Do you believe it's a parent's job to make your kids turn out right? Have you turned your home into a fortress, multiplied the rules or jumped in to "fix" things the moment your teenager made a poor choice? Do you wear yourself out with worry - and alienate your child to boot? The truth is that you can't make your kids turn out right. It's not even your job. In fact, your real role as a parent is much more rewarding and doable. Experienced counselor and parent Tim Sanford shows you how to give up your fears about your teenager's future - and the control you never really had. You'll discover the truth about how God parents His children - the truth that can turn your home from a battleground to a birthplace of freedom for you and your teen.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 160 Vendor: Focus on the Family Publication Date: 2008
Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.50 (inches) ISBN: 1589974816 ISBN-13: 9781589974814 Availability: In Stock
Parents of teensespecially Christian onesknow only too well that many sons and daughters abandon the straight and narrow when they hit adulthood. The pressure on these parents to make their kids turn out right is enormous. Sometimes this pressure can lead parents to think they have to control their kids. Losing Control and Liking It offers parents relief of a burden they were never meant to carry and will help build family relationships based on validation and nurturing instead of control.