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  • A Step Up for Stepfamilies

    by Marcia Watts

    Being in a stepfamily is different from other family types. It just is.Anyone on the journey of becoming or being in a stepfamily knows that stepfamily life is complex. Members can often feel isolated, misunderstood and unrecognised.Who do we talk to about our struggles?Who understands the unique challenges we face and can validate our often very conflicted feelings?Who and where do we turn to for ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Glass Half Full: Our Australian Adventure

    Sarah Jane's Travel Memoirs Series, #1

    by Sarah Jane Butfield

    series Sarah Jane's Travel Memoirs Series #1
    Find out what it takes to keep the Glass Half Full, as challenging life events including grief, loss, PTSD and devastating floods, test this expat step-family to their limits.After enduring divorce and numerous child custody battles, Sarah Jane knew that a fresh start in Australia was their only chance of future happiness and that as a family they were making the right decisions. Living the ... Read more

    $4.07 AUD

  • Giving up the Ghost: A memoir

    by Hilary Mantel

    ‘Like Lorna Sage's Bad Blood … A masterpiece.’ Rachel CuskGiving Up the Ghost is the shocking and beautiful memoir, from the author of Wolf Hall, Bring Up the Bodies and The Mirror & the LightAt no. 58 the top of my head comes to the outermost curve of my great-aunt, Annie Connor. Her shape is like the full moon, her smile is beaming; the outer rim of her is covered by her pinny, woven with tiny . ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Two Dogs and a Suitcase: Clueless in Charente

    Sarah Jane's Travel Memoirs Series, #2

    by Sarah Jane Butfield

    series Sarah Jane's Travel Memoirs Series #2
    Now with photographs added 28/10/15The title says it all: what we have and where we are. This book, the sequel to Glass Half Full: Our Australian Adventure, follows our French exploits as we endeavour to rebuild our lives in another new country, after spending four and half years in Australia. Our goal, or hope for the immediate future, is to focus positively on the present, so that we can start a ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • Fathers and Daughters

    Helping girls and their dads build unbreakable bonds - from the bestselling author of Being 14

    by Madonna King

    What do our girls think about their fathers? And what are fathers struggling with when it comes to their relationship with their daughters? The bestselling author of BEING 14 now tackles the complicated father/daughter relationship.Award-winning journalist, author and commentator Madonna King has interviewed over five-hundred girls and many fathers, as well as leading psychologists, school ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Stepmother Love

    Ten inspiring stories about the toughest gig in the world

    by Sally Collins

    Ten inspiring stories from the frontline of parenting, including Sara Leonardi-McGrathStepmothers have a bad rap. Who gave Snow White the poisonous apple? Who enslaved Cinderella? Given that one in four Australian families are ‘blended’, it’s time to throw out the wicked stepmother image and give people a genuine account of what it’s like to walk in her shoes.Stepmother Love tells the stories of ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Smart Stepmom, The

    Practical Steps to Help You Thrive

    by Ron L. Deal and 1 more

    The stepmother's role often is ambiguous and underappreciated, and frequently it carries unrealistic expectations. The book answers women's concerns and questions, including: How can I be a caretaker and a key emotional connector in the family if the children don't accept my influence? How shoud I cope with children who are confused about their family and torn between loyalty to their biological ... Read more

    $14.07 AUD

  • Part-Time Working Mummy

    A Patchwork Life

    by Rachaele Hambleton

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERWant to know the truth about what life is like as a mum and step-mum with a chaotic patchwork family?This book is everything I've been through that's made me who I am, plus the lessons I've learned from many mistakes. I hope that it will make you laugh as well as give you strength to keep going when times get tough. After all, we are all in this together...Rachaele, aka ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Be a Great Step-Parent

    A practical guide to parenting in a blended family

    by Suzie Hayman

    series Teach Yourself
    Written by the UK's number one parenting counsellor, Be a Great Step Parent: Teach Yourself is a practical guide to coping with the many issues faced by the blended family and deriving a positive relationship with your family members. It is full of straightforward and easy-to-follow advice that anyone can act on, with plenty of emotional support for you in times of need. It covers not just all the ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • The Evil Stepmother Speaks

    A Guide for Stepfamilies Who Want to Love and Laugh

    by Barbara Goldberg

    Finally, the classic fairy tale is retold from the stepmother perspective. You will laugh and cry as the "Evil" stepmother travels on her journey to find the magic potion that will blend her family. Here is the book that tells the stepmother specific tactics and strategies on how to attain a happy family. The story starts like this... Once upon a time, in a family down the street, there was a King ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • Step-Parenting 101

    by Kevin Leman

    Drawn from Dr. Kevin Leman's book Living in a Step-Family without Getting Stepped On, Step-Parenting 101 is an informative and practical guide to living in a blended family. ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • 15-Minute Parenting the Teenage Years

    Creative ways to stay connected with your teenager

    by Joanna Fortune

    series The Language of Play #3
    ‘When I tried Joanna’s approach during the first lockdown, I was both comforted and excited by how such a small change could have such a big impact.’ Dr. Suzanne McClean Parenting through the teenage years can be challenging and overwhelming. With over twenty years of clinical practice, psychotherapist and parenting expert Joanna Fortune has devised a simple and proven 15-Minute parenting model ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Discipline Without Distress

    135 tools for raising caring, responsible children without time-out, spanking, punishment or bribery

    by Judy L Arnall

    Discipline that you and your child will feel good about!At last, a positive discipline book that is chock-full of practical tips, strategies, skills, and ideas for parents of babies through teenagers, and tells you EXACTLY what to do "in the moment" for every type of behavior, from whining to web surfing.Parents and children today face very different challenges from those faced by the previous ... Read more

    $11.76 AUD

  • How to Entertain, Distract, and Unplug Your Kids

    Tricks, Tools, and Spontaneous Screen-Free Activities

    by Matthew Jervis

    A fun and practical guide to keeping kids engaged and off your phone.Face it. Your kids don’t want you around ALL the time! As much as you’d like to build that go-cart or that amazing tree house for them, you also need a little time for yourself!Sure, we’d all like to hand our kids the phone when things get tough, but down deep we know that screen time will not build world leaders. So how does a ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Hot Mess to Mindful Mom

    40 Ways to Find Balance and Joy in Your Every Day

    by Ali Katz

    For any mom who typically runs around with her hair on fire and needs a break!It’s so easy to find yourself constantly overwhelmed or burned out in the hustle and bustle of society today. But it is important to slow down and take a minute to focus on the things that matter most-and the first step is to connect with yourself again. This book will show women that by caring for themselves first, they ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • What to Expect for First-Time Moms: The Ultimate Beginners Guide While Expecting, Everything You Need to Know for a Healthy Pregnancy, Labor, Childbirth, and Newborn - A New Mom’s Survival Handbook

    by Heidi Oster

    Pregnancy is an amazing time of life. As a new first-time mother, you may be anxious and confused about what to expect. This guidebook is going to provide you with the information you need to know for every step of your pregnancy.Inside this guidebook, we are going to explore everything that you need to know, week-by-week, for your first pregnancy. Some of the topics that we will look at in this ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Remarried with Children

    Ten Secrets for Successfully Blending and Extending Your Family

    by Barbara LeBey

    It's the most daunting task many parents will ever face: bringing two growing families together into one brand new marriage. But even though statistics show that most remarriages are at high risk--especially when there are kids involved--more and more people are learning how to make them work and more and more kids are coming out of them with their psyches and souls intact. This honest and hopeful ... Read more

    $10.11 AUD

  • Stepparenting: The Expert Advice You Need to Succeed

    by Ashley Miller

    No one is born knowing how to be a successful and effective stepparent. Becoming a stepparent can be one of the most anxiety-provoking, frustrating, and yet rewarding challenges you'll ever face.In her debut self-help manual, "Stepparenting: The Expert Advice You Need to Succeed," licensed social worker and parenting expert Ashley Miller, MSW tackles the most common obstacles faced by both new and ... Read more

    $4.19 AUD

  • Born to Eat

    Whole, Healthy Foods from Baby's First Bite

    by Wendy Jo Peterson and 1 more

    Age-based advice, step-by-step instructions, help for parents, and easy recipes to ensure that moms and dads introduced their infant to healthy and tasty food as early as possible. A great guide for those who want to know more about Baby-Led Weaning (BLW)!We are all Born to Eat and it seems only natural for parents to start at the beginning—with their little boys and girls. When babies show signs ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • The Smart Stepfamily

    Seven Steps to a Healthy Family

    by Ron L. Deal and 1 more

    Discover the Keys to a Healthy StepfamilyLeading stepfamily expert Ron L. Deal reveals the seven fundamental steps to blended family success and provides practical, realistic solutions to the issues you face as a stepfamily. Whether married or soon-to-be-married, you'll discover how to· Solve the everyday puzzles of stepparenting and stepchildren relationships· Communicate effectively with an ex ... Read more

    $14.95 AUD

  • Building Love Together in Blended Families

    The 5 Love Languages and Becoming Stepfamily Smart

    by Gary Chapman and 1 more

    Create a Loving and Safe Environment for Your Blended FamilyBlended families face unique challenges, and sadly, good intentions aren’t always enough. With so many complex relationships involved, all the normal rules for family life change, even how you apply something as simple as the five love languages.That’s why Gary Chapman, the bestselling author of The 5 Love Languages® andnational expert on ... Read more

    $14.73 AUD

  • The Conscious Parent's Guide to Coparenting

    A Mindful Approach to Creating a Collaborative, Positive Parenting Plan

    by Jenna Flowers

    series The Conscious Parent's Guides
    A positive, mindful plan for children and parents in transition!If you're facing the challenge of raising children in two homes, you may be feeling overwhelmed and unsure of how to build a healthy coparenting relationship. With The Conscious Parent's Guide to Coparenting, you'll learn how to take a relationship-centered approach to parenting, foster forgiveness, and find constructive ways to move ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Stepmothering; Warts and All

    by Leah Annetta

    “…there are known unknowns; that is to say there are some things we do not know. But there are also unknown unknowns – the ones we don’t know we don’t know…it is the latter category that tend to be the difficult ones.” (United States Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld 2002) Donald Rumsfeld was talking about intelligence gathering and terrorism but there are parallels with stepparenting (or any ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • Blending Families Successfully

    Helping Parents and Kids Navigate the Challenges So That Everyone Ends Up Happy

    by George S. Glass and 1 more

    According to the National Center for Health Statistics, less than half of the people who get married in the United States remain with their first spouse, and less than 50 percent of children grow up with both biological parents. In short, we live in a society of blended families. Everyone who survives a divorce and enters a new family is vulnerable.George Glass, MD, a board-certified psychiatrist, ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD