Take Back Your Family
How to Raise Respectful and Loving Kids in a Dysfunctional World
ISBN 9781440635519 | 288 pages | 05 Aug 2008 | Gotham Trade Paperback | 18 - AND UP
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Stars of MTV’s Run’s House – dubbed “the new Cosby family” – celebrate family values in this inspiring guide to modern parenting"Reverend Run and Justine take a stand for some radically counter-culturally ideas that happen to be correct."
Despite being a hip-hop icon, an ordained minister, and a reality TV star, Rev Run’s greatest accomplishment has been raising his six children—Angela, Vanessa, JoJo, Diggy, Russy and Miley—with his wife Justine. Their journey has been captured on Run’s House, a show that celebrates – finally – a reality TV family that is functional instead of dysfunctional. In an age marked by shallow materialism and fragmented families, Rev Run and Justine have inspired millions of viewers by teaching old-fashioned family values applied with a hip-hop twist. In Take Back Your Family, Rev Run and Justine celebrate the role of parents and share their secrets to raising a respectful and loving family that can enjoy the good times while surviving the hard ones.
- New York Post
"No matter what your family looks like, no matter how well your kids behave, this is...a book you'll take out often."
-The Philadelphia Tribune
"Written with charm, humor and candor, this inspirational read is sure to become the ideal resource for the 21st century family!"
"In the category of family care books, this is a breath of fresh air."
-Sunday Citizen (Georgia)
"[The] messages are powerful and offer a raw honesty lacking in most of today's family guidance books."
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