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The Better Mom Devotional: Shaping Our Hearts as We Shape Our Homes – Ruth Schwenk

Popular blogger Ruth Schwenk has just released a new devotional.  No matter what stage of motherhood you may find yourself, this devotional is a wonderfully uplifting and encouraging resource.  Each devotion includes scripture, a short narrative, a prayer, and a couple of questions for further thought and reflection.  This one is a winner!

While this complimentary book was provided for review by Thomas Nelson Publishing, no other compensation was given.  All remarks are my personal and honest opinions.

The Better Mom Devotional Book Cover The Better Mom Devotional
Ruth Schwenk
Religion
October 22, 2018
224

You Are: Speaking God’s Word Over Your Children – Emily Assell

You Are is a beautiful board book that shares God love and details just how special and important each precious child is in God’s eyes.  Biblical truths are shared in story form as well as being included through the addition of  relevant scripture passages.  The illustrations in this book are colorful and appealing.  This is a must buy Christmas gift for any baby or toddler in your life!

While this complimentary book was provided for review by Tyndale Press, no other compensation was given.  All remarks are my personal and honest opinions.

You Are Book Cover You Are
Emily Assell
Juvenile Nonfiction
Tyndale Kids
October 23, 2018
20

Prepare Him Room: Celebrating the Birth of Jesus Family Devotional – Marty Machowski

Prepare Him Room is a delightful guide to implementing gospel focused traditions for your family during Advent.  This lovely book includes weekly scripture readings as well as Christmas activities and songs.  It would be a wonderful early Christmas gift for a family with young children.

While this complimentary book was provided for review by New Growth Press, no other compensation was given.  All remarks are my personal and honest opinions.

Prepare Him Room Book Cover Prepare Him Room
Marty Machowski
Religion
September 30, 2014
82

A Better December: Proverbs to Brighten December – Steven Estes

This small book shares true stories accompanied by pen and ink illustrations.  It is an encouraging reminder how we can each have a a more purposeful and peaceful Christmas season.  The author uses the Book of Proverbs as a guide.

While this complimentary book was provided for review by New Growth Press, no other compensation was given.  All remarks are my personal and honest opinions.

A Better December Book Cover A Better December
Steven Estes
Religion
October 1, 2013
83

The Minimalist Home: A Room-by-Room Guide to a Decluttered, Refocused Life – Joshua Becker

The Minimalist Home: A Room-by-Room Guide to a Decluttered, Refocused Life takes you as the reader through various spaces within your home with an eye focused on simplicity.  Minimizing check lists and critical questions to aid the process are included at the end of each chapter.  Becker believes that no one needs more space just less stuff.  Although I strive to have a well-organized and tidy home, I am in no way a minimalist.  That said, I did find this book interesting and even discovered a few helpful tips.

While this complimentary book was provided for review by WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing, no other compensation was given. All remarks are my personal and honest opinions.

The Minimalist Home Book Cover The Minimalist Home
Joshua Becker
House & Home
WaterBrook Press
December 18, 2018
240

Beloved: 365 Devotions for Young Women

Beloved: 365 Devotions for Young Women is a lovely year-long devotional book.  It uses the inspirational stories of women in the Bible to tackle a wide range of topics.  Each entry includes a scripture and devotional reading as well as journaling space.  This devotional would make a lovely gift for a young lady in middle school or high school.

While this complimentary book was provided for review by Handlebar Publishing, no other compensation was given. All remarks are my personal and honest opinions.

 

Beloved Book Cover Beloved
Zondervan
Young Adult Nonfiction
October 2, 2018
384

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We are enjoying family fun this week as we prepare for Thanksgiving.  My next new post will be published on Monday, November 26th.

Parenting First Aid: Hope for the Discouraged – Marty Machowski

Parenting First Aid is a devotional specifically written for parents.  Each section includes a scripture passage followed by a “Ponder Anew” section which includes discussion about the passage and how it specifically relates to one’s role as a parent.  The final portion of the devotional is named “Bring It Home” and includes questions that spur reflection as well as encourage application.  This devotional is truly an encouragement for parents.

While this complimentary book was provided for review by New Growth Press, no other compensation was given. All remarks are my personal and honest opinions.

Parenting First Aid: Hope for the Discouraged Book Cover Parenting First Aid: Hope for the Discouraged
Marty Machowski
Religion
New Growth Press
September 24, 2018

Child Proof: Parenting By Faith, Not Formula – Julie Lowe

Child Proof is a well-written parenting book.  The first portion of the book concentrates on the fundamentals of faith based parenting.  The remainder of the book discusses navigating challenging parenting situations and does a good job supplying potential action steps.  The author not only works with children professionally, but she also has personal experience as a parent which really shines through in her writing.

While this complimentary book was provided for review by New Growth Press, no other compensation was given. All remarks are my personal and honest opinions.