Strictly Parenting: Everything You Need To Know About Raising School-Aged Kids
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Strictly Parenting: Everything You Need To Know About Raising School-Aged Kids

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'If you want to land your kids in therapy, then by all means, give them everything under the sun.' In his work as a family psychologist, Michael Carr-Gregg has noticed a worrying trend in our modern parenting styles, which sees kids running riot and parents running for cover. In our desire to give our children the best, we may have given them way too much, and overlooked the importance of setting boundaries. He believes it's a recipe for disaster. In Strictly Parenting, Michael asks parents to take a good hard look at the way they are parenting - to toughen up and stop trying to be their kids' best friends. Instead he offers practical, evidence-based solutions on how to take back the reins and start making the most of the precious family years. With a user-friendly A-Z guide covering all the tricky issues that parents encounter over the years - everything from birthday parties and bedtimes to sex and drugs - this is an invaluable and very timely resource for parents of all school-aged kids.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 155 x 235 x 25mm | 441g
  • Penguin Books Australia
  • Hawthorn, Australia
  • 0143206281
  • 9780143206286
  • 41,262

About Michael Carr-Gregg

Dr Michael Carr-Gregg is one of Australia's most high-profile psychologists and an internationally recognised authority on teenage behaviour. He was the founder of the world's first national support group for teenage cancer patients, CanTeen, and has been Executive Director of the New Zealand Drug Foundation, Associate Professor at the University of Melbourne's Department of Paediatrics and a political lobbyist. He is currently a consultant psychologist to many schools and national organisations, including Reach Out and beyondblue. Carr-Gregg has been a regular on Melbourne radio 3AW, the resident parenting expert on Channel 7's Sunrise since 2005 and a regular on its Morning Show. He has written several bestselling books on parenting, including Surviving Adolescents, The Princess Bitchface Syndrome, Beyond Cyberbullying and When to Really Worry, and is the 'Agony Uncle' for Girlfriend magazine. He has won many awards for his work. michaelcarr-gregg.com.au
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