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Raising Girls: Devotional for Mom

60 Days of Uplifting, Faith-Filled Wisdom

by Cecily Dickey
edition: Paperback
tagged: motherhood, devotional, family

Find strength and guidance in God’s wisdom as you raise your daughter

Raising a daughter is an immense blessing, but it can be challenging at times. This devotional will inspire you, draw you closer to God, and give you confidence and encouragement as you go about the incredibly important job of helping your daughter be the best person she can be. …

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Breastfeeding and the Pursuit of Happiness

by Phyllis L.F. Rippey
edition: eBook
tagged: breastfeeding, social, women's studies, motherhood

Breastfeeding is a human bodily function that differs in practice across cultural and historical boundaries, yet is framed as “natural” and morally virtuous. Breastfeeding and the Pursuit of Happiness rejects the dichotomy of right versus wrong, exploring the historical, political, and symbolic roots of this sacrosanct belief in “breast is b …

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The Audacity

by Katherine Ryan
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
tagged: essays, entertainment & performing arts, motherhood

From the star of the hit Netflix series The Duchess comes a brilliantly funny, fiercely honest, and dangerously astute handbook of life instruction.

"I’ve come to accept that being audacious is a gift I can’t escape."

People "know" my on-stage comedy persona or my scripted ballsy characters and wrongly assume that I must stomp around all day in d …

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A Womb in the Shape of a Heart

My Story of Miscarriage and Motherhood

by Joanne Gallant
edition: eBook
tagged: medical, pregnancy & childbirth, motherhood, infertility

An intimate memoir of miscarriage, premature birth, and motherhood from a bold and brilliant new voice in Atlantic Canada

I am the space between motherhood and longing for it, but it’s a space that doesn’t exist. I can’t be both fertile and infertile, our language doesn’t allow for it. So, this is the space I have created for myself. This is …

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The Tech Solution

Creating Healthy Habits for Kids Growing Up in a Digital World

by Shimi Kang
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
tagged: school age

A Harvard-trained psychiatrist and mom of three gives parents and educators the tech habits children need to achieve their full potential--and a six-step plan to put them into action.

You may have picked up on some warning signs: The more your nine-year-old son plays video games, the more distracted and irritable he becomes. Or maybe comparing her l …

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PAPÀ, VAN BASTEN AND OTHER SUPERHEROES

by Edoardo Maturo, translated by Sándor Anthony Vezér, illustrated by Meredith Wolting, cover design or artwork by Alice Iuri, general editor Claudia Tavernese, prepared for publication by TheWorldofDot
edition: Paperback
tagged: soccer, sports, fatherhood

A funny, heartwarming and nostalgia-packed story about a fan who, after becoming a father, is trying to teach his son to be an AC Milan fan in a time in which Milan is a shadow of the team the father grew to love. The story is for Milan fans, calcio fans and for everyone who loves the game, including those who support other teams. But since it is n …

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Dad Up!

Long-Time Comedian. First-Time Father.

by Steve Patterson
edition: Paperback
tagged: marriage & family, entertainment & performing arts

From one of the country's most beloved comedians and host of CBC Radio's incredibly popular program The Debaters comes a funny, poignant, and at times unexpectedly wise look at what it means to be a dad in this day and age.

Steve Patterson has been thinking about dad-dom for quite a while. In Dad Up! he gives his all to be the best father possible t …

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Reconcilable Differences

Marriages end. Families don't.

read by Cate Cochran
edition: Audiobook
also available: eBook Paperback
tagged: divorce & separation, alternative family

 

Separation and divorce can be a gruelling experience. Spouses who once loved each other can be swept up by an adversarial system where they declare war on each other, forgetting all that was good between them and disregarding the needs of their children. It doesn't have to be that way.

When Cate Cochran and her ex-husband’s marriage failed, they …

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Little Victories: Autism Through a Father's Eyes

by Yvon Roy
edition: Paperback
tagged: biography & memoir, fatherhood

THE AWARD WINNING GRAPHIC NOVEL AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A FATHER, AND THE CHALLENGES HE FACES RAISING HIS AUTISTIC SON.

A beautiful visual exploration of the highs and lows experienced by a parent learning how to adapt to his son's autism. Faced with a challenging road ahead, the author uses creative flair and ingenuity in order to connect with his son, en …

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