Though this blog is mostly for the sake of family history i should probably mention that last year was a very busy year of writing for Richard and I! We have written three books together and Richard has written two on his own. Our wonderful publisher Familius has made these books available to our friends and is offering a chance to buy three of the four books below for $30 (a savings of $25 from the list price).
The Turning: The first half of this book includes research on the alarming number of people in the world who are turning away from valuing families and family values and often turning away from getting married and having children. The second half is about what we can do to create a “turning back” in our own families and in the world.
The Thanksful Heart: A hardbound coffee table book that contains beautiful photography and a month by month way to keep gratitude in our hearts year round. It also includes the poetry and Thanksgiving card pictures from the past 40 years of our lives together.
Life in Full : A fun book that stimulates thoughts, prompts setting goals and excites those who are looking forward to life after the kids have left home. If you are a young parent, this would be a perfect gift for your parents!
The Half Diet Diet (by Richard): A new way to think about dieting by sipping, savoring and cutting your intake by half. This doesn’t just apply to food but to life in general and is such a fun way to help us accomplish that almost perpetual goal of losing weight as well as ways to live a more purposeful life!
If you have a child between the ages of 3 and 12, you might want to take look at the sale on Alexander’s Amazing Adventures, an incredibly fun way to teach your children 12 universal values, one month at a time! To see the books, an audio introduction to Alexander’s Amazing Adventures and an eight minute introduction to this creative way to introduce your kids to the important value of Honesty, go to our youngest daughter Charity’s blog HERE. The sale on the books and the Values series only lasts until March 15th so hurry if you want to take advantage of a great deal!
Best wishes to you all!