The Mother of All Parenting Books

The Mother of All Parenting Books

An All-Canadian Guide to Raising A Happy, Healthy Child From Preschool Through the Preteens

Book - 2003
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Parenting is the toughest job on the planet. Fortunately, Canadian parents have Ann Douglas to turn to as their guide. Using her trademark non-bossy approach to all of the perennial parenting hot topics, Douglas has pulled together the latest research on everything from teaching kids self-discipline to preventing power struggles within the family to encouraging kids to feel great about themselves. The result is an all-Canadian guide to raising healthy, happy kids — a book no Canadian parent should be without.


  • the facts on discipline-what works, what doesn't, and how your discipline methods need to evolve as your child grows older
  • practical tips on teaching kids morals and values
  • strategies for promoting healthy child-parent communication
  • advice on avoiding parent burnout
  • the lowdown on what it takes to keep kids safe today without smothering them
  • the facts on fitness, nutrition, and body image and the important role that parents have to play in modeling healthy living for their kids
  • research updates on bullying, eating disorders, childhood depression, and other important health and safety issues
  • tips for riding out the sometimes rocky preteen years
  • a listing of Canadian resources, including an Internet directory

Presents the facts on discipline what works, what doesn't, and how your discipline methods need to evolve as your child grows older. This book offers practical tips on teaching kids morals and values, and strategies for promoting healthy child parent communication. It also includes advice on avoiding parent burnout.

Publisher: Etobicoke, Ont. : Wiley, c2003
ISBN: 9780470833322
Branch Call Number: PC 649.10971 Dou
Characteristics: 568 p. : ill.


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