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It Gets Easier! . . . And Other Lies We Tell New Mothers

It Gets Easier! . . . And Other Lies We Tell New Mothers Author : Claudine WOLK
Release : 2018-08-14
Publisher : AMACOM
ISBN : 0814415032
File Size : 40.56 MB
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There is no question that being a mother is challenging, but this fun, frank, and prescriptive guide tries to do the impossible and make new motherhood easier. This upbeat and entertaining book drives home the point that new moms are not alone and that there are things they can do to make motherhood a little more controllable and lot more enjoyable. Featuring interviews with hundreds of moms and candid stories from author Claudine Wolk’s own experiences as a mother, It Gets Easier!...and Other Lies We Tell New Mothers mixes humor, honesty, and insider strategies that will give new moms a “leg-up.” This upbeat and entertaining book drives home the point that new moms are not alone and that there are things they can do to make motherhood a little more controllable and lot more enjoyable. It addresses such issues as: • “The Talk” you need to have with your husband before you give birth • what you really need to know about labor and delivery • the importance of a baby schedule (no matter what anyone else says) • the 6 Baby Commandments that can foster good eating and sleeping habits • 5 new mom mantras that will help keep you sane • body image after giving birth • how to keep housework to a minimum Complete with resources for further exploration and a helpful glossary, this funny, irreverent book will help ease every new mother’s frustration.

Why Didn't Anyone Tell Me?

Why Didn't Anyone Tell Me? Author : Rebecca Griffin
Release : 2010-01-01
Publisher : ACER Press
ISBN : 1742863361
File Size : 49.35 MB
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Every step of the journey to become a parent, while exciting, can also be daunting with countless choices and varying advice. In Why Didn't Anyone Tell Me?, parents from around the world speak honestly about their experiences of assisted conception, pregnancy, birth, sex, relationships and raising children. Woven between the stories are insights and tips, as well as evidence-based information and recommended further reading about the topics referred to in the stories. Unlike other books on parenting, this is not another prescriptive book by an 'expert'. The experiences and wisdom of the parents who contributed to this book will surprise you, make you laugh, cry, feel encouraged and supported. If you are about to become a parent or are thinking of having children, the stories you read will give you some insight to the process, both physical and emotional, and will help you along your own journey to creating a family.

Borowing Abby Grace

Borowing Abby Grace Author :
Release : 2011-10-17
Publisher : Backlit Fiction
ISBN : 1937704017
File Size : 29.21 MB
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When Abby Grace wakes up in the back of a van, she has no idea who she is, how she got there, or why anyone would want to kidnap her. After escaping her masked captors, she hurries home, only to discover that she unknowingly left her younger brother behind in the van. Unable to answer the police's questions with her memories gone, she retreats to the safety of her bedroom where she tries to reconstruct her life. Just as she is settling into the belief that things will one day return to normal, she looks in the mirror...

Lies We Tell Mothers

Lies We Tell Mothers Author : Suzy K. Quinn
Release : 2019-07-23
Publisher : Lake Union Publishing
ISBN : 9781542044677
File Size : 57.59 MB
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Bestselling author of the Bad Mother books Suzy K Quinn reveals the truth behind the lies we tell mothers, one sleepless night at a time. Suzy and Demi were carefree twenty-somethings. They had fun! They didn't have responsibilities! And then they decided to have a baby. Goodbye lazy weekends, hello sleepless nights, arguments and an addiction to industrial-strength hot chocolate. In the midst of this major life change, Suzy discovered that most parenting advice should be taken with a pinch of salt--or ten. For example: #1 Lie--Just go with your mother's instinct. But what if your instinct is telling you to hide under the stairs? #10 Lie--Your new baby will tell you what it needs. Not if it can't talk it won't. #23 Lie--You should never bribe your children. You will ALWAYS bribe your children. Follow Suzy on the ultimate make-over--from nervous-wreck new mother to happy families. In this hilarious and refreshingly honest account for parents who prefer the realistic to the utopian, Suzy debunks the myths and takes us all along for the (bumpy) ride.

Lies We Tell Ourselves

Lies We Tell Ourselves Author : Robin Talley
Release : 2014-09-30
Publisher : Harlequin
ISBN : 1460330455
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In 1959 Virginia, the lives of two girls on opposite sides of the battle for civil rights will be changed forever. Sarah Dunbar is one of the first black students to attend the previously all-white Jefferson High School. An honors student at her old school, she is put into remedial classes, spit on and tormented daily. Linda Hairston is the daughter of one of the town's most vocal opponents of school integration. She has been taught all her life that the races should be kept "separate but equal." Forced to work together on a school project, Sarah and Linda must confront harsh truths about race, power and how they really feel about one another. Boldly realistic and emotionally compelling, Lies We Tell Ourselves is a brave and stunning novel about finding truth amid the lies, and finding your voice even when others are determined to silence it.

The Lies We Tell

The Lies We Tell Author : Theresa Schwegel
Release : 2017-07-03
Publisher : Minotaur Books
ISBN : 1250022444
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In THE LIES WE TELL by Theresa Schwegel, Chicago police detective Gina Simonetti is keeping a secret from the department: she has multiple sclerosis. Raising her young niece on her own, Gina hides her disease; she can’t afford to lose her job. Anyway, she is healthier than most of the cops she knows, and greatly appreciates the responsibility of caring for a child. But Gina's secret is threatened when a colleague calls her in to help trace a suspect: Johnny Marble has added to his rap sheet with an assault charge—this time against his mother. When Gina pays a visit to the mom in the hospital and winds up running into—and after—Marble, she finds herself in a physical confrontation she can’t possibly win. He gets away, and Gina is faced with an impossible situation. She has to find him, but knows doing so means turning in the one person who knows the true story of what happened. After all, now that he's seen her fight, Johnny Marble can reveal her deepest secret to the police department. Though alone in her struggle, Gina isn’t alone in her search: in addition to a loyal partner, there is a curious detective and an entire force of coworkers on the hunt. And she’s sympathetic to Marble’s mother, a woman who is losing her mind to Alzheimer’s. Still, Gina fears the fallout: she has no idea how will she keep her own world intact once Marble is found and the truth is out. Once again, Schwegel brings her remarkable talent to bear in this compelling crime novel about imperfect people struggling against all odds—and this time, against the very people who are supposed to help.

The Philosophy of Deception

The Philosophy of Deception Author : Clancy W. Martin
Release : 2009
Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN : 0195327934
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This volume gathers together new essays on deception and self-deception by leading thinkers on the subject. The contributors discuss topics including the nature and the definition of deception; whether deception is morally blameworthy or not; attacks against and defenses of self-deception; and the most famous philosophical account of lying by Immanuel Kant. Deception of others and self-deception share many more interconnections than is normally recognized, and these essays reveal the benefits of considering them together. he Philosophy of Deceptionill be of interest to philosophers across the spectrum including those interested in philosophy of mind, philosophy of psychology, and metaphysics.

I'm Not Fat, I'm Just Big Boned and Other Lies We Tell Ourselves

I'm Not Fat, I'm Just Big Boned and Other Lies We Tell Ourselves Author : Leticia Remauro
Release : 2011-06-07
Publisher : iUniverse
ISBN : 1462015530
File Size : 38.55 MB
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"When I first decided to write this book it was because I wanted to share my weight loss experience with others. I figured that if I could overcome a life long struggle with obesity then others could as well. I compiled all my tips in one place hoping that after people read them they would understand that weight loss is an achievable goal. The odd thing is, the more I wrote the more I realized that it wasnt a diet program alone that helped me to lose weight it was the fact that I had finally stopped lying to myself about why I was fat in the first place."

Ethics: A Very Short Introduction

Ethics: A Very Short Introduction Author : Simon Blackburn
Release : 2003-05-08
Publisher : OUP Oxford
ISBN : 0191577928
File Size : 52.75 MB
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Our self-image as moral, well-behaved creatures is dogged by scepticism, relativism, hypocrisy, and nihilism, by the fear that in a Godless world science has unmasked us as creatures fated by our genes to be selfish and tribalistic, or competitive and aggressive. In this 'sparklingly clear' (Guardian) introduction to ethics Simon Blackburn tackles the major moral questions surrounding birth, death, happiness, desire and freedom, showing us how we should think about the meaning of life, and how we should mistrust the soundbite-sized absolutes that often dominate moral debates. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.


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ISBN : 1458324605
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You're Perfect... and Other Lies Parents Tell

You're Perfect... and Other Lies Parents Tell Author : Loni Coombs
Release : 2013-04-01
Publisher : Bird Street Books
ISBN : 9780985462741
File Size : 43.91 MB
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Includes real-world solutions to help parents of the "Me Generation" equip their offspring with the tools they need to avoid falling into the traps that society sets for them.

Bulletproof Buddhists and Other Essays

Bulletproof Buddhists and Other Essays Author : Frank Chin
Release : 1998
Publisher : University of Hawaii Press
ISBN : 9780824819590
File Size : 38.70 MB
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Frank Chin is perhaps the most instantly recognizable voice in Chinese American writing today. A self-proclaimed "transcendent Chinaman pagan heathen barbarian," Chin searches out (or stumbles on) the right people and situations, vividly recording the outcome in distinctively American terms. Here are six of his best essays, spanning the past forty years. Making his way across the U.S. to Cuba, Chin is arrested as an American spy some time between Castro's revolution and the missile crisis. He meets Ben Fee, the man who integrated San Francisco, and is introduced to Southeast Asian gangs and culture in San Diego. He discovers Chinese bachelor society along the California-Mexico border and travels to Singapore, where he speculates on the fear and suppression of Chinese culture among Chinese Singaporeans. Back at the home front, he encounters the new white racism along Interstate 5 during the Gulf War.

The World of Ex Vices

The World of Ex Vices Author : Alexandra Paulinus Morin
Release : 2014-02
Publisher : Trafford Publishing
ISBN : 1490727485
File Size : 42.21 MB
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In short, this book portrays a boy's decision to accomplish his goal. Whether it requires bloodshed or simply making people disappear, all depends on how much closer he gets to acquiring this goal; however, he is not a psychopath. The boy's goal is essentially trying to figure it out what his goal is. He was given a request by his mother to protect the children, Mizuzu and Edward, but even if it was his beloved mother, he still feels conflicted about protecting the two. Will he choose the path his mother gave, or will he look to what is beyond the surface?

The Easy English Clear Word

The Easy English Clear Word Author : Jack J Blanco
Release : 2005
Publisher : Review and Herald Pub Assoc
ISBN : 9780974889443
File Size : 31.95 MB
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The Lies We Tell

The Lies We Tell Author : Debra Webb
Release : 2019-09-17
Publisher : MIRA
ISBN : 1488085803
File Size : 48.34 MB
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From the author of Trust No One Nothing hurts like the truth. Doctor Rowan Dupont knows a serial killer is coming for her. Julian Addington has been waiting. Watching. And it’s only a matter of time before he strikes. But what Julian doesn’t know is that Rowan is ready for him. And more than anything she wants answers. How well did the depraved killer actually know her mother? And how many lies have been spun in the years since she took her own life? Working alongside her childhood friend Police Chief Billy Brannigan, Rowan is determined to get to the bottom of her mother’s puzzling suicide once and for all—even if it means exposing an unsettling past. It certainly seems like her family’s Victorian funeral home has borne witness to more than one dark secret, but when a recent double homicide leads to an even grislier discovery, separating the truth from the lies might be the last thing Rowan does.

Love and Lies

Love and Lies Author : Clancy Martin
Release : 2015-02-03
Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN : 142994594X
File Size : 69.33 MB
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A provocative and unsettling look at the nature of love and deception Is it possible to love well without lying? At least since Socrates's discourse on love in Plato's Symposium, philosophers have argued that love can lead us to the truth—about ourselves and the ones we love. But in the practical experience of erotic love—and perhaps especially in marriage—we find that love and lies often work hand in hand, and that it may be difficult to sustain long-term romantic love without deception, both of oneself and of others. Drawing on contemporary philosophy, psychoanalysis and cognitive neuroscience, his own personal experience, and such famed and diverse writers on love as Shakespeare, Stendhal, Proust, Adrienne Rich, and Raymond Carver, Clancy Martin—himself divorced twice and married three times—explores how love, truthfulness, and deception work together in contemporary life and society. He concludes that learning how to love and loving well inevitably requires lying, but also argues that the best love relationships draw us slowly and with difficulty toward honesty and trust. Love and Lies is a relentlessly honest book about the difficulty of love, which is certain to both provoke and entertain.

Books in Print 2009-2010

Books in Print 2009-2010 Author :
Release : 2009
Publisher :
ISBN : 9780835250214
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Pinocchio Parenting

Pinocchio Parenting Author : Chuck Borsellino
Release : 2006-08-08
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
ISBN : 1416542566
File Size : 26.63 MB
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Are you a Pinocchio Parent? You may be asking yourself these very questions: What lies, clichés, and half-truths do I tell my children? How do these lies hurt my children and my relationship with them? Clinical psychologist and author Chuck Borsellino claims that our culture condones all sorts of lies -- from "tiny fibs" to calloused misrepresentations. Though well-intentioned in our unintentional lies, we set our children up for failure and disappointment and undercut our credibility. In the pages of this book, Dr. Chuck Borsellino helps you sort out fact from fiction, intention from outcome. Most important, you'll learn a better way -- a way to help your children live life within the bounds of reality while fully exploring the dreams of their heart.

Christmas Carols and Other Plays

Christmas Carols and Other Plays Author : Jascha Kessler
Release : 2000-02-28
Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
ISBN : 1462801404
File Size : 55.90 MB
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Jascha Kessler has published 7 books of his poetry and fiction as well as 6 volumes of translations of poetry and fiction from Hungarian, Persian and Bulgarian, several of which have won major prizes. He served as Arts Commissioner for the City of Santa M

The Lies We Tell Ourselves Workbook

The Lies We Tell Ourselves Workbook Author : Robert D. Kintigh
Release : 2013-03-16
Publisher : Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN : 9781482701180
File Size : 52.30 MB
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Failure is your friend and persistence is your secret weapon when it comes to achieving outrageous success! How would you like a way to almost guarantee that you will achieve your dreams by setting the right goals and using a system to get you there? How would it feel like to know that you have the power to go out and grab whatever you desire and achieve every one of your dreams? Tired of not having the confidence you need to tackle the impossible and make them possible? The Lies We Tell Ourselves Workbook has everything that you need to be more successful, happier and take you down the road of how to achieve the life you desire. Why do you want to grab this workbook? This is no ordinary workbook as it takes you on a journey of how successful people go about making things happen in their life and the workbook is laid out in a 1,2,3 step formula that is easy to use and powerful when you implement it. Have you figured out that life has been getting busier and busier and it seems like you have less and less time to figure out what you really want from life? How often do you sit down in pure silence and just plan what you want as this is what is called personal growth and development time. This is time to reflect on what you really want for your life. Every wondered why they call it self-help? Your improvements are up to you and delivered by the self. I have never changed anyone as the change always comes from within. What I am best at is encouraging change in others and delivering methods, systems and techniques that help the person make the change they desire and this workbook is one of those ways. The 10 Essential Steps for Success is a well laid out success strategy and system that will take you from start to finish on what you want to make happen. Don't buy this book because you think it is magic. Buy this book because you want measured, predictable success every time. This workbook is a collection of life lessons I went through and how I gained victory even in the worse situations. This workbook and system will do for you what it did for me and that is it will give you the focus you need to set goals and make them a reality. I not only fought through times that were debilitating but the personal growth I had has been life changing. If you are struggling to achieve success then this is your book. If you are a single mother and are wondering if you can achieve your goals and dreams then this is your book. If you want to be the top sales person at your organization then this is your book. Most people fail or struggle because they fail to stop, they fail to plan and they fail to commit to what they really want. This process takes all of this into account and then some. A well thought out system that has your best interest in mind. The Lies We Tell Ourselves by Robert Kintigh has something for everyone. Personal growth tips, mindset training, business growth, life coaching and much more. The idea of the book is to discover things about yourself that you never realized. Since the book has been such a big hit, a workbook with a proven 10 step process is being offered to you. This is not a stiff, boring, and hard to follow process. It is an amazing process that is simple yet very powerful just like the original book. What are the lies you tell yourself? Do you want to discover your new truths and design a life by design? Let Robert Kintigh and Truth Mastery help you grab everything life has to offer and along with this self help book and your passion the world is yours for the taking. This workbook is an add on for the book by Robert Kintigh called The Lies We Tell Ourselves and the two books help create one powerful system for personal growth and development as well as mental weight loss, happiness, leadership training and more.