Wouldn’t it be great if parents really only needed to know 10 Things to raise children successfully?
When they’re babies, it’s usually pretty simple. Feed them. Change them. Put them to sleep.
Then they start growing. Fast. They talk. They get moody. They have “needs”. They get siblings and start fighting, biting, pinching, punching, scratching, and more. They start school and come home with nasty words, threats that “you’re not my best friend anymore”, and all-too-often, even more challenging behaviour.
Even when they’re a dream, we still worry about how we can give them the best start in life.
That’s why I wrote 10 Things Every Parent Needs to Know. It’s a book – and talk – about positive strategies for the key issues parents of 2-12 year olds confront in everyday family life.