Encouragement from one Christian parent to another! Discover enlightening, time-tested techniques to ensure health and happiness for your household in this practical parenting handbook. Burns shares personal stories and interviews from mothers, fathers, and experts that cover many aspects of child-rearing---including helping kids deal with stress and learning to play together as a family. 224 pages, softcover from Baker.
This honest and enlightening book from one Christian parent to another is filled with encouragement and time-tested techniques for anyone who wants to ensure the health and happiness of their own family. Jim Burns will be the first to tell you that no family is perfect--including his own--and in 10 Building Blocks for a Strong Family, he emphasizes the heartening news that most parents do a good job of parenting but just don't know it. Here parents will find personal stories from interviews with parents and experts on family relationships, covering almost every aspect of parenting--from helping children deal with stress to learning to play together as a family. When readers learn the ten essential principles for creating a strong, close-knit household, they'll discover a family that shines with love for God and one another!
Jim Burns is president of HomeWord and executive director of the HomeWord Center for Youth and Family at Azusa Pacific University. He is also the host of the national radio broadcast HomeWord with Jim Burns. Jim's passion and purpose for this broadcast 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 an award-winning author, whose books include Creating an Intimate Marriage, The Purity Code, Confident Parenting, Faith Conversations for Families, and Teenology. 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 for more information.