Author(s): Marilyn McLachlan
The truth about modern parenting is that many of us are . . .
- time poor but rich in reasons to feel guilty
- confused about all the Ã�Â¢Ã�Â�Ã�Â�latest researchÃ�Â¢Ã�Â�Ã�Â� and what it means
- anxious about childcare options versus staying at home
- keen to know more about our childrenÃ�Â¢Ã�Â�Ã�Â�s development
- eager to raise happy, confident, creative kids
HereÃ�Â¢Ã�Â�Ã�Â�s the book for real parents wanting to raise real kids in the real world. An up to date, accessible guide to child development and effective parenting, aimed at the realities of modern lifestyles in time-poor, often stressed single and double income households.
Knowing what the best and latest research says about your childÃ�Â¢Ã�Â�Ã�Â�s brain and personality development, how to tap into each stage creatively, and how to create the kind of stable and happy home in which they will flourish is one key to discovering that elusive life Ã�Â¢Ã�Â�Ã�Â�balanceÃ�Â¢Ã�Â�Ã�Â� that everyone craves.
Introduction; Acknowledgements; CODE ONE:THE OLD CODE: Perfectionism/THE NEW CODE: Realism; CODE TWO: THE OLD CODE: Dependency/THE NEW CODE Autonomy; CODE THREE: THE OLD CODE: Indulgence/THE NEW CODE: Temperance; CODE FOUR: THE OLD CODE: Time-Deficiency/THE NEW CODE: Time-Sufficiency; CODE FIVE: THE OLD CODE: Peter Pan Syndrome/THE NEW CODE: Altruism; CODE SIX: THE OLD CODE: Sophistication/THE NEW CODE: Simplicity; CODE SEVEN; THE OLD CODE: Genius/THE NEW CODE: Flair; CODE EIGHT: THE OLD CODE: Entertainment/THE NEW CODE: Creativity; CODE NINE: THE OLD CODE: Conformity/THE NEW CODE: Innovation; CODE TEN: THE OLD CODE: Pressure/THE NEW CODE: Opportunity; CODE ELEVEN: THE OLD CODE: Minor Men/THE NEW CODE: Major Men; CODE TWELVE: THE OLD CODE: Equality/THE NEW CODE: Equity; Selected Bibliography