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Parenting Book Recommendations

Summer Reading 3 Parenting refresher ideas...

 

Summer is a great time to get a fresh perspective on parenting. I pray these book recommendations will be a blessing to you.  Which parenting books have you read that have reaped changes in your home?  

 

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A Mother's Heart: A Look at Values, Vision, and Character of a Christian Mother

Written straight from the heart of a mother, I found in the author a kindred spirit who has a full appreciation of the art of motherhood. Fleming insists that motherhood is a privileged calling and suggests that moms create a vision of what we hope to accomplish in our families' lives. She realizes that there are many moments when motherhood doesn't feel like much of a privilege, but she encourages women to "take the long view." I strongly recommend this book for moms with children at home. Few books have moved me so deeply. -- Christian Parenting Today, May/June 1996

 

 

 

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I Saw The Angel in the Marble

You can set your children free to be the individuals God created them to be. But, first, you must rediscover what it means to be-not homeschoolers-but parents. This, "The Best of 15 years of Elijah Company Articles," will help you find that "ancient path."

 

 

 

proofTeen-Proofing: Fostering Responsible Decision-Making in Your Teens

John Rosemond is a renowned child psychologist who has helped millions of parents learn to raise their children and remain sane. In Teen-Proofing he tackles the challenges of raising a teenager with his trademark user-friendly, humorous, and commonsense style. Rosemond lays out a perfectly sound and logical case for recognizing the realities of the teen-parent relationship, forming the foundation, and parenting with the "Long Rope Principle." In short, the author demonstrates how Mom and Dad can avoid the pitfalls of becoming dictatorial "Control Freaks," skirt the potholes of turning into permissive "Wimps," and enjoy the freedom and rewards of parenting in a controlled (but not controlling) and relaxed manner. Teenagers, Rosemond readily admits, can be a challenge. But infusing young adults with a sense of personal responsibility, then showing them the results of good and bad choices, is a goal every parent can achieve.

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