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on November 11, 2013
At first I had presumed this book to be a little too obvious, stating parenting variables and solutions that seemed to be too apparent in modern-day society,

But as it went on the book delved into nearly every possible variable I could think of. Answering occurrences in parent-hood that I had forgot had occurred in the past and offered a solution to the problem I had wish I had known before hand.

I am fascinated at how well many of these techniques work, and just by being aware of the situation and understanding the reasoning behind it, it makes playing the roll of a parent a lot less like a Forensic scientist.

For having low expectations for this guide, it turned out very well - and I have learned a lot from the read.
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on December 29, 2009
This book is a breath of fresh air for parents that find raising children a challenging task. It provides a down-to-earth approach, as well as great advice and guidance on how to act in specific situations. I recommend this book for all parents raising children during each stage of development. Through this they can find parenthood to be a positive and wonderful experience, and practicing parental discipline in a manner which will give rise to receptivity in their children. This is much needed grandmother- common-sense wisdom.

Jeffrey L. Fine, PhD, Psychologist: Author of: -
"The Art of Conscious Parenting"
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on October 25, 2012
This could have been an excellent book, if the author trimmed down the fat a little bit. A lot of melodramatic writing, with lots of unnecessary stuff. The book is written more like a folklore rather than an ultimate reference book. If you are shopping for a serious parenting book, look elsewhere.

author writes "There's no job description for the job of parent." Exactly that is the point, we are intuitive parents, what we need is a little correction here and there. Rather than taking parenting as an inherent nature of every animal parent, author writes it like something arrived on earth from an alien planet. The book can be good but only after serious revisions.
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