Book Reviews/Interviews

Have you paid it forward today? Operation Beautiful
When I had a chance to review Caitlin Boyle's new book "Operation Beautiful" I couldn't resist. You see Caitlin was tired of watching people, especially women pick themselves apart over their weight or other inadequacies. She jotted down a little note on a post it pad that said, "You are beautiful" and placed it on a public bathroom mirror. Then from there Operation Beautiful began. Read the rest...
How to be a Zen Mama by Betsy Henry
Betsy is the author of "The Zen Mama's Blog" There you will find ideas on how to stop worrying, let go and be closer to your kids. Ideas on education and Buddhism. Learn how to live life without anger and control.




A Night In The Woods Picture Book By: Dave McGraw
A Night In The Woods is a tale about a dog named Josie. 
This delightful story written for children and adults is written from Josie's point of view. Josie goes on an accidental adventure full of excitement, love, fear, danger and courage. She will touch your heart as she shares her exploration in courage, loyalty and strength.




Flightless Goose Picture Book By: Eric D Goodman
Children all over America will identify with Gilbert the flightless goose as he learns very important lessons about friendshipbeing different and taking an adversity and turning it into a triumph!








Mister Ego And The Bubble Of Love By: Amber Hinton
At it's simplest form this profound children's book shows children how to invite their ego into their own love bubble within. The I AM Presence is strong through out this book.
Milton's Secret By Eckhart Tolle and Robert Friedman
Milton's Secret will take your child on an internalizing thought provoking journey as Milton seeks to utilize his own inner power. Through lessons learned from being in the now he's empowered to turn a negative scary situation into an eye opening positive engaging experience.












The Conscious Parent Transforming Ourselves Empowering our children By: Shefali Tsabary, PhD
This book is nothing like any other book on the market. 
The Conscious Parent shows you that the parenting process is
 really about the parent! Be advised after reading her astounding new book you will never look at parenting the same way.




Soul To Soul Parenting A guide to raising a spiritually conscious family. By: Annie Burnside M.ED 
Soul To Soul Parenting is jam packed with spiritual information, engaging family activities and universal tools. A superb guide to formulate a deliberate family foundation that can carry on generations to generations.There's enough information to jump start any family on a conscious parenting path.



You with the stars in your eyes provides a brilliant way to look at life and how everything we see is our own self in a different form. Deepak Chopra's first children's picture book is a one of a kind that teaches the interconnectedness and oneness of us all.


Yoga Man vs The Stressor is so much more than just a yoga guide.
The impressive fun filled games teach the children important life tools while learning fun yoga poses. These fun games will help your kids/students get in touch with what stresses them out and how to keep their stress under control.


Awesomism! A New Way To Understand The Diagnosis Of Autism!
The most upbeat and positive book on Autism out there! 
This book is filled with astonishing and miraculous insightful information.
Awesomism touches upon utilizing siblings, they probably have a step up on you. Don't underestimate your other children. Siblings have a unique connection to each other. You can learn from this. Empowers you and feeds you knowledge about the pharmaceutical companies and doctors so you can make an informative comforting choice.

I Think, I Am teaches children that they can create their life by their thoughts by understanding how mighty their words and thoughts really are. Parents, help empower your children by showing them that there are choices in everything they think about. In every situation they have the opportunity to look at it from a positive or negative point of view.

No Excuses! Written By Wayne W. Dyer With Kristina Tracy
No Excuses! How what you say can get in your way is one of the first books of its kind in the children's book world that teaches kids how to stop making excuses and follow their dreams.


Thank You, Angels! Is a brilliant children's book to be used as a stepping stone for building a child's foundation on how to engage in a relationship with their angels. The illuminated examples of everyday readily available angels vividly shows children how all they have to do is just ask for their angels and they are there. It teaches them how to easily look, listen and feel for angel signs.

The Self Aware Parent is full of remarkable insights on how to help your children work through their emotions while including reminders how by staying present in your parenting moments you will able to savor the experiences. The Self Aware Parent is a powerful reminder how you as parents can play a powerful role in helping your children find the joy in learning so they are motivated to find their passions and become life long learners and creators.

Soulshaping  A journey of self-creation is a life changing soul-shifting journey of one mans metamorphis. If your ready to excavate your inner caverns of self this book will guide you on your way. Soulshaping is the optimal demonstration of walking one's true path. Jeff Brown summons the power of the explicable graphic dance between walking a disconnected path or choosing a soul-shifting, life changing, conscious shaping path. He demonstrates the willingness and depth one must be willing to go through to unveil their soul, their purpose, their path. Soulshaping encourages others to join in the transformation of spirit. Together we can change the collective consciousness by changing ourselves one person at a time.Are you willing to dance with your inner calling?

Canssandra's Angel  Cassandra's Angel is more than an ordinary rhyming story. It is a movement that Gina Otto is sharing through-out the world to empower young girls to truly learn the value of their own inner light and how to shine it brightly with their heads held high. Cassandra's Angel teaches children not to get caught up in the perception of other people's thoughts of who they think you are. It teaches the reader how vital it is to walk your path, tell your story and shine your inner light.
The Sid Series ~ A collection of holistic stories for children is a tremendous asset for those who wish to teach children life skills such as conquering their fears, learning about the environment, the importance of telling the truth and how their angels are there for them. The Sid Series ~ A collection of holistic stories for children supports the whole child. Body, Soul and Spirit. Teaching children how to listen and tune into their bodies needs. Yvonne Perry describes with the utmost delicacy touchy subjects. With a few of the stories focusing on diversity, miscarriage and death.
Indigo's Bracelet is a chapter book full of treasures for ages seven to preteen. We found Indigo's Bracelet so refreshing and captivating because Indigo was so grounded in who she is. She's alluring, animated and high spirited. In today's world this book can help teach children how to be self empowered, learn how to be comfortable in their own skin, and be confident in their choices. Ideal for parents teaching their children how to work through everyday life experiences by being present in the moment. There are many spiritual tools and hidden messages through-out the book. Reading about a ten year old girl named Indigo, was so empowering even to the reader to watch her self-discovery as she learned to follow her intuition and listen to her inner voice instead of believing what other people said about her.

Who's Stuff Is ThisFinding Freedom From The Thoughts, Feelings And Energy of Those Around You is a magnificent manual to help you learn how to decipher if your an empath, how to tell what feelings and sensations are your own or someone else's. 
This is a must have guide for the care and feeding of your energy body. Through regular practice of grounding, balancing, and taking care of your aura and chakras, by controlling the information you receive and putting a stop to being bombarded by unwanted energy you can take back control of your life and learn how to restore your energetic health. Learn how to set very important energetic boundaries. Who's Stuff Is This? Is a must have for anyone walking a conscious path who would like to increase and develop their physic and intuitive abilities.
Carol's Interview With Yvonne Perry




Kids Who See Ghosts~Guiding Them Through Fear By: Caron Goode Interview with Caron B. Goode
Kids Who See Ghosts ~ How to Guide Them Through Fear by Caron B. Goode EdD, NCC
Is one of the most comprehensive books we've ever read on learning and teaching children and parents about the spirit world. 
Caron went out into the field to gather outstanding personal accounts from people and experts from all over the world. Be sure to read our full review and connect with Caron on Facebook and Twitter.

Read Carol's interview to find out what Nancy Cleary has to say about the ever changing publishing world. How Wyatt MacKenzie makes all their authors feel special and her tips on using social media.

Interview with Joan Schaublin, publishing consultant with Balboa Press. A Hay House Company.


3. Can you tell us more about Balboa Press?



30 years ago, Louise Hay self published her book "You Can Heal Your Life." At that time, her ideas were considered very controversial, and self publishing was the only option she had. Recently, in part due to the unmanageable number of submissions Hay House gets every year, she decided to start a self-publishing division, that would give Inspirational writers a venue to get their books out and have the tools she didn't have when she started. Balboa Press (named for Balboa Park near her home) was born.




Each card has a special message for your child. You can hand your child the deck and let your child intuitively draw a card. Every card features an animal with a special message. Wolf's message "You are safe and protected", Beaver's message "Do your chores", Horse's message "Trust your feelings" and Bear says "Stand up for yourself." These are just a few of the encouraging animal messages. Read full review.




ParentWise: The Emotional Challenges of Family Life And How To Deal With Them By Loren Buckner, LCSW
Becoming a parent has many highs and many lows. Brand new babies do not arrive with a training manual. Through Loren Buckner's own experience as a mother and a psychotherapist she has gained the important life skills, tools and techniques that she willingly shares in ParentWise. Loren provides real raw parenting experiences that touch on darker parenting emotions that many parents themselves have yet to deal with until their parenting adventure begins. Read full review.

A Special Interview With Dave Kerpen ~ CEO Of Likeable Media By Carol Lawrence. Carol recently had the pleasure of interviewing Dave Kerpen. Dave is the CEO of Likeable Media and best selling author of Likeable Social Media: How to Delight Your Customers, Create an Irresistible Brand, and Be Generally Amazing on Facebook (And Other Social Networks) Read full review.






Howard B. Wigglebottom Video Review.

Review: Howard B. Wigglebottom And The Power Of Giving Written Review.


Review: Howard B. Wigglebottom Listens To His Heart By: Howard Binkow. 


Carol and Stacy Interview Howard Binkow: Author of the Howard B. Wigglebottom children's books. Full Interview.


Awakening The Essential Feminine Claiming Your Influential Power Book Review Awakening The Essential Feminine Claiming Your Influential Power is a must have guide for women who know they have a place in this world. A gift to share, a passion to ignite, a significant role to play. Use Awakening The Essential Feminine Claiming Your Influential Power as an inspirational guide to propel yourself forward in life. Maureen Simon has beautifully written a book that supports and teaches women how to learn, claim, live and lead lives from their essential feminine. Maureen Simon's Virtual Book Tour Stop Day 5 and complete interview.












Review: The Legend of The Wolves of Gunflint Lake
The Legend Of The Wolves of Gunflint Lake is a delightful story that shares the powerful message about the importance of valuing your community, animals and nature.

"Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world." ~ Desmond Tutu

Carol And Stacy's Review Of Second Sight By Judith Orloff, M.D.


Second Sight ~ An Intuitive Psychiatrist Tells Her Extraordinary Story And Shows You How To Tap Your Own Inner Wisdom. Judith Orloff, M.D. We could tell the minute Second Sight arrived in the mail by looking at the name of the chapters this was going to be a great book!















The Light Inside of me By Vick Scalzo Savini
The Light Inside Of Me ~ A simple way to guide children towards making good choices.

Right from the very beginning when this adorable children's picture book arrived in the mail we were hooked. It just beams like a ray of sunshine. This book is filled with love and light. The young illustrators from the Milton Terrace South Elementary shine in their originality. The heartfelt illustrations will bring joy to your eyes. This book is teaching children how to make good choices and how they can trust and honor their own feelings. 

Read full review!


The Light Inside of Me - An Interview with Author, Vicki Scalzo 























Review: Frequency The Power Of Personal Vibration By Penney Peirce

Frequency The Power of Personal Vibration By Penney Peirce is a manual for living an energetically intuned life! Learn how to "feel" your way through life "frequency" by "frequency."
Penney's new book embraces a new way of experiencing life as a vibrational being. Read full review.






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