Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Meet Author Clayton Paul Thomas and his book, “Tantrums, Troubles, and Treasures”

Clayton Paul Thomas has worked with kids for about 16 years from three different settings. The first was at St. Joseph Children’s Home. This was a place abused kids went after being permanently separated from their parents. Most of his parenting skills were developed here. The kids Clayton worked with ranged from ages 3 to 15.

Afterwards, Clayton became an elementary public school teacher. He taught for 7 1/2 years from 1st through 4th grade. Finally, Clayton has two boys (Cameron age 7 and Luke age 3). He has been married for 9 years to his beautiful wife Lauren. Though his parenting skills were learned at St. Joseph, his wife’s has been the inspiration to writing Tantrums, Troubles, and Treasures: A Parent Guide to Parenting in the 21st Century” and sharing insights with all of you. To her, Clayton is eternally thankful.

In his book, "Tantrums, Troubles and Treasures" Author Clayton Paul Thomas, shares with you an insiders point of view on how to work with kids who can be challenging. Thomas has worked with a lot of difficult children for many years. He believes we all can be better parents and dedicates his book to all parents and teachers who are trying to help their children be the best they can!

Tantrums, Troubles, and Treasures: A Parent's Guide to Parenting in the 21st Century
Written by: Clayton Paul Thomas
Publisher: LuLu.com
ISBN Number: 978-1-257-05609-5
Publication Date: April 2011

Book Blurb:
Tantrums, Troubles, and Treasures is a book meant to help great parents become even better. The book covers a variety of topic such as presence with children, handling arguments in the home, bullying, and reflection. Each chapter starts with a quote that sets the tone and end with a small assignment to reinforce the point of the chapter. By the time the book is finished, the reader will have a lot more tools to use at their discretion in their parenting tool belt.

"This book is intended for anyone who ever wanted a helping hand with raising children. I'll caution you though. There is not one correct way to do this." ~Clayton Paul Thomas  
You can find out more about Clayton Paul Thomas’s World of Ink Author/Book Tour schedule at http://storiesforchildrenpublishing.com/ClaytonPThomas.aspx. There will be giveaways, reviews, interviews, guest posts and more. Make sure to stop by and interact with Clayton Paul Thomas and the hosts at the different stops by leaving comments and/or questions. Clayton Paul Thomas will be checking in throughout the tour and is offering an additional giveaway for those who leave comments throughout the tour.

In addition, come listen on demand to Blog Talk Radio’s World of Ink Network show: Stories for Children at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/worldofinknetwork. The hosts VS Grenier, Kris Quinn Chirstopherson and Irene Roth will be chatting with Clayton about his book, parenting tips, writing, the publishing industry and experiences with virtual tours. Clayton will also be sharing writing tips and trials, and tribulations of the writer’s life.

The show aired live July 4, 2011 at 2pm EST (1pm Central, 12pm MST, and 11am PST). You can tune in at the World of Ink Network site at http://www.blogtalkradion.com/worldofinknetwork. (Note: if you can’t make the show, you can listen on demand at the same link.)

Book Giveaway Rules:
One entry for each comment left per author virtual blog tour stop. (Must leave a real comment about the author, tour or book. Saying “this is cool” or “I love your book” will not count.) 
Make sure to include your safe email so we can contact you if you are the winner. 
Example: vsgrenier AT storiesforchildrenpublishing DOT com.

        Ask a question – get a bonus entry per author virtual blog tour stop.

Book Giveaway ends July 31, 2011

~Next Stops on Clayton Paul Thomas' World of Ink Schedule~

July 6th
MomnBaby Network – Book Spotlight & Giveaway

July 7th
Home School Blogger – Book Review

July 8th
Families Matter Blog – Book Review

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