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The Complete Marriage and Family Home Reference Guide [Paperback]

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Item description for The Complete Marriage and Family Home Reference Guide by Dr James Dobson...

Several concerns confront today's families. Some issues are relatively simple, while others are painfully complex. Dobson provides help through the Bible, well-proven "wisdom of the ages" and many year's experience as a psychologist and counselor. In this book, he responds to nearly 500 family-life questions with practicality, Biblical wisdom and Christ-like compassion. Repackage edition of "Solid Answers".

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Question: Where can parents go when they need quick answers to tough questions about discipline, schooling, money, living with a toddler or teenager, creating a strong spiritual foundation, sex education, sibling rivalry, self-esteem, and making marriage work? Answer: The Complete Marriage and Family Home Reference Guide by Dr. James Dobson, America's most respected expert on marriage, parenting, and the family. This comprehensive, easy-to-access resource offers time-tested, biblically based information to help build healthy, God-honoring families. This is a softcover release of the book Solid Answers, previously published in hardcover.

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The Complete Marriage and Family Home Reference Guide by Dr James Dobson has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
  • Newsweek - 03/24/2008 page 18

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Item Specifications...

Pages   456
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.4" Width: 6.86" Height: 0.98"
Weight:   1.7 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Oct 1, 2000
Publisher   Tyndale House Publishers
Edition  Revised  
ISBN  0842352678  
ISBN13  9780842352673  
UPC  031809052679  

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More About Dr James Dobson

James C. Dobson Dr. James Dobson is the Founder and President of Family Talk, a nonprofit organization that produces his radio program, "Family Talk with Dr. James Dobson." He is the author of more than 30 books dedicated to the preservation of the family. He has been active in governmental affairs and has advised three U.S. presidents on family matters. Dr. Dobson is married to Shirley and they have two grown children, Danae and Ryan, and two grandchildren. The Dobsons reside in Colorado Springs, CO. Kurt Bruner serves as Pastor of Spiritual Formation at Lake Pointe Church and on the adjunct faculty of Dallas Theological Seminary. A graduate of Talbot Seminary and former Vice President with Focus on the Family, Kurt led the teams creating films, magazines, books, and radio drama. As President of HomePointe Inc., he helps local church leaders create an ongoing culture of intentional families. Kurt is the best-selling author of more than a dozen books. Kurt and his wife, Olivia, live in Rockwall, Texas.

James C. Dobson currently resides in Colorado Springs, in the state of Colorado. James C. Dobson was born in 1936.

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Great Resource for Getting it Right!  Nov 30, 2005
This is a fantastic book for families! As a wife and the mother of 3 young children I often feel like I have missed the mark at the end of the day. Did I do all I could to be a good example for my children? Did I handle that dilemma as best I could? And so on. Many of the topics covered are issues a family faces everyday, with sound, spiritual advice for tackling them. This book is not only for Christian families, Dobson is an advocate for ALL families and provides tools for strentgthening those relationships.
Excellent book with terrific advice and insight.  Sep 27, 2005
There's alot of great advice in this book, covering many topics. I would recommend this book to anyone looking for direction in marital and family issues. Like any book one reads, don't expect to agree with the author 100% on every issue, overall this is an excellent book with terrific advice and insight. P.S. I don't believe that Elaine ever read the book, and Deana is reading into Dr. Dobson's response. In the segment she refers to, there is no mention of monitoring a daughter's cycle to "be able to tell when the little hussy gets pregnant and then stop her from getting an abortion on the sly." Also, I started my period at the age of 11 and have never missed a month. As anyone knows, it is often the case that if a girl/woman has hormonal related rages, no physical evidence is needed to determine when she is on her period, her short fuse is the only evidence needed. I myself found it very helpful, and easier to remain in control of my emotions, when it was pointed out to me at a young age that my bad moods occurred almost exclusively during my period.
It's a Complete INVATION of PRIVACY!!!!  Sep 8, 2005
It doesn't surprise me at all that Dobson wants to dig into a girl's private issue regarding her cycles! This sickens me to no end! This man is really into embarrassment and children (especialy females) is his biggest target!

Trust me! It is highly unusual for a woman's cycle to be so consistent! There are several factors why a woman can skip her period and it has NOTHING to do with pregnancy! It can be due to stress, change in climate, hormonal imbalances, even a plane, train or boat ride can delay it or have it come early. Dobson should have referred to a MEDICAL BOOK instead of going only on his false assumptions!

Now I am surely convinced that the man is a pervert! I wonder how he would approach his daughter when he feels the need to know her private time of the month!
A+++ A must for every parent!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  Mar 29, 2005
This book is a must for every parent. As a christian parent of a 13 year old daughter and two sons ages 9 and 5 this book is my reference guide for many of my questions. I DO agree with Dr. Dobson's reference about the 13 yr. old daughter and keeping track of her menstrual cycle. I learned through Dr. Dobson that as a woman I totally understand what is like with the mood swings and not being able to control these hormonal imbalances. My daughter is a christian girl with a very regular cycle that is NOT on birth control so I believe the other person that reviewed this book is totally wrong in their statements. Dr. Dobson answers the questions and helps christian parents with parenting question from birth to 18 and I thank him for this wonderful guide. All of us as parents ask the questions he answers but don't know where to turn to get the answers. He does just that for us.

I give it as a gift at all baby showers now!!!

Dobson advocates spying on teenage girls' periods  Feb 6, 2005
Dobson is asked the question: "Q. My child has just entered the adolescent years. What does that mean for me as a parent?"

This is his advice for parents of girls:

"I strongly recommend that parents of strong-willed and rebellious females, especially, quietly keep track of the particulars of their daughters' menstrual cycles. Not only should you record when their periods begin and end each month, but also make a comment or two each day about moods."

Dobson then goes on to say: "I think you will see that the emotional blowups that tear the family apart are cyclical in nature. Premenstrual tension at that age can produce a flurry of skirmishes every 28 days. If you know they are coming, you can retreat to the storm cellar when the wind begins to blow. You can also use this record to teach your girls about premenstrual syndrome and how to cope with it."

Uh-hunh. And how are parents going to find out this information? By rooting through the trash cans in their home to find the evidence? By backing the teenage girl up against the wall and forcing her to tell when she's having a period? And I'm sure that it occurred to Dobson, although he's not mentioned it here, that if you're monitoring your teenage daughter's periods, you might be able to tell when the little hussy gets pregnant and then stop her from getting an abortion on the sly.

Not only is this advice overly invasive, it's stupid. When women begin to menstruate, our cycles are not regular as clockwork as this man apparently believes. Some women never have regular cycles. Oddly enough, if a teenage girl is having regular cycles, that's a pretty strong hint that she's probably taking some form of birth control pill. Dobson apparently got his degrees back in the 1960s, because it's abundantly obvious that he's inadvertently or deliberately clueless about a girl's menstrual cycles.

If, as I suspect, this is the level of advice given in this "Marriage and Family Home Reference Guide," families would do well to stay far away from it. Far from solving problems, this little piece of so-called "advice" seems more likely to cause problems and I'm sure the book is full of little disasters like this.

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