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The Making of a Mom: Practical Help for Purposeful Parenting

The Making of a Mom: Practical Help for Purposeful Parenting


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Weaving biblical insight together with real life stories, Stephanie Shott helps moms discover the joy of parenting with purpose. This unique and comprehensive view of motherhood gives moms a sense of comfort, confidence, and freedom to not only navigate the often tumultuous waters of motherhood, but to also know they aren't alone in the journey.

Then it takes moms a step beyond their day-to-day struggles, offering practical advice on pursuing small groups and mentoring relationships with other moms, not only in the local church, but in crisis pregnancy centers, homeless shelters, juvenile homes, and more, truly showing that together we can change the world—one mom at a time.

Chapters include:
1. Not Alone
2. It's a Beautiful Life
3. A Different Me
4. How Do I Love Thee
5. May I Have Your Attention
6. Speaking Words of Wisdom
7. Character Counts
8. Overwhelmed
9. Setting Goals
10. Imprints Moms Make
11. Always a Mom
12. Parenting from Your Knees

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780800726362
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 07/14/2014
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 779,692
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 18 - 10 Years

About the Author

Stephanie Shott is a Bible teacher, conference speaker, author, and mentor who has been ministering to women for over twenty years. She has been called upon by television and radio hosts to share her story of a decade of child abuse, her conception as a result of rape, and her ministry to moms and mentors through The M.O.M. Initiative, of which she is the founder. She lives in Florida.

Table of Contents

Foreword Tracey Eyster 9

Introduction 11

1 Not Alone 17

2 It's a Beautiful Life 29

3 A Different Me 42

4 How Do I Love Thee? 54

5 May I Have Your Attention? 71

6 Speaking Words of Wisdom 85

7 Character Counts 97

8 Overwhelmed 108

9 Setting Goals 123

10 Imprints Moms Make 137

11 Always a Mom 148

12 Parenting from Your Knees 161

Appendix 1 About the M.O.M. Initiative 175

Appendix 2 The Making of a Mom and The M.O.M. Initiative-Small-Group and M.O.M. Group Overview 176

Appendix 3 An Important Letter to M.O.M. Group Leaders 185

Appendix 4 Beyond the Four Walls-The M.O.M. Initiative and M.O.M. Group Planning Guides 188

Appendix 5 How to Become a Christian 200

Acknowledgments 205

About Stephanie Shott 207

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