If you thought the nine months before your child’s birth were stressful and tiring, you’ll be in for a shock now they’ve finally arrived, and things become ten times worse. Of course every new parent loves their child, but there’s a lot more to being a mom or dad than just putting food on the table. You need to make sure your child grows up to be a useful and responsible adult, and so this should be your top priority for the next sixteen years or so. Don’t worry too much if you haven’t got a clue how to achieve this though, as there are many books on the market today that can teach you everything you’ll ever need to know.
With that in mind, I’ve decided to release this post containing some of the most popular titles around at the moment. Which you find most useful will depend on the type of skills you lack, but I’m pretty confident you’ll be able to gain knowledge from all of them, regardless of your own situation or personality. So, without any more delays on my part, here are some totally awesome parenting books you simply have to buy.
French Parents Don’t Give In by Pamela Druckerman
Available from sainsburysebooks and a number of other online retailers, this book has been released after the immense success of Pamela Druckerman’s first title “French Children Don’t Throw Food”, and is tipped to be the most successful parenting book of 2014. You don’t need to worry about reading through lengthy pieces of text referring to psychological techniques here. In fact, the entire publication is split up into 100 easy-to-read tips designed specifically for ensuring a child is taught to behave properly. Some people might consider the ideas to be a little stern, but there can be no argument regarding the results these techniques produce.
10 Mindful Minutes by Goldie Hawn and Wendy Holden
There is a higher rate of mental health problems amongst children and young people than ever before, and so best selling author Goldie Hawn has released this title in the hope of teaching parents how to ensure their children have the happiest, most productive life possible. Inside, you’ll find many short, but practical techniques designed to help even the most skilless parents improve their offsprings outlook on life. This comes after years of expert research from the Hawn Foundation, and could just be exactly what you need.
Potty Training In One Week by Gina Ford
There will come a time for all new parents when they need to focus their efforts on convincing their child to stop using nappies and start going to the toilet at suitable times. For hundreds of years, this has been a major problem for people all over the world, and while some children are more enthusiastic about the change than others, for the most part, parents tend to struggle. Luckily, this book has been created to help you turn potty training into a fun game that’s certain to get your kids on side much more quickly than they otherwise would.
After reading through those suggestions, you should now have a basic idea of which reading material would be most suitable over the next few months. Don’t get too stressed if your children remain little rascals for longer than you expected, just pick up and book and find out what you can do to help them along.
Happy reading guys!