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In his various popular and critically acclaimed RTÉ series David Coleman showed stressed parents how to figure out ways of helping their children and themselves. Now, in Parenting in Child's Play, he focuses on the first six years of growing up. Though babies don't come with a rule book attached, that doesn't mean that bringing them up isn't a game. And while parenting is both a challenge and a huge responsibility, if you know the rules of the game, it's also a lot of fun! Parenting is Child's Play explains the basic gist of the game of raising children. On everything from eating and sleeping, to discipline and being a working parent, Parenting is Child's Play will help you to develop your own rules for playing the game. Crucially it will also help you to recognize those times - far more frequent than you might realize - when it's OK to sit back, relax and leave your child alone.
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David Coleman is a husband and father of three children. In his spare time he is a clinical psychologist who works with children, teenagers and their families who experience a range of emotional or behavioural difficulties. He also supervises and supports others who work with children and families; he gives lectures and runs workshops around Ireland. David has presented the successful RTÉ TV series Families in Trouble, the award-winningTeens in the Wild and Families in the Wild and is involved in an ongoing TV project, 21st Century Child. He is the resident clinical psychologist and parenting expert on The Tubridy Show, RTÉ 2FM and writes a weekly column for Irish Independent Health and Living. His straightforward, encouraging and successful approach to even the trickiest situations has been greeted with widespread acclaim.Review:
The answer to most parents' prayers * Evening Herald *
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Book Description Penguin Ireland, 2007. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1844881407