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Amy Carney Amy Carney <div class="ExternalClassEB4D2D049E934D5E90C6C61CC3F1E1E4"><h2><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US"><a href="https://phoenix.overdrive.com/phoenix-phoenixpl/content/media/5742578" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US"><span data-ccp-charstyle="Hyperlink">Parent on Purpose</span></span> </a><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US"><span data-ccp-parastyle="heading 4">by Amy Carney </span></span>​<br></span></h2><p><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US"><br>Amy Carney is a Leadership Parenting Coach, author, and speaker who writes about intentional parenting and family life on her blog </span><a href="https://amycarney.com/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US"><span data-ccp-charstyle="Hyperlink">AmyCarney.com</span></span></a><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US"> as well as for various freelance print and online outlets. Amy started her company, <em>Parent on Purpose</em>, to create content, products and events to better equip and empower moms and dads during the 18-year journey of full-time parenthood. Amy and her husband of 22 years, Keith, are parents to 18-year-old triplet sons, a 16-year-old daughter and a newly adopted 12-year-old son out of the Arizona foster care system. Find out more at amycarney.com</span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"> .</span><br></p><div><h3><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">What prompted you to write this book?</span> </h3><p><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">Our family returned home to AZ after a 7 month RV journey around the USA and I was being asked to write a book about our epic adventure. But, as I wrote the book turned into </span><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US"><em>Parent on Purpose</em></span><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US"> - more about the heart behind our trip and how we ended up in an RV in the first place and what we learned along the way. </span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"> </span></p></div><div><h3><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">What book are you currently reading? </span> </h3><p><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">I always have a stack of three books by my bed- one to strengthen my faith, my parenting and my business. I prefer non-fiction, but every once in awhile I love a good fiction novel.</span> <br></p></div><div><h3><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">Are you writing anything now? If so, when will it come out?</span> </h3><p><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">I have a Mom’s journal coming out at the beginning of the year.</span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"> </span></p></div><div><h3><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">If you weren't a writer, what would you do? </span><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US"> </span> </h3><p><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">I would most likely communicate as a tv anchor or communicate in another way. </span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"> </span></p></div><div><h3><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">Do you use your local library?  If so, which library is it and what do you do there? </span> </h3><p><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">Yes! We take our son to Scottsdale Civic Center almost every weekend for him to check out new books and movies.</span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"> </span></p></div></div>

 

 

 

 

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