It’s OK Not To Share, and Other Renegade Rules for Raising Competent and Compassionate Kids (a review) 

The parenting books I've been reading for this parenting book club have been helping me to feel more chilled out about parenting Avery. It could have gone the other way - information overload could have led to heightened anxiety. I think we must be choosing good books as a group of hippy parents. And by… Continue reading It’s OK Not To Share, and Other Renegade Rules for Raising Competent and Compassionate Kids (a review) 

Simplicity Parenting, a review 

I started drafting this review back in March. Then I fell off the book club bandwagon. I missed the meeting where we discussed this book, and the next book... But I'm back on track for July. And I did read Simplicity Parenting, so I thought I'd make a brief review post about it now. Better… Continue reading Simplicity Parenting, a review 

How To Talk So Kids Will Listen, a review 

I joined a parenting book club. I hate reading, but I love comparing notes with other parents, and this book club (started by a friend) was advertised as reading optional. That's the kind of commitment I can handle. Our first book was How to Talk so Kids Will Listen, and Listen so Kids Will Talk… Continue reading How To Talk So Kids Will Listen, a review