Item description for Single Parenting That Works: Six Keys to Raising Happy, Healthy Children in a Single-Parent Home by Kevin Leman...
Overview A family and parenting expert offers insight with a touch of humor on the topics closest to your heart, your finances, and your future. Discover the six keys that will transform your perspective and help you create a plan tailored to you and your family. You can not only survive these busy years but thrive--together.
Publishers Description Being a parent is challenging enough. Being a single parent can seem downright impossible--until now. Drawing on material from his successful "Single Parenting That Works" curriculum guide and video series, America's favorite parenting expert, Dr. Kevin Leman, brings help and hope to the legions of single parents struggling to raise happy, healthy, well-adjusted children in a loving, caring and biblically grounded way. Using his trademark quirky, no-nonsense approach, Dr. Leman shows parents how to build healthy, mature relationships with their former spouses, how to develop their children's self-esteem, and how to discipline and relate to their kids in accordance with their unique God-given personalities. Features:
Building stability for your children by getting your own life in order.
How forgiveness opens the door to healthy relationships
Learning to deal with your "ex" with an olive branch rather than a hamme
Dating and remarriage
Helping your child thrive in a single parent home
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Studio: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 5.75" Height: 8.25" Weight: 0.7 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 2006
Publisher Tyndale House Publishers
ISBN 1414303351 ISBN13 9781414303352
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More About Kevin Leman
Dr. Kevin Leman is an internationally known psychologist, humorist, and bestselling author. He is former consulting psychologist for Good Morning America and frequent guest for The View, Today, and Focus on the Family. He and his wife, Sande, live in Tucson, Arizona. They have five children and two grandchildren.
Kevin Leman currently resides in Tuscon, in the state of Arizona.
Kevin Leman has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about Single Parenting That Works?
One of the Best Single Parenting Books Mar 26, 2007
I tend to fall for those "5 Steps" and "6 Keys" kinds of titles. I also recognized Kevin Leman as an author that I enjoy reading. This book is helpful and well-organized. It is easy to read. I would rank it among the top two or three books for single moms or single dads. I would also recommend my top pick in the "single parenting" category: Raising Great Kids on Your Own: A Guide and Companion for Every Single Parent by Dr. David and Lisa Frisbie.
Good Ideas That Actually Work Mar 21, 2007
Single parenting is hard work. Just when you think you've learned something, life has a way of slapping you in the face. Your teenage son rebels, your young daughter brings home a bad grade from school --- and you feel like a failure!
Kevin Leman "the birth order guy" helps single moms think clearly, make good choices, and deal with the daily stress of single parenting. This book is easy to read, easy to understand, and offers good ideas that actually work!
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
Pick out the good and throw away the rest. Jun 26, 2006
This book had several good tidbits of information to help any single parent. I'm happy to have read it, however there are many opinions of Kevin Leman's that are not backed by facts. I would advise anyone who reads this book to pay attention to the practical advice, but ignore the opinions - some of which lead me to question the sanity of the writer - such as "boys should live with moms and girls are better off with dads." I don't think he'd be saying that if he had a little girl ask him to go bra shopping or bring up the topic of menstruation.
Don't Moms Know Best? May 11, 2006
Every book will offer a tidbit "take away" message that will help single moms forge ahead with added determination and skill. This book will certainly add a little something to your parenting skills. For reassuring help with all your single moms concerns, please check out the completely revised third edition of the Complete Single Mother. My co-author and I are both single moms who have "been there".
single mom-in-it Mar 31, 2006
Before reading this book I felt like I needed to find someone to fill the role of "dad" for my kids. I am so glad I read this book before making that mistake! Now I feel encouraged that I can be a good mom, with thriving kids. I felt this book was jam-packed with practical advice and also had great wisdom. I am now confident that I can do the job! This is a must read for anyone who finds him/herself as a single parent.