The basics of good parenting sometimes gets lost - or weren't taught - and kids suffer for it. Jim Burns, with more than 20 years of experience counseling families, helps parents get on the right path and experience the rewards of a healthy home life. Here is time-tested advice along with strategies for today's families. Infused with his signature candidness and practicality, he explores different aspects of parenting in each chapter - from breaking generational chains of dysfunction and creating a warm atmosphere to handling discipline issues and blessing children with a legacy of faith. At the heart of his message are three parenting keys: affection, warmth, and encouragement. Paperback.