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How to create the star of your family culture : the heaven on Earth workbook ~ Sharifa Oppenheimer

With excerpts from Heaven on Earth : a handbook for parents of young children beginning with love as the foundation of the family, parents will have the opportunity to discover healthy family rhythms interactively, including family work and family play. They will be engaged in creating nourishing play spaces for their children as well as how to tell handmade stories and make art joyfully with their children.

9781621481393
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A letter to my teenage self

In this book, 50 Australians write letters to their younger selves, passing on the wisdom they wish they’d had at the time. From learning to laugh at yourself, realising that the qualities that make you stand out are the ones that makes you so rad, not letting the negative things that happen shape who you become, practising gratitude, and the reassurance that you’ll get over anger about people treating you badly because you’ll get better at treating yourself well.

This book provides inspiration and reassurance for parents and teenagers alike.

9781925475067
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The moonshine dragon
~ Caornelia FunkeWhat on earth is going on in Patrick’s bedroom? A very small dragon has appeared out of a story book … with a tiny White Knight hot on his heels. It’s moonshine magic – and Patrick and the dragon are under attack! Can Patrick save them both?
9781781126035
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Peaceable revolution through education ~ Catherine Cadden

For eleven years, educator Catherine Cadden ran the bold experiment called Temba, a K-8 academic school based on the tenets of nonviolence. Offering practical everyday guidance for creating peace in today’s learning environments. From tantrums to cellphones to total chaos, Cadden shows us the human beings behind the behaviors, and demonstrates what’s possible when the opportunity is taken to build connection.This book dives to the root of the issues, offering insightful looks at the underlying causes of learner struggle, apathy, and rebellion, and dispelling common myths about children and the nature of learning.

9780982557808
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Managing screen time : raising balanced children in the digital age ~ Edmund Schoorel

Screens and digital devices are everywhere and its becoming increasingly common for even very young children to use tablets and smart phones. In this book is a comprehensive overview of the pros and cons to help parents make their own choices. The book explores the health effects of screen time as well as the benefits of new technology.

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