Just One More Thing Before You Leave Home

I was given this book  to review in exchange for an honest blog review. That in no way shaped my opinion of this book. 

Book Info
About the book: This is the book we wish our parents gave us.
Just One More Thing: Before You Leave Home is a packed guide to help young adults enter life on their own. In the book, the Gudgels use stories, perspectives, and dialogues to discuss 30 indispensable topics to help teens survive, including: worldview, financial challenges, use of time, career moves, moral dilemmas, sex, painful experiences, and spiritual life, among others. Written from a Biblical perspective, the book is more of a guide to making good decisions than a lecture on how to live., It’s perfect for a parent and teen to go over together or to give as a thoughtful gift. This is a book they’ll reference for years to come.

Purchase a copy: http://ow.ly/qb47U

Meet the authors: Dave & Bernice Gudgel are committed to walking intentionally with God and helping others do the same. Bernice has a degree in Psychology and has focused her adult life on raising three kids and leading various ministries in the church where people can connect with God and each other. Dave is a pastor and teaches for Walk Thru the Bible.

Learn more at: http://davidandbernice.com

My Review

I totally think this book is one that every parent of a preteen and teenager should have in their possession. It’s definitely a great resource for parents to have on hand on the major topics that really need to be addressed before our kids leave our care. Every parent wants to know that their child is ready for the “real world” when that time comes. This book definitely helps make that happen for our children.

I like how it is set up for both the young adult to able to read it and also for the parent.  It is nice to see that the author set it up to be a way to open communication. This is definitely a book I recommend for any parent.


Do you have a book that you recommend for any parent with a child that is getting ready to leave the home nest? 


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I'm Crystal. I'm married to Dale, and mother to Johnny.Some might say that my life is perfect because I get to do all the cliché wife things like cooking, cleaning, and decorating - but there's more! I also have many hobbies including needlework (crochet), sewing, and reading. My son's education is important, so we homeschool him together.

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