The journal buddies books are fun, interactive journals intended to help adults (parents, teachers, mentors...) build and strengthen a child's self-esteem. These powerful but simple journals are truly a fresh and invigorating take on journal keeping.
Even more exciting is that there's a special version for girls and one for boys, too!
Having a strong self esteem is so important, and it is so easy to lose that during the school years. My daughter was terrorized by a group of boys from 3rd through 5th grade. If it wasn't for her strong self esteem, I couldn't even imagine what she would be like right now. Now that she is in middle school, it is more important then ever to keep that self esteem up. You know how girls can be in middle school. I honestly believe that 6th - 9th grade is some of the hardest years of your life!
The Journal Buddies book is just adorable. It is fun to look at with all the doodles, etc. Totally what kids this age love. I was sent the girls edition, and Jill was kind enough to even autograph it to Alyssa with a word of encouragement. The book begins with how to use the journal. The middle section is the actual journal. It has tons of fun entries, the kids can write directly in the book (my girls love when they can write IN the book). You can get an idea of the book by printing the free self esteem worksheets that Jill provides.
Journal Buddies even received a Mom's Choice Award® and an award at the Midwest Book Awards! Be sure to check out the website, there is a bunch of information on low and high self-esteem, plus resources, etc. A great site for parents!
Buy it ~ You can purchase it directly from the Journal Buddies website. When you do this, you get an autographed copy + $83 in bonus gifts + 45 day money back guarantee. You can purchase the girl and boy editions for $16.95. You can also purchase the book only from Amazon. Journal Buddies: A Girl's Journal for Sharing and Celebrating Magnificence (2nd Edition) or Journal Buddies: A Boy's Journal for Discovering and Sharing Excellence.
Win it ~ Jill was kind enough to offer up THREE Journal Buddies to my readers. You can select boy or girl and she will autograph them directly to your child if you wish. To enter, tell me who you would give this to & something you either learned from the website or an interesting fact you read from the website (lots of great info under the links section!).
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Winners are ~ Stacie, Rebecca & Chris
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