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Small Talk Learning From My Children About What Matters Most

By Amy Julia Becker
Published by Zondervan

Average Blogger Rating: 4.42 Stars

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On 5/24 Christy wrote: Amy Julia Becker’s book, Small Talk: Learning from My Children About What Matters Most, is a beautiful memoir of Becker’s life and the conversations, reflections and applications she’s taken from daily life as a mother of three young children. She takes her readers on her journey of parenting through ... Such an encouragement!

Christy's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/23 Caroline wrote: Amy Julia Becker shares numerous examples of this growth in her book Small Talk: Learning from My Children About What Matters Most (Zondervan, 2014). This memoir-style book follows Amy Julia’s journey through several years of parenting two, then three, children, including one of whom has Down Syndrome. ... Listening and Learning {Book Review – Small Talk by Amy Julia Becker}

Caroline's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/18 Jennifer Newsom wrote: Mrs. Becker has composed a memoir of interactions between herself and her children, many of those teaching deeper truths. Examples of chapters include: rest, beauty, Jesus, sin, love and listening. Each of those chapters comprise a “lesson” learned from her kids about what matters most, (in her opinion), ... Small Talk-a Book Review

Jennifer's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/8 soulpadre wrote: 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 ... Book Review: Small Talk Learning From My Children About What Matters Most, by Amy Julia Becker

soulpadre's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/3 netablogs wrote: small talk- learning from my children about what matters most by amy julia becker was a book I was drawn to because my own experiences have shown me that God teaches us a lot about ourselves and Himself through our children. I was interested in the revelations Becker would share. As well, I have several ... Small Talk by Amy Julia Becker

netablogs' Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/25 Nathan Albright wrote: This particular book is a touching book written by a mother about the wisdom her three children, each so different, taught her by the questions they asked and what was noticed but unasked. Penny, the oldest child, has Down’s Syndrome and is the least competitive and most patient of the lot. Middle ... Book Review: Small Talk

Nathan's Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/24 Michael Deutsch wrote: Sometimes we move through life at such break-neck speed that we never take time to reflect on the conversations and day to day events which surround our lives.  In her book,  Small Talk: Learning From My Children About What Matters Most, Amy Julia Becker recounts stories from her day to day ... Big Talk form Small Talk

Michael 's Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/21 Elliot Ritzema wrote: As a married man with no children, I am probably not the primary intended audience for Amy Julia Becker’s Small Talk: Learning from My Children about What Matters Most. But I had read some of her writing on Christianity Today’s her.meneutics blog as well as her own blog, Thin Places, and I enjoyed ... Taught by Children: A Review of Small Talk

Elliot's Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/11 Tiffany Malloy wrote: In our house, there is one word that can be used at any time, as long as it’s not used by itself. Whatever. It’s an innocent enough word, but left to stand by itself, it can be relational harmful. Using this word often signals a premature disengaging that, if said often enough, can cause a wall ... Review: Small Talk: Learning from My Children about What Matters the Most

Tiffany's Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/6 Angela Parsley wrote: This book was an easy read that I think mothers will enjoy. It is just stories about the author and her family, how she learns lessons from everyday life while raising her children. Ordinary life can pack great lessons if we are looking and are trained to recognize them. I loved the author's ability ... Book Review: Small Talk: Learning From My Children About What Matters Most by Becker

Angela's Rating:

4 Stars