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No More Perfect Moms: Learn to Love Your Real Life
If you've ever forgotten to pick your kid up from soccer practice or accidentally worn two different shoes to the grocery store, this book is for you. Being a mother is not for those who display symptoms of the "Perfection Infection." There is simply no such thing as a perfect mom. And there are no such things as perfect kids, perfect bodies, perfect marriages, or even perfect meals. With refreshing honesty, author Jill Savage exposes some ...
Paradise Imperfect: An American family moves to the Costa Rican mountains
Yellow House Press, 2013
Margot and Anthony were ordinary parents. With two jobs and three kids, there was soccer and carpool and too much to do, and a little chronic stress about money. Then one night, following a day that was a regular amount of hectic, Margot had an idea: “I think we should move to Costa Rica.” Seven weeks later, there they were, jobless on top of a mountain, hours from the nearest paved road. This witty, insightful memoir of a family's struggle ...
Why Christmas Trees Aren't Perfect
This special 25th anniversary edition includes a dressed up cover with glitter and a sticker sheet that children can use to decorate a picture of a pine tree in the back of the book. Long, long ago, in a land far away, lived a perfect little tree named Small Pine. Small Pine hoped to maintain its perfect form and be selected by the Queen as her Christmas tree. But as the warm-hearted little tree gave shelter to birds, ...
A New Reference Grammar of modern Spanish 3rd Edition
A New Reference Grammar of Modern Spanish is the standard reference to World Spanish which features formal, colloquial, familiar, and popular usage and new authentic examples that contrast Peninsular with Latin American Spanish.
Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Verb Tenses
A workbook to help you master Spanish tenses Some things just take a lot of practice to learn, and verb tenses are one of them! Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Verb Tenses goes beyond the scope of many other books that deal with verbs. Typical verb books often present little more than charts of conjugations with perhaps some mechanical exercises that do little to help you really master when and why a particular verb tense should be ...
Study of Counterpoint: From Johann Joseph Fux's Gradus Ad Parnassum
Johann Joseph Fux
W. W. Norton & Company
The essence of the most celebrated book on counterpoint, Fux's Gradus ad Parnassum . The most celebrated book on counterpoint is Fux's great theoretical work ?Gradus ad Parnassum. ? Since its appearance in 1725, it has been used by and has directly influenced the work of many of the greatest composers. J.S. Bach held it in high esteem, Leopold Mozart trained his famous son from its pages, Haydn worked out every lesson with meticulous care, ...
Alison G. Bailey, 2014
In Present Perfect, Brad Johnson was sexy, cocky, rich and a complete Smurff**ker. He could afford anything he wanted and could charm any girl he set his eyes on. Everything was laid out in front of him, all for the taking except the one thing he craved and needed. A tragic event forces him to reevaluate his life. When he tries to change, will the people in his life let him move on from his past or will they constantly hold him to the life ...
It's A Wonderful Imperfect Life: Daily Encouragement for Women Who Strive Too Hard to Make It Just Right
Joan C. Webb
It’s a Wonderful (Imperfect) Life is a collection of daily reminders that God does not want women to live in a continually overwhelmed state. Instead, He wants them to learn and live balanced lives and to enjoy their relationships with family, friends and Him. Life coach Joan C. Webb, author of The Relief of Imperfection, offers good news to readers who try too hard to make everything just right: Imperfect is just right! In her ...
Wabi Sabi Love: The Ancient Art of Finding Perfect Love in Imperfect Relationships
Arielle Ford's Wabi Sabi Love follows the success of her international bestseller The Soulmate Secret by revealing how to make love last forever. Using the ancient Japanese idea of illuminating the beauty in imperfection (known as wabi sabi), Wabi Sabi Love provides all the tools necessary for you to experience more balance, harmony, and joy in your relationship than ever before. No matter what stage of your relationship, Arielle Ford ...
Dressage for the Not-So-Perfect Horse: Riding Through the Levels on the Peculiar, Opinionated, Complicated ...
Trafalgar Square Books
Tens of thousands of riders pursue the sport of dressage in North America, and the majority do so on a budget and with the horse they already have—or quite simply, the one they can afford. This means riders are facing the challenge of mastering one of the world's most esteemed equestrian events on horses that may not be bred specifically for the task, or even if they have been, may not be top prospects for any number of reasons. ...
A Reference Grammar of Modern Standard Arabic (Reference Grammars)
Karin C. Ryding
Cambridge University Press
Keeping technical terminology to a minimum, this comprehensive handbook provides a detailed yet accessible overview of Arabic wherein its phonology, morphology and syntax can be readily accessed. Accompanied by extensive examples, it will prove an invaluable practical guide for supporting students' textbooks, classroom work or self-study, and a useful resource for scholars and professionals.
Advanced Spanish Step-by-Step: Master Accelerated Grammar to Take Your Spanish to the Next Level (Easy ...
A proven grammar-based approach that gives you a real mastery of the Spanish language Use Advanced Spanish Step by Step 's progressive, grammar-based approach to conquer intermediate and advanced Spanish-language topics. This step-by-step approach gives you real confidence and the tools you need to achieve a high Spanish proficiency. You'll get a quick review of the key grammar basics, then move on to more advanced topics that you need for ...
The Big Red Book of Spanish Verbs with CD-ROM, Second Edition
Become a Spanish verb virtuoso with this unbeatable reference/interactive combo! The Big Red Book of Spanish Verbs with CD-ROM is the most comprehensive resource available for learning and mastering Spanish verbs. Designed for beginning through advanced learners, this indispensable guide will help you conjugate verbs with ease, enabling you to communicate in Spanish confidently. Inside you will find: 555 fully conjugated verbs, listed ...
The Gifts of Imperfect Parenting: Raising Children With Courage, Compassion & Connection
Perfect parenting does not exist; however, parents still struggle with the social expectations that teach them that being imperfect is synonymous with being inadequate. Based on 12 years of pioneering research, Brown offers a new perspective of the subject of perfect parenting.
"You can call this a confession if you must. Last year … I murdered my husband. I did it with malice aforethought – a premeditated, cold blooded killing. No. On second thought, let’s not call this a confession. A confession implies acknowledgement of guilt or remorse. I don’t feel the least bit guilty and I certainly have no remorse. The bastard got what he deserved." With these words, Kat, a well-to-do suburban housewife with a ...
Imperfect Spirituality: Extraordinary Enlightenment for Ordinary People
Pulling a raisin out of a two-year-olds nose probably wasnt on the Buddhas path to enlightenment, but it was one of the obstacles for author Polly Campbell. For many people, stuck raisins and other real-life moments provide the days only opportunity for spiritual growthand its easy to miss the lesson in these ordinary challenges. Imperfect Spirituality shows readers how to integrate those everyday moments with traditional spiritual techniques to ...
Modern Brazilian Portuguese Grammar: A Practical Guide (Modern Grammars)
Modern Brazilian Portuguese Grammar: A Practical Guide is an innovative reference guide to Brazilian Portuguese, combining traditional and function-based grammar in a single volume. The Grammar is divided into two parts. Part A covers traditional grammatical categories such as agreement, nouns, verbs and adjectives. Part B is carefully organized around language functions covering all major communication situations such as: ...
Mother Daze: Tales from the Imperfect Playground
Throughout her stories of misplaced toys, temper tantrums, and experiences as a physical education teacher, Christine offers observations that will ring true with all mothers. In short, this book offers a virtual high five to women for the million things they manage to miraculously get done.
Invented August: An Imperfect Escape to Capri
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
THE VERY ACHE THAT BONDS THEM WILL TEAR THEM APART When Lily, a chic menswear designer, is offered a photo editorial in Italy, she invites her best friends to join her on the Isle of Capri for a dream escape from husbands and children. Friends for over 12 years, wives of golf buddies, these six are bravely enduring their marriages with a Doris Day morality. But it’s 1979 in swinging L.A., where the stigma of divorce has all but dissolved. ...
Betsy Wheat purrs - a soft, gentle, seductive hum that manifests in pleasure. But the only problem is she’s horrified by it. Her frenemy Alison was there the first time it happened and exposed this private experience to the entire 7th grade. When Betsy wasn’t being hissed at, she was dodging toy mice and stepping through kitty litter scattered by her classmates. Twelve years later and the scars of childhood remain, leaving Betsy feeling ...
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