What do teenagers really need in order to grow up to be responsible and happy adults? This book offers excellent food for thought.
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Book Summary: Girl, Wash Your Face
Rachel wants us to feel fantastic and be motivated to live our best lives for ourselves and for our children. This book will validate you and help you to be a better mother, partner, friend, and professional.
Book Summary: Counterintuitive: What 4 Million Teenagers Wish We Knew
You mean my teenager wants me to stand behind what I say?
Book Summary: Petra’s Power to See
Messages in the media can be both inspiring and harmful. It’s important children recognize the difference and become experts in deconstructing these ideas so they can avoid unrealistic goals or expectations often showcased in various media.
Book Summary: It’s Here Somewhere
This is my go-to book for streamlining and organizing my home!
Book Summary: When Mommy Feels Sad
This tender picture book about a mother’s struggle with depression is exactly what the deliberate mom needs to understand and explain mental illness to those she loves.
Book Summary: Spilt Milk Yoga
Even if you’ve never tried yoga before, the concepts in this book can help you find inner calm during the “spilt milk” moments of life.
Book Summary: The Rent Collector
The Rent Collector reminds us that hope and redemption can be found in unlikely places, and that happiness comes not from our possessions but from our connections to the people we love.
Book Summary: Good Pictures, Bad Pictures, Jr.
Like so many other parents, I am intimidated by the idea of explaining and talking about pornography with my kids. Good Pictures Bad Pictures Jr provided a springboard for this discussion and opened a road of communication about a very real problem.
Book Summary: Mothering with Courage
I liked that this book taps into our natural tendency to think “How did my parents handle this situation? Was I like this as a kid??” It helps you think through your experiences to identify the cause of your parenting style and see if a change needs to be made.
Book Summary: Good Pictures Bad Pictures: Porn-Proofing Today’s Young Kids
Good Pictures Bad Pictures is an easy and powerful tool that I believe can make all the difference in protecting our families from addiction. I would love it if every family owned a copy of this book. Think of how many innocent children would be saved!
Book Summary: The Importance of Being Little
As preschools and kindergartens focus more and more on skills and readiness checklists, on worksheets and pre-determined crafts, our small children are missing some of the magic of early childhood.
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