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Hi, I’m Ben! Nice to meet you, and thanks for visiting. Guess what? I have gifts for you! Lots of awesomeness including a full color SOS blueprint, Monifa’s word songs, and Emilie’s Self-Love meditation! Always more to come, so if you enjoyed my book and want some free extras, please drop me your email below. I will keep you posted with any new book bonuses and other nuggets of interest helpful to any and all “Happier Parents.”
Happier Parenting: The Book Bonuses!
Chapter 1. Welcome to Crazy Town: Population ParentsThe most important part of this chapter: making sure you recognize that where you are right now, you are already a great parent. We talked about you coming up with a parenting win, right off the bat! You may have found this easy, fun, challenging, brain-racking, or all of the above. Whatever it was for you, keep doing it!
Right before you go to bed at night, come up with one win and feel blessed or grateful. Check out the video below for some examples! And please send me yours, and I can add it to future versions of this video!
Chapter 2. Very Funny Scotty; Now Beam Me Down My ClothesThis was a really good “launching point” chapter, starting with a discussion of parenting challenges today, and then reinforcing the idea of giving yourself grace for already being a great parent. “Parents, given whatever circumstances they are in, always do the best they can, to the best of their ability.” ~The Universal Truth of Parenting And what is the big takeaway? You are CAPTAIN PARENT of course! I have uploaded a design for you to print, it’s business card size. Print it out. Laminate it. Frame it. On the front is our very own Captain Parent Logo, and the Universal Truth of Parenting. On the back, oh yes, a high five!! This is all to remind you that you ARE a superhero, and give yourself some grace, because the type of parent you are, you do the best you can. I know you do. And of course, ANY TIME you need a High-Five, from me to you, it’s right there in your pocket.
Chapter 3. Nobody Puts Happy in a CornerAnd here we introduce or 3 simple SOS steps to Happier Parenting
- Love of SELF
- Love of OTHERS
- Love of SMILES
Chapter 4. Happy Is as Happy Does (aka STEP 1: SELF)It’s our deep dive into Love of SELF. Here, a very special book bonus for you. Remember I referenced Dr. Emoto’s rice experiment? The sweet smelling loved rice, the terrible moldy hated rice, and the pungent death of the ignored rice? Well! If you send me your mailing address, I am going to send you a surprise package of rice! You won’t know which one, but it will be rice from the very experiment I did for the purposes of this book. No, of course not. Joking. Joking! But that would be pretty cool, wouldn’t it?
Okay, sincerely speaking, there is a Self-Love meditation I referenced it in the book. Folks, as a thank you for coming here for your book bonuses, I have that exact same meditation here for you! My friend Emilie Rawlings is a fabulous coach, she works with Love and Mindfulness. Please find her and follow her and connect with her. She is the author of the book: Foundation: Love. Mindfulness. Meditation. You can find it on Amazon, along with her 10 meditations, also available for purchase. I love her Self Love meditation so much, and I let Emilie know this and she very generously has made it available to me to give out as a book bonus to you. So please download it, use it, listen. It’s 20 minutes of just developing that important Self-Love.
Chapter 5. Here’s Looking at You, Kid (aka STEP 2: OTHERS)It’s our deep dive into Love of OTHERS. There was some amazing personal development content in here, and there is one piece I wanted to speak a bit extra on. Please check out my two bonus videos for you here. The first is on credibility, and more importantly, agreements and he meaning behind them. The second is related to the closing part of the chapter surrounding the “I listen to her now … so she’ll know I’ll listen to her later.” Enjoy! <
Chapter 6. May the Smiles Be with You (aka STEP 3: SMILES)It’s our deep dive into Love of SMILES. One part I mentioned, the bed time stories. Make it fun, make it interactive, and make it up along the way! Per my daughter’s request, here are a few for you, made up on the spot!
Chapter 7. Just Keep SwimmingAnd we finally recap our book, plus introduce our last “mantra’ for living life to the fullest: Laugh. Think. Cry. In Chapter 3, we had the very generous book bonus from Emilie Rawlings which was her guided Self-Love meditation. Here, we have an equally generous book bonus for you.
I mentioned also in Chapter 3 the “zone out” meditation, which is commonly done to just ambient noise, natural or manufactured. I have also found song to be a really good meditation partner. Music has been shown to have lasting positive effects on both body and brain.
I happened to connect with a very talented singer, coach, and healer named Monifa Harris. At the time I asked her to create some special “Word Songs” for me: I gave her a word to focus on, she would focus on it, be mindful of it, and sing whatever sounds were wanting to come out. I have used these Word Songs for meditation, and I love them.
Here for you today, some Monifa Word Songs for you! They are each five minutes in length, perfect for a five minute meditation. The words I asked her to focus on and be mindful of? Why of course, “Love of Self”, “Love of Others”, and “Love of Smiles”. And then surprise addition bonus, a Word Song for “Laugh. Think. Smile”. Download and enjoy!