We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.com/access .
Parenting Your Powerful Child Audiobook

Parenting Your Powerful Child: Bringing an End to the Everyday Battles

Regular Price:$13.99
  • Membership Details:
    • First book free with 30-day trial
    • $14.95/month thereafter for your choice of 1 new book each month
    • Cancel easily anytime
    • Exchange books you don't like
    • All selected books are yours to keep, even if you cancel
  • - or -

Publisher's Summary

Don’t let those cherubic faces fool you.

Your smart kids have an agenda - and they’re workin’ ya.

Powerful kids don’t just happen. They’re created, and their power comes in different packages. Whether loud and temperamental, quiet and sensitive, or stubborn and manipulative, powerful children can make living with them a challenge. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

In Parenting Your Powerful Child, New York Times best-selling author Dr. Kevin Leman offers a practical action plan to redirect your child’s power surges into positive traits that will prepare your child for a successful, happy, and productive adult life. With these simple but effective techniques, you can transform your home from a daily battle zone to a safe and peaceful place. All it takes is a little determination - and some small changes on your part - to make a huge difference in your family life.

Ready for the power struggle to end?

©2013 Dr. Kevin Leman (P)2013 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

What Members Say

Average Customer Rating

4.4 (112 )
5 star
 (69)
4 star
 (30)
3 star
 (6)
2 star
 (5)
1 star
 (2)
Overall
4.4 (93 )
5 star
 (57)
4 star
 (23)
3 star
 (5)
2 star
 (5)
1 star
 (3)
Story
4.4 (94 )
5 star
 (56)
4 star
 (24)
3 star
 (9)
2 star
 (4)
1 star
 (1)
Performance
Sort by:
  •  
    Elena F. Novak Austin, TX 11-17-13
    Elena F. Novak Austin, TX 11-17-13 Member Since 2013
    HELPFUL VOTES
    3
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    31
    2
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "A MUST read for every parent"
    Any additional comments?

    This was one of the very few books I found to be practically useful to me on my parenting journey! It literally changed our life from driven by anxiety and fear of unknown to driven by understanding, peace and confidence. Excellent, fun, heart-felt narration. Down to earth advice. I couldn't stop listening... and I found myself taking notes and applying this author's advise immediately after I heard it! Our children's behaviors have been positively transformed and my husband and I gained the much needed confidence to parent with healthy firmness, unconditional love and compassion. We have two powerful boys, ages 3 and 5. This was a life saver for all of us. It is exactly the book I needed to hear. Thank you for that!

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Patricia FREEVILLE, NY, United States 03-04-14
    Patricia FREEVILLE, NY, United States 03-04-14 Member Since 2016
    HELPFUL VOTES
    2
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    6
    2
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Overall this was a very helpful book"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes, it has so many great ideas and you can really relate to the examples.


    What did you like best about this story?

    Tangible take aways


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

    Yes


    Any additional comments?

    Great read

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  •  
    ijeoma okeke 04-07-16 Member Since 2016
    HELPFUL VOTES
    1
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    2
    1
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Thank God for this opportunity"

    I am really grateful to God for the opportunity to come across this book. Now I can parent with more confidence as I can see results already In my 3 great boys. They are happier and listen to me better than ever.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  •  
    krovira2801 05-24-16
    krovira2801 05-24-16 Member Since 2012
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    13
    3
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Fantastic Book!!!"

    This is an amazing parenting book! Probably the best one I have read.
    I loved that after each section it talks about power points and gives you a summary of that chapter!
    I will definitely recommend it to all my friends and will come back to it as the perfect manual for parenting without struggles.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Marcia 02-25-16
    Marcia 02-25-16 Member Since 2016
    HELPFUL VOTES
    5
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    14
    12
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Great, practical tips for your powerful child"

    Loved the narrator. Good choice for this book with good inflection and personality.

    As always, Dr Leman's books are really easy reading with very practical help.

    Now I just have to practise on my two powerful children!

    I recommend this book if you're getting into power struggles with a kid or two!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    K. De Volder 02-24-16 Member Since 2016
    HELPFUL VOTES
    12
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    54
    19
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Mostly anecdotal and often repetitive"

    The summary in the last five minutes pretty much sums up the entire book. None of the advice seems to be backed by any studies or at least the author does not mention them.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    3blondegirls 07-14-15 Member Since 2015
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    2
    1
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Good points"

    Just finished. Many good thoughts on changing your habits and responses as a parent to grow children who respond in better way. Will be trying with my 3 girls. Will likely listen again to several chapters

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Denae 03-07-15
    Denae 03-07-15 Member Since 2016
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    6
    5
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Super useful and practical advice"

    I think this book was full of useful and practical information without a lot of psychology jargon and with good reference to the teachings in the bible.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Caroline A Rufino 01-06-15 Member Since 2014
    HELPFUL VOTES
    1
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    1
    1
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    "Everyone must read this book!!"

    Everyone who has kids or is going to have them soon, must read this book! I am about to read it (listen to it) for the second time in a row! I am learning so much that is going to help my relationship with my children for life. I just know it!

    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Lindsey kutscher 05-16-16
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    1
    1
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Preachy"
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    No.


    Has Parenting Your Powerful Child turned you off from other books in this genre?

    No.


    Have you listened to any of Maurice England’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    No.


    Do you think Parenting Your Powerful Child needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

    NO.


    Any additional comments?

    This book was very preachy from the very start. I didn't enjoy listening to it, but tried and finally a little more than halfway through, I had to give up. I thought the reader performed it well...just didn't appreciate the content.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

Cancel

Thank you.

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.