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The Mother Of All Parenting Books: An All-Canadian Guide to Raising a Happy, Healthy Child from Preschool through the Preteens

Authors: Douglas, Ann
Publisher: Collins
BISAC/Subject: FAM034000
ISBN: 9781443427401, Related ISBNs: 1443427403, 9781443427401, 9781443443913
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 592,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis:

Parenting is the toughest job on the planet. Fortunately, Canadian parents have Ann Douglas to turn to as their guide. Using her trademark non-bossy approach to all of the perennial parenting hot topics, Douglas has pulled together the latest research on everything from teaching kids self-discipline to preventing power struggles within the family to encouraging kids to feel great about themselves. The result is an all-Canadian guide to raising healthy, happy kids a book no Canadian parent should be without.

The Mother of All Parenting Books delivers:

  • the facts on discipline-what works, what doesn't, and how your discipline methods need to evolve as your child grows older
  • practical tips on teaching kids morals and values
  • strategies for promoting healthy child-parent communication
  • advice on avoiding parent burnout the lowdown on what it takes to keep kids safe today without smothering them
  • the facts on fitness, nutrition, and body image and the important role that parents have to play in modeling healthy living for their kids
  • research updates on bullying, eating disorders, childhood depression, and other important health and safety issues
  • tips for riding out the sometimes rocky preteen years
  • a listing of Canadian resources, including an Internet directory

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