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Operating Instructions: A Journal of My Son's First Year
Operating Instructions: A Journal of My Son's First Year
by Anne Lamott
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Its not like shes the only woman to ever have a baby. At thirty-five. On her own. But Anne Lamott makes it all fresh in her now-classic account of how she and her son and numerous friends and neighbors and some strangers survived and thrived in that all... (read more)

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Operating Instructions: A Journal of My Son's First Year
Operating Instructions: A Journal of My Son's First Year
by Anne Lamott
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"I woke up with a start at 4:00 one morning and realized that I was very, very pregnant." So begins novelist Aniie Lamott's journal of the birth of her son, Sam, and their first year together. She must face complicated circumstances of heroic proportions.... (read more)

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Single Mothers by Choice: A Guidebook for Single Women Who Are Considering or Have Chosen Motherhood
Single Mothers by Choice: A Guidebook for Single Women Who Are Considering or Have Chosen Motherhood
by Jane Mattes
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Dr. Spock's Baby and Child Care
Dr. Spock's Baby and Child Care
by Benjamin M D Spock
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The most trusted childcare book for generations, this newly updated edition is still the most comprehensive, authoritative, and reassuring go-to reference for parents of children from birth through adolescence.andlt;brandgt;andlt;brandgt;For sixty-five... (read more)

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On our own :unmarried motherhood in America
On our own :unmarried motherhood in America
by Melissa Ludtke
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Unmarried motherhood: we debate it, discourage it, even legislate against it, yet it has continued to increase, in a steady rise that epitomizes the enormous changes of the last half-century. In 1950, only four percent of American babies were born to... (read more)

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Kickin' Butt as a Single Parent
Kickin' Butt as a Single Parent
by Bill Mcleod
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Kickin' Butt As a Single Parent: 99 Tips That Every Single Parent Must Have is guaranteed to empower the reader to better communicate with their children, their ex spouse, find peace, balance and organization in their lives. It will also guide the reader... (read more)

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The Single Mum's Survival Guide: How to Pick Up the Pieces and Build a Happy New Life
The Single Mum's Survival Guide: How to Pick Up the Pieces and Build a Happy New Life
by Vivienne Smith
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“Once upon a time I was perfectly happy—complacent even. But then my world came crashing down and I was suddenly a single mum of two small children, losing sleep over how to pay the bills. The things I learned allowed me to retain my... (read more)

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In Defense of Single-Parent Families
In Defense of Single-Parent Families
by Nancy E. Dowd
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Since Galileo, critics have waged a relentless assault against science, attacking it as dehumanizing, reductionist, relativistic, dominating, and imperialistic. Supporters meanwhile view science as synonymous with modernity and progress. The current... (read more)

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It Takes All 5: A Single Mom's Guide to Finding the Real One
It Takes All 5: A Single Mom's Guide to Finding the Real One
by Kerri Zane
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Regardless of the circumstances that lead to single motherhood, the outcome of the experience for tens of millions of women is traumatic and life altering. Do you feel as though a tornado of emotional and practical challenges have rocked your world? Are... (read more)

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Leaving the Distractions of Single Parenthood
Leaving the Distractions of Single Parenthood
by Tracy Michelle
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Tracy Michelle wrote this book because she wanted to be a voice for single parents everywhere on how her Christian faith has allowed her to stay in Godas will and maintain a life in the world. She struggled with lust, pride, bad attitude, self-esteem... (read more)

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Parenting on Your Own
Parenting on Your Own
by Lynda Hunter
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In Parenting on Your Own, Dr. Lynda Hunter combines her personal insights and experiences with those of hundreds of single parents across the country to offer this first-of-its-kind, definitive handbook for single parents.... (read more)

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Growing Up with Single Parnt P
Growing Up with Single Parnt P
by Sara Mclanahan
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Nonwhite and white, rich and poor, born to an unwed mother or weathering divorce, over half of all children in the current generation will live in a single-parent family--and these children simply will not fare as well as their peers who live with both... (read more)

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Meditations for Single Moms
Meditations for Single Moms
by Susanne Co Donoghue
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Sigle parenting. It may be associated with challenge, strees, suffering, grief.... (read more)

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Bay and Her Boys: Unexpected Lessons I Learned as a Single Mom
Bay and Her Boys: Unexpected Lessons I Learned as a Single Mom
by Bay Buchanan
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Twenty-three years ago, Bay Buchanan was thrown--or as she says, dumped--into the world of single parenting. It wasn’t a popular time to be raising kids solo, especially as a rising star in the conservative movement. But she quickly realized she... (read more)

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But Dad!: A Survival Guide for Single Fathers of Tween and Teen Daughters
But Dad!: A Survival Guide for Single Fathers of Tween and Teen Daughters
by Gretchen Gross
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You re a smart guy. You read The Perfect Storm and now you find yourself living it. Your daughter, who yesterday was happy to hang out with you at Home Depot, now cries for no known reason. Last week you were her soccer coach and the best dad there ever... (read more)

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Two Kisses for Maddy: A Memoir of Loss & Love
Two Kisses for Maddy: A Memoir of Loss & Love
by Matt Logelin
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Matt and Liz Logelin were high school sweethearts. After years of long-distance dating, the pair finally settled together in Los Angeles, and they had it all: a perfect marriage, a gorgeous new home, and a baby girl on the way. Liz's pregnancy was rocky,... (read more)

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Sage Sourcebooks for the Human Services #24: Single Parent Families
Sage Sourcebooks for the Human Services #24: Single Parent Families
by Kris Kissman
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A host of misconceptions about single parenting are explored in this volume. Topics examined include the interface between the family and the external environment, transitional stages in the life of the family and support from the extended family... (read more)

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African American Single Mothers: Understanding Their Lives and Families (Sage Series on Race & Ethnic Relations)
African American Single Mothers: Understanding Their Lives and Families (Sage Series on Race & Ethnic Relations)
by Bette J. Dickerson
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The African American single-parent family has tended to be a scapegoat for a variety of social problems, ranging from poverty to drug abuse. As a result, there exists much misinformation about this family form. In this collection, the African American... (read more)

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A Complete Guide for Single Moms: Everything You Need to Know about Raising Healthy, Happy Children on Your Own (Back-To-Basics)
A Complete Guide for Single Moms: Everything You Need to Know about Raising Healthy, Happy Children on Your Own (Back-To-Basics)
by Janis Adams
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Recent statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau show there are 9.9 million single mothers in the United States. This number is up from only 3.4 million in 1970, showing that single motherhood is more common than ever. For every mother recently finding... (read more)

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Fatherless: Growing Up with a Single Parent
Fatherless: Growing Up with a Single Parent
by Katrina Nsheiwat
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Being fatherless herself, Katrina Nsheiwat writes passionately about the broken home in America. According to United States census data, 21.8 million children are fatherless, raised by 13.7 million single parents - 11 million are single moms. Proud of... (read more)

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