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The power of presence : be a voice in your child's ear even when you're not with them / Joy Thomas Moore ; foreword by Wes Moore.

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  • 6 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 649.1 MOO (Text) 33187004429888 Nonfiction Available -
Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown 649.1 MOOR (Text) 39213000843833 New Adult Nonfiction Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 649.1 MOO (Text) 37323005416311 NONFIC Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 649.1 MOOR (Text) 39231033424371 Ratcliffe-Carnegie Reading Room Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 649.1 Moore (Text) 31208912594803 new non-fiction Available -
Starke Co PL - San Pierre Branch 649.1 MOO (Text) 30880010066909 NEW ADULT Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial j PS 649.1 MOORE (Text) 33946003389884 Parent/Teacher - 1st Floor On holds shelf -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781538743805
  • ISBN: 1538743809
  • Physical Description: xxvi, 276 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Grand Central Life & Style, [2018]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-271).
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Foreword / by Wes Moore -- Presence of mind -- Presence of heart -- Presence of faith -- Presence of courage -- Presence of resources -- Presence of connectedness -- Presence of values.
Summary, etc.:
The mother of memoirist Wes Moore outlines seven specific strategies--including faith, courage, and financial freedom--for ensuring that children consistently feel a positive caregiver's presence regardless of distance.
"What does 'presence' mean to a parent? It's being available when you are needed the most. It's showing support through trial and triumph, even when separated by miles. It's equipping your kids with the tools they'll need to become successful adults. It's not possible to be physically nearby for every decision or every important moment of a child's life. Presence is about finding ways to express your love, your support, and your expectations using the time and resources available. The Power of Presence shows what it takes to raise great kids and make the time that you're together count. Herself a single mother three times--twice by choice and once by tragedy--Joy Thomas Moore knows what it's like to make hard decisions: sometimes sacrificing time with her family in order to pay the bills, sometimes putting her career on hold for the good of her kids. In this compassionate, inspiring guide, Joy, mother of bestselling author Wes Moore, shares hard-earned wisdom about being the best parent you can be and learning how to get the help that every family needs. There are seven pillars--mind, heart, faith, courage, resources, connectedness, and values--that parents can use to be a positive influence and set a strong example. These pillars establish rules, convey values, open lines of communication, and give parents creative ways to form meaningful bonds with each child. Parenting is a juggling act; it's tough to maintain presence even when there are two parents in the household. And for a parent or caregiver going it alone, the task can sometimes feel impossible. These seven pillars can help set priorities for making the time with your kids count. The Power of Presence produces what all parents want: children who are happy, healthy, and fulfilled--and secure in their paths toward becoming self-sufficient adults."--Jacket.
Subject: Parenting.
Self-presentation.
Influence (Psychology)
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS > Parenting > Motherhood.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS > Parenting > Single Parent.
SELF-HELP > Personal Growth > Happiness.

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