Books

I support experts on long-form projects that benefit children, families, and communities.

The Connected Child book

  • The Connected Child: Bring hope and healing to your adoptive family (McGraw-Hill), co-authored with leaders of the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development at Texas Christian University, has been translated into 3 foreign languages and sold over 150,000 copies. The American Society of Journalists & Authors named it Outstanding Book of the Year and it remains an Amazon.com best-seller with 5-star reviewsBrain, Child magazine recently gave it high praise.
  • Talking with Teens About Alcohol , written in collaboration with the national office of Mothers Against Drunk Driving, reaches one parent every 22 minutes.
  • Another exciting parenting book project is underway… details coming shortly!

I specialize in unearthing core messages, revealing narratives, and shaping piles of notes into a coherent structure.

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