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  • Published: 2 June 2008
  • ISBN: 9780593059159
  • Imprint: Bantam Press
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 384
  • RRP: $27.99
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Seven Secrets Of Successful Parenting

Or How to Achieve the Almost Impossible


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This essential breakthrough guide puts the fun back into family life by revealing powerful yet simple solutions to virtually every parenting problem.

The Breakthrough Guide on How to be a Better Parent

* Do you worry about your child's behaviour?
* Do you ever nag or shout and wish you hadn't?
* Do you give in to your child to avoid confrontation?
* Do you struggle to get cooperation without a fuss?
* Do you feel anxious that your child is unhappy or falling behind at school?
* Or do you simply long for a happier home?

In this unique guide Karen Doherty and Georgia Coleridge put the fun back into family life by revealing powerful yet simple solutions to virtually every parenting problem. And with eight children between them, there aren't too many difficulties they haven't encountered.

Packed with masses of groundbreaking, original material, cutting-edge advice from professionals, and dozens of real-life stories from parents who've battled through the toughest of times and survived, this brilliant book holds the key to solving everyday problems. As Karen and Georgia identify SEVEN unique parenting styles and lead you to discover the one that works best for you, they also help you to

* ditch the guilt * build on your strengths * boost your confidence * feel inspired to try new and innovative ideas

Practical, reassuring and bursting with clear, concise, sensible advice that REALLY WORKS, Seven Secrets of Successful Parenting is essential reading for EVERY PARENT.

  • Pub date: 2 June 2008
  • ISBN: 9780593059159
  • Imprint: Bantam Press
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 384
  • RRP: $27.99

About the Authors

Georgia Coleridge

Georgia Coleridge is the mother of three boys and a girl. For many years she was the Children's Book Editor of the Daily Mail. She has worked at You magazine and The Spectator and contributed to Radio 4's Front Row. She lives with her family in London and works as a professional healer. GeorgiaColeridgeHealing.com

Karen Doherty

Karen Dohertyis the mother of three girls and a boy and lives with her family in London. She worked at American TV networks CNBC and NBC as a news journalist and producer and has been an Ambassador for UK Youth. She did her BSc at the University of Southern California, and an MPhil at Magdalen College, Oxford. Karen is now running a free online website for parents. Take a look at KarenDoherty.com.


Praise for Seven Secrets Of Successful Parenting

“I need this book!”

Nigella Lawson, writer and broadcaster

“This is totally fascinating and full of brilliant tips. I dream of being the "laid-back" parent. Maybe by 2030!”

Claudia Winkleman, broadcaster and journalist

“What a treasure trove of practical help. This book is non-judgemental and very reassuring...”

Sarah Standing, journalist

“This book removes the fog and is a really sensible and practical summary of parenting techniques. It should be part of the national curriculum.”

Anya Hindmarch, designer


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