Books on Parenting

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Single Parenting

303351: Single Parenting That Works: Six keys to raising happy, healthy, children in a single parent home

Single Parenting That Works: Six Keys to Raising Happy, Healthy, Children in a Single Parent Home
By Kevin Leman
Single parenting can be an overwhelming task, but marriage and family expert Dr. Kevin Leman offers encouragement for moms or dads carrying the load alone. Discover the six keys that will transform your perspective and help you create a plan for your time and finances tailored to you and your family. Includes questions to prompt thought and action.

38747: Spiritually Single Moms: Raising Godly Kids When Dad Doesn"t Believe


Spiritually Single Moms: Raising Godly Kids When Dad Doesn't Believe
By Nancy Sebastian Meyer
Hope and help to moms trying to provide spiritual guidance -- and grow spiritually themselves -- when dad doesn't believe. Includes advice on showing respect to your spouse, drawing godly boundaries, staying positive, and teaching kids to serve others.

5078608: Successful Single Parenting


Successful Single Parenting
By Gary Richmond
Drawing on his experience as a single-parent pastor, speaker and author Gary Richmond offers sanity in the form of this invaluable release. He delivers practical help and godly ways to balance your needs with those of your children in a loving family atmosphere. 


31001: Becoming the Parent God Wants You to Be


Becoming the Parent God Wants You to Be
By Kevin Leman
Nobody's a perfect parent. But anybody can be a great parent. If you're second-guessing your parenting style, this curriculum will help you gain the confidence, skills, and understanding you need. Perfect for small groups, this study addresses such topics as how birth order impacts your family, "reality discipline," the importance of healthy authority and much more.

05068: The New Dare to Discipline


Dare to Discipline
By Dr. James Dobson
From the long hair and bell-bottoms of the Woodstock generation to the spiked hair and pierced ears of the MTV crowd, the challenge of helping children mature into responsible adults hasn't changed. But this bestseller has! First published in 1970, it's now revised to offer today's parents Dobson's wise, up-to-the-minute counsel on raising confident, self-controlled kids.

433754: Family Fragrance: Practical, Intentional Ways to Fill Your Home  with the Aroma of Love


Family Fragrance: Practical, Intentional Ways to Fill Your Home with the Aroma of Love
By Otis Ledbetter and Gail Ledbetter
Draw your family close by implementing the principles shared in this book. In Family Fragrance, the Ledbetters use the acrostic AROMA to help you remember each trait, as they share stories that will help you understand each characteristic. Paperback.

37780: Growing a Spiritually Strong Family


Growing a Spiritually Strong Family
By Dennis & Barbara Rainey
Do you know how to encourage your family's spiritual development? The Raineys show you that God has plans for you beyond accumulating lots of stuff in a large house. They provide a toolbox filled with practical advice, encouraging stories, timely insights, biblical truths, and a dynamic diagram for creating a God-pleasing family.

0756800: The New Hide or Seek: Building Self-Esteem in Your Child


Hide or Seek: Building Self-Esteem in Your Child
By Dr. James Dobson
Our children are in the midst of a crisis of confidence! From the moment they enter the world, children are subjected to a value system that reserves respect and esteem for only a select few. Those who fail to measure up to society's standards -- primarily in the areas of beauty and intelligence -- must learn to cope with feeling of inadequacy and inferiority. Over the past twenty-five years, more than a million parents and teachers have benefited from Dr. James Dobson's insightful counsel in the classic Hide or Seek. Now revised and updated, The New Hide or Seek provides a new generation of parents with practical pointers for raising self-confident, healthy children.

87165: Parent"s Answer Book


Parent's Answer Book
By Dr. James Dobson
The topical Q-and-A format of this book makes it easy for you to turn to just what you need when you need it. Designed for parents with kids of all ages, the topics range from fussy babies to living with teenagers and everything in-between. These sensible solutions to parental challenges will help parents build a healthy, God-honoring family.

39549: Parenting With Love and Logic: Teaching Children Responsibility


Parenting With Love and Logic: Teaching Children Responsibility
By Foster Cline & Jim Fay
When they reach their teens, many kids seem to have no clue about making wise decisions -- so they make bad ones. How can you raise mature, responsible kids? Foster Cline and Jim Fay show you how to parent "with love and logic." Once you learn to establish effective controls without resorting to anger and threats, your kids will learn to deal with the real world by solving their own problems. And you'll build a rewarding relationship built on love, trust and fun.

39306: Parenting Teens with Love and Logic: Preparing Adolescents for Responsible Adulthood


Parenting Teens with Love and Logic: Preparing Adolescents for Responsible Adulthood
By Foster Cline & Jim Fay
When kids hit their teen years, parenting takes on a whole new dimension. As they struggle toward independence and autonomy, some dicey issues emerge. And the real world you want them to be ready for can make you shudder -- kids today face life-and-death decisions long before they're on their own.

As a parent, you face no greater challenge - and no greater opportunity -- than to guide your children through their teen years toward productive, happy, and responsible adulthood. Parenting Teens with Love and Logic will help you meet that challenge and rejoice in that opportunity.

433614: Proverbs, Family Night Tool Chest


Proverbs, Family Night Tool Chest
By Jim Weidmann
These ideas and activities have been tried and tested by families like yours. They are designed to making lasting impressions on children of all ages. This book contains complete, clear plans for helping kids learn spiritual truths from the Book of Proverbs. Topics include: honesty, humility, wisdom and foolishness, the tongue, God's plan for work, success, godly relationships, facing temptations and a teachable heart.

37191: Shepherding a Child"s Heart, Revised and Updated


Shepherding a Child's Heart, Revised and Updated
By Tedd Tripp
Many parenting books are based on hit-or-miss theories steeped in secular thinking. This one draws from Pastor Tripp's seasoned experience as a father -- and from God's Holy Word. Grounded in the Bible's divine plan for parenting, this guide defines your goals as a parent and provides the Scriptural methods for accomplishing them.

434661: Spiritual Milestones: Celebrating Your Children"s Spiritual Passages


Spiritual Milestones: Celebrating Your Children's Spiritual Passages
By Jim Weidmann
This comprehensive and practical guide for parents will help you develop a personal and intentional plan for celebrating spiritual markers. Spiritual Milestones can become the anchors of your child's faith -- the moorings that bind you and your child in a common faith. It's never too late! It doesn't matter if your own spiritual upbringing was weak. God will honor your efforts once you become intentional about extending your family's spiritual heritage.

313632: The New Strong-Willed Child

The Strong-Willed Child
By Dr. James Dobson
Children are going to challenge authority to see where their boundaries lie. But, for the strong-willed child especially, defining those boundaries can be a full-time, frustrating task for parents. Full of the proven, practical advice of Dr. James C. Dobson, you'll find out what makes the strong-willed child tick, how you can shape their will without damaging their spirit, how to guide them successfully into adulthood and much, much more.

433746: Your Heritage


Your Heritage
By J. Otis Ledbetter and Kurt Bruner
This book serves as the cornerstone for the "Heritage Builders" series. Authors J. Otis Ledbetter and Kurt Bruner focus on three critical areas of every legacy -- the spiritual, emotional, and social -- and present a common-sense, intentional approach for strengthening your roots by understanding the heritage you were given, breaking the cycle of hurt, and charting a new course for the future.

89089: The Total Money Makeover, Revised and Updated


The Total Money Makeover
By Dave Ramsey
Get through all the myths and misconceptions of obtaining wealth and financial stability. Dave Ramsey takes readers through a nuts and bolts tactic to getting rid of debt and finding financial well-being. Gain hope and expose the ruse of the "American dream." Uncover the pitfalls of cash advances and even debt consolidation. It's a must-have guidebook for any family wanting to stay financially fit.