Entries Tagged as 'Recommended Books'

The job description of a parent

March 13th, 2009 / 4 Comments

“The whole idea of caring for children was to keep them from doing stupid, dangerous, wicked things that could not be undone, until they learned enough self-control and good judgment that they could be expected to make their own decisions.” That did not come from a parenting book. It’s actually quoted on page 226 of […]

The Birth to Five Book

February 25th, 2009 / 2 Comments

I just finished reading Brenda Nixon’s newest book The Birth to Five Book – Confident Childrearing Right from the Start. I have the privilege of interviewing Brenda on my next podcast coming up next week to talk more about this book. I found this book full of practical advice for dilemmas that parents of young […]

Resumes for Children 17 Years Old and Under

July 14th, 2008 / 2 Comments

Yes, REALLY! Why would you need a resume for your child that young? What would you use it for? What would you even put on it? And who’s going to read a resume of a young child? I was very skeptical when I interviewed Kris Manley, author of the book Resumes for Children 17 Years […]

How to win and influence your kids

June 26th, 2008 / No Comments

Have you read the classic How To Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie? It’s been more than 10 years since I read it, and I am reading it again. I am recommending this book for every parent. The timeless principles in this book has made this a top seller since it was written […]

Fairy Foals by Suzannah

June 23rd, 2008 / 4 Comments

Summer is a great time to catch up on reading, both for yourself and for your children. The libraries and bookstores are nicely air-conditioned, and the seats are comfortable! What types of books do you like to read? I just finished reading Fairy Foals with my daughter. In fact, we read it rather slowly because […]