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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...

The Adoptive & Foster Parent Guide: How to Heal Your Child's Trauma and Loss

The Adoptive & Foster Parent Guide: How to Heal Your Child's Trauma and Loss

Finally, a practical, reader-friendly book for adoptive and foster parents! The first part of the book effortlessly explains topics that are pertinent to adoptive and foster families, including the four attachment styles, detachment, and unique family issues, such as: family triangles and birth families. This information will be helpful to the newly arrived home family as well as the...

Dream Catcher, Failure Was Never An Option (na)

Dream Catcher, Failure Was Never An Option (na)

In the years leading up to the 1950’s there were no resources for the challenged. They were placed in asylums or back rooms and left to die. They were never talked about or acknowledged. They were the silent children. The ones no one wanted. The ,ones who never given a chance to live. Florida Author Yvonne Mason has given us a story of success in a time of failure for the challenged. She...

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...

Becoming A Mother: Ectopic Pregnancy, Miscarriage, Infertility, Relationships, And My Bumpy Road To Motherhood

Becoming A Mother: Ectopic Pregnancy, Miscarriage, Infertility, Relationships, And My Bumpy Road To Motherhood

Jennifer is a wife and mom. She has a Masters Degree in Counseling with an advanced certificate in Marriage & Family Therapy. Jennifer specializes in working with Women, Couples & Families dealing with pregnancy loss, infant death and infertility. Before giving birth to her beautiful daughter in 2002, Jennifer had two losses. This inspired her to return to school to complete her degree...

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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