I Choose: A Book Review

I Choose: A Book Review

Parenting
Children feel all sorts of emotions and make so many choices in any given day. Guiding ¬†our children and talking to them about ¬†making choices is a really important part of parenting. Recently, I had a chance to read a really nice book called I Choose. The book was a great spring board for talking to my children about making good and not so good choices (safe vs. unsafe, how choices affect ourselves and others), feelings and emotions. The book is written by Suzin Helen Carr and sweetly illustrated by the authors son, Chandler. The text is simple but captivating with a really powerful overall message "We choose what comes out of our mouth, what stays in our head, and what lives in our heart." Choose well. All three of…
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Book Review: Poetry of a Hobo Mama

Parenting
This is a group giveaway with Hobo Mama, Living Peacefully With Children, Authentic Parenting, Up, Down & Natural, Code Name: Mama, Positive Parenting Connection, and I Thought I Knew Mama. Please enter at one site only. Find the section marked "Win it!" for the mandatory entry and optional bonus entries. In honor of April's National Poetry Month, Lauren Wayne of Hobo Mama is offering a giveaway of SEVEN copies of her poetry book, Poetry of a Hobo Mama: The First Three Years. Each copy retails for $11.99, so the combined value of this giveaway is $72! Poetry of a Hobo Mama is a collection of poems by Lauren Wayne, inspired by the initial three years of parenting her firstborn son, Mikko. My review Honest and passionate, Lauren Wayne has captured…
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