Rosie Boom The Gift of Values

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The Gift of Values

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Do you struggle with family devotions? Do you long to help your children develop values such as honesty and courage? This book will encourage and inspire you to give your children the priceless gift of values.

The Gift of Values~Volume One is the first in a series of four books written for parents to help them in this challenging task.

Volume One covers the following values:
Honesty
Right Attitudes
Courage
Perseverance
Diligence
Obedience

Under each value, author Rosie Boom has written the following sections:
Once Upon a Time (Stories that illustrate the value)
Think About It (Questions to get your children thinking)
Something To Do (Practical, creative ideas to illustrate the value)
Boom Clips (Personal experiences and anecdotes from the Boom family)
So Said (Inspirational quotes)
Words To Live By(Verses from the Bible)
Dig Deeper(Ideas of further books to read to your children, or movies you can watch together.)

The Gift of Valuesis easy to read, challenging and inspiring,and fun to use for all the family.

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About the Author:

Rosie Boom lives in Whangarei, New Zealand with her husband, Chris, and their six children, ranging in ages from 18 - 7. Rosie has homeschooled her children for 14 years, and writes from her personal experience. She is a commited Christian, and each of her books is written from a Christian world view.

She spent her childhood in Papua, New Guinea, where her parents were missionaries. After completing her nursing training, she went to Borneo as a missionary.

She and Chris are singer/songwriters and have performed throughout N.Z and overseas for 20 years ( as long as they've been married!)

Rosie is also a sought-after speaker at women's camps, missions conferences and home-schooling conferences. She shares from her heart in a personal, humorous and challenging way.

Review:

The Gift of Values is just fantastic. It is everything I longed for as a young parent. Rosie Boom has produced an outstanding resource for parents. As a young mother, I spent many hours scouring bookshops and parenting magazines for help in creating family times with our children. I searched for material which taught Christian truths, was inspirational, and which captured the hearts of our youngsters. This book is what I was looking for. Put together with so much love and care, it will be treasured by parents everywhere.

Rosie's passion for educating children, her mother's heart, and her concern for her children's character all shine through. But most of all there is something for everyone. The background reading for parents, the stories, mottos, proverbs, and sayings for children and the real-life examples from Rosie herself, all add up to a very special publication.

I could not recommend this book more highly to all parents , whether Christian or not, who are committed to leaving their children a legacy of charcter and insight. Mary Grant --New Zealand Parenting Magazine

Every so often a book comes along that takes us back to sources, to the origins and beginnings of moral codes. It is a sharp reminder that today's educators have wandered far from the ancient wisdoms into the post-modern jungle of situational ethics.

New Zealand author, Rosie Boom's book The Gift of Valuesis one of those books.
Simply written and boldly told, it sets out to give parents a wealth of resources in coping with the upbringing of children, Underlying her approach is an unflinching world view based on spiritual beliefs that have guided mankind for millenia.

Forgotten and embarrassing words such as honesty, courage, perseverance, diligence and - dare I say it - obedience head up the chapters. Each is illustrated with examples from her experience of bringing up six children. --The Bay Chronicle

The Gift of Valueshas sparked my joy for teaching character-building devotions to my children, and has injected wonder and enthusiasm into the experience. Here is a tool that will make these precious times with our children even more memorable, fun-filled, and a real learning adventure. I appreciate the honest, real-life touches throughout this book. I'm certain that with the aid of this book, God will draw many little hearts even closer to Him. --H.E.A.R.T (The Home Educators Annual Retreat)

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