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You look around the house and everything seems foreign. Without love, it feels like you are on somebody else’s turf. Like you are just a visitor eventually your time will come to leave.
At least that’s what it felt like for me. I felt like I was continually a broken version of whatever I was supposed to be. I couldn’t figure out if it was my looks, or my school grades, or maybe because I didn’t play sports like my brothers. I looked for an answer everywhere to try and explain why Dad just didn’t do anything with me.
I’m writing this now to you, regardless of whether you are a man or a woman,...
When it's Sherry's turn to care for Mollie, her mother-in-law, she welcomes the opportunity. She has always loved this woman and views it as a way to give back. Mollie has Alzheimer's disease, but she has retained her sweet nature and wry sense of humor, so how hard can it be? Sherry is soon to learn a lot about herself, and it's not always flattering. The day-to-day routine of a caregiver of a person with Alzheimer's must be lived to be understood. There will be some light moments; but eventually Sherry begins to feel that she is losing herself to her role of caregiver. Every Alzheimer's...
Updated to reflect the latest research about how children learn, the revised edition of 125 Brain Games for Babies is a fun-filled collection of ways to develop the brain capacity of infants. Included are everyday opportunities to nurture brain development in the critical period from birth through twelve months. Each game and sensory experience presented includes an annotation on the latest brain research and how the activity promotes brain power in babies.Updated to reflect the latest research about how children learn, the revised edition of 125 Brain Games for Babies is a fun-filled...
Boys need male role models—so what is a single mother supposed to do when her son’s dad isn’t in the picture? No matter how loving and nurturing she may be, the simple truth is that a single mother raising a son needs additional help to adequately address the specific male development challenges her son will face.
Drawing from his own personal experience, as well as interviews with other sons of single moms, author John P. Dennis alerts women to the critical issues young boys struggle with and offers approaches they can take to resolve these concerns before they become problems.
The early sixties was a time of making love, not war. Kathleen finds love and starts a war with her family.
Four Sisters is a story rich in the relationships of Kathleen Williams' life. Kathleen discovers her sexuality in the sixties. She's different from other girls her age and afraid her sisters, especially her closest sister, Deborah, will never understand.
When Kathleen reveals her love for a woman, her worst fears are realized—she’s banished from her home and family.
Forty odd years later, Kathleen is diagnosed with a terminal illness. Susan, her lifelong partner, encourages her to make...
To spank or not to spank?
If you are a parent, you have most likely already asked yourself this question – should you spank your child? And if so, how should you go about it?
Spanking is an effective punishment and discipline method when done right. This book will take you through the principles of ethical and constructive spanking, followed by a step-by-step guide on how to spank your child with love.
Punishing your child can hurt you more than it does him/her. Responsible parents will do everything they can to mold their children to principled and compassionate individuals, including...
Winner of the Best Book of2008 from The International Gender and Language Association In this ground-breaking ethnography of girls on a playground, Goodwin offers a window into their complex social worlds. Combats stereotypes that have dominated theories on female moral development by challenging the notion that girls are inherently supportive of each other Examines the stances that girls on a playground in a multicultural school setting assume and shows how they position themselves in their peer groups Documents the language practices and degradation rituals used to sanction friends and...
With children, who can you really trust?
When inner city school teacher Terri Davies' star pupil is left home alone, she's reluctant to alert the authorities and the messy bureaucratic nightmare it entails. Instead she turns to her sister, Detective India Kane, to quietly locate the missing single mother.
It doesn't take long - India finds her sectioned in a psychiatric hospital, making wild claims her new-born baby was stolen by a leading paediatrician. With no record of a baby ever being born, are her claims the ramblings of a mentally disturbed mind, or, does the baby really exist, as...
Shenandoah Chefalo is on a wholly dysfunctional journey through a childhood with neglectful, drug-and alcohol addicted parents.
She endures numerous moves in the middle of the night with just minutes to pack, multiple changes in schools, hunger, cruelty, and loneliness.
Finally at the age of 13, Shen had had enough. After being abandoned by her mother for months at her grandmother’s retirement community, she asks to be put into foster care.
Surely she would fare better at a stable home than living with her mother?
It turns out that it was not the storybook ending she had hoped for. When a...
THE PROVEN DIET PLAN THAT ADDRESSES PROTEIN, CARBS, FATS, AND EXERCISE FOR OPTIMUM HEALTH & FITNESS … READ ON By INTERNATIONAL BEST SELLING & AMAZON #1 BEST SELLING AUTHOR CHRISTOPHER DAVID ALLEN
This diet plan is for the 86% of the USA population that is Overweight There are essential fatty acids (fat) and essential amino acids (protein). Few people are aware that there are NO essential carbs (starches & sugars) because your body can make all the glucose (carbs) it needs from protein. Your body burns as much as 33 calories per 100 calories of protein consumed. This is far more...