Monday, January 26, 2015

{{Book Review}} Mothering From Scratch by Melinda Means and Kathy Helgemo

Mothering From Scratch: Finding the Best Parenting Style for You and Your Family by Melinda Means and Kathy HelgemoMothering From Scratch: Finding the Best Parenting Style for You and Your Family by Melinda Means and Kathy Helgemo
Find Your Own Mothering Style
Trying to follow someone else's rules for mothering can take the joy out of being a parent. But Mothering From Scratch shows you how to develop your own style that helps you be the best mom for your kids.
Full of solid biblical truth, this book will help you
  • explore your personality and examine your strengths and weaknesses in order to find what works for you
  • tap into the resources surrounding you and get mentoring and support from other moms
  • push past the fear of change or doing it wrong and allow room for grace in your mothering
Melinda Means and Kathy Helgemo provide a flexible, customizable approach to help you discover your optimal parenting style.

*My Review*
When I got the email with the description about this book, I knew this was a book that I needed to read! I felt as if the authors were speaking directly to me. Melinda and Kathy, are both honest, and encouraging. 

This book allows the doors to be opened to examine many approaches of parenting, which we moms are often so afraid to talk about with one another. 

I loved this book's emphasis on the idea that "expert" advice may not apply to all, and that as long as we are living according to Biblical convictions, then we have freedom to create our own unique style of parenting based on how God made us and our children. 

This is a much-needed message  that many people in today's parenting world need to hear. Overall, I loved this book and it is a book worth having on your shelf.

I received this book free from the publisher in exchange for my honest opinion. I am not required to post a positive review. All opinions expressed are 100% my own.

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