Hello from Davalynn Spencer! Transition. That’s what is happening now in colorful Colorado as the high-country plumage of summer flutters into the glorious gold of autumn. But transitions aren’t always as easy or lovely when it comes to people and relationships. Today I’m looking forward to author Lori Wildenberg’s take on it in her new book, The Messy Life of Parenting: Powerful and Practical Ways to Strengthen Family Connections.
Welcome, Lori. Please give us a brief overview of your featured book.
The Messy Life of Parenting shows parents how small changes in their parenting can positively impact and influence family relationships, even when life gets messy. The reader will discover how to apply God’s design for interdependence in their family while developing resiliency, responsibility and leadership skills in their children. Read More →
Messy Parenting by Lori Wildenberg
by Lori Wildenberg
New Hope Publishers
August 20, 2018
ISBN Number: 978-1-56309-041-7
About the book:
As parents, we long for our children to have family relationships that lasts a lifetime. But how do we create an atmosphere for connection on this messy journey of parenting? Messy Parenting shows you small yet powerful and practical ways you can begin now to build lasting relationships, even when the going gets tough. Apply God’s design for interdependence and learn to:
- Strengthen family relationships both between you and your child and between siblings
- Encourage leadership skills
- Distinguish between enabling and helping
- Avoid cultural parenting advice that could sabotage your family
- Discuss issues without creating division
- And so much more!
Regardless of how old your child is, or the mistakes or successes you’ve made so far, God made families for relationship, and now is the time to start strengthening those ties.
About the author:
Lori Wildenberg, mom of four, is passionate about helping families build connections that last a lifetime. She’s co-founder of 1 Corinthians 13 Parenting ministry, lead mentor mom with the Moms Together Facebook Community, national speaker, and parent coach. Messy Parenting is Lori’s 5th parenting book. For more information go to www.loriwildenberg.com