The Impulsive, Disorganized Child

A book review of The Impulsive, Disorganized Child: Solutions for Parenting Kids With Executive Functioning Difficulties by James W. Forga, Ph.D. & Mary Anne Richey Stars: **** Routledge (2015)Parenting280 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Impulsive, scattered, lost, unfocused, unprepared, disorganized: These are just a few of the words used to describe kids… Read More »

Hidden Valley Road

A book review of Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of An American Family by Robert Kolker Stars: ***** Doubleday (2020)Memoir>Schizophrenia400 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: The heartrending story of a midcentury American family with twelve children, six of them diagnosed with schizophrenia, that became science’s great hope in the quest to… Read More »

Canada’s Wars: An Illustrated History

A book review of Canada’s Wars: An Illustrated History by Jonathon Webb Stars: **** Scholastic (2010)Children’s Nonfiction>History128 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Canada has fought in many wars, and the war in Afghanistan has brought young people a new… Read More »

Baby Ecology

A book review of Baby Ecology: Using Science and Intuition to Create the Best Feeding, Sleep, and Play Environment for Your Unique Baby by Anya Dunham, PhD. Stars: *** Encradled Press (2022)Parenting324 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Do you… Read More »

Seeing Eye Girl

A book review of Seeing Eye Girl: A Memoir of Madness, Resilience, and Hope by Beverly J. Armento Stars: ***** She Writes Press (2022)Memoir286 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: As the “Seeing Eye Girl” for her blind, artistic, and… Read More »

But, He Spit in My Coffee

A book review of But, He Spit in My Coffee: a reads-like-fiction memoir about adopting a child with Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) by Keri Williams Stars: ***** Independently Published (2022)Memoir327 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: The gripping and heart… Read More »

A Garden for Grace

A book review of A Garden for Grace by Ellen Mainville Stars: **** Abcarlson Publishing (2021)Poetry68 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: A Garden For Grace – an art-book quality book of poems and drawings, written and illustrated by Ellen Mainville. For… Read More »