Conquering Co-Parenting: Overcoming Chaos and Stress While Sharing Custody
By Aleka Melson
Some parents find themselves in situations that they more than likely never envisioned for their lives. Children find themselves feeling as though they have to choose between their parents. Co-parenting can be difficult and chaotic for everyone involved, but author Aleka Melson offers solutions for parents entering the co-parenting world.
In her new novel, Conquering Co-Parenting: Overcoming Chaos and Stress While Sharing Custody, the author offers tips and strategies for parents to reflect on their personal turmoil and work on ways to conquer the unwanted chaos. This book can serve as a tool and positive reinforcement for any parent looking to escape the adverse effects of co-parenting. Ms. Melson offers parents an alternative to toxic co-parenting and presents an opportunity to learn how to conquer the unhealthy statistics of unsuccessful parenting. Also, she advises how to build up confidence and self-esteem, giving your children every advantage for being raised in healthy environments.
“The best security blanket a child can have is parents who respect each other.” ~ Jane Blaustone
Survivor’s Remorse: The Healing Power of Faith
Dr. Arthur Vaughn
Survivor’s Remorse: The Healing Power of Faith provides a courageous and inspiring account of the author’s journey through the intersection of faith and mental health after his 2019 heart transplant. It was his faith that helped Dr. Arthur D. Vaughn face the obstacles in his path and his journey through major depressive disorder. Dr. Vaughn chronicles the complicated heart transplant process while discussing the role his faith played in his recovery. Although, for him, mental illness was more of a formidable opponent than the actual transplant.
Navigating the pitfalls of mental illness was difficult, but through it all, Dr. Vaughn was able to find his purpose in life. During the recovery process, Dr. Vaughn strengthened his relationship with God, found compassion for the people around him, and developed a deeper understanding for who he is as a person.
Dr. Arthur D. Vaughn is a native New Yorker who currently resides in metro-Atlanta, Georgia. He’s a mental health advocate, educator, and a Georgia Transplant Foundation mentor. During his free time, this golf enthusiast enjoys reading, writing, and spending time with family and friends.
Pick Up Your Crown
By Jessica Simington
Imagine being at war with yourself over what should come so easily to a person––love, trust, and understanding. Jessica Simington’s novel, Pick Up Your Crown, allows Jessica to tell her story about ten years of chaotic relationships, searching for love in all the wrong faces. Jessica decided it was time to make changes in her life, and she did so by being accountable and learning to rely on God to heal her. What Jessica learned in her search for the truth was that her choices were not about her. They were about her absentee father. Jessica began to love herself, ending years of domestic abuse, rejection, and mental abuse. Jessica looks to inspire others to pick up their crown to self-care and encourage them to find their true identity.
A Leap Of Faith
By Tam Yvonne
Leilani Jordan is young, gifted, and blessed. Prophetess of a successful ministry in Charlotte, North Carolina, Leilani is still reeling from the death of her husband, who passed away early in their marriage from prostate cancer.
The emotional scars from that event have quelled Leilani’s desire to love or be loved. That is until she meets Floyd Hamilton, who has been hired as the new keyboardist for the church. Mr. Hamilton’s presence has ignited feelings in Leilani that she thought were long dead and buried with her husband.
Leilani questions if this man is God sent, or is he trouble on the horizon? Leilani is conflicted over her faith and the flesh. She prays that God will guide her path to His will. Is she willing to listen to God and take a leap of faith?
Rediscovering Dad and Discovering Myself: A Journey Through the Impact of Alzheimer’s
By Brandon Burke
Brandon Burke grew up not always having the closest relationship with his father. However, as life would have it, his father’s diagnosis of Alzheimer’s in 2015 afforded the opportunity for Brandon not only to become closer to his father but also to become his steadfast caregiver. Through this disease, Brandon has found his passion and inspiration to help others who are in similar situations by sharing his experiences. Brandon tells the story of his relationship with his father growing up, leading up to him being diagnosed, and he hopes to shed some light on a devastating diagnosis and his family history of Alzheimer’s.
“It is my hope that this book will provide a path for Alzheimer’s caregivers to follow so that they will know they are not alone; shed light on the role of caregivers who are often unsung heroes when it comes to serious and/or terminal illnesses; bring more awareness to the world about the effects of Alzheimer’s Disease; and highlight the bond between father and son,” Brandon relates.
Rediscovering Dad & Discovering Myself: A Journey Through the Impact of Alzheimer’s is a compassionate and insightful journey with Brandon Burke, as he comes to understand the immense impact that his father had on his life.
Coming November 2020
Son, You Matter
By Derrick Washington
Meet 7 year old Ahmad. A boy who idealizes his father and loves chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream. It’s a special day for him because after school, Ahmad is going for his favorite ice cream with his favorite person. What seems like a normal day changes quickly into one that transforms the way Ahmad views his father, ice cream, and life all in one moment.
Instinct and Intuition: The Uprise of the Resilient Woman
By Simply Speaks
Are you looking for a way out, a way in, or a way around? Are you trying to find your purpose for your life? You may be confused by all of these things, but what Simply Speaks wants you to know is that you possess an untapped superpower, a power that will catapult you to your greatest desires. You may have decided the life you yearn for is out of your reach, but Simply is here to tell you that is simply not true.
In her new book, Instinct and Intuition: The Uprise of the Resilient Woman, Simply Speaks offers you the opportunity to take a journey to discover your strengths and rely on your intuition, helping you to become the best version of yourself. An entrepreneur and transformational speaker, Simply inspires women to assert themselves boldly and unapologetically. This book takes a bold and daring approach. Simply Speaks is transparent in telling the raw story of her life and how she overcame the obstacles that almost derailed the dreams and goals she had for herself. She speaks candidly of her abuse at the hands of the very person who was supposed to keep her safe––her kinship care guardian. Simply was kicked out and introduced to the streets of the Bronx, learning to navigate. Determined to survive, she began taking control of her life despite her past.
Simply Speaks provides exercises at the end of each chapter to help you create your personal determination needs assessment. Simply believes it is never too late to readjust your crown!
90 Days: Unlocking Your Financial Freedom to Change Your Life Forever
By Nicole Deas
In these uncertain times, securing a financial future is more difficult than ever. Student loans, interest rates, maintaining a favorable credit score, and living from paycheck to paycheck have made financial freedom almost an impossibility. But, what if I could offer you seven tools to help you change your financial status from scarcity to security?
Nicole knows money decisions are never just about money. Having to decide between freedom vs. survival can cause anyone to pile up debt and neglect their credit score. As you read each page, you will learn how to let go of what you thought was working. Nicole’s unparalleled knowledge reveals practical and personal steps to help you enjoy financial freedom within ninety days.
In 90 Days: Unlocking Your Financial Freedom to Change Your Life Forever, wealth strategist and financial coach Nicole Deas uses her personal experience and professional knowledge to offer you a unique change to your mindset and introduce you to a new way of looking at money and how it can work for you. Nicole gives you a no-nonsense approach to finance, case studies, and practical tools you will need to change your financial portfolio. You’ll find new rules for valuing money, debt cancellation, spending wisely, budgeting carefully, and much more.
Girl, Be Your Own Best Friend
By Elaine Broaster-White
Are you the kind of woman who is always encouraging, uplifting, and building up someone else, but fail to be the same person for yourself? You often suffer in silence because everyone perceives that you have it all together. You have a degree or degrees and either a stay-at-home mom, entrepreneur, or star employee. However, you don’t take your advice that you so freely give to others.
In her dynamic new devotional, Girl, Be Your Own Best Friend, Elaine Broaster-White provides you with powerful “starting points” for the next 31 days. Each day’s devotion is filled with personal experiences from Elaine to offer you the peace of knowing that you are not alone. She also includes practical advice, along with actionable steps and self-journaling, that will help you apply the discoveries in your life immediately.
It’s time for you to show up like the boss you are, and for the next 31 days, your best friend is here to help.
From the Basement to the Stage: I Am the Arts
In his first autobiography, writer, dancer, and serial entrepreneur Darnell Richardson reveals the truth about his extraordinary life, from his life as a dreamer in the basement to becoming a highly sought-after entertainer.
Growing up in North Philly, Darnell was privy to what the streets had to offer. Wanting something more, Darnell was determined not to become the statistic that society had already labeled him. Instead of following the easy path to chaos and self-destruction, Darnell found his passion in the arts, a place where he could “speak his truth” and escape, losing himself in the characters that he portrayed. The arts became more than just a passion; it is the air that he breaths and the sun that warms him.
In From the Basement to the Stage: I Am the Arts, Darnell pens an autobiography depicting the struggles and the many doors slammed in his face that he endured in his journey to success. The denials inspired Darnell to create his legacy and his lane to success. Darnell shares his joys, mistakes, and looking forward to what possibilities lie ahead. This story will make you believe in the possibilities that many will say are impossible. Come and join Darnell on his road to success!
We all have something we have to atone for, ask forgiveness for, and for which we have to accept the consequences. Most important is how we come to terms with our bad decisions and forgive ourselves.
In her first novel, Confidence Unlocked, Kiawana Leaf shared how, through turbulent times, she came to a turning point in her life where she had to stand on her own feet. Now, in her second book, Beautifying Sins, Kiawana has opened up about her “truths”. Kiawana’s novel digs deep into explaining what sin is and how she was guilty of committing sins and deciding that she would receive the consequences, turning them into something positive. By embracing her past, Kiawana began to grow, glow, and evolve. Join Kiawana as she helps you take your broken pieces and find your true path to happiness, tranquility, and contentment.
Embracing Your New Normal: A 21 Day Devotional to Support and Encourage You as You Keep Living
Grief is a personal journey. No two stories are the same. Processing the death of a loved one is a significant and life-altering situation, each causes one to wonder how to continue living.
In Embracing Your New Normal: A 21 Day Devotional to Support and Encourage You as You Keep Living, speaker, panelist, intercessor, and preacher Teraleen R. Campbell takes you on her personal journey of how she learned how to live life, again.