The Single Parent s Guide to Raising Godly Children

Author: Shae Cooke
Publisher: Destiny Image Publishers
ISBN: 076849110X
Format: PDF
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Yes you can raise godly kids! Break out of single parent dysfunction junction and have the family of your dreams. Your children are destined to be more than "kids-gone-wrong" society statistics. They have infinite potential to rise far above loneliness, rejection, dejection, depression, stigmatized traits, and disadvantage. Single-parented children can make sound choices, respect others, resist negative pressure, and create an uptrend of doing the right thing. It starts with your determination to say "no" to the status quo and your resolve to give new and significant meaning to the term "family." You will learn how to: Pull your family out of the dysfunctional swamp and into whole living. Avoid 'morale' decay and raise your child's value quotient. Free your child to be a child, resurrect his or her hopes and dreams. Reduce the impact of negative influence. Lead your children to Christ and keep them walking with Him. Identify vulnerabilities and deal with the tough stuff kids are into. As a single mom currently raising her son, author Shae Cooke experiences the parent and child struggle-as well as the possibilities-every day. With wit, humor, and honest transparency, The Single Parent's Guide to Raising Godly Children offers practical, realistic, and proactive suggestions and resources to help relieve the analysis paralysis, worry, and guilt so often associated with the task of solo child-rearing, ultimately freeing the family into whole living. The Single Parent's Guide to Raising Godly Children is the first book in The Single Parent's Guide Series.

Being Smart about Gifted Children

Author: Dona J. Matthews
Publisher: Great Potential PressInc
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The 'mysteries' of giftedness are unveiled in this book. The authors invite parents and educators to step into the 'mystery' and 'mastery' models of gifted education, to learn ways of developing a child's natural abilities, and to understand controversy surrounding commonly held assumptions in the field. They demonstrate the necessity to match educational experiences with a child's needs at any given time, and then proceed to explain how to make that happen.

Being Smart about Gifted Education

Author: Dona J. Matthews
Publisher: Great Potential Press, Inc.
ISBN: 0910707952
Format: PDF, ePub
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Defines giftedness and provides advice for parents and teachers on identifying gifted children, teaching them in the regular classroom and in other contexts, motivation, social and behavioral issues, and related topics.

Children and Trauma

Author: Cynthia Monahon
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN: 9780029216651
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Childhood traumas range widely in their severity and impact. A car accident, an earthquake or flood, being attacked by a dog, undergoing a frightening medical treatment?all are distinctly different events yet all provoke common symptoms of psychological trauma. These symptoms may include fearfulness, nightmares, and dramatic behavioral or personality changes. And parental anxiety over changes in a child can, in turn, complicate the healing process. Children and Trauma teaches parents and professionals about the effects of such ordeals on children and offers a blueprint for restoring a child's sense of safety and balance. Cynthia Monahon, a child psychologist who specializes in the treatment of psychological trauma, offers hope and reassurance for parents. She suggests straightforward ways to help kids through tough times, and also describes in detail the warning signs that indicate a child needs professional help. Monahon helps adults understand psychological trauma from a child's point of view and explores the ways both parents and professionals can help children heal.

The Sacred Work of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Author: Elaine K. Williams
Publisher: BalboaPress
ISBN: 9781452536774
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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You are not alone if you are one of the staggering numbers of grandparents who are raising their grandchildren! Are you confused by the generational gaps, challenging communications, and tough questions like, “Why are my parents so old? Why is my father in jail? Why doesn’t my mother show up to visit when she promised?” The Sacred Work of Grandparents Raising Their Grandchildren is the first book that contains answers and stories to address these unique issues and challenges—from one grandparent to another. You’ll enjoy the practical suggestions on how grandchildren can manage and solve some of their own problems, while learning how to cope with your own distinctive life challenges. As a parenting grandparent, a kinship caregiver, a teacher, or a social service worker, you must read this book for invaluable insight. No other book takes on the complex challenges that parenting grandparents face with such depth and truth. How relieved and grateful you’ll be for the inspiration, knowledge and wisdom by the time you reach the conclusion! “Through the stories told by grandparents themselves, Elaine K. Williams reveals the challenges, commitment, and love experienced by grandparents raising their grandchildren. This book not only provides understanding and helpful information, but will also touch the hearts of all who read it.” —Sandy P., a grandparent who raised a grandchild “I’ve waited five years for this wonderful author, Elaine K. Williams, to complete her groundbreaking gathering of knowledge from three generations so that we can clearly see the patterns of grandparents who are raising their grandchildren. The most important points are to help grandparents understand the dynamics of the emotional and behavioral challenges their grandchildren face, and the impactful trauma that all generations experience. She brings the keys of caring, connection, and communication forward to assist families to heal. Highly recommended.” —Dr. Caron Goode, EdD, NCC, author of the award-winning book Raising Intuitive Children

The Everything Parent s Guide to Raising Your Adopted Child

Author: Corrie Lynn Player
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1605507989
Format: PDF, Docs
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Domestic or international? Baby or older child? A child with special needs? The number of decisions you will need to make when deciding to adopt can at times seem overwhelming. The Everything® Parent’s Guide to Raising Your Adopted Child offers all the information any potential or newly adoptive parent might need. Parenting expert and adoptive parent Corrie Lynne Player has interviewed hundreds of adoptive parents and presents a cross-section of age, ethnicity, and cultural backgrounds to help you make the most informed decisions. This essential guidebook is packed with reassuring advice on how to handle the most common issues, including: -Questions to ask before adopting -Bonding techniques for each age group—from newborn to teenager -Adopting children with physiological or psychological special needs -Adopting outside your ethnic group -Navigating international adoptions -Fielding difficult questions about your adopted child’s birth parents -Helping your adopted child cope with feelings of loss and abandonment With this book by your side, you will bond with your child for a lifetime!

Parenting Sensibly

Author: Lynda Satre
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 1543916066
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Are you struggling as a parent? Do you wish your child came with a guidebook? Drawing on more than 26 years of raising 10 children and leading classes for dozens of parents, Parenting Sensibly provides an honest look at the parenting journey and lays a firm foundation to help you navigate the daily struggles of parenting. With practical steps and sage advice, Parenting Sensibly will strengthen your family relationships, reduce stress, and provide the tools you need to guide your children successfully on their journey from toddlers to adulthood. • Foundational principles to turn daily messes into successful teaching opportunities • Get kids to respond without yelling or getting angry • Raise responsible and resilient kids • Overcome daily battles so peace is restored

The Foster Parenting Manual

Author: John DeGarmo
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 0857007955
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The Foster Parenting Manual is a comprehensive guide offering proven, friendly advice for novice and experienced parents alike. Distilling many years' experience into one book, John DeGarmo combines his own wisdom with that of fellow foster parents. He describes what to expect from the process, how to access help and how to ensure the best care for your child. He tackles thorny issues such as children's use of the Internet and social media, managing contact with birth parents and how to support your child at school. Most importantly, he provides advice designed to help your child feel safe, secure and loved. The Foster Parenting Manual offers seasoned, sympathetic advice that will be valued by foster parents and the professionals who support them.