Resources for Raising Responsive Children



ON PARENTING AND DISCIPLINE

Parenting with Love and Logic by Foster Cline and Jim Fay
Love and Logic Magic for Early Childhood by Jim Fay & Charles Fay
More Ideas about Parenting with Less Stress by Jim Fay and Foster Cline
The New Dare to Discipline by James Dobson
Boundaries with Kids by Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend
Boundaries with Teens by Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend



ON CHARACTER BUILDING


Do Hard Things: A Teenage Rebellion against Low Expectations by Alex and Brett Harris (for male teens)
Good and Angry: Exchanging Frustration for Character…in You and Your Kids! by Scott Turansky and Joanne Miller
The Power of a Praying Parent by Stormie Omartian
Men of Honor, Women of Virtue: Raising Kids to Keep the Faith by Dr. Chuck Stecker
It’s Better to Build Boys than Mend Men by S. Truett Cathy
What Your Son Isn’t Telling You by Michael Ross and Susie Shellenberger
What Your Daughter Isn’t Telling You by Susie Shellenberger and Kathy Gowler
Growing Strong Daughters by Lisa Graham McMinn



ON DATING, SEX, AND SEXUALITY

Making Virginity Possible: Simple Strategies You Can Learn to Protect Your Child’s Sexual Purity by Keith Deltano
Guardians o Purity: A Parnt’s Guide to Winning the War against Media, Peer Pressure, and Eroding Sexual Values by Julie Hiramine
Raising Sexually Pure Kids: How to Prepare Your Kids for the Act of Marriage by Tim and Beverly LaHaye
Interviewing Your Daughter’s Date by Dennis Rainey
Aggressive Girls, Clueless Boys by Dennis Rainey
Protecting Your Child in an X-Rated World: What You Need to Know to Make a Difference by Frank York and Jan LaRue

To teach your kids about sex:
How and When to Tell Your Kids about Sex by Stan and Brenna Jones (Parent’s Guide)
A Chicken’s Guide to Talking Turkey with Your Kids About Sex by Dr. Kevin Leman and Kathy Flores Bell
Stan and Brenna Jones also have a four-part age-oriented series on teaching your kids about sex. They are:
Book 1: The Story of Me (ages 3-5)
Book 2: Before I Was Born (ages 5-8)
Book 3: What’s the Big Deal? Why God Cares about Sex (ages 8-11)
Book 4: Facing the Facts: The Truth about Sex and You (ages 12-14)

For your teens:
Technical Virgin: How Far is Too Far? by Hayley DiMarco (written to teen girls. Any Hayley DiMarco book on sex/sexuality is highly recommended!)
Almost Sex: 9 Signs You’re About to Go Too Far (or already have) by Michael DiMarco (written to teen boys. Any Michael DiMarco book on teen sex/sexuality is highly recommended!)
Why Wait? 24 Reasons to Wait Until Marriage to Have Sex, (Pamphlet, Rose Publishers, comes in packets of 10. Great for moms’ groups who gather to pray for their teens, parenting Bible studies)

 

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