"Kiss Me!" is a book written in defence of children. In response to the many so-called expert theories that advocate the use of obsessive routines and excessive discipline, Dr. Carlos Gonzalez - renowned paediatrician and author of "My Child Won't Eat!" - advocates raising children based on love, respect and freedom. Gonzalez believes that children are good, selfless, generous, honest, sociable and understanding and deserve all the love we can give them. A bestseller in Spain, now published for the first time in English, "Kiss me! How to Raise Your Children With Love" offers a guide to ethical parenting. Chapters include: Why children are the way they are; Your child is a good person; A few myths regarding sleep; Rewards and punishment; and, Quality time.
Carlos Gonzalez, a father of three, studied medicine at the Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona and trained as a paediatrician at the Hospital de Sant Joan de Deu. The founder and president of the Catalan Breastfeeding Association (ACPAM), he currently gives courses on breastfeeding for medical professionals. Since 1996 he has been breastfeeding correspondent for Ser Padres (Being Parents) magazine.