Being a parent is the most important calling you will ever have with the emphasis on being. This parenting book is unlike any other: its a step by step guide to selecting and modelling the very traits that you want your child to have. Because, as the authors explain, parenting is more about who you are than what you do.
Children long to be like their parents. Thats the secret behind this method of choosing your top traits your intentional traits and projecting them consistently.
What is the single most important question you can ask yourself as a parent? Find out in this book. Youll also learn the three-step method to avoid becoming the parent you dont want to be
how to hear what your child isnt saying
the single best way to teach a child patience
and much more.
The authors, Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott, are founders of RealRelationships.com and the Center for Relationship Development at Seattle Pacific University. Their book Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts is an award-winning bestseller and their work has been featured in the New York Times and USA Today and they have appeared on CNN, Good Morning America and Oprah. In short, they have plenty of experience.
Written in short, designed-for-busy-parent chapters, with self-tests and discussion questions, this book helps you select your top traits and make them stick. Filled with encouragement, inspiring examples and warm personal stories from their own experiences with their children, this book offers the Parrotts revolutionary road map to parenting success.
The Parent You Want To Be by Les & Leslie Parrott was published by Zondervan in September 2007 and is our 40685th best seller. The ISBN for The Parent You Want To Be is 9780310272458.