Archives for August 2012

Parenting with positive guidance: Amanda Morgan

I consider myself fortunate to have gotten to know Amanda  Morgan, of Not Just Cute.  For those of you who have not yet discovered her blog, Not Just Cute is a well-written resource for parents and caregivers of preschoolers.

Before she joined Simple Kids as a regular contributor, Amanda graciously consented to let me interview her back in January 2011, so that Simple Kids readers could get to know her and her work. Her family may have grown a bit since then, with the birth of their new baby boy, but her love of children and heart for educating parents and caregivers is the same. I’m re-posting this interview today and sharing some news about her Parenting with Positive Guidance ecourse at the end. Enjoy!

1. So, Amanda, tell me a little bit about your family.

Well, there’s certainly a lot of testosterone in my house!  I have a wonderful husband who is amazingly supportive and often serves as my sounding board.  (I’ll be the first to admit some of the best parts of the book came from discussions with him.  And it was great for us as a parenting team.)

We have three boys ages 6, 4 ½ , and 21 months.  So if you were to walk into my house on any given day, you’d find a lot of Legos, light sabers, books, bruises, battle cries, dirt, and pillow fights.

2.  You run your blog, Not Just Cute, and have written an ebook.  You’re balancing writing with raising a family and you also have a very interesting day job.  Could you share with our readers a bit about what you do?

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