Handbook for Catholic Moms, Lisa M. Hendey’s eminently practical
and award-winning resource, has helped new parents balance and
integrate the deeply personal needs of their hearts, minds, bodies,
and souls with the demands of family life and faith commitment.
the first edition was published in 2010, it’s become an
indispensable resource for two generations of Catholic moms, offering
a unique perspective on all aspects of life and honest advice from
fellow moms on topics ranging from marriage and finances to stress
management and parish life.
Handbook for Catholic Moms is not a typical parenting book: It
doesn’t offer tips for calming a fussy baby or dealing with
adolescent angst. In caring for yourself—heart, mind, body, and
soul—you can better love and care for your family, community, and
Church, according to Hendey, founder of CatholicMom.com and
bestselling author of The Book of Saints for Catholic Moms and
The Grace of Yes.
provides her personal stories and observations on a number of topics,
reduction and sleep
in Mass as a family
lifelong learning to your children
your career with your vocation as a mother
chapter includes relevant scripture references, quotations from
saints or noted Catholic figures, commentary and perspectives from
other Catholic writers, and checklists of suggested steps moms can
take in bringing better balance and integration to their lives.