Item description for What My Parents Did Right!: 50 tips to positive parenting by Gloria Gaither...
Overview Bestselling author and songwriter Gaither offers more than 50 proven parenting tips in this inspiring book. The principles come from James Dobson, Jerry Falwell, Kay Arthur, and others.
Publishers Description The message of this powerful book is that you don't have to be a perfect person to be a great parent. In it you will find fascinating stories written by people like John MacArthur, Jr., Kay Arthur, Joni Eareckson Tada, Janette Oke, Gary Smalley, Frank Peretti, and many more. From them you'll learn more than fifty tips to positive parenting -- tips you can incorporate in your own family today -- principles that will help ensure that you, too, do something right
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Studio: Howard Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.12" Width: 5.98" Height: 0.8" Weight: 1.05 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2002
Publisher Howard Books
ISBN 1582292566 ISBN13 9781582292564
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More About Gloria Gaither
Author, award-winning songwriter, and speaker, Gloria Gaither is known as a stateswoman in the field of Christian ministry. Gloria has written lyrics to more than 600 songs, including such gospel classics as "Because He Lives," "The King Is Coming," and "I Am a Promise" and has authored such best-selling books as "Because He Lives, God Gave the Song", and "Friends through Thick and Thin".
Gloria Gaither (born March 4, 1942) is a Christian songwriter, author, speaker, editor, and academic. She is the wife of Bill Gaither and together they have written more than 700 songs. She performed, traveled and recorded with the Bill Gaither Trio from 1965 through 1985. Since 1990, she has served as a performer, recording artist, songwriter, scriptwriter and narrator for the Gaither Homecoming series of television broadcasts, video and DVD releases, and audio recordings.
She was born Gloria Lee Sickal in 1942 in Michigan, a daughter of pastor Lee Sickal and Dorothy Sickal. She spent most of her childhood and high school career in the Battle Creek area of Michigan, working a brief time for the Kellogg Company. When Sickal graduated from high school, she attended Anderson University in Anderson, Indiana. There, she triple majored in English, French, and Sociology. Upon her graduation, she took a job at Alexandria Monroe High School as a French teacher. There, she met Bill Gaither, who was teaching English at the time. She married Gaither in 1962, and they began writing songs recreationally.
Bill and Gloria began writing songs in the 1960s, and many those songs (including Because He Lives, I Am Loved, Something Beautiful and many others) would go on to become church hymn book standards across North America and around the world. By the end of the 1960s, Gloria, Bill, and Bill's brother Danny Gaither were touring steadily as the Bill Gaither Trio, singing and recording songs Bill and Gloria had written. After touring with the Bill Gaither Trio for nearly 20 years, Gaither drew her focus to the Gaither Homecoming series. She has been an active presence in every video production. In 1991, she attended Ball State University and received a Master of Arts in British and American Literature. She taught as an adjunct professor at Anderson University from 1987-1988 and 1996-1997.
In 1996, she spearheaded the creation of Gaither Family Resources in Alexandria, Indiana, and currently serves as co-owner and managing director. In 2002, Gaither launched Homecoming: The Magazine, and she currently acts as writer, interviewer, and contributing editor.
In 2000, Bill and Gloria were named Christian Songwriters of the Century by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP), an award based on the songwriters who have had the most songs recorded over the past 100 years. Gloria is the recipient of seven honorary doctorate degrees, and she is the author of more than 40 books including 20 children's books.
Gloria Gaither currently resides in Alexandria, in the state of Indiana.
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Such a Helpful, Well-Written Book! Apr 14, 2007
Gloria Gaither had a brilliant idea --- get celebrities talking about their own family histories, discovering lessons they'd learned from their parents. You'll find humorous, wise, heart-warming stories on every page --- and if you're like us, you won't be able to put this book down! The chapter by Christian comedian Stephen Hicks was worth the whole price of the book. Thank you Gloria for giving us this excellent book about wise parenting.
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