The Resource Dadprovement: : a journey from careerist to adoptive father to a real husband and dad, Patrick R. Riccards, (electronic resource)

Dadprovement: : a journey from careerist to adoptive father to a real husband and dad, Patrick R. Riccards, (electronic resource)

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Dadprovement: : a journey from careerist to adoptive father to a real husband and dad
Title
Dadprovement:
Title remainder
a journey from careerist to adoptive father to a real husband and dad
Statement of responsibility
Patrick R. Riccards
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Language
eng
Summary
Inspiration for any parent wrestling with society's expectations and acknowledging (and cherishing) what really matters... Sometimes staggering events happen in life and we're thrown completely off balance. Chaos ensues both internally and externally. It was one such event that was pivotal for Patrick Riccards and set him on a journey of discovery toward what was truly important to him. When Riccards suddenly (and inexplicably) loses his job, he is devastated, but it forces him to take stock of his life - to re-examine his relationships, his perceptions of himself, his fears, his values, and dreams for the future. Dadprovement is his raw and honest account of recognizing that he wasn't the great father or husband he thought he was, that he had simply been going through the motions. Starting with the adoption of two children from Guatemala, Riccards writes of the vast obstacles faced in the international adoption process, the challenges of building a family, and the rollercoaster ride that follows as one tries to balance career and home life. Part adoption story, part career memoir, and a complete telling of one man's path to personal and professional redemption, Dadprovement details some of the difficult truths to inspire and help other parents wrestling with how to live up to society's expectations when it comes to career and family. By getting to the root of what is truly important, Riccards recognizes what a "terrific support staff" he has in his family and that anything is possible with them by his side
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Midwest
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Riccards, Patrick R
Dewey number
362.82
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Father and child
  • Men
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
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Dadprovement: : a journey from careerist to adoptive father to a real husband and dad, Patrick R. Riccards, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11770612
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multicolored
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MWT11770612
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11770612
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remote
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11770612
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Dadprovement: : a journey from careerist to adoptive father to a real husband and dad, Patrick R. Riccards, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11770612
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11770612
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11770612
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11770612
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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