Home Schooling and Parenting Books

Books on Home Schooling and Parenting

Educating the Wholehearted Child, 15th Anniversary Edition  -     
        By: Clay Clarkson, Sally Clarkson
    
Educating the Wholehearted Child, 15th Anniversary Edition
By Clay & Sally Clarkson / Apologia Educational Ministries


A tremendous source of comfort for new and experienced homeschoolers. Guiding you with seasoned advice and encouragement, the Clarksons show you how to combine discipleship and education to create a God-designed program---the home-centered, whole-book approach to lessons. Using this revised and expanded edition with four main sections---home, learning, methods, and lifestyle---your children will live and learn for Christ. Softcover.

For The Familys Sake   -     
        By: Susan Schaeffer Macaulay
    
For The Familys Sake
By Susan Schaeffer Macaulay / Crossway Books & Bibles

For many of us, the word home brings warm thoughts and happy memories-far more than the dictionary's simple definitions of "a place of birth or one's living quarters." It is the secure environment that allows our hearts to develop. A haven of growth, quiet and rest. The place where we love and are loved. Sadly, though, this kind of home is beginning to disappear as our busy society turns homes into houses where related people abide, but where there is no "heart." With Jesus Christ as the foundation, using tools such as commmon sense, realism and traditions, you can build a secure living environment where every member of your family can flourish.
Hints on Child Training   -     
        By: H. Clay Trumbull
    
Hints on Child Training
By H. Clay Trumbull / Great Expectations Co
Can parenting advice from 1890 be relevant today? Mary Pride and Gregg Harris sure think so. This little classic of old-fashioned advice still works in today's hustle and bustle world. Trumbull will teach you how to train your child's will and offers sensible advice on countless other issues you face every day.



Lessons at Blackberry Inn   -     
        By: Karen Andreola
    
Lessons at Blackberry Inn
By Karen Andreola / Charlotte Mason Research

Sit yourself down for a spell, and restore your soul! Infused with Charlotte Mason's gentle art of learning, this calming book follows Carol, a 1930s homemaker, as she adjusts to her first year living at Blackberry Inn. Refresh yourself as you drop into her idyllic world of canning, cleaning, homeschooling, baking, and other scenes of faith, hope, hospitality, love, and the lost art of homemaking! Written as a sequel to Pocketful of PineconesLessons at Blackberry Innmay also be read as a stand-alone novel. A delightful treat for the homeschool mother. 224 pages, softcover.

Parenting From the Heart: Practical Parenting From A Mom of 14 Children  -     
        By: Marilyn Boyer
    
Parenting From the Heart: Practical Parenting From A Mom of 14 Children
By Marilyn Boyer / The Learning Parent

Nationally respected homeschooling speaker and author Boyer shares her wisdom---and wit---from 30 years' experience as a mother. Filled with advice about crying babies and screaming shoppers, turning problems into projects, moving from sorrow to joy, setting up "school," standing alone, and letting your children grow and go. Includes lots of family photos! 164 pages, softcover from The Learning Parent.
Sacred Parenting: How Raising Children Shapes Our Souls  -     
        By: Gary L. Thomas
    
Sacred Parenting: How Raising Children Shapes Our Souls
By Gary L. Thomas / Zondervan

Instead of the typical instruction manual on child rearing, Thomas's inspiring and affirming book demonstrates how God uses kids to profoundly change their parents. Through scriptural insights and encouraging real-life stories, you'll learn how others handled difficulties and challenges---and how it transformed their walk with God. Discover the spiritual potential in your parent-child relationships! 231 pages, softcover from Zondervan.

Say Goodbye to Whining, Complaining, and Bad Attitudes  . . . in You and Your Kids!  -     
        By: Scott Turansky, Joanne Miller
    
Say Goodbye to Whining, Complaining, and Bad Attitudes ... in You and Your Kids!
By Scott Turansky, D.Min. & Joanne Miller, R.N., B.S.N. / Random House, Inc

It's no secret that kids' selfishness, bickering, and belligerence can dampen a happy family life. Here's a revolutionary resource that offers an honor-based solution to bad behavior. Six ways to teach honor to your kids; a 3-step approach to dealing with meanness; helpful suggestions for parenting skills; biblical solutions to sibling rivalry; and fun family activities help you restore peace and contentment to your home. 230 pages, softcover from Shaw Books.


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