Building children is better than repairing adults!
Kids today are bombarded by a confusing array of sham values in school and the media. What can a parent do? What are the secrets of growing a child into a happy adult? Using the latest research, Donna Habenicht provides more than 1,000 strategies for teaching kids the basic Christian values of respect, responsibility, self-control, honesty, compassion, thankfulness, perseverance, humility, loyalty, and faith in God. You will learn:
- How to peer-pressure-proof your child
- A list of creative ways for your kid to say no
- Effective ways to enhance self-respect
- The importance of eliciting just the right amount of emotional arousal
Habenicht discusses role-modeling, dinner dialogue, journaling, posters, stories, questions, role playing, drawing, praying together, and many other strategies for planting values in growing hearts. Your child will be a well adjusted adolescent before you exhaust the wealth of resources in this book.