The Fabric of a Family: Lessons in Love Learned From One Husband and Eighteen Sons and Daughters

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Xlibris Corporation, Jan 21, 2005 - Family & Relationships - 50 pages
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The Fabric of a Family relates the personal insight that Paula Wells has accumulated over 50 years of marriage to one man and 46 years of continuous parenting of 18 children, ages 4 to 46. The youngest fifteen children are adopted, including several races and special needs. Paula weaves into this book her experiences as a woman learning how to establish her priorities related to combining an ongoing professional career with her role of wife and mother. It is a book that is candid and open, and describes the ongoing challenges, setbacks, and joys in raising a large diverse family

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Paula B. Wells

Paula Wells and her husband, Jim, have been raising their family for 47 of the 50 years they have been married, and still have six children at home, the youngest of which is a preschooler.  In addition to being a mother, Paula is also a practicing professional consulting engineer formerly as president and CEO of Wells Engineers Inc and currently as sole proprietor of The Wells Resource.  She has a B.S and M.S. in Civil Engineering and a PhD in Industrial Engineering and Management Systems from the University of Nebraska.  She and her family live in Omaha, NE.

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