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Resource: Grandma was right after all!

I highly recommend the book, Grandma was right after all! (Practical parenting wisdom from the good old days) by John Rosemond to anyone still raising children (or to anyone who works with children or wants to be a positive influence in children's lives), especially if you were born after 1960!...

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Resource: The H.E.A.R.T. of Grandparenting

The H.E.A.R.T. of Grandparenting (5 keys to being the best grandparent possible) by Ken R. Canfield, is a book I recommend for grandparents. This book covers grandparenting in the areas of: Heritage, Example, Angelic Influence, Reconciliation, Teacher. He gives excellent examples of how we can be...

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Resource: Strong Families

I would like to recommend www.StrongFamilies.com (which has wonderful resources for improving relationships). In particular, the books: The Two Sides of Love by Dr. John Trent & Gary Smalley The Blessing by Dr. John Trent, Gary Smalley, & Kari Trent Stageberg Dr. Trent's children's books...

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Resource for Christian Grandparents

In February, my husband and I attended the Legacy Coalition annual conference for Grandparents. (See legacycoalition.com). The key point is to intentionally mentor your grandchildren in the faith as well as have fun with them. In addition to the keynote speakers, there was a wide array of...

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Resource: The Baptism With the Holy Spirit by R.A. Torrey

I'm not sure if this little booklet is still in print, so I'm sharing my summary of it: He discusses 3 events. First, is salvation, which comes through faith in Jesus Christ and making Him Lord of our lives. That's when we receive the deposit of the Holy Spirit and the regenerating work of the...

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Book: How To Help Your Child Say No…

I was cleaning out my book shelf and ran across the book How To Help Your Child Say No To Sexual Pressure by Josh McDowell. I'm not sure if it's still in print, so I'll share the notes I had taken. from pages 128-136: Reasons to Wait (What God wants to protect you from): I. Physical (1) It can...

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Resource: Love Without Limits

I would like to recommend the book Love Without Limits by Nick & Kanae Vujicic. Not only is it the inspirational story of a man born without legs and arms finding the love of his life, but they have some good practical advice for both single people and married couples. For those of you who...

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Fervent by Priscilla Shirer

This is an excellent book on prayer! She looks at 10 strategies that the devil uses against us and shows how we can battle them! The book is packed full of useful Scriptures! (She says it's a battle plan for women, but it's just as appropriate for men!)

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Good Resource: Boundaries

I recommend the book Boundaries by Dr. Henry Cloud & Dr. John Townsend. This book discusses the need for setting boundaries in relationships, why we often don't, and how to go about doing so. Chapter 10 discusses the different age groups between birth & 18 years and related guidelines....

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Recommended book: Listening to God In Times of Choice

For those who truly desire to know and do God's will, I highly recommend the book, Listening to God In Times of Choice (The Art of Discerning God's Will) by Gordon T. Smith. This is not your typical "how to" book, but rather excellent direction in living a life style that enables us to better...

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