365 Things Every New Mom Should Know

Author: Linda Danis

Publisher: Harvest House Publishers

ISBN: 9780736947268

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 272

View: 686

365 Things Every New Mom Should Know combines prayerful, playful, and above all practical information with thoughtful devotions to energize new moms seeking to treasure every moment of a baby's first year. The book begins each week with a brief devotional and prayer followed by daily tips and activities that foster a baby's physical, emotional, social, intellectual, and spiritual growth. Among the daily topics: beginning steps to godly character development capturing and recording memories sleep problems and how to solve them mother/infant exercise and baby massage finding moments for Mom—time management tips Designed for ease of use, 365 Things Every New Mom Should Know will inspire any new mom—whether it's her first baby, or, in the case of the author, her fourth! A great gift for anyone who wants to lay a foundation for motherhood that will last a lifetime.
Mom Needs Chocolate

Author: Debora M. Coty

Publisher: Revell

ISBN: 9781441224774

Category: Religion

Page: 240

View: 829

What's a rundown mom to do? Her spirit yearns to soar, but her feet--and faith--are stuck in the diaper-by-diaper mud of everyday responsibilities. How can she de-muck when she's chronically exhausted and relentlessly robbed of abundant life by the joy-sucking dully-funks? This offbeat glimpse of reality with a tangy twist helps busy moms get in touch with rejuvenating joy and empowering faith! In mom-to-mom, smile-eliciting style, humorist Debora Coty doesn't lollygag around the hot topics such as enduring marriage, embarrassing children, defeating depression, and grossfully (er, gracefully) aging. Unique insights and outrageous coping tips are shared alongside sisterly hugs and warm encouragement. Mom Needs Chocolate is a veritable grocery list of mud-between-your-toes issues, tackled with witty frankness and wild abandon. Young-at-heart mothers of all ages will enjoy hilarious and heartwarming stories that apply Scripture to real life and remind them how to hear God's still, small voice amidst blathering kids, howling pets, and snarling traffic!
Friends Fun Facts: 3000 Little-Known Facts About the Show

Author: SPS (Sitcom Preservation Society)

Publisher: Praetorian Publishing

ISBN: 9781005443818

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 299

View: 954

Friends Fun Facts: 3000 Little-Known Facts About the Show is written by an authoritative expert who penned the most comprehensive reference book ever written on the series—Friends: The Complete Story from Concept to Epilogue. The follow-up effort, Friends Secrets, is the best source for insider facts and never-before-revealed tidbits about the sitcom that industry experts have voted the Greatest TV Series of All Time. This type of thoroughness cannot be found anywhere else in the entire Friends Universe. The first section provides insider information about the creators, cast regulars, supporting actors, and guest actors as well as cast stand-ins, crew members, scene extras, and even famous actors who auditioned for roles in the immensely popular show. The second section discusses little-known facts about the series, including behind-the-scenes activities, casting decisions, notable directors, secrets behind writing episodes, and so much more. The final section recounts numerous secrets behind the making of Friends. Every episode has a history and many contain a few skeletons in the closet. The little-known facts encompass the inspirations for episode plots, how personal experiences influenced storylines, when actors ad-libbed lines, how scenes developed and evolved, the way actors and guest stars impacted the creative process, and even the “lost” episode that was written but never filmed. There are over 3000 fun facts about the show that are sure to amaze and mystify the most die-hard and inquisitive Friends fan. Friends Secrets is an essential book for every fan of the show. It is a great conversation starter and readers are guaranteed to impress friends and family with nuggets of insider information that most Friends fans do not know. Photos included, 299 pages paperback.
Nine Months to a Miracle

Author: Mari Hanes

Publisher: Harvest House Publishers

ISBN: 9780736918084

Category: Religion

Page: 178

View: 943

This reassuring and comforting guide dedicates a chapter to each month of pregnancy and provides both devotional and practical instruction about conception, the stages of labor and delivery, and the experience of caring for a newborn.
Survival Guide for New Dads

Author: Nick Harrison

Publisher: Harvest House Publishers

ISBN: 0736910883

Category: Religion

Page: 212

View: 628

First-time fathers are often intimidated by their new role, but they need not fear any longer. This helpful guide provides 90 inspirational two-page devotions, each based on Scripture and rich with practical advice. Lists of other helpful books and Web sites give readers even more resources from which to draw. This book is the perfect gift for baby showers, Father's Day, or as an encouragement to any new dad.
The Adoption Decision

Author: Laura Christianson

Publisher: Harvest House Publishers

ISBN: 9780736920001

Category: Religion

Page: 258

View: 499

In North America, more and more families are adding members through adoption. And there are more ways to adopt--and kinds of adoption--than ever. This quick-start resource will help prospective parents consider key emotional and spiritual issues up front...before they plunge into the near-overwhelming mass of details and start to run into roadblocks, even dead ends. Laura Christianson--an adoption educator and mentor, and an adoptive mom herself--brings her experience and knowledge to address unspoken but crucial questions about... loving an adopted child extended family's reaction expenses openness in adoption the role of birth parents physical disabilities emotional/behavioral challenges racial and cultural prejudices Recounting real-life miracles and mishaps of adoptive families, the author will help prospective parents--and their friends and family members--think through adoption's challenges and joys, and confidently move forward from a firm emotional and spiritual footing.
Grit for the Oyster

Author: Suzanne Woods Fisher

Publisher: Vinspire Publishing, LLC

ISBN:

Category: Religion

Page: 306

View: 360

"A treasure trove of encouraging words for writers..." New York Times Bestselling Author, Terri Blackstock “To every Christian writer who’s ever felt lonely, inadequate and probably delusional (can’t think of any that leaves out), this book throws out a cheerful welcome. In its pages, you’ll find a helpful and soul strengthening community. Enjoy.” ~David Kopp, best-selling co-author of The Prayer of Jabez, executive editor, Multnomah Books A powerful motivator for aspiring writers, Grit for the Oyster offers wit, wisdom, and inspiration to take that first step and persevere through the writing journey. More than a how-to, this confidence-building book is designed to draw readers to a closer relationship with God, to affirm their calling to write, and to offer pithy practical guidance from successful writers like Terri Blackstock, Martha Bolton, James Scott Bell, Liz Curtis Higgs, Dr. Gary Chapman, and David Kopp.​
Copper Star

Author: Suzanne Woods Fisher

Publisher: Vinspire Publishing, LLC

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 290

View: 174

Smuggled out of Nazi Germany after working in the resistance, Louisa finds herself waiting out the war in a dusty Arizona copper mining town. Sponsored by the Reverend Robert Gordon, she quickly discovers he is hiding a tragic secret. Louisa irritates, intrigues, and charms Robert, soon becoming an indispensable part of his household. Trouble begins to brew when Friedrich Mueller, a prominent resident of Copper Springs and avid Nazi sympathizer, ferrets out Louisa's background. Soon she is once again running for her life. Can she outfox a fox like Mueller? Or will she be sent back to Germany as a hostage exchange, facing certain death?
The Distant Shore

Author: Debora M. Coty

Publisher: Vinspire Publishing, LLC

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 268

View: 615

Mysteriously banished to live with demanding Aunt Augusta on Florida's remote, untamed Merritt island of 1904, young Emma-Lee Palmer discovers a dark family secret. Befriended by a kindly sea captain, Emma-Lee and Aunt Augusta discover courage, renewed hope, and the importance of family in this transcendent story of healing and redemption through God's unconditional love. Inspired by a true story, The Distant Shore is a powerful blend of action, adventure, romance, and the quest within each of us to find our heart's home. Love, after all, is never too lost or too late.
365 Things Every Woman Should Know

Author: Emilie Barnes

Publisher: Harvest House Publishers

ISBN: 9780736937566

Category: Spiritual life

Page: 224

View: 513

Emilie Barnes, bestselling and beloved author, offers women practical advice, innovative suggestions for organizing, and biblical wisdom in this pocket-sized gem. Readers will love the simple suggestions that can make such a difference in daily life. Topics include a wonderful mix of spiritual insights and helpful suggestions: spending time with the Lordpraying for words to comfort someoneloving your partnermaking your home user friendlycreating beautiful yet inexpensive giftscrafting unique cards for all occasionsestablishing family traditions Drawn from her popular, nationally syndicated radio spots "Keep It Simple," these quick readings make it easy to fit uplifting and encouraging moments into busy schedules.