JoJo Siwa JoJo’s Guide to the Sweet Life Review. By Carlos Rodriquez

JoJo Siwa has proven with her book she is more than a singer and dancer. She may also one day be a motivational speaker. Her book indicates she is a great role model girls should follow. By Celebrity Reporter for Junior Hollywood Reporter Carlos Rodriquez.

From Page one this book is a page turner. It is packed with great information all girls should know about Social Media trolls, how to be themselves and accept themselves as well as being a guide parents should be using in today’s society to teach their kids how to be kind to others.
Her book is packed with great Photos of the mini super star and some just have you saying awwwww.
The one stand out in this book is that JoJo praises Abby Lee Miller all through it. She gives credit to Abby for giving her opportunities to be on her shows (AUDC and ALDC Dance Moms)  Something the so called star of the show failed to do.  She never says one thing negative about Abby or her Dance moms family as she calls them instead gives an inside look at what it was like being on both shows.
JoJo shares what time they arrived, The living arrangements, how long it took for the girls to accept her and left out all the negatives we have already seen on the show.  Her book is all about being positive in a negative world and was an excellent read.
JoJo tells about the people behind the camera we never hear about and how wonderful she was treated by all of them.
She gives sound advice on how to build self confidence, what to do if you are being bullied and what to do if you see others being bullied.  The book is just a road map to success for all preteen and teen girls in today’s society but also contains lessons parents should teach their children from birth.
It certainly contains great lessons some of the Dance Moms fandom should not only read by live by.
I don’t want to give away to much of the book but I Just want to rave over and over how good it is. I feel like I know JoJo now after reading her book. She goes into her family dynamics and how they make it work with her and her mom being in CA and her dad and brother being in Wyoming.  She tells how often they fly home or the father and brother fly out. The fans assume they just stayed in CA and abandoned the family and rag on it a lot in groups on social media.  JoJo proves them wrong again. YES GIRL!!
JoJo takes you step by step in her life and I learned a lot I did not know she had been involved in.
She has signed a major contract with Nickelodeon which to this reporter now makes her the most successful Dance moms cast member yet.  Not only is her merchandise flying off the shelves world wide but she just keeps climbing higher and higher up the ladder.
I loved the one sentence JoJo added in her book so nonchalantly that you might miss it.  She said she knows what friends are real friends and which ones want to use her friendship to get jobs. Or something to that affect. That was something I was concerned about seeing recent people pulling on her coat tails who were cruel to her on National TV.
Regardless of what the trolls who think only one star can emerge from this show this one is going to reach the top and have a life time career because she is doing it on talent and not on connections. So they might want to re think that philosophy.
JoJo gives great advice about Trolls.  Do not feed them. If you interact with them it is like taking them to a buffet.  Ignore them. Be kind to them and if all else fails block them.  Do not give them the attention they crave.

I not only suggest all girls read this book I suggest everyone read it. Parents use it as a guide to raising positive kids, kids use it to find out ways to be happy regardless of what others think or say about you and most of all every one use it to learn how to be kind.
All Dance Moms fans should read it. I think  it will give you some insight into what you think goes on.
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Netflix Review- #Free Rein @netflix

The opinions expressed in this blog are ours only and do not reflect those of others who may have watched and reviewed this series on Netflix By: Dawn Vallarta

What do you do when you have a group of friends together on a stormy week end in Florida? You can’t go to the beach. The lightening here will make you get on your knees and pray for safety , so we binge watched something that had one season on Netflix. We chose Free Rein because  a) It looked upbeat and b) We wanted something to keep us absorbed and not noticed the storms that had fried the cable box.

Free Rein is now one of our favorite new shows to watch and we cant wait for it to come back on with season two.
Zoe played by Jaylen Barron brings life to this movie and makes you feel like you know her and her struggles.  Her parents are having a hard go of it so her mom takes Zoe and her little sister to England to visit their grandfather. Zoe immediately meets and falls in love with a troubled horse that only she can get to calm down.
I don’t want to tell you all the story lines because this is one you want to watch. Trust me on this one.  But the plot involves family dynamics, friendships, horse thieves, young love, visiting your past and over coming fears you buried there and of course mean girl drama.
I will say that not one of us above intelligent people watching ever figured out who the real horse thief was and were all sitting with our jaws on the floor when it was revealed.
We guessed every one but the right one.
This show has some beautiful country scenes that make you want to call a travel agent and get there at once.
So next time you are sitting home bored or have to stay inside for any reason check out Free Rein on Netflix and enjoy a day of binge watching a good lighthearted show that just makes you glad you watched it.
Creators Vicki Lutas, Anna McCleery did a splendid job on this one.