Bringing up a pre-school child is both a rewarding and a daunting task and one that requires great patience and commitment. In Parenting Preschoolers and Young Children you will find practical advice on how to deal with the very real difficulties of caring for young children. As well as offering helpful tips on how to stimulate a child intellectually in terms of improved concentration and language development, it also offers sound advice on handling behavioural problems like temper tantrums and co-operation issues.
Emphasising an approach to parenthood that praises rather than chides Parenting Preschoolers and Young Children is an accessible and indispensable guide for those dealing with young children.
Dr John Sharry is a social worker and psychotherapist and the author of six self-help books for parents and families, including Parenting Preschoolers and Young Children, Bringing Up Responsible Teenagers and When Parents Separate: Helping Your Children Cope (Veritas 2005, 2001, 2001). John is also is co-developer of the award winning Parents Plus Programmes dvd-based parenting courses, which are used extensively in mental health services throughout Ireland and the UK.