Everyone knows there are differences between men and women, boys and girl. This difference oftentimes makes navigating the world of parenting the opposite sex difficult. Parenting experts John and Helen Burns provide a practical and inspirational two-in-one guide for moms and dads. Through compassion and example, John focuses on how best to help moms understand their sons. Topics include the challenges in raising boys and the importance of mothers on boys as they grow into men and dads. In Part Two, Helen educates moms on how important it is for a daughter to see her father model the traits that will contribute to her own self-image and dad's affection and leading by example.
It's a boy!
New mothers welcome this announcement with both excitement and trepidation. It's the beginning of a great adventure, as well as one of the most challenging jobs a woman can face.
Moms, your desire to understand your son can equip you with the power to influence his life for good, thereby influencing his family and generations to come. God made you this little boy's mom on purpose! And with John Burns's experienced help in this book, you can learn not only to endure it but to celebrate it.
It's a girl!
Those three little words create a rush of joy and anticipation for every new dad -- typically followed by a healthy dose of fear and apprehension.
Dads, from God you can learn the qualities and characteristics that will make you the kind of dad your daughter needs you to be -- and the kind of dad God always intended you to become. And with Helen Burns's gentle advice about girls, it may be easier than you think.
Join us now as we celebrate the divine differences in sons and daughters. Learn to be gentle, loving, and understanding dads and moms from the wise and gracious Father of us all.
John Burns co-pastors with his wife, Helen Burns, at Victory Christian Centre in Vancouver, Canada. They host the internationally recognized program Family Success and local program Pure Sex and Relationships. He is author of Can We Talk? seminars and numerous teaching series. He has coauthored with his wife The Miracle of Friendship and The Best of Marriage Series. John and Helen have enjoyed twenty-seven years of marriage and are the parents of three daughters, Angela, Dancia, and Ashley.
John and Helen Burns co-pastor at Victory Christian Centre, a thriving family church with three worship centers in Vancouver, British Columbia. They co-host a prime-time talk show, Pure Sex and Relationships, as well as an internationally recognized program called Family Success. John is the author of The Miracle in a Daddy's Hug, Can We Talk? seminars, and numerous teaching series; and Helen is the author of Marriage, Motherhood, and Me and The Miracle in a Mother's Hug. Together they have authored The Miracle of Friendship and The Best of Marriage series. You can visit familyvictory.com for more details of their ministry. John and Helen have been married for more than thirty years and have three daughters and five grandchildren.