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Parenting | Family - Relationships

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Aug.10.2010
From Publishers Weekly: Kessler, the author of five narrative nonfiction books, explores the mother/daughter relationship at a particularly vulnerable point—the cusp of her daughter's entry into adolescence. At 12, Lizzie is often at odds with her author mom, who describes her chilly relationship...
Prevention of Sex Offenders
Jun.20.2010
The results of speaking with over 100 sex offenders live and in using online surveys, this article shows the myriad of dangers for parents trying to stay on top of who watches their child.
"As an elementary school guidance counselor, The Winning Family is the number one book I recommend." -- Celeste, elementary scho
May.07.2010
This classic positive parenting guide helps readers right the wrongs of the past, instead of repeating them. It has helped many thousands shift from their fear-based upbringings to love-based interactions with their own children, and...
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Mar.26.2010
Suzanne Frischkorn is a fierce and fearless poet, In Girl on a Bridge, she first upends our dainty notions of girlhood and then leads us into the wilderness of violence, madness, fear, and love -- and does so with beauty and tenderness. --Julianna Baggott   Good citizens beware: Suzanne...
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Mar.23.2010
If you're a new parent, you know how hard it is to get quality alone time with your partner. Instead of blaming the kid, put him to work! This handy manual will teach your baby how to set the mood for an intimate evening (and then make himself scarce - thanks, baby!) Baby Get Me Some Lovin' is...
Mar.04.2010
Why Didn't Anyone Tell Me? is a collection of stories from parents that speak the truth about parenting. Unlike other books on parenting, this is not another prescriptive book by an ‘expert’. Parents have read and spoken to all manner of experts and put their advice into practice with varying...
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Jan.24.2010
Chauffeur. Chef. Referee. Confidante. Provider. As a single mother, you balance these roles and dozens more every day-so take a break with A Cup of Comfort for Single Mothers. In this empowering and bittersweet collection, you will meet single mothers who have created an unbreakable bond with...
Adopted Soul
Jan.24.2010
Chicken Soup for the Adopted Soul will touch your heart with stories of finding and creating families. From tales about international orphaned babies and children who spent years in the foster-care system to those who were adopted at birth, this very special compilation conveys the true meaning of...
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Jan.09.2010
This is a true story.  This is not a story for children and please don’t let the pictures confuse you into thinking that there is much niceness in this book.  In fact I only include the pictures because that is what I see when I tell this story to myself.  And just so you know, I am only telling...
A Very Special Child
Sep.25.2009
A Very Special Child by Debra Shiveley Welch is a wonderful book written with child-like wonder. Debra removes the stigma of adoption by showing adopted children everywhere that they are indeed special, wanted and loved. Debra demonstrates how the birth mother served a significant role in preparing...