" When children read Waiting for Daddy to Come Home, they will relate to Oreo and his feelings will mirror their own. I am thankful God has given me the vision for this book to help others in a way I never would have thought possible.
Author: Desiree Huskey
Oreo Misses Daddy! Even though Oreo purrs and has four legs, he still notices when one of his very favorite humans is away from home. Just like children, Oreo can see the signs as Daddy prepares to leave home. When the suitcase comes out, Oreo gets sad. Children of military families will relate to Oreo as they experience their own sadness as the adult in their life leaves and the joy upon their return. As a military spouse I often see families, especially children, struggle when their loved ones leave for active duty. As my husband would come and go, I began to see a pattern with Oreo missing his "daddy." When children read Waiting for Daddy to Come Home, they will relate to Oreo and his feelings will mirror their own. I am thankful God has given me the vision for this book to help others in a way I never would have thought possible. Desiree lives in North Carolina with her husband and, of course, Oreo, who is the light of their lives.
Waiting for Mommy and Daddy is about a little boy who is waiting for his mommy and daddy to get back from deployment. I hope this book helps children who have one or two parents deployed can make the transition a little bit easier.
Author: Pamela Tomlinson
Waiting for Mommy and Daddy is about a little boy who is waiting for his mommy and daddy to get back from deployment. I hope this book helps children who have one or two parents deployed can make the transition a little bit easier. To all military out there, thank you for your service.
Hey Readers – This is a saucy follow up to Pregnant By 2 Men. We meet Mindy’s best friend Pepper again and this time, she’s got a crush on Mindy’s dad Rob. You saw it coming, I know you did!
Author: Cassandra Dee
Publisher: Cassandra Dee Romance
He’s ready to give me a baby. Pepper: I shouldn’t have these feelings. Rob Trainor is my best friend’s dad. He’s older, gorgeous, and utterly panty-wetting with that muscular bod and charming smile, even if he would never be interested in silly girl like me. But when the handsome alpha male prevents me from humiliating myself during an embarrassing situation, I want to show him exactly how grateful I am. Rob: As an EMT, it’s important to be a role model in our small Wyoming community. I save lives, not destroy them. But Pepper’s something else. Sure, she’s my daughter’s best friend, but the sassy girl doesn’t care. She’s taunting me with her short skirts and flirty come-ons, but what she doesn’t realize is that a man can only be pushed so far … and once that line is crossed, I’ll be putting my baby in her belly for real. Hey Readers – This is a saucy follow up to Pregnant By 2 Men. We meet Mindy’s best friend Pepper again and this time, she’s got a crush on Mindy’s dad Rob. You saw it coming, I know you did! But the sassy girl gives as good as she gets, and of course, Rob can’t ignore Pepper because she’s just as her name implies … spicy, saucy, and filled with a delicious heat. No cheating, no cliffhangers, and always an HEA for my readers. You’ll love the story, I promise! Xoxo, Cassie
This book is for the children who go without their Roughneck Daddies for a painfully long time, and look forward to that great-big, gentle bear-hug at the end of every hitch.
Author: Rochelle Cunningham
Category: Family & Relationships
There are certain careers that separate loved ones for long periods of time. Those in the Oil Field industry are familiar with such a challenging family model. This book gives a voice to children in these non-traditional families. "Roughneck" workers (largely comprised of men) do not suit-up for the office every day, but instead choose to head into the oil fields of America. They work 'hitches' rather than a traditional 9 to 5 work week. A hitch is a period of time on the job site and equates to time away from their families. Hitches range from one week to six months where these rugged Daddies drive many hours, and sometimes several states away, to follow the oil booms. This book is for the children who go without their Roughneck Daddies for a painfully long time, and look forward to that great-big, gentle bear-hug at the end of every hitch.
To get to Daddy's room you had first to pass the deep pits of quicklime sunk in
shafts, gleaming blue-white behind steel ... half-backed stool stood before it,
paper, pen, and pink-pearl erasers arranged on the table, waiting for Daddy to
take up ...
Author: Barry B. Powell
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
I. The hero is born into an unhappy family; he has nightmares but loves the girl next door; a dog kills his pet duck; he is left alone on the big river, where a man had drowned; he frequents the upholstery repair shop of his grandpa Bill, the home of Bill and Gram, and the great house on the river; he falls into a trance in his father?s room beside the river; he learns to fish and to kill his catch; an evil aunt ruins his sister Tari?s playhouse; he loves little girls too much and too often; he has a vision while fishing for crawdads in the San Lorenzo River; he and his brother Seth learn of their father?s death, smothered in a pyramid of sand. II. Now ten years old, he takes up entomology; his disturbed mother?s pet pigeon is crushed in a door; he learns the truth about his philandering father; in high school he has a new friend in Frankie Lee; he murders prairie dogs with his father?s gun; he meets the mysterious Johnny Martin, a poet, in love with the hero; he faints in class while presenting the story of Leopold and Loeb. III. He wins a prize and meets Eisenhower; he works as forest firefighter and sees a man burn to death; Johnny Martin shows him around Berkeley. IV. At Berkeley he suffers from herpes simplex and meets strange characters; a Los Angelino seduces him; Frankie Lee joins him a sordid apartment; he falls in love and travels to Mexico, where he loses his way; he goes to Harvard but doesn?t like it and flees to Europe, hoping to marry the girl he loves, who is studying in Spain. V. When the girl rejects him, he takes a boat from Barcelona to Athens, where he lives near a whorehouse in Piraeus; he sells his blood to survive; he climbs Mount Olympus in a snow storm; he hitchhikes across Algeria just after the war of independence; he takes drugs in Tangiers. VI. Back in Berkeley, he finds Frankie Lee and visits old friends, including Johnny Martin; he has night visions; he meets Isis; he locates his brother, who has gone mad; he consorts with drug dealers and enjoys their products; the streets are alive with revolution; he insults his professors and he meets a woman who claims to be from another planet; he lives with hippies, some of them mad; he meets a strange man in a bourgeois house; he has a shattering vision in which he turns into light and briefly leaves the world. VII. With Isis he moves to the mountains in Arizona, where he raises a family; he corresponds with Frankie Lee, living in LA; he eats peyote and remembers the day his father died; he climbs in the wilderness and converses about his early youth; he travels in remote areas; with friends he climbs a volcano in the night and slipping on a glacier almost dies; he returns to his hometown to find his grandmother incapacitated, abused, and near death; his grandfather recalls his brother?s madness; he undergoes a minor operation, after which he suspects Isis of infidelity. IX. Ramses and Isis travel to Egypt, where they run up against Egyptian bureaucracy and attendant horrors; a Copt cheats them and takes their money; their hopes to see the mummies of the pharaohs come to naught. XI. Ramses learns of his brother-in-law?s suicide, shot through the heart; going to NYC to investigate, he learns that his sister Tari was with another man that night; living in Greece with his teenage son, Ramses visits Ithaca, where they search for the house of Odysseus; back in the states, Ramses learns of his brother?s whereabouts, missing for forty years; he visits him in a halfway house, a house of horror. XIII. Ramses feels intense pains in his abdomen and goes to the emergency room, where his colon bursts; they operate, but after terrible suffering he dies, remembering the vision of light he saw in his youth.
He enlists the aid of his fellow scuba divers to help with the release of Emma's twin brother, Jimmy from a ship. Will they succeed? Will Emma disappear again if he succeeds? Is there more to this story than the evasive Emma is revealing?
Author: Dorothy Collins
No Time for Daddy's Girl Screams of terror invade the air. Ted, a 28-year-old bachelor, sprints to the rescue. Emma is trapped in a car suspended over the cliff, teeters under the waterfall. Water pounding down on the hood. Why was this girl so far off the road with her car wedged on a huge rock? Ted, a muscular stevedore, had never experienced rescuing anyone, especially when the car is so unstable. Ted gets the brunt of the injuries saving Emma that wanted to go down with the car. Both are hospitalized. Ted a trip to the OR. Emma with minor injuries but depression or so they think escapes then disappears. Ted knows her reason for her car escapade and is concerned for her welfare. Will she try again? Should Ted search for her? With Emma's escalating predicament, she calls Ted. He races to her only to find out she requests a rescue of a different nature. He enlists the aid of his fellow scuba divers to help with the release of Emma's twin brother, Jimmy from a ship. Will they succeed? Will Emma disappear again if he succeeds? Is there more to this story than the evasive Emma is revealing?
JOHN SPATES By Marian Fretueg My father, John Spates, began coon hunting
at a very young age. He would ... Many times, my sister Lydia and I would sit in
the truck waiting for Daddy to come out of the bar while he went in to sell
Author: Don Lerch
"Don Lerch a native of Schuyler County had a thought about coon hunting and decided to ask various people he knew that were coon hunters to write stories of their hunting days." -- back cover.
Momma sat in the wheelchair looking at me, her lips pinched into a tight little
smile while she rubbed my back waiting for Daddy to finish. When he did return,
he grabbed Momma's chair and pushed her right past Uncle Clewell, nearly
Author: Jack Riggs
Publisher: Ballantine Books
“[A] deeply satisfying portrait of a troubled family [that] conjures up the mysteries of a mill town summer, vividly depicting the lights and shadows of ordinary events and horrors.”—The Atlanta Journal-Constitution It is the late 1960s in the small North Carolina mill town of Ellenton. Twelve-year-old Raybert Williams and his best friend Palmer Conroy live in cramped homes in a working-class neighborhood, but they use the vast outdoors as their personal playground. Yet hardships are never far away. Raybert’s father disappears for days at a time, only to come home broken and battered. Raybert’s mother is a loving woman who battles her own demons while struggling to keep it all together. Palmer’s family life offers no better refuge for the adventure-seeking boys. But Raybert and Palmer have each other. And in that glorious friendship, they are significantly blessed. They dream together of space flight and moonwalks. They construct a bike jump to rival Evel Knievel’s–and they’ll run it once they work up the courage. Knievel tempted fate and won, taking a leap over twenty buses on faith alone, soaring high and landing safely, even after many crashes and broken bones. Palmer and Raybert have their own plan that, once executed, will take them all the way to the ocean, landing them intact and together on the other side of freedom. Through the scrim of adolescence and poverty, Jack Riggs offers a glimpse of universal human foibles and singular moments of transcendence. Fiercely honest and beautifully narrated, When the Finch Rises flashes like the sharp rim of the eclipsed moon on the night when Raybert and Palmer’s fate is finally revealed. Praise for When the Finch Rises “A perfect evocation of time and place . . . Jack Riggs has crafted a gem of a novel here–hard and brilliant, it cuts to the bone.”—Lee Smith, author of The Last Girls “Jack Riggs has brought to life two of the most memorable characters I’ve met in a long while. . . . Like a contemporary Tom and Huck, this pair is graced with a keen wit and eye for humor, keeping the reader in that precarious position of not knowing whether to laugh or cry. Riggs’s ability to find and hold that balance is remarkable. When the Finch Rises is compelling and moving–a stunning debut.”—Jill McCorkle
Daddy was Baptist; Mother, Methodist. The family attended Union Baptist Church
where Daddy participated in various activities. I clearly remember evenings,
sitting, waiting in an out ofthe way place in a dark wood—paneled room while he
Author: Marva Woods Stith
Category: Biography & Autobiography
"Things will change, and you must be ready for different opportunities," John W. Woods Jr. told his children. Author Marva Woods Stith followed her father's sound advice and later became a professional black woman in corporate America. In this memoir, she shares the remarkable story of her father, her family, and her challenges and successes. Black Star Girl provides a poignant account of Stith's life journey as an African American woman beginning in the 1940s with stories of family, most particularly the influence of a beloved, strong, entrepreneurial father who was her role model. The story continues with her account of her tenacious rise through the ranks and how she joined the vanguard of professional African American women in the 1950s and 1960s while facing the challenges of discrimination in the corporate world. A vivid and personal portrait with photographs included, Black Star Girl addresses an array of themes-African American and women's studies, the South of the '40s and '50s, black entrepreneurship, the racial divide, and black women in corporate America. This inspirational memoir not only serves as a family legacy but provides an insightful socialhistorical documentary.
SUPERANNO Lavishly designed especially for an expecting father, this unique gift book features a child waiting to be born and dreaming of the wonderful things to do with Daddy.
Author: Kathleen Blease
Publisher: Niche House Pub
Category: Family & Relationships
SUPERANNO Lavishly designed especially for an expecting father, this unique gift book features a child waiting to be born and dreaming of the wonderful things to do with Daddy. Dad will feel a part of a great beginning before the baby is born. The book can be personalized by filling in baby's special invitation to meet Dad.
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Even before lauren learned her boarder had royal blood, she knew he was everything she'd ever wanted in a man. But how could she convince him that she loved him for the man he was and not for his crown.
(C G et up,” mama said, “daddy's waiting for you. It's dump time again.” Jerry
jumped out of bed. There's no keeping daddy waiting—Cecile and I were ready
to go. The three of us left with daddy. We went to the dump first, where we got to
Author: Emelia Dion Hardy
Category: Biography & Autobiography
The reader will be drawn irresistably into the world of the author who presents a catalogue of abuse and cruelty suffered by herself as an innocent child, first at the hands of her alcoholic father, then by nuns, and later by a heartless husband who raped and beat her. This is compulsive reading.The book shows how the shadow of a father's cruelty can be cast over the whole life of a child--a child who, in this instance, never failed to turn the other cheek, or return love for cruelty and abuse, who manifested, in the end, the overriding power and strength of Christ who advocated love above all things. The book is a protest against domestic violence and institutionalised cruelty, and will hopefully stand as a beacon and warning against the violations suffered by so many Emelias whose heartfelt cries go unheard behind the closed or locked doors of our apparently respectable western civilization.
Chapter 7 waiting for daddy to come home black male parenting Males in our
nation do very little parenting . Yet we hear so much about the importance of
having a man in the house . The absent man , the absent father , has been the
Author: Bell Hooks
Publisher: Psychology Press
Category: Social Science
Discusses what black males fear most, their longing for intimacy, the pitfalls of patriarchy, and the destruction of oppression through redemption and love.
Author: Judith Walzer LeavittPublish On: 2009-06-21
The Journey from Waiting Room to Birthing Room Judith Walzer Leavitt ... for the
laymen to be permitted to pass through the doors from the public corridor of the
fathers' waiting rooms into the labor corridor and, later, into delivery rooms.
Author: Judith Walzer Leavitt
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
Using fathers' first-hand accounts from letters, journals, and personal interviews along with hospital records and medical literature, Judith Walzer Leavitt offers a new perspective on the changing role of expectant fathers from the 1940s to the 1980s. She shows how, as men moved first from the hospital waiting room to the labor room in the 1960s, and then on to the delivery and birthing rooms in the 1970s and 1980s, they became progressively more involved in the birth experience and their influence over events expanded. With careful attention to power and privilege, Leavitt charts not only the increasing involvement of fathers, but also medical inequalities, the impact of race and class, and the evolution of hospital policies. Illustrated with more than seventy images from TV, films, and magazines, this book provides important new insights into childbirth in modern America, even as it reminds readers of their own experiences.
She stepped over to the wall and picked up a piece of wood, a leftover twobyfour,
that's what Daddy called it. “I'm afraid ... Let's go in the house and wait for Daddy.
... Mama buriedher problems inhere, waiting, always waiting for a better day.
Author: Carla Stewart
Publisher: Hachette UK
It is the summer of 1958, and life in the small Texas community of Graham Camp should be simple and carefree. But not for twelve-year-old Sammie Tucker. Sammie has plenty of questions about her mother's "nerve" problems. About shock treatments. About whether her mother loves her. When her mother commits suicide and a not-so-favorite aunt arrives, Sammie has to choose who to trust with her deepest fears: Her best friend who has an opinion about everything, the mysterious kid from California whose own troubles plague him, or her round-faced neighbor with gentle advice and strong shoulders to cry on. Then there's the elderly widower who seems nice but has his own dark past. Trusting is one thing, but accepting the truth may be the hardest thing Sammie has ever done.
Bobby, after waiting half an hour for his father, finally grew tired of studying the
designs that circled the doors and racing ... He wished his father would hurry and
take them to the museum, like he promised. ... “Waiting for Daddy,” Alec replied.
Author: Clare McNally
Publisher: Diversion Books
In the blood of the innocent burns the flame of evil… Tiny but talented, five-year-old Bonnie Jackson had all the stage world clamoring to shine a spotlight on her. But one fateful night at Winston Theater, Bonnie was left alone with evil, in a darkness broken only by the flames that would take her life. After sixty years, Bonnie is more than ready for her second act. And what she has planned is sure to cause a scene. Come opening night Bonnie will astound the audience with the talent she’s been perfecting all these years: vengeance. Clare McNally, author of the bestselling Ghost House and Ghost House Revenge, stirs up even more terror in Ghost Light. Innocence has never been so deadly! PRAISE FOR CLARE MCNALLY: “A macabre imagination and a tight rein on your nerves are required for McNally's latest release.” —Publishers Weekly on Goodnight, Sweet Angel “You won’t sleep after you read this one!” —The West Orange Times on Somebody Come and Play “For those who can’t get enough of a good scare!” —Library Journal on Hear the Children Calling
Then she handed the phone to Dad and dragged herself upstairs. Homework.
Teeth. Bed. Robin was finishing her homework when a sleepyeyed Molly drifted
into Robin's bedroom. “I'm waiting for Daddy, but he's taking ages.” Dad was still
Author: Becky Citra
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Robin can hardly wait for her cousin April and her Aunty Liz to come to the ranch for Christmas. When a devastating car accident sends Aunty Liz to the hospital for several months, Robin can't help but be overjoyed to learn that April will live with Robin and her family while her mother is recuperating. But April has changed, and Robin must deal with April's growing anger and resentment at being forced to leave her injured mother and her life in the city. Then Robin's little sister, Molly, disappears during a blizzard, and Robin and April's friendship faces the ultimate test.
But then Mommy explained that it was not like Daddy's at all. I got to take my bear
Jack with me and my special blanket too. And I knew Grandma and Mommy and Daddy would all be waiting for me in the waiting room. After surgery I felt much ...
Author: Dana-Susan Crews
Publisher: Tate Publishing
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Faced with the devastation of cancer and chemo treatments, they learned to fight their fears and help their daddy win his battle against lymphoma. During the many agonizing months of treatments, their mom wrote down their precious words. This story is a very honest look into the difficulties of cancer through the eyes of children. Thousands of men, women, and children suffer at the cruel hands of cancer. It is the hope of the Crews family that the story of their young children, Morgan and Dylan, will encourage people to courageously fight against their own troubles and succeed.
EVA I stood on the porch of my daddy's house, looking out over the familiar land I'
d grown up loving. So many memories danced through my ... I was waiting on Daddy to get back from his trip to the stockyard. We had been going to have
Author: Abbi Glines
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Cage York has to choose between a love of the game and a love of the girl in this sultry Sea Breeze novel from New York Times bestselling author Abbi Glines. Cage York finally has everything he ever wanted. And Eva is at the very top of that list—the perfect girl with a temper as hot as her fabulously flawless body. But for Cage, a baseball scholarship has always been a close second. So when Cage finally gets his chance, he and Eva must endure a long distance relationship—and all the dangerous temptations that come with it. Temptations that former ad boy Cage York may not be able to escape. Then after receiving some illicit photos that show Cage has been behaving badly—very badly—Eva finds solace in the comforting arms of her insanely attractive neighbor Jeremy, who vows that he will take care of Eva in ways Cage never could. It’s an offer that may be too good for Eva to turn down. Torn between his baseball dream and the girl of this dreams, Cage must prove he’s worthy of Eva’s love, or risk losing her to Jeremy forever.