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But Hey, What Do I Know??

But Hey, What Do I Know?? Pdf/ePub eBook Author: ,
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1543464807
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But Hey takes a journey into history and shares the mentality of our black ancestors as it pertained to every area of their lives, as well as looks at the behavior of our current generation. It will present some of the great success stories to show what can be accomplished in spite of discrimination and roadblocks if one has the mind to pursue a dream. The book is motivational, biblical, inspirational, historical, political, relational, psychological, philosophical, ethical, influential, original, and valuable.

Now You Know What I Know

Now You Know What I Know Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Pat Montgomery
Editor: Author House
ISBN: 1434331288
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Join us around the kitchen table with the author of "Now You Know What I Know" as she discusses parenting with her children. Punctuating her advice with real-life examples, Pat offers a conversational glimpse into one woman''s experiences and lessons in child rearing. "Now You Know What I Know" is an essential handbook for all parents and parents-to-be on how to raise the next generation with love and common sense. For anyone who has already raised children, this soulful, often comical, book will compel them to reflect on and fondly remember their own parenting experiences

The Expressman and the Detective

The Expressman and the Detective Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Allan Pinkerton
Editor: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1504001486
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Pinkerton sends an agent to catch a thief on the Southern railway In the build-up to the Civil War, Montgomery is a thriving town—a local capital grown rich on cotton and the railroad. When $10,000 disappears from the railroad, suspicion falls on a clerk named Maroney, an upstanding citizen whose only vice is a love of horseracing. The railroad hires the South’s best detectives to tail Maroney, looking for a clue as to where the money has gone, but they find nothing. So they turn to the only man who can help: Allan Pinkerton. The head of the nation’s first modern detective agency, Pinkerton invented undercover detective work, and he sends his finest agent, Mr. Porter, to infiltrate the high society of the old South. Whether Maroney is the culprit or merely a scapegoat, Porter will get to the truth. Allan Pinkerton never rests until justice is served. This ebook features a new introduction by Otto Penzler and has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices.

Metacognition and Successful Learning Strategies in Higher Education

Metacognition and Successful Learning Strategies in Higher Education Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Railean, Elena,Elçi, Alev,Elçi, Atilla
Editor: IGI Global
ISBN: 1522522190
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Metacognition and Successful Learning Strategies in Higher Education by Railean, Elena,Elçi, Alev,Elçi, Atilla Summary

Metacognition plays an important role in numerous aspects of higher educational learning strategies. When properly integrated in the educational system, schools are better equipped to build more efficient and successful learning strategies for students in higher education. Metacognition and Successful Learning Strategies in Higher Education is a detailed resource of scholarly perspectives that discusses current trends in learning assessments. Featuring extensive coverage on topics such as spiritual intelligence strategies, literacy development, and ubiquitous learning, this is an ideal reference source for academicians, graduate students, practitioners, and researchers who want to improve their learning strategies using metacognition studies.

Hollywood and LeVine

Hollywood and LeVine Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Andrew Bergman
Editor: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1453244573
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A trip to the West Coast lands Jack LeVine in a tangled Hollywood murder web After nearly a decade of churning out hits, Warner Bros. screenwriter Walter Adrian wants a raise on his weekly $2,500 salary. He thinks a thousand dollars more is fair—but the studio’s counteroffer is low, and dropping fast. Something is wrong, and he thinks it may have to do with communism. Though he insists he isn’t a Red, Adrian has no way of proving it. He flees to New York to ask the advice of high school buddy Jack LeVine, private eye. LeVine is broke, and has no sympathy for his wealthy friend, but he agrees to fly West to investigate his old classmate’s trouble. When he arrives, Adrian hangs dead from the gallows at the Western set on the Warners’ backlot. Behind his friend’s death LeVine finds a shadowy Cold War conspiracy, and a city far darker than anything Hollywood puts on screen.

Teaching Thinking Skills across the Middle Years

Teaching Thinking Skills across the Middle Years Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Belle Wallace,Richard Bentley
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1136629092
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Teaching Thinking Skills across the Middle Years by Belle Wallace,Richard Bentley Summary

This book presents a practical framework for the teaching of thinking skills and problem-solving with children across Key Stages 2 and 3. Using examples of topics from the National Curriculum, teachers are presented with classroom techniques and activities, which systematically develop these skills. While accommodating the needs of all learners, the book caters for the need to differentiate learning activities to extend the more able learners. Included are suggested activities for developing thinking and problem-solving skills relating to the National Numeracy Curriculum, the National Literacy Strategy and the National Science Curriculum. The book also includes activities to support the development of thinking and problem-solving skills in information communication technology (ICT), models of successful practice, and photocopiable activities. The skills and strategies suggested all derive from real classrooms and teachers and as such are practical and useful. There is clear guidance on adopting certain teaching techniques, lesson planning and organization. This book will be useful for teachers and headteachers working at Key Stages 2 and 3, all SENCOs and Advisory Teachers.

Fundamentals of Qualitative Phenomenological Nursing Research

Fundamentals of Qualitative Phenomenological Nursing Research Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Brigitte S. Cypress
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119780098
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Fundamentals of Qualitative Phenomenological Nursing Research Fundamentals of Qualitative Phenomenological Nursing Research is the first book of its kind to specifically link the findings of qualitative research to evidence-based practice, policy, theory, and theory development. Designed for novice researchers, graduate students, and experienced practitioners alike, this comprehensive resource provides up-to-date coverage of research methods and techniques, the use of data analysis software, phenomenological writing and publishing, and more. The text opens with a general introduction to qualitative research and its components, followed by detailed description of the philosophical, paradigmatic, and conceptual aspects of phenomenological inquiry. Subsequent sections address topics including the practical aspects of phenomenological investigations, the concepts of rigor and validity in qualitative studies, and the methods of phenomenological data, collection, reduction, analysis, interpretation, and presentation. Throughout the book, author Brigitte S. Cypress offers expert guidance and real-world tips regarding the challenges researchers encounter when conducting a qualitative study. Provides simple, straightforward descriptions of qualitative research methods with actual phenomenological examples Features numerous in-depth exemplars of the philosophical and paradigmatic aspects of qualitative research from the author’s own studies Includes practical advice on teamwork, mentoring relationships, data organization, and reporting phenomenological studies Presents approaches for dealing with ethical issues, methods for collecting, recording, and storing data, and techniques for analyzing and interpreting findings Examines the role of computer-assisted qualitative data analysis software Fundamentals of Qualitative Phenomenological Nursing Research is a must-have guide for qualitative researchers from any discipline, academics and faculty members, and undergraduate and graduate nursing students wanting to learn more about phenomenology as a research approach.

What Do We Do Now?

What Do We Do Now? Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Keith Malley,Chemda
Editor: Harmony
ISBN: 0307459993
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What Do We Do Now? by Keith Malley,Chemda Summary

Finally, a modern relationship book for the modern relationship. What Do We Do Now? is an R-rated, utterly honest Q&A book culled from the best and funniest questions posed by Keith and the Girl devotees, including: • My boyfriend joined the military and is being shipped off for an unknown amount of time. I’m young and I want to move on. Am I a bad person? • Why does my boyfriend always adjust himself in public? • My wife dresses like a slut. How do I make her stop? • My boyfriend’s number one friend on MySpace is his ex. Should I be concerned? With he-said, she-said advice that is both raw and honest, What Do We Do Now? is sure to appeal to the podcast’s legion of fans, and attract a brand-new audience tired of the tried-and-not-so-true relationship manuals.

The Higher Education Manager's Handbook

The Higher Education Manager's Handbook Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Peter McCaffery
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 135124972X
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Drawing on professional experience from university innovators and a wealth of international case studies, The Higher Education Manager’s Handbook offers practical advice and guidance on all aspects of university management. An engaging, comprehensive and highly accessible practitioner’s guide, the book tackles all the key areas central to the job of managing in higher education, from understanding the culture of your university and the role it plays, to providing effective leadership and managing change. Now in a thoroughly updated third edition, the book is written from the unique perspective of the higher education manager, offering advice that can be implemented immediately by leaders at all levels. The book is organised into four pre-requisites that any prospective higher education manager must master if they are to be an effective university leader: Knowing your environment Knowing your university Knowing your department Knowing yourself Each of the chapters within these sections provides commentary and analysis of the particular role aspect under review, and offers advice and guidance on good practice, including case study examples and self-assessment tools. New topics include: The new higher education landscape The first 100 days Avoiding cognitive bias and developing a flexible mindset Strategic planning and Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Reviewing course portfolios and subject areas Improving student outcomes and staff experience Assessing and mitigating risk Project management and managing up Widening participation and social mobility Vice chancellors, university presidents, provosts and deans, heads of academic departments and university services, subject leaders, course directors and others in management positions within the field of higher education will find this book to be an irreplaceable resource that they will use time and time again.

Kiss Me Once

Kiss Me Once Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Thomas Gifford
Editor: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1453266151
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Kiss Me Once by Thomas Gifford Summary

At the start of World War II, a football star fights gangsters on the home front Brooklyn Bulldogs star defensive end Lew Cassidy is on his way to a touchdown when a nasty tackle snaps his leg and ends his career. When he wakes up in the hospital, he learns the Japanese have attacked Pearl Harbor, and America is at war. It’s a shame his busted leg will keep him out of the army, because compared to New York, war is kindergarten. Cassidy’s closest friend is Terry Leary, a homicide detective who’s too slick for his own good. Just a few hours after Cassidy’s injury, someone puts a bullet in Leary’s spine. Cassidy leaves the hospital ready to avenge his friend—a fight that pits him against a gang of crooks who make him yearn for the comparative peace and safety of the gridiron.

Sci-Fi Ultimate Collection: 140+ Dystopian Novels, Space Action Adventures, Lost World Classics & Apocalyptic Tales

Sci-Fi Ultimate Collection: 140+ Dystopian Novels, Space Action Adventures, Lost World Classics & Apocalyptic Tales Pdf/ePub eBook Author: H. G. Wells,Abraham Merritt,Edgar Wallace,Jules Verne,Edgar Allan Poe,Mary Shelley,Edwin A. Abbott,Jack London,Robert Louis Stevenson,George MacDonald,Henry Rider Haggard,William Hope Hodgson,H. P. Lovecraft,Edward Bellamy,Mark Twain,Arthur Conan Doyle,Francis Bacon,C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne,Lewis Grassic Gibbon,Margaret Cavendish,Jonathan Swift,William Morris,Samuel Butler,Edward Bulwer-Lytton,James Fenimore Cooper,Charlotte Perkins Gilman,Owen Gregory,Hugh Benson,Fred M. White,Ignatius Donnelly,Ernest Bramah,Arthur Dudley Vinton,Robert Cromie,Anthony Trollope,Cleveland Moffett,Richard Jefferies,Percy Greg,David Lindsay,Edward Everett Hale,Stanley G. Weinbaum,Otis Adelbert Kline,Malcolm Jameson,Garrett P. Serviss,Gertrude Barrows Bennett
Editor: e-artnow
ISBN: 8027248175
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Sci-Fi Ultimate Collection: 140+ Dystopian Novels, Space Action Adventures, Lost World Classics & Apocalyptic Tales by H. G. Wells,Abraham Merritt,Edgar Wallace,Jules Verne,Edgar Allan Poe,Mary Shelley,Edwin A. Abbott,Jack London,Robert Louis Stevenson,George MacDonald,Henry Rider Haggard,William Hope Hodgson,H. P. Lovecraft,Edward Bellamy,Mark Twain,Arthur Conan Doyle,Francis Bacon,C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne,Lewis Grassic Gibbon,Margaret Cavendish,Jonathan Swift,William Morris,Samuel Butler,Edward Bulwer-Lytton,James Fenimore Cooper,Charlotte Perkins Gilman,Owen Gregory,Hugh Benson,Fred M. White,Ignatius Donnelly,Ernest Bramah,Arthur Dudley Vinton,Robert Cromie,Anthony Trollope,Cleveland Moffett,Richard Jefferies,Percy Greg,David Lindsay,Edward Everett Hale,Stanley G. Weinbaum,Otis Adelbert Kline,Malcolm Jameson,Garrett P. Serviss,Gertrude Barrows Bennett Summary

Musaicum Books presents to you this unique SF collection, designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. H. G. Wells: The Time Machine The War of the Worlds The Island of Doctor Moreau The Invisible Man… Jules Verne: Journey to the Center of the Earth 20.000 Leagues under the Sea The Mysterious Island… Mary Shelley: Frankenstein The Last Man Edgar Wallace: Planetoid 127 The Green Rust… Otis Adelbert Kline: The Venus Trilogy The Mars Series Malcolm Jameson: Captain Bullard Series Garrett P. Serviss: Edison's Conquest of Mars A Columbus of Space The Sky Pirate… Arthur Conan Doyle: The Professor Challenger Series Francis Bacon: New Atlantis Edwin A. Abbott: Flatland Jack London: Iron Heel The Scarlet Plague The Star Rover… Robert Louis Stevenson: Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde George MacDonald: Lilith H. Rider Haggard: King Solomon's Mines She William H. Hodgson: The House on the Borderland The Night Land… Edgar Allan Poe: Some Words with a Mummy Mellonta Tauta… H. P. Lovecraft: Beyond the Wall of Sleep The Cats of Ulthar Celephaïs Edward Bellamy: Looking Backward: 2000–1887 Equality… Mark Twain: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court Owen Gregory: Meccania the Super-State Margaret Cavendish: The Blazing World Jonathan Swift: Gulliver's Travels William Morris: News from Nowhere Samuel Butler: Erewhon Edward Bulwer-Lytton: The Coming Race James Fenimore Cooper: The Monikins Hugh Benson: Lord of the World Fred M. White: The Doom of London Ernest Bramah: The Secret of the League Arthur D. Vinton: Looking Further Backward Robert Cromie: The Crack of Doom Anthony Trollope: The Fixed Period Cleveland Moffett: Richard Jefferies: After London Francis Stevens: The Heads of Cerberus Percy Greg: Across the Zodiac David Lindsay: A Voyage to Arcturus Stanley G. Weinbaum: Stories from the Solar System Abraham Merritt: The Moon Pool The Metal Monster… Hyne: The Lost Continent

The Writing Cure

The Writing Cure Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Emma Lieber
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1501360175
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The Writing Cure by Emma Lieber Summary

In The Writing Cure, Emma Lieber tells the story of her decade-long analysis, and her becoming a psychoanalyst, by tracing dreams, scenes, and signifiers that emerged from her analysis while also undertaking critical explorations of works of psychoanalytic theory and literary texts. The Writing Cure thus articulates what psychoanalysis does for its patients by writing the moment of its termination in real time, performing the convergence of theory and life on which psychoanalysis itself balances. Throughout, Lieber considers what psychoanalysis--"the talking cure"--has to do with writing: the foundation of psychoanalysis on Freud's distinctive writing practice; what it means to write oneself as a psychoanalyst; the extent to which the cure involves a new kind of self-writing. Most broadly, The Writing Cure asks: What would it look like to write your way to the end of an analysis? Is it possible to write yourself into the position of psychoanalyst? Is it possible to write your cure?

Hacker's Guide to Project Management

Hacker's Guide to Project Management Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Andrew Johnston
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1136400257
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Hacker's Guide to Project Management by Andrew Johnston Summary

Managing a software development project is a complex process. There are lots of deliverables to produce, standards and procedures to observe, plans and budgets to meet, and different people to manage. Project management doesn't just start and end with designing and building the system. Once you've specified, designed and built (or bought) the system it still needs to be properly tested, documented and settled into the live environment. This can seem like a maze to the inexperienced project manager, or even to the experienced project manager unused to a particular environment. A Hacker's Guide to Project Management acts as a guide through this maze. It's aimed specifically at those managing a project or leading a team for the first time, but it will also help more experienced managers who are either new to software development, or dealing with a new part of the software life-cycle. This book: describes the process of software development, how projects can fail and how to avoid those failures outlines the key skills of a good project manager, and provides practical advice on how to gain and deploy those skills takes the reader step-by-step through the main stages of the project, explaining what must be done, and what must be avoided at each stage suggests what to do if things start to go wrong! The book will also be useful to designers and architects, describing important design techniques, and discussing the important discipline of Software Architecture. This new edition: has been fully revised and updated to reflect current best practices in software development includes a range of different life-cycle models and new design techniques now uses the Unified Modelling Language throughout

The Star Rover

The Star Rover Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jack London
Editor: Modern Library
ISBN: 0307432653
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The Star Rover by Jack London Summary

The Star Rover is the story of San Quentin death-row inmate Darrell Standing, who escapes the horror of prison life—and long stretches in a straitjacket—by withdrawing into vivid dreams of past lives, including incarnations as a French nobleman and an Englishman in medieval Korea. Based on the life and imprisonment of Jack London’s friend Ed Morrell, this is one of the author’s most complex and original works. As Lorenzo Carcaterra argues in his Introduction, The Star Rover is “written with energy and force, brilliantly marching between the netherworlds of brutality and beauty.” This Modern Library Paperback Classic is set from the text of the first American edition, published in 1915.

What I Know For Sure

What I Know For Sure Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Oprah Winfrey
Editor: Flatiron Books
ISBN: 1250054079
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What I Know For Sure by Oprah Winfrey Summary

As a creative force, student of the human heart and soul, and champion of living the life you want, Oprah Winfrey stands alone. Over the years, she has made history with a legendary talk show - the highest-rated program of its kind, launched her own television network, become the nation's only African-American billionaire, and been awarded both an honorary degree by Harvard University and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. From all her experiences, she has gleaned life lessons—which, for fourteen years, she's shared in O, The Oprah Magazine's widely popular "What I Know For Sure" column, a monthly source of inspiration and revelation. Now, for the first time, these thoughtful gems have been revised, updated, and collected in What I Know For Sure, a beautiful cloth bound book with a ribbon marker, packed with insight and revelation from Oprah Winfrey. Organized by theme—joy, resilience, connection, gratitude, possibility, awe, clarity, and power—these essays offer a rare, powerful and intimate glimpse into the heart and mind of one of the world's most extraordinary women—while providing readers a guide to becoming their best selves. Candid, moving, exhilarating, uplifting, and frequently humorous, the words Oprah shares in What I Know For Sure shimmer with the sort of truth that readers will turn to again and again.

Writing the Mind Alive

Writing the Mind Alive Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Linda Trichter Metcalf, Ph.D.
Editor: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 030749344X
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Writing the Mind Alive by Linda Trichter Metcalf, Ph.D. Summary

Discover the revolutionary writing practice that can transform your life! In 1976, Linda Trichter Metcalf, then a university English professor, sat down with pen and paper and intuitively started a self-guided writing practice that helped to bring herself into focus and clarify her life as never before. She and a colleague, Tobin Simon, introduced this original method into their classrooms. They experienced such solid response from their students that, for the last twenty-five years, they have devoted themselves to teaching what has now become the respected practice of Proprioceptive Writing®–in workshops, secondary and elementary schools, and college psychology and writing classes around the country, among them the New School University. “Proprioception” comes from the Latin proprius, meaning “one’s own,” and this writing method helps synthesize emotion and imagination, generating authentic insight and catharsis. Proprioceptive Writing® is not formal writing, nor is it automatic or stream-of-consciousness writing. Requiring a regular, disciplined practice in a quiet environment, the method uses several aids to deepen attention and free the writer within: Baroque music, a candle, a pad, and a pen. Presenting Proprioceptive Writing® in book form for the first time, Writing the Mind Alive shows how you, too, can use it to • Focus awareness, dissolve inhibitions, and build self-trust • Unburden your mind and resolve emotional conflicts • Connect more deeply with your spiritual self • Write and speak with strength and clarity • Enhance the benefits of psychotherapy • Awaken your senses and emotions • Liberate your creative energies Featuring actual “writes” by students of all ages, Writing the Mind Alive is a catalyst for mental and emotional aliveness that can truly enrich the rest of your life.

I Know I Am, But What Are You?

I Know I Am, But What Are You? Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Samantha Bee
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439155295
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I Know I Am, But What Are You? by Samantha Bee Summary

Candid, outspoken, laugh-out-loud funny essays from much-loved Samantha Bee, host of TBS's uproarious late-night show Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, executive producer and writer of TBS's comedy television series The Detour, and former The Daily Show with Jon Stewart’s Most Senior Correspondent. In I Know I Am, But What Are You? she shares her unique and irreverent viewpoint on subjects as wide-ranging as: BARBIE’S DREAM HOUSE There were six main players in my coterie: G.I. Joe (macho, good-looking), Wonder Woman (hot, carpet-munching neighbor, busy with athletics), Marie Osmond (career gal, smart), Ken (gay, obviously), regular Barbie (slutty, dumb, eternally single), and an old-timey Barbie from the sixties (smoker’s cough, swinger). HER CHILDHOOD CRUSH I had a notebook dedicated to ironing out the details of my postmarital name change. Samantha Christ. Mrs. Jesus H. Christ. In fact, Jesus and I were so tight that if at any moment He should materialize, I knew we would listen to my disco records and eat Tang straight from the package, just like lovers did. GYM CLASS My grandmother would send me in a navy-blue, puffy-sleeved, one-piece cashmere sweat suit with a patent-leather belt, and warn me not to sweat in it, since it was dry-clean only. FAMILY TIES There’s really nothing creepier than going somewhere with one of your parents and having people think you are together, as a couple. Of lovers. Who do it. With each other.

What Do Mothers Want?

What Do Mothers Want? Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sheila F. Brown
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1134912102
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What Do Mothers Want? by Sheila F. Brown Summary

What do mothers want and need from their parenting partners, their extended families, their friends, colleagues, and communities? And what can mental health professionals do to help them meet their daunting responsibilities in the contemporary world? The talented contributors to What Do Mothers Want? address these questions from perspectives that encompass differences in marital status, parental status, gender, and sexual orientation. Traversing the biological, psychological, cultural, and economic dimensions of mothering, they provide a compelling brief on the perplexing choices confronting mothers in the contemporary world. Of course, mothers most basically want their children to be safe and healthy. But to this end they want and need many things: caring partners, intergenerational and community support, a responsive workplace, public services, and opportunities to share their experiences with other mothers. And they want their feelings and actions as mothers to be understood and accepted by those around them and by society at large. The role of psychotherapy in reaching these latter goals is taken up by many of the contributors. They reflect on the special psychological challenges of pregnancy, birth, and the arrival of a newborn into a couple’s (whether hetero- or homosexual) life, and they address new venues of therapeutic assistance, such as brief low-cost therapy for at-risk mothers and infants and group interventions to help couples grow into the new role of parental couples.