Raising Happiness: 10 Simple Steps for More Joyful Kids and Happier Parents

Job #39431

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Job # 39431 Raising Happiness: 10 Simple Steps for More Joyful Kids and Happier Parents

Posted Date
Jul 21, 2011 @ 18:43
Respond By
Jul 23, 2011
Word Count
English (North American)
Age Range
Middle Aged

Job Description

Raising Happiness: 10 Simple Steps for More Joyful Kids and Happier Parents
By Christine Carter

Estimated Length:
11.8 hours

With great wit and compelling realistic stories, Christine Carter, Ph.D. translates what the new multi-disciplinary study of happiness has proven about the childhood roots of adult happiness. Drawing on a wide array of studies--as well as her own chaotic life as the mother of two young children for humorous illustration of key points--she shows parents how to foster the skills, habits and mindsets that will set the stage for a wide range of positive emotions in childhood and beyond.

Requires a narrator who can perform:
Self Development
Character Age:
American-General American
Vocal Style:

Comments from the Rights Holder:
CHRISTINE CARTER, Ph.D, is the Executive Director of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, an interdisciplinary research center that "translates" the study of happiness, compassion, and altruism for the public. A regular on ABC's View from the Bay talk show, Carter has been profiled in the San Francisco Chronicle and quoted in dozens of national publications including The New York Times, The Boston Globe, American Baby, and Parenting. She is also the mother of two young girls.

UC BERKELEY CLOUT: As Executive Director of the Greater Good Science Center at Berkeley, Carter is a go-to expert on the science of happiness. She is a regular on the ABC afternoon talk show in San Francisco; she has a popular blog on the GGSC site; and she will be able to promote the book on the air, and through GGSC publications and events.
BLOG VIDEOS: Carter has produced twenty-two short "science of happiness for parents" videos for distribution on YouTube and her website.
MOM-TO-MOM ADVICE: Carter translates hard science into colloquial English; she's also a mother of two herself.
FOR SCHOOL-AGE HAPPINESS AND BEYOND: For preschool through middle-schoool age kids, but the benefits will last a lifetime.
NEWS YOU CAN USE: Carter understands that parents on the go have no more time to themselves than it takes a five-year-old to tie her shoe. Her explanations are pithy and applicable to daily life.
Christine Carter has 1600 twitter followers and actively tweets. Her website is http://raisinghappiness.com/ and her facebook page is http://www.facebook.com/DrChristineCarter.

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