You should read this book if you… want to understand the basic driving need of your spouse (the wife to feel loved/the husband to feel respected), and thus experience marriage the way God intended with peace, intimacy, and oneness. “In a nut shell”… Just as husbands ought to show unconditional love toward their wives, wives […]

You should read this book if you… Have a troubled marriage or just want to renew the love in your marriage. “In a nut shell”… The Love Dare is a 40-day challenge for husbands and wives to help them understand and practice unconditional love. It contains the keys to finding true intimacy and developing a […]

You should read this book if you… …want to gain a better understanding of how marriage can train you to be more Christ-like. “In a nut shell” … This book explains how marriage reveals God and His love to the world. This is done by comparing the marriage relationship to our relationship with God. It […]

You should read this book if you… Want to build successful relationships by experiencing and practicing authentic love in all aspects of your life. “In a nut shell”… This book will show you how authentic love can change and direct you to more meaningful and loving relationships, by taking you through seven traits of the […]

You should read this book if you… Wonder why your husband never notices things you do, why you struggle to communicate with one another, or what happened to the man you married. In a “nutshell”… Healthy guys really want to please their wives. Learn more about your guy. Let him be the guy. Nagging, arguing, […]

LISTEN ONLINE: You should read this book if you… Have a busy life raising children and wonder how to find time to have friendships and develop as a person. “In a nut shell”… Mothering is an important job—it shapes our world, our families and ourselves. In order to “mother” well, we need to take care […]

You should read this book if you… Want to learn how to not get in power struggles with your kids. “In a nut shell”… This book deals with day to day issues parents have with children such as chores, bedtime, homework or cleaning up “power struggles.” It’s a great book: a quick and interesting read, […]

You should read this book if you… Want to understand how God made boys the way they are, what they need to grow into mature and moral men, and what practical steps that you as parents can take to guide your sons from childhood to adulthood. “In a nut shell”… In tribal cultures, boys are […]

You should read this book if you… Don’t want to bring up your children in the same way you were brought up by your parents but you don’t know another way. You will learn what is not effective and how to correct ineffective ways of parenting. In addition to theory, the book gives specific guidelines […]

You should read this book if you… Want to learn how to effectively and lovingly discipline your children. Through the encouraging words of Dr. Dobson, you will learn how to enforce boundaries in your home. “In a nut shell”… Dr. Dobson’s book explains how to tenderly apply discipline through common-sense child rearing and using the […]

You should read this book if you… Have a child who tends to easily isolate themselves from the rest of the family, OR who is angry or pouts for no apparent reason, over a longer period of time than a day or two, OR if you need some creative new ideas on raising your teens, […]

You should read this book if you… Want to understand birth order to benefit personal relationships, marriage, parenting. “In a nut shell”… Your birth order affects your life and this book helps you understand why you are the way you are, why your children are the way they are and how to better understand your […]

You should read this book if you… Want easy strategies for dealing with everyday problems that you face with your child under age five. “In a nut shell”… This book covers a variety of topics that a parent of a child under age five will find useful. Key Ideas and Action Steps… Basic Techniques Ages […]

You should read this book if you… Want your children to get along better and build good relationships. “In a nut shell”… Sibling rivalry is a common part of growing up with siblings. Instead of letting it destroy your children’s relationship, this book gives you tools to help your children learn how to relate to […]

You should read this book if you… Tell yourself “I am not going to get angry again and loose my temper with my children.” Yet again, you find yourself losing your temper only to be left with a sense of guilt and despair. Also, if you are struggling with finding the joys of parenting and/or […]

You should read this book if you… Find yourself feeling anxious about your kids and their choices, and emotionally reacting to those choices. “In a nut shell”… This book is about learning to create the relationships we’ve always craved, by simply learning to focus on ourselves, calm ourselves down and grow ourselves up. Key Ideas… […]

You should read this book if you… Are a parent of a child of any age. “In a nut shell”… The author discusses how God uses our kids to change us and draw us closer to Him. Key Ideas… When we realize that having children isn’t about us but is rather about God, then the […]

You should read this book if you… Want to raise children who are great in God’s eyes and not merely successful by the world’s standards. “In a nut shell”… Kimmel is writing to parents who believe in God and the truths found in the Bible and challenging them to raise children to have a life […]

You should read this book if you… Are interested in finding effective ways to parent without power struggles. “In a nut shell”… This is a win-win approach to parenting. Kids learn responsibility & the logic of life by solving their own problems. Parents win because they establish healthy control without resorting to anger, threats, nagging […]

You should read this book if you… Want to help your children change on the inside, not just outwardly. Those changes are permanent and a conscience develops, which guides them in decisions that involve right and wrong throughout their lives. “In a nut shell”… Most parenting strategies are behavior-based. This may change behavior on the […]

You should read this book if you… Want a way to prepare for your baby’s arrival, complete with how and when to feed, what activities to do when awake with a newborn and when to encourage them to sleep. “In a nut shell”… Most babies on this plan sleep for 6-9 hours in a row, […]

You should read this book if you… Want to raise your children to be more secure and have a lasting legacy of love and health passed on to the next generation. This book will encourage you that there is no “perfect” method for parenting and most parents are doing a very adequate job of parenting […]

You should read this book if you… Want your baby to learn to fall asleep and stay asleep on their own. “In a nut shell”… Dr. Weissbluth, a pediatrician, presents a well-researched book that explains the importance of adequate sleep and why it is so crucial for a baby and toddler. It describes various methods […]

You should read this book if you… Want to develop a more consistent method of discipline and help your children accept more responsibility for the consequences of their behavior. “In a nut shell”… This book lays out a very specific, practical action plan to help you become a better, more consistent parent.   Key Ideas… […]

You should read this book if you… Need help handling your child’s disobedience by reaching their heart. The author uses real-life examples of disobedience and how to handle them in a practical and Biblical way. “In a nut shell”… The book sets forth a heart-centered approach to discipline and explains how to use the Bible […]

You should read this book if you… Are out of ideas on how to discipline your child and need a fresh perspective. “In a nut shell”… This book gives you many different ways to help correct your children through all ages. Key Ideas… Every child is unique and may require a different way of correction. […]

You should read this book if you… Want to learn how to give your children a good self-image in order to help raise confident, capable and responsible young adults. “In a nut shell”… Dr. Leman explains how important it is to give your children a good self-image. He describes it as giving your children self-esteem […]

You should read this book if you… Are the parent of a boy raising them in today’s fast paced and postmodern society. “In a nut shell”… Dr. Dobson writes this book with the perspective that boys are in “serious trouble today” due to several different factors in today’s fast paced and postmodern society: the feminist […]

You should read this book if you… Want to provide your children with a safe environment to learn right from wrong, danger from safety, good from better and life from death. “In a nut shell”… This book explains how to set boundaries with your children and instill the kind of character in your children that […]

You should read this book if you… Have teenagers or children that are about to be teenagers and you want to learn how to communicate with your child in a way that builds your relationship with them and encourages them to draw closer to God. “In a nut shell”… This book helps parents identify and […]

You should read this book if you… Feel like good parenting is impossible or if you desire to break ineffective parenting patterns. “In a nut shell”… Our children will grow us up as we grow them up. Key Ideas… Parents put their confidence in rules and principles and apply themselves to doing everything right. But […]

You should read this book if you… Are frustrated and discouraged in your parenting and looking for grace and hope for yourself and your children “In a nut shell”… We all need grace. Not one of us is perfect, and if we maintain perfection as our standard for our parenting or for our children, we […]