Our Top 10 Books for Mom 2015

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Are you looking for gift book ideas for the moms in your life? Here are our FaithGateway Top 10 book selections for Mom! These titles will bring comfort, sisterhood, understanding, wisdom, direction, and load of laughter for every mom.

1. For the Love

Bestselling author Jen Hatmaker is convinced life can be lovely and fun and courageous and kind. She knows how the squeeze of this life can make us competitive and judgmental, how we can lose love for others and then for ourselves. In this raucous ride to freedom for modern women, Jen Hatmaker bares the refreshing wisdom, wry humor, no-nonsense faith, liberating insight, and fearless honesty that have made her beloved by women worldwide. Learn more…

2. Women Are Scary

Using hilarious stories and quirky insights from the trenches of motherhood, Melanie Dale encourages moms to take a risk and develop relationships with other moms. In Women Are Scary she guides readers in how to develop relationships from acquaintances to lifelong friends. Learn more…

3. Teen Mom

Being a mom is hard. Being a young mom has unique challenges. Teen Mom speaks to the heart of young mothers, sharing insight, encouragement, and practical advice for every teen mom who strives to create a better life for herself and her child. Learn more…  

4. Be the Best Mom You Can Be

Marina Slayton can tell you how to write a life-changing vision statement with your family, how to break the cycle of generational sin, and why you don’t have to measure up to society’s oftentimes impossible expectations because she has lived it with her family of six.  Learn more…

5. Motivate Your Child

We need a parenting revolution! Most parenting approaches end up encouraging children to ask the wrong questions about life: What’s in it for me? Are you going to pay me for that? What’s the minimum I need to do to get by? But God’s Word gives us a better way to parent, one that builds strong internal motivation in children. When parents change the way they parent, kids change the way they live. This practical book explores a theology of internal motivation and then gives parents real-life solutions to equip their kids for life. Learn more…  

6. Forever Mom

Mary Ostyn, a beloved adoption writer and blogger, shares the practical tools and resources she uses to thrive as an adoptive mom. Whether you’re the parent of an adopted child or interested in pursuing adoption, Ostyn’s warm advice and fresh perspective will inspire, inform, and affirm. You’ll walk away confident you will be the perfect mom for whatever child God brings into your life. Learn more…

7. Strong and Kind

Many parents want to see positive character traits in their children but wonder how to instill them. As stars of the hit reality-TV show Duck Dynasty, Korie and Willie Robertson receive loads of letters and messages from fans asking how they’ve raised such good kids. As they will tell you, “it isn’t always easy, but raising kids with good character is possible.” A straightforward, practical approach to parenting, Strong and Kind helps you identify the character traits you want to see in your children and gives you the tools for putting them in place. Learn more…

8. Hoodwinked

Moms have been hoodwinked—tricked into believing lies that keep them from not only enjoying motherhood, but forging friendships with other moms who might tackle the tasks of motherhood differently. Myths such as “Mothering is natural, easy, and instinctive” cause moms to feel like failures if they have questions or apprehensions in raising their kids. Operating from the premise that “The way I mother is the right (and only) way” puts up fences between moms instead of building bridges of encouragement between them. Learn more…

9. Hands Free Life

In Hands Free Life bestselling author and popular blogger Rachel Macy Stafford (the Hands Free Mama) reveals the daily habits and practices that can help us all to live more fulfilled lives and protect our relationships with those we love. Parents, singles, women, and men—everyone needs the sanity and peace of a Hands Free Life. Learn more…

10. The Sticky Faith Guide for Your Family

Nearly half of all young people raised in Christian families walk away from their faith when they graduate from high school. That’s the bad news. But here’s the good news: research also shows that parents are one of the primary influences on their child’s faith. This book is designed to equip parents with insights and ideas for nurturing long-term faith in children and young people. Learn more…

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