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No-Drama Discipline

Authors Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson made it sound so easy with the techniques outlined in No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind, but remember, your mileage will vary. Even the authors admitted that there is no silver bullet to parenting and freely confessed their… Read More »

The Power of Showing Up

If you have read the authors’ earlier works, The Power of Showing Up will appear wholly unnecessary. It’s repetitive, replete with fillers and offers very little new insights. While the authors urged parents not to stress over imperfections in their parenting approaches, many parts of this book seemed hellbent on guilt-tripping parents or making them… Read More »

There’s No Such Thing as Bad Weather

There’s No Such Thing as Bad Weather: A Scandinavian Mom’s Secrets for Raising Healthy, Resilient, and Confident Kids by Linda Åkeson McGurk My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book touches on an important aspect of early childhood development that many parents and educators in the digital age tend to neglect. Written in a part-memoir,… Read More »