Sunday, January 2, 2011

Mama's Winter Reading List

Here are my reading books for January!

Mama's Christmas presents = lots of great books!

I Love this book.. I just finished it today.. I have her other books on my wish list! she also has a blog Soulemama

Description *When you learn to awaken your family’s creativity, wonderful things will happen: you’ll make meaningful connections with your children in large and small ways; your children will more often engage in their own creative discoveries; and your family will embrace new ways to relax, play, and grow together. With just the simple tools around you—your imagination, basic art supplies, household objects, and natural materials—you can transform your family life, and have so much more fun!

Funny, I got 2 of these for Christmas! =)

Description * Moms get so busy with the doing and the giving for their families that they never seem to have enough time to rest and receive. So many moms have bought into the world-view that they can have it all and then believe the self-talk that if I don't do it, it won't get done! Isn't it ironic that so many mothers are running on empty? Lisa Whelchel delivers a book full of practical tips and advice for mothers on how to find lost time in their day to nourish body, soul, and spirit.

Friendship for Grown-Ups
Description *details her experiences of learning to come out of her shell, to trust, risk, and become vulnerable by God's grace and find meaningful friendships. Readers encounter her captivating story and refreshing perspective on life's most precious gift--and they find practical tips for their own friendships along the way.

Lisa Whelchel also has the BEST parenting book - Creative Corrections- if you don't own it, you should!


*focuses on mechanisms of traditional education that cripple imagination, discourage critical thinking, and create a false view of learning as a byproduct of rote-memorization drills. Gatto’s earlier book, Dumbing Us Down, introduced the now-famous expression of the title into the common vernacular. Weapons of Mass Instruction adds another chilling metaphor to the brief against conventional schooling

What's on your reading list?

4 Thoughtful Comments:

Julie said...

I loved the Creative Family!!! I haven't read your Lisa Whelchel books but I really want too! At the top of my to read books is the Francine Rivers book Her Daughters Dream. She is one of my favorite authors.

Y said...

wish i read more stuff like this! right now i am reading: Being a better board member (for Alaska school boards); Has Christianity failed you by Ravi Zacharias; The absolutely true diary of a part time Indian by Sheman Alexie; and the body fat solution by Tom Venuto. I have a ton more in my to be read pile but these are what i am working one now. No real theme here, just utter chaos LOL ;-)

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