Non-Fiction - Parenting

On Hearing of My Mother's Death Six Years After It Happened

A Daughter's Memoir of Mental Illness
By Lori Schafer

On Learning of My Mother’s Death Six Years After It Happened by Lori L Schafer is the true and heartfelt account of what it was like to grow up with a mother who, although in the early years was an average, stable parent, steadily descends...

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The Alphabet

Learned Quickly and Easily
By Brenda G. Martin

The Alphabet: Learned Quickly and Easily is a guide to pronouncing the letters of alphabet, as well as how to draw them. Teacher and author Brenda G. Martin has developed a method for teaching the alphabet that teachers and parents can use to help children...

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Parenting the Severely Disabled Adult

A Journey of Mother and Daughter
By Kathleen A Fischer

Parenting the Severely Disabled Adult by Kathleen Fischer is an account of the journey of one step-parent who cared for a disabled adult with cerebral palsy for 14 years. It is a personal story combined with a handbook and packed with useful information. It is...

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Claire's Dad

How I Earned the Title. Grow Your Relationship with Your Daughter Through Persuasive and Challenging Insights, Practical Tools, and ... Will Inspire You to Earn the Title of DAD
By Shad Arnold

From his child's infancy to adulthood, Shad Arnold shares his personal journey of fatherhood in Claire’s Dad. Imparting wisdom, strategy, and specific parenting skills, Arnold shares the joys and pitfalls of raising his daughter, Claire. He reminds fathers repeatedly throughout the book that you must...

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Thirteen Ways to Talk About Thirteen Reasons Why

A Parent’s Guide – How to Have Effective Conversations with Teens about the Netflix Series
By Stephanie Kreml

Thirteen Ways To Talk About Thirteen Reasons Why: A Parent’s Guide — How to Have Effective Conversations with Teens about the Netflix Series by Stephanie Kreml, MD is an insightful and thought provoking read that revolves around the show 13 Reasons Why, the series on...

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A Mother's Heart

Memoir of a Special Needs Parent
By Eichin Chang-Lim

A Mother’s Heart (Memoir of a Special Needs Parent) by Eichin Chang-Lim is the true story of the author’s journey through the at times difficult and always challenging world of raising a special needs child. Eichin Chang-Lim's first child, Teddy, was born profoundly deaf and...

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Emotional Recovery from your Troubled Child

For parents of children, teens and young adults
By Richard Schwindt

There are library stacks full of books written to help parents with the challenge of raising troubled children. Emotional Recovery from your Troubled Child by Richard Schwindt is a little different. The focus of this book is not on the child, but on the parents...

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Wow! What a Trip! My Journey to Meet my Family

How to explain to your child a new baby is on the way (Being a Big Brother or Sister Will Be Wonderful)
By Susan M. Tarrant

Wow! What a Trip! My Journey to Meet my Family by Susan M. Tarrant is an insightful and fascinating book that will help children feel good about being a brother or a sister. The baby is excited to know that it is connected to its...

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Did I Say Never?

A stepmother's emotional journey with her special needs son
By Kim Nugent

Did I Say Never? by Kim Nugent is a heartwarming story of raising a child with a disability, told through the eyes of his step-mother. Kim never expected to marry again, or find love with a blind date, Jesse. When Jesse proposes to Kim, he...

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Common Sense for Our Common Good

A Parent Guide to Good Schools
By Jim Baumann

Common Sense for Our Common Good: A Parent Guide to Good Schools by Jim Baumann is a great guidebook for parents. The information is listed in groups of three and clearly explained. Essentially, it's an easy read and discusses what makes a school good, focusing...

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