Working Parents by Michael Grose
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Working Parents
By Michael Grose

Working Parents

How to Work, Raise Great Kids and Have a Life

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Working Parents by Michael Grose

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Is it really harder than ever before to juggle family, work and the rest of life, or does it just feel like it? How can you raise kids well if you are a busy working parent? And how can you actually enjoy your kids when the week seems to go by in a blur? If it comes to that, how can you even stay awake the whole day?! Michael Grose, father of three and parenting expert, understands the pressures intimately. More importantly, he has answers to the questions that plague working parents everywhere. From the decision to work, through finding the right childcare, to dealing with guilt and the negative comments of those around you, to coping when your child is ill, and working from home, Michael covers the whole complicated world you are facing. There are invaluable tips and tricks to managing your time, looking after yourself and dealing with the demands of the workplace (including those ones that have a habit of leaching through into your own time) and of home. He also shatters the myth of 'quality time' and shows, instead, why the three things that really matter for family closeness are 'hang-around time', focused time and rituals. WORKING PARENTS is more than a manual for surviv

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781740510271
ISBN-10: 1740510275
Format: Paperback
(209mm x 139mm x 23mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Random House USA Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 5-Jul-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Michael Grose

* Michael Grose is Australia's number-one parenting educator, with an enviable track record of helping parents and professionals raise and teach today's kids. * His best-selling Why First Borns Rule the World has sold over 23,000 copies. * Michael is a regular weekly parenting columnist for 'Body and Soul' in Sydney's Sunday Telegraph, which has a circulation of 6 million. * He has a popular website,, which parents find an invaluable source of easy-to-access information. On the website he has information on all his books. * He presents a half-hour parenting segment each fortnight on ABC radio and appears regularly on the national Australian television program 9AM, commenting on parenting issues of the day. * He is a popular speaker, giving up to 100 seminars and presentations each year to parents and professionals in Australia and in the United Kingdom. * Michael is the only person to have conducted a parenting seminar for a nation's leaders, when he ventured into Parliament House, Canberra in 2004 and addressed politicians on all sides of the political fence about how to behave so your children will too!

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