The basics of good parenting sometimes gets lost - or weren't taught - and kids suffer for it. Jim Burns, with more than 20 years of experience counseling families, helps parents get on the right path and experience the rewards of a healthy home life. Here is time-tested advice along with strategies for today's families. Infused with his signature candidness and practicality, he explores different aspects of parenting in each chapter - from breaking generational chains of dysfunction and creating a warm atmosphere to handling discipline issues and blessing children with a legacy of faith. At the heart of his message are three parenting keys: affection, warmth, and encouragement. Paperback.
Burns incorporates common sense and accessible parenting tips and strategies into this fictional tale of a family. Part story, part information, each chapter explores a different aspect of parenting.
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.