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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.
Adopting: Sound Choices, Strong Families by Patricia Irwin Johnston
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 224,170. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2009 by Perspectives Press Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption, Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
Single or married, heterosexual or LGBT, whatever the family building chillenge, you can grow a family! Adopting offers decision making tools and solid, detailed information for those exploring adoption, including whether to, how to, who to and parenting issues.Chosen as the best new self help book in the 2009 Benjamin Franklin Awards, and cited by one reviewer as The Adoptipedia.
Psychology for Parents: Birth to Teens by Faye Carlisle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,540. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Psychology for parents: Birth to teens is a comprehensive reference guide. It presents psychological research on parenting children from birth to teens. It aims to bridge the gap between child psychology textbooks and traditional parenting books. Topics covered include attachment, discipline, mindfulness, giftedness, language development and special needs.
Flight of the Stork: What Children Think (and When) about Sex and Family Building by Anne C Bernstein
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 100,140. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2009 by Perspectives Press Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Sexual health
Research shows that what kids "know" about how babies and families are made is only as accurate as their level of cognitive development. Dr. Bernstein interviewed dozens of kids of varied ages and uses anecdotes to help parents understand just what their children really know and how to teach them effectively stage by stages. Chapters arranged by developmental level and special chapters
Finding Family: My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA by Richard Hill
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,620. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption(5.00 from 1 review)
"Finding Family: My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA" is Richard Hill's true and intensely personal story of how he pieced together the long-kept secret of his own origins. This highly suspenseful book is a page-turning saga of personal detective work and the first book to chronicle the paradigm-shifting application of genetic genealogy to adoption search.
How to Die Consciously: Secrets from Beyond the Veil by Diane Goble
Price: $2.99 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.
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: 74,530. 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.
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.
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.
Basic Parenting 101 The Manual Your Child Should Have Been Born With by Philip Copitch, Ph.D.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,390. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology
Basic Parenting 101 The Manual Your Child Should Have Been Born With is a realistic view of the importance of parenting. Dr. Phil focuses on showing parents how to solve problems with understanding, humor and love. Dr. Phil clearly explains how parents, step parents, teachers and counselors can raise honest, responsible, and caring children. Dr. Phil makes psychology usable.
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...
Problem Children: It's Not Always the Parent's Fault by Dr. George Tucker
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,030. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. 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.
From Birth to Bliss by Raewyn McGrigor
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,700. 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.
Making the Best of Second Best: A Guide to Positive Stepparenting by Kathleen Fox
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,030. 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!
Cues & Clues to Children's Behaviors by Salma Bhalla, Ph.D.
Series: Parenting Guides by Salma Bhalla, Ph.D., Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,330. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology
This book is a guide to understand a child’s behavior cues; strategies to prevent, and intervene when emotional problems arise. It has Chapters on Child Development, Parenting Styles, Anger, Self-Esteem, Anxiety, Stress, Traumatic Stress, Depression, Impact of Divorce, Attention Problems, Effective Parenting, and Cultural Differences in Parenting. The book is written in a jargon free style.
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.