Here at last is the help you need for raising your kids to take responsibility for their actions, attitudes, emotions. Drs. Henry Cloud and John Townsend take you through the ins and outs of establishing family boundaries and of instilling the kind of character in your children that will help them lead balanced, productive, and fulfilling adult lives. Learn how to - set limits and still be a loving parents - bring control to an out-of-control family life - apply then ten laws of boundaries to parenting - define legitimate boundaries for your family. . And much more.
Helps parents set boundaries with their children and teach the concept of boundaries to their children.
The authors' explanation of how a lack of development proper boundaries in childhood leads to various challenges in adulthood is extremely illuminating and helps provide the "big picture" of parenting and what it is all about. The principles of maintaining firm boundaries while showing empathy for the challenges they provide for the child and also the distinction between hurt and harm are also quite beneficial.
Extremely good resource-- one that every parent should consider.