The old proverb rings true: it takes a village to raise a child. And educating that village can go a long way in shaping better parents and children, says Melanie Notkin, author of Savvy Auntie: The Ultimate Guide for Cool Aunts, Great-Aunts, Godmothers, and All Women Who Love Kids.
“Nearly fifty percent of American women don’t have children of their own,” says Savvy Auntie Melanie Notkin, “and moms and dads, even grandparents, have so many books, resources and websites to go to to be the best parent they can be. I thought wow if we are going to contribute to this American family village whether as a sister, best friend or neighbor, we need tools and resources ourselves.”
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