The Real Purpose of Parenting

  • by Dr. Phillip B Dembo
  • Narrated by Dr. Phillip B Dembo
  • 6 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The Real Purpose of Parenting is a series of stories and life lessons from the world of a therapist, known as The Parent Coach. Very well-intentioned, well meaning parents are at the point of crisis with their kids because their own best parenting efforts are NOT producing the children they want them to be. And there, according to Dr. Phil Dembo, lies the problem.
In The Real Purpose of Parenting, even the best parents are capable of smothering the growth of their kid's life. This can happen because the truth of who the child is, and what the child truly needs is often overlooked or ignored in the agenda that many parents lay out for their kids. Thus...often landing the family in a colossal melt down.
Dr. Dembo shows simple family "turn around" strategies that reframe the real purpose of parenting and gives each family, and child, their own salvation.

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What the Critics Say

“If only we all could have had Dr. Phil Dembo as our father! His book reads less as a self-help manual and more like insights from a wise elder.” (Vickie Falcone, M.A., author of Buddha Never Raised Kids & Jesus Didn’t Drive Carpool: Seven Principles for Parenting With Soul)

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Customer Reviews

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Awesome

Complicated topics explained clearly with real life examples. Also touching. Possibly the most useful book I've ever read. Thank you Dr. Dembo.
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- Frubear

Book Details

  • Release Date: 16-03-2012
  • Publisher: Gildan Media, LLC