Feel Good Children’s Book Reviews

My Incredible Talking Body Author: Rebecca Bowen Book Description: My Incredible Talking Body: Learning to Be Calm is a beautifully illustrated picture book created to help children understand emotions and how to manage them. This book focuses on cultivating mindfulness of the body s signals about feelings, encouraging acceptance of all types of emotions, and … Read More


Children’s #BooksThatTeach-Parenting

Find out how children’s author, Maria Dismondy connects different children’s book to teach important soft skills. These short videos (less than three minutes) are great for parents and teachers. Teachers-these are ideas for books to use when Making Connections during Reader’s Workshop. Follow Maria on social media. Let’s connect! Click here to join our private … Read More


Hot Topics in Parenting-Time Outs

There’s a hot debate over whether or not time-outs are an effective behavior strategy. As a parent reading this, you may immediately get defensive when reading the research, tapping into a “I’m not good enough” mindset. Stop, take a deep breath and read this for the information presented that I’ve gathered from a few different … Read More





Hot Topics in Parenting-Kids and Chores

The debate over whether or not children should have chores has been around for ages. It comes down to two schools of thought. First, giving children chores teaches them important life skills like budgeting, money management, learning about contributing to charity, saving and spending money. Chores also gives children the chance to learn about using … Read More