Tip # 1 - Read while the kids do homework at the kitchen table.

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When it comes to balancing the use of technology, parents need to be an example to for their kids. In today’s day and age, kids have homework starting in Kindergarten.  Have the children sit together at the kitchen table to doe their work. Instead of keeping yourself busy by doing laundry, cleaning the house or catching up on social media, sit with them for 20 mins. Lead by example and pick up a book you have been meaning to read. Set goals for yourself and be an inspiration for them.  

We know life is busy. We can all find excuses of why we can’t. Some of the most powerful and successful people make the time to read everyday.  Don’t believe us? Read the article below:


Are you ready now to sit down for at least 20 minutes a day to read while your kids do homework?


Our recommendations:

All these books we have read. Share your favorite books in the comments below.


  1. Leaders Eat Last - Simon Sinek 

  2. The Art of War - Sun Tzu

  3. Unthink - Erik Wahl

  4. Originals - Adam Grant

  5. Good to Great - Jim Collins

  6. Training Camp - Jon Gordon

  7. Soup - Jon Gordon

  8. Lean In - Sheryl Sandberg

  9. How Successful People Win - John C. Maxwell

  10. First, Break All The Rules - Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman


  1. Amy Morin - 13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don’t Do

  2. Richard Louv  - Last Child In The Wood


  1. The Art of Racing in The Rain - Garth Stein 

  2. On The Edge - Alison Levine 

  3. Into Thin Air - Jon Krakauer 

  4. Sacred Hoops - Phil Jackson and Hugh Delehanty 

Personal Growth

  1. Superhuman by Habit - Tynan

  2. Daring Greatly - Brene Brown

Good Reads

  1. To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee

  2. Into The Wild - Jon Krakauer

  3. The Wild Truth - Carine McCandles

  4. Wild - Cheryl Strayed

  5. Rubyfruit Jungle - Rita Mae Brown


  1. The Longest Ride - Nicholas Sparks

  2. A Bend in The Road - Nicholas Sparks

  3. Nantucket Nights - Elin Hilderbrand

  4. Summer Rental - Mary Kay Andrews

  5. Ladies Night - Mary Kay Andrews

  6. Secret Sisters - Jayne Ann Krentz

  7. The Girls of Mischief Bay - Susan Mallery

  8. Three Sisters - Susan Mallery

  9. Four Friends - Robyn Carr

  10. The Guest Cottage - Nancy Thayer

  11. Summer Island - Kristin Hannah

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