Things I Wish I'd Known Before We Became Parents
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Things I Wish I'd Known Before We Became Parents

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Dr. Gary Chapman has helped millions prepare for marriage. Now he helps you prepare for kids. Things I Wish I d Known Before We Became Parents has one goal: prepare you to raise young children. Dr. Gary Chapman longtime relationship expert and author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The 5 Love Languages teams up with Dr. Shannon Warden professor of counseling, wife, and mother of three to give young parents a book that is practical, informed, and enjoyable. Together they share what they wished they had known before having kids. For example: children affect your time, your money, and your marriage and that's just the beginning. With warmth and humor they offer practical advice on everything from potty training to scheduling, apologizing to your child, and keeping your marriage strong all the while celebrating the great joy that children bring. From the Preface: "Our desire is to share our own experiences, as well as what we have learned through the years, as we have counseled hundreds of parents. We encourage you to read this book before the baby comes, and then refer to its chapters again as you experience the joys and challenges of rearing children." Dr. Gary Chapman "show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 196 pages
  • 132 x 201 x 18mm | 249g
  • Northfield Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 0802414745
  • 9780802414748
  • 210,451

About Gary D Chapman

GARY CHAPMAN--author, speaker, counselor--has a passion for people and for helping them form lasting relationships. He is the #1 bestselling author of The 5 Love Languages series and director of Marriage and Family Life Consultants, Inc. Gary travels the world presenting seminars, and his radio programs air on more than 400 stations. For more information visit his website at www.5lovelanguages.com. DR. SHANNON WARDEN is an assistant teaching professor at Wake Forest University where she teaches in the graduate counseling program. She is also the director of counseling and director of women's ministries at Triad Baptist Church in Kernersville, North Carolina. As a professional counselor, Shannon has counseled children, families, young adults, women, and couples since 1998 and has served as an assistant to Dr. Gary Chapman since 2003. Shannon is married to Stephen Warden and they have three children.show more

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Gary Chapman has helped millions prepare for marriage. Now let him prepare you for kids. Inside, Gary shares what he wishes he and his wife had known before having kids. For example: children affect your time, your money, and your marriage and that s just the beginning. With his trademark warmth, he offers practical advice on everything from potty training to the importance of apologizing to your child to keeping your marriage strong . . . all the while celebrating the great joy that children bring. Our desire is to share our own experiences, as well as what we have learned through the years, as we have counseled hundreds of parents. We encourage you to read this book before the baby comes, and then refer to its chapters again as you experience the joys and challenges of rearing children. Gary Chapman "show more

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