Things I Want My Daughters To Know: A Small Book About the Big Issues in Life (Paperback)

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From Alexandra Stoddard - beloved lifestyle philosopher, mother, and author of Choosing Happiness, a small book of wisdom about the big questions of life, perfect for new graduates, new mothers, and as a treasured gift from woman to woman.

Alexandra Stoddard, a mother, grandmother, and author of more than 25 books on personal fulfilment, shares a series of succinctly–stated principles worth living by. Each statement is fleshed out in a few brief, useful paragraphs. By turns wise ("Pain is inevitable; suffering is a choice"), controversial ("Don't feel guilty about your feelings toward your parents, stepparents, or in–laws"), affirming ("You don't have to prove anything to anyone"), and humorous ("When you discover something you love, stock up"), these short pieces cut to the essence of what's important and are oases of clarity amid life's chaos. 

About the Author

Author of twenty-four books, Alexandra Stoddard is a sought-after speaker on the art of living. Through her lectures, articles, and books such as Living a Beautiful Life, Things I Want My Daughters to Know, Time Alive, Grace Notes, Open Your Eyes, and Feeling at Home, she has inspired millions to pursue more fulfilling lives. She lives with her husband in New York City and Stonington Village, Connecticut.

Praise For…

“A wealth of advice. . .simple yet so poignant.”
— Southern Women

Product Details
ISBN: 9780061284366
ISBN-10: 006128436X
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Publication Date: April 3rd, 2007
Pages: 208
Language: English