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Adoption Roadmap

Have you ever wondered how, or where, to begin the adoption journey? Maybe you have some burning questions that have yet to be answered? In this series, Mike and Kristin Berry walk you through some crucial first steps you must take when you are first beginning, or continuing, your adoption journey.

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Foster Parenting Essentials

This book was written from experience to prepare for common, unanticipated situations while providing explanations and solutions to normal events that occur in foster care. Humor and personal examples are mixed in for reinforcement. This is an easy read that should benefit anyone entering the childcare profession.

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Born Broken: An Adoptive Journey

Kristin Berry tells her family's adoption story honestly, and does not shy away from the challenges she and her family has faced, including isolation and depression. Written with her son's blessings, in the hopes that others will learn about and understand what it is like to live with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders FASD.

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Visionary Parenting

Through this Visionary Parenting series, you will be inspired from the Bible to catch a fresh vision of God's purpose for your family. You will be inspired to build faith and character in the hearts of your kids.

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Help and Hope for the Single Parent (Kingdom Agenda (Moody Publishers)) Paperback – March 1, 2014

No doubt being a single parent is very difficult, but there is also hope and joy that comes in this season. Dr. Evans gives you the encouraging reminder that you are not alone! God can—and will—help you live a satisfying life and succeed in parenting. There is hope and help for the single parent; discover it today.

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The Unseen Companion: God With the Single Mother

As a former single mother, Michelle Lynn Senters understands you could use a little soul nourishment. In the Unseen Companion, she explores the ten needs every single mother has and asks, “God, where are you in this?”

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Legacy Grandparenting Summit 2017

The Legacy Grandparenting Summit is a national conference for today's Christian grandparents who want to be inspired and equipped to pass their faith on to their grandchildren.

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Effective Parenting in a Defective World

n this day and age, children face a far more defective world than the children of previous decades. Everyday they are bombarded with the pressures and influences of drugs, sex, and violence. Often, parents feel helpless when the corrupt principles of this defective world seem to contradict every godly principle they try to instill in their children. But the truth is, God has a plan for effectively raising your children and you can learn it.

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The Lifegiving Parent: Giving Your Child a Life Worth Living for Christ

In The Lifegiving Parent, respected authors and parents Clay and Sally Clarkson explore eight key principles―heartbeats of lifegiving parenting―to shed light on what it means to create a home where your children will experience the living God in your family.

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Loving Our Kids on Purpose: Making a Heart-to-Heart Connection

You CAN raise good kids! Loving Our Kids on Purpose combines the principles of the Kingdom of God and revival to form a powerful strategy for parents.

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From Broken Vows to Healed Hearts: Seeking God After Divorce Through Community, Scripture, and Journaling

This unique book covers topics such as depression, loneliness, forgiveness, and even joy. Each of the twelve chapters includes five days of devotionals and journaling questions. You'll learn to maintain optimism for healing, to be patient with the time recovery takes, to be committed to community, and, above all, to seek God. With Mitchell's wise reassurance, you'll discover that brokenness is a stage, not an identity.

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Geriatric Care Managers Can Help Busy Caregivers

Geriatric care management is a rapidly growing field in the elder care industry. As most caregivers know, researching and coordinating all the care options and resources available for aging loved ones is a never-ending process.

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Ambushed By Grace: Help and Hope on the Caregiving Journey

Caregiving is probably the hardest work you will ever do. Yet it can also change your heart and transform your life. Experienced caregiver Beach offers practical help and spiritual insights to those facing the challenges of caregiving.

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The Caregiving Season: Finding Grace to Honor Your Aging Parents

Caring for elderly parents is challenging. It’s a season of life that requires grace and strength that can only come from God. In The Caregiving Season, Jane Daly shares personal caregiving stories, offering practical advice to help you honor your aging parents well and deepen your personal relationship with Christ along the journey.

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Never Forsaken: God’s Mercy in the Midst of Miscarriage

Author Kathryn Ziegler Weber wants to break the silence about miscarriage. Through vignettes from real women, she and the brave women who shared their stories bring God's Word into reader's unspoken story of grief, providing comfort and reassurance.

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Grace Like Scarlett: Grieving with Hope after Miscarriage and Loss

Though one in four pregnancies ends in loss, miscarriage is shrouded in such secrecy and stigma that the woman who experiences it often feels deeply isolated, unsure how to process her grief. Her body seems to have betrayed her. Her confidence in the goodness of God is rattled. Her loved ones don't know what to say. Her heart is broken. She may feel guilty, ashamed, angry, depressed, confused, or alone.

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It Is Well with My Soul: Meditations for Those Living with Illness, Pain, and the Challenges of Aging

Living with chronic illness, growing older, or facing the end of life can be a frightening experience. It is Well with My Soul helps readers explore biblical perspectives on issues associated with some of life’s most difficult stages. Focusing on living life as a care receiver, this collection of short meditations helps enhance the reader’s understanding of God’s purposes in situations of suffering. With engaging narrative, personal experience stories, and the use of humor, the author encourages the reader to find hope in Jesus. This insightful devotional provides readers with scripturally integrated prayers, reflective questions, and space to journal.

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The Smart Stepfamily 2019

When stepfamily life gets tough, remaining dedicated to your commitment is a day-to-day decision. In this 8-part series, Ron Deal gives couples the seven fundamental steps to blended family success and provides practical, realistic solutions to the issues you face as a stepfamily. Discover useable solutions for everyday living, practical tips for raising stepkids, and ways to strengthen the couple's marriage.

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Heart of Remarriage

Too often, couples enter remarriage unaware of and unprepared for the challenges stepfamily life will bring. The Heart of Remarriage helps couples heal from the inside out rather than offering surface suggestions that may change circumstances but not the lives of couples and their families.

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Saving Your Second Marriage Before It Starts

This comprehensive guide explores nine critical questions you need to ask before--and after--you remarry. This book will help you and your partner cut through the conflicting advice and find clarity for your unique situation.

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Blending Families

Even under the best of circumstances, marriage in a blended family is challenging. From parenting to ex-spouses to past hurts, couples face many obstacles. In Blending Families, eighteen successful stepfamilies will show you how they ve learned to overcome their everyday challenges. Whether you ve been married for years or just preparing for the journey, Blending Families is the essential resource to help you breakthrough and have a successful family that will thrive for years to come.

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The Smart Stepdad: Steps To Help You Succeed

While resources abound for stepmothers, stepfathers are often left to travel a difficult road without clear directions. Ron Deal offers advice for men navigating the stepfamily minefield, including how to connect with stepchildren, being a godly role model, how to discipline, dealing with the biological dad, and keeping the bond strong with one's new spouse. He gives perspective on what the kids are going through and why things don't work the same as in a biological family. The Smart Stepdad provides essential guidelines to help stepfathers not only survive but succeed as both dad and husband.

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The Smart Stepmom: Practical Steps to Help You Thrive

The stepmother's role often is ambiguous and underappreciated, and frequently it carries unrealistic expectations. The book answers women's concerns and questions, including: How can I be a caretaker and a key emotional connector in the family if the children don't accept my influence? How shoud I cope with children who are confused about their family and torn between loyalty to their biological mother and me? When should I step back in conflicts and when should I insist that my husband stand up for me? In addition it addresses the spiritual and emotional climate of the home, providing perspective and guidelines to help stepmothers and their families thrive.

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The Smart Stepfamily: Seven Steps to a Healthy Family

Discover the Keys to a Healthy Stepfamily. Leading stepfamily expert Ron L. Deal reveals the seven fundamental steps to blended family success and provides practical, realistic solutions to the issues you face as a stepfamily.

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A Lifelong Love

Gary Thomas believes couples often settle for too little when it comes to marriage. We fail to understand how deeply God cares about our spouse. We diminish our need to not only understand what biblical love really is, but also to become a people who excel at it.

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Experiencing God’s Dream for Your Marriage

Would you like a fresh breeze to blow in your marriage? Do you long for a marriage where intimacy and communication are a reality instead of a dream? Experiencing God's Dream for Your Marriage is a 12-part series examining God's design for marriage, with practical instruction to help you make your marriage what God desires it to be.

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Essentials Of Marriage: Handle With Care

In Essentials Of Marriage: Handle With Care, authorities like Dr. John Trent, Dave Ramsey, and Kay Arthur spell out strategies for dealing with the biggest threat couples face today- including anger, depression, sexual issues, and financial battles. You and your spouse or group will discover new- yet Bible-based- ways to beat these marriage busters.

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The Art of Marriage Small-Group Series

Marriage, the way God intended it to be, is a true art form. That's why for more than 35 years, FamilyLife has been helping couples understand God's plan for relationships. In The Art of Marriage, we weave together biblically-centered teaching, real-life stories, humorous vignettes and more to portray both the challenges and the beauty of God's design.

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Marriage: Built to Last

Money, in-laws, sex, arguments … we all want a healthy, loving marriage, but there are so many real issues that can stand in the way. Research has shown that over 50% of marriages are ending in divorce. That is why we've partnered with Pastor Chip Ingram of Living on the Edge Radio Program, financial guru Dave Ramsey and Super Bowl MVP Kurt Warner to tackle the common issues couples are facing in their marriages today.

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The Crazy Cycle in Marriage

We know that divorce is a major issue in our culture today, both inside and outside the church. Despite our best attempts at love, couples find themselves paralyzed by dysfunction and mired in conflict. Why do we face so many seemingly insurmountable problems today? Is there hope for the struggle? What are we missing?

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