• Parenting with Purpose

  • A Practical Guide to Disciplining with Empathy and Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child
  • By: Aileen Jarvis, Rowan Roffe
  • Narrated by: Kelly McGibbon
  • Length: 3 hrs and 53 mins
  • 4.9 out of 5 stars (34 ratings)

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Parenting with Purpose

By: Aileen Jarvis,Rowan Roffe
Narrated by: Kelly McGibbon
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Publisher's Summary

Almost anyone can become a parent, but it takes real practice to learn how to parent in a way that best fit for your children.

How you choose to raise your children says a lot about you as a parent. Great parenting starts with a purpose. In this book, we go on a journey to discovering just that. With many years of professional experience with hundreds of clients, and having raised kids themselves, Aileen Jarvis and Rowan Roffe are finally spilling all the secrets to becoming the best parents you always wanted to be.

To give you a brief outline, here's what you are going to find in this book:

  • Learn about the many different approaches to parenting and what style resonates with yours the most.
  • Look at the working of a child's mind and what goes inside it.
  • Discover the many reasons why they behave in the way they do and how to minimize misbehavior.
  • Find out what positive discipline looks like and how it can be put into practice.
  • Explore what emotional intelligence looks like in kids and how to nurture it naturally.
  • Debate over whether a parent can be both a friend and a parent to their child and if it's worth it.
  • Learn how to empower your kids and prepare them for the world outside the house.
  • Learn how to deal with a rebellious teenager in the house and what measures to take to get along with them.
  • Know how parenting with purpose can be applied in various scenarios to recognize and handle temper tantrums, whiny behavior, and aggressiveness.

You will learn to handle parent/child conflict without ruining your relationship with your kids by implementing positive parenting strategies that actually work. 

So if you are ready to lean in and raise emotionally intelligent, well-mannered, and conscious children, you should listen to this audiobook!

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

©2020 Aileen Jarvis (P)2020 Aileen Jarvis

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The parenting audiobook!

Nice audiobook about how to be the perfect parent.
I am not a parent, but my partner and I are trying to be, so I was looking for something on this topic. I have found this audiobook really pleasant to listen to.
For example, I think it is pretty useful to know empirical, logical facts (mostly for people looking for a child) and research results on parenting.
I absolutely recommend the book because besides being lovely to listen it is always good to compare different thinkings and keep in mind most if they come from experienced parents and experts on the matter!
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Must Listen!

This was a great book on parenting. The narration was really well done and the practical guide it offers is very beneficial!

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Great practical insights

I really enjoyed listening to the insights being shared in Chapter 4, which dealt with what to do when your child misbehaves. The authors bring parenting down to a level that every parent can easily relate to. Loved the subtle use of humor throughout the listen.

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great book!

loved this book!! leanred so much about my mother's parenting style and my own. looking forward to doing the work! ty!

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This book was helpful but we wasn’t very impressed

This books definitely had some good tips and tricks but All and all I wasn’t blown away. Save yourself the crisis do more research find another book.

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Love IT

I loved listening to this audiobook!

I highly recommend parents especially those with much younger kids to listen to this audiobook.

I loved all the chapters.

I highly recommend this audiobook.

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great information from a comforting voice

this book is a near-perfect blend of story, factual information, and relatability. throughout the book, I get a feeling of understanding from the writer/narrator like they have been through it all and are nowhere to show me the way. I also really liked how there was a chapter devoted to dealing with teenagers. I'm not at that stage yet but I am dreading it a bit and this book made me feel a lot better about it all. Thank you!

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All parents need this!

I'm a parent to two kids, and this was so encouraging and helpful. I love the emphasis on using empathy. I learned so much from this book. Thanks!

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Valuable information

As a parent to a toddler, I really enjoyed this book. This book talks about the importance of balance when it comes to raising children. Discipline is already a tricky challenge of parenthood, but this book helps guide you to navigating it in the best way by giving you pros and cons to multiple sides. I would say this is a must-listen for any parent.

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Passionate about Parenting!.

This is a very good audiobook. You can tell the author is very passionate about parenting. The narrator does a great job putting the author's words across in an empathetic way. We love our children and we want the best for them, this book delivers on it's promise and shows you how to discipline your children with empathy. A fantastic book, thank you.

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  • 07-28-22

Really useful

Great audio, really helped me see where we were going wrong with my toddler! it's been 2 days and we have seen a huge difference in her behaviour! Well worth the listen 🙂

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  • Jim W
  • 08-05-21

Down to earth, practical and helpful

I'm guessing this author has been there, done it and worn the T-shirt. She certainly speaks with authority on the subject and, as usual, makes it sound so simple.

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  • Dee
  • 07-15-21

Great parent book

Great book on parenting. As a parent this book gives a practical guide to follow to help raise children. I will be implementing and recommend this book for old and new parents

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  • James
  • 07-07-21

The only parenting book you'll ever need

This audiobook does such a great job in covering all the vital aspects of parenting a child. From positive discipline to minimising misbehaviour, this book really is all encompassing. I found the chapter on how to empower your children particularly powerful. I would highly recommend

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  • Annabell
  • 07-04-21

Wheel of Emotion

This was a really interesting audiobook that was very well researched. I found the information relating to the cognitive development of a child's mind particularly interesting. The narration was actually very soothing and it felt like you were listening to an empathic and knowledgeable guide.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 06-07-21

A book that every parent should read

It's easy to patronize a child as a parent, thinking "Oh, what do you know, you're just a child" but this kind of attitude couldn't be more wrong. Especially children from these new generations are so bright! I think this book is for every parent out there, that wants to understand better their child and to learn to communicate efficiently, ultimately to raise a well-rounded adult.

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  • steven christie
  • 06-04-21

Become a better parent!

In todays society parenting is more challenging than ever before. I bought this book as u can never have enough good advice on how to become a better parent. Really helps u get inside the mind of a child , think like they do, some excellent tips on partnering styles for dealing with rebel teens and explains how to handle all sorts of different and challenging scenarios

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  • Amz_shopper
  • 05-18-21

Very informative

I really enjoyed listening to this. I found the chapter on emotional intelligence very interesting and its something i’ll be teaching my kids. I also enjoyed listening to the chapter about being a friend/mentor of my kids. The narration by Kelly McGibbon was awesome

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  • Anonymous User
  • 02-09-21

Amazing, with great life lessons

It goes without saying that parenting can be extremely hard right? It not easy being a mum or dad, not by a mile fun yes but easy no. I think it is so important that books like these are about as they provide a great guide in one what to expect but more so on how we should conduct ourselves as parents. The book outlines some great fundamental teaching and great methods that we can apply every day to, parenting is a very thoughtful process and this book outlines how to ensure that this is path that is constantly followed. It’s important that we build strong relationships ith out children to ensure that they have the best influence from us first.


This book left be reflecting and thinking more how i can be a better more caring compassionate and patient parent. As the Give of away in the name i truly feel like i have to gain emotional intelligence and can dissect my thought emotions and behbviour.


It was an easy read from start to finish which i always really appreciate.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 10-23-20

Powerful, Applicable, Compassionate

My wife and I are looking to start a family soon, and were trying to find some good audio content to listen to in our downtime, specifically with parenting for emotional intelligence, and sensitvity. Parenting with Purpose was the perfect audiobook for our cause. It breaks down specific techniques for how to raise, and parent, children who are emotionally intelligent and sensitive to the world around them, while keeping track of your own boundaries as a parent.

I will likely give this another listen when the time comes for us to have our first kid, but I this was a great foundation and established some great precedents for my wife and I to discuss as we head into having our first child. The narrator is even toned and easy understand, would definitely recommend this to any parents or couples who are expecting!