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The Kid-Friendly ADHD & Autism Cookbook, Updated and Revised
by , Dana Laake

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English

Pages

354

Publication Date

April 01, 2009

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<div><p class="MsoHeader" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">"Pam and Dana know what works for kids…This book is a fantastic resource for the diets that make a difference. Follow their advice!!" --Jenny McCarthy, author of <i>Louder Than Words</i> and <i>Mother Warriors</i><BR><br /> The best “kid-friendly” recipes and guide to the gluten-free, milk-free diet for ADHD and autism just got better. In addition to updates on new research and findings, readers will find recommendations from the authors for packing school lunches and snacks, plus 100 brand new recipes!<BR><br /> One of the challenges that parents face is coping with children who have picky appetites and crave the very foods that affect their behavior, focus, and development. The other challenge is finding ways to get their children to eat healthy foods and improve their nutritional status. The uniqueness of this book is that it not only provides gluten-free milk-free substitutes and recipes, it provides successful suggestions for feeding the picky eater. The authors share details about just how and why the diet works. The specialty ingredients are explained and extensive sources provided. There are also testimonials from the parents and from the children themselves.</p></div>
Codependency - “Loves Me, Loves Me Not”: Learn How To Cultiva...
by Simeon Lindstrom

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English

Pages

62

Publication Date

September 04, 2014

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<h3>Codependent partners are not necessarily together because they <b>want</b> to be, they are because they <b>have</b> to be...</h3><br /><br />If you’ve had difficulty with starting or maintaining relationships, issues with feeling jealous and possessive or find that your connections with others are more a source of distress than anything else, <i>this book is for you</i>. <br /><br />It may feel sometimes that an intense and serious connection with someone is proof of the depth of the feeling you have for one another. But be careful, obsession and dependency is not the same as love. <br /><br />In the codependent relationship, our affection and attention is coming from a place of fear and need. As a result, the partners never really connect with each other. They do endless, complicated dances around each others problems, but what they never do is make an honest human connection.<br /><br />In codependent relationships, manipulation, guilt and resentment take the place of healthy, balanced affection. Codependent partners are not necessarily together because they want to be, they are because they <i>have to be</i>, because they don’t know how to live otherwise. <br /><br />One partner may bring a history of abuse, a “personality disorder” or mental illness into a relationship; the ways the other partner responds to this may be healthy or not, but if they bring their own issues to the table too, they may find that the bond of their love is more accurately described as a shared and complementary dysfunction.<br /><br />Remember, the relationships we are in can never be better than the relationships we have with ourselves. Two unhappy people together never make a happy couple together. We cannot treat other people in ways we have never taken the time to consider before, and we cannot communicate properly if we are not even sure what it is we need to communicate in the first place. <br /><br />An individual with a mature, well-developed sense of themselves has the most to offer someone else. They have their own lives, their own sense of self-worth, their own strength. And when you remove need, fear, obsession and desperation, you open up the way for love and affection just for its own sake. <br /><br />Love is many things, but it’s cheapened when held hostage by the ego. Connections formed around ego and fear may be strong and lasting, but what keeps them going is mutual need. What could be more romantic than, “I don’t need to be with you. You don’t complete me at all. I am happy and stable and fulfilled without you. But I still want to be with you, because you’re awesome”?<br /><br />It all boils down to this: <i>communication</i>. <br /><br />Whether it’s through words or not, we are constantly communicating, and the accumulation of these little units creates this big thing we call <i>a relationship</i>.
Angry Octopus: Children Learn How to Control Anger, Reduce Stress...
by Lori Lite

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English

Pages

29

Publication Date

August 03, 2008

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Angry Octopus teaches children how to control anger, calm down and lower stress by introducing research-based techniques woven into this popular story. Children ages 5-11 learn how to use muscle relaxation and diaphragmatic breathing (belly-breathing) to control anger before it erupts. This effective stress and anger management technique focuses awareness on various muscle groups to create a complete resting of the mind and body. Muscular relaxation can lower anxiety levels and be used to decrease pain.<br /><br />Children relate to the angry octopus in this beautifully illustrated book as the sea child shows him how to manage his anger, remain calm and see things more clearly. This engaging story quiets the mind and relaxes the body, so your child can let go of anger and fall asleep peacefully.  <br /><br />Angry Octopus is one of four stories found on the Indigo Dreams CD/audiobook, ASIN 0970863365. <br />It’s also available as an interactive APP on the iTunes bookstore. <br />The Spanish version, El Pulpo Enojado, ASIN 1937985016 is available in a book, eBook and on the Sueños del Océano Índigo CD/audiobook, ASIN 1937985202. <br /><br />Note to Parent:<br />Angry Octopus is a kid favorite. Parents report that their children use the techniques in the story to calm themselves and remind their parents to use the same technique. This story received national attention on ABC’s Shark Tank. Every child has a different emotional maturity, attention span, and need. While the stories are best suited for ages 5-11, do not let this be your primary reason for selecting. You know your child best and remember this is not about the reading level. The focus is on the actual techniques.<br />
The Minimalist Budget: A Practical Guide On How To Save Money, Sp...
by Simeon Lindstrom

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English

Pages

96

Publication Date

July 27, 2014

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<b>“Budget" - it's a meager little word, one that all too often comes after <i>“tight”</i>...</b><br /><br />Maybe you think of this word as an adjective, something to describe a cheap and substandard car or hotel. “Budget” brings to mind rationing, a kind of money diet. <br /><br />If you're like many people, budgeting is something you do with a kind of deflated spirit: budgeting means bargain bin quality and the sad sense that what you want is going to be just out of reach.<br /><br /><i>This book will try a different approach to budgeting altogether...</i><br /><br />This book will offer an expanded notion of what it means to budget. We'll look at how money is not the only resource that needs to be managed, and a “life budget” that acknowledges your emotional, behavioral, social and even spiritual capital is more likely to lead to smarter decisions.<br /><br />We'll explore shopping and spending habits, identify problem areas, think about debt and make achievable goals for home, work and more. We'll look at concrete ways to put some of these principles into action, and look at resources that will keep you focused and motivated. <br /><br />At the same time, this book is also about the philosophy of minimalism, not thriftiness. If you can pair your budget plan with a more nuanced understanding of your relationship with money and how it ties into how you want to live, the changes you make will be more <i>authentic</i> and longer lasting.<br /><br />Minimalism is not about doing with less than you need. Rather, it's about finding what you need and fulfilling that need exactly, without excess. It's a subtle and easily overlooked point: to have exactly enough is not suffering. Budgeting is therefore about understanding what you need to have enough, and how best you can allocate your resources to that end.<br /><br />Life is short. Money and material things can make our time on this earth better, and they can help us move closer to what we find meaningful and worthwhile. But they are <i>not</i> meaningful and worthwhile in themselves. <br /><br />Money is a <i>tool</i> and how we spend it is an expression of our values and what we think is important. <br /><br />How much would you pay for peace of mind and the calm you get from knowing you are living well? How much of your life do you give away when you work? Of all your expenses, have you remembered to include the time you waste stressing about money?<br /><br />These may seem like vague or overly philosophical questions, but they get to the root of how we earn, spend and think of money. Once we understand these roots, our efforts to save here and there not only become easier, they become more <i>meaningful</i>.
Confessions of an Adoptive Parent: Hope and Help from the Trenche...
by Mike Berry

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English

Pages

226

Publication Date

February 06, 2018

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<DIV><P><B>Know That You Are Not Alone on This Journey</B></P><P>Adopting or fostering a child brings its own unique set of challenges only another parent facing the same uphill climb could possibly understand. From parenting children with traumatic pasts, to dealing with attachment issues, to raising a child with special needs, it can sometimes be a struggle just getting through the day.<BR /><BR /> Mike Berry knows the loneliness and isolation you can easily feel in your particular parenting role—because he's been there. He's <I>still there</I>, and he wants to give you the hope and encouragement you so desperately need.<BR /><BR /> There are plenty of how-to guides out there on parenting, but this one-of-a-kind book is specifically designed to address your needs as a parent of an adopted or foster child. With a refreshing dose of honesty, empathy, and care, you'll discover you are definitely not alone on your journey and God has a very special plan for you and your family.</P></DIV>
Our Socially Awkward Marriage: Stories from an Asperger's Relatio...
by , Linda Peters

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English

Pages

109

Publication Date

August 31, 2016

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<b>Peek inside the ups and downs of a real-life Asperger's marriage.</b><br /><br />In this fearless collection of smart and funny true stories, Tom and Linda Peters bring humor and heart to the subject of Asperger's Syndrome.<br /><br />As real-life counterparts to the fictional couple in Graeme Simsion's <i>The Rosie Project</i>, Tom and Linda give readers a candid and hilarious look into their socially awkward Asperger's marriage. Raw and personal, these humorous bite-sized essays are dedicated to everyone who (despite their best efforts) seems to blurt out inappropriate facts and say odd things at precisely the wrong time.<br /><br />Read this Book to Learn Useful Life Skills Like:<br /><br /><ul><li>Why Watching Spawning Fish Might Not Be the Best Idea for a First Date</li><li>How to Get Your Asperger's Husband to Happily Load the Dishwasher with One Simple Tweak of Language</li><li>How to Rescue Your Wife from a Wild Opossum with One Phone Call</li><li>How to Put the World Back Together Again When You Wake Up in a Sea of Hawaiian Shirts</li></ul><div></div><br />At just five years old, composer and GRAMMY®-nominated classical musician Tom Peters first suspected that there was something wrong with him. He couldn't figure out what it was, though, because he was busy conducting Tchaikovsky's <i>1812 Overture</i> with an orchestra of teddy bears lined up on his racecar bed.<br /><br />Like the author of <i>The Journal of Best Practices</i>, Tom went looking for answers as an adult. With Linda, the love of his life, he hoped to find out why people were so much harder to understand than 16th Century counterpoint or basic quantum physics. At the age of 47, Tom was diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome, a high-functioning form or autism.<br /><br />Being unable to understand nonverbal communication or how you relate to other people around you can lead to situations that are full of both humor and pain. Like Higashida's <i>The Reason I Jump</i>, this book helps people to better understand what goes on inside the mind of someone on the spectrum.<br /><br />If you're feeling a little socially awkward, you're not alone. Whether you're an introvert, have social anxiety, or have been labeled with an acronym like ADD, OCD, ADHD, NVLD, PTSD or ASD, we all have the same human needs to feel loved, respected and understood. The practical strategies employed in these little stories can be used immediately to help you find better ways to communicate and finally feel heard.<br /><br />If you identified with Jenny Lawson's laugh-out-loud books about living with depression and anxiety, you won't want to miss <i>Our Socially Awkward Marriage</i>. This humorous and inspiring read will make you laugh, cry and feel empowered. And it will stay with you long after you finish reading about why pugs in Christmas sweaters should rarely be squeezed.<br /><br />Scroll up and get your copy now!
Toddler Discipline: Proven Toddler Discipline Strategies for Str...
by Marie C. Foster

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English

Pages

176

Publication Date

April 26, 2018

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<h2>★★ For a Limited Time: Buy the Paperback version of this book, and get the Kindle eBook version included – for FREE! ★★</h2><br /><h3><strong>Learn Stress-Free & Guilt-Free Toddler Discipline Strategies today to help you raise an emotionally healthy, well-balanced child!</strong><br /><br /></h3><br /><p>Limited Time Offer: Get to own this proven guide for just $2.99! Regularly priced at $7.99. Read on your PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or Kindle device. <br /><br /></p><br /><strong><em>Have you ever tried to discipline your child -</em></strong><br /><p>- for hitting<br />- for screaming<br />- for not eating during meal time<br />- for throwing things</p><br /><p><em>... and finding it a challenge not getting the positive results you desire?</em></p><br /><p><em><strong>Have you always wanted to know effective discipline strategies for your toddler -</strong></em></p><br /><p>- in public<br />- at bedtime<br />- at the dinner table or during meal time<br />- in the car<br />- at the daycare</p><br /><p><em>... without feeling guilt or stress?</em><br /><br /><strong>If you answered "Yes" to any of the questions above, then this book "Toddler Discipline: Proven Toddler Discipline Strategies for Stress & Guilt-Free Parenting" is for you.</strong></p><br /><p>In this book, you’re about to discover the impact that the first years of your child’s life can have on their ability to function later in life. Through proper Toddler Discipline, you can encourage positive decision making, good behavior, and strong mental health.</p><br /><p><strong>★★ Here is What You Will Learn: ★★  </strong></p><br /><ol><br /><li>How to come up with a discipline strategy that is ideal for your son or daughter</li><br /><li>The most effective strategies for different places and situations, which can be implemented without guilt or stress</li><li>The benefits of developing a discipline strategy that suits your child’s specific mental and emotional needs</li><br /><li>How effective communication plays a role in toddler discipline</li><br /><li>Common myths about child discipline and the science that disproves them</li><br /></ol><br /><p><strong>★★ Added Benefits of owning this book: ★★<br /></strong></p><br /><ul><br /><li>Learn the common discipline mistakes that parents make - and how to fix them</li><br /><li>What to do when the Toddler Discipline Strategies are not working</li><br /></ul><br /><p><strong>★★ PLUS: Bonus Section Included - How to Discipline Children with Special Needs ★★</strong></p><br /><p>By implementing the lessons in this book, you will have a well-behaved toddler in no-time. You can work through the terrible two’s and help your child learn to practice self-control and emotional regulation, with your positive support as a driving force.</p><br /><h3><strong>Don't wait any longer on this Limited Time Offer! Scroll up and click the "Buy Now" button to begin your goal of applying effective toddler discipline strategies and experience stress-free and guilt-free results.</strong></h3>
Parenting ADHD Now!: Easy Intervention Strategies to Empower Kids...
by , Diane Dempster MHSA CPC...

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English

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176

Publication Date

November 15, 2016

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<p>“An empathetic, personal and practical approach for parents craving relief from the wide-ranging childhood impact of ADHD.”<br /><strong>—Mark Bertin, M.D., author of <em>Mindful Parenting for ADHD</em></strong></p><p><strong>Parents: This book is for you.</strong></p><p>Most of us need help to overcome the challenges of parenting a child with ADHD. Watching your bright, vibrant child struggle with ADHD can make you feel helpless, especially when you don’t have the tools to help them succeed. There is a great deal of help available for children with ADHD, but there simply aren’t enough resources for parents of ADHD children—and you need support just as much as your child.</p><p>The National Institute of Mental Health recognizes that frustration, blame, and anger are common in families with ADHD children. Children with ADHD need guidance and understanding from parents to reach their full potential. Yet it can feel impossible to manage the challenges you experience as a parent in order to be the support your child needs.</p><p>Diane Dempster and Elaine Taylor-Klaus are ADHD coaches, educators, and the cofounders of ImpactADHD. They started off just like you, feeling frustrated and lost about how to help their ADHD children—and how to take care of themselves as well. Since that time, they have become national leaders in the world of ADHD, representatives of the voice of parents, and the go-to experts for parenting children with ADHD. They have successfully armed thousands of parents with the tools they need to help themselves and their children with ADHD.</p><p>In <em>Parenting ADHD Now!</em> Diane and Elaine combine their practical know-how and professional expertise to offer immediate, actionable strategies you can use to guide and support your ADHD child compassionately and effectively.</p><p>The material presented in this book is grounded in three main concepts:</p><ul><li><strong>Apply the Coach-Approach to Parenting</strong> – This unique method gives you permission to pay attention to yourself, build up your own confidence and self-esteem, and apply these tools when working with your child with ADHD.</li><li><strong>Use Real, Practical Strategies</strong> – Learn to effectively navigate the complex terrain of ADHD, confidently minimize ADHD-related stress in your family, and foster your child’s independence.</li><li><strong>Focus on the Parent</strong> – This is not about “fixing” your ADHD child. This is about shifting your focus inward and empowering yourself so that you can empower your child as they navigate life with ADHD.</li></ul><p>You can dramatically improve life for your child with ADHD. With <em>Parenting ADHD Now!</em> you will learn to set healthy limits, find compassion and acceptance, change your habits, laugh instead of cry, understand instead of yell, and thrive instead of just survive.</p>
Dyslexia Outside-the-Box: Equipping Dyslexic Kids to Not Just Sur...
by Beth Ellen Nash

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English

Pages

238

Publication Date

May 30, 2017

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Dyslexia Outside-the-Box provides a balanced perspective showing how a dyslexic child’s challenges are directly connected to the flip-side strengths of their brain’s unique wiring. It helps you understand the mind of a child with dyslexia and explains what’s going on in their outside-the-box brain in a way that can help you make them feel much better about themselves. <br /><br />This book brings together evidenced-based information about dyslexia and organizes it in an easy-to-understand format for anyone who knows and wants to support someone with dyslexia. It breaks down the many aspects of dyslexia and offers solutions that have the “whole person” in mind, showing how these children whose brains are delightfully wired differently can thrive, not just survive. The insights into reading, spelling, and writing challenges are accompanied by strategies for helping outside-the-box learners succeed in school. It’s filled with fun and easy suggestions, tips, and teaching ideas, and, best of all, encouragement for parents and teachers of dyslexic students. It’s a valuable resource for parents to use when conveying their children’s struggles and strengths to educators and professionals who work with them. <br /><br />The extensive appendices are like talking to a friend and getting advice. They help you navigate the maze of accommodations used to help level the playing field, remediation options, and additional challenges that often co-exist with dyslexia. They equip parents for the integral role they play in helping their child succeed by demystifying some of the terminology that schools, medical professionals, and legislation use in regard to dyslexia and providing practical ways parents can help at home. You’ll want to refer back to these appendices over and over again for multisensory ideas, high-frequency spelling patterns, resource recommendations, and much more.<br /> <br />Beth Ellen Nash’s extensive experience and upbeat message shine through for parents seeking understandable, no-nonsense guidance that can really make a difference by offering help, hope, and a way forward! It’s time the world learns to appreciate the many talents dyslexics bring to the world; author Beth Ellen Nash helps open that box!
How To Stop Worrying and Start Living: What Other People Think Of...
by Simeon Lindstrom

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English

Pages

60

Publication Date

July 09, 2014

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<b>Stress is a lot like love – hard to define, but you know it when you feel it...</b><br /><br />This book will explore the nature of stress and how it infiltrates every level of your life, including the physical, emotional, cognitive, relational and even spiritual. You’ll find ways to nurture resilience, rationality and relaxation in your everyday life, and learn how to loosen the grip of worry and anxiety. Through techniques that get to the heart of your unique stress response, and an exploration of how stress can affect your relationships, you'll discover how you can control stress instead of letting it control you. <br /><br />But this book is <b>not</b> just another “anti-stress” book. Here, we will <b>not</b> be concerned with only reducing the symptoms of stress. Rather, we'll try to understand exactly what stress is and the role it plays in our lives. <br /><br />We'll attempt to <i>dig deep</i> to really understand the real sources of our anxiety and how to take ownership of them. Using the power of habit and several techniques for smoothing out the stressful wrinkles in our day-to-day lives, we'll move towards a real-world solution to living with less stress, more confidence and a deep spiritual resilience that will insulate you from the inevitable pressures of life. <br /><br />By adopting a trusting, open and relaxed attitude, we'll bring something more of <i>ourselves</i> to relationships of all kinds. This book will take a look at dating and relationships without stress and worry, as well as ways to bring tranquility and balance into your home and family life. <br /><br />We will address physical, emotional, relational, spiritual, and cognitive and behavioral symptoms of stress. While most stress-management solutions offer relief for symptoms in only one or two of the above areas, this book will show you how all five areas are important, and a successful stress solution will touch on <i>each of them</i>.<br /><br /><i><b>We each only have one life - here's to spending it wisely!</b></i><br /><br /><h3><b><i>Grab your copy today!</i></b></h3>

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