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Super Baby Food

Super Baby Food

ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING you should know about feeding your baby and toddler from beginning solid foods through age three years. How and when to start your baby on solid foods, with detailed information on the best and safest high chair, spoons, bibs, and other feeding equipment. Which foods to introduce to your baby during each month of his first year, with details on proper food...

Patient Guide to Semen Analysis

Patient Guide to Semen Analysis

Semen analysis can be a confusing, intimidating procedure. Patient Guide to Semen Analysis is a guidebook expressly written for male fertility patients undergoing testing. Presented in an easy to read "Question & Answer" format, the text covers everything from the procedure itself, to the biological foundation of fertility and the male reproductive system. Several jokes and...

Johnny's Journey with his Junk Food

Johnny's Journey with his Junk Food

Eat healthy? No way! Johnny’s Journey with his Junk Food is sure to become a favorite of the whole family. While Johnny lives on junk food he learns a valuable lesson; what you put into your body is what you get out of your body. Johnny lived off of junk food but would it give him the energy to stay awake during the big test at school, or what about bringing in the winning run when...

Sunshine

Sunshine

Set in the 1980’s, Sunshine is a humorous, uplifting view of life told through young narrator Ann’s eyes. After Ann befriends new student Sabine in the schoolyard, the two girls become inseparable. Over the years, they help each other grow in many different ways. Sabine supports Ann through her parents’ divorce, gives her the confidence to write, and pushes her to experience...

We Cry Out: Living with Developmental Disabilities

We Cry Out: Living with Developmental Disabilities

How does a developmental disability affect an individual throughout the course of life? What impact does the disability have on the individual’s family? What strengths do families use to cope with these disabilities? What do they do that works? And, what doesn’t work? These are the kinds of questions we have been asking individuals and families in our research over the past 15...

Freedom

Freedom

On her sixteenth birthday, Ruth feels incredibly lonely despite a family full of brothers and sisters. Ruth’s strict parents create an oppessive environment leaving Ruth wondering, “How can I change my life for the better?” She decides to reach out to a student in her high school. When this contact turns into a friendship, she is invited to join a group...

West Meets East: Americans Adopt Chinese Children

West Meets East: Americans Adopt Chinese Children

Who are the new families that are appearing on city streets, in suburban malls, and at Fourth of July celebrations? The parents, in their 40s and 50s, are obviously Caucasian, and their very young daughters are obviously Chinese. This book is about these new "American & Chinese" families that are being formed through the mechanism of international adoption.

Inside the Adoption Agency: Understanding Intercountry Adoption in the Era of the Hague Convention

Inside the Adoption Agency: Understanding Intercountry Adoption in the Era of the Hague Convention

Inside the Adoption Agency provides a glimpse inside the fascinating world of international adoption and explains the Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption, which is revolutionizing a process that was previously uncontrolled and marred by scandal. “Jean Erichsen gives order to the often overwhelming mix of foreign and domestic...

Just Give Me Borscht: From Siberia With Love

Just Give Me Borscht: From Siberia With Love

Why would any couple in their mid-forties, already grandparents and soon to be retired, think that there was something that they still needed to do? They wanted to make a difference that could be, and should be, made for others. They would give not just money, but themselves, to the lives of two children who lived deep in the heart of Siberia. They would receive just as much in return as they...

Siblings in Adoption and Foster Care: Traumatic Separations and Honored Connections

Siblings in Adoption and Foster Care: Traumatic Separations and Honored Connections

Normally, our relationships with our brothers and sisters are the longest relationships in our lives, outlasting time with our parents, and most marriages today. The sibling relationship is emotionally powerful and critically important, giving us a sense of continuity throughout life. So what happens when a child loses contact not only with his or her parents, but with siblings too? That is...

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