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Control: A Children's Guide to Money, Power & Sex by A Jobain
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 19,330. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 22, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Mentoring & coaching(5.00 from 6 reviews)
This guide gives dozens of short, to-the-point suggestions on how growing teens can ultimately be comfortable in their own skins well into adulthood. It's a useful reference on self-control, being managed and directing others. Full disclosure: The author is no psychologist, therapist or certified coach; but he's successfully led teams, guided staff and earned praise for his management style.
Bring Your MICCC—Money by Diamond Wilson
Price: Free! Words: 14,570. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success, Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens(5.00 from 5 reviews)
The young person’s guide to successful adulting. This workbook is designed to provide a skeleton of information that each young person can customize in order to fit their specific needs. It requires careful consideration and mental practice on the part of the reader.
Rosalee - a little girl lost by Trevi Formea
Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Family / Orphans & Foster Homes(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Rosalee was born 8 weeks premature and weighed just 1600gms. She had a collapsed lung, a turned foot and an alternating eye squint. At the age of thirteen weeks, Rosalee was released from hospital and into the care of a foster family.
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!
The Perfect Solution-A Suspense of Choices by Ey Wade
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 80,730. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Mona Boots wanted Brhin-Kristoffer Teddi as her child. She watched over him daily, as any mother would. In her delusion to finally do something right in her life, she enters The Perfect Solution Childcare Center and leaves with Brhin-Kristoffer Teddi in her arms. It’s a choice she is prepared to defend.THE PERFECT SOLUTION--
Gingers and Wry by Dwayne R. James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,270. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Twins, Triplets & More, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire(5.00 from 3 reviews)
"TWINS. It's the kind of word that only ever happens to somebody else." This is the kind of dry humour that characterizes Gingers & Wry, an autobiographical account of a stay@home Dad of tenacious toddler twin boys. Join the author as he finds the humour in situations that would make the Dalai Lama scream out in anger. You'll never see the world the same once you've seen it through Dwayne's eyes.
How to Prepare Your Young Child for Success in School by Margaret Welwood
Price: Free! Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Verbal skills, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A simple guide to fostering language development pre-birth to four years old. How does music help? What kind of music? What kind of toys are best? What colors? What kind of books work well for very young children? How much TV should children under two years old watch? And what can you do now to delay symptoms of Alzheimer's when your child is an older adult?
Cooking on the Edge of Insanity by Emily Rosenbaum
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,150. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Child nutrition(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Emily Rosenbaum is that mother; the one who avoids chemicals, minimizes food waste, shops locally, and tries to convince her son that lemonade is not a fruit. Don’t even get her started on BPAs. In Cooking on the Edge of Insanity, Rosenbaum shares recipes and tells the tale of living sustainably while cooking for a family of five. Don’t bother to tell her she’s nuts. She already knows.
What I Learned from Jane by Mollie Player
Price: Free! Words: 13,220. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 2 reviews)
What I Learned From Jane is the true story of how a child born with severe brain damage changed her mother's life. Here is an excerpt: "And I have no other explanation for how it feels to have given birth to a person and then spent a few days with them before letting them go other than that: It feels like being a mother probably feels every day. It felt like being a mother."
Bully Games: 8 Strategies to BULLYPROOF your kid by Dana Sherman, Ph.D.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,650. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Bully Games is a concise, practical handbook that will provide you with the tips and strategies you need to BullyProof your child. A powerful resource guide, Bully Games, will help prevent your child from becoming a victim. Role playing scenarios are included for you and your child to start practicing the BullyProof strategies. A must read for all parents!
The Weakness Of Strength by Scott Johnson
Price: Free! Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Abuse, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Whether it be from the Government, Police, Religion or the neighborhood, I hate to see abuse of power. The goal of this book is to open the eyes of both the bully and the ones being bullied. To show one how to handle their strength properly and the other to use the strength that lies within them. There should never again be a murder or suicide from bullying. It's time for mental revolution.
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.
Raising Ruckus: The Decline of Public Education in the 21st Century by Elizabeth Witbeck
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,410. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development(5.00 from 2 reviews)
What is the purpose of education? Why did we create a national school system? The answers are a lot darker than you think. Before we can solve the problems in schools today, we must consider how schools were first started. Witbeck takes the reader back in time to the Industrial Revolution to discover what our schools are really for, the hidden agenda of education, and how it can be stopped.
Liquid Gold: Troubleshooting breastfeeding issues during baby's first month by Diana Tahir
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Breast Feeding, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This problem-based guide was written to help new mothers find solutions to their common breastfeeding concerns especially in the first few weeks after delivery. Written in succinct, clear language and containing step-by-step explanations, it is written by a third-time mom (paediatrician in training) who has exclusively pumped one child, and tandem-fed the other two!
Letters to Thorbin by Brittney Wentzel
Price: Free! Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011 by Wonderland Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Pregnancy and Child Birth, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy(5.00 from 1 review)
August 5, 2010, was the best and the worst day of my life. On that day I married my best friend, my rock, my hero—and on the same day we lost our son, Thorbin, at 14 weeks due to heart complications. I wanted to share my story of this past year in hope of helping others who have gone though the same thing as we have.
A Parent's Guide to the Common Immune System Issues in Autism Spectrum Disorder by Melinda Sharma
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 18,680. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / immune system, Nonfiction » Parenting » Psychiatric disorders(5.00 from 1 review)
As the incidence of autism soars, it is evident that a subset of children with autistic behaviors are suffering from treatable, physical illness. Up to 20% of children are recovering and experts cannot explain why. The immune system's health or state of dysfunction deeply impacts neurologic function. This book guides parents to be conversant about infections & immunity with healthcare providers.
Closing The Gap by Pat Ritter
Series: Parent Drug Awareness, Parents Drug Awareness. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,710. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens(5.00 from 1 review)
Parenting teenagers at times can be difficult and is an unknown journey for parents of teenage children. This book came about when one of the co-authors identified how he could improve communication between parents and their teenager after the teenager had 'ran away from home'. This book is unique. Personal experiences have been drawn by the authors to help improve parent-teenager relationships.
Oops! The 9 Ways We Screw Up Our Toddlers by Michelle Smith
Price: Free! Words: 32,780. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development, Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference(5.00 from 1 review)
Becoming a parent is a scary thing. Even more scary when we see how some of the kids around us act. We are determined that our babies will not grow up and display those same ugly behaviors! But the first time we're fending off a nasty tantrum in the bookstore, we begin to doubt our resolve. Oops! takes you through the top nine reasons that kids act rotten.
Mommyhood: The Ugly Truth, Volume One by Shannon Harrigan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,040. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development(5.00 from 1 review)
Volume One shares the ugly, yet funny, realities of parenthood. Shannon Harrigan dares to go off-script from other moms who paint their experience in rosy colors and instead shares the hard, yet humorous, truths of being a mom. From tantrums in public, to breastfeeding debates, and during a constant state of sleep deprivation, this read will take you on a journey through the wonders of Mommyhood.
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."