Raising grateful kids in an entitled world How one family learned that saying no can lead to life's biggest yes

Kristen Welch

Book - 2015

From a Christian perspective, Welch "shares the ups and downs in her own family's journey of discovering why it's healthiest not to give their kids everything. Teaching them the difference between want and need is the first step in the right direction. With ... tips and anecdotes, she shares how to help kids become hardworking, fulfilled, and successful adults"--Amazon.com.

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Carol Stream, IL : Tyndale Momentum, an imprint of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc [2015]
Main Author
Kristen Welch (-)
Physical Description
xix, 243 pages ; 21 cm
Includes bibliographical references.
  • Introduction
  • Part I. Launch
  • Chapter 1. Wants vs. Needs
  • Chapter 2. Times Have Certainly Changed
  • Part II. Undertow
  • Chapter 3. Seven Ways We Parents Miss the Boat (and How to Get on Board)
  • Chapter 4. The Selfie Society
  • Chapter 5. Making Smart Choices about Technology
  • Part III. Resisting the Current
  • Chapter 6. Cultivating Obedience
  • Chapter 7. Living Out Gods Love in Your Home
  • Part IV. White Water
  • Chapter 8. Gratitude Is a Choice
  • Chapter 9. Where the Rubber Meets the Road
  • Chapter 10. Dear Parents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Appendix A. Cell Phone Contract between Parent and Child
  • Appendix B. Christian Parent Manifesto
  • Appendix C. Recommended Resources
  • Discussion Guide
  • Notes
  • About the Author