Fed Up with Frenzy: Slow Parenting in a Fast-Moving World

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Sourcebooks, 2012 - Family & Relationships - 362 pages
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Slow Down. Reconnect.
It's Easier than You Think.

The hectic pace of everyday life can keep families constantly on the go, but removing some of the frenzy is easy—if you just take a moment to slow down. Hit the pause button on all of life's daily distractions and reconnect with your family in familiar and exciting ways. Parenting and family expert Susan Sachs Lipman shows you the enormous benefits of having a slower paced, more connected family. Packed with simple, affordable, and delightful games, crafts, and activities, Fed Up with Frenzy will help you spend more distraction—free time with your children. Slow down and reconnect with your family by:

• Creating your own outdoor theater
• Experimenting with kitchen science
• Playing nature games
• Making placemats from fall leaves
• And more!

"Fed Up with Frenzy is a blueprint for any family that feels overwhelmed by the pace of contemporary life." —Darell Hammond, Founder and CEO, KaBOOM!

"The heart of parenting is connection, but how do parents and children connect when they are going a mile a minute in different directions? Read this book, stop the frenzy, and reconnect." —Lawrence J. Cohen, PhD, author of Playful Parenting

"Fed up with Frenzy is a welcome corrective to a society that has turned childhood into a race to nowhere. With charm, energy and wit, Susan Lipman serves up a treasure trove of ideas to bring joy and sanity back to family life. Every parent needs a copy."—Carl Honoré, author of In Praise of Slowness and Under Pressure

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Review: Fed Up with Frenzy: Slow Parenting in a Fast-Moving World

User Review  - ZebraPrintRocks - Goodreads

A book of crafty ideas to help connect / or reconnect, with your family. To me this book was similar to pinterest, only I turned the pages to search instead of scrolling. It will definitely be a book ... Read full review

Review: Fed Up with Frenzy: Slow Parenting in a Fast-Moving World

User Review  - Angie Libert - Goodreads

I expect a ideological view on life from this book, but rather it is just list of activities to do, to slow down. Hum...isn't at a total oxymoron! Read full review

About the author (2012)

Susan Sachs Lipman has more than 25 years experience as a writer, social media manager and community leader. She is currently the Social Media Director for the Children & Nature Network, an international movement dedicated to connecting children with nature. She has written for national magazines including Us, Los Angeles, Entrepreneur, Woman, and Whole Earth Review and has been on staff at Zoetrope: All-Story and Harper's Bazaar. She runs the blog, Slow Family Online, offering activities, crafts tips and more to slow down and enjoy family time and one another.

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