Mothering With Courage

“With courage, a mom learns to remain open-hearted, to become self-reflective, and to choose to rise above the ups and downs of motherhood and see her children and herself in a different light. ”

A Top Parenting Book

Hailed by Publisher’s Weekly as a top parenting book of 2017, Mothering With Courage is the best selling, must-read compassionate guide for moms who are ready to STOP feeling like parenting is a constant battle, struggle, or failure and START awakening their innate ability to come from love, trust their heart, and lead with courage.


Practical, educational, and inspirational, Bonnie pours her 30+ years of experience as a child and adolescent therapist, parent coach, and pediatric nurse practitioner into every page, offering plenty of heart and wisdom, along with practical tools, techniques, and tips for creating powerful transformations within a family. The book also offers self-reflective questions and guided journaling exercises so moms can consciously create a more mindful approach to parenting – one that honors their values, beliefs, and dreams for their family. The results speak for themselves – readers report feeling more calm, confident, and courageous as a parent while feeling deeply connected to their kids.

Also Available:

The Mothering With Courage
Companion Journal

A companion piece to Mothering With Courage that includes journaling prompts, parenting quick tips, and more!

Coming Soon

The Daily Om
Mothering With Courage Course

In partnership with Daily Om, Bonnie has taken the best tips, tools, and techniques from her book and created a video course that walks moms step by step through the process of learning how to mother with courage.

Rave Reviews

“We needed someone outside of our family to help us understand some of our child’s needs and how we could meet those needs. Bonnie taught us to validate our child’s needs without compromising our principles. We are all happier now!”

- Amy W.

“A gift that will inspire and empower moms to trust their innate wisdom.”

- Shefali Tsabary, Ph.D., Author of “The Conscious Parent” and “The Awakened Family”

“Mothering with Courage is the perfect gift for all mothers and children!”

- Dave Pelzer, Author of “A Child Called It” and “Too Close to Me”

“What an eloquent, compassionate guide to parenting from the inside out—beautiful! Mothering with Courage is the perfect book to keep at your bedside and anchor back to as a reminder of how to stay connected to your children and to your soul. Highly recommended for all parents!”

- Renee Peterson Trudeau, coach/speaker and author, “The Mother’s Guide to Self-Renewal,” and “Nurturing the Soul of Your Family.”

``Mothering with Courage offers a blueprint for parenting from a deep awareness. A must read for all mothers!”

- Kathy Maher, Energy Healer and Family Constellation Therapist

``Mothering with Courage offers moms an easy-to-follow roadmap of self-discovery exercises designed to unlock their inner awareness and guide them to release the expectations and fears that prevent them from deeply connecting with their children in meaningful ways.”

- Lori Petro, TEACH through Love, Speaker / Parent Educator / Child Advocate

``Mothering With Courage is rooted in emotional intelligence and deep caring for the overall relationship between mother and child. Bonnie Compton has written a wonderful book that you must add to your parenting library. Authentic, warm and full of helpful advice, Compton’s knowledge is what today’s mothers need.”

- Carrie Goldman, Award-winning Author of Bullied: What Every Parent, Teacher, and Kid Needs To Know About Ending The Cycle of Fear

``Bonnie Compton is a master at helping us quiet the doubts and fears we have in our mothering abilities so we can consistently respond with love, compassion, acceptance, and authenticity. Opening this book is like opening your eyes and heart simultaneously; at last you will clearly see `{`that`}` the pathway to the parent you’ve always wanted to be lies within.”

Rachel Macy Stafford, New York Times Bestselling Author of Hands Free Mama and Only Love Today

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