Title : The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read and Your Children Will Be Glad That You Did
Format : Hardcover
Pages : 256 pages
Publisher : Philippa Perry
Language : English
ISBN : 9780241250990

This is a parenting book for people who don't buy parenting booksWith straight talking advice from renowned Psychotherapist Philippa Perry How to be a Parent is the definitive guide for any parent looking to navigate their past avoid repeating their own parents' mistakes and ensure they don't land their own kids in therapyThrough the combination of case studies her own experiences as a parent and therapeutic insight gained from a career spanning over 20 years Perry tackles the wider issues of what it actually means to be a parent rather than getting bogged down in the little detailsThis isn't a book about meeting developmental milestones training your child to have enviable manners or how to get the much idealised 'perfect' family it's about creating functional relationships with your children so that they grow up feeling secure knowing who they are and what they want giving both them and you a shot at real happinessFull of refreshing sage and sane advice on the bigger picture of parenthood How to be a Parent is the only book you'll ever really need to ensure you don't mess your kids up