Tuesday, March 2, 2010
Sue Scheff: Courageous Parents, Confident Kids - Letting Go So You Both Can Grow
Announcing the Courageous Parents, Confident Kids book cover and a first peek at the content by chapters.
This book is a tremendous collaborative effort brought about by the vision and determination of Amy Tiemann, Ph.D. and author of several books and articles – her latest book was Mojo Mom: Nurturing Your Self While Raising a Family.
The new book will be released in paperback on April 18th, but we are giving the book away as a free digital download to people who sign up for a free copy on MojoMom.com before April 18th. The digital download will be packaged as a PDF file so it can be read on any computer, or printed out. This is an incredible opportunity to gain valuable information and insight free of charge.
Here is a preview of Courageous Parents, Confident Kids — Letting Go So You Both Can Grow
Introduction by the Editor, Amy Tiemann, Ph.D., author Mojo Mom: Nurturing Your Self While Raising a Family.
Part 1: The Courage to Invest in Your Own Development
The Transformative Power of Self-care by Renee Peterson Trudeau, life coach and author of The Mother’s Guide to Self-Renewal.
Tools for Career Reinvention by Kella Hatcher and Maryanne Perrin, founders of Balancing Professionals.
Part 2: Developing Your Own Courageous Parenting Style
The Courage to Let Our Kids Solve Their Own Problems by Maya Frost, international lifestyle design expert and author of The New Global Student.
The Power of Personal Significance for Kids of All Ages by Amy McCready, parent educator and founder of Positive Parenting Solutions.
I’m Worried I Worry Too Much, But How Do I Stop? by Jamie Woolf, leadership expert and author of Mom-In Chief.
Part 3: Real-world Safety Skills for All
Kidpower: Skills for Safety, Skills for Independence by Irene van der Zande, co-founder and Executive Director of Kidpower, Teenpower, Fullpower International.
How to Say Yes to Your Kids’ Online Activities by Linda Criddle, internet safety and technology expert and creator of iLookBothWays.com
Part 4: Finding Your Voice and Raising It for the Community
Becoming a Political Parent: PunditMom on Mothers Raising Their Voices Online by Joanne Bamberger, journalist and PunditMom blogger.
Building a Family-friendly America: Challenge and Progress Through the Eyes of MomsRising.org by Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, co-founder and Executive Director of MomsRising.org
It Takes a Motherhood by Cooper Munroe and Emily McKhann, co-creators of the award-winning online community, TheMotherhood.com
The goal of Courageous Parents, Confident Kids is to share core concepts and skills you can build on as you raise a family, participate in your community, and continue your own development. I hope you enjoy the book.
Blog post by Linda Criddle