There is no more magical moment than when a newborn baby is laid in a mother's arms. What was for many months a dream and a mystery is now a miraculous new person at the threshold of a life filled with possibilities. Through a tender, inspiring tale, "The Twelve Gifts of Birth" reveals the birthright inheritance that all children receive at this moment. Wise women, otherwise known as fairy godmothers, announce the twelve gifts in the form of blessings and show how to use them to enrich one's life. This keepsake book encourages new parents to nurture and protect the wondrous qualities that have been bestowed on their tiny miracles. When shared with young children, this message helps form within them a strong foundation of self-respect and values. For teens and adults, this story offers healing and hope during times of diminished self-esteem and uncertain transition. It reminds all readers to see the dignity that is inherent in themselves and others.
Buy The Twelve Gifts of Birth book by Charlene Costanzo from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
(203mm x 216mm x 19mm)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
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Author Biography - Charlene Costanzo
Charlene Gorda Costanzo is a writer, a business-woman, and the mother of two adult children, Stephanie and Krista. She is the author of The Twelve Gifts of Birth and The Twelve Gifts for Healing, and holds a B.A. in philosophy from St. Bonaventure University. Charlene and her husband, Frank, live in Phoenix, Arizona.