'This is an invaluable book ... very practical with many examples of conflict and crisis presented along with possible solutions. I recommend this book as an essential addition to your library.' -- Education Otherwise, August 2005 'A vital book for all parents who seek a deeper understanding of their child's health. 'The Green Parent Favourite' award.' -- The Green Parent, November 2004 'Full of the kind of wise tips that used to get passed down from mother to daughter but are sadly missing in this day and age. An invaluable reference source which I found very comforting when my daughter was ill with a very high temperature recently. Highly recommended.' -- Juno: A natural approach to family life, Summer 2004 'A book to be recommended to parents who seek for a deeper understanding about their children's illnesses.' -- British Homeopathic Journal 'An excellent picture of the development stages, children's problems and illnesses, and is a good reference. This book should be on the shelf of every parent and general practitioner.' -- Anthroposophy Today
About the Author
Dr. Michaela Glöckler
has been Leader of the Medical Section at the Goetheanum, the School of Spiritual Science in Dornach, Switzerland since 1988. She attended the Waldorf School in Stuttgart, then studied German language, literature, and history in Freiburg and Heidelberg. She studied medicine in Tübingen and Marburg and trained as a pediatrician at the community hospital in Herdecke and at the Bochum University Pediatric Clinic. Until 1988 she was a colleague in the children's outpatient clinic at the Community Hospital in Herdecke and served as school doctor for the Rudolf Steiner School in Witten, Germany. Dr. Glöckler has written extensively on health and medicine.
Dr. Wolfgang Goebel trained at the university pediatric clinic in Tübingen and, for a year and a half, at the Ita Wegman hospital in Arlesheim, Switzerland. He co-founded the pediatric department at the community hospital in Herdecke and was its leading physician until 1995. He has also facilitated conferences on immunization and related topics.