Help Wanted for Busy Moms

Author: Barbara Mang

Publisher: Harvest House Publishers

ISBN: 9780736912655

Category: Religion

Page: 262

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As a busy mom herself, Mang understands being overloaded and has written a book full of charm and humor to help moms overcome the stress and demands of running a household and caring for the people in it.

Project Manager Mom

Author: Frank McMaye

Publisher: Balboa Press

ISBN: 1504337905

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 242

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An appreciation for the one who consistently answers the questions: Whats for dinner? What should I wear? Can I go to a sleepover? Have you seen my keys? Where are my socks? Where are the kids immunization records? I dont feel well; what should I do? And many such questions that come up in the house every day! The one who arrives early at work to deal the boss or employees, sneak out at break to check on the babysitter, swing by the grocery on the way home, drops her bag and goes straight to the kitchen to make dinner, spends all Saturday supporting the kidss soccer game Mom! Its all about getting work done, at home as it is in the workplace. It can be managed as a team so mom doesnt have to carry a disproportional share of it.

Laughter from the Darkside

Author: Tracy Jane Hartman

Publisher: BookBaby

ISBN: 1483585344

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 200

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Laughter from the Dark Side is one mom’s personal account of raising a son with autism. Her story takes us on a journey from birth to the teenage years, covering the full gamut of parenting and also provides a deluge of tips and ideas for parents facing the same struggle. The challenges of autism are fully respected and sensitively handled throughout this read but the author still manages to give everyone a good chuckle about life, thanks to Hartman’s self-deprecating sense of humour. Full of love, healing, teaching, and acceptance; you will learn, laugh and cry. Buckle up and enjoy the ride.

Secrets of an Organized Mom

From the Overflowing Closets to the Chaotic Play Areas: A Room-by-Room Guide to Decluttering and Streamlining Your Home for a Happier Family

Author: Barbara Reich

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1451672861

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 256

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""Everyone should Barbarafy," raves The New York Times! A life-changing program for streamlining everything that's weighing you down--from over-stuffed closets to overwhelming social calendars--courtesy of the media's go-to organizing guru: Barbara Reich. Mothers can feel like life is one neverending loop. Just when one problem or responsibility is handled, another one trips us up. But help is on the way: Barbara Reich has all the strategies necessary for staying ahead of the curve--and she's wrapped them up into four easy steps that can be applied to any organizing project. The keys to Barbara's success are simplicity and consistency. Room by room, she takes readers through the most problematic areas in the home--from the tornado-struck play area to the over-stuffed basement or storage unit. Barbara shows readers how to approach organizing in manageable bites--many of which can be dealt with in two hours or less. With each organizing project, she teaches readers how to apply the four steps--1) purge, 2) design, 3) organize, and 4) maintain. And she also reveals how to solve organizing problems that may pop up in the future--from knowing when and how to keep financial papers to how to digitally organize the family's photographs. As the mother of twelve-year-old twins, Barbara offers tips for crazed moms as only a mother could. Combining the humor of a sympathetic friend, and the no-nonsense advice of a true type-A personality, Reich offers clever, appealing solutions that are genuinely achievable for everyone"--

The Teacher's Calendar, School Year 2000-2001

The Day-by-day Directory to Holidays, Historic Events, Birthdays and Special Days, Weeks and Months

Author: Kim A. Summers,Sally M. Walker

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780809225217

Category: Anniversaries

Page: 268

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The ideal resource for K-8 teachers, school librarians, event coordinators, public and children's librarians, and after-school program librarians. Arranged day by day from August 1, 2000, through July 31, 2001, it will help teachers plan lessons, arrange bulletin boards, and prepare school calendars.More than 4,000 entries include updated birthday listings of entertainers, athletes, and government officials that are of interest to children, all federal and state holidays, significant dates in American history, state fairs, space exploration milestones -- even dates that toys such as Beanie Babies "TM" and American Girl "TM" dolls were introduced.

The Birth Mother

Harlequin Comics

Author: Tara Taylor Quinn

Publisher: Harlequin / SB Creative

ISBN: 4596646201

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: N.A

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“As long as she’s happy, I don’t care what happens to me!” So swore Jennifer when she gave birth to her daughter at the age of sixteen. Unable to support the child herself, she had to give her away. Twelve years later, she hasn’t heard a word about her daughter and Jennifer has become a successful car dealership manager. She is intent on her work when a charming man named Brian appears. He is looking for the birth mother of his twelve-year-old niece, who just lost her foster family to a terrible tornado.… Will Jennifer reunite with her daughter?

A Busy Mom's Guide to Family Pleasing Meals

Author: Hannah Butler

Publisher: Tate Publishing

ISBN: 1617395633

Category: Cooking

Page: 83

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Are you tired of trying to keep up in an Alpha Mom world? Are you searching for new recipes to spice up your family meals? Hannah Butler understands what it's like to try to keep up with Alpha Moms. She threw herself into every child's birthday party and looked for ways to make the most of her time while satisfying her palate and her kids' taste buds. You will find simple, delicious recipes in A Busy Mom's Guide to Family Pleasing Meals, which provides quick ideas for everything from everyday suppers to party foods to holiday treats. Interspersed with thoughtful and humorous quotes and ideas for pampering moms and keeping kids busy, A Busy Mom's Guide to Family Pleasing Meals gives Beta Moms an easy way to keep up without taxing your time. Awaken your appetite to a flavorful feast of dishes.

Gay Men Choosing Parenthood

Author: Gerald P. Mallon

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 0231508379

Category: Social Science

Page: 153

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Gay parenting is a topic on which almost everyone has an opinion but almost nobody has any facts. Here at last is a book based on a thorough review of the literature, as well as interviews with a pioneering group of men who in the 1980s chose to become fathers outside the boundaries of a heterosexual union—through foster care, adoption, and other kinship relationships. This book reveals how very natural and possible gay parenthood can be. What factors influence this decision? How do the experiences of gay dads compare to those of heterosexual men? How effectively do professional services such as support groups serve gay fathers and prospective gay fathers? What elements of the social climate are helpful—and hurtful? Gay Men Choosing Parenthood challenges a great deal of misinformation, showing how gay fathers from different backgrounds adapted, perceived, and constructed their options and their families.

Mom's Big Book of Baking

200 Simple, Foolproof Recipes for Delicious Family Treats to Get You Through Every Birthday Party, Class Picnic, Potluck Bake Sale, Holiday, and No-school Day

Author: Lauren Chattman

Publisher: Harvard Common Press

ISBN: 9781558321946

Category: Cooking

Page: 358

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200 recipes tailor-made for today's extremely busy mom.

Home Cookin' with Dave's Mom

Author: Dave's Mom,Jess Cagle,Dorothy Letterman,Christopher Little

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0671000608

Category: Cooking

Page: 176

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The mother of "Late Show" host David Letterman offers recipes from her own kitchen and from family members, and includes practical kitchen tips and photographs from the Letterman family album

Raum

Roman

Author: Emma Donoghue

Publisher: Piper Verlag

ISBN: 3492954480

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

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Auch seinen fünften Geburtstag feiert Jack in Raum. Raum hat eine immer verschlossene Tür, ein Oberlicht und ist 12 Quadratmeter groß. Dort lebt der Kleine mit seiner Mutter. Dort wurde er auch geboren. Jack liebt es fernzusehen, denn da sieht er seine »Freunde«, die Cartoonfiguren. Aber er weiß, dass die Dinge hinter der Mattscheibe nicht echt sind – echt sind nur Ma, er und die Dinge in Raum. Bis der Tag kommt, an dem Ma ihm erklärt, dass es doch eine Welt da draußen gibt und dass sie versuchen müssen, aus Raum zu fliehen ... »Nerven zerreißend und fesselnd. ›Raum‹ – angeregt von der wahren Geschichte über Elisabeth Fritzl, eingesperrt mit ihren Kindern von ihrem Vater – ist die Geschichte einer Mutter und ihres Sohnes, deren Liebe sie das Unglaubliche überleben lässt.« Psychologies ZUM SPECIAL

Chase's Calendar of Events 2015

Author: Editors of Chase's Calendar of Events

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071835458

Category: Education

Page: N.A

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12,500 entries. 196 countries. 365 days. Find out what's going on any day of the year, anywhere across the globe! If you're looking to tie a promotional event to a special month, travel to a music festival halfway around the world, blog about a historical milestone or do a celebrity birthday round-up on your radio show or Twitterfeed, Chase's Calendar of Events is the one resource that has it all. For broadcasters, journalists, event planners, public relations professionals, librarians, editors, writers or simply the curious, this is one reference you can't do without! Chase's Calendar of Events 2015 brings you: Major sporting events such as the FIFA Women's World Cup (June 6), the Pan American Games (July 10) and the 48th Transpacific Yacht Race (July 13). Milestones such as the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, 200th anniversary of Waterloo, 150th anniversary of Lincoln's assassination, 75th anniversary of Dunkirk and the Battle of Britain, 150th birth anniversary of poet W.B. Yeats and much more. New birthday entries for newsmakers like the new king of Spain, Felipe VI of Bourbon and Greece (Jan 30), or political activist Nadezhda Tolokonnikova (Nov 7); sports stars such as Meryl Davis (Jan 1) and Johnny Manziel (Dec 6); and entertainers Lupita Nyong'o (Mar 1), Chiwetel Ejiofor (July 10), Jamie Dornan (May 1), Dakota Johnson (Oct 4), Lorde (Nov 7) and Macklemore (June 19). New special days such as Take Your Poet to Work Day (July 15), National Black Women in Jazz and the Arts Day (Mar 1), National Biscotti Day (Sept 29), Runner's Selfie Day (June 23), No Selfies Day (Mar 16) and many more. New! Get exclusive access to the Chase's Calendar of Events companion website with: What's on Today? All the holidays, events, anniversaries, celebrity birthdays, and so on for the current day Advanced Search: customize your search--date ranges, location, key word, category, attendance--however you want! Unique Festivals of the World: a new, interactive map of the world--click on a country and discover its major festivals Tabbed pages for Major Awards, About the Holidays, Spotlight for 2015, Glossary of Calendar Terms and Special Months For information on the url and password of the companion website, please see details inside the book.

Die Mutter des Erfolgs

Wie ich meinen Kindern das Siegen beibrachte

Author: Amy Chua

Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG

ISBN: 3312004772

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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Amy Chua ist Juraprofessorin in Yale und zweifache Mutter. Ihre Kinder will sie zum Erfolg erziehen - mit allen Mitteln. Und gemäß den Regeln ihrer Wurzeln in China ist Erfolg nur mit härtester Arbeit zu erreichen. Sie beschließt, dass ihre Töchter als Musikerinnen Karriere machen sollen. Nun wird deren Kindheit zur Tortur. Wo eine Eins minus als schlechte Note gilt, muss Lernen anders vermittelt werden als in unserer westlichen Pädagogik. In ihrem Erlebnisbericht erzählt die Autorin fesselnd, witzig und mit kluger Offenheit von einem gnadenlosen Kampf, der ihr und ihren Töchtern alles abverlangte: ein packendes und hochkomisches Buch über Familie und Erziehung, über Leistungsdruck und über den Willen, unbedingt zu siegen.

Essentials Mom's Planner Stickers

Set of 575 Stickers

Author: Inc Peter Pauper Press

Publisher: Peter Pauper Press

ISBN: 9781441324085

Category:

Page: N.A

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Moms! Can you be even more organized than you already are? Yes! With this set of hundreds of stylish planner stickers! Use them to personalize your calendar or agenda and keep track of family appointments, special days, school events, and celebrations! Selections include multiples of ''Birthday,'' ''Field Trip,'' ''Meeting,'' ''Practice,'' ''Picture Day,'' ''Business Trip,'' ''Book Club,'' ''Girls' Night Out,'' ''Anniversary,'' ''Game Day,'' ''Volunteer,'' ''Don't Forget,'' and many more! Extra decorative star and circle shapes allow for further calendar customization. Set includes 12 sheets with over 575 different stickers in a variety of shapes and colors. Perfect for any planner, calendar, or journal. Sticker set fits in the back pockets of all Peter Pauper Press planners so you can keep them at your fingertips! Package measures 4 inches wide x 7-1/2 inches high.

Vocabulary, Grade 3

Author: Spectrum

Publisher: Carson-Dellosa Publishing

ISBN: 1620578379

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

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Spectrum Vocabulary makes word analysis and vocabulary building easier than ever! The lessons, perfect for students in third grade, strengthen phonics skills by focusing on concept and sensory words, context clues, imported words, and more! Each book aids with classification, context, sensory, concept, and word structure strategies. They are also aligned to national and state standards and include a complete answer key. Today, more than ever, students need to be equipped with the essential skills they need for school achievement and for success on proficiency tests. The Spectrum series has been designed to prepare students with these skills and to enhance student achievement. Developed by experts in the field of education, each title in the Spectrum workbook series offers grade-appropriate instruction and reinforcement in an effective sequence for learning success. Perfect for use at home or in school, and a favorite of parents, homeschoolers, and teachers worldwide, Spectrum is the learning partner students need for complete achievement.

Mom's Ultimate Family Organizer

A One-Stop Planner for Busy Moms

Author: Amy Keroes

Publisher: Chronicle Books (CA)

ISBN: 9780811862738

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 128

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This comprehensive, one-stop organizer is an essential tool for the busiest of moms. Inside the sturdy binder are month-at-a-glance and week-at-a-glance calendar pages, a fold-out summer break planner, catchall pockets, perforated tear-out lists and notes, sticky notes, and more.

Chase's Calendar of Events

Author: The Editors of Chase's

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780071489034

Category: Reference

Page: 752

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Includes more than 10,000 holidays, holy days, national and ethnic celebrations, astronomical phenomena, festivals, fairs, anniversaries, and other events from around the world

The Father's Almanac

Author: St. Clair Adams Sullivan

Publisher: Main Street Books

ISBN: 9780385426251

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 391

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A sourcebook for fathers offers advice on raising children through their early years and discusses the two-career family, older parents, and the men's movement

The Teacher's Calendar School Year 2004-2005

Author: Chase's Calendar of Events

Publisher: Contemporary Books

ISBN: 9780071433235

Category: Education

Page: 304

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A year's worth of ideas and activities to revitalize every teacher's class ""This book is phenomenal! This resource is the perfect springboard to help me tackle tough concepts."" "--Barb Stoflet, Minnesota Teacher of the Year, 2002" ""The diversity of topics covered and the user-friendly language guarantee that we won't grow tired of using "The Teacher's Calendar.""" "--Tim Bailey, Utah Teacher of the Year, 2002" For five years "The Teacher's Calendar "has been a fixture in classrooms and school libraries across the country. Teachers will find innovative ideas for lessons, bulletin boards, and school calendars on every page. Infopacked sidebars highlight specific dates and provide curriculum ideas and lists of appropriate books and websites.Almost 5,000 month-by-month, day-byday listings--all fully revised and checked 50 new essays on how to use this material in class for overworked teachers Appendixes with U.S., Canada, and Mexico at-a-glance facts And more! With its extensive listings and seemingly inexhaustible treasure of classroom ideas, "The Teacher's Calendar "will take the guesswork out of lesson planning and put fun and creativity back into the classroom.