A delightful and beautifully designed and colourful little book - A New Mum's Special Gift is ideal to give as a gift for new mothers. Catherine Butcher has put together a lovely mix of prayers and thoughts and nuggets of wisdom drawn from many sources. Mainly aimed at mothers of new babies or very young children, there are thoughts and prayers on Thanks: gratitude, joy, wonder, love - the excitement and joy of becoming a mother. Concerns: overwhelmed, exhausted, daunted, fearful - enabling this new mother to be honest about how she feels at times. Hopes, dreams and prayers:- your newborn baby, your growing child, looking ahead, live well - expressing hopes, realizing responsibility and praying for this new life and the person he or she will grow up to be.
Catherine Butcher concentrates writing mainly for magazines, and editing publications such as 'Families First' (Mother's Union Magazine), 'Day by Day with God', 'Renewal' magazine and 'Woman Alive'. She co-authored 'How to be a Secure Woman' workbook and devotional, 'The Cox's Book of Modern Saints & Martyrs' and various titles within CWR's Waverley Abbey Insight Series. A graduate in Government & Modern History, she has an MA in Spirituality