PAIL Book Club: Simplicity Parenting posts

Our recent PAIL book club was “Simplicity Parenting, Using the Extraordinary Power of Less to Raise Calmer, Happier, and More Secure Kids.” The book was really in-depth and offered a lot to think about. Below are the prompts we offered to think about the book and the links to those who wrote posts about it. If you didn’t get a chance to write a post feel free to chime in by sharing a comment below.

Writing Prompts:

  • What is your “vision” for your family?
  • How do you think your life circumstances are uniquely suited/not suited to Payne’s message?
  • What do you all think would be the hardest things for you to change to simplify your life according to Payne’s suggestions?
  • Did anything in the book resonate particularly strongly with you?
  • How do you feel about Payne’s proposed ban on “adult topics” with kids? In your family, what do you intend to discuss with or keep from your kids?
  • What do you think about Payne’s theory of children having “Cumulative Stress Disorder?” Have you seen examples of it in real life?

Blogger Submissions:

1) Jules of Two Pink Tulips shared, Background Noise

2) Cheap? Tired? SIMPLE, from Gemini Momma of Three Geminis and a Sagittarius

3) Shannon of Chasing Rainbows shared, Simplicity Parenting

4) CJ of Metholic’s Blog, Simplicity Parenting

5) Mandski of Full Bed submitted, Pail Book Club: Simplicity Parenting

6) MomPharmD shared, Simplicity Parenting.


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