“ I bought this book the same time I bought Alden Carter's other book "I'm Tougher Than Diabetes". I thought that the kids I babysit would really enjoy this true story. I'm Tougher Than Asthma is a true story about Siri. She likes toads, books, and hanging out with friends, despite having asthma. The book describes how Siri takes her inhaler medicine, what causes...” --briannas auntie
“ I bought this book to add to my bookcase that was full of children's books I use for babysitting. I'm Tougher Than Diabetes is about a girl named Natalie who has Type 1 diabetes. She explains what diabetes is, how she checks her blood sugar levels, how her dad gives her her insulin shots, and how she takes care of herself in terms of diet and exercise. The book also explains...” --briannas auntie
“ This is an amazing book. Quite shocking. I read it with the idea that it was a political document, as it had been cited in a few public consultation places for parenting etc. I was shocked at the historical overview of parenting. Made me see that the few moments of loosing my temper and shouting at my kids are nothing compared to the widespread abuse of...” --Kathy White
“ This book strongly advocates for attachment parenting practices. In that vein, it's a wonderful read. The author is very convincing, gives concrete examples on how to implement attachment parenting methods, and touches on the long-term results of attachment parenting. That said, I was a bit turned off at times with how the author seemed to leap to conclusions about the futures of...” --Partaria
Homes That Heal (and those that don't): How Your Home May be Harming Your Family's Health By Athena Thompson
Homes That Heal (and those that don't) How Your Home May be Harming Your Family's Health By Athena Thompson Media reports focus increasingly on the declining health of children in industrialized countries. Asthma, autism, learning and behavior problems, and cancer are all on the rise. At the same time there is consistent news about poor indoor air quality, mold, and how buildings can...
When she fell pregnant as a teenager in Ireland in 1952, Philomena Lee was sent to the convent of Roscrea, Co. Limerick, to be looked after as a `fallen woman' and at the age of three her baby was whisked away and `sold' to America for adoption. Coerced into signing a document promising `Never to Seek to Know' what the Church did with him, she never saw him again. She would spend...