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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...

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...

My Grandpa Had a Stroke

My Grandpa Had a Stroke

What's a stroke?" "Why can't Grandpa move his arm?" "Why does he seem so different?" "Will he get better?" "Why did this have to happen to my grandpa?" "Who will take care of him?" Ryan loves spending Saturdays with his Grandpa, riding in the truck, stopping at Morrie's Diner for breakfast,and fishing on Hall Lake. But when...

Clouds and Clocks: A Story for Children Who Soil

Clouds and Clocks: A Story for Children Who Soil

Andrew's father died when he was a baby, his mother is away all day at work, and now his beloved grandfather must go to the hospital. Upset and worried, Andrew begins to soil. With a visit to the pediatrician and to a therapist, Andrew gets the treatments he needs to feel better and start using the toilet again. This book contains a Note to Parents by psychologist Virginia Shiller, PhD, on...

The Very Lonely Bathtub

The Very Lonely Bathtub

At first Claudia enjoys her new bathtub, which becomes in turn a fire engine, a floating hospital, and a spaceship, but then she grows tired of being clean and refuses to take a bath, no matter how dirty she gets.

Sammy's Mommy Has Cancer

Sammy's Mommy Has Cancer

This warm, sensitive, and straightforward story will help young children understand and accept the changes in their lives when a parent is diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. Parents will welcome this valuable aid in explaining the illness to their children. Sharing the book together, families will find encouragement in dealing with their sorrow, hopes, and small joys during a...

Grandparents Adopting Their Grandchildren: And How It Can Affect Their Relationship With Their Children

Grandparents Adopting Their Grandchildren: And How It Can Affect Their Relationship With Their Children

Grandparents Adopting Their Grandchildren is a story of one woman's struggle to get her daughter to stop doing drugs and be a mother to her son.More and more grandparents are raising their grandchildren. Should grandparents refuse to raise their grandchildren, or should they do what they feel that they need to do to protect their grandchildren?There's circumstances when a young...

Faith in Shawna

Faith in Shawna

Faith In Shawna is one woman's journey in overcoming emotional hurdles of being adopted, discovering her true self and finding spirituality. The intimate emotions wrapped around all the unanswered questions regarding her adoption that haunted her are revealed. Hope and faith are tested as nature vs. nurture, religion vs. spirituality, and conformity are explored through personal struggles....

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