If Your Child Needs Extra Emotional Support These Days, Keep Reading... The last 15 months have been emotionally intense for many families. One thing is always guaranteed in life, and that is change. There will always be changes that one has to face in life. However, in the last 15 months, an AVALANCHE of drastic changes dropped on so many American families. Financial changes, job changes, school changes, relationship changes, and living situation changes, among others.
In today's episode of AUTHORized, this story teaches children to discover the power in knowing what their true voice is and the importance of family togetherness. Go on a journey with the Little Mermaid in the richly illustrated book by Jerry Pinkney. This is definitely NOT Disney's "The Little Mermaid"!
Now that many schools are closed and distance learning requires children to be on their devices even more, finding fun, educational, family-friendly content is of vital importance now more than ever.
I recently started a video series called, "C.N. Smith's Top Book Recommendations". In episode #3, I share 5 things I like about the new book by Rachel Brian called, "Consent for Kids! Boundaries, Respect and Being in Charge of You". The video is set to premiere on November 24, 2020 at 8am PST. Needless to… Continue reading 5 Things I Like About the Book: CONSENT FOR KIDS! BOUNDARIES, RESPECT & BEING IN CHARGE OF YOU by Rachel Brian
For those that have been following my work for awhile know that I am always "beating the drum" of emotional intelligence. Why? Because the emotional guidance system is there for a reason. If we know how we are feeling, then surely we must know how we are thinking. Thoughts that we think over and over again, become beliefs. Beliefs are then the basis for how we behave in life.
I'm glad to hear that many have been enjoying the Stortytime videos on AUTHORized. In order to get more out of each episode, I have created complementary worksheets related to the book featured in the episode.
Do you homeschool? Are you considering homeschooling? I've got you covered and I can support you with covering your English Language Arts Lessons.
Uncle Frank does not think like the rest of his family and because of this, a funny and INTERESTING adventure unfolds!
In the second installment of, "It's Storytime! On AUTHORized", I bring you one of my favorite African folktales, Anansi and the Moss Covered Rock, retold by Eric A. Kimmel and Illustrated by Janet Stevens. The Anansi tales are believed to have originated in Ghana with the Ashanti people. In the Akan language, "Anansi", means "spider".… Continue reading Can Being Observant Also be Described as Possessing a Superpower? You Decide…
As a homeschooling parent of 15 years, I know and understand the power of a good book with a positive message in it!
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Since I started teaching a class at the Tracy Public Library on June 6th, I have been receiving questions like: "What's it like?" "Are you having fun?" So I created a video that provides a fun & quick "peek" into what it looks like as I prepare before my class, "Introduction to Self-Publishing", at the… Continue reading Adventures at the Tracy Library