Friday, July 11, 2008

The Mom I Want to Be by T. Suzanne Eller & Giveaway


The Mom I Want to Be
Harvest House Publishers
Author: T. Suzanne Eller
ISBN: 978-0-7369-1755-1
Retail: $11.99

The Mom I Want to Be


Being a mom is a great joy and a great responsibility. But what if you have a painful past, a background that didn't include a good role model for parenting? What if your experiences have given you an unhealthy view of motherhood? How can you be the parent you want to be without dragging along your history?

Suzie Eller knows from experience that a mother is influenced by the mothering she received as a child. In her book, The Mom I Want to Be, Suzie shares from the brokenness of her own growing-up years and compassionately discusses how bitterness and anger can be transformed into hope and determination when a woman turns her past and her future over to God's care. Suzie draws attention to a rarely addressed topic, detailing how to put shattered legacies back together, restore broken images of motherhood, forgive the unforgettable, set boundaries that make sense, and let go of yesterday so a new today and tomorrow can be embraced.

The author says, "This is a book for women and moms, but especially for women who want to find wholeness, healing from the past, and specific helps to give their children better memories than they received as a child." She wants her readers to know they don't have to repeat the unhealthy patterns from their childhood. With God's healing power at work in their lives, women can become the moms they want to be.

What Others Are Saying

"I truly believe all parents WANT to be good parents, but some lack the skills or are themselves weighed down and stagnated by an injured inner child. This amazing book offers thoughts and direction to overcome hurtful memories and improve your parenting skills. It is positive and liberating."

Brenda Nixon, author of Parenting Power in the Early Years

The Contest


1. During this blog tour, any reader who responds to Twila Belk at iamstraightway@aol.com with the name of a church or organization that is interested in having Suzie in as a guest speaker, will receive all three of Suzie's books (up to 10 sets will be given away on a first come first serve basis).

2. If any of your readers contact Twila regarding a Bible study group or book club wanting to use Suzie's materials, their groups will receive conference calls from Suzie to kick off or conclude their studies.

3. All readers who post a comment regarding Suzie's books will be placed in a grand prize drawing on August 2, 2008, for a delightful gift basket (see description below).










Gift Basket Giveaway

Real Issues, Real Teens: What Every Parent Needs to Know

The Mom I Want to Be: Rising Above Your Past to Give Your Kids a Great Future

Real Teens, Real Stories, Real Life

Making It Real: Whose Faith Is It Anyway?

The Woman I Am Becoming: Embrace the Chase for Identity, Faith and Destiny

and. . .A sleek coffee cup filled with Dove Caramel chocolates

A tootsie roll bouquet

A Dove Almond Chocolate bar

1 comments:

Suzanne Eller said...

Hey, thanks for adding this contest on to your site. I notice that you are a part of a book club. If you are ever reading my books in your group, let me know. I'd love to connect with your club.

Blessings,

Suzanne Eller

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