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Truth Bomb Mom

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Truth Bomb Mom

In honor of Mother’s Day, we are thrilled to bring on Kristina Kuzmic as our Special guest to discuss keeping our sanity while navigating the years of parenthood.

Kristina is energetic, funny, and obsessed with creativity, Kristina has an in-your-face perspective on issues of parenting and life in general.

She has become an internet sensation with her “mom-centric” videos about raising children and juggling all of life’s challenges. With over 600 million views across media outlets and websites worldwide, and over 2 million Facebook followers.

Kristina has quickly made a name for herself as a creative, yet unpretentious parent, as well as a world-renowned motivational speaker/comedian. In 2011, Kristina was chosen from over 15,000 applicants and crowned the winner of Mark Burnett’s reality TV competition: “Oprah’s Search for the Next TV Star.” Kristina’s first reality show titled “The Ambush Cook,” aired on the Oprah Winfrey Network.

Kristina’s blog posts have been published on various websites, including Oprah.com and The Huffington Post.

Do you have a question for Kristina? Please submit them up until Monday the 14th at 1:00 MST to empoweredwithdesandjen@gmail.com OR call in live at 2:00 MST for a chance to ask her directly!!

Review of Dragon Drop by Jerry Ackerman BY CYNTHIA BRIAN

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Review of Dragon Drop by Jerry Ackerman BY CYNTHIA BRIAN

dragon drop

Love is Forever

What would you do if the mythical creature that you’ve always believed was real showed up at your window one evening?  Invite him in, of course!  In Jerry Ackerman’s young adult novel, a little girl contently draws dragons at a cluttered table. Although her dad has told her that dragons are imaginary, he has also said that the imagination is a wonderful thing allowing anything to be as real as a person wants.  Outside the window, a dragon that looks exactly like her drawn portrait peers at the scene. Through the Transzip, he has landed on earth at the home of ten year-old Lily and her parents.  His life is about to change forever.

This is a novel about friendships, family, devotion, and love. It is also about telling the truth while holding back words or thoughts that could be hurtful. It’s a book about discovery, believing in the impossible, and tapping into our source.  Most of all, the novel is entertaining, sweet, and a great read for all ages. 

The author wrote this story as a love note to his daughter. Through his spirited words, it’s obvious that family, connection, love, respect, and caring are paramount in one’s life. Py, the dragon, represents the author, while Lily, the child in the book, embodies the true-life characteristics of his daughter, Sierra.

This is a heartfelt read for the entire family. I laughed, cried, and got goosebumps. Most of all, I am now searching the skies for dragons. They are real.

 Listen to an interview with Sierra as she channels Lily on Express Yourself!™ Teen Radio at http://starstyleradio.com/Express_Yourself%21_Radio/Entries/2013/8/27_Keeping_Secrets.html.

Cynthia Brian is a New York Times Best Selling Author, Actor, Radio Personality, and Founder/Executive Director, Be the Star You Are!® 501 c3 literacy charity. More info at http://www.Star-Style.com.

More information about the show

Express Yourself!™ Teen Radio is produced by Cynthia Brian of Starstyle® Productions, llc as an outreach program of Be the Star You Are!® charity. For information on being a guest email Katherine@BetheStarYouAre.org. To make a tax-deductible donation to keep this positive youth programming broadcasting weekly to international audiences, visit http://www.bethestaryouare.org/donate.htm.  Thanks for supporting teens!

 

 

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