Thursday, March 19, 2009

Heart-Work and a Holy Calling

(by Kristin Chesemore for GirlTalk)

Janelle's Pick: Don't Make Me Count to Three by Ginger Plowman
The subtitle of this book, “A mom’s look at heart-oriented discipline” is the perfect description of why this is one of my favs when it comes to child-training. Ginger Plowman combines her witty writing style with the truth of God’s Word to help moms learn how to use Scripture as the basis for the training and discipline of their little ones.

Kristin's Pick: The Duties of Parents by J.C. Ryle
In this sobering, yet inspiring classic, Bishop Ryle calls us to consider from Scripture our holy calling as parents to “train up a child in the way he should go.” He provides us with 17 helpful “hints” on parenting that simply “ought not be be lightly set aside.”

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