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Connection Parenting: Parenting Through Connection Instead of Coercion, Through Love Instead of Fear
"Connection Parenting" is based on author Pam Leo’s seven week parenting series, "Meeting the Needs of Children," that she has been teaching for over sixteen years. The premise is that a strong parent-child bond is the key to children's optimal human development and our most effective parenting tool. Connection Parenting is a proactive approach to parenting that supports parents and caregivers in creating and maintaining the strong bonds ...
My Bonus Mom!: Taking the Step Out of Stepmom
Little Five Star
In rhythmic verse, My Bonus Mom!, shows children of divorced families that a positive attitude can lead to a happy outcome and springs open their hearts and minds to accept their own bonus moms. It captures the mixed emotions that surge through young children as they deal with divorce and adjust to remarriage. The children work through their feelings of dismay, fear and anger, and grow to love dad's new wife, whom they come to think of as their ...
Molly always dreamed of having a sister who is just like her. But she got Chloe, instead. These two sisters are nothing alike: Molly loves to color with crayons. Chloe prefers the taste of wax. Molly loves to read. Chloe prefers to nibble a book's spine. Molly is frustrated! But then she realizes that maybe sisters aren't the ones next to you on the piano bench, they're the ones dancing to the music you play! This humorous, perceptive snapshot ...
Connection Parenting: Parenting Through Connection Instead of Coercion, Through Love Instead of Fear, 2nd ...
CONNECTION PARENTING is based on the parenting series Pam Leo has taught for nearly 20 years. Pam’s premise is that every child’s greatest emotional need is to have a strong emotional bond with at least one adult. When we have a bond with a child we have influence with a child. Pam teaches us that when we strengthen our parent-child bond we meet the child’s need for connection and our need for influence. “...here is a concise, simple, ...
A Comprehensive Manual for Individualized Dog and Cat Grooming (thegroomingbook.com)
Tree Media Inc
This professional handbook helps groomers to achieve a perfection in hair styling of the popular dog and cat breeds as well as most mix breeds and rare breeds. An easy read with remarkable detailed illustration and step-by-step instruction that guide your hand to outstanding results. The authors' focus is on an individualized approach that corrects for imperfections and enhances the innate qualities of the groomed animal in final ...
Change Your Mindset, Not Your Man: Learn to Love What's Right Instead of Trying to Fix What's Wrong
Adams Media, 2009
There comes a time in every woman's life when she must acknowledge the obvious: She can't change her man. Changing him may not be possible, but she can still change the relationship for the better. In this book, you will learn how to change the way you view you man and your relationship. This groundbreaking guide offers specific strategies to help you accept and even embrace your man as he is. For example, you will learn to: Explore how past ...
Taking the Mystery Out of Money REVISED 2013 - Instead of Working for Money, Learn How to Get Money Working ...
DOW enterprises, 2013
Revised in 2013 You may know Lonnie Scruggs as the "Father" of the used mobile home business. He was the FIRST to teach others how to make fantastic profits with once-shunned used mobile homes. Through his books and workshops, Lonnie has shared information that has changed many hundreds of lives for the better. Making money is easy--IF you know how. Brand new and hot-off-the-press! Lonnie's new book, Taking the Mystery out of Money, teaches ...
Assertiveness for Earth Angels: How to Be Loving Instead of "Too Nice"
Hay House, Inc.
Do people take advantage of your niceness? In this groundbreaking book, Doreen Virtue teaches Earth Angels —extremely sweet people who care more about others’ happiness than their own—how to maintain their inner peace and loving nature while at the same time holding boundaries. You’ll discover how to overcome fears about saying no, and how to ask for what you want from those around you and from the universe. ...
Choosing ME Before WE: Every Woman's Guide to Life and Love
New World Library
Full of sass, soul, and the type of empowering wisdom that no woman should live without, Choosing ME before WE is like a heart-to-heart with your closest girlfriend. And best of all, you’ll discover that your closest girlfriend is your own truest self, inside you, always ready to offer wise, loving advice about what is best for you. Designed to challenge and guide women to create the relationships they want instead of the ones they often ...
Made to Crave: Satisfying Your Deepest Desire with God, Not Food
Made to Crave is the missing link between a woman's desire to be healthy and the spiritual empowerment necessary to make that happen. The reality is we were made to crave. Craving isn't a bad thing. But we must realize God created us to crave more of him. Many of us have misplaced that craving by overindulging in physical pleasures instead of lasting spiritual satisfaction. If you are struggling with unhealthy eating habits, you can break the ...
the best of Dinosaur Comics: 2003-2005 A.D.
Dinosaur Comics is an intelligent, thoughtful and hilarious daily comic which creatively uses the same six panel format for each installment. The daily comic first appeared on-line at www.qwantz.com and now boasts over 300,000 unique readers each month. Fans "click in" to see the philosophical thoughts, rants and misgivings of T-rex, the neurotic main character played by, well, a house-stopming-0apparently-college-educated Tyrannasaurus Rex. He ...
How to Build Up Your Child Instead of Repairing Your Teenager
PeakSource Development, 2013
"This book should be given to every parent as they leave the hospital with their first child..." -- Review by Noelle J "What the co-author revealed about himself in the ' A personal Note from the co-author ...' was very heart-warming and I could relate so well to it..." -- Review by S Laney "Brian Tracy is truly a master communicator and a man of integrity. Thank you Brian and Alec for your contribution to what is desperately needed in ...
I Almost Divorced My Husband, But I Went On Strike Instead
Cedar Fort, Inc, 2011
Sherri Mills eagerly took over all household and child rearing duties at the beginning of her marriage. Years later, exhausted and angry from her husband's do-nothing attitude but having a “No Divorce” goal, she went on strike—and it worked. Sherri's candid confessions of going from picket fences to picket signs will have you laughing your way to a permanent, equitable division of labor and domestic bliss.
Leadership Without Excuses: How to Create Accountability and High-Performance (Instead of Just Talking About ...
IT’S TIME FOR YOU TO INCREASE EMPLOYEE ACCOUNTABILITY—NO EXCUSES! “Very engaging! Grimshaw and Baron provide practical coaching points on how to translate leadership intentions into results.” DAVE HILFMAN, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, CONTINENTAL AIRLINES “A timely collection of valuable lessons on how to prevent excuses before they happen.” MICHAEL PIETRUNTI, PRESIDENT & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, KYOCERA MITA AMERICA, INC. ...
Instead of Medicating and Punishing: Healing the Causes of Our Children's Acting-Out Behavior by Parenting ...
Laurie A. Couture
Parents in our culture today are bombarded by "experts" offering "tools," "programs," diagnoses," treatments" and medications. Why doesn't any of it seem to help our children act and feel better? With this book parents will learn: . Children's brains are wired from conception through adolescence to need certain parenting and educational conditions that are different from almost everything that we have grown up with or have learned from our ...
Living Life As An Exclamation Point!: Flip an obstacle on its head, and get an exclamation point instead!
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Are you ready to get past all the question marks in your life and find your exclamation points? Are you so OVER beating yourself up for everything you think you're doing wrong? Are you ready to stop screaming at the heavens, "Why is this HAPPENING!”?? Are you tired of being suited-up for the sky dive, wondering if you'll ever just JUMP into a more exciting life of success??? Then it’s time to leave the question marks behind and ...
What If Godzilla Just Wanted a Hug?: Leading with the Heart Instead of the Chin
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
"What If Godzilla Just Wanted a Hug?" encourages the talented and timid to trust their gut, act on intuition, and step out boldly. Even if you just bought it for the chapter titles and Darrell Fusaro's illustrations alone, you'd be getting more than your money's worth for this book. Darrell Fusaro's old-school charm and no-nonsense approach to spirituality will keep you laughing and inspired. His wit and wisdom is packed into easy-to-digest, ...
Help Me Talk Right: How to Teach a Child to Say the 'R' Sound in 15 Easy Lessons
Mirla G. Raz
Free of technical jargon and easy to use, this book is for speech pathologists, speech assistants, and parents who wish to teach a child how to say the "r" sound and use it in conversation. Everything you need to know about teaching a child to say and use the "r" sound is clearly shown in a step-by-step format. Each lesson builds upon the successes of previous lessons so that the child is challenged to use the "r" more often until she is able ...
Trying Differently Rather Than Harder: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
Diane Malbin, MSW
Diane Malbin, MSW
This book provides a readable, narrative discussion of the neurobehavioral approach for working effectively with children, adolescents and adults with FASD. After a brief review of the diagnosis, the focus is on understanding behaviors differently - primary and secondary learning and behavioral characteristics. One section explores the most common behavioral symptoms by providing case examples, interventions, and improved outcomes. The ...
I Just Want My Kids to Be Happy! Why You Shouldn't Say It, Why You Shouldn't Think It, What You Should ...
Late August Press
Millions of loving parents say that their children's happiness is the most important thing. But what these well-intentioned moms and dads don't know is that a certain kind of devotion to the happiness creed hurts, rather than helps, both generations. It's perhaps the leading cause, the authors argue, of the increasing incidence of youth worry, anxiety, and depression. We all want our kids to be happy, but there's a secret behind making it ...
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