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  • Rebel Dad

    Triumphing Over Bureaucracy to Adopt Two Orphans Born Worlds Apart by

    As a child, David McKinstry always knew one thing: he wanted to be a father. However, as a single—and secretly gay—man, David's only option was to adopt. Lying about his sexuality on adoption applications, David was consistently met with a ...


  • Your Preschooler

    A Manual for Developing a Child's Love of Reading by

    A HALF-HOUR A DAY Spending just 30 minutes each day introducing and reading books aloud to your child is one of the most valuable gifts you can provide during the pre-kindergarten and early school years. It may even be the single most important time ...


  • I Quit! Oh wait, I'm the Mom

    A practical guide to finding your joy again by

    What is the number one priority of being a parent? Taking care of yourself! If you’re constantly on the run, never seem to have enough time, and frequently feel overwhelmed, this little book could save you and your family. Today is the day you ...


  • My Child Would Never Do That!

    A Guide for Student Success by

    My Child Would Never Do That! are famous last words uttered by parents in every school and every school district across the country when they are surprised about something they believe their child would never do. In my experiences students of all ...


  • Having Your Second Child First

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    First Step Nursery School was founded in 1977 by Ina Sinsheimer. Grounded in a deep respect for children, the teaching of independence, and caring for others, the small Santa Monica preschool has remained consistent for 40 years. In Ina’s words “I ...


  • Husha

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    By the time the author was nineteen years old, she had already experienced more than most women twice her age. Married and pregnant at seventeen, she endured violent physical abuse and degrading humiliation from her husband all before her child was ...


  • How to get your child to go to sleep and stay asleep

    A practical guide for parents to sleep train young children by

    Dr. Wirth provides parents and practitioners with an easy to use, step-by-step guide, on how to do sleep training with young children. This manual includes the procedures that are proven most effective to decrease bedtime and night waking problems. ...


  • The Balanced Ride

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    Finding Balance In An Ever Changing World. There are no perfect families because perfect parents don’t exist. Being the best parent you can be involves unconditional love and support, not just for your children but for yourself. Many people do not ...


  • Finding Fatherhood

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    When recently divorced Rob Kozak’s eight-year-old son Bobby moves from Canada to Australia with his mother, Rob’s entire life changes. But although his son is literally on the other side of the world, Rob soon discovers that the vast distance ...


  • I Like Me

    5 Easy Ways For Parents to Help Their Children Feel Awesome About Themselves by

    Having problems getting your preschooler to show that confident, positive sense of self? Wondering if what you are doing will bring the right results? “I Like ME” gives you the SHINE parenting strategy which ensures that her/his self-esteem ...