There is so much parenting advice out there and so little time to sift through it. So I thought I’d come up with a handy summary to help you out. If you’ve only got five minutes and are going to read just one thing about parenting this month, then here’s my pick of the best advice for you!
Best parenting advice for first time mums (with bumps or newborns)
Read this review of Kate Figes’ amazing book Life After Birth. I know it might feel like you have a million other things to do and maybe you’ve still not conquered how the steriliser works but this is a book about you and it might just make all the difference in the world. This is the book that saved my life.
Best parenting advice for parents of babies 0-2 years
If you are interested in child development and in understanding your baby’s behaviour then I highly recommend Lynne Murray’s book The Psychology of Babies. It’s full of pictures and photo sequences so perfect for parents who are multi-tasking and/or sleep-deprived!
Best parenting advice for parents of toddlers
Toddlers can seem like the most infuriating creatures ever but lots of their behaviour is actually down to their brain development. This short guide will give you an insight into how toddlers think and help you decode their behaviour.
Best parenting advice for parents who want to shout less
There really is a way to do this! It has nothing to do with patience and everything to do with strategy – discover the real secret of calm parenting.
Best parenting advice for working parents
Good parenting can feel hard to achieve when you have limited time with your children. Check out these simple suggestions for creating harmony and making the most of time with your children.
Best parenting advice for sibling conflict
You will find everything you need to know in this short, simple survival guide to sibling conflict. You’re welcome!
Best parenting advice for parents of teenagers
You’ll find it’s all covered in this one-stop beginner’s guide to parenting teenagers including links to useful websites and how to cope with teenage tantrums.
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