"My goal was for this book to jumpstart conversations between mothers, daughters, and even grandmothers, about life—so as to break the silent cycle," says Myers. "Hopefully, after reading this book, mothers and daughters both will find it much easier to discuss some of the tough issues that young women are facing today."
Slumber Party is a fictional story that journeys into the lives of four teenage girls as they enter into and graduate from high school. The girls encounter much drama along the way. Friends since elementary school, reared in the church, they learn the hard way that life outside of the rules, hidden in secrecy, is more drama than they can handle alone. Interestingly, the relationship with their mothers or lack thereof, influences their reactions to those issues.
“It really boils down to trust. Mothers don’t trust how the daughters will use the information, fearing they will be mocked. In turn, daughters don’t trust how their mothers will respond, fearing being reprimanded,”
While the book touches a wide variety of the social issues that have been plaguing teen girls yesterday, today and tomorrow, the book will not provide solutions without guidance and discussion. If read together, Slumber Party can be used as an ice breaker for mothers and daughters to realistically examine the issues and to delve into deep and open discussions on how to tackle them as they arise.
The book is available at most major online bookstores or directly from the publisher.
About the Author
Sharon A. Myers is the Executive Director at Moovin4ward Presentations LLC. She is also the radio host of the Talking Out Loud Show on Blog Talk Radio. A native of Huntsville, Alabama, Myers has spent more than 20 years ministering to teenage women. Recalling every bit of the drama that she and her friends experienced and survived, she is passionately committed to helping other young women do the same. She is routinely a keynote and workshop speaker for high schools, colleges, and churches around the country.
About Moovin4ward Presentations LLC
Moovin4ward Presentations LLC specializes in the development and facilitation of high school and college student programs in the areas of leadership, career, and success planning. The company has affiliates around the country who have been certified to present its programs to student audiences.