Having said that, there is no magic formula for parenting kids (wouldn’t THAT be nice!), but I think that this book has helped me realize some areas where I can improve, especially when it comes to the way that I communicate with my children. I feel like this book gave me ideas to make things better. It is easy to get “stuck” in one way of doing something and not be able to see your way out of it, even when you know it isn’t the best way. How many of us have had the horrified realization of hearing our own parents’ voices coming out of our mouths?
My son just loves to draw. And I love to keep his hands busy particularly if we’re out to a meal where waiting even just a normal amount of time can seem an eternity for a busy boy like mine. Luckily, a friend gifted us with Doodles at Lunch a book filled with 36 tear-out placemats with step-by-step instructions on creating awesome doodles.
It’s all about Alice now that Tim Burton’s big screen-version has opened. It reminds me how we all went gaga over Where the Wild Things Are this past autumn. So here are some of our favorite Alice in Wonderland lovely things out there.
We’re all about monsters today as we highlight the Where The Wild Things Are movie which opens October 16 (we could watch the trailer all day). AND, one Alpha Mom contributor released Monster Mania, an eBook chock full of ideas to share with your little wild things.