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Childfree by Choice: The Movement Redefining Family and Creating a New Age of Independence

Amy Blackstone · Dutton
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

From Dr. Amy Blackstone, childfree woman, co-creator of the blog we're {not} having a baby, and nationally recognized expert on the childfree choice, comes a definitive investigation into the history and current growing movement of adults choosing to forgo parenthood: what it means...
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Childless Living: The Joys and Challenges of Life without Children

Lisette Schuitemaker · Findhorn Press
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

An exploration of the self-fulfilling lives of people who, by chance or choice, have no children of their own * Investigates the life choices people make around having children and alternate ways of finding purpose in life * Based on a global survey and more than 50 in-depth interviews...
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The Art of Happy Moving: How to Declutter, Pack, and Start Over While Maintaining Your Sanity and Finding Happiness

Ali Wenzke · William Morrow
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A comprehensive, upbeat guide to help you survive the moving process from start to finish, filled with fresh strategies and checklists for timing and supplies, choosing which items to toss and which to keep, determining the best place to live, saying farewell and looking forward to hello.Moving...
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The Unexpected Journey of Caring: The Transformation from Loved One to Caregiver

Donna Thomson · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

With a foreword by Judy Woodruff, The Unexpected Journey of Caring is a practical guide to finding personal meaning in the 21st century care experience.Personal transformation is usually an experience we actively seek out - not one that hunts us down. Becoming a caregiver is one transformation...
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The Summer It Begins

Susan Wiggs · MIRA
Pages: 544
Format: Mass Market Paperback

THE GOODBYE QUILT by Susan WiggsLinda Davis is driving her daughter, Molly, across the country to start college. As her only child readies for this big change, Linda is torn between excitement for Molly and heartache for herself. Who will she be when she is no longer needed in her role...
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Fleishman Is in Trouble: A Novel

Taffy Brodesser-Akner · Random House
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

"Just the sort of thing that Philip Roth or John Updike might have produced in their prime (except, of course, that the author understands women) ." - Elizabeth Gilbert "This is a remarkable debut from one of the most distinctive writers around." - Tom Perrotta A finely...
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Play, Make, Create, A Process-Art Handbook: With over 40 Art Invitations for Kids * Creative Activities and Projects to Inspire Free Thinking, Mindfulness, and Curiosity

Meri Cherry · Quarry Books
Pages: 160
Format: Flexibound

Packed with fun, edifying, and joyful art experiences, Play, Make, Create is filled with simple, yet powerful, "art invitations" that are focused on the making and doing, not just the final projects. Founded in a process-based philosophy, this unique book includes over 40 activities...
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Hoo Hoo Who?

Mary Maier · Building Block Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

You're Invited! It's time for Mouse's Surprise Party, but Owl's glasses are broken. It's a good thing you came along! Can you use the clues to help Owl figure out which guest is at the door? Hoo hoo who could it be? In this catchy and interactive book, children are encouraged...
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Nanaville: Adventures in Grandparenting

Anna Quindlen · Random House
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

A bighearted book of wisdom, wit, and insight, celebrating the love and joy of being a grandmother, from the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and #1 New York Times bestselling authorIt's a little challenging to suss out why exactly it can be so magical. . . . All I know is: The hand....
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Nature Play at Home: Creating Outdoor Spaces that Connect Children with the Natural World

Nancy Striniste · Timber Press
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

"A magnificent resource for transforming backyards into stimulating environments which enhance children's creativity, learning, and fun." - Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods, The Nature Principle, and Vitamin N Access to technology has created a generation of children...
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