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Book Trailer Spotlight: Help Your Child to Thrive: Making the Best of a Struggling Public Education System, by Liane Brouillette


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TitleHelp Your Child to Thrive: Making the Best of a Struggling Public Education System

Genre: Non-fiction, parenting, education

Author: Liane Brouillette

Website: http://helpyourchildtothrive.com

Publisher: Balboa Press

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Present day public schools focus intensely on academic success. Social-emotional development is frequently given only incidental attention. If families are not prepared to take up the slack, students’ emotional growth may be impeded, resulting in diminished social skills, motivation, and ability to cope with stress.

Dr. Liane Brouillette gives parents effective strategies that can help their children to build a strong foundation in six key areas:

  • Developing confidence
  • Building human connections and a feeling of belonging
  • Learning from consequences
  • Nurturing emotional intelligence
  • Acquiring a sense of agency
  • Making wise decisions

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Liane Brouillette has a passion for helping families prepare children to thrive in school and out. She has taught at the pre-university level in both Europe and the United States. Currently, Dr. Brouillette is an associate professor of educational policy at the University of California, Irvine and Director of the UCI Center for Learning in the Arts, Sciences and Sustainability. She also serves as managing editor of the Journal for Learning through the Arts.

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Trailer Spotlight: ‘My Mother My Child,’ by Susie Kinslow Adams

Title: My Mother My Child

Genre: Non Fiction Self Help

Author: Susie Kinslow Adams

Website: www.susiekinslowadams.com

Publisher: Write By The Sea Press

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About the Book

My Mother My Child is an easy-to-read heartfelt story of caregiving filled with practical helps and resources for every family. Thought-provoking questions at the end of each chapter are suitable for individual or group study.

About the Author

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Susie Kinslow Adams is a wife, mother, and grandmother whose earliest memories are of caring for grandparents and offering hugs and hope to shy or struggling classmates. Her work alongside her husband in ministry has provided years of experience with groups and individuals from children to senior adults. Susie is a gifted author, writer, speaker and storyteller. She and her husband have a country home in the Ozarks and enjoy the wonders of nature.