For Better or for Kids Book

For Better or for Kids


  • Author : Patrick and Ruth Schwenk
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Release Date : 2016-07-12
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9780310342748

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For Better or for Kids Excerpt :

The transition from “married” to “married with children” can be tough. Before they know it, a once youthful and energetic married couple finds themselves in a minivan loaded with noisy kids and littered with Cheerios, crusty Sippy cups, banana peels, and missing library books. As much as you love your children and work hard to nurture and train them for the future, the challenges that come with parenthood can make the “for better or for worse” promise a hard one to honor. For Better or For Kids will enable couples to: Build a God-centered marriage instead of a Child-centered or Me-centered marriage Avoid the dangers of spouse-neglect and self-neglect Effectively communicate in the chaos Explore ways to parent together as one team Find balance in the busyness For Better or For Kids is about remembering that even when you feel worn out, over-extended, and neglected, you promised to be a team. Marriage with kids may not always be what we expected, but it is good. We need to make a vow to love our spouse with kids in the house.

The Good Book for Kids Book

The Good Book for Kids


  • Author : Lisa T. Bergren
  • Publisher : David C Cook
  • Release Date : 2017-04-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9781434711045

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The Good Book for Kids Excerpt :

As a kid-centric version of The Good Book, this guide draws readers (ages 8 to 12) into God's Word, encourages personal application, and provides great discussion starters for families. The Good Book for Kids is a friendly guide to biblical basics every kid should know. Like the adult book, this youth edition from bestselling author Lisa T. Bergren introduces readers ages 8 to 12 to the Bible's biggest ideas but in kid-friendly ways--through engaging storytelling, historical insight, and an "Imagine This" section. Each chapter includes a Scripture verse and discussion starters to help kids and families apply scriptural truths to their lives. The Good Book for Kids is great for individual reading or to be used over 8 weeks as part of a church-wide program, for Sunday school classes, or for family devotions. From Genesis to Revelation, The Good Book for Kids is inspiring for any family who wants to understand the Bible better and, more importantly, grow together in faith.

No Kids Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

No Kids


  • Author : Corinne Maier
  • Publisher : Emblem Editions
  • Release Date : 2009-08-04
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 150
  • ISBN 10 : 9781551992976

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No Kids Excerpt :

The shocking treatise that was a bestselling international media sensation upon its 2007 publication in France now makes its eagerly anticipated English-language debut. A mother of two herself, Maier makes her deadly serious, if at times laugh-out-loud-funny, argument with all the unbridled force of her famously wicked intellect. In forty to-the-point, impressively erudite chapters drawing on the realms of history, child psychology, politics, and the environment, Maier effortlessly skewers the idealized notion of parenthood as a natural and beautiful endeavour. Enough with this “baby-mania” that is plaguing modern society, says Maier, it’s nothing but brainwashing. Are you prepared to give up your free time, dinners with friends, spontaneous romantic getaways, and even the luxury of uninterrupted thought for the “vicious little dwarves” that will treat you like their servant, cost you hundreds of thousands of dollars, and end up resenting you? Speaking to the still “child-free”, to fellow suffering parents, and to adamant procreationists alike, No Kids is a controversial, thought-provoking, and undeniably entertaining read. Reasons to avoid having kids: •You will lose touch with your friends •Your sex life will be over •Children cost a fortune • Child-rearing is endless drudgery •Vacations will be nightmares •You’ll lose your identity and become just “mom” or “dad” •Your children will become mindless drones of capitalism •The planet’s already overcrowded •Your children will inevitably disappoint you

Selfish Reasons to Have More Kids Book
Score: 3
From 3 Ratings

Selfish Reasons to Have More Kids


  • Author : Bryan Caplan
  • Publisher : Basic Books (AZ)
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 228
  • ISBN 10 : 046501867X

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Selfish Reasons to Have More Kids Excerpt :

Argues that upbringing is much less important for development than genetics is and encourages parents to find ways to enjoy raising than children, rather than making the task a chore.

The No More Bullying Book for Kids Book

The No More Bullying Book for Kids


  • Author : Vanessa Green Allen
  • Publisher : Rockridge Press
  • Release Date : 2018-06-26
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 90
  • ISBN 10 : 164152071X

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The No More Bullying Book for Kids Excerpt :

The term bullying is used a lot these days. What does bullying actually mean? How do you know if it's happening to you? And if you are being bullied, what can you do about it? That's exactly what "The No More Bullying Book for Kids" is all about. Being bullied hurts and it's easy to feel as though you don't have any power, which can be scary and lonely. But you'r not powerless, and you're definitely not alone. Here you'll find the information you need to know about bullying as well as tips and tricks for dealing with specific situations whe you or someone you know is being bullied. -- page [4] of cover.

Making a Difference Book

Making a Difference


  • Author : Cheri J. Meiners
  • Publisher : Mango Media Inc.
  • Release Date : 2018-01-02
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 42
  • ISBN 10 : 9781633535978

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Making a Difference Excerpt :

Build Character in your Kids Integrity, courtesy, respect and purpose: Through positive and motivating text, Making a Difference assures children that they are important, and that what they do matters. Boost your child's confidence and sense of purpose as you read and affirm that their hopeful thoughts, kind words and good choices can make a difference to themselves and others. Making a Difference is a book that will help build social skills and character, teach life lessons to your children, and put them on a pathway to integrity, courtesy, respect, and purpose. Make the world a better place: Beautiful hand-drawn illustrations accompany Cheri's purposeful storytelling as she shows us once again how children can help to make the world a better place. Back pages include discussion questions, scenarios, games and role-play activities that help adults reinforce the book’s positive message.

How to Raise Kids Who Aren t Assholes Book

How to Raise Kids Who Aren t Assholes


  • Author : Melinda Wenner Moyer
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2022-06-21
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 353
  • ISBN 10 : 9780593086957

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How to Raise Kids Who Aren t Assholes Excerpt :

How to Raise Kids Who Aren't Assholes is a clear, actionable, sometimes humorous (but always science-based) guide for parents on how to shape their kids into honest, kind, generous, confident, independent, and resilient people...who just might save the world one day. As an award-winning science journalist, Melinda Wenner Moyer was regularly asked to investigate and address all kinds of parenting questions: how to potty train, when and whether to get vaccines, and how to help kids sleep through the night. But as Melinda's children grew, she found that one huge area was ignored in the realm of parenting advice: how do we make sure our kids don't grow up to be assholes? On social media, in the news, and from the highest levels of government, kids are increasingly getting the message that being selfish, obnoxious and cruel is okay. Hate crimes among children and teens are rising, while compassion among teens has been dropping. We know, of course, that young people have the capacity for great empathy, resilience, and action, and we all want to bring up kids who will help build a better tomorrow. But how do we actually do this? How do we raise children who are kind, considerate, and ethical inside and outside the home, who will grow into adults committed to making the world a better place? How to Raise Kids Who Aren't Assholes is a deeply researched, evidence-based primer that provides a fresh, often surprising perspective on parenting issues, from toddlerhood through the teenage years. First, Melinda outlines the traits we want our children to possess—including honesty, generosity, and antiracism—and then she provides scientifically-based strategies that will help parents instill those characteristics in their kids. Learn how to raise the kind of kids you actually want to hang out with—and who just might save the world.

Hold On to Your Kids Book
Score: 5
From 2 Ratings

Hold On to Your Kids


  • Author : Gordon Neufeld
  • Publisher : Vintage Canada
  • Release Date : 2011-11-30
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307375490

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Hold On to Your Kids Excerpt :

A psychologist with a reputation for penetrating to the heart of complex parenting issues joins forces with a physician and bestselling author to tackle one of the most disturbing and misunderstood trends of our time -- peers replacing parents in the lives of our children. Dr. Neufeld has dubbed this phenomenon peer orientation, which refers to the tendency of children and youth to look to their peers for direction: for a sense of right and wrong, for values, identity and codes of behaviour. But peer orientation undermines family cohesion, poisons the school atmosphere, and fosters an aggressively hostile and sexualized youth culture. It provides a powerful explanation for schoolyard bullying and youth violence; its effects are painfully evident in the context of teenage gangs and criminal activity, in tragedies such as in Littleton, Colorado; Tabor, Alberta and Victoria, B.C. It is an escalating trend that has never been adequately described or contested until Hold On to Your Kids. Once understood, it becomes self-evident -- as do the solutions. Hold On to Your Kids will restore parenting to its natural intuitive basis and the parent-child relationship to its rightful preeminence. The concepts, principles and practical advice contained in Hold On to Your Kids will empower parents to satisfy their children’s inborn need to find direction by turning towards a source of authority, contact and warmth. Something has changed. One can sense it, one can feel it, just not find the words for it. Children are not quite the same as we remember being. They seem less likely to take their cues from adults, less inclined to please those in charge, less afraid of getting into trouble. Parenting, too, seems to have changed. Our parents seemed more confident, more certain of themselves and had more impact on us, for better or for worse. For many, parenting does not feel natural. Adults through the ages have complained about children being less respectful of their elders and more di

Honey  I Wrecked the Kids Book

Honey I Wrecked the Kids


  • Author : Alyson Schafer
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2009-07-10
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 193
  • ISBN 10 : 9780470737033

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Honey I Wrecked the Kids Excerpt :

More life-saving parenting advice from the bestselling author of Breaking the Good Mom Myth Bringing the same perceptive and actionable advice that made Breaking the Good Mom Myth an international bestseller, TV host and psychotherapist Alyson Schafer again comes to the rescue of desperate parents everywhere. For those who've tried just about everything to discipline their kids, Honey, I Wrecked the Kids explains why children today really are resistant to traditional parenting methods and how only a new model for winning cooperation really works. Full of real-life examples, the book gives parents a deeper understanding of misbehavior and their role in it, shies away from traditional behavioral models of parenting, and offers humane, good-humored advice that will make parenting a manageable and, finally, rewarding task. Alyson Schafer (Toronto, ON) is the host of The Parenting Show and a media expert on parenting. She has appeared on The Montel Williams Show and been featured in Cosmopolitan, Parenting, Reader's Digest, and more.

All Kids Are Good Kids Book

All Kids Are Good Kids


  • Author : Judy Carey Nevin
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2019-03-12
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 26
  • ISBN 10 : 9781534432055

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All Kids Are Good Kids Excerpt :

This sweet board book celebrates different types of children that have one important thing in common: they’re all good kids—and every kid is one of a kind. Tall kids, short kids, Build a pillow fort kids. Shy kids, glad kids, Love to belly laugh kids. No two kids are alike and this charming story celebrates those special differences that make kids both unique and similar. Judy Carey Nevin’s bouncing text paired with Susie Hammer’s brilliant and bright art proves that while children may appear to be different, they also enjoy many of the same things. It’s these shared differences and similarities that make every kid one of a kind.

The Lost Wedding ring Book

The Lost Wedding ring


  • Author : Jane Emmet Griswold
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1887
  • Genre: Female friendship
  • Pages : 171
  • ISBN 10 : NYPL:33433112004704

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Good Kids Book
Score: 1
From 1 Ratings

Good Kids


  • Author : Benjamin Nugent
  • Publisher : Scribner
  • Release Date : 2014-10-18
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 1439136602

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Good Kids Excerpt :

Discovering that their parents are having an affair with each other, fifteen-year-old friends Josh and Khadijah make a pact that they will never cheat on anyone, an agreement that is tested years later when they reconnect after becoming engaged to different people.

Love Does for Kids Book

Love Does for Kids


  • Author : Bob Goff
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Release Date : 2018-10-23
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9780718095239

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Love Does for Kids Excerpt :

In the same way that Love Does has struck a deep chord with adults, kids will experience God in new and thrilling ways and see that living out our faith certainly isn’t boring! With this book, children will laugh, dream, and be inspired to make a difference for God, and they’ll learn to: take ownership of their mistakes and forgive others for their mistakes. never give up—no matter how scared they are. put their faith into action by spending time with—and acting more like—Jesus. Kids everywhere will love Bob and Lindsey’s stories about how love does. With childlike faith, enthusiasm, and great whimsy, young hearts will feel instantly connected to a love that acts as much as it feels. Children will walk away with a sense of wonder at how great God is and will feel empowered to do things that will make a tangible difference in the world. As a little boy with a big personality and even bigger dreams, Bob Goff had lots of questions, and they didn't go away when he grew up. It wasn’t until he learned just how big and wild and wonderful God is that he began to find answers. Once Bob learned about the deep goodness of God, he began to learn about the great power God gives His kids when they live a life full of love for others. Bob and Lindsey invite kids to get to know God better and to see the world as a place designed to be changed as we put our faith in action.

This Is How We Do It Book
Score: 4.5
From 3 Ratings

This Is How We Do It


  • Author : Matt Lamothe
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Release Date : 2017-05-02
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 52
  • ISBN 10 : 9781452153407

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This Is How We Do It Excerpt :

Follow the real lives of seven kids from Italy, Japan, Iran, India, Peru, Uganda, and Russia for a single day! In Japan Kei plays Freeze Tag, while in Uganda Daphine likes to jump rope. But while the way they play may differ, the shared rhythm of their days—and this one world we all share—unites them. This genuine exchange provides a window into traditions that may be different from our own as well as a mirror reflecting our common experiences. Inspired by his own travels, Matt Lamothe transports readers across the globe and back with this luminous and thoughtful picture book.

The Good Book Book
Score: 4
From 3 Ratings

The Good Book


  • Author : Deron Spoo
  • Publisher : David C Cook
  • Release Date : 2017-04-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9781434710987

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The Good Book Excerpt :

The Good Book offers a user-friendly guide to the Bible's biggest ideas. A chapter from the Bible accompanies each chapter of the book, which helps readers understand the context and content of the Scripture passages in a way that can open the whole Bible. Designed as a forty-day journey through forty key chapters of the Bible, The Good Book will appeal to those who already love and read the Bible regularly as well as to those who are just beginning their Christian journey. The Good Book: is a great evangelism tool for explaining the major themes of Scripture to those who want to know more about God, Jesus, and the core beliefs of Christianity; gives new believers an overview of the Bible and lays a framework to help them understand Scripture passages; helps longtime Christians rediscover the basic themes of Scripture and experience these truths in a new way; and encourages Scriptural literacy as it pushes readers to read both one chapter of the book and one chapter of the Bible each day for forty days. The Good Book is great for individuals, and it can also be used by small groups in an eight-week church-wide program or a forty-week journey that focuses on one Bible chapter each week. The Good Book will help people understand and live by the transformative truths of the Bible.