Friday, April 10, 2015

What Every 6th Grader Needs to Know Book Tour: Giveaway for a $25 Amazon Gift Card or PayPal Cash

Welcome to the book tour for What Every 6th Grader Needs to Know! This title caught my eye because my twin sons will be entering 6th grade (and middle school) this fall, so it's a time of big change for them, both academically and socially. This book is geared toward mothers and daughters, but hopefully the authors will come up with an edition for boys, too! And I'm betting there are plenty of great tips in here for all middle-schoolers, regardless of their gender. Read on to learn more about this book and the authors, as well as enter to win a $25 Amazon gift card or PayPal cash!

10 secrets to connect
What Every 6th Grader Needs to Know by Connie Sokol & Rachelle Christensen

Is your daughter asking questions about friends, peer pressure, school, and even her weight?

As a mom, are you wondering how to answer them?

Welcome to the club.

But you can relax because we’ve asked real sixth-grade girls to dish on their top secret questions. And we’ve provided time-tested real-life answers that work.

Add to that an enjoyable format. The “Just for Girls” section speaks right to your daughter in words and ways she understands. The “Just for Moms” section talks straight to moms, giving you information, resources, and easy-to-share answers. We include tips for how to start, handle, and enjoy the conversations, no matter the situation.

Create connected conversations with your daughter as you explore these life questions together. Get plain facts and jumpstart questions. Discuss the provided scenarios so she can practice responses to use in real-time. Download decorative cards with positive statements and fun fill-in sentences.

Use What Every Girl Needs to Know About 6th Grade to make it happen. Together, answer questions and create connection.

You got this.

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Praise for What Every 6th Grader Needs to Know: 10 Secrets to Connect Moms & Daughters

"At a time when so many barriers are straining mother/daughter relationships, and our daughters' esteem is being attacked from every side, What Every 6th Grader Needs to Know gives mothers the tools they need to communicate (even about the tough stuff). It gives daughters the confidence to know that they have what it takes to survive the unique transitional years. Whether your relationship with your daughter is strained, or you want to strengthen what is already strong, use this smart and savvy information. You and your girl(s) will learn how to thrive through the teen years.”
--Heather Ann Johnson, M.S., Adjunct Faculty, BYU, Mother to 5 Girls

“With conflicting messages today, it's easy for moms and daughters to get confused and overwhelmed. This book bestows all the wisdom you want to pour into your daughter's heart and mind in a fun, non-threatening way. Dread turns into confidence as you realize you have the tools to face those teenage years TOGETHER and have a ball doing it.”
--Rachel Skinner, Mother of Nine, Social Worker

“This book provided a wonderful bonding experience for me and my daughter. As parents, we always think we know how our child is doing. Then we get into a deep conversation and realize that compared to what we thought, they are doing either so much better or are suffering so much more. But they hold those feelings back to protect us. Sometimes they fear that talking about it means more pain, but this books shows that talking is healing, especially when we know how.”
—Karrie Glazner, Mother of Three Wonderful Kids

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Author Connie E. Sokol

Connie E. Sokol is a mother of seven and a favorite local and national speaker for over fifteen years. She is a core contributor on KSL TV's “Studio 5 with Brooke Walker” and a national blogger for "Motherhood Matters" at She is a former TV and radio host for Bonneville Communications and newspaper and magazine columnist. Mrs. Sokol is the author of twelve books including Faithful, Fit & Fabulous; Create a Powerful Life Plan; The Life Is Too Short Collection; 40 Days with the Savior; and Caribbean Crossroads. Mrs. Sokol marinates in time spent with her family and eating decadent treats.

Author Rachelle J. Christensen

Rachelle J. Christensen is a mother of five who loves connecting with her children and wrote this book in answer to questions from her two daughters. She also has an amazing husband, three cats, and five chickens. An award-winning author, she has written several mystery/suspense novels, and she solves the mystery of the missing shoe on a daily basis. Rachelle graduated cum laude from Utah State University with a degree in psychology and a music minor. She enjoys singing and songwriting, playing the piano, running, motivational speaking, and, of course, reading.

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