Announcing our Courageous Parents, Confident Kids book cover and contents
I've been "in the hive" all winter working on editing the new book, Courageous Parents, Confident Kids -- Letting Go So You Both Can Grow. We reached a major milestone today with the creation of our book cover!
My thanks go out to Dunn + Associates Design and illustrator Jane Mjolsness for their stunning work! In the book creation process, things always begin to feel "real" when the cover is done.
The new book will be released in paperback in April, and best of all, you register to get a free digital download of the complete book by signing up on MojoMom.com
I am very excited to share this innovative parenting resource with you, created in collaboration with the following amazing experts who contributed chapters.
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 of 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 Courage to Become Your Own Parenting “Expert” by Melissa Stanton, author of The Stay-at-Home Survival Guide. Visit Melissa at www.RealLifeSupportForMoms.com
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 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 founder of PunditMom blog.
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
Our goal with Courageous Parents, Confident Kids is to share core concepts and skills you can build upon to become a courageous parent. When you do so, you can experience tremendous growth throughout your whole family, kids and parents included.