What the Scriptures Teach Us about Raising a Child by S. Michael Wilcox

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In these times of enormous stress on families, where can we find down-to-earth help for raising our children?

Declaring that the scriptures are the Lord's handbook for families, father and author S. Michael Wilcox applies in What the Scriptures Teach Us about Raising a Child his considerable scriptural knowledge and practical insight to the subject of parenting.

Through examples both of God's dealings with us and also of scriptural parents' dealings with their own children, Brother Wilcox explores a variety of subjects, including how to: Receive Heavenly Father's insights about your unique child Say no Build long-term relationships Inspire such qualities as virtue, compassion, and resilience Help a child who is struggling Manage your own parental expectations, and much more.

In an ever-changing world, the kind of parenting book you can trust would be an authoritative source with time-proven principles that rise above social trends.

It would provide real examples and clear answers.

And it would acknowledge the incomparable rewards - earthly and eternal - of raising children.

Simply put, the kind of parenting book you can trust would offer the hope and the help to be found in the scriptures, written by a guide well versed both in the scriptures themselves and in the day-to-day trials and joys of parenting.

That book is What the Scriptures Teach Us about Raising a Child


About S. Michael Wilcox

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S. Michael Wilcox recently retired as an instructor at the institute of religion adjacent to the University of Utah. A frequent speaker at Brigham Young University Education Week, Michael also conducts tours of the Holy Land, Church history sites, Europe, China, and Central and South America. He received a bachelorżs degree in English literature from Brigham Young University, a masterżs in media from the University of Arizona, and his Ph.D. from the University of Colorado in educational philosophy. He is the author of many books and talks, including House of Glory; When Your Prayers Seem Unanswered; and What the Scriptures Teach Us about Raising a Child. Michael and his wife, Laura, are the parents of five children and live in Draper, Utah.
Published December 15, 2009 by Deseret Book. 144 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction

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