"Explains the science without losing sight of the realities of raising a child." - "Mother and Baby". It's time to re-write the rule book on raising a child. Based on over 700 scientific studies into children's development, award-winning author and child psychotherapist Dr. Margot Sunderland explains how to develop your child's potential to the full. Find out the truth about popular childcare tactics, how touch, laughter and play build emotional wellbeing for life, and the strategies for effectively dealing with temper tantrums and tears. Essential for any parent: a practical parenting book which give you the facts, not the fiction, on the best way to bring up your child.
Margot Sunderland is Director of Education and Training for the Centre for Child Mental Health in London. A child psychotherapist with 20 years experience, she runs Masters degree programmes in Arts and Child Psychotherapy and is the author of over 20 books on child mental health. Margot lives in London.