52 Things Kids Need from a Mom. What Mothers Can Do to Make by Angela Thomas

By Angela Thomas

Bestselling writer and mom of 4 teenagers Angela Thomas brings her trademark storytelling and biblical instructing to this publication of encouragement for mothers who, within the day-by-day whir of busyness, lengthy to hook up with their little ones in new methods. With compassion and creativity, Angela provides fifty two inspirations to assist mothers event intentional mothering, intentional dwelling, and intentional pleasure as they:

  • Talk to their baby as if he's fascinating

  • Learn to play one video game

  • Plan actions that set a baby up for success

  • Be the groovy mother as soon as in a while

  • Make thoughts and take pleasure in them

    Moms in any respect levels of parenting can undertake one notion per week or try out numerous instantaneously. it is a enjoyable, guilt-free source to aid each mother lead with God's love and pleasure within the small moments that make up an considerable lifestyles.

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    To Teach Them to Not Be Easily Offended 51. To Live as Single Moms with Amazing Lives 52. To Teach Them a Gracious and Generous Hospitality More Great Harvest House Books by Angela Thomas From Angela Dear mom like me, Tonight as I write to you, I am praying for you and for your children. Oh, how you have such a tender place in my heart. Being a mom is the greatest privilege that has come to me, and I know you feel the same way. It is such an honor to meet you here in these pages and share a bit of our journey together.

    Back to the video. Then back to check on praying mom. And God settled something inside of me that afternoon. The days of being a college coed with lots of time to be alone to pray were over. That chapter was closed. And honestly, I didn’t want to go back. I just longed for the sweetness of how I used to spend time with God. But lying on my bedroom floor that day, I knew I heard Him speaking to me: This is how I want you to pray now. Pray in secret—with the door open. I want them to see you being with Me.

    When the next tense situation comes up, wouldn’t it be great for them to see you handle that one with poise? Wouldn’t it feel good to respond from a place of composure instead of anger? Everybody in this world is ready to teach our kids how to have a tantrum. How to be furious and rage when you are misunderstood. But who is going to teach them about poise under pressure if not us? The toughest thing about teaching this principle is that the instruction happens in the heat of frustration. I’m praying that you and I can respond from a spiritual and emotional maturity, so that our hearts will be prepared when the inevitable difficulties come.

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