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In Purposeful Parenting, author Jean Barnes gives you six essential practices for successfully raising your kids. As you put the practices into play, your home life will be healthy and happy. Be the parent God wants you to be and your child needs you to be. The 6 essential practices are love, discipline, purpose & passion, character, responsibility, and perseverance.
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Direct your children onto the right path, and when they are older, they will not leave it.
Proverbs 22:6, NLT
No one is naturally born a good parent. It takes hard work, determination, and passionate intention to raise our kids right. In the end, we can either parent on purpose… or idly sit back and allow everything else in the world to shape our children into the men and women they will become.
In Purposeful Parenting, author Jean Barnes gives you six essential practices for successfully raising your kids. Learn how to:
- Show your children that you truly love them
- Use discipline to maintain life and freedom
- Recognize the purpose and passions in your childs heart
- Help your child build good character
- Empower your child to be responsible
- Persevere through difficult times and never give up
~Dr. Jill Hubbard, New Life Live Radio
nkwbookreviewer5 Stars Out Of 5Any parent, new or old, would appreciate this bookAugust 19, 2015nkwbookreviewerQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 4With over 50 years experience, including educator, psychologist & mother, Jean Barnes has written a book on raising children using biblical principals and common sense. With six easy to follow chapters she takes readers through steps that will help manage and guide children. "Purposeful Parenting: Six Steps to Bring Out the Best in Your Kids" is an excellent parenting resource for what every parent and grandparent wants...to bring out the best in our children. It is chocked full of wisdom, scripture, instructions, ideas, advice, and stories of experiences. Even as a grandmother I learned from it. It is engaging, humorous, enlightening, and yet serious. Any parent, new or seasoned, would appreciate reading this book. I received a copy of this book from The Book Club Network in exchange for my honest review.
Britney Adams4 Stars Out Of 5A great parenting resource!August 18, 2015Britney AdamsQuality: 0Value: 0Meets Expectations: 0How you parent directly impacts who your children are and who they will become.
Purposeful Parenting: Six Steps to Bring Out the Best in Your Kids is a great parenting resource! Jean Barnes is an experienced teacher, counselor, psychologist, and mother. In this book, she offers six practices for use in successful parenting. They are:
Show your children that you truly love them
Use discipline to maintain life and freedom
Recognize the purpose and passions in your childs heart
Help your child build good character
Empower your child to be responsible
Persevere through difficult times and never give up
Using a biblical approach, Jean shares knowledge, experiences, and recommendations for more purposeful parenting. Each of the practices she suggests is detailed, well written, and easy to understand. Purposeful Parenting is an enjoyable, insightful parenting resource!
I received a complimentary copy of this book through The Book Club Network in exchange for an unbiased review. I appreciate the opportunity to read this book and share my thoughts.
MaryMinnesotaAge: 45-54Gender: Female5 Stars Out Of 5Excellent, informative parenting guideMay 31, 2015MaryMinnesotaAge: 45-54Gender: FemaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5"Purposeful Parenting: Six Steps to Bring Out the Best in Your Kids" is a great parenting book. It is so full of good ideas, scripture, instructions, solutions, advice, stories and questions that people of any age should be able to gain something from reading it.
Jean S. Barnes, the author, has over fifty years of experience working with children and parents. She has taught in public schools and worked as a counselor. She has written a book that can help teach everyone how to be a parent. She recognizes that being a parent does not usually come naturally, but requires a lot of hard work and determination.
"Purposeful Parenting" is broken into six chapters. They are very easy reading, and easily understood. The chapters cover loving unconditionally, discipline, pursuing passion, developing character, being responsible and perseverance. Each section is broken down into smaller, easy to digest sections. Barnes reminds us that all parents should be tapping into available resources for help. Teachers, schools and churches are usually available to provide teaching, training, insight and support. Also our family, but most importantly, God! When we allow God to be our greatest source of support we are doing something that is not only helpful for our children, but also for ourselves.
I would recommend this book for parents everywhere, no matter the ages of their kids. The book is so full of wisdom, advice, and even some good common sense reminders, that it will benefit the reader.
I received this book from The Book Club Network in exchange for my honest review.
richard r blakeBridgman, MIAge: Over 65Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5Biblical Wisdom, Guiding Principles, and Practical Tips for Putting Purpose into ParentingMay 18, 2015richard r blakeBridgman, MIAge: Over 65Gender: maleQuality: 0Value: 0Meets Expectations: 0As a veteran educator, educational psychologist, and mother Jean S. Barnes understands children. In her book Purposeful Parenting Six Steps to Bring Out the Best in Your Kids she combines her practical training with Biblical parenting principles to help her readers put passionate purpose into their parenting: to instill in their children a passion for: learning to love, develop self-discipline and character, accept responsibility, become competent, and persevere in difficult situations. Each of the six chapters in the book develops on of these principles.
Chapter titles clearly define the content to be considered; each chapter begins with a thought provoking challenge, topical headings, Biblical principles, and practical pointers. Features within the chapters also include A Step Toward and My Purposeful Parenting Check-In exercises with a unique emphasis and chapter summaries.
Barnes sums up her conclusions in a closing section Parenting Takes a Team which clearly defines the working of parents, the school, and teaching and their interactive roles as a part of the team. She stresses the importance of developing friendships for social intelligence, the role of the church, and a reliance on God for instilling passion and purpose.
Purposeful Parenting Six Steps to Bring Out the Best in Your Kids is a practical blending of Biblical wisdom and best practices in psychology on parenting. A valuable resource tool for every parent.
A complimentary copy of this book was provided for review purposes. The opinions expressed are my own.
CherNW OhioAge: 55-65Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 5A Parent's Guide to successMay 5, 2015CherNW OhioAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 4Transforming challenges into life changing events while loving your children. This statement made by Jean Barnes tells exactly what is contained in this book throughout the 6 chapters. She has broken it down to Six Guiding Principles for you to use with six guiding steps for the children.
Jean, being a psychologist , has insight into children and parenting that others of us may not have. After reading this book I really wished it had been around when I was raising my children. All the information is easy to understand, on a parenting level especially.
All of Jean's writing is spiritually based, she gives verses throughout that will help you understand. Parenting takes many things, but what I got most, is that Parenting takes God. This book is full of information that will keep you interested all the way through with many work pages to do also, and many other places to look up information.
I would recommend this book to all parents, new and old.
I received this book from bookfun.org in exchange for an honest review