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Health, Diet & Parenting
by Hannah Jackman
Not many people need a family nurse, but those who need are often ready to pay a lot for a good and responsible practitioner. If you are planning to become one, you are required to be able to do many things, and one of them is quite unpredictable – being able to write. Yes, you heard it right, writing an engaging personal statement is key for getting employed, especially if you have some competition on the way. To make sure you get the vacancy you want, master the skill of writing perso... more
by Martina Wood
"Goldilocks medicine" - not too much. not too little. You want the right amount of treatments. Find out what that means here and take back control of your life.
Even though there have been many advances to treat breast cancer, not every centre / specialist has the knowledge, the support, the infrastructure available to be able to provide the best, most current treatment modalities. This book outlines the numerous, expanding ways to treat breast cancer. The trend is to "les... more
by Angelique L'AmourWho Goes Where?! Every parent knows instinctively which kid likes peanut butter and jelly and which kid doesn’t. They know if their child has a stuffed friend to sleep with or soccer practice every Wednesday. When a parent is going through a health crisis that font of knowledge is not always readily available. The Keeping Your Sanity Intact Organizer is the place to put that all information so everyone can help keep the family together during this challenging time. This is the perfect companion ... more
by Angelique L'Amour
“You have Cancer.” When a parent hears those words, like anyone, they are scared.
For a parent the question on the heels of “Will I die?” is “What about my kids?”
Cancer survivors all want to live and all want to keep their family life as normal as possible when faced with the staggering number of treatments, surgeries and tests.
Chemo, Cupcakes and Carpools is a way to help parents deal with their lives and their kids through chemo and it... more
by James MorganteThe Yogi Diet: Spirituality and the Question of Vegetarianism is a philosophical exploration of whether we must be vegetarian to live a spiritual life. Author James Morgante offers an authoritative review of the world’s religions’ views on vegetarianism, showing that some support or even require it, some are split, and some even reject the idea. While many teachings do address diet’s very real spiritual effects, a close look reveals pros and cons to both vegetarian and meat diets. Given such... more
by Cory Martin
Yoga for Beginners is the essential guide to getting started with yoga. With a friendly voice and step-by-step instructions, this book offers everything you need to start enjoying yoga’s calming and strengthening effects on your life.
• Complete beginner’s guide to getting started with yoga
• Simple instructions for the 35 essential yoga poses
• Full-color yoga illustrations
• 5 restorative yoga meditations
• Nutrition tips to... more
by Bruce LintonA new generation of men understand that fatherhood requires more than being an economic provider. Their desire to be involved, nurturing parents reflects a fundamental shift in male identity. They want more from life than a pay check and a promotion. They want meaning and purpose, and there is no greater contribution to the world than raising a healthy and happy child. This book of essays spans 30 years of Dr. Linton's writing on fatherhood. Each chapter is concluded with 3 questions for self r... more
by Melissa Mae PalmerMelissa Mae Palmer hid a "secret" that rocked her world once she married this strong successful surgeon as a single-mother. She managed two relationships and she found out that life was always a struggle for her. She knew her entire life that she had something profoundly wrong with her but she never told a soul. Once she found out what she really had, it was a condition that would CHALLENGE anyones world. Melissa Mae Palmer thought she had the American Dream but she did not.
by Tyra Lane-Kingsland
Inevitably, every parent will question, “Am I getting it right?” Considering people have been rearing children since the dawn of humanity, one would think we'd have mastered parenting by now. Yet, we still wrestle with it because the work of parenting has so many variables. And while there is no singular way to “do it right” there are things that can be done with purpose, on purpose. In this life giving book, Tyra encourages parents and educators of children a... more
by Iris Waichler, MSW, LCSWI discuss my infertility journey as well as interview other people who chose various paths to build their families. In addition I have offer a wealth of information and resources on key challenges and issues relating to the struggles associated with infertility.
by Caitlin Barton
Application Essays are very important if you are in plan to winning over the admission officer. There is a big amount of elements that make up a successful application essay for the University of Pennsylvania. Personal statement writers are able to check your essay for spelling and grammar and sentence construction creating a personalized essay or personal statement that can land you an admission.If you are don’t know how to start a personal statement for the university or need some add... more
by Laura Shapiro KramerLaura Shapiro Kramer has turned her experience raising a special-needs child (already detailed in her successful memoir) into a guidebook for other parents. This guidebook was developed based on different aspects of being the parent of a special-needs child. Each chapter offers Navigation Points (tasks to help you chart your course and identify what tools you have and what tools you need), and lighthouses illuminating Laura’s Insights ((comments offering support and giving context for the endea... more
by Balaut BurnhamWhen flowers became a popular gift, back in XVth century England, it remained a delicacy that was mostly cooked and eaten. Fast forward to the XXIst century, Balaut Burnham takes us on a fascinating historical journey through the surprising story of flowers, how it endured and remained the most popular gift in the history of mankind.
by Melvin L. Elson, M.D.Melvin L. Elson, MD is known world-wide as an expert in treating the appearance of aging. A graduate of Duke University School of Medicine, he also trained at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Duke Hospital. He has taught physicians and medical personnel in more than 50 countries and most of the US. He has published over 300 scientific articles, has written 2 books, has appeared on national and international television and has developed a number of skin care lines. As a board-certified de... more
by David ZulbergThe culture we live in promotes the belief that a 'skinny' or 'ripped' body is a means to the coveted ideal of happiness. Most diets ignore the mind although your physical health depends on it. Depression can lead to death, anxiety damages the body, and sadness or stress often leads to overeating. Even simple bad eating habits are enforced in the subconscious mind and losing weight is often more dependent on behavior modification and a change in perception, rather than just a change of diet or e... more
Why Weight - A Road Map to Recovery: From Anorexia, Bulimia and Other Unhealty Eating Behaviors (Eating Disorders)by Kate AndrewsA frank and informative guide on recovering from eating disorders or other food/weight related issues. Practical exercises make this book interactive and engaging. By the time you reach the last page of this book, you will have created and be able to hold in your hands your own personal road map to assist with your recovery.