About the Author
is a family psychologist who has both directed mental health programs and engaged in full-time private practice working with families and children. Since 1979 he has written a weekly syndicated parenting column that now appears in more than 200 daily newspapers. He is one of the busiest speakers in the parenting field, giving more than 200 talks a year; he is also a noted parenting “expert.” He and his wife, Willie, have two grown children and seven grandchildren. For more information, visit Rosemond.com and ParentingBytheBook.com.