For all parents who desire to raise a generation of kids with strong hearts.
Parenting. It's the most important endeavor of our lives. And there's no shortage of advice on how to raise kids. But amidst the chatter of competing voices, how do we sort the folly from the wisdom? In StrongHeart, author Jill Rigby Garner cuts through modern parenting myths and trends to deliver the bold truth about what it will take to raise the next generation. Jill provides evidence-based solutions for parents seeking to raise children of character who can overcome—rather than succumb to—a culture full of turmoil.
Jill focuses on the education of the heart as she shows parents how to:
More than ever parents feel burdened to raise kids who are brave, resilient, and kind. This book enables us to see beneath the surface of our children's struggles to the heart attitudes that determine kids' thoughts and actions. This is an essential resource for parents, grandparents, and anyone who has a heart for cultivating in children a StrongHeart.
JILL GARNER is an accomplished speaker, advocate, and founder of Manners of the Heart, a non-profit reawakening respect in our society for the sake of the next generation. She is the author of the award-winning Raising Respectful Children in a Disrespectful World, Raising Unselfish Children in a Self-Absorbed World and Manners of the Heart, an elementary school curriculum that helps children see beyond themselves to become all God created them to be. Her work is endorsed by Focus on the Family, Family Life Today, Dr. Kevin Leman and many others.
When Jill is not writing, you will find her digging into in-depth word studies in scripture, baking a batch of her famous Double Delight Chocolate Chip Cookies, counting down to Christmas, planning the next great adventure and occasionally casting a fly rod. Her greatest joy is time spent with her husband, grown children, and seven beloved grandchildren.