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FIRST COMES BABY

Author : Michelle Douglas
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I’m pregnant with his child, but I can’t tell him I love him. When her doctor tells Meg she might not be able to bear a child in the future, she’s shocked. She’s always dreamed about building her happy family. Feeling the pressure to get pregnant now, she asks her childhood best friend, Ben, if he will offer his sperm. She can’t think of anyone else she’d rather ask. She loves him, after all. She hasn’t confessed her love to him, though, afraid it would ruin their friendship. Unaware of her feelings, Ben puts harsh conditions on his compliance, almost extinguishing her secret love of him!

First Comes Baby

Author : Kristin Morgan
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First Comes Baby

Author : Janice Kay Johnson
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Laurel Woodall dreams of having a baby. But she can't let herself fall in love and will never again let a man in her life.— Without a husband or a lover Caleb Manes thinks Laurel is his future. When he hears she wants to have a baby on her own, he volunteers to be the father. Making a baby in this unconventional manner isn't the best way to further a relationship with Laurel, but it might lead to something more. Now he just has to convince her that this is what best friends are for.— 9 Months Later It's not what they're expecting.

First Comes Baby Mills Boon Vintage Superromance

Author : Janice Kay Johnson
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Laurel Woodall dreams of having a baby. But she can't let herself fall in love and will never again let a man in her life....

Then Comes Baby

Author : Gregory K. Popcak
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Greg and Lisa Popcak—popular Catholic authors, radio hosts, and marriage and family experts—present this unique guide to caring for one’s baby, self, marriage, and spiritual life in the first three years of parenthood. In Then Comes Baby: The Catholic Guide to Surviving and Thriving in the First Three Years of Parenthood, Greg and Lisa Popcak lend readers the benefit of their twenty-five years’ experience in parenting and marriage and family counseling to help them navigate the earliest years of parenthood. They recommend rituals, routines, and tips on how to manage feeding, fatigue, and finances and how also to prioritize marital bonding and faith life, suggesting that setting the pattern early will pay dividends later. The Popcaks coach Catholic couples as they become first-time parents as they adjust to their new identities and help them face the inevitable challenges of parenthood with ideas for bonding with babies and getting sufficient sleep and nutrition—all while seeing these everyday experiences through the lens of Catholic teaching on the purpose of family life.

First Comes Love

Author : Marion Winik
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A New York Times Notable Book of the Year When Marion Winik fell in love with Tony Heubach during a wild Mardi Gras in New Orleans, her friends shook their heads. For starters, she was straight and he was gay. But Marion and Tony's impossible love turned out to be true enough to produce a marriage and two beautiful sons, true enough to weather drug addiction, sexual betrayal, and the AIDS that would kill Tony at the age of thirty-seven, twelve years after they met. In a memoir heartbreaking and hilarious by turns, Marion Winik tells a story that is all more powerful for the way in which it defies easy judgments. As it charts the trajectory of a marriage so impossible that it became inevitable, First Comes Love reminds us—poignantly indelibly—that every story is a special case.

First Comes Love

Author : Whitney Lyles
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In the latest from the author of Always the Bridesmaid, Cate and Ethan are happily married at last-but it looks like the honeymoon is over. Cate Padgett is no longer a permanent bridesmaid. Having found a love of her own with Ethan, she's enjoying newlywed bliss. Life is so much calmer now that the wedding mayhem has subsided. Just one problem: as the last of their friends to marry, Cate and Ethan are now the only ones who don't have a kid, aren't expecting a kid, and aren't even trying. There's not even a bump on the horizon. They were just cozying up to being a twosome, and now there's pressure to make it three. Those carefree bridesmaid days are starting to look good.

Married By The Sea First Comes Baby Mothers in a Million The Groom s Little Girls Secrets and Speed Dating

Author : Michelle Douglas
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The perfect wedding date

FIRST COMES LOVE

Author : Elizabeth Bevarly
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Tess Monahan grew up surrounded and protected by her five brothers, and her current life has nothing to do with romance. Still, when she almost collapses on stage while being awarded the “Teacher of the Year” award at the school where she teaches, a coworker speculates that she must be pregnant. The rumor about her pregnancy spreads through town like wildfire even though she’s still a virgin! Her first love, Will, believes the rumor and offers a gentle, helping hand. But the way he looks at her has changed, and he’s stopped treating her like a child.

Happily Ever After

Author : Tucker FitzGerald
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When a boy and a girl meet and fall in love, they get married and have a family! Or, they don't. Often our stories mix love, marriage, and family in ways that don't often get told in playground rhyme. Sometimes people get married and never have children. Sometimes people have children without getting married. By disentangling love, marriage, and children, 'Happily Ever After!' creates more space for diverse and authentic stories about how our families actually come together.

Papa s Baby

Author : Browne C. Lewis
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When a child is conceived from sexual intercourse between a married, heterosexual couple, the child has a legal father and mother. Whatever may happen thereafter, the child’s parents are legally bound to provide for their child, and if they don’t, they’re held accountable by law. But what about children created by artificial insemination? When it comes to paternity, the law is full of gray areas, resulting in many cases where children have no legal fathers. In Papa’s Baby, Browne C. Lewis argues that the courts should take steps to insure that all children have at least two legal parents. Additionally, state legislatures should recognize that more than one class of fathers may exist and allocate paternal responsibility based, again, upon the best interest of the child. Lewis supplements her argument with concrete methods for dealing with different types of cases, including anonymous and non-anonymous sperm donors, married and unmarried women, and lesbian couples. In so doing, she first establishes different types of paternity, and then draws on these to create an expanded definition of paternity.

First Comes the Night

Author : Ātavan̲
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This Anthology Is The English Translation Of The Tamil Short Story Collection Mudhalil Iravu Varum By Aadhavan Sundaram, Which Won The Sahitya Akademi Award In 1987. The Stories Are Noted For Their Innovative Style, Refreshing Originality Of Theme And The Power Of Intellectual Analysis. The Stories Deal With The Complexities Of The Middle-Class Tamiliansý Life, Probes The Predicament Of The Youth Confronting A Crisis Of Identity And Seeks To Come To Terms With The Generation Gap.

An Introduction to Biblical Ethics

Author : Robertson McQuilkin
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What should we do or not do? This comprehensive text on biblical ethics is completely revised, focusing on how we fulfill the purposes of God for our lives. New content includes discussions of living virtuously, ethical alternatives, bioethical issues, technology, helping the poor, animal rights, sexual ethics, and the media.

The Family Flamboyant

Author : Marla Brettschneider
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Interrogates the normative heterosexual family from feminist, Jewish, and queer perspectives.

Best Advice on Life After Baby Arrives

Author : Nancy Evans
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Best Advice on Life after Baby Arrives presents tried-and-true, practical tips for moms, from moms. Addressing a mother's needs and issues - from how to deal with the inevitable exhaustion, to reconnecting romantically with her husband, to carving out time for herself - this book provides comfort, reassurance and inspiration to women facing the demanding first months after the baby arrives. "I ended up having panic attacks right after I had my first baby, because I didn't see a light at the end of the tunnel. Well, here I am with four kids now, and I can tell you it does get better. What you're going through isn't what things will always be like. Don't let anyone, especially yourself, make you feel guilty for doing something for yourself." "Get up 30 minutes earlier than everyone else and make it clear to everyone in the house that this is your time." "As long as your baby has food in her belly, clothes on her back, and is not overly wet, then that time is yours. You don't need to get in the habit of holding the baby all the time. Babies also need to learn to become independent - they need to know that someone doesn't need to hold them all the time."

Motherhood Comes Naturally and Other Vicious Lies

Author : Jill Smokler
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From the New York Times bestselling author of Confessions of a Scary Mommy and the wildly popular blog ScaryMommy.com, a hilarious new essay collection that exposes the “vicious lies” that every parent is told. Newly pregnant and scared out of her mind, Jill Smokler lay on her gynecologist’s examination table and was told the biggest lie she’d ever heard in her life: “Motherhood is the most natural thing in the world.” Instead of quelling her nerves like that well intentioned nurse hoped to, Jill was instead set up for future of questioning exactly what DNA strand she was missing that made the whole motherhood experience feel less than natural to her. Wonderful? Yes. Miraculous? Of course. Worthwhile? Without a doubt. But natural? Not so much. Jill’s first memoir, the New York Times bestseller Confessions of a Scary Mommy, rocketed to national fame with its down and dirty details about life with her three precious bundles of joy. Now Jill returns with all-new essays debunking more than twenty pervasive myths about motherhood. She’s here to give you what few others will dare: The truth.

Mayo Clinic Guide to Your Baby s First Year

Author : Mayo Clinic
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Becoming a new parent is both exhilarating and overwhelming. Being thrust into a new world of responsibility for a tiny human being can leave you feeling unprepared for the task. Now, Mayo Clinic Guide to Your Baby’s First Year gives the clear guidance new parents are looking for from the trusted experts at Mayo Clinic. This easy-to-use yet comprehensive how-to manual provides answers and explanations to the questions and concerns of new parents. From baby-care basics to month-by-month development to common illnesses to health and safety, this book covers it all. There’s also a wealth of tips and advice for couples coping with the many changes to daily life that come with parenthood, as well as full-color photography and graphics throughout the book. The companion book to Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy, this is the second in a series of parenting guides by Mayo Clinic’s pediatric experts who, as active parents, can personally relate to the joys and challenges of parenthood. Mayo Clinic Guide to Your Baby’s First Year is a one-stop resource for caring for a newborn that all parents can trust. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Mayo Clinic took root in farm fields near Rochester, Minn., in the late 1800s. It grew from the medical practice of a country doctor, William Worrall Mayo, and the partnership of his two sons, William J. and Charles H. Mayo – affectionately known as Dr. Will and Dr. Charlie. The brothers' innovative ideas and tireless work in learning and creating new surgical techniques attracted international attention. Physicians from around the world came to watch the Mayo brothers perform surgery. The Mayo brothers invited other doctors to join them, forming teams of medical experts. Today, Mayo Clinic – one of the world’s oldest and largest multispecialty group practices – comprises more than 45,000 physicians, scientists, nurses and other staff at its three locations in Rochester, Minn., Jacksonville, Fla., and Scottsdale, Ariz., and its regional community-based health care practices.

First Aid Guide

Author : AAOS
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The First Aid Guide is an excellent resource for action at common emergencies. This quick reference guide gives you the tools necessary to prevent and minimize injury, provide comfort, and maximize care until expert care arrives. This guide is perfect for anybody who wants quick, portable access to vital first aid information in place of, or in addition to, taking a formal first aid course. *Price reflects the cost of 100 books.

The Good Sleeper

Author : Janet Krone Kennedy, PhD
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A refreshingly straightforward method for training infants to become great sleepers for life, inspired by clinical psychologist Janet Kennedy's popular psychotherapy practice, NYC Sleep Doctor Cry it out or co-sleep? Bassinet or swing? White noise machine or Bach? How many hours anyway? For something so important, there's too much conflicting information about how best to get your baby to sleep through the night and nap successfully during the day. This book is a straightforward, no-nonsense answer to one of the biggest challenges new parents face when they welcome a brand new baby home. This book is written for exhausted parents, giving them immediate access to the information they need. Reassuring and easy to understand, Dr. Kennedy addresses head-on the fears and misinformation about the long-term effects of crying and takes a bold stand on controversial issues such as co-sleeping and attachment parenting. With polarizing figures and techniques dominating the marketplace—and spawning misinformation across the internet—Dr. Kennedy's methods and practices create an extensively researched and parent-tested approach to sleep training that takes both babies' and parents' needs into account to deliver good nights and days of sleep, and no small dose of peace of mind. The Good Sleeper is a practical, empowering—and even entertaining—guide to help parents understand infant sleep. This research-based book will teach parents the basics of sleep science, determine how and when to intervene, and provide tools to solve even the most seemingly impossible sleep problems.

Raising Kingdom Kids

Author : Tony Evans
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From the bestselling author of Kingdom Man and Kingdom Woman, Raising Kingdom Kids equips parents to raise their children with a Kingdom perspective and also offers practical how-to advice on providing spiritual training as instructed in Scripture. Dr. Tony Evans begins with an overarching look at the need for Kingdom parenting, our roles and responsibilities in raising God-following children, and how to prepare children to take on the assignments God has for their lives. He then takes a practical turn, with examples and illustrations to help parents understand and provide specific training for kids in the power of prayer, wisdom, loving God’s Word, getting through trials, controlling their tongues, developing patience, the surrender of service, and much more. This book is for every dad or mom who wants to fulfill the parenting role God has given them—not just in raising healthy kids intellectually, physically, and socially, but in contributing to their child’s relationship with God and alignment under His plan.