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In this timely survival guide, positive mom Karol Ladd offers practical steps to help mothers identify hidden anger in their own lives and in the lives of each member of their family. When tempers flare they need to know how to respond quickly to defuse the situation and to, instead, create a more loving atmosphere where anger has no place. The discussion focuses on three important steps:Recognize and Deal with Your AngerLearn How to Respond to Their AngerCreate an Enviornment Where Love AboundsWith anger being a major issue in every home, Karol's positive plan offers vital solutions that will not only deactivate anger but strengthen the bonds of love.
According to AFLCIO statistics, seven out of ten working mothers work more than forty hours a week for their employers. But what about the hours spent juggling baseballs, soccer balls, meatballs and cotton balls? Written for the frenetic working mother, authors Karol Ladd and Jane Jarrell introduce seven simple steps designed to take the frazzled mom from feelings of guilt to the freedom of grace. Presented in a concise format with easily-skimmed graphics, encouraging quotes, and revitalizing scriptures, these tips can easily be slipped into daily routines restoring sanity to overscheduled, chaotic lives. Working mothers themselves, the authors have made a practice of sharing their creative, positive parenting perspectives through their work with Mothers of Pre-Schoolers (MOPS), in magazine columns, as well as radio and television appearances. They plan to incorporate The Frazzled Factor into their "Lunchable" seminars and "Sanity Saturdays" aimed at other working moms.
Busy. Hurried! FRAZZLED!!! A mom's life is anything but tranquil. With multiple responsibilities as caretaker, taxi driver, short-order cook, and domestic servant, what most women need in life is more calm-and less stress!More Calm, Less Stress provides that positive, biblically-based plan to help women realistically create an atmosphere of peace that she and her family so desperately need. The five delightful and doable action steps help mothers make their home a positive place to live.This is the first book in the Positive Plan series that will also include:A Positive Plan for Creating More Fun, Less Whining (June 2006) A Positive Plan for Creating More Love, Less Anger (June 2007)
Filled with great ideas and encouragement to have fun and enjoy life together as a family, this practical resource helps moms reduce whining and create memories to last a lifetime.
Friendship. It's one of the most powerful forces around. It adds peace to frazzled days, provides companionship for lonely tasks, and makes any joyous event twice as fun. Written by best-selling author Karol Ladd and her best friend, Terry Ann Kelly, this fourth book in the popular Power of a Positive series shares practical principles on how to be a friend and nurture friendships. Exploring topics such as "Building on Your Common Interests," "Attitudes and Actions That Divide Relationships," "Being Real with Your Friends," and "The Forgiveness Factor," this book will help you enrich current friendships and develop new and lasting ones. The easy-to-read format and you-can-do-it principles will change the way you view your friendships forever.
The bestselling Power of a Positive Mom by Karol Ladd now has a contemporary, new cover, new content, and an added Leader's Guide for Study Groups.This bestselling book--The Power of a Positive Mom--has been revised and updated and is now more powerful and positive than ever. Award-winning author Karol Ladd has spiced up her already life-changing book with fresh concepts, new stories, and a carefully designed Leader's Guide for Study Groups. Every mom feels a profound sense of responsibility in knowing that how she parents her children will have long-lasting--even eternal--Implications. This book offers seven time-tested principles from the trenches of motherhood. Moms will learn: the power of words and how to use them positively; how to create and offer life-changing prayers for her children and herself; and how to grow an attitude of gratitude in children, and so much more!An excellent resource for stay-at-home and working moms alike, this book will help you become the mom you've always wanted to be--positively!
If you are a mother, you may not look in the mirror everyday and see yourself as having a great influence on the world, but you do! No one has a greater impact on the home than a mother, and that impact can be defeatingly negative or powerfully positive. This book will help ensure that your impact is positive. In the pages of this insightful and inspiring book, you will learn seven, simple principles for shaping your family for good -- principles that work for stay-at-home and working moms alike. As you read this captivating book, you will see how your attitude and actions can fill the lives of those you care about the most with love and encouragement. Become the mom you've always wanted to be. You might even surpass your own dreams.
2 Best-Selling, Positively Power-Packed Books in 1 There's an amazing power in the fourteen principles shared in this dynamic duo of a book. Seven time-tested principles from the The Power of a Positive Mom are perfect for stay-at-home and working moms alike; plus seven more life-changing principles from The Power of a Positive Woman will unlock the potential in any woman to be a positive influence in her world In this two-for-one book you'll learn the power of your words and how to use them positively; you'll learn how your prayers, encouragement, attitude, and example can change your family forever; and you'll learn how to become a powerful force in your family, your church, your community, and your world. Become the positive mom and woman that you were created to be.
Imagine getting the shared views of a mom and her teenaged daughters as they all grow together. That's the unique vantage point the Ladds bring as they explore ways for adolescents to truly add something positive to their spheres of influence. Organized into seven power principles such as "The Power of Confidence," "The Power of Integrity," and "The Power of Responsibility," readers gain the individual perspectives of the three coauthors as well as their combined wisdom.
Whether you're happy in your marriage or struggling to survive, this book is all about how you can become a positive influence in your marriage. And believe it or not, being a positive wife has nothing to do with your husband -- it has to do with you and who you are in God. Through seven biblical principles, Karol Ladd shares how any woman can be a positive (not perfect) wife as she builds a deeper, more meaningful relationship with her husband. In its pages you will find: helpful hints on the art of arguing how to practice the gift of forgiving practical suggestions on how to respect your husband great date ideas advice on handling financial responsibly This creative book is a "vitamin boost" that will nourish your spiritual, physical, mental, and emotional growth. Now you can becomethe positive wife you've always wanted to be!
Do you want to be a positive woman of powerful influence? Do you want to make a lasting impression on the lives of the people around you? You can become a positive woman -- no matter where you find yourself right now -- simply by choosing to allow God's power and strength to pour through you. This life-changing book explores seven principles that can help you become a powerful force in your family, your church, your community, and your world. Through biblical teaching, inspirational quotes, and true stories of women just like you, you will learn to incorporate your life as you have a powerful impact on those around you. Every woman -- including you -- has the potential to become a positive, powerful influence in her world. Never underestimate the power of a positive woman. That woman can be you!
52 Powerful Devotionals for the Busy Woman What woman doesn't yearn for a few moments of reflective peace and serene quiet in the presence of God? Yet, most women wear too many hats and feel pulled in too many directions to stop for this much-needed refreshment. Best-selling author Karol Ladd has helped hundreds of thousands of women overcome this negative world to become a positive force. There intimate moments with God will fill you with inspiration and instill you with the courage to be the positive woman you want to be. Each devotional includes: an inspirational scripture a positive message encouraging quotes a prayer guided journaling sections proactive choices for living Beginning in Genesis and moving through the Bible, these inspiring, practical devotions will increase your faith and help you to be a positive woman all week long.
Life is unpredictable and often doesn't turn out as we'd planned. The things that matter most to us -- marriages, children, careers, families, and friends -- sometimes fall apart and leave us only with deflated dreams. Whether you're struggling with the big issues of life or simply overwhelmed by the demands of every single day, Karol Ladd's powerful biblical principles will give you the help you need. In this book, you will discover how to redefine your unexpected life, and you'll learn concrete skills that will help you move past simply surviving and into a thriving life that is lived passionately and with joy. New purpose and hope await you just beyond the cover of this book.