Eighty-two women contributed advice and ideas. Packed full of their collective wisdom and paired with a solid scriptural foundation, The Christian Mom's Idea Book is a phenomenal resource for all moms.
The book begins with an acrostic of Motherhood that can be read in one sitting or spread out in tiny new-mom sized snippets like a brief devotional.
In part two the advice is dished out courtesy of contributors who've been there and done that.
Find tips on how to handle separation anxiety, make time for God's Word, plan a birthday party to remember, expose children to good books, manage a schedule, survive a road trip, discipline, chores and a host of other truly relevant topics.
There are about 40 topics total and 500 fantastic ideas recorded. Each idea is part of a bulleted list under the topic it covers. The reader can browse a topic of interest and get advice from several moms all at once. After all this information is absorbed it's easier to formulate your own effective plan. You get to pick and choose what you use.
The Christian Mom's Idea Book is an essential handbook resource, the kind of parenting guide we all fantasized about but never expected to experience.
This book is loaded with truly relevant suggestions, making it the perfect gift for moms.
About the author: Ellen Banks Elwell is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute and the American Conservatory of Music. She and her husband, Jim, live in Wheaton, Illinois, and have three grown sons and one daughter-in-law. Elwell has authored several books for women, including The Christian Mom’s Idea Book,One Year Devotions for Moms, and When There’s Not Enough of Me to Go Around.
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