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Madeline Montero
Are You Ready To Try Again? How to Parent with Success and Joy. A Mother's Loving Guide to Positive Experiences in Early Childho
With over 20 + years of parenting experience, her debut book Are You Ready To Try Again? offers tried and true parenting insights and easy-to-use strategies steeped in experience as well as the latest child development research to help mothers create positive experiences for their families. Step-by-step, parents will learn how to reduce parental stress, cultivate good behavior so it occurs more organically, and how to support the development of important skills and capacities children need for healthy development and school readiness.
Plot/Idea: 8 out of 10
Originality: 7 out of 10
Prose: 8 out of 10
Character/Execution: 8 out of 10
Overall: 7.75 out of 10


Plot/Idea: Are You Ready To Try Again? is an insightful text which aims to help parents create a positive environment in which their children can flourish. Montero elaborates upon her personal experiences in a thoughtful and compelling fashion, resulting in a book that provides excellent parenting solutions, as well as brilliant advice on how to soothe challenging behavior and create a low-stress environment.

Prose: Montero's text is presented in a well-organized and engaging manner, her amiable and conversational tone allowing the reader to form a meaningful and trusting connection with the author. She provides neat solutions and practical exercises throughout the book, resulting in a comprehensive and exhaustive resource for parents.

Originality: Are You Ready To Try Again? provides effective strategies for parents to utilize in fostering their child's development. In addition to being well-presented, the text is well-researched, displaying an excellent ability to use sources wisely and effectively.

Character/Execution: Madeline Montero provides sage advice on how to reduce parental stress, develop positive behavioral strategies and equip children with the essential skills necessary for them to reach their potential. Expertly relating her personal experiences as a parent, Montero manages to inspire readers in a balanced and non-patronizing manner.

Blurb: An inspiring book on parenting and child development.

Date Submitted: January 31, 2024