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Yes, you CAN say no to your child and still be a loving parent. Discover how boundaries make parenting better today!

What the award-winning, best-selling Boundaries has done for adult relationships, Boundaries with Kids will do for you and your children. Drs. Henry Cloud and John Townsend provide the help and guidance you need for raising your kids to take responsibility for their actions, attitudes, and emotions.

With wisdom and empathy, they take you through the ins and outs of instilling the kind of character in your children that will help them lead balanced, productive, and fulfilling adult lives. Learn how to:

  • set limits and still be a loving parent
  • bring control to an out-of-control family life
  • apply the ten laws of boundaries to parenting
  • define appropriate boundaries and consequences for your kids
  • . . . and much more!

Charts and tables are available in the audiobook companion PDF download.

Plus, check out Boundaries family collection of books dedicated to key areas of life - dating, marriage, raising teenagers, and leadership. Workbooks and Spanish editions are also available.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©1998 Henry Cloud and John Townsend (P)2019 Zondervan

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  • Stephen Theall
  • 11-10-19

I can already see a difference!

I’ve been implementing the things that I’ve learned in this book and have seen a difference in my relationship with my kids. I will be re-listening to this throughout each year to have it fresh on my mind.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-08-20

Eye opening and revealing book

Great step by step way to guide you through the path of being loving and firm with your kid. Made a big difference in the way I conceive and apply limits.

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  • Nadia
  • 02-06-20

Great book for all parents

I loved this book. Boundaries is something that isn't always talked about. This book shows a healthy approach to boundaries, and how using them correctly can really help with parenting.

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  • Krosas
  • 08-12-19

Great concepts, voice is distracting

I feel like the concepts are very helpful but the narrator’s voice is robotic, fast, and distracting. Slowing the tempo down makes it almost as distracting and I can’t focus on the content. I’ll be eventually buying the physical book.

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  • Meg Massey
  • 03-01-21

Imperative

As an adult who has struggled with boundaries all my life, and recognizing that many others do as well, I think this book is imperative for parents and grandparents to read and stop the cycle of poor or no boundaries. When I decided to become a parent, I knew I wanted to follow a lot of these concepts, and this book provides a road map for that.

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  • Grace of God
  • 15-01-20

Great Biblical references. On Point!

I am so appreciative of Cloud's stance, taken directly from the Bible. It's a really helpful book. Cloud does a great job of not only addressing a great deal of parental struggles, but also states ways to address them. Although painful, he presents the view that at least some of the challenges arise as a result of parents themselves lacking boundaries. I will listen to this audio book again and purchase the written version as well to have on hand for reference.

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  • Marshall R. Obrien
  • 07-01-21

Helped me change my approach for the better

With a spirited child this dramatically improved my approach with my kids and now I am being a much more effective, grounded and mature parent.

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  • Jennifer
  • 24-12-20

Great book

There is lots of good info that I needed to hear, definetly has helped me, I will listen to it again

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  • Denon Rashaad Woodhouse
  • 14-12-20

INCREDIBLE MASTERPIECE

This super spectacular book is laced with powerful insights and real-life events that correlate. The wisdom is profound for those who want to train their children appropriately. Every parent and soon-to-be parent should have this in their collection

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  • Jenny
  • 10-12-20

Enlightening

I love this book and will be reading again. I will also be looking at the other bounderies books offered. This gave me lots of hope and also great tips on techniques to use. This also gave me understanding on why kids and even people in general act a certain way or are the way they are. It is a work in progress and each time I reread I know something new will ring true to my situation. I strongly recommend this to EVERY parent. Whether you think you have parenting down or not.