"There are thousands of parenting books out there but only one with printable mantra cards that will rescue your relationships and transform your family life."
--Sue Atkins, author of Parenting Made Easy
"Bloom is a relationship-changer!"
--Michele Borba, Ed.D., author of The Big Book of Parenting Solutions
"As a parent of three children, all with different temperaments, reading Bloom, I see mantras that suit each of our children's distinct personalities. Choose your favorite mantra, hang it on your fridge or in your car, use it for a week and watch how your relationships with your children grow."
--Janet M. Patterson, LCSW, MFT, and mom of triplets.
"Gentle, practical, and optimistic. Bloom offers parents do-able ways to teach children essential life skills."
--Eileen Kennedy-Moore, PhD, professor of The Great Courses
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"For 20 years we teachers have been stuck with time-out and exclusion as the most common forms of behavior management. With Bloom we finally have a new way. One that looks at the whole child and helps children behave for a lifetime not just for a moment."
--Sue Milano, MS, Educational Resource Specialist and Parenting Consultant
"BLOOM is a unique and beautiful guide that provides valuable insights that the hearts and brains of caring parents desire."
--Deborah McNelis, M.Ed. Founder Brain Insights, and author of The Brain Development Series Brain Insights Basics to Brilliance!
"When we change our own thinking, words and behavior, our children will do the same. This inspiring and must-read book demonstrates how. It helps make your parenting experience less stressful and develop a closer relationship with your child."
--Jacek Debiec, M.D., Ph.D., Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Neuroscientist, Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan, author of The Emotional Brain Revisited
"As parents, we set the sensory, emotional and behavioral tone in our families. But when things get heated, sometimes we're not sure how to respond. With Bloom, we learn about the neurobiological underpinnings of our children's behavior so that we can stop reacting and instead respond with compassion."
--Melissa Taylor is a freelance writer, an award-winning educational blogger at Imagination Soup, an award-winning teacher with a M.A. in Education, and a mom of two children, ages 10 and 13.
"Practical, helpful, gentle, realistic, effective -- all of these describe this truly excellent book for parents and educators. Using these strategies will absolutely change your family for the better!"
--James T. Webb, Ph.D., author of A Parent's Guide to Gifted Children.
"Bloom is an outstanding resource for many conscientious parents who are trying their best to create supportive and nurturing learning environments at home!"
--Rebecca Comizio, M.A.-Ed, M.A., NCSP Nationally Certified School Psychologist and former English teacher.
"In heated situations, we need techniques to soothe our anxious child readily available so that we can stop yelling and start collaborating. By modeling behaviors we wish to see in our children, they will begin to flourish in a calmer and more compassionate environment. Bloom is the perfect option for time-starved parents who need answers now; a reference book you will refer to time and again."
--Lisa Conrad, B.A. Sociology, "Providing support for parents of gifted children"