She knows all about the wild, crazy, and often hilarious experience of motherhood.
” Thankfully, as she shares in these pages, motherhood isn’t a trip that’s meant to be taken alone.
So buckle up, because you’re on the road to a more joyful, more peaceful, more faithful motherhood.
With humor, honesty, and spirit, Heather Renshaw employs personal insights and timeless truths to help us harvest the fruits of the Holy Spirit, our companion and GPS along our path to God.
Author Heather Anderson Renshaw, mother of five, is a lot like you.
And she feels sometimes like she’s barely keeping up and maybe even failing at the whole “mom thing.
God’s got this, and the more we let him lead, the more we find the fruits of his Holy Spirit taking root in our hearts and in our families.
Along the way, Heather offers tips for getting past the inevitable roadblocks, the “GPS” for finding your way (it’s Scripture), and roadside assistance courtesy of the saints.
Insightful and fun for individuals and even better for group study, this book should be required “drivers training” for busy moms navigating family life.
Here’s a bit of advice, mom to mom: Throw down the minivan keys, brush the cereal off the table, kick the toys into a corner, sit down with a cup of coffee (or glass of wine), and read Death by Minivan.
For every guy who has wondered how he could possibly become a dad while preserving any masculinity, sanity or dignity, this practical and hilarious guide will teach youHOW TO FEEL MANLY IN A MINIVAN.
But the time has come for new dads to suffer no more.
HOW TO GET FIT FOR FATHERHOOD, since that pudgy butterball will smack you down faster than a jilted stripper and make you sicker than Tijuana tap water.
HOW TO HAVE A NORMAL LIFE AGAIN, from getting that #$@%&! song out of your head to appreciating your wife the MILF.
and much more in this entertaining, life-saving, fully illustrated guidebook that no new dad should be without.
HOW TO maintain the illusion of control, from remaining conscious during delivery to telling pushy parents where to stick their unsolicited advice.
and many other essential self-preservation techniques for new dadsMen are ill equipped to face the challenges of fatherhood, but we’ve always made a noble effort: engaging in the meaningful sex, attending the breast-feeding class without giggling, and staying sober during the college planning.
Veteran dad and author Craig Boreth sets out to smooth the path to paternity, showing desperate new dads:HOW TO CONVINCE YOURSELF THAT YOU’RE READY, from abandoning your entire existence to preparing for the biggest challenge of all: being useless.
As a woman used to traveling and living the high life in Bangkok, Leanne Shirtliffe recognized the constant fodder for humor while pregnant with twins in Asia’s sin city.
Then she and her husband return home to the isolation of North American suburbia.
She explores the hazards of everyday life with children such as:The birthday party where neighborhood kids took home skin rashes from the second-hand face paint she applied.
And much more!Shirtliffe eventually realizes that even if she can’t teach her kids how to tie their shoelaces, she’s a good enough mom.
In Don’t Lick the Minivan, Shirtliffe captures the bizarre aspects of parenting in her edgy, honest voice.
The time she discovered her twins carving their names into her minivan’s paint with rocks.
At least good enough to start saving for her twins’ therapy fund.
Shirtliffe’s memoir might not replace a therapist, but it is a lot cheaper.
But in spite of deep-fried bug cuisine and nurses who cover newborn bassinets with plastic wrap, Shirtliffe manages to keep her babies alive for a year with help from a Coca-Cola deliveryman, several waitresses, and a bra factory.