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The Gentle Parenting Book - Sarah Ockwell Smith
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Parenting trends come and go. Gentle parenting is different - it isn't a label for a precise set of rules but a method of parenting that embraces the needs of parent and child, while being mindful of current science and child psychology. It means parenting with empathy, respect, understanding - and boundaries.

In The Gentle Parenting Book, Sarah Ockwell-Smith provides a trustworthy combination of what-to-expect information and gentle-parenting solutions to the most common challenges faced by parents with young children. Sarah addresses a wide variety of topics, including coping with a crying baby, introducing solid foods and creating healthy eating habits, potty training, starting nursery and school, sibling rivalry, tantrums, whining and sulking, aggressive behaviour and much more.

And for those parents who have previously used a more authoritarian style of parenting, there's plenty of advice - and reassurance - on making the transition to a gentler approach. For many, gentle parenting comes as a relief because it chimes with their deepest instincts about the best way to raise their children.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Sarah Ockwell-Smith has a BS in Psychology and worked for several years in Pharmaceutical Research and Development. Following the birth of her first child, Sarah re-trained as an Antenatal Teacher and Doula. She has also undertaken training in Infant Massage, Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy. Sarah specialises in gentle parenting methods and writes a parenting blog , which is read by 2 million parents per year.

PUBLISHING DETAILS

ISBN: 9780349408729
ISBN-10: 0349408726
Series: Gentle
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 8th March 2016
Publisher: Little Brown
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.2 x 15.3  x 2.4
Weight (kg): 0.42
Edition Number: 1