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Detoxing Childhood: What Parents Need to Know to Raise Happy, Successful Children

Sue Palmer

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Prose: non-fiction, Advice on parenting, Child care & upbringing

How parents can keep their children healthy and happy in the modern environment, despite the pressures of a toxic world. From the author of TOXIC CHILDHOOD.

Sue Palmer's ground-breaking book TOXIC CHILDHOOD generated national debate. Now, in this important follow-up book, she provides an essential guide on how to bring up children in a way that avoids the problems of a toxic world.

Includes practical, easy-to-follow advice on: Food, Play, Sleep, Language, Childcare and Education, Family life and Using TV, computers and mobile phones to your advantage.

With so many pressures across so many parts of our lives today, this book is the one-stop solution to all our concerns about raising healthy, happy children in the modern world.

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Praise for Detoxing Childhood: What Parents Need to Know to Raise Happy, Successful Children

  • constructive, intelligent solutions on how to take the lessons of the past, embrace the good things about the present and raise bright balanced children for the future - DAILY RECORD

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Sue Palmer

Sue Palmer is a writer, broadcaster and consultant on the education of young children. She is well-known to UK teachers as a specialist in literacy, especially the teaching of writing, but concern about children's lifestyles led her to research and publish the bestselling book TOXIC CHILDHOOD: How the Modern World Is Damaging Our Children and What We Can Do About It, followed in 2007 by a practical handbook for parents, DETOXING CHILDHOOD: What Parents Need to Know to Raise Bright, Balanced Children, and her most recent book 21ST CENTURY BOYS. Sue is also a popular speaker, addressing thousands of teachers each year across the UK and around the world - and increasingly invited to address audiences of parents, health professionals and others concerned with children's well-being. She writes frequently in the national press, and has worked as a consultant to the National Literacy Trust, the Basic Skills Agency, many educational publishers, the Department for Education and the BBC.

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