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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...

Out of the Darkness: The Faiella Family's Journey to Recover their Autistic Son

Out of the Darkness: The Faiella Family's Journey to Recover their Autistic Son

Matthew Faiella sat comfortably in the exam room of the small Costa Rican clinic. Although he couldn't really comprehend the event about to unfold or the journey it took to get him to this moment. His parents reassured him everything would be fine. It was February of 2008, Matthew was about to become one of the first children in the world to receive cord blood/adult stem cell injections...

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...

Silent Sorority: A Barren Woman Gets Busy, Angry, Lost and Found

Silent Sorority: A Barren Woman Gets Busy, Angry, Lost and Found

From celebrity and news magazines to TV programs to Facebook pages and mommy blogs, family-building successes are routinely and glowingly shared and celebrated. But where are the voices of those who are unable to have children? In relating what happens when nature and science find their limits, Silent Sorority examines a seldom acknowledged outcome and raises provocative, often uncomfortable...

Adventures in Mandarin Chinese: The Fox and The Goat (Volume 1)

Adventures in Mandarin Chinese: The Fox and The Goat (Volume 1)

It's essential to build a solid foundation for learners of any language as early as possible! - THIS IS THE BOOK to help you build a solid foundation of Mandarin Chinese! In the first several years of life, children learn a few words that become a solid groundwork for their language in life. Also children love stories, which are a very important part of language learning. Hence, in...

Yushi and the Tall Man

Yushi and the Tall Man

Tender and heartfelt, Yushi and the Tall Man by newcomer Tami Staut, shares the real life journey of an abandoned baby who is adopted from her native China by a family in the United States. Left tightly swaddled near the steps of a hospital, this precious child is like thousands of babies abandoned each year in China. The baby is found by a police officer and taken to an orphanage. There...

Talking with Young Children about Adoption

Talking with Young Children about Adoption

Current wisdom holds that adoptive parents should talk with their child about adoption as early as possible. But no guidelines exist to prepare parents for the various ways their children might respond when these conversations take place. In this wise and sympathetic book, a clinical psychologist and a psychiatrist, both adoptive mothers, discuss how young children make sense of the fact that...

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