Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Lost your balance in the midst of motherhood? Get back up with the help of @PenningtonPoint's book!

Book info

Do you wonder if you will ever find balance?
Lisa Pennington knows how to get up after losing her balance, even with a full house, a not-so-full bank account, and never enough energy. In her latest book, she offers readers:

-Strategies for finding balance in marriage, motherhood, and bad moods
-Playful yet biblically based tips for turning hard days around
-Inspiration for shaping obstacles into opportunities
-Ways to respond to irritations with gratitude
-Enthusiastic encouragement for living out God's purpose.

For every woman who wonders if her satisfaction in life will ever match her dreams, Pennington has real-life answers full of hope and humor.

Lisa Pennington is a homeschooling mom of nine who shares her life-one laundry load at a time-on her blog, The Pennington Point. She is a sought-after speaker at conferences and women's groups and is the author of "Mama Needs a Do-Over." Lisa and her family live near San Antonio.

Find out more about Lisa at thepenningtonpoint.com.

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My Review:
I really enjoyed reading "Tightropes and Teeter-Totters: finding balance in the ups and downs of life," as I felt like it was something I really needed to "hear" (read) at this time.  Lisa begins the book by opening her heart and sharing some struggles in her life.  This made me feel as if I knew her, but also made me ready to dive into reading thinking hey this woman understands struggles and will be easy to relate to and I was not disappointed.  I love the variety of topics that are addressed in his book, each chapter focusing on a different one, from being a mother, having a home that reflects you, managing money and emotions.  I felt as if Lisa was having a conversation with me instead of me sitting by myself reading this book, it was flowed that nicely and I felt connected throughout reading the book.  Each chapter has stories, suggestions and some steps to take and each chapter ends with an "assignment."  The guided assignment is a push to really take charge and put into practice what was discussed in the chapter.  I love being left with the thought that we each need to be ourselves and create a life and a balance that works for us, not for someone else, and each person's balance and life is going to be different.  I highly recommend this book for mothers to read, you will be encouraged.

To read other reviews included on this blog tour, go here!

*Thanks to the Litfuse Publicity Group for including me on this blog tour and for the complimentary copy of this book.*

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