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Confident Parenting

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Jim Burns, president of HomeWord, lays a positive foundation for parenting with practical strategies and illustrations; teaching how to create a warm, grace-filled home.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 137.16 x 208.28 x 15.24mm | 226.8g
  • Baker Publishing Group
  • Bethany House Publishers, a division of Baker Publishing Group
  • Ada, MI, United States
  • English
  • 0764205366
  • 9780764205361
  • 886,644

Review quote

"Marriages are 'made' not 'born' at the wedding altar. Marriages can be intimate and supportive, or distant and destructive.... Jim Burns offers practical ideas for those who want to create an intimate and supportive marriage." -- Gary Chapmanshow more

About Jim Burns

Jim Burns founded the ministry of HomeWord in 1985 with the goal of bringing help and hope to struggling families. As host of the national radio broadcast HomeWord with Jim Burns, Jim's passion is to build God-honoring families through communicating practical truths that will enable adults and young people alike to live out their Christian faith. In addition to the radio program, Jim speaks to thousands around the world each year through seminars and conferences. He is also senior director of the HomeWord Center for Youth and Family at Azusa Pacific University and an award-winning author, whose books include Creating an Intimate Marriage, Teaching Your Children Healthy Sexuality and Confident Parenting. He has been featured through numerous media outlets including CNN, ABC, Focus on the Family, and Library Journal. Jim and his wife, Cathy, have three grown daughters and live in Southern California. Visit www.homeword.com.show more

Back cover copy

Be the Parent Your Family Needs If we are truly honest, most of us don't really know what we're doing as parents. We have good intentions, but daily frustrations and ongoing struggles might be evidence that we were better prepared to drive a car or pursue our career than raise children. To counter the usual trial-and-error method of parenting, Jim Burns offers time-tested advice and strategies for today's busy families. Infused with his signature candidness and practicality, each chapter explores a different aspect of parenting--from breaking generational chains of dysfunction and creating a warm atmosphere at home to handling discipline issues and blessing your children with a legacy of faith. Helpful follow-up exercises and questions along the way reinforce the basics of good parenting and provide a foundation for developing your own family plan. You won't find any quick fixes here, but you will learn how to make a positive difference in your family.show more

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85 ratings
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