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Small talk [electronic resource] : Learning from My Children About What Matters Most. Amy Julia Becker.

Becker, Amy Julia. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780310339380 (electronic bk)
  • Publisher: Grand Rapids : Zondervan, 2014.

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Summary, etc.: Almost every day, one of Amy Julia's children says something or asks something that prompts her to think more carefully: "Why Mommy crying?" (Marilee, when the family learned a young boy had died of cancer); "Booful, Mommy" ("Beautiful, Mommy," as Penny proclaimed just as Amy Julia was looking in the mirror and critiquing her post-pregnancy body in her head); "What lasting mean?" (William, when he heard a song in church about God being an everlasting God). These conversations deepen her relationships with her children, but they also deepen and refine her own understanding of what she believes, why she believes it, and what she hopes to pass along to the next generation. Small Talk is a narrative based upon these conversations. It is not a parenting guide. It does not offer prescriptive lessons about how to talk with children. Rather, it tells stories based upon the questions and statements Amy Julia's children have made about the things that make life good (such as love,...
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Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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