Monthly Archives for November 2009

Your Own Personal Goals WILL Create a Happy Home

  Many don’t realize that having clear-cut personal goals for ourselves is an integral part of creating a happy home.  The great news is that it’s not too difficult to achieve this! Thursday’s radio show on the topic of Positive Parenting and Happy Homes will reveal author Tina Turbin’s effective tips and advice on how to do the above and SO much more.  Listen here.  All you have to gain is a happy home!

Advice, Radio Interviews
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Effective Tips for Positiving Parenting & Creating Happy Homes – Live: Before, During & After Thursday, November 12th, 2:00 p.m. EST Have you had one of those days (weeks, months) where the kids are driving you batty? Do you reflect on your day feeling as if you’ve done nothing but lecture, yell, or simply given up, pulling your hair out in the process? Whether it’s redirecting behaviors, special challenges, parenting pep talks, parent coaching or even how the adults treat each other, each action lends itself to the overall peace of the home. Tune in to – Live: Before, During & After on Thursday, November 12th at 2:00 …

Acts of Kindness, Advice, Radio Interviews

Sesame Street – Taking Care of Nature

Sesame Street is celebrating it’s 40th anniversary by encouraging an environmentally-friendly theme for it’s upcoming TV shows.  With such live stage shows as “Elmo’s Green Thumb”, a major promotional campaign and TV show themes to instill in children a love and appreciation of nature, it definitely looks like the show is going in the right direction. It was such a pleasure to have participated alongside the Sesame Street Halloween concert in Pasadena.  For those of you who didn’t have a chance to read up on this wonderful event, please click the above link.

Book Tour, Events

Misdiagnosing Has to Stop

Aside from my role as a children’s author, many of you are also aware that I am an avid supporter of Celiac Disease Research and that I am very involved in a major project to gain government support for the only auto-immune disease which the government does not support. Why? Because the drug companies and pharmacies do not make money off of this disease because the simple solution is to abstain from the gluten in their diet.  Please sign up for my Newsletter (click on link and scroll down the right side of the page) to stay on top of this.  The “project” …

Acts of Kindness, Cupcake Parties, Cupcake Party, Events, gluten-free

Another Victory for Danny the Dragon Meets Jimmy!

This year has been an amazingly rewarding year for myself and Danny the Dragon . I’m very pleased to announce that Danny the Dragon Meets Jimmy won 2nd place in the children’s category of the AZ Literary Contest and Book Awards of 2009!  This is an exciting time for us.  Thank you to all of you fans for your support!

Acts of Kindness, Children's Book, Childrens' Literature

Ever Heard of a “Role Mommy”?

Role Mommy Radio Tuesday, November 10, 2009, 11:00 AM PST Role Mommy Radio inspires moms and dads and others to live their life to the fullest and fulfill their dreams while being a mommy! Prepare to be INSPIRED as you hear author Tina Turbin’s heartfelt story of how she effectively made her dreams come true while lovingly raising 3 successful children. Advice and tips will be shared! Tune in by going to the direct radio show page here.

Acts of Kindness, Advice, Radio Interviews

A 4-year Old Boy Comments on Danny the Dragon!

Here’s a fun message from a mom that had attended a book reading of Danny the Dragon Meets Jimmy with her 2 young boys: “Morning Tina, I was driving the boys to school this morning and Bodhi (my 4 yr-old) said, “mommy, did you know that dinosaurs don’t have boots?” Then about a minute later he said, “not like Danny the Dragon; he does have boots. Dragons does have boots”. Love it!”

Book Tour, Children's Book, Library Visits

Thrive in Balance Radio Show, Mon 11/9 at 9 a.m. Pacific, 12 p.m. EST!

Be sure to listen to my November segment on the Thrive in Balance radio show, to be aired tomorrow, Monday 9 a.m. PST/12 p.m. EST, all on the topic of Gluten-Free and Celiac Disease! (As many of you know, I’m a staunch supporter of raising celiac awareness) Click here to go directly to the radio show. I encourage you to participate and call in with any questions that you may have.  Thank you!

Advice, gluten-free, Radio Interviews

Being a Mom/Role Model, Gluten-Free Living and Positive Parenting/Happy Homes

In addition to my work with Danny the Dragon, next week I have a wonderful lineup of 3 radio shows, covering the important topics of positive parenting and happy homes, the task of being a successful mother and role model and living a gluten-free lifestyle. I’m very much looking forward to speaking on these shows and sharing my advice and tips on the above subjects, and I do hope that you will join me.  Click here for the schedule and direct links to each show.  Have a great weekend!

Advice, Radio Interviews

Barnes and Noble Welcomes Danny the Dragon!

Did you know that my Danny the Dragon Meets Jimmy is now available through Barnes and Noble?!  Click on the Barnes and Noble link to purchase immediately. Keep this in mind for your holiday shopping!

Children's Book, Childrens' Literature
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