Inspirational words on parenting from the beloved Fred Rogers, showing appreciation for parents whose children are grown as well as giving advice to those parents raising young ones
Fred Rogers has long been a wonderful resource for parents, offering their children entertainment and education through his enduring television show Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. Now his special brand of good cheer and wisdom are brought together especially for parents in this newest book based on never-before-published works.
Many Ways to Say I Love You is a treasury of segments from speeches and observations from his years of working with parents and children, as well as other materials from books, songs, TV commentary, and more. Using stories from his own life, Mister Rogers discusses the importance of children and the role of parents.
"I have really never considered myself a TV star. I always thought I was a neighbor who just came in for a visit." Fred Rogers' softspoken, genial manner earned him the trust of millions of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood viewers. His compassion and wisdom are abundantly evident in Many Ways to Say I Love You, a posthumous collection of his words of wisdom on parenting.
Fred Rogers was the host of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood for over 30 years. He earned a degree in music composition and was a floor manager at NBC on their earliest shows. He studied at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Child Development. He graduated from the Seminary and was ordained a Presbyterian minister in 1963, with the specific charge to continue his work with children and families through the mass media. Fred Rogers received every major award in television for which he was eligible, including two Emmys, and is a member of the Television Hall of Fame. He received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2002. He is survived by his wife, two sons, and two grandsons.