My Mother's Rules A Practical Guide to Becoming an Emotional Genius

ISBN-10: 1932841229

ISBN-13: 9781932841220

Edition: 2007

Authors: Lynn Toler

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Lynn Toler was, if anything, an achiever. At thirty-three, after Harvard, Penn Law School, and a decade as a successful lawyer, she was elected to a municipal judgeship-a black woman in a mostly white community, where the opposing party held a 5: 1 majority. Once on the bench, responsible for adjudicating the countless minor squabbles and foibles to be found among her town's residents, she realized that the teachings of one person in particular helped her when dealing with those offenders. That person was her mother, a woman who possessed remarkable grace, strength, and simple insight. Toni Toler's "rules" for life were forged in growing up the daughter of a poor teen mother, and through a long marriage to a husband who suffered mental illness and alcoholism. The story of how she transcended these circumstances, and raised Lynn and her equally successful sister, provide the grounding for Lynn's story of her life, her family, and her career. The worldview that shaped these rules is based on learning how to conquer anger and become immune to insult. Lynn shows how the mindset of "a black woman who knew how to make things work" taught her the power of knowing how to manage one's emotional business-lessons that this book offers in wrenching stories written in spare and graceful prose. My Mother's Rules is an unforgettable memoir that will captivate readers with its illustrations of how to rise above the most difficult circumstances and find peace and success in life. ??Lynn Toler, a veteran municipal court judge from Cleveland Heights, Ohio, is now the star of the syndicated TV show Divorce Court. She lives in Cleveland with her husband and sons.
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List price: $15.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Agate Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/26/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 300
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Lynn Toler graduated from Harvard University and got her law degree from the University of Pennsylvania. After a decade practicing law in Cleveland, she was elected judge of the Cleveland Heights Municipal Court in 1993. During her tenure, she was actively engaged in the community, creating innovative programs to help at-risk youth and coordinating resources and outreach to victims of domestic violence.She became the host of Divorce Court , the longest-running television court program, in 2006. Her no-nonsense, straightforward advice and rulings have endeared her to legions of Divorce Court 's fans. She is the author of Making Marriage Work (2012) and My Mother's Rules (2007), published by Agate Bolden. Judge Toler has two sons and four stepsons, and frequently posts about her large, busy family on her Facebook page .

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