After the huge success of Growing Great Boys, comes this companion title focusing on girls. There are many issues today to challenge girls and their parents. This book gives support and advice to parents in the same way that Growing Great Boys has done. It follows the structure of the boys' book quite closely. It includes some general chapte.. More
This book presents a modern approach to parenting. Diane Levy believes children must be taught to experience and handle their emotions and they must learn self-discipline. There are two main tenets to the new approach to parenting developed in the book: Emotional Support and Limit Setting. It takes about twenty years to raise a child. Within tha.. More
Refreshingly honest, openly frank and candidly blunt, this book has been written by a mother for other mothers. It oozes with warm fuzzies, it reeks of mumsy terms, it exudes realism in every paragraph and it is refreshing in its guiltless honesty. Modern first-time mothers are often alone - devoid of once traditional motherhood knowledge and pr.. More
Many parents feel anxious about coping with teenagers - it's not surprising given all the horror stories you hear. Other parents warn us of previously docile and compliant children who appear to have undergone personality changes and become more like mini psychopaths - turning sullen, rebellious and moody overnight. You hear reports of drugs.. More
Do you really favour one child?
The answer to that question can be Yes and NO
Yes, because just like personality clashes, you can have natural accords.
No, because a natural accord is not favouritism.
Many parents and teachers worry that they favour one of their children and most feel guilty about it. But hav.. More
Have you had times when you blamed your troubles on your upbringing? Do people tell you you are just like your parents?
If you understand the motivations of your parents, teachers or caregivers, it may be easier to accept the way they went about raising or teaching you. It may help dissolve that lingering resentment or those recurring irrita.. More
A mother's guide to using Baby Massage, Relaxation & Pelvic Floor Strengthening.Baby massage is a great way to relieve some of the symptoms as well as help you calm down and bond with your baby. I hope some of the techniques I talk about in this book help you to bond and/or relieve your baby from any discomfort they might be experiencing. Being.. More