Michelle LaRowe Real Advice for Real Life from the American Nanny Michelle is the 2004 International Nanny Association Nanny of the Year. She is called on by the media as a nanny and parenting expert and has been affectionately dubbed America’s Nanny. To learn more about Michelle and to get your parenting tip of the day, please visit

A Mom’s Ultimate Book of Lists: 100+ Lists to Save You Time, Money and Sanity

Grocery lists. Checklists. To-do lists. Lots of people love–and live by–lists. And parents are no exception. Today’s families are busier than ever, and moms don’t have the time or energy to search and scramble for the parenting information they are desperately seeking. This handy, practical reference guide will save time, money, and sanity for today’s busy women.

A Mom’s Ultimate Book of Lists is your one-stop resource for more than 100 lists to live by, including: When to Call the Doctor Questions to Ask before Choosing a Pediatrician Sleep Training Your Baby Top Toys for the First Year Terrific Activities Toddlers Love Easy Steps for Taming Tantrums Feeding a Picky Eater Signs of a Family-Friendly Restaurant Common Childhood Allergies and Illnesses Instant Pick-Me-Ups and so much more Start saving your time, money, and sanity today!

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Working Mom’s 411 is your one-stop resource guide for navigating through the often choppy waters of managing kids, career and home. With extensive experience as a credentialed nanny, household manager and as a working mom herself, Michelle is sure to make you laugh out loud as she shares her expert take on the common dilemmas that working mothers face.

At your fingertips, you will find expert advice, up to date information and tried-and-true tips on everything from choosing childcare to streamlining housework, homework and more. You’ll discover super solutions to problems big and small from learning how to let go of that all-too-familiar working moms guilt to dealing with family and friends who have different ideas about home moms and careers should mix.

She is now the Director of Operations for and the Support Manager/Asst to the President of Jamie also creates Character Letters for children. In 2007 she published her first book Tangerine Sky- a book of poetry and short stories.

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Sharon Scott, LPC, LMFT – Counselor’s Corner and SmileNotes

Sharon has been making a difference in people’s lives for 30 years through her eight award-winning books, lectures peer pressure bookinternationally, and private counseling services.

Her books include the teen best-seller, How to Say No and Keep Your Friends, and a delightful children’s series including Life’s Not Always Fair: A Child’s Guide to Managing Emotions.

A follow-up book for teens, When to Say Yes! And Make More Friends, shows adolescents how to select and meet quality friends and, in general, feel good for doing and being good.


Sharon also has a charming series of five books for elementary-age children each teaching an important living skill and “co-authored” with her savvy cocker spaniel Nicholas who makes the learning fun. Their book on managing elementary-age peer pressure is titled Too Smart for Trouble – More InfoMore information at


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Dr. Marv Ackerman “Shots” is an insightful column about your health and welfare with a “shot” of humor. Providing medical knowledge laced with a tinge of laughter.

Dr. Ackermen’s Book

Dr. Ackerman is recognized as a prolific lecturer, researcher and inventor, and an author of numerous medical articles for journals, magazines, and the Internet. He is the recipient of numerous honors recognizing his achievements, such as inclusion in Who’s Who in the East, The Dictionary of International Biography, and Two Thousand Men of Achievement.


children's books movies Barbara BietzChildren’s Books and Movies Reviews Barbara is a freelance writer from Oak Park, California. Her favorite pastime is reading children’s books. She enjoys writing for adults and children. Her work has appeared in numerous publications.
Barbara’s New Book, LIKE A MACCABEE, order.

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Samantha Gianulis Apron Strings. Samantha is a self-taught chef.

She worked in the Catering and Special Events industry for seven years. She recently released her family food memoir, Little Grapes on the Vine, Mommy’s Musings on Food & Family

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parenting magazineGeraldine Jensen – Child Support Expert.eraldine is a child support enforcement expert. She was appointed to the U.S. Commission on Interstate Child Support by Congress. She is the author of How To Collect Child Support.

child support enforcement book She has appeared on Good Morning America, Larry King Live, ABC Primetime Live, Fox News, CBS Morning Show and the Today Show just to name a few. Her life story was an ABC movie of the Week special presentation.

A Serious Look At Teen Books

Sylvia Cochran

Sylvia is a writer, born and raised in Germany. Having been exposed to a variety of religions and traditions due to travel and study, Sylvia has been a student of the Bible for more than ten years and has for the last four years taught in small groups about Biblical principles, practical Christianity, Christian parenting, as well as the spiritual use of money.

Latest posts by Sylvia Cochran (see all) CochranOur WritersActivities for Kids,Book Reviews,Child Support Enforcement,Cooking and Recipes,Elementary School Age Children,Family Fun,Health,Parenting,School and Education,Teens and ‘TweensParenting Michelle LaRowe Real Advice for Real Life from the American Nanny Michelle is the 2004 International Nanny Association Nanny of the Year. She is called on by the media as a nanny and parenting expert and has been affectionately dubbed America's Nanny. To learn more about Michelle and to...Parenting Advice| Family Fun Activities for Kids