Monthly archives: July 2018

Summer Reads!!

Posted on General July 9, 2018 by Mary George

Summer has arrived! Sand between our toes, the adirondack chair on the deck, or the hammock in the yard – the dreamy spots to kick back and read. Ahh, the blissful days of summer…and it’s been a long winter. So we thought that we would kick off the summer by sharing with you a few of the books on our list for the next few months. They are not your mindless reads but they may put you ahead of the game in understanding your child’s world and help them navigate it as the new school year approaches. We have also included a few picks for teens and tweens! 
We would love to hear from you too! So if you have any books similar to ours in nature, please post them to our Facebook page and share! It truly takes and village and we are all in this together!


What we are reading…
untangled – Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions Into Adulthood
by Lisa Damour, Ph.D
Glow Kids
by Dr. Nicholas Kardaras
The Whole-Brain Child Workbook:  Practical Exercises, Worksheets and Activities to Nurture Developing Minds (the workbook to the book, The Whole-Brain Child)
by Daniel Siegel
How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk
by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish

*Reads for our teens (and us too!!) 
Turtles All the Way Down
by John Green
The Hate U Give
by Angie Thomas
by Alan Gratz
The Running Dream
by Wendelin Van Draanen
*And a few for our younger kids…
Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus
by Dusti Bowling
Hello, Universe
by Erin Entrada Kelly
Amal Unbound (10+)

by Aisha Saeed


—Mary & Claire

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