A Mom's Choice Gold Award Winner!
Being present means...
Noticing when someone needs help
Waiting patiently for your turn
Focusing on what's happening now
Follow a group of friends at school, at home, and at the beach as they experience just what it means to be present.
- More Awards for What Does It Mean to Be Present?
- The Living Now: Books For Better Living Award
- The Nautilus Silver Award for Children's Picture Book
- The Moonbeam Gold Children's Book Award for Mind-Body-Spirit/Self-Esteem
About the Author
Rana DiOrio is an intrepid force for empowerment and positive change. Her purpose is to help people maximize their potential, and she continues to expound and expand upon that mission across her diverse and highly successful career.
As a corporate and securities attorney, tech-sector investment banker, investor, and advisory board member, Rana has catalyzed the financial, operational, and cultural growth of organizations for almost three decades. As an award-winning author and children's media entrepreneur, she has sparked meaningful conversations between children and their caring adults and is focused on fostering kindness in the next generation by helping creatives who make this possible realize the full potential of their work through her company, Creative Mint, Inc. She lives in San Francisco, CA with her three children. Follow Rana on Twitter @ranadiorio and on Instagram @ranedear.
Read an Excerpt
"Being present means...
listening carefully when other people are speaking.
...noticing when someone needs help and taking the time to give them the help they need.
...focusing on what's happening now, instead of thinking about what's next."