rosalind wiseman

The Books Showing Up on Christmas Wish Lists for Denver Moms

This holiday season, many parents are hoping only that Santa delivers the answer to their most pressing parenting issue. Why won’t my toddler eat anything but candy? How do I help my daughter make friends? Why is my son failing math? Why is every family but ours able to balance sports, an instrument and homework? Will she ever put that cell phone down? Our carpool is a disaster! A girlfriend!? Dear Santa, please help! So here’s a list of great books about parenting, our children and education. Some will make you laugh out loud at yourself or your kids. An occasional chapter may make you cry. They all provide guidance that you can take or leave. But the best thing about these books is that you realize you are not alone. My favorite of 2013 was Masterminds and Wingmen by Rosalind Wiseman. Wi...

Girl World Tour for moms and tweens/teens

This post comes with a giveaway. Read to the bottom for info and to enter. No parent wants to raise a mean girl. The author of Queen Bees and Wannabes, the book on which the film Mean Girls was based, wants to help Denver-area moms and their daughters navigate more easily through the tween and teen years. Rosalind Wiseman brings her Girl World Tour to Denver on Friday evening, April 16, from 6:30 -8:30 at Girl’s Inc. Mothers* of daughters aged 8-14 are invited for an evening of bonding, laughing, and an “interactive discussion about confidence, friendships, sweat-inducing moments and common mother-daughter challenges.” The event is $41.50 for a mother-daughter pair, and includes a copy of Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, ...