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  • Download E-books Bébés illimités PDF

    By Dominique Forget

    « On fait des enfants pour soi, pour donner de soi, pour mettre un peu de soi dans nos familles et nos sociétés et pour faire que soi existe encore un peu après sa mort. » Extrait de los angeles préface du Dr Jean-François Chicoine Il est grand, le désir d’enfants… Mais jusqu’où sommes-nous prêts à aller, individuellement et collectivement, pour assouvir ce désir irrépressible ? Fécondation in vitro, congélation d’embryons, sélection génétique, ban­ques d’ovules et de spermatozoïdes, dons d’embryons, mères porteuses, homoparentalité et grossesses tardives sont à l’honneur dans cet essai à saveur d’enquête journalistique, qui se lit d’un trait. Dans un variety ciselé et efficace, l’auteure Dominique overlook livre les résultats de ses recherches, de même que les confidences parfois troublantes qu’elle a recueillies auprès de femmes et d’hommes qui ont fait l’expérience de l. a. procréation assistée, souvent au prix d’énormes sacrifices. Elle disclose également l’état de los angeles réglementation en matière de procréation assistée au Québec, au Canada et ailleurs dans le monde, et rapporte les propos d’experts qui ont pris place dans les débats entourant l. a. procréation assistée. Dérangeant, voire profondément bouleversant, Bébés illimités est un livre-choc qui nous laisse avec de grandes réflexions…

    À propos de Dominique Forget

    Titulaire d’une maîtrise en génie chimique, Dominique disregard travaille depuis plus de dix ans comme journaliste scientifique. Elle collabore à de nombreux magazines dont L’actualité, Québec technological know-how et Elle Québec. Membre de los angeles Fédération professionnelle des journalistes du Québec et de l’Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec, elle est également l’auteure de Perdre le Nord ?, ouvrage qui a remporté en 2008 le prix du meilleur livre scientifique canadien, dans los angeles catégorie « grand public », décerné par l’Asso­­ciation canadienne des rédacteurs scientifiques.

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  • Download E-books War and Family Life (Risk and Resilience in Military and Veteran Families) PDF

    This detailed source presents findings and insights concerning the a number of affects of army accountability on carrier participants and veterans, in particular from a relations viewpoint. vast components of assurance contain marital and kin relationships, parenting concerns, kinfolk results of conflict accidents, and relations issues of unmarried carrier participants. The book's various contents spotlight understudied populations and themes gaining wider curiosity whereas reading the quick and long term influence of carrier on kinfolk functioning. as well as elevating expertise of matters, chapters element to power recommendations together with science-based pre- and post-deployment courses, extra responsive education for practitioners, and extra targeted examine and coverage instructions.
    Among the subjects lined:
    • Deployment and divorce: an in-depth research by way of proper demographic and army features. • army and posttraumatic tension: interpersonally dependent behaviors and cognitions as mechanisms of person and couple misery. • conflict and guardian care: armed clash and the social good judgment of kid and nationwide defense. • realizing the reviews of ladies and LGBT veterans in division of Veterans Affairs care. • hazard and resilience elements in wrestle army overall healthiness care services. • Tangible, instrumental, and emotional aid between homeless veterans. battle and kin lifestyles deals updated realizing for psychological healthiness execs who serve army households, either within the U.S. and in another country.

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  • Download E-books All This Talk of Love: A Novel PDF

    By Christopher Castellani

    It’s been fifty years due to the fact that Antonio Grasso married Maddalena and taken her to the US. That used to be the final time she observed her mom and dad, her sisters and brothers―everything she knew and enjoyed within the village of Santa Cecilia, Italy. Maddalena sees little need to open the door to the prior and permit the emotional luggage and unmended rifts of one other lifestyles spill out.

    But Prima used to be raised at the lore of the outdated kingdom. And as she sees her mom and dad getting older, she hatches the belief to take the full kin again to Italy―hoping to reunite Maddalena together with her estranged sister and enable her mom and dad see their place of origin one final time. it truly is an idea that threatens to rip the Grasso relations aside, till destiny bargains them a few unwelcome surprises, and their journey domestic turns into an important trip.
    All This speak of Love is an incandescent novel approximately sacrifice and desire, loss and love, delusion and memory.

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  • Download E-books The Saga of the People of Laxardal and Bolli Bollason's Tale (Penguin Classics) PDF

    The Penguin Classics checklist of medieval sagas grows ever extra extraordinary with those exciting Norse sagas

    One of the best-loved works of Icelandic literature, this stirring story of conflict and romance follows 3 generations of sturdy ladies, clever leaders, and hotheaded warriors. the one saga rumored to were written by way of a girl, it tells of the centuries predating 1245, whilst magic rites and sorcery clashed with the unfold of Christianity all through a swiftly altering Viking world. 

    For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the prime writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the simplest works all through background and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts more advantageous via introductions and notes by way of individual students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations by way of award-winning translators.

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  • Download E-books A Little Salty to Cut the Sweet: Southern Stories of Faith, Family, and Fifteen Pounds of Bacon PDF

    By Sophie Hudson

    there is not anything rather like family--and a few humans may say that there is not anything larger. yet in an international the place we occasionally recognize extra in regards to the Kardashians than we do in regards to the humans snoozing correct down the corridor, it is simple to omit that jogging via existence with our relatives deals every kind of pleasure wrapped up within the possible mundane. there is even a bit of of sacred sitting smack-dab in the midst of the normal. and because time's-a-wastin', we have to be cautious that we do not take our people--and their stories--for granted. 

    Whether it is a marathon bacon-frying consultation, a highway journey long past hysterically unsuitable, or a spouse's mother who makes each journey to the grocer an event, writer Sophie Hudson reminds us how vital it really is to decelerate and treasure the daily encounters with the folks we like the most.

    Written within the related witty kind as Sophie's BooMama weblog, A Little Salty to chop the Sweet is a contented, humorous, and gentle account of Sophie's very Southern kin. it is a check out the true lives of actual people--and a true, loving God correct in the midst of all of it.

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  • Download E-books Fierce Family PDF

    By Layla Lawlor, A.C. Buchanan, Charlotte Ashley, B.R. Sanders, Vivian Caethe

    Powerful, united households are hardly ever portrayed in speculative fiction. they're usually dysfunctional, combative, self-destructive, or depressing, while they are portrayed in any respect. this is often very true for non-nuclear and adoptive households, unmarried mum or dad households and households with out young children, that are effortless ambitions for invalidation. And QUILTBAG households are nearly by no means portrayed in speculative fiction, whether their households are loving or falling aside. 15 exhilarating tales of QUILTBAG households experiencing experience, catastrophe, and triumph make up Fierce family members. they're households of any constellation: all sizes and configurations, households of selection in addition to households by means of start. they're being concerned and hooked up – while outdoor clash arises, they arrive jointly to safeguard and relief each other. Fiercely, and with no hesitation.

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  • Download E-books Memories After My Death: The Story of Joseph "Tommy" Lapid PDF

    By Yair Lapid

    Thoughts After My dying is the striking actual tale of Tommy Lapid, a well-loved and arguable Israeli determine who observed the improvement of the rustic from all angles over its first sixty years. From seeing his father taken away to a focus camp to arriving in Tel Aviv on the beginning of Israel, Tommy Lapid lived each significant incident of Jewish lifestyles because the Thirties first-hand. This sweeping narrative is mesmerising for someone with an curiosity in how Israel turned what it truly is this day. Lapid's uniquely unorthodox reviews - he belonged to neither left nor correct, used to be Jewish, yet vehemently secular - divulge the numerous contradictions inherent in Israeli lifestyles this day.

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  • Download E-books The Joy Luck Club: A Novel PDF

    By Amy Tan

    Four moms, 4 daughters, 4 households whose histories shift with the 4 winds counting on who is "saying" the tales. In 1949 4 chinese language girls, contemporary immigrants to San Francisco, start assembly to devour dim sum, play mahjong, and speak. United in shared unspeakable loss and desire, they name themselves the enjoyment good fortune membership. instead of sink into tragedy, they decide to assemble to elevate their spirits and cash. "To depression used to be to need again for whatever already misplaced. Or to lengthen what used to be already unbearable." 40 years later the tales and background continue.

    With wit and sensitivity, Amy Tan examines the occasionally painful, frequently gentle, and constantly deep connection among moms and daughters. As every one girl finds her secrets and techniques, attempting to get to the bottom of the reality approximately her lifestyles, the strings turn into extra tangled, extra entwined. moms boast or melancholy over daughters, and daughters roll their eyes at the same time they suppose the inextricable tightening in their matriarchal ties. Tan is an astute storyteller, engaging readers to immerse themselves into those lives of complexity and mystery.

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  • Download E-books Escaping the Endless Adolescence: How We Can Help Our Teenagers Grow Up Before They Grow Old PDF

    Do you usually ask yourself how your youngster is ever going to outlive on his or her personal as an grownup? Does your highschool junior appear oblivious to the demanding situations that lie forward? Does your academically winning nineteen-year-old nonetheless count on you to “just look after” even the main easy existence tasks?

    Welcome to the stunted international of the unending youth. fresh experiences convey that today’s young ones are extra fearful and under pressure and not more autonomous and prompted to develop up than ever earlier than. Twenty-five is swiftly changing into the hot fifteen for a iteration being affected by a debilitating “failure to launch.” Now preeminent medical psychologists let us know why and chart a groundbreaking break out direction for teenagers and parents.

    Drawing on their large study and perform, Joseph Allen and Claudia Worrell Allen exhibit that almost all teenager difficulties are not hardwired into adolescents’ brains and hormones yet develop as an alternative out of a “Nurture Paradox” within which our efforts to aid our young people by means of defensive them from the growth-spurring rigors and rewards of the grownup global have backfired badly. With compelling examples and useful and profound feedback, the authors define a unique process for generating dramatic leaps ahead in youngster adulthood, including

    • flip shoppers into individuals support young people event grownup maturity–its bumps and its joys–through the right kind of employment or volunteer activity.
    • Feed Them with suggestions allow teenagers see and listen to how the bigger international perceives them. protecting them from criticism–constructive or otherwise–will basically go away them unequipped to house it after they get to the “real world.”
    • offer grownup Connections although they’ll deny it, adolescents desperately have to engage with adults (including mom and dad) on a extra mature level–and such interplay might help them blossom!
    • Stretch the teenager Envelope Do fewer issues for teenagers that they could do for themselves, and provides them initiatives simply past their present point of competence and luxury.

    Today’s teenagers are starved for the misplaced basics they should quite develop: grownup connections and the grownup rewards of autonomy, competence, and mastery. Restoring those may help them unlearn their adolescent helplessness and develop into adults who could make you–and themselves–proud.

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