Release Date: August 2015
Page Count: 208
Size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2
Case Lot Quantity: 60
31 Days to Becoming a Happy Mom
Mom, do you feel like you’re running in ten different directions but getting nowhere? Are your kids driving you crazy? Does each day feel like a battle over screen time, homework, and eating anything besides chicken nuggets?
In 31 Days to Becoming a Happy Mom, Arlene Pellicane helps you get a grip and find your smile again. In her easy-to-read-and-apply guide, you will discover the keys to being a happy mom. Packed with encouragement, funny stories, and wisdom from experienced mothers, this book will change your home for the better…beginning with you.
As with Arlene’s other extremely popular “31 Days” books, this one is divided into 31 daily readings, each beginning with a Scripture passage and ending with a doable action step and prayer.
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"If you're tired of waiting on your children hand and foot, 31 Days to Becoming a Happy Mom will liberate you!"
—Dr. Kevin Leman, New York Times bestselling author of Have a New Kid by Friday and Planet Middle School
"Unhappy mothers will likely have unhappy children. Conversely, happy moms normally have happy children. 31 Days to Becoming a Happy Mom is a practical, easy-to-read guide to growth toward happiness. You owe it to yourself, and your children deserve it. I highly recommend this book."
—Gary Chapman, PhD, author of The Five Love Languages
"Moms, get ready to take a much needed break. Pick up this book to find refreshment and nourishment for your mommy soul!"
—Jill Savage, CEO of Hearts at Home and author of No More Perfect Moms
"Arlene manages to make big ideas more approachable. This is a big-idea book—wrapped in plain language and real-life stories. This book continues the tradition of offering positive, powerful help—right where all of us need it!"
—Dr. David and Lisa Frisbie, executive directors, Healthy Habits for Parents and Families
"31 Days to Becoming a Happy Mom is more than helpful. It is life-changing! Arlene knows how to be a godly, great mom and she shows you how to be one too. After reading this book, you and your kids will be a lot happier and a lot healthier!"
—Dr. David Clarke, psychologist, speaker, and author of I Don't Want a Divorce and Married But Lonely
"Arlene is a bright light and in this book she will be your daily dose of encouragement as you seek to become part of the minority elite who've figured out how to mother the happy way."
—Dannah Gresh, creator, Secret Keeper Girl®
"Why are moms today so stressed and overwhelmed much of the time? It's time for a revival of good old common sense in motherhood today. If you're ready to take mothering to the next level and joyfully accept God's calling for you, then read 31 Days to Becoming a Happy Mom. Arlene candidly gives you the tools you'll need to be the parent you want to be."
—Dave Stone, senior pastor of Southeast Christian Church, Louisville, KY, and author of the Faithful Families series
"Happy, healthy, and heart-for-God kids are a reflection of a happy, healthy, and heart-for-God mom. Arlene loves being a mother and she loves equipping, encouraging, and empowering moms around the world to love God and love their high-calling. 31 Days to Becoming a Happy Mom is a must-read for every mom."
—Pam Farrel, author of 40 books, including Men Are Like Waffles, Women Are Like Spaghetti
"Becoming a happy mom is about forming new habits and new ways of thinking—maintaining a perspective of hope. In 31 Days to Becoming a Happy Mom, Arlene Pellicane brings us welcome words of wisdom to becoming the happy mom we've always dreamed of being. Filled with practical insights and powerful biblical truth, this book leads every mom to having a happy home."
—Karol Ladd, author of The Power of a Positive Mom
"We've all asked at one time or another, Is it possible to be a happy mom? We can still be good moms without experiencing joy and happiness, right? If you are feeling overwhelmed, underappreciated, and exhausted more often than not, this book will help you rediscover the joys of motherhood while helping you get a game plan for success, no matter what your kids' ages."
—Amy Groeschel, women's pastor of LifeChurch.tv, coauthor of From This Day Forward: Five Commitments to Fail-Proof Your Marriage
"31 Days to Becoming a Happy Mom—could a title be more spot-on and reassuring? Arlene Pellicane's book reminds every mother she can choose to become more of the healthy, action-oriented, prayerful, perseverant, yes-filled mother God created her to be. As a woman who considers being a mom the most influential, demanding, joy-filled job I ever undertook, I wholeheartedly recommend this book."
—Kendra Smiley, speaker and author of several books, including Journey of a Strong-Willed Child.
"Like having coffee with a treasured friend, Arlene Pellicane shares key ingredients to being a happy mom who raises godly kids. Forget being perfect. Throw out the mommy guilt. Arlene opens our eyes to biblical, practical ways to put the fun back in motherhood in doable, bite-size nuggets. A must-read for all moms."
—Sharon Jaynes, bestselling author of 18 books, including The Power of a Woman's Words and Praying for Your Husband from Head to Toe
"If you've ever felt overwhelmed with the pressures of being a mom, this book is for you. If worry has ever consumed your heart, rearranged your vision, or attacked your God-confidence, this book is for you. If you simply need a fresh reminder that God is able to meet you in the sticky messes of everyday life, this book is for you. Don't miss the message of 31 Days to Becoming a Happy Mom. This practical game plan for mothering will change your life and the lives of those you love."
—Gwen Smith, speaker, worship leader, cofounder of Girlfriends in God, and author of Broken into Beautiful
"Arlene Pellicane dishes out a dose of fresh perspective and heartfelt encouragement in 31 Days to Becoming a Happy Mom. Her words will lift you up, point you to Jesus, and help you confidently carry out the all-important, sometimes crazy, but completely holy calling of raising your kids for God's glory. The ultimate mom manual!"
—Karen Ehman, Proverbs 31 national speaker, New York Times bestselling author of Keep It Shut: What to Say, How to Say It, and When to Say Nothing at All
"More than ever, moms today need to hear these truths. You hold in your hands a manual that will transform how you view your mothering. Arlene has done a masterful job providing tools that will transform you, your children, and your marriage into a home of joy. 31 Days to Becoming a Happy Mom is humorous, inspiring, practical, helpful, and hopeful. Let Arlene help you live in the joys of being a mom."
—Fern Nichols, founder, Moms in Prayer International