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Tots to Teens Magazine Likes The Family ROI Experience

“It’s a great book to getting your family back on track.” Read the full review

About.com Fatherhood Recommends The Family ROI Experience

About.com Fatherhood just reviewed our book! We really appreciate their recommendation: “I can recommend The Family ROI Experience to any family who just wants to be better – to get along better, to be more effective and to add a serious contribution to the world.”
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Momtrends talks about Family ROI

Momtrends, a blog for hip moms, is talking about Family ROI! Momtrends provides the latest news on things trendy and cool for moms.

 

Best Bet

Calgary Child includes The Family ROI Experience as one of their best bets in their May/June issue

 Recent Family ROI Media Coverage

 

Living Now Award Logo May 2011 – The Family ROI Experience: A Step-by-Step Guide to Realizing Your Best Family has been named a gold medal winner in the 2011 Living Now Award, Family Activities/Travel Category! The Living Now Book Awards celebrate the innovation and creativity of newly published books that enhance the quality of our lives, from cooking and fitness to relationships and mature living. Read more at the Independent Publisher website.
IPPY Award Logo May 2011 – The Family ROI Experience: A Step-by-Step Guide to Realizing Your Best Family has been named a gold medal winner in the 2011 IPPY Award competition, Parenting category! The “IPPY” Awards recognize independent authors and publishers who exhibit the courage, innovation, and creativity to bring about change in the world of publishing.  Read more at: Read more at the Independent Publisher website.
Ben Franklin Award Logo May 2011 – The Family ROI Experience: A Step-by-Step Guide to Realizing Your Best Family has been named as one of three finalists for the 2011 Benjamin Franklin Award, Parenting category. Named in honor of America’s most cherished publisher/printer, the Benjamin Franklin Awards™ recognizes excellence in independent publishing. Publications, grouped by genre are judged on editorial and design merit by top practitioners in each field. Read more at the Independent Book Publishers Association website.
November 2011 – The Family ROI Experience: A Step-by-Step Guide to Realizing Your Best Family has been named as the winner of the 2011 USA Best Books Award, Parenting category! USA Book News is an online publication providing coverage for books from mainstream and independent publishers to the world online community. Read more at the USA Book News website.

 

Confidant(e) – Newsletter of the New Zealand Foundation for Child and Family Health

A grant from the Glenelg Children’s Health Camp Charitable Trust has enabled Children’s Health Camps to pilot the Family ROI programme, which applies business best practices to family life. Read the complete article

Growing up in Santa Cruz

Many families have taken family vacations, but many families have not experienced a family retreat – a time to get away as a family with the purpose of building into their family life – discussing what is important to them, learning new skills and making plans for their future as a family. Read the complete article

Santa Cruz Sentinel

A new nonprofit based in Scotts Valley aims to help families grow stronger, and will offer workshops starting this weekend.

Family ROI™, which stands for Return on Investment, was established by Barbara Fagan-Smith when she was experiencing stress in her own family…. The workshops cover speaking with honesty and listening, defining core values and developing an action plan to improve family life. Read the complete article

 

Scotts Valley Banner

Scotts Valley businesswoman Barbara Fagan-Smith yesterday unveiled a new nonprofit designed to help families grow stronger. Her dream is to give struggling families the tools she once needed…

She developed the idea for Family ROI™several years ago when she experienced stress in her own family. She has worked with a team of specialists to create the unveiled Family ROI program… Read the complete article

Press Release

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif., February 21, 2006 – Family ROI, a non-profit organization focused on helping families grow stronger, announced it will offer its workshops to families who would like to participate by only charging a small registration fee. All other workshop expenses are covered by donations from participants and sponsors.

Family ROI founder and Silicon Valley business woman, Barbara Fagan-Smith developed the initial concept for Family ROI™ several years ago when she was experiencing stress in her own family. Through careful research and program development, she has worked with a team of specialists to create Family ROI and the Family ROI™ program… Read the complete press release