Like Father Like Son

Author: Matt Centrowitz
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781542655040
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Matt Centrowitz' journey as a runner, coach and father.

Parenting With A Purpose

Author: Walter E. McDonald
Publisher: Xulon Press
ISBN: 1609573072
Size: 31.28 MB
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Parenting With A Purpose Parenting is not about ownership; it is about stewardship, and stewardship is about doing a job for God. Parenting is not about being glorified; it is about glorifying God. Parenting is not about lifting up children or being lifted up by children; it is about lifting up Christ by, "Bringing children up in the training and instruction of the Lord." When the objective of parenting is to glorify God, God gets the glory and parents get the joy. And there is no joy like the joy that a parent experiences when his child grows like Jesus grew, "In wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men." Walter E. McDonald currently teaches a young adult Sunday school class for parents with children in elementary school and middle school. He was ordained a deacon in 1978, and he has been teaching Sunday school since 1965. He has taught children, youth, high school students, college students; young married couples, single adults, and senior adults. He has also worked with youth mission groups such as Royal Ambassadors and Shepherd Boys. His approach to teaching, no matter what age group he teaches, has always been that of the Apostle Paul written in 1 Corinthians 2:2, "For I determined not to know anything among you, save Jesus Christ, and him crucified." (KJV)

Back In School

Author: A. Fiona Pearson
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 1978801890
Size: 76.95 MB
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Fifty years ago, students who were parents were a rarity in college classrooms, but by the beginning of the twenty-first century, over a quarter of all undergraduate students were parents. In Back in School, A. Fiona Pearson explores how these student parents navigate cultural norms and institutional resources, forging pathways as they journey to become better parents and successful students. Back in School examines how policy makers, professors, college administrators, counselors, and social workers provide or deny access to child care, tutoring, financial aid, or other campus- or community-based resources. Pearson further explores how social norms and governmental and organizational policies influence access to these resources and student parents’ experiences on campus and at home.

Ending The Cycle Of Violence

Author: Einat Peled
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1452255008
Size: 58.74 MB
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While there is a growing body of research on the children of battered women, there remains little practical information on the subject of intervention with these at-risk children. This book remedies the situation; providing insight to this varied and complex area, it overviews current practices and strategies and highlights recent innovations in the field. The topics examined by the contributors include: shelters; domestic counselling; child protection services; the criminal justice system; and violence prevention and education in schools and communities.

Psychology 02 03

Author: Karen G. Duffy
Publisher: McGraw-Hill College
ISBN: 9780072506341
Size: 54.87 MB
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Provides access to current articles about psychology selected from magazines, newspapers, journals and web sites.

Annual Editions

Author: Karen Grover Duffy
Publisher: Dushkin/McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 9780072548297
Size: 38.16 MB
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This reader of public press articles explores the science of psychology; biological bases of behavior; perceptual processes; learning and remembering; cognitive processes; emotion and motivation; development; personality processes; social processes; psychological disorders; and psychological treatments. This Annual Editions title is supported by Dushkin Online (www.dushkin.com/online/), a student Web site that provides study support tools and links to related Web sites.

Why Johnny Hates Sports

Author: Fred Engh
Publisher: Square One Publishers, Inc.
ISBN: 9780757000416
Size: 12.12 MB
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All across the country, a growing number of children are dropping out of organized sports—not because they don’t like to play, but because the system they play in is failing them. Written by one of this country’s leading advocates of youth sports, Why Johnny Hates Sports explains why many of the original goals of youth leagues have been affected by today’s win-at-all-costs attitude. It then documents the negative physical and psychological impact that parents, coaches, and administrators can have on children, while providing effective solutions to each of the problems covered. Why Johnny Hates Sports is both an exposé of abuses and a call to arms. It clearly illustrates a serious problem that has plagued youth sports for too long. Most important, it provides practical answers that can alter this destructive course.

Annual Editions

Author: Karen G. Duffy
Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Dushkin
ISBN: 9780072861495
Size: 40.35 MB
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Designed to meet the needs of lay people and introductory-level students who are curious about psychology. It provides a selection of articles primarily from popular magazines and newspapers.