Free parenting and families Kindle books for 21 Sep 18

Something Changed: Stumbling through Divorce, Dating and Depression: (How to Move On)

by Matthew Williams

An honest, funny and uplifting memoir that takes in divorce, depression, dating, and becoming a single dad. For anybody that has ever suffered a broken heart or broken mind

When we think we are losing everything, sometimes we find more than we could have hoped for…

In the aftermath of marriage breakdown how do we pick ourselves up and start again? In August 2014 Matthew was forced to do just that. In his memoir, Something Changed, he navigates us through his journey with wit and wisdom, taking in divorce, dating , and becoming a single parent, while facing the dark spectre of mental illness in the form of depression.

Hopes and fears, laughter and tears – all are encountered along the way to learning some important lessons about love, loss, loneliness and life.

Something Changed is a brutally honest, insightful, funny, and uplifting memoir of overcoming some of life’s greatest challenges, and being better for the experience. It is a must read for anybody that has ever had a broken heart or a broken mind.

Something Changed can be read FREE on Kindle Unlimited.

“Beautiful and honest from a man with incredible inner strength. Uplifting.”

“An amazing book, addictively honest. Anyone who has or is experiencing life changes, depression or anxiety, will take great comfort from this account. Filled with humour and such goodness – can’t recommend enough”



OverrATEd: The Love Affair With Food Is Over

by Stephen Jobe

OVERRATED! The Love Affair With Food Is Over – A Simple Book For A Simple Solution

Stephen Jobe says trying to lose weight is like trying to keep a ball under water, you soon get tired and then it pops right back up again. The secret is to let the air out of the ball, then it’s easy to achieve. That’s what this book is all about. It practically shows you how to let the air out of your love affair for food and you will find it easy to sustain weight loss, finally.

It has been said that 95% of people who lose weight end up putting it all back and even adding some more on. People try to lose weight by trying harder to discipline themselves more. The moment you have to try harder is the moment you have set yourself up to fail.

Overrated will tell you about how one day Stephen had a light bulb moment which changed his outlook on food and then the weight came falling off, and he has never had to worry since about putting it all back on again and again, like in the past.

This book puts you in the driving seat and instead of food being the master and its passion dictating to you, you will no longer be a slave to it.

No more over eating. No more feeling out of control. Just simple steps to help you lose weight and keep it off!  

What you save on food in one week will pay for this book!

About The Author:

Stephen Jobe was born in 1956 and has lived an active life. He came from a hard-working farming background. Over the years he has been involved in tennis, cycling, swimming. At the same time, he had a constant problem – he kept putting weight on. He really felt the pain of all those around the world that found it near impossible to lose weight permanently. But he believed that one day someone would come up with the answer that would make losing weight easy, never realizing HE would be that person! He is now living a life free of being overweight and loving it!



The Diary Of Rolling Stone Lone Ranger

by J.S. Salk

This is a deeply affecting, candid journal, with minor edits in brackets, that begins with the acceptance of a commercial advertising gig in January 1994 and follows a “rolling stone” existence through a corporate merger and unexpected fatherhood. The “lone ranger” self-romantic crosses the country from New York to California and Utah in search of happiness.
I have thought while keeping long-term journals in hard cover, “What use they could have?” Now, anyone can look over dark disclosures, ideas, plans, and thoughts to see what one person did with his life by reading the series. it could inspire others to keep journals and learn from mistakes that were originally written with no audience. Consequently, you have a private look into an “everyman” from 1994-1995 with the jargon and parlance of the time, unedited. An incredible adventure is about to begin.
Only names of people and a few businesses have been changed because of the private nature of the book.

About the Author:
Salk lives in San Diego, CA with his wife and son. Since graduating from the University of Utah and Baruch College (CUNY) he has written twenty books. Prior to publishing he worked at New York ad agency, Lintas: Worldwide – now named after multiple mergers, Lowe & Partners.



PASSION PURPOSE PROFIT: 9 Keys to Building an Authentic Executive Coaching Business

by Donna Karaba

Create a successful executive coaching business that inspires others to live a life of joy.

Leaders like you have the knowledge, curiosity, and imagination that goes into successfully coaching executives. You can navigate the executive boardroom and coach leaders of large organizations with confidence. But how do you create a successful business doing meaningful work and be fully present in your children’s lives?

If fear and doubt keep you stuck in the safety zone, then Passion Purpose Profit is the key to becoming a leader who transforms lives. You can help others fulfill their potential by modeling an integrated life. The best reward? Your children will chase their passions too!

Donna Karaba, MA, combines Fortune 500 experience, coaching, and transpersonal psychology to unlock the potential of entrepreneurs. Donna paved a path for her family to follow their passions. You can too!

In Passion Purpose Profit, you will learn:

  • Secrets that unlock your passion and purpose
  • Donna’s time-tested blueprint: The Authentic Leadership Business Modelâ?¢
  • 9 principal components of a successful executive coaching practice
  • How to coach executives to self-actualize and inspire their organizations
  • How to manage client relationships and create real value
  • How to build a successful home-based business and follow your calling
  • How to significantly impact the employee disengagement epidemic

Passion Purpose Profit is the map you need to chart your path as an executive coach. Follow your calling and never miss your child’s soccer game!



Three Guidelines for Ethical Living: What My Daughter Taught Me (Spirituality in the Postmodern World)

by Kenneth P. Langer

Is it possible to be ethical without being religious? For a very long time, moral training was always a part of religious teaching. The idea was that the spiritual life meant not only knowing the divine but living out its principles. Soon moral and religious teaching became intertwined to the point that people believed a lack of spiritual training also meant a lack of moral development. But, ethics does not have to be relegated to the exclusive domain of the church, mosque, or synagogue. We can learn to live well together simply because we all want to coexist in a peaceful and kind world.

When my daughter was born I wanted to give her the chance to seek out her own spiritual path but with a moral compass that she could take with her. I searched for something simple yet capable of growing and developing as she did. Comparing different traditions I came up with three words. They are small words, simple words, yet they are capable of great shades of meaning and subtlety and, together, can provide a lifetime of guidance and direction.



At Least I Didn’t Kill Him 2: But Someone Did

by Kenni York

Some people never learn and Oliver Hampton is one of them. Having escaped death years ago following his ex-wife becoming fed up with his abusive behavior, he’s convinced that he’s invincible as he continues along the same path of self-destruction. What happens once he pushes around the wrong woman should be considered a cautionary tale to any man who ever has the gall to place his hands on a woman.



A Long and Winding Road: A Caregiver’s Tale of Life, Love, and Chaos

by Linda Brendle

Alzheimer’s is a family disease, and A Long and Winding Road is a love storyâ??not a boy-meets-girl love story, but a family love story:

The story of the love of a daughter for her parents and her willingness to take them into her home when they could no longer care for themselves;

The story of a mother and father who loved their daughter but no longer remembered exactly where they were or why;

The story of a husband who loved his wife so much that he stood beside her as they fought to survive the ravages of the brain-wasting disease that was stealing her loved ones away a piece at a time.

It’s also the story of a seven-week trip for four across sixteen U.S. states in a forty-foot motor homeâ??a trip that involved stopped up toilets, wet jeans, laughter, and headaches that were far from the easygoing retirement the Brendles had imagined for themselves.

Linda Brendle takes you on a roller-coaster ride of emotional and spiritual challenges that many families are facing right now. Co-dependency, mental breakdowns, and finding love after divorce are just a few of the issues weaved into this journey of caregiving.

A LONG AND WINDING ROAD: A Caregiver’s Tale of Life, Love, and Chaos is the story of the chaos that happens when four people, two of whom have Alzheimer’s, spend fifty-three days in a 400-square-foot box on wheels.



Effects of Family Violence on Children: The Causes, Consequences & Cures of Domestic Abuse (Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention Book 8)

by Ronald E. Sharp

AMERICA’S CHILDREN ARE MORE LIKELY TO BE MURDERED, PHYSICALLY ASSAULTED, SEXUALLY ABUSED AND PSYCHOLOGICALLY INJURED IN THEIR OWN HOME THAN ANYWHERE ELSE. Over three million cases of family violence involving children are reported each year. Another few million cases go unreported. And another couple thousand more of our nation’s children die each year because of domestic abuse and domestic violence.

The above numbers include only those incidents in which children were the direct target of family violence. Millions of other young people endure the indirect results of domestic violence. Because of child maltreatment, children can suffer from anxiety, depression, guilt and fear. Problems coping with the abuse can follow the child throughout his or her life and the effects can be devastating. Many of these young people mistakenly feel responsible for the violence. Abused boys are twice as likely to become abusive parents when they become adults.

This concise summary of need to know information about domestic child abuse is an ideal reference for victims of domestic abuse, their family members and friends, educators, counselors, child welfare and social work professionals.

Readers interested in understanding child abuse and neglect will find the answers to 20 questions revealing, such as

– What kinds of families experience family violence?
– What children are most likely to experience family violence?
– How can being witness to family violence affect children?
– What age group experiences the most family violence?
– How do some children try to control family violence?
– How can parents help children who experience family violence?

There is also a detailed explanation of “The Cycle of Family Violence.”

Five more lists provide additional family child abuse and neglect information, including

1. Conditions that contribute to family violence
2. Signs that a child may be experiencing family violence
3. Ways to help children cope with family violence
4. Ways to break the cycle of family violence
5. Sources of help and information about family violence

If you’re concerned about child domestic violence, read this e-book! What you learn may make all the difference in the lives of abused children.



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