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Boundaries with Kids : How Healthy Choices Grow Healthy Children

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Yes, you CAN say no to your child and still be a loving parent. Discover how boundaries make parenting better today!

What the award-winning, bestselling Boundaries has done for adult relationships, Boundaries with Kids will do for you and your children. Drs. Henry Cloud and John Townsend provide the help and guidance you need for raising your kids to take responsibility for their actions, attitudes, and emotions.

With wisdom and empathy, they 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!

Plus, check out Boundaries family collection of books dedicated to key areas of life - dating, marriage, raising teenagers, and leadership. Workbooks and Spanish editions are also available.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 139 x 216 x 16mm | 199g
  • Grand Rapids, United States
  • English
  • Supersaver ed.
  • 0310243157
  • 9780310243151
  • 75,990

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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.
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Table of contents

Contents Introduction .. 7 Why Boundaries with Kids Part 1: Why Kids Need Boundaries 1. The Future Is Now .. 13 2. What Does Character Look Like?..... 23 3. Kids Need Parents with Boundaries .. 38 Part 2: Ten Boundary Principles Kids Need to Know 4. What Will Happen If I Do This?..... 57 The Law of Sowing and Reaping 5. Pulling My Own Wagon .. 73 The Law of Responsibility 6. I Can't Do It All, But I'm Not Helpless, Either .. 87 The Law of Power 7. I'm Not the Only One Who Matters .. 103 The Law of Respect 8. Life Beyond Because I'm the Mommy" .. 120 The Law of Motivation 9. Pain Can Be a Gift .. 134 The Law of Evaluation 10. Tantrums Needn't Be Forever .. 147 The Law of Proactivity 11. I Am Happier When I Am Thankful .. 163 The Law of Envy 12. Jump-starting My Engine .. 177 The Law of Activity 13. Honesty Is the Best Policy .. 192 The Law of Exposure Part 3: Implementing Boundaries with Kids 14. Roll Up Your Sleeves .. 207 The Six Steps to Implementing Boundaries with Your Kid
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About Henry Cloud

Dr. Henry Cloud is a clinical psychologist, pastor to pastors, and New York Times bestselling author. His 45 books, including the iconic Boundaries, have sold over 20 million copies worldwide. Throughout his storied career as a clinician, he started treatment centers, created breakthrough new models rooted in research, and has been a leading voice on issues of mental health and leadership on a global scale. Dr. Cloud lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Tori, and their two daughters, Olivia and Lucy.




Dr. John Townsend is a nationally known leadership consultant, psychologist, and author, selling over 10 million books, including the New York Times bestselling Boundaries series. John founded the Townsend Institute for Leadership and Counseling and the Townsend Leadership Program. Dr. Townsend travels extensively for corporate consulting, speaking events, and to help develop leaders, their teams, and their families. John and his family live in Southern California and Texas. Visit DrTownsend.com.
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