Love Her Well by Kari Kampakis

Genre : Religion
Editor : Thomas Nelson
Release : 2020-08-18
ISBN-13 : 9780785234197
Hardcover : 240 Pages

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Moms are eager for tips and wisdom to help them build strong relationships with their daughters, and Kari Kampakis’s Love Her Well gives them ten practical ways to do so, not by changing their daughters but by changing their own thoughts, actions, and mind-set. For many women, having a baby girl is a dream come true. Yet as girls grow up, the narrative of innocence and joy changes to gloom and doom as moms are told, “Just wait until she’s a teenager!” and handed a disheartening script that treats a teenage girl’s final years at home as solely a season to survive. Author and blogger Kari Kampakis suggests it’s time to change the narrative and mind-set that lead moms to parent teen girls with a spirit of defeat, not strength. By improving the foundation, habits, and dynamics of the relationship, mothers can connect with their teen daughters and earn a voice in their lives that allows moms to offer guidance, love, wisdom, and emotional support. As a mom of four daughters (three of whom are teenagers), Kari has learned the hard way that as girls grow up, mothers must grow up too. In Love Her Well, Kari shares ten ways that moms can better connect with their daughters in a challenging season, including: choosing their words and timing carefully, listening and empathizing with her teen’s world, seeing the good and loving her for who she is, taking care of themselves and having a support system, and more. This book isn’t a guide to help mothers “fix” their daughters or make them behave. Rather, it’s about a mom’s journey, doing the heart work and legwork necessary to love a teenager while still being a strong, steady parent. Kari explores how every relationship consists of two imperfect sinners, and teenagers gain more respect for their parents when they admit (and learn from) their mistakes, apologize, listen, give grace, and try to understand their teens’ point of view. Yes, teenagers need rules and consequences, but without a connected relationship, parents may never gain a significant voice in their lives or be a safe place they long to return to. By admitting her personal failures and prideful mistakes that have hurt her relationships with her teenage daughters, Kari gives mothers hope and reminds them all things are possible through God. By leaning on him, mothers gain the wisdom, guidance, protection, and clarity they need to grow strong relationships with their daughters at every age, especially during the critical teen years.

Love You Forever by Robert N. Munsch

Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Editor : Firefly Books
Release : 1986
ISBN-13 : 0920668372
Hardcover : 32 Pages

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As her son grows up from little boy to adult man, a mother secretly rocks him each night as he sleeps.

Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Editor : Thomas Nelson
Release : 2014-11-11
ISBN-13 : 9780718019358
Hardcover : 224 Pages

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These ten simple truths can build one big change in your daughter’s life. When Kari Kampakis wrote a blog post in July 2013 titled “10 Truths Young Girls Should Know,” the post went viral and was shared more than 65,000 times on Facebook. Obviously her message strikes a chord with moms and dads across the country. This nonfiction book for teen girls expands on these ten truths and brings a Christian message to the hearts of both moms and daughters. Teen girls deal daily with cliques, bullying, rejection, and social media nightmares. Kari Kampakis wants girls to know that they don’t have to compromise their integrity and future to find love, acceptance, and security. Her ten truths include: Kindness is more important than popularity. People peak at different times of life. Trust God’s plan for you. Get comfortable with being uncomfortable. Otherwise, you’ll never stick to your guns. Today’s choices set the stage for your reputation. You were born to fly. Fans of Kari's blog and newspaper column will not want to miss her first book. Filled with practical advice, loving support, and insightful discussion questions, 10 Ultimate Truths Girls Should Know is a timely and approachable list of guidelines that will help young girls navigate a broken world and become the young women God made them to be.

A Mess Of Reason by A. Wilding Wells

Genre :
Editor : A. Wilding Wells
Release : 2015-07-02
ISBN-13 : 9781311190130
Hardcover : 235 Pages

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Country rock star Scout Steele and Tess Harlow have been best friends since forever. He’s always wanted her but it’s never been their time. Tess knows that Scout is her one-and-only; she’s shared everything with him save for the one flaw that she knows will keep them apart. So they’ll have to settle for best friends. Scout though has other plans: her best friend is about to become her best lover.

By What We Love by Charlene Carr

Genre : Fiction
Editor : Coastal Lines
Release : 2015-03-26
ISBN-13 : 9780993923845
Hardcover : 198 Pages

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Sometimes getting exactly what you want is the worst thing ever. Dream job? Check. Man to make every woman you know stop and turn? Check. But when having one means giving up the other, what’s a girl … excuse me, woman to do? Eloise Grant, a successful and driven Public Relations Consultant, has worked her whole life to make sure she never has to depend on anyone but herself. But when she’s offered the promotion of a lifetime, depending on herself means leaving her friends, her family, and the man she loves behind. Whatever choice she makes, Eloise’s life is about to unravel. Smart and engaging. Heart wrenching and unpredictable. By What We Love, book 3 in the A New Start stand-alone series, is the story of a woman desperate to have it all, while battling with memories of a past she’d rather forget. Ready to read? Click the buy button and order your copy of this compelling story today! Here’s what readers have to say about By What We Love “This book was delightful, frustrating, hilarious, sad, insightful and hopeful but most of all, it was real.” – Gem Otto “By What We Love is a book that I LOVE. It is full of things to think about, contemplate, ruminate, discuss and perhaps even dream about… if you are a workaholic or are married to, or a partner of, a workaholic, this is a MUST READ.” – Sandra, Goodreads Reviewer “Such feels! Oh the surprises! … this book may be permanently etched on my heart… you should read this book. Seriously.” – Kitty’s Book Spot “With every page turn, the plot thickens somehow, making it an engaging read with lots of action.” – Katie Postlethwaite “Charlene Carr keeps amazing me by her life lessons. Can't wait for the next one!” – Amazon Reviewer “Any career driven woman could sympathize with Eloise… having to choose between their career and their family… you can see yourself in the main character’s shoes.” – Lorrea at WhatChaReadin’? “Charlene Carr takes you on a journey of the heart.” – Amazon Reviewer “I have never written a review for a book before but felt compelled to write one for By What We Love. I was drawn into the story from page one… I really enjoyed this book!” – Yvette Hernandez “Eloise is a very likable character… She's strong willed and a go getter. I cheered for her, I laughed with her, my heart broke with hers. Great writing!” – Jolita Aubin Book Club discussion questions are available on the author’s website.

City Of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert

Genre : Fiction
Editor : Penguin
Release : 2019-06-04
ISBN-13 : 9780698408326
Hardcover : 480 Pages

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AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! From the # 1 New York Times bestselling author of Eat Pray Love and The Signature of All Things, a delicious novel of glamour, sex, and adventure, about a young woman discovering that you don't have to be a good girl to be a good person. "A spellbinding novel about love, freedom, and finding your own happiness." - PopSugar "Intimate and richly sensual, razzle-dazzle with a hint of danger." -USA Today "Pairs well with a cocktail...or two." -TheSkimm "Life is both fleeting and dangerous, and there is no point in denying yourself pleasure, or being anything other than what you are." Beloved author Elizabeth Gilbert returns to fiction with a unique love story set in the New York City theater world during the 1940s. Told from the perspective of an older woman as she looks back on her youth with both pleasure and regret (but mostly pleasure), City of Girls explores themes of female sexuality and promiscuity, as well as the idiosyncrasies of true love. In 1940, nineteen-year-old Vivian Morris has just been kicked out of Vassar College, owing to her lackluster freshman-year performance. Her affluent parents send her to Manhattan to live with her Aunt Peg, who owns a flamboyant, crumbling midtown theater called the Lily Playhouse. There Vivian is introduced to an entire cosmos of unconventional and charismatic characters, from the fun-chasing showgirls to a sexy male actor, a grand-dame actress, a lady-killer writer, and no-nonsense stage manager. But when Vivian makes a personal mistake that results in professional scandal, it turns her new world upside down in ways that it will take her years to fully understand. Ultimately, though, it leads her to a new understanding of the kind of life she craves - and the kind of freedom it takes to pursue it. It will also lead to the love of her life, a love that stands out from all the rest. Now eighty-nine years old and telling her story at last, Vivian recalls how the events of those years altered the course of her life - and the gusto and autonomy with which she approached it. "At some point in a woman's life, she just gets tired of being ashamed all the time," she muses. "After that, she is free to become whoever she truly is." Written with a powerful wisdom about human desire and connection, City of Girls is a love story like no other.

Unchosen by Alisa Mullen

Genre : Fiction
Editor : CreateSpace
Release : 2014-05-05
ISBN-13 : 1499198469
Hardcover : 260 Pages

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Lizzie O'Malley is back with a purpose in life. Still flighty and unpredictable, she knows that loving and losing Teagan Gallagher has changed her life forever. As she navigates her new life in Boston as a full time working mother, she promises herself she will never fall in love again. But can she keep that promise after meeting Nick Sawyer, the gorgeous Texan who has fallen for her? Follow Lizzie to Ireland where she struggles with tragedy and rediscovers herself all over again.

Loving Her by C. M. Hutton

Genre :
Editor : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Release : 2013-10
ISBN-13 : 1518728685
Hardcover : 256 Pages

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Boring, but completely gorgeous. That was my first impression of him. My next two thoughts were 'pompous ass' and 'cocky jerk.' And, I had the glorious pleasure of sharing a table with him for the entire night. He didn't speak, didn't grunt....he just nodded and stared. If I weren't taking my bosses place at this dinner, I'd have found another place to sit and escape Rylan Daniels. 'Absolutely beautiful' was what I thought when I found her at my table at the Ad Execs quarterly dinner. She wore a black strapless dress and exuded confidence from every part of her. I nodded to her, but didn't speak. I really didn't have much to say anyway. I couldn't quit staring and had to excuse myself at one point to stand across the room and watch her. It was a strange, unwelcome feeling I was having about this stunning woman. It had been five years....five years since Kristen.....and I still couldn't move on. That kind of hurt you just don't get over so easily and I wasn't even sure that I wanted to get over it. But, here I was, completely intrigued and unable to stop thinking about Jen Bailey.

Goodbye Caution by Jacquelyn Ayres

Genre :
Editor :
Release : 2013-11
ISBN-13 : 0991249089
Hardcover : 434 Pages

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Becca Campbell is a mother, friend, and widow to a war hero (may he rot in hell). She just wants to raise her daughter right and keep her bed-and-breakfast afloat in this economy. Her traumatic past leaves her with no desire for a relationship-until Grayson James walks through her door. He's not the type of man you can easily say "no" to. Becca can't quite understand the pull she feels toward him. But then his controlling nature starts to push her away-and into Ray McNeil's comforting arms. Which is right where Ray has always wanted her. Who will Becca choose? Will she finally give in to her feelings for Ray, or continue the tumultuous relationship with Grayson? Only one thing is certain-either choice will mean saying goodbye to caution.

Love Unfinished by Darian Wilk

Genre :
Editor :
Release : 2011-10
ISBN-13 : 0615484050
Hardcover : 218 Pages

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Love Unfinished Revised Edition (Nov 2012) Soul mates from the past leave their love unfinished when a tragic car accident ends their lives on their wedding day. Yet they are destined to meet again to fulfill that love in new incarnations, leading vastly different lives. Emma thought she chose the right path in life, but too late does she realize her mistake when her husband reveals the monster behind the smile. Their happily ever after - is a lie. Trapped in a broken marriage to a powerful, abusive man, Emma knows this is not the life she was meant to live. As her hope for real love withers, she meets James, her love from a lifetime ago. Emma cannot deny the connection pulling them together, but her courage to abandon her marriage wavers, and unknowingly puts her life at risk. Are Emma and James fated to fulfill their love, or will they once again, leave love unfinished?