The book helps you explore your own parenting skills, helps youto define what changes you may need to make and provides advice onhow to implement new parenting habits to improve you and yourfamily’s relationships. Covering both day-to-day parentingand offering extra advice on how to help your children deal withlife’s tougher challenges, this is a down to earth guide froma parenting coach and mother of two, Sue Atkins.
Raising Happy Children For Dummies covers:Becoming a Confident ParentKnowing What Kind of Parent You Are - and Want to BecomeUnderstanding Your Kids' NeedsBeginning with the End in Mind: Establishing Goals for YourFamilyCommunicating Effectively and Connecting with YourChildrenApproaching Parenting With Common SenseMaintaining Great RelationshipsGetting Down to Earth and Practical: Disciplining YourKidsChoosing Different Strategies for Different AgesWhen the Going Gets Tough: Handling ConflictCoping With SchoolHelping Your Child Cope with Individual ProblemsHelping Your Child Cope with Bigger IssuesRaising Children with Unique and Special NeedsRaising Twins, Triplets, and Multiple-Birth ChildrenTen Things to Do Every Single Day as a ParentTen Techniques to Build a Happy HomeTen Things to Do When it All Goes Pear-ShapedTen (or so) Top Resources for Parents
Parenting coach Sue Atkins has helped thousands of parents build stronger relationships with their children using her straightforward strategies. In this practical guide she shares her positive methods to help you parent with confidence and raise motivated, well-behaved and happy kids.
- Develop your childrens' self-esteem
- Turn conflicts into conversations
- Encourage independence and good behaviour
- Be confident and positive in your abilities as a parent