Different Dream Parenting

Different Dream Parenting

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by Jolene Philo
     
 

Parenting can be difficult and tiring, especially when you have a special needs child with medical, behavioral, or educational issues. In Different Dream Parenting, author Jolene Philo offers guidance and encouragement through biblical insights and her own personal experiences. Find spiritual wisdom, practical resources, and tools that can help you become an…  See more details below

Overview

Parenting can be difficult and tiring, especially when you have a special needs child with medical, behavioral, or educational issues. In Different Dream Parenting, author Jolene Philo offers guidance and encouragement through biblical insights and her own personal experiences. Find spiritual wisdom, practical resources, and tools that can help you become an extraordinary advocate for your child. Discover how you can move beyond the challenges and experience the joy of being your child's biggest and best supporter.

Editorial Reviews

Different Dream Parenting book review - Stephen Groevich, M.D.
"This book is a blessing to families with loved ones experiencing special
physical or emotional needs. Different Dream Parenting offers sound and
practical advice to families during experiences when clear thinking is
difficult. Her book is a wonderful gift to families in the midst of crisis."
Stephen Grcevich, MD
President, Board of Directors, Key Ministry
Different Dream Parenting book review - Barb Dittrich
"When parents receive the news that their child has a special need,
they are frozen in shock, not knowing which way to turn. Jolene's latest
book comes alongside parents when they are in their hour of greatest
need. Offering spiritual as well as practical help, this book is a must-have
on the shelf of every mom and dad who faces such challenges."
Barb Dittrich, Executive Director,
Snappin' Ministries, www.snappin.org
Different Dream Parenting book review - Stephanie Hubach
"Three cheers for Jolene Philo! Different Dream Parenting is chock-full of
practical information, balanced advice, and insightful spiritual reflections.
This easy-to-read book is a must-have resource for Christian
parents who are embarking on the journey of raising a precious child
who has special needs."
Stephanie O. Hubach, Special Needs Ministries Director,
Mission to North America, Presbyterian Church in America
Different Dream Parenting book review - Holly Miller
"Jolene Philo is like a trusted friend who anticipates our questions and
supplies us with answers. She's done all the heavy lifting--tracking down
resources, exploring websites, recommending books and blogs. The
resulting book is both a tool to be used and a testament to be savored."
Holly Miller
Editor, The Saturday Evening Post
Different Dream Parenting book review - Jackie Mills Fernald
"Different Dream Parenting is full of practical strategies, tactics, and wisdom
to help parents tap into medical professionals, the community,
family, friends, and the faith-based community, to not only navigate
the world of different dreams, but to embrace it and live life to its fullest
according to all God has to offer. This book is not only informative but
also inspiring for families. A must-read for any special family."
Jackie Mills Fernald
Director

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014011785
Publisher:
Discovery House
Publication date:
02/10/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
1,141,319
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Jolene Philo has published numerous articles on parenting a special needs child and preparing children for a hospital stay and is the author of A Different Dream for My Child: Meditations for Parents of Critically or Chronically Ill Children. She is a contributor to a regional monthly women's magazine and speaks regularly around the country. She and her husband live in Iowa.

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