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Description - Raising Happy Children by Jan Parker

From its first publication, Raising Happy Children has stood out as a different kind of parenting book. Breaking the mould of the 'one expert, one voice' childcare books, it is a brilliant synthesis of the latest research from a wide range of world-renowned professionals, together with the experiences of real parents and children. Unique in content and tone, its warm, funny, though-provoking and helpful advice has helped thousands of parents through the tough problems, contentious issues and crucial questions faced by everyone with children. Now one of the best-loved, leading parenting titles - praised by parents and professionals alike - this bestselling classic has just got better. Fully revised and expanded, it now offers: * An extended age-range (birth to 11 years) * The very latest insights into how parents can develop happy, healthy relationships with their children * More real-life examples from families who've hit problems and found solutions * Expanded sections on: - Understanding babies - Smack-free effective discipline - Behavioural problems - Emotional needs - Eating problems and how to avoid them - Lone parenting, divorce and family change - Communication in families - Sex & drugs education for pre-adolescents

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780340734643
ISBN-10: 0340734647
Format: Paperback
(232mm x 156mm x 34mm)
Pages: 464
Imprint: Hodder Paperback
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jan Parker

Jan Stimpson has been a leading counsellor for Parentline Plus for over 10 years. She now works with families privately through Peter King Lewis Family Practice and www.daisychainparents.co.uk. She is the mother of two sons. Jan Parker is a former Guardian journalist and writer and mother of three.

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