Taming the Family Zoo
Families are made up of personalities that vary greatly. No wonder chaossometimes results when families get together! This book examines the fourbasic personality types with depth and humour, giving you insight into whyyour kids act the way they do and...
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Families are made up of personalities that vary greatly. No wonder chaossometimes results when families get together! This book examines the fourbasic personality types with depth and humour, giving you insight into whyyour kids act the way they do and how you can adjust your parenting styleto fit their unique personalities. 189 pages, from Navpress
Does dinner time at your house sometimes look more like feeding time at the zoo than a family meal? Do your kids sometimes act more like animals than like children?^If you answered yes to more than one of these questions, don't despair -- your family is more normal than you might think. The truth is every member of your family (including you!) is really a lion, otter, golden retriever, or beaver. No wonder chaos often results when you're all together!^"Taming The Family Zoo" examines these four different personality types with depth and humor, giving you insight into why your kids act the way they do. Filled with stories and practical help for adjusting your parenting style to fit each of your children's unique personalities, this book will give you the skills you need to value and encourage each member of your family zoo.
Understand the personality types of the "animals" in your "zoo" and how to guide them toward adulthood.
Gary Smalley, one of the foremost experts on family relationships, has written or co-written 28 best-selling, award winning books selling over six millions copies, as well as several popular films and videos, based on more than 30 years of experience as a teacher, counsellor and speaker. The Blessing and The Two Sides of Love have won Gold Medallions, The Language of Love won the Angel Award as the best contribution to family life and all other titles have been top-five finalists for the Gold Medallion Award. His latest book is the DNA of Relationships. Gary and his wife, Norma, have been married for over thirty years.
Suzette Brawner is a motivational speaker and award-winning author. Balancing these roles with those of wife, mother, and grandmother keep Suzette on the cutting edge of real life. She is the coauthor, along with her husband, of Taming the Family Zoo: Maximizing Harmony and Minimizing Family Stress. Suzette and her husband, Jim, live in Branson, Missouri.
Suzette Brawner is an award winning author and popular conference speaker based in Branson, Missouri.