Author Kim John Payne asks if we are building our families on “the four pillars of ‘too much’: too much stuff, too many choices, too much information, and too fast.” Then he discusses four layers of simplification: 1) environment; 2) rhythm; 3) schedules; and 4) filtering out the adult world.
We live in a society where bullying has become one of the top concerns of parents and educators. Katherine Mayfield's book "Bullied" isn’t just a book to talk about the face of bullying, but also a user manual for kids and adults that are placed in that situation.
The Power of a Positive Mom was a monumental help to supplying extra fuel to my days--it made a definite contribution to my ability to accept challenges, keep a positive outlook, and savor the great things about motherhood as I propel our family forward.
More than anything, this book motivated me to make time in nature a priority for my family. I hope I can instill in my children an appreciation for this beautiful earth and, by doing so, help them discover who they really are.
If you ever dreamed about living abroad with your family--or just want to visit other countries through someone else’s perspective--this book is for you.
I really enjoyed that Dating Divas’ new book. It felt like I was with a group of my best girlfriends, sitting down to chat and sharing only the very best and most uplifting marital advice.
With both wit and raw emotion, Nia Vardalos, writer and star of My Big Fat Greek Wedding, opens up about her 10-year struggle with infertility and her journey to becoming a mother via adoption.
In Being the Mom: 10 Coping Strategies I Learned by Accident Because I Had Children on Purpose, author Emily Watts shares 10 coping strategies she's found along her journey. It is a quick, light read, full of stories and lessons all moms--from the new mom to the grandmom and everyone in between--can benefit from.
Gretchen Rubin's book Happier at Home is NOT a manifesto about how a woman’s place is in the home. Instead, it takes the lessons learned from Rubin’s first work on happiness, The Happiness Project, and applies them to life at home.
Already being a fan of the 7 Habits, I was intrigued at the idea of teaching them to my children (particularly while they are still young), and this book has filled me with plenty of ideas on how to do that. This book has single-handedly made a paradigm shift for the better in my parenting...
Miracles and Moments of Grace is a compilation of stories from women of all walks of life who all have something in common: they are all mothers. The author, Nancy Kennedy, has done a beautiful job at recording and collecting stories of hope, love, hardship, joy, worry, or as we could simply say, motherhood. We're...