Carolyn’s Books

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MAGICAL YEARS TO LEARN WITH ME BUY NOW

A GENTLE GUIDE FOR CHILDREN, PARENTS, TEACHERS AND COUNSELORS

KEYS TO PARENTING MAGIC

  • Our nature to learn and survive is present at birth. 
  • Communication is a vital first step to both. 
  • Please Tell/Mirror Me Game uses play, our second language, to enhance learning.
  • Memory and thinking enable adaptation, also necessary for survival.
  • Best parenting requires understanding and providing children’s physical/mental needs.
  • Choice-making, our life-long task, starts during early thinking.

Parenting with an awareness of this can empower a child for success.  It can also provide a climate conducive to a stable and enjoyable family relationship. 

A READ-LEARN-AND-PLAY-TOGETHER ACTIVITY BOOK THAT UNITES PARENTING STRATEGIES FROM SCIENCE, IMAGO RELATIONSHIP THERAPY, PLAY THERAPY, COGNITIVE AND MIND-BODY THERAPIES.

“Mrs. Carolyn has a special gift for presenting complex neurcognitive, developmental and nutritional concepts in a way that can be easily understood and then immediately applied, right in the middle of a busy day with the child sitting on mom’s or dad’s lap while reading this valuable book.  The reader can expect to be guided step-wise through a child’s entire development, with key principles and wisdom distilled by Mrs. Watts’ vast experience as a child development expert and educator, yet then warmed by personal experiences as a loving parent and grandparent.  Highly recommended!”   – James Vincent, M.D., FACEP, FAAP, Pediatric Medical Director, Bay Area Regional Medical Center, Concussion Director, Elite Care Emergency Center, Houston, TX

“Written in an engaging, playful style, MAGICAL YEARS offers parents a fun way to interact with their child while fostering communication skills.  This delightful  book features helpful tips and techniques to positively influence your child’s social and emotional development.  As an educator, I feel this book is a great way to start any child on the road to success!”  -Catherine Toohey, M.Ed., Teacher and Principal

 

 MAGICAL YEARS TO LEARN WITH LIAM BUY NOW

TAKE “TERRIBLE” OUT OF TWO!  MINIMIZE “DRAMA” OF FUTURE TEEN YEARS!



NOW is the time to prepare a stable and enjoyable family life!  The early years are a magical time for empowering children for life by sharing thoughts and showing them how to love, respect and cope responsibly.

Reading this book to a child can help enhance parent-child connection, promote neural network growth, create healthy behavior patterns and strengthen parenting skills.  Reading to learn becomes fun, possibly for life!

Meet Liam and join him in sharing thoughts about communicating feelings and needs.  His expectations of parents will gently assure children and remind adults of basic responsibilities involved in the care of our young.  Learn and practice together the process for thinking and making good choices.

INFORMED, SKILLED PARENTING IN THE EARLY YEARS IS A KEY TO A LIFETIME OF PRIDE AND JOY WITH YOUR CHILD!

“I love the way this book helps small children identify their thoughts and feelings….The captivating pictures and thoughtful wording help children and adults understand how to make good choices. ”    – Peggy Halyard, Licensed Professional Counselor

“…Innocent yet insightful and whimsical, but grounded in fundamental commonsense principles…years of (professional) experience and real-life experiences shine through on every page.  It is marvelously well written and the photos are so cute and so completely on target!  Every one perfectly depicts the life lesson or emotion on the page.”  – David C. Jones, M. D. 

SEE ME TALK BUY NOW

CONNECTION IS VITAL FOR A CHILD’S SURVIVAL!

Enjoying this read-play-learn-together book with your baby is a wonderful way to assist your child’s natural development of survival  and coping skills that can assure success throughout life.

Babies communicate first by reading body language.

The optional PLEASE TELL GAME uses play, our second language, to enhance fun of learning and love of reading.

Toddlers express their world through play before talking about it.

Reading with your child instills a love to read, a golden key to scholarship and higher achievement.

 

 

WHAT ARE MOMMIES AND DADDIES FOR? BUY NOW

READ THIS TOGETHER AND SEE THE WORLD THROUGH YOUR CHILD’S EYES.

This book is a gentle reminder of what your child needs from you.

Enjoy one another as you teach and reassure your young one what may be expected of you.

Build a welcoming home that feels safe to discuss and learn from each day’s challenges, mistakes and successes.

 

 

 

MAGICAL POWER OF CHOICE BUY NOW

CHOICE-MAKING STARTS DURING EARLY THINKING.

Guidance in making choices as it develops can prevent “terrible” at age two, minimize teen drama and enhance family life.

Read and practice together the reasons for making good choices, and the process of thinking about outcomes before making decisions.

Enjoy this guide to learning a skill that is the key to self-esteem, building self-confidence and success.

 

 

 

MY POWERFUL SUPER HERO T-CELLS BUY NOW

MY POWERFUL SUPER HERO T-CELLS:

Guided Imagery for Children is the story about Liam, a boy who want to be a fireman like his daddy. 

His daddy helps him understand the influence of imagination and positive thinking to fight disease.

 Children are naturally gifted with the ability to imagine. 

Guided imagery can help relax a body, build immune systems, overcome negativity and help return some sense of personal control over illness. 

 

 

DISHONORED AND FORGOTTEN BUY NOW

DISHONORED AND FORGOTTEN is the first jointly authored book by Larry and Carolyn.

It is a fictional novel based on a real event that occurred in the Houston Police Department in the 1950’s when part of a supply of confiscated heroin disappeared.

Subsequent events impacted many lives, including the shooting of a detective while in the vice squad office.

A great book about what happens when officers succumb to temptation.