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Mean Baby

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Selma Blair has played many roles: Ingenue in Cruel Intentions. Preppy ice queen in Legally Blonde. Muse to Karl Lagerfeld. Advocate for the multiple sclerosis community. But before all of that, Selma was known best as … a mean baby. In a memoir that is as wildly funny as it is emotionally shattering, Blair tells the captivating story of growing up and finding her truth. "Blair is a rebel, an artist, and it turns out: a writer." —Glennon Doyle, Author of the #1 New York Times Bestseller Untamed and Founder of Together Rising The first story Selma Blair Beitner ever heard about herself is that she was a mean, mean baby. With her mouth pulled in a perpetual snarl and a head so furry it had to be rubbed to make way for her forehead, Selma spent years living up to her terrible reputation: biting her sisters, lying spontaneously, getting drunk from Passover wine at the age of seven, and behaving dramatically so that she would be the center of attention. Although Selma went on to become a celebrated Hollywood actress and model, she could never quite shake the periods of darkness that overtook her, the certainty that there was a great mystery at the heart of her life. She often felt like her arms might be on fire, a sensation not unlike electric shocks, and she secretly drank to escape. Over the course of this beautiful and, at times, devasting memoir, Selma lays bare her addiction to alcohol, her devotion to her brilliant and complicated mother, and the moments she flirted with death. There is brutal violence, passionate love, true friendship, the gift of motherhood, and, finally, the surprising salvation of a multiple sclerosis diagnosis. In a voice that is powerfully original, fiercely intelligent, and full of hard-won wisdom, Selma Blair’s Mean Baby is a deeply human memoir and a true literary achievement.

Claudia and Mean Janine (The Baby-Sitters Club, 7)

Claudia and Mean Janine (The Baby-Sitters Club, 7) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ann M. Martin
Editor: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0545532531
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Claudia and Mean Janine (The Baby-Sitters Club, 7) by Ann M. Martin Summary

The hit series returns to charm and inspire another generation of baby-sitters!

The Art of Baby Nameology

The Art of Baby Nameology Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Norma J. Watts
Editor: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1402231776
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What really is in a name? What does that mean for your baby? Astrologist and nameology expert Norma J. Watts helps every expecting parent explore those questions. By analyzing names using numerology, Watts has crafted a comprehensive guide to using a name's letters to unlock hidden meaning. Watts instructs readers in the tools of nameology, using famous names such as Martha Stewart, Martin Luther King, and Madonna to further explain personality traits. An A-Z quick reference guide of names along with a chapter on converting names to numbers aids in interpreting uncommon names or those not found in the book. Offering insight for those who want to look past the obvious and explore deeper meaning, The Art of Baby Nameology gives expectant parents a way to preview the personalities associated with names they are considering.

Cute Baby: Get Mommy Back

Cute Baby: Get Mommy Back Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sheng FeiXi
Editor: Funstory
ISBN: 1649753063
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Cute Baby: Get Mommy Back by Sheng FeiXi Summary

Four years later, Han An Xin, who returned with Geng Bao, unexpectedly met the baby's biological father. "Hey, you're very handsome. You're my dad." Han Xin said, "Little An, he's not your father!" Qin Xuan said arrogantly, "Han Xin." Four years ago, he thought Han Xin had climbed into his bed for money. Four years later, he thought that Han Xin Xin had a child with someone else. But after the paternity test ... As Han Xiaoshan ate the ice cream, he said, "Dad, Mommy's angry. Hurry and chase Mommy back."

Baby and Meow2

Baby and Meow2 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Joan Shortridge
Editor: JoanShortridge
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Baby and Meow2 by Joan Shortridge Summary

This is a humorous eBook series with 4 parts about the family pets of the Short children and their plans for a great vacation. However, they must get all the animals' shots,but Rambo, one of the dogs refuses to get his. In this part Meow tries to convince all of the animals that they are either dying or are already dead and need to climb inside a huge box, so he can bury them. It is very comical.

Beginning with Their Baby

Beginning with Their Baby Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Tracy Wolff
Editor: Harlequin
ISBN: 1426860684
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Beginning with Their Baby by Tracy Wolff Summary

Camille Arraby has a simple M.O. Have a great time, leave before the messy part. So when she meets Matt Jenkins, she intends to enjoy every moment…while this fling lasts. Sure, the connection is intense and exciting. And yes, Matt is probably the one guy who could convince her to stay. But she's not ready to do that yet. Weeks after she's moved on, however, she discovers an irresistible reason to return to Matt: she's pregnant. Suddenly, no longer is he the guy she had a wonderful, but temporary, time with—he's her baby's daddy. And that means they've got a future to work out…immediately!

When Baby Was Born

When Baby Was Born Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jodi O'Donnell
Editor: Harlequin
ISBN: 146035561X
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When Baby Was Born by Jodi O'Donnell Summary

SHE KNEW HER BABY WAS PERFECT. SHE KNEW SHE TRUSTED CADE WITH HER LIFE. SHE THOUGHT HER NAME WAS SARA. Everything else was a mystery. And most confusing of all were the emotions that Cade's glance, his words…his touch stirred within her. Because based on a crumpled note, Cade believed she was married—to his estranged brother. Sara didn't want to believe it, but without her memory, she couldn't prove him wrong. Snowbound with Cade and her newborn son, Sara needed to fight past her fears to the truth. Because her growing feelings for Cade were anything be sisterly…

Our Knowledge of Right and Wrong

Our Knowledge of Right and Wrong Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Harrison, Jonathan
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317828437
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Our Knowledge of Right and Wrong by Harrison, Jonathan Summary

First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Let's Panic About Babies!

Let's Panic About Babies! Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Alice Bradley,Eden M. Kennedy
Editor: St. Martin\'s Griffin
ISBN: 1429991348
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Let's Panic About Babies! by Alice Bradley,Eden M. Kennedy Summary

BABIES. Maybe you're thinking of having one. There might even be one inside you right now, draining nutrients from your system via a tube growing from its midsection. Or maybe you've already got one around the house, somewhere, and you're responsible for its continued survival. You're saddled with a helpless being whom you've agreed to house and feed and love with all your heart for the rest of your life, more or less. Either way, you're confused, you're frightened, and 911 won't take your calls anymore. But don't despair! Let's Panic About Babies! is here to hold your hand and answer some important, age-old baby-related questions, including: - How can I be sure I'm pregnant? (Torso swells gradually until baby falls into underpants.) - Did I just pee myself? (Yes.) - What happens if I have sex during my pregnancy? (Your baby will be born with a full, lush beard.) - How can I tell if I've chosen the wrong pediatrician? (He/she can't pronounce "stethoscope.") - How do I make sure my baby loves me back? (Voodoo.) From the moment they're created until the day they steal our cars, our babies demand center stage in our lives. So join Alice and Eden as they tell you (and your lucky partner!) exactly what to think and feel and do, from morning sickness to baby's first steps. They know everything!

Walkin’ Over Medicine

Walkin’ Over Medicine Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Loudell F. Snow
Editor: Wayne State University Press
ISBN: 0814337619
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Walkin’ Over Medicine by Loudell F. Snow Summary

Representing over 20 years research, this text presents the results of community-based anthropological studies in Arizona and Michigan in addition to work in urban prenatal clinics, contact with traditional healers, and experience as a behavioral scientis

What Does it Mean to be One?

What Does it Mean to be One? Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jennie Lindon
Editor: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 1907241760
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What Does it Mean to be One? by Jennie Lindon Summary

What Does It Mean To Be One, from child psychologist Jennie Lindon, will give you the tools you need to ensure that your work with children, whether in a school, nursery or home setting, is relevant to their individual stages of development. This books looks at the six areas of learning in the EYFS and focusses on what each area means for one-year olds. Each area of development is backed up with examples of how real children learn, what good practice looks like and working in partnership with parents. A must-have for anyone working with babies.

Claudia and Mean Janine: A Graphic Novel (The Baby-sitters Club #4)

Claudia and Mean Janine: A Graphic Novel (The Baby-sitters Club #4) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ann M. Martin
Editor: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0545890683
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Claudia and Mean Janine: A Graphic Novel (The Baby-sitters Club #4) by Ann M. Martin Summary

This graphic novel adapted by Raina Telgemeier, the #1 New York Times bestselling, multiple Eisner Award-winning author of Smile, is now available in full color! Claudia and her sister, Janine, may as well be from two different planets. Claudia, who pays more attention to her artwork and The Baby-sitters Club than her homework, feels like she can't compete with her perfect sister. Janine studies nonstop, gets straight As, and even takes college-level courses! But when something unexpected happens to the most beloved person in their family, will the sisters be able to put aside their differences?Raina Telgemeier, using the signature style featured in her acclaimed graphic novels Smile and Sisters, perfectly captures all the drama and charm of the original novel!

Luchetti Series Prequel Duet

Luchetti Series Prequel Duet Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lori Handeland
Editor: Lori Handeland
ISBN: 0998530409
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Luchetti Series Prequel Duet by Lori Handeland Summary

A duet of classic contemporary love stories. Humor with heart! Prequels to the bestselling Luchettis series! LEAVE IT TO MAX Max Frasier is a remarkable eight-year-old boy whose imagination and clumsy feet get him in trouble. Max doesn't mean to forget he's grounded when he wanders off to follow the wind or a whim, he just forgets. Max is fascinated with things that go bump in the night and in Savannah, Georgia there are a lot of them. Livy doesn't have a clue how to cultivate the magic that lies within her child. By trying to keep him safe from broken bones, she crushes his flights of imagination. In trying to make him like other little boys, she fights against what makes him special. When Max meets Garrett Stark, famous horror author, he finds a kindred spirit. What he doesn't know is that he's found his father. Livy was the first person to offer Garrett love, and uncertain how to love back, believing himself unworthy, he had run. But from the first moment Garret sees Max, he knows there's something special about the child. Garrett had thought he'd returned to Savannah to pursue the muse that inspired his previous books. Now he knows he's come back for Livy. Can the three of them get past the lies between them to create the family and the home they've always wanted? A SHERIFF IN TENNESSEE A TOP PICK of the month from Romantic Times Pleasant Ridge has been chosen as the backdrop of a new TV series and everyone is thrilled--except Sheriff Gabe Klein. He's been given the task of teaching supermodel Isabelle Ash how to act like a small-town sheriff. Isabelle is overjoyed to star in her own series. It's her chance to show what she can do as an actress and put an end to modeling underwear in below zero temperatures. Gabe, who's been told he resembles his hound dog, Clint, knows better than to fall for a beautiful woman. But there is so much more to Isabelle than her face, that body. Will the two be able to deal with their issues of self-worth and society's image of what is beautiful so they can find happiness together? men women relationship humor, family life fiction, small town rural fiction, funny contemporary romance, romantic comedy, contemporary romance, romance anthology

Mayo Clinic Guide to Your Baby's First Years

Mayo Clinic Guide to Your Baby's First Years Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Walter J. Cook,Kelsey M. Klaas
Editor: Rosetta Books
ISBN: 0795352824
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Mayo Clinic Guide to Your Baby's First Years by Walter J. Cook,Kelsey M. Klaas Summary

Research-based guidance on caring for little ones from the Mayo Clinic,#1 on US News & World Report’s 2020-2021 Best Hospitals Honor Roll. Mayo Clinic Guide to Your Baby’s First Years is a trusted and essential resource for new and experienced parents alike. In this fully reviewed and updated second edition, you’ll find practical guidance on caring for the new little one in your family; from birth to age three. Inside you’ll find: · Evidence-based advice on giving your baby the best nutrition and introducing your toddler to solids · Tips for forming healthy sleep habits · Strategies for dealing with fussiness and tantrums · Advice on establishing a secure bond with your child · Guidance on traveling, safety, pumping, and other concerns · Monthly updates on your child’s growth and development

The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding

The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding Pdf/ePub eBook Author: La Leche League International
Editor: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 0345518454
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The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding by La Leche League International Summary

The long-awaited revised edition! It’s no secret that breastfeeding is the normal, healthy way to nourish and nurture your baby. Dedicated to supporting nursing and expectant mothers, the internationally respected La Leche League has set the standard for educating and empowering mothers in this natural art for generations. Now their classic bestselling guide has been retooled, refocused, and updated for today’s mothers and lifestyles. Working mothers, stay-at-home moms, single moms, and mothers of multiples will all benefit from the book’s range of nursing advice, stories, and information—from preparing for breastfeeding during pregnancy to feeding cues, from nursing positions to expressing and storing breast milk. With all-new photos and illustrations, this ultimate support bible offers • real-mom wisdom on breastfeeding comfortably—from avoiding sore nipples to simply enjoying the amazing bonding experience • new insights into old approaches toward latching and attaching, ages and stages, and answers to the most-asked questions • strategies for moms who choose to breastfeed for a short time or who plan to nurse for a year or more • reassuring information on nursing after a C-section or delivery complications • recent scientific data that highlight the many lifelong health benefits of breastfeeding • helpful tips for building your support network—at home or when back at work • nursing special-needs infants, premies, multiples, and how to thrive no matter what curveball life throws • guidance on breast health issues, weight gain, day care, colic, postpartum depression, food allergies, and medications Plus—Internet references for further information, including La Leche League support sites and groups. Mothers bringing babies into a new world want sustainable, healthy, positive ways to help their children blossom and thrive. There is no better beginning for your baby than the womanly art of breastfeeding.

The Baby Sleep Book

The Baby Sleep Book Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Martha Sears,James Sears,William Sears,Robert W. Sears
Editor: Little, Brown Spark
ISBN: 031605450X
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The Baby Sleep Book by Martha Sears,James Sears,William Sears,Robert W. Sears Summary

Everything you need to know about getting your baby or toddler to sleep -- from America's foremost baby and childcare experts. Babies don't automatically know how to sleep through the night; they need to be taught. The Sears family has learned from decades of pediatric practice, bolstered by their own parenting experiences, that different babies have different nighttime temperaments -- and, of course, different families have different lifestyles. Instead of espousing the kind of "one method fits all" approach advocated in other baby sleep guides, the Sears family explains how you can create a sleep plan that suits the needs of your entire family. With a sharp focus on the practical tools and techniques, The Baby Sleep Book covers such topics as: The facts of infant sleep vs. adult sleep Figuring out where, when, and how your child sleeps best Fail-safe methods for soothing a crying infant How to make night nursing easier, and how to stop Nighttime fathering tips Whether co-sleeping makes sense for you Nap-time strategies that work Medical and physical causes of night waking Sleep habits in special situations such as traveling, teething, and illness

Brain Rules for Baby (Updated and Expanded)

Brain Rules for Baby (Updated and Expanded) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John Medina
Editor: Pear Press
ISBN: 0983263396
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Brain Rules for Baby (Updated and Expanded) by John Medina Summary

What’s the single most important thing you can do during pregnancy? What does watching TV do to a child’s brain? What’s the best way to handle temper tantrums? Scientists know. In his New York Times bestseller Brain Rules, Dr. John Medina showed us how our brains really work—and why we ought to redesign our workplaces and schools. Now, in Brain Rules for Baby, he shares what the latest science says about how to raise smart and happy children from zero to five. This book is destined to revolutionize parenting. Just one of the surprises: The best way to get your children into the college of their choice? Teach them impulse control. Brain Rules for Baby bridges the gap between what scientists know and what parents practice. Through fascinating and funny stories, Medina, a developmental molecular biologist and dad, unravels how a child’s brain develops – and what you can do to optimize it. You will view your children—and how to raise them—in a whole new light. You’ll learn: Where nature ends and nurture begins Why men should do more household chores What you do when emotions run hot affects how your baby turns out, because babies need to feel safe above all TV is harmful for children under 2 Your child’s ability to relate to others predicts her future math performance Smart and happy are inseparable. Pursuing your child’s intellectual success at the expense of his happiness achieves neither Praising effort is better than praising intelligence The best predictor of academic performance is not IQ. It’s self-control What you do right now—before pregnancy, during pregnancy, and through the first five years—will affect your children for the rest of their lives. Brain Rules for Baby is an indispensable guide.

My Body, My Baby

My Body, My Baby Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Janelle McAlpine
Editor: Balboa Press
ISBN: 1504313496
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My Body, My Baby by Janelle McAlpine Summary

As midwives, it is our duty and responsibility to provide quality education and care for women through their entire birthing experience. It is a vital aspect of what we do, but at times, it can be very challenging providing this education. What has been provided for you here is basically what every midwife wished you knew when you walked in the door. While we cannot always give you this information in person, it is here as a guide for you to educate yourselves about anything and just about everything to do with pregnancy, labor, birth, and the next few days. Evidence-based practice and woman-centered care are the founding principles of midwifery practice. The information provided in My Body, My Baby reflects the most up-to-date research and evidence about any particular aspect of your journey at the time of publication. This is important, no doubt. But what is more important is how we use this evidence in our practice and how you use this information to educate yourself. A woman who has done her homework and knows to ask her questions and who knows her rights and the meaning of informed decisions and consentthose are the women that enable us, as midwives, to provide truly woman-centered care. Standing with a woman and developing trust and backing her up when shes vulnerable are so much more effective when she has an idea of what she does and doesnt want for herself and her baby, and in this case, the saying is so true. Knowledge is power. Please use this information to make sure that even in your most vulnerable state, you are working from a position of power. After all, it is your body and your baby.

The Frankenstein Series 5-Book Bundle

The Frankenstein Series 5-Book Bundle Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dean Koontz
Editor: Bantam
ISBN: 0345541162
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The Frankenstein Series 5-Book Bundle by Dean Koontz Summary

From the celebrated master of suspense comes a powerful reworking of one of the classic stories of all time. If you think you know the legend, you know only half the truth. This definitive eBook bundle contains all five novels in the mesmerizing saga of mystery, myth, terror, and magic that is Dean Koontz’s Frankenstein. “Koontz writes first-rate suspense, scary and stylish.”—Los Angeles Times Every city has its secrets. But none as terrible as this. He is Deucalion, a tattooed man of mysterious origin, a sleight-of-reality artist who has traveled the centuries with a secret worse than death. He arrives in New Orleans as a serial killer stalks the streets, a killer who carefully selects his victims for the humanity that is missing in himself. Deucalion’s path will lead him to cool, tough police detective Carson O’Connor and her devoted partner, Michael Maddison, who are tracking the slayer but will soon discover signs of something far more terrifying: an entire race of killers who are much more—and less—than human and, deadliest of all, their deranged, near-immortal maker, Victor Helios—once known as Frankenstein. This thrilling eBook bundle includes: BOOK ONE: PRODIGAL SON BOOK TWO: CITY OF NIGHT BOOK THREE: DEAD AND ALIVE BOOK FOUR: LOST SOULS BOOK FIVE: THE DEAD TOWN “A rarity among bestselling writers, Koontz continues to pursue new ways of telling stories, never content with repeating himself. He writes of hope and love in the midst of evil in profoundly inspiring and moving ways.”—Chicago Sun-Times “One of the master storytellers of this or any age.”—The Tampa Tribune

Frankenstein: Lost Souls

Frankenstein: Lost Souls Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dean Koontz
Editor: Bantam
ISBN: 0553907670
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Frankenstein: Lost Souls by Dean Koontz Summary

#1 New York Times bestselling author Dean Koontz raises the stakes—and the suspense—taking his Frankenstein saga to a dynamic new level with the riveting story of a small town under siege, where good and evil, destruction and creation, converge as the fate of the world hangs in the balance. FRANKENSTEIN: LOST SOULS The war against humanity has begun. In the dead hours of the night, a stranger enters the home of the mayor of Rainbow Falls, Montana. The stranger is in the vanguard of a wave of intruders who will invade other homes . . . offices . . . every local institution, assuming the identities and the lives of those they have been engineered to replace. Before the sun rises, the town will be under full assault, the opening objective in the new Victor Frankenstein’s trajectory of ultimate destruction. Deucalion—Victor’s first, haunted creation—saw his maker die in New Orleans two years earlier. Yet an unshakable intuition tells him that Victor lives—and is at work again. Within hours Deucalion will come together with his old allies, detectives Carson O’Connor and Michael Maddison, Victor’s engineered wife, Erika Five, and her companion Jocko to confront new peril. Others will gather around them. But this time Victor has a mysterious, powerful new backer, and he and his army are more formidable, their means and intentions infinitely more deadly, than ever before. BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Dean Koontz's The City.

How to Wean Your Baby

How to Wean Your Baby Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Charlotte Stirling-Reed
Editor: Random House
ISBN: 1473578973
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How to Wean Your Baby by Charlotte Stirling-Reed Summary

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'Charlotte gave me the confidence and knowledge to love every single step of the weaning journey' Joe Wicks 'Charlotte really is a font of knowledge when it comes to weaning.' Jools Oliver 'We've loved Charlotte's approach to weaning. Skye loves her food and we are so grateful for that!' Ella Mills The easy weaning plan to ensure your baby becomes a happy and adventurous little eater. In this beautiful, full-colour book, expert nutritionist Charlotte Stirling-Reed reveals her renowned method that has helped thousands of parents wean their babies confidently. Based on a vegetable first approach, the perfect way to develop healthy eating habits and to tackle fussy eating before it begins, you'll be hand-held through the first 30 days of weaning as well as given lots of delicious recipes all the family can enjoy. Packed with tried and tested tips, as well as the latest evidence-based guidance, How to Wean Your Baby will fully equip and empower you to take this exciting next step.

You Look Tired

You Look Tired Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jenny True
Editor: Running Press Adult
ISBN: 0762473509
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You Look Tired by Jenny True Summary

In the tradition of Ali Wong and Amy Schumer comes this whip-smart, spit-out-your-coffee funny guide for new parents—from popular blogger and columnist Jenny True. Plenty of "new parent" guides cover the basics of breastfeeding, bonding, sleep, and "getting back in shape." But nowhere is a guide that tells you, WTF is this squeeze bottle thing from the hospital? You Look Tired is a totally honest, tell-it-like-it-is guide for new moms who don't want any more advice. Writing as Jenny True on her "Excruciatingly Personal Mommy Blog" and in the "Dear Jenny" column on Romper, Jenny has been called the "postpartum feelings doula," as she doles out her unique mix of humor, rage, and encouragement (with a smidge of practical advice), including: Birth Hurts: Prenatal yoga is a waste of time. Jabba the Hutt Was Just Postpartum: It explains so much. An Open Letter to People Who Say, "Looks like you have your hands full!" And much more!

The Black-Eyed Stranger

The Black-Eyed Stranger Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Charlotte Armstrong
Editor: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1453245642
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The Black-Eyed Stranger by Charlotte Armstrong Summary

The Edgar Award–winning author of The Unsuspected and Mischief delivers a “highly ingenious” novel of a high-profile kidnapping (The New York Times). Sam Lynch is not a crook, but most of his friends are. A journalist by trade, he has the inside scoop on every crime in New York City, but can’t write a word of it for fear of his sources turning violent. This makes it impossible for him to hold a job, despite being one of the city’s finest reporters. But when he meets Kay Salisbury, heiress to the Salisbury cookie fortune and fiancée of one of the wealthiest bachelors in the city, Lynch stumbles on a story that’s too juicy to keep to himself. He finds her slumming in an underworld party, where her sweetness charms the hardened reporter. Soon after, he overhears two of his thuggish contacts planning to kidnap the young girl. To save Kay Salisbury will mean walking a tightrope between good and evil. One slip, and both will die.

The Root Cellar

The Root Cellar Pdf/ePub eBook Author: C. A. Thomas
Editor: Dorrance Publishing
ISBN: 1480972460
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The Root Cellar by C. A. Thomas Summary

The Root Cellar By C. A. Thomas The idea for The Root Cellar came during one of many periods of extemporary daydreams. The first chapter opened up like a giant movie screen and, in the spur of a moment, it became necessary to quickly find a pen and paper. The words were coming so fast in one afternoon, nearly all the main characters had presented themselves. It was time to get out the old typewriter. Yet it was fun for author C. A. Thomas; plotting and planning, talking to herself, taking each characters’ part, repeating each phrase, grimacing in the mirror. The comment that is often lamented about a thing becoming, “a labor of love,” is absolutely understandable. Days went by. And those days turned into weeks. It took two old, run-down typewriters and an out-of-date word processor to eventually finish the original work. Subsequent readings of the completed manuscript led to many changes. Editing of the original got to be quite cumbersome, but The Root Cellar was finally a finished product.

Future Songs

Future Songs Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Gerald Lucas Sanders
Editor: Page Publishing Inc
ISBN: 1662445636
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Future Songs by Gerald Lucas Sanders Summary

These songs are about all of us in these trying times, and hopefully, we all can try to represent a common solution to partner our way out of chaos and coloniality and share a peaceful solution in song.

The Plains of Passage (with Bonus Content)

The Plains of Passage (with Bonus Content) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jean M. Auel
Editor: Bantam
ISBN: 0307767655
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The Plains of Passage (with Bonus Content) by Jean M. Auel Summary

Ayla, the heroine first introduced in The Clan of the Cave Bear, is known and loved by millions of readers. Now, in The Plains of Passage, Ayla’s story continues. Ayla and Jondalar set out on horseback across the windswept grasslands of Ice Age Europe. To the hunter-gatherers of their world--who have never seen tame animals--Ayla and Jondalar appear enigmatic and frightening. The mystery surrounding the woman, who speaks with a strange accent and talks to animals with their own sounds, is heightened by her uncanny control of a large, powerful wolf. The tall, yellow-haired man who rides by her side is also held in awe, not only for the magnificent stallion he commands, but also for his skill as a crafter of stone tools, and for the new weapon he devises, the spear-thrower. In the course of their cross-continental odyssey, Ayla and Jondalar encounter both savage enemies and brave friends. Together they learn that the vast and unknown world can be difficult and treacherous, but breathtakingly beautiful and enlightening as well. All the pain and pleasure bring them closer to their ultimate destination, for the orphaned Ayla and the wandering Jondalar must reach that place on earth they can call home. As sweeping and spectacular as the land she creates, Jean M. Auel’s The Plains of Passage is an astonishing novel of discovery, danger, and love, a triumph for one of the world’s most original and popular authors. This eBook includes the full text of the novel plus the following additional content: • An Earth’s Children® series sampler including free chapters from the other books in Jean M. Auel’s bestselling series • A Q&A with the author about the Earth’s Children® series

Here Lies

Here Lies Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Olivia Clare Friedman
Editor: Grove Press
ISBN: 0802147062
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Here Lies by Olivia Clare Friedman Summary

The debut novel from the “Munro-esque” (Houston Post) author of Disasters in the First World, Here Lies is Olivia Clare Friedman’s visceral and portentous look at mourning, memory, and motherhood in an alternate Louisiana ravaged by climate change. Louisiana, 2042. Spurred by the effects of climate change, states have closed graveyards and banned burials, making cremation mandatory and the ashes of loved ones state-owned unless otherwise claimed. In the small town of St. Genevieve, Alma lives alone and struggles to grieve in the wake of her young mother Naomi’s death, during which Alma failed to honor Naomi’s final wishes. Now, Alma decides to fight to reclaim Naomi’s ashes, a journey of unburial that will bring into her life a mysterious and fiercely loyal stranger, Bordelon, who appears in St. Genevieve after a storm, as well as a group of strong, rebellious local women who, together, teach Alma anew the meaning of family and strength. With poignance, poeticism, and deep insight in Here Lies, Olivia Clare Friedman gives us a stunning portrait of motherhood, friendship, and humanity in an alternate American South torn asunder by global warming. This is a stunning first novel from a unique and inventive writer.

Small-Scale Evaluation in Health

Small-Scale Evaluation in Health Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sinead Brophy,Helen Snooks,Lesley Griffiths
Editor: SAGE
ISBN: 1849203571
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Small-Scale Evaluation in Health by Sinead Brophy,Helen Snooks,Lesley Griffiths Summary

Setting out the basics of designing, conducting and analysing an evaluation study in healthcare, the authors take a practical approach, assuming no previous knowledge or experience of evaluation. All the basics are covered, including: - How to plan an evaluation - Research governance and ethics - Understanding data - Interpreting findings - Writing a report Cases included throughout to demonstrate evaluation in action, and self learning courses give the reader an opportunity to develop their skills further in the methods and analysis involved in evaluation.

In the Country

In the Country Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mia Alvar
Editor: Vintage
ISBN: 0385352840
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In these nine globe-trotting tales, Mia Alvar gives voice to the women and men of the Philippines and its diaspora. From teachers to housemaids, from mothers to sons, Alvar’s stories explore the universal experiences of loss, displacement, and the longing to connect across borders both real and imagined. In the Country speaks to the heart of everyone who has ever searched for a place to call home—and marks the arrival of a formidable new voice in literature.

Great Myths of Child Development

Great Myths of Child Development Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stephen Hupp,Jeremy D. Jewell
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118521242
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Great Myths of Child Development reveals the latestevidence-based science behind the myths and misconceptions aboutthe developing child. Shatters the most commonly-held child development myths Reveals the science behind such topical issues astwin-telepathy, sex-prediction, and imaginary friends Covers hot-button issues like childhood vaccines, spankings,“time-outs,” and breastfeeding of older children Features numerous pop culture references and examples drawnfrom popular TV shows and movies, such as Duck Dynasty,Modern Family and Mad Men Points to a wealth of supplementary resources for interestedparents—from evidence-based treatments and self-help books torelevant websites

The Brian Doyle Up to Low Bundle

The Brian Doyle Up to Low Bundle Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Brian Doyle
Editor: Groundwood Books Ltd
ISBN: 1773060589
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Up to Low Young Tommy and Baby Bridget, the girl with the trillium-shaped eyes, discover that living, healing and dying are not always what they seem. And they make that discovery with the help of a wonderful cast of characters, including Crazy Mickey, Frank and the Hummer. Uncle Ronald Old Mickey is one hundred and twelve years old. He can't remember what he ate for lunch today, but he can remember every detail of what happened one hundred years ago, when he and his mother ran away from his violent father to take refuge in the hills north of Ottawa. Mary Ann Alice Mary Ann Alice McCrank was named for the pretty church bell in the steeple of St. Martin's Church in the Martindale. She has the soul of a poet and Mickey McGuire Jr. is in love with her. Mary Ann Alice is passionately interested in many things, especially the geology of her part of the world. Her teacher, the wonderful Patchy Drizzle, shares her passion for rocks and fossils, many of which can be found along the river and in caves under the famous Paugan Falls.

Superstar Babes

Superstar Babes Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Narinder Dhami
Editor: Random House
ISBN: 1448100313
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Amber, Jazz and Geena are three sisters on a mission. They really want to have something to act as a memorial to their mum, but what could go for? They eventually settle on a great idea - they'll get the new library at school named after her. They take the idea to their teachers but there's a fly in the ointment - for the teachers to agree, the girls must first raise some money to help the library and stock it with books! Now the Babes have a real task ahead of them - and they love a challenge! They come up with a genius plan - they're going to stage an amazing reality experiment in their school and turn it into Big Brother for one week only! With Bollywood stars and love-struck boys in the mix, they know it's not going to be easy but surely the Babes can handle it - can't they?

The Complete Illustrated Birthing Companion

The Complete Illustrated Birthing Companion Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Amanda French,Susan Thomforde,Jeanne Faulkner,Dana Rousmaniere
Editor: Fair Winds Press
ISBN: 1610586247
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The Complete Illustrated Birthing Companion by Amanda French,Susan Thomforde,Jeanne Faulkner,Dana Rousmaniere Summary

How to give birth is the most important decision of a woman’s pregnancy, but navigating the maze of options is overwhelming. The Complete Illustrated Birthing Companion clearly lays out the process for eight successful birthing plans from home births and hospital births to a natural unmedicated delivery and C-sections. Each path outlines the latest research on every technique and procedure from water birthing to medications and includes “Real Deal” and “Inside Information” sections that detail the huge variations parents-to-be sometimes encounter. Written by an OB/GYN, nurse/midwife, and neonatal nurse, this photo-filled essential guide presents the most balanced and comprehensive perspective on all aspects of delivery today including red flags that indicate when another birthing plan may be more appropriate as well as helpful strategies and trimester-by-trimester schedules for the smoothest birth experience possible.

He Got Hungry and Forgot His Manners

He Got Hungry and Forgot His Manners Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jimmy Breslin
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ISBN: 1453245405
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A Catholic priest sets his sights on sin’s frontline: New York City Father D’Arcy Cosgrove honed his special talents during a mission to Africa, where he ministered to locals about the dangers of sex. To Cosgrove, sex is a menace to societies all across the world, with no country more stricken than the United States. And so, to fight his war on impropriety, Cosgrove moves to New York City, a place he believes is rotten with lust. Cosgrove and his lieutenant—a towering African named Great Big—land in the wilds of an impoverished Brooklyn neighborhood, not far from the site of a heinous hate crime. There the two crusaders start their assault on immorality, where their attacks always land below the belt. They’re determined to save New York—as long as it doesn’t corrupt them first. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Jimmy Breslin including rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the author’s personal collection.

Law and Order

Law and Order Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dorothy Uhnak
Editor: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1453283552
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A tough Irish cop. A prostitute. A massive cover-up that stretches to the highest levels of law enforcement . . . and its fatal impact on three generations of a New York police family. Harlem, just before midnight. A New York Police Department cop and his partner pull up in front of a tenement. A short while later, Sergeant Brian O’Malley is dead from a stab wound to the jugular, and a prostitute has fallen down an airshaft to oblivion. A few years after his father is given a hero’s funeral, Brian Thomas O’Malley Jr. graduates from the police academy. As he rises quickly through the ranks of the NYPD, O’Malley discovers that some secrets are better left buried. Through the ensuing decades, as he raises a family of his own, O’Malley must cope with the fallout of a cover-up, until a fresh crime brings the plot full circle. Will the son have to pay for the sins of the father? This ebook features an illustrated biography of Dorothy Uhnak including rare images from the author’s estate.

Parchment and Old Lace

Parchment and Old Lace Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Laura Childs,Terrie Farley Moran
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 110161756X
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The New York Times bestselling author of Gossamer Ghost returns to the Big Easy and the historic Garden District, where scrapbook shop owner Carmela Bertrand discovers a bride-to-be murdered in the legendary Lafayette Cemetery… Carmela couldn’t imagine a finer evening than dinner at Commander’s Palace with her beau, Detective Edgar Babcock. The food and the company are equally divine—with the exception of Isabelle Black stopping by to brag about her upcoming wedding. Resuming the romance with a walk in the evening air, the couple is interrupted once again—this time by a terrifying scream from inside the cemetery. Having just seen Isabelle, Carmela and Edgar now find her lying across an aboveground tomb, strangled to death with a piece of vintage lace. Carmela would rather leave the investigating to Edgar, but she can’t say no to Isabelle’s sister Ellie, the tarot card reader at Juju Voodoo, when she asks her to help. As she untangles the enemies of Isabelle’s past, Carmela hopes she can draw out the killer before someone else gets cold feet. INCLUDES SCRAPBOOKING TIPS

Miss Omeallie, and One Bag of Tea, Please

Miss Omeallie, and One Bag of Tea, Please Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Eleanor Hargis Gordon
Editor: Dorrance Publishing
ISBN: 1434934721
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An inspired spiritual novel constructed of one's imagination. Sometime during the 1800s, a scanty plight from Africa, which resulted in a stop-over in Barbados, was bound for shores of America. Fourteen-year-old Omeallie’s turbulent life continued on a tobacco farm when on a rainy afternoon, an incident occurred that resulted in the belief that Omeallie is thought to have healing hands. The story follows a ziz-zaz chain of shadowy events that plagued the Downys’ financially struggling plantation and a confused Mr. Downy contemplates suicide or arson as a remedy. Emancipation - a conversational word spoken in an already divided country that jump starts a new kind of racial uprising - kidnapping in free states. Omeallie, now called, “Mary,” forgiven of all who wronged her. Yet within doom crushing walls of un-ending time, Mary Omeallie survives and recalls, unforgettable dark days of human bondage and "one bag of tea, please." Miss Omeallie a fiction – a different kind of love story but a touching story of love. Names, places and incidents are fictional and there is no intention of reflection on anything or anyone. Miss Omeallie, a spiritual novel constructed of one's imagination, presumption, surmise AND whose anguished ancestors so long ago, prayed, pressed and passed this way. And to God be the Glory

Short Time Wife

Short Time Wife Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Las Chance
Editor: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 9781463432539
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Logan Mason was a wealthy Texas ranch owner, who needed a wife, in order to accept a very prestigious job in Japan, teaching a rich Japanese man, how to turn his Japanese farm into a Texas style ranch. All Logan, needed was the right woman to be his short time wife. Without a wife Logan could not take the job. Ryder, his ranch manager, thought he had found the perfect wife for Logan the day Kate, showed up at the ranch, hot, tired and worn out. Kate was a young beautiful woman who had been raised in foster homes since she was four years old. She had decided she needed to makea big change in her life, so she decided to leave Atlanta, Georgia and go to Texas; even-though she didn’t know anyone there.

Hustle: Street Power

Hustle: Street Power Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jonathan Copeland
Editor: Strategic Book Publishing
ISBN: 1625160623
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Hustle: Street Power is the captivating story of Nice Davidson, a young man near the end of his high school career who looks forward to moving on in life. When the street life that was present during his early childhood reappears in the form of his mother’s body strewn in pieces across the back porch, Nice incorporates creative thinking to find answers as he completes his educational goals. He creates a business that catches the attention of the current street king, someone who wants to take advantage of Nice’s status as the child of a previous kingpin. Nice needs to know who he can trust to have his back when he can no longer distinguish the line between friend and foe.

Heart of Deception

Heart of Deception Pdf/ePub eBook Author: S.R.
Editor: Booktango
ISBN: 1468966154
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Heart of Deception by S.R. Summary

This is a story about a middle class girl name Tonya who thought she had found the love of her life when she met Antonio, but she finds out that the man she love is not the man she thought he was. The day of Graduation Tonya finds out a tragic secret that leaves her taking care of a lot of stuff on her own. Later on in years, Tonya finds herself meeting many of the wrong people and endangering herself and the people around her. Tonya finds out that someone close to her is not a friend more like an enemy and she finds herself in a lot of mischief that she feels she cannot get rid of.

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