Raising Happy Children: What Every Child Needs Their Parents to Know - From 0-11 Years

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This guide moves away from the "one expert, one voice" childcare books and toward a synthesis of research from a wide range of world-renowned professionals, together with the experiences of real parents and children. Its warm, funny, thought-provoking and helpful advice has helped thousands of parents through the tough problems, contentious issues,and crucial questions faced by everyone with children. This expanded and revised edition offers an extended age-range, insights into how parents can develop happy, ...

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Overview

This guide moves away from the "one expert, one voice" childcare books and toward a synthesis of research from a wide range of world-renowned professionals, together with the experiences of real parents and children. Its warm, funny, thought-provoking and helpful advice has helped thousands of parents through the tough problems, contentious issues,and crucial questions faced by everyone with children. This expanded and revised edition offers an extended age-range, insights into how parents can develop happy, healthy relationships with their children, and more real-life examples from families who've hit problems and found solutions. The text also features expanded sections on understanding babies, smack-free effective discipline, behavioral problems, emotional needs, eating problems, divorce and family change, communication, and sex and drugs education for pre-adolescents.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780340734643
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 3/1/2004
  • Edition description: New edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 464
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Jan Stimpson has been a leading counsellor for Parentline Plus for over 10 years. She now works with families privately through Peter King Lewis Family Practice and daisychainparents.co.uk. Jan Parker is a former Guardian journalist.
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