“Strength and dignity are her clothing, and she laughs at the time to come. She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue.” -Proverbs 31: 25-26
- Finding My Identity Apart From Just Being ‘Mom’ by Shea Patrick
- All About Boys… and Their Moms by Traci Keene
- Grace for the Non-Supermom by Jenny Lisa
- Fully Seen, Fully Known, and Fully Loved by Dawson Cooper
- The Joy Set Before a Mother: Christ Formed in Her Children by Anna Meade Harris
- The Bond and Burden of Motherhood by Kristen Hatton
- What the Gospel Means to Me as a Mom by Anna Meade Harris
I’m a Bad Mom, It’s Okay by Amy DiMarcangelo (TGC).
How Mama Bear Hurts Her Family by Jeanna Harrison (ReviveOurHearts).
Risen Motherhood Podcast. “On each episode of the Risen Motherhood podcast, hosts Emily Jensen and Laura Wifler discuss relevant topics to everyday motherhood, through the lens of the gospel. In-depth, topical mini-series are released periodically as we explore how Scripture applies to modern motherhood.”
Engaging Motherhood: Heart Preparation for a Holy Calling by Holly Mackle and Linda Barrett. “Engaging Motherhood is a place for moms of young children to connect and beat back loneliness, to be reminded of truth when lies scream so loudly, and to be assured that we are enough because Christ is enough.”
Sufficient Hope: Gospel Meditations and Prayers for Moms by Christina Fox. Read our review here. “Beautifully written and full of the comfort that only the truth of Jesus can offer, Sufficient Hope is the kind of book that moms will dog ear, underline, and return to over and over in the long-short years of motherhood.”
Raising a Strong Daughter in a Toxic Culture: 11 Steps to Keep Her Happy, Healthy, and Safe by Meg Meeker. “Meg Meeker has been a pediatrician for more than thirty years, is a mother and a grandmother, and has seen it all. She knows what makes for strong, happy, healthy young women—and what puts our daughters at risk. Combining that experience with her famous common sense, she explains the eleven steps that will help your daughter—whether she’s a toddler or a troubled teen—to achieve her full human potential.”
Risen Motherhood: Gospel Hope for Everyday Moments by Emily A. Jensen and Laura Wifler. Read Rooted’s review here
More Than a Mom: How Prioritizing Your Wellness Helps You (and Your Family) Thrive by Kari Kampakis. Read Rooted’s review here.
Mother to Son: Letters to a Black Boy on Identity and Hope by Jasmine Holmes. In prose rich with beauty, pain, and grace, Jasmine Holmes tells a very particular story of a mother’s tender and fierce love for her young Black son and her fight to help him see himself as Jesus sees him.
Missional Motherhood: The Everyday Ministry of Motherhood in the Grand Plan of God by Gloria Furman. God’s design for motherhood; discipling children in the home, community, and church.
Christ In the Chaos: How the Gospel Changes Motherhood by Kimm Crandall. The gospel for grace-starved mothers. In this book, Kimm Crandall emphasizes the importance of the gospel and how Christ’s life, death, and resurrection change every aspect of motherhood.
Treasuring Christ When Your Hands Are Full: Gospel Meditations For Busy Moms by Gloria Furman. Showing how to pursue a vibrant relationship with God—even when discouragement sets in and the laundry still needs to be washed—this book will help you treasure Christ more deeply no matter how busy you are.
And Then I Had Kids: Encouragement for Mothers of Young Children by Susan Yates. “I used to be critical of moms whose children had runny noses. Why don’t their mothers wipe their faces? I would wonder. I’d stare at a child in public whose hair looked like it had not been brushed in a week or whose clothes did not match… And then I had kids!”