Stories from the heart, written by family members telling the struggles, cares, hopes, love, and dreams that are inherent in raising children with special needs. As we travel through life it is probable that within that journey we experience some sort of love. Whether that love is shared with a parent, sibling, friend, mate, or… More A Certain Kind Of Love
When William moves to a new house he does not like his new room. He does not like his new garden and he wants to go back to his old house. But moving is always hard and William’s mum persuades him that he would feel much better if he helped choose the wallpaper for his… More A New Room for William
It’s the mystery of mysteries… what’s going on inside a pregnant woman’s belly? That’s what Jennifer Davis’s older children wanted to know while she was expecting the younger. Each page shows what’s happening to the mother on the outside and then, under the flap, in the mother’s belly to the baby on the inside. Preschool-2.
As he waits for his parents to return, a young boy ponders his father’s remark “things are going to change around here” and begins to imagine all kinds of changes in the world around him.
The ideas here are fresh and offbeat, small in scale and low in cost. Hundreds of creative new and borrowed ideas in this groundbreaking book of “practical utopias”. It is sure to stimulate and motivate anyone who cares about making communities better.
True stories of connections between young children and seniors, showing the deep value of the relationships, for both age groups. Provides suggestions on how to start grand friendships in the community.
A kind and sensitive school nurse sees that a young victim of child abuse and her abusing mother get help.The topic of abuse is sensitive but the book handles the topic gently and is not too graphic. The book shows the reality of child abuse and what a child can do if they are in… More Don’t Hurt Me, Mama
Rap and read along with today’s freshest hip-hop artists–the poets of a new generation–as they impart positive life lessons in a hip new way. DON’T TALK TO STRANGERS is an essential message for every child’s safety. This latest book in the HipKidHop series features rapper Kevi Kev as he turns this important safety issue into… More Don’t Talk to Strangers (HipKidHop)
When elastic was sewn into Charley’s pants he was immediately more independent. He could now dress himself, use the bathroom unattended, and even gain or lose weight and still look sharp! He was proud of himself and his quality of life improved! This book is a collection of anecdotes about men and women with intellectual… More Elastic in My Pants and Other Stories of Quality of Life
Emmy wants desperately to be a normal kid with a happy family like her friends. But no matter how hard she tries to keep her mom’s drinking problem a secret, things are getting worse. Her mother humiliates her by showing up at school and her dance recital after drinking too much wine. Even though she’s… More Emmy’s Question
Many people become caregivers – for either their child with special health care needs, or an ill, or elderly loved one. This book guides you in finding information, and making decisions in your role as a caregiver.
New to the neighborhood, Chris feels left out of various games and social events.
If you would love to enrich your program by involving Fathers and other men, this practical, easy to use guide by a father and educator, offers you everything you need for getting men involved.
Learn effective strategies to help you cope with the stresses of parenting the second time around, care for vulnerable grandkids and set boundaries with their often-troubled parents, and navigate the maze of government aid, court proceedings, and special education. Wise, honest, moving stories show how numerous other grandparents are surviving and thriving in their new… More Grandparents As Parents: A Survival Guide For Raising A Second Family (2nd Edition)
Using simple words and bright childlike illustrations, the book coveys important information. Ages 4-10
Dr. Zork Tripork has been to Earth to find out how humans make friends. Now he is reporting back to the inhabitants of his home planet. He tells where and how friends meet, what they do together, what they talk about, and what about them annoys one another. The alien audience makes humorous comments that… More How Humans Make Friends
This older handbook was written in direct response to the many parents and professionals who have expressed their feelings of frustration and impotence at their inability to get services. Still has some great tips for an ongoing struggle.
Nearly every child will be offered drugs or alcohol before graduating high school. The good news is that a child who gets to age twenty-one without smoking, using illegal drugs, or abusing alcohol is virtually certain never to do so…and kids who learn about drugs from their parents are much likelier to resist these temptations.… More How to Raise a Drug-Free Kid: The Straight Dope for Parents
Karen’s love story of raising her young granddaughters for several years, letting them capture her heart, her life, and her soul, and then having to give them back – resulting in a painful, yet spiritual journey of love, healing, and reunion. Along with her story, she includes suggestions on the “how’s, what’s and why’s” one… More I Love You from the Edges: Lessons from Raising Grandchildren
Supporting Children Through Change-MOVING “I think I lost my smile. Is it something I could find? I just moved from my house and I think I left it behind.” Did you ever feel like your whole world was just about to change and there was nothing you could do about it? “I Think I Lost… More I Think I Lost My Smile