Love That Boy is a uniquely personal story about the causes and costs of outsized parental expectations. What we want for our children - popularity, normalcy, achievement, genius - and what they truly need - grit, empathy, character - are explored by National Journal's Ron Fournier, who weaves his extraordinary journey to acceptance around the latest research on childhood development and stories of other loving-but-struggling parents.
You know, being friends with two cute boys does have its benefits. There's Danny. Danny is a golden boy in every way. He has dreamy blue eyes and blonde hair that always looks perfect, even when it's windblown or been stuck under a football helmet. He's the boy every girl crushes on. The boy I get into trouble with, the boy I fight with, the hot quarterback no girl can resist, not even me. Being with Danny is like being on an adventure. He has a bright, contagious smile and abs to die for. He's pretty much irresistible.
"I love that boy!"
In 99 Bad Boy Traits That Instantly Attract Women, you'll learn how to: become more attractive by becoming authentic and not a guy who pretends just to get attention and approval; carry yourself in a confident and charming manner that immediately catches women's attention; talk to women in a way that communicates you're experienced, you "get it", and she won't be disappointed; and much more!
In Calmer, Easier, Happier Boys, parenting expert Noel Janis-Norton explains simple strategies for the unique challenges of raising motivated, cooperative and confident boys. Using the foolproof techniques Noel has developed over many years of working with families, parents can get back in charge. Living with boys can become calmer, easier and happier.
"Perfect for getting the job of parenting done "
He enjoyed the typical simple pleasures of a boy growing up in the country: camping, hunting, and fishing with family and friends. But he also enjoyed brutally murdering women, and he would become one of the youngest serial killers in Canadian history.
"NARRATOR KILLS THE STORY"
It's amazing how a few little words can change your life. It starts with a simple "I love you". It's made official with "I do". And becomes incredible with "I'm pregnant".
Reflecting on the Beach Boys’ long, fascinating history, this book tells the story behind 50 of the band’s greatest songs from the perspective of group members, collaborators, fellow musicians, and notable fans. The band's music is as influential now as it was 50 years ago, and this retelling of how the iconic rock group found itself in the annals of pop culture couldn't come at a better time.
The gorgeous engagement ring on my finger mimics my happiness. I feel so sparkly, glittery, and full of promise, because I absolutely know he's that boy. The boy I want to marry. My prince. My happily ever after. But then our pastor starts asking lots of questions. His parents say I haven't dealt with my past. I have horrible wedding disaster dreams. I can't find the perfect dress. I have to manipulate him to get my way. An old boyfriend asks me to run away with him.
"I can't get enough!"
Based on an extensive worldwide study, this audiobook reveals what gets boys excited about learning. Reaching Boys, Teaching Boys challenges the widely-held cultural impression that boys are stubbornly resistant to schooling while providing concrete examples of pedagogy and instructional style that have been proven effective in a variety of school settings. This audiobook offers more than 100 detailed examples of lessons that succeed with male students, grouped thematically. Such themes include: Gaming, Motor Activities, Open Inquiry, Competition, Interactive Technology, and Performance/Role Play.
Dale was still a baby when his parents realised that something wasn't right. Worried, his mother Nuala took him to see several doctors, before finally hearing the word 'autism' for the first time. Dale's autism was severe and violent and family life was a daily battleground. But the Gardner's lives were transformed when they welcomed a gorgeous golden retriever into the family.
"What an inspiring story"
In this extraordinary true story, the haunting of a Long Island household forces a respected writer and editor to reevaluate the mysteries of life and death as he struggles with the frightening truths of his childhood home and his town’s past.
"Open to everything"
One Sunday morning, Peter ate his breakfast and started wondering what to do. It was a fine summer day, the sun was shining, and the weather was just right for going outside. His mom allowed Peter to go out and play in the backyard until lunchtime. Join Peter on his amazing adventure.
Five years ago, three-year-old Dillon disappeared. For his father Harry - who left him alone for ten crucial minutes - it was an unforgivable lapse. Yet Dillon's mother Robyn has never blamed her husband: Her own secret guilt is burden enough. Now they're trying to move on, returning home to Dublin to make a fresh start. But their lives are turned upside down the day Harry sees an eight-year-old boy in the crowd. A boy Harry is convinced is Dillon. But the boy vanishes before he can do anything about it.
Gambling universe superhero Poker Boys loves saving dogs, even though that's not part of his duty in the gambling universe. He sometimes thinks he saves more dogs than he does people. Now he and his team must use every skill they have to save not just one dog, but all dogs from a force that can't be stopped. Or can it? Dean Wesley Smith is the international bestselling writer of over ninety novels and hundreds of short stories.
This article examines Before I Wake. Kate Bosworth and Mark Hobson star in the 2015 horror movie about adoptive parents dealing with dream-induced terrors created by their new son. Listen to this article to find out what the movie is about, and how it was created.
In all my years of reporting on the human condition, this has to be the most bizarre, and (if true) history shattering interviews I've ever conducted. This story is told by Billy "Big Rig", a pseudonymous truck driver I met over sausage gravy and biscuits in the late 1990s when I was driving a truck to make ends meet. We struck up a friendship, although I think I maybe spoke 10 words to him the whole time I knew him. He did most of the talking. And the way he spun a yarn caused me to be transfixed.
"I Killed Osama"
Author Jay Allan Luboff has been on his own spiritual journey for many years, and knows that the path "home" is not always a smooth one. This book explores that truth as Harry and his friends, with help from the Angelic realm, face humanity's "growing pains", and issues of their own, while moving from a time of asleep consciousness to a time of awakened consciousness on Earth, and from a time of struggle to a time of allowing the Divine Truth within each being to unfold in perfection.
A skeleton has been unearthed. Soon the body is identified, and the horrific discovery hits the headlines. Fourteen-year-old Graham Marshall went missing during his paper round in 1965. The police found no trace of him. His disappearance left his family shattered, and his best friend, Alan Banks, full of guilt.
"Another really great listen."
From the annals of wartime Britain come four brilliantly funny episodes with Captain Mainwaring's fully trained Home Guard platoon, ever ready to strike terror into the heart of the Wehrmacht from their unit in Walmington-on-Sea. Always prepared to fight to the finish, this endearing team of characters are at their incompetent best in these wonderfully entertaining adventures specially adapted for radio.
This enchanting true story, written when the author was 93, is a moving tale of working-class life, the social divide, and forbidden love on the eve of the first World War. The narrow street on which Harry grew up appeared identical to countless other working-class English neighborhoods, except for the invisible wall that ran down the center of the street, dividing the Jewish families on one side from the Christians on the other.
"A Powerful Tale"