Review: How to Raise an Adult by Julie Lythcott-Haims

In June while driving into San Francisco I got caught in a huge traffic jam. I fiddled with the radio, finally getting a signal for KQED and began listening to an interview and call in session with Julie Lythcott-Haims, former Stanford dean of freshman and author of How to Raise and Adult, Break free of … Read moreReview: How to Raise an Adult by Julie Lythcott-Haims

Book Review: Homeschooled Teens by Sue Patterson

What do 75 homeschooled teens say about their lives? Sue Patterson lets us hear their voices in her new book Homeschooled Teens: 75 young people speak about their lives without school. Sue created a survey of 30 questions covering many aspects of the life of a  homeschooled teen that we parents – and teens- considering … Read moreBook Review: Homeschooled Teens by Sue Patterson

Book Review: How To Raise a Wild Child by Scott D. Sampson

Book Review How to Raise a Wild Child at www.LisaNalbone.com

I just finished reading How to Raise a Wild Child, The Art and Science of Falling in Love with Nature by Scott D. Sampson. It’s a comprehensive book detailing research about why getting out in nature is so important for us, our kids and our earth. Reading the book brought back memories of the  activities … Read moreBook Review: How To Raise a Wild Child by Scott D. Sampson

Book Review: Sustainable Happiness by Sarah Van Gelder and Yes! Magazine Staff

Do you ever wonder about happiness? Where can we find it? How we can help our kids be happy? How can we think about happiness that is lasting? Happiness that goes beyond our own family?   The introduction, by Sarah Van Gelder, begins on page 1 “In the last 100 years we got very confused … Read moreBook Review: Sustainable Happiness by Sarah Van Gelder and Yes! Magazine Staff