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I want to share with you my list of favorite inspiring books for Moms this Mother’s Day! I am a book addict. I am also one who tends to love reading parenting books. I think it is because I love reading great tips and advice to guide me in my parenting. I have never fully subscribed to any parenting book, but I do grow from each of them. These are a few of the books about mothers and parenthood that have influenced me.
12 Books for Moms
Covenant Motherhood, Stephanie Sorenson
This is a beautiful book about motherhood being compared to Christ and how our everyday tasks may seem hard but we are always serving. I LOVED this book.
I also happen to know the author and she is one impressive lady!
No More Perfect Moms by Jill Savage
This is a wonderful book about how we all have imperfections and we will not always meet the standards we think we need, but it is OK! This was another really great read!
Say Goodbye to Whining, Complaining and Bad Attitudes in You and Your Children also by Scott Turansky and Joanne Miller
Loved t his one!! I also wrote a review on this one.
The 5 Love Languages of Children by Gary Chapman and Ross Campbell
Great book! If you have read any of the Love Language books you will know what this is about.
How Children Learn by John Holt
This is a more education focused one, but I love it just the same. It is a great book to help understand how children learn best.
Nurture Shock: New Thinking About Children by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman
This is a fascinating book about the praise we give children and how it affects them. It is a great read!
Happiest Baby on the Block by Harvey Karp
I loved this when I was starting out with my first. It was a great help to me and my husband for our little one.
What to Expect When You’re Expecting by Heidi Murkoff
Another fabulous resource for first time parents. This book was referred to often!!!
The Parenting Breakthrough by Merrilee Browne Boyack
This one is more chore focused, but I LOVED it to help be see what I can do with my kids.
Cleaning House by Kay Wills Wyma
I adored this book and the life that the author created for her children. She taught them to work and accept less in their lives. Great book!!
A House United by Nicholeen Peck
This is a discipline and rule type guide. I really enjoyed this one and was so impressed by her standards & guidelines for her kids.
What parenting or mothering books have influenced you? What are your favorites? I’d LOVE to know!