This extremely practical parenting book provides Biblical hope and everyday help in disciplining children. The author, June Watson, believes boundaries develop internal character and she supports each aspect of this belief with Scripture. The book's first 50-some pages explain what boundaries are and briefly how to implement them with a combination of rewards and repercussions. The remaining 80% of the book is spent on applying this concept in different areas. You'll be hard pressed to find a child-rearing topic that isn't covered. More general topics such as Anger/Aggression, Peer Pressure, and Disrespectfulness to specific issues like homework hassles, cell phone struggles and tardiness are addressed (36 total). The scope is broad; the content is personable, in depth and easily digested. This volume is intended to be a prequel to Bonding with Your Teen through Boundaries. An appendix of How to Lead your Child to Christ is included. 5.5" x 8.5", 263 pp, sc. ~ Ruth
In Bonding with Your Child through Boundaries, biblical counselor June Hunt, along with PeggySue Wells, combines biblical hope and practical help to motivate parents to understand and practice appropriate boundaries with their children. Discover the essential role of boundaries, how they contribute to the development of a childs character, and how they equip kids for a lifetime of learning. Practical how-to chapters illustrate how to make boundaries workguiding parents as they cultivate happy homes and build healthy relationships with their children.