I had the opportunity to review the girls version of Journal Buddies and it brought back memories of being in high school. I never paid attention in class it was so hard to. I would get bored or finish my homework and still have time left over. My friends and I would have this notebook and pass it in between classes. I would spend the entire class writing in the journal and then pass it to my friends. I think I had three going at one time once. Writing and passing. We would comment on each other’s comments. I wish I had one of those notebooks to look at now. Ahhh Memories…from the corner of my mind…nothing but memories…yeah.. Where was I?
Journaling is a great way to relieve stress, let out your creativity and help with self esteem. Children can have self esteem issues at any time during their development. It is important for parents to be there and be ready.
How can parents help?
Give them an outlet like the Journal Buddies. The Journal Buddies won the Moms Choice Awards for it ability to develop sharing, creativity, and kindness with the use of journaling, creating an unforgettable experience in building and improving a child’s self esteem.
So the Journal Buddie is divided into three different sections.
Section One: Sharing with others
This is the section that reminded me of being in high school. Writing about yourself and your friend and then they get to comment on it and write back. Every day you are asked questions about you and about your buddy.
Section Two: Creative Journaling
Drawing and stickers are strongly encouraged in this portion. So much so that some stickers, sparkles and feathers are included to decorate your book with. Every day you are given a blank page to draw on with one word as inspiration.
Section Three: Kindness
Kindness is about looking at the kindness in you and in others and writing about it. This helps you think of kindness and being conscience of it and giving you self esteem in yourself. Every day you are given a lined sheet to write on and in the beginning of the book you are given ideas to write about.
This would make an excellent give for a young girl. It should inspire her imagination and writing skills. My daughter is too young but I know she would love this. If it were spiral bound I would keep it. She would draw on it and say “who who” which means tigger. I love anything that will inspire creativity, thinking and imagination. Journal Buddies make me want to sit down and be a little girl again; pig tails and all.
“Journal Buddies: A Girl’s Journal for Sharing and Celebrating Magnificence”
has been awarded the Dove Family-Approved Seal. “The Dove Foundation has
established itself as a valuable resource for consumers seeking quality
entertainment and programming that’s suitable for their entire household,”
says Jeff Yordy, VP of Marketing, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.
Dove’s Review of Journal Buddies states that it is “a very creative way to help
encourage self esteem in young girls. It is so important in this day and age to
help children with their self-image. This delightful ingenious journal will show
them a way to capture their imagination, ideas and thoughts and share them with
others. Giving the diary concept a different look. This is a perfect gift for
young girls.” To learn more about Dove’s review of Journal Buddies visit
Furthermore, Journal Buddies interactive journaling systems for boys and for
girls are both winners of the 2008 Mom’s Choice Awards, an award that
represents quality and ingenuity. Like other symbols of quality that consumers
have come to rely on, the Mom’s Choice Award on a product, service or media
production alerts consumers its appropriateness for children. The Award is a
symbol of family-friendliness that parents, educators, librarians, social
service professionals and others rely on to help guide their purchasing
I would like to give my copy away and it is autographed.
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