Book Notes: Hold on to Your Kids: Why Parent Need to Matter More Than Peers.This is part 2 of my review and book notes from this wildly popular and extremely important book. This book is a must own and a must re-read as our children continue to grow and develop and as we do too as parents.
The book that is wrecking me right now was recommended by a friend, who hasn’t even read it yet and I’m only 20 pages in and already writing a post!
Let’s not believe everything we read. Let’s not share the misinterpreted words of another. Let’s extend grace and mercy–a mantle of love–over those who may say the wrong the thing or say the right thing in the wrong circumstance or context.
Ever notice when family, friends, and even acquaintances are suffering, your own life hits a rough patch? I call this a phantom pain in the Body of Christ.
Encouragement for a momma with hands full, the women who tell you it gets easier are liars. It’s all hard. But each season has its own challenges, consequences and beauty. My note to you, don’t rush through each season, find your gratitude in it.
Years ago I instituted an unusual, outside holy hour for myself. Due to finances, personality, and parenting style, I got creative for my restorative practice. The benefits weren’t for me alone! Because of my holy hour, my husband grew to be a more confident dad. Oh, you’ll love the prayer I composed!