This is hands-down the best book I’ve ever read about helping children to develop a healthy, beautiful, meaningful perspective of the world.
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Book Summary: The Five Love Languages of Children
There are so many great ways to love a child! The book: “The Five Love Languages of Children”, is a great way to figure out the love language of your child and how to best communicate YOUR love to them on THEIR level.
Book Summary: Real Moms Love To Eat
Corn on the cob for a mid-afternoon snack? I would never have thought of that. In this book there are plenty of easy and helpful tips for a well-fed, slimmer, and happier you.
Book Summary: Mitten Strings for God
Katrina Kenison is a mother of two sons. Over the course of year, she wrote down her reflections on trying to live life simply. The result is a wonderful collection of thoughts, stories and suggestions for enjoying motherhood, moment by moment.
Book Summary: The Power of Positive Parenting
Do you ever feel like you have no control over your children? Does anyone ever not feel that way!? This is a great book about the power of being positive.
Book Summary: Best Books for Boys
While most of this book is a handy guide of age-appropriate books for boys, it also contains great information on, as the cover says, “how to engage boys in reading in ways that will change their lives.”
Book Summary: M.O.M
Confession: I am a neat freak. I used to ask my mom if I could organize her kitchen cupboards…just for fun. You get the picture…I’m weird!
Book Summary: Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child
I was a new mother and had a baby that did not sleep very well. I lived in a fog and I was desperate for sleep. A friend saw the bags under my eyes and recommended this book, and it truly changed my perspective on the importance of sleep.
Book Summary: Don’t Set Goals
This is an older book that kind of jumped out at me at my local library. “Don’t set goals?! Now that sounds like something I could really be good at!” In reality, the author doesn’t have anything against goals, just the way that we tend to go about them. Instead of setting a goal, he talks about “getting” a goal. The book really discusses the concept of “being,” and the author reminds us that “talk is cheap.” It’s…
Book Summary: Loud and Clear
I’ve seen Anna Quindlen quoted in several books and articles I’ve read on motherhood, so I decided to go straight to the source. “Loud and Clear” is a collection of columns the author wrote for Newsweek and it covers a myriad of topics ranging from parenting to politics. While I didn’t…
Book Summary: The Color Code
Do you ever wonder why one child comes unglued if you get mad at them while your other could care less? This is a fantastic book that helps you understand different personalities–first and foremost, your own. By taking a short quiz at the beginning, you find out what “color” you are: red, blue, white or yellow. The main distinguishing factor between the colors is what motivates you. Reds are…
Book Summary: Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother
I believe that I can learn from anyone, even if I don’t agree with them, particularly if they share their successes and failures in achieving something. Amy Chua does just that in her book as she recounts how she helped her children become great musicians.
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