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Inhaltsangabe: Don't Give In, Up or Out: A Woman's Planner for Divorce helps women in the throes of divorce create a plan to gain control of their emotions, make informed decisions and end up with a divorce agreement that protects the best interests of themselves and their children. Written in a conversational tone, the book explores the differences between men and women and becomes a mantra of Don't give in, up or out, beginning in Chapter One with I just want to get this over with now! If you've ever said or thought those words this book is for you. Readers immediately identify with Jody or Susan or Terri or one of the more than a dozen women whose tales of divorce are highlighted throughout the book. These stories help portray the complexities of divorce and provide both mistakes to avoid and reasons for hope. Don't let the chatty asides fool you, this book provides pragmatic advice from a comprehensive guide to selecting an attorney and a financial advisor to the importance of record keeping. Forms and checklists help keep the reader organized as the critical role documentation plays in divorce is explained. Those who are organizationally challenged will welcome the explicit process of information gathering outlined in the book. Not only are lists of needed documents provided, but the reasons you need them are illustrated. The book is designed to meet a woman's needs no matter where she is in the divorce process. Just thinking about divorce? Read the whole book. Headed for divorce and realize you need some support? Start with Chapter Three: Assembling the A-Team. In the midst of a custody battle? Go straight for Chapter Seven: Preparing for Child Custody. Boxes on most pages provide interesting tidbits and little known information about divorce from internet visitation to special concerns for military families. While the book focuses on Don't give in, up or out, the authors realize there truly are some things you should give in, up or out on and there's a chapter to address those. Now's not the time to hang on to petty demands, clinging to every piece of furniture in the house, or refusing to let your dream of the perfect family go. Written from the voice of experience (both authors are divorced) with humor, brevity and soul, Don't Give In, Up or Out: A Woman's Planner for Divorce provides women a much-needed, easy to read, straight forward guide for divorce. It will empower women to take charge of their own lives, escape an emotional spiral and channel their decision making based on sound future thinking.
Über den Autor: Teresa Elder Stohs and Karen Elder Hurst, sisters, have both gone through divorce and come out the other side. Teresa Elder Stohs has a Master s in Communications from Fort Hays State University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education, Speech/Theatre from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. A seasoned professional, she is known for her great passion, enthusiasm and eagerness to embrace life. Teresa divorced in 1995 after a 13-year marriage. Approximately five years after her divorce she found herself embattled in an unexpected custody fight. That is when she realized the importance of the initial divorce agreement. She had given in, up and out during her divorce process hoping to afford further conflict it back fired. She is currently the Executive Director of a nonprofit and previously taught Interpersonal Communication at Johnson County Community College. She has held leadership positions in marketing, public relations, fundraising and communications for organizations including the Kansas City Symphony and the Kansas City Public Library. Prior to being a fundraising consultant she was the Chief Executive Officer of a healthcare agency. Teresa has successfully written local, regional, state and national grants including a $500,000 Carnegie Library Grant. She has written numerous newsletter, newspaper and magazine articles, public speeches, reports and has been published in flourish!, True Experience, and Small Business Monthly magazines. Teresa has created and presented professional development training locally and regionally in the areas of: women and divorce, communication, business development, leadership, library services, deaf services, strategic planning and membership development. She has introduced authors and business leaders to the public, led groups and associations and handled all aspects of local and state conferences and special events. Karen Elder Hurst has an Educational Specialist degree in Urban Leadership from the University of Missouri Kansas City, a Master s in Counseling from the University of Missouri Saint Louis, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary & Secondary Education from Northwest Missouri State University. Karen is currently completing her doctorate. Cited often for her professionalism, she is known for her ability to plan, organize and process data. Karen divorced in 1996 after a 17-year marriage. During the following nine years she was in court over custody-related issues three times. Her stamina and her checkbook gave out while she was trying not to give in or up. She learned the costliness of rushing in just to get it over. She is currently remarried and is the Director of Curriculum and Assessment for a school district. Previously she taught elementary, high school, college and adult education and was an elementary school counselor as well as a principal. Karen has successfully written local, state and federal grants along with reports and professional development training modules.
Buchbeschreibung Savvy Sisters LLC, 2011. Perfect Paperback. Buchzustand: New. book. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 984538909
Buchbeschreibung Savvy Sisters LLC, 2011. Perfect Paperback. Buchzustand: New. book. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 0984538909
Buchbeschreibung Savvy Sisters LLC, 2011. Paperback. Buchzustand: Brand New. first edition. 124 pages. 8.30x5.40x0.50 inches. In Stock. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 0984538909