12 Huge Mistakes Parents Can Avoid

  • by Tim Elmore
  • Narrated by Kirby Heyborne
  • 8 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

You're deeply committed to helping your kids succeed. But you're concerned.
Why are so many graduates unprepared to enter the workforce and face life on their own? You're doing your best to raise healthy children, but sometimes you wonder, am I really helping them?
Tim Elmore shows you how to avoid 12 critical mistakes parents unintentionally make. He outlines practical and effective parenting skills so you won't fall into common traps, such as...

Making happiness a goal instead of a by-product
Not letting kids struggle or fight for what they believe
Not letting them fail or suffer consequences
Lying about kids' potential - and not exploring their true potential
Giving them what they should earn

Find out why thousands of organizations have sought out Tim Elmore to help them develop young leaders - and how you can improve your parenting skills and help your kids soar.


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What did you love best about 12 Huge Mistakes Parents Can Avoid?

Concise info. on the biggest mistakes today's parents might be prone to make and how to avoid these mistakes.

What was one of the most memorable moments of 12 Huge Mistakes Parents Can Avoid?

Being reminded of the importance of helping teens become healthy adults and being given a better tool-kit in order to do that.

What does Kirby Heyborne bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

You can go back 30-seconds and re-listen! ;-)

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

No! I listened on daily one-hour walks as I described in my earlier Audible book: Walking, Living, Learning.

Any additional comments?

Dr. Tim Elmore has a great heart to equip students, young professionals and parents in leadership and life. I'd listen/read any book he's ever produced.
Speaking of, why not do an Audible version of Habitudes? (you can always attach a PDF of the images ;-))!!!!!!!!

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- Al

Had to repeat charters

I enjoyed the book so much I had listen to many chapters over and over because of alk the wisdom. Went and bought the paperback so I cam highlight parts.
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- Diana

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-31-2017
  • Publisher: christianaudio.com