Boundaries With Kids

by Dr. Henry Cloud & Dr. John Townsend     |     Book Summary


Author: Dr. Henry Cloud & Dr. John Townsend
Publisher: Zondervan
Date: November 1, 2001
Pages: 224

Book Summary of Boundaries With Kids by Dr. Henry Cloud & Dr. John Townsend


Raising children to take responsibility for their actions, attitudes, and emotions is a primary goal of parenting. How does one go about instilling the kind of character that produces balanced, productive, and fulfilling adult lives? It’s all about defining appropriate boundaries and consequences for your children while being loving and firm.

“Your task as a parent is to help your child develop inside him what you have been providing on the outside: responsibility, self-control, and freedom. Setting and maintaining boundaries is not an easy task, but with the right ingredients, it really works.” (p. 7) Boundaries With Kids offers ten principle-centered concepts taken from God’s teaching on responsibility, stewardship, and self-control.

The process begins with you as a parent as you learn to require responsibility from your child. It’s not merely about teaching children boundaries, but being a boundary, and helping your child learn that his life’s problems are his own. It’s about taking ownership and receiving consequences. Boundaries With Kids is designed to help you implement these principles specifically and practically.





Boundaries With Kids

by Dr. Henry Cloud & Dr. John Townsend

[ Book Summary ]



Book Summary of Boundaries With Kids by Dr. Henry Cloud & Dr. John Townsend

AuthorDr. Henry Cloud & Dr. John Townsend
PublisherZondervan
DateNovember 1, 2001
Pages224


Overview:

Raising children to take responsibility for their actions, attitudes, and emotions is a primary goal of parenting. How does one go about instilling the kind of character that produces balanced, productive, and fulfilling adult lives? It’s all about defining appropriate boundaries and consequences for your children while being loving and firm.

“Your task as a parent is to help your child develop inside him what you have been providing on the outside: responsibility, self-control, and freedom. Setting and maintaining boundaries is not an easy task, but with the right ingredients, it really works.” (p. 7) Boundaries With Kids offers ten principle-centered concepts taken from God’s teaching on responsibility, stewardship, and self-control.

The process begins with you as a parent as you learn to require responsibility from your child. It’s not merely about teaching children boundaries, but being a boundary, and helping your child learn that his life’s problems are his own. It’s about taking ownership and receiving consequences. Boundaries With Kids is designed to help you implement these principles specifically and practically.