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

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Nuggets of parenting wisdom condensed into 50 short chapters, each one biblical, practical, and relevant for parents of children ages 2-18. Learn appropriate ways to correct, instruct, and set limits. Glean wisdom for dealing with emotions, conflict, and developing closeness in your family… and much more. These 50 strategies provide you with hands-on tools for

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Nuggets of parenting wisdom condensed into 50 short chapters, each one biblical, practical, and relevant for parents of children ages 2-18. Learn appropriate ways to correct, instruct, and set limits. Glean wisdom for dealing with emotions, conflict, and developing closeness in your family… and much more. These 50 strategies provide you with hands-on tools for parenting children of any age. 

In this book you’ll learn how to:

Identify character qualities to address problems
Build internal motivation
Transfer responsibility for change to the child
Teach kids to be solvers instead of whiners
Use creativity to teach your kids spiritual truths
Avoid the “boxing ring”
Envision a positive future
And much more!

With these strategies you’ll be able to move from behavior modification to a heart-based approach to parenting. Instead of relying on rewards, incentives, threats, and punishment, you’ll learn how to identify heart lessons to teach your child and implement them in practical ways.

The Christian Parenting Handbook by Dr. Scott Turansky and Joanne Miller, founders of the National Center for Biblical Parenting, compiles fifty parenting principles that use heart-based strategies to teach you how to face daily challenges. When parents focus on the heart, kids learn to ask different questions about life. Instead of asking, “What’s in it for me?” they learn to ask, “What’s the right thing to do?” You’ll soon see how a heart-based approach to parenting looks deeper and brings about greater, lasting change. 

The daily interaction you have with your children can impact them for the rest of their lives. With these fifty heart-based strategies, you’ll develop your own biblical philosophy of parenting and gain perspective, greater motivation, and confidence that you’re moving in the right direction. As you envision a positive future for your children, they’ll experience hope and direction and you will too. Start applying these principles today!

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Anonymous says:

My parents were new Christians and I believe they really did a great job raising us I grew up in a home primarily influenced by Dr James Dobson James, Focus on the Family and “Dare to Discipline”. Spanking was used a lot in my home when were were young, but wasn’t the exclusive form of discipline. My parents were new Christians and I believe they really did a great job raising us! Fast forward a couple decades, my husband and I are formulating our own plan and asking the Lord to guide us in how he wants us to raise our little son. I just didn’t want spanking to be our…

Anonymous says:

So grateful for this book I love all Turansky / Miller books ! This one is so encouraging and beneficial because it still has such a heart based focus but is so practical as well. I read one chapter a day . There’s so much wisdom packed into every small chapter. On my daily goal list I have down “read 1 parenting chapter a day” – this is one of the books in the repeat rotation for sure !!!! So grateful for Gods work in and through them.

Anonymous says:

Should have read this years ago! Get this. This is a fantastic parenting book. Great advice from a Christian perspective (but not so faith focused that it is inappropriate for non-Christians). Short chapters make it easy to read for 5 minutes and still get a great take-away. You won’t be sorry if you read this.

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