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Books about Family Life

Catholic Traditions in Crafts
Ann Ball
$15.25 (Save $1.70)
[Paperback] Our Sunday Visitor (1997)
Raising Catholic Children
Mary Ann Kuharski
$8.05 (Save 90¢)
[Paperback] Our Sunday Visitor (1991)
This mother of thirteen proves parenting a large family can be done with Christ's love.
Building Catholic Family Traditions
Paul & Leisa Thigpen
$8.95 (Save $1.00)
[Paperback] Our Sunday Visitor (1999)
Caring for Your Aging Parent: A Guide for Catholic Families
Monica Dodds
$10.75 (Save $1.20)
[Paperback] Our Sunday Visitor (1997)
Catholic Parent Book of Feasts: Celebrating the Church Year With Your Family
Michaelann Martin
$11.65 (Save $1.30)
[Paperback] Our Sunday Visitor (1999)
Catholic Parent Wisdom Book: Reminders, Suggestions and Majestic Thoughts
Wendy Leifeld
$13.45 (Save $1.50)
[Hardback] Our Sunday Visitor (1997)
Catholic Traditions in Cooking
Ann Ball
$13.50 (Save $1.50)
[Paperback] Our Sunday Visitor (1993)
Catholic Traditions in the Garden
Ann Ball
$14.35 (Save $1.60)
[Paperback] Our Sunday Visitor (1998)
Celebrate the riches of Catholic tradition with "how-to" projects that reflect God's earth and its gifts. Catholic Traditions in the Garden draws Faith into daily life by recalling the beauties of God's creation and the ways saints have mingled creation and life.
  Continual Feast: A Cookbook to Celebrate the Joys of Family and Faith Throughout the Christian Year
Evelyn Birge Vitz
$15.25 (Save $1.70)
[Paperback] Ignatius Press (1991)
Here is a cookbook to celebrate the joys of family and faith throughout the Christian year. Wonderful recipes and ideas from the Christian tradition offer suggestions on when and why these dishes might be served. 275 recipes bring new meaning to "breaking bread together".
Godly Glimpses: Discoveries of the Love that Heals
Peggy Eastman
$8.95 (Save $1.00)
[Paperback] Our Sunday Visitor (1999)
Godly Glimpses offers daily situations of life and death and how to bring God closer into our lives. There are wonoderful short stories with passages from the Bible to reflect on. Each story is separate from the next, so you can read it, put it down, and come back to it without any trouble.
Guiltless Catholic Parenting From A to Y
Bert Ghezzi
[Hardback] Charis Books (1995)
No-guilt Catholic parenting is not an oxymoron--Catholic parents can raise kids in the faith without feeling guilty. They just have to faithfully do a few things that are important but easy-to-accomplish. To help parents, Ghezzi offers down-home, tested advice for raising kids in the faith. Includes practical insight from parents, religious educators and youth ministers.
Holiness for Housewives: And Other Working Women
Dom Hubert Van Zeller
[Paperback] Sophia Institute Press (1997)
These pages will show you how to find meaning in even the most boring work; pray in the midst of a bustling household; bear the stress of those long days in which the work never seems to end; develop a greater awareness of God’s presence — even amid the diapers and the dirty dishes; learn to rely more on your will and less on emotions when life seems to be an endless round of drudgery; and handle your burdens and sorrows with prayers that are especially fashioned for housewives.
  Keeping Your Kids Catholic: It May Seem Impossible But It Can Be Done
Bert Ghezzi
$9.89 (Save $1.10)
[Paperback] Servant Publications (1989)
  Large Family: A Blessing and a Challenge
Dr Eugene Diamond
$8.95 (Save $1.00)
[Paperback] Ignatius Press (1996)
This book is an account of th principles and strateg-ies employed in the raising of their family as well the challenges involved in maintaining morale and family cohesion. Dr. Diamond discusses the economic systems involved in education and graduate school.
  Lifeline: The Religious Upbringing of Your Children
James B Stenson
[Paperback] Scepter Publications (1996)
This is a book to be used by parents of young children. It is an excellent guide on how to rise good Christian men and women and on how to become better parents.
Our Sunday Visitor's Family Guide to Movies and Videos
$23.96 (Save $5.99)
[Paperback] Our Sunday Visitor (1999)
(912 pages!)
Parenting with Grace: Catholic Parent's Guide to Raising Almost Perfect Kids
Gregory & Lisa Popcak
$11.65 (Save $1.30)
[Paperback] Our Sunday Visitor (2000)
If you want to do more than: raise an "okay" kid, in a grow-up, get-a-job, basically-decent-person sort of sense, then this book is for you! This book is about raising your children to be all God wants them to be (i.e. SAINTS!) and gives parents very practical suggestions on how to accomplish this.
Pregnancy Diary: A Christian Mother's Reflections
Mary Arnold
$8.95 (Save $1.00)
[Paperback] Ignatius Press (1996)
Saints and Our Children
Mary Reed Newland
$11.25 (Save $1.25)
[Paperback] TAN Books (1995)
A fresh account of the lives of some of the most popular Saints in the history of the Church--plus, the lessons to be derived from them. Written to help parents inspire love for the Faith in their children through examples from the lives of the Saints, it is also one of the best Lives of the Saints we have seen, and as such is great reading for all, especially because of the lessons it teaches. Extremely thought-provoking.
Talking To Your Children About Being Catholic
Peter Kreeft
$8.95 (Save $1.00)
[Paperback] Our Sunday Visitor (1995)
This collection of nine essays by well-known Catholic authors provides a solid explanation of the Church's teachings on the Mass, Eucharist, Confirmation, Reconciliation, prayer, being Catholic, and more. Sample conversations are provided to help you get started in engaging your children in meaningful dialog about what it means to be Catholic.
When I Was Your Age, We Didn't Even Have Church: Chronicles of a Catholic Parent
Kevin Cowherd
[Paperback] Our Sunday Visitor (1995)
A light-hearted look at the joys and challenges of being a Catholic parent by a nationally known humor columnist.

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