Boundaries with Kids : How Healthy Choices Grow Healthy Children Paperback
What the award-winning Boundaries has done for adult relationships, Boundaries with Kids will do for you and your children Here is the help you need for raising your kids to take responsibility for their actions, attitudes, and emotions.
Drs. Henry Cloud and John Townsend take you through the ins and outs of instilling the kind of character in your children that will help them lead balanced, productive, and fulfilling adult lives.
Learn how to * set limits and still be a loving parent * bring control to an out-of-control family life * apply the ten laws of boundaries to parenting * define appropriate boundaries and consequences for your kids ... and much more. "Boundaries with Kids helps us give our kids the skills they need to live realistic and full lives in meaningful relationships.
Not perfect-but healthy!" -Elisa Morgan, president of MOPS International, Inc.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 224 pages
- Publisher: Zondervan
- Publication Date: 05/10/2001
- Category: Family & relationships
- ISBN: 9780310243151
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Review by deusvitae
An excellent resource for parents attempting to raise their children to have proper discipline in life. The authors do quite well at explaining how the concept of boundary formation and maintenance assists children in learning how to grow up and function in a responsible and mature way in the world. The authors are believers in God and provide judicious use of quotations of Scripture. The authors' explanation of how a lack of development proper boundaries in childhood leads to various challenges in adulthood is extremely illuminating and helps provide the "big picture" of parenting and what it is all about. The principles of maintaining firm boundaries while showing empathy for the challenges they provide for the child and also the distinction between hurt and harm are also quite beneficial. Extremely good resource-- one that every parent should consider.