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Book Review: Dr. Suess ABC

Book Review: Dr. Suess ABC

Welcome to the inaugural Mother/Son Book Review. As part of our day, Castle and I now read one new book a day and discuss it. The results are going to be periodic book reviews for this and the ABC Nerds site. My child is less than articulate, but even he can still do a six … Continue reading

Review: It’s OK Not to Share

Review: It’s OK Not to Share

The copy of the book I reviewed was a free advanced reader copy that I obtained through the bookstore where I used to work. It’s OK Not to Share and Other Renegade Rules for Raising Competent and Compassionate Kids By Heather Shumaker Buy the Book Review: I was a little surprised when I read this … Continue reading

Review: Handy Dad

Handy Dad By Todd Davis Buy the Book: Handy Dad: Amazon | Kobo | Indiebound Handy Dad in the Great Outdoors: Amazon | Kobo | Indiebound There are tons of craft books for kids out there in the world.  They have great rainy day activities, but no matter the book, the activities always seem to be more geared … Continue reading

Review: Boys Adrift

Boys Adrift Leonard Sax Boys Adrift website Buy the Book: Amazon | IndieBound | Kobo There are lots of books out there about why American men across all socio-economic categories seem to be losing motivation to live productive and fulfilling lives.  From the types of guys seen in the movie Failure to Launch to the … Continue reading

Review: Free Range Kids

Free Range Kids Lenore Skenazy Free Range Kids Website Buy the Book: Amazon | Kobo | Indiebound | BooksFree For me, this is one of the most influential parenting books I’ve ever read.  In many ways it helped shape my own nebulous personal philosophy on parenting into something more concrete.  The debunking of popular childhood urban legends … Continue reading

Review: Father’s Day

Father’s Day Buzz Bissinger Buy at:  Amazon | Kobo | Indiebound Back in the 1970’s Buzz Bissinger, best known for the book Friday Night Lights, watched as his twin boys were born 13.5 weeks early and three minutes and three ounces apart.  And although it doesn’t seem like it should, those three minutes and three … Continue reading