“The practical advice, straightforward approach, and easy-to-read format of this book will help all parents support their child’s learning and development. e Handbook for Busy Parents is essential for everyone who wants to ensure their child’s future success.”
– Joel A. Sutherland Award-winning children’s author and Children’s & Youth Services Librarian (MLIS, Aberystwyth University) www.joelasutherland.com
“As a pediatrician, I am a strong advocate of parent-child interaction. These daily activities foster healthy relationships which benefit the child’s long-term mental health and contribute to early brain development. is book provides simple and practical tips for the busy parent!”
– Thao N. Vu, M.D. Pediatrician University of Florida at Orlando Health
“ The Handbook for Busy Parents is a practical guide for parents who need suggestions and ideas to support them on their parenting journey. Jill has combined solid research with practical on-the-ground knowledge of how to include current best practices as a busy parent.”
– Joan Arruda CEO, Family Day www.familydaycare.com
“A practical resource that celebrates the power of play and meaningful relationships within the early years. Jill offers simple yet profound methods and tools that will benefit a child’s well-being and sense of wonder.”
– Alan Dean Faigal Part-time Faculty, Ryerson University National Youth Outreach Director, Culture Shock Canada www.ryerson.ca/ecs | www.cultureshockcanada.com
“Being parents, for us, is like a rebirth of our own journey. When our baby was born, so did a new chapter that would redefine an improved direction of our lives. This book can serve as a guide for all of us new parents.”
– Dingdong Dantes and Marian Rivera-Dantes Actors Chair, YesPinoy Foundation www.yespinoy.ph
“This book is powerful and enlightening, yet concise enough for a busy parent. A must-read for those looking to stimulate interaction with their children, especially in those first formative years!”
– Sandeep A. Ponniah, M.D. Hospitalist, Assistant Professor University of Florida, College of Medicine
“As a first-time mom with a starting career, life becomes more challenging and this dependable book is heaven-sent! An easy read for practical and heartfelt advice on parenting, I will definitely ‘prescribe’ this to my parent friends.”
– Joann Kathleen Garcia, M.D. Consultant, Pulmonary Medicine National Kidney and Transplant Institute
“ It is a powerhouse book of tips, tools and strategies for busy parents that simply work. A fantastic book that every parent or grandparent should read! Jill’s done it again.”
– Cathy Ferlisi York Catholic District School Board Trustee and mother to three amazing children www.trustee.ycdsb.ca/ferlisi
“A quick read for a busy parent. A comprehensive recipe to have fun and enjoy with your child.”
– Vilma Raymundo Supervisor, Ontario Early Years Centre
“What an incredible resource for families, caregivers and professionals alike – I gobbled it up! Jill is an absolute superhero for early childhood literacy, child development and for helping families build stronger connections with each other. Her passion and expertise shine through in this handbook. It is full of useful tips, resources and activities to incorporate in your everyday interactions with your family and/or community. A great read.”
– Emily Gladding, BA, MLIS Library Manager, Vaughan Public Libraries www.vaughanpl.info
“ is book is a tapestry of contemporary ideas from an early childhood development perspective, one that educates and provides real-life experiences that are possible for all parents. All it takes is you, the parent, to be present. ank you, Jill, for such a clear and concise gathering of ideas. My children will get this book from me when they have children…”
– Kathy Boelsma Lead Collaborator ReCognition and Early Literacy Specialist for Lanark County www.re-cognition.ca
Joel Sutherland Manager , Gorgina Public LibrariesMy wife and I meant what we said yesterday: Your early literacy presentation was one of the best we’ve seen, and we’ve both seen a lot. Thanks again for sharing your energy, enthusiasm, and ABC What Do You See with so many families here in Georgina.
What Do You See is a new addition to my son’s favorite books. It makes our reading time more funon January 25, 2016
ABC ABC, What Do You See is a new addition to my son’s favorite books. It makes our reading time more fun. He loves the rhymes and the colorful book itself! The book is highly recommended. Toddlers will definitely enjoy reading time and the book will help early recognition of the alphabet. Authored by a lovely person, a wonderful mom and a great advocate of childhood literacy – this book is worth checking out!
A simple and fun way to introduce the alphabet to toddlerson January 15, 2016Verified Purchase
A simple and fun way to introduce the alphabet to toddlers. The book has a catchy play of words and colorful illustrations that are sure to engage young ears and eyes.
Mother of a 21-month old toddlerMy daughter loves your book! I usually spread out 2 or 3 books for her and ask her “Which one?” and for a few days now she’ll point to your book and yell “ABC!”.
April 4 at 9:10am
Hi Jill! We absolutely loved your class at the Mom to Mom sale on Saturday! We were wondering if you have classes we can attend? Would love to come to your class!!
August 31 at 7:01pm
Jill you are an amazing, smart and talented Early Literacy Specialist. Thank you for coming to our park program and keep up the great work. Hope we’ll see you next time in our program. Muaaah, …..