FEATUREd books

The Magic of Making a Difference

Feel lost, doubting your worth as a parent? “One CAN Make a Difference” shares a transformative true story, offering hope and inspiration. Dr. Marlena E. Uhrik’s poignant tale of Lizzy and her mom touches the hearts of many, reminding us of the power of determination and the magic of believing in oneself.

In Grandpa’s Hands

Longing for meaningful connections between grandparents and grandchildren? “In Grandpa’s Hands” celebrates this special bond, promoting communication and emotional connectedness. It cherishes the nurturing relationship fundamental for family bonds. Experience the joy of intergenerational teaching and touching of spirits, creating cherished moments filled with hope and promise.

Family books

My Family Matters To Me

Struggling to find meaningful family time? “My Family Matters To Me” offers a solution. With fun, educational activities from “A” to “Z,” it fosters not just ABCs but vital life skills like responsibility and teamwork. Designed for ages 5-10, it merges learning and fun, creating memorable family moments.

Guidebook for Family Day Care Providers

or Surviving in a Home Full of Kids
Feeling overwhelmed with the demands of running a family daycare? Our comprehensive guidebook offers solutions. Covering accounting, hiring, marketing, and more, it includes vital information on health, safety, and childhood development stages. With stress management tips and caregiver support, it’s an essential reference for running a successful daycare. Ideal for training programs and college courses nationwide.

Take A Little Time

Feeling overwhelmed by life’s demands? “Take a Little Time” offers respite. Through our Keepsake Coloring Book, cherish moments of connection with your child, laughing and learning together. Designed to encourage slowing down and savoring time with loved ones, it creates meaningful memories you’ll treasure. Take a breath, relax, and enjoy these special moments.

Social-Emotional Learning: The New Smart

Seeking tools to foster mindfulness and social-emotional learning in classrooms? Our Toolkit for Educators, aligned with “Take a Little Time,” equips educators with theory, scientific evidence, and hands-on activities. Empower students for academic success with a comprehensive Action Plan and Resource List, facilitating mindful practices in schools, homes, and workplaces.

real estate books

The Secret Sauce of Downsizing

The Secret Sauce of Downsizing is a book for anyone at any age who wishes to simplify, organize, downsize or just change up their lifestyle!

Feeling overwhelmed by the prospect of downsizing? “The Secret Sauce of Downsizing” offers comprehensive solutions for simplifying and organizing your life. With expert tips covering every aspect from organizing to legalities, it guides you through the daunting process. Addressing emotional and spiritual aspects, it empowers you to embrace change and start a new chapter in life.

The Secret Sauce of Staging

Getting Your Home Ready to Command TOP DOLLAR in the Real Estate Market
Struggling to prepare your home for sale? Learn from a former clutter queen turned professional Home Stager. Discover secrets to swiftly enhance your property’s appeal, minimizing time on the market and maximizing profits. Gain confidence with expert strategies to plan, organize, and create stunning spaces that captivate buyers and yield maximum returns with minimal effort.  

About the author.

Dr. Marlena Uhrik is a trailblazer in education and a beacon of inspiration for generations. With over four decades of unwavering dedication to children and families, Dr. Uhrik has left an indelible mark on our communities, shaping minds and futures with her passion and expertise. As a visionary leader whose passion, dedication, and unwavering commitment to education and community service continues to inspire.

Selected as a “Woman of Distinction” during Women’s History Month in 2024, Dr. Uhrik was honored in a ceremony held at the California State Capitol in Sacramento as a fitting tribute to her tireless advocacy and profound impact.

Throughout her illustrious career, Dr. Uhrik has not only enriched the lives of countless children but has also empowered aspiring educators worldwide through her insightful teachings. Her accolades, spanning from local honors to national recognition, reflect her relentless pursuit of excellence in improving the quality of life for children and families. It is said, that one of her greatest achievements has been as the Founder and past Executive Director of The Kids’ Breakfast Club which she started in 1992 and is still thriving today.

As an accomplished award-winning author, her works have resonated deeply, offering invaluable guidance and inspiration to kids, caregivers, parents, and communities alike. Dr. Uhrik continues to spearhead transformative initiatives. Throughout her role as a consultant for the California Department of Education, she led the charge in statewide programs like Character Education, Student Assistance Programs (SAPs), and the Prevention of Underage Drinking program, championing the well-being of at-risk youth.

Dr. Uhrik’s tireless efforts have not gone unnoticed, earning her recognition from a multitude of esteemed organizations including the Rotary Club, the US Congressional Record, the United States Presidential Award for Service, the Salvation Army, and the California State Assembly among others. Beyond her professional achievements, Dr. Uhrik’s personal life, is where she finds joy and fulfillment in her role as a wife, mother, and grandmother.

Dr. Marlena Uhrik

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