With Becoming a Present Parent you ll find a wealth of ideas to build connections with your children and bind your hearts together. You will find out eight ways how we as parents "check out" of our children's lives and what that cost is to their growth. Learn how to master six important skills to help you "check in" and be engaged. Understand how to be fully present and utilize touch points in the smallest moments to create lasting fulfillment in your family relationships.
Mary Ann Cazier Johnson was born into a large and boisterous family of nine children and survived to become the mother of seven equally boisterous and busy children. She has been happily married to her husband, Don, for 46 years and has 13 grandchildren aged 2 to 29. She started college at nineteen and finally finished, with a masters degree, in her forties.
Mary Ann has helped thousands of individuals and families to build better relationships. She is the founder of Relationship Transformations for Busy Parents, an online community reaching thousands of people each week. She is the creator and president of Family Connection Mentoring—a service of one-on-one and group mentoring for parents and their families. She is also well known in the homeschool community as The Home School Coach.
Becoming a Present Parent is her first book on what she knows and does best – helping children and parents connect. She has been presenting her Presence concepts across the country in workshops and webinars for over seven years.
Mary Ann is a Montana transplant to Salt Lake City, Utah where she lives with her husband, Don. Her favorite pastime is reading and learning. You can get a FREE chapter of her new book at becomingapresentparent.com