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Keeping Our Mothers' Stories Alive: A Guided Journal (Paperback)

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When Debbie Rosas read her mother Jeanne’s memoir she connected to her mother’s love story of a new bride leaving London after WWII. Debbie sat, read, felt and imagined her mother as a young woman of 20. The more she read, the more she understood the greatest gift her mother had taught her, that we all have “The ability to love all things and all people. ”

Keeping Our Mothers’ Stories Alive shares Jeanne’s story and is a guide, a tool to explore and capture your mother’s story. Each chapter engages the reader with questions and tips to document their mother’s life. This book is not only for women, but for those who played the role of mother in your life: men, friends, and step, grand and/or foster parents. This book invites the reader to look beyond their own lives, honor another’s and capture their mother’s love, hope and dreams, to influence future generations to grow into their greatness.
 A meaningful family gift that becomes an intimate keepsake.

About the Author

A vibrant 92 year old great grandmother who lives independently in Scotts Valley with her cat Boots, Jeanne has been an avid clothing designer and seamstress, knitter, gourmet chef and gardener. She and her husband co created DeOmar Originals, a silk screened scarf company, The Yardbirds, a designer fabric store in Kirkwood, Missouri, and The Gambit, selling antique and collectibles. At age 88 Jeanne began knitting her collection of over thirty "budoir babe" hand knitted dolls. She continues to write, cook and entertain. She has two daughters: publisher Debbie Rosas is the creator of the worldwide Nia Technique, and Jenni Fox is a yoga teacher and artist living with her husband Paul in Felton at NamaStay yoga centre.

Debbie Rosas is the creator and co-founder of the global fitness and lifestyle practice, Nia, which is based upon The Body’s Way: a system used to live, move and feel great at any age. Debbie is a visionary, pioneer in the body-mind industry, an entrepreneur, public personality, artist and presenter at health and wellness conferences. She is the author of The Nia Technique and Non-Impact Aerobics. Her work is featured in over 800 publications and used by over 65,000 people weekly in over 41 countries, taught by 2600 teachers. Through her work and passion, Debbie influences people to develop the most important relationship they will ever have: the one with their body.

Praise For…

"I loved the book and bought a copy to share with my mom. It was a fantastic conversation starter. I hope to share the book with my son one day as he asks about his Grandma and my own story too."
-- Cassandra Frank

Product Details
ISBN: 9780578180694
Publisher: Debbie Rosas Books
Publication Date: April 1st, 2016
Pages: 116


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