The 4 Habits of Raising Joy-Filled Kids

A book review of The 4 Habits of Raising Joy-Filled Kids: a Simple Model for Developing Your Child’s Maturity – at Every Stage by Marcus Warner and Chris Coursey Stars: *** Northfield Publishing (2021)Parenting160 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary:… Read More »

Scoot Over and Make Some Room

A book review of Scoot Over and Make Some Room: Creating a Space Where Everyone Belongs by Heather Avis Stars: **** Zondervan (2019)Adoption/Special Needs/Motherhood224 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Author and Instagram star Heather Avis has made it her mission to introduce the world to the unique gifts and real-life challenges of… Read More »

Get Me Out

A book review of Get Me Out: A History of Childbirth from The Garden of Eden to the Sperm Bank by Randi Hutter Epstein, M.D. Stars: **** W. W. Norton & Company (2011)Health/Obstetrics & Gynecology352 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Making and having babies—what it takes to get pregnant, stay pregnant, and… Read More »

Screen Kids

A book review of Screen Kids: 5 Skills Every Child Needs in a Tech-Driven World by Gary Chapman and Arlene Pellicane Stars: ***** Northfield Publishing (2020)Christian Living/Relationships208 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: In this digital age, children spend more… Read More »

The Overly Honest Teacher

A book review of The Overly Honest Teacher: Parenting Advice from the Classroom by Meredith Essalat M.Ed. Stars: **** The Collective Book Studio (2020)Parenting/Education128 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: All parents want their children to be able to vocalize… Read More »

Is Raising Your Teen a Piece of Cake?

A book review of Is Raising Your Teen a Piece of Cake? Expert Advice for Navigating The Teen Years by Gail A. Manahan, MA, LMHC Stars: **** Gail A. Manahan (2020)Parenting210 pages Disclosure: I received this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Gail Manahan, a teen expert with… Read More »

The Grumble-Free Year

A book review of The Grumble-Free Year: Twelve months, eleven family members and one impossible goal by Tricia Goyer Stars: ***** Thomas Nelson (2019) Religion/Christian Life 224 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: The Goyer home–with two parents, eight kids, and… Read More »