If you have a child between the ages
of 5 and 12 you probably know what it's like to have a "tiger by the
tail". Cute and cuddly one minute, stubborn and sassy the next,
children in the formative years can switch from tame to terrible in
the blink of an eye. What's a parent to do?
"Parenting Your Child by the Spirit"
is the second in a four book series by Sally Hohnberger that teaches
child-rearing principles from the context with personal time spent
with Jesus. In this deeply spiritual yet very practical book,
you'll meet colorful characters with names like "Sassy Susie",
"Disobedient Danny", "Lying Larry", "Slothful Sammy" and "Obedient
Ollie". You'll learn the "Replacement Principle" of exchanging God's
character traits for Satan's and make the powerful discovery that
correction rightly done is love.
With numerous examples from her own
experience with sons, Andrew and Matthew, Sally offers helpful
advice on positive reinforcement, habits, teaching children
self-government, the importance of chores and personal worship,
setting boundaries, and balancing work and play. Sally's advice is
born of prayer not pop-psychology.
This book can reveal to single
parents, parents who's children are out of the home (even gone
astray), and to grandparents, how they can still influence their
children by giving a more personal walk with Christ.
It's about character development --
By the Spirit.