A Blog By Maria Dismondy

Best Podcasts for Kids

Kids are not known for their patience, this is no secret. While it may be hard to imagine them being able to muster up enough attention for something like a podcast, this is why creators of children’s podcasts curate their episodes with engaging topics and short...

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...

#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...

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...