Expert knowledge, real-life experiences and enlightening research specifically carried out for the book, all combine to create a unique view on what it takes to be a parent of primary school children.
Covering the issues that will affect you and your children during their primary school years, you will find yourself armed with knowledge, tips, tricks and advice that will help you both through even the most challenging times.
With every topic discussed you'll discover valuable specialist opinion and guidance, as well as quotes, clever know-how and insights from real parents who've already been through it.
From mealtimes and bedtimes, tricky questions and homework, all the way through to sex and drugs, you'll soon discover you're not the only parent grappling with all this stuff. And with Raising Children on your side you'll be well-informed, well-prepared and well-equipped to handle any problem big or small.
Liat Hughes Joshi is a parenting journalist who has contributed to national newspapers and magazines, including the Daily Telegraph, Sunday Times and Mother and Baby Magazine. Prior to her second career as a writer, Liat spent nine long, exhausting years as a management consultant in the City (during which time she actually did about 15 years' worth of work). She is also the author of What to Buy for Your Baby and lives in North London with her husband and primary school-age son.
CONTENTS About the author Acknowledgements Introduction 1 General behaviour management for primary schoolers 2 Friends and foes 3 School and after school 4 Food, glorious food 5 Sleep 6 Growing up fast 7 Gadgets and games 8 Tricky questions 9 Financial matters 10 Difficult times 11 Other little challenges