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Youtube Video: Speaking candidly about ‘What my daughters taught me’

18 Dec

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N58ZFB8umm4 Speech at Castle Hill Library, 14/12/2015

A family’s story of love, hope and courage

1 Dec

http://www.weekendnotes.com/what-my-daughters-taught-me-book-review/ 1 December 2015 A family’s story of love, hope and courage Amy Basha Joseph Wakim‘s book, “What My Daughters Taught Me” is a moving memoir about raising his three young daughters alone in Sydney, after his beloved wife Nadia passed away from cancer in 2003. I was captivated from the moment I started reading […]

TV Interview – Good Morning NZ

9 Oct

TV Interview in Auckland, on ‘Good Morning’ program 29 September 2015 https://www.dropbox.com/s/bh0ba8n7ih5ukdk/gm%20ARD%20joseph%20wakim%20sep%2029.mp4?oref=e http://bit.ly/1VCrs0O  http://tvnz.co.nz/good-morning/tuesday-29-september-6394519    

My Child Magazine: What my daughters taught me

9 Sep

 http://www.mychildmagazine.com.au/blog/what-my-daughters-taught-me http://bit.ly/1PWitpa My Child Magazine What my daughters taught me No tea leaves could have predicted that Joseph Wakim would raise his daughters alone. August 26, 2015 Once upon a time I lived in my hometown of Melbourne with my young family: my beautiful wife Nadia and our three little girls, Grace, Michelle and Joy. […]

Book review: Emotional journey – Widowed father tells his story

9 Sep

http://www.frasercoastchronicle.com.au/news/emotional-journey-book-review/2754941/ Emotional journey: Widowed father tells his story John Grey | 30th Aug 2015 12:00 PM THIS is not a how-to book about raising daughters – though there is much to be learned here. What My Daughters Taught Me is a deeply-felt, emotional family journey told by a single father. Author Joe Wakim’s soulmate Nadia […]

Raising daughters as a single dad

9 Sep

http://www.hillsnews.com.au/story/3307118/humour-helped-in-dads-great-challenge/?cs=1454 Hills News, 27 August 2015   Baulkham Hills author publishes autobiography about raising three daughters as a single dad By Flora Cauchi Aug. 27, 2015 For the past 12 years, Joseph Wakim has laughed, cried and learnt a lot from his daughters. Exemplary dad: Father-of-three Joseph Wakim said in his family he wears the […]

Parenting in the face of grief

9 Sep

http://www.essentialkids.com.au/family-life/family-home/parenting-in-the-face-of-grief-20150821-gj4l72.html Parenting in the face of grief August 21, 2015 Joseph Wakim The chapter headings in my book all begin with ‘How to …’ There is even a chapter titled ‘How to grieve’, as if there was such a ‘recipe’. Of course, these headings are all tongue in cheek, as I clamoured for a ‘DIY […]

A widowed father on the life lessons learned by raising 3 girls

9 Sep

http://www.debriefdaily.com/inspiration/what-my-daughters-taught-me/ 21 August 2015, Mamamia A widowed father on the life lessons learned by raising 3 girls When Joseph Wakim’s wife died of breast cancer in 2003, his three daughters were 11, 9 and 4 years old. Despite well-meaning friends, family and even strangers telling him he would need help to bring up his daughters, Joseph followed […]

On Sunrise: ‘What my daughters taught me’

9 Sep

https://au.tv.yahoo.com/sunrise/video/watch/29231342/what-my-daughters-taught-me/#page1 Sunrise, 11 August 2015

On Raising Three Daughters Alone

9 Sep

http://www.culturestreet.com/post/joseph-wakim-on-raising-three-daughters-alone.htm? http://bit.ly/1NZ4D7c Culture Street August 19, 2015 Joseph Wakim is a widowed father of three daughters. From psychologist to social worker, he founded the Streetwork Project in Adelaide, the Australian Arabic Council, produced TV documentary Zero to Zenith: Arab Contributions Down Under, wrote four satirical comedies that were staged in Melbourne, founded Australia’s first Arabic […]