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Here at our house, this is the last full week of summer! All you parents out there probably know that bittersweet feeling that comes along this time of year. You are just a teensy bit glad (or perhaps not so teensy) to see the kids off to school again and your life gets back to some semblance of a regular routine.
Okay, here’s the lowdown on my favorites:
These resources go even further to help you find ways to keep your “chin up” when parenting gets hard:
Raising Positive Kids in a Negative World by Zig Ziglar
Another goal I’ve had this year is really focusing on encouraging kindness and empathy in my kids. Luckily, many folks agree with me on this and there are a lot of fun tools, books and research to back this up.
Here are a few more wonderful resources for promoting kindness in your home:
Random Acts of Kindness Cards for Kids by Lauren Tamm & Rachel Norman
Hero Training! Kid’s Character Challenge by Liz Millay
If you’ve been reading this blog for long, you know that play is a hot topic for me. Play is the real work of childhood and cannot be replaced by worksheets or schedules. These resources will enliven your sense of adventure and help you encourage free, outdoor play.
Play Grow Learn: Big Adventures for Pint-Sized Explorers by Christie Burnett
Thirty Days of Rewilding: Find Your Place in Nature and Watch your Family Bloom by Lucy Aitken Read
With a new school year comes new opportunities, new challenges and new questions for ourselves and our kids. One way to help everyone get off to the right start is with good organization and these resources are perfect for that:
It’s the Parenting Super Bundle and it only comes around once a year. All these resources plus hundreds more: 35 eBooks, 23 printables, 10 eCourses, 9 workbooks, 2 audios, and 1 membership site–all designed to help you (for a tiny price).