Time to Parent: Organizing Your Life to Bring Out the Best in Your Child and You {Review/Giveaway} {Holiday Gift Guide 2018}

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Title: Time To Parent
ISBN:  978-1627797436
Author: Julie Morgenstern 
Price: $12.19 Paperback | 352 pages
Available: Amazon | Barnes & Noble

In Time to Parent, the bestselling organizational guru takes on the ultimate time-management challenge―parenting, from toddlers to teens―with concrete ways to structure and spend true quality time with your kids.

Would you ever take a job without a job description, let alone one that requires a lifetime contract? Parents do this every day, and yet there is no instruction manual that offers achievable methods for containing and organizing the seemingly endless job of parenting. Finding a healthy balance between raising a human and being a human often feels impossible, but Julie Morgenstern shows you how to harness your own strengths and weaknesses to make the job your own. This revolutionary roadmap includes:
  • A unique framework with eight quadrants that separates parenting responsibilities into actionable, manageable tasks―for the whole bumpy ride from cradle to college.
  • Simple strategies to stay truly present and focused, whether you’re playing with your kids, enjoying a meal with your significant other, or getting ahead on that big proposal for work. 
  • Clever tips to make the most of in-between time―Just 5-15 minutes of your undivided attention has a huge impact on kids. 
  • Permission to take personal time without feeling guilty, and the science and case studies that show how important self-care is and how to make time for it.
I don’t know about you, I sometimes find it a huge struggle to balance life, my responsibilities, and kids. Time to Parent is the ultimate time management book on how to balance everything.  In sections 1 & 2 you learn about undivided attention, how to love and listen, and so much more.

Sections 3 & 4 break down the book into eight manageable areas: provide, arrange, relate, and teach, (P.A.R.T.) followed by sleep, exercise, love, and fun (S.E.L.F.). The first four areas are geared more toward the child. These parts focus on many things like teaching your kids, how to arrange appointments, provide a home, and so much more. The second four areas are geared more for the parent. You learn how to enjoy life separate from being a mother or father. That way, you are more prepared for the day when your child leaves home to start their lives. 

There are also several assessment tests to help parents discover the areas that they may need more help in, or perhaps areas that you are thriving in. As we all know, parenting can be so many things. Parenting is daunting, exhausting, exciting, and a blessing all rolled into one. This book helps you achieve your goals and set skills that can make the job of parenting a little more manageable. This book is full of personal experiences that make for amazing and straightforward advice. 

Julie Morgenstern: Website | Facebook | Twitter

Disclosure: I was compensated for this post with a product to review by a PR agency or company for my honest opinion. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use or would use personally and believe will be good for my readers. Your opinions may vary from my opinions. Links in the post above may contain affiliate links. You can also go here and read my PR and Disclosure Policies. Giveaway will end on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at midnight. Giveaway is ONLY open to the USA. I will notify the winner via email within 24 hours of the giveaway ending. I will use to draw the winner. The winner has 24 hours to email me back upon the 24 hours with no message I will draw a new winner. It is up to the company offering the giveaway to fulfill the prize won.


  1. I can't wait to read this! Thanks for sharing.

  2. I'm excited to read this. I'm always looking for ways to be a better parent.

  3. I also struggle with self-care. It's hard when you have little ones.

  4. Our son and daughter are expecting their first child - this would be great to give to them.


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