Disclosure: Opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation. I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for this review and post.

When I heard that Korie Robertson, wife to Willie of Duck Dynasty, had a new book coming out, I jumped at the chance to review it. I have always found her to be so real, sweet, sassy, fun and wise on DD. I haven’t seen every episode, but I’ve come to admire each of the Robertson women, for different reasons. I think it’s so neat that her mom writes with her. 🙂

“Willie and I certainly aren’t perfect parents, but we are striving to raise children with good values who contribute positively to this world, and who most importantly love God and love others. And that pretty much sums it up.”Korie Robertson

I just love that! This is what Jerry and I have been trying to get across on this site. Loving God and loving others while being real. Following Jesus and helping others in our path. This is what we want to do, and what we want for our children as well.

“Parents, we are gatekeepers for our children when it comes to exposure to the media, friends and outside influences. We must be the ones guiding our children…”Korie Robertson

It was a joy and privilege to read about Korie’s heritage and how she and Willie have raised their children. Willies stories were great too. I love the down-to-earth language in the book. It was a pretty quick read. Now, the implementing won’t be quite as easy. Korie asks her readers to choose two character traits we want for our children. I admit I’m still thinking and praying about which two are most important to me. Since I need to live it out well, I don’t want to just throw out two of the most unrealistic goals, ya know? LOL.

I would recommend this book to any parents, young or old. It would be such a great gift for new parents!

About the book:Strong and Kind by Korie Robertson
Hardcover; 240 pages
Publisher: Harper Collins Christian Publishing (October 27, 2015)

In her new book STRONG and KIND: And Other Important Character Traits Your Child Needs to Succeed, Korie Robertson – New York Times bestselling author, wife of Duck Commander® CEO Willie Robertson, star of A&E’s Duck Dynasty, and mother of five – argues that developing good character in our children is the single most important thing we can do to help ensure they lead happy, healthy adult lives. Robertson explores key traits and what they truly look like in action, asks readers to select the two traits that they hope to see most in their children, and shares hands-on ways for nurturing strength of character. Written with her mother Chrys Howard and featuring stories and wisdom from husband Willie, STRONG and KIND cuts through the contemporary cacophony of parenting manuals to rediscover, unfold, and embrace the enduring wisdom that has guided the best parents for centuries.

Korie RobertsonAbout Korie Robertson:
Korie Robertson, wife of Duck Commander® CEO Willie Robertson and star of A&E’s beloved series Duck Dynasty, is a mother of five a New York Times bestselling author of several books, including The Duck Commander Family: How Faith, Family, and Ducks built a Dynasty, written with Willie; Faith Commander: Living Five Values from the Parables with Jesus, written with her mother Chrys Howard; and The Women of Duck Commander: Surprising Insights from the Women Behind the Beards about What Makes this Family Work, written with all of the Robertson wives. She is also an in-demand public speaker, Duck Commander® executive, entrepreneur and founder of boutique Duck and Dressing, and philanthropist, who remains active with a variety of organizations that focus on children, adoption, and foster care. Korie lives with her family in West Monroe, Louisiana.

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By Korie Robertson with Chrys Howard / Thomas NelsonMany parents want to see positive character traits in their children but wonder how to instill them. As stars of the hit reality show “Duck Dynasty”, Korie and Willie Robertson receive loads of letters and messages from fans asking how did they raise such good kids. As Korie will tell you, it wasn’t easy, but it is possible. A straightforward approach to parenting, Strong and Kind helps parents identify the character traits they want to see in their children along with the tools for putting them in place.

JennAbout Jenn: I’m a Christian wife to an amazing man (since 1998) and a stay-at-home-teaching mom to four special & incredible boys (born in 2004, 2005, 2007, & 2009). I’m messy and cluttered, but working on that (really, I am!). I’m a discouraged perfectionist and a classic procrastinator who probably has both ADD & Autism, so I tend to jump from topic to topic (and activity to activity) without notice. My Love Languages are Words of Affirmation and Physical Touch. I’m an INFP who enjoys friends but loves to be alone. I love getting and giving hugs, and encouragement is a Spiritual gift of mine that can too-easily be turned into the weapon of discouragement, if I’m not careful. I enjoy writing, singing, words, drawing, photography, digital creations, and reading. Oh, and pizza, tacos, and steak. Now I’m hungry. That reminds me; I eat gluten free and try to eat organic and avoid white sugar and GMOs as much as possible.  Find me on Facebook (Writer/Editor page) (Fan page), Twitter, Pinterest, or Instagram.

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