POSITIVE PARENTING A Guide to Raising Psychologically Healthy Children
Terence Sheppard and Margaret Kummerow
Paperback, 458 pages, $44
October 2023 release
This isn’t just a handbook - it’s a pathway to a brighter, more successful tomorrow for your family.
Positive Parenting offers practical strategies rooted in psychology, neuroscience, and child development to assist busy parents manage their biggest challenge – raising happy successful kids!
Discover how to use the practical and emotional tools of parenting to:
? Create real and lasting connections with your kids
? Build their self-esteem, maturity and personal resilience
? Help them create a life of independence, purpose and meaning
? Give them self-belief and optimism to face their future with confidence
? Nurture their curiosity, empathy and sense of personal identity
? Foster a love of learning, problem solving and achievement
With expert advice and real-life anecdotes, Positive Parenting is your essential companion to achieving psychological health, happiness and genuine success for your kids while enhancing your joy and satisfaction as a parent.
This book will be of value to all parents and carers whatever your situation - married, single, gay, step or adoptive - and wherever you are on the parenting journey. Whether you are a ‘beginner’ with your first newborn, dealing with
‘rowdy’ pre-teens, guiding teenagers through the complexities of adolescence or assisting adult children to find a worthwhile life for themselves, there is plenty of
advice and encouragement to be found in the pages of Positive Parenting.
Dr Terence Sheppard (B.Ec., B.A. Psych. (Hons), PhD) is a psychologist. He works in private practice and lectures regularly in psychology at the University of Adelaide. His partner, Dr Margaret Kummerow (MBBS, FRACP) is a paediatrician. She is a Paediatric Consultant at the Flinders Medical Centre and the Broken Hill Hospital and also works with patients and their families at her private clinic. In Positive Parenting, they have combined their professional expertise and knowledge with more than 30 years of practical experience as parents and specialists to bring you a comprehensive guide to successful parenting.
Listen to the podcast Positive Parents Resilient Kids, details here: www.positiveparenting.com.au