Saturday, January 3, 2009

In preparation...

I have been doing some book browsing today...and thought I would share some of my finds and what appealed to me regarding the book...Most I ordered used, from

black is brown is tan (Paperback)by Arnold Adoff (Author), Emily Arnold Mccully

This one, because it is a picture book, and talks about multi-racial families.....

Colors Come from God Just Like Me (Hardcover)by Carolyn A. Forche (Author), Charles Cox (Illustrator) This one, is based on Genesis, and all the variety that God has created, including skin color....

Siblings Without Rivalry: How to Help Your Children Live Together So You Can Live Too (Paperback)by Adele Faber (Author), Elaine Mazlish (Author)

This one to educate myself on some different ways to handle the conflicts between my children.

We're Different, We're the Same (Pictureback(R)) (Paperback)by Bobbi Kates (Author), Joe

Mathieu (Illustrator) This one, because of its message and also the fun exercise of going through how we are alike and how we are all different, and not just because of skin color.

Holding Time (Paperback)by Martha G. Welch (Author), Mary Ellen Mark (Author) This one, because I am reading up on attachment and another parent recommended it, but also, because, I notice, even with my big boys (10 and 8) they love when momma holds them in her lap...even if they feel silly, and so does little Mary. Something I need to do more of.

Connection Parenting: Parenting Through Connection Instead of Coercion, Through Love Instead of Fear, 2nd Edition (Paperback)by Pam Leo (Author)

And last, but not least, the reason I went to in the first place, to get this book, recommended by another mom: I Love You Rituals (Paperback)by Becky A. Bailey (Author)

So Friday is our new court date...I could wake up that morning and find out, I have a new daughter....after waiting for so long, it just feels so unreal....but I am so hopeful, with God and a new year, that this will be an awesome year in God for my family. He is faithful, sovereign and so very loving.

Relentless, he is relentless in His love and pursuit of us, regardless of how flawed I may be..and THAT gives me great hope.

1 comment:

  1. Great book suggestions Sandee!
    I am praying hard that Friday brings joyful news!