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The bestselling parenting classic has just got even better, with this fully revised and expanded new edition
From its first publication, Raising Happy Children has stood out as a different kind of parenting book. Breaking the mould of the 'one expert, one voice' childcare books, it is a brilliant synthesis of the latest research from a wide range of world-renowned professionals, together with the experiences of real parents and children. Unique in content and tone, its warm, funny, though-provoking and helpful advice has helped thousands of parents through the tough problems, contentious issues and crucial questions faced by everyone with children. Now one of the best-loved, leading parenting titles - praised by parents and professionals alike - this bestselling classic has just got better. Fully revised and expanded, it now offers:
* An extended age-range (birth to 11 years)
* The very latest insights into how parents can develop happy, healthy relationships with their children
* More real-life examples from families who've hit problems and found solutions
* Expanded sections on:
- Understanding babies
- Smack-free effective discipline
- Behavioural problems
- Emotional needs
- Eating problems and how to avoid them
- Lone parenting, divorce and family change
- Communication in families
- Sex & drugs education for pre-adolescents
Will appeal to parents who look beyond instruction manuals and who want to give their children the best possible childhood. - Penny Cunynghame, health visitor
WHAT THE PARENTS SAY:
WHAT THE PROFESSIONALS SAY:
'One of the nicest and most helpful books I have ever read.'
'It treats parents as intelligent life forms. I couldn't recommend it enough.'
...insight, support and real solutions. I couldn't recommend it enough. - Mary MacLeod, National Family and Parenting Instit
Tackles the thorny question of discipline in a way that respects the needs of both children and parents. - Eileen Hayes, NSPCC
'Helps me practically and emotionally on the stuff that really happens in my family.'
'Covers almost every subject a parent needs the answer to'
'Love it. Need it'