Category Archives for "Books & Book Reviews"

Book giveaway at “Really Working From Home”

Our friend MariLee is currently hosting a book giveaway at Really Working From Home. The book is titled, “The Princess and the Three Kings” and was written by Karen Kingsbury. Learn more here: The book begins with a verse from 1 Corinthians 13: 4, 7 “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, […]

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Selecting “quality” books for your children or students

*By Shara Lawrence-Weiss, owner of Mommy Perks and Personal Child Stories I realize there are countless articles floating around about this subject matter. Well if they can weigh in, why can’t I? Huh? 😉 Maybe…just maybe…I’ll share some tidbit of information that you haven’t already seen. If you are a brand new mom, I might […]

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August 15, 2009

The Pink Locker Society: By Debra Moffitt (

*Review by Shara Lawrence-Weiss, owner of Mommy Perks and Personal Child Stories I met Debra on twitter…the usual meeting place these days 🙂 I noticed right away that she writes for; a favorite web site of mine. I often quote the site in my Mommy Perks and Personal Child Stories newsletters. We wrote a […]

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Book Review and Giveaway: “Mommy, Draw Stars on My Tummy”

A few days ago I received a press release from Martine Groeneveld: registered nurse, licensed massage therapist, certified infant massage instructor and author (who happens to be a native of Holland…I am also half Dutch). *Martine is kindly giving away TWO books. Comment below to be entered for one book. A winner will be selected […]

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Design Media Pros: featured in a web design book

Sorry, but I have to take a moment to brag on my husband for just a minute. This is the first time I have featured him in a blog post so you’ll just have to forgive me for using my powers this one time 🙂 A friend of ours sent us a lead about a […]

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The Daddy Diaries by Paul Kemp

While Mommy Perks typically features mom owned businesses and services, we are always open to spotlighting great dads, too! For several months I taught educational workshops in the PHX area and this author and father of two attended almost every event with his 2 sons. Although I haven’t seen the boys for some time now, […]

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