Ten Conversations You Must Have with Your Son

Author: Tim Hawkes
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101992255
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Internationally recognized expert on raising and educating boys, Dr. Tim Hawkes shows parents of tween and teen boys how to approach difficult but important conversations. Every parent of a teenage boy knows there are certain conversations they must have with their son but often they put them off--or worse, don't have them at all--because they simply don't know where to start. In Ten Conversations You Must Have With Your Son, Dr. Hawkes provides parents with the essential information you need to negotiate your way through what can often be very difficult territory about the why, what, and how of ten key topics: love, identity, values, leadership, achievement, sex, money, health, living together, and resilience. Each chapter offers suggestions for how you can connect with your sons on these issues while sharing your own experiences and knowledge with your boys. A headmaster of 25 years, Dr. Hawkes is in a unique position to know what goes on inside the minds of teenage boys. He understands what they need to know to best prepare them for the opportunities, responsibilities, challenges and demands that life will make on them. Ten Conversations You Must Have With Your Son is the one book anyone with a teenage son should read to help them prepare him for adulthood. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Ten Conversations You Must Have Before You Get Married

Author: Guy Grenier
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781554700677
Format: PDF, ePub
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Getting married can be a frightening undertaking. According to statistics, almost 50 per cent of marriages end in divorce in North America. Clinical psychologist, marital therapist and sex therapist, Dr. Guy Grenier has developedThe 10 Conversations You Must Have Before You Get Married, a comprehensive and easy-to-use handbook on effective communication strategies for couples getting ready to tie the knot. From having kids to careers, to family, sex, money, and spirituality, Dr. Grenier concentrates on the most essential topics, and offers basic guidelines and instructions that will allow couples to confidently assess the strength of their potential long-term relationship. Written in an open and accessible tone, and illustrated with real-life case studies,The 10 Conversations You Must Have Before You Get Married arms couples with practical and effective strategies for attaining a lifetime pattern of excellent communication and greater chance at long-term marital bliss.

Ten Leadership Lessons You Must Teach Your Teenager

Author: Tim Hawkes
Publisher: Hachette Australia
ISBN: 0733635180
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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With lessons on leadership from Dr Tim Hawkes, one of Australia's leading educators and the author of the bestselling Ten Conversations You Must Have With Your Son, your child can learn how to bring leadership into their everyday life - and you can learn how to help them achieve this. Over many years, renowned educator Dr Hawkes has taught thousands of students on the subject of leadership. He has learnt what's effective - and what's not - when talking to young people about leadership. Now Dr Hawkes brings that wisdom to the parents of teenage boys and girls, and to teenagers themselves. This book includes chapters on: - Making the right choices - Following the right examples - Finding a calling - Working with a team - Formulating strategies - Learning discipline. Dr Hawkes uses examples from ancient and modern history to illustrate his points about leadership and offers readers practical steps so that they can learn these leadership lessons. This book gives parents the information they need to instil leadership in their children, so they can learn how to take responsibility for themselves - whether to lead others or become the leader of their own lives. It is an essential book for any parent wanting to help their child navigate the many challenges that confront teenagers in the twenty-first century.

Preparing Your Son for Every Man s Battle

Author: Stephen Arterburn
Publisher: WaterBrook
ISBN: 0307769097
Format: PDF, ePub
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Finally, a resource that guides you through the toughest--and most important--conversations you'll ever have with your son. Ideal for all parents of boys: fathers, mothers, single moms. It’s never been easy for a father or mother to talk to a son about sex. For Christian parents, it’s always been a challenge to know exactly how to teach God’s standards of purity and integrity. But today, the stakes are higher than they’ve ever been. So it’s vital that fathers and mothers prepare their sons to withstand the sexual onslaught of their culture through movies, television, music, and the internet. But what should you say? And when and how should you say it? Now there’s help you can trust: Preparing Your Son for Every Man’s Battle. The authors behind the best-selling “Every Man” series have put together all the resources and guidance you need to experience frank, thorough, and natural conversations with your son about sexual integrity. They offer an effective new communication process that ensures a deep, abiding relationship between you and your son as he moves into his teen years and beyond. Equip your young man with the biblical information and spiritual insights he needs to stand strong, overcome temptation, and experience the blessings of godly obedience…for the rest of his life. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Ten Powerful Things to Say to Your Kids

Author: Paul Axtell
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780943097183
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This is the second edition of Paul Axtell's award-winning book that helps parents use the power of conversation to create remarkable relationships with their kids. New sections on technology, self-esteem, and human hardwiring incorporate the latest research with how it impacts families.

Ten Talks Parents Must Have With Their Children About Violence

Author: Dominic Cappello
Publisher: Hyperion
ISBN: 9780786885497
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The first book to give parents the tools they need to talk with their children about violence, featuring ten scripted "family talks" tested by moms, dads, and kids In the wake of the devastating string of school shootings, parents everywhere are asking themselves the same question: What kind of violence does my child face and how can I help? Dominic Cappello, a renowned parent educator and policy advocate on school violence and harassment prevention, offers parents useful advice on speaking with their children about this vital issue. This resourceful book outlines a series of ten easy-to-manage and engaging talks, including real-life scenarios to which every child can relate. The creative, proven approach of this book comes from more than five years of working with parents, kids, educators, and professionals, focusing on violence in schools, on television, the internet, and in families. Without spouting theory, Ten Talks offers practical steps and real words that will help parents prepare for an honest, direct, and possibly life-saving conversation with their children.

Ten Ways to Destroy the Imagination of Your Child

Author: Anthony Esolen
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1497620724
Format: PDF
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“Esolen signals with this book his presence in the top rank of authors of cultural criticism.” —American Spectator Play dates, soccer practice, day care, political correctness, drudgery without facts, television, video games, constant supervision, endless distractions: these and other insidious trends in child rearing and education are now the hallmarks of childhood. As author Anthony Esolen demonstrates in this elegantly written, often wickedly funny book, almost everything we are doing to children now constricts their imaginations. Ten Ways to Destroy the Imagination of Your Child takes square aim at these accelerating trends. This practical, insightful book is essential reading for any parent who cares about the paltry thing that childhood has become, and who wants to give a child something beyond the dull drone of today’s culture.

Everything You Never Wanted Your Kids to Know About Sex But Were Afraid They d Ask

Author: Justin Richardson, M.D.
Publisher: Harmony Books
ISBN: 1400051282
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A psychiatrist and a pediatrician present an information-packed, objective study for parents on how to understand their children's sexuality, from infancy to the teen years and beyond, covering every key stage in a child's sexual development, explaining how to address youngsters' questions, and discussing such topics as abstinance, love, sex, and more. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

Win at Losing

Author: Sam Weinman
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0143109588
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A sports journalist describes his attempts to parent his sons through life's inevitable setbacks, a challenge that prompted his interviews with experts in a range of fields to explore the fear of failure and how setbacks can be used productively.

52 Things Kids Need from a Dad

Author: Jay Payleitner
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
ISBN: 0736937579
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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"God, please help me...another game of Candy Land..." Quite a few dads spend time with their kids. However, many have no clue what their kids really need. Enter author Jay Payleitner, veteran dad of five, who's also struggled with how to build up his children's lives. His 52 Things Kids Need from a Dad combines straightforward features with step-up-to-the-mark challenges men will appreciate: a full year's worth of focused, doable ideas--one per week, if desired uncomplicated ways to be an example, like "kiss your wife in the kitchen" tough, frank advice, like "throw away your porn" And, refreshingly... NO exhaustive (and exhausting) lists of "things you should do" NO criticism of dads for being men and acting like men Dads will feel respected and empowered, and gain confidence to initiate activities that build lifelong positives into their kids. Great gift or men's group resource!