21 Ways to Connect with Your Kids [NOOK Book]

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Parents spend a good chunk of time making sure their kids are okay-they're getting good grades, doing their chores, and doing just enough cleaning that their rooms won't be condemned if the Board of Health happens to drop by. 21 Ways to Connect with Your Kids offers a straightforward, workable plan to create new avenues of connection between parents and their kids. This handy guide coaches moms and dads to do ...

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21 Ways to Connect with Your Kids

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Overview

Parents spend a good chunk of time making sure their kids are okay-they're getting good grades, doing their chores, and doing just enough cleaning that their rooms won't be condemned if the Board of Health happens to drop by. 21 Ways to Connect with Your Kids offers a straightforward, workable plan to create new avenues of connection between parents and their kids. This handy guide coaches moms and dads to do one simple thing each day for three weeks to connect with their kids.

Daily connection ideas include:

  • planning a family fun night
  • telling your child what you like about them
  • developing a character growth chart
  • writing a love note to your child
  • working together on a family project

Written in Kathi's warm and compassionate but thought-provoking tone, this book will motivate parents to incorporate great relationship habits into their daily lives and give them confidence that they can connect with their kids even in the midst of busy schedules.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780736942300
  • Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
  • Publication date: 10/1/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 658,358
  • File size: 568 KB

Meet the Author

Kathi Lipp is a busy conference and retreat speaker, currently speaking each year to thousands of women throughout the United States. She is the author of The Husband Project and The Marriage Project and has had articles published in several magazines, including Today's Christian Woman and Discipleship Journal. Kathi and her husband, Roger, live in California and are the parents of four teenagers and young adults.
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Table of Contents

Preparing to Connect

1 The Book I Almost Didn't Write 9

2 Why You're a Better Parent than You Think You Are 11

3 Special Blessings: When You Have a Challenging Situation 17

4 Connecting with Your Kids Personality 19

5 A Quick How-To Guide for 21 Ways to Connect with Your Bads 27

Kid Connections

Connection 1 Fifteen Dollar Family Fun Night 31

Connection 2 Dinner Together 39

Connection 3 Looking for the Positive 51

Connection 4 Home, a Safe Place to Land 63

Connection 5 Its Family Project Time 73

Connection 6 Serving Together 83

Connection 7 Invest in Their Passion 89

Connection 8 Brag on Your Kids…According to Their Personality 99

Connection 9 Build a Legacy 105

Connection 10 Get the Conversation Started 111

Connection 11 Go Outside 119

Connection 12 A Treat Just for Them 127

Connection 13 Shower Your Kid with Grace 133

Connection 14 Just Do Something 139

Connection 15 An Out-of-the-Box Family Challenge 145

Connection 16 Just the Two of Us 151

Connection 17 Have a Game Night 157

Connection 18 Cook Together 163

Connection 19 Pray for Your Kids 169

Connection 20 Love Notes 175

Connection 21 When Are We Going to Get There? 181

Bonus Connections

50 Ways to Connect with Girls 193

50 Ways to Connect with Boys 195

Connecting with Your Kids FAQs 197

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