Item description for Becoming The Parent God Wants You To Be by Kevin Leman, Dave Jackson & Neta Jackson...
Overview If you're tired of second-guessing your skills as you hear conflicting advice from a variety of sources, this workbook will help you find a realistic approach to parenting.
FINALLY, A PARENTING CURRICULUM THAT MAKES SENSE! If you're tired of second-guessing your parenting skills as you hear conflicting advice from a variety of sources, you need Becoming the Parent God Wants You to Be. Written by bestselling author and parenting expert Dr. Kevin Leman, this curriculum takes a realistic approach to parenting, giving you the skills you need to raise your kids in the real world. "Too many parents live in constant fear that they're going to do something to mess up their kids. One mistake and bam!, their child will join the skinheads or punkers," writes Leman. "What kids need today are not perfect parents, but good parents-someone like you."
Becoming the Parent God Wants You to Be will help you become a good parent. You'll learn things like:
¿how birth order affects your family ¿the difference healthy authority can make ¿how "Reality Discipline" can work with your kids ¿why children misbehave and what to do about it ¿the power of parenting with love and limits ¿and much more!
Publishers Description This curriculum gives parents the skills needed to raise kids in the real world. You'll learn about how birth order affects your family, the difference healthy authority can make, and the power of parenting with love and limits. - 12 lessons
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.03" Width: 6.99" Height: 0.46" Weight: 0.85 lbs.
Release Date Aug 15, 1998
Publisher NAV PRESS #111
ISBN 1576831000 ISBN13 9781576831007
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More About Kevin Leman, Dave Jackson & Neta Jackson
Dr. Kevin Leman, an internationally known psychologist, humorist, radio and television personality, and speaker, has taught and entertained audiences world-wide with his wit and common-sense psychology. He has made hundreds of house calls for radio and television programs, including The View, Fox & Friends, Today, CBS s The Early Show, Janet Parshall s America, CNN s American Morning, The 700 Club, Life Today with James Robison, and Focus on the Family. He has also served as a contributing family psychologist to Good Morning America. A New York Times best-selling and award-winning author, Dr. Leman has written nearly 40 books about marriage and family issues, including Have a New Kid by Friday, Have a New Husband by Friday, The Birth Order Book, Born to Win, Making Children Mind without Losing Yours, Sex Begins in the Kitchen, and Under the Sheets. He is also featured on seven video series on marriage, parenting, blended families, and single parenting.
Kevin Leman currently resides in Tuscon, in the state of Arizona.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Becoming The Parent God Wants You To Be?
I Wish I had Known Feb 13, 2007
This is a great book. I am a 48 year old grandmother of two little boys, who I babysit while my daughter works. I got this book to help me learn to deal with the older grandson. Reality discipline really works. I wish I had known about reality discipline when I was raising my own children. Reality discipline helps children see that there are consequences to their actions. It also removes the parent (or grandparent) from being the bad guy all the time. The book is entertaining, and would make a great study book for a Sunday school class.
A great find Feb 22, 2006
I have read many books on parenting. This is one of the best. Although written for a group, it is also very good if you are reading it on your own. This is not one of those quick-read-feel-good fluff filled parenting books. It is thought provoking. I would recommend this to non-religious parents as well. The biblical reference are good but most of the meat is valid even if you don't have a bible handy. My other favorites are the Townsend-Cloud boundries and parenting books. They are also first rate.
Becoming the Parent God Wants You to Be May 18, 2000
This title is an overview of Dr. Leman's other books. The ideas of reality discipline, healthy parental authority, using encouragement vs. praise with kids, and considering your child's birth order are insightful, but "Becoming the Parent...." leaves one yearning for more information. It felt incomplete, almost like an advertisement for his other books. His "Birth Order Book", and "Making Children Mind Without Losing Yours" were much better reading as they give a deeper picture of the concepts he's driving at. I say leave this small- group study guide to the small- groups and get Leman's more complete and better written books for your personal reading.