Life Begins and Ends with Girlfriends

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Jarndyce & Jarndyce Press, 2007 - Family & Relationships - 111 pages
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At last there is an informative book about female relationships. Friendships provide vital support and information when other relationships flounder or fail. Betsy Newman and Judy Van Ginkel aptly describe the rich tapestry of friendships that evolve during the life cycle. Their fascinating contrasting vignettes and interviews with others help the reader to evaluate and optimize the many levels of friendships. We are enriched by their insights.

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Preface Why we wrote this book
Celebrating girlfriendships II
Friendships change over time

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Judith Van Ginkel is a Professor of Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and President of Every Child Succeeds (ECS), a $9.9 M home visitation program for first-time, at-risk mothers and infants. Dr. Van Ginkel initiated ECS with three founding partners: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, United Way of Greater Cincinnati and the Hamilton County Community Action Agency / Head Start. Judy was born in Charleston, West Virginia and grew up there. She has lived in the Cincinnati area most of her adult life; she now lives in the city of Wyoming, north of Cincinnati. Betsy Kyte Newman is a consultant in management education and career development. She specializes in career planning, mid-career change, and life transitions. Her previously published works include Retiring as a Career: Making the Most of Your Retirement, Getting Unstuck: Moving Ahead With Your Career, and Now That You Are All Grown Up, What Do You Want To Be? A Cincinnati native, Betsy has lived and worked in Boston and San Francisco; she now lives in Hyde Park.

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