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Paperback / ISBN-13: 9781444103809

Price: £9.99

ON SALE: 27th August 2010

Genre: Health & Personal Development

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Is this the right book for me?

Practical common sense that gives you support for all the things that most concern you
– Combines inspiring stories and tips from real mothers
– Coaching and motivational techniques to boost your confidence
– For all mums – not just working mums and not just those in a ‘conventional’ family setting
– Written by someone who knows what you’re feeling – Judy’s not just a parent coach, she’s also a busy mum of 3

Teach Yourself Motherhood is an inspiring yet practical guide designed to address the top ten issues that most concern you, from concerns about whether you’re doing it ‘right’, to finding time to work (or not?), finding time for your children and still finding time for you. It will help you boost your actual parenting skills – building your childrens’ confidence and juggling all the many ‘plates’ that are needed to help you achieve a happy family – while at the same time focusing on your own needs. Throughout the book there will be lots of case studies, tips and supportive insight and advice; at the same time, you will find lots of interactive material which will help you both to understand your own behaviour and to take steps to boost confidence in all the areas where you feel it is lacking.

Be a Great Mum

Part one – Things all mums think about
Chapter 1: Parenting confidence
Chapter 2: Family values
Chapter 3: Family relationships

Part two – Work or stay at home?
Chapter 4: Full-time mums
Chapter 5: Working mums
Chapter 6: Taking care of you

Part three – The world of children and families
Chapter 7: Behaviour always makes sense
Chapter 8: Choosing childcare and education
Chapter 9: Running a family
Chapter 10: Enjoy being a mum, create a happy family

Teach Yourself methods:

Not got much time?
One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.

Author insights
Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author’s many years of experience.

Test yourself
Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.

Extend your knowledge
Extra online articles to give you a richer understanding of the subject.

Five things to remember
Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.

Try this
Innovative exercises illustrate what you’ve learnt and how to use it.

What's Inside

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