Unrealistic expectations challenge the father-son relationship in "Timothy"

Title character is a tough act for his son to follow in "Discovering Kindness" short story series finale
GREEN BAY, Wis. - Nov. 27, 2020 - PRLog -- Following in the footsteps of an overachieving, ultra-responsible parent isn't always the path of choice for the next generation. That is the challenge for Timothy, the father figure in the ninth and final installment of Kevin J. Smith's Discovering Kindness short story series on Amazon.

Timothy learns the hard way that the ability of a parent to realize the futility of imprinting wishes on the chosen one can be the deciding factor in maintaining their bond going forward. In fact, arriving at this conclusion can also open the parent's eyes to a solution they may not have even considered.

The full Discovering Kindness series (M&B Global Solutions Inc.), which Smith produced in collaboration with writing partner Laura Sherman, will be available in paperback and digital formats in time for Christmas.

Timothy story description

Few family dynamics induce more stress than parental expectations that fail to match up with those of their children. Timothy had been the very definition of a perfect son. As an Eagle Scout and eager protégé for his father's auto repair business, he displayed a level of responsibility and quest for achievement that transitioned smoothly into a career of his own. When the time came for his oldest child, Charlie, to follow in his footsteps, Timothy discovers the rebellious teen has dreams of his own. Will Timothy realize he must allow his son to choose his own path or will his obstinacy cause irreparable damage?

Timothy is available as a free digital download on Amazon through November 30, 2020, on the Discovering Kindness series page: https://amzn.to/3nHSLMD.

About the Authors

Kevin J. Smith
retired from a career as a Certified Financial Planner. He lives in De Pere, Wisconsin, with his wife, Cathy. They have two wonderful, grown daughters.

Laura Sherman, a.k.a. "The Friendly Ghostwriter," has authored and ghostwritten over thirty books during her 20-year career. She specializes in writing stories that uplift, educate, and inspire her readers.

About M&B Global Solutions Inc.

M&B Global Solutions offers author coaching and comprehensive book publishing services, including online and offline marketing, video production and website design. For more information about M&B Global Solutions, visit http://mandbglobalsolutions.com/.
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