baby needs to learn in his transition to life outside the womb. It will ‘fast track’ the new learning for both mother and baby with a clear plan of action to follow. Tried and true methods that work.
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.
Problem Children: It's Not Always the Parent's Fault by Dr George Tucker PhD ABPP
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,020. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Adolescent psychology, Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
Parents are often blamed for causing their children's problems, regardless of the age of the child or the number of "good children" that the parents have raised in addition to the "problem child." As a result of this bias against parents, especially when the bias is propagated by those in the so-called helping professions, efforts to help problem children often fail.
Parents' Handbook: NLP and Common Sense Guide for Family Well-Being by Roger Ellerton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,310. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference
Parenting is not an idea, concept or belief. It's a process and therefore is neither static nor fixed in time that results in something special being created. The Parents' Handbook provides you with tools, techniques, insights and approaches to improve the way you communicate, to be available emotionally and physically and to successfully fulfill the different roles expected of you as a parent.
Making the Best of Second Best: A Guide to Positive Stepparenting by Kathleen Fox
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,020. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2010 by FoxCraft. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Divorce and children
Thanks for volunteering to be a stepparent! Do your very best, and you might just win—second place. This book encourages parents and stepparents to focus on the positives and make the "second-best" of a stepfamily as good as it can be. It offers practical solutions to common stepfamily problems. Its humorous, personal style makes it a readable and supportive guide.
Dr. Toy's Smart Play Smart Toys by Stevanne Auerbach
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,780. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference
Unique, comprehensive guide helps selection of best toys and games to develop "Play Quotient" (PQ) and expanding child’s play. Helps adults navigate toy and play options, offers tips, toy safety, and suggests 160 playful activities. The book identifies educational, age-appropriate toys, supplies for playtime, and hundreds of ways to make play a life-long and nurturing experience. Let’s play!
Midwife Wisdom, Mother Love by Sarah James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,230. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Pregnancy and Child Birth
In an age when many mothers to be have never even held a baby, Midwife Wisdom, Mother Love provides an understanding and practical guide. It is an authoritative, candid and often fun account of childbirth - from pregnancy through to labour (and what to expect afterwards), which unlocks the mystery surrounding birth and provides answers for the most concerned parent to be.
The Lonely Place--Re-visioning Adolescence and the Rite of Passage by Patricia Jamie Lee
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,370. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
A beautiful exploration of how our culture has failed to maintain meaningful rites of passage for our young. As a result, they create their own destructive subcultures. Offers a strong vision for change.
The Lost Art of Parenting: Training Children for Success by Rick and Becky Kraemer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,790. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference
As children we all swore that things would be different when we were parents. We want to do a better job raising our kids, but sometimes they baffle us. We can’t dismiss the nagging feeling that there might be some secret parenting knowledge floating around that we could tap into.
Autism Goes to School - Book One in the School Daze Series by Sharon A. Mitchell
Price: Free! Words: 67,980. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Amazon Bestseller - After suddenly receiving custody of his five year old son, Ben must learn how to be a dad to a child with autism. Ben's sixty hour a week work schedule goes out the window. Teacher Melanie Nicols sees Ben as a dead beat dad, but grudgingly comes to admire how he hangs in, determined to learn for his son’s sake. Her admiration grows to more as father and son come to rely on her.
Trust Your Radar: Honest Advice for Teens and Young Adults from a Surgeon, Firefighter, Police Officer, Scuba Divemaster, Golfer, and Amateur Comedian by CB Brooks MD
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 93,690. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Updated for 2016. Avoid the major sand traps of life! Target audience: Ages 14 – 40 and parents. Trust Your Radar provides clear information and practical solutions, delivered with memorable, entertaining, and fun stories from the author's varied careers. "Distills everything young people need into one plain-spoken, fun to read format." Parents: You want your kids to know these things!
Let's Play Math: How Families Can Learn Math Together—and Enjoy It by Denise Gaskins
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,520. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013 by Tabletop Academy Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Parent participation, Nonfiction » Parenting » Math skills(5.00 from 1 review)
Discover creative, non-textbook ways to build mathematical literacy and thinking skills from preschool through high school, and find out how to combine math with history for a multicultural learning adventure. Veteran homeschooling mother of five and internet math maven Denise Gaskins shows you how to help your kids succeed in math.