Mattie L. Solomon Hunts for the Cause of Adult Problems

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New book ‘What Did Your Parents Do To You?’ asks readers to dig into their childhood.

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…none are as powerful as the experiences we have growing up with our parents.

It’s no secret that raising a child can be a difficult task. Many parents find themselves looking for anything that can help make raising a child easier and ensure a better end result. Mattie L. Solomon believes the solution to raising children better lies within a parent’s own childhood, which she covers at great lengths in her latest book “What Did Your Parents Do To You?: What would you say if you were asked how you felt about the childhood experiences you had with your parents?” (published by iUniverse).

Solomon is a firm believer that, of all experiences in life, “…none are as powerful as the experiences we have growing up with our parents.” She builds upon this idea in “What Did Your Parents Do To You?” by sharing the stories of countless individuals she interviewed and discussing each one’s healing process. She then asks readers to dig into their own childhood and think about what their parents did to them, and what they would like to do differently raising their own children.

By approaching the task of raising children through the lens of one’s own childhood, Solomon hopes her work will be applicable to nearly every parent, as she has found something every reader experiences: childhood.

“What Did Your Parents Do To You?”
By Dr. Mattie L. Solomon
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 108 pages | ISBN 9781491716311
E-Book | ISBN 9781491716342
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Mattie L. Solomon received her doctorate in the philosophy of education from Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana. She has spent over 20 years as a children’s educator doing teaching and administration in the Indianapolis area. She also gives lectures on parenting techniques based off of her experience with children. She has now published two books, “Missing Link?” and “What Did Your Parents Do To You?.”

iUniverse, an Author Solutions, LLC, self-publishing imprint, is the leading book marketing, editorial services, and supported self-publishing provider. iUniverse has a strategic alliance with Indigo Books & Music, Inc. in Canada, and titles accepted into the iUniverse Rising Star program are featured in a special collection on iUniverse recognizes excellence in book publishing through the Star, Reader’s Choice, Rising Star and Editor’s Choice designations—self-publishing’s only such awards program. Headquartered in Bloomington, Indiana, iUniverse also operates offices in Indianapolis. For more information or to publish a book, please visit or call 1-800-AUTHORS. For the latest, follow @iuniversebooks on Twitter.

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