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Christian Parenting Handbook 50 Heart-Based Strategies for All the Stages of Your Child's Life

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ISBN-10: 1400205190

ISBN-13: 9781400205196

Edition: 2013

Authors: Scott Turansky, Joanne Miller

List price: $21.00
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With advice onparenting coming from several angles, what do you listen to and what do youignore? Develop your own biblical philosophy of parenting and use it to filterthe many ideas that come your way. In this book you’ll learn how to:Identify character qualities to address problemsBuild internal motivationTransfer responsibility for change to the childTeach kids to be solvers instead of whinersUse creativity to teach your kids spiritual truthsAvoid the “boxing ring”Envision a positive futureAnd much more!With these strategies you’ll be able to move from behaviormodification to a heart-based approach to parenting. Instead of relying on rewards, incentives, threats, andpunishment, you’ll…    
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Book details

List price: $21.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Incorporated
Publication date: 4/29/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.462
Language: English

Scott Turansky has been a pastor and missionary for more than 33 years and is an author of several books. In addition to pastoring full time, Scott also conducts parenting seminars on Saturdays around the United Statesnbsp;(http://www.effectiveparenting.org/). He is the cofounder of the National Center for Biblical Parenting (www.biblicalparenting.org) and has co-authored four books.

Introduction: Developing Your Own Biblical Philosophy of Parenting
Consistency Is Overrated
Build Internal Motivation
Consequences Aren't the Only Answer
Identify Character Qualities to Address Problems
Transfer Responsibility for Change to the Child
The Relational Side of Parenting
Envision a Positive Future
Look for Heart Moments
Make Parenting Shifts
Parenting Is an Investment-Think Long Term
Teamwork … Individuals at Their Best
Your Primary Responsibility
Bookmark Good Days
Don't Minimize Your Parenting Power Because Your Partner Does It Differently
Teach Kids to Add Energy to Family Life
The Difference Between Tasks, Problems, and Conflict
It Takes Two to Argue, but Only One to Stop
Move from the Issue to the Process
Affirm Approximately Right Behavior
It's Not Good Enough to Be Right-You Also Want to Be Wise
Use Firmness to Focus on Character
Children Can Only Take as Much Pressure as the Relationship Will Allow
The Difference Between Punishment and Discipline
Don't Practice in the Grocery Store-That's the Final Exam
Be Prepared for the Three Arenas of Resistance
Discipline Kids Separately for Sibling Conflict
Avoid the Boxing Ring
Teach Kids to Communicate Emotions Wisely
Stop Talking and Start Acting
Don't Give In to Manipulation
Teach Kids the Wise Appeal
Use Correction to Challenge the Heart
To Spank or Not to Spank
Support Other Authorities Who Work with Your Kids
How to Pray for Your Kids
A Child's Anger Problem Needs Attention
Teach Kids to Be Solvers Instead of Whiners
Children Need to Learn How to Work Hard
Fair Doesn't Mean Equal
Correction Is Valuable
Use Creativity to Teach Your Kids Spiritual Truths
When Things Get Intense, Require a Break
Children Who Play the Blame Game Lose
Have Kids Report Back
Use Mealtimes to Build Relationships
Privilege and Responsibility Go Together
Firmness Doesn't Require Harshness
Discipline for Bad Attitudes
Good Character Qualities Misused
The Value of Grandparents
Conclusion
Index
About the Authors