The Resource The better mom : growing in grace between perfection and the mess, Ruth Schwenk., (ebook)

The better mom : growing in grace between perfection and the mess, Ruth Schwenk., (ebook)

Label
The better mom : growing in grace between perfection and the mess
Title
The better mom
Title remainder
growing in grace between perfection and the mess
Statement of responsibility
Ruth Schwenk.
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Language
eng
Summary
Mothering is messy. Our joy and hope in raising children doesn't change the reality that being a mom can be frustrating, stressful, and tiring. But just as God is using us to shape our children, God is using our children and motherhood to shape us. In The Better Mom, author Ruth Schwenk, herself a mother of four children, encourages us with the good news that there is more to being a mom than the extremes of striving for perfection or simply embracing the mess. We don't need to settle for surviving our kids' childhood. We can grow through it. With refreshing and heartfelt honesty Ruth emboldens moms to: Find freedom and walk confidently in purpose. Create a God-honoring home environment Overcome unhealthy and destructive emotions such as anger, anxiety, and more. Avoid glorifying the mess of mom-ing or idolizing perfection. Cultivate life-giving friendships At the heart of The Better Mom is the message that Jesus calls us to live not a weary life, but a worthy life. We don't have to settle for either being apathetic or struggling to be perfect. Both visions of motherhood go too far. Ruth offers a better option. She says, "It's okay to come as we are, but what we're called to do and be is far too important to stay there! The way to becoming a better mom starts not with what we are doing, but with who God is inviting us to become."
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1978-
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Schwenk, Ruth
Dewey number
248.8/431
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Motherhood
  • Parenting
  • Families
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
The better mom : growing in grace between perfection and the mess, Ruth Schwenk., (ebook)
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780310349464
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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MWT12368234
Specific material designation
remote
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MWT12368234
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The better mom : growing in grace between perfection and the mess, Ruth Schwenk., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780310349464
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12368234
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12368234
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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