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A 21 Day Guide for Healing After Pregnancy Loss is used with Empty Arms: Hope and Support for Those Who Have Experienced Miscarriage, Stillbirth, or Tubal Pregnancy.
Vredevelt’s cutting-edge new book offers practical ways to successfully move through grief using a journal. Healing tools she also used while mourning her son. “Women want to know how to embrace their pain and heal their hearts. Through the years, clients have asked me for a guided workbook – one that would lead them step-by-step through grief and prevent from getting stuck. So I created the “Empty Arms Journal: A 21-Day Guide for Healing After Pregnancy Loss”. It offers women simple daily action steps for working through grief, based on neuroimaging brain research and timeless wisdom.
They are the most dreaded words an expectant mother can hear. As joy and anticipation dissolve into confusion and grief, painful questions refuse to go away: Why me? What did I do wrong? Doesn’t God care?
With the warmth and compassion of a licensed counselor and a Christian woman who has suffered miscarriage herself, Pam Vredevelt offers sound answers, advice, and reassurance to the woman fighting to maintain faith in this heartbreaking situation.
Now in a fresh, contemporary cover, Empty Arms: Emotional Support for Those Who Have Suffered a Miscarriage, Stillbirth, or Tubal Pregnancy is the essential guidebook through the agony of losing a child.
The Power of Letting Go
Is this your best life? Or is it your “just getting by” life? Passion and dreams can wilt under the weight of worry and disappointment that life brings. Oh, but the power that comes with letting go! Reclaiming your life and getting back on track is what God wants for you.
In The Power of Letting Go, licensed professional counselor Pam Vredevelt comes alongside to help you eliminate the barricades that have kept happiness and contentment from your door. Through biblical teaching and drawing on twenty years of counseling experience, her wisdom and practical guidance will lead you to peace of mind and tranquillity of heart.
Extraordinary emotional pain cries out for something more than a Band-Aid, a pat on the shoulder, or a greeting card cliché. When the wounds go deep, real help, honest encouragement, and tangible healing may be hard to locate. But it is there to find, and the search is worth the effort. Compassionate and experienced counselors Dr. Steve Stephens and Pam Vredevelt, LPC, have walked alongside women in pain for years—they’ve heard the stories, seen the tears, felt the pain, and entered into the devastation.
They’ve also seen how wounded women can step out of darkness into hope, regain their feet, restart their lives, recover their energy, and even reclaim their joy. Real-life stories and proven, practical counsel serve as powerful tools to help you recover from past and present wounds, moving you into a new season of productive living.
Angel Behind the Rocking Chair
After the loss of her first baby and the birth of a fourth child with Down Syndrome, Pam Vredevelt felt that she had fallen from God’s grasp. As she was soon to discover, however, God was just beginning to hold her tight and lead the way out of her endless pit of despair.
With humor and touching insight, Pam unveils her struggle to emerge from darkness into the light in this paperback release of her popular work. Many have been touched by the same anguish; Pam shares their stories and how the supernatural touch of God sustained them through the darkest days of life.
Espresso for Your Spirit: Hope and Humor for Pooped-Out Parents
It’s no secret that parenting is overwhelming and often exhausting. Nothing will ever change the daunting struggles parents face and the tears they often shed. The daily grind of dirty diapers, soccer games, fund-raisers, and bloody knees leaves parents needing a resource that will lift their spirits, charge their batteries, and refocus them on the source of their true strength. In engaging, humorous, and often poignant vignettes, bestselling author Pam Vredevelt serves up cup after cup of energizing espresso to encourage the spirit and souls of decaffeinated parents.
Espresso for a Woman's Spirit: Encouraging Stories of Hope and Humor
Every woman knows the draining reality of too much to do with too little time to do it in. The multiple demands of being wives, mothers, friends, daughters, and employees create a lifestyle of personal neglect: everyone else’s needs come first. But exhaustion doesn’t have to be habit-forming-it can be overcome! Pam Vredevelt supplies engaging, humorous, and often poignant vignettes that bring refreshment to the soul the way espresso brings energy to the body. This special brand of spiritual stimulation is a powerful source of sacred relief for those on the verge-or beyond-burnout.
Espresso for a Woman's Spirit 2: More Encouraging Stories of Hope and Humor
No one has limitless resources. Sooner or later, every one of us will find our cup of enthusiasm draining or even downright dry. But just as espresso jump-starts a sluggish mind, Espresso for a Woman’s Spirit, Book 2 will reenergize the lagging spirit! Pam Vredevelt’s funny and poignant real-life stories remind readers that God is always faithful, always at work, and always full of everything we lack, including guidance, love, compassion, and strength. Each “sip” of this heartwarming book provides just the right amount of get-up-and-go for those whose vigor has “gotten up and gone.”
Women and Stress: Practical Ways to Manage Tension
This popular book shows readers how to deal with stress that is unique to women in healthy, productive ways. It examines troublesome emotions and shows how to manage tension with practical, tried-and-true methods gained from research, personal experience, and enlightening case studies.
Mothers and Sons: Raising Boys to Be Men
How can mothers help rambunctious little boys grow up to be well-adjusted adults? What kind of goals should they have for raising their sons? Are there skills mothers can learn that will make child rearing more enjoyable? Mothers and Sons, available for the first time in mass market, answers these and other questions with reliable and effective counsel.
Family therapists Jean Lush and Pam Vredevelt present guidelines for instilling self-control, maturity, and morality into a young boy’s identity. Especially helpful are the descriptions of normal developmental and sexual phases of boys from infancy to the teen years and discussion on how to best handle the difficult issues of each stage. Special chapters for single moms and step-moms are included as well.
My Grief Journey: Coloring Book and Journal for Kids
Do you know a child who has faced a deep loss, such as the death of a parent, sibling or grandparent? Are you looking for a way to help them sort out their thoughts and emotions? My Grief Journey: Coloring Book and Journal for Kids is for any age (including adult “kids”) who are learning how to live after the death of someone dearly loved and deeply missed.
It is different from all the other coloring books out there. Each coloring page has a word surrounded by beautiful artwork which is intentionally hand drawn. Each word has two pages to help the child think about and explore a specific word or emotion (such as helpless, fear, memories, hope, comfort, truth, thankful, etc.) through coloring, drawing and writing. The coloring page has a scroll with a “prompt”, to help them get started in thinking how they might feel about something. The prompt can be answered inside the scroll by either writing or drawing. We have also included an extra page for each word to allow more room for drawing or writing. On the page opposite the picture, you will find where award-winning author, Laura Diehl, shares her own thoughts, intertwined with what God has shown her about that word, along with a bible verse. Laura was an international children’s minister and trainer for many years.
This book is a simplified version of My Grief Journey: Coloring Book and Journal for Grieving Parents, using twenty-nine of the forty-two words (and adding one word not in the adult book). This was done intentionally, so that a parent and child can do many of the pages together if there has been a sibling loss for the child.
My Grief Journey: Coloring Book and Journal (For Grieving Parents)
Are you a grieving parent, looking for ways to help relieve the intense pain, anger, and confusion? Are you struggling with why God would allow your child to die. Do you want to move toward hope and life again?
Search the internet, and you will find all kinds of studies to prove that coloring relieves stress. Journaling also helps us get in touch with things we might be feeling, but haven’t been able to put into words. This unique book, My Grief Journey: Coloring Book and Journal (for grieving parents) puts the two together.
Each page has a word (for example, confusion, helpless, anger, future, hope, comfort, thankful, etc.) surrounded by beautiful artwork which is intentionally hand drawn. You may see uneven, wobbly lines and maybe even an occasional mistake. This mirrors life much clearer than a perfect computer generated drawing. Life throws things at us that make us feel uneven and wobbly. And occasionally we blow it. But if we continue on, in the end, it will be beautiful.
Also on the page, you will find a scroll, with a prompt for writing your thoughts and emotions about that word. On the page next to it, you will find where award-winning author, Laura Diehl, shares her own thoughts, intertwined with what God has shown her about that word, along with a verse from the Bible.
For those who purchase My Grief Journey: Coloring Book and Journal (for grieving parents) there is a private Facebook page, where photos of the colored pages can be shared, and those grieving can be a community of hope and encouragement for one another. Details are in the book.Family therapists Jean Lush and Pam Vredevelt present guidelines for instilling self-control, maturity, and morality into a young boy’s identity. Especially helpful are the descriptions of normal developmental and sexual phases of boys from infancy to the teen years and discussion on how to best handle the difficult issues of each stage. Special chapters for single moms and step-moms are included as well.