Pub. Date: Feb. 01, 2006
Highlights include:* Abigail Adam's commitment to serving as the primary caretaker for her family during the Revolution shows the worth of working with eager hands.
* Martha Washington's willingness to knit shirts and socks for soldiers during the Revolution shows the value of leading by example.
* Harriet Lane's fashion flair uncovers the true source of beauty in a world of extreme makeovers.
* Helen Taft's investment inklings blossom into a bouquet of benefits.
* Laura Bush's heart of compassion shows the significance of extending hands to the poor and needy in times of crisis.
* Anna Harrison's words of wisdom and prayers for her children and grandchildren delivers a family legacy of faith and leadership.
* Louisa Adam's remarkable solo journey to Paris under siege by napoleon shows the value of steadfastness during a time of terror threats.
* Dolley Madison's wandering journey of faith reaches its final destination, showing the peace that comes through a commitment and reverence to God.
* Barbara Bush's wit and quips reveal the splendor of celebrating in life.
* Nell Arthur's life shows that every woman is a first lady to God and her family.
Meet the Authors
JANE HAMPTON COOK is the former webmaster for President George W.Bush. As White House Deputy Director of Internet New Services from 2001-03, she designed President Bush's official White House websites, whitehouse.gov and whitehousekids.gov. She also developed his official government website when he was Governor of Texas.
Today Jane speaks to woman's church groups and professional organizations. Jane is the author of Maggie Houston: My Father's Honor and a contributor to the Points of Light Foundation's Volunteer Leadership Magazine. She is also the senior editor for Baylor University's proposal for the George W.Bush Presidential Library Center. A member of McLean Bible Church, Jane lives with her husband and son in Alexandria, Virginia.