The Parenting Book

By Nicky and Sila Lee

‘Provides real insight into how to be a good parent’ Bear Grylls

Drawing on their own experience of bringing up four children and having talked to thousands of parents over the years on their parenting courses, Nicky and Sila Lee bring fresh insights and time-tested values to the task of parenting. Full of valuable advice and practical tips, The Parenting Book is a resource for parents to come back to again and again.

Nominated for the Christianity Magazine Book of the Year Award.

Chapters include:

Understanding how families work

  • Knowing what the family is for
  • Building a healthy family life
  • Creating special family time
  • Helping sibling relationships

Meeting our children’s needs

  • The five ways of showing love
  • Words
  • One-to-one time
  • Touch, presents and actions

Building character through setting boundaries

  • The foundation of discipline
  • Setting boundaries with pre-school children (aged 0 to 5)
  • Setting boundaries with 6 to 10-year-olds
  • Letting go gradually with 11 to 13-year-olds
  • Teenagers – guiding without alienating

Helping our children make good choices

  • Handling anger (ours and theirs)
  • Stress, depression and eating disorders
  • Sex and sexuality
  • Alcohol and other drugs
  • Money, TV and the Internet

Passing on our beliefs and values

  • Establishing a family identity
  • Dealing with the big questions
  • Building a child’s spiritual life

This book is also available as an ebook.

Product details:

  • Authors: Nicky and Sila Lee
  • English Paperback
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
  • Published: 2018 (Originally published 2009)
  • Weight: 370g
  • Number of Pages: 500
  • Thickness: 32 mm
  • Height: 198 mm
  • Width: 130 mm
  • ISBN: 9781473681569
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RRP: £10.99

About the authors

Nicky and Sila Lee have been married for over forty years and have a daughter, three sons and nine grandchildren. They are on the staff of Holy Trinity Brompton in London. They have spoken to thousands about marriage, parenting and family life.

They are the pioneers of The Marriage CourseThe Pre-Marriage CourseThe Parenting Children Course and The Parenting Teenagers Course. They are also authors of The Marriage Book.