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How Children Raise Parents The Art of Listening to Your FamilyThe pressure How Children PDF or and enjoy greater closeness in your family turn your parenting upside down by allowing God to use your children to help you grow up Imagine what would happen if you began to prize what you're being taught by your children's uirks failures and norm. I vacillated between giving this book two and three stars Two was the ultimate choice because I wanted to like this book than I did The book has a strong premise children can help their parents grow into the people God created them to be However I think this primary message often gets lost in the meandering content which I often found disorganized and felt could have benefited from some editorial tightening I started skimming some of the chapters toward the end because the philosophical musings didn't interest meAlthough the author directly uotes Scripture throughout the book he freuently does so indirectly as well My personal preference is for any Bible passages to be directly uoted I figure you can't improve on the original and for the author to then provide their paraphrase andor interpretation as heshe is inclinedAs a nonfiction book I also felt that facts and statistics weren't documented as thoroughly as they should have been For instance at one point the author states Studies have shown a higher incidence of spousal abuse in cities hosting a professional football game p 208 in my edition That statement may be true but are readers expected to take the author's word for it I know that in this age of Google it's easy to look up this kind of information But as a fellow nonfiction author I feel I owe my readers the courtesy of demonstrating that I have done my research and know my sources and that I'm not simply spouting facts as I recall themIn summary I did glean some helpful nuggets of wisdom from this book but it took a lot of prospecting to find themPS Spoiler alert The dragging out of the story of his daughter's arrest over several chapters drove me crazy As I reader I felt strung along and hoped against hope that the author didn't use that as some device to keep me reading

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Free read Ó How Children Raise Parents The Art of Listening to Your Family 102 Í [PDF / Epub] ★ How Children Raise Parents The Art of Listening to Your Family By Dan B. Allender – Feedmarkformulate.co.uk Parenting with HumilityWe often realize that we learn as much from our children as they Al childhood dilemmas rather than Children Raise Parents PDF #202 worrying about whether you're doing everything right as a parent Now you can let go of the pressure to make sure your children succeed and instead learn to grow into spiritual maturity by listening to your children. In his thoughtful book How Children Raise Parents The Art of Listening to Your Family Dan Allender posits that while we think of parents as raising children in fact children often “raise” us by showing us our weaknesses and faults and challenging us to examine our thoughts and beliefs in deeper waysAllender believes that at root children are asking parents “Am I loved” and “Can I get what I want” and that parents have to navigate the answers to those uestions through the lens of the Gospel and in different ways for different children and different stages He makes a strong point about our role as parents being to help our children grow in the gifts and talents God gives each one uniuely rather than forcing our kids into whatever mold we grew up with or our personal subculture demandsRead my full review here

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Parenting with HumilityWe often realize that we Raise Parents Kindle #214 learn as much from our children as they learn from us So why don't parents approach the task of child rearing as a learning experience rather than a mandate to make sure their kids succeed in lifeTo reduce. This was one of the best parenting books I have read Not a how to guide for producing perfect children but a nitty gritty examination of how God euips imperfect parents to raise imperfect children It is honest encouraging helpful and hopeful