Category: Family Relationships

  • High Road Less Traffic ... a better view by Monique Honaman

    By Monique Honaman

    half auto-biography/part self-help, Monique’s first publication, “The excessive street Has much less site visitors: sincere recommendation at the course via love and divorce,” shared her own trip via divorce. This moment booklet within the sequence, “The excessive street Has much less site visitors … and a greater view!” is all approximately supplying views. She isn't a divorce legal professional; no longer a scientific psychologist; now not a wedding therapist. Monique is simply a typical individual such as you -- attempting to maneuver in the course of the complexities of affection, marriage, divorce, parenting, courting, remarriage, and every thing in among. Monique’s aim is to proportion views from lifestyles alongside the best way which are inspiring, motivating, and thought-provoking … and, in fact, every now and then witty, sarcastic, and challenging.
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  • Took His Breath Away by Nicholis Ellison

    By Nicholis Ellison

    "Quarter Davenport returns to small city Jemison, Alabama for his father’s funeral. along with his spouse and mom by means of his part, staring at as his father took his final breath, he is aware his lifestyles is altering endlessly. in this one week trip, he learns extra approximately his father, extra approximately himself as a son, or even extra approximately what it's to develop into a father, and a pal, than he ever idea attainable.

    Through his father’s acquaintances, his thoughts, goals, mom, or even whole strangers; area learns that usually, it takes the dying of a guardian, for us to really study what they have been attempting to educate us all alongside.
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  • Le Couloir de la vie: Une reine de beauté sauve une jeune by Nazanin Afshin-Jam,Susan McClelland,Richard Mercier

    By Nazanin Afshin-Jam,Susan McClelland,Richard Mercier

    Cette histoire remarquable est celle de deux femmes nommées Nazanin, – l’une, Canadienne au sommet de sa carrière et l’autre, une adolescente iranienne incarcérée dans le couloir de l. a. mort –, mais surtout d’un courriel qui a remodelé leurs vies à jamais.

    Nazanin Afshin-Jam s’était hissée au sommet. En 2006, elle venait de signer un finest contrat d’enregistrement de disque, avait été élue première dauphine au concours omit Monde trois ans plus tôt, poursuivait une carrière florissante de model et était devenue une véritable icône de l. a. communauté internationale des dissidents iraniens. Mais un après-midi, elle reçut un courriel qui allait bouleverser son existence.

    Elle apprend alors qu'une adolescente kurde nommée Nazanin Fatehi risque los angeles peine de mort en Iran, suite à une condamnation pour avoir poignardé un homme qui voulait los angeles violer. Peu de temps après, madame Afshin-Jam s’engage à prendre sa défense. Cette décision l‘amène à plonger dans le monde de los angeles diplomatie internationale et à affronter le côté sombre du will pay qui l’a vue naître, avec ses crimes d’honneur, l. a. violence faite aux femmes et l’exécution d’enfants, sanctionnée par l’État. Pendant que Nazanin Fatehi dépérit en felony, dans des stipulations si atroces qu’elle tente de mettre fin à ses jours, madame Afshin-Jam travaille sans relâche à mettre en œuvre une campagne visant à lui sauver l. a. vie.
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  • The Friday Talks, One Teacher's Legacy, Stories From Jump by Steve Fleming

    By Steve Fleming

    within the fall of 1990, on the age of 40, i began educating highschool paintings. It quickly turned obvious that having a private reference to my scholars used to be very important in developing teachable moments. So i began telling tales approximately my 3 little ones. My scholars enjoyed listening to existence tales and of my stories as a remain at domestic dad.
    And so the Friday talks built over the years. They turned approximately being acutely aware. I inspired my scholars, with tales, to imagine extra conscientiously approximately themselves and others. to go looking for clues approximately what was once occurring round them.
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  • My Seven Sons and How We Raised Each Other by Don Diamont

    By Don Diamont

    Soap big name Don Diamont's best storyline up to now is being the real-life father and ringleader of his seven rambunctious boys.

    Don Diamont's MY SEVEN SONS and the way WE RAISED each one OTHER is a fatherhood e-book for modern sleek, combined relations; a dude e-book that does not turn away from an emotional physique slam; and, a giftable Dad publication that still services as a love music to an impressive Mom.

    With humor and compassion, Don takes the readers on a rollercoaster trip from the depths and sorrow of the passing of his personal father and brother, to the heights of Hollywood and worldwide glam, to turning into a father himself and the not likely assemblage of his combined brood. in basic terms of his seven sons are his organic childrens. in retrospect at the males who raised, coached, and mentored him, Diamont speaks candidly concerning the robust classes he is discovered. taking a look ahead, as his seven boys turn into males, he displays at the manly artwork of fatherhood and leaves us with a successful portrait of an American relations in an international the place the idea that of kinfolk is being redefined.

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  • First Time Parents Survival Guide to Avoid Unnecessary and by John Callas,Jeff Klavon,Bill Sullivan

    By John Callas,Jeff Klavon,Bill Sullivan

    once we made up our minds to have a child, we went trying to find a few solutions to the numerous questions we had. whereas there has been a mess of knowledge on hand, what lets no longer locate was once a booklet on what our baby’s genuine wishes have been going to be the 1st couple of months of its lifestyles. We additionally have been not able to achieve a few helpful suggestion on the way to steer clear of spending over the top quantities of cash on child issues we might by no means use.

    Impulse procuring is going to a complete new point if you are approximately to have your first baby. nearly each first-time mother or father buys in extra out of worry of no longer figuring out what a toddler will need.

    We aren't doctors or therapists, nor are we the following to suggest any particular product line. the aim of this ebook is to assist first-time mom and dad via guiding them clear of worry and towards educated and proficient judgements. it is going to additionally aid waiting for get a better price by way of keeping off high priced error, and stop pointless and wild spending.
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  • Prime Time Dads: 45 Reasons to Embrace Midlife Fatherhood by Len Filppu

    By Len Filppu

    “When confronted with first-time fatherhood on the age of forty nine, i did not be aware of even if to have a good time with champagne... or hemlock. yet it is grew to become out to be the easiest factor i have ever done," writes writer Len Filppu in top TIME DADS: forty five purposes to include Midlife Fatherhood.

    PRIME TIME DADS places forth in funny, heartfelt, real-life essays the unconventional thought that mature males are well-suited for the foxhole of fatherhood, that instead of being simply higher overdue than by no means, midlife fatherhood can really be larger later.

    PRIME TIME DADS is needs to interpreting for males of every age considering fatherhood, and particularly for the ladies who love them. girls, supply best TIME DADS to the mature males on your lifestyles who might use an encouraging, enlightening note approximately later-blooming fatherhood.

    Based on actual lifestyles reviews, offbeat observations, and Visine-eyed perspectives from the frenzied foxhole of fatherhood, this booklet offers males who're of their leading years amusing or , whatever to consider, and a good, encouraging examine the benefits mature, older men have over more youthful males at the loopy, fascinating trip of fatherhood.

    Not each guy who can develop hair extra successfully from his ears than his scalp may still turn into a father. Parenthood is severe enterprise, and the realm already has sufficient part-time mom and dad and antisocial dads. yet mature males, and particularly the ladies who love them, who're honest approximately contemplating the impressive tasks and wealthy rewards of parenthood will locate precise existence encouragement and proposal in leading TIME DADS.

    “This is the easiest time of my lifestyles and, for me, later in lifestyles is my leading time for fatherhood,” says leading TIME DADS writer Len Filppu.
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  • Evolution of Cocoons: A Mother's Journey Through Her by Janna Vought

    By Janna Vought

    "Destiny awarded me with a state of affairs that gives me entry to a such a lot unusual, occasionally scary, attractive, and regularly exciting world."

    Evolution of Cocoons is a firsthand account of mothering a toddler who suffers from debilitating psychological and developmental health problems. The e-book deals readers an intimate glimpse into the lifetime of a kinfolk reeling from the results of such illnesses; everyone seems to be courageous and flawed.  it's a decent, brutal, introspective, and looking check out a lifestyles corrupted by way of a kid's imbalanced brain and a mother’s look for strength.

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  • The Monkey Drowns by Shirley Condit Starkey

    By Shirley Condit Starkey

    The Monkey Drowns is the second one in a chain depicting the lifetime of an army spouse. the 1st publication, The Scorpion Stings tells of a small city, naïve lady who marries a occupation military officer, strikes twelve instances in 5 years after which unearths herself in primitive Iran of the 1960’s. The Monkey Drowns includes the tale extra to while the kinfolk strikes from Iran again to their fatherland, Tucson, Arizona. the military sends her husband to the collage of Arizona for his Master’s measure in business administration. After commencement her husband is shipped to Korea after which again to the States for extra education which will visit Viet Nam. in the course of those lengthy absences, our heroine consists of at the family’s tasks, taking good care of 3 youngsters, dealing with funds and the standard loved ones jobs. The 60’s used to be a time of significant upheaval; chaos was once in all places with the assassinations of John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy. Anti-war protestors have been burning draft playing cards and closing down universities and disrupting the Democratic conference in Chicago. It used to be a tricky time for other halves if the fellow of the home was once in Viet Nam. Upon the joyous go back of her husband, the family members back strikes numerous occasions, ultimately finishing up in fortress Leavenworth, Kansas the place he's a pupil in Command and common employees university. Upon of completion of the year-long tuition, the relations is once more despatched to Iran the place her husbandis an consultant to the Shah of Iran. The yr is 1970 and the swap in Tehran is striking. The Shah has been operating not easy to pull the rustic from the 7th century into the 20 th century. As he brings in additional Westerners to ‘help’ him, the extra resistance he encounters. The Shah is confident that Saddam Hussein is making plans an assault and initiates struggle video games as a way to be prepared. meanwhile, Ruhollah Khomeini has been kicked out of Iraq through Saddam Hussein for fomenting difficulty and he strikes to Paris the place he discovers the straightforward tape recorder. He commences sending recordings of his speeches again to the mosques of Iran leading to significant riots. all through all this, our army spouse maintains facing traditional family occasions in addition to wild puppy assaults, kamikaze drivers, and the delivery of her fourth baby in an Iranian medical institution. President Nixon arrives for a 3 day stopover at whereas bombs are trigger all over the place Tehran. while the Pentagon requests her husband to increase his journey in Iran for a 3rd 12 months, he declines, in desire of returning to Viet Nam. He was once involved that his little ones may be the sufferers, if the radicals made up our minds to bomb the yankee university. whereas he's in Viet Nam his alternative in Tehran is murdered.
    This tale is principally concerning the problems an army spouse has to beat. to cite significant basic Hoyt S. Vandenberg, Jr.: “Military other halves, in my humble opinion, are the un-sung champions of the dep. of safeguard. learn this publication and savour what army households face in the course of overseas and household assignments. it's all there, in fascinating detail.”
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