Item description for The Christian Mom's Idea Book: Hundreds of Ideas, Tips, and Activities to Help You Be a Great Mom by Ellen Banks Elwell...
Overview More than 500 activities and tips cover topics including adoption, babysitters, birthday parties, discipline, doctor's visits, manners, music lessons, siblings, special needs, spiritual nurturing, television, and more, to help Christian moms and grandmothers be great in their roles. (Practical Life)
You can make the most of motherhood with this resourceful book. It's jam-packed with 500 ideas gathered from more than 80 mothers just like you: mothers of preschoolers, high schoolers, and every age in between. Mothers with one child. Mothers with a houseful of children. Mothers with adopted children. But most of all, mothers with a great desire to raise godly kids-and have fun at it too
You'll get fantastic suggestions for fulfilling the all-important role God has given you, including: throwing a great birthday party handling doctor's visits planning alone time & getaways disciplining practicing hospitality babysitting successfully surviving car trips dealing with toddlers teaching music lessons menu planning & grocery shopping keeping your marriage alive spiritual nurturing
... and so much more in nearly 40 categories. Here is everything you need to provide a safe, nurturing environment for your family-and to make your home a wonderful place to be.
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Studio: Crossway Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 5.78" Height: 0.6" Weight: 0.71 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2008
Publisher GOOD NEWS PUBLISHING #65
ISBN 1581349505 ISBN13 9781581349504
Availability 0 units.
More About Ellen Banks Elwell
Ellen Banks Elwell is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute and the American Conservatory of Music. She and her husband, Jim, live in Wheaton, Illinois, and have three grown sons and one daughter-in-law. Elwell has authored several books for women, including The Christian Mom's Idea Book, One Year Devotions for Moms, and When There's Not Enough of Me to Go Around.
Reviews - What do customers think about The Christian Mom's Idea Book: Hundreds of Ideas, Tips, and Activities to Help You Be a Great Mom?
Useful Ideas Apr 10, 2007
This had alot of useful ideas and I liked the way it was setup. You could read what you wanted and did not have to sift throught anything you didn't need to.
The Christian Mom/Wife/Woman's Idea Book Jan 22, 2002
I checked this out from the library and after reading it I have to buy it (for future reference - as my children grow older). Her godly wisdom and insight reflect on each topic and gives inspiration to women (even if you are not a mom, the first chapter about being a wife is inspiration enough). I intend to buy this for my sisters and all my friends as they begin to have children as well! Thank you Ellen!!
Jordan Elwell Dec 27, 2000
I am Ellen Elwell's son, and I would just like to say on behalf of her and the rest of the family thank you for your comments. I think this book has great potential and can do alot in the hearts of women everywhere.
This book should be called "The Mom's Idea Book." Nov 9, 1999
Through my reading of this book I found many helpful tips on things to do w/ my kids. However, I purchased this book thinking it would center more around the "Christian" part of the title. It doesn't. This is a book for any mom but it fails to address many spriitual issues facing the christian mom.
GREAT BOOK FOR CHRISTIAN MOMS WITH KIDS OF ALL AGES! Jan 26, 1999
I TRULY LIKED THIS BOOK, MY HUSBAND ALSO READ IT. I PRESENTED THIS BOOK TO A FEW FRIENDS AS A BABY SHOWER GIFT AND GOT A GREAT RESPONSE TO IT. I WOULD LIKE TO THANK THE AUTHOR FOR AN INSPIRATIONAL AND EDUCATIONAL LOOK AT CHRISTIAN PARENTING. THANKS!