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Pinocchio Parenting: 21 Outrageous Lies We Tell Our Kids

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Publisher Comments:

Are you a Pinocchio Parent?

You may be asking yourself these very questions: What lies, clichand#233;s, and half-truths do I tell my children? How do these lies hurt my children and my relationship

with them?

In the pages of this book, Dr. Chuck Borsellino helps you sort out fact from fiction, intention from outcome. You'll learn the truth about the lies hidden in clichand#233;s like...

You can be anything you want to be.

It doesn't matter what you do in life, as long as you're happy.

Looks don't matter — it's what's on the inside that counts.

If you have talent, you're bound to go far.

If it doesn't kill you, it will make you stronger.

It doesn't matter whether you win or lose — it's how you play the game.

Most important, you'll learn a better way — a way to help your children live life within the bounds of reality while fully exploring the dreams of their heart.

Synopsis:

Are you a Pinocchio Parent?

You may be asking yourself these very questions: What lies, clichés, and half-truths do I tell my children? How do these lies hurt my children and my relationship with them? Clinical psychologist and author Chuck Borsellino claims that our culture condones all sorts of lies — from "tiny fibs" to calloused misrepresentations. Though well-intentioned in our unintentional lies, we set our children up for failure and disappointment and undercut our credibility.

In the pages of this book, Dr. Chuck Borsellino helps you sort out fact from fiction, intention from outcome. Most important, you'll learn a better way — a way to help your children live life within the bounds of reality while fully exploring the dreams of their heart.

Synopsis:

Are you a Pinocchio Parent?

You may be asking yourself these very questions: What lies, clichés, and half-truths do I tell my children? How do these lies hurt my children and my relationship with them? Clinical psychologist and author Chuck Borsellino claims that our culture condones all sorts of lies — from "tiny fibs" to calloused misrepresentations. Though well-intentioned in our unintentional lies, we set our children up for failure and disappointment and undercut our credibility.

In the pages of this book, Dr. Chuck Borsellino helps you sort out fact from fiction, intention from outcome. Most important, you'll learn a better way — a way to help your children live life within the bounds of reality while fully exploring the dreams of their heart.

About the Author

DR. CHUCK BORSELLINO PH.D., PSY.D

While Dr. Borsellino has accomplished much throughout his professional career as a psychologist, author and television host, his most prized accomplishment to date . . . is that of husband and father.

Dr. Borsellino has two doctoral degrees, a Ph.D. from the University of North Texas and a Psy.D. degree from Forest Institute of Professional Psychology. In addition to being a licensed clinical psychologist, Dr. Borsellino is an ordained minister and serves as founder and President of OpenHouse Family Ministries.

As a graduate student Dr. Borsellino was inducted into Phi Delta Kappa and has subsequently been recognized in Personalities of America, 2000 Notable American Men and 500 Leaders of Influence. In addition, he has been recognized and honored by Who's Who in America, Who's Who of Emerging Leaders in America, International Who's Who of Intellectuals and Who's Who in the World. Dr. Borsellino is a member of' the American and Canadian Psychological Associations, the National Academy of Neuropsychology, the American Board of Medical Psychotherapists and the American and Canadian Associations for Marriage and Family Therapy.

Traveling extensively throughout the United States and Canada, Dr. Borsellino has spoken to more than one million people in seminars and workshops and is currently host and Executive Producer of FamilyNet's flagship program and nationally syndicated daily television program At Home Live with Chuck and Jenni.

The program, which is dedicated to preserve, strengthen and enrich family life, was honored in 2001 as a finalist for the "Program of The Year" at the National Religious Broadcasters Convention and is a finalist again this year for "Program of the Year" honors. During the past 5 years, the program has received numerous Telly Awards for Outstanding Television Performance.

In addition, the Borsellino's are authors of How to Raise Totally Awesome Kids (Multnomah) and have been featured in Marriage Partnership and Christian Parenting Today magazines. Furthermore, they have been appeared Life Today with James Robison, TBN's Praise the Lord, CTN's Herman and Sharon Show, TLN's Jerry Rose Show, DayStar's Celebration, 100 Huntley Street and Janet Parshall's America.

Previously, Dr. Borsellino served as Vice-President of Ministry with Crossroads Christian Communications and co-hosted their flagship program 100 Huntley Street. While there, Dr. Borsellino was also the Clinical Director of The Family Centre, a Christian mental health clinic staffed by physicians, psychologists and marriage and family therapists.

Borsellino resides in Dallas, TX area with his wife, Jenni of 27 years and three children (Brittany, Cody and Courtney). Oh yea, a canine named Bentley runs the place.

Table of Contents

Contents

Introduction: The Truth about the Lies We Tell

1. Lie: You Can Be Anything You Want to Be

2. Lie: Looks Don't Matter — It's What's on the Inside That Counts

3. Lie: Life Is Fair

4. Lie: It's the Thought That Counts

5. Lie: It Doesn't Matter Whether You Win or Lose — It's How You Play the Game

6. Lie: God Helps Those Who Help Themselves

7. Lie: Love Will Last a Lifetime

8. Lie: Leaders Are Born, Not Bred

9. Lie: Your Past Determines Your Future

10. Lie: You Can Have It All

11. Lie: It's Not What You Know but Who You Know That Counts

12. Lie: Don't Talk to Strangers — or You'll Be Sorry

13. Lie: If You Have Talent, You're Bound to Go Far in Life

14. Lie: It Doesn't Matter What You Do in Life, as Long as You're Happy

15. Lie: It's Not Your Fault

16. Lie: Of Course There's a Santa Claus

17. Lie: Busy Kids Are Happy Kids

18. Lie: All Good Things Come in Small Packages

19. Lie: The Best Things in Life Are Free

20. Lie: If It Doesn't Kill You, It Will Make You Stronger

21. Lie: Silence Is Golden

22. The Most Damaging Lie of all — The Lie We Tell Ourselves

Notes

Product Details

ISBN:
9781582295725
Subtitle:
21 Outrageous Lies We Tell Our Kids
Publisher:
Howard Books
Author:
Borcellini, Chuck
Author:
Chuck Borsellino, PhD, PsyD
Author:
Borsellino, Chuck
Author:
Borcellino, Chuck
Author:
PhD, PsyD Chuck Borsellino
Subject:
Christian Life
Subject:
General
Subject:
Parenting
Subject:
Child Care
Subject:
Parent and child
Subject:
Christian Life - Parenting
Subject:
Christianity - Christian Life - Parenting
Subject:
Parenting - General
Subject:
Truthfulness and falsehood
Subject:
Christianity - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback
Publication Date:
August 2006
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8 x 5.375 in

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Health and Self-Help » Child Care and Parenting » General
Religion » Christianity » General

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"Synopsis" by , Are you a Pinocchio Parent?

You may be asking yourself these very questions: What lies, clichés, and half-truths do I tell my children? How do these lies hurt my children and my relationship with them? Clinical psychologist and author Chuck Borsellino claims that our culture condones all sorts of lies — from "tiny fibs" to calloused misrepresentations. Though well-intentioned in our unintentional lies, we set our children up for failure and disappointment and undercut our credibility.

In the pages of this book, Dr. Chuck Borsellino helps you sort out fact from fiction, intention from outcome. Most important, you'll learn a better way — a way to help your children live life within the bounds of reality while fully exploring the dreams of their heart.

"Synopsis" by , Are you a Pinocchio Parent?

You may be asking yourself these very questions: What lies, clichés, and half-truths do I tell my children? How do these lies hurt my children and my relationship with them? Clinical psychologist and author Chuck Borsellino claims that our culture condones all sorts of lies — from "tiny fibs" to calloused misrepresentations. Though well-intentioned in our unintentional lies, we set our children up for failure and disappointment and undercut our credibility.

In the pages of this book, Dr. Chuck Borsellino helps you sort out fact from fiction, intention from outcome. Most important, you'll learn a better way — a way to help your children live life within the bounds of reality while fully exploring the dreams of their heart.

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