Years ago she took the plunge to follow her dream of becoming an author by writing a collection of cat stories to raise money for a shelter that cares for abused and abandoned cats. Today she is an established author writing books to entertain as well as highlight societal issues and raise money for causes she is passionate about. Meet Author Patricia Asedegbega Nieto, and we are discussing domestic violence, an important societal issue highlighted in her book, “I Stand Corrected.” Plus she shares her inspiring journey of pursuing her dream. Listen and be inspired to take the plunge and follow your dream. Yes, you can!
The guest in this episode of DOZ Show is Author Melinda Robertson. She shares her intriguing story of becoming a mother at the age of 19 and how she has used her experience not only to inspire and empower teen mums to keep reaching for their dreams but also to combat the teen pregnancy epidemic that had plagued inner city communities for years. She achieved this by writing the book, “Motherhood… What You Don’t Know!” released in 2005. After this she wrote a second novel, “Fatherhood…What You Ought to Know” for boys which was released in April 2007. She believes properly educating boys about sex, and their responsibilities in preventing unwanted pregnancies, is essential to reducing the teen pregnancy rate. Listen and be inspired as Melinda shares the journey of being a teenage mum, a journey which changed her life forever.