Barbara Joy has been working with children and parents in many arenas – as Coach, Consultant, Teacher, Educator, Nurse and Advocate, as well as being a mom of three now grown children for the past three decades. Fifteen of those years have included working with parents in recovery and their children, providing education and support. She teaches and consults in both short and long term treatment centers as well as providing individual and family work. Barbara is a Positive Parenting Coach in northern California and also works with parents all over the United States and the author of Easy Does It, Mom and Moms to Moms.
Moms To Moms
Parenting Wisdom from Moms in Recovery
Author: Barbara Joy
Being a mom is one of the hardest and most important jobs a woman can have. Being a mom in recovery is even more challenging.
In Moms to Moms, counselor Barbara Joy shares stories, advice, and inspiration from more than 60 mothers in recovery from across the United States who have struggled with addiction. These are women of all ages, races, and religious affiliations who candidly share their experiences: the challenges of being a mom in recovery, the values they want to teach their children, and their fears, struggles, and accomplishments.
This is a book that offers help and hope to busy, stressed-out moms in recovery; a book they can turn to again and again to find inspiration, comfort, and advice.
Motherhood and Sobriety may be your greatest challenges in life. Barbra Joy is aware of the fears, struggles, and successes of sober life and has made it her mission to share the wisdom and values of women in recovery. In this book you will find:
- Positive parenting advice
- Real stories from Moms in recovery
- Journaling activated for reflection
- Affirmations designed to relieve stress and reinforce positive behavior
Moms to Moms: Parenting Wisdom from Moms in Recovery is a guide for recovery and motherhood that reminds you that you are not alone in either.
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