THE Breakthrough Guide on How to be a Better Parent.
* Do you worry about your child's behaviour? * Do you ever nag or shout and wish you hadn't? * Do you give in to your child to avoid confrontation? * Do you feel anxious that your child is unhappy or falling behind at school? * Or do you simply long for a happier home?
In this unique guide Karen Doherty and Georgia Coleridge put the fun back into family life by revealing powerful yet simple solutions to virtually every parenting problem. And with eight children between them, there aren't too many difficulties they haven't encountered.
Packed with masses of groundbreaking, original material, cutting-edge advice from professionals, and dozens of real-life stories from parents, this brilliant book holds the key to solving everyday problems. As Karen and Georgia identify SEVEN unique parenting styles and lead you to discover the one that works best for you, they also help you to:
*ditch the guilt *build on your strengths *boost your confidence *feel inspired to try new and innovative ideas
Practical, reassuring and bursting with clear, concise, sensible advice that REALLY WORKS, Seven Secrets of Successful Parenting is essential reading for EVERY PARENT.
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This is totally fascinating and full of brilliant tips. I dream of being the 'laid-back' parent. Maybe by 2030! -
What a treasure trove of practical help. This book is non-judgemental and very reassuring... -
This book removes the fog and is a really sensible and practical summary of parenting techniques. It should be part of the national curriculum. -
This practical, advice-packed book is just the ticket…Whether you’re a new parent, a mum-to-be or a seasoned pro, this book should have a place on your shelves. - Glamour Magazine
This has to be one of THE best parenting books I have ever read. It covers toddlers to teenagers, light hearted but yet deadly serious and there really is something for every parent to relate to! It was so addictive and appropriate for me with three girls, that I had recommended it to more than 20 people when I was only a quarter of the way through it! All parents should read it. - MumKnowsBest.com
Simple, accessible tools which cover everything from getting your child to clean his teeth to picky eaters and bullying. - Mail on Sunday, YOU Magazine
Reading this book is like having a chat with your friends or with other mums at the crèche or the school gate. - Mothers and Babies
A no-nonsense guide to running a family – whatever your personality. - Easy Living
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About the Authors
Karen Doherty is the mother of three girls and a boy and lives with her family in London. She worked at American TV networks CNBC and NBC as a news journalist and producer and has been an Ambassador for UK Youth. She did her BSc at the University of Southern California, and an MPhil at Magdalen College, Oxford. Karen is now running a free online website for parents. Take a look at KarenDoherty.com.
Georgia Coleridge is the mother of three boys and a girl. For many years she was the Children's Book Editor of the Daily Mail . She has worked at You magazine and The Spectator and contributed to Radio 4's Front Row. She lives with her family in London and works as a professional healer. GeorgiaColeridgeHealing.com
Mail on Sunday, You magazine “With eight children between them, Georgia Coleridge and Karen Doherty have experienced every family peak and pitfall possible.”