Tag Archives: childhood

Book Review: Courage To Soar

Courage To Soar:  A Body In Motion, A Life In Balance, by Simone Biles with Michelle Burford [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Zondervan.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book manages to combine two … Continue reading

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Book Review: That’s So 90s Pop

That’s So 90s Pop:  A Fill-In Activity Book, by Patrick Sullivan [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Clarkson Potter Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As someone whose teenage years took place in … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Road Back To You

The Road Back To You:  An Enneagram Journey To Self-Discovery, by Ian Morgan Cron and Suzanne Stabile As someone with a great personal interest in personality theory and its larger implications to my own life and how it works [1], … Continue reading

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Book Review: Who Am I?: The Sixteen Basic Desires That Motivate Our Actions And Define Our Personalities

Who Am I?:  The Sixteen Basic Desires That Motivate Our Actions And Define Our Personalities, by Steven Reiss, Ph.D Being someone who reads books on a massive scale, it should come as little surprise that I get a lot of … Continue reading

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Thinking Of You

As someone who reads a great deal of children’s literature, and literature written by young people [1], I tend to notice a few patterns over and over again.  Among these novels there is often an implicit understanding that the world … Continue reading

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Reading For My Supper

Recently I have done a fair amount of reading that cased me to reflect on my childhood and on the development of my habits of being an avid reader [1].  It is admittedly a bit mysterious where my extreme avidity … Continue reading

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Book Review: Some Of My Best Friends Are Books

Some Of My Best Friends Are Books:  Guiding Gifted Readers From Preschool To High School:  A Guide For Parents, Teachers, Librarians, And Counselors, by Judith Wynn Halsted Admittedly, I am not a parent, teacher, librarian, or counselor, except that I … Continue reading

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Book Review: Childhood Disrupted

Childhood Disrupted:  How Your Biography Becomes Your Biology, And How You Can Heal, by Donna Jackson Nakazawa Like a few previous books I have read, this book was read for the CASA book of the month club, and I can … Continue reading

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Book Review: Liked

Liked:  Whose Approval Are You Living For?, by Kari Kampakis [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Thomas Nelson Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I would like to state at the outset for all who … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Child Whisperer

The Child Whisperer:  The Ultimate Handbook For Raising Happy, Successful, Cooperative Children, by Carol Tuttle This book is one of a set of books about personality theory relating to children that I was recommended by a friend of mine.  Being … Continue reading

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