A Game to Show Goal Setting

Hi everyone! I’m Mandy Bush and I am the online business manager for Cardinal Rule Press (Maria’s publishing company). I am a mother of 2 (son and daughter) and I will be blogging this month on Be the Difference and will be recapping some valuable tips from Maria’s new show, Empowering Kids With Character – The … Read More


Quick Guide to Creative Parenting

You see all the crafty chicks on Pinterest and I hear your complaints, I am just not creative. No excuse mamas! Our children need opportunities to explore and create and I’ve got a Quick Guide to turning that frown around and allowing creativity into your home in three easy steps. #1 Stock up with creative … Read More


Book Review: End Peer Cruelty, Build Empathy: The Proven 6Rs of Bullying Prevention That Create Inclusive, Safe, and Caring Schools

Book Review: End Peer Cruelty, Build Empathy: The Proven 6Rs of Bullying Prevention That Create Inclusive, Safe, and Caring Schools Author Michele Borba Ed.D. Book Description: Based on a practical, six-part framework for reducing peer cruelty and increasing positive behavior support, End Peer Cruelty, Build Empathy utilizes the strongest pieces of best practices and current research for ways … Read More


Word of the Year

Hi everyone! I’m Mandy Bush and I am the online business manager for Cardinal Rule Press. I am a mother of 2 (son and daughter) and I will be blogging this month on Be the Difference and will be recapping some valuable tips from Maria’s new show! On January 11, Maria brought us a craft (see … Read More


Book Review-Digger the Hero Dog

Book Review: Digger the Hero Dog Author Kilee Brookbank  Illustrator Lucia Benito Book Description: Digger the Hero Dog is a true story of the bond between humans and their pets with a happy ending and an important fire-safety message. Just as Digger did, kids will learn that even the littlest among them can make a huge difference in the life of a friend. … Read More


A New Year and a New Show!

Hi everyone! I’m Mandy Bush and I am the online business manager for Cardinal Rule Press (Maria’s publishing company). I am a mother of 2 (son and daughter) and I will be blogging this month on Be the Difference and will be recapping some valuable tips from Maria’s new show! On the Maria Dismondy Facebook page, … Read More


Family Kindness Plan for the New Year

Hi everyone! I’m Mandy Bush and I am the online business manager for Cardinal Rule Press. I am a mother of 2 (son and daughter) and I will be blogging this month on Be the Difference, sharing some fun things with you. Today I want to talk about kindness and YOU in 2018! Life goes … Read More