31 Days to Becoming a Happy Mom

31 Days to Becoming a Happy Mom

by Arlene Pellicane


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Mom, do you feel like you're running in ten different directions but getting nowhere? Are your kids driving you crazy? Does each day feel like a battle over screen time, homework, and eating anything besides chicken nuggets?

In 31 Days to Becoming a Happy Mom, Arlene Pellicane helps you get a grip and find your smile again. In her easy-to-read-and-apply guide, you will discover the keys to being a happy mom. Packed with encouragement, funny stories, and wisdom from experienced mothers, this book will change your home for the better...beginning with you.

As with Arlene's other extremely popular "31 Days" books, this one is divided into 31 daily readings, each beginning with a Scripture passage and ending with a doable action step and prayer.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780736963503
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
Publication date: 08/01/2015
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 703,285
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.90(d)
Age Range: 3 Months

About the Author

Arlene Pellicane is an author and speaker who formerly served as the associate producer for Turning Point Television with Dr. David Jeremiah.  Arlene and her family make their home in southern California.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Ditch the Crowd 9

Mommy Quiz: Axe You a Happy Mom? 15

Key 1 Becoming Healthy

Day 1 Big Rocks First 18

Day 2 That Might Not Be Food 24

Day 3 Don't Stop Moving 30

Day 4 Mommy Needs Her Beauty Rest 35

Day 5 More Vitamin G 41

Day 6 Fear, Anger, Stress, Oh My! 46

Day 7 Light the Match, Baby 51

Key 2 Becoming Action-Oriented

Day 8 Don't Make Me Count to 100 58

Day 9 Prepare for the Next MOMent 64

Day 10 Whoa, She Really Did Mean It! 70

Day 11 Stop Engineering Your Own Prayer Requests 75

Day 12 Use Your Mommy Guilt for Good 81

Day 13 Your Game Plan for Screen Time 86

Day 14 Hit Reset 91

Key 3 Becoming Prayerful

Day 15 God, Not Google 98

Day 16 Help, I Want to Be a Praying Mom! 103

Day 17 Praying When Your Kids Are Going Haywire 107

Day 18 Making the Most of Popcorn Prayers 113

Day 19 To Infinity and Beyond 118

Key 4 Becoming Perseverant

Day 20 Leave Me Alone, I'm Hiding in the Bathroom 124

Day 21 Facing Goliath 129

Day 22 Thick Skin Required 133

Day 23 That's Entertainment 139

Day 24 Finding Someone to Follow 144

Day 25 You're Not Raising Kids 150

Key 5 Becoming Yes-Filled

Day 26 Yes to Mommy Liberation 156

Day 27 Yes to Ignoring the Joneses 161

Day 28 Yes to Being the Fun House 166

Day 29 Yes to Service 171

Day 30 Yes to Mission Impossible 176

Day 31 Yes to the Empty Nest 181

Conclusion: Be a Smiley 186

Notes 191

Bible Verses for the Happy Mom 197

The Happy Mom Discussion Guide 200

Acknowledgments 206

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