About the Author Sandra Hardin Gookin holds a degree in Speech Communications from Oklahoma State University. Her background in communications has been the basis for her theories on parenting. That and lots of experience resulting in parenting methods that work. About the Editor Dan Gookin has written more than 30 books on computers, translated into over 25 languages. He wrote the international bestseller DOS For Dummies® and many other bestselling For Dummies® titles. Dan holds a degree in communications from the University of California at San Diego. Dan and Sandra are the proud parents of four boys and live in Idaho.
Parenting For Dummiesby Sandra Hardin Gookin, Dan Gookin (Editor), Deborah A. Wilburn (Foreword by)
" A book all parents need to read." Dr. Mary Jo Shaw, Pediatrician and Mother of Three "Parenting For Dummies skips the long-winded theories and explanations and cuts to the chase, giving practical, wise parenting advice " Deborah A. Wilburn, Senior Editor, Working Mother Magazine "The overall tone of the book is wonderful the helpful
" A book all parents need to read." Dr. Mary Jo Shaw, Pediatrician and Mother of Three "Parenting For Dummies skips the long-winded theories and explanations and cuts to the chase, giving practical, wise parenting advice " Deborah A. Wilburn, Senior Editor, Working Mother Magazine "The overall tone of the book is wonderful the helpful hints are terrific." Diana Korte, Contributing Writer, Mothering Magazine
Your Essential Parenting Reference for the next millennium!
This book is for You if you have kids, would like to have kids, know someone who has kids, live next door to someone who has kids, or were, at one time or another, a kid. You know that being a parent is a tough, yet rewarding job with long hours, no salary or benefits, and no instruction manual. Everywhere you turn there's some dull book on parenting techniques written by someone who may not even have kids! The help you need is here in Parenting For Dummies®, written by parents for parents! Get the inside scoop on parenting basics for dealing with everyday issues like discipline, potty training, finding good day care, dealing with bathtime, bedtime, and more.
Inside, you'll discover how to:
- Use the friendly advice for dealing with kids from newborns to pre-teens
- Find helpful hints that only an experienced parent can offer
- Discover answers to the most common parenting questions
- Uncover tips for dealing with cranky babies, dining out, and squabbling siblings
- Create guidelines for co-parenting (the two-party system)
- Communicate effectively with your children
- Uncover suggestions for household rules and other parenting dos and don'ts
Meet the Author
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
See all customer reviews