Celebrating her great love for the family as a "domestic church," Donna-Marie Cooper O'Boyle leads the reader to a deeper appreciation of the role that motherhood plays in the sanctuary of vibrant family life. Her observations and advice are grounded in personal experience and informed by a profound understanding of the Church's teachings on the feminine genius and the importance of the Christian family in the modern world. Read by the author; 3 compact discs/4hours (approx.)
Popular author Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle is back, this time with a book that addresses the vocation of motherhood, with all its joys and challenges. Using personal recollections, stories, Scripture, papal writings, and quotes from the saints, Donna-Marie encourages women to fully embrace their calling as mothers. The book takes an honest look at family planning, raising sons and daughters in our media age, overcoming perfectionism, single parenting, and dealing with the tough issues today’s families face.
Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle is a Catholic wife and mother of five. Host and creator of EWTN’s TV series Everyday Blessings for Catholic Moms, she is an internationally known speaker, award-winning journalist, and bestselling author of numerous Catholic books, including The Domestic Church: Room by Room, published by Servant Books. She lives in New Milford, Connecticut.
"Offers a sensitive reflection on what it means to tune into faith, hope, and charity, living out the vocation of raising children." -- Most Reverend Timothy M. Dolan, Archbishop of New York
"Embracing Motherhood is a delightful read on the joys and challenges of motherhood. Lots of practical parenting tips for raising children in our current culture." - Kimberly Hahn, author of Legacy of Love: Biblical Wisdom for Parenting Teens and Young Adults
"In Embracing Motherhood, Donna-Marie helps moms realize the beauty, dignity, and long-term impact of their blessed vocation." -- Teresa Tomeo, syndicated Catholic talk-show host