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Ideas for Parents

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ISBN-10: 031067767X

ISBN-13: 9780310677673

Edition: 2012

Authors: Mark Matlock, Christopher Lyon

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Book details

List price: $12.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Zondervan
Publication date: 7/8/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

Mark Matlock? es el fundador de PlanetWisdom y Vice-Presidente de Eventos en YouthSpecialties. Ha trabajado con j�venes y adolescentes por m�s de dos d�cadas. Es un orador frecuente en eventos juveniles y ha escrito numerosos libros para que los chicos tomen decisiones inteligentes en sus actividades diarias. Reside en Texas con su esposa Jade y sus hijos.

Acknowledgments
Introduction: How to Use This Book
Relationships and Feelings
Family Relationships
Parenting Q&A: Show Up and Be Real
Parenting Q&A and Activity: Rebuild the Heart Connection with Your Child
Idea: Ask Again What You Really Know
Idea: Give the Gift of Your Attention
Activity: Play "Show Us Your Day"
Activity: Toast Each Other
Activity: Fill the Love Jar
Wise Counsel: Say "I'm Sorry" Together
Adoption and Identity
Parenting Q&A: Growing Up Dobson
Talk About: Adoption
Talk About: Our Eager Father
Talk About: Becoming Who We Are
Anger and Rebellion
Wise Counsel: How to Parent an Angry Child
Talk About: How to Handle Anger
Idea: Don't Make It about the Piercings and Tats
Talk About: The Foolish Joy of Mocking
Idea: Listen to Your Gut
Wise Counsel: Never Give Up Parenting a Difficult Teen
Stress, Anxiety, Fear, and Sadness
Idea: Counter the Culture to Protect Their Mental Health
Talk About: When God Waits, Part 1
Talk About: When God Waits, Part 2
Talk About: Fear Versus Trusting God
Activity: Play the Worst Possible Scenario Game
Talk About: Faith and Feelings
Talk About: Sadness
Talk About: Finding Peace
Sex and Self-Control
Wise Counsel: The Summer of Thirteen, a Rite of Passage
Idea: Give Them a Strong Religious Background to Delay Sex
Idea: Don't Wait Too Long to Talk About Sex
Idea: Show Them the Numbers on How Many Are Doing It
Idea: Point Out the New Normals for Sex in Culture
Talk About: Sex Questions
Idea: Pay Their Phone Bill to Curb Sexting
Idea: Emphasize Self-Control
Talk About: Working on Self-Control
Daily Life
Media Matters
Idea: Be Resolved That Media Choices Really Do Influence Behavior
Activity: Weekly Top Five
Idea: Ask Them to Identify Unhealthy Ingredients
Activity: What's the Big Idea?
Talk About: Loving God and Music
Idea: Friend Them-Don't Be Sneaky
Talk About: Reputation
Idea: Send Them to an Analog Camp
Money
Idea: Teach Them Money Wisdom on Purpose
Talk About: Investing in What Matters
Idea: Teach Them That Money Is Influence
Talk About: How Money Fails
Success
Talk About: Making Jesus the Goal
Talk About: Redefining Success
Idea: Help Them Find Their Purpose
Idea: Emphasize Hard Work over Giftedness
Idea: Teach Them Sleep Is Wise
School
Talk About: Going Back to School, Part 1
Talk About: Going Back to School, Part 2
Wise Counsel: Tackle Bullying Head On
Idea: Help Them Not to Cheat
Idea: Help Them Not to Be Afraid of Expressing Their Faith at School
Celebrations and Holidays
Activity: Birthdays-Crown a King or Queen for a Day
Activity: New Year's-Have a Family Year in Review
Talk About: New Year's-A New You in the New Year
Activity: Valentine's Day-Have a Progressive Kindness Dinner
Talk About: Valentine's Day-Bigger Love
Activity: Easter-Celebrate a Messianic Passover With Your Family
Talk About: Easter-Making Passion Week Personal
Activity: Thanksgiving-Play "Moment Soakers"
Talk About: Thanksgiving-Saying Thanks
Wise Counsel: Advent-Build an Advent Tradition
Activity: Christmas-Make a Mean Christmas
Talk About: Christmas-What Mary Said
Spiritual Shepherding
General Wisdom
Talk About: Now and Forever
Talk About: The Seasons of Life
Talk About: Humility
Talk About: Being Judgmental
Talk About: Out-the-Door Instructions
Missions, Evangelism, and Service
Talk About: Evangelism and Missions
Idea: Talk Missionary about Tragedies in the News
Wise Counsel: Send Them on a Mission Project
Talk About: Evangelism
Talk About: Going and Doing
Activity: Adopt a Family
Ongoing Discipleship
Parenting Q&A: Catching Dad's Passion for Truth
Wise Counsel: Tell Your Kids about Your Faith Life
Talk About: Walking, Part 1
Talk About: Walking, Part 2
Talk About: Obeying God First
Talk About: Rules and Our Hearts
Wise Counsel: Think About Discipling Your Kids-and Their Friends
Talk About: Faith in Action
Talk About: Countering the Culture
Praying For and With Your Kids
Wise Counsel: Lead Your Family in Worship
Talk About: Praising God
Talk About: Praise and Worship
Wise Counsel: Pray Scripture for Your Kids
Talk About: Praying Together
Wise Counsel: Have a Very Loud Quiet Time
Activity: Start a Thanks Book
The Big Truths
Talk About: God's Goodness
Talk About: The Ten Commandments
Talk About: God's Grace
Idea: Let Them Hear You Rooting for the Grace of God
Talk About: Who Jesus Really Is
Talk About: Jesus Is Above All
Idea: Encourage Commitment to Christ When They're Young
Talk About: What It Means to Be Saved
Talk About: Why Church Matters
Epilogue
Notes