A Blog By Maria Dismondy

Kindness in the Home!

Kindness in the Home!

Maria goes live every other week, taking turns between her author Facebook page and her private Empowering Kids with Character Facebook group. For this one, she talks about kindness in the home and all through Summer (yes, even though it’s only the beginning of May!)....

The Importance of Saying NO!

The Importance of Saying NO!

Maria goes live every other week, answering your questions, in the Empowering Kids with Character Facebook group. For this one, she talks about the importance of saying no to your children and gives us some healthy ways to say this.You can watch the video here. Maria...

New Book Out-Raising Tiny Activists

New Book Out-Raising Tiny Activists

I contributed an essay to a new book that has been released today! Below is some information on the book. The topic is timely and important, addressing some controversial events. I hope you will check it out here. Have you ever felt a stirring inside of you that you...

February Love Challenge! Part 1

February Love Challenge! Part 1

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...

Learn How to Write a Popular Bestselling Book

Learn How to Write a Popular Bestselling Book

As several of you know, I have been self publishing my books for several years now. I resigned from my job as a teacher because I found a way to work less in my role in publishing and make three times the amount I was making with my full time teaching salary. I've had...

#TakingCareThurs-The Paper Bag Princess

#TakingCareThurs-The Paper Bag Princess

About the Book-The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch This bestselling modern classic features a princess who rescues a very snooty—and ungrateful—prince. Website: robertmunsch.com What this book teaches-Empowering Young Girls My review of the book:  A modern tale of...

School Visits for 2016-2017-DISCOUNTED PRICING

School Visits for 2016-2017-DISCOUNTED PRICING

2016-2017 School Visits-DISCOUNTS We are now filling spots for the 2016-2017 school year assemblies. You can receive $100 off if you schedule a program before September 1st. This offer may not be combined with any other discounts. No deposit required. Be sure to check...

Learn to Publish Your Own Book!

Learn to Publish Your Own Book!

Do You Want To Write A Book? I am offering a FREE Workshop on how to publish a book. It will run LIVE twice on June 6th. At 2pm EST and 8pm EST. The workshop will last 45 minutes over Google Hangouts. Sign up to learn more here.   The Course If you like what you...

Important Updates!

Important Updates!

Do You Want To Write A Book? Maria is offering a FREE Workshop on how to publish a book. It will be offered twice on June 6th. At 2pm EST and 8pm EST. The workshop will last 45 minutes over Google Hangouts. Sign up to learn more here. The Little Linebacker is now...

Product Review-Circle with Disney

Product Review-Circle with Disney

Thank you Circle for providing me with your product to review. I think this product will provide families with the safety and structure they may feel is lacking with our current technology. Find out more below. Product Description: Circle was designed to manage all of...

#TakingCareThurs-Kid President

#TakingCareThurs-Kid President

About the Book-Kid President-Guide to Being Awesome   "This is LIFE, people! You've got air coming through your nose! You've got a heartbeat! That means it's time to do something!" announces Kid President in his book, Kid President's Guide to Being Awesome. From...

Inspiration Day-Goal Setting

Inspiration Day-Goal Setting

Additional Reading: Learn more about setting goals as a family with our free download. You will be opted into our monthly newsletter with quick tips to bringing positive character into your home and/or classroom. Click here to subscribe

Periscope Video: Our Private Facebook Group

Periscope Video: Our Private Facebook Group

I gave Periscope a few months to try out. It is a newer social media platform that features live streaming from anywhere at anytime. Pretty neat! In order to deliver content to my viewers that is valuable, I’ve shared some tips that are relevant for moms and teachers...