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My Favourite Books

Dear mammas,

I have an obsession with books, and I have read A LOT of parenting and marriage books which gave me some insight and guidance into how to raise children after God’s own heart, and how to build strong and loving marriages. No, I do not live in a perfect home, and, no, it is not al butterflies, nor is it always a happy-and-stress-free home! We are all sinners, but through God’s grace we try each day to become better.  We try to become better moms, better parents, better grandparents, and better husbands and wives.

Or there are situations where we really want to, but have no idea where to start.  When our hearts cry out for a happier home, or a happier marriage, and when we begin to look for answers and guidance in the right place, we then realize and notice how God’s mercy and glory begin to pour down and shine into our homes and fill us with the happiness which we all long for.

Here I have compiled a list of my favourite books which I am so excited to share with you! I consider them my all-time favourite and most useful, down to earth, full of helpful ideas, and simply uplifting and encouraging to my soul and my family, and hopefully to yours too.  They are not in any particular order of preference necessarily.

Parenting books 🍄

Mission of Motherhood

Nightlight for Parents

Bringing up Boys

Last Child in the Woods

Read for the Heart (EXCELLENT resource for families of book lovers!)

Rules for My Unborn Son (I love, love, love the Hardcover copy)

Boyhood and Beyond

Boys Should be Boys: 7 Secrets to Raising Healthy Sons

52 Things Kids Need from a Mom

52 Things Kids Need from a Dad

Read for the Heart: Whole Books for the WholeHearted Families

The Mommy Manual: Planting Roots that Give Your Child Wings (I adore this book and rummaged it from cover to cover! Barbara Curtis was such an amazing author: she redirected my view on motherhood along with Sally Clarkson)

Marriage books 💋

Creative Counterpart: Becoming the Woman, Wife, and Mother You Have Longed to Be 

What Wives Wish Husbands Knew About Women (this one is for your hubby)

The Man in the Mirror (a simply wonderful book for husbands)

52 Things Wives Need from their Husbands

52 Things Husbands Need from their Wives 

Housekeeping books ⏰

Sink Reflections: Overwhelmed? Disorganized? Living in Chaos? 

The Hidden Art of Homemaking

Novels or leisure reading 🌼 🛁

Redeeming Love

A Voice in the Wind (Mark of the Lion Book 1)

An Echo in the Darkness (Mark of the Lion Book 2)

The Red Tent


I hope you enjoy the books as much as I do, and I hope they can be of help to build your happy home!!

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I'm a blessed wife, mom to 3 kids, and nurse to labouring mammas. I love music, singing, reading, cooking, gardening AND sharing ideas and personal experiences to help moms build happy homes. My hope is through this blog to bring encouragement and down to earth ideas and advice for the mom's soul on this journey of motherhood.

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