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It Gets Easier! . . . And Other Lies We Tell New Mothers: A Fun, Practical Guide to Becoming a Mom

It Gets Easier! . . . And Other Lies We Tell New Mothers: A Fun, Practical Guide to Becoming a Mom

There is no question that being a mother is challenging, but this fun, frank, and prescriptive guide tries to do the impossible and make new motherhood easier. Featuring interviews with hundreds of moms and candid stories from author Claudine Wolk's own experiences as a mother, "It Gets Easier!...and Other Lies We Tell New Mothers" mixes humor, honesty, and insider strategies...

RAISING ABEL, a remarkable book about raising a traumatized child

RAISING ABEL, a remarkable book about raising a traumatized child

Kirkus Reviews: A woman of remarkable resourcefulness single-handedly raises a troubled child all the way to manhood in this intimate and inspiring blog-to-book memoir. At 38, Carolyn Nash had a good job, no apparent struggles and few conscious regrets—save, perhaps, her weight and her childlessness. She remedies the latter by fostering and then adopting 3-year-old Abel, a victim...

ADD/ADHD Drug Free: Natural Alternatives and Practical Exercises to Help Your Child Focus

ADD/ADHD Drug Free: Natural Alternatives and Practical Exercises to Help Your Child Focus

Attention Deficit Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD) are among the most misunderstood problems facing young children today. Drugs like Ritalin and Cylert are traditionally prescribed to treat these disorders, but their use is controversial. While many children have been helped by these medications, at best, pills only temporarily improve symptoms. Some­times...

Keys to Successful Stepmothering (Barron's Parenting Keys)

Keys to Successful Stepmothering (Barron's Parenting Keys)

Here are practical suggestions for achieving harmony in your stepfamily. The "myths" about stepmothering are discussed as are ways to merge two families and avoid misunderstandings between you and your stepchildren, and you and your fiance/husband. Encouraging and timely, this resource helps you develop a healthy stepfamily--one filled with rewards.

Keys to Parenting an Adopted Child (Barron's Parenting Keys)

Keys to Parenting an Adopted Child (Barron's Parenting Keys)

Adoptive parents will find information and advice on preparing for placement, bonding with an adopted child, transracial and international adoptions, coping with a childÂ's health or learning problems, and much more. Appendices present lists of adoptive parenting organizations in the U.S. and Canada, adoption-friendly mental health resources, childrenÂ's...

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