Please Listen Up, Parents by Cameron, Grace and Lexi Colan

Please Listen Up, Parents: 12 Secrets YOUR Kids Want YOU to Know by Cameron, Grace and Lexi Colan ***** Corner Stone Leadership Institute (2015) Parenting 94 pages Summary: We think something is missing in all the talk about parenting: our perspective. As kids, we think we have something to contribute to the conversation. We have… Read More »

What You Can Learn From Your Teenager

Stars: ***** Subtitle: Lessons in Parenting and Personal Growth Author: Jean-Pierre Kallanian M.Ed. 2014 175 pages I received this book for review. All opinions are honest. “What You Can Learn from Your Teenager challenges the overplayed and unjust stereotypes of teenagers being angry, moody, manipulative, and defiant. Rather it encourages parents to look at their… Read More »

Waiting to Forget: A Motherhood Lost and Found by Margaret Moorman

Waiting to Forget is a tale of adoption from the birth mother’s point of view. Margaret’s memoir covers two pregnancies, the one when she was sixteen back in the sixties when teenage pregnancy was kept a shameful secret and the other, 25 years later. Although she kept that baby and was filled with happiness, the… Read More »

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Parenthood

Stars: ★★★★★ Chicken Soup for the Soul (2013) 400 pages Self Help (Motivational and Inspirational) Another great Chicken Soup for the Soul book for parents. I love that this one is written by moms and dads of all kinds and not just for one or the other. I especially enjoyed the stories by men as… Read More »