Things I Wish I'd Known Before We Became Parents
ISBN: 0802414745
EAN13: 9780802414748
Language: English
Publication Date: September 6, 2016
Pages: 208
Dimensions: 0.47" H x 7.95" L x 5.28" W
Weight: 0.57 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
Dr. Gary Chapman has helped millions prepare for marriage. Now he helps you prepare for kids. Things I Wish I d Known Before We Became Parents has one goal: prepare you to raise young children. Dr. Gary Chapman longtime relationship expert and author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The 5 Love Languages teams up with Dr. Shannon Warden professor of counseling, wife, and mother of three to give young parents a book that is practical, informed, and enjoyable. Together they share what they wished they had known before having kids. For example: children affect your time, your money, and your marriage and that's just the beginning. With warmth and humor they offer practical advice on everything from potty training to scheduling, apologizing to your child, and keeping your marriage strong all the while celebrating the great joy that children bring. From the Preface: 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. Dr. Gary Chapman
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover 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