Becoming the Parent God Wants You to Be

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This curriculum gives parents the skills needed to raise kids in the real world. In 12 lessons, you’ll learn about how birth order affects your family, the difference healthy authority can make, and the power of parenting with love and limits. Tyndale House Publishers

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Overview

This curriculum gives parents the skills needed to raise kids in the real world. In 12 lessons, you’ll learn about how birth order affects your family, the difference healthy authority can make, and the power of parenting with love and limits. Tyndale House Publishers

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Editorial Reviews

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"Leman offers readers a parenting manual, workshop, and personal guide all rolled into one. This book is old-fashioned yet up to date. Recommend it to serious seekers of solid parenting material." — CBA Marketplace, September 1998
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781576831007
  • Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers
  • Publication date: 8/1/1998
  • Series: Pilgrimage Growth Guide Series
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 530,843
  • Product dimensions: 6.99 (w) x 10.03 (h) x 0.46 (d)

Meet the Author

Internationally-known Christian psychologist, award winning author, radio and television personality, and speaker, Dr. Kevin Leman has taught and entertained audiences worldwide with his wit and common sense psychology.

Best-selling author Dr. Kevin Leman has made house calls for FOCUS ON THE FAMILY with Dr. James Dobson as well as hundreds of radio and television programs including OPRAH, LIVE WITH REGIS AND KELLY, CBS’ THE EARLY SHOW, TODAY, and THE VIEW WITH BARBARA WALTERS. Dr. Leman is a frequent contributor to CNN’s American Morning. Dr. Leman has served as a consulting family psychologist to GOOD MORNING AMERICA.

Dr. Leman is founder and president of “Couples of Promise”, an organization designed and committed to helping couples remain happily married. Dr. Leman is a charter faculty member of iQuestions.com.

Some of Dr. Leman’s best-selling titles include:
The Birth Order Book Have A New Kid By Friday What Your Childhood Memories Say about You
7 Things He’ll Never Tell You…but you need to know Making Children Mind without Losing Yours Sheet Music – Uncovering the Secrets of Sexual Intimacy in Marriage Single Parenting that Works!
Running the Rapids – Guiding Your Teen through the Turbulent Waters of Adolescence Pleasers Step-Parenting 101
The Way of the Shepherd First Time Mom My Firstborn, There’s No One like You My Middle Child, There’s No One like You My Youngest, There’s No One like You My Only Child, There’s No One like You My Adopted Child, There’s No One like You Sex Begins In the Kitchen Becoming the Parent God Wants You to Be Becoming a Couple of Promise What a Difference a Daddy Makes

Dr. Leman’s professional affiliations include the American Psychological Association, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, National Register of Health Services Providers in Psychology, and the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology.

Dr. Leman attended North Park College. He received his Bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Arizona, where he later earned his Master’s and Doctorate degrees. Originally from Williamsville, New York, he and his wife, Sande, live in Tucson. They have five children.

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Table of Contents

     Session  1:  What is Godly Parenting? An Introduction

PART 1: BUILDING A GODLY FAMILY

     Session  2:  "Abel Had it Coming" The Impact of Birth Order on Family Life
     Session  3:  The Three Basic Types of Parenting
     Session  4:  How to Be in Healthy Authority Over Your Children
     Session  5:  Do You Have Time to Be a Godly Family?

PART 2: BRINGING UP KIDS WITHOUT TEARING THEM DOWN

     Session  6:  "Who Do You Think You Are Anyway? " The Importance of Self-Esteem
     Session  7:  Never Treat Them All the Same
     Session  8:  What You Say is What You Get

PART 3: REALITY DISCIPLINE

     Session  9:  Why Kids Misbehave and What To Do About It
     Session 10: How to Make Children Mind Without Losing Yours
     Session 11: Combining the Power of Love and Limits
     Session 12: Reality Discipline for Real Families
     Session 13: Are We Having Fun Yet?

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