Disclosure: I received the book to read and review for free. This post may contain affiliate links. As always all opinions are 100% honest and my own.
I met the “Orange Rhino” back in July and again in September when she came to share her story at the Apple Tots Mom’s Night Out event my blog hosted. Shelia is a mom of 4 kids and after being caught yelling at her kids put herself up to a challenge of no yelling. That challenge led to a blog, to a facebook group, Pinterest boards and a BOOK! The book is a guide and memior of her own challenge time and tips to have your own no yelling household.
I think what pulls me towards Shelia and her Challenge is that she is real. A real woman, mom and reformed yeller. So many parenting books with tips and tricks are written by doctors, psychologists/psychiatrists and dads. Yes some of these people could also be moms but they often look at it from another angle then REAL time moments, kids and life situations. So after hearing her speak on two occasions she is a real mom who made a challenge and change after holding herself accountability. Mom power!
This book is composed into many chapters, which are then broken down to days with helpful tips that are ranked in cool, warm and hot. Also Orange Rhino Revelations which are “revelations” about yelling, parenting, and ideas on “orange rhinos”. Orange Rhinos are reminders to stay calm and not tell. There are spots throughout the book to make notes and reflect on your personal challenge. Tons of resources from her website are included in print, including Top 10 lists are also included.