Don't Punch People in the Junk: (Seemingly) Obvious Life Lessons to Teach Kids
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When our youngest child punched two kids in the junk within an 18-hour period, I questioned whether I could have done anything to prevent it. To be honest, I hadn’t thought to tell my children directly not to punch people in the junk. It wasn’t a message that I imagined I would have to state with the straightforwardness of instructions like, “Don’t talk with your mouth full.”

However, once I stopped to think about it, there had been several rather obvious life lessons that I had been forced to teach our children over the years in order to help them navigate life.  Don’t Punch People in the Junk: (Seemingly) Obvious Life Lessons to Teach Kids is a collection of those lessons that explores the journey of parenthood, which is by far the most challenging and rewarding endeavor I have ever attempted.

Don’t Punch People in the Junk: (Seemingly) Obvious Life Lessons to Teach Kids is an ode to those obvious life lessons that we not only have to teach directly to children, but that we, as adults, can often miss through the course of everyday life. Whether you work with children, have raised them safely to adulthood, are currently attempting to parent them without going insane, or if you simply were a child at some point, Don’t Punch People in the Junk: (Seemingly) Obvious Life Lessons to Teach Kids provides a poignant and humorous look at life lessons that, in retrospect, can seem…obvious.



The Story Behind This Book
When our youngest child punched two kids in the junk within an 18-hour period, I questioned whether I could have done anything to prevent it. To be honest, I hadn’t thought to tell my children directly not to punch people in the junk. It wasn’t a message that I imagined I would have to state with the straightforwardness of instructions like, "Don't talk with your mouth full." However, once I stopped to think about it, there had been several rather obvious life lessons that I had been forced to teach our children over the years in order to help them navigate life. Don’t Punch People in the Junk: (Seemingly) Obvious Life Lessons to Teach Kids is a collection of those lessons that explores the journey of parenthood, which is by far the most challenging and rewarding endeavor I have ever attempted. Although many of the statements and lessons in this book seem like common sense, there may be several that you have already said or will someday say in the indeterminate future, all with the general air of amazement that you even need to utter the words out loud to another human being. Many of these lessons involve statements that I never dreamed I would have to state directly to my children. Kelly Wilson is an author, freelance writer, comedian and obsessed money saver trying to maintain sanity through laughter. She lives with her husband and two children in Portland, Oregon. Read more about Kelly at www.wilsonwrites.com.


Praise and Reviews

“Just got my copy from the AUTHOR in the mail. I was crying by chapter 4. Seriously, need a good laugh? You NEED this book!! Life lessons that you really didn’t even THINK you needed to tell your kids…Love it Kelly Wilson!!” Katie G., Germany

 

“I just finished reading your book. =) Awesome. Totally loved it!” Tiffany B., Tri-Cities, WA

“May I just say, I am SO enjoying your book! What a great read!” ~Heather W., Happy Valley, OR


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