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Health, Diet & Parenting

  • No Head Fred Said: Get Healthy

    by STEPHANIE KEEGAN
    No Head Fred Said: Get Healthy promotes and reinforces five health issues. Interactive scenarios let children choose the correct action to take. Helpful, colorful pictures and fun rhymes give children clues in choosing healthy options.
  • Total Life Energy Plan

    by Julia Sun

    Vibrant Health is Life Energy in Abundance. The Book provides a complete system for cultivating life energy for vitality and health.

  • They Took My Prostate: Cancer Loss Hope

    by JP Mac

    The feel-good prostate cancer story of the year. Time is short for a broke, unemployed animation writer who flunks a biopsy. Follow the medical adventures of JP Mac as he attempts to comprehend the reality of prostate cancer, select a treatment, and snag a new health care provider all in less than two months. Told in a hilarious, sardonic style, Mac strives to keep cool as he wrestles with bureaucratic bungles, medical complications and a difficult post-treatment future. A funny, pull-no... more

  • Joy at the End of the Rainbow: A Guide to Pregnancy After a Loss

    by Amanda Ross-White
    You’ve got What to Expect When You’re Expecting, but where do you go for a pregnancy guide when you’ve been pregnant before, and didn’t get to come home with a baby? For the nearly 2.6 million women worldwide every year who lose a baby to miscarriage, stillbirth and early neonatal loss, this is the pregnancy guide for you. Joy at the End of the Rainbow: A Guide to Pregnancy After a Loss gives you a month-by-month survival guide to a pregnancy that is different from the others. If you’re worried ... more
  • Why we revolt: A patient revolution for careful and kind care

    by Victor Montori
    In a series of brief and personal essays, Why We Revolt describes what is wrong with industrial healthcare, how it has corrupted its mission, and how it has stopped caring. Montori rescues the language of patient care to propose a revolution of compassion and solidarity, of unhurried conversations, and of careful and kind care.
  • Running My Loop

    by Manley Peterson
    Follow along with Manley as he runs every single day in July 2017 on a quest to beat his half-marathon PR on the last day of the month. Each day presents something new or unexpected as he navigates mental and physical challenges running around his gravel loop while avoiding steaming piles of bear poop and flocks of turkeys in rural Wisconsin.
  • Help Your Dog Fight Cancer

    by Laurie Kaplan
    Every day in the U.S., about 10,000 dogs are diagnosed with cancer. Still, owners are always shocked to hear the diagnosis. The owner is desperate to save their beloved dog and in need of guidance to make treatment decisions. The main source of information and guidance for the owner of a dog with cancer is usually their veterinarian. This is unfortunate! Most veterinarians today are well trained to sell, sell, sell. They clearly have a bias in choosing treatments options. This book offers a pl... more
  • Oscar's Book of Letters

    by Jane Elizabeth Earley
    The cute rabbit illustration has been the source of my imagination, and I?ve been working on him for a number of years. Finally, here he is?explaining his ABCs.
  • Parents as Talent Developers

    by James Reed Campbell and Brenda Harewood
    Our purpose in writing this book is to give minority parents (African American, Latino) the tools they need to help their children perform much better in school. The content of the book comes from discovering actual parental practices used by minority families whose children excel at school. Our research teams went to public schools in minority neighborhoods in New York City and Long Island to find high-achieving minority children. We then visited their families and interviewed the parents and c... more
  • Five Things Your Children Should Know About Money

    by Dr. Nnenna Otum-Mba
    Kids absorb information like sponges. We start off showing kids alphabets and letter sounds with the goal of them being able to read. In the same light, as soon as children are aware of what money is and that the tooth fairy exists to put money under their pillows, we need to start educating them early on how to manage money with the goal that they would be able to make smart financial decisions as they grow into young adults. There are too many cases of adults coming into millions of dollars an... more
  • Upside Right, a Children's Guide to Movement

    by Gaetano Amato

    Children love to move. Running, jumping, rolling, climbing or just "plain hanging upside down can bring joy to the child's physical world. Hopefully, this book will help children discover this joyful world of human movement. Parents will enjoy reading the many verses to their children and watching how creatively they explore their physical environment. The unusually brave adult may even join in and find that moving can be fun at any age.

  • Second Labor: Mothers Share POST-Birth Stories: Twenty-Four Mothers Write Bold, Honest Accounts About Life with a Newborn

    by Chaya Kasse Valier
    THERE IS ALWAYS A POST-BIRTH STORY. Everyone asks about your birth story, but what about after that? The postpartum period – the time frame after giving birth - can affect mothers and families as much as the birth itself, if not more. Yet post-birth stories are not given a forum in our culture. SECOND LABOR gives voice to these stories, featuring twenty-four mothers’ unique, personal experiences after having a baby. Some examples of topics include the breastfeeding-versus-formula quandary, not... more
  • Public Restroom Survival Guide

    by Bruce Bonnett

    What makes this book, Public Restroom Survival Guide, so unique is that it presents vital information on how to use a public restroom with thought-provoking mindsets that challenges the way people see and use a public restroom.

    Each day millions of people use these restroom facilities incorrectly. Their lack of personal hygiene skills endangers the next person who chooses to use the toilet stall after them. Everyone has the power to protect themselves with healthy hygiene knowl... more

  • The Essence of Meditation: A Practical Handbook of Meditation and Breathing Techniques

    by Attila Orosz
    Learn traditional and contemporary breathing and meditation techniques from practical instructions, while you discover the world of meditation, your inner self, and the underlying essence of all practices. Featuring ten fully illustrated breathing techniques, twelve meditation methods with essential practical and theoretical advice and insight. Not only will you gain an insight into the unusual meditation practices the author engages in, but you will have the opportunity to fully master ea... more
  • What's That Weed?

    by Russ Hudson
    When Emmy visits her new friend Stella’s farm, she discovers a mysterious plant called Weed. But Emmy soon realizes that Weed is a very special plant. Used by Stella’s family in food, medicine, and more, Emmy quickly learns that Weed is anything but a weed. Join Emmy and Stella as they investigate how this simple little plant is used in many ways, every day, by normal, happy people.When Emmy visits her new friend Stella’s farm, she discovers a mysterious plant called Weed. But Emmy soon real... more
  • What's That Weed?

    by Russ Hudson
    When Emmy visits her new friend Stella’s farm, she discovers a mysterious plant called Weed. But Emmy soon realizes that Weed is a very special plant. Used by Stella’s family in food, medicine, and more, Emmy quickly learns that Weed is anything but a weed. Join Emmy and Stella as they investigate how this simple little plant is used in many ways, every day, by normal, happy people.

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