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It may mention Mums a lot but any working parent will find this funny, wise and just the right dose of reality to help with "good enough" parenting....
Based on the popular blog The Babyjuggler: Three kids, Two jobs, One life, winner of the December 2008 "Best of the British Mummy Blogger Carnival", this audiobook gives you the lowdown on how to survive your return to the world of work after the birth of your first baby.
"Laugh out loud (and cry a bit...)"
The humour and the truth in the stories touched me. I didn't always agree with every parenting tip but for someone who hates to read anything that isn't fantasy or sci-fi I couldn't stop listening. I laughed, I cringed, I cried.
The story that touched me the most was the one were the family decided that they would risk everything for God's work. It was touching and inspiring and blew me away.
This book is written by Christian parents, for Christian parents. Anyone can listen to it but keep that in mind. For Christians, these stories will remind you of God's plan for you and your children. Amazing book!
Extremely helpful. Highly recommended if you ever struggle with how to bring up children or grandchildren.
Parenting is not about kids, it's about parents. If you're not in control, then you cannot be in charge. What every kid really needs are parents who are able to keep their cool no matter what. Easier said than done? Not anymore, thanks to ScreamFree Parenting, the principle-based approach that's inspiring parents everywhere to truly revolutionize their family dynamics.
In his New York Times best seller Brain Rules, Dr. John Medina told us how our brains really work-and why we ought to redesign our workplaces and schools. Now, in Brain Rules for Baby, he shares what the latest science says about how to raise smart and happy children from zero to five.
"Practical, pragmatic and reassuring"
The pain of abandonment, both real and metaphorical, can cast a shadow over our entire adult experience. Warming the Stone Child investigates the abandoned child archetype in world myths and cultures to find clues about the process of healing the "unmothered" child within us all. Spiced with Dr. Estes' wonderful storytelling, Warming the Stone Child is a unique listening experience with a practical edge.
"warming the Stone Child"
Simple strategies for a happier home and more cooperative kids. For children aged 3-13.Finally, a revolutionary programme that gives you simple steps to take the daily battles out of parenting. These strategies resolve one of parents' biggest frustrations: getting your children to listen and do what you ask, the first time you ask. When children are at their best, it is easy to get along with them and enjoy them.
"Recommended book for parents & teachers"
After years of experience leading communication workshops and honing his own parenting skills, John Gray has created a brilliantly original and effective system that he calls positive parenting, for children of all ages; from birth through the teenage years. Completing the notion that "Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus", he adds "Children are from Heaven".
"Book that makes a difference"
Playful Parenting means joining children in their world of play, focusing on connection and confidence, giggling and roughhousing, and following your child's lead. This audiobook is an exciting approach to raising children that will help you nurture close relationships and solve behavior problems.
The secret behind France's astonishingly well-behaved children is here. When American journalist Pamela Druckerman has a baby in Paris, she doesn't aspire to become a "French parent". French parenting isn't a known thing, like French fashion or French cheese. Even French parents themselves insist they aren't doing anything special. But French children are far better behaved and more in command of themselves than American kids....
"Maman knows best"
Buddhism for Mothers explores the potential to be with your children in the all-important present moment; to gain the most joy out of being with them. How can this be done calmly and with a minimum of anger, worry and negative thinking? How can mothers negotiate the changed conditions of their relationships with partners, family and even with friends? Using Buddhist practices, Sarah Napthali offers ways of coping with the day-to-day challenges of motherhood.
Holiday gatherings can be stressful times for families, and occasionally the conversation around the holiday table can get heated. Difficult Conversations shows you a way out of this dilemma; it teaches you how to handle even the toughest conversations more effectively and with less anxiety.
Internationally acclaimed parenting experts Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish have helped millions of families with their breakthrough, best-selling books. Now, they return with a lively, down-to-earth guide that tackles the tough issues teens and parents face today. After years of research, lecturing, and feedback, Faber and Mazlish have developed an innovative approach to maintaining a candid, open, mutually respectful dialogue between parents and teens.
Highlighting the fascinating link between a child's neurological development and the way a parent reacts to misbehavior, No-Drama Disciplineprovides an effective, compassionate road map for dealing with tantrums, tensions, and tears - without causing a scene. Defining the true meaning of the "d" word (to instruct, not to shout or reprimand), the authors explain how to reach your child, redirect emotions, and turn a meltdown into an opportunity for growth.
Pamela Fagan Hutchins's son - dubbed, "Clark Kent the WonderKid" - has ADHD and Asperger's Syndrome. Pamela takes listeners on a heart-wrenching and hilarious road trip from toddler to adulthood with Clark Kent and his family, sharing their collective wisdom and empathy along the way.
Beth is a sweet-natured child who appears to have been well looked after. But it isn't long before Cathy begins to have concerns that the relationship between Beth and her father is not as it should be. Little Beth, aged 7, has been brought up by her father Derek after her mother left when she was a toddler. When Derek is suddenly admitted to hospital with psychiatric problems, Beth is taken into care and arrives at Cathy's.
Most parenting books focus on changing a child's behaviour, but the truth is that children only change when their relationship with their parents changes. In Calm Parents, Happy Kids, Dr Laura Markham introduces an approach to parenting that eliminates threats, power struggles and manipulation, in favour of setting limits with empathy and communication.
Written by a real twin mom this books contains tips on: What items you REALLY need for two babies. Being on bed rest without going insane. What to include in a birth plan. And more...
The million-copy best seller by "the man who remade motherhood" (Time) has now been revised, expanded, and brought thoroughly up-to-date-with the latest information on everything from diapering to day care, from midwifery to hospital birthing rooms, from postpartum nutrition to infant development. The Searses draw from their vast experience both as medical professionals and as parents to provide comprehensive information on virtually every aspect of infant care.
"Worth it for the factual stuff alone."
A word-of-mouth best seller which has become one of the best-loved and most-successful books in the parenting field. In this expanded and updated edition, Steve Biddulph shares and gives practical and honest advice to parents so they can recognise the different stages of boyhood and learn how to raise happy, confident, and kind young men. Boys need to be parented in a different way from girls with their own very special psychological and physical make-up. Home, society and education have failed boys badly - and these failures lead to unhappy men who cannot fully become happy, responsible, emotionally-confident adults.
Radical Unschooling is a progressive parenting philosophy, which includes children learning at home. It is different from homeschooling in that children are not forced to follow curriculum lessons and tests. Radical Unschooling philosophy focuses on trust of a child's innate ability to learn without coercion and invites children to explore their passions. The parent's role is to facilitate their interests and curiosity. Radical Unschooling - the book - focuses also on the evolutionary aspect of parenting and human consciousness....
Have you ever tried to change another person? If you have, you probably know it is next to impossible. Most parenting books teach parents how to change the child. The Parent Fix focuses on the parents, emphasizing a parent's need to change to inspire family improvement. If our greatest joys and sorrows come from family relationships, are we truly happy when we are in control of our loved ones?
Ken Ham is joined by his brother, Steve Ham, in presenting this powerful look at how the principles and truth of Genesis are vital to the strong and lasting foundation of a family. Sharing their own stories of growing up in a "Genesis" family and sharing this legacy within their own families, it is an intensely personal and practical guide for parents.
This is the unofficial guide to Eagle-based on the author's experience and insights gained as an outsider to scouting. This Outsider status provides a different point of view. You may find this view a bit more based in the reality of boys and their lives. You may find the tips and strategies in this guide can change your Scout's life - now and for the rest of his life, since Eagle is a life-time award. The author and his wife have guided two boys down the Eagle Scout trail.
Going in a different direction from his motivational book It's Your Life, Live it, Love It, Brian takes you through the journey of pregnancy from a father's point of view. Being a dad and understanding that pregnancy affects guys also, he brings you You're Going to Be a Dad. In this audiobook, you will explore thoughts on pregnancy from one father to another. Fun, light, and informative, this book is sure to help get you through the process.
When brothers are united they are a force to be reckoned with. Brothers united can achieve great things together. But with that potential for greatness also rests the potential for disaster. Animosity between brothers can be toxic, and bring down an entire family for generations.
Did you know that 70 percent of the reasons kids develop issues later in life is due to bad parenting? Law delivers another number one best-seller. Download your copy today! Take control!
What should you do when your child is a picky eater? Or what if your child wants to buy toys all the time? Famous Taiwanese talk show host Belle Yu shares her seven years of parenting secrets. In addition to parenting lessons from Belle Yu, the audiobook also includes other celebrities' and education specialists' point of view on parenting. Special feature: Belle Yu's recording of "A Wolf and Seven Lambs", plus four additional bedside music.
Adolescence now lasts longer than ever before. And as world-renowned expert on adolescent psychology Dr. Laurence Steinberg argues, this makes these years the key period in determining individuals' life outcomes, demanding that we change the way we parent, educate, and understand young people.