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Book Review: Super Parenting Raising The Next Generation by Jacqueline P. Scott, Ed.D., M.B.A. and Olympia Ranee Scott

Have a dictionary ready, Super Parenting is a learning experience. New terms and ideas, the book is to raise the next generation. The twelve chapters are the handbook that did not come with your child:
1. Chapter One: What is SUPER Parenting?
2. Chapter Two: The Root of it All
3. Chapter Three: Physical Development
4. Chapter Four: Healthy Nutrition
5. Chapter Five: Mental Developmental
6. Chapter Six: Social-Emotional Development
7. Chapter Seven: The Nine Temperaments
8. Chapter Eight: Parenting Styles
9. Chapter Nine: Communication
10. Chapter Ten: Effective Discipline
11. Chapter Eleven: Child Safety
12. Chapter Twelve: Conclusion

To get the book, go to and don’t forget to have your credit card or checking account ready to order.

Enjoy learning and understanding that Super may not mean Perfect. Good Luck Parents!

Book Review: National Geographic’s Guide to Scenic Highways & Byways

The introduction to National Geographic’s Guide to Scenic Highways and Byways, Calvin Trillin in Travels with Alice is quoted as:

I might have seen more of America when I was a child if I hadn’t had to spend so much of my time protecting my half of the back seat from incursions by my sister.

National Geographic’s Guide to Scenic Highways & Byways The 275 Best Drives in the US Third Edition has beautiful photography. The United States is broken into 10 sections or chapters:

  1. New England
  2. Middle Atlantic
  3. Southeast
  4. Great Lakes
  5. Central Plains
  6. South Central
  7. Southwest
  8. Rocky Mountains
  9. Northwest
  10. Far West

The book gives information for each region, including:

  • Seasons
  • Things to Do
  • Lodging
  • Dining

It also outlines National Parks and main attractions. And! the featured scenic drives are highlighted in RED on each map.

America’s Byways also  tells if there are:

  • Interstate Highways
  • U.S. Federal Highways
  • State Roads
  • County, Local, or Provincial Roads
  • Trails
  • Ferrys

National Geographic’s Guide to Scenic Highways & Byways The 275 Best Drives In The U.S. Third Edition features Ameria’s Byways. Good book for vacation and road travel reference, it gets 6 Stars on the 7 Star rating system.


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