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FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
Learn to avoid confrontations with young people and the rifts that often result from “laying down the law.” In Bring Out the Best in Your Child, Patrick J. Jeske shows parents how to encouragage their children to actively obey the house rules instead of rebelling against them. By making youths responsible for their choices and permitting them to accept the consequences of bad decisions, parents will see dramatic improvement in their children’s behavior.
This uplifting collection of Zig Ziglar’s personal letters paints a vivid portrait of a family in which love abounds—and serves as the foundation of every relationship. These letters reflect the innermost thoughts and feelings of a loving husband and devoted father who is totally committed to the physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being of his family.
While almost every male can biologically father a child, there exists a vast difference between fathering and being a father. An inspirational resource for fathers, this guide provides spiritual guidance drawn from the wisdom of King Solomon. Evangelist, program coordinator, and father Jerry Drace invites dads to live by example and raise their children by showing them love, establishing clear boundaries and rules, and offering security and consistency.
To capture moments in her life, Lorie Kleiner Eckert chooses quilting as her medium of expression. Rather than painting or sculpting, quilting allows her to share her thoughts and feelings with others.
Children are not born knowing how to behave properly. They require guidance and discipline. Nationally recognized clinical psychologist Don Fontenelle arms parents with established methods that improve child behavior and reduce household stress. Fontenelle instructs parents on how to raise kids to be happy, well-adjusted adults. This comprehensive guide covers basic techniques for parenting children of all ages. Using behavior modification, Fontenelle emphasizes alternate discipline and stresses the importance of effective communication between parent and child.
Every parent knows that dealing with children on a daily basis is not always easy. Frustrations can mount and it is often easier to opt for temporary sanity than to discipline unruly offspring. However, there is a more permanent solution within reach. Don H. Fontenelle, a clinical psychologist, provides parents with a few basic concepts and offers examples to demonstrate how they can be applied in every situation.
Disagreeable teenagers, drunken dogs, and the problematic tanning process are things Pamela McConathy Kopfler knows all too well. She’s received an eleven o’clock phone call on behalf of her intoxicated pet, and she’s had to fight her share of battles with both stubborn children and the sun. Yet, rather than negatively view these normally stressful situations, Kopfler injects her stories with humor, allowing readers to both identify and laugh with her every step of the way. Paperback.
In recent decades, raising children has become increasingly different—and perhaps more difficult—than it has been in past generations. However, there are ways to communicate with the youth of today as this easy-to-read guide indicates. Within this book, parents can learn how to understand and interact with teenage behaviors and emotional issues and how to instill responsible behavior in their adolescents.
Children spend the majority of their lives participating in school and school-related activities; therefore, when their educational experiences are negative, their overall development is affected. Nationally recognized clinical psychologist Don Fontenelle provides parents with the skills to identify academic and behavioral problems and gives them the resources to overcome them. From daily routines and social conduct to grade point average and study habits, parents can help their children achieve the short-term goals that will impact them for a lifetime.
Take an afternoon all for yourself and sit outside with a gentle breeze and Stories from the Hearts of Two Grandmas. In a style as simple, true, and heartfelt as a glass of cold fresh-squeezed lemonade, two sisters reared in the hills of Tennessee share their wealth of Southern wisdom. Enjoy a right-at-home feeling with every story.
Show appreciation for your father with this book of poetry honoring dads. With stubborn love and sage advice, fathers provide a special guidance that is essential whether we are two, twelve, or twenty years old. These heartfelt poems acknowledge the fears and insecurities all children have and the ability of dads to make things better. Hardcover.
This illustrated collection of poems from a child’s viewpoint includes poignant and humorous examples of the countless ways a mother supports and encourages, celebrates and comforts. “Mom Deserves a Medal,” “Deep in her Heart,” and “Note to God” are some of the nineteen verses that illuminate the various roles a mother plays.
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