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I'm Okay, You're a Brat!: Setting the Priorities Straight and Freeing You from the Guilt and Mad Myths of Parenthood
     

I'm Okay, You're a Brat!: Setting the Priorities Straight and Freeing You from the Guilt and Mad Myths of Parenthood

by Susan Jeffers
 

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In this refreshingly honest book, bestselling author Dr. Susan Jeffers breaks the conspiracy of silence, pulling no punches when she details how difficult parenthood can be. With humor and compassion she uncovers the guilt traps set for parents by many child-care experts. She questions the myths and half-truths that make parents feel inadequate and offers valuable

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In this refreshingly honest book, bestselling author Dr. Susan Jeffers breaks the conspiracy of silence, pulling no punches when she details how difficult parenthood can be. With humor and compassion she uncovers the guilt traps set for parents by many child-care experts. She questions the myths and half-truths that make parents feel inadequate and offers valuable survival tools for those whose kids are driving them crazy.

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“Brilliant! A brave and revolutionary book that dares to confront many of our long-cherished beliefs about parenthood and parenting.” —Susan Forward, Ph.D., author of Emotional Blackmail

“An excellent investment! If you read it before you have children, it may change your life. If you read it after you have children, it may save you years of therapy.” —Warren Farrell, Ph.D., author of Why Men Are the Way They Are and Women Can't Hear What Men Don't Say

“Many welcome suprises await the reader of this marvelously honest book! I heatily recommend it! It will remove any guilt and confusion you may be having about so many aspects of parenthood...whether you are a parent or not.” —Barbara DeAngelis, Ph.D., author of Secrets About Life Every Woman Should Know

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580632027
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
07/13/2001
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
1,265,506
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.64(d)

Meet the Author

Susan Jeffers, Ph.D. is the author of many popular self-help books including Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway, End the Struggle and Dance with Life, and Dare to Connect. A bestselling author, she lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Mark Shelmerdine.

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