Favorite Books on Parenting and Families
Bringing Up Girls (by James Dobson) -- Peer pressure. Eating disorders. Decisions about love, romance, and relationships. Academic demands. Life goals. These are just some of the challenges that girls face today and the age at which they encounter them is getting younger and younger. This book aims to equip parents to help their daughters make wise choices in life.
Bringing Up Boys (by James Dobson) -- With so much confusion about the role of men in our society, it’s no wonder so many parents and teachers are asking questions about how to bring up boys. This book offers advice and encouragement to parents of boys.
The Strong-Willed Child (by James Dobson) – If you have a strong-willed child, this one is for you.
Raising a Modern-Day Knight (by Robert Lewis) -- Centuries ago, select boys went through a rigorous, years-long process of clearly defined objectives, goals, and ceremonies ― with the hope of achieving knighthood. Along the way, they acquired a boldly masculine vision, an uncompromising code of conduct, and a noble cause in which to invest their lives. They were the heroes of their age. In much the same way, this book will show how you, too, can confidently guide your son to the kind of authentic, biblical manhood that can change out world.
Raising a Modern-Day Princess (by Pam Farrel and Doreen Hanna) -- This book is designed to equip parents to cultivate strong relationships with their adolescents, s the importance of creating a rite of passage for teen girls ― a defining moment in which girls can be blessed by significant adults in their lives. This book offers practical help in raising a generation of women to see themselves as God sees them―as daughters of the King.