Desperate Launch Team

Friends, thank you SO much for your help in spreading the word about Desperate – Hope for the Mom Who Needs to Breathe! We are very excited to get this book to as many moms as possible. We want to initiate a “no more desperate moms” movement!

Below you will find all the details about the launch week and how you can help!


The official launch date of Desperate is Monday, January 7th.

Ann Voskamp wrote the foreword.

What YOU can do to help:

  • Write a post between January 7th and the 12th that links to the book. Make sure to link your images and the book title to (if you don’t know how to do this, we can help). You can also link to the launch week giveaways at
  • Leave a review on Amazon and B & N.
  • Tweet each day during the launch week about the book using the hashtag #desperatemom, and link to the Desperate website or to the giveaways at
  • Share each day about the book on Facebook with links to the Desperate website and the giveaways at
  • “Like” Sarah Mae’s giveaway posts during launch week (
  • “Like” the Desperate website.
  • Pin the images on this page (scroll down):
  • Lead a small group. 🙂

Buy the Book and You Will Receive…

Special promotion from DaySpring:

  • DaySpring has a special one-day offer for all of you who purchase Desperate from them! When you buy from DaySpring on Monday, January 7th you will get a free Journal from them (you must purchase the book from DaySpring to receive the journal). The journal gift is good for Monday the 7th only. You do not have to send a receipt to get the journal because you will be ordering it from DaySpring.

Purchase five books during launch week (with the goal of leading a small group):

Purchase eight books during launch week (with the goal of leading a small group):

IMPORTANT: For multiple book purchases we are encouraging women to go to B & N (the store) or website, or because only counts the order and not the amount of books purchased.

In order to receive these free gifts, please email a copy of your receipt and your mailing address to  This “Launch Week Giveaway” is running from 12:00am EST on 1/7/2013 to 11:59EST on 1/12/2013.  Your receipt must show the purchase of 1 or more copies of the book during this time period to receive your free gift.  Once your receipt has been reviewed, you will be sent an email confirmation and further details on the delivery of your gift.

Launch Week Giveaways:

Giveaway 1:: Monday, Jan 7 :: One Year of Free House Cleaning (once/month) (one winner) 48 hours

Giveaway 2:: Tuesday, Jan 8 :: Massages for a Year (once/month) (one winner) 48 hours

Giveaway 3:: Wednesday, Jan 9:: Weekend Stay for Two at the Cove (sponsored by The Cove) (one winner) 48 hours

Giveaway 4:: Thursday, Jan 10:: Year of free coffee – two bags a month (sponsored by Avodah coffee) plus gift set of pretty DaySpring mugs (one winner) 48 hours

Saturday:  Winners announced

BIG GIVEAWAY (announced Tuesday, Jan 15):: Free Spa/Mentoring Weekend with Sarah and Sally in Colorado Springs (one winner who can bring a friend).

The giveaways will all be held at and are open to U.S. only.


The Desperate website:

Words from others about Desperate:

Barnes & Nobles:


Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!!!!

Please do not share this page. 🙂

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