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The Conscious Parent

180 ratings

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Instead of being merely the receiver of the parents' psychological and spiritual legacy, children function as ushers of the parents' development. Parents unwittingly pass on an inheritance of psychological pain and emotional shallowness. To handle the behavior that results, traditional books on parenting abound with clever techniques for control and quick fixes for dysfunction. In Dr. Shefali Tsabary's conscious approach to parenting, however, children serve as mirrors of their parents' forgotten self. Those willing to look in the mirror have an opportunity to establish a relationship with their own inner state of wholeness. Once they find their way back to their essence, parents enter into communion with their children, shifting away from the traditional parent-to-child "know it all" approach and more towards a mutual parent-with-child relationship. The pillars of the parental ego crumble as the parents awaken to the ability of their children to transport them into a state of presence.

©2010 Namaste Publishing Inc. (P)2014 Namaste Publishing Inc.

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Unschooled

7 ratings

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As schooling becomes increasingly standardized and test driven, occupying more of childhood than ever before, parents and educators are questioning the role of schooling in society. Many are now exploring and creating alternatives. In a compelling narrative that introduces historical and contemporary research on self-directed education, Unschooled also spotlights how a diverse group of individuals and organizations are evolving an old schooling model of education. These innovators challenge the myth that children need to be taught in order to learn. They are parents who saw firsthand how schooling can dull children’s natural curiosity and exuberance, and others who decided early on to enable their children to learn without school. Educators who left public school classrooms discuss launching self-directed learning centers to allow young people’s innate learning instincts to flourish, and entrepreneurs explore their disillusionment with the teach-and-test approach of traditional schooling.

©2019 Dreamscape Media, LLC (P)2019 Dreamscape Media, LLC

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The Expectant Father

56 ratings

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The fourth edition of this best-selling, groundbreaking, information-packed guide for dads-to-be is now significantly updated, revised, and expanded. We are expecting! The 20th anniversary edition of this thoroughly updated and revised parenting classic remains the most informative and reassuring book for expectant fathers everywhere. In addition to sharing the wisdom of the ages, Armin A. Brott, Mr. Dad, presents new insights into the emotional, financial, and physical - yes, physical - effects of impending parenthood on men. Thanks to this handy reference, moms-to-be will know their partners understand and support them during this anxious and exciting time, and that they have all the tools they need to be fantastic, hands-on dads. This information-packed month-by-month guide incorporates the expertise of top practitioners in their fields, from obstetricians and birth-class instructors to psychologists and sociologists. It also draws from Brott's own experience as a father of three and from the real-world experiences of the thousands of dads he's interviewed. With the humor of New Yorker cartoons and Brott's gentle approach, The Expectant Father serves as a friendly and listenable companion for dads-to-be seeking confidence, guidance, and joy! What's new in this edition of The Expectant Father? The latest health and safety info How technology is changing fatherhood How men's brains change by being involved during pregnancy Society's shifting expectations for dads The amazing effects on children when fathers are active partners before birth How prebirth participation makes dads more likely to be active parents postbirth Updated resources and new research on the big questions that haven't changed much over the years: Am I really ready to be a dad? How are we going to afford this? How do I balance work and family? PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©2015, 2010, 2001, 1995 Armin A. Brott and Jennifer Ash (P)2016 Armin A. Brott and Jennifer Ash

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Ask Me What's for Dinner One More Time

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From the founder of That’s Inappropriate - one of the most popular parenting blogs on the web - comes a hilarious, genuine, and relatable essay collection on the ups and downs of motherhood. Meredith Masony founded That’s Inappropriate in 2014 as an innocent and humorous way to chronicle her chaotic days as a working mom, child wrangler, and busy wife. It soon evolved into a massive, dynamic community of parents - now nearly three million strong - brought together by their shared belief that parenthood and marriage don’t have to be perfect. Now, in Ask Me What’s for Dinner One More Time, Meredith shares her collection of witty essays on the universal frustrations of being a mom in today’s world, presenting her laugh-out-loud perspective on sex, aging, anxiety, friendship, and much more. Perfect for fans of Jenny Lawson, Laura Clery, and Jen Mann, these essays provide laughter, relief, validation, and "a metaphorical hug for all of those moments you spend crying on your bathroom floor, thinking that you are failing at the hardest job on the planet".

©2020 Inside the Bowl Productions, LLC. All rights reserved. (P)2020 Simon & Schuster, Inc. All rights reserved.

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What to Expect the First Year

4 ratings

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Some things about babies, happily, will never change. They still arrive warm, cuddly, soft, and smelling impossibly sweet. But how moms and dads care for their brand new bundles of baby joy has changed—and now, so has the world’s best-selling, best-loved guide to the instructions babies don’t come with…but totally should. In audio, and only on Audible, for the first time ever, What to Expect in the First Year is brought to life by the engaging, comforting narration of author Heidi Murkoff. Accompanied by a full cast of audio talent, Heidi enlivens the empathetic, reality-based advice, practical tips, and reassuring support that makes First Year the definitive, must-have baby bible. Best of all, she’s there for you anywhere, anytime—talking you (and cheering you on) through those long nights and sometimes longer days, through crying jags, gas, and blowout diapers, nap strikes, breastfeeding struggles, stuffy noses, teething, and so much more.   Follow along month-by-month as this completely updated third edition of What to Expect follows your baby’s amazing first year of growth and development—allowing you to take this exciting but potentially overwhelming first year one (baby) step at a time. It’s all here, with all your questions answered and all your worries put to bed (along with all those worries about safe baby sleep)—everything you need to know about the care (and feeding) of your infant. Crib and car seat and home safety, feeding options (from all breast to all pumped to all formula, to “the combo”), when to start solids (and how), sleep strategies that work, why skin-to-skin is in for moms and dads, how to play with and stimulate your little one from newborn to almost-toddler (hint: it’s easier than you’d think).   Heard about baby-led weaning, baby-wearing, baby massage, and baby signs? You’ll hear about them here. Also included: a complete guide to breastfeeding (how to get started and keep it going, even if you’re going back to work), a brand new chapter on buying for baby, helping you navigate through today’s dizzying selection of nursery items and baby gear, and all-green parenting. The latest recommendations on screen time for babies (and parents), vaccines, vitamins, preventing allergies (surprise—bring on the peanuts for your little peanut!) and so much more. Easy-to-access information on when to call the pediatrician, what to do in an emergency or when baby’s sick, and how to keep baby safe and healthy. With topics organized more intuitively than ever—and with advice from Heidi just a quick search away whenever you need it —this is a must-have guide for new parents. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, an accompanying PDF of charts and diagrams will be available in your Audible Desktop Library along with the audio. 

©1989, 1996, 2003, 2010, 2014 What to Expect, LLC. (P)2019 Audible, Inc.

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Healing After Narcissistic Abuse

2 ratings

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If you have come out of a toxic relationship and are ready to move on, focus on yourself, and finally heal, then keep reading.... This book is about healing yourself rather than the main focus being on the narcissist and their behaviour. Constant research on narcissism only takes away time that could be used for implementing self-care patterns for your own recovery.  Do you want to get past all the painful feelings such as shock, confusion, fear of the future, anger, loneliness, abandonment, and shame?  If so, you have come to right place.  You see, freeing yourself from destructive patterns doesn’t have to be difficult.  Even if you have tried researching behaviors of narcissists and other ways to move on, it can be easier than you think, if done correctly.  I wasted time trying to heal in the wrong way. Researching narcissism and replaying and speaking about everything over and over again rather than digging deeper, truly deeper. Don’t get me wrong, speaking up about abuse is the first, most important initial step you can take. But what comes next? How do you continue to heal past this? Studies have shown time and time again that deep healing is the way to truly address issues you are facing. Children that experience certain types of trauma during childhood are more likely to end up being in some form of an abusive relationship. A study by The Nursing Clinics of North America also concluded that healing the inner child by grieving neglected childhood developmental needs improves the quality of one's life.  Here is a tiny fraction of what you’ll discover: How knowing everything about narcissism is not helping you, and what to do instead Useful things to do in the immediate aftermath, proven methods on how to process trauma  Understanding what a pseudopersonality is, and how to fix it Inner child healing, why is it useful for women like us, what it is and how to go about it How simple exercises can help you with controlling your own thoughts after years of putting them first Healing PTSD Why meditation and mindfulness is so important How to reprogram your inner critic Do I need therapy? If so, which is best for me? Why your limited beliefs are holding you back Writing exercises for every step of the way Stories from real women Things you need to know before getting into a new relationship  Even if you are struck with fear for the future, feel like you will never be able to move forward, and have hit rock bottom, you can break this cycle by applying the strategies in this book.

©2018 Jasmine Harriet (P)2019 Jasmine Harriet

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Princess on the Brink

2 ratings

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At last, Mia is a junior - an upper class person, free of her responsibilities as student-body president. So why is it that everything is going so terribly wrong? What is she doing in Intro to Creative Writing? When she has made it through algebra and geometry, why must she be faced with Pre-Calculus? And for the love of all that is Genovian, why has Lilly nominated her for school prez again? All this is nothing compared to the news Michael springs on her, however. On top of all the mathematical strife, her beloved boyfriend is leaving for Japan for a year. Precalc has nothing on preparing for the worst separation ever! Turns out there is one way she might convince Michael to stay. But will she? Or won't she? No matter what, Mia seems headed for disaster.

©2002 Meg Cabot, LLC (P)2007 Random House, Inc. Listening Library, an imprint of the Random House Audio Publishing Group

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Narcissistic Ex

8 ratings

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Narcissistic abuse is a form of abuse that ensures victims are left emotionally drained, mentally exhausted, and devoid of any self-worth or self-esteem. I was a victim of a malignant narcissist for seven years of my life, and I know just how crushing it is to live such an abusive and suppressed life. The helplessness and detachment from reality that comes with narcissistic abuse are enough to keep you in the tight grip of the abuser for as long as they choose.  However, I eventually found the courage to leave my abuser, but it didn’t end there. As you may know, ending a relationship with a narcissist isn’t that easy - even if it was the narc who did the breaking up, they don't just "let you go" - they try to make sure you’ll go through hell before you get one over on them. In this audiobook, I want to offer you some guidance on this rarely-talked about aspect of an abusive relationship: how to deal with a narcissist when they’re your ex. The chapter list is as follows: Why you shouldn’t go back and why you need to move on Why you need to go "no contact" and ways you can do this How to stop missing your abuser Understanding and dealing with "hoovering’" after a break-up Narcissistic stalking How to deal with "flying monkeys" Survivor stories from two former narcissistic abuse victims Throughout the audiobook, I also offer some of my own story too, in the hopes that this offers you a sense of familiarity. You’ll likely find that thing things I went through are very similar to your own experiences, and the purpose of this audiobook is to get you to the point where I’m currently at: healed and thriving.

©2019 Escape The Narcissist (P)2019 Escape The Narcissist

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The Danish Way of Parenting

61 ratings

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International best seller  As seen in The Wall Street Journal - from free play to cozy together time, discover the parenting secrets of the happiest people in the world  What makes Denmark the happiest country in the world - and how do Danish parents raise happy, confident, successful kids, year after year? This upbeat and practical book presents six essential principles, which spell out P-A-R-E-N-T:  Play is essential for development and well-being. Authenticity fosters trust and an “inner compass.” Reframing helps kids cope with setbacks and look on the bright side. Empathy allows us to act with kindness toward others. No ultimatums means no power struggles, lines in the sand, or resentment. Togetherness is a way to celebrate family time, on special occasions and every day. The Danes call this hygge - and it’s a fun, cozy way to foster closeness. Preparing meals together, playing favorite games, and sharing other family traditions are all hygge. (Cell phones, bickering, and complaining are not!)  With illuminating examples and simple yet powerful advice, The Danish Way of Parenting will help parents from all walks of life raise the happiest, most well-adjusted kids in the world.

©2016 Jessica Joelle Alexander and Iben Sandahl (P)2016 Penguin Audio

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Teaching from Rest

40 ratings

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Those who have made the decision to homeschool their children have done so out of great love for them and a desire to provide them an excellent education in the context of a warm, enriching home. Yet so many parents (mainly mothers) who have taken up this challenge find the enterprise often full of stress, worry, and anxiety. In this practical, faith-based, and inspirational book, Sarah Mackenzie addresses these questions directly, appealing to her own study of restful learning and her struggle to bring restful learning to her (six) children.

©2015 Classical Academic Press (P)2015 Classical Academic Press

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Siblings Without Rivalry

56 ratings

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When parenting authorities Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish sat down to write the national best seller How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk, they found they could not contain their chapter on sibling rivalry. No matter how much they tried to pare down their advice, they found the subject inexhaustible - and parents agreed! Siblings Without Rivalry guides the way to family peace and tranquility with humor and compassion for both parents and children. Action oriented and easy to understand, it's packed with sensitive yet sensible ways to turn quarreling siblings and frustrated parents into an open, communicative family.

©2012, 1998, 1987 Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish. All rights reserved. (P)2015 Simon & Schuster, Inc. All rights reserved.

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Listening with My Heart

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Mindfulness matters! Especially to children. We want our kids to be friendly to others, but have we ever talked to them about how to be friends to themselves? Self-acceptance, positive thinking and self-talk are so important to develop in childhood, but are we sure kids have all the tools to do it? Listening with My Heart is a great tool for parents, teachers, and children themselves to go to their feelings and sensations to understand where they come from. It engages children in easy, kid-friendly mindfulness activities and helps them develop their capacity to be mindful, quiet, and self-regulate, and develop emotional resilience. It also enables kids to find the encouragement they need to navigate their daily environments. Mindfulness is the most powerful thing that we can teach our children. What are you waiting for? Buy the audiobook now! Note: Included some bonus contents from Baby Brain: A Parent's Guide to Raising a Happy, Smart and Responsible Child from Laurie Alber.

©2020 Laurie Alber (P)2020 Laurie Alber

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Unconditional Parenting

21 ratings

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One basic need all children have, educator Alfie Kohn argues, is to be loved unconditionally, to know that they will be accepted even if they screw up or fall short. Yet conventional approaches to parenting such as punishments (including "time outs"), rewards (including positive reinforcement), and other forms of control teach children that they are loved only when they please us or impress us. Kohn cites a body of powerful and largely unknown research detailing the damage caused by leading children to believe they must earn our approval. That's precisely the message children derive from common discipline techniques, even though it's not the message most parents intend to send. More than just another book about discipline, Unconditional Parenting addresses the ways parents think about, feel about, and act with their children. It invites them to question their most basic assumptions about raising kids while offering a wealth of practical strategies for shifting from "doing to" to "working with" parenting - including how to replace praise with the unconditional support that children need to grow into healthy, caring, responsible people.

©2005 Alfie Kohn (P)2016 Tantor

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The Three Big Questions for the Frantic Family

11 ratings

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In this unique and groundbreaking book, business consultant and New York Times best-selling author Patrick Lencioni turns his sights on the most important organization in our lives - the family. As a husband and the father of four young boys, Lencioni realized the discrepancy between the time and energy his clients put into running their organizations and the reactive way most people run their personal lives. Having experienced the stress of a frantic family firsthand, he and his wife began applying some of the tools he uses with Fortune 500 companies at home, and with surprising results.

©2008 Patrick Lencioni (P)2008 Random House Audio

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No Bad Kids

208 ratings

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Janet Lansbury is unique among parenting experts. As an RIE teacher and student of pioneering child specialist Magda Gerber, her advice is not based solely on formal studies and the research of others, but also on her 20 years of hands-on experience guiding hundreds of parents and their toddlers. No Bad Kids is a collection of Janet's most popular and widely read articles pertaining to common toddler behaviors and how respectful parenting practices can be applied to benefit both parents and children. It covers such common topics as punishment, cooperation, boundaries, testing, tantrums, hitting, and more. No Bad Kids provides a practical, indispensable tool for parents who are anticipating or experiencing those critical years when toddlers are developmentally obliged to test the limits of our patience and love. Armed with knowledge and a clearer sense of the world through our children's eyes, this period of uncertainty can afford a myriad of opportunities to forge unbreakable bonds of trust and respect.

©2014 Janet Lansbury (P)2014 Janet Lansbury

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No Happy Endings

34 ratings

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The author of It’s Okay to Laugh and host of the popular podcast Terrible, Thanks for Asking - interviews that are “[A] gift to be able to listen [to]” (New York Times) - returns with more hilarious meditations on her messy, wonderful, bittersweet, and unconventional life. Life has a million different ways to kick you right in the chops. We lose love, lose jobs, lose our sense of self. For Nora McInerny, it was losing her husband, her father, and her unborn second child in one catastrophic year.  But in the wake of loss, we get to assemble something new from whatever is left behind. Some circles call finding happiness after loss “Chapter Two” - the continuation of something else. Today, Nora is remarried and mothers four children aged 16 months to 16 years. While her new circumstances bring her extraordinary joy, they are also tinged with sadness over the loved ones she’s lost.  Life has made Nora a reluctant expert in hard conversations. On her wildly popular podcast, she talks about painful experiences we inevitably face and exposes the absurdity of the question “How are you?” that people often ask when we’re coping with the aftermath of emotional catastrophe. She knows intimately that when your life falls apart, there’s a mad rush to be okay - to find a silver lining, to get to the happy ending. In this, her second memoir, Nora offers a tragicomic exploration of the tension between finding happiness and holding space for the unhappy experiences that have shaped us.  No Happy Endings is an audiobook for people living life after life has fallen apart. It’s an audiobook for people who know they’re moving forward, not moving on. It’s an audiobook for people who know life isn’t always happy, but it isn’t the end: There will be unimaginable joy and incomprehensible tragedy. As Nora reminds us, there will be no happy endings - but there will be new beginnings.

©2019 Nora McInerny (P)2019 HarperCollins Publishers

Narrator: Nora McInerny
Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
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The Brave Learner

29 ratings

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A joyful and accessible approach to homeschooling that harnesses children’s natural curiosity and makes learning a part of everyday life, whether they’re in elementary or high school Parents who are deeply invested in their children's education can be hard on themselves and their kids. When exhausted parents are living the day-to-day grind, it can seem impossible to muster enough energy to make learning fun or interesting. How do parents nurture a love of learning amid childhood chaos, parental self-doubt, the flu, and state academic standards?  In this book, Julie Bogart distills decades of experience - homeschooling her five now grown children, developing curricula, and training homeschooling families around the world - to teach parents how to make education an exciting, even enchanting, experience for their kids, whether they're in elementary or high school.  Enchantment is about ease, not striving. Bogart tells parents how to make room for surprise, mystery, risk, and adventure in their family's routine, so they can create an environment that naturally moves learning forward. If a child wants to pick up a new hobby or explore a subject area that the parent knows little about, it's easy to simply say "no" to end the discussion and the parental discomfort, while dousing their child's curious spark. Bogart gently invites parents to model brave learning for their kids so they, too, can approach life with curiosity, joy, and the courage to take learning risks.

©2019 Julie Bogart (P)2019 Penguin Audio

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Decoding Boys

2 ratings

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“If you’re raising a boy, you need this brilliant book. It is clear, wise, and eye-opening.” (Lisa Damour, PhD, author of Untangled) When boys enter puberty, they tend to get quiet - or at least quieter than before - and parents often misread their signals. Here’s how to navigate their retreat and steer them through this confusing passage, by the best-selling author of The Care and Keeping of You series and Guy Stuff: The Body Book for Boys. What is my son doing behind his constantly closed door? What’s with his curt responses, impulsiveness, newfound obsession with gaming, and...that funky smell? As pediatrician and mother of two teenagers Cara Natterson explains, puberty starts in boys long before any visible signs appear, and that causes confusion about their changing temperaments for boys and parents alike. Often, they also grow quieter as they grow taller, which leads to less parent-child communication. But, as Natterson warns in Decoding Boys, we respect their increasing "need" for privacy, monosyllabic conversations, and alone time at their peril. Explaining how modern culture mixes badly with male adolescent biology, Natterson offers science, strategies, scripts, and tips for getting it right: Recognizing the first signs of puberty and talking to our sons about the wide range of "normal" through the whole developmental process Why teenagers make irrational decisions even though they look mature - and how to steer them toward better choices Managing video game and screen time, including discussing the unrealistic and dangerous nature of pornography Why boys need emotional and physical contact with parents - and how to give it in ways they’ll accept How to prepare boys to resist both old and new social pressures - drugs, alcohol, vaping, and sexting Teaching consent and sensitivity in the #MeToo culture Decoding Boys is a powerful and validating lifeline, an audiobook that will help today’s parents keep their sons safe, healthy, and resilient, as well as ensure they will become emotionally secure young men. Praise for Decoding Boys "Comforting...a common-sensical and gently humorous exploration of male puberty's many trials." (Kirkus Reviews)

©2020 Cara Natterson (P)2020 Random House Audio

Narrator: Cara Natterson
Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
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Divorcing a Narcissist

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Do you want to divorce a narcissist? If yes, then keep listening.… Romantic relationships with narcissists typically start out like a fairy tale. There is the moment where you meet the narcissist, and you feel instantly attracted to him or her. You cannot quite place it but something about the narcissist feels too good to be true. There is a reason for this — she is projecting what she is learning is your ideal partner. She learns from the feedback you give when interacting and tweaks her behaviors until you feel like you are looking at an idealized version of everything you want.  As you grow more interested in her over time, falling for her pretense of perfection, she will begin the devaluation stage of your relationship, at which point she will essentially crush your self-esteem and leave you scrambling to get back to her good graces. She wants to make sure you are hooked on her, and this is the perfect way to test it.  Eventually, as this cycle of love bombing and devaluation continue, growing shorter and shorter with each revolution, she will begin to lose her interest in you. She may decide that you no longer have whatever it was that caught her eye, or she may simply be bored at the lack of the challenge, feeling all of the whirlwind romance hormones fading away, and decide that it is no longer worth her while to pursue the relationship. She may decide to keep you around while seeking alternate sources of narcissistic supply, such as from an affair partner, or she may decide to end things with you altogether, though she will keep you just interested enough in her, with small hints of you being interested in her scattered here and there to convince you that she may still come back for you.  Ultimately, what she wants is options for her supply and to perpetually live in the joy of the honeymoon stage of a relationship, though every relationship moves past that if given the chance to properly mature. She mistakes the purpose of relationships as being the honeymoon stage instead of seeing that as just one step in the process to a long-lasting relationship. Ultimately, she wants to do what is best for her, which is typically whatever feels best. She is not interested in a long-term relationship so much as in having fun and being the center of attention. This book gives a comprehensive guide on the following: The seven steps to follow to take your revenge Divorcing a narcissist Partner with just narcissism tendencies Recovering from narcissistic abuse Redefining yourself after the abuse Ending a relationship Psychological manipulation techniques Tips for prevention, FAQs, and helping someone in a narcissistic relationship How to break off a relationship with a narcissist Executing the no contact rule effectively Grieving after narcissistic abuse Extreme narcissism And more!    What are you waiting for? Click "buy now"!

©2020 Covert Harper J. (P)2020 Covert Harper J.

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Last Child in the Woods

19 ratings

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New York Times and Washington Post contributor Richard Louv is the widely respected author of seven previous books. In Last Child in the Woods, Louv illustrates how the alienation of today's children from nature can lead to a host of childhood disorders - and he offers effective methods for healing this rift.

©2005 Richard Louv (P)2007 Recorded Books

Narrator: Jonathan Hogan
Author: Richard Louv
Length: 11 hrs and 58 mins
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The Beautiful Struggle

25 ratings

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Ta-Nehisi Coates' debut is an infectious, reflective memoir - a lyrical saga of surviving the crack-stricken streets of Baltimore in the '80s. Son of Vietnam vet and black awareness advocate Paul Coates - a poor man who set out to publish lost classics of black history - Ta-Nehisi drifts toward salvation at Howard University, while his ominous brother Big Bill finds his own rhythm hustling.

©2008 Ta-Nehisi Coates (P)2008 Recorded Books,LLC

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The Happiest Kids in the World

7 ratings

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The secret to raising the happiest kids in the world? Whatever it is, it's somewhere in the Netherlands. Would parents rather their children be successful or happy? Kids in the US face lots of pressure to excel - often at the expense of happiness. But does it have to be this way? Not in the Netherlands! In The Happiest Kids in the World, expats Rina Mae Acosta and Michele Hutchison - both married to Dutchmen and bringing up their kids in the Netherlands - examine the unique environment that enables the Dutch to turn out such well-adjusted, independent children. With heaps of good humor, and no shortage of amazement, the authors are delighted to find that babies get an average of 15 hours of sleep per day, children learn bike safety and proficiency in school, teenagers are less likely to get pregnant than their counterparts in almost every other nation, and parents really do serve chocolate sprinkles for breakfast! Along the way, they discover that the most commonly strived-for grade is just passing (6 points out of 10), how to achieve the perfect work-life balance, and that being normal is crazy enough.

©2017 Rina Mae Acosta (P)2017 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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Stop Yelling and Love Me More, Please Mom.

15 ratings

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We can not raise a happy child if we are constantly screaming threats at them. No parent sets out to hurt their child, but this type of parenting does just that. To raise a happy child that wants to behave, you need to retrain yourself first. You need to change the way you think and react to their behavior. You need to understand your triggers and heal yourself. Only then you can begin to heal your relationship with your children. Making the decision to be a positive parent will benefit your whole family. You will find that your children want to behave and follow your rules. You will be less stressed out by the end of the day. Your house will not feel like a battle zone. Instead, you can create a home full of peace and love for the whole family. This audiobook will show you why strict and permissive parenting do not work. You will learn just how easy it is to embrace a positive parenting style. While learning how to be a positive parent, you will not only heal the relationship with your children but heal yourself along the way.

©2015 Jennifer N. Smith (P)2019 Jennifer N. Smith

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Parenting Your Powerful Child

4 ratings

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Don’t let those cherubic faces fool you. Your smart kids have an agenda - and they’re workin’ ya. Powerful kids don’t just happen. They’re created, and their power comes in different packages. Whether loud and temperamental, quiet and sensitive, or stubborn and manipulative, powerful children can make living with them a challenge. But it doesn’t have to be that way. In Parenting Your Powerful Child, New York Times best-selling author Dr. Kevin Leman offers a practical action plan to redirect your child’s power surges into positive traits that will prepare your child for a successful, happy, and productive adult life. With these simple but effective techniques, you can transform your home from a daily battle zone to a safe and peaceful place. All it takes is a little determination - and some small changes on your part - to make a huge difference in your family life. Ready for the power struggle to end?

©2013 Dr. Kevin Leman (P)2013 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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Dating Red Flags

2 ratings

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Do you have a gut feeling about your partner that you just can’t shake? Or maybe you’ve spotted some red flag behavior from your other half, but you’re not sure if it’s just you "being paranoid" or if it’s warning behavior that needs to be addressed. Either way, it’s in your best interest to take heed of the way you’re feeling and delve a little deeper into your primal instincts. Are those "jokey" digs or are they something more sinister? Are their lies something that can be brushed off or do you need to question their dishonesty? Does your date act differently in front of you compared to how they behave in front of other people? Do you fear their reaction to certain topics or conversations, and does this make you uneasy around them? This audiobook was written by a survivor of narcissistic abuse and aims to provide support and validation for others, to stop them from entering an abusive relationship. It serves to stop an abuser in their tracks by showing you the red flags you ought to take notice of before they escalate their behavior. This audiobook offers 20 red flags that shouldn’t be ignored - no matter how invested in your spouse you may be.

©2019 Lauren Kozlowski (P)2019 Lauren Kozlowski

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The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read (and Your Children Will Be Glad That You Did)

16 ratings

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Brought to you by Penguin. Every parent wants their child to be happy and every parent wants to avoid screwing them up. But how do you achieve that? In this absorbing, clever and funny book, renowned psychotherapist Philippa Perry tells us what really matters and what behaviour it is important to avoid - the vital dos and don'ts of parenting. Instead of mapping out the 'perfect' plan, Perry offers a big-picture look at the elements that lead to good parent-child relationships. This refreshing, judgement-free book will help you to: Understand how your own upbringing may affect your parenting Accept that you will make mistakes and learn what you can do about them Break negative cycles and patterns Handle your own and your child's feelings Understand what different behaviours communicate Full of sage and sane advice, this is the book that every parent will want to listen to and every child will wish their parents had.

©2019 Philippa Perry (P)2019 Penguin Books Ltd

Narrator: Philippa Perry
Length: 8 hrs and 52 mins
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The Shelter of Each Other

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Our country is in a profound crisis: a crisis of decency, of civility, of character. And families today are experiencing a new set of realities. Our best instincts are undermined at every turn, and our families, to which we turn in crisis, are feeling the strain. Working parents are harried, tired, and overextended. Mary Pipher understands this. She's a good listener, perhaps the best listener in America. And what she has to say goes straight to the heart. Confronted with today's challenges, parents feel helpless to protect their children from the enemy within their homes: the innapropriate television their kids watch for hours, the computer and virtual reality games that keep them from playing outside, when they should be learning from and about the real world. Compounding this is the fact that our psychological theories don't work anymore. These theories were developed decades ago, when families were tightly knit, relatively monolithic institutions, and they're dated. Pipher argues that such theories are of little help in our violent, sexualized contemporary culture. And while diagnosing the problem is the first step in curing it, Pipher offers ideas for simple actions we can all take to help rebuild our families and strengthen our communities.

©1996 Mary Pipher (P)1996 Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio Publishing, Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio Publishing, A Division of Random House, Inc.

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Exposing Financial Abuse

1 rating

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With Exposing Financial Abuse: When Money Is a Weapon, you will be given the opportunity to pull the curtain back and see into the lives of those who have been financially harmed by someone close to them. Being able to take a closer look at this hidden world is a unique gift that cannot be taken lightly or without honor for those who have chosen to allow us to peek into the most personal aspects of their lives. Test yourself. How would you describe financial abuse? It is quietly happening all around us and is hidden within our neighborhoods and communities. You probably know someone who lives within a financially abusive household, and you don't even know it. What is financial abuse? Has your spouse or parent taken out lines of credit in your name without your consent? Does your ex-spouse suddenly stop paying child support as a means of furthering their abuse and control over your life? Has your partner moved money from your joint account to a secret individual account without your prior knowledge or consent? Do your parents use financial gifts as an open door to demand future compliance on your part? Are you blamed for creating financial stress but are not the one who overspends? Did your ex-spouse hide his or her income from being included in the calculations for child and/or spousal support? Have your religious leaders said that you must give to the church first, even if that means you cannot provide for your household's basic needs? Do you carry the full burden of making enough money for your household because your partner refuses to maintain steady employment?

©2018 Shannon Thomas (P)2018 Tantor

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The Gifts of Imperfect Parenting

491 ratings

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We all know that perfect parenting does not exist, yet we still struggle with the social expectations that teach us that being imperfect is synonymous with being inadequate. These messages are powerful and we end up spending precious time and energy managing perception and the carefully edited versions of the families we show to the world. On The Gifts of Imperfect Parenting, Dr. Brené Brown invites us on a journey to transform the lives of parents and children alike. Drawing on her 12 years of research on vulnerability, courage, worthiness, and shame, she presents ten guideposts to creating what she describes as "wholehearted" families where each of us can continually learn and grow as we reach our full potential. "It's actually our ability to embrace imperfection that will help us teach our children to have the courage to be authentic, the compassion to love themselves and others, and the sense of connection that gives true purpose and meaning to life," states Dr. Brown. The Gifts of Imperfect Parenting is a practical and hopeful program for raising children who know that they are worthy of love, belonging, and joy.

©2013 Brené Brown (P)2013 Brené Brown

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Setting Limits with Your Strong-Willed Child

5 ratings

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Here is an essential manual for creating a positive, respectful, and rewarding relationship with a strong-willed child. Based on proven techniques and procedures, parents and teachers alike will welcome this book. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©2001 Robert J. MacKenzie (P)2011 Tantor

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1-2-3 Magic

20 ratings

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Being a parent is one of the most rewarding experiences in life, but every family faces challenges that can be frustrating and overwhelming. For more than 25 years, internationally renowned clinical psychologist Thomas W. Phelan's 1-2-3 Magic has helped millions of parents, teachers, and caregivers raise independent, emotionally intelligent children and build happier, healthier families - all through an easy to understand program that you'll swear "works like magic". 1-2-3 Magic helps you discipline and set limits for your children by breaking down the complex task of parenting into straightforward steps. You'll find tools to use in virtually every situation, including advice for common problems such as: Whining Sibling rivalry Reluctance to do chores or pick up Refusing to go to bed or getting up in the middle of the night Parents all over the world have rebooted their families and their lives with 1-2-3 Magic. Learn the effective way to be a better, more loving, and more consistent parent, and start enjoying your child again - today!

©2016 ParentMagic, Inc. (P)2016 Tantor

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The Hospital

45 ratings

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Barbara was 12 when she was admitted to the psychiatric hospital Aston Hall in 1971. From a troubled home, she'd hoped she would find sanctuary there. But during her stay, Barbara was systematically drugged and abused by its head physician, Dr Kenneth Milner. Somehow, eventually, she started to campaign for answers. This is a shocking account of how vulnerable children were preyed upon by the doctor entrusted with their care.

©2017 Barbara O'Hare (P)2017 W.F. Howes Ltd

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The Nature Principle

5 ratings

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The Nature Principle presents a compelling case that a conscious reconnection to nature can make us whole again and that the future will belong to nature-smart individuals, families, businesses, and communities. Supported by evidence from emerging empirical and theoretical research and eye-opening anecdotes, Louv shows that when we tap into the restorative powers of the natural world we can boost mental acuity and creativity, heal illness, increase immunity, broaden our compassion, and strengthen human bonds. As he says in his introduction, The Nature Principle is about the power of living in nature, not with it, but in it. The 21st century will be the century of human restoration in the natural world.

©2011 Original material © 2011 Richard Louv. Recorded by arrangement with Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, a division of Workman Publishing Company, Inc. (P)2011 HighBridge Company

Narrator: Rick Adamson
Author: Richard Louv
Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
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Untangled

99 ratings

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New York Times best seller. An award-winning guide to the sometimes erratic and confusing behavior of teenage girls that explains what's going on, prepares parents for what's to come, and lets them know when it's time to worry.  Look for Under Pressure, the companion guide to coping with stress and anxiety among girls, available now.  In this sane, highly engaging, and informed guide for parents of daughters, Dr. Damour draws on decades of experience and the latest research to reveal the seven distinct - and absolutely normal - developmental transitions that turn girls into grown-ups, including parting with childhood, contending with adult authority, entering the romantic world, and caring for herself. Providing realistic scenarios and welcome advice on how to engage daughters in smart, constructive ways, Untangled gives parents a broad framework for understanding their daughters while addressing their most common questions, including:  My 13-year-old rolls her eyes when I try to talk to her and only does it more when I get angry with her about it. How should I respond?  Do I tell my teen daughter that I'm checking her phone?  My daughter suffers from test anxiety. What can I do to help her?  Where's the line between healthy eating and having an eating disorder?  My teenage daughter wants to know why I'm against pot when it's legal in some states. What should I say?  My daughter's friend is cutting herself. Do I call the girl's mother to let her know?  Perhaps most important, Untangled helps mothers and fathers understand, connect, and grow with their daughters. When parents know what makes their daughter tick, they can embrace and enjoy the challenge of raising a healthy, happy young woman.  Books for a Better Life Award winner. “Finally, there’s some good news for puzzled parents of adolescent girls, and psychologist Lisa Damour is the bearer of that happy news. [Untangled] is the most down-to-earth, readable parenting book I’ve come across in a long time.” (The Washington Post)  “Anna Freud wrote in 1958, ‘There are few situations in life which are more difficult to cope with than an adolescent son or daughter during the attempt to liberate themselves.’ In the intervening decades, the transition doesn’t appear to have gotten any easier which makes Untangled such a welcome new resource.” (The Boston Globe)

©2016 Lisa Damour (P)2016 Random House Audio

Narrator: Lisa Damour
Author: Lisa Damour
Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
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We're Pregnant!

4 ratings

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Being a great first-time dad doesn’t mean being perfect. It means having the tools you need to be a supportive partner during and after pregnancy - which is exactly what We’re Pregnant! The First-Time Dad’s Pregnancy Handbook is all about.   From heartburn and headaches to birth and breastfeeding, We’re Pregnant! features practical, action-oriented pregnancy advice from the author of the Dad or Alive blog, Adrian Kulp, a (once clueless) dad who’s been there and done that - three times, in fact!   We’re Pregnant! addresses and alleviates the stress first-time dads face through candid pregnancy guidance, including:   Week-specific pregnancy milestones so you’re not left wondering what’s happening, what’s going to happen, or what you should be doing during the pregnancy  Practical suggestions for supporting your partner’s changing needs during pregnancy and thereafter  Action-oriented goals that will support baby’s development, mom’s pregnancy experience, and the wellbeing of your relationship  Up-to-date information on “The Fourth Trimester” so you’re as prepared for the first months of baby’s life as you were during pregnancy  We’re Pregnant! delivers real-world pregnancy advice with a humorous tone that will get first-time dads ready, willing, and able to carry their portion of the pregnancy weight….pickles and ice cream not included.  PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, a PDF of reference material not included in the narration will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 

©2018 Adrian Kulp (P)2018 Audible, Inc.

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The Baby Sleep Training Solution

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Does your newborn fail to fall asleep? Do you wake up in the middle of the night with a crying baby? And let me guess, are you and your husband having trouble falling asleep because of your crying child? You'll never have to stand by helplessly again as your little baby screams and cries. Most babies are not decent sleepers necessarily, however they can be!  This practical guide contains valuable fundamental knowledge about the essence of sleep and the development of natural sleep and body cycles during infancy that all parents should know. This book is full of (personally) tested techniques that allow your child to feel calm and comfortable all nights. Learn in easy steps how to prepare your newborn for sleep training, begin the process of sleep training, and ensure that after sleep training, healthy sleep patterns persist. Please don't wait any longer. To get the audiobook now and sleep calmly for hours, click the "buy now" button.

©2021 Steve Wisebigar (P)2021 Steve Wisebigar

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Toddlers Are A**holes

9 ratings

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Toddler a**holery is a normal part of human development - not unlike puberty, except this stage involves throwing food on the floor and taking swings at people who pay your way in life. For parents of toddlers, it's a "you better laugh so you don't cry" period. Bunmi Laditan's hilarious, satirical guide to toddlerhood offers parents instant (and very welcome) comic relief - along with the very good news that It's Not Your Fault. Chapters cover the cost of raising a toddler, feeding your toddler, potty training, tantrums, how to manage the holidays, and "how not to die inside". Parents will see themselves in the very funny sections on taking your toddler to restaurants ("One parent will spend their time walking your toddler around the restaurant and outside like a cocker spaniel, while the other, luckier parent will eat alone."), things you thought you'd never say that you now say as a parent of a toddler ("I can tell you're pooping because your eyes are watering."), and how to order pizza ("Spend $40 on pizza delivery. Listen to your toddler cry for 30 minutes about how the pizza is all wrong. Watch your toddler take a small bite of crust. Google 'can anger give you a heart attack?' Start the bedtime routine."). Laditan's wildly funny voice has attracted hundreds of thousands of fans of Honest Toddler on social media; here she speaks parent to tired parent, easing the pains and challenges of raising toddlers with a hefty dose of adult humor and wit.

©2015 Bunmi Laditan (P)2015 Random House Audio

Narrator: Bahni Turpin
Length: 3 hrs and 24 mins
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Narcissism: 3-Book Bundle

1 rating

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"As human beings, we all want to be happy and free from misery.... We have learned that the key to happiness is inner peace. The greatest obstacles to inner peace are disturbing emotions such as anger, attachment, fear, and suspicion, while love and compassion and a sense of universal responsibility are the sources of peace and happiness.” - Dalai Lama "Never make someone a priority in your life when you are only an option in their life." - Maya Angelou Are you good at reading the intentions of others? Do you know how to manage your knee-jerk reactions when someone insults you? Do you wish you could empathize more with the way others feel? Have you felt like you've been walking on eggshells in your relationship for a while? Has your relationship started off strong where you felt over the moon, and now you're wondering what happened along the way? Maybe you're wondering why things have gotten so hard in your relationship with your significant other? In this audiobook, we'll look at the answers to these questions, along with how you can recognize the narcissists in your life and how to improve your EQ and your relationships. Final words: Even if you think you know everything discussed here, give this audiobook a shot. It's informative and entertaining, and you may pick up some valuable tools and new ways of thinking you've never heard before. Included: Narcissists: How to Overcome the Spirit of Narcissism and Break Free from Narcissistic Abuse Forever Emotional Intelligence: The Top Secret to Using Emotional Intelligence to Get the Most Out of Your Life Emotional Abuse: How to Stop Emotional Abuse from Ruining Your Life and a Powerful Program to Help You Recover from Emotional Abuse

©2017 Naomi McCullough (P)2017 Naomi McCullough

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Papa 2.0

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"Lorsque j'ai appris que j'allais devenir père, je me suis procuré des guides pour me préparer, et je suis tombé sur des phrases comme : "Oubliez les soirées entre amis, il va falloir trimer !", ou encore "Concession, sacrifice, fatigue... Êtes-vous vraiment prêt ?" J'étais abasourdi par tant de clichés et la pratique m'a confirmé qu'on entend trop de bêtises à propos de la paternité. J'ai donc décidé de livrer mon expérience pour raconter ce qui se passe vraiment au quotidien." Dans ce livre audio, Raphaël Carlier décrit comment la paternité a changé sa vie. Sous la forme d'un journal de bord et à travers des anecdotes à la fois drôles et touchantes, Papa 2.0 va rassurer tous ceux qui ont peur de mal faire. Il pousse les futurs parents à dépasser leurs inquiétudes et leurs préjugés pour profiter pleinement d'un des moments les plus importants de leur vie.

©2020 Flammarion (P)2020 Audible Studios

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Potty Training

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Sound interesting? The author thinks so too! Listen to Potty Training: Salient Tips to Help Your Angel “Go” and learn about how to make your angel "go" without the hassle.

©2021 Tenisha Booker (P)2021 Tenisha Booker

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What's in Your Pocket?: A Parent's Guide to Protecting Your Children Online

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What’s in Your Pocket? will inspire you to make time to be a student of the culture your children are growing up in. A major part of this culture is the technology that now consumes the lives of so many young people. Through scripture, statistics, technology tips, and stories of experiences, we will convince you that there is no more important task to give your precious time to the task of learning about your children and their Online world. 

©2016 Four Point Families (P)2018 Four Point Families

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Please Don't Take My Sisters

7 ratings

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Three-year-old Lexie, five-year-old Amelie and thirteen-year-old Leo come to Maggie after Leo confesses to a teacher that his mother's addiction problems and her latest violent relationship has left him as the sole carer to his younger sisters.   

Maggie welcomes the three children into her home and is touched by the gentle care Leo shows to the two little girls. It is clear that Lexie and Amelie adore their big brother and rely on him for comfort and reassurance. But Leo has experienced the neglect and abuse of his mother and her partner for far longer than his sisters and is struggling with an eating disorder and showing signs of OCD.  

When Social Services begin to look at adoptive families for the children, Maggie is horrified when Social Services suggest that the two angelic little girls will have a much better chance of being adopted without their damaged older brother. Knowing the impact that losing his sisters forever will have on vulnerable Leo, they face the ultimate dilemma. Should the children stay together and dash the hope of them ever having a forever family? Or do they sacrifice the close bond between the siblings to give the girls a chance to be adopted?

©2019 Maggie Hartley (P)2019 Orion Publishing Group

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If I Have to Tell You One More Time

19 ratings

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Why does it feel sometimes as if our children have special powers that enable them to tune us out completely? You ask your child to do her homework, get ready for school or bedtime. You think she heard you but... no response. You've tried everything - time-outs, nagging, counting to three - and nothing seems to work. In this invaluable audiobook, Amy McCready, founder of the popular online parenting course Positive Parenting Solutions, presents a nag-and-scream-free program for compassionately yet effectively, correcting your children's bad behavior. McCready draws on Adlerian psychology and Positive Discipline, which focuses on the central idea that every human being has a basic need to feel connected and empowered - children being no exception to the rule. According to McCready, when this need isn't met in positive ways, kids resort to negative methods. In this book she provides parents with a virtual toolbox of strategies they can use to give their children the attention and power they crave - and do away with the misbehaving that adults dread.

©2011 Amy McCready (P)2014 Tantor

Narrator: Coleen Marlo
Author: Amy McCready
Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
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Narcissistic Fathers

1 rating

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Do you think your father might be toxic? Many people do and sadly there is very little information available to be found online or in the written research, or with counsellors and therapists that can help. Narcissistic Victim Syndrome is not officially recognised, nor is it widely even known. Even when it is accepted, recognised, and known not many people seem to know what to do about it to heal it. But first, a warning: Before we go further, let me make something abundantly clear: This audiobook does not contain a "magic wand" that will bring you instant answers without having to do any work. What I’m about to share with you takes both time and effort and has worked wonders for me and my private clients. And I believe it can help you too. But this only works for those who are willing look deep inside themselves and are committed to finding true happiness. So with that said, let me tell you: As a child: You felt like you were never good enough Your father didn’t seem to care about your feelings Your father was very controlling and manipulative You were made to feel bad or wrong if you got upset Your needs weren’t met As an adult: You still feel like you are not good enough You feel confused, anxious, sad in your relationship with your father Your father puts you down, and never celebrates your achievements Your father is very critical, manipulative, controlling, and tells lies They still don’t seem to care about your feelings or your needs You feel like you are the one parenting them This audioook is for you if you have been in a toxic relationship with your parent and you just want to make sense of it and make some changes. What are you waiting for? Buy this audiobook now!

©2020 Dr. Theresa J. Covert (P)2020 Dr. Theresa J. Covert

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Oh Crap! I Have a Toddler

14 ratings

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Real-world, from-the-trenches toddler parenting advice from the author of the best-selling Oh Crap! Potty Training.  Toddlers - commonly defined as children aged between two and five years old - can be a horribly misunderstood bunch. What most parents view as bad behavior is in fact just curious behavior. Toddlerdom is the age of individuation, seeking control, and above all, learning how the world works. But this misunderstanding between parents and child can lead to power struggles, tantrums, and even diminished growth and creativity.  The recent push of early intellectualism coupled with a desire to “make childhood magical” has created a strange paradox - we have three-year-olds with math and Mandarin tutors who don’t know how to dress themselves and are sitting in their own poop. We are pushing the toddler mind beyond its limit but simultaneously keeping them far below their own natural capabilities.  In the frank, funny, and totally authentic Oh Crap! I Have a Toddler, social worker Jamie Glowacki helps parents work through what she considers the five essential components of raising toddlers: Engaging the toddler mind Working with the toddler body Understanding and dealing with the toddler behavior Creating a good toddler environment You, the parent Oh Crap! I Have a Toddler is about doing more with less - and bringing real childhood back from the brink of overscheduled, overstimulated helicopter parenting. With her signature down-and-dirty friend-to-friend advice, Jamie is here to help you experience the joy of parenting again and giving your child - and yourself - the freedom to let them grow at their own pace and become who they are. 

©2019 Jamie Glowacki (P)2019 Simon & Schuster

Narrator: Jamie Glowacki
Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
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Hero

8 ratings

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Pediatrician and best-selling author Meg Meeker has a message: stop undervaluing fatherhood. We live in a culture that hails motherhood as a woman's crowning achievement yet defines men first and foremost by their professional accomplishments, treating fatherhood as almost incidental - a bonus. But from her years spent as a pediatrician listening to children's needs and fears, Dr. Meeker understands just how crucial a father's role is. Hero is a powerful affirmation of fatherhood that shows men how being a strong, active father can be their greatest triumph.

©2017 Meg Meeker (P)2017 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

Narrator: Coleen Marlo
Length: 5 hrs and 23 mins
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Kids These Days: A Game Plan for (Re)Connecting with Those We Teach, Lead, & Love

547 ratings

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The kids are the least of our worries. Seriously. If that sounds blasphemous in a book for concerned parents and educators (and anyone, really, who worries about "kids these days"), then I am so glad you're here. If you have a kid, work with a kid, or love a kid, you will find something inspiring in this audiobook. Dare I say, game-changing. These words were born from the hundreds of stories of kids, their families, and their support systems I was lucky to meet as I worked across Canada and the USA. Regardless of who I met or where I met them, the message was always the same: Our kids are okay only if those of us holding them are okay. During the developmental years, schools and educators are the most significant connection point to almost every child on this continent. But are the educators okay? I believe that most of the great educators want to make a difference. Many tell me, however, that they are finding it more and more difficult these days to love what they do. I think it's time we did a better job of looking after them first. Plain and simple, this book is for the educators: our teachers, bus drivers, administrators, educational assistants, librarians, administrative assistants, and custodians. And anyone who leads, loves, and supports them. Plus just for you, I recorded a little bonus chapter filled with thoughts and ideas about the future and our next steps in this journey to create a more connected world. I am so grateful you are here to listen to these words. 

©2019 Dr. Jody Carrington (P)2019 Dr. Jody Carrington

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Queen Bees and Wannabes

4 ratings

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"My daughter used to be so wonderful. Now I can barely stand her and she won’t tell me anything. How can I find out what’s going on?" "There’s a clique in my daughter’s grade that’s making her life miserable. She doesn’t want to go to school anymore. Her own supposed friends are turning on her, and she’s too afraid to do anything. What can I do?" Welcome to the wonderful world of your daughter’s adolescence. A world in which she comes to school one day to find that her friends have suddenly decided that she no longer belongs. Or she’s teased mercilessly for wearing the wrong outfit or having the wrong friend. Or branded with a reputation she can’t shake. Or pressured into conforming so she won’t be kicked out of the group. For better or worse, your daughter’s friendships are the key to enduring adolescence - as well as the biggest threat to her well-being. In her groundbreaking book, Queen Bees and Wannabes, Empower cofounder Rosalind Wiseman takes you inside the secret world of girls' friendships. Wiseman has spent more than a decade listening to thousands of girls talk about the powerful role cliques play in shaping what they wear and say, how they respond to boys, and how they feel about themselves. In this candid, insightful book, she dissects each role in the clique: Queen Bees, Wannabes, Messengers, Bankers, Targets, Torn Bystanders, and more. She discusses girls' power plays, from birthday invitations to cafeteria seating arrangements and illicit parties. She takes listeners into "Girl World" to analyze teasing, gossip, and reputations; beauty and fashion; alcohol and drugs; boys and sex; and more, and how cliques play a role in every situation. Each chapter includes "Check Your Baggage" sections to help you identify how your own background and biases affect how you see your daughter. "What You Can Do to Help" sections offer extensive sample scripts, bulleted lists, and other easy-to-use advice to get you inside your daughter’s world and help you to help her. It’s not just about helping your daughter make it alive out of junior high. This book will help you understand how your daughter’s relationships with friends and cliques sets the stage for other intimate relationships as she grows and guides her when she has tougher choices to make about intimacy, drinking and drugs, and other hazards. With its revealing look into the secret world of teenage girls and cliques, enlivened with the voices of dozens of girls and a much-needed sense of humor, Queen Bees and Wannabes will equip you with all the tools you need to build the right foundation to help your daughter make smarter choices and empower her during this baffling, tumultuous time of life.

©2011 Rosalind WIseman (P)2011 Random House Audio

Narrator: Lee Adams
Length: 11 hrs and 48 mins
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The Happiest Toddler on the Block

13 ratings

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Perfect for expecting parents who want to prepare themselves for the challenging toddler years (which starts around eight months of age), this essential guide, a national bestseller by respected pediatrician and child development expert Dr. Harvey Karp, not only helps reduce tantrums but makes happy kids even happier by boosting patience, cooperation, and self-confidence. Toddlers can drive you bonkers...so adorable and fun one minute...so stubborn and demanding the next! Yet, as unbelievable as it sounds, there is a way to turn the daily stream of “nos” and “don’ts” into “yeses” and hugs...if you know how to speak your toddler’s language. In one of the most useful advances in parenting techniques of the past 25 years, Dr. Karp reveals that toddlers, with their immature brains and stormy outbursts, should be thought of not as pint-size people but as pint size...cavemen.  Having noticed that the usual techniques often failed to calm crying toddlers, Dr. Karp discovered that the key to effective communication was to speak to them in their own primitive language. When he did, suddenly he was able to soothe their outbursts almost every time! This amazing success led him to the realization that children between the ages of one and four go through four stages of “evolutionary” growth, each linked to the development of the brain, and each echoing a step in prehistoric humankind’s journey to civilization: The “Charming Chimp-Child” (12 to 18 months): Wobbles around on two legs, grabs everything in reach, plays a nonstop game of “monkey see monkey do.” The “Knee-High Neanderthal” (18 to 24 months): Strong-willed, fun-loving, messy, with a vocabulary of about 30 words, the favorites being “no” and “mine.” The “Clever Caveman” (24 to 36 months): Just beginning to learn how to share, make friends, take turns, and use the potty. The “Versatile Villager” (36 to 48 months): Loves to tell stories, sing songs and dance, while trying hard to behave. To speak to these children, Dr. Karp has developed two extraordinarily effective techniques: The “fast food” rule - restating what your child has said to make sure you got it right The four-step rule - using gesture, repetition, simplicity, and tone to help your irate Stone-Ager be happy again.

©2008 Happiest Baby Inc. (P)2019 Novel Audio Inc.

Narrator: Tim Fannon
Length: 7 hrs and 7 mins
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Stop Yelling at Your Kids

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Are you tired of yelling at your kids every day? Would you like to have a peaceful and conflict-free family life? Screaming is definitely wrong! We cannot raise a happy child if we are constantly screaming threats at them. No parent sets out to hurt their child, but this type of parenting does just that. To raise a happy child that wants to behave, you need to retrain yourself first. You need to change the way you think and react to their behavior. You need to understand your triggers and heal yourself. Only then can you begin to heal your relationship with your children. In this audiobook, we will talk about: Why do we yell First approaches to calm Techniques to stop the yelling in your home How to get your child to listen to you How to discipline a toddler who's testing you How to manage passive-aggressive child or teen Good parenting during the coronavirus pandemic Learn to use the positive parenting with the revolutionary toddler positive discipline method which will turn your sons into happy kids! This audiobook will show you why strict and permissive parenting do not work. You will learn just how easy it is to embrace a positive parenting style. While learning how to be a positive parent, you will not only heal the relationship with your children, but also heal yourself along the way. Eliminate the stress! Click on the "buy now" button! You will find the solution to to raise your happy children!

©2021 Lisa Lawrence (P)2021 Lisa Lawrence

Narrator: Jupiter Grant
Length: 1 hr and 22 mins
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From Breastfeeding to Solid Foods: The Best Practices to Feed Your Baby

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Our goal is to help breastfeeding mothers, or mothers who wish to breastfeed, build their self-confidence and learn to trust their feelings and their baby. That way, they will be able to make informed decisions related to breastfeeding their baby without stress, they won't have regrets, and won't stay with the feeling that they failed.

©2021 EN O'teur (P)2021 EN O'teur

Narrator: Gina Dobbs
Length: 2 hrs and 25 mins
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The Distance Learning Playbook for Parents

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We are in this together and will get through this together. Parent involvement has always been a vital part of any child’s education, but the pandemic and resulting remote instruction require that parents and educators partner at a deeper level. Following the tremendous success of The Distance Learning Playbook, K-12, education authorities Doug Fisher, Nancy Frey, and John Hattie have teamed up with New York Times best-selling author and parenting expert Rosalind Wiseman to bring you the consummate guide to support your child's academic, social, and emotional development in any learning environment - while not overwhelming you in the process. This essential guide will arm you with the tools and insight to: Create an environment conducive to learning, establish routines, and, most importantly, take care of yourself and your child Maximize the time you spend supporting learning by focusing on what is proven to work best in education Help your child develop the cognitive attitudes and habits that foster creativity, critical thinking, and increased responsibility for their learning  Support the development of your child’s social and emotional learning skills, including the ability to navigate social interactions, build friendships, and regulate emotions at a time when they have never been more important to have, and more challenging to maintain The Distance Learning Playbook for Parents outlines supportive strategies for navigating virtual environments to ensure effective and impactful learning that aligns the needs and expectations of teachers, parents, and students alike.

©2021 Corwin (P)2021 Corwin

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Scientific Secrets for Raising Kids Who Thrive

35 ratings

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Parenting advice isn't hard to find. There are thousands of books on the subject, as well as a multitude of websites. Much has also been written on the science of child development. What's been lacking, however, are sources of reliable advice that bring together the scientific research and its real-world applications. This course bridges the divide. In 24 engaging lectures, an expert in the cognitive development of early childhood presents what scientific research has revealed about the things parents can actively do to promote children’s long-term development right from birth. Professor Vishton delivers a wealth of practical tips to help children reach their full potential intellectually, emotionally, physically, and socially. And he supports it all with findings culled from the latest scientific literature. You’ll touch on topics across all areas of childrearing, from sleep and nutrition to behavior and academics. And you’ll get answers to many of the most common parenting questions: Should I sleep-train my baby by letting her “cry it out”? Should I let my infant, toddler, or child watch TV-and if so, how much? Should I allow my child to play video games? Should I pressure my picky eater to finish her vegetables? Should I spank my child when he misbehaves? In addition to learning methods for laying an early foundation in subjects such as math and reading, you’ll gain information for boosting your children’s overall cognitive abilities-and even their IQ scores. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.

©2014 The Great Courses; 2014 The Teaching Company, LLC

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Narcissistic Women - The Concrete Healing Guide for Abused Men

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If you are a man dealing with a narcissistic woman, this book is for you. Additionally, if you are not sure whether your wife or girlfriend is narcissistic, you will find out. By listening to the information in this book, you will learn: How to recognize a narcissistic woman before engaging a relationship with her How to recognize a narcissistic wife, then divorcing and co-parenting How to protect your children from parental alienation How to recognize financial abuse and recover from it How to heal yourself from codependency and narcissistic abuse syndrome How to change your old toxic pattern of relationships and learn to appreciate healthy, empathetic, rational adult women It could be extremely difficult for men to consciously recognize and admit when a woman has abused them. This is just how culture has raised us, as admitting abuse has become shameful for men. Men have a lack of understanding, a lack of resources. They are more ashamed to admit that they are being abused by a woman, and it does not help that the mental health industry is hyper-feminized. Before this book was published, male victims of narcissistic women were not considered the way they deserved to be, and female narcissists were not represented the way they should be. If you are an empathetic man, you have a harder time because of the way our society is, but this book will finally help you to get rid of your toxic relationship and start healing from narcissistic abuse. If you need to start changing your life, don't miss this book!

©2020 Caroline Foster (P)2020 Caroline Foster

Narrator: Trei Taylor
Length: 4 hrs and 24 mins
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How to Parent Twins: Your Step-By-Step Guide to Raising Twins

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If you want to know how to raise twins the right way from a real life everyday expert, then get the How to Parent Twins guide. This guide is conceived by a real-life parent James Lowery, who has authentic experience in raising his twins. His lessons can help you become a better parent to your twins starting today. Having twins might seem daunting, but it need not be. Raising two young children is one of the most rewarding and exciting things in life. Of course, raising twins is more difficult than having one child. You need to become an expert on child psychology, a world-class planner, and be prepared to miss out on a lot of sleep, but as you watch your babies grow into children and develop unique personalities of their own, you will experience constant joy and every day will be different. This guide is all about taking a practical approach to parenting twins. It helps you to plan your days around your children and get more from your time than you thought possible. The purpose of the guide is not to be an exhaustive guide to parenting - every child is different, and with twins, you will need to be incredibly adaptable. Instead it will give you an idea of what to expect and will give you practical tips on some of the most common issues that parents of twins face in their day to day lives. Whether you already have twins or are expecting them, you will find plenty of advice and useful tips to help you plan your days to get the most out of them so that you can spend as much time as possible helping your children to develop while also creating space for yourself to enjoy some peace and quiet. When you listen to this guide, you will find out how to: How to handle the news that you’re having twins Everything you need ahead of the arrival of your twins The best type of pram for getting your twins around How to plan your daily routine And more

©2019 HowExpert (P)2019 HowExpert

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Torn: A Terrified Girl. A Shocking Secret. A Terrible Choice.

3 ratings

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Foster carer Rosie Lewis faces a battle to uncover the dark secret that is tearing a family apart. Experienced foster carer Rosie Lewis is used to looking after children from difficult home situations, but she finds herself struggling when she agrees to take in Taylor and her younger brother, Reece, for a short while. Taylor tries desperately not to fit in, to be the tough young teen that she has had to become, making it clear that she cares about nothing and no one, while Reece is just desperate for someone to love him. Rosie finds herself battling an unknown monster in their past, as social media and the Internet become a means to control and manipulate the siblings while in her care. And then a more sinister turn of events causes Rosie to dig into their past, desperate to discover the truth before her time with them is over and they must be returned to their family.

©2015 Rosie Lewis (P)2015 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Madeline Gould
Author: Rosie Lewis
Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
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Who Will Love Me Now?

3 ratings

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At just 10 years old, Kirsty has already suffered a lifetime of heartache and suffering. Neglected by her teenage mother and taken into care, Kirsty thought she had found her forever family when she is fostered by Pat and Mike, who she comes to see as her real mum and dad. But when Pat has a heart attack and collapses in front of her, Kirsty's foster family says it's all her fault. They blame her temper tantrums for putting Pat under stress and they don't want Kirsty in their lives anymore. Kirsty is still reeling from this rejection when she comes to live with foster carer Maggie Hartley. She acts out, smashing up Maggie's home and even threatening to hurt the baby boy Maggie has fostered since birth. Social Services must take Kirsty's threat seriously and Maggie is forced to choose between eight-month-old Ryan, who she's grown to love, or angry Kirsty, who will most likely end up in a children's home if Maggie can no longer care for her. Maggie is in an impossible position, one that calls into question her decision to become a foster carer in the first place....

©2017 Maggie Hartley (P)2017 Tantor

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Busy Toddler's Guide to Actual Parenting

4 ratings

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You don’t need to feel alone in parenting. You don’t need to feel like you’re failing. And you definitely don’t need another parenting book filled with theoretical advice about theoretical children. You need actual parenting help from an actual parent. It’s time to feel confident in your parenting. Susie Allison, creator of the massive online community Busy Toddler, is a breath of fresh air. With her humor and engaging personality, she helps parents find their footing, shift their perspective on childhood, and laugh at the twists and turns of parenting we all face. (Yes, it’s okay that your child licked a shopping cart - they pretty much all do that.) In Busy Toddler’s Guide to Actual Parenting, Susie gives the achievable advice she’s known for around the world, from daily life and #beingtwoisfine to tantrums and tattling and teaching the ABCs. The book also includes more than 50 of her famous activities that have helped thousands of parents make it to nap time - FYI, the popsicle bath is a game-changer. Susie shares real moments raising her three kids as well as her professional knowledge from eight years as a kindergarten and first-grade teacher. Her simple and doable approach to parenting will leave you feeling so much better! Let Susie give you the actual parenting advice you need.

©2020 Susie Allison (P)2020 Blackstone Publishing

Narrator: Susie Allison
Length: 4 hrs and 23 mins
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There's No Such Thing as Bad Weather

42 ratings

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Bringing Up Bébé meets Last Child in the Woods in this lively, insightful memoir about a mother who sets out to discover if the nature-centric parenting philosophy of her native Scandinavia holds the key to healthier, happier lives for her American children. When Swedish-born Linda McGurk moved to small-town Indiana with her American husband to start a family, she quickly realized that her outdoorsy ways were not the norm. In Sweden children play outside all year round, regardless of the weather, and letting young babies nap outside in freezing temperatures is not only common - it is a practice recommended by physicians. In the US, on the other hand, she found that the playgrounds, which she had expected to find teeming with children, were mostly deserted. In preschool, children were getting drilled to learn academic skills while their Scandinavian counterparts were climbing trees, catching frogs, and learning how to compost. Worse, she realized that giving her daughters the same freedom to play outside that she had enjoyed as a child in Sweden could quickly lead to a visit by Child Protective Services. The brewing culture clash finally came to a head when McGurk was fined for letting her children play in a local creek, setting off an online firestorm when she expressed her anger and confusion on her blog. The rules and parenting philosophies of her native country and her adopted homeland were worlds apart. Struggling to fit in and to decide what was best for her children, McGurk turned to her own childhood for answers. Could the Scandinavian philosophy of "there is no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothes" be the key to better lives for her American children? And how would her children's relationships with nature change by introducing them to Scandinavian concepts like friluftsliv ("open-air living") and hygge (the coziness and the simple pleasures of home)? McGurk embarked on a six-month-long journey to Sweden to find out. There's No Such Thing as Bad Weather is a fascinating personal narrative that highlights the importance of spending time outdoors and illustrates how the Scandinavian culture could hold the key to raising healthier, resilient, and confident children in America.

©2017 Linda Åkeson McGurk (P)2017 Audible, Inc.

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Daddy's Wicked Parties: The Most Shocking True Story of Child Abuse Ever Told

9 ratings

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The second of Kate Skylark's co-created true child-abuse stories. Steve Gilbert is a charming, clever man. Lucy is his 10-year-old daughter. Lucy loves him to bits, just as all little girls love their daddies, and she is delighted to hear he has organized a special party for her. After all, little girls love parties. But Steve Gilbert is also a sociopathic, manipulative sexual predator. Brainwashed into accepting her father’s twisted view of the world, Lucy trusts him implicitly. Daddy will keep her safe; he will keep her happy. Daddy would never betray his little girl, would he? But as time goes on, Steve Gilbert’s evil manipulations escalate, and following a shocking string of events, Lucy’s innocent young life turns from simple happy childhood to an abusive nightmare. Only one person can save her now.  Lucy Gilbert and Kate Skylark are friends and confidants. They created this book together to help raise money to help children in danger. Warning: This book is based upon a true account of child abuse and, as such, contains passages that some listeners may find disturbing.

©2015 Kate Skylark (P)2018 Kate Skylark

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And Baby Makes Three

5 ratings

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Having a baby is a joyous experience, but even the best relationships are strained during the transition from duo to trio. Lack of sleep, never-ending housework, and new fiscal concerns often lead to conflict, disappointment, and hurt feelings. In And Baby Makes Three, Love Lab™ experts John Gottman and Julie Schwartz Gottman teach couples the skills from their successful workshops, so partners can avoid the pitfalls of parenthood by: Maintaining intimacy and romance Replacing a culture of criticism and irritability with one of appreciation Preventing postpartum depression Creating a home environment that nurtures physical, emotional, and mental health as well as cognitive and behavioral development for your baby Complete with exercises that separate the "master" from the "disaster" couples, And Baby Makes Three helps new parents positively manage the strain that comes along with their bundle of joy.

©2007 John M. Gottman, PhD, and Julie Schwartz Gottman, PhD (P)2017 Tantor

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Narcissistic Abuse

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Do you find that the way your partner treated you in the beginning of the relationship is unrecognizable from the way your partner treats you now? Are you persistently made to feel guilty for voicing your concerns in the relationship? For the malignant narcissist, visions of their own grandeur mixed with an over-blown sense of entitlement fueled by a shocking lack of empathy, lead to a truly twisted vision of themselves, other people, relationships, and the way the world works. As a result, their partners, siblings, children, even friends and colleagues, often experience at least some form of narcissistic abuse, which is recognized as a type of domestic violence that can lead to deep psychological issues that can be passed from one generation to the next. In this book, we are going to look at narcissistic abuse from a variety of viewpoints, beginning with the basics of recognizing narcissism in others and ourselves by examining the attitudes and behaviors that mark the narcissist in general and differentiating between benign and malignant narcissism. We will then look at how narcissists work, where they come from, how they see the world and some of their most common tactics including gaslighting and how they use others to do their bidding. From there, we will explore narcissistic abuse syndrome and trauma bonding, how it develops, what the victim experiences, and the warning signs that indicate that you might be suffering from it. After examining these base principles, we will get more into the dynamics of narcissism in various relationships. This begins with narcissism in family relationships and will cover childrearing with an eye toward recognizing how parents often turn their child into a narcissist, how the culture supports this kind of parenting, and how to keep it from happening. We will then see how we can recognize narcissism early on in childhood, including bullying behavior, and steps that can be taken to set the child on a different path. Here’s a sneak peek of what you’ll learn with this book: The one and only rule to distinguish benign narcissism from narcissistic personality disorder; How a narcissist works and what is gaslighting; Understand the two main secrets about dealing with narcissistic parents; How to end a relationship with a narcissist; The 10 questions to understand if you are in love with a narcissist And much more. In Narcissistic Abuse, you will find a roadmap that will guide you all the way from recognizing your narcissist for what they really are to recovering your life from them. Would you like to know more? Scroll to the top of the page and select the BUY button.

©2019 Brandon Dark (P)2019 Brandon Dark

Narrator: KC Wayman
Author: Brandon Dark
Length: 3 hrs and 22 mins
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Verbal Abuse: How Your Verbally Abusive Relationship Can Wear You Down

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Are you in a verbal abuse relationship? Perhaps not a severe one, but verbal abuse happens all the time. Whenever people are mean to each other, they are, in some small degree, abusing another with their words. It could be strangers, coworkers, bosses, your spouse, your parents, your boyfriend or girlfriend, or your friends. It can be a simple incident or an ongoing pattern. In this audiobook, you’ll learn about: The definition of verbal abuse and why it can be so damaging Common tactics of abusers to manipulate and control Confusing messages you should not buy into when they are coming your way The best ways to deal with the abuse, how to talk, react, when to leave, what to say, etc. The harmful effect of abuse on your work, your relationship, your children, or your self-esteem Causes, reasons, consequences, and issues related to verbal abuse And much more! Curious yet? Then don’t wait and start listening.

©2017 Mandy Womack (P)2017 Mandy Womack

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How to Talk So Teens Will Listen and Listen So Teens Will Talk

11 ratings

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Internationally acclaimed parenting experts Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish have helped millions of families with their breakthrough, best-selling books How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk, Siblings Without Rivalry, and Liberated Parents, Liberated Children. 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. It's a strategy that curbs conflict, reduces frustration, and promotes thoughtful communication about everything from curfews and drugs to schoolwork and sex. Written in Faber and Mazlish's trademark accessible style, How to Talk So Teens Will Listen and Listen So Teens Will Talk takes you inside their acclaimed workshops where you will hear, in the words of both parents and teens, what's on the minds of families today. Packed with suggestions that are easy to implement, and reinforced with stories, this indispensable volume will help build a foundation for a healthy relationship that puts the emphasis on rapport rather than reprisals. From age-old concerns about cliques and dating to contemporary worries about binge drinking and cyberbullying, Faber and Mazlish help parents tackle problems before they get out of hand. In their warm, lucid, unpatronizing manner, the authors show families how to be supportive and stay connected during the challenging teenage years.

©2005 Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish (P)2005 HarperCollins Publishers

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The Newborn Handbook

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The saying "babies don't come with a manual" may be true - but newborn books are a good place to start. Parenting is a process of phases and milestones, and newborn books are invaluable. Each new stage, as important as the last, serves as a building process for years of parental education and care. The Newborn Handbook will gently and sequentially lead you through each week of caring for a newborn in the first three months - the weeks and months that can be both exhilarating as well as nerve-racking.  From how to prepare your home prior to baby's arrival, to both parents' contributions to the stages of early development, this standout in newborn books prepares you for all of the challenging situations to come. Go beyond other newborn books with: Baby steps - Each chapter follows your baby's age sequentially, so you can intuitively follow along in each growth stage. All parents included - This inclusive book is filled with practical advice for all parents and caregivers - even non-biological. Helpful resources - Discover helpful references and resources section with some great additional information.

©2020 Rockridge Press (P)2021 Tantor

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Older Sister. Not Necessarily Related.

13 ratings

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Winner of the 2019 Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction A beautiful and haunting memoir of kinship and culture rediscovered. Jenny Heijun Wills was born in Korea and adopted as an infant into a white family in small-town Canada. In her late 20s, she reconnected with her first family and returned to Seoul where she spent four months getting to know other adoptees, as well as her Korean mother, father, siblings, and extended family. At the guesthouse for transnational adoptees where she lived, alliances were troubled by violence and fraught with the trauma of separation and of cultural illiteracy. Unsurprisingly, heartbreakingly, Wills found that her nascent relationships with her family were similarly fraught.  Ten years later, Wills sustains close ties with her Korean family. Her Korean parents and her younger sister attended her wedding in Montreal, and that same sister now lives in Canada. Remarkably, meeting Jenny caused her birth parents to reunite after having been estranged since her adoption. Little by little, Jenny Heijun Wills is learning and relearning her stories and those of her biological kin, piecing together a fragmented life into something resembling a whole.  Delving into gender, class, racial, and ethnic complexities, as well as into the complex relationships between Korean women - sisters, mothers and daughters, grandmothers and grandchildren, aunts and nieces - Older Sister. Not Necessarily Related. describes in visceral, lyrical prose the painful ripple effects that follow a child's removal from a family, and the rewards that can flow from both struggle and forgiveness.

©2019 Jenny Heijun Wills (P)2019 McClelland & Stewart

Narrator: Diana Bang
Length: 4 hrs and 59 mins
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Chicken Soup for the Father's Soul

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The coauthors of Chicken Soup for the Golfer's Soul, USA Today's #1 best-selling sports book of 1999, bring readers this sure-fire hit for fathers celebrating the joys and challenges of fatherhood. New dads, granddads, single dads, and dads-to-be, this book offers them all an entertaining and inspiring collection of stories on the triumphs and trials of the amazing journey called fatherhood. Chapters include: Special Moments, Overcoming Obstacles, Insights and Lessons, The Joys of Fatherhood, Across the Generations, and Achieving Dreams. By sharing true experiences and insights, this book provides reassurance to fathers and a reminder to cherish the special moments in life.

©2001 Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen. All rights reserved. (P)2001 Health Communications, Inc.

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Blend

4 ratings

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A wise and inspiring guide to creating a happy and healthy blended family by Mashonda Tifrere with contributions from her co-parents - Swizz Beatz and his wife, Grammy-Award winning singer and songwriter Alicia Keys. In January 2010, founder of ArtLeadHer Mashonda Tifrere and music producer Swizz Beatz finalized their divorce. When Swizz married award-winning singer/songwriter Alicia Keys, a new dynamic was born - three adults who loved and were deeply committed to raising Mashonda and Swizz's four-year old son Kasseem. In Blend, Tifrere draws on the insights they gained from their journey as well as advice from family therapists, parenting experts, and other blending families, to provide an invaluable resource for blended families.  Statistics show that one in three Americans is now a step-parent, stepchild, step-sibling or other member of a blended family. The number of first time marriages or romantic relationships that end in divorce or breakups and the high percentage of remarriages and new relationships that involve children demand a unique, life-affirming approach to processing the end of one relationship and the rebirth of a new familial dynamic with the well-being of children at its center. In this book, Tifrere shares intimate details on how she and her co-parents used communication, patience and love to create an environment where they were able to work as a team and all the children involved could thrive.  Blend will inspire a generation of families.

©2018 Mashonda Tifrere (P)2018 Penguin Audio

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How to Raise Successful People

40 ratings

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The godmother of Silicon Valley, legendary teacher, and mother of a super family shares her tried-and-tested methods for raising happy, healthy, successful children using trust, respect, independence, collaboration, and kindness: TRICK.  Esther Wojcicki - "Woj" to her many friends and admirers - is famous for three things: teaching a high school class that has changed the lives of thousands of kids, inspiring Silicon Valley legends like Steve Jobs, and raising three daughters who have each become famously successful. What do these three accomplishments have in common? They're the result of TRICK, Woj's secret to raising successful people: trust, respect, independence, collaboration, and kindness. Simple lessons, but the results are radical.  Wojcicki's methods are the opposite of helicopter parenting. As we face an epidemic of parental anxiety, Woj is here to say: relax. Talk to infants as if they are adults. Allow teenagers to pick projects that relate to the real world and their own passions, and let them figure out how to complete them. Above all, let your child lead.  How to Raise Successful People offers essential lessons for raising, educating, and managing people to their highest potential. Change your parenting, change the world.

©2019 Esther Wojcicki (P)2019 Recorded Books

Narrator: Andrea Gallo
Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
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Once Upon a Time in Silver Lake

8 ratings

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All Mindy Kaling wants is a night out…but what does the scary stranger in the driver’s seat of her ride want? Find out in a nerve-racking minidrama by the New York Times bestselling author of Why Not Me? When Mindy and her best friend, B.J. Novak, are approached on a dark street by a Charles Manson-esque character, naturally they’re unnerved. Turns out he’s a huge fan of The Office! Now Mindy’s feeling a little judgy. But the night is young, unseasonably hot, and getting weirder. Mindy and B.J.’s brief encounter with the drifter is about to take an unexpected turn in Sunset Junction. From the acclaimed writer, actor, director, producer, and New York Times bestselling author comes Nothing Like I Imagined. In these essays, Mindy Kaling shares the latest chapters of a multitasking life in Hollywood. Listen to them in a single sitting. They’re pitch-perfect.

©2020 Mindy Kaling (P)2020 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

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Dirty Little Dog

6 ratings

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A shocking true tale of childhood abuse at the hands of a stranger.  Sophie Jenkins is living a happy life in the idyllic Dorset countryside when she meets Martin Brett, the man who will go on to abuse her and haunt her dreams for years to come. A momentary act of neglect leads to a horrible series of events that leaves her changed forever. Badly let down by the adults entrusted to care for her, Sophie’s life begins to spiral downward.  However, Sophie’s message is ultimately one of hope and empowerment. She is in the process of rebuilding her life when fate leads her to encounter her childhood attacker once again. The story ends with a truly shocking climax.    Warning: This audiobook is based upon a true story of child abuse and contains passages that some listeners may find disturbing. All names and places have been changed to protect the identities of the innocent. (Cover photograph is posed by a model and is used for illustrative purposes only.)

©2015 Kate Skylark (P)2018 Kate Skylark

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Le marchand de sable va passer

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Finis les couchers difficiles ! Grâce à Valérie Roumanoff, hypnothérapeute, découvrez la méthode infaillible pour endormir vos enfants ! 20 histoires hypnotiques spécialement conçues pour aider les petits à s'endormir, en fonction de leur âge, s'appuient sur le langage adopté en hypnothérapie, ponctué de métaphores et de suggestions douces, qui facilitent naturellement l'endormissement de l'enfant. Tous les conseils pour appliquer la méthode de façon optimale (synchronisation des respirations, indications de lecture...) et pour mieux comprendre les besoins et les réactions de votre enfant face au sommeil.

©2016 Éditions First, un département d'Édi8 (P)2020 Lizzie, un département d'Univers Poche, Paris

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From Mean to Real Clean

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Parenting children of any age is not a simple undertaking. As much as we desperately want to do it right and be respected and remembered by our kids as being a great parent, our teenagers often test our patience, cause us to lose sleep over our worries about them, and make us scratch our heads in frustration. The good news is that there are concrete ways to experience a fully functioning, highly communicative relationship with your adolescent children. In a challenging, humorous, and sometimes raw guide, Vanessa Baker relies on her professional experience as a teen mindset coach and personal insight as the mother of six to upend the socially accepted attitudes and norms of parenting teenagers. While offering parents an innovative framework in which the acronyms mean, real, and clean are broken down into action steps and powerful mindset shifting concepts, Baker encourages parents to take a journey inward to not only better understand their teenagers, but also themselves as a person and parent. Included is an introduction to her corresponding course as well as information on how to create a fully functional relationship in five steps. From Mean to Real Clean is a comprehensive guide that provides an innovative framework that leads parents down an empowering path to understand what it means to raise teens.

©2021 Vanessa Baker (P)2021 Vanessa Baker

Narrator: Vanessa Baker
Length: 3 hrs and 34 mins
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Montessori Toddler and Baby Method at Home

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This book is a simple yet very effective guide for new parents, carers and work-from-home moms and dads. It is a compilation of tools and strategies that have been proven effective by the author to be used at home for the benefit of both baby and parent. It is a book of ideas to inspire parents to be more creative in their approach to raising their children, and it offers a wide variety of ways to keep babies and toddlers busy, stay safe, and learn important skills. It is for parents who are looking for more effective ways of raising their children at home in a fun and stimulating environment, without breaking the bank. In this audiobook, you will find out how to: Create a safe and happy environment for your children  Make your home into one of the best Montessori environments for children Set up your home for success (You don’t need to be fancy or break the bank) Find the best toys for your child Handle the biggest challenges of being a parent Have fun with your children and raise them to be happy, healthy, and successful  And more...

©2021 Lizy Learn (P)2021 Lizy Learn

Narrator: Lizy Learn
Author: Lizy Learn
Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
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Brain Rules for Baby

5 ratings

Summary

What’s the single most important thing you can do during pregnancy? What does watching TV do to a child’s brain? What’s the best way to handle temper tantrums? Scientists know. 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 5. This book is destined to revolutionize parenting. Just one of the surprises: The best way to get your children into the college of their choice? Teach them impulse control. Brain Rules for Baby bridges the gap between what scientists know and what parents practice. Through fascinating and funny stories, Medina, a developmental molecular biologist and dad, unravels how a child’s brain develops--and what you can do to optimize it.You will view your children—and how to raise them—in a whole new light. You’ll learn: Where nature ends and nurture begins Why men should do more household choresWhat you do when emotions run hot affects how your child turns out TV is harmful for children under 2 Your child’s ability to relate to others predicts her future math performance Smart and happy are inseparable Pursuing your child’s intellectual success at the expense of his happiness achieves neither Praising effort is better than praising intelligence The best predictor of academic performance is not IQ. It’s self control What you do right now—before pregnancy, during pregnancy, and through the first five years—will affect your children for the rest of their lives. Brain Rules for Baby is an indispensable guide.

©2010 John Medina (P)2010 Pear Press

Narrator: John Medina
Author: John Medina
Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
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What You Need to Know about Narcissistic Abuse: 2-in-1 Book Bundle Featuring Start Here and Out of the Fog

Summary

In this box set, you get the best-selling book Out of the Fog, and you get Start Here included as a bonus.

The audiobook Out of the Fog will help you get out of the of confusion and into the clarity that you are looking for.

FOG is an acronym that stands for "Fear, Obligation, and Guilt". These three emotions are often at the core of manipulation and are often how narcissists, sociopaths, and other types of emotional manipulators go about controlling their targets.

However, this type of destructive manipulation isn't just limited to narcissists and sociopaths. 

There is no shortage of people with well-intended bad advice out there who unintentionally fall into the FOG as well, and push targets of abuse into keeping the relationship going.

The FOG is one of the main reasons that people stay "stuck" in emotionally abusive relationships for so long, why they continue to get involved with abusive people, why they feel that they are the problem, and why they tend to feel that the abuse is somehow their fault.

When a person is being manipulated they have a hard time figuring out who has the problem, what is normal, what is problematic, and if their wants, needs, and feelings are valid. The disastrous effects of being lost in the FOG are confusion, crazymaking, people-pleasing, and erosion of boundaries.

What makes this well-intended bad advice so damaging is that, on the surface, it seems like good advice - especially if it's coming from people who seem to have our best interests in mind, such as friends, family, church members, support group members, or a therapist.

Some examples of this well-intended bad advice that comes from other people is:

"Who are you to judge?" "No one is perfect". "You need to forgive them". "She's your mother, you need to have a relationship with her...she's not getting any younger you know". "Commitment is forever".

What can be so crazymaking for targets is that they are often getting two very different messages. On one hand, they are told that they need to work towards a solution, and on the other, they are told that need to leave a partner who lies, cheats, steals, hits, yells, or belittles them.

This audiobook compares and contrasts of these concepts so that targets of any type of manipulation and abuse can make a more empowered decision.

Some of the concepts covered are:

Who are you to judge vs. being discerning

No one is perfect vs. tolerating abuse

You need to forgive them vs. keeping yourself safe

A parent vs. a predator

Commitment vs. Codependency

Self-love vs. selfishness

A person acting the part vs. a person actually changing

Gut instincts vs. hypervigilance

A friend vs. someone being friendly

Caring vs. caretaking

Being in love with them vs. being in love with who they pretended to be

Workable behavior vs. deal breakers

Acceptance vs. allowance

Going through so much together vs. being put through so much by them

Sincerity vs. intensity

Healthy bonding vs. trauma bonding

Insincere remorse vs. sincere remorse

Reacting vs. responding

And many more.

Plus, as a bonus, you’ll also get Start Here: A Crash Course Guide to Understanding, Navigating, and Healing From Narcissistic Abuse to help you understand all of the concepts, terminology, and FAQs surrounding narcissistic abuse. In this bonus offer, you’ll discover terms such as "Flying Monkeys", "triangulation", "projection", "covert narcissist", "parentification", and dozens more.

©2019 Dana Morningstar (P)2019 Dana Morningstar

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Homeschool Mom and Dad 101

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Are you tired of traditional schooling? Do you want more family moments and memories with your kids? Do you feel the teachers are not doing what they are supposed to do? Do you feel you are the best person to teach your child, but you have no idea how to go about it? Kendalynn Mowery’s masterpiece, Homeschool Mom and Dad 101, has the best answer for you. There is much uncertainty, bias, and confusion surrounding homeschooling. This book will help you make the best decision for your family and lay out everything you need to know. With interviews from homeschool parents, the book gives a detailed guide to clear your doubts about homeschooling your kids, and give parents already homeschooling more reasons to continue. In addition, the book will walk you through how to transition your family to homeschooling and how to create a curriculum and schedules that work for the whole family.  What you will learn includes: Making and continuing the decision to homeschool. What to know before you begin. How to prepare your family and environment for homeschooling. How to homeschool your child or children. How to keep your child well socialized with peers. How to protect your mental health and that of your child. Gain the confidence, information, and skill you need to excel as a homeschool parent in Mowery’s excellent book Homeschool Mom and Dad 101.

©2021 Kendalynn Mowery (P)2021 Kendalynn Mowery

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Anxiety and Jealousy in a Relationship

Summary

Have you noticed that jealousy, mistrust, and insecurity creep into your relationship and are desperate to tame it before it causes irreparable rifts and possibly drives you apart? If you've answered YES, keep reading.... You are a step away from discovering exactly how you can stop anxiety, mistrust, insecurity, jealousy, and other problems from tearing you apart! We all know one thing; Relationships are built on trust and jealousy, mistrust, and insecurity can tear apart even the most promising relationships! And by virtue that you are reading this, it is clear you are scared that your relationship may be on the path to ruin and want to turn things around, put on breaks and turn the sails to ensure everything takes a different turn and save it! This book covers the ins and outs of dealing with anxiety, mistrust, insecurities, jealousy, and different issues that cause conflicts in relationships! More precisely, you will learn: How anxiety affects people relationships, including how deal with anxiety, calm down, manage anxiety attacks, help a partner to cope with anxiety as well as overcome anxiety in a relationship The most dangerous mistakes that anxious people make and how to avoid them What constitutes a good relationship, in the context of anxiety, and how to optimize your relationship to meet the criteria by resolving common conflicts How to feed and nurture a new relationship by eliminating negative thinking, insecurity, and other negative tendencies that ruin relationships How to neutralize fear of abandonment, insecurities, jealousy, and other tendencies that make it hard to nurture a relationship And much more! The topics and concepts described are extremely practical and will have a direct impact in your life. Are you ready? Do you want to change your relationship? Get this guide now!

©2020 Amanda Robins (P)2021 Amanda Robins

Narrator: Lynnda Nelson
Length: 5 hrs and 25 mins
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Co-Parenting with a Toxic Ex

14 ratings

Summary

There's no question about it: your children are the most important thing in your life. But if you have gone through a messy divorce, your relationship with your children may become strained if you have to deal with a toxic ex. Your ex may bad-mouth you in front of the kids, accuse you of being a bad parent, and even attempt to replace you in the children's lives with a new partner. As a result, your children may become confused, conflicted, angry, anxious, or depressed - and you may feel powerless. In Co-Parenting with a Toxic Ex, a nationally recognized parenting expert offers you a positive parenting approach to dealing with a hostile ex-spouse. You'll learn to avoid the most common mistakes of co-parenting, how to avoid "parental alienation syndrome", and effective techniques for talking to your children in a way that fosters an open and honest response. In addition, you'll learn how to protect your children from painful loyalty conflicts between you and your ex-spouse.

©2014 Amy J. L. Baker and Paul R. Fine (P)2016 Tantor

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Positive Discipline

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Are you a parent tearing your hair out because of your toddler’s behavior? Do you want to be able to instill respect and responsibility in your toddler? Do you want your discipline to have a positive effect on your child? Anyone who has children will probably tell you that the toddler years, with all their tantrums and challenging behaviors, are the hardest. This is when it is crucial for you to take charge of your child and make sure they are steered onto the right path. Fail here, and you could be in for a lifetime of regret. This aim of this bundle, Positive Discipline, is to demonstrate how you can make a positive impact on your child and raise them to become a responsible adult, through chapters on: The mind of a toddler Learning to communicate effectively with them The power that discipline offers Setting limits and boundaries Overcoming tantrums Handling behavior problems Building a positive relationship with your child And more Raising children can be an immensely fun and rewarding experience, but it rarely comes without any problems. Every parent faces them at some stage, but it is how you handle them that makes the difference between a child who is well adjusted and one that is not. Get a copy of Positive Discipline now, and make sure you develop a positive relationship today!

©2019 Kelli Barkley (P)2020 Kelli Barkley

Narrator: Lizzie Rook
Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
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Sereni a tavola

Summary

Perché il mio bambino non mangia? Perché non ha mai appetito? Perché l'ora dei pasti deve essere una sofferenza? Queste sono solo alcune delle domande che, tipicamente, ogni genitore si pone non solo quando si comincia a proporre cibi solidi, ma sin dalla nascita del piccolo. Il pediatra Lucio Piermarini, autore del libro Io mi svezzo da solo!, risponde a questi e molti altri dubbi partendo da un dato di fatto: il bambino sano inappetente non esiste. Lo stereotipo ben consolidato che vuole che i piccoli non mangino mai abbastanza è la conseguenza del mancato riconoscimento della capacità di autoregolare la nostra alimentazione in base ai bisogni del nostro corpo sin dal primo giorno di vita. Con il conforto di solide basi scientifiche, di un'esperienza trentennale e di uno stile linguistico coinvolgente e alla portata di tutti, l'autore spiega i meccanismi di regolazione dell'appetito, i legami tra i primi giorni di vita e le epoche successive, il tema negletto del diritto dei bambini all'autodeterminazione, i risultati della ricerca in ambito alimentare, il ruolo dell'alimentazione a richiesta come chiave per consentire ai piccoli di sviluppare la propria autonomia e l'amore per il cibo. Non solo: grazie a una serie di testimonianze, raccolte in tanti anni di attività professionale, il dottor Piermarini illustra problematiche reali, analizzando i vissuti dei genitori, i meccanismi reattivi dei bambini, la genesi degli errori educativi, e si addentra nei casi fornendo suggerimenti specifici. Un libro che non vuole porsi come un manuale di nutrizione infantile, ma come una guida per i genitori a capire meglio il proprio bambino e a dargli la possibilità di crescere sereno, rispettando le sue istintive, naturali predisposizioni.

©2020 Sperling & Kupfer (P)2021 Sperling & Kupfer

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Montessori from the Start

20 ratings

Summary

What can parents do to help their youngest children in their task of self-formation? How does the Montessori method of hands-on learning and self-discovery relate to the youngest infants? This authoritative and accessible book answers these and many other questions. Based on Dr. Maria Montessori's instructions for raising infants, its comprehensive exploration of the first three years incorporates the furnishings and tools she created for the care and comfort of babies. From the design of the baby's bedroom to the child-sized kitchen table, from diet and food preparation to clothing and movement, the authors provide guidance for the establishment of a beautiful and serviceable environment for babies and very young children. They introduce concepts and tasks, taking into account childrens' "sensitive periods" for learning such skills as dressing themselves, food preparation, and toilet training. Brimming with anecdote and encouragement, and written in a clear, engaging style, Montessori from the Start is a practical and useful guide to raising calm, competent, and confident children.

©2003 Paula Polk Lillard and Lynn Lillard Jessen (P)2017 Tantor

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#IMomSoHard

85 ratings

Summary

In their highly anticipated first audiobook, the hilarious mom duo with millions of followers explores all the ridiculous shit you’re expected to do to keep multiple humans alive and happy-ish and celebrates the love for the friends who get you through it. Kristin Hensley and Jen Smedley, the creators of #IMomSoHard, are just like you and your best mom friend, only funnier and with more wine. Perhaps you’ve seen one of their insanely popular videos musing on everything from impractical swimsuit fashions to “Things I Found in My Bra”. Or maybe you’ve gone to one of the shows on their sold-out tour, hailed as “monster truck rallies for moms”. Or you might have just taken a break from mom-ing so hard yourself and decided to read some adult words for a few minutes. Did you pour yourself some wine?  This is not a self-help audiobook. Kristin and Jen know you probably didn’t get to shower today and that the last thing you need is advice on all the stuff you’re doing wrong. Instead, Kristin and Jen talk nipple hair, sex after marriage, Mom-bods, and their unhealthy obsession with Khal Drogo from Game of Thrones. #IMomSoHard is packed with the back-and-forth laugh-out-loud best-friend banter that Kristin and Jen are known for, with plenty of real talk about postpartum depression, bullying, and the dark thoughts that plague every mom. Throughout it all, they know the ups and downs of motherhood often have nothing to do with your kids - it’s the female friendships and solidarity you have with other moms that makes it all worthwhile. #IMomSoHard is like a long, funny, gab session with your best mom friends. Kristin and Jen know 6:00 to 8:00 pm is the worst time to call you. They know not to harass you when you show up to a playdate in a free T-shirt you got from the dentist. They won’t give pep talks, but they will talk you down from the motherhood ledge, because, congrats: You’re passing with a “C” - and that’s all any of us can hope for.

©2019 IMOMSOHARD Productions LLC (P)2019 HarperCollins Publishers

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ToddlerCalm

Summary

This book works. It shows that that the naughty step, sticker charts and controlled crying are NOT the only solutions. Many parents struggle with getting their toddlers to sleep, picky eaters, respect, tantrums, discipline, throwing, biting, hitting, communication.... All this is normal. What is important is that you don't base your whole relationship with your child on rewards and punishment. ToddlerCalm is about gentle parenting. It will give you a proven and successful alternative approach to creating a calm and happy family.

©2013 Sarah Ockwell-Smith (P)2021 Hachette Audio UK

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Brain Rules for Baby (Updated and Expanded)

108 ratings

Summary

What’s the single most important thing you can do during pregnancy? What does watching TV do to a child’s brain? What’s the best way to handle temper tantrums? Scientists know. In his New York Times best seller Brain Rules, Dr. John Medina showed 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. This book is destined to revolutionize parenting. Just one of the surprises: The best way to get your children into the college of their choice? Teach them impulse control. Brain Rules for Baby bridges the gap between what scientists know and what parents practice. Through fascinating and funny stories, Medina, a developmental molecular biologist and dad, unravels how a child’s brain develops - and what you can do to optimize it. You will view your children - and how to raise them - in a whole new light. You’ll learn: Where nature ends and nurture begins. Why men should do more household chores. What you do when emotions run hot affects how your baby turns out, because babies need to feel safe above all. TV is harmful for children under two. Your child’s ability to relate to others predicts her future math performance. Smart and happy are inseparable. Pursuing your child’s intellectual success at the expense of his happiness achieves neither. Praising effort is better than praising intelligence. The best predictor of academic performance is not IQ. It’s self-control. What you do right now - before pregnancy, during pregnancy, and through the first five years - will affect your children for the rest of their lives. Brain Rules for Baby is an indispensable guide.

©2014 John J. Medina (P)2014 John J. Medina

Narrator: John Medina
Author: John Medina
Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
Available on Audible
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Can I Let You Go?

7 ratings

Summary

Can I Let You Go? is the true story of Faye, a wonderful young woman who may never be able to parent her unborn child. Faye is 24 and pregnant and has learning difficulties as a result of her mother's alcoholism. Faye is gentle, childlike and vulnerable and normally lives with her grandparents, both of whom have mobility problems. Cathy and her children welcome Faye into their home and hearts. The care plan is for Faye to stay with Cathy until after the birth, when she will return home, and the baby will go for adoption. Given that Faye never goes out alone, it is something of a mystery how she ever became pregnant, and Faye says it's a secret. To begin with Faye won't acknowledge she is pregnant or talk about the changes in her body, as she worries it will upset her grandparents, but after her social worker assures her she can talk to Cathy she opens up. However, this leads to Faye realising just how much she will lose, and she changes her mind and says she wants to keep her baby. Is it possible Faye could learn enough to parent her child? Cathy believes it is, and Faye's social worker is obliged to give Faye the chance.

©2016 Cathy Glass (P)2016 HarperCollins Publishers

Narrator: Denica Fairman
Author: Cathy Glass
Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
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Baby Sleep Training

Summary

Sound interesting? The author thinks so too! Listen to Baby Sleep Training and learn about helping your baby sleep through the night.

©2019 Hillary Morrison (P)2020 Hillary Publishing

Narrator: William Bahl
Length: 2 hrs and 29 mins
Available on Audible
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F--k, Now There Are Two of You

2 ratings

Summary

Adam Mansbach famously gave voice to two of parenting's primal struggles in Go the F--k to Sleep and You Have to F--king Eat - the often-imitated, never-duplicated pair of New York Times best sellers that ushered in a new era of radical honesty in humor books for parents. But what could possibly be left? 

Parents - new, old, expectant, and grand - of multiple children already knew the answer. Author Adam Mansbach discovered it for himself by having two more kids, less than two years apart. F--k, Now There Are Two of You is a loving monologue about that new addition to the family, addressed to a big sibling and shot through with Adam's trademark profane truth-telling. Chock-full of unspoken sentiments channeled directly from the brains of parents worldwide, F--k, Now There Are Two of You articulates all the fears and frustrations attendant to the simple, math-defying fact that two is a million more kids than one. As you probably know by now, you shouldn't let a child listen to it.

©2019 Adam Mansbach (P)2019 Dreamscape Media, LLC

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The Strength Switch

3 ratings

Summary

Unlock your children's potential by helping them build their strengths.  This game-changing book shows us the extraordinary results of focusing on our children's strengths rather than always trying to correct their weaknesses. Most parents struggle with this shift because they suffer from a negativity bias, thanks to evolutionary development, giving them "strengths blindness". By showing us how to throw the "strengths switch", Lea Waters demonstrates how not only can we help our children build resilience, optimism, and achievement but we can also help inoculate them against today's pandemic of depression and anxiety.  As a strengths-based scientist for more than 20 years, 10 of them spent focusing on strengths-based parenting, Waters has seen how this approach enhances self-esteem and energy in both children and teenagers. Yet more on the plus side: Parents find it a particularly exciting and rewarding way to raise children. With many suggestions for specific ways to interact with your kids, Waters demonstrates how to discover strengths and talents in our children, how to use positive emotions as a resource, how to build strong brains, and even how to deal with problem behaviors and talk about difficult situations and emotions. As revolutionary yet simple as Mindset and Grit, The Strength Switch will show parents how a small shift can yield enormous results.  PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2017 Lea Waters (P)2017 Penguin Audio

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Precious Little Sleep

18 ratings

Summary

The expert, hilarious, and tactically comprehensive baby sleep book! Parenting a baby or toddler is the grandest adventure of all, when you’re not miserably exhausted. Sleep expert Alexis Dubief, of the wildly popular website Precious Little Sleep, imparts effective, accessible, and flexible strategies based on years of research that will dramatically improve your child’s sleep, detailing seven methods to teach your baby to sleep so that you can find what works best for your family.  This book will help you tackle the thorniest sleep snags, including: Navigating the tricky newborn phase like a pro Getting your child to truly sleep through the night Weaning off the all night buffet Mastering the precarious tango that is healthy napping Solving toddler and preschooler sleep struggles If you’re looking for practical solutions to improve your child’s sleep in a book that won’t put you to sleep, this is for you! PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2017 Alexis Dubief (P)2018 Alexis Dubief

Narrator: Alexis Dubief
Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
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How to Raise an Adult

25 ratings

Summary

A provocative manifesto that exposes the harms of helicopter parenting and sets forth an alternate philosophy for raising preteens and teens to self-sufficient young adulthood. In How to Raise an Adult, Julie Lythcott-Haims draws on research; on conversations with admissions officers, educators, and employers; and on her own insights as a mother and as a student dean to highlight the ways in which overparenting harms children, their stressed-out parents, and society at large. While empathizing with the parental hopes and, especially, fears that lead to overhelping, Lythcott-Haims offers practical alternative strategies that underline the importance of allowing children to make their own mistakes and develop the resilience, resourcefulness, and inner determination necessary for success. Relevant to parents of toddlers as well as of 20-somethings - and of special value to parents of teens - this audiobook is a rallying cry for those who wish to ensure that the next generation can take charge of their own lives with competence and confidence. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.

©2015 Julie Lythcott-Haims (P)2015 Macmillan Audio

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The Three Mothers

2 ratings

Summary

This program is read by the author. Much has been written about Berdis Baldwin's son James, about Alberta King's son Martin Luther, and Louise Little's son Malcolm. But virtually nothing has been said about the extraordinary women who raised them. In her groundbreaking and essential debut The Three Mothers, scholar Anna Malaika Tubbs celebrates Black motherhood by telling the story of the three women who raised and shaped some of America's most pivotal heroes. Berdis Baldwin, Alberta King, and Louise Little were all born at the beginning of the 20th century and forced to contend with the prejudices of Jim Crow as Black women. These three extraordinary women passed their knowledge to their children with the hope of helping them to survive in a society that would deny their humanity from the very beginning - from Louise teaching her children about their activist roots, to Berdis encouraging James to express himself through writing, to Alberta basing all of her lessons in faith and social justice. These women used their strength and motherhood to push their children toward greatness, all with a conviction that every human being deserves dignity and respect despite the rampant discrimination they faced. These three mothers taught resistance and a fundamental belief in the worth of Black people to their sons, even when these beliefs flew in the face of America’s racist practices and led to ramifications for all three families’ safety. The fight for equal justice and dignity came above all else for the three mothers. These women, their similarities and differences, as individuals and as mothers, represent a piece of history left untold and a celebration of Black motherhood long overdue. A Macmillan Audio production from Flatiron Books "The Three Mothers is a fascinating exploration into the lives of three women ignored by history after raising sons who helped shape a movement. By tracing the intellectual, political, and emotional strands of each woman’s life, Anna Malaika Tubbs uncovers hidden complexities within black motherhood that illuminate our understanding of the past while also shedding light on the overlooked contributions of black women today. An eye-opening, engrossing read!" (Brit Bennet, New York Times best-selling author of The Vanishing Half and The Mothers)  "Anna's connection to these women is palpable on the page - as both a mother and a scholar of the impact Black motherhood has had on America. Through Anna's writing, Berdis, Alberta, and Louise's stories sing. Theirs is a history forgotten that begs to be told, and Anna tells it brilliantly." (Ibram X. Kendi, number one New York Times best-selling author of How to Be an Antiracist and National Book Award winner Stamped from the Beginning)

©2021 Anna Nti-Asare-Tubbs (P)2021 Macmillan Audio

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Dark Psychology Secrets

Summary

Warning: This book contains life changing truths for unconventional thinkers. This book is not recommended for the faint-hearted. Ever since has the ability to influence minds and hearts been one of the most powerful forces in human interactions and so has the knowledge of influencing and manipulating been a well kept secret never taught in schools and rarely shared in books. Many people walk through life never realizing the constant stream of manipulation they are exposed to, leaving them blind to the red flags of emotional exploitation. Dark psychology is one of the most powerful and, in the wrong hand, incredibly dangerous psychological knowledge anyone could possess. With that being said, author Patrick Lightman reveals in his new book “Dark Psychology Secrets” some of the most powerful techniques eagerly used by those who are willing to do whatever it takes to get what they want. After listening to this book you’ll view the world with different eyes capable to see what’s happening behind the scenes: Eye opening insights how people manipulate and get manipulated Instantly uncover and disarm toxic personalities Collection of most dangerous techniques and how to detect them on the spot Case studies and DIY awareness tests in each chapter Protect you and your loved ones from severe mental damage  You’ll attain an understanding of human nature that only a few have ever obtained. But once you entered the world of dark psychology, there is no coming back.

©2019 Patrick Lightman (P)2019 Patrick Lightman

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Toxic Relationship

Summary

Do you live through relationships with a deep sense of unease? Are you nervous and worried? Can't you express yourself freely with your partner? These are all common symptoms of someone trapped in a toxic relationship. Love is the most addictive feeling of all. Some more, some less, we are all dependent on the attention, gestures, and small things that the person we love gives us. For this reason, in every respectable relationship, relying on the partner and sharing moments of joy and pain with him or her are the necessary conditions to build a solid relationship.  Yet it often happens that we have the perception that we always dedicate our time only to the partner. At the unconscious level, we are convinced that the love we feel for him/her is directly proportional to how much time and space we dedicate to the partner, while on the other hand, we do not realize that day after day we lose the most important thing we have: our freedom. Have you ever wondered how much time your spend on yourself? Have you ever wondered how much importance you have in your relationship? In the first phase of falling in love, it is a common attitude to immerse oneself 100% in the new relationship. We are overwhelmed by a powerful hurricane of emotions, and our only thought is to devote as much time as possible to the person we love. But all this is not normal and can become very dangerous when this type of attitude continues even after the phase of falling in love.  Do you ever feel misunderstood or even diminished when you try to express your thoughts? Have you ever wanted to have your own space outside the couple and had a frightened or angry reaction from your partner? If you see yourself in just one of these examples, you have finally found a book for you. You see, many people think that loving a person always means putting that person first. In reality, true love is born when first of all we love ourselves. Only in this way will we be able to give the best of ourselves in a couple relationship, only in this way will we be able to love and make ourselves loved as we really deserve. The ultimate goal of any relationship is to feel good about ourselves to make the partner happy while respecting his/her individuality. What can we do to get out of a toxic relationship? What are the practical strategies to get out of it definitively or help the partner to overcome his limits in love? In this book: You'll recognize the signs that characterize a toxic relationship.  You will recognize the characteristics that people most likely to fall into a toxic relationship have in common. You'll understand why we're stuck even though we realize we're in a toxic relationship.  You will learn how to help your partner to live a more peaceful relationship. Knowing how to act may be the best way to go with your partner to avoid separation. You will learn to understand when there is nothing more to do and in the most extreme case to say enough, so that you can take charge of your life and live it as you deserve. The author of this book, in each chapter, will provide you with the necessary tools that will accompany you step by step in search of knowledge. It will help you really understand what a toxic relationship is, what the consequences of living with it are, and what strategies should be applied to get out of it. If you've come this far, it means this book is for you. Buy it now! I wish you a good relationship with serenity and joy. To your life!

©2019 A. P. Collins (P)2019 A. P. Collins

Narrator: Clare Radix
Length: 4 hrs and 1 min
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Baby Sleep & Potty Training: The Complete Attachment Oriented Approach Guide

10 ratings

Summary

Have you reached the point in parenthood where restful sleep just feels like a delusional fantasy, one that will never be attained?  Want to know why over 80 percent of kids experience setbacks in potty training and how to do it right? This is a sample of what you´ll discover in Baby Sleep Training: Get Your Baby to Sleep Through the Night in 4 Easy-to-Follow Steps: The truth behind how much sleep your baby really needs, and how to resolve your sleep depravity issues in just four straightforward steps How to analyze and interpret your baby’s cries, taking the guesswork out of deciphering their needs and simplifying the journey How to establish a clear-cut schedule that will allow every day to run as smoothly as possible, turning parenthood into second nature The technique you need to implement into you and your baby’s lives in order to get them to soothe themselves and fall asleep on their own Free bonus, you´ll get a guided meditation to help you with the process This is a sample of what you'll discover in The No-Stress Potty Training Solution: Five of the most common potty training myths demystified Everything you need to know about staying dry during the day vs. night When is the right time to take off the diapers Which toilet training strategy is the best, plus pros and cons of common strategies Why your child might be ready and you aren't (including a checklist for parents) Red flags to distinguish between accidents and regression The do's and don'ts of potty training that are more complex than just common sense Ten essential items you need to have at home before you start the training How to deal with the common poop problem Free bonus, you'll get three affirmations sessions to help your child become comfortable with potty training So, what’s holding you back? If you want sweet dreams and diaper-free lives, then you need to get this book right now.

©2020 Grace Stockholm (P)2020 Grace Stockholm

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The No-Cry Sleep Solution

15 ratings

Summary

There are two schools of thought for encouraging babies to sleep through the night: the hotly debated Ferber technique of letting the baby "cry it out", or the grin-and-bear-it solution of getting up from dusk to dawn as often as necessary. If you don't believe in letting your baby cry it out, but desperately want to sleep, there is now a third option, presented in Elizabeth Pantley's sanity-saving audiobook The No-Cry Sleep Solution. Pantley's successful solution has been tested and proven effective by scores of mothers and their babies from across the United States, Canada, and Europe. Based on her research, Pantley's guide provides you with effective strategies to overcoming nap-time and nighttime problems. The No-Cry Sleep Solution offers clearly explained, step-by-step ideas that steer your little ones toward a good night's sleep - all with no crying.

©2002 Better Beginnings, Inc. (P)2015 Tantor

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Anger Management for Parents with Furious Kids

Summary

Does your child have difficulty controlling his anger? Does he resort to using aggressive behaviors such as biting, hitting, or fighting? Does he yell or quickly lose control? 

If so, you’re not alone.

Frustration and anger can quickly turn into defiance, disrespect, aggression, and temper tantrums if your child doesn't know how to deal with his emotions.

This b??k offers you ????ifi? kn?wl?dg? ?nd ?r??ti??l ?kill? th?t ??u ??n teach ??ur children ?nd teens in ?rd?r to m?k? sense ?f ?nd manage anger in ?v?r?d?? lif?. 

With this book you will learn:

Th? adv?r?? eff??t? ?f ang?r 

How childr?n and t??n? ex?r??? ang?r

General guid?lin?? f?r u?ing the m?d?l ?f anger 

Id?ntif?ing ?nd c?nfr?nting s?lf-t?lk b???d ?n “child l?gi?”

Specific relaxation str?t?gi?? 

A????t?n?? ?nd forgiveness

And much more! 

This is the book for you if:

You are a worried parent with an angry child who wants everyone in the family to learn how to communicate better, so everyone feels loved and gets their needs met 

You are a parent who wants to learn how to manage your child’s aggressive behavior 

You want to help your child to express his feelings and emotions healthily 

You want to help your child to create true relationships with other kids

©2019 Summer Blodgett (P)2019 Summer Blodgett

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They're Your Kids

Summary

Is school for your kids a resounding success? For most of us, education was an uncomfortable process of sitting in stifling classrooms, listening to tedious lectures, struggling over stressful exams, and feeling like we were wasting our time and energy. There were class clowns, ruthless bullies, teacher’s pets, popular kids, and students no one wanted to be around. What if we admitted to ourselves that the public school system is tragically flawed, instead of blindly relying on the same misguided, decrepit bureaucracy for our precious children?  “Because that’s how I grew up,” just doesn’t cut it anymore. Our children deserve better than to be institutionalized in an education system developed during the Industrial Age. Once you understand the disintegration behind the classroom door, the solution becomes clear. This book then guides you through implementing a better educational approach for your family - one that is tried and true.  Sam’s extraordinary story, her discoveries, challenges, and triumphs will encourage you to embrace the wonderful benefits and incredible possibilities of home education for your beloved children.  Concerned for the future of your children? Think you can’t homeschool because you work full-time? Frustrated with your child’s so-called teachers? Anxious about schoolyard bullies? Too scared to even consider homeschooling your children? Be a hero to your children, skip the school drop-off lines and fundraisers, and enjoy a better kind of parent-teacher meeting - the one in the mirror! This audiobook can show you how.

©2016 Sam Sorbo (P)2020 Sam Sorbo and Pinnacle Broadcast Holdings, Inc.

Narrator: Sam Sorbo
Author: Sam Sorbo
Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
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Home Game

9 ratings

Summary

When he became a father, Michael Lewis found himself expected to feel things that he didn't feel, and to do things that he couldn't see the point of doing. At first, this made him feel guilty, until he realized that all around him fathers were pretending to do one thing, to feel one way, when in fact they felt and did all sorts of things, then engaged in what amounted to an extended cover-up. Michael decided to keep a written record of what actually happened immediately after the birth of each of his three children. The book is that record. But it is also something else: maybe the funniest, most unsparing account of ordinary daily household life ever recorded from the point of view of the man inside. The remarkable thing about this story isn't that Lewis is so unusual. It's that he is so typical. It's a wonder that his wife has allowed him to publish it.

©2009 Michael Lewis (P)2009 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

Narrator: Dan John Miller
Length: 3 hrs and 40 mins
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Birth Mother

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Pregnant from her first sexual encounter, a teenager living in a town of 3,000 Catholics keeps her secret from everyone until six weeks before the baby's due date. Hustled out of town and hidden in the Iowa countryside within hours of finally confiding in her mother, she concocts a scheme that will allow her to raise her child, but can she win over any of the people who might help her? As her pregnancy and its looming consequences unfold, she realizes that her life of lies and secrets has only just begun. Denise Emanuel Clemen's fiction and essays have appeared or are forthcoming in the Georgetown Review, Two Hawks Quarterly, the Rattling Wall, Fiction Fix, Knee-Jerk, and the Delmarva Review. Clemen has worked as an art model, sold her own blood plasma, and worked on an assembly line in a factory where she became an expert at assembling toy manure spreaders. She's received fellowships to the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Ragdale Foundation and was an Auvillar fellow at Moulin à Nef in France in 2009. Clemen received an MFA in creative writing from the University of Nebraska and regularly walks the beaches of Ventura County, California, hunting for treasures to take home to her 89-year-old mother. Her household is home to three generations and an elderly cat. This is a short audiobook published by Shebooks - high quality fiction, memoir, and journalism for women, by women.

©2014 Denise Emanuel Clemen (P)2015 Audible, Inc.

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Bad Mother

1 rating

Summary

Best-selling author Ayelet Waldman delivers a humorous, encouraging look at the nearly impossible - and often thankless! - job of mothering. Filled with humor and deliciously outrageous observations on the world'smost difficult profession, Bad Mother is a godsend for anyone who's ever felt maternally challenged.As every pregnant woman knows, motherhood is a nonstop pleasure cruise filled with warmth, personal fulfillment, and consistent joy - or at least that's what women are told before they give birth and the real truth of mothering asserts itself. As seasoned moms will attest, mothering is difficult, stressful, and the biggest challenge a woman will ever face. With rare insight, Waldman addresses the overwhelming task of motherhood - and encourages women to realize they may be doing a much better job than they think.

©2009 Ayelet Waldman (P)2009 Recorded Books, LLC

Narrator: Mia Barron
Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
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The Myth of the Spoiled Child

3 ratings

Summary

Somehow, deeply conservative assumptions about how children behave and how parents raise them have become the conventional wisdom in our society. It's widely assumed that parents are both permissive and overprotective, unable to set limits and afraid to let their kids fail. We're told that young people receive trophies, praise, and A's too easily, and suffer from inflated self-esteem and insufficient self-discipline. However, complaints about pushover parents and entitled kids are actually decades old and driven, it turns out, by ideology more than evidence. With the same lively, contrarian style of Alfie Kohn's best-selling books about rewards, competition, and traditional education, The Myth of the Spoiled Child systematically debunks the story that we hear with numbing regularity. Kohn uses humor, logic, and his familiarity with a vast range of social science data to challenge media-stoked fears of spoiling our children. He reveals that the major threat to healthy child development isn't parents who are too indulgent but those who are too controlling.

©2014 Alfie Kohn (P)2014 Tantor

Narrator: Alfie Kohn
Author: Alfie Kohn
Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
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Positive Parenting

35 ratings

Summary

Popular parenting blogger Rebecca Eanes believes that parenting advice should be about more than just getting kids to behave. Struggling to maintain a meaningful connection with her two little ones and frustrated by the lack of emotionally aware books for parents, she began to share her own insights online. Her following has grown into a thriving community - hundreds of thousands strong. In this eagerly anticipated guide, Eanes shares her hard-won wisdom for overcoming limiting thought patterns and recognizing emotional triggers, as well as advice for connecting with kids at each stage, from infancy to adolescence. This heartfelt, insightful advice comes not from an "expert", but from a learning, evolving parent. Filled with practical, solution-oriented advice, this is an empowering guide for any parent who longs to end the yelling, power struggles, and downward spiral of acting out, punishment, resentment, and shame - and instead foster an emotional connection that helps kids learn self-discipline, feel confident, and create lasting, loving bonds.

©2016 Rebecca Eanes (P)2016 Tantor

Narrator: Callie Beaulieu
Length: 5 hrs and 16 mins
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Secret Slave

106 ratings

Summary

You're not going home. You're not going anywhere. You're mine now. Growing up in a deeply troubled family, 15-year-old Anna felt lost and alone in the world. So when a friendly taxi driver befriended her, Anna welcomed the attention, and agreed to go home with him to meet his family. She wouldn't escape for over a decade. Held captive by a sadistic pedophile, Anna was subjected to despicable levels of sexual abuse and torture. The unrelenting violence and degradation resulted in numerous miscarriages, and the birth of four babies.... each one stolen away from Anna at birth. Her salvation arrived 13 years too late, but despite her shattered mind and body, Anna finally managed to flee. This is her harrowing, yet uplifting, true story of survival. Contains mature themes.

©2016 Anna Ruston (P)2018 Tantor

Narrator: Faye Adele
Author: Anna Ruston
Length: 7 hrs and 53 mins
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Through the Fire

Summary

A childhood tragedy cost her more than she could've imagined, but it also gave a gift far worth more than she could've hoped for.... In one of the most inspirational stories about God’s grace, Theresa holds nothing back as she retraces her traumatic childhood in the countryside of North Carolina in one of the most inspiring autobiographies ever written. Between unstable, alcoholic parents and the ever-present threat of emotional and physical neglect, Theresa never had the childhood every adult wished they could recall. After a horrible fire incident at the age of four, Theresa is left unrecognizably scarred for life. She is left to deal with pain, despair, and hopelessness on a level that most people would have difficulty overcoming. Through the Fire is not just another personal memoir. Instead, it is considered by many one of the best books on childhood trauma. Her journey of getting over childhood trauma will touch your heart on many levels. Unabashed, deeply personal, and thoroughly captivating, Through the Fire is a touching story of pain, despair, courage, hope, and redemption. It is both heartbreaking and inspiring at the same time. Theresa’s telling of her childhood healing journey of walking through the fire is a story of pain, healing, and forgiveness. Written to inspire and to bring hope to many, it is known as one of the most inspirational stories for young women to listen to. Her story of courage and hope will carry you through every emotion and leave you feeling nothing but inspired. One of the best Christian books for women of 2020, Through the Fire will stay with you long after you’ve finished listening to it. Scroll up and click the "Buy Now" button to get started on her childhood trauma healing journey from tragedy to complete healing! Highlights: A true story Based in the mountains of North Carolina Best personal memoir about a childhood trauma Heartbreaking and inspiring Story of pain, healing, and forgiveness Story of courage and hope

©2017 Theresa A. Vandermeer (P)2020 Theresa A. Vandermeer

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Chicken Soup for the Grandparent's Soul

Summary

Today's grandparents aren't content to sit in their rockers doing needlepoint or whittling wood - modern grandparents are healthy and active. Grandma may be traveling the world, writing a book, or taking dance lessons and Grandpa might be camping with the grandkids, playing a golf tournament, or skydiving! Nana may have entered the family by marrying Grampa later in life, or Pop-Pop may be a beloved family friend who's always there when someone needs him. Families are finding that the meaning of "grandparent" has changed tremendously but that grandparents continue to be treasured members of our families. In this latest addition to the Chicken Soup family, children and grandchildren will relive memories of their parents and grandparents as they read stories of love, humor and wisdom. Each touching tale will inspire them to make the most of the time they still have together and encourage them to seek deeper experiences. Grandparents will learn the value of their contributions to and realize what an honored position they hold within their circle of loved ones. Every listener will gain a new appreciation of the benefits of a close and connected family. This is a perfect gift to show grandparents how much they are loved.

©2012 Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing, LLC. (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

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Elevating Child Care

98 ratings

Summary

Janet Lansbury's advice on respectful parenting is quoted and shared by millions of listeners worldwide. Inspired by the pioneering parenting philosophy of her friend and mentor, Magda Gerber, Janet's influential voice encourages parents and child-care professionals to perceive babies as unique, capable human beings with natural abilities to learn without being taught; to develop motor and cognitive skills; communicate; face age appropriate struggles; initiate and direct independent play for extended periods; and much more. Once we are able to view our children in this light, even the most common daily parenting experiences become stimulating opportunities to learn, discover, and to connect with our child. Elevating Child Care is a collection of 30 popular and widely discussed articles from Janet's website that focus on some of the most common infant/toddler issues: eating, sleeping, diaper changes, communication, separation, focus and attention span, creativity, boundaries, and more. Eschewing the quick-fix tips and tricks of popular parenting culture, Janet's insightful philosophy lays the foundation for a closer, more fulfilling parent/child relationship, and children who grow up to be authentic, confident, successful adults.

©2014 Janet Lansbury (P)2014 Janet Lansbury

Narrator: Janet Lansbury
Length: 3 hrs and 30 mins
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Groomed to Be a Bride

3 ratings

Summary

Maggie faces one of the most challenging cases of her career when a young, orphaned Syrian girl comes to live with her. Barely able to communicate without a shared language, Maggie must battle to reach the vulnerable refugee and help her to start to overcome the traumas she has endured.  But there is more horror to come when Maggie starts to suspect that the young girl is being groomed by relatives back in Syria to return and join ISIS....

©2020 Maggie Hartley (P)2020 Orion Publishing Group

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Montessori Toddler Discipline

Summary

If you want to discover surprisingly simple yet effective ways to deal with tantrums and how to raise your child to his or her full potential, then pay attention... Maria Montessori changed the way the world understood education by emphasizing that young children can start early and learn through creative exploration. With a focus on child-driven engagement and carefully presented learning opportunities, you can use the Montessori Method and discipline to help your child get ahead and stay there. People that come from Montessori backgrounds are often acknowledged for their ability to think creatively, problem-solve, and for being action takers. Here are just a few things you'll learn from Montessori Toddler Discipline: What positive discipline is and how to make it work for you and your child Activities to help you engage in sensory play and development with your child How to create a Montessori environment throughout your home Ways to foster and develop creative thinking How to boost problem-solving skills through playtime Engage your toddler so it encourages strong relationships and development Why the Montessori Method is still a favorite technique among educators and parents Now that you've found this ultimate guide to using the Montessori Method, you can begin working with your child. There aren't sides; it's not you-versus-them. You're on the same team. Using Montessori principles, you can be a parent, teacher, mentor, and still inspire your child to explore their environment independently. So if you want to get started with Montessori, then buy this audiobook now!

©2020 Meryl Kaufman (P)2020 Meryl Kaufman

Narrator: Ivan Busenius
Length: 3 hrs and 19 mins
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Children Are from Heaven

4 ratings

Summary

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". Children Are From Heaven covers different skills of parenting to help improve communication, increase cooperation, and motivate your children. Central to this new approach are the five positive messages your children need to learn again and again. It's okay to be different. It's okay to make mistakes. It's okay to express negative emotions. It's okay to want more. It's okay to say no, but remember Mom and Dad are the bosses.When these messages are put into practice, and John Gray shows you how, your children will develop the necessary skills for successful living: forgiveness of others and themselves, sharing, delayed gratification, self-esteem, patience, persistence, respect for others and themselves, cooperation, compassion, confidence, and the ability to be happy.By applying the five messages and different skills of positive parenting, your children will receive what they need to become more cooperative, confident, and compassionate children.

©1999 John Gray (P)1999 HarperCollins Publishers, Inc.

Narrator: John Gray
Author: John Gray
Length: 10 hrs and 38 mins
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Montessori Toddler

Summary

Are you looking for a practical guide for parents on how to educate and raise children with the Montessori method and how it benefits children's development? If yes, then keep reading! You are tired, exhausted, and all you want to do is have a peaceful life, so you give in to your little monster. While doing so, you wonder how your quiet bundle of joy suddenly turns into Satan's spawn. First, let me reassure you what you are going through is normal, and things will get better, but also a warning: What you do for the foreseeable future will set the tone for what the rest of your family life will be like.  Buy this guide and learn: Montessori Education and Principles Raising a Curious child Social Skills Montessori Activity and Toys for the Whole Age And much more! This audiobook unravels that there are hundreds of parenting websites out there, advising on toddler behavior, toddler advice, and toddler discipline.  Well, to me, there are some essential rules you need to remember first, and these, in my opinion, are love, patience, praise, and consistency. The road you are beginning down is hard, but the effort you put in now will pay dividends for the rest of your life, so now is the time for patience. Be strong and be firm, but be patient. Instead of screaming at them when they get it wrong, try to praise them when they get it right.  Remember, keep up the praise, keep up the hard work you have done, and gradually, things will get easier. Want to know more? Click "buy now"!

©2020 Jennifer Siegel (P)2020 Jennifer Siegel

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Chicken Soup for the Girl's Soul

Summary

From Barbies to your first bra, from holding your teddy bear to slowdancing with your first boyfriend, from knowing everyone in elementary school to trying to make new friends in middle school.... When dealing with these changes, it's no wonder preteen girls can freak out from time to time.

©2012 Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing, LLC (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

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The Gentle Parenting Book

2 ratings

Summary

Parenting trends come and go. Gentle parenting is different - it isn't a label for a precise set of rules but a method of parenting that embraces the needs of parent and child while being mindful of current science and child psychology. It means parenting with empathy, respect, understanding - and boundaries.  In The Gentle Parenting Book, Sarah Ockwell-Smith provides a trustworthy combination of what-to-expect information and gentle-parenting solutions to the most common challenges faced by parents with young children. Sarah addresses a wide variety of topics, including coping with a crying baby, introducing solid foods and creating healthy eating habits, potty training, starting nursery and school, sibling rivalry, tantrums, whining and sulking, aggressive behaviour and much more.  And for those parents who have previously used a more authoritarian style of parenting, there's plenty of advice - and reassurance - on making the transition to a gentler approach. For many, gentle parenting comes as a relief because it chimes with their deepest instincts about the best way to raise their children.

©2019 Sarah Ockwell-Smith (P)2019 Hachette Audio UK

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Healing From Family Rifts

2 ratings

Summary

A family rift is one of the most traumatic experiences a person can face. It can have a profound effect on virtually every aspect of life, causing depression, relationship problems, and even physical illness. Healing From Family Rifts offers hope to those coping with a split in their families. Family therapist Mark Sichel addresses the pain and shame connected with family rifts and offers a way through the crisis and on toward healing and fulfillment. Uniquely, Sichel does not assume that every rift will or even should be mended. Instead, he offers ways to recover from any outcome, including: A 10-step process to come to terms with the family dynamics that led to the split Methods to find peace and personal reconciliation Skills that help to build a second family of people whose values are in line with one's own Techniques to fight feelings of guilt when faced with a family rift Includes inspiring and instructive stories drawn from the author's patients that help listeners put their own situations in perspective

©2004 Mark Sichel (P)2018 Tantor

Narrator: Paul Brion
Author: Mark Sichel
Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
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Motherhood Your Way

Summary

Brought to you by Penguin. Learn to embrace your instincts and approach motherhood with confidence. Because there is no 'right way', only what's right for you and your baby. Following on from the success of Your Baby, Your Birth, renowned birth and parenting Coach Hollie de Cruz applies her much-loved approach to the first year of motherhood. This empowering and thought-provoking book will guide you through the ever-changing landscape of your baby's first year, month by month, and will help you feel assured that you know your baby best. Filled with mindfulness techniques, Hollie's award-winning yes-mum affirmations, and game-changing exercises to help you feel more capable and relaxed, Motherhood Your Way shows you how to: Understand your baby and respond to their needs Develop your maternal instincts and turn down the noise of outside opinions Build resilience and avoid comparisons Find time for self-care and create a nurturing support network Motherhood is full of ups and downs, but with this book as your companion, you'll soon realise that you are everything your baby needs and more. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.  

©2021 Hollie de Cruz (P)2021 Penguin Audio

Narrator: Hollie de Cruz
Length: 5 hrs and 37 mins
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BabyCalm

Summary

Since having her first child nine years ago, Sarah Ockwell-Smith has worked tirelessly to prepare parents for the birth of their child. An antenatal teacher and a doula, with a background in psychology, she founded an award-winning company Babycalm ™ with one aim in mind - to turn stressed-out new parents and crying babies into happier parents and calmer babies. She has a great understanding of the minds of new parents and is passionate about gentle parenting - letting parents know that it is okay to trust their instincts, that there are other ways to cope as a new mother without putting your baby into a strict routine or resorting to controlled crying. This book takes a different approach to the vast array of books out there - helping new parents to enjoy their baby and to trust in their own parenting instincts, offering a refreshing alternative to prescriptive, routine-led parenting.  BabyCalm will help you understand your baby and yourself as a new parent. It offers plenty of ideas about calming techniques and how to encourage your baby to sleep well and will enable you to feel confident and at ease in your new role. A happy mum and a calm baby go hand in hand, and this book will get you off to a great start.

©2012 Sarah Ockwell-Smith (P)2021 Hachette Audio UK

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1-2-3 Magic Teen

Summary

From rule breaking and risk taking to defensive communication and disrespect, parenting a teenager can feel like modern warfare - but it doesn't have to be that way. In 1-2-3 Magic Teen, internationally renowned parenting expert Thomas W. Phelan explains how to better understand your teenager, which problems are not worth fighting over, and why your child's behavior likely matches the definition of a normal adolescent. With helpful, straightforward advice backed up by research and parent-tested strategies, 1-2-3 Magic Teen will help you establish a calmer, more respectful home and family life and show you how to guide your teenager into healthy, functional young adulthood. In this book you'll find tools and advice tailored for the challenges of a teen lifestyle, including: Forgetting to do chores Absence in family outings Drop in grades Missed curfews Parties and drinking Work responsibilities

©2016 ParentMagic, Inc. (P)2017 Tantor

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On Becoming Babywise

3 ratings

Summary

Distinguished pediatrician Dr Robert Bucknam and co-author Gary Ezzo are two of the world's leading experts on infant management concepts. In this revised 6th edition, they have updated their groundbreaking approach which has found favor with over six million parents in all 50 states and has been translated into 20 languages around the world.  For over 25 years, On Becoming Babywise has been the de facto newborn parenting manual for naturally synchronizing your baby's feeding time, waketime and nighttime sleep cycles, so the whole family can sleep through the night.  In his 29th year as a licensed pediatrician, Dr. Robert Bucknam along with co-author Gary Ezzo, demonstrate how order and stability are mutual allies of every newborn's metabolism and how parents can take advantage of these biological propensities. 

©2018 Dr. Robert Bucknam and Gary Ezzo (P)2018 Hawksflight Publishing, LLC

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Divorce Poison

8 ratings

Summary

Your ex-spouse is bad-mouthing you to your children, perhaps even trying to turn them against you. If you handle the situation ineffectively, your relationship with your children could suffer. You could lose their respect, lose their affection, and even, in extreme cases, lose all contact with them. This groundbreaking work gives parents powerful strategies to preserve and rebuild loving relationships with their children and provides legal and mental health professionals with practical advice to help their clients and ensure the welfare of children. Divorce Poison offers advice on how to: Recognize early warning signs of trouble React if your children refuse to see you Respond to rude and hateful behavior Avoid the seven common errors made by rejected parents

©2010 Richard A. Warshak, PhD (P)2015 Tantor

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Beautiful Affliction

Summary

Lene Fogelberg is dying - she is sure of it - but no doctor in Sweden, her home country, believes her. Love stories enfold her, with her husband, her two precious daughters, her enchanting surroundings, but the question she has carried in her heart since childhood - will I die young? - is threatening all she holds dear, even her sanity. When her young family moves to the US, an answer, a diagnosis, is finally found: She is in the last stages of a fatal congenital heart disease. But is it too late?   A young woman risks everything to save her own life in this "unusual, riveting medical drama crafted with deep emotion and exquisite detail". (BookPage).

©2015 Lene Fogelberg (P)2019 Tantor

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On Becoming Babywise (Updated and Expanded)

18 ratings

Summary

Distinguished pediatrician Dr. Robert Bucknam and coauthor Gary Ezzo are two of the world's leading experts on baby sleep and feeding patterns. Millions of new mothers across the globe are coming toward this new brand at an increasing pace as they find and share the life-changing success they are achieving with their newborns. This updated anniversary edition celebrates 25 years with Bucknam and Ezzo's groundbreaking approach, which has found favor with over six million parents in all 50 states and has been translated into 20 languages around the world. For 25 years, On Becoming Babywise has been the de facto newborn parenting manual for naturally synchronizing your baby's feeding time, waketime, and nighttime sleep cycles so the whole family can sleep through the night. In his 28th year as a licensed pediatrician, Dr. Robert Bucknam, along with coauthor Gary Ezzo, demonstrates how order and stability are mutual allies of every newborn's metabolism and how parents can take advantage of these biological propensities. In particular, they note how an infant's body responds to the influences of parental routine or the lack thereof. Early chapters start with explorations of everyday aspects of infant management such as the three basic elements of daytime activities for newborns: feeding time, waketime, and naptime. Practical discussions then focus on broad and niche topics including feeding philosophies, baby sleep problems, baby scheduling challenges, nap routines, sleep training multiples, baby sleeping props, colic and reflux, and many other dimensions that impact breast feeding schedules, bottle feeding tips, and baby sleeping training. Five resource appendices provide additional reference material: 1. Taking care of baby and mom 2. A timeline of what to expect and when 3. Baby sleep training problems and solutions 4. Monitoring your baby's growth 5. Healthy baby growth charts On Becoming Babywise is more than an infant-management concept. It is a mind-set for successful parenthood. It can help any parent develop a plan that meets the needs of both a new baby and the entire family. These principles have worked for millions of parents and, when applied with common sense to your unique situation, can work wonderfully for you, too! Recommended by doctors across the country.

©2017 Hawksflight & Associates, Inc. (P)2017 Pear Press

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The Miracle Morning for Parents and Families

20 ratings

Summary

Ready to take the lead in your family and achieve your vision of ideal family life? Hal Elrod's The Miracle Morning has helped redefine the mornings and the lives of millions of people since 2012. Since then, careers have been launched, goals have been met, and dreams have been realized, all through the power of the Miracle Morning Life S.A.V.E.R.S. These six daily practices will fuel your efforts to create positive change in your life. And now, Miracle Morning for Parents & Families brings you these Life S.A.V.E.R.S. in a whole new light, along with the not-so-obvious principles and the exceptional skills you need to create a loving and successful home environment. Mike and Lindsay McCarthy - two successful professionals who also lead an adventurous homeschool family - bring their wisdom and insight to you through Hal Elrod's powerful framework. The Life S.A.V.E.R.S., the principles, and the skills you'll find in this book will help you to be present in every moment, and to care for yourself and your family in a remarkable new way. Learn why mornings matter more than you think Learn how to master your own self-leadership and personal growth Learn how to manage your energy - physical, mental, and emotional And learn the exceptional skills of being a parent - purposefulness, playfulness, and perspective You're already a good parent. Now learn to be an exceptional parent - the parent your kids deserve, and who you were always meant to be. The Miracle Morning for Parents & Families is your key to building a deep and satisfying relationship with your children - one that will shape their lives and yours in amazing ways.

©2016 Hal Elrod International, Inc (P)2016 Hal Elrod International, Inc

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Divorcing and Healing from a Narcissist

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Do you want to learn how to split up from an emotionally destructive marriage and co-parenting with a toxic ex? If yes, then keep reading. An empath is someone so sensitive that he/she deeply feels and absorbs other people’s emotions as if it was their own. It is still a matter of debate as to how empaths can do this, but one thing has been noticed through research: Empaths usually have highly active mirror neurons. Narcissistic personality disorder or NPD is a recognized personality disorder that falls under the mental health spectrum. There are many different types and degrees of narcissism. You might meet someone who is a very mild narcissist, and you only really notice their behavior occasionally. However, you may also meet someone who is a full-blown, raging narcissist, and this is the type of person who you really cannot have a healthy or long-lasting relationship with. In addition, there are the very worst types of narcissists, who share some of the same traits with sociopaths and psychopaths. Whilst these are rare, it’s important to be aware of them. You will learn: Who is an empath? The reasons for being an empath Benefits of being an empath Empaths and energy vampires Characteristics of highly sensitive people Empath friendships and relationships  Importance of empathy Why narcissists and empaths attract each other The narcissistic relationship patterns Types of narcissists Signs you’re dealing with a narcissist Divorcing a narcissist Healing from narcissistic abuse Take up your life again After listening to this book, you will have an in-depth understanding about narcissist and empath relationship and a clear way on how to protect yourself and recover from emotional and psychological abuse by your partner. Click “buy now” to get started!

©2020 Mary Good (P)2020 Mary Good

Author: Mary Good
Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
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Life's a Beach

Summary

Join George and his family as they pack their bags to begin an exciting new life down south. Picking up where Every Day Is a Holiday left off, George continues his celebration of the weird and wonderful calendar days in this laugh-out-loud adventure, where life's a beach.

©2014 George Mahood (P)2017 George Mahood

Narrator: James Elliott
Length: 7 hrs and 53 mins
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Baby Sleep Training

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Does your child have difficulty falling asleep? Wake in the middle of the night? Or maybe have difficulty waking for school or staying awake in class? Snore, wet the bed, or head bang?  And let me guess...you and your husband have trouble to fall asleep because of your crying baby?  Never again will you have to stand by helplessly while your little baby cries and cries.  Many babies are not naturally good sleepers, but they can be!  This practical guide provides important basic information that all parents should know regarding the nature of sleep and the development of normal sleep and body rhythms throughout childhood.  Many “guru’s” books available online talk about things like: “How your child's brain works” or “How the universe can calm your baby.”  Let me tell you that...it doesn't work!  This book is full of proven (personally) strategies that allows your child to feel calm and relaxed all nights.  Learn in simple steps how to prepare your child for sleep training, initiate the sleep training process, and ensure that good sleep habits continue after sleep training.  Baby Sleep Training by Katharina Marie offers priceless advice and concrete help for a whole new generation of overtired parents.  Even if you think it doesn’t work for your child! (I thought so too.)  So don’t wait anymore. Click the "Buy Now" button to get your copy now and sleep peaceful nights .

©2020 Katharine Marie (P)2020 Katharine Marie

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Raising Boys

2 ratings

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Have you wondered if you're making the right decisions when it comes to raising your son? Over the last years, there has been a lot of confusion about the role of boys and men in our society. It's easy to see why parents are left with lots of unanswered questions when they're raising their sons. Raising boys the right way through positive parenting can help them become responsible and balanced teenagers and adults. Here's some of what you can expect to learn in this audiobook: Learn how to avoid common mistakes that parents make that can end up harming their sons long-term Learn how to teach proper conduct at home the right way, saving yourself countless headaches Discover how to teach important values such as empathy and gratefulness Caring for your boy's emotional and mental state The most common challenges when raising boys and how to easily overcome them Would you like to enjoy going through every stage of your sons life without worrying if you're doing the right thing or not? The earlier you manage to give proper guidance, the easier it is for a child to grow into a healthier person. However, there is no such thing as being too late, and even the most damaging of behaviors and habits can be helped. Do not leave anything to chance. Start by guiding your son towards the best possible path towards a healthy and responsible adulthood today!

©2017 John S. Roberts (P)2017 John S. Roberts

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Oh Crap! Potty Training

101 ratings

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Let Jamie Glowacki show you how potty training is done. Her six-step, proven process to get your toddler out of diapers and onto the toilet has already worked for 10s of thousands of kids and their parents. Here's the good news: your child is probably ready to be potty trained earlier than you think (ideally, between 20 - 30 months), and it can be done faster than you expect. If you've ever said to yourself: How do I know if my kid is ready? Why won't my child poop in the potty? How do I avoid "potty power struggles"? How can I get their daycare provider on board? My kid was doing so well - why is he regressing? And what about nighttime?! Oh Crap! Potty Training can solve all of these (and other) common issues. This isn't theory, you're not bribing with candy, and there are no gimmicks. This is real-world, from-the-trenches potty training information - all the questions and all the answers you need to do it once and be done with diapers for good.

©2015 Jamie Glowacki (P)2015 Tantor

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Stop Yelling and Love Me More, Please Mom Workbook

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As we all know, children have a hard time listening when we are yelling at them.  Most of the time, we are yelling not because we are trying to make them listen but because we are frustrated, angry, and let’s admit it – helpless! Shouting never helps the situation. We know that, the kids know that, everyone in the universe knows that. But we still shout.  My first book was not just about not yelling but about trying to understand your child through the different stages of their life. This book is actually a workbook that complements my first book; the chapters complement each other. Everything I’ve discussed in each of the chapters of my first book, I’ve explained more in this book, and added little exercises or tips that you can try or follow. The first book, as a stand-alone, is fine, as is this book, but together, they can help you (hopefully) to be the kind of parent that you want to be. 

©2019 Jennifer N. Smith (P)2020 Jennifer N. Smith

Narrator: Meg Price
Length: 1 hr and 58 mins
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The Child Bride

9 ratings

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Cathy Glass, international best-selling author, tells the shocking story of Zeena, a young Asian girl desperate to escape from her family. When 14-year-old Zeena begs to be taken into care with a non-Asian family, she is clearly petrified. But of what?Placed in the home of experienced foster carer Cathy and her family, Zeena gradually settles into her new life, but misses her little brothers and sisters terribly. Prevented from having any contact with them by her family who insist she has brought shame and dishonour on the whole community, Zeena tries to see them at school. But when her father and uncle find out, they bundle her into a car and threaten to set fire to her if she makes anymore trouble. Zeena is too frightened to press charges against them despite being offered police protection in a safe house. Eventually, Cathy discovers the devastating truth from Zeena, and with devastation she believes there is little she can do to help her.

©2014 Cathy Glass (P)2014 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Denica Fairman
Author: Cathy Glass
Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
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Searching for Coach Taylor

12 ratings

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A totally relatable essay on showing up to adult life alone, by the singular (and single) writer, producer, and star of Late Night. In lieu of a perfect, hypothetical future husband, Mindy Kaling is thinking a lot about being single. Pros? She can marathon any Christine Baranski show she wants. Cons? Dealing with married couples and their condescension at cocktail parties. But until a gorgeous, morally flawless, preferably tall TV dad materializes in three dimensions, Mindy can cope with waiting it out (from the driver’s seat). From the acclaimed writer, actor, director, producer, and New York Times bestselling author comes Nothing Like I Imagined. In these essays, Mindy Kaling shares the latest chapters of a multitasking life in Hollywood. Listen to them in a single sitting. They’re pitch-perfect.

©2020 Mindy Kaling (P)2020 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

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Narcissist

1 rating

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How often do you hear the term "narcissist" in the modern day? A fair amount, that’s for sure. Whilst you might be led to believe that there are narcissists everywhere you turn, that’s not the case - true narcissists suffer from Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) and they make up around one percent of the general population. Despite that, we’re bombarded with narcissistic behavior on a regular basis. 

If you’re in a relationship with a narcissist, it’s likely that you’re not sure where to turn. Narcissist: A Complete Guide to Dealing with a Range of Narcissistic Personalities tells you everything you could possibly need to know about the narcissistic personality disorder (NPD), including what causes it, what the main traits are, the treatment options, and the types of behaviors that a person suffering from the condition will exhibit. By knowing what to look for, you can arm yourself with the knowledge to make informed decisions.

This book will give you the strength you need to deal with the narcissistic person in your life, whether that means walking away, or addressing the issue head on.

You will learn:

What is a narcissist

Types of narcissist you might encounter

What causes NPD?

Signs you are in a relationship with a narcissist

How to survive a narcissistic relationship

The narcissist and the empath

Helping someone with narcissism

The future for a narcissist who refuses help

....and much more!

The sad truth is that most narcissists never receive help or treatment, simply because they do not believe they need it. Instead, they will turn everything around on those close to them and use techniques such as gaslighting to make them question their own sanity. This has to stop now - you do not deserve this in your life, whether your loved one suffers from a condition or not.

Learn how to recognize and deal with narcissistic personality, scroll up and buy now!

©2019 Victor Murphy (P)2019 Victor Murphy

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Parents hypersensibles

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Être parent est le rôle le plus précieux et le plus gratifiant du monde, mais aussi le plus exigeant, particulièrement lorsqu’on est hypersensible. Quand on réfléchit en profondeur à chaque problème et que l’on vit intensément ses émotions, la parentalité peut effectivement se transformer en une grande source de stress. Heureusement, les conseils pratiques, réconfortants et positifs de la psychologue Elaine N. Aron, véritable référence en matière d’hypersensibilité, peuvent aider les parents concernés à faire de leur émotivité un atout au quotidien.  Découvrez dans cet ouvrage comment votre exceptionnelle capacité d’écoute peut améliorer vos relations avec vos enfants, favoriser leur bien-être et vous aider à développer avec eux des liens plus étroits, à chaque étape de leur parcours.

©2020 Éditions de L'Homme (P)2020 Vues et Voix

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Montessori Toddler Discipline

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Is "better parenting" your top priority for 2021, but you are feeling stuck in the middle of a parenting maze? If yes, you are not alone.  Amid the anxiety of uncertainty, lockdown restrictions, and the typical temptations of the digital age, many parents are struggling daily to: Manage their parental stress Be calm and mindful Provide a stimulating home environment Thanks to a myriad of practical ideas for you and your child, this phenomenal bundle of books will help you deal with parental stress management, accomplish empathy and collaboration, and create a calm but stimulating home environment.  It achieves this by combining the mindful parenting approach, ideas from gentle toddler discipline, and the structure and activities of the unique Montessori method for thriving toddlers. It will teach you: How to easily apply tactics for parental stress management for an honest relationship with yourself and the other adults in your household, especially during uncertain times Why you should choose a mindful approach to healthy parenthood to help you refocus your attention on your needs, becoming the parent that you feel proud of despite all the strains put on you by everyday life How to really implement a mindful parenting approach so that you can cultivate healthy emotional and intellectual development for everybody in your family and create the right conditions for your children to lead a balanced, meaningful, and connected life What are all the secrets to achieve guilt-free parenting discipline, thanks to all the discipline tips to tame tantrums, redirect emotions, and turn a meltdown into an opportunity for growth How to establish respect for your family core rules and values because creating safe boundaries and respect for family rules and values are essential conditions for toddlers to thrive in and for your family relations to flourish in the long term How to create a perfect Montessori child’s home without constantly living in a playroom and without continually investing in new toys What are all the secrets for a calm and stimulating home environment, thanks to special educational tips offered by the Montessori method How to easily and correctly introduce Montessori activities based on your toddler’s age and stage to maximize their emotional and intellectual development and keep them engaged for longer What are the tools for more cooperative children to create a no-drama home full of giggles and loud laughers, particularly when you need to coach siblings’ relationships and rivalry And much more! Whether you are a parent struggling to find ideas to raise emotionally intelligent, confident, and responsible human beings, or you are looking to expand your toolbox of coping strategies during uncertain times, this book will support you, step by step, in the everyday struggle of keeping yourself connected and sane. What are you waiting for? Click on “buy now” and get yourself covered today!

©2020 Nicola Davies (P)2020 Nicola Davies

Narrator: Nicola Davies
Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
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Social Intelligence

17 ratings

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Emotional Intelligence was a phenomenon, selling more than five million copies worldwide. Now, in Social Intelligence, Daniel Goleman explores an emerging science with startling implications for our interpersonal world. Its most amazing discovery: we are "wired to connect", designed for sociability, constantly engaged in a "neural ballet" that connects us, brain to brain, with those around us. Far more than we are consciously aware, our daily encounters shape our brains and affect cells throughout our bodies. Our reactions to others send out cascades of hormones that regulate everything from our hearts to our immune systems, making good relationships act like vitamins, and bad relationships like poisons. Here, Daniel Goleman explains how we can use our astonishing capacity for "mindsight" to answer some of life's most essential questions: Is there a way to raise our children to be happy? What is the basis of a nourishing marriage? How can business leaders and teachers inspire the best in those they lead and teach? How can groups divided by prejudice and hatred come to live together in peace? Goleman's heartening news is that humans have a built-in bias toward empathy, cooperation, and altruism, provided we develop the social intelligence to nurture these capabilities in ourselves and others.

©2006 Daniel Goleman (P)2006 Audio Renaissance, a division of Holtzbrinck Publishers, LLC

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The Me, Me, Me Epidemic

11 ratings

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Whenever Amy McCready mentions the "entitlement epidemic" to a group of parents, she is inevitably met with eye rolls, nodding heads, and loaded comments about affected children. It seems everywhere one looks, there are preschoolers who only behave in the grocery store for a treat, narcissistic teenagers posting selfies across all forms of social media, and adult children living off their parents. Parenting expert Amy McCready reveals in this book that the solution is to help kids develop healthy attitudes in life. By setting up limits with consequences and training them in responsible behavior and decision making, parents can rid their homes of the entitlement epidemic and raise confident, resilient, and successful children. Whether parents are starting from scratch with a young toddler or navigating the teen years, they will find in this book proven strategies to effectively quell entitled attitudes in their children.

©2015 Amy McCready (P)2016 Tantor

Narrator: Margaret Strom
Author: Amy McCready
Length: 12 hrs and 50 mins
Available on Audible
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Talking to Children about Divorce

2 ratings

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Marriage and family therapist Jean McBride has helped more than 20,000 families navigate divorce. Now she shares her expertise with an in-depth guide to discussing divorce with your kids so you can support your child’s adjustment throughout the entire divorce process.  In Talking to Children About Divorce, Jean McBride provides you with the tools and encouragement to effectively communicate with your child about divorce. McBride brings her more than 25 years of specializing in divorce to guide you through crucial but difficult conversations and cultivate an environment of love and support throughout the divorce process. You’ll learn how to have honest conversations about different situations and emotions that may arise during divorce - from breaking the news to understanding resistance.   Whether you’re beginning the divorce process, or have been working through it for a while, Talking to Children About Divorce offers practical advice that will contribute positively to your child’s emotional wellbeing.   Learn to initiate open communication, with:   Concrete actions to help your children weather the emotions of divorce.  Useful scripts to guide you through a variety of situations throughout the divorce process. Simple steps to improve communication, both with your former spouse and with your children. Ten tips to maintain co-parenting success and promote healthy, happy, well-adjusted children.  

©2016 Jean McBride (P)2018 Audible, Inc.

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Mindful Pregnancy for New Moms

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So, it’s your first pregnancy? You might feel a little anxious. Worried. Wound up? There’re a million things you don’t know, and even more things you would never think of. Wouldn’t it be nice if someone gave you the secrets to make life easier during pregnancy? If you could just listen to a book. Pick up the best tips, tricks, and advice to ease away the worries. Get all the best information in a single resource. Information like, what not to buy so you can save money on the essentials. Maternity clothing secrets that will make you flourish and your friends gushing about how well you look. Healthy exercises recommended by leading medical experts and gurus. How to deal with stretch marks naturally and safely! Pregnancy can be scary. Labor can give you nightmares but it’s not as scary when you’re informed. When you know exactly what’s to come, and when you’re prepared for the unexpected, everything will fall into place. That’s why this book is essential and a must have. Because it’s a compilation of expert tips and ideas to help you survive the first nine months and beyond. Inside, you’ll get your biggest deepest questions answered. Questions about nutrition and fitness. About each trimester, morning sickness, and how to avoid the worst mistakes. The goal? To finally put your mind completely at ease. To help you stop worrying about the unknown so you can enjoy this very special time. Inside this book, I’ll guide you to: Learn what I wish I knew when I was pregnant and help you skip my mistakes. Get your pregnancy off to the best start possible while avoiding morning sickness. The secrets to each trimester that you never would think of trying for a healthy pregnancy. Learn powerful pregnancy exercises and how to lose weight fast after birth. Avoid the biggest money traps and newborn pitfalls that could put you in debt for years. The longer you wait, the less time you have. Nine months goes blazing fast. Don’t waste another second to get this book!

©2019 Catherine Taylor (P)2019 Catherine Taylor

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Raised in Hell

Summary

A nonfiction family dramedy about overcoming obstacles, family bond, and survival. A true story of a family’s struggle to endure in a challenging time and an even tougher environment. Delivered from the perspective of the youngest child of nine with humor, hardship, and professional precision.  "Deon D. Price has provided a trusted and respected perspective for youth. A great storyteller, he has mastered the ability to deliver a critical and current message to today’s youth culture." (Larry J. Moody, East Palo Alto, CA City Council member) "A great read! This book should be a blueprint for anyone committed to serving youth and families. I’m impressed with Deon’s innovative approach and creative thinking for impacting young people." (Wil Cason, motivational speaker) "To say that Deon D. Price and his journey in Raised in Hell is inspiring does not do it justice. He provides a well-lit path from illness to wellness inside urban America. He lifts me up and makes me and others go on doing what we do." (Mike Pritchard, keynote speaker, author, and life coach) "Deon D. Price’s heartbreaking yet laugh-out-loud story is a model of resiliency for today’s youth and should be a must read for those giving their all to help improve the lives of young people in America." (Heidi Schrumpf, JD, PhD, University of Montana)

©2014 Deon D. Price (P)2021 Deon D. Price

Narrator: Deon D. Price
Author: Deon Price
Length: 4 hrs and 42 mins
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Verbal Abuse: Survivors Speak Out

1 rating

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If your partner: seems irritated or angry at you several times a week, denies being angry when he clearly is, does not work with you to resolve important issues, rarely or never seems to share thoughts or plans with you, or tells you that he has no idea what you’re talking about when you try to discuss important problems…you need this audiobook.

©2013 Patricia Evans (P)2013 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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The Kickass Single Mom

8 ratings

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When Emma Johnson's marriage ended, she found herself broke, pregnant, and alone with a toddler. Searching for the advice she needed to navigate her new life as a single professional woman and parent, she discovered there was very little sage wisdom available. In response, Johnson launched the popular blog Wealthysinglemommy.com to speak to other women who, like herself, wanted to not just survive but thrive as single moms. Now, in this complete guide to single motherhood, Johnson guides women in confronting the naysayers in their lives (and in their own minds) to build a thriving career, achieve financial security, and reignite their romantic life - all while being a kickass parent to their kids. The Kickass Single Mom shows listeners how to: Build a new life that is entirely on their own terms. Find the time to devote to health, hobbies, friendships, faith, community, and travel. Be a joyful, present, and fun mom and proud role model to your kids. Full of practical advice and inspiration from Emma's life as well as other successful single moms, this is a must-have resource for any single mom.

©2017 Emma Johnson (P)2017 Penguin Audio

Narrator: Emma Johnson
Author: Emma Johnson
Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
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From Boys to Men

1 rating

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One of Australia's favourite boy experts on how to help teen boys to develop into good men. For boys, adolescence can be a confusing minefield, and parents are often bewildered as to how to best guide their precious sons. Many parents wake one day to find that their beautiful little boys have grown into silent, withdrawn, sometimes angry and often unmotivated tweens and teens. Well-known Australian author and parenting and resilience educator, and one of Australia's favourite boy experts Maggie Dent offers parents and guardians a compassionate and practical guidebook, packed with advice and groundbreaking techniques on how to stay calm and: Communicate effectively to defuse conflict 'Unstick' an unmotivated son Teach them to cope with loss and failure and how to recover Help them foster healthy friendships and intimate relationships Navigate technology and the digital world From Boys to Men empowers parents with insights, tips and a common-sense approach to help all boys - and their families - thrive as they progress through adolescence, offering hope for a future of adventure, stability, engagement and connection.  Featuring a foreword by Michael Gurian

©2020 Maggie Dent (P)2020 Macmillan Australia Audio

Narrator: Maggie Dent
Author: Maggie Dent
Length: 13 hrs and 28 mins
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How to Raise a Wild Child

4 ratings

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American children today spend 90 percent less time playing outdoors than their parents did; instead they spend an average of seven hours a day interacting with a screen. Scott Sampson asserts that not only does exposure to nature help relieve stress, depression, and attention deficits, but it also reduces bullying and helps boost academic scores. Even more important are the long-term benefits linked to cognitive, emotional, and moral development. Distilling the latest research in disciplines such as psychology, neuroscience, biology, and education, Sampson reveals how parents and educators can help kids fall in love with nature and instill a sense of place that will help keep the planet healthy.

©2015 © Reproduced by special arrangement with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. (P)2015 HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books

Narrator: Sean Runnette
Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
Available on Audible
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High-Conflict Divorce for Women

1 rating

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Empowering strategies for women negotiating a difficult divorce The only way to get over it is to get through it. Help is here. High-Conflict Divorce for Women has everything that divorce books for women should have - practical strategies, helpful scripts, and realistic advice on how to navigate and cope with a difficult divorce. From understanding the legalities of divorce, to developing a post-divorce budget, and more, this book goes beyond other divorce books for women to offer a wide range of strategies for getting through each stage of the process. Plus, you'll discover tips for emotional and physical self-care, as well as ways to mitigate stress. All divorce books for women should contain information about:  Traversing the courts - Find information for handling divorce court, from what to expect to how to present yourself. Knowing what to say - Get scripts for tough situations - including tactful answers to questions from family and colleagues - that you may not find in other divorce books for women. Caring for your kids - From explaining divorce to your children to making a co-parenting plan, learn how to maintain healthy parenting skills during this trying time. Look no further for divorce books for women that help you cope with a difficult divorce - High-Conflict Divorce for Women has you covered.

©2019 Rockridge Press (P)2019 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Lesa Wilson
Author: Debra Doak
Length: 3 hrs and 57 mins
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Maman, tout ce que je te dois

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D'une famille nombreuse, Odile la petite fille fragile, devenue la femme de force et de courage un peu maniaque et très rigoureuse rend hommage à sa mère en révélant le portrait d'une femme hardie qui a donné bien plus que son amour à ses enfants, à sa famille. Petite fille mal aimée mais courageuse, jeune fille à l'identité obscure mais audacieuse, femme volontaire et travailleuse, mère aimante et vaillante, découvrez l'histoire de Marie, de son Algérie natale à la France terre d'accueil.

©2018 Odile Huet (P)2020 MOove

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Oh Baby!

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You read all the birthing books, took the Lamaze classes, and made it through labor (mostly) unscathed, but now the baby is home, and it's a whole new ballgame! There are plenty of books and resources about how to properly care for your new baby, but what about caring for yourself? Maria Lianos-Carbone, founder of AMotherWorld.com, outlines the proper care and feeding of mothers during their baby's first year. From the physical and emotional changes a new mom will undergo to rekindling intimacy with her partner, Oh Baby! A Mom's Self-Care Survival Guide for the First Year keeps the focus on moms, because you can't draw water (or breast milk, for that matter) from an empty well.

©2017 Maria Lianos-Carbone (P)2018 Maria Lianos-Carbone

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Montessori Toddler Activities

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Are you looking for fun and educational activities for your toddler? Reap all the benefits of Montessori education with more than 100 activities that will help your little one: Build confidence and become self-motivated Discover his/her talents Develop essential skills while having fun If you are reading this, then you already know that the Montessori educational method can introduce your child to a brave new world of opportunities and benefits. However, did you know that there are more than 100 Montessori activities for toddlers that will help your boy or girl think out of the box? Olivia Orlando, author of the best-selling Montessori Made: Knowledge and Activities to Create, Guide, and Excel in Learning is back with a brand-new Montessori audiobook for parents that will allow you to help: Spark your child’s curiosity and promote imagination Promote your kid’s creative problem-solving ability and creativity Improve your toddler’s fine-motor and communication skills And the best part? You will be able to spend quality time with your kids and discover new oceans of fun. Why choose Montessori Toddler Activities? Instead of wasting your time with online blogs, articles, and endless videos, you can find everything you need in a simple, easy-to-follow, and parent-approved audiobook on Montessori activities for toddlers. By the end of this comprehensive Montessori activities audiobook, you will be able to: Understand what makes an activity Montessori Learn the types of activities that qualify as Montessori Let your child choose from dozens of practical, sensorial, music and movement or art, and crafts activities Click “buy now” and enjoy endless hours of Montessori fun with your little one!

©2019 Olivia Orlando (P)2020 Alberto Sampietro

Narrator: Nicole Mathews
Length: 3 hrs and 17 mins
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Chicken Soup for the Parent's Soul

Summary

Certain to appeal to all parents - whether they are expecting or raising their first new addition, in-the-trenches veterans or empty-nesters - this delightful Chicken Soup book offers a collection of inspiring and entertaining stories that relate to the triumphs, tribulations, challenges, and joys of raising a family. Chapters include: "The Joys of Parenting", "A Mother’s Love", "A Father’s Love", "Special Connections", "Special Moments", "Insights and Lessons", "Overcoming Obstacles", "Surviving Loss", "Across the Generations", and "Letting Go". With contributions from celebrity and "ordinary" parents alike, each story speaks to the range of emotions and experiences of all types of parents - single parents, foster parents, parents of adopted children, or part of a two-parent family with biological children. By sharing the personal experiences of others, this book will offer inspiration and advice to parents going through a difficult time, provide reassurance to those who worry that they’re not living up to the Supermom or Superdad ideal, and share a wealth of experiences that show why being a parent is such a worthwhile and rewarding vocation.This book is a must-read for any parent or parent-to-be!

©2012 Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing, LLC (P)2014 Audible Inc.

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Narcissistic Mothers

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Still struggling from the effects of a narcissistic or psychopathically abusive relationship? Many people do and sadly there is very little information available to be found online or in the written research, or with counsellors and therapists that can help. Narcissistic Victim Syndrome is not officially recognised, nor is it widely even known. Even when it is accepted, recognised, and known not many people seem to know what to do about it to heal it.... The fact is, being in a relationship with a narcissistic mother over a long period of time has long lasting traumatic effects that can be extremely catastrophic to the person suffering them. As children, we do not understand what we really feel in the presence of the narcissistic parent, or rather, we do not know how to communicate it or describe it well and we live on "sensations", memories, and fragments of uncontrolled emotions, but as we grow up we have the opportunity to resolve narcissistic conflicts and abuses, understand why we felt this way, give a name to our emotions, and start recovering self-esteem, mental, and economic independence. Many people are not even conscious of having been raised by someone with a mental disorder and suffer from anxiety, depression, and have difficulties in everyday life without knowing the reason. This guide will help you to recognize the behavior of a narcissistic parent, become aware of the problem, and start a path to recovery. With it, you will stop self-blame, regain self-esteem, and be able to face the trauma from your past with a different view. What you will find here: What narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is What the causes for NPD are How to recognize the symptoms of NPD How to know if someone around you is affected by NPD The truth of being raised by a narcissistic parent Common behaviors of a narcissistic parent How to cope with a narcissistic parent How to break the binds of codependency

©2020 Alisia Kristel (P)2020 Alisia Kristel

Narrator: Nina Brown
Length: 3 hrs and 43 mins
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Potty Training

1 rating

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This audiobook is a must-have in order to give this indispensable training to our "baby citizens" so as to make them able to properly and hygienically handle their "private affairs". After all, a well-groomed child is an asset any time, any day! Going through this audiobook and adopting the practices contained in it will ensure that your child learns how to use the toilet with less stress while making less mess. You will save yourself a lot of time and energy, which of course will translate to a more relaxed mind, a cleaner home, and a happier and healthier family. Here is a preview of what you'll learn.... Why potty train? When is your child ready to be potty trained? Starting potty training Potty training for boys Potty training for girls Potty training for twins Potty training games Common problems with potty training How to handle potty training setbacks And much, much more!

©2018 Zen Mastery (P)2018 Zen Mastery

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Positive Discipline: 2 in 1

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Embrace the warmth and beauty of raising children! Being a parent is one of the most difficult things you will ever have to do. You feel lost. You feel directionless. You’re trying your best, but it’s not enough. Don’t let yourself suffer like this when there is a way to reliably raise happy, polite, loving children. Parenting is the hardest job in our lives and yet the most rewarding! This audiobook is the guide you need to show you how to create loving, lasting connections with your children. In the Positive Discipline Handbook, you’ll discover: How to avoid the trap that 99 percent of parents fall into, even if they’ve had kids before How to create a deep connection with your child that will last forever Cognitive psychological methods for molding your kids into happy young adults How to plant the seeds of self-esteem, competence, and social intelligence How to handle tantrums and meltdowns like a pro The one life-changing technique to punish and reward your children with love Why your behavior is the key to your children’s future well-being What it means to really enjoy your life and live in the moment with the people you love And much, much more Most parenting issues stem from a lack of communication and understanding between parents and their kids. Whether you’re expecting or a parent of three, you can learn how to change the way you raise your kids and begin truly enjoying the beauty that comes with having a family. If you want to maintain healthy, long-lasting relationships with your children, then get this audiobook!

©2019 Natasha Becker (P)2019 Natasha Becker

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Toddler: 2 Books in 1

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Do you want to help your toddlers develop correctly? Are you looking for the best strategies and methods to raise your children and help them grow into happy and successful human beings? If yes, keep reading. The toddler years are the years for your children to gain significant milestones. They will be defiant and troublesome - but this is how they define themselves and grow into their persons. As parents, every choice we make affects our children’s development and who they grow up to be. So, when they reach this critical age of learning and independence, how do you handle it? In this book, you’ll find all the strategies and methods for the right development of your toddler. The strategies provided offer a calmer, better way of raising children, and your toddler will grow into a well-rounded, caring individual, because you took the time to learn more. Being a parent is not easy. Bringing a child into this world requires a commitment to nurture and guide them, and the ultimate aim is to have a child who is healthy and well-adjusted to life in the modern age. Ready to get started? Click and buy now! Some of the topics covered in this set of two books, Toddler Development and Toddler Discipline, include: Boosting your child’s development Learning and education strategies through playtime The relationship with your kid and the role of communication How to encourage good behavior  How to stop sibling rivalry  The importance of limits and boundaries The secret of staying calm And much more! Ready to get started? Click buy now! 

©2020 Jamie Karp (P)2020 Jamie Karp

Author: Jamie Karp
Length: 11 hrs and 36 mins
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Daddy's Little Soldier

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Having recently lost his mum to cancer, when eight-year-old Tom comes to live with Maggie, he is scared and alone. Tom has been taken into care following concerns from his teachers about his dad Mark's ability to cope as a single parent following the death of his wife.

As a former soldier, Mark has resorted to his military training in order to cope with his young son, forcing him to scrub the floors until his hands bleed and perform repeated push-ups as punishment for his misdemeanors. 

Working with both father and son, Maggie Hartley must try everything she knows to help the pair grieve for the mother and wife they've lost and reconnect with one another. But can dad Mark overcome his own demons and become the father his son so desperately needs?

©2019 Maggie Hartley (P)2019 Orion Publishing Group

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The Co-Parents' Handbook

4 ratings

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When it comes to a child's sense of family, what divorce breaks apart, solid co-parenting rebuilds. With a tested "here's how" approach, The Co-Parents' Handbook helps parents confidently take on the challenges of raising children in two homes. Addressing parents' questions about the emotional impact of separation, conflict, grief and recovery, the authors skillfully provide a road map for all members of the family to safely navigate through separation/divorce and beyond. Parents discover through practical guidance how to move from angry/hurt partners to constructive, successful co-parents. The pages are chock-full of helpful strategies to resolve day-to-day issues in an easy-to use format. This audiobook is here to answer questions, help parents co-parent and ensure kids thrive! We will show you ways to: Successfully work through difficult feelings while forming your "business of co-parenting relationship" Build a mutually respectful co-parenting relationship Keep your children front and center while protecting them from adult conflict and concerns Understand your children's needs as they navigate the loss and change of divorce Help your children build resilience and competence in the face of family change Implement strategies and protocols for day-to-day living in a two-home family that work

©2014 Karen Bonnell (P)2014 Karen Bonnell

Narrator: Karen Bonnell
Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins
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Summary Bundle: Love & Success

3 ratings

Summary

Summary Bundle: Love & Success includes Summary of Hold Me Tight and Summary of How Children Succeed. Summary of Hold Me Tight: "In insecure relationships, we disguise our vulnerabilities so our partner never really sees us." (Sue Johnson) I know what you are thinking. These type of books follow a pattern. They talk about how to make a relationship better by arguing better, making romantic gestures, or expanding your sexual repertoire. But Hold Me Tight dares to do something different, instead of sticking to the same old formula. Sue Johnson thinks that to make a relationship better, you must tackle the root of the problem, getting to its emotional underpinnings. With a lot of psychological depth and helpful tips, this book stands out from the rest. Summary of How Children Succeed: "Optimists, by contrast, look for specific, limited, short-term explanations for bad events, and as a result, in the face of a setback, they're more likely to pick themselves up and try again." (Paul Tough) How Children Succeed tends to one of the most important subjects: children. Knowing what are the traits that make a child successful is important because we can encourage them to work on those characteristics in order to have a better chance in getting to the top. What if you could learn 3X more in 2X less time? How much faster could you accelerate to reach your goals?  Start accelerating your growth today by clicking on the "buy now" button.

©2020 Abbey Beathan (P)2020 Abbey Beathan

Narrator: Maggi Mayfield
Length: 2 hrs and 32 mins
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Too Young to Be a Mum

3 ratings

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When 16-year-old Jess arrives on foster carer Maggie Hartley's doorstep with her newborn son Jimmy, she has nowhere else to go. Arriving straight from the hospital having just given birth, Jess is like a rabbit caught in the headlights. Scared, alone, and practically a child herself, she is overwhelmed with the responsibility of caring for a newborn without the support of a loving family or her beloved boyfriend. With social services threatening to take baby Jimmy into care, Jess knows that Maggie is her only chance of keeping her son. Maggie can see that Jess loves her boyfriend and wants to be a good mother to her son. Can Maggie help Jess learn to become a mum? Will the family ever be allowed to live together?

©2017 Maggie Hartley (P)2017 Tantor

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Narcissistic Abuse

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Free yourself from narcissistic abuse and take back control of your life. Have you recently escaped a relationship with a narcissist? Or do you have a narcissistic parent, co-worker, or boss? Are you looking for the best ways to free yourself from their manipulation, practice emotional healing, and reclaim your wellbeing? Then this book is for you. Narcissism is a widespread phenomenon that can wreak havoc on the lives and relationships of others. Narcissistic abuse can destroy your self-esteem, damage your relationships with others and your ability to trust, and create deep-seated psychological trauma. But there is a way to heal. Inside this profound book, you’ll unveil a path to recovering from narcissistic abuse and creating the life you deserve. Covering the common signs of a narcissist, all the manipulation tricks they use (and how to protect yourself from them) and the best ways to handle a narcissist in all areas of your life, this book arms you with the essential tools you need for never falling victim to a narcissist again. Inside, you’ll discover: A breakdown of the narcissist mind – common warning signs to look out for Narcissist traits, projections, and manipulation tricks Step-by-step strategies for shutting down narcissist manipulation Practical ways to practice healing and recover from narcissistic abuse Dealing with narcissism at home, in the workplace, and in relationships Simple techniques for resolving issues with narcissists And more.... With a wealth of tips and tricks, along with heartfelt advice to help you rebuild your life and equip you with the strategies you need to effectively handle narcissists, this book is perfect for anyone who wants to never fall for narcissistic abuse again. Discover all the narcissistic tricks, learn to identify their personality traits, and reclaim your wellbeing today. Scroll up and buy now to uncover the secrets of narcissism.

©2020 Therese Hollis (P)2020 Therese Hollis

Narrator: Tena Bunnell
Length: 3 hrs and 44 mins
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Manage My Emotions for Kids

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“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” - Maya Angelou In Manage My Emotions for Kids, author and kids’ emotional intelligence expert Dr. Kenneth Martz draws on over 25 years of experience helping children and families manage emotions and improve family communication to teach you how to help your elementary school children how to understand emotions, especially in this very stressful time of social isolation and despair. You and your children will learn proven methods for identifying emotions and give them valuable methods for practicing ways to overcome negative emotions. In this valuable self-improvement guide for managing emotions for kids, you will learn: Easy self-assessment practice that kids can do by themselves to learn how emotions are affecting their life, including understanding when multiple emotions are causing conflicts Proven coping skills for helping your child to overcome adversity and find happiness when they face common emotional issues like bullying, cliques, and loneliness. The six main kids’ emotions and how to recognize them - Scared, Mad, Happy, Worried, Sad, Love, Awareness How to have courage, even when your child is scared or nervous. Would you like your child to be able to feel prepared to handle any emotional challenges that come their way? If so, then you will love Manage My Emotions for Kids.  See also the free parent's guide download from the link included. Page Up and Order Now.

©2021 Kenneth Martz (P)2021 Kenneth Martz

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No More Mean Girls

5 ratings

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In this Queen Bees and Wannabes for the elementary and middle school set, child and adolescent psychotherapist Katie Hurley shows parents of young girls how to nip mean girl behavior in the bud. Once upon a time, mean girls primarily existed in high school, while elementary school-aged girls spent hours at play and enjoyed friendships without much drama. But in this fast-paced world in which young girls are exposed to negative behaviors on TV and social media from the moment they enter school, they are also becoming caught up in social hierarchies much earlier. No More Mean Girls is a guide for parents to help their young daughters navigate tricky territories such as friendship building, creating an authentic self, standing up for themselves and others, and expressing themselves in a healthy way. The need to be liked by others certainly isn't new, but this generation of girls is growing up in an age when the "like" button shows the world just how well-liked they are. When girls acknowledge that they possess positive traits that make them interesting, strong, and likeable, however, the focus shifts and their self-confidence soars; "likes" lose their importance. This book offers actionable steps to help parents empower young girls to be kind, confident leaders who work together and build each other up.

©2018 Katie Hurley (P)2018 Penguin Audio

Narrator: Katie Hurley
Author: Katie Hurley
Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
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Montessori Toddler: 4 Books in 1

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From toddler to childhood - raise your child in a perfect environment with the help of the Montessori method! Are you looking for a new, modern approach to education and learning that is ideal for your toddler? Do you want to teach your child how to succeed in life? Montessori Toddler is specifically designed for toddlers, and this bundle contains comprehensive guides to properly implement it into your kid’s life. With the help of this bundle, you will learn the best way to discipline your toddler, how to properly organize your home, and establish peaceful parenting. Montessori Toddler covers every aspect of toddler’s growing up. It provides practical and efficient ideas that can be seamlessly incorporated into your child’s life. From learning how to walk to using the potty, Montessori has the easiest way to do it. Your toddler will learn how to be a curious, smart, and responsible child. You will see fewer tantrums, and the kid will have an easier time sticking to new daily routines. Your kid will be growing up in ideal conditions. It will get proper head start to succeed in life. Best of all, your life as a parent will become easier. Here’s what this bundle can offer you: Montessori guide for parenting right! Learn how to discipline your toddler, organize your home, and establish peaceful parenting. Complete guide to implement the Montessori method at home! Learn how to transform your home into one big “classroom”, and raise a happy and successful toddler. Comprehensive modern approach to education! The Montessori method offers a quick and easy way for your kid to conquer new obstacles. Complete guide for Montessori activities! Discover the best tasks and activities to do with your toddler to develop their brain. Get your copy now!

©2020 Emma Ross (P)2020 Emma Ross

Narrator: Diane Box
Author: Emma Ross
Length: 17 hrs and 57 mins
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The Naked Roommate

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If your child is starting life in college, there's a surprise around every corner.... But that doesn't mean you can't be prepared! The Naked Roommate: For Parents Only is a witty and wise guide to everything you need to know about the college experience. Harlan Cohen, America's most trusted college life expert, delivers the best advice, facts, stats, tips, and stories from parents, students, and experts across the country to ensure that you and your child will have an incredible and meaningful college experience.

©2012 Harlan Cohen (P)2021 Tantor

Narrator: Brian Holden
Author: Harlan Cohen
Length: 13 hrs and 28 mins
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Mummy Told Me Not to Tell

10 ratings

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When Reece arrives at Cathy's door aged 7 years old, he has already passed through the hands of four different carers in four weeks. As the details of his short life emerge, it becomes clear that to help him, Cathy will face her biggest challenge yet. The latest title from the author of Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller Damaged. Reece is the last of six siblings to be fostered. Having been in care for four months his aggressive and disruptive behaviour has seen him passed from carer to carer. Although only 7, he has been excluded from school, and bites people so often that his mother calls him 'Sharky'. Cathy wants to find the answers for Reece's distressing behaviour, but he has been sworn to secrecy by his mother, and will not tell them anything. As the social worker prepares for the final hearing, he finds five different files on Reece's family, and is incredulous that he had not been removed from them as a baby. When the darkest of family secrets is revealed to Cathy, Reece's behaviour suddenly starts to make sense, and together they can begin to rebuild his life.

©2015 Cathy Glass (P)2015 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Denica Fairman
Author: Cathy Glass
Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
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Peaceful Parent, Happy Siblings

20 ratings

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Popular parenting expert Dr. Laura Markham, author of Peaceful Parents, Happy Siblings, has garnered a large and loyal readership around the world thanks to her simple, insightful approach that values the emotional bond between parent and child. As any parent of more than one child knows, though, it's challenging for even the most engaged parent to maintain harmony and a strong connection when competition, tempers, and irritation run high.  In this highly anticipated guide, Dr. Markham presents simple yet powerful ways to cut through the squabbling and foster a loving, supportive bond between siblings while giving each child the vital connection that he or she needs.  Peaceful Parent, Happy Siblings includes hands-on, research-based advice on:  Creating deep connections with each one of your children so that each truly believes that you couldn't possibly love anyone else more  Fostering a loving family culture that encourages laughter and minimizes fighting  Teaching your children healthy emotional self-management and conflict resolution skills - so that they can work things out with each other, get their own needs met, and respect the needs of others  Helping your kids forge a close lifelong sibling bond as well as the relationship skills they will need for lives of healthy friendships, work relationships, and eventually their own family bonds. 

©2015 Laura Markham (P)2015 Penguin Audio

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Positive Parenting

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Have you noticed that your sweet little son has become rebellious and impossible to manage? Don't be scared, your son is becoming a teenager. Like any parent, you find it hard to accept that your little baby is growing so fast. Until a few years ago, you were able to keep him under control, and he was the most obedient child in the world. But lately, you've started to notice changes. He has changed his way of dressing, he wants to look bigger to impress his friends, and he no longer respects the rules of the house. I want to reassure you that your child has no problem at all! He is only undergoing a series of changes - both physical and mental - that can confuse him and make him feel him unprepared. His behavior is only his way of reacting to these changes. Your role is essential at this stage in his life. You have the task of guiding him and directing him to the right path, otherwise it could assume attitudes that could create problems in the future. The choices made during adolescence will affect his whole life. If you now feel worried and bewildered, this audiobook is what you need. In this audiobook, you will discover: How to understand when your child is becoming a teenager How to change attitude toward him How to continue to protect him, but make him take responsibility for his actions How to connect with him and his new world What is the best way to teach your child about useful life skills How to raise a responsible teenager This is not a theoretical audiobook. Inside, you will find practical situations of daily life with the right method to deal with them. If you want to learn more about how to manage your teenager and how to make him a successful person, then simply click the "buy now" button on this page.

©2019 Susan Garcia (P)2019 Susan Garcia

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Sold to Be a Wife

4 ratings

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Fourteen-year-old Shazia has been taken into care after a conversation at school leads her teacher to suspect that the teenager's family are planning to send her to Pakistan for an arranged marriage.  To her family's fury, Shazia is sent to live with foster carer Maggie Hartley whilst social services investigate. But with Shazia denying everything and social services unable to find any evidence to support the teacher's fears, Shazia is allowed to return home.  But a few weeks later, Maggie is woken up in the middle of the night by a phone call from a terrified Shazia, who has managed to escape the family home through a window. Sobbing, she confesses to Maggie that her parents are planning to send her to Pakistan to be married in a few days and have threatened to kill her if she speaks out again.  Returned to Maggie's care, Shazia is petrified that her parents will track her down and kill her, and Maggie must be on constant alert. But the worst is yet to come when it emerges that Shazia is the victim of FGM. Can Maggie help this damaged and traumatised young girl understand what has happened to her and to find a way to heal?

©2018 Maggie Hartley (P)2018 Orion Publishing Group

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A Teen's Guide to the 5 Love Languages

1 rating

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The secret to great relationships - just for teens. Number-one New York Times best-selling book The 5 Love Languages® has sold over 10 million copies, helping countless relationships thrive. Simply put, it works. But do the five love languages work for teens, for their relationships with parents, siblings, friends, teachers, coaches, and significant others? Yes! Introducing A Teen's Guide to the 5 Love Languages, the first-ever edition written just to teens, for teens, and with a teen's world in mind. It guides emerging adults in discovering and understanding their own love languages as well as how to best express love to others. This highly practical book will help teens answer questions like: What motivates and inspires me? What does it mean to be a caring friend? What communicates love to my family? What is the best way to get along with the opposite sex? Features include: A straight-forward overview of the 5 love languages A profile/assessment instrument specifically geared to teens Practical examples/tips for how to apply each language in a teen's context Teens' relationships matter, and these simple ideas will help them thrive.

©2016 Moody Publishers (P)2016 Oasis Audio

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Baby Sleep Solution: From Newborn to School Age

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You've spent the last nine months preparing, nesting, and enjoying some much-needed quality time together with your partner before the arrival of your newest loved one.  You're becoming a parent.  Whether it's your first baby, second, or maybe third, there are simple strategies to getting your baby to sleep. In this unique guide Baby Sleep Solution, you will discover the step-by-step processes to help your baby sleep and dream all night. You will find out practical and straightforward solutions to increase the quality of sleep by reducing anxiety (from newborn to school age). Here is a sneak peek of what you should expect when you buy the Baby Sleep Solution book: How to Get Started with Baby Sleep The Importance of Having a Healthy Sleep The Biology of Sleep Understanding Sleep and Its Patterns Developing Good Sleep Cycles in Babies The Process of Sleep Training a Newborn Understanding Sleep Routines Solving a Baby's Sleeping Problem Identifying Sleep Disorders in Children And lots more... Every baby is different; they have different sleeping and eating habits and are unique in their way. If this is not your first experience as a parent, you would expect your second child to behave like your first, and to be honest, the majority likely won't be the case. If your first baby were a superb sleeper, your next baby wouldn't be. The Baby Sleep Solution guide provides you with all the support you will need support. You will have access to the right information and the proper tools to overcome obstacles that will stop your baby from getting a restful night's sleep. So, do not hesitate. Buy Baby Sleep Solution today!

©2020 Elena Gregory (P)2021 Elena Gregory

Narrator: Emily Manson
Length: 3 hrs and 14 mins
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Vivre heureux avec son enfant

1 rating

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Comprendre son enfant grâce aux neurosciences et répondre aux problématiques du quotidien. Comment faire quand votre enfant a des colères répétées ? S'il ne veut pas se coucher ? S'il ne veut pas manger, ni obéir ? Faut-il le punir ou s'opposer à lui ? Faut-il le laisser pleurer ? Au travers de nombreux exemples tirés de ses consultations, et en s'appuyant sur les recherches en neurosciences affectives, Catherine Gueguen propose ici une nouvelle approche : voir et ressentir le monde par les yeux de l'enfant et enfin pouvoir se mettre à sa hauteur. En effet, les dernières découvertes sur le développement du cerveau émotionnel nous montrent qu'une relation empathique et bienveillante permet à l'enfant de déployer toutes ses possibilités affectives et intellectuelles. Un plaidoyer pour une autre vision de l'éducation.

©2020 / 2015 Éditions Robert Laffont / S. A., Paris (P)2020 Lizzie, un département d'Univers Poche, Paris

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Rage Against the Minivan

3 ratings

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“With humor, vulnerability, and heart, Kristen Howerton writes unflinchingly about what it means to be raising children in today’s world and how to liberate ourselves from the myth of perfect motherhood.” (Glennon Doyle, author of Untamed and Love Warrior, founder of Together Rising) In Rage Against the Minivan, blogger, podcaster, and licensed marriage and family therapist Kristen Howerton lends solidarity to those who love their kids like crazy but feel like parenting is making them crazy, too. With her signature blend of vulnerability, sarcasm, and insight, Howerton shares her unexpected journey from infertility to adoption to pregnancy to divorce to dealing with the shock and awe of raising teens. This audiobook is for: the parent who had it totally figured out before they had kids the parent who said "I will never..." and now they have the parent who needs a time-out and a nap as badly as their child does the parent who looks like they have it all together but feels like a hot mess on the inside the parent who looks like a hot mess on the outside, too the parent who asks: Am I good enough? Doing enough? Doing it right? What's wrong with me? What's wrong with these children? Are they 18 yet? Recounting her successes, trials, mishaps, and hard-won wisdom as a parent of four kids - both white and black - Howerton tackles many of the thorny issues parents face today, like hard conversations about racism, disciplining other people's kids, the reality of dad privilege, and (never) attaining that elusive work/life balance. Whether it's about toddler tantrums or teen angst, Howerton reveals how she learned to opt out from the pressure to do it all perfectly and opt in to excelling at average.     Poignant and relatable, Rage Against the Minivan is a permission slip to allow yourself to be a "good enough" parent, learning how to love your kids well while letting yourself off the hook.

©2020 Kristen Howerton (P)2020 Random House Audio

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Grown and Flown

1 rating

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This program is read by the authors and a full cast. Parenting never ends. From the founders of the number one site for parents of teens and young adults comes an essential guide for building strong relationships with your teens and preparing them to successfully launch into adulthood. The high school and college years: an extended roller coaster of academics, friends, first loves, first break-ups, driver’s ed, jobs, and everything in between. Kids are constantly changing, and how we parent them must change, too. But how do we stay close as a family as our lives move apart? Enter the co-founders of Grown and Flown, Lisa Heffernan and Mary Dell Harrington. In the midst of guiding their own kids through this transition, they launched what has become the largest website and online community for parents of 15- to 25-year-olds. Now, they’ve compiled new takeaways and fresh insights from all that they’ve learned into this handy, must-have guide. Grown and Flown is a one-stop resource for parenting teenagers, leading up to - and through - high school and those first years of independence. It covers everything from the monumental (how to let your kids go) to the mundane (how to shop for a dorm room). Organized by topic - such as academics, anxiety and mental health, college life - it features a combination of stories, advice from professionals, and practical sidebars. Consider this your parenting lifeline: an easy-to-use manual that offers support and perspective. Grown and Flown is required listening for anyone looking to raise an adult with whom you have an enduring, profound connection.

©2019 Lisa Heffernan and Mary Dell Harrington (P)2019 Macmillan Audio

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Healing from Narcissist Emotional Abuse

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Do you know that narcissistic abuse causes lots of negative emotions? Are you aware that narcissistic abuse brings doubt, anxiety, stress, depression, and much more? Listen to learn more about narcissistic abuse and the steps of healing from it. People who suffer narcissistic abuse are often left scared, less confident, alone, and feeling worthless. Now, how can the survivors start the healing process? The audiobook in question is the perfect answer to that. Who is a narcissist? A narcissist is any individual who displays some diagnostic criteria for narcissistic personality disorder, as mentioned by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual. What is the healing process? People who suffer from narcissistic abuse are just like a child who is trying to recover from a huge mess. The healing process is much different from the healing process of other mental disorders as it is about destroying the target completely from inside. The NPD individual lowers the confidence of the target further, thus prompting the target to lose further. The recovery is not just about healing from the condition but also collecting oneself again from the losses. The most difficult thing about overcoming from narcissistic abuse is shifting the condition of constant pain and dwelling in the past to gain a momentum that helps us to have a better future. The pain which they suffer from is just a natural response to the abuse received, the abuse which broke our heart and destroyed the self-confidence. Certain practices help in healing from narcissistic abuse. Following are some of the steps: Setting the boundaries Getting the toxicity out of the system Acknowledging the truth and forgiving Doing a post-mortem of what happened Doing self-inquiry Healing the inner child Download: Healing from Narcissist Emotional Abuse: Building Your Self-Esteem and Recovering Yourself. Every one of us has undergone some kinds of narcissist abuse or other in our lives. We will have more or less some time to heal. With persistence and commitment, we will definitely be able to heal ourselves. Healing requires time and patience to recover from a nightmarish situation. The goal of the audiobook is simple: The audiobook is a great guide for us to know about the process of narcissistic abuse and the steps to heal from it. You will also learn: Symptoms of narcissistic abuse  How to heal from the abuse of a narcissist Healing after emotional/psychological abuse  Disarming the narcissist Dealing with anger  Healing using acceptance  Building self-esteem Common techniques to recovering yourself  Common tips and tactics Would you like to know more? Download the audiobook Healing from Narcissist Emotional Abuse to recover from a traumatic mental condition. Scroll to the top of the page and select the “Buy Now" button.

©2019 Gloria Newton (P)2020 Gloria Newton

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First Time Dad

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Are you going to become a dad for the first time? Congratulations! Learn all you need to know with this practical guide. If you are going to become a dad for the first time, then you need to prepare yourself for that job. What better way to do that than with this amazing audiobook? Fatherhood can be very demanding. You can surely expect some sleepless nights and smelly diapers. But you can make it easier for yourself. This book will prepare you for every scenario, and you will always know what to do. Find out what to expect from the moment you find out that your significant other is pregnant, starting with the stuff she will need to birth a healthy beautiful baby, what foods are best for her, what medical exams she will need, and everything else you should do to make it easier for her. The baby is born, what now? Don’t worry, this book will especially help you with that part. Discover the best ways to care for your newborn. Learn how to make a long-term plan for the future.  Changes happen fast, and you will learn how to quickly adapt to them. Discover how to keep and improve romance with your SO. With this incredible guide, you will make fatherhood look like a piece of cake. You will be doing everything right, and you won’t even break a sweat! Here’s what you can find in this incredible guide: Positive pregnancy test! What now? Learn what to expect while you are expecting, and how to prepare yourself for parenthood. Baby is coming! Find out how to take care of your SO during pregnancy and through delivery. Baby is here! Discover the best ways to take care of your newborn and prepare yourself for every scenario there is. Aftercare! When everything is done, find out how to rekindle the flame of romance and keep everything going smoothly.  Scroll up, click on “buy now" to get the audiobook.

©2020 Steven Bell (P)2020 Steven Bell

Narrator: Grant Tharp
Length: 2 hrs and 37 mins
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Joint Custody with a Jerk

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It's a fact that parenting is hard enough in a family where two parents love and respect each other. After divorce, when the respect has diminished and the love has often turned to intense dislike, co-parenting can be nearly impossible, driving one or both parents to the brink of insanity. Joint Custody with a Jerk offers many proven communication techniques that help you deal with your difficult ex-husband or ex-wife. By outlining common problems and teaching tools to examine your own role in these sticky situations, this book conveys strategies for effective mediation that are easy to apply, sensible, timely, and innovative. This revised edition of a best-selling classic sheds light on how today's digital forms of communication can both hurt and help in custody conflicts, and offers updated information throughout that brings age-old issues into the present day.

©2011 Julie A. Ross and Judy Corcoran (P)2016 Tantor

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Maternidad y el encuentro con la propia sombra [Maternity and the Encounter with One's Own Shadow]

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Laura Gutman enfrenta los mitos y los prejuicios relativos a la maternidad, la crianza, los obstáculos en el acto de maternar y la indagación necesaria para no delegar en los niños la tarea de ser cada día más conscientes y responsables de nuestros actos. Una versión actualizada de un libro revolucionario que fue éxito de ventas en todo el mundo y que convirtió a Laura Gutman en una referente obligada de madres, padres, terapeutas y profesionales de la salud. Este libro apela a la madurez emocional de las mujeres que devenimos madres para que asumamos la valentía de entrar en contacto con nuestros propios aspectos sombríos, que se manifiestan a partir de la llegada de nuestros hijos. Con un planteo audaz, Laura Gutman enfrenta los mitos y los prejuicios relativos a la maternidad, la crianza, los obstáculos en el acto de maternar y la indagación necesaria para no delegar en los niños la tarea de ser cada día más conscientes y responsables de nuestros actos. "Es mi propósito invitarlas a emprender juntas este viaje, con la libertad de tomar sólo lo que nos resulte útil o sostenedor. Espero contribuir así a generar más preguntas, crear espacios de encuentro sincero entre mujeres, y facilitar el intercambio, la compasión y la solidaridad." Please note: This audiobook is in Spanish.

©2020 Laura Gutmann (P)2020 Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial, S.A

Narrator: Mara Brenner
Author: Laura Gutman
Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
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Toddler Discipline for Every Age and Stage

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Toddler Discipline for Every Age and Stage offers practical, age-appropriate toddler discipline strategies for managing the everyday challenges of toddlerhood and guiding your child to becoming their best self.   Toddlers are constantly changing, and they can easily become overwhelmed by it all. When faced with the meltdowns that toddlers are famous for, it can be difficult to know which toddler discipline techniques will best help your child grow into a stronger, kinder person. Toddler Discipline for Every Age and Stage delivers essential toddler discipline tools for dealing with day-to-day difficulties, and supporting your toddler as they learn the important lessons that will set them up for success.   Written by child development expert Aubrey Hargis, Toddler Discipline for Every Age and Stage will help you understand your toddler’s behavioral challenges while fostering important life skills such as curiosity, respect, independence, and confidence. Drawing on Aubrey’s years of coaching parents through the rocky terrain of toddler discipline, as well as her own experience as a mother of two, Toddler Discipline for Every Age and Stage delivers proven toddler discipline techniques that will help you grow closer as parent and child during each stage of your toddler’s first formative years.   Inside the audio of Toddler Discipline for Every Age and Stage you’ll find:   An overview of your child’s development - including physical, cognitive, and social-emotional - and how this affects their behavior.  Age-appropriate toddler discipline strategies that will help you manage common behavioral issues by building upon each stage of progress.  Helpful toddler discipline sidebars and tips for dealing with tricky situations, guidance on how best to communicate with your child, and advice from parents who’ve been there.  While child development is not a linear process, Toddler Discipline for Every Age and Stage provides you with a practical, effective toddler discipline toolkit for navigating the ups and downs of your little one’s toddlerhood and thereafter.

©2018 Rockridge Press, Emeryville, California (P)2019 Audible, Inc.

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Kids Sleep Meditations: Mindfulness Meditations for Children to Fall Asleep

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Does your child have trouble falling asleep? The growing influence of technology and frenzied pace of society can make it difficult for kids to “flip the switch” at bedtime, quiet the mind, and fall asleep. The three meditations in this audiobook combine years of mindfulness research with professionally written and recorded sleep meditations engineered to peacefully lull your child to sleep. Each meditation included has three different soothing background options, so you can customize your meditation to your child’s preference. By falling asleep with these meditations your child will: Learn researched-based mindfulness techniques Experience deep relaxation and happiness Learn how to turn on their brain’s natural “relaxation response” Build confidence and self-esteem Develop a better ability to focus Achieve greater compassion and empathy Develop lifelong coping and emotional intelligence skills And much more. Get your copy today! PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.  

©2019 Mindfulness Habits Team (P)2019 Mindfulness Habits Team

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The Baby Decision

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“A warmly empathic, wide-ranging manual.” (Kirkus Reviews) "This valuable unbiased book skillfully shows readers how to stop fretting over the choice and take time to make the right one." (BlueInk starred review and notable book) Featured in The Washington Post and The New York Times. Baby or child-free? Which will it be? Is this decision keeping you up at night? Do you feel terrified you will regret your decision? Are you paralyzed by this high-stakes choice? Now, you can get off the fence and get on with your life. Imagine your relief when you discover the right choice and break free from obsession. Picture yourself enjoying the pleasures of parenthood or the freedom and spontaneity of living child-free. The Baby Decision is a powerful, unbiased guidebook by a professional coach/psychotherapist who has specialized in the topic for 40 years. With wisdom, depth, and humor, Merle will help you take this overwhelming decision and break it down into a digestible sequence of five steps. During this discovery process, you will: Dissolve fear and doubt, using 30 visualization exercises and thought experiments to uncover your answer Have deep talks with your partner, even if you disagree Resist pressures from family and friends and fully consider the rewards of the child-free choice Learn the latest on one-child families, single, LGBTQI+, and older parents' fertility and adoption Steal a few benefits from the opposite choice Merle Bombardieri, MSW, LICSW, is a psychotherapist, coach, and workshop leader. Although she enjoyed raising her daughters, she has been a child-free advocate since 1978. She has contributed to Our Bodies Ourselves, The Boston Globe Magazine, Glamour, Self, and Brides and has appeared on national news, talk show, and documentaries. Please see her author page for more information and visit her blog for free advice and resources. Discover your personal answer to the baby question. Click “play” on the Audible sample to preview the book.

©2016 Merle A. Bombardieri (P)2019 Merle A. Bombardieri

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Get Out of My Life, But First Could You Drive Me and Cheryl to the Mall?

17 ratings

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This is the book that made Anthony E. Wolf, Ph.D. a best-selling author. Get Out of My Life, But First Could You Drive Me and Cheryl to the Mall? focuses on the legendary task all parents must face: raising teenagers. In this insightful and humorous audiobook, noted clinical psychologist Anthony Wolf digs into the mysteries of raising children aged 13 and up. This audiobook not only defines the physical and mental changes of growing up, but also illustrates ways to deal effectively with problems ranging from drug use to intermittent defiance. Dr. Wolf’s positive, compassionate approach offers parents what they want most: effective methods to raise happy and successful teenagers. Whether you already have a teenager or have a preteen creeping up on adolescence, Wolf’s gentle wisdom and astute insights will help improve your parenting skills. George Guidall’s savvy, unbiased narration makes each cassette feel like a comfortable conversation with a wise old friend.

©1991 Anthony E. Wolf, Ph.D. (P)2011 Recorded Books, LLC

Narrator: George Guidall
Author: Anthony Wolf
Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
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A Boys Life with the Beast

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This audiobook tells the true story of a family's pain as several harrowing events unfold. A grandmother so selfish she lost everything over one man's sick pleasure. A father who will stop at nothing to keep his own dark secrets from getting out. The loving mother so broke down in life she questions her own sanity. The cries that could not be heard. The beatings that could not be stopped. The teachers who got it all wrong. The twisted friend. The beast that none stopped.

©2020 Craig Proctor (P)2020 Craig Proctor

Narrator: Steve Jones
Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
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Family Ties That Bind

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Improve your personal relationships! Most people’s lives are complicated by family relationships. Birth order, our parents’ relationship, and the “rules” we were brought up with can affect our self-esteem and relationships with spouses, children, and other family members. Family of origin therapy and techniques can help you create better relationships. This easy-to-listen-to, practical audiobook explains how families function and what you can do to change the way you act in your family and with other people. Exercises show how to apply the principles to your own situation and develop a more positive approach to all aspects of your life. Topics covered include: What makes it so difficult to be myself with my family? How is my relationship with my spouse affected by how my family acted when I was a child? Will my parents still love me if I let them know my real feelings? How has my birth order and my gender affected my personality? What birth order in a spouse is the best match for me? Why do I always feel rejected when my spouse disagrees with me? How can I change the way I react? What role does my family history play in my life? How can I improve my communication skills? Step-by-step exercises show how to make contact with “lost” family members, how to interview relatives to develop a clearer picture of how each member fits into the family tree, and how to find different and better ways of dealing with family relationships. Professionals will also find this book a useful companion to their therapy sessions with clients.

©1984, 1987, 1995, 2011 International Self-Counsel Press Ltd. (P)2020 International Self-Counsel Press Ltd.

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The Second Baby Book

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Having a second baby is a very different experience from having your first, yet there is little recognition of the wide range of issues that need to be considered when bringing a second child into the family. In this incredibly helpful book, Sarah Ockwell-Smith helps parents feel more positive and prepared for life with two children. The book begins with the obvious question: when is the right time to add another member to the family? It then goes on to examine the specific issues that can arise with a second pregnancy and birth; the common concerns about siblings, such as how to prepare your firstborn for what's to come; how to cope with the practicalities of life with two young children (aka actually managing to get anything done!); and the feelings parents are likely to experience, too. The Second Baby Book examines all the questions and issues Sarah herself faced second time around as well as sharing the experiences of the many parents who have sought her advice. It also highlights what scientific studies reveal about such issues as the spacing of children and the differences between first and second births. Practical, insightful and honest, this book will help you understand the challenges ahead, but, more importantly, it will equip you to meet them with knowledge, confidence and a sense of excitement for the future.

©2019 Sarah Ockwell-Smith (P)2019 Hachette Audio UK

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The Toddler Universe

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If you have toddlers and want to find out everything there is to know to best raise them, to avoid tantrums, and to discover all the secrets of their development, then The Toddler Universe is exactly what you are looking for. This over-20-hour bundle contains all the important information a toddler's parent should know for healthy and effective parenting. How many times have you wondered if the decisions you make every day are the right ones, or how to help your little ones grow free, aware of the world around them, well-mannered, and happy? Inside The Toddler Universe, you will find all these answers, and much more. This super bundle consists of two individual books, each full of practical tips to inspire you in your toddler-parenting journey: Toddler Discipline brims with advice and practical strategies to discipline your little one, even in the most challenging situations. In this audiobook, you won't just find the usual recommendations on handling tantrums. You'll also find practical advice concerning many other aspects of a toddler's life. Toddler Development and Parenting instead presents valuable information and examples that will allow you to approach life with your toddler with a whole new level of awareness. In addition to specific chapters on mental and physical development, you will find a section about the Montessori method, providing you with an important perspective and effective tools to raise your little one. In fact, this approach is successfully adopted by thousands of parents worldwide already, and if you are not familiar with its principles, now is the perfect time to put them into practice and experience their benefits. The Toddler Universe opens up a new view into your toddler's world and makes these wonderful years even more special. If you want to immerse yourself in the world of your toddlers and learn all the secrets to raise them to be better and happier children, then buy now to start this wonderful journey today!

©2020 Marianne Kind (P)2021 Marianne Kind

Narrator: Jane Young
Length: 25 hrs and 15 mins
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No One's the Bitch

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In No One’s the Bitch, ex-wife/stepmother team extraordinaire Jennifer Newcomb Marine and Carol Marine take you for a straight-talking, hand-holding walk through what is typically a very lonely minefield. Whether you just want to create a neutral, “business” partnership with the “other woman” in your life—or actually, gulp, become friends—they show you how to reach your goal through 10 powerful steps.

©2009 Jennifer Newcomb Marine and Carol Marine (P)2010 HarperCollins Publishers

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Potty Training in 3 Days

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Are you a busy parent who struggles with potty training your little one, is tired of changing those dirty diapers and the many messy accidents, and feels it is time to start potty training your toddler? If you are ready to get this done, then read on.... You are about to learn how to connect to, and potty train your child, using very easy but highly effective techniques! Transitioning from wearing diapers to using the toilet can be quite a daunting task for both you and your toddler. This is a necessary task that all parents have to undertake. If not done right, it might end up hurting the child emotionally and mentally. But if done right, you both will have an amazing and fulfilling experience! How long will it take to train my child to use the potty? How do I know when my child is ready to start potty training? What do I need to get started? In this book, you will learn how to potty train your child using easy-to-implement techniques and in just a short time. Below is a sneak preview of what you will learn: Understanding your child’s developmental milestones What you need to start potty training and when to start The things you should look out for to know if your child is ready for potty training Simple potty-training techniques for both boys and girls How to deal with some of the problems in potty training Cool hacks to make potty training an enjoyable experience for both you and the child And much more With this book, you’ll be ready to ditch the diapers in no time and make it a fun experience for your child, even if you had started but gave up altogether because the accidents were just too many! As a bonus, you’ll be able to cut down your monthly budget on purchasing expensive diapers. What are you waiting for? Take a step now! Scroll up and click buy to get started!

©2020 Elena Gregory (P)2021 Elena Gregory

Narrator: Emily Manson
Length: 3 hrs and 13 mins
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Not Exactly Love: A Memoir

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It was 1969, and all the rules were changing, when Betty, a woefully single French teacher on Long Island, met the handsome but edgy new teacher at her school -- a hippie just back from Woodstock. His vitality opened up a new world to her, but when they married his rages turned against her, and often ended with physical violence. Like millions of women who discover they've married an abusive man, Betty was forced to make daily decisions to suppress her feelings or risk confrontation, to keep it secret or report, and ultimately, to live with it or leave. Part gripping story, part warm-hearted look at the '70s, and part therapeutic journey.

©2016 Betty Hafner (P)2018 Betty Hafner

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Out of the Fog

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Do you want to get out of an emotionally difficult situation? Do you want to learn how to create positive new relationships so you can build a better life? This book will help you to get out of the fog of confusion and into the clarity that you are looking for. FOG is an acronym that stands for "Fear, Obligation, and Guilt". These three emotions are often at the core of manipulation, and are often how narcissists, sociopaths, and other types of emotional manipulators go about controlling their targets. The book is a great resource to learn more about a narcissistic person and how he can affect the lives of people surrounding him.  Narcissism is an age-old condition, where the sufferer is in constant need of admiration. He wants himself to be recognized superior even if he has done nothing worthwhile. The book is also a great guide for us to know about the process of narcissistic abuse and the steps to heal from it. You will learn: Symptoms of narcissistic abuse  How to heal from the abuse of a narcissist Healing after emotional/psychological abuse  Disarming the narcissist Dealing with anger  Healing using acceptance  Building self esteem Common techniques to recovering yourself  Common tips and tactics Do you think your parent might be toxic? Do you feel like you are living with the consequences of bad parenting? Does your parent still treat you badly even though you are an adult? In this breakthrough book, clinical psychologist Karen Hart exposes the destructive nature of parents who are emotionally immature or unavailable. You will see how these parents create a sense of neglect, and discover ways to heal from the pain and confusion caused by your childhood. By freeing yourself from your parents’ emotional immaturity, you can recover your true nature, control how you react to them, and avoid disappointment. Finally, you’ll learn how to create positive, new relationships so you can build a better life. The immature parent  Personality disorder in parent What is emotional abuse? Effects on children Depression in childhood Ideas to help a depressed child feel better If you want to learn about all this, then this book is your go-to option. Now, all that’s left for you to do is grab your copy today and start learning! PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2020 Gloria Newton (P)2020 Gloria Newton

Narrator: Ruben Gonzalez
Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
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La violence conjugale, ce sont aussi des mots

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Décrypter les paroles toxiques qui sabotent les relations de couple. En 2017, sur le territoire français, 219 000 femmes ont été victimes de violence conjugale. La violence physique démarre toujours par des violences invisibles qui sont entretenues le plus souvent par les protagonistes d'un échange : l'injonction (on parle sur l'autre, plutôt qu'à lui) - c'est la pratique abusive de la relation klaxon (à base de tu, tu, tu...) ; le maintien de la dépendance (en faisant trop pour lui et pas assez avec lui), en le contrôlant, en limitant son autonomie ; la pratique de la dévalorisation, de la disqualification (en montrant ce qu'il n'a pas fait ; l'usage de la menace, de la punition (qui l'infantilise et le met en doute) ; l'introduction de la culpabilisation (qui entretient une confusion entre sentiment et relation, en laissant croire à l'autre qu'il est responsable de son ressenti douloureux). Fort de son expertise sur la communication, Jacques Salomé et son épouse décryptent et analysent toutes ces phrases anodines toxiques qui sont le terreau d'une violence sous-jacente et nuisent aux relations de couple. Lorsque vous achetez ce titre, le fichier PDF qui l'accompagne sera disponible dans votre confirmation d'achat envoyée par mail ainsi que dans votre bibliothèque, depuis votre ordinateur.

©2020 Hugo Roman (P)2020 Audible Studios

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Parenting Teens

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Do you want to learn how to help your child pursue his dreams? Would you like to be a good and positive parent for your child? If yes, this collection is the right book for you! What every parent must know is that there is no such thing as a perfect parent.  Every parent knows how difficult parenting is, and it is just making things up as he or she goes along. So, stop trying to be perfect; strive to be a great one, instead.  Parenting struggles are universal. No matter your parenting dilemma, you will find the guidance you are looking for in this collection. Teens are capable of the same intense involvements and passionate pursuits as any other age group. The problem is that very few have discovered what they care about, or they aren’t being helped to pursue their passion. Some children discover whatever lights their fire on their own. Most need a parent to help them find it.  So, what are you waiting for? This collection includes two indispensable books: Book one: Parenting Boys This book covers: Stages of development in boys Predictable parenting The seven vital parenting skills to understand teenagers Communicating with your teen How to start talking about sex And much more! Book two: Positive Parenting (for boys and girls) This book covers: What is positive parenting? Criteria for positive discipline Techniques and tips to positive parenting Parenting discipline styles How to achieve the proactive stance And much more! Parenting is the greatest act of courage. To have courage is to lead with your heart. So, parents, buy this book and take heart! What are you waiting for? Buy now!

©2020 Sofia Wilson (P)2020 Sofia Wilson

Narrator: Jenny Stanley
Author: Sofia Wilson
Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
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Narcissism and Codependency 2 Books in 1

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This book covers: Marriage and the narcissist Divorcing a narcissist Child development and adapting to parental separation Guidelines for answering children's questions about divorce Parental alienation Tips for co-parenting with a narcissist Helping your children through a divorce Parenting schedule and importance of routines How to give the best guidance to your child Plus as a bonus you will also get the book: Twin Flames: The Difference between Love and Copendency; Narcissistic and Codependent Behavior on the twin flame journey, a practical guide to finding your ultimate lover. One soul divided: the ancient Greek story of twin flames The journey: stages and signs Twin flames separation Differences between soulmates and twin flames False flames, narcissism and codependency Manifest the love of your life Revealing signs, you are nearing a twin flame reunion Want to know more about this book? Click on the "Buy Now" button now! 

©2020 Mia Warren (P)2020 Mia Warren

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Your Child and his Self-Esteem

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"Your child and his self-esteem" is a guide for parents, written by the child welfare expert Ravenna Wilkinson. In this book, the author demystifies self-esteem and self-confidence. As a parent, you will learn what it all means. It doesn't end there, because the aim of this book is not just to tell you what it is, but also to show you how you can build it in your children. After reading this manual you will have learned how to: Observe your kids better, Understand their behavior, How to give him the right advices, Help to increase their self-esteem. Storytelling has been employed to present the problem, and lessons are communicated in simple terms for better understanding. What you will learn from this book is: what self-esteem is, the root cause of the problem, the signs and how to watch for them, how low self-esteem affects the learning capability of a child, how children cope with it— which becomes a problem in itself - and finally, learn how to set about the project of building this phenomenon in your children. This audiobook is appropriate for parents, school teachers, religious teachers who come in contact with children, and anyone who wants to groom self-confident children and teenagers. The results of listening to this audiobook would be evident in the children.

©2020 Francesco Pascuzzo (P)2020 Francesco Pascuzzo

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ScreamFree Parenting, 10th Anniversary Revised Edition

17 ratings

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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. Moving beyond the child-centered, technique-based approaches that ultimately fail, the ScreamFree way compels you to focus on yourself, calm yourself down, and grow yourself up. For those of you who are parents, know parents, or have had parents, the notion that the greatest thing you can do for your children is to learn to focus on yourself may sound strange, even heretical. It's not. Here's why: We are the only ones we can control. This practical, effective guide for parents of all ages with kids of all ages introduces proven principles for overcoming the anxieties and stresses of parenting and setting new patterns of connection and cooperation. Told in an engaging, conversational tone, this audiobook is sensible, straightforward, and based on the experiences of hundreds of actual families. It will help all parents become calming authorities in their homes, bring peace to their families today, and give kids what they need to grow into caring, self-directed adults tomorrow.

©2007 ScreamFree Omnimedia, LLC (P)2007 Random House, Inc. Random House Audio, a division of Random House, Inc.

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The Vile Village

9 ratings

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Dear Listener, Nobody in their right minds would listen to this particular book about the lives of Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire on purpose, because each dismal moment of their stay at the village of V.F.D. has been faithfully and dreadfully recorded on this program. I can think of no reason why anyone would want to listen to a book containing such unpleasant matter as migrating crows, an angry mob, a newspaper headline, the Duluxe Cell, and some very strange hats. It is my solemn and sacred occupation to research each detail of the Baudelaire children's lives and write them all down, but you may decide to do some other sacred and solemn thing, such as listening to another book instead. With all due respect,Lemony Snicket

©2001 Lemony Snicket (P)2001, 2003 HarperCollins Publishers, Inc.

Narrator: Tim Curry
Length: 4 hrs and 17 mins
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Narcissistic Mothers

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Are you an adult who was raised by a narcissistic mother or absent parents? Or are you a very sensitive and empathetic mother who wants to know how to best relate with her children and know effective methods of parenting? Then keep listening…. If you want to gain true insight and understanding into how your narcissistic mother has affected you, listening this audiobook will be very useful. You will get a good look at the different patterns of behavior that are seen in a true narcissist. Some of them may be blatantly obvious while others will be much subtler. Healing old wounds that were inflicted upon you by a narcissistic mother takes time and effort, but it is absolutely possible. This guide will help you along the way. There are a wide variety of bases covered but they all work towards one thing, helping you lead a happy and emotionally healthy life. In turn, it can help you maintain positive relationships with everyone from your friends to your family members and even your children. Life can throw us many curveballs from the very beginning of our existence. The ability to cope with those tumultuous situations can help us become better for not only ourselves but for everyone around us. With empathy and respect, we can truly become better and happier people. Emotional intelligence and the way our thoughts are processed can play a major role in our lives. Learning to understand what is going on inside of your own head can lead to a much more fulfilling life for you and your children. In this audiobook, you will gain valuable information on: Behaviors you may see in your narcissistic mother The effects that narcissistic mothers have on their daughters Signals of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Consequences of being raised by a narcissist How emotional intelligence impacts relationships Social skills and the way they allow us to deal with toxic people or abusive parents The impact of neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) on our lives and its ability to help recover relationships Protecting yourself from mental and emotional abuse How cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) can be used daily to change your thought patterns and make you mentally stronger Information on how to be emotionally available to your children Even if you have never solved your past emotional traumas or don’t know how to deal with narcissists, this audiobook helps you heal your hidden wounds with multiple and effective methods and teaches you different techniques to deal with toxic relationships in the best possible way. Even if you were raised by a narcissistic mother, this audiobook helps you avoid the narcissistic tendencies you grew up with, build strong relationships with your children, and live a happy life with your kids. Would you like to know more? Purchase now this audiobook and you will quickly realize what a positive impact it can have on your day-to-day life."

©2019 Debbie Walker (P)2019 Debbie Walker

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The New Father

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The essential guide for fathers of one - and two-year-olds, completely revised and updated.  Learn how to make a positive impact in these milestone years of your child's development, when he or she goes from crawling to walking, and from knowing just a few words to speaking in complete sentences. Armin Brott guides you through this crucial phase of fatherhood three months at a time, in the third volume of the New Father series trusted by millions of dads nationwide. Each chapter covers: Your child’s physical, intellectual, verbal, and emotional/social development What you’re experiencing as a father Age-appropriate activities you and your child can enjoy together Family matters, including your relationship with your partner, sibling relationships, and more This new edition of The New Father: A Dad’s Guide to the Toddler Years has been thoroughly updated to cover the issues dads face today, from balancing work and family, to managing kids’ screen time. Dads will rely on this friendly yet authoritative book - and moms will find it helpful, too. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2019 Armin A. Brott (P)2019 Armin A. Brott

Narrator: Armin A. Brott
Length: 9 hrs and 21 mins
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Raising Your Child to Bloom

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Have you ever wondered how you can raise your kids in the best way? Have you been searching for the right book to help you parent your kids in a healthy and loving way? Well, your search ends now because this is the right book for you. Raising your child to bloom is a brand-new book that discusses the ups and downs of parenting. The book is divided into two parts. The first part highlights the problems parents have when they try to discipline their kids with threats and discuss the repercussions of naughty behavior. It deals with why kids misbehave, parents' emotions, and how to cultivate cooperation in the family. The second part of the book explains how to handle basic situations that can cause chaos in a home. It also contains solutions to these common problems. This book contains life scenarios that are common to most parents. These scenarios have been carefully analyzed and explained, along with their solutions. If you need a manual on how to enjoy parenting, don't miss out on Raising Your Child to Bloom. Various topics are carefully covered to ensure that even a person who has no idea how to parent a kid can use this book. This is your guardian angel whenever your kids are driving you insane. This is the savior for parents who are afraid of a full meltdown. This book is a gift to humanity. A decent home contributes to a suitable and safe society. Buy now to take this journey on how to raise happy, healthy, thriving children while still keeping your sanity.

©2020 Cody Emsky (P)2020 Cody Emsky

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Parenting by Heart

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In Parenting by Heart, Pinky McKay encourages parents to trust their own instincts and connections with their children. Practical advice is offered with Pinky's trademark humour and covers birth choices, breast-feeding, postnatal depression, sleep, crying, gentle discipline, and building self-esteem (yours and your child's!). Along the way Pinky gives excellent advice for dealing with unwanted inquiries from family and friends, redefines the good/bad baby continuum to 'real' babies, and considers where the relationship with your partner fits into all this activity! /p> Parenting by Heart will show you how to explore your options and take charge. Most of all, lighten up, laugh, enjoy! Trust yourself. Trust your child. Trust your feelings. From the author: When you follow your heart rather than a single parenting method, you seldom fit neatly into a stereotype. I have sampled various options from the rich smorgasbord of childrearing methods to form my own rich collage, which has often meant going against popular opinion. At times following your heart can also result in challenges as you confront the wider world: I have rocked up to weekend workshops with creative directors from some of Melbourne's top advertising agencies - and a two-year-old at my breast. These people were more familiar with the association between breasts and fast cars! To parent against the mainstream takes courage (and a deaf ear). To care for children and to nourish their identities requires a strong sense of self. Because there are as many ways of caring as there are families, and because often sharing another's experience validates your own, Parenting by Heart includes the voices of other parents (mothers and fathers) who share their feelings - of joy, sadness, fear, frustration, hope, and humour. I have received overwhelming feedback from parents who say thank you for giving them 'permission' to respond to their child. I dont know which is sadder - that parents feel they need permission or that there is so much rigid advice undermining parental confidence.

©2013 Pinky McKay (P)2015 Audible, Ltd

Narrator: Vanessa Coffey
Author: Pinky McKay
Length: 11 hrs and 21 mins
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Your Strong-Willed Child

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Discover the secrets to reclaim your stature as a parental authority and regain your child’s cooperation and respect. Does your child throw interminable temper-tantrums that just won't subside whatever trick of the book you may try? You may have tried calming them down by reasoning with them, giving them affection, or simply ignoring them, hoping that the outburst would end on its own. Are you tired of their stubborn persistence and their constant defiance of your authority? They just love those power struggles and indulge in finding loopholes and exceptions in every single situation where they don't feel satisfied or when they don't get exactly what they want. Does he or she constantly ignore warnings they don't want to hear, making use of their exceptionally developed selective hearing skills? Your desperate attempts at vocalizing a "Watch out", "Be careful", "Don't jump on the couch" are simply ignored if they're not interested in what you have to say and will tune out of anything they think doesn't suit their desires. If you're all too familiar with these questions and scenarios, know that you're dealing with a strong-willed child. Awareness of the fact is a major first step. From there on, things can finally start changing for the better. Rest assured, however, you're surely not the only parent with a spirited child out there. In fact, you may be surprised to know that 85 percent of modern families include at least one strong-willed child, so while your situation may seem overwhelming at times, it’s not the least unusual. And much like many parents out there, armed with the right tools and in-depth guidance on how to positively discipline your child, you will soon start seeing steady positive changes in your child's behavior...and finally gain some much-needed peace of mind. In Your Strong-Willed Child, you’ll discover: How to discipline your child from a place of love and avoid any long-term damage or conflict to your relationship An in-depth profile of your strong-willed child, along with thorough guidance on how to deal with their most difficult behaviors  What a positive figure of authority is, and how to position yourself as one in your child's life to avoid any power imbalances  The five crucial kinds of rules your home must have if your want to raise your child to become a successful adult How to transform correctional responses into instructional responses and build a relationship based on respect between you and your child How to get your child to cooperate without having to reply on harsh punishment and punitive discipline  The vital building blocks of positive discipline and what sets it apart from traditional and outdated disciplinary methods And much more... It may be exhausting, and you may be angry (and angry for being angry) because each day is an ordeal, but with a little patience and the right strategies, there's no reason why your child won't change their exhausting behavior. Taking the right amount of care and exhibiting the right kind of sensitivity will transform all the currently challenging traits into positive attributes. And remember, this is just a phase! With patience and perseverance, you will soon watch your strong-willed child develop admirable life skills, becoming the adult who, by spending years defying you, isn’t afraid to stand up to the things they believe in. If you want to finally discover bulletproof ways to discipline your strong-willed child without breaking their spirit, then scroll up and click the “buy now" button right now.

©2020 Jordan Waldrop (P)2020 Jordan Waldrop

Narrator: Doug Haynie
Length: 3 hrs and 51 mins
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The Whole Brain & Hearted Child

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Do you want to simply integrate unique educational principles at home and raise the world’s happiest child? Do you want to overcome the challenges of raising a toddler without sacrificing your sanity? Finally: an easy-to-follow approach to parenting that really works. This is a sample of what you’ll discover in The Montessori Family, The Ultimate Step-By-Step Guide for Ages 0 to 5: Montessori 101 How to raise an independent child at home Seven key principles all parents should know and how to apply them the right way Essential items in a Montessori home that won’t cost a fortune Montessori at home activities customized for ages 0-5 Four simple fundamentals of the perfect Montessori home (and why it doesn’t need to be a perfect as you think) Little known tips to challenge your child Unconventional ways to foster your child’s sense of belonging The right amount of intervention to pave your child’s road to success in life The red flags of making changes and how to adapt gently Free bonus - two guided meditations for you and your child to enjoy and bond together This is a sample of what you’ll discover in Kind Yet Firm: Discipline Your Toddler the Positive Parenting Way: The mistake 99 percent of parents make with traditional discipline practices Important developmental milestones - and what they mean for you as a parent Why toddlers push boundaries - and how to navigate this How to communicate effectively with your child The number one mistake to avoid when parenting toddlers How to stick to your guns in the face of a tantrum The incredible power of empathy Free bonus - two guided meditations that will help you implement the positive parenting approach and will help your toddler to become more cooperative Want to discover the easy roadmap to use Montessori at home, reduce drama, and raise a confident, happy child? Then click “Add to Cart” now. You’re about to change your life.

©2020 Grace Stockholm (P)2020 Grace Stockholm

Narrator: Rebecca Cesa
Length: 10 hrs and 28 mins
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Potty Training: The Last Positive Parenting Guide to Potty Training. Toddler Discipline Tips and Tricks for Happy Kids and Peaceful Parents!

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Are you looking not only for simple tips and tricks to make your child feel comfortable on the potty but also for a detailed, easy-to-follow, and clear plan to have toddler potty trained in a while, with no more dirty diapers at all? If your answer is yes, then keep reading.... Potty training your child or toddler can be an intimidating situation, but it shouldn’t be that way. It’s natural to second-guess yourself and all the efforts you put into helping out your child. Scared of what could potty training cause when you turn back home after a really bad day at work? Feared by the possibility to force your child to use the potty when you think they should use it? This probably is only going to slow down the entire process. Not to speak about this risk of making them definitely scared of the potty.... If this picture sounds familiar to you, this audiobook is exactly what you need. The good thing is that you are definitely not alone in this. While there is a myriad of tips in this audiobook to guide you, potty training isn’t a one-size-fits-all kind of thing. It all boils down to the unique little individual that you are trying to potty train. This audiobook will show you the best way to listen and pay attention to your child, so that you will perfectly understand the moment in which they are emotionally and physically ready to start. It also describes why the best way to approach potty training is to see it as an adventure to live with your child. If you want not only to learn more about how to get the best potty training results without getting crazy and finally teach your babies how to use the toilet, but also enjoy this new adventure with your child, be prepared to every possible inconvenience and teach your baby how to use the toilet in the best natural way, then simply buy this audiobook now to get started!

©2020 Rebeca Gentle (P)2020 Rebeca Gentle

Narrator: Jamie Craps
Length: 12 hrs and 10 mins
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Toddler Discipline: The Power of Positive Parenting and Healthy Communication in Your Toddler's Everyday Life

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How to support your child to grow into a happy and authentic person with the secrets of positive parenting.... Have you ever felt overwhelmed by all the sources of parenting advice nowadays? We all want to do it right. But how can we find the balance between supporting our kids in their needs without being a helicopter parent who doesn't give their kids enough space to become independent? You want to mow down any obstacle that is in your child's way, yet you want your kid to be prepared for the challenges of the world. Parenting is the hardest job in our lives and yet the most rewarding! Of course, you want to do everything right. You are not alone. According to the Zero to Three National Parenting Study, 54% of parents wish they had more information about how to be a better parent. 83% of parents from all backgrounds agreed that good parenting can be learned. And guess what, they are right. Always keep in mind, children are the greatest gift you´ll ever receive...but they are also the biggest challenge. Applying positive parenting strategies improves your child's health, well-being, and overall trajectory. Especially, the first five years of a child's life are the most crucial when it comes to parenting. Remember, children are not born with social skills, and it is a sin if you let them off the hook just because you think they are too young. Therefore, it is important to always check if you are on the right path or if there is room for parenting improvement. Sometimes it is not enough to only focus on your gut and follow your intuition. Parenting is a complex model that you can easily master if you have one core belief: There is no such thing as bad kids. There is only good and bad behavior. Once you know how to embrace this idea, you are not far from being the best moms and dads in this world. All you need to do is apply some simple strategies from parenting experts, and you'll never fail as a parent. In Toddler Discipline, you'll discover: The number one key to let your child grow safe and healthy How to implant a "good citizen" memory chip in your child's brain How to set limits and create time outs for yourself How to communicate efficiently without using words How to handle your anger when your toddler acts out The stages of childhood development and the special needs of toddlers How to plant the seeds of self-esteem, competence, and social intelligence How to create a deep connection with your child that will last forever How to deal with the most common toddler challenges from food fights to potty training The number one method to deal with your toddler's tantrums without ending in a power fight And much, much more

©2019 Natasha Becker (P)2019 Natasha Becker

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You Are a F*cking Awesome Mom

16 ratings

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A much-needed voice of encouragement for every woman who had a baby and lost her mind Sometimes, motherhood feels never-ending. A child is born, chaos ensues, and it seems like life will never return to normal. In You Are a F*cking Awesome Mom, award-winning journalist and Instagram star Leslie Anne Bruce acknowledges that, yes, motherhood is a total mind f*ck - but then she offers the self-empowerment lessons new mothers need to get through the psychic upheaval and emerge stronger than ever. After childbirth, a woman's body, her relationships, and her very sense of self are tested like never before. Bruce encourages listeners to look past the sugarcoated truisms about the miracles of child-rearing in order to embrace the real joys of motherhood, spit-up stains and all. Loaded with unfettered support from a mom who has been through it all, You Are a F*cking Awesome Mom offers a lifeline of encouragement, inspiration, and community for the new mama who got a baby, lost her mind, and desperately wants to find herself again.

©2019 Leslie Anne Bruce (P)2019 Hachette Audio

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Duct Tape Parenting

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There's a new set of 3Rs for our kids - respect, responsibility, and resilience - to better prepare them for life in the real world. Once developed, these skills let kids take charge, and let parents step back, to the benefit of all. Casting hover mothers and helicopter parents aside, Vicki Hoefle encourages a different, counterintuitive, yet much more effective, approach to parenting: for parents to sit on their hands, stay on the sidelines - even if duct tape is required! Witty and straight-shooting, Duct Tape Parenting entertains as it informs parents how to do less in order to raise more confident, capable children. Includes a foreword by Alex Kajitani, the 2009 California Teacher of the Year and Finalist National Teacher of the Year.

©2012 Vicki Hoefle. Recorded by arrangement with Bibliomotion, Inc. (P)2013 HighBridge Company

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First Time Mom's Survival Handbook

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If this is your first time as a mom, then you are probably feeling overwhelmed. Being a mom might seem too much for you to handle right now and no matter what other people say, the feeling of worry just won't go away. From the moment you hold your little bundle of joy in your arms to the time when you bring that tiny baby home, you will experience a roller-coaster of emotions. And this is only the beginning of the adventure of a lifetime. But if you have ever seen first-time moms who are calm, collected, and who seem like they have everything under control, you should know that they all have one thing in common. From the moment they found out that they were about to have a baby, these mothers did everything they could to prepare for motherhood. If you want to be just one of those moms who doesn't stress about the little things, then First Time Mom's Survival Handbook is the best audiobook for you. Yes, being a first-time mom is scary. Yes, there are a million things you have to think about and do. And yes, you will be doing most of the work even though you have a strong support system behind you. Even if you don't feel ready for this right now, it doesn't mean that you can't do it! Arming yourself with enough information allows you to know what to expect - and prepare yourself for anything. You can do this either by going through countless resources that might not cover everything you need to know or by relying on a single, comprehensive audiobook that offers exactly what you need. Here is that audiobook. Since you have to learn and deal with so many things as a mother, you need a guide that is easy, convenient, and complete. In First Time Mom's Survival Handbook, you will learn: How to "get yourself together" by learning the art of preparation Establishing your support system What to expect before and when your baby comes The decisions that you will be making as a first-time mom Tons of valuable parenting hacks that all first-time moms want to know And much, much, more! Becoming a mother for the first time should be a happy experience as you and your baby learn from each other and laugh together. Even if you might have some stressful situations along the way - let's face it, stress is an unavoidable part of life - this audiobook will help you overcome these challenges. You can keep coming back to this audiobook when you feel uncertain about anything. When you know that you have prepared yourself for the fulfilling journey of motherhood, you will feel more confident when your little one is finally in your arms. And as you go undertake the noble role of becoming a mom, you will understand how natural it feels because you already have an idea of what to expect. It's time to stop worrying. Now is the best time for you to take action by purchasing this audiobook to find out the secrets of surviving this once-in-a-lifetime journey. What are you waiting for?

©2020 Ransome Unlimited (P)2020 Ransome Unlimited

Narrator: Karolina
Length: 2 hrs and 40 mins
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The Montessori Home

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Here’s how you can turn your home into a Montessori educational haven for your kids! If you are looking for a simple way to reap the immense educational benefits of the Montessori method, even when your children are not at school, look no further than this all-inclusive Montessori home guide. Look at your home through the eyes of your child and help your little one: Touch and explore your house Establish a routine Build self-confidence Click “buy now” and develop a friendly Montessori atmosphere at home! Even if you know nothing about the Montessori educational method, this comprehensive Montessori at-home guide for parents will allow you to broaden your horizons and learn everything you need about the Montessori home. Olivia Orlando, author of the best-selling Montessori Made: Knowledge and Activities to Create, Guide, and Excel in Learning is back with a brand-new Montessori guide book for parents that will allow you to: Understand your role as a parent / directress at home Set up a Montessori environment Overcome the obstacles of development at home What makes this Montessori education book so special? You can provide your child with a unique environment that will help: Promote independence and accountability Support creativity and imagination Your toddler develop into a self-motivated and confident child What are you waiting for? Click on “buy now”.

©2019 Olivia Orlando (P)2020 Olivia Orlando

Narrator: Stacy Tugin
Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
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Todos a la cama [Everyone in Bed]

2 ratings

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El sueño de los niños, y el de sus padres, tienen ritmos distintos. Ante esta realidad, los padres se encuentran a menudo perdidos, sin respuestas o alternativas que les permitan sentirse seguros acerca de cómo pueden actuar. Todos a la cama te acompañará durante todas las etapas del sueño infantil, desde la primera noche que pasas junto al bebé hasta que el niño duerme en su propia habitación sin despertarse en toda la noche. Alejándose de dogmas y métodos cerrados, Álvaro Bilbao ofrece estrategias prácticas, claras y respetuosas que te ayudarán a conciliar de manera progresiva tus necesidades de descanso con las de amor, seguridad y confianza de tus hijos. "Un audio libro sencillo, tierno, y respetuoso que supone un rayo de luz entre todas las sombras y túneles por los que atravesamos los padres que llevamos meses, incluso años sin dormir." Lucía Galán, madre y autora del blog Lucía, mi pediatra. "El doctor Bilbao ofrece herramientas eficaces y amorosas para que tu bebé y tú puedan tener las horas de sueño que merecen, sin desgastarse emocionalmente." Mercedes Jiménez, madre, abuela y asistente familiar en The Child Center en Nueva York. "En este libro encontrarás estrategias prácticas y respetuosas con todas las opciones de crianza, que te darán la comprensión, los conocimientos y la confianza para ayudar a tus hijos a dormir." Amor Bize López, madre, neuropsicóloga, y terapeuta familiar. Please note: This audiobook is in Spanish. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.

©2017 Álvaro Bilbao; de la presente edición: Plataforma Editorial (P)2018 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Enric Puig
Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
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On Becoming Pre-Toddlerwise

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The period between 12 and 18 months places a child on a one-way bridge to the future. Infancy is a thing of the past and toddlerhood is straight ahead. A baby still? Not really, but neither is he a toddler, and that is the key to understanding this phase of growth.  This is a period of great exchange: baby food is exchanged for table food; the highchair for booster seat; finger-feeding replaced with spoon; babbling sounds transition to speaking, the first unsteady steps are conquered by strides of confidence, and the list goes on.  Moving forward at a lighting pace, pre-toddlers are driven toward a new level of independence, equipped with a mind of their own.  Whether a parent is ready or not, a toddler's natural inclination and challenge of "I do myself" will become increasingly apparent, not to mention frustrating. The drive toward independence is very strong, yet unpredictable. He is always in motion and not easily restrained, directed, or controlled, but he needs to be! Boundaries will be tested, rules understood as suggestions, and curiosity will become a force with which to reckon.  How will a parent meet the unfolding challenges? The answer begins with understanding the various growth transitions of the 180 days linking babyhood with toddlerhood.     Come join 26-year pediatrician Dr. Robert Bucknam MD and coauthor Gary Ezzo MA and the community of six million homes in all 50 states and around the world that are finding peace and success with their children in the On Becoming best-selling series!

©2008 Gary Ezzo and Robert Bucknam MD (P)2018 Hawksflight Publishing, LLC

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Montessori Toddler Disciplines

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Do you want to help your child develop into the person you know they can be? This audiobook will help you achieve that aim! We all want our children to excel and succeed in life. Unfortunately, with very young children, it can sometimes seem like an uphill battle when you are trying to speak to them, and they simply don’t listen. It can make us feel like we are failing as a parent when this happens, but that isn’t usually the case and most times you just need the right triggers to reach them. Now you can learn the secrets that will help your children to grow and flourish with Montessori Toddler Disciplines - How to Talk So Your Children Will Listen: A Survival Guide to Life for Mothers and Fathers, an audiobook that comes in audio format to make life even easier for busy parents and provides information on: Approach for the Montessori guide How you can raise your toddler to be curious and responsible The positive disciplines to instill in your child The history of Montessori Knowing how to talk so that your child listens to you The brain of a toddler and how it works And more… Suitable for any open-minded parent who has a willingness to put in the time and effort it takes to get it right, Montessori Toddler Disciplines is packed with practical and actionable advice you can start using immediately.

©2019 Susy Callory (P)2019 Susy Callory

Author: Susy Callory
Length: 3 hrs and 31 mins
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Kindheit ohne Strafen

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Von Deutschlands berühmteste Erziehungsexpertin.   Die Pädagogin Katharina Saalfrank erzählt in diesem Hörbuch, warum ein auf Bindung und Wertschätzung basierender Umgang mit Kindern Strafen überflüssig macht. Time-out, Handy- und Computerverbote, wenn-dann-Sätze - allen Eltern sind diese Strafen bekannt, aber dadurch erleben Kinder Demütigung, Ablehnung, Vertrauensverlust, und das Familienklima wird durch Machtkämpfe vergiftet. Es ist wichtig, nicht nur auf das Verhalten der Kinder richtig zu reagieren, sondern auch die darunter liegenden Gefühle und Grundbedürfnisse wie dem nach Zugehörigkeit oder Anerkennung zu verstehen. Anhand zahlreicher Erfahrungsberichte aus dem Alltag mit Kindern zwischen Autonomiephase und Pubertät demonstriert Katharina Saalfrank neue Handlungsalternativen, die Ihnen helfen werden, eine liebevolle Beziehung zum Kind aufzubauen.   In diesem Hörbuch erfahren Sie:  wie den Weg zu einer wertschätzenden, verbundenen und grenzenwahrenden Erziehung zu finden; warum Strafen, Konsequenzen und Sanktionen nicht funktionieren; welche Herangehensweisen und praktische Übungen Ihnen helfen, einen anderen Umgang mit den Kindern entwickeln zu können. Für uns ist es "nur" der Alltag mit unseren Kindern. Für die Kinder ist es ihre Kindheit - sie haben nur die eine.

©2017 Beltz Verlag in the publishing group Beltz, Weinheim und Basel (P)2020 ABP Verlag

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Emotional Intelligence Power 3-1 Bundle Book

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Three-audiobook bundle on emotional intelligence. Dialectical Behavior Therapy - intended to help you understand dialectical behavior therapy, what it is, why it’s used, and how you can use it effectively in order to better regulate your emotions, deal with stressful situations, and use the power of mindfulness in your day-to-day life in order to improve the quality of living overall. The Enlightened Empath: A Comprehensive Guide to Emotional Healing for Highly Sensitive People - a comprehensive guide that will instruct you how to fully embrace and become comfortable with your empathic personality. The Complete Enneagram: A Guide Towards Psychological and Spiritual Self-Discovery Through Personality Types - by learning what the enneagram symbol really means, you can come to understand your inner emotions, your three bits of intelligence, and what really motivates you and moves you to act the way you do. It will open your eyes to a whole new way of looking at the world; it is insightful and can answer many of your questions you might have in life.

©2019 Candere Publishing Company (P)2018 Candere Publishing Company

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A Terrible Secret

15 ratings

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Tilly hates her stepfather, Dave. He abuses her mother, but she refuses to leave him. Frightened for her own safety, Tilly asks to go into foster care and is placed with Cathy.  Tilly arrives with a graze on her cheek, and Cathy becomes increasingly concerned by Dave’s behaviour, especially when she learns he has been showering Tilly with gifts.  While she’s busy looking after Tilly and trying to keep her safe, Cathy is also worried about her own daughter, Lucy. She has a very difficult decision to make that will affect the rest of her life, and Cathy hopes she makes the right choice.

©2020 Cathy Glass (P)2020 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Denica Fairman
Author: Cathy Glass
Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
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Parenting Toddlers

Summary

If you want to learn more about positive parenting, then pay attention Are you struggling to deal with your toddler's tantrums or misbehavior Do you want to raise a happy and confident child? If yes, then this is the perfect audiobook for you. Welcoming a baby home and entering parenthood is a major milestone in life. It is also a significant change. From now on, you are responsible not only for yourself but also for your child's well-being and growth. Positive parenting provides you with all the right tools you need to raise a happy, confident, and well-behaved child. Positive parenting is a simple concept that focuses on positive discipline. Remember, there are no bad children. It all boils down to behaviors. In part one, you will learn about: Understanding a toddler's development Meaning and benefits of positive discipline Practical tips for training your toddler to potty and sleep through the night Dealing with tantrums and misbehavior Tips to encourage creativity Tips for building a toddler's self-esteem Importance of positive daily habits, and much more! Part two of this audiobook includes: The right time to start your child’s potty-training The psychology behind potty-training How to use the potty for the first time Common potty-training problems Tips and trick on potty-training boys versus girls How to form potty-training habits And last, transitioning from the potty to an adult toilet This audiobook is a thoroughly researched, fact-checked, and concise resource for you, whether you're a first-time parent looking to learn the ropes or a veteran parent trying to revise their old ways. So, what are you waiting for? Take the first step and buy now!

©2020 Meryl Kaufman (P)2020 Meryl Kaufman

Narrator: Ivan Busenius
Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
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Celebrate Your Body (And Its Changes, Too)

Summary

Your body rules - the know-how a girl needs to navigate the changes of puberty. Puberty can be a difficult time for a young girl - and it’s natural not to know who (or what) to ask. Celebrate Your Body encourages girls to face this whole puberty thing with excitement and empowerment. From period care to mysterious hair in new places, this standout among puberty books for girls has the answers you’re looking for - in a way you can relate to. Covering everything from bras to braces, Celebrate Your Body goes beyond other puberty books for girls, offering friendly guidance and support when you need it most. In addition to tips on managing intense feelings, making friends, and more, Celebrate Your Body has even more than other puberty books for girls, showing you what to eat and how to exercise, so your body is healthy, happy, and ready for the changes ahead. This guide goes beyond other puberty books for girls with advice on: Growing pains - Discover what happens, when it happens, and why your body (and mind) is amazing in every way. Girl power - Learn how to stand up to peer pressure, stay safe on social media, and keep the right kind of friends. Shape of you - Choose the right foods, exercises, and sleep schedule to keep your changing body at its best with advice you won’t find in other puberty books for girls. If you’re looking for puberty books for girls, Celebrate Your Body is a growing girl’s guide to facing puberty with confidence.  PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2018 Sonya Renee Taylor (P)2019 Audible, Inc.

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The Gift of Parenting

Summary

Will you soon be parents? Do you prepare all the things for the baby? But did you think how you will bring up a small human? Or maybe you are already an experienced parent, but sometimes your child puts you in a dead end? Then you need this audiobook! Here you will find questions on the most exciting questions!

©2014 NewInTech LLC (P)2014 NewInTech LLC

Author: Jane Adams
Length: 1 hr and 49 mins
Available on Audible
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Dark Psychology Secrets: Introducing to Human Behavior: Winning, Influence, Persuasion, Success, Manipulation, Brainwashing, and Hypnosis

Summary

Powerful Psychological Techniques to Influence People Ladies and gentlemen...children of all ages. Step right up, step right up, and see the mystical mind freak of our generation - a being of such intellect and dark manipulation, that you will have to keep your children safe when entering the tent behind me.  The dark arts practiced here are beyond anything in existence that has been seen or heard of since the dawn of humanity. Be warned, you will experience dislocation from the mind of the master.  The master will read your thoughts and pull out your fears, and show them to you.  Look into the eyes of the master if you dare. Can you survive the onslaught of mental darkness? Only you can prove yourself. So, step right up, step right up, and see if you can be around the most powerful of mentalities that the world has ever seen - mental manipulation of the darkest kind. As your coins are passed over, you have given consent to the trials and consequences of the dark arts.  So, are you brave enough?  Do you have the mental strength to be in the dark?  Can you walk out the other side unscathed? Inside this book, you will learn: How to control people minds and behaviors: They will finally do what you want Best ways to apply these persuasion techniques How to defend yourself from manipulative people How to make people follow you Psychological techniques for manipulating, persuading, and influencing people without them realizing they are being manipulated. The challenge has been issued.  The call for those of strong mind to try. Only three coins will gain you access to the most feared thing on earth. Enter if you dare.... Dark Psychology. If all of this sounds like your ideal book, then hop on over and hit that "buy" button! Well, stress no more! Buy this book and also learn all.... DOWNLOAD IT NOW!

©2019 Ray Manson (P)2019 Ray Manson

Narrator: Cliff Weldon
Author: Ray Manson
Length: 3 hrs and 14 mins
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Baby Sleep Training

Summary

Babies do not know what night is and what day is when they are born. When you listen to this book ahead of your first child, then (as if you did not know), you will expect to wake up persistently for the first few months, regardless of time. This book includes some excellent tips to help your baby sleep a lot better. Here is what you will learn by listening to this audiobook: Baby sleep training           Baby sleep help for toddlerhood                  Steps to get the baby sleep             Baby and mother sleeping habits Baby sleeping - layout ideas          Effect of temperament on baby's sleep                              Allowing baby to cry - is it healthy or not?        Effect of music in helping the baby to sleep              Deciding where your new baby should sleep          Reasons why a baby wakes at night and won't sleep                Baby healthy sleeping habits management Ways to keep your baby safe         Sleep training tips             Reasons why you need a baby sleep coach               Mistakes parents usually do          Ways to put your baby to bed safely             Knowledge of your child's sleep requirements        Lullaby secrets and sleeping techniques for baby                         Joy of parenting toddler tips          Tips for traveling with toddlers or infants                Sleeping behavior of a toddler       Parent slipups to avoid in toddlerhood      The guide gives you information based on recommendations and best practices.

©2019 Gimmy Hanks (P)2019 Gimmy Hanks

Narrator: Jeremy Prost
Author: Gimmy Hanks
Length: 3 hrs and 33 mins
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Educational Toys for Kids of All Ages

Summary

It can be a bit of a challenge to find the right toys for your child and it can become even more difficult as they grow. Educational Toys for Kids of All Ages enables parents to learn about the various types of toys that are available and to be better able to able to make the selection and purchase the educational toys that would be most beneficial for the child. With the right guide, any parent can become a professional at buying toys. As long as the level that the child is at is known the selection can be made.

©2014 Speedy Publishing LLC (P)2014 Speedy Publishing LLC

Narrator: Kelly Self
Author: Sandy Harper
Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
Available on Audible
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How to Build Your Child's Self-Esteem

Summary

It's never too early to start! You want your children strong and confident, especially in the face of life's adversities. You want them to feel a sense of responsibility - a desire to do the right thing without having to be told what to do. Denis Waitley can help you and your children achieve the goals of self-confidence and self-esteem. In How to Build Your Child's Self-Esteem, he clearly describes the many telltale signs of low self-esteem so you'll more quickly know when children are depressed or overly critical of themselves. You'll not only recognize the warning signs, but also know exactly how to counteract the situation.

©1984 Nightingale Conant for Denis Waitley (P)1984 Nightingale Conant

Narrator: Denis Waitley
Length: 4 hrs and 43 mins
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Anger Management for Kids

Summary

When they were born, they were cute little creatures that could not harm a fly. You nurtured and took care of them over the years, making sure you guided them along the way so that they can get squarely on the path to becoming the responsible adults that you wish them to become. But there is a little problem: They have serious anger problems that you’ve tried all your best to tame and control, but for some reason, the problem seems to be worsening. In fact, the situation is so bad that they scream, scratch, roll on the ground, bite, bang doors, break things around the house, do not eat, and do all manner of things to express their anger and frustration. And you feel helpless about it. You don’t want to hurt them by resorting to smacking them just to "put some sense in them". What do you do? Why is it that children of different ages (preteens and teens) can’t control their anger? How do you stop children from embarrassing and frustrating you because of their temper and tantrums? Is there a way you can take back control over every episode of meltdown? How do you stop children from using their meltdowns to get anything they want from you without you even stopping them? How do you fight fair and square and win over your children when they always seem to be winning in all the other fights? How do you get your sanity back after all the episodes you’ve experienced of children having meltdowns that you could not tame? In this audiobook, you will find an easy, step-by-step approach to neutralizing anger in children and then take back control so that you can have sober conversations with children even when they are frustrated.

©2020 Sonnie Bloggs (P)2020 Sonnie Bloggs

Narrator: Hailey Neilson
Length: 4 hrs and 32 mins
Available on Audible
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Girl Alone

7 ratings

Summary

Aged nine Joss came home from school to discover her father's suicide. She's never got over it. This is the true story of Joss, 13, who is angry and out of control. At the age of nine, Joss finds her father's dead body. He has committed suicide. Then her mother remarries, and Joss bitterly resents her stepfather, who abuses her mentally and physically. Cathy takes Joss under her wing, but will she ever be able to get through to the warm-hearted girl she sees glimpses of underneath the vehement outbreaks of anger that dominate the house? And will Cathy be able to build up Joss' trust so she can learn the full truth of the terrible situation.

©2015 Cathy Glass (P)2015 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Denica Fairman
Author: Cathy Glass
Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
Available on Audible
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Tell It All: The Story of a Life's Experience in Mormonism

Summary

Fanny Stenhouse married her husband, T. B. H. Stenhouse, in England and arrived in Utah in 1857. Stenhouse was a missionary and elder of the Mormon Church and a polygamist. Fanny's book was a sensational expose of Mormonism and a criticism of the institution of multiple marriage. Museum Audiobooks strives to present audiobook versions of authentic, unabridged historical texts from prior eras which contain a variety of points of view. The texts do not represent the views or opinions of Museum Audiobooks, and in certain cases may contain perspectives or language that is objectionable to the modern listener.

Public Domain (P)2019 Museum Audiobooks

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Gifted Child: Helping Highly Intelligent Children and Adults Reach Their Potential

Summary

Giftedness can be a blessing or a struggle. The stimulation of the senses is different in a gifted child. They experience life, impulses, and emotions differently. But there are ways to play into those talents and provoke curiosity and fascination in preschoolers and older children. This book covers some of those suggestions.  Sometimes, parents think high grades are a good thing, and they can be. But did you know that this is not always the case? Did you know that some gifted children actually underachieve for various reasons? And then comes the big question: Should you tell a child that he or she is gifted? What are the pros and cons of doing so?  Don’t remain in the dark. The achievements of gifted students are the consequences of their psyche, but it’s a vulnerable process to stimulate that intelligence in the right way. To do so, this book can help you along the way. Do yourself a favor and learn more about these things now.

©2020 Angela Wayning (P)2020 Angela Wayning

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Anxiety in Relationship

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Does anxiety always seem to find its way into your relationships by manifesting in the form of constant conflicts, unfounded suspicions, mistrust, jealousy, mean comments, overthinking, and much more? And have you tried to stop it in the past but nothing seems to work in keeping the anxiety and its related habits at bay and are desperate to find a solution that works? If you’ve answered yes, keep listening.... You are about to discover exactly how to stop letting anxiety and its related habits ruin your relationships, for good! By virtue that you are listening to this, it is clear you’ve probably seen your anxiety get in the way of your relationship(s) (maybe you’ve had a few broken relationships because of your overthinking, jealousy, snooping around, distrust, conflicts, protectiveness, and more). It is likely you are tired of that and want to end the trend so you can possibly have a happy, healthy relationship. Perhaps you are here wondering.... What does anxiety get in the way of my relationships? How do I tell whether what I am experiencing is healthy or not? How do I deal with anxiety in my relationship(s)? If you have these and other related questions, this audiobook is for you. In it, you will learn: What anxiety is and how it manifests in relationships in different forms How exactly to tell whether you have unhealthy relationship anxiety How anxiety, depression and jealousy manifest and relationships and how they damage them Specific steps to take to turn things around and have a happy relationship And much more! Yes, even if you feel helpless about what your relationship has become, there is hope. Scroll up and click "Buy Now" to find out!

©2020 Rhonda Appleton (P)2020 Rhonda Appleton

Narrator: Susan Piper
Length: 3 hrs and 3 mins
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Narcissism: This Book Includes: Narcissism Recovery + Narcissistic Relationship. How to Beat Narcissistic Personality Disorder and Abuse Recovery from Emotional Abuse (Disarming and Revenge)

Summary

Narcissists Are All Around Us in the World

Two Manuscripts in One Audiobook

How to Beat Them

This Boxset Includes:

Narcissism Recovery

Narcissistic Relationship

Dealing with a narcissist can feel lonely. It can feel like you are isolated from others.

It may feel like you are walking on eggshells in the hope of not making your partner mad. 

And no matter how hard you try, you are always the one to blame, and it is impossible for you to every meet the impossible standards of the narcissist.

When you are in a narcissistic relationship, it can feel like there is no hope for you. 

It feels like you are isolated, and that there is no escape, outside of running to your partner for everything. 

They feed off your desire to please them, your need to just be with them. 

But it leaves you drained, emotionally, physically, and mentally.

This guidebook is going to spend some time talking about the steps that the target is able to take to finally recover from this kind of abuse, and gain their old life back. Some of the topics that we are going to discuss in this guidebook will include:

How to understand what a narcissist is.

What is narcissistic abuse.

Are there different types of narcissists.

How do handle some of the things that come up with narcissistic abuse.

The different stages that you will need to go through when it is time to recover from narcissistic abuse.

The road that the target is going to take when they try to recover.

Why the target is going to have a hard time recovering from the abuse they had at the hands of the narcissist.

What are some strategies that the target is able to use to help themselves move on from the problem.

©2019 Brandon Grey (P)2019 Brandon Grey

Narrator: Cliff Weldon
Author: Brandon Grey
Length: 5 hrs and 30 mins
Available on Audible
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Toddler Tactics

1 rating

Summary

Do you automatically cut toast into fingers? Appreciate finger painting as much as fine art? Hear 'no' a million times a day? If the answer is yes, then Toddler Tactics is for you. Being the parent of a toddler can be exciting, inspiring, and exhausting - all at once! Your adorable little baby has now become a moving, grooving tot with attitude, and it will take all your patience and skill to deal with these changes. Parenting expert Pinky McKay explains what to do at each stage of development and offers fuss-free advice on: communicating with your toddler; discipline and good manners; good eating habits; routines for play and sleep: toilet training; and family dynamics. Toddler Tactics is bursting with practical strategies for making the toddler years the exhilarating experience they should be.

©2008 Pinky McKay (P)2015 Audible, Ltd

Narrator: Vanessa Coffey
Author: Pinky McKay
Length: 6 hrs and 29 mins
Available on Audible
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Practical Guide to the Montessori Method at Home

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The Practical Guide to the Montessori Method at Home is aimed at parents who want to integrate the Montessori philosophy at home with their children. It includes: A basic introduction to the principles of the Montessori philosophy, Numerous illustrated examples of how to apply it at home, classified by subject and age, and explained clearly and concisely, A list of Montessori materials which are worth buying. The guide is written in a pleasant and accessible tone, and has been structured so that it is: Easy and quick to use, created especially for parents who lack free time, Simple to implement, with activities classified by age, which include illustrations and pictures of the materials, Affordable to execute, with cheap and simple materials. About the author Julia Palmarola is an educational writer specialized in integrating the Montessori method at home on a budget. Her books are meant for parents who want to learn more about Montessori and apply it at home with their babies, toddlers, and children of pre-school age. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2018 Julia Palmarola (P)2019 Julia Palmarola

Narrator: Nikki Delgado
Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
Available on Audible
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Toddler Parenting

Summary

Do you want to put all your efforts and energies in making your job as a possible best parent? Is your child handling some emotional feelings that you don’t deeply understand? Does it take you an hour or more to convince him/her it is time to go to sleep? Do you often have to argue to get some basic and normal everyday tasks? If some of these issues are familiar to you, then keep listening.... Honestly, parenting is the hardest job in the world. Someone who is a parent knows that! Of course is also the most wonderful and gratifying thing too.... In a world that is so tumultuous and changing, it definitely helps when our children can look to their parents as their positive role models. They assimilate from the contest they live and from the people they see, and much important from their parents’ behaviour!  This is a bundle book of four audiobooks thought to cover all important topics that your child needs to become the best version of him/herself: 1. Toddler Discipline 2. Positive Parenting 3. Emotional Intelligence for Kids 4. Bedtime Stories for Kids Highlighted below are the breakdown of what to expect to learn from this bundle audiobook: The way to effectively communicate together with your toddler to eliminate the triggers for temper tantrums Understanding children's wants, needs, and desires What to do as a parent during difficulties How to Handle children with behavior problems How to nurture creativity in creative kids  And much more Parenting is a dynamic and interactive process. You must improve your understanding of your children and show commitment to their development. Is not a simple process, but this step-by-step bundle guide will help you do the best job as possible! So, do not hesitate and press the BUY button on this page to get started!

©2020 Samantha Lovely (P)2020 Samantha Lovely

Narrator: Sara Spadacene
Length: 20 hrs and 55 mins
Available on Audible
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Narcissistic Abuse

Summary

Narcissistic abuse is a form of emotional abuse that is characteristic of men and women with a personality disorder. Individuals with this disorder engage in chronic devaluation and manipulation of their partners, and they have a worldview that is characterized by vanity and egotism.  Although narcissists are remarkable for their lack of empathy, they have enough awareness of the subjective emotional states of others to use this to engage in psychological manipulation and mind control. Due to the narcissistic partner’s “false self,” the charismatic mask he or she projects to society, the victim often feels isolated in this type of abuse and is unlikely to have his or her experiences validated by friends, family and society. Narcissism is an overwhelming and confusing topic. But when you reveal its mask, you see that it is basically a lie, told to those who are vulnerable.  The main goals of this book are: To reveal the obstacles which keep you trapped in a cycle of narcissistic abuse To give the tools for healing, recovery and freedom To help you on your healing journey, will be covered the following topics: The origin of narcissistic personality disorder  Characteristics of narcissistic abuse syndrome The secret languages of the narcissists  How abusers manipulate their victims  The emotional manipulation signs and techniques The narcissistic abuse cycle  Who are the favorite victims of narcissists Signs you're the victim of a narcissist Five tips for neutralizing the impacts of narcissistic abuse How to break the bond of addiction with the abuser How to raise your self-esteem The healing procedure   Narcissistic Abuse will provide you an overview of everything you are going through and what you need to do to fight a narcissist. Even if you’ve never been able to defend yourself from the manipulative behavior of a narcissist, this book will be teaching the techniques you need to be free.

©2020 Shannon MacBride (P)2020 Shannon MacBride

Available on Audible
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Hover Car Racer

3 ratings

Summary

From the best-selling author of

Seven Deadly Wonders and

Contest comes a thrilling racing adventure. In the world of the near future, the most popular sport is hover car racing. Superfast and dangerous, its heroes are the racers: part fighter pilot, part race-car driver, all superstar. But to get to the Pro Circuit, you must first pass through the International Race School, a brutal cauldron of wild races on even wilder courses, where only the best of the best will survive.

This is the story of Jason Chaser, a talented young racer selected to attend the Race School. He's younger than the other students. He's smaller. His trusty car, the Argonaut, is older. But Jason Chaser is no ordinary racer. And as he races against the best drivers in the world he will learn that at Race School winning is everything, that not everyone in this world fights fair, and that you never ever have any friends on the track.

©2004 Karanadon Entertainment Pty Ltd, Pan Macmillan Australia Pty Ltd (P)2005 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd.

Narrator: Sean Mangan
Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
Available on Audible
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Positive Discipline

1 rating

Summary

This two-hour lecture by Dr. Jane Nelsen was given on May 12, 2005, during the Butte County Department of Behavioral Health Parent Conference in Chico, California. You'll learn: Why punishment is never appropriate for children of any age. Why any kind of time-out is not appropriate for children under the age of four, and how to create a positive time-out area "with" your four- or five-year-old that is encouraging, empowering, and teaches valuable life skills. How the brain develops, and why parents often expect things of their children that are not developmentally or age appropriate - such as sharing, apologizing, and understanding "no" the way you think they do. The three most important discipline tools to use with children under the age of three. Many other parenting tools that can be used with children under the age of three - and even more that can be used with four- and five-year-olds. How to get children to cooperate because they "want" to.How to help your children develop the belief that "I am capable, I can contribute in meaningful ways, and I can use my power in useful ways." To remember why you had children in the first place.

©2006 Dr. Jane Nelsen (P)2006 Empowering People, Inc.

Narrator: Jane Nelsen
Length: 2 hrs and 5 mins
Available on Audible
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Co-Parenting with a Narcissist

Summary

Being in a relationship with a narcissist can be traumatizing. After all, you have to see them almost every day. In some cases, you can choose to cut ties with the person, but in other cases, you might not have that freedom. In many other cases, people don’t want to give up on the narcissist because they feel guilty that they might be abandoning the person in a time of need. Unbeknownst to them, the narcissist might be aware of their intentions and might be manipulating them. It is a complicated situation to be part of and not easy to deal with. This is why it helps if you have more knowledge about what it is like to be in a relationship with a narcissist. Try and have your body tuned.  What’s your body saying about the present situation? Look for a way to have yourself taken care of and have your anxiety relieved before it takes a toll on your health. Your body is communicating that there is something wrong with you. Try and tell it that as you are going forward, you will be listening more. This audiobook covers: Marriage and the Narcissist Divorcing a Narcissist Child Development and Adapting to Parental Separation Guidelines for Answering Children's Questions About Divorce Parental Alienation Narcissistic Manipulative Tactics Tips for Co-Parenting with a Narcissist Helping Your Children Through a Divorce Parenting Schedule and Importance of Routines Healing from Emotional Abuse How to Give the Best Guidance to Your Child Loving Again And much more! Want to know more about this book? Click on the "buy now" button.

©2020 Mia Warren (P)2020 Mia Warren

Narrator: JL Berndt
Author: Mia Warren
Length: 3 hrs and 53 mins
Available on Audible
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Parenting Boys

Summary

Do you want to learn how to help your child pursue his dreams? If yes, this is the right book for you! You can help your child pursue his dreams without even understanding much of what he is up to. Your role is to help him brainstorm solutions to the problems he encounters along the way. Otherwise, you must brainstorm ways to find help when he needs it. For teens to accomplish the amazing feats that are sometimes described in magazines and newspapers requires passionate interest on the part of the teens that lasts long enough to make some actual accomplishments. Parents' encouragement and cooperation are essential as well. Contrary to what many people think, teens rarely achieve at high levels because they were pushed. Moreover, a child must care passionately about whatever he is doing to maintain the zest and excitement that sweeps him to the top. Usually, it is the inspired tween who drags a reluctant parent in his wake, but his parent must be willing to go along. Teens are capable of the same intense involvements and passionate pursuits as any other age group. The problem is that very few have discovered what they care about, or they aren't being helped to pursue their passion. Some children discover whatever lights their fire on their own. Most need a parent to help them find it. So, what are you waiting for? This book covers the following topics: Stages of development in boys Predictable parenting The seven vital parenting skills to understand teenagers Communicating with your teen How to start talking about sex And much more! Buy this book now to learn how to help your teenager grow and develop his passions. Buy it now!

©2020 Sofia Wilson (P)2020 Sofia Wilson

Narrator: Jenny Stanley
Author: Sofia Wilson
Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
Available on Audible
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Adolescence

Summary

Survive adolescence - with the guide no parent should be without Getting through adolescence is tough, but you can help your child make it through - and maintain a strong relationship! Covering everything from late childhood to puberty to emerging adulthood, Adolescence: A Parent’s Guide offers you and your child the kind of sound and thoughtful advice you’ll wish you’d gotten in your adolescence. Divided into five chapters - each covering a specific age range - this guide digs deep into the most common aspects of adolescence. Whether it’s dealing with dishonesty, managing changing relationships, or handling the age-old question of sex, this simple and straightforward guide has your back. You get a toolbox full of effective approaches that are easy to implement and can be tailored to your specific needs. Adolescence: A Parent’s Guide includes: Understanding today’s adolescents - Refresh your knowledge with the most modern and up-to-date information available. Actionable advice - Discover strategies for overcoming common adolescent hurdles - like when kids start testing limits or stressing out over social media. Talking it out - Sample scripts and scenarios provide helpful guidelines for navigating challenging conversations and situations with your growing child. Make sure the two of you get through adolescence in one piece with this comprehensive book.

©2020 Rockridge Press (P)2020 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Ann Osmond
Length: 3 hrs and 50 mins
Available on Audible
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Wicked Girl

Summary

How do you teach a mother to love her child when she's still a child herself? The first in a brand-new series by the foster 'super-gran', Wicked Girl is the shocking true story of the very first case Jeanie Doyle dealt with: a baby girl who was found abandoned on the steps of a church just before Christmas.  While the 14-year-old mother was tracked down, Jeanie took her little daughter into her own care. But while she tried to help the two of them heal and bond, the terrible truth about the baby's father was revealed.  Wicked Girl offers Jeanie's rare perspective of fostering young women alongside their babies. Will mother and daughter be reunited for good, or will the vulnerable young mother make the heartbreaking decision that they are both better off apart?

©2020 Jeanie Doyle (P)2020 W F Howes

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Author: Jeanie Doyle
Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
Available on Audible
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Twice a Daughter

Summary

What does it mean to grow up without a sense of who you are and where you come from? Julie is adopted. She’s also a twin. Because their adoption was closed, she and her sister lack both a health history and their birth parents’ names - which becomes an issue for Julie when, at 48 years old, she finds herself facing several serious health issues.  Julie’s search for her birth relatives spans five years and involves a search agency, a PI, a confidential intermediary, a judge, an adoption agency, a social worker, and a genealogist. By journey’s end, what began as a simple desire for a family medical history has evolved into a complicated quest - one that unearths secrets, lies, and family members that are literally right next door.

©2021 Julie Ryan McGue (P)2021 Julie Ryan McGue

Narrator: Katie Hagman
Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
Available on Audible
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Potty Training in a Weekend

Summary

Discover how to potty train your child in just 3 short days with special techniques used by professional child specialists! The books on child development and media have somehow forced upon us a notion that a child has to start potty training sometime between the first and second years of life. Because of it, most parents take on a massive pressure that they subconsciously transfer on their children. They believe that if their child still wears diapers by the age of three, something is wrong, and they regularly seek professional help.  The result of this pressured potty training is often a frustrated child that might even experience serious psychological or emotional problems later on in life. But what if there was another way to potty train your children, one that eliminates fights, wrangling, screams, and tears? A method that takes into consideration the emotional and mental state of your child, and makes the potty training process enormously easier.   This audiobook offers you just that - a set of professional techniques that will show you exactly whether your child is ready for potty training and proven methods to make the process simple and successful, without putting too much strain on both yourself and your children.  Here’s what you’ll be able to do with this audiobook: Monitor your kid’s readiness to start potty training Slowly ease your child into the process, thus eliminating the frustration Potty train your children with proven methods in just three days Use different techniques for boys, girls, and twins Calmly and easily potty train children who suffer from autism and Down’s syndrome And much more! This book does not offer a magic pill that will potty train your child by itself. This is a collection of proven and scientifically backed methods that work.  So, scroll up, click on "buy now", and potty train your children like a pro!

©2020 Emma Ross (P)2020 Emma Ross

Narrator: Stacy Miles
Author: Emma Ross
Length: 3 hrs and 5 mins
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Toddler and Positive Discipline

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Do you want to learn how toddler discipline and positive discipline work?  This book has everything you need to know about your toddler, from how he perceives the world to how his brain develops along with his psychological development planes. You will find various sensory activities you can do to enhance his cognitive development. Toddler and Positive Discipline coaches family members to be both assertive and kind so that any kid – from a three-year-old baby to a moody teenager – can learn innovative collaboration and self-discipline with no loss of autonomy.  The first part of this book is dedicated to toddler discipline and you will learn: Understanding your toddler’s development Fundamentals of Montessori method of learning Positive and effective parenting strategies How to avoid common parenting mistakes How to take hold of your control and avoid toddler problems. The second part of this book is dedicated to positive discipline and you will learn: Development of positive attitude in children How to meet children’s misconduct challenges Turning errors into opportunities Balancing trust with expectations Learn how you can train your child using the Montessori method. You will discover a number of activities that can help boost your child to reach his learning milestones. No penalty, but showing trust is the key to behavior management! Do not wait anymore! Press the "Buy Now" bottom and get your copy!

©2020 Emma Campbell (P)2020 Emma Campbell

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Emotionally Intelligent Child

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Emotions guide our lives in a million ways. Is it difficult for you to recognize and manage your child's emotions? Do you want to build strong self-esteem in your child? Are you trying to stop being so angry as a parent and start learning how to empathize with your child? If you answered yes to at least one of these questions, this guide may help you. This definitive guide for parents includes two audiobooks: Kid Confidence - A Parent’s Guide: How to Build Resilience and Develop Self-Esteem in Your Child Anger Management for Parents: How to Manage Your Emotions & Raise a Happy and Confident Child This is only a small part of what you will find in this box set:   The 5 signals to understand if your child has a low self-esteem   The 4 main factors that influence their self-esteem   How self-esteem change at different childhood stages   The 5 most common mistakes every parent make   6 powerful tips to build resilience in your child   How to support your child in the right way   Exactly what makes parents angry and why anger is the first emotion to spring up   What anger is and why it’s programmed in us   How to connect with your child through compassion instead of scaring them away with anger   The best anger management skills for parents And so much more! Being a parent is hard. Learn how to make it easier on yourself and your child. After all, your child is your baby, and don’t you want to find out how to give them the best chance at life? All of that starts with you. All of that starts with how you manage emotions. If you’re ready to end the cycle of screaming and discover a new way to approach parenting, buy the audiobook right now! PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2020 Susan Garcia (P)2020 Susan Garcia

Narrator: Samantha Novak
Author: Susan Garcia
Length: 5 hrs and 54 mins
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Am I Yelling

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Learning to control that anger could very well save your kid’s life. Here’s what you need to know....  According to statistics, 73 percent of parents say parenting is the biggest struggle in their life. On top of that, in order to cope with these stressors, 90 percent of parents claim to yell at their kids. But what effect does this actually have on your little ones? Is it even an effective strategy? In Am I Yelling?, you’ll discover: The psychology of anger and why yelling is not the most productive outlet  What to do when your child is the angry one, and why remaining calm is imperative  How to learn your child’s language so that you can understand and anticipate their actions  A step-by-step guide to developing your own emotional intelligence and why this could save your child’s life  Groundbreaking insight into how you can manage your anger, even if you haven’t succeeded with this in the past  What you can do to fix an instance of yelling and why this is important for your child’s development And so much more. Parenting is hard enough without always having to second-guess if you’re doing the right thing. Yelling has it’s time and place and can be effective in certain instances, but sometimes expressing your frustration this way simply does more harm than good. Spending just minutes a day, you can train your mind to use these strategies and control your anger to communicate more effectively with your child, as well as help them to grow into the best possible version of themselves. If you’re ready to control those random outbursts and stop feeling like you’re treating your children too harshly, then scroll up and click the “buy” button right now. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2021 Taha Zaid, Jeff Green (P)2021 Taha Zaid

Narrator: KC Wayman
Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
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Liberated Parents, Liberated Children

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In this honest, illuminating book, internationally acclaimed parenting experts Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish bring to life the principles of famed child psychologist Dr. Haim Ginott, and show how his theories inspired the changes they made in their relationships with their own children. By sharing their experiences, as well as those of other parents, Faber and Mazlish provide moving and convincing testimony to their new approach and lay the foundation for the parenting workshops they subsequently created that have been used by thousands of groups worldwide to bring out the best in both children and parents. Wisdom, humor, and practical advice are the hallmarks of this indispensable book that demonstrates the kind of communication that builds self-esteem, inspires confidence, encourages responsibility, and makes a major contribution to the stability of today's family.

©2004 Adele Faber, Elaine Mazlish (P)2021 Adele Faber, Elaine Mazlish

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Narcissistic Mother Abuse Recovery

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Recover from a narcissistic mother and move forward with your life. Have you suffered through a childhood with a narcissistic mother? Are you looking for ways to rebuild your self-esteem, improve your emotional well-being, and move forward with your life? Then it’s time to try this audiobook. A relationship with a narcissistic mother can damage your self-esteem, make you constantly doubt yourself, and leave deep-seated emotional trauma. Even as an adult, these issues can influence your current relationships and leave you vulnerable to emotional abuse. But now, this heartfelt guide offers you a road map to healing your mind and practicing emotional well-being. Using practical strategies and the latest psychological research to help you understand the mind of a narcissistic mother, this audiobook explores how you can set your boundaries and build a healthy and functional relationship. Here’s what you’ll discover: How narcissistic mothers wreak havoc on their children’s well-being Understanding the mind of a narcissist - why they abuse and manipulate Tips for practicing healing and rediscovering your self-worth How to build a relationship with your narcissistic mother as an adult Strategies for dealing with a narcissistic spouse And much more... You don’t have to suffer through the trauma caused by a childhood with a narcissist. Now you can begin your journey to healing, form a healthier relationship with your narcissistic mother, and overcome narcissist manipulation tactics for good. Buy now to discover how to free yourself from a narcissistic mother today.

©2020 Therese Hollis (P)2020 Therese Hollis

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Homeschooling Tips for Parents

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When a family commits to homeschooling the key thing to remember is that the parent is now the students' role model. This applies to attitude, behavior and organizational habits. It can be very frustrating for all involved when a five-room manhunt must be mounted first thing in the morning in order to locate a textbook or writing implement, therefore organization is key. Make sure teacher's manuals, textbooks, paper, pens and pencils all have their own place in order to avoid starting the day with a scavenger hunt. Remember, the more time spent organizing before the school year, the less time that will be taken away from schooling during the year. Dana Tebow's book helps to bring your homeschooling plan into perspective.

©2014 Speedy Publishing LLC (P)2014 Speedy Publishing LLC

Narrator: Mandy Mahan
Author: Dana Tebow
Length: 1 hr and 31 mins
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The Invention of Hugo Cabret

7 ratings

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Orphan, clock keeper, and thief, Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity. But when his world suddenly interlocks with an eccentric, bookish girl and a bitter old man who runs a toy booth in the station, Hugo's undercover life and his most precious secret are put in jeopardy. A cryptic drawing, a treasured notebook, a stolen key, a mechanical man, and a hidden message from Hugo's dead father form the backbone of this intricate, tender, and spellbinding mystery.

©2007 Brian Selznick (P)2006 Scholastic Inc. All rights reserved. SCHOLASTIC and associated logos are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Scholastic Inc.

Narrator: Jeff Woodman
Length: 2 hrs and 51 mins
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The Homework Myth

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Death and taxes come later; what seems inevitable for children is the idea that, after spending the day at school, they must then complete more academic assignments at home. The predictable results: Stress and conflict, frustration and exhaustion. Parents respond by reassuring themselves that at least the benefits outweigh the costs. But what if they don't?  In The Homework Myth, nationally known educator and parenting expert Alfie Kohn systematically examines the usual defenses of homework - that it promotes higher achievement, "reinforces" learning, and teaches study skills and responsibility. None of these assumptions, he shows, actually passes the test of research, logic, or experience. So why do we continue to administer this modern cod liver oil - or even demand a larger dose?  Kohn's incisive analysis reveals how a mistrust of children, a set of misconceptions about learning, and a misguided focus on competitiveness have all left our kids with less free time and our families with more conflict. Pointing to parents who have fought back - and schools that have proved educational excellence is possible without homework - Kohn shows how we can rethink what happens during and after school in order to rescue our families and our children's love of learning.

©2006 Alfie Kohn (P)2018 Hachette Audio

Narrator: Alfie Kohn
Author: Alfie Kohn
Length: 6 hrs and 58 mins
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Stepmother Survival Guide: How to Be the Best Stepmom EVER

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Being a stepmom is hard. Having a family can be one of the biggest joys of your life, but also cause the harshest pains. This book will show you how to enjoy your new family, and eliminate all the stress and problems. Why is this happening to me? Why are things so hard? How come everything can't just go away? My kids don't love me. They hate me. My life is horrible. Every new stepmom finds themselves struggling with these same thoughts. Life is meant to be tough, and joining a new family and assuming the role of "mom" is one of the toughest things imaginable. But I've got good news: All your problems are temporary! If you have an action plan and know what you're doing, you can seamlessly make the transition to stepmom. This book will give you that action plan. If you love your new kids, you're already halfway there. Now you just need your kids to love you. In five short, simple, fun, and actionable chapters James O'Brien, Ph.D, will show you the tried-and-true method to being the best stepmom ever. If you want a sure-fire, step-by-step, bullet-proof action plan for becoming the maternal figure that your kids need, this book is your best friend. It will take you through every step of the way and show you exactly what you need to do to be the best stepmom you can be. If you want to change your life today, buy a copy of this book. It will change your life forever. Don't hesitate. Purchase your copy now. You won't regret it.

©2014 James O'Brien (P)2015 James O'Brien

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The End of Molasses Classes

2 ratings

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A new book from the award-winning teacher and best-selling author, Ron Clark, providing rules for parents and teachers to help kids succeed in school.<

©2011 Ron L. Clark, Inc. All rights reserved. (P)2011 Simon & Schuster Audio

Narrator: Ron Clark
Author: Ron Clark
Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
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Imparare giocando

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Imparare toccando, spostando, assaggiando, riempiendo, facendo rotolare: l'educazione che passa attraverso l'attività manuale è il cuore del metodo montessoriano. Già nei primi mesi il bambino impara, e grazie agli stimoli dell'ambiente che lo circonda inizia a conoscere il mondo e a muovere i primi passi verso l'autonomia. E ogni genitore, a casa, può contribuire attivamente a questa crescita, in un modo leggero e divertente, ma realmente utile per lo sviluppo del suo bambino. Costruire una giostrina sospesa, organizzare un tappeto tattile: sono attività alla portata di tutti ma fondamentali per esplorare il mondo, la consistenza dei materiali, gli spazi e i tempi dell'autonomia che potete regalare a vostro figlio. Semplici ma dettagliatissime attività, divise in fasce d'età e arricchite di illustrazioni che aiutano a mettere in pratica i passi da seguire. Potrete trasformare banali oggetti domestici come recipienti, cerniere, scope o cuscini in magici giochi per i vostri bambini. E nel farlo, saprete di aiutarli a crescere più concentrati, più creativi e consapevoli.

©2017 Rizzoli (P)2019 Rizzoli

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The World's Best Dad During and After Divorce

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Whether sudden or years in the making, divorce can leave families with a lot of pain and uncertainty - and with the children in the mix, the stakes are even higher. Enter author Paul Mandelstein, the divorced father of four children and founder of the Father Resource Network (FRN). In The World's Best Dad After Divorce: A Guide to Co-Parenting for Divorced Dads, Mandelstein helps fathers (and mothers) discover a path to navigate the stormy waters of divorce and create a healthy extended family environment, guided by the principles of collaboration and cooperation. Packed with advice from family counseling experts, anecdotes from divorced parent groups, interviews with fathers, mothers, and children, and the author’s own first-hand experiences, The World's Best Dad After Divorce is a realistic, yet compassionate approach to parenting post-divorce. The user-friendly format combines bulleted lists with practical suggestions, exercises, and even sample dialogues that make even the most difficult conversations with children and former spouses more manageable. Most importantly, this guidebook empowers men to be the best fathers they can be: fathers who are present and accountable, loving and leading, competent, and caring.

©2021 Paul Mandelsein (P)2021 Paul Mandelstein

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Baby Sleep Training

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Take the guesswork out of tucking your baby away for the night with the ultimate guide to sleep training for babies. Learning how to get a baby to sleep when they're supposed to might just be one of the most difficult and least glamorous aspects of parenting. Getting them to sleep soundly through the night so you can, too, is just trying like to solve a Rubik's cube blindfolded. If you're tired of being waking up in the morning groggy with bags under your eyes, courtesy of your little bundle of joy; if you would like to say goodbye to sleepless nights and dog days and hello to nights of blissful uninterrupted sleep for yourself and your baby, then this guide is for you. In this insightful guide, Lisa Sheppard condenses her years of experience dealing with babies and toddlers into a concise roadmap for effectively sleep training your baby and getting them to sleep like, well, a baby! Unlike other guides that tout a generic method of sleep training babies that is often not applicable to your own situation, this guide will show you how to overcome your own unique challenges when sleep-training your baby. Here's what you're going to uncover in Baby Sleep Training: Everything you need to know about sleep training and understanding baby sleep patterns Surefire sleep training techniques that will help your kids fall asleep at the right time The connection between attachment parenting and sleep training Common problems with sleep training and how to solve them A step-by-step guide to sleep training your baby and adjusting for your own unique situation How to mimic the feeling of the womb How to help your baby sleep through painful teething periods Keeping bedwetting and soggy bed sheets under control And tons more! Even if you're a new parent or someone that's new to childcare, this guide will save you a lot of headaches trying to figure it out on your own. Sleep training may not be easy, but it doesn't have to be scary! Scroll up and click the "buy" button to buy now!

©2019 Lisa Sheppard (P)2019 Lisa Sheppard

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Montessori Toddler Disciplines: The Complete Guide for Parents

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If you want a child who listens, corrects himself/herself, and learns to develop in the right way, keep listening because this audiobook is for you. Even if your toddler is an out-of-control little devil and thinks he makes the rules, don’t worry. You are not alone. The easy-to-follow techniques and games in this audiobook will have your child on the right path in no time. While most other parenting audiobooks will only explain the basics and not go into the underlying mechanics that actually make your toddler tick, this complete guide will enable listeners to get the child they wished for! Will you be one of them? Say yes, and you’ll discover: Why you should choose the Montessori method over traditional teaching Self-identification guide - choose the best learning method for your toddler Why it is best to start Montessori at a very early age How to prepare your home for Montessori teaching The four learning stages - everything you need to know about future Montessori teaching The psycho-arithmetic approach explained in detail - best way to master mathematics Most effective Montessori exercises to boost their mental and physical progress Much, much more   This incredible guide relies on modern trusted methods that promote long-term change - no physical punishment but positive reinforcement, no bribing, no grounding. Why should I choose this audiobook over other Montessori educational guides? In this audiobook, we cover every single detail - from science to essential everyday discipline and understanding of the world. We think that this is the only educational book out there that will not only dramatically improve your child’s life, but will make significant progress in yours as well. Ready to get started?

©2021 Julia Brazelton (P)2021 Julia Brazelton

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The Rebel Mama's Handbook for (Cool) Moms

1 rating

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If you’re a mom (or mom-to-be) who wants to raise decent human beings, maintain your pre-baby identity and not lose your sh-t along the way, congrats: you’ve just found the parenting book of your dreams. The Rebel Mama's Handbook for (Cool) Moms is a girlfriend’s guide to early motherhood. It’s the Coles Notes for all those boring baby books you never get through. It’s the instruction manual you wish your kid(s) came with - complete with cocktail list. Welcome to motherhood. Let’s do this...

©2020 Aleks Jessem and Nikita Stanley (P)2020 HarperCollins Publishers

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Listen to Me, Please Mom!

1 rating

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Our lives are hectic. Many people have simply accepted this as the norm today. But have you ever sat down after a long day when your kids are in bed, and you feel like you didn't get to spend one moment with them. Guilt begins to fill you as you wonder what it was that they were trying to tell you that morning or what is actually going on at school. Now, imagine how your children feel. Did you ever feel like there was someone in your life who was just too busy for you? Think about how it saddened you to feel that you were not important enough to that person for them to make time for you. When your children goes to bed at night, they know that the person in their life who is too busy for them is their parent.

©2016 Jennifer N. Smith (P)2019 Jennifer N. Smith

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Wired Child: Reclaiming Childhood in a Digital Age

2 ratings

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A practical guide to building your child’s bond with family and fostering school success amid the allure of digital screens. Kids’ obsessive use of video games, social media, and texting is eclipsing their connections with family and school - the two most important contributors to their well-being. The result: a generation of kids who suffer from soaring rates of emotional and academic problems, with many falling prey to an epidemic of video game and Internet addictions. In Wired Child, learn why a bevy of social media friends won’t keep teens from feeling empty inside and turning to cutting for relief. See how our kids have become smartphone experts who struggle in reading, math, and the other educational basics that colleges consider in deciding admissions. Discover how many “child-friendly” technologies are depriving kids of joy in the real world, putting them at risk for device addictions. Wired Child gives you the confidence and skills you need to safely navigate your children through a rapidly shifting media landscape. Dr. Freed offers concrete parenting strategies that will help you create the strong family kids need and encourage their school success. You’ll also learn how to protect kids from destructive tech addictions and instead guide them to use technology productively as a positive force for their future.

©2015 Richard Freed, PhD (P)2018 Richard Freed, PhD

Narrator: Jean Rystrom
Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
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Raising Your Spirited Child

6 ratings

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The spirited child - often called "difficult" or "strong-willed" - can easily overwhelm parents, leaving them feeling frustrated and inadequate. Spirited kids are, in fact, simply "more" - by temperament, they are more intense, sensitive, perceptive, persistent, and uncomfortable with change than the average child. Through vivid examples and a refreshingly positive viewpoint, Mary Sheedy Kurcinka offers parents emotional support and proven strategies for handling their spirited child. Raising Your Spirited Child will help you: Understand your child's - and your own - temperamental traits Plan for success with a simple four-step program Discover the power of positive - rather than negative - labels Cope with tantrums and blowups when they do occur Develop strategies for handling mealtimes, bedtimes, holidays, school, and many other situations Filled with personal insight and authoritative advice, Raising Your Spirited Child can help make parenting the joy it should be, rather than the trial it can be.

©1991, 1998 Mary Sheedy Kurcinka (P)1999, 2005 & © 1991, 1999, 2005 HarperCollins Publishers, Inc. All rights reserved.

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The Pinhoe Egg

6 ratings

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The Pinhoes don't want the Chrestomanci to find out that they've been misusing their magic, but when Cat finds a mysterious old egg at Gammer's place, the Chrestomanci is sure to notice. Author Diana Wynne Jones has won the prestigious Guardian and Mythopoeic Awards. The Pinhoe Egg, the fifth book in her popular Chrestomanci series, brings back Cat Chant.

©2006 Diana Wynne Jones (P)2007 Recorded Books

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Die Mutter des Erfolgs

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Hart, streng, erbarmungslos. So wirkt es, wenn die erfolgreiche Anwältin Amy Chua von der Erziehung ihrer Töchter Sophia und Louisa erzählt - denn die chinesischstämmige Amerikanerin ordnet das Leben ihrer Kinder nach dem Leistungsprinzip. Die Mädchen dürfen nicht bei Freunden übernachten, fernsehen oder selbst gewählten Hobbys nachgehen. Bringen sie eine Eins minus mit nach Hause, werden sie gefragt, warum sie so schlecht seien. Stundenlang drillt die Mutter ihre Kinder an Klavier und Geige, droht Stofftiere zu verbrennen und verbietet Nahrungsaufnahme und Toilettengang, bis das Musikstück perfekt klingt. Doris Wolters liest den ebenso radikalen wie provokanten Ratgeber einer chinesischen Tiger-Mutter in der ungekürzten Hörbuchfassung.

©2011 Nagel&Kiemche (P)2011 Audiobuch Verlag OHG

Narrator: Doris Wolters
Author: Amy Chua
Length: 6 hrs and 19 mins
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Baby's First Year Milestones

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Baby's First Year Milestones is a month-by-month guide filled with activities designed to support your baby's development during their first year of life.   In 12 months, your newborn will transform into a child. To celebrate each new development, Baby's First Year Milestones offers a practical month-by-month guide to understanding the major milestones in your child's life.   In Baby's First Year Milestones, child development expert Aubrey Hargis offers knowledgeable insight into the changes you can expect during the first year, as well as action-oriented guidance for supporting your baby during these essential periods of growth.   Baby's First Year Milestones includes: Clear descriptions of major developmental milestones for every month of the baby's first year, including a checklist of all major milestones to help you track your baby's development Over 150 age-appropriate activities that are specifically designed to encourage learning at each developmental stage during your baby's first year Explanations and solutions for common problems that may arise during the baby's first year, including feeding issues, sleep regressions, "stranger danger," and more  With Baby's First Year Milestones you'll learn exactly how to help your child explore their new abilities as they develop, while having fun and strengthening your oh-so important bond.

©2018 Rockridge Press, Emeryville, California (P)2018 Tantor

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Parenting: 3 Book Box Set - Raising Boys, Raising Daughters and Raising Teenagers

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Have you wondered if you're making the right decisions when it comes to raising your sons and daughters? Over the last years, there has been a lot of confusion about the role of boys and girls in our society. It's easy to see why parents are left with lots of unanswered questions when they're raising their children. Raising children the right way through positive parenting can significantly help them become responsible and balanced adults later on. Here's some of what you can expect to learn in this audiobook:   How to avoid common mistakes that parents make that can end up harming their kids' development in the long term How to teach proper conduct at home the right way, saving yourself countless headaches How to deal with depression, anxiety, and feelings of loneliness The right way to help your sons and daughters prepare for the future The biggest challenges when raising children and teenagers and how to easily overcome them Would you like to enjoy going through every stage of your child's development without worrying if you're doing the right thing or not? The earlier you manage to give proper guidance, the easier it is for them to grow into healthier adults. However, there is no such thing as being too late, and even the most damaging of behaviors and habits can be helped. Do not leave anything to chance. Start by guiding them towards the best possible path towards a healthy and responsible adulthood today!

©2017 John S. Roberts (P)2017 John S. Roberts

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The Stork's Big Book of Baby Names, 2nd Edition

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Explore a wealth of exciting baby names for your newborn! Are you expecting a new addition to your family? Would you like some help in coming up with the perfect name for your little one? If so, The Stork's Big Book of Baby Names, 2nd Edition is the book for you. You'll discover a huge list of names for boys and girls, as well as tips for choosing your baby's name: Collaboration is key Know what you want Keep a list Listen to the name See how it looks Relax and be inspired You'll also discover fascinating lists of names with meanings, histories, and more: Most popular names Classic baby names Artist names Celebrity names Fictional names Animal names You'll even discover what to do if you get "stuck" looking for that perfect baby name!

©2017 Alex Publishing (P)2017 Alex Publishing

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I'll Be Seeing You

1 rating

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The beloved New York Times best-selling author tells the moving love story of caring for her parents in their final years in this beautifully written memoir. Elizabeth Berg’s father was an Army veteran who was a tough man in every way but one: He showed a great deal of love and tenderness to his wife. Berg describes her parents’ marriage as a romance that lasted for nearly 70 years; she grew up watching her father kiss her mother upon leaving home, and kiss her again the instant he came back. His idea of when he should spend time away from her was never. But then her father developed Alzheimer’s disease, and her parents were forced to leave the home they loved and move into a facility that could offer them help. It was time for their children to offer practical advice, emotional support, and direction, to the best of their abilities - to, in effect, parent the people who had for so long parented them. It was a hard transition, mitigated at least by flashes of humor and joy. The mix of emotions on everyone’s part could make every day feel like walking through a minefield. Then came redemption. I’ll Be Seeing You charts the passage from the anguish of loss to the understanding that even in the most fractious times, love can heal, transform, and lead to graceful - and grateful - acceptance.

©2020 Elizabeth Berg (P)2020 Recorded Books

Narrator: Elizabeth Berg
Length: 6 hrs and 28 mins
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Highly Sensitive Empaths and Narcissists

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Do you experience countless emotions within the space of one day? Are people always telling you that you’re "too sensitive"? Do you often feel overwhelmed and experience the need to run away from social situations? If you’re nodding your head, there is a very good chance you are an empath. This is good news! You’re one of life’s good guys, you’re a true Earth angel, and someone who has massive potential to help others and create a lasting legacy in the world. What you need to do however is learn how to harness that potential and develop your gift. Highly Sensitive Empaths and Narcissists: The Empath’s Survival Guide to Healing from Toxic Relationship, Discover Your Skills, Understanding Your Gift and Stop Being a Victim of Narcissistic Abuse is the ideal audiobook for anyone who has empathic tendencies. Not only will you find all the information you need on what an empath actually is, but no stone is left unturned in terms of how to overcome potential challenges and develop your gift to its full potential. You will discover: How to Develop Your Gift 7 Reasons Why Being an Empath is a Gift Characteristic of Empathic People Why Empaths have a Better Ability to Help Others How to Use Your Potential Quick Quiz to Determine Your Empathic Status Spiritual Healing Tools to Help You as an Empath And much more! From learning how to ground yourself to visualization techniques, meditation to self-help, Highly Sensitive Empaths and Narcissists teaches you how to handle the negative energies that come your way, giving you the space to focus on the positives instead. There is no doubt that being an empath is a challenge, but all it takes is the right information and know how to turn it form a challenging situation, to a hugely positive and special situation instead.

©2019 Victor Murphy (P)2019 Victor Murphy

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Positive Discipline

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Do you believe that education is all based on inventions? Want to learn more about the positive discipline? Then, keep reading... Pythagoras said, "Educate children and it will not be necessary to punish men." This does not stray too far from the theories and techniques of positive discipline. Children's education is a theme developed by hundreds of thinkers, psychologists, educators, sociologists, and specialists. Today, there are an infinite number of theories, so the decision depends on each parent. However, positive discipline could be an excellent option for educating autonomous and happy children. What is positive discipline? We can consider positive discipline a set of teachings through which to understand the behavior of the child and the best way to address his attitudes. It is a sort of guide for those who accompany children in their growth process. To put the positive discipline into practice, we need different tools, like empathy and communication. By showing understanding and affection to the child, relationships are established that serve parents and mentors to move toward respectful attitudes. A singular point of this educational technique is the absence of punishment. The basic principle is respect between the adult and the child, in addition to mutual cooperation, so the child develops some basic skills independently, without too much control or permissiveness on the part of the parents. It is an approach that allows children and adults to feel comfortable and confident. Here's what I'm going to talk to you about in this book: Basic principles of positive discipline Parents and positive discipline Positive discipline methods and techniques Positive discipline at school and in the workplace Indiscipline in the workplace: causes and preventive measures Tools to get incredible results I will explain to you, step by step, my bomb-proof methods based on years of research and studies. If you're wondering if this is a book that can do that for you, know that the answer is "yes"! The audiobook aims to explain these topics to anyone who starts from scratch or anyone who has read or heard about it and wants to learn more about the positive discipline. Listening to this book, you too can master the art of positive discipline. It will be worth it for you and for your children! Change your life and that of your children now. Scroll up and click on the "buy now" button!

©2019 Bart Anderson (P)2020 Bart Anderson

Narrator: Orlena Cain
Length: 3 hrs and 11 mins
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Secret Bad Girl: A Sexual Trauma Memoir and Resolution Guide

3 ratings

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Secret Bad Girl is a deeply healing memoir and trauma resolution guide for women who've suffered secret rapes or sexual abuse - and want both stories and instructions for being set free.  Rachael Maddox bravely shares her own story of statutory rape and recovery, inviting readers into the possibility that their current sex issues, fears, stunted confidence or self-worth troubles, private addictions or private depressions, or impossible-seeming dreams could in fact be resulting from unresolved sexual trauma. There's a myth that so many women bear the burden of in today's world. The myth is that we're bad for the violations that happen to us as well as the mess of the aftermath of those abuses. Secret Bad Girl not only dispels this myth but illuminates exactly how you can transcend it, embodying the aliveness, resilience, and vitality available to you.  Secret Bad Girl is like works by Eve Ensler mixed with Peter Levine and a dash of Andrea Gibson. Stories. Science. Poetry. Most people never resolve their trauma because the fear of entering into the territory of violation is so abrasive that they freeze. Rachael Maddox understands this fear and meets her listeners in a place of compassion and grace so that they can move into their long-awaited healing.

©2018 Rachael Maddox (P)2018 Rachael Maddox

Narrator: Rachael Maddox
Length: 4 hrs and 17 mins
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The Case for the Only Child

2 ratings

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Although parenting approaches change, attitudes about only children remain stuck in the past. The negative stereotypes - lonely, selfish, bossy, spoiled, socially maladjusted - make parents think their child will be at a disadvantage when compared to those who grow up with siblings. The Case for the Only Child debunks the myths, taking into account the many changes the nuclear family has experienced in the face of two-family incomes, women who have children later, and the economic reality of raising children in our modern world. Combining often-surprising findings with real-life stories, compassionate insight, and thought-provoking questions, Dr. Susan Newman provides a guide to help you decide for yourself how to best plan your family and raise a single child.Provides fascinating facts and statistics to show the reasons for the rapid risein the number of singletonsExplores pressure from friends, relatives, and strangers to have a second child...and how to deal with itDemystifies the realities of raising and being an only child with personal stories and current researchExplores the highly debated question: Does a child need a sibling?

©2011 Susan Newman (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

Author: Susan Newman
Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
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Gifted Child: Traits, Problems and School Programs for Gifted Children

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In this short and simple guide, you will learn more about the qualities of a gifted person. These attributes typically already show in a man or woman’s childhood, and the developmental stages in which they grow.  When you want to understand your highly intelligent child, it’s easy to brush off the problems that come with them, such as overexcitement, sensitiveness, and being picky or easily bored. These things all come with such intelligence, which is based on a neuroscientific approach to the high-speed thinkers among us. When you go through this book, you’ll get a better grasp of what giftedness consists of, why it’s so important to allow them free play, or how to calm their fears when their strong imagination triggers all kinds of irrational or highly detailed fantasies in the dark.  On top of that, this book will cover topics that involve social skills for introverted kids, information about different types of schools you can send your gifted child to, and what to look for.  All in all, this is a book you cannot miss if you have a gifted child or gifted children. With a personality like that, there are certain things you need to learn more about. So don’t wait and start listening now.

©2020 Angela Wayning (P)2020 Angela Wayning

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Avoid Stress and Fear for First Time Parents

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How to approach parenting in a way that will leave you feeling empowered and ready to take on anything. Does it feel like you’re always on edge and nervous about the future, simply because so much is unknown? Are you constantly questioning yourself as to whether or not you are actually ready to be a parent? Do you see all these other parents out there and wonder how they do it? From finding the right care providers, understanding proper vaccinations, and all the way to making sure you’re using the healthiest formulas and products. Not to mention properly tending to all the baby’s needs, while also finding time to take care of yourself. The one thing that is certain, is that this is possible with the right awareness, a proper set of tools and guidelines, and unique insider knowledge that is going to keep you feeling one step ahead, every step of the way. In Avoid Stress and Fear for First Time Parents, you’ll discover: How to navigate the emotional milestones of prenatal development and prepare yourself for all the surprises Why properly taking care of yourself and your emotions is extremely important as early as possible in the first trimester A comprehensive list of the top pregnancy fears and what you can do to make sure they never happen to you The 10 biggest mental leaps your baby will experience, and what you can do to set them up for success Everything you need to know about vaccinations: what to do about them and which ones are perfectly fine to avoid Tips and tricks for how to adjust your life to parent-life changes, allowing everything to unfold as smoothly as possible The best way to get your body back in shape, including some fun workout ideas you can even do with your newborn ...And so much more. Make this natural experience something you actually enjoy and are looking forward to navigating. If you’re ready to take control of your first two years post-pregnancy, then download this audiobook and start listening to it right now.

©2020 Harley Carr (P)2020 Harley Carr

Narrator: Lisa Stewart
Author: Harley Carr
Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
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Pimped

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By the age of 13, vulnerable Sheffield teenager Samantha Owens had fallen through the cracks in the care system. Bounced around numerous foster carers after her home life became too chaotic, Samantha thought she had found a friend in the streetwise Amanda Spencer. The older girl bought her clothes, styled her hair and found her places to stay. Samantha's welfare was the last thing on Spencer's mind, however, as in reality she was grooming the young girl for exploitation of the worst possible kind.  Over the course of the next few months, Samantha was plied with alcohol and drugs and pimped out to over 50 men for Spencer's gain. Raped, abused and with no chance of escape, Samantha was at the mercy of the calculating, ruthless and intimidating Spencer. It took a police investigation of two years to bring her and a small gang of cohorts to justice, and in 2014, Spencer was jailed for 12 years. With her abusers in jail and Samantha bravely rebuilding her life, her shocking story is a stark warning to those who believe child sexual abuse follows any set pattern.

©2019 Samantha Owens (P)2019 Bonnier Books UK

Narrator: Emma Swan
Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
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How to Raise Happy & Successful Individuals

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No one goes into parenthood anticipating the ways they will psychologically damage their children. My parents fed me and sheltered me. I learned how to take care of myself physically and to manage the tasks of adulthood. I was responsible and productive. Yet, I was far from happy and fulfilled. I did not come out of childhood feeling good about myself. We take classes for everything from learning to draw to playing an instrument to getting a medical degree or becoming an accountant to learning karate and gymnastics or learning to cook, yet we get little to no education on our psychological and emotional health. Emotionally healthy people know how to express themselves in life-giving ways, and are rarely in abusive relationships or having affairs. They aren’t lying, cheating, or abusing drugs or people. They are generally happy people. Becoming an emotionally healthy person is an ongoing journey and needs at least as much, if not more, attention as we give to our physical health. Reproduction often gets less thought and planning than a vacation. Raising children to be healthy, happy, productive, and loving adults becomes on-the-job-training at its worst, since mistakes can be life-altering. So, how do we help our children become the happy, healthy, productive, and loving adults most parents want them to be? Over here in this audiobook, we'll be discussing all the lessons learned from many others who suffered the same consequences, and maybe, from these mistakes, we can help our children escape that.

©2019 Themeworks Publishing (P)2019 Themeworks Publishing

Narrator: Kris Price
Author: Rachel Davis
Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
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Empowering Teens

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Dr. Jane Nelsen is the co-author of the popular book Positive Discipline for Teenagers. In this lecture, Jane shares principles that will help parents understand how to use non-punitive (kind and firm at the same time) discipline tools to avoid power struggles and motivate teenagers. Teens want to pilot their own planes. Parents want to pilot their teen's plane. What is the solution to keep teens from kicking you out of the cockpit?

©2006 Dr. Jane Nelsen (P)2006 Empowering People, Inc.

Narrator: Jane Nelsen
Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
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Lies We Tell Mothers

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Bestselling author of the Bad Mother books Suzy K Quinn reveals the truth behind the lies we tell mothers, one sleepless night at a time. Suzy and Demi were carefree twenty-somethings. They had fun! They didn’t have responsibilities! And then they decided to have a baby. Goodbye lazy weekends, hello sleepless nights, arguments and an addiction to industrial-strength hot chocolate.  In the midst of this major life change, Suzy discovered that most parenting advice should be taken with a pinch of salt - or ten.  For example:  #1 Lie - Just go with your mother’s instinct. But what if your instinct is telling you to hide under the stairs? #10 Lie - Your new baby will tell you what it needs. Not if it can’t talk it won’t. #23 Lie - You should never bribe your children. You will ALWAYS bribe your children. Follow Suzy on the ultimate make-over - from nervous-wreck new mother to happy families. In this hilarious and refreshingly honest account for parents who prefer the realistic to the utopian, Suzy debunks the myths and takes us all along for the (bumpy) ride.

©2019 Suzy Quinn (P)2019 Brilliance Audio, Inc., all rights reserved.

Narrator: Karen Cass
Author: Suzy K Quinn
Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
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Gaslighting Games

1 rating

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This is why you should be a step ahead of anyone's gaslighting game to move forward in life. If you are stuck in someone's control or don't want to be, you must know this favorite mind game of all great manipulators. It is so powerful that most people won't be able to detect it even for many years of being enslaved - but why? Gaslighting is a very common method of manipulation that when intentionally or even unintentionally used, you'll be so influenced emotionally that you cannot think for yourself or for your own good. Sounds nasty? It is. But you'll never know when you're participating as the inflictor or the prey until you explore this topic. This audiobook will:   Explain why gaslighting is such a powerful mind control technique. Show you how gaslighters use this technique to conceal all other mind games they have up on their sleeve. Make you smarter than their clever psychological tricks. Give you the ability to recognize a gaslighter immediately. Show you effective ways on how to free yourself and recover from gaslighting. Let you know what to do if you find yourself gaslighting someone. Gain you the skills to protect yourself and resist gaslighting. It doesn't matter if you are doing it or others are doing it to you. You must be aware that gaslighting exists. You have to be able to identify gaslighting really quickly. And you shouldn't know anything less than what you can get from this book. Knowing less exposes you to the great dangers of gaslighting.  There are tons of things you could be missing in life, while others hold you down. You could be somewhere you want to be by now. Free yourself or free somebody today. Dictate your own destiny and start listening now.

©2020 Emory Green (P)2020 Emory Green

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Parenting the Confident Teen

3 ratings

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Parenting a defiant teen can be a daunting, hair-pulling experience! It's tough to be a cool, compassionate parent when your teen is lashing out, lying, taking drugs, or otherwise engaging in risky behavior. Balancing your teen's need to grow into independence while providing them clear guidance can seem like an impossible task for a lot of parents. Help is here. Join a host of renowned speakers and best-selling authors to discover how you can establish boundaries, gain respect, and turn around problem behaviors with your teenager. This indispensable collection of audio programs will give you the tools needed in guiding your teen to gain more confidence, have better judgment, and pursue a successful future. You'll learn techniques for managing your own communication and navigating tough situations so your teen can thrive during these turbulent years. You will begin to see results fast. Program titles include: "Stop Defiance & Disrespect NOW" by Kirk Martin and Casey Martin "Building a Great Future for Your Teen" by Dr. Larry Iverson "Defining Values with Your Teen" by Liv Montgomery "Raising Well-Behaved Teens" by Pat Pearson "Self-Esteem for Teenagers" by Dawn Jones "Set Your Teenager Up to Win" by Dr. Larry Iverson "Negotiating the Rules with Your Teenager" by Liv Montgomery "Setting Life Goals with Your Teen" by Liv Montgomery "Developing Confidence with Your Teenager" by Liv Montgomery "Ten Tips for Living Happy with Your Teen" by Sharon Ballantine "Homework, Messy Rooms, and Eating Habits" by Sharon Ballantine "Stop Texting While I'm Talking to You!" by Rob and Cara Lane This essential collection will help you discover how to reach your teen and guide them into being a responsible, well-adjusted young adult. Own it today!

©2017 Kirk Martin (P)2017 Made for Success, Inc.

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Toddler Sleep Training

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If you want to reclaim a good night's sleep for your family, then pay attention.... You have just discovered a thoughtful and informative audiobook written especially for parents and caregivers who want to start sleep training their toddlers. It holds the ultimate secrets to help guide your child to a more peaceful slumber - free from all the problems that affect the quality of their sleep and tend to stop them from being able to sleep independently.   Here is just a taste of what you will discover: Relevant information on sleep regression and when it usually happens. Highly powerful and effective ways to deal with sleep regression. The different stages of sleep and what a toddler experiences in each stage. Common problems and factors that disrupt your toddler’s sleep. Simple yet effective ways to deal with night feedings and sleep associations. How to deal with frightening issues that might stop your child from sleeping peacefully, including nightmares.  How to stop co-sleeping arrangements without terrifying your child.  Simple and effective ways to set up a good sleep schedule and establish calming and soothing bedtime routines. Top seven mistakes parents make when establishing sleep routines and schedules. With this audiobook, you will receive the ultimate guide to training your toddler and turning them into a good sleeper.  You can guide your toddler to sleep independently without becoming frightened by the challenges and issues along the way, such as nightmares.  Expect a huge improvement in the quality of your child’s sleep upon applying the tips covered in this audiobook - and that means a great improvement in the quality of your sleep, too!  Get this audiobook today to start a positive experience with your toddler’s sleep training journey.

©2020 Meryl Kaufman (P)2021 Meryl Kaufman

Narrator: Ivan Busenius
Length: 3 hrs and 11 mins
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Emotional Intelligence for Kids

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When a big feeling comes along...using this workbook you can help your child handle it! You want to balance your child emotions and teach him how to calm down and overcome different feelings, like anxiety, jealousy, stress, anger, sadness, fear, or even excitement? This book shows you how to stay in control of your child feelings by: Teach your child how to deal with feeling and responds to bids. Effective, simple, and smart proven solutions to your kids struggles. Help you increase kids’ knowledge of emotional concepts and decrease their emotional and behavioural problems Obtain revolutionary approach to your child. Develop a healthy child brain. Proven tactics on how to build confidence in your child. Methods on how to control your own emotions while handling your child’s struggles. Effective steps for building better connection with family, friends, and lovers. Written for parents of children of all ages, it will enrich the bonds between parent and child and contribute immeasurably to the development of a generation of emotionally healthy adults.

©2020 Mark Creed (P)2021 Mark Creed

Narrator: Jake Ramos
Author: Mark Creed
Length: 1 hr and 56 mins
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Parenting: 4 Books in 1 - Complete Guide

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Do you want to learn how to help your child pursue his dreams? Would you like to be a good and positive parent for your child? If yes, this collection is the right book for you! If all parents were to adopt this guide, the world would benefit, as it needs more empathetic and well-rounded individuals. This collection comprises of four audiobooks in one: Book one, Parenting Boys This book covers: Stages of development in boys Predictable parenting The seven vital parenting skills to understand teenagers Communicating with your teen How to start talking about sex Book two, Positive Parenting This book covers: What positive parenting is Criteria for positive discipline Techniques and tips to positive parenting Parenting discipline styles How to achieve the proactive stance Book three, Toddler Discipline: This book covers: Improving your toddler's behavior How to stimulate good behavior in children Positive parenting strategies for toddlers Communicating with your child Disciplining your toddler Book four, ADHD Parenting: This book covers: What Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is How ADHD is diagnosed Causes of ADHD ADHD treatment ADHD at an early age What are you waiting for? Buy now

©2020 Sofia Wilson (P)2020 Sofia Wilson

Narrator: Jenny Stanley
Author: Sofia Wilson
Length: 14 hrs and 41 mins
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Summary: Cribsheet: A Data-Driven Guide to Better, More Relaxed Parenting, from Birth to Preschool by Emily Oster

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PLEASE NOTE: This independent and unofficial summary and analysis was published and written by Great Liberty Publishing, and is in no way affiliated with the original author. It is NOT the original book. It is not intended to replace the original book. It is written mainly to guide you by the hand through a summary and analysis of the book. Executive summary of the Cribsheet book Key takeaways from each chapter  Brief chapter-by-chapter summaries You can start and finish this quickly, and get all the valuable information from the original book to help shape your life for a new beginning. This book will help enhance your reading/listening experience. It will give you deeper insight, fresher perspectives, and help you obtain ultimate comprehension.

©2019 Great Liberty Publishing (P)2019 Great Liberty Publishing

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First-Time Dad

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Learn how you can become the best dad with the help of this ultimate guide! Are you a new father and want to supercharge your parenting skills? Looking to start your child’s life off on the right foot and help your partner manage? Then, this audiobook is for you! Fatherhood can be a new and exciting time, but if you aren’t prepared, it can cause a whole host of challenges and difficulties. But now, this book uncovers how you can revolutionize your parenting skills and succeed in the world of fatherhood! Covering everything from the top tips you need to know to how you can manage the pressure of fatherhood, juggle your work and home life, and make enough time for your new child, this audiobook is your ultimate guide to improving your parenting skills and preventing these new responsibilities from overwhelming you. Here’s what you’ll discover inside this ultimate guide: Fatherhood before and after birth - everything you need to know Reasons why fatherhood is a journey to personal growth and development Tips and tricks for dealing with the pressure of being a dad Ways to balance work and home Secrets to keeping the romance alive after a new baby The Ways technology is changing our view of fatherhood Society’s shifting expectations for dads And so much more! So, if you’re looking for a powerful way of revolutionizing the way you view fatherhood, then this is the book for you. Start off your child’s life on the right foot, learn to manage your time and responsibilities effectively, and don’t let parenthood overwhelm you. FAQs Is this book good for fathers both before and after birth? Absolutely! No matter where your baby is in their development, this book can help you. I already have a child. Can this book help? Inside, you’ll find a wealth of valuable information. I’m a stay-at-home dad. Is this book good for me? Of course! Inside, you’ll find an entire section on how you can be a brilliant stay-at-home dad. Buy now to discover how you can become a great dad today!

©2019 Brendon Foster, Avril Evans (P)2020 Brendon Foster, Avril Evans

Narrator: Damian Kemper
Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
Available on Audible
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Narcissistic Ex

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Narcissistic relationships often begin as a romantic fantasy filled with fun, laughter, and love, but can soon turn into a nightmare. For eight years, I’ve been a victim of a narcissist, and I know how difficult it is to break off your relationship with them. I can still recall the dreaded fear I would experience from just walking out of my front door and my anxiety levels rising to a point where I would be shaking inside. The good news is that breaking free is possible! Especially if you’re aware of the key tactics narcissists will use to try to keep you in their lives. Knowledge is power, and if you spot this behavior, you can disarm it, evade it, and ultimately defeat it. In this audiobook, I want to offer you some guidance on this rarely talked about aspect of an abusive relationship: how to deal with a narcissist when they’re your ex. In Narcissistic Ex, you’ll learn: What it really means when a narcissist says, "I love you" The importance of going "no contact" and three effective ways to do it right How to handle the "post-break-up" fallout "Hoovering" techniques narcissists will attempt to suck you back in The reason why you shouldn’t go back and why you need to move on Narcissistic Ex is a story of abuse, survival, and hope, which teaches listeners that no matter how dark or terrifying things may appear, there is always light at the end of the tunnel. Even if you cannot see light at the end of the tunnel now, the information and knowledge inside this book will give you the required tools to start taking positive steps forward toward a new life.

©2020 Therese Hollis (P)2020 Therese Hollis

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Narcissist Abuse Recovery: 2 Book Bundle

Summary

The narcissist is the master manipulator, a wolf in sheep's clothing ready to strike. But how do you recognize their covert behavior? More importantly, what to do if you get caught up in their lair? No doubt you have had one or maybe several people like this in your life. I understand, and I know it's extremely difficult to deal with, traumatic even, and it can rock your world to the very core. The manipulations, lies, and smear campaigns can shake relationships with friends and family members to their very foundations. It can often feel lonely, scary, and like you just don't know what is going to happen next. There is good news though. You can thrive after an encounter with an energy vampire or narcissist. They are not as all-powerful as we sometimes make them out to be. There are certain strategies found in these audiobooks that need to be employed that will help shield and protect you. There are ways to deal with these very delicate situations while at the same time maintaining your dignity. By following these strategies, you don't have to lower yourself to the toxic person's level. You're far better than that! In this two-audiobook bundle, you will learn the following: How to spot the early signs of a narcissist or energy vampire. What to do when you realize you are dealing with a highly toxic person. What to do if that person is a family member, spouse, or work colleague. How to deal with a smear campaign. Strategies for dealing with narcissistic abuse. How to heal after an encounter. The consequences to you of taking no action. To confront this very difficult situation really is an act of self-love. Sometimes, the hardest thing to do is face this situation head-on. With knowledge and strategy you can deal with the toxic person in your life from a much more balanced and calm place. Approaching from a position of power rather than a position of fear is really key when dealing with these people, these audiobooks will help you do just that. So if this sounds like you, then please click the "Buy Now" button above.

©2019 Tony Sayers (P)2019 Tony Sayers

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Our Modern Blended Family

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Embrace the adventure ahead with your new blended family - an inclusive approach. Blended is beautiful. But, as one of the 1,300 new stepfamilies forming in the US every day, you know that there are always obstacles to overcome. Our Modern Blended Family can help - celebrating your family’s diversity while delivering practical advice, common-sense strategies, and handy tips to help you - and your partner - create a happy, healthy blended family. Together. Written by Danielle Schlagel, a licensed counselor who focuses on blended families (and a proud stepparent herself), this inclusive, secular guide is perfect for all beliefs and backgrounds. It tackles tough domestic situations like a deceased parent, divorced parents, and uncooperative ex-spouses and children. Our Modern Blended Family is a smart, sensible approach to modern parenting. Inside you’ll find: Smart, simple solutions - You’ll discover ideas that work for your blended family, regardless of faith, identity, or personal background. An inclusive approach - Perfect for all types of diverse relationships and parenting situations, including same-sex couples. Real talk - Even difficult topics like reluctant exes and kids are covered. Discover how you can achieve lasting harmony in your home with Our Modern Blended Family! 

©2019 Rockridge Press (P)2019 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Gwen Hughes
Length: 3 hrs and 49 mins
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Men Who Attract Narcissistic Women (Personal Support Included)

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In my years of writing about narcissistic personality disorder, most of my readers and listeners who read or listened to my material on male narcissists wanted more information on the female narcissist. I have since delved into the female narcissist to pick apart who she is and who she exploits so that I can share this information with you.  Hopefully, in sharing this information, I can save some of you poor blokes from being exploited and damaged permanently by narcissistic women. In this audiobook, we will discover the 12 types of men who become prey to narcissistic females. Some women, in their plight for freedom and jobs, have accrued some unpleasant competitive traits that are damaging to relationships and family.  In their solipsism, they can only view their own life of experiences (or lack, thereof) when they are considering divorces, custody battles, and changes in their careers. They rarely consider the feelings and goals of the partner with whom they’ve had children with, when they decide to pursue other opportunities. They also rarely consider the lives of their children. These women don’t consider the people around them. Buy the audiobook now to hear more.

©2019 Lily Love LLC (P)2020 Lily Love LLC

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A Child Called 'It'

27 ratings

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Dave Pelzer's astonishing, disturbing account of his early years describes one of the most severe child-abuse cases in California history. This book spent over 175 weeks on the New York Times best-seller list and was also nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. Dave was in first grade when his unstable alcoholic mother began attacking him. Until he was in fifth grade, she starved, beat, and psychologically ravaged her son. Eventually denying even his identity, Dave's mother called him an "it" instead of using his name. Relentlessly, she drove him to the brink of death before authorities finally stepped in. With faith and hope, Dave grew determined to survive. He also knew that he needed to share his story. A Child Called "It" is the first of three books that chronicle his life. Through publications and public appearances, Dave is now recognized as one of the nation's most effective and respected speakers about child abuse.

©1995 David Pelzer (P)2001 Recorded Books

Narrator: Brian Keeler
Author: David Pelzer
Length: 3 hrs and 46 mins
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Toddler Discipline

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Are you looking for the best strategies and methods to raise your toddler? Do you want to know more about the Montessori method? If yes, keep reading... Being a parent is not easy. Bringing a child into this world requires a commitment to nurturing them and guiding them, and the ultimate aim is to have a child who is healthy and well-adjusted to life in the modern age. Just decades ago, most people enjoyed support from an extended family and their network of neighbors; this is no longer the case. Families are shrinking, and many parents face the battle of raising a child by themselves. The influence of society is powerful. Parents will judge themselves by how others are dealing with parenthood. It is easier even for young children to be exposed to violence and negative influences, which will affect their outlook on life.  The result is often visible. Some children are unruly, difficult to control, and even aggressive despite the best intentions of parents. Many will say the child simply needs discipline, but there is generally more to parenting than disciplining your child. Discipline is essential to ensure your child knows what is right and wrong. However, it must be balanced against guidance, love, and nurturing; these are the things that will help your child grow into a healthy and well-adjusted young person. This book can guide you through the hurdles of toddler discipline and help you to enjoy the time you have with your children. It covers the following topics: Discipline Theory  Encouraging Good Behavior  How to Stop Siblings Rivalry  The Relationship with Your Kid and the Role of Communication  The Importance of Limits/ Boundaries  The Secret of Staying Calm  And much more! Ready to get started? Click “buy now”!

©2020 Jamie Karp (P)2020 Jamie Karp

Author: Jamie Karp
Length: 5 hrs and 54 mins
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Parenting During a Pandemic

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This short book is for parents coping with a pandemic. It's a quick reminder that this pandemic is temporary, and importantly, that our kids are going to be okay. Even if it doesn't always feel like it. The book is meditative in nature, filled with white space. Inspired by mindfulness, it's meant to be picked up when you're stressed about the current state of the world, taking a minute or two to focus only on words and your breathing. It pairs nicely with a cup of tea, but it's brief enough that you'll finish the book before the tea! This book is a series of positive affirmations that will help remind you that times are not normal and that you are doing your best. 

©2020 Michael Munsell (P)2020 Michael Munsell

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Tu hijo, tu espejo [Your Child, Your Reflection]

2 ratings

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¿Cómo reconciliarte con tu vida y dejar que tus hijos vivan la suya? En este manual, Martha Alicia Chávez busca ofrecer las claves para ejercer una paternidad responsable y amorosa. Nadie dijo que ser padre sea una tarea sencilla. Enojo, envidia, frustración y vergüenza son emociones que muchas veces experimentamos con respecto a nuestros hijos y que, por si fuera poco, generalmente se acompañan de culpabilidad. Ese “lado oculto” de la relación padre/hijo puede arruinar la relación y alejarnos cada vez más de ellos.  Tu hijo, tu espejo, de la psicoterapeuta mexicana Martha Alicia Chávez, es una útil herramienta para detectar esos momentos en que ser padre, lejos de ser una alegría, resulta ser un agobio. Es además una guía para aprender a aceptarlos con naturalidad y a modificar nuestra conducta.  Esta versión en audiolibro es narrada por Gwendolyne Flores. También presta su voz la propia autora, lo que le confiere un matiz especial, ya que ella mejor que nadie sabe con qué intención escribió cada palabra.  Desde su publicación en 2002, Tu hijo, tu espejo ha vendido más de 500 mil copias. La autora, además de continuar con su trabajo como terapeuta individual y familiar, es una reconocida conferencista que se ha especializado en el tema de la paternidad.  Please note: This audiobook is in Spanish. 

©2018 Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial, S.A.U. (P)2018 Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial, S.A.U.

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Stinky Toe

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Bo does not like to take baths - he wants to play! But his mother has other ideas. Enjoy this funny rhyming story with your children. Fun to play for youngsters; fun for older kids to play to you!

©2017 Dan Alatorre (P)2017 Dan Alatorre

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Ending the Parent-Teen Control Battle: Resolve the Power Struggle and Build Trust, Responsibility, and Respect

5 ratings

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Power struggles between parents and teens are nothing new, but chronic control battles are destructive to teen development as well as the entire family. According to psychotherapist Neil Brown, these battles occur as the result of self-perpetuating negative relationship patterns.  Chock-full of powerful and easy-to-use evidence-based tools, this book will help you understand and end the painful tug-of-war with your teen and foster a peaceful and loving home environment. In virtually all families, there are moments when teens are unhappy with parental limits, rules, and requests - as well as times when those kids are disobedient or noncompliant, or get caught up in the moment and make bad decisions. But the parent-teen control battle goes beyond this; it’s a chronic relationship pattern that uses up the family’s emotional resources and can seriously impact child identity, self-esteem, and development, resulting in destructive behavior and causing stress for everyone around. This book offers a thorough understanding of the control battle and a clear prescription to end it.     With Ending the Parent-Teen Control Battle, you’ll learn about the three elements that support this chronic conflict - reactivity, negative emotional tone, and being “other-person focused” - and discover the two key changes that can be made to address the underlying issues, allowing you to move toward a more positive way of seeing your teen while creating vital behavioral change. Using tools based in structural family therapy (SFT), which targets the core relationship pattern driving the control battle, you’ll be able to address specific issues and create a healthier pattern. If you’re tired of the constant battle for control and you’re ready to cultivate a more loving, peaceful, and supportive environment for the whole family, this book has the skills and understanding you need to be successful, no matter what you and your teen face.

©2016 Neil D Brown, LCSW (P)2018 I'm Hearing Stories

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Nuestros Hijos

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No es fácil criar hijos, pero el sendero puede aligerarse cuando la relación entre padres y hijos se fortifica día a día. Mediante un diálogo estructurado entre una pareja y una experta en relaciones familiares, este programa le ayudará a comunicarse con sus hijos sobre temas como las drugas, el alcohol, y el sexo. También aprenderá los síntomas de la depresión juvenil, y cómo disciplinar eficazmente a sus hijos. En Español. Raising a child isn't easy, but you can make the path a little smoother by building a strong parent-child relationship. Structured as a dialogue between parents and a child specialist, this program will help you communicate with your children about drugs, alcohol, and sex. You'll also learn how to deal with juvenile depression, how to teach respect and responsibility, and how best to discipline your kids. In Spanish.

(P) and ©1990 Coral Communications

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On Becoming Baby Wise, Book Two

4 ratings

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It's reality-check time! You're at least four months into your tour of parenting, and the complexities of child training are starting to multiply. As your baby is growing physically, his mind is adapting with an increasing awareness to new sights, sounds and sensations. He can now interact with his material universe with greater attentiveness. Now feeding time is more than a biological response initiated by a baby's sucking reflex. For the five-month-old, meal times become a complex and conscious interaction between child and parent, food and drink, preference and need, likes and dislikes, must do and won't do! Watch out — big changes are coming to their world and yours! In his 26th year in practice, join pediatrician Robert Bucknam, M.D. and co-author Gary Ezzo to discover the proven methods that more than eight million parents have made their own with incredible success. The second half of your child's first year of life holds some of the most powerful windows into their cognitive and emotional growth and development.

©2012 Gary Ezzo and Robert Bucknam, M.D. (P)2017 Hawksflight Publishing, LLC

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The Available Parent: Radical Optimism for Raising Teens and Tweens

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The available parent of a tween/teenager is open to discussion, offers advice and problem-solving (but doesn't insist on it). She allows her child to make some mistakes, sets limits (primarily where health and safety are concerned), never lectures, is available but not controlling. The available parent is self-aware, keeps her own emotions in check when dealing with her teen, is unconditionally loving and accepting, open to new and different ways of thinking, neither cruel nor dismissive - ever. The available parent is fun and funny, brings levity to the most stressful situation, and her availability is absolute. The available parent fosters an extraordinary teenager. Dr. John Duffy, a clinical psychologist with a thriving private practice, and whose highly satisfied corporate clients include Sears, Allstate, General Electric, Household Financial, Exxon Mobil, Accenture, Bank of America and Hewitt Associates, can show you how to become one, and breathe easier as a 13th birthday approaches.

©2011 Cleis Press (P)2011 Cleis Press

Narrator: Todd Barsness
Author: John Duffy
Length: 4 hrs and 29 mins
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Cheaper by the Dozen

13 ratings

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Count 'em - a dozen carrot topped, freckle-faced kids. Dad, a jovial optimist, successful inventor, and efficiency expert is fond of doing his work at home. Mom, a psychologist, is busy putting everything she knows into practice. Listen along and discover the strange things that happen when Dad's experiments run awry…how Frank Jr. gets left behind at a roadside restaurant…how the whole clan has their tonsils out en masse…experience a first date with Dad in the backseat, or treeing a peeping Tom... You can be sure they're not only cheaper, they're funnier by the dozen. 

©1948 Frank B. Gilbreth, Jr. and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey (P)2000 Random House, Inc.

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The Distance Learning Playbook, Grades K-12

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Effective teaching is effective teaching, no matter where it occurs The pandemic teaching of mid-2020 was not really distance learning, but rather crisis teaching. But starting now, teachers have the opportunity to prepare for distance learning with purpose and intent - using what works best to accelerate students’ learning all the while maintaining an indelible focus on equity. Harnessing the insights and experience of renowned educators Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, and John Hattie, The Distance Learning Playbook applies the wisdom and evidence of visible learning research to understand what works best with distance learning. Spanning topics from teacher-student relationships, teacher credibility and clarity, instructional design, assessments, and grading, this comprehensive playbook details the research- and evidence-based strategies teachers can mobilize to deliver high- impact learning in an online, virtual, and distributed environment. This powerful guide includes: Learning intentions and success criteria for each module to track your own learning and model evidence-based teacher practices for meaningful learning A diversity of instructional approaches, including direct instruction, peer learning, and independent work that foster student self-regulation and move learning to deep and transfer levels Discussion of equity challenges associated with distance learning, along with examples of how teachers can work to ensure that equity gains that have been realized are not lost. Special guidance for teachers of young children who are learning from a distance Videos of the authors and teachers discussing a wide variety of distance learning topics Space to write and reflect on current practices and plan future instruction The Distance Learning Playbook is the essential hands-on guide to preparing and delivering distance learning experiences that are truly effective and impactful.

©2021 Fisher Douglas (P)2021 Fisher Douglas

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That Crumpled Paper Was Due Last Week

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At last, the solution for getting disorganized boys back on track. Missed assignments. Lack of focus and enthusiasm. Falling grades. For too many boys and their frustrated parents, these are the facts of life. But they don't have to be. Top academic counselor Ana Homayoun has helped turn even the most disorganized, scattered, and unfocused boys into successful young people who consistently meet their personal and academic challenges. She does this by getting back to basics - starting with a simple fact: Most boys needs to be taught how to get organized, how to study, and - most important - how to visualize, embrace, and meet their own goals. With an accessible and no-nonsense approach, Homayoun shows listeners how to: identify their son's dis-organizational style; help him set academic and personal goals he cares about; design and establish the right "tools of the trade"; complete assignments without pulling all-nighters; and help him tune out social pressure and fend off anxiety. Much more than a study guide, this insightful, user-friendly book provides a road map for the success too many boys have trouble finding-in school and in life.

©2010 Ana Homayoun (P)2020 Tantor

Narrator: Ana Homayoun
Author: Ana Homayoun
Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
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Montessori for Toddler

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Give your child a head start in holistic education, so he or she can develop into a well-rounded, self-confident, and independent individual. In the late 19th century, a revolutionary education system was proposed for children from when they were toddlers until when they are 12 years old. The entire tenet of this system was based upon promoting education in an environment where the little ones could function independently. Maria Montessori, a physicist by profession, laid the foundation for the Montessori method of education in 1897 and began to operate her school in 1907 from her apartment. Children were encouraged to interact with other children and were not restricted to follow a rigid structure. The result was astonishing. Children actually began to show interest in what they were learning and started to show signs of taking more responsibility by proactively pursuing their work. However, the most challenging part revolved around getting toddlers started on the program. That is where this spectacular book comes into play. It contains expert advice on how to hand-hold your toddler in the early years until he or she is ready to begin the amazing journey independently by him or herself. Some of the common challenges that this audiobook will address will be to: Understand the core of the Montessori system Know the specific needs of your toddler Learn how do you set up your home classroom Discover your role in the whole process Know how to integrate the Montessori system into your toddler’s everyday life Communicate with your child in his or her own way Keep your child motivated And much more! Ever since its launch in 1907, the Montessori system has taken the world by storm. It has made a great difference in the lives of millions of people and that is testament to its success. Your child deserves an education that is part of everyday life and you, as a parent, need to play a big part in it. In this way, not only will you foster a stronger bond with him or her but guarantee his or her success in future endeavors, whether it be further education or pursuit of a career. This book will be your indispensable source in helping you to achieve this. It will provide you with a framework and walk you through the entire process. So, scroll up and click the “buy now" button, and let’s begin!

©2020 Emma Ross (P)2020 Emma Ross

Narrator: Diane Box
Author: Emma Ross
Length: 4 hrs and 13 mins
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Potty Training

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Discover the secret to potty-training your toddler, quickly and effectively, without breaking a sweat with this comprehensive guide to potty training for toddlers! Weaning your toddler out of their diapers and getting them to learn how to properly use the toilet and prevent toilet "accidents" is a major milestone in the development and growth of your child. It's not an easy feat to accomplish, especially if you're a new parent. It can be overwhelming, to say the least. But it doesn't have to be that way. In this guide, Lisa Sheppard answers all your questions about effectively potty-training your kids and shows you everything you need to know about getting your kids to give up their diapers and learn to embrace the toilet, once and for all. Here's what you're going to discover in Potty Training: Ways to introduce the potty to your kids so you don't encounter resistance Foolproof techniques to help you potty-train your children effectively Common potty-training problems encountered by new and inexperienced parents and how to get rid of them Important things you absolutely need to know about before potty-training boys The only items you need to potty-train your toddlers successfully Steps to deal with potty-training regression when it occurs The ultimate guide to potty-training children with autism The worst mistakes parents make when trying the three-day potty training and how to avoid them Toilet-related injuries in toddlers and how to keep your toddler safe And much more! Designed for new and inexperienced parents, guardians, nannies, and anyone involved in childcare, Potty Training is a guide that provides a clear path toward succeeding in this important area of your child's development. Scroll up and click the "buy now" button!

©2019 Lisa Sheppard (P)2019 Lisa Sheppard

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Play and Talk with Your Toddlers

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Do you want to help your toddlers develop into great communicators, but only find that they shy away from speaking? Or do they get easily annoyed because they have trouble expressing their wants and needs? You get frustrated, and you start searching: “When do toddlers talk?” “When do I teach a baby to talk?” “How do I get a toddler to talk?” Search no further. This book will give you plenty of research-based guidance and step-by-step activities to get your toddlers to speak, and make it fun for both of you, too! Why this book? With research-proven strategies and easy-to-follow fun activities for toddlers, these 20 activities make an ideal homeschool companion, especially during a particular time like now. Here are what you can expect: 20 fun speech routines designed to motivate toddlers to think, communicate, and play A simple guide that turns professional language development into child’s play Research-based strategies to stimulate toddlers’ abilities to express needs and desires Practical strategies that will help you transform daily activities into excellent opportunities for communication and play Easy-to-follow instructions with step-by-step guide to help you stay mindful and maximize opportunities to communicate  Guided exercises to create little crafts and develop speech capacity through hand-on experiences Practical ideas and strategies to troubleshoot development setbacks and get prepared for preschool life  Should I listen to it? This book is ideal for inexperienced mommies and daddies and even those who are just preparing for their first kid. It is also an excellent resource for early childhood educators, caregivers, and speech therapy scholars. If you are one of those lucky grandparents, you will get lots of inspiration from this book as well, so you can have a memorable time with your grandkids. So, stop worrying, and let’s have some fun and create some memories together!

©2020 Audrey B. Carmela (P)2020 Audrey B. Carmela

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Summary of Adele Faber's How to Talk so Your Kids Will Listen & How to Listen so Your Kids Will Talk

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Please note: This is a summary of How to Talk so Your Kids Will Listen & How to Listen so Your Kids Will Talk, not the original book.  How to Talk so Your Kids Will Listen & How to Listen so Your Kids Will Talk (1979) by parenting experts Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish is a guide for parents who want to effectively communicate with their children. The skills contained in the book can be learned and practiced by all parents and, when incorporated consistently, help parents and children build positive relationships with each other.... Purchase this in-depth summary to learn more.

©2019 Swift Reads (P)2019 Swift Reads

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Finding Family

2 ratings

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Finding Family: My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA was a Global Ebook Awards gold medal winner and a Next Generation Indie Book Awards finalist. It is Richard Hill's true and intensely personal story of how he pieced together the long-kept secret of his own origins. This highly suspenseful book is a compelling saga of personal detective work that will appeal to anyone who loves a good mystery. But this isn't fiction. It's an engrossing account of an adoptee trying to reclaim the biological family denied him by sealed birth records. This fascinating quest, including the author's landmark use of DNA testing, takes listeners on an exhilarating roller-coaster ride and concludes with a twist that rivals anything Hollywood has to offer.

©2015 Richard Hill (P)2017 Tantor

Narrator: David Colacci
Author: Richard Hill
Length: 7 hrs and 53 mins
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Napkin Notes

1 rating

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Garth Callaghan doesn't know how long he has to live. But he can be certain of one simple thing: No matter his fate, his daughter, Emma, will find a handwritten note inside her lunchbox each day until she graduates from high school. Cancer has given Garth Callaghan a new purpose: to inspire parents to connect more with their children even in small ways, as he has done before and since his diagnosis by tucking a napkin note into his daughter's lunch every day. Every morning, as he packs Emma's lunch, Garth adds a little surprise: a "napkin note" - a short, tender message to convey his love, encouragement, and pride. Garth began writing his napkin notes when Emma was in grade school, and as she grew up, his notes became more meaningful. Shortly after Emma turned 12, Garth learned he had kidney cancer. Determined to make the time he has left meaningful, he has compiled years' worth of notes to get his daughter through to her high school graduation. Now, in this moving book, a blend of inspiration and memoir, he makes his remarkable legacy available to all of us, to deepen our relationships with our own children and those we love. Garth introduces each chapter with a napkin note and then shares a story connected to it and to his life. In the vein of The Last Lecture, Tuesdays with Morrie, and Until I Say Good-bye, Napkin Notes is an inspiring tale of family, love, and wisdom. Beautifully written, tender, and wise, it is sure to warm the hearts and touch the souls of readers everywhere.

©2014 W. Garth Callaghan (P)2016 HarperCollins Publishers

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How to Calm Your Baby

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A natural, healthy baby usually cries for one of the following reasons: hungry, dirty, cold/wet (sweaty), or tired. There are other cries of unwellness, but these are not as common in a child and are easier to understand with other symptoms.  The most popular cry is for feeding, usually a "waaah, waaah" that is growing in volume and frustration and can only be calmed down by the food. There are cries for tiredness or starvation that can be easily confused, and very often, a mother uses food instead of letting the baby sleep, which only raises the baby's distress. If you have established a correct feeding routine, you usually can tell between the two. You can also check things like rooting where the baby curls, the tongue searches for food - this is a sure sign of hunger. Here is a preview of what you'll learn from this book: How to calm baby with colic symptoms How to massage the baby What are some massaging techniques for mother and baby How massage can provide your baby relief from colic and wind How massaging benefits for your baby How to manage your baby's hair How to communicate with the baby How to stop a crying baby How to know the baby's sleeping habits How to help a baby with colic sleep all night!      How to make your baby fall asleep        How to calm your baby with music         Why teeth care is important for your baby                         What are things expect with a new baby      How infant swings could help pacify your baby               How to prepare your dog for your new baby How sleep songs and bedtime lullabies can assist in sleeping problems           Some mothers have babies that are easy to look after. It is the hope of every parent to have a healthy baby who sleeps well, smiles a lot, and doesn't pose many difficulties. Sadly, it's not easy for all families. Many parents have trouble. This is especially true if there's a colicky baby is in the house. A colicky baby means typically sleepless nights, tense nerves, and never-ending parents' worries. Families go through the motions to find out if something goes wrong with the baby. This audiobook covers all the information you need to calm your baby. Buy it today!

©2019 Gimmy Hanks (P)2020 Gimmy Hanks

Narrator: Jeremy Prost
Author: Gimmy Hanks
Length: 3 hrs and 10 mins
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Alzheimer's Daughter

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What would you do if both parents were diagnosed with Alzheimer’s? At the time of their diagnosis, Ed Church struggles to his feet, yelling, “How dare you use the A word with me” while Ibby wags her finger at the doctor scolding, “Shame on you”. They protect each other, Ibby by asserting, “We’re not leaving our home”, and Ed reassuring, “We’re just fine”. About his driving Ed defends, “I’m an excellent driver, I’ve never had an accident”. When their daughter, Rosie, finds dings in Ed’s car, he dismisses, “Someone must have bumped into me”. After Rosie moves them to assisted living, convinced they are on a second honeymoon, they break the news, “We’ve decided not to have more children”. In the late stages, they politely shake Rosie’s hand, inquiring, “Now, who are you?” In Alzheimer’s Daughter listeners journey with Rosie Church from her first suspicions that something is awry to nearly a decade later as she is honored to hold Ed and Ibby’s hands when they draw their final breaths.

©2015 Jean Lee (P)2019 Jean Lee

Narrator: Karen Merritt
Author: Jean Lee
Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
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Der Elternkompass

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Nervt Sie das auch? Egal ob Oma, Nachbarin oder Freundin: In der Erziehung hat jeder eine Meinung, aber kaum jemand die Fakten. Die Wissenschaftsjournalistin und Bestsellerautorin Nicola Schmidt räumt jetzt auf mit Mythen, Irrtümern und Ammenmärchen. In ihrem spannenden und lehrreichen Hörbuch filtert sie heraus, was wichtig ist, um gesunde, respektvolle und aufmerksame Kinder großzuziehen. Sie analysiert zahlreiche wissenschaftliche Studien zu allen relevanten Themen, Iüftet aber auch die Geheimnisse anderer Kulturen und macht, egal ob es sich um ein schreiendes Baby, trotziges Kleinkind oder einen Hausaufgaben-Nörgler handelt, vor allem Mut: "Schau hin, was dein Kind braucht."

©2020 GRÄFE UND UNZER VERLAG GmbH, München (P)2020 Argon Verlag GmbH, Berlin

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Der Elternkompass

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Nervt Sie das auch? Egal ob Oma, Nachbarin oder Freundin: In der Erziehung hat jeder eine Meinung, aber kaum jemand die Fakten. Die Wissenschaftsjournalistin und Bestsellerautorin Nicola Schmidt räumt jetzt auf mit Mythen, Irrtümern und Ammenmärchen. In ihrem spannenden und lehrreichen Hörbuch filtert sie heraus, was wichtig ist, um gesunde, respektvolle und aufmerksame Kinder großzuziehen. Sie analysiert zahlreiche wissenschaftliche Studien zu allen relevanten Themen, Iüftet aber auch die Geheimnisse anderer Kulturen und macht, egal ob es sich um ein schreiendes Baby, trotziges Kleinkind oder einen Hausaufgaben-Nörgler handelt, vor allem Mut: "Schau hin, was dein Kind braucht."   >> Diese ungekürzte Hörbuch-Fassung genießt du exklusiv nur bei Audible.

©2020 GRÄFE UND UNZER VERLAG GmbH, München (P)2020 Argon Verlag GmbH, Berlin

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It Won't Hurt Forever

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Your child has just experienced a distressing event: a bicycle fall, a medical procedure, a frightening encounter with a dog. What do you do? Most of us would try to comfort the child, and then hope for the best. "There is more you can do than just hope," teaches Peter Levine. On It Won't Hurt Forever, Dr. Levine offers his 35 years of expertise in healing emotional trauma to show you a better way to help your child. Stress researchers now know that after a painful or fearful experience, children may endure such symptoms as unexplainable stomach aches, pains, nightmares, bedwetting, nervousness, aggression, distractibility, and other problems. Why? "Because all animals, including humans, possess a natural physiological process for discharging the energy of such experiences," explains Dr. Levine. "When that process is thwarted, a child may suffer long after the event." Now, with this groundbreaking audio-learning program for parents and caretakers, you can gain the skills you need to help a child recover from frightening events in a healthier, more natural way, using the body's own healing mechanisms. Children possess the innate ability to respond and recover from potentially traumatic circumstances. With It Won't Hurt Forever, you will learn how to activate this priceless resource within any child in need.

©2001 Peter A. Levine

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I'm Okay, You're a Brat

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At last, the truth about parenting for parents, wannabe parents, and the cheerfully child-free. In this fearlessly honest program, Dr. Susan Jeffers breaks the conspiracy of silence about the real and potential woes of child-rearing and pulls no punches about how difficult parenthood is for many. With care and compassion, she reveals the insidious guilt traps set by some child-care "experts" and the child-centered society we inhabit. She questions many fashionable myths and half-truths that add to a parent's sense of inadequacy and guilt, and offers valuable survival tools to cope with it all. I'm Okay, You're a Brat explains why: parenthood is a joy for some and a headache for others, what you put in doesn't necessarily come out, our relationships with our spouses often suffer when children enter the picture, our lives change so drastically when a child is born, we can love our kids yet hate parenthood, and we can have great fulfillment in life with or without children.

©1999 by Susan Jeffers, Ph.D.

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Etched in Sand

16 ratings

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In this story of perseverance in the face of adversity, Regina Calcaterra recounts her childhood in foster care and on the streets and how she and her savvy crew of homeless siblings managed to survive years of homelessness, abandonment, and abuse. Regina Calcaterra's emotionally powerful memoir reveals how she endured a series of foster homes and intermittent homelessness in the shadow of the Hamptons, and how she rose above her past while fighting to keep her brother and three sisters together. Beautifully written and heartbreakingly honest, Etched in Sand is an unforgettable reminder that regardless of social status, the American dream is still within reach for those who have the desire and the determination to succeed.

©2013 Regina Calcaterra (P)2013 HarperCollins Publishers

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Girl, Run!: The No-Fail Method for Breaking Narcissist Relationship Ties

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Break the romantic bond with your narcissistic ex for good! If you're sitting somewhere pissed that you're experiencing any of the following, this audiobook is for you: "I remember when..." type of feelings about your narcissistic relationship with your ex Annoyance because you can't stop yourself from thinking about him Secretly feeling inadequate because you're wondering what you did wrong to chase the narcissist away Confusion because your narcissistic ex keeps contacting you and giving you mixed signals As a survivor of narcissistic abuse, Jess DeWitt writes in a witty, in-your-face tone about eliminating the narcissist from your life for good. Through anecdotes and inspiring tips, DeWitt makes you realize three things about yourself that you might not have known:  You are bigger than your urge to keep in contact with the narcissist You hold the key for getting true "Revenge" on the narcissist Your time is much too valuable to be wasting on someone like him Point blank: If you're a victim of narcissistic relationship abuse who is wondering how to break free once and for all, this short but informative listen is for you.

©2018 Jess DeWitt (P)2019 Jess DeWitt

Narrator: Betty Johnston
Author: Jess DeWitt
Length: 1 hr and 11 mins
Available on Audible
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The Available Parent

1 rating

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We have a tendency today to over-parent, micromanage, and underappreciate our adolescents. Dr. John Duffy's The Available Parent is a revolutionary approach to taking care of teens and tweens. Teenagers are often left feeling unheard and misunderstood, and parents are left feeling bewildered by the changes in their child at adolescence and by their sudden lack of effectiveness as parents. The parent has become unavailable, the teen responds in kind, and a negative, often destructive cycle of communication begins. The available parent of a teenager is open to discussion, offering advice and solutions but not insisting on them. He allows his child to make some mistakes, setting limits, primarily where health and safety are concerned. He never lectures - he is available but not controlling. He is neither cruel nor dismissive, ever. The available parent is fun and funny and can bring levity to the most stressful situation. All of that is to say, there are no conditions to his availability - it is absolute.

©2014 John Duffy (P)2014 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

Narrator: David Colacci
Author: John Duffy
Length: 5 hrs and 48 mins
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Making Children Mind Without Losing Yours

5 ratings

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We have seen the enemy...and they are small. If anyone understands why children behave the way they do, it's psychologist and best-selling author Dr. Kevin Leman. Equipping you with seven principles of Reality Discipline, this father of five shows you how to get kids to do what you want them to do, foil finicky eaters, turn off temper tantrums and minimize sibling rivalries, use authority and decisiveness to show your kids you're not a pushover, know when to take the little buzzards by the beak, set suitable allowances, curfews, and privileges, and put yourself back in the driver's seat!

©2005 Dr. Kevin Leman (P)2009 Oasis Audio

Narrator: Chris Fabry
Author: Kevin Leman
Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
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Manipulation Secrets

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Are you looking for an effective method for overcoming emotional abuse? Then keep listening!  Narcissistic abuse is abuse at the hands of a person who has a narcissistic personality disorder. This person will refuse to take responsibility for any of the drama that they cause or the abuse. You may suffer from them lying about you or to you, threatening you, belittling you, judging you, or even humiliating you. The abuse will continue with them trying to manipulate you as well as control you.  Some tactics that a narcissist will use include: punishing the victim with the silent treatment, having outbursts of intense rage, using the threat of abandoning, planting seeds of doubt into the victims head by using deception, and using intense stares to get what they want from the victim. This book covers the following topics: Effects of narcissistic abuse Narcissist's manipulative techniques Recovering from the abuse of a narcissist. Understanding the abuse cycle What is codependency? How to manage anxiety and depression  The narcissistic relationship pattern How to survive a relationship with a narcissist Healing after emotional or psychological abuse Principles of cognitive-behavioral therapy And much more When a narcissist begins their relationship with another person, they are going to seem kind and full of empathy. This is going to make their victims feel that the narcissist has many positive qualities. However, when the victim commits to the relationship, the true nature of the narcissist comes out. The narcissist will allow the tension to build, then there will be outbursts resulting in physical or emotional abuse. After the incident, the narcissist will go back to seeming as if they care about the person and things will remain calm for a short time. Ready to get started? Click "Buy Now"! 

©2020 David Blowty (P)2020 David Blowty

Narrator: Kevin Ford
Author: David Blowty
Length: 11 hrs and 59 mins
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Just a Girl

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Just a Girl is the shocking true story of Scarlett Jones, who was abused by her loved ones, groomed and trafficked by a gang, all the while fearing for her life. I was a good girl who was just 'helping Daddy' in the hell that I called home. Scarlett is just 8 years old when the horrific abuse at the hands of her father begins. It creates a world of shocking normality, one that she can only escape in her mind. Little Scarlett dreams of a time when she can be free... and then she meets Ed. Groomed and trafficked by her boyfriend, Scarlett realises she has been primed for abuse ever since she was a child. This is her harrowing story.

©2020 Scarlett Jones (P)2020 W F Howes

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Mariage [Marriage]

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Avouons-le. Un cœur brisé craint. Le divorce craint. Et même si cela peut être une amélioration de votre vie parce que votre ancienne vie «amoureuse» était pire, personne n'aime passer par toute la douleur, la maladresse, les limites, la traînée financière, les arguments, les coups sur votre estime de soi, et tant d'autres complications qui proviennent de souvenirs brisés d'un passé brisé. Lorsque vous étiez amoureux, vous espériez probablement que cela durerait, seulement pour découvrir que la personne avec laquelle vous étiez n'était pas aussi glamour après tout. Si vous avez été sous-évalué, signé des papiers de divorce et que vous avez du mal à faire face à cette prochaine phase de votre vie, ce livre est pour vous. Cela s'appelle «mariage» pour le bien de la série, mais comme vous l'avez peut-être vu dans le sous-titre, c'est plus le cas pour ceux qui ont quitté le mariage, ou une situation de cohabitation en quelque sorte. Alors, que peut faire ce livre pour vous? Vous y trouverez du réconfort, de l'empathie, des affirmations, des conseils, des stratégies d'adaptation et des moyens d'avancer, de continuer et de progresser dans un nouvel objectif. Même si vous n'êtes pas dans cette situation «triste», vous pouvez apprendre de ce livre ou le référer à quelqu'un qui pourra le mieux utiliser. Mais de toute façon, je recommande ce guide à tous ceux qui vivent dans ce monde, essentiellement, car la plupart des gens ont traversé le chagrin, et la séparation et le divorce sont tout autour de nous. Par conséquent, ce sera utile, bien sûr. Please note: This audiobook is in French.

©2020 Valeria Ramirez (P)2020 Valeria Ramirez

Narrator: Jack Williams
Length: 3 hrs and 15 mins
Available on Audible
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The Montessori Toddler

46 ratings

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This guide offers a step-by-step plan that helps parents cultivate daily routines so that they can turn life with toddlers into a mutually rich time of curiosity and learning. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 

©2019 Simone Davies (P)2019 Dreamscape Media, LLC

Narrator: Susie Berneis
Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
Available on Audible
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Potty Training for Modern Parents

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Do you want to learn simple tips and tricks to make your child feel comfortable on the potty? If yes, then keep reading.... Potty training seems to be a rite of passage for parents. And every parent who has successfully potty trained their child will have some sort of input about what you should do. The thing is, there really isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach to potty training because it largely depends on your child. Parents tend to have the hardest time potty training when they tried to force it on their child before their child is actually ready to use the potty. This can be hard for parents, especially if they are friends with people who have young children who started using the potty at an earlier age. The problem is, if you try to force your child to use the potty when you think they should, it is only going to slow down the entire process. You could also run this risk of making them scared of the potty, so it’s best to listen and pay attention to your child and know that they will learn when they are emotionally and physically ready to. You can’t deny that allure of being able to get your little one out of all of those diapers in only three days. When it does work, the benefits are high. If you prefer disposable diapers, then you are going to save a bunch of money and help the landfill. If you chose to use cloth diapers, you aren’t going to have to be doing as much laundry. Plus, you aren’t going to have to wrestle your child anymore to change their diaper because, let’s be honest, they have outgrown the changing table. No more power struggles, either. Don’t be surprised when you get mixed reviews about potty training your child in three days. The important thing is to make sure you don’t go into these “three days and done” mindset because that is going to simply set you up for failure. This is going to cause you put pressure on your child, which is one sure fire way to derail your chances of potty training them. In this book you will be able to learn more about potty training such as: How it worked in the past When modern diapers arrived Know when your child is ready for potty training Myths and misconceptions Mental preparation Nighttime training What happens for younger than 6, 12, 24 months and for older than 36 months Ways to stay cool when accidents happen Presentation of the plan Steps to take before beginning potty training and to make your life easier Common challenges Potty training issues and how to deal with them Attachment oriented approach Click the “Buy Now” button and teach your babies to learn how to use the toilet.

©2020 Rebeca Gentle (P)2020 Rebeca Gentle

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Positive Parenting

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Are you familiar with positive parenting? Do you want to learn effective ways to be more responsible parents? Then, Positive Parenting is what you need. With positive parenting, you can raise your kids by focusing on support and encouragement to teach proper behavior instead of punishments or reprimands in response to their misbehavior. This kind of parenting is useful in building a healthier relationship between you and your kids. Once you practice positive parenting, you will be more consistent, responsive, and sensitive in your interactions with your kids. As a result, your kids will be more motivated, happier, and more optimistic about choosing the behaviors you prefer. If you are having a hard time building a relationship with your kids or approaching the behavior of your kids, this book will teach everything you need to know. Always remember that parenting should not be frustrating, but should be filled will fun and love. This audiobook will give you information about: The critical elements of positive parenting The parenting mission How to help your child grow up happy Common discipline mistakes How to connect with your toddler Whether you are a first-time parent or not, an approach like positive parenting will make your relationship with your kids better. Your calmness may be tested during their misbehavior, but there are plenty of ways how you can deal with it positively. Don’t waste time. Scroll up and press “buy now" to get this book and improve your parenting decisions.

©2020 Marla Callory, Susy Mason (P)2020 Marla Callory, Susy Mason

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Infidelity: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

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Should I stay or should I go? When infidelity happens in your marriage, it shakes up a relationship like you wouldn't believe. Actually, yes, you can believe it; having an affair is one of the worst things you can do. It completely rips out any ounce of trust that you have for that person within a matter of seconds. Figuring out how to get over infidelity is extremely difficult, and it can be one of the most significant relationship hurdles you will ever overcome. It is a gut-wrenching process, regardless of the decision you make - whether it is to leave your marriage or stay put. In this situation, you ask yourself these: How do I survive this? How can I move past this betrayal? This audiobook covers: Defining Infidelity Types of Affairs Causes of Infidelity Infidelity as Trauma Do’s and Don’ts After Discovering Infidelity How to Overcome Hurt and Rage How to Rebuild Trust and Intimacy Understanding Your Unfaithful Partner Case Studies How to Prevent Infidelity Practical Program to Heal Infidelity and Love Again Long-Term Benefits of Rebuilding Lost Trust Concrete Steps Towards Healing Bonus: How to Overcome Co-Dependency and How to Heal from a Narcissist Relationship And much more... There will never be the correct words or mannerisms you can do or say during a breakup; it will be tragic and painful, especially if other family members or kids are involved. Respect and an amicable separation are something I preach for; you will appreciate it in the end. If you know this is something you have both wanted for a while, but unfortunately, it had to end due to an affair, this may be a weight lifted off your shoulders. Ready to get started? Click "buy now"!

©2020 John T. Collins, PsyD & Rachel Collins, MD (P)2020 John T. Collins, PsyD & Rachel Collins, MD

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The Ultimate Guide to Home Schooling

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The Ultimate Guide to Home Schooling is an audiobook that every homeschooling family should have! When you homeschool your children, you can shape their education according to your own standards, values, and ideas. This audiobook provides you with all the information, inspiration, and encouragement you need to easily and successfully homeschool your children at almost all level of education. This ultimate guide contains information on: The main standards and how they impact families Creating curriculum for typical homeschool days, including schedules and activities Utilizing curriculum resources, strategies, and methods Managing specific learning styles and special needs Packed with all the information you need to successfully home school the kids This guide is packed full of ideas to make homeschooling your child easy, affordable, and, most of all, fun. With ideas for tackling social issues and motivating your child, this is the only reference you'll need to keep home education exciting and ensure your child’s success!

©2020 Helen Briggs (P)2020 Helen Briggs

Narrator: Hedy Parks
Author: Helen Briggs
Length: 3 hrs and 37 mins
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artgerecht

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Was sollten Eltern im ersten Jahr unbedingt wissen? Knackig und humorvoll erklärt es Nicola Schmidt: So kommen Babys gut in dieser Welt an. Das sollten Eltern kaufen, das können sie sich sparen. So findet man heraus, warum ein Baby unzufrieden ist. So wächst ein kleiner Mensch sicher und gesund heran. Ein Best-of "artgerecht" mit vielen liebevollen Tipps, die wirklich funktionieren. Lassen Sie sich in Ihren wenigen freien Minuten verwöhnen: Wenn Ihnen Nicola Schmidt vorliest, haben Sie etwas für sich und für Ihr Kind getan!

©2017 Kösel (P)2017 Kösel

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The Happy Stepmother

3 ratings

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You found the love of your life, and you vowed to have, to hold, and to stepmother. You always thought that in time you'd grow to be the perfect, loving family. So why does it seem that the harder you try, the more unappreciated you feel? As a stepmother, therapist, and founder of the popular Web site stepsforstepmothers.com, Dr. Rachelle Katz knows all too well how challenging stepmotherhood can be. Based on thousands of in-depth interviews and the latest research, she's created a powerful program to help you: Alleviate stress and take care of yourself Bond with your new family Set and enforce clear boundaries Get the respect you deserve Strengthen your relationship

©2010 Rachelle Katz (P)2012 Audible, Inc

Narrator: Gayle Hendrix
Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
Available on Audible
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Olive's Ocean

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"Olive Barstow was dead. She'd been hit by a car on Monroe Street while riding her bicycle weeks ago. That was about all Martha knew." Martha Boyle and Olive Barstow could have been friends. But they weren't, and now all that is left are eerie connections between two girls who were in the same grade at school and who both kept the same secret without knowing it. Now Martha can't stop thinking about Olive. A family summer on Cape Cod should help banish those thoughts; instead, they seep in everywhere. And this year Martha's routine at her beloved grandmother's beachside house is complicated by the Manning boys. Jimmy, Tate, Todd, Luke, and Leo. But especially Jimmy. What if, what if, what if, what if? The world can change in a minute. Olive's Ocean was a 2004 Newbery Medal Honor Book.

©2004 Kevin Henkes (P)2004 HarperCollins Publishers, Inc.

Narrator: Blair Brown
Author: Kevin Henkes
Length: 3 hrs and 23 mins
Available on Audible
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Amamantar Es Una Jodienda [Breastfeeding Is a Bitch]

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Aclamamos "¡Lactancia, sí!" en las redes sociales y con nuestras amigas con orgullo feminista, pero a las tres de la mañana puede que estés pegándote contra la pared diciendo, "Oh, dios, ¿qué he hecho?" Intelectualmente, sabemos que es lo mejor para nuestros bebés; e instintivamente, muchas de nosotras queremos lograrlo. Sin embargo, nuestra ensoñación durante el embarazo no nos prepara para el dolor, la frustración, la autocrítica y el miedo que experimentamos cuando escogemos la lactancia. Please note: This audiobook is in Spanish.

©2018 Cassi Clark (P)2019 Cassi Clark

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Raising Emotional Intelligence in Kids

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Feelings are not meant to be pushed down or dismissed. Here’s how to make sure your kids know what to do with theirs:  If you’re like most parents, one of your primary concerns about your child, aside from their health and safety, is how you can prepare them for adulthood. Qualities associated with emotional intelligence, are a greater predictor of future success than having a high IQ and are very often overlooked. Fortunately, emotional intelligence is something that can be taught and developed, and the ideal time to do it is while your kids are still young. In Raising Emotional Intelligence in Kids, you will discover: How to help your child identify, understand, and make sense of their emotions when they are still too young to verbalize them well  Your parenting type and how you could be affecting your child’s self-esteem and outside relationships  The number one thing to keep in mind to keep you from losing your mind when your child is having yet another tantrum  Nine effective responses to misbehavior that don’t involve punishment  Why you should stop asking your child, “Why?", and what to ask instead to get more than a one-word response  The essential trait that will enable your child to face any obstacle that comes their way, even when you’re not there to help them  How to get your child to respond peacefully but forcefully to a bully  What you should never say to your child when talking about a sensitive issue  Easy calming exercises you can do with your child to develop mindfulness and help them deal with fluctuating emotions And much more. If you want to prepare your child for a successful future, not just in their career but also in their personal life and relationships, then scroll up and click the “buy” button right now. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2020 Sienna Neel (P)2021 Sienna Neel

Narrator: Julie John
Author: Sienna Neel
Length: 3 hrs and 20 mins
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You Can Become the Parent Your Child Deserves

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Is it possible to raise children who are happy, positive, and successful? Absolutely, but it takes skills. Do you feel like those skills are out of your reach? Maybe you feel lost because there are so many different theories on how to raise your children. If this sounds like you, then this book is for you. This book is going to teach you all the skills that you need to raise happy, positive, and successful children.  You will learn what actions you can take to be the parent that your child deserves.  I’m not asking you to make your child feel like they are the center of the universe. Within this book, you will learn how to build your child’s confidence without having to neglect yourself or your relationship. You will learn how to use fun activities to teach your children the skills that they need to know. Even if you feel overwhelmed, even if your children are older and you think it is too late, this book will help you change your life as well as theirs. 

©2020 Jennifer N. Smith (P)2020 Jennifer N. Smith

Narrator: Meg Price
Length: 1 hr and 16 mins
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Betrayed: The Heartbreaking True Story of a Struggle to Escape a Cruel Life Defined by Family Honour

2 ratings

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In the much-anticipated follow-up to Sunday Times best seller Trapped, foster carer Rosie Lewis tells the heartbreaking true story of Zadie. When the young teenage girl, thrown out of her home by her strict Muslim family, is discovered hiding on the city streets by the police, it is clear that all is not as it should be. Taught to believe that Westerners should not be trusted, when Zadie is initially delivered into the experienced hands of foster carer Rosie, she is understandably suspicious of the family around her. Through Rosie's support and understanding, gradually Zadie begins to settle into her new surroundings, but loyalty to her relatives prevents her from confessing the horrifying truth about her troubled past. When the shocking truth finally emerges, Rosie and her family can hardly believe that Zadie had managed to keep the secret to herself for so long.

©2015 Rosie Lewis (P)2015 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

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Potty Training

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Toddler won't go potty? The best solutions for modern parents are just a few minutes away! Do you hate the gross diaper pail and secretly wish your little one would go on the potty...but you don't know where to start? You're not alone. But what if you could potty train your toddler in just a few days and say goodbye to the omnipresent smell of used diapers? This audiobook offers scientifically proven potty training solutions that will transform your family's life - solutions you're not likely to find anywhere else. This audiobook will help you: Put an end to diapers and discipline your baby to potty Help your baby to potty training in 3 days or less Calm your grumpy toddler down with scientifically-proven techniques Choose the best potty training strategy for your child Avoid potty-related power struggles with your toddler Even if you think you've tried out every potty training method known to humankind, you're guaranteed to discover lots of new strategies in these audiobook - strategies that actually work. Buy now and solve your biggest parenting challenges!

©2020 Mary Rose (P)2020 Mary Rose

Narrator: Sandra Nichols
Author: Mary Rose
Length: 2 hrs and 57 mins
Available on Audible
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Dealing with Emotionally Immature Parents

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How to overcome the effects of growing up with emotionally immature parents... Do you feel you lost your childhood because your parents weren't ready to emotionally take care of a child? Have you ever feel like you always have been the adult in your child-parent relationship? Did you have to deal with self-centered parents who neglected your needs? All you ever wanted was parents who listen to your stories, welcome you with open arms, and tell you how much they love you, no matter what you do. Instead, you walked around on eggshells making sure none of your actions would upset or irritate your parents. No matter how much effort you put into getting your parents' attention, you couldn't overcome the imaginary wall they built around themselves. Even if you experienced anger, you suppressed this feeling or, even worse, you turned the anger against yourself and blamed yourself for your parents' behavior. The older you got, the more you started to suffer from the effects of your childhood. By now, you are a grown-up, but you still live with the scars of your past. Some of the most common coping mechanisms are living an isolated life, suffering from anxieties, or being stuck in dysfunctional and abusive relationships. Many people grow up with emotionally immature parents. They all behave slightly different, but one thing - the number one thing - they have in common is that they don't accept their parental role. You can't change your past but you can change your future. Author and expert Priscilla Posey knows dealing with emotionally immature parents can be tough, especially if you don't have anyone who supports you. Growing up dysfunctional due to poor child-parent relationship, Priscilla knows how it feels to suffer from the emotional baggage that is not supposed to be yours. Priscilla healed from her childhood trauma and became the self-confident person she was born to be. Now she wants to help others achieve the same fulfilling life. Once you understand the root of your problem, you can create the happy life you deserve. In Dealing With Emotionally Immature Parents, you'll discover: 7 signs of emotional immaturity to recognize emotional vampires instantly  4 types of emotionally immature parents and which one you can relate to the most  4 steps to heal from your dysfunctional child-parent relationship  How a lost childhood shapes the person you have become  If you are the perfectionist, the empath, or the people-pleaser and what your behavior says about your personality  How to avoid and let go of other toxic relationships in your life  Why you feel like a chameleon without identity and how to discover your true self  Practical exercises to take care of yourself and your self-healing journey  How to become a good parent for your own child And much more! You don't have to fully let go of your parents. Yet, you have to learn how to separate the person you love from the actions that hurt you. It is hard to take action and strive for a fulfilling life if you just hit rock bottom. For such a long time, you tried to change the people around you or fix the toxic relationships you have been stuck in for so many years. Now, it is the right time to start healing yourself instead of taking care of others. If you are sick of the person you've become and you don't even know who you are anymore, then it is time to finally detach from your past and start the journey to yourself. Following Priscilla's self-healing strategies will empower you to step out of your misery and right into happiness. Scroll up, and click the “buy now” button if you are ready to overcome your past.

©2019 Priscilla Posey (P)2019 Priscilla Posey

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Superheroes

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At four-years-old, David spends his days exploring with curious contemplation the vast wonders of the seemingly magical world around him. His only real care is wondering when his big brother, Robert, will be home from school to share it with him. His life is replete with typical childhood antics, joys, and fears, and nightmares that wrack his sleep, but ultimately every morning, he knows a new adventure awaits. The divorce of their parents two years later sets in motion a chain of unforeseen events that bring David closer to his brother as a real-life nightmare unfolds. Alcoholism, tough financial times, and an archaic and draconian version of religion lead to physical, mental, and emotional abuse, and ultimately to abandonment. Seldom told are first-person perspectives from such a young age, but author David Faulkner's meticulous recall and witty but poignant narration capture the spirit of childhood and reveal the often dark realities of what goes on behind closed doors. Superheroes takes us on a compelling journey from innocence to awareness, from a carefree world to one of heartbreak and tragedy, and leaves no emotional stone unturned.

©2015 David Faulkner (P)2019 David Faulkner

Narrator: David Faulkner
Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
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Fourteen Talks by Age Fourteen

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The 14 essential conversations to have with your tween and early teenager to prepare them for the emotional, physical, and social challenges ahead, including scripts and advice to keep the communication going and stay connected during this critical developmental window. "This book is a gift to parents and teenagers alike." (Lisa Damour, PhD, author of Untangled and Under Pressure) Trying to convince a middle schooler to listen to you can be exasperating. Indeed, it can feel like the best option is not to talk! But keeping kids safe - and prepared for all the times when you can't be the angel on their shoulder - is about having the right conversations at the right time. From a brain growth and emotional readiness perspective, there is no better time for this than their tween years, right up to when they enter high school. Distilling Michelle Icard's decades of experience working with families, Fourteen Talks by Age Fourteen focuses on big, thorny topics such as friendship, sexuality, impulsivity, and technology, as well as unexpected conversations about creativity, hygiene, money, privilege, and contributing to the family. Icard outlines a simple, memorable, and family-tested formula for the best approach to these essential talks, the BRIEF Model: Begin peacefully, Relate to your child, Interview to collect information, Echo what you're hearing, and give Feedback. With wit and compassion, she also helps you get over the most common hurdles in talking to tweens, including: What phrases invite connection and which irritate kids or scare them off The best places, times, and situations in which to initiate talks How to keep kids interested, open, and engaged in conversation How to exit these chats in a way that keeps kids wanting more Like a Rosetta Stone for your tween's confounding language, Fourteen Talks by Age Fourteen is an essential communication guide to helping your child through the emotional, physical, and social challenges ahead and, ultimately, toward teenage success.  This audiobook includes a downloadable PDF of conversation starters to have with your kids.

©2021 Michelle Icard (P)2021 Random House Audio

Narrator: Michelle Icard
Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
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The Successful Single Mom Gets an Education: Get SMART About Getting Smarter

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Many single moms find themselves wondering, "Should I go back to school? How much will it cost? How will I pay for it and make the time to do it?" There is a lot of misinformation out there for single moms, and that's why we wrote The Successful Single Mom Gets an Education. The successful single mom earns an education, or does something else, that gets her where she needs to go with the least amount of time and money. The fact is that a single mom can know what should be doing, what she would be good at, and what would make her happy before she spends another minute or dime! In The Successful Single Mom Gets an Education, we provide the information and tools to save time and money, and help determine where exactly to spend the time and money single mom's have and have access to - so they'll be able to support their kids and desired lifestyles faster, easier, and with less effort.

©2014 Honoree Enterprises Publishing, LLC (P)2014 Honoree Enterprises Publishing, LLC

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Parents efficaces

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Pour des enfants socialement et émotionnellement heureux. Pour que vos enfants soient heureux et épanouis, pratiquez les règles d'or de la communication ! Bien mieux que des principes, vous trouverez dans cet ouvrage une méthode que vous pourrez mettre directement en œuvre. Il présente un programme pratique pour gérer tous les conflits et développer des relations harmonieuses et épanouissantes pour tous en pratiquant : l'écoute active : indispensable pour que l'enfant vous parle ; le langage par lequel il se sent aimé et respecté tel qu'il est ; l'art de lui parler pour qu'il vous écoute à son tour ; les comportements qui l'aident à trouver et développer sa vraie personnalité et son autonomie. Véritable best-seller depuis plus de cinquante ans, ce guide a été traduit dans plus de trente langues. Il est introduit d'une préface d'Isabelle Filliozat. Pour aller plus loin et découvrir les ateliers Gordon dispensés pour les parents, les jeunes, les Enseignants et professionnels de la petite enfance, retrouvez plus d'informations sur le site des Ateliers Gordon. L'approche Gordon fonctionne aussi dans les entreprises ! Pour le découvrir, retrouvez plus d'informations sur le site Gordon Crossing.

©1970 / 1975 / 2000 / 2019 Thomas Gordon / Linda Adam Trust / Harmony Books / Hachette Livre (Marabout) (P)2020 Audiolib

Narrator: Thomas Marceul
Length: 11 hrs and 20 mins
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Raising a Baby

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How prepared are you to guide your baby through the firsts months of his life? There’s nothing quite like the first stages of your baby's development, as they are arguably the ones that will have the most impact throughout toddler-hood. First-time parents and veterans agree that the first year can be one of the most challenging stages to face. Here's some of what you can expect to learn in this audiobook: How to properly feed your baby for optimal development and health throughout the first year Discover how to avoid having endless sleepless nights by sleep-training your child Learn how to avoid common mistakes that parents make that can end up harming their baby's development in the long term How to properly deal with separation anxiety and make it much easier on your child, and you The biggest challenges parents face in the first year and how to easily overcome them Would you like to enjoy going through every stage of your child's development without worrying if you're doing the right thing or not? The earlier you manage to give proper guidance and care, the easier it is for babies to grow into healthy children. However, there is no such thing as being too late, and even tricky behaviors and habits can be helped. Increase confidence in your parenting abilities. Start by taking care of your baby the proper way from the moment he arrives home for the first time!

©2018 John S. Roberts (P)2018 John S. Roberts

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Middle School Matters

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A counselor and popular Washington Post contributor offers a new take on grades 6-8 as a distinct developmental phase - and the perfect time to set up kids to thrive. Middle school is its own important, distinct territory, and yet it's either written off as an uncomfortable rite of passage or lumped in with other developmental phases. Based on her many years working in schools, professional counselor Phyllis Fagell sees these years instead as a critical stage that parents can't afford to ignore (and though "middle school" includes different grades in various regions, Fagell maintains that the ages make more of a difference than the setting). Though the transition from childhood to adolescence can be tough for kids, this time of rapid physical, intellectual, moral, social, and emotional change is a unique opportunity to proactively build character and confidence. Fagell helps parents use the middle school years as a low-stakes training ground to teach kids the key skills they'll need to thrive now and in the future, including making good friend choices, negotiating conflict, regulating their own emotions, be their own advocates, and more. To answer parents' most common questions and struggles with middle school-aged children, Fagell combines her professional and personal expertise with stories and advice from prominent psychologists, doctors, parents, educators, school professionals, and middle schoolers themselves. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2019 Phyllis L. Fagell (P)2019 Hachette Audio