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Thursday, April 14, 2016

Review: 8 Simple Tools for Raising Great Kids #FlyBy #8SimpleTools

8 simple tools

8 Simple Tools for Raising Great Kids by Dr. Todd Cartmell is a great, easy to read, straight to the point tool for parents!  I loved that it was short, sweet and to the point, yet filled with so much insight!  Sometimes parenting books can be overwhelming; as a busy, homeschooling mom of 4, I rarely have time to myself, let alone to read a lengthy ‘how-to’ parenting book (though I am sure I can use the advice).  This book was refreshing, and had great points and advice without all the extra blah! blah!  If you know what I mean?!?!

The 8 Tools are:  Talking, Listening, Influencing, Connecting, Teaching, Encouraging, Correcting and Leading.  The book is comprised of40 short chapters, just a few pages each!  It’s super easy to read one chapter each night before bed, without taking a lot of time or effort.  This is a faith based book and one of the most applicable parenting books I have read.

The book also has a great website with parenting quizzes and FREEBIES with every purchase, as well as other information!

For a limited time you can receive 50% OFF the retail price if you purchase from Moody Publishers, with the code GREATKIDS16 (good 4/15/16 - 5/15/16)

About Dr. Todd:

dr toddI earned my doctorate in clinical psychology from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA. We then moved to Columbus, OH, where I completed a postdoctoral fellowship with Wright State University at the Children’s Hospital. Since then, I have done my clinical work at Summit Clinical Services in Wheaton, IL, where I continue to see children, teens, and families on a full-time basis.

I have written five parenting books (faith based), which you can learn more about on the Books page. I have presented many parenting workshops at mom’s conferences (Hearts at Home, MOPS International), MOPS groups, churches, and schools, which you can read about on the Workshop page. I have also recently developed a skill-building game for kids called The Flexible Thinking Game.

In my free time, I enjoy doing anything with my wife, spending time with my boys whenever possible, reading, running, and playing jazz piano any chance I get. My Christian faith is an important part of my life and thinking, and I am continually thankful for God’s grace, of which I am an undeserving recipient.

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Official Website- www.8simpletools.com

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