|Things I Wish I'd Known Before My Child Became a Teenager||Things I Wish I'd Known Before We Became Parents||Things I Wish I'd Known Before We Got Married|
|Reader||Parents of Teens||Parents of Children||Spouses|
GARY CHAPMAN--author, speaker, counselor--has a passion for people and for helping them form lasting relationships. He is the #1 bestselling author of The 5 Love Languages series and director of Marriage and Family Life Consultants, Inc. Gary travels the world presenting seminars, and his radio programs air on more than 400 stations. For more information visit his website at www.5lovelanguages.com.
Help your child navigate the teenage years and become a mature adult.
The transition from childhood to adulthood is hard for everyone. Physical changes—on the inside as well as the outside—make for a lot of ups and downs. The teenage years are turbulent, no question about it. But if you’re a parent or caregiver, don’t despair. There’s a way through!
Gary Chapman, beloved author of The 5 Love Languages®, has raised two kids of his own, so he knows what it’s like to ride the roller coaster of parenting teens. Now he combines the hard-earned wisdom of a parent with the expertise of a counselor to help you know what to look out for. You’ll learn:
Though the years ahead will be demanding, you don’t have to feel helpless. Let Gary Chapman point the way you as you guide your child through this challenging yet rewarding new stage of life.
Gary Chapman has helped millions prepare for marriage.
Now let him prepare you for kids.
Inside, Gary shares what he wishes he and his wife had known before having kids. For example: children affect your time, your money, and your marriage--and that's just the beginning. With his trademark warmth, he offers practical advice on everything from potty training to the importance of apologizing to your child to keeping your marriage strong . . . all the while celebrating the great joy that children bring.
"Our desire is to share our own experiences, as well as what we have learned through the years, as we have counseled hundreds of parents. We encourage you to read this book before the baby comes, and then refer to its chapters again as you experience the joys and challenges of rearing children." -- Gary Chapman