Item description for Raising Great Kids on Your Own: A Guide and Companion for Every Single Parent by David Frisbie & Lisa Frisbie...
Overview The authors provide a practical and proactive plan single moms or single dads can use to nourish their own souls, maintain a vibrant faith in God and a vital connection to family and friends, nurture their children, and more.
One-parent households frame the new landscape of American family life. But raising kids alone is hard work, and single parenting is a struggle for most. David and Lisa Frisbie provide a practical and proactive plan single moms or single dads can use to...nourish their own souls, maintaining a vibrant faith in God and a vital connection to family and friendsnurture their children, empowering kids to successfully process the trauma of divorcemanage their households as they assume roles and tasks that may lie well outside their comfort zonebuild a future they can enjoy, making choices about education, careers, finances, and relationships
The Frisbies' constant travel and ongoing counseling ministry provide a rich reservoir of effective strategies and ideas. Moms and dads who parent alone will find confidence and hope from this manageable and optimistic approach.
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Studio: Harvest House Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 5.4" Height: 0.6" Weight: 0.65 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2007
Publisher Harvest House Publishers
ISBN 0736919414 ISBN13 9780736919418
Availability 109 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 23, 2016 08:08.
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More About David Frisbie & Lisa Frisbie
DAVID AND LISA FRISBIE are authors of more than 20 published books on topics of marriage and family life. They have been frequent contributors to published journals, including ParentLife, Outreach Magazine, Holiness Today, and BabyLife. They have also been named and quoted in USA Today, The New York Times and been interviewed on CBS-radio, ABC-TV national broadcast, and 'MoneyLife' with Chuck Bentley. They currently serve as Coordinators of Marriage and Family Ministries for the Global Church of the Nazarene.
David Frisbie currently resides in Rancho Santa Fe Rancho S. David Frisbie was born in 1955.
Reviews - What do customers think about Raising Great Kids on Your Own: A Guide and Companion for Every Single Parent?
Inspiring Book for Single Moms (Or Single Dads) Mar 25, 2007
I wish I'd had this book twelve years ago, when I became a single mother after an unexpected divorce. I needed this! I didn't think I needed it now, but I picked it up anyway. It's helping me a lot with my teen sons. The advice about parenting in this book is first rate: the advice about how to parent your teens is worth buying the book for! This is an excellent book for single moms, but it includes plenty of info for single fathers also. Clear, readable, real-life, and full of help!
Barbara Sheldon, M.S.W. Coordinator of Divorce Care also recommended: "Moving Forward After Divorce" by same authors
Learning From Single Parents Mar 21, 2007
We spent three years interviewing single parents for this new book. We asked them "what's working?" and "what have you learned?" We laughed, we cried, we learned from the 'experts' --- the moms and dads out there who are doing their best to raise confident, successful kids. It was amazing!
We've been learning from divorced adults for more than two decades, but writing this book taught us a lot more. From all over North America, from parts of western Europe, and even from Asia --- we sat down with single parents to find out how they cope with stress and keep on going.
The "five stars" above are for the single moms and dads we met. Every one of them is an inspiration to us! If you are single and raising your kids alone, you'll find useful help here --- real-life stories of the moms and dads who are out there learning from experience --- and sharing those experiences with all of us.
This is a book about success and failure, having good days and bad days, being alienated from your teens, yet somehow moving forward and raising kids that are strong, successful, and well-adjusted. YOU CAN DO IT.
Dr. David Frisbie, author of Raising Great Kids on Your Own: A Guide and Companion for Every Single Parent for single parents. Dr. Frisbie is executive director of The Center for Marriage & Family Studies in Del Mar, California and has written numerous articles and eight books, including Moving Forward After Divorce: Practical Steps to * Healing Your Hurts * Finding Fresh Perspective * Managing Your New Life and Happily Remarried: *Making Decisions Together *Blending Families Successfully* Building a Love That Will Last