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A Coat of Yellow Paint: Moving Through the Noise to Love the Life You Live

A Coat of Yellow Paint: Moving Through the Noise to Love the Life You Live

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Life doesn't come with an instruction book for the role of perfect wife and mother. However, as Love Taza creator Naomi Davis discovered on her journey from newlywed Juilliard dancer to mother of five, a joyful life is a work of art that only you can create for yourself.

When Naomi launched the popular blog Love Taza a decade ago, she had no way of knowing where that first blog post would lead or the millions of lives she'd impact.

In A Coat of Yellow Paint, Naomi shares new stories, time-stamped as intimate and vulnerable essays, exploring her faith, personal heartaches, challenges balancing a home life with career, motherhood, and her struggles with infertility. Along the way, Naomi illustrates the urgency of celebrating life's most important things--family, faith, friendship, and an upright piano painted bright yellow--ignoring the critics.

Naomi shares life lessons she's learned, including how to:

  • communicate openly and honestly in your marriage and friendships
  • be confident in the choices you make as a mother--and why you're more than "just a mom"
  • overcome criticism--including from yourself--on body image, infertility, and doing "enough"
  • make childhood feel magical, and seek out adventures with your little ones
  • navigate spiritual upheaval and reclaim your faith
  • find more soulfulness in your social media and online experience
  • If you dream of a life celebrating family, self, and work in a way that feels right for you, A Coat of Yellow Paint will inspire you to drown out the noise of others' opinions and expectations--so you can be empowered to love your life.

    And Baby Makes Three: The Six-Step Plan for Preserving Marital Intimacy and Rekindling Romance After Baby Arrives

    And Baby Makes Three: The Six-Step Plan for Preserving Marital Intimacy and Rekindling Romance After Baby Arrives

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    Congratulations! You have a new baby.
    Don't forget you also have a marriage.

    Having a baby is a joyous experience, but even the best relationships are strained during the transition from duo to trio. In And Baby Makes Three, Love Lab(TM) experts John Gottman and Julie Schwartz Gottman teach couples the skills needed to maintain healthy marriages, so partners can avoid the pitfalls of parenthood by:

    - Focusing on intimacy and romance
    - Replacing an atmosphere of criticism and irritability with one of appreciation
    - Preventing postpartum depression
    - Creating a home environment that nurtures physical, emotional, and mental health, as well as cognitive and behavioral development for your baby

    Complete with exercises that separate the "master" from the "disaster" couples, And Baby Makes Three helps new parents positively manage the strain that comes along with their bundle of joy.

    From Surviving to Vibing: Filling in the Gaps: Tips and Tricks for Tweens, Teens, and Young Adults

    From Surviving to Vibing: Filling in the Gaps: Tips and Tricks for Tweens, Teens, and Young Adults

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    Mental health issues in youth have been steadily increasing in the last decade, even prior to the pandemic. Now more than ever, teens are in crisis and need support to navigate the riptide of emotions they are experiencing. Many parents also do not feel equipped to identify mental health issues, let alone feel prepared to handle them. The mental health crisis is deep and real for teens and parents seeking answers. After seeing the same issues repeat themselves in their practices, youth mental health experts Dr. Caroline Danda and Carron Montgomery published the newest book in The Invisible Riptide series, From Surviving to Vibing: Filling in the Gaps. This book serves as a mental health resource for teens, tweens, young adults, and their caregivers to help recognize issues, open communication, and create connection.

    This impactful book offers a solution for those who do not have access to a therapist or other mental health resources. The book helps people go from simply getting by to thriving by learning to establish meaningful connections that lead to a more fulfilling life. By providing guidelines and impactful questions, the book helps readers navigate emotions, identify values, and make choices that cultivate positive friend groups and promote self-esteem. From Surviving to Vibing is full of information about mental health and building resilience that everyone needs.

    The book is not just for teens and young adults. Parents can use the book to gain insight into the world their children are experiencing and learn more about mental health issues that are affecting them. Although adults may remember being insecure and vulnerable at that age, it is almost impossible to grasp how much the pandemic and social media have magnified those issues. Filling in the gaps across generations creates a shared, more accurate understanding that promotes connection and discussion.

    This book is a valuable resource for any organization where youth and families gather. Mental health issues are complex, run deep, and have been steadily increasing over the last decade. It can be intimidating for parents and caregivers to tackle these issues alone. Now, they don't have to. With this book, you can help your children take on life's most daunting challenges.

    God's Gift for Mothers

    God's Gift for Mothers

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    God's Word is the greatest gift any mother could receive. God's Gift for Mothers is filled with God's wisdom, promises, and instructions to guide and encourage mothers in their everyday lives.

    The Bible is rich with descriptions and stories of godly mothers, and in God's Gift for Mothers bestselling author Jack Countryman walks you through 89 different ways that God blesses and cares for mothers. Dig deeper into the most influential mothers in the Bible, from Hannah to Ruth to Mary, and pray the same prayers these women whispered in their moments of need. Mediate on the Scripture verses, and inspire your heart as you delve into the promises God has made just for you.

    With a beautiful, modern design, timeless content, and the words of the New King James Version, God's Gift for Mothers is a classic in the making. This book will bring joy and peace to your heart and would also make a perfect gift for birthdays, holidays, Mother's Day, and as a "just because!" gift to share with the special mothers in your life.

    God delights in mothers. He promises to walk alongside His daughters as they raise future generations to know His name. Lean in closer to hear His promises and the rich blessings that He offers in God's Gift for Mothers.

    Healthy Kids Happy Moms

    Healthy Kids Happy Moms

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    One in two children suffer from a chronic or recurring illness. If you feel stuck in a cycle of recurrent antibiotic use, missed school, sleepless nights and ER visits, Dr. Sheila Kilbane can help.

    In?this book, integrative pediatrician Sheila Kilbane, MD, shares the methodology she's developed over almost twenty years of practicing medicine: a 7-step process that can begin to heal your child's chronic illness from the inside out.

    In Healthy Kids, Happy Moms, Dr. Kilbane equips you with the information and tools you need to transform your child's health such as:

  • A new approach to assessing your child's symptoms and learning how seemingly different symptoms are related
  • The role of inflammation in recurrent childhood illnesses
  • How to uncover the root of your child's inflammation, which drives recurrent illnesses
  • The important role gut health plays in overall health
  • 32 kid-friendly recipes to help even the busiest families make significant changes
  • Healthy Kids, Happy Moms also describes what nutrients your child might be deficient in and what foods he or she may need more or less of, and identifies the correct supplements for your child when needed and how to take them for maximum benefit.

    In this groundbreaking book, you will discover a step-by-step strategy you can use today to transform your child's health for good. This book will give you the peace of mind you want, need, and deserve!

    January First: A Child's Descent into Madness and Her Father's Struggle to Save Her

    January First: A Child's Descent into Madness and Her Father's Struggle to Save Her

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    At age six, January (Jani) Schofield was diagnosed with one of the most severe cases of child-onset schizophrenia on record. Hallucinating constantly, she is at the mercy of her imaginary friends--some of whom are friendly, while others tell her to scream at strangers, jump out of buildings, and attack her baby brother. Jani is torn between two places: Calalini, the illusory home of her imaginary friends, and our world. When potent psychiatric drugs that would level most adults barely faze her, the line dividing delirium from reality grows dangerously blurry.
    Amid Jani's struggle are her parents, who face seemingly insurmountable obstacles daily just to keep both of their children alive and safe. Their battle has included a two-year search for answers, countless medications and hospitalizations, allegations of abuse, despair that almost broke the family apart and, finally, victories against the illness and a new faith that they can create a happy life for Jani.
    A passionate and inspirational account, January First is a father's soul-bearing memoir of the daily challenges and unwavering commitment to save his daughter from the edge of insanity while doing everything he can to keep his family together.

    Now with Extra Libris material, including a reader's guide and bonus content

    One Year Father-Daughter Devotions

    One Year Father-Daughter Devotions

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    As girls enter their tween and teen years, it's especially important for them to have an open and growing relationship with their father. Unfortunately, this is often the time when parental relationships are strained. The One Year Father-Daughter Devotions can foster communication and understanding; and it's a wonderful way for a father to bond with his daughter during a crucial point in her life. Each of the 365 devotions begins with an introductory story, then daddy-daughter time provides discussion questions, activities, or other practical applications of the daily lesson. A "What's the Word" section gives a related Bible verse to help bring God's Word alive as father and daughter apply the Scripture to their lives. Written by three fathers, the devotions have a tone that is conversational and relatable: the authors use everything from flavored potato chips to the Etch-A-Sketch game to share truths about God's Word and to help fathers and daughters relate to each other.
    Parenting Your Eighth Grader

    Parenting Your Eighth Grader

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    MAKE THE MOST OF EVERY PHASE IN YOUR CHILD'S LIFE

    You have approximately 936 weeks from the time your child is born until he or she graduates from high school. It goes by fast, and kids change and grow so quickly. It's as if they change just as you're starting to figure them out. It all makes the responsibility to shape a child's faith and character feel overwhelming.

    Parenting Your Eighth Grader is a concise guide that simplifies what you need to know about eighth graders in general and offers interactive ways to discover more about your own eighth grader to help you make the most of this phase.

    Discover ...

    • what's changing about your child over the next 52 weeks,
    • the 6 things your child needs most,
    • and 4 conversations to have in this phase.

    About the Phase Guides

    Parenting Your Eighth Grader is part of a series of books designed especially for busy people. These guides are more than a "journal" but less than a detailed "manual." Use this book to look ahead at key ways your child will be growing this year: physically, mentally, socially, emotionally, and spiritually. Jot down thoughts and observations to help you make the most of this phase.

    For more, check out other books in this series: Don't Miss It, a concise volume to help you parent every week like it counts, and It's Just a Phase, an in-depth look at each phase, especially for church leaders. These resources are designed in partnership with Parent Cue (ParentCue.org).

    About the Phase Project

    The Phase Project, including this guide, is a synthesis of personal experience, academic research, and gatherings of leaders and educational experts from across the child development spectrum.

    Parenting Your Eleventh Grader

    Parenting Your Eleventh Grader

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    MAKE THE MOST OF EVERY PHASE IN YOUR CHILD'S LIFE

    You have approximately 936 weeks from the time your child is born until he or she graduates from high school. It goes by fast, and kids change and grow so quickly. It's as if they change just as you're starting to figure them out. It all makes the responsibility to shape a child's faith and character feel overwhelming.

    Parenting Your Eleventh Grader is a concise guide that simplifies what you need to know about eleventh graders in general and offers interactive ways to discover more about your own eleventh grader to help you make the most of this phase.

    Discover ...

    • what's changing about your junior over the next 52 weeks,
    • the 6 things your child needs most,
    • and 4 conversations to have in this phase.

    About the Phase Guides

    Parenting Your Eleventh Grader is part of a series of books designed especially for busy people. These guides are more than a "journal" but less than a detailed "manual." Use this book to look ahead at key ways your child will be growing this year: physically, mentally, socially, emotionally, and spiritually. Jot down thoughts and observations to help you make the most of this phase.

    For more, check out other books in this series: Don't Miss It, a concise volume to help you parent every week like it counts, and It's Just a Phase, an in-depth look at each phase, especially for church leaders. These resources are designed in partnership with Parent Cue (ParentCue.org).

    About the Phase Project

    The Phase Project, including this guide, is a synthesis of personal experience, academic research, and gatherings of leaders and educational experts from across the child development spectrum.

    Parenting Your Fifth Grader

    Parenting Your Fifth Grader

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    MAKE THE MOST OF EVERY PHASE IN YOUR CHILD'S LIFE

    You have approximately 936 weeks from the time your child is born until he or she graduates from high school. It goes by fast, and kids change and grow so quickly. It's as if they change just as you're starting to figure them out. It all makes the responsibility to shape a child's faith and character feel overwhelming.

    Parenting Your Fifth Grader is a concise guide that simplifies what you need to know about fifth graders in general and offers interactive ways to discover more about your own fifth grader to help you make the most of this phase.

    Discover ...

    • what's changing about your child over the next 52 weeks,
    • the 6 things your child needs most,
    • and 4 conversations to have in this phase.

    About the Phase Guides

    Parenting Your Fifth Grader is part of a series of books designed especially for busy people. These guides are more than a "journal" but less than a detailed "manual." Use this book to look ahead at key ways your child will be growing this year: physically, mentally, socially, emotionally, and spiritually. Jot down thoughts and observations to help you make the most of this phase.

    For more, check out other books in this series: Don't Miss It, a concise volume to help you parent every week like it counts, and It's Just a Phase, an in-depth look at each phase, especially for church leaders. These resources are designed in partnership with Parent Cue (ParentCue.org).

    About the Phase Project

    The Phase Project, including this guide, is a synthesis of personal experience, academic research, and gatherings of leaders and educational experts from across the child development spectrum.