From the Back Cover:
Your minivan's on empty-and so are you. Now what? The Mommy Manual gives you an encouraging dose of inspiration and practical know-how that will help you succeed as a mom. Inside, you'll discover ten essential keys to raising happy, confident kids. Author Barbara Curtis, a mother of twelve, draws on decades of parenting experience to teach you how to - recognize your children's potential as well as their unique, God-given gifts - create an inviting, loving environment in your home with traditions and rituals - teach teamwork, drive, and self-discipline - motivate your children to grow in respect, generosity, thankfulness, and other godly traits - find joy and contentment in your everyday routine Loaded with been-there empathy, The Mommy Manual delivers real-life stories and proven, power-packed advice. Whether you have a single tiny tot or a growing brood, you'll discover how to nourish joyfulness, graciousness, and confidence in your family-starting now! "A practical, personal guide for mothers of all ages and stages, packed with countless how-tos and (how-not-tos) for raising loving, responsible, godly children."-Karen Ehman, speaker, Hearts at Home; coauthor, Homespun Memories for the Heart
About the Author:
Barbara Curtis is a speaker for MOPS and an editor for the Focus on the Family newsletter. The author of four books and mother of twelve children, she just received the Congressional Angel in Adoption Award. Barbara and her husband live in Waterford, Virginia.
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